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Writing Skills: The Paragraph
 
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http://www.engvid.com The paragraph is the most important unit of a well-written essay. The paragraph has a specific structure and standards that make it effective and enjoyable to read. In this writing lesson we will look at how to construct good paragraphs and improve writing with better flow and clarity. After the lesson, take the quiz: http://www.engvid.com/writing-skills-paragraph/ TRANSCRIPT Hi, welcome again to www.engvid.com. I'm Adam. Today's lesson is about the paragraph. It's a writing lesson, and I want to show people what a paragraph is and how to construct one, what to do, what not to do so you can write very clear, very tight paragraphs. This is especially important for IELTS, TOEFL, SAT students but everybody has to follow the exact same rules. Now before I even begin, I must say that I'm talking mostly about academic writing or even business writing. Creative writing like novels or short stories, anything fiction, you can do anything you want. Only always remember: somebody has to read what you wrote so it has to be clear. But academic essays, for example, certain rules you have to follow; you have to be very careful about them. So let's begin. In terms of like the actual way a paragraph looks: you have to indent or skip a line. So let me just make sure you understand what an indent is. This is an indent, the first line a little bit pushed in or you can make sure you skip a line between paragraphs. But don't do both. If you skip a line, don't indent. Okay? That's the main thing. Now, that's in terms of the way it looks. In terms of content -- and this, I can't stress this enough -- very, very, very important: one central idea in one paragraph. Okay? I've seen many people, I've seen many essays where you start a paragraph talking about one thing, and then you go off on a tangent and talk about something completely unrelated. So for example: if you start a paragraph and you're talking about apples, continue to talk about apples. If you go to oranges, that's maybe okay because you're still talking about fruit. But if you start with apples, go to oranges, go to bananas, and then end up with monkeys in space there's a bit of a problem; the reader has no idea what you're talking about. One paragraph, one central idea. Now, make sure that you tell the reader what this central idea is. This is your thesis statement. Okay? It's a very general sentence. All it does is introduce the topic of the paragraph, nothing else. All the details comes after. So speaking of details, we'll talk about details in detail, but all other ideas, all the other sentences, all your sentences with the details must directly relate back to the main idea. So let's say here is your thesis statement; very general, every sentence after must relate back to that thesis statement. Okay? You can't go off to another idea. Everything must support this, must talk about the same topic. Very important. Okay? How long should your paragraph be? Technically, a paragraph could be one sentence, but in an academic essay that rarely happens. But it could be any length you want, as long as you're still on that one topic, as long as you still have things to write and things to say about that topic, say it. If you have four sentences, fine; if you have 10 sentences, also okay. Again, for IELTS, TOEFL, SAT students: four, five sentences should be your limit. You can't be too long because you don't have time and you're going to start making mistakes. So now, the details. Very important to have lots of details. Why is this topic important to your overall idea of your essay? Not only tell me what is the topic, what is the thesis statement of the paragraph, make sure you explain to me why this is important to the general idea of the essay. Give me your reasons. Now, why is it important? And then reasons, why you think what you're saying supports this idea. Examples, always use examples because giving me the reasons is okay; examples make me see exactly what you're trying to say. Very easy for me to understand what you're trying to say. Now, in terms of flow, in terms of the way the reader can approach the paragraph, you have to have bridges. What is, what do bridges mean? Basically, when you have one idea in this sentence, you must connect it to the next sentence, you must connect it to the next sentence. Every sentence must have a link to the next sentence. This creates flow, makes it much easier to read and understand, and it keeps you on the one topic. Now, key terms. If you're talking about something specific and you have to use a key term, use it as many times as you need to. Otherwise, avoid repetition. Try not to use the same word more than once in one paragraph. Okay? For example: if you're using the word "moreover" in the paragraph, don't use it, don't use "moreover" again -- use "in addition to", use "furthermore", "another", etc. Try to avoid using one word more than once, especially in the same paragraph.
Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing
 
