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andrew aker's Groups (21)

  • Using Ted-Ed Videos To Teach

    7 members Latest Activity: Jan 11, 2016

    Hungry Teacher has been featured on Ted Ed with their lesson, "Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?" Dig a little deeper with their followup lesson,…

  • Educators on Google Wave

    413 members Latest Activity: Apr 24, 2014 If you want to connect via Google Wave, please join & leave your information!

  • Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology

    384 members Latest Activity: Mar 26 With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a…

  • Edchat

    583 members Latest Activity: Sep 4, 2017 Join this group to extend the discussion of edchat topics!

  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    290 members Latest Activity: Jan 30 This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.

  • Awesome Administrators

    164 members Latest Activity: Jan 28, 2016 School administrators interested in building PLNs, using technology, networking, collaborating and sharing ideas

  • Edtech

    513 members Latest Activity: Oct 2, 2017 A group where educators can learn and identify which Educational Technology tools are appropriate for them. I'm hoping to simplify this process…

  • MineCraft Learning!

    8 members Latest Activity: Feb 7

    Calling all teachers, learners, gamers and nerds!

    Minecraft is like legos on the computer.  

    Actually,…

  • Build the Ideal 21st Century School

    186 members Latest Activity: Apr 24, 2014 This group exists as a place to take the weekly #edchat topics on Twitter and let them guide us towards creating the ideal 21st Century School.…

  • Diigo

    143 members Latest Activity: Dec 17, 2015 How are you using Diigo in learning environments? This research tool has a great deal of potential for individuals and groups looking to grow…

  • Gifted and High Level Learners

    14 members Latest Activity: Dec 13, 2015

    A place for educators and specialists working with gifted children and high level learners. For those of us who understand the gifted child-…

  • AP Think Tank

    15 members Latest Activity: Mar 6, 2014 Dedicated to the networking and professional outreach of Assistant Principals

  • Brain Based Teaching

    139 members Latest Activity: Jul 12, 2016 A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain…

  • Playful Learning

    59 members Latest Activity: Aug 22, 2015 You've heard that play is the brains favorite way of learning. So why isn't play incorporated in more learning experiences?

  • Game Based Learning

    10 members Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2015

    Game based learning provides students with an opportunity to engage in the learning process.  Benefits of game based learning include…

  • Special Education

    54 members Latest Activity: Jul 18, 2017

    A group based on Special Education needs. Where teachers, parents, and caregivers can share and distribute information for the classroom…

  • Teach in China

    7 members Latest Activity: Dec 5, 2015

    For anyone interested in teaching in China.

    Know before you go!

     We can tell  you about our first hand experience of…

  • Best Practices and Differentiated Instruction

    159 members Latest Activity: Jul 24, 2017 Share ideas, strategies, and successes using best practices, differentiated instruction, and technology in the classroom

  • Autism

    43 members Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2015 A group to review best practices in autism education in public/private school settings. An open exchange of ideas intended to help students with…

  • Resources for EFL teachers

    22 members Latest Activity: Oct 2, 2017 This is a group for EFL teachers needing and wanting to share resources.

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Eileen Lennon posted a blog post

Here's where it gets interesting

The state tests will be done soon and that's usually when most students and even some teachers check out for the year. I always feel differently. While the pressure of the test is gone, now the fun can start. I can experiment and play a little. I explore other resources and test out new sites.Since everything I wanted to cover in the curriculum is done and all the grades I needed are in, the things I meant to try all year have worked their way to the top of the To Do list. Here's where I can…See More
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Calculus Tutoring

Calculus is originated from a Latin word ‘calculus’ and literally, it signifies 'small pebble'. However, it is a mathematical study related to continuous change, similarly the algebra, geometry, and others. There are two different prominent branches of calculus Differential Calculus (concerned with the slopes of the curve and rates of change) and Integral Calculus (related to the areas between…See More
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How to Stay Connected to Your Family While You Are Teaching Abroad

Say you’ve always wanted to teach English abroad, you studied hard and that new TESOL/TEFL Certificate is in your hot little hands and now,…See More
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"Every child has a different learning style. Understanding how your child learns is important. Read more... https://bit.ly/2HvHMC3"
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Preston Felix commented on Catrin Cooper's blog post 5 Ways to Teach Kids Essay Writing at Home
"Writing an argumentative essay is very different from writing an academic essay. However, even in an academic essay, you’d still be hoping to persuade the reader to agree with your point of view. This is because you are advocating a certain…"
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