Astronomy Instructor, Planetarium Director, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert
“In 2009 our school was rebuilt. At the time, I was running a 50-seat planetarium that had been in the school since 1968. We were running daily planetarium field trips for thousands of elementary students. Due to the economic downturn of that time, the planetarium was cut from the building project. With the help of many, I was able to raise the money needed to rebuild this facility.… Visit the author's original post
Computer Science Department Chair
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Doug Bergman has contributed to Daily Edventures numerous times since we launched the blog in 2012, and while he always has something new to say, his overall message hasn’t changed. Computer science, Bergman says, deserves an important place in education.
“We need people who are not afraid to dive deep into technology,” Bergman says. “Gone are the days where those people are the nerds — in the decades to come, those people will be the leaders.… Visit the author's original post
Auch wenn es eine Wiederholung aus dem letzten Jahr ist: Hiermit lade ich ALLE Lehrer und Lehrerinnen ein, sich für das kostenlose Expert Edcuator-Programm zu bewerben! Microsoft geht definitiv den Weg weiter, den es so erfolgreich eingeschlagen hat und versucht die innovativsten Lehrer un d Lehrerinnen aus aller Welt zusammenzubringen und den Austausch untereinander zu fördern.
Dabei geht es keineswegs um Microsoft-Gurus, die jede Stunde nur mit Microsoft Produkten arbeiten, sondern der Focus liegt klar auf innovative, neuartige Lern- und Lehrkonzepte/Unterrichtseinheiten, die das Leben vieler Schülerinnen und Schüler nachhaltig verändern.… Visit the author's original post
Here are some tips on how to keep your students and yourself safe within social network sites. Which advice would you give to your students?
Personal contact details (address or phone number etc.) – Remember, people you meet online aren’t necessarily who they say they are and images they post may not be of themselves. It’s [...]
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Recently I have developed a Windows 8 Universal App to teach the very important mathematical concept regression with the Windows AppStudio and I really love the easy interface and the possibilities without having to write any line of code.
Yesterday I took another attempt on making an useful app. For my fellow Microsoft Innovative Educators i decided to aggregate some useful infos and put in a small app. I took some RSS-Feeds, a Twitter hashtag and linked to Facebook and YouTube, everything fit in pretty easy and I hope this is useful for all the Microsoft Innovative Edcuators out there.… Visit the author's original post
Presenter: Walid Chaafi (Teacher of English; ICT trainer; MIE Expert)
Facility: Emtiez Prep. School Medenine – Tunisia
I have conducted a 1-hour training session today for many teachers of different subjects. there were teachers of :
The session was delivered in Arabic language with the use of many notions in French.
The session [...]
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My journey with innovation and the use of technology started back to 2009. The first time I have heard of the Innovative Teachers Contest in Tunisia was at that time, 2009. I am not a novice in terms of using technology in the classroom, but the situation in the schools where I have taught were [...]
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