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The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT), in collaboration with the Harvard Writers at Work Lecture Series, welcomed Professor Steven Pinker and Visiting Professor Jill Abramson on December 9th, 2014 in a talk at Harvard titled, "Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing." The discussion, inspired by the recent publication of Professor Pinker’s book, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century, was focused on the teaching and learning of writing, associated challenges, and practical recommendations. The starting point of effective writing, Pinker shared, is for the author to determine a mental model of the communication scenario between the writer and the reader. Pinker shared the “classic style” theory of interpreting writer/reader communication from literary scholars Francis-Noel Thomas and Mark Turner. Classic style aims to help the reader see objective reality, which can be accomplished by focusing on the thing being shown and not on the activity of studying it, as well as by avoiding clichés and “metaconcepts” (concepts about concepts), among other recommendations. Academic writing, in contrast, is frequently written in postmodern or self-conscious style, one that includes apologizing and hedging.
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Writing Letters: formal & informal English
 
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A letter to your friend and a cover letter for a job application are written very differently. Whether you work in business or are taking the general IELTS or CELPIP test, knowing the difference between informal and formal writing is a skill you should have. Watch this writing lesson, take our quiz, and check out our resource page to become a better writer. - Use the resource: http://www.engvid.com/english-resource/formal-informal-english/ - Take the quiz: http://www.engvid.com/writing-letters-formal-informal-english/ http://www.engvid.com/ TRANSCRIPT: Hello, my name is Emma, and in today's lesson we are going to learn about writing. What kind of writing? Writing letters. Okay? So this is important for people who work in business. It's also important for people who like to write letters to their friends maybe or to their grandparents in English. Also, it is very... It is a very useful video for anyone who is taking the general IELTS test. So if you're taking not academic, but general, this is an important video. And also, if you plan to immigrate to Canada and you want to do the Canadian immigration test which is called: "the CELPIP", this video is also... It will also be useful and helpful to you. Okay? So let's get started. What do I mean by "formal" and "informal"? "Informal" means something you would write to your friends, something you would write to your parents, - well, probably your parents unless you're afraid of your parents, then you might be more formal -, your classmates, your coworkers. Okay? So this is... It means it's not formal; it's for people you know well. On the other hand, "formal" English we use with strangers, we use with our boss, in the workplace, we use it in these different ways. So it's the English you really have to think about, whereas informal is kind of the relaxed English. So relaxed, serious. Okay? So, sometimes you will have to write a letter formally, maybe to your boss or your company, other times maybe you're on holiday and you want to write a letter to your friend, you'll use informal English. So what is the difference? Let's see. Informal English uses contractions. What are contractions? "Didn't", "wouldn't", "couldn't", "haven't", "hasn't". So if you see a verb with an apostrophe and then a "t", that is a contraction. Okay? It's very important to know this because in formal writing, you don't use contractions. "Didn't" would be: "Did not". I can write that for you. "Did not". Couldn't: could not, haven't: have not, can't: cannot. Okay? So that's one major difference. Another major difference between formal and informal writing is the use of idioms; the use of certain expressions. If I'm writing to my friend, maybe I'll say: "Oh, you know, I've been very under the weather lately." Meaning: I've been very sick. If I'm writing to my boss, I won't use idioms. If I'm writing a formal letter, I will not use idioms. Those aren't good to use in formal writing. Phrasal verbs, this is another thing we find in informal writing. What is a phrasal verb? It's a verb that has a preposition. Okay? So, for example: "find out", "find" is a verb, "out" is the preposition. "Go" is the verb, "up" is the preposition. So the... The preposition adds a different meaning to the verb. Phrasal verbs are very difficult to learn; we have so many of them in English. My students have told me phrasal verbs are one of the hardest parts of learning English, but it's possible, you can do it.
Asking & Giving directions in English - English Vocabulary Lesson (ESL)
 
