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  2. Anything you say to the wise will make them wiser.

    Whatever you tell the righteous will add to their knowledge.

  3. Hello everyone, Currently I am trying to gather more information about IT practices that educators use in their classrooms. To be more specific, I am interested in IT practices difference among European countries. It would be very helpful if you can fill in a quick survey on this topic: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SVJG3QB Thank you for your help.
  4. Is anyone else loving Google Jamboard? Google Jamboard is a tool that can be used to support learning in fully online and/or a personalized pedagogical approach. One could model this for teachers by having them use Jamboard at your first staff meeting of the new year. Just asking them something simple like, "add your name to the first slide to show you are present at the meeting." At the end of the meeting, you could ask them to list one thing they learned at the meeting on another slide. For students, I would use this with my ELA class and instead of having a drawing board, I
  5. I am Abhijit CSU from Andhra Pradesh India. I am working as an Assistant Professor of Management in a Technological College. I have been in teaching for 27 years and I am a motivator and soft skills trainer in the organization. I am keen in the exchange of teaching experiences in the International Educators. I do hope that my experiences and those of others in teaching are of immense use for the both the parties. Thanking you, Yours sincerely, Abhijit.
  6. If she is not certified, she will have problems getting jobs in international schools k-12. It is possible in a college or an ESL job. Some international schools will hire a traveling spouse to do work depending on their qualifications. I'd suggest you reach out to a few of the agencies like Search Associates and put a profile up there.
  7. Hi, I am a certified NYS teacher. My wife will have a masters in business leadership. What percentage of countries will she be able to teach if she wants to and what levels...k-12. College? We are exploring options. Thanks for any replies.
  8. Hello everyone! Do you know any other free resources on remote teaching and learning other than www.teacherlab.com ? Thanks!
  9. Sarvalokaa is one of the best IGCSE international schools in Chennai, affiliated with Cambridge assessment international education. We offer digital learning classes during lockdown. Caring for your child's eyes during online classes:- Increase Text Size on Screen 20-20-20 rule to reduce eye strain Every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break and focus your eyes on something at least 20 feet away. Create sufficient distance between the screen & eyes. Keep Device Just below Eye below. Adjust the brightness of screen.
  10. I set mine up with 3 tabs: My Reading Life - for independent reading Our Reading Life - for book clubs and read alouds Toolkit - for charts, mini posters or reference sheets and we glue them in In the front we keep the Reading Inventory and Reading Log
  11. Who is your best friend? Tell us about him/her. What type of animal is your spirit animal? Why? What is your earliest childhood memory? How many people are in your family? What is the birth order of your sibling(s), if you have them? What is your proudest accomplishment? Why? Tell us about a childhood nickname of yours. Where did it come from? What is one thing that you always procrastinate? Why? What is your biggest pet peeve? What is your favorite book you’ve ever read? Do you have a memory box of ticket stubs, cards, letters, etc? If so, why do y
  12. These are examples and can be built upon. The idea is to create open-ended questions that do not place moral judgment or condemnation. Our questioning should invite reflection and expression. PROACTIVE – PERSONAL Name a Thorn and Rose from [time frame] Personal weather report (ex: “There was some fog this morning but the sun is coming out”) In one word, describe (how you’re feeling about this year, what you think about this weekend, etc.) What are some personal goals you have for this year? For the next 5 years? What do you do in your time ou
  13. These are some question ideas to use in your digital class forums, discussions, or individual assignments to check in your students. You can also use these to open up any virtual classes you hold. Some are more catered towards secondary, some will work for all ages. What does your daily schedule look like when learning from home? For what are you most grateful in this time of learning from home? What do you miss most about school? What are you most worried about during these uncertain times? How do you cope with stress these days? What are some methods of self car
  14. The Cult of pedagogy has a great article on 9 ways to help with online learning. In case your school is going online this fall, this article is a great place to start. https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/9-ways-online-teaching
  15. This is one of the best books! I have a copy and read to my daughter and she loves it. She has asked me to read it over and over. She always wants to see the Penguins when we go to a zoo.
  16. They have now merged with ISS so this is no longer a good option.
  17. I have friends that work at KAUST in Saudi Arabia and they are one of the highest. They should be on this list as well.
  18. Those are incredible. She is very talented. I cannot draw at all but I love this for students. I found this video which might be useful.
  19. I attended the Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop in June and July this year. It is without a doubt one of the best institutes reading teachers or administrators can attend. In one of my small groups was this lady named Hannah. She was great to talk to and I learned a lot from her and the other participants. Hannah is an amazing Sketchnote artist. She make these images and share them with the group. It was so impressive. If you are are on Twitter, she is a MUST follow! https://twitter.com/SketchnoteUSA
  20. I have used it and I like it. I have been using it during e-Learning. It works well for Zoom or Google Meet and sharing screens.
  21. This site is a collection of stories behind the stories of your favorite children’s books. They have tons of stories behind stories and wonderful videos. It is a literature teacher's paradise. http://wildthings.blaine.org/
  22. Often, review writing for students is a boring thing to do. It is important for them to understand that it doesn't always have to be boring. Below is a great review from the New York Times that is done in a series of questions. It is a fun example for students to see if they are starting to write reviews. https://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/14/dining/reviews/restaurant-review-guys-american-kitchen-bar-in-times-square.html
  23. Saudi Aramco is great but with the oil market taking a dip, they are cutting jobs left and right.
  24. I have just started to learn about his and it looks excellent. How are others using it in their schools? https://jamboard.google.com
  25. I have been looking for a way to use Google Keep. Thank you. I like the way you have have multiple labels and organize by themes. I did not think about using the copy to Google Docs as a way to share work with teachers but that works great. Do you know if thy will be adding more features to this for the upcoming school year? I read that Google Meet is being greatly enhanced for the fall.
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