I just lately found this publish that includes one in all my posts about Facebook by Jeffrey Thomas. He supplies a comprehensive overview for educators keen on incorporating Facebook into teaching and studying. In his publish, he supplies a variety of info to help you make an informed determination on utilizing Facebook as an educational tool.
This ‘plan’- by no means tested for its effectiveness before enactment- was the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The outcomes are now evident: academic stagnation. It didn’t work. Current attempts at NCLB revival embrace waivers directed at states and districts escaping the legislation’s harsh sanctions in addition to stimulation with the ‘Race to the High’ funding program. Both of these are hinged on states accepting a set of national schooling requirements known as the ‘Widespread Core Requirements’ along with national testing to observe. As soon as again this new ‘plan’ was by no means piloted and has no evidence of success.
It’s exhausting to put the tv on and avoid programs that embrace guns and violence, as a result of these are the photographs that attract essentially the most viewers; these are the images that carry advertising dollars. While a younger little one watching children’s programing would possibly be able to keep away from these kind of images, once they develop a tv habit it won’t be lengthy earlier than they’ve moved on to publicity of violence even when they are not specifically viewing violent programing due to the ads for motion pictures and different packages.
It really worries me what the world is coming to, as the gang tradition increases. I feel in the UK particularly, the place there are whole ghettos (council estates) with households now in their 4th era who have by no means labored a day of their lives, and who dwell on benefits, that this has to cease. Put them to work, make them be taught respect for individuals and property, and tear down these ghettos that place the dregs of society together and assist to create this culture.
I occurred upon a terrific discover at an Ikea store! Poseable, wood artist’s manikins for just some dollars every! I purchased two for Sprite to sketch. The idea is that you just study the proportions and angles of the limbs and sketch more practical human figures. You can even work on prime of the model sketch so as to add in facial details and clothes. Here are just a few of Sprite’s sketches from her manikin.