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Asking & Giving directions in English? - English Vocabulary Lesson (ESL) In this lesson, Niharika teaches you how to give directions correctly when you are approached by strangers. The quickest/easiest way is : To keep it simple and crisp, you could start by saying 'the quickest/easiest way is to...' Common verbs : 1. Go (left, right, straight, down, up, through) Examples : go left, go straight, go down the hill/slope, go up the hill/slope, go through the tunnel. 2. Take road name : you can also take the road name/number Examples : Take road 1, take the Avenue road. 3. Turn (right/left) : You can say 'turn right/left' if the person is driving as he would need to turn his steering wheel in a particular direction. 4. Stay on + the road name + distance/time Example : You turn left and stay on Avenue road for 5 kms/ ten minutes. There are other things you can mention while giving directions to people. Use transition words : as they make it easier for the people to find their way through. After that : you take road 1. Then : turn right. Next : you will see a bakery shop. When you get to : the bakery, you go down the hill. Finally : And finally, you will reach the new mall. Landmarks : are important/popular/well known buildings, cinemas, restaurants etc. Examples : You will the City hospital on your left. (the hospital is well known in that area) Across the Cookies and Morebakery . (the bakery is popular in that area) Warnings : It is important to give warnings to people while giving directions. This would help them to know what they have deal with own their way to their destination. Examples : It's a on way lane. It's a very busy road. There might be road repairs. Remember, make yourself clear, repeat if you need to so that he knows how to get there without being confused. What if you don't know the correct directions ? There are times you may not know how to give people directions because you are new in the city/area, or you haven't heard of the place that he wants to reach. Don't be rude by shrugging your shoulders and walking away. You could always say : I'm sorry. I'm not from here so I don't know my way around. I'm afraid. I can't help you.
How to Deliver Negative Feedback Fairly and Effectively
 
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http://blog.hr360.com/hr-blog/how-to-deliver-negative-feedback-fairly-and-effectively-video-blog Video Highlights: 0:02 How to Deliver Negative Feedback Fairly and Effectively. 0:07 As a manager, you may find yourself avoiding these conversations in an effort to spare employees' feelings. 0:44 You aren't doing your employee any favors by withholding constructive criticism about where he or she needs to improve. 1:03 Provide constructive feedback regularly, rather than waiting for a formal review. 1:10 You do need to pay attention to the language you use when having these types of conversations. 1:17 Avoid any language or description of the employee that might be discriminatory according to state or federal labor law. 1:26 Be factual and limit your comments to performance rather than personality. 1:55 Start off by getting right to the point. 2:03 Outline where you are going with the conversation. 2:15 Fill the employee in with what you know about the situation or performance gap. 2:27 Carefully outline the consequences that await if there is no improvement in performance or a change in behavior. 2:42 You need to hear what the employee has to say. 3:05 Communicate a plan of action. 3:15 Summarize the conversation from both ends, finishing up with an outline of each person's responsibilities going forward. 3:32 Delivering negative feedback isn't easy, but it is critical to your employees' performance and your company's success. 3:40 Learn more about our subscription options our 'Discipline and Termination Kit,' go to www.hr360.com.
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How to Write a  Formal Letter
 
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Need to write a formal letter for the IELTS general test, task 1? Maybe you just need to write emails for business or other purposes. In this video, we look at the basic structure and content of a formal letter.
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How to speak effectively over the phone? - English lesson - Telephone skills
 
