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Cultivating a calling: what made you want to become a teacher and what keeps you motivated?

Started Mar 16, 2013 0 Replies

The discussion title is the assignment for the speakers at the Gates Foundation presentations like this one. …Continue

Advances in Digital Storage has Made Other Changes Possible

Started this discussion. Last reply by John S. Oliver Jul 22, 2011. 2 Replies

Consider this info graphic that presents the Evolution of Storagehttp://visual.ly/evolution-storage I recall when one floppy disk seemed like plenty…Continue

What are your reflections on this manifesto?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hazel Owen Jul 18, 2011. 1 Reply

I bumped into this summary of key concepts in the form of a manifesto http://schoolofeverything.com/about/manifesto It…Continue

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Resources for those that are new to teaching online

Taking Your Teaching Online Program CollectionEnter coupon code COLLECTION  in the cart prior to checkout to receive this collection for free!WHAT IS THE TAKING YOUR TEACHING ONLINE PROGRAM COLLECTION?A collection of Magna Online Seminars and 20-Minute Mentor programs about online teaching and learning. This collection is approximately seven hours of content. This is a quick-start collection that covers planning, teaching, engagement, and student success.WHO IS THIS COLLECTION FOR?For teachers…See More
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Accent Expert Explains How to Tell Accents Apart | WIRED

Have you ever had a hard time telling the difference between an Aussie and a Kiwi accent? Dialect coach Erik Singer breaks down the subtle differences betwee...
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The Font That Makes Everyone Read Faster - Cheddar Explains

Since its inception, the art of typography was very much that: an art form. New fonts were designed to suit a mood, match a message, or to better catch your ...
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While it seems bad these days just consider Chicago in the 1890s - history and humor

Note that this journalist put the spotlight on the injustices of his day not by whining, blaming, and complaining but by using fiction is a clever way.Note that the issues of his day are like those of our day. Yet they are better in many ways. I came on this by searching for the origin of the saying that is attributed to him --- Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.That is the motto of many journalism schools. It can be adapted as guidelines for personal and corporate…See More
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My Daily Classroom Management Strategies | High School Teacher Vlog

The #1 question I get from teachers is "What classroom management strategies do you use?" So here are some of my daily practices to make sure your classroom ...
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Math Professor Fixes Projector Screen (April Fools Prank)

A prank I did for April Fool's Day for my math class. I "accidentally" drew on the projector with a whiteboard marker, and get help from the YouTube video. _...
Aug 2, 2019
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The Top 6 Historical Egg Preservation Techniques!

In today's video, we explore six egg preservation methods that were used in households from the 18th century to well into the 20th century. Early tests revea...
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Executive Director of innovative online educational nonprofit
What is your interest in ICT Enhanced Learning and Teaching?
I have been a leader of online education in my circles for years http://learningonlineministry.org/


I have begun to study ePortfolios.

Here is my online portfolio www.jsohub.org
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Resources for those that are new to teaching online

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Taking Your Teaching Online Program Collection

Taking Your Teaching Online Program Collection

Enter coupon code COLLECTION  in the cart prior to checkout to receive this collection for free!

WHAT IS THE TAKING YOUR TEACHING ONLINE PROGRAM COLLECTION?

A collection of Magna Online Seminars and 20-Minute Mentor programs about online teaching and learning. This collection is approximately seven hours of…

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While it seems bad these days just consider Chicago in the 1890s - history and humor

Posted on August 6, 2019 at 12:30 0 Comments

Note that this journalist put the spotlight on the injustices of his day not by whining, blaming, and complaining but by using fiction is a clever way.
Note that the issues of his day are like those of our day. Yet they are better in many ways. 
I came on this by searching for the origin of the saying that is attributed to him --- 
Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.
That is the motto of many journalism schools. It can…
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Progress Not Perfection

Posted on August 16, 2018 at 6:31 0 Comments

Writing this has been therapeutic for me and I hope it helps you.

 

I did not make specific prayer requests here but many are implied.

 

INTRODUCTION

There are many sayings in the 12 step community that have helped me over the years.

The saying that has helped me recently is this, progress and not perfection.

 

I feel disappointed inside that there is so much I want to do yet it…

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Tea Made Me Think

Posted on August 2, 2018 at 3:59 1 Comment



Just now I am brewing tea for kombucha tea.

As I looked at those dry tea leaves I considered what it took to get that product to me.

How many people and processes were involved?

The packaging took talented and smart…

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At 13:59 on June 23, 2011, Hazel Owen said…

Welcome, John. It is great to have you join the community. Please make yourself at home, and jump into or start conversations, and feel free to share ideas, experiences, and resources.

 

I enjoyed having a look around your first site too - thanks for sharing the link - although I had problems with the second one not opening. I guess that's technology sometimes :-)

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