my bookmarks 10/28/2013

  • “Although 75% of the planet is a relatively unchanging ocean of blue, the remaining 25% of Earth’s surface is a dynamic green. Data from the VIIRS sensor aboard the NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite is able to detect these subtle differences in greenness. The resources on this page highlight our ever-changing planet, using highly detailed vegetation index data from the satellite, developed by scientists at NOAA. The darkest green areas are the lushest in vegetation, while the pale colors are sparse in vegetation cover either due to snow, drought, rock, or urban areas. Satellite data from April 2012 to April 2013 was used to generate this map.”

    tags: vegetation map science

  • “The Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2002, known as the TEACH Act, is an Act of the United States Congress. The importance of the TEACH Act stems from the previous copyright laws that allow educators to copy documents or use copyrighted materials in a face-to-face classroom setting”

    tags: copyright wikipedia teachact

  • “The goal of education in the 21st century is not simply the mastery of content knowledge or use of new technologies. It is the mastery of the learning process. Education should help turn novice learners into expert learners—individuals who want to learn, who know how to learn strategically, and who, in their own highly individual and flexible ways, are well prepared for a lifetime of learning. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) helps educators meet this goal by providin”

    tags: udl guidelines education design e-learning

    New Roles, Rules and Responsibilities for Academic Institutions
    Signed by President Bush on November 2, 2002, the Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act was the product of discussion and negotiation among academic institutions, publishers, library organizations and Congress. It offered many”

    tags: copyright TeachAct TEACH e-learning

  • “The Role of the Online Teacher
    How K¹² Teachers Make Powerful Connections with Students
    Through real-time online sessions, email, phone, and even in-person contact, K¹² teachers give students the one-on-one help they need, right when they need it. The result: a powerful, new connection with learning. K¹² teachers collaborate closely with parents, too. Watch how well it works!”

    tags: classroom management role teacher tutorial education e-learning online

  • “the role of the K¹² online teacher.”

    tags: tutorial education e-learning online courses role teacher classroom management

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