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How to Effectively Communicate over the Phone? Effective communications over the phone require clarity of speech, knowing what you want to convey, and a willingness to engage with someone using good listening skills and prompts. This article provides some of the basics required to effectively communicate during a phone call. 1.Answer the phone specifying who you are. It can be disorienting for a caller when they don't know with whom they're speaking. Try to have a bright, happy voice when answering too, as this gets the conversation off to a good start. 2.Speak clearly. Pronounce your words well and try to avoid mumbling, gushing, or speaking too quickly. If the person on the other end is hard of hearing or speaks a different language from your own, speak slowly and either raise your voice or speak more clearly than usual. 3.Use words that make sense to the person you're speaking with. It doesn't make a lot of sense to speak teenspeak with an elderly grandmother. She isn't necessarily going to "get it". Adjust your language to fit the listener. 4.Use good & descriptive language when you are trying to evoke images in the listener's mind. If you need to describe something well, try to choose words that identify its shape, color, size, etc. 5.Write down important points before making a call. If you're worried that you'll forget something when you call someone, or that you'll get tongue-tied and not say what you meant to, write a prompt sheet before the call and keep it in front of you. Refer to it if you get flustered during the call. 6.Repeat important points during a call.
English Writing Skills 1: Sentence Punctuation and Contractions
 
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WATCH my new playlist on writing EMAIL in English. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfQSN9FlyB6T2jCi9GYh7DJ6FBEw1LGc7 ADDITIONAL EXERCISES: http://www.englishwithjennifer.com/exercises.php English Writing Skills 1 (intermediate/ advanced) Topics: Sentence Punctuation (using capital letters, periods, question marks, exclamation points) Contractions (using apostrophes) STUDENTS: Please visit my website for more practice. http://www.englishwithjennifer.com/exercises.php TEACHERS: Visit my WordPress blog for teaching ideas. http://englishwithjennifer.wordpress.com/ Click here for a punctuation activity. http://englishwithjennifer.wordpress.com/2009/11/16/sentence-first-aid-an-exercise-to-practice-punctuation/ Music Credit: Royalty-free, freeware music loop used. Title: "poindexter_jazz4" Artist: poindexter Retrieved from http://www.flashkit.com/loops/Easy_Listening/Jazz/poindext-poindext-5067/ ABOUT ME: Former classroom teacher. Published author. Online instructor. I've been online since 2007, posting videos for students, blogging for teachers, and providing different forms of language support. My goal is to make language studies enjoyable and productive. For more info and resources, visit www.englishwithjennifer.com.
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Email Writing Tips
 
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Self-assessment, reflective practice and quality improvement processes
 
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Michelle Gujer is an coordinator of a large community-based childcare centre shares her ideas about self-assessment and reflection, how the centre supports these processes and some of the outcomes from this professional activity. How to Use this e-Learning Video This Talking about practice video has three parts. Each part contains a conversation and some vignettes showing the ideas in practice. Click here for suggestions how to use Part 1, 2 and 3: http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/nqsplp/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/TAPS-Self-assessment_proof02.pdf About this e-Learning Video These e-Learning Videos have been designed for educators and students to use together at educator planning, meeting times and or/for training purposes. They are designed for educators to have rich discussion about their own practices and their connections to the EYLF. Each service will find their own way to promote discussion, reflection, review and revisit practices, as they negotiate a number of ways the presentations can be used. EYLF TAPS video Download Procedure To download the full version of the EYLF TAPS video, please go to http://vimeo.com/join and make sure you have registered and logged in. Go to the following links for each video: Part 1: http://vimeo.com/48427381 Part 2: http://vimeo.com/51183263 Part 3: http://vimeo.com/48424380 FULL version: http://vimeo.com/51876037 Scroll down (below the video) and you should see text on the right hand side which says: About this video-Download this video, right click on the "download this video" link, choose "Save target as" from the drop down menu, then choose a location to save the file. Once it has downloaded it should appear in the location of your choice. Copyright 2012 Commonwealth of Australia All resources developed by Early Childhood Australia Inc. as part of the Early Years Learning Framework Professional Learning Program are protected by copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, all other rights are reserved. Requests and enquiries concerning reproduction and rights in relation to this publication or product should be addressed to: Early Childhood Australia PO Box 86 DEAKIN WEST ACT 2600 or telephone +61 2 6242 1800 or fax +61 2 6242 1818 or email: nqsplp@earlychildhood.org.au In all cases the Early Childhood Australia Inc. and the Early Years Learning Framework Professional Learning Program funded by the Commonwealth of Australia must be acknowledged as the source when reproducing or quoting any part of an Early Years Learning Framework Professional Learning Program publication, video, image or website.
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CSV024b Romsey Extra: The Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycle
 
