Spellathon provides a new free resource for teachers and their students to practice English spelling in the class room and at home in a fun and engaging way.
Spellathon is also the biggest, best and most exciting global sponsored spelling competition ever. All Schools, Colleges and University Unions will receive 25% of the income fundraised by their students!
As President Obama recently told Congress and the American people,
"In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity -- it is a prerequisite. Today, three-quarters of the fastest-growing occupations require more than a high school diploma. And yet, just over half of our citizens have that... more »
Many students think that science and math education ends where the walls of the classroom meet. This would create a virtual community of student STEMiticians discussing ideas about the world that is happening around them daily.
Many students never see things... more »
Previous "under performers" are showing rapid growth, mastering of concepts, skills and memory. Digital based learning models also provide individualized learning at the student's level, thus... more »
An electronic scheme of work to replace the familiar paper course planning grid. It is called a learning portal and topic by topic promotes and supports self paced and independent learning. Visit www.collegenet.co.uk to view an exemplar.
and other locations via Google Earth to study Geometry and make mathematical calculations as they relate to real world applications such as the farmers in the Texas Panhandle using square plots of land and circular irrigation of their crops to make a living. Their geometrical calculations are precise to be efficient with their livelihood.... more »
Install Google Earth on the students' computers, and then show the students how to use the flight simulator ... even young children can master this because it's fun ... to "fly over" [and around] specific sites to look at the geographic detail and how the particular cities/towns and villages are configured amongst the natural... more »
Students will be assigned to provide coverage of various teaching methods and classroom activities.
The coverage will then be viewed for teaching style evaluations from a student perspective.
The coverage will be imported into MovieMaker for editing and oral evaluation dubbing.
The product ... movies ... will then be placed on the Internet for public consumption and feedback.... more »
An online blogging website... more »
7th Grade [2008-2009]
PowerPoint project involving research about President Obama’s Agenda via www.whitehouse.gov.
The students were assigned various categories within President Obama’s Agenda:
Civil Rights, Defense, Disabilities, Economy, Education, Energy and Environment, Family, Foreign Policy, Health Care, Homeland Security, Immigration, Iraq, Poverty, Seniors and Social Security, Service,... more »
The students were asked to create banners of the standard size to advertise various products and/or promote causes and ask for donations.
Web banner production is an integral... more »