Education

Aug 11 2017

Teachers Insurance Plan of NJ #teachers #auto #insurance #company #of #nj

# Proud to Serve NJ Educators Teachers’ Insurance Plan of NJ was founded on the principle that teachers are a special class of people, and special people deserve a break for all they do for our children and our community. We believe that New Jersey educators deserve special attention from their auto and home insurance carrier. That’s why we exclusively insure members of the New Jersey educational community and offer this exceptional group of people better insurance rates. We also know that educators are safer drivers and we believe that they should pay less. At Teachers’ Insurance, New Jersey is …

Jun 11 2017

Electronic Portfolios: Students, Teachers, and Life Long Learners #online #teaching #websites #for #teachers

#online teaching websites for teachers # Electronic Portfolios: Students, Teachers, and Life Long Learners What’s a digital or electronic portfolio? How can I develop a student or teacher portfolio? How can text, photos, diagrams, audio, video and other multimedia elements be integrated into a portfolio? Electronic Portfolios are a creative means of organizing, summarizing, and sharing artifacts, information, and ideas about teaching and/or learning, along with personal and professional growth. The reflective process of portfolio development can be as important as the final product. In many cases, they are used as part of faculty and student evaluation along with other …

May 31 2017

Genetic Education Resources for Teachers – National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) #educational #resources #for

#educational resources for teachers # Genetic Education Resources for Teachers Genetic Education Resources for Teachers As genetics and genomics research advances rapidly through the knowledge gained from the completed human DNA sequence, teachers and educators require new classroom tools to present the rich history, complexity and excitement of the world of genetics and genomics.These teaching resources include specific teaching plans to present the history, facts and genetic terminology behind the Human Genome Project. Teaching Resources Internet-Based Tools for Teaching the Microbiome Websites, articles, research studies and more to help teach about the microbiome. Internet-based Tools for Teaching Transcription and Translation …

May 31 2017

Energy Education Resources for Teachers and Parents #educational #resources #for #teachers

#educational resources for teachers # Energy Education Resources for Teachers and Parents Note to Parents and Teachers. Thank you for visiting the California Energy Commission’s Energy Quest Website. We hope you find the information here informative and helpful. In this section, parents and teachers will find various energy and environmental education materials and resources. We hope to add more energy education resources and material as they are developed, found or become available and are digitized for Internet use. Please check back with us regularly for new additions! If you have materials that you think should be included or websites that …

May 31 2017

For Teachers – Office of Educational Technology #educational #resources #for #teachers

#educational resources for teachers # Technology is a powerful tool to support teachers. The following resources are available to help teachers transition to using technology to enhance learning activities as well as collaborate and engage with other educators. Featured Resource The toolkit provides rubrics, checklists and examples to assist district teams as they develop, refine, and evaluate professional learning plans that align with their capacity, learning goals, and standards of professional learning. In particular, the toolkit focuses on how districts can use technology to connect educators and provide tailored professional learning experiences. Innovation in the Classroom Video games are important …

May 31 2017

20 educational resources for new teachers #educational #resources #for #teachers

#educational resources for teachers # 20 educational resources for new teachers New teachers need support, research indicates, and these free online resources can help It s no secret that new teachers sometimes struggle to feel empowered in their positions as educators. In fact, a lack of support, experienced teacher mentors, and resources lead many new teachers to leave their profession within the first three years. While technology can be a great tool, finding the right technology or tool often proves challenging and time-consuming. During an edWeb webinar. Shannon Holden, assistant principal at Republic Middle School in Missouri and a longtime …

May 30 2017

Teachers union mobilizes to boost turnout for education-related initiatives #news #related #to #education

#news related to education # Teachers union mobilizes to boost turnout for education-related initiatives October 23, 2016 With less than three weeks to go before the Nov. 8 election, the California Teachers Association this weekend mobilized teachers, elected officials and other supporters to boost voter turnout on behalf of two ballot measures Propositions 55 and 58 that will have a direct bearing on schools and community colleges. According to CTA estimates, over 1,000 teachers and other school staff walked precincts Saturday in several communities from San Diego to Santa Rosa on Saturday, joined by a slew of elected officials who …

May 30 2017

Free Educational Software for the Primary Grades: Resources for Teachers #free #educational #websites #for #students

#free educational websites for students # Starfall Starfall is a free website that provides interactive and downloadable materials for teachers and parents to use as a supplement to support reading and phonics development. Primarily the site is appropriate for children in kindergarten and first grade. Since it’s a web-based program, it’s relatively simple to use. The site offers materials at four levels: Starfall ABC ‘s which addresses alphabet and sound recognition; Learn to Read materials which focus on blending and chunking sounds; It’s Fun to Read materials which begin to offer variety in the types of materials presented; and finally …

May 29 2017

Top 11 Educational Video Websites for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning #educational #sites

#educational sites for teachers # 1- Teacher Tube This is a great video website for teachers looking for educational videos. Teachers can also post their own videos and share them with the community there. 2- YouTube for Schools This is a channel Youtube has created to help educators access thousands of free high quality educational videos in a very secure and controlled learning environment. 3- YouTube for Teachers This is another educational channel created by Youtube to provide educationally relevant videos. It has content organized and classified according to different topics. there are seven topics namely: Elementary, Middle School, High …

May 29 2017

Teachers – Top Tips – Free websites for KS3 students to use in English lessons

#learning websites for ks3 # Supporting English teachers with free resources, news and ideas Teachers Top Tips Free websites for KS3 students to use in English lessons Teacher Annabel Wall shares her suggestions for great free websites for KS3 students to use during their lessons and for homework. This is a great site for year 7 with lots of areas for students to explore. The fridge magnet game is particularly good and the students can even choose the subject of their poem. There is also a section on popular children’s authors, that would be a useful starting point for a …