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Improvement teams are engaged using the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle to address key opportunities for improvement across the school. Students are engaged within their classes and working on school-wide improvements. Staff identify and prioritise the opportunities for improvement for action by staff teams. In this extra case study we hear from the year 4 ‘Rubbish busters’ and how they improved sustainability by reducing litter and waste across the school. We also hear how teachers were invited to participate in a PDSA process to improve the school’s sports program. With Barney Healey, Nicole Dattman and her year 4 students, Karren Baker and Leanne Stewart.
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Classroom Management Strategies To Take Control Of Noisy Students
 
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Get the rest of the videos - http://www.noisyclass.com This video explains a little-used, often-forgotten but very effective classroom management strategy for taking control of really tough groups of students right at the start of lessons. This Classroom Management method is for really challenging, noisy groups that take ages to settle, cost you a lot of time and cause you a lot of stress and frustration. You'll learn WHY some noisy groups of students take longer than others to settle down and HOW to get them in a state where they are more likely to stop talking and listen to you so that they enter your classroom on YOUR terms. Here's the link: http://www.behaviourneeds.com/noisycl...
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Teacher Interview   Teaching a Lesson
 
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More info: http://classroomcaboodle.com/teacher-resource/teaching-interview-lesson/ Will you be able to teach a lesson to the teacher interview committee if they ask? Yes... and you'll do great if you follow Betsy Weigle's tips for step-by-step success! You want to avoid common pitfalls, too. Watch and learn and get one step ahead of your teacher job competition. Classroom Caboodle. Information on collecting and using student data: http://classroomcaboodle.com/teacher-resource/correcting-papers/ http://classroomcaboodle.com/teacher-resource/reading-assessment/
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Learn English Grammar: The Sentence
 
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http://www.engvid.com Do you know how to build a sentence in English? In this lesson, you will learn the basic parts of a simple sentence, or independent clause. Knowing this will make it easier to understand any sentence in written English. Understanding how these different parts of a sentence work together to form meaning will help you write better in English. The knowledge in this lesson is essential for any 'Independent User' or 'Proficient User' of English. Quiz yourself here: http://www.engvid.com/english-grammar-the-sentence/ TRANSCRIPT Hi again. I'm Adam. Welcome back to www.engvid.com. Today I have a very important lesson, I think, for all of you that will help you very much with your reading, but especially your writing skills. Okay? Today we're going to look at the sentence. What is a sentence? Now, I know that all of you are saying: "Well, we know what a sentence is. We've learned this a thousand times before." Right? I know what you've learned and I know what you haven't learned, many of you; some of you have, of course. The sentence has a very basic structure, there's a very basic component that must be involved or included in a sentence, and a lot of grammar teachers, a lot of English teachers don't teach this. Okay? All of you, I'm sure have by now heard of "SVO", but have you heard of "SVsC"? Have you heard of "SVC"? Maybe yes, maybe no. But I'm sure a lot of you are going: "What? I've never heard of these things before." Well, we're going to talk about this in one second. Before we talk about a sentence, we have to talk about a clause. Now, what is a clause? I'm sure you've heard this word before as well, but just in case, a clause is any subject, verb combination. It's a group of words that must include a subject and a verb. Now, also very important to remember: it must be a tense verb, meaning that it must take a time; past, present, future. Okay? No base verb, no infinitive verb. So that is a clause. Now, there are two types of clauses. Okay? We have independent clauses and we have dependent clauses. The... These are sometimes called subordinate clauses. Now, every sentence in English to be a grammatically correct sentence must have an independent clause. It doesn't need a dependent clause, but it could have one. The independent clause could include a dependent clause as the subject or object. We'll talk about that after. So an independent clause has a subject and a verb, and it can stand by itself. It can contain a complete idea by itself. Okay? So, technically, the shortest sentence you can have in English will be a... Will be an independent clause with a subject and verb. What is the absolute shortest sentence that you can think of? Think of a sentence, the shortest you can possibly make it. Okay? Here's an example: "Go!" Is this a complete English sentence? Yes. Why? Because it contains an independent clause. Where? We have the implied subject: "you" and the tense verb: "go", the imperative tense "go". So this your basic English sentence. Now, we have three other types, three basic types and we can of course play with these after. Subject, verb, object. Some independent clauses must have an object, we'll talk about that in a second. Excuse me. Subject, verb, subject complement. Some sentences must have a subject complement. Subject, verb, complement. Okay? We're going to talk about each of these in a moment. I have the "A" here because quite often, this complement is actually an adverb phrase or an adverbial. We'll talk about that in a second. So your basic sentence can be any one of these three. Now, the reason we're looking at this... All these structures is because once you understand what must be contained in a sentence, then you can read any English sentence out there that is grammatically correct and be able to understand the main idea of that sentence. Okay? So let's start with "SVO". Okay, let's look at our "SVO" type of independent clause: subject, verb, object. Now, first, what is an object? Well, we have two types of objects to talk about. We have the direct object, we have the indirect object. Now, the thing to understand is that the object always answers a question about the verb, it completes the meaning of the verb by asking the questions: "What?" or: "Who?" Now, keep in mind that technically, it's: "Whom?" But if you say: "Who?" I'll let it go this time. Okay? Formal academic writing, "Whom?", "Whom?", "Whom?" IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, all that - "Whom?" not: "Who?" In the object position. But the direct object answers: "What?" or: "Who?" about the verb. Okay? We'll get back to that.
How To Teach a Reading Lesson - Guided Reading Lesson Tips
 
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Take a look at this video from a NEW family-oriented channel called Jason I am. It talks about love for family, diversity, life lessons and teachable moments in life." https://youtu.be/46fZX3seabs --~-- http://www.waysandhow.com Subscribe to Waysandhow: https://goo.gl/RK2SbN Guided reading lesson tips, step by step tutorial and tips on how to teach a reading lesson. Reading is a complex skill. A meaningful instruction should address vocabulary development, careful reading of texts, awareness of text structure and discourse organization, the use of graphic organizers to support comprehension, strategic reading, fluency development, extensive reading, student motivation, and integrated-skills tasks. While it is impossible to focus on all of these, a reading teacher can choose specific areas to focus on while not forgetting the primary means for reading development, which is extensive reading. Waysandhow. ---------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Google+: https://plus.google.com/+waysandhow Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/waysandhow/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/waysandhow/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/waysandhow
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Top 10 Proven Classroom Management Tips for Teachers
 
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Tweet this Video: http://clicktotweet.com/UfFee http://www.ampli.com/ Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AmplivoxPortableSoundSystemsandLecterns Classroom management Definition: "A term used by teachers to describe the process of ensuring that classroom lessons run smoothly despite disruptive behavior by students." Listed below are several techniques, ideas, resources, and tips for teachers to hone the right skills to conquer their classroom: 1. Start the year tough. Many teachers make the mistake of starting the school year with a poor discipline plan or without any classroom management plan at all. It is so much easier to start tough and then lighten up, then to start light and discipline more. At the beginning of the year, students quickly assess the situation and realize what they will be allowed to get away with. Starting the year tough will give you control and flexibility. 2. Be fair to all students. 3. Be prepared for disruptions---and don't let them phase you. Students often amplify their teacher's reaction to disruptions—be ready for them and be ready to calmly and quickly pick up where you left off. Having a joke or interesting comment ready to bring attention back to you will allow you to transition back to the material. 4. Instill high expectations 5. Incentivize good behavior. Motivating students though rewards like no homework, watching a video, ice cream, or free-activity time can help students by giving them a goal. This can also help students hold each other accountable to class goals and stigmatize negative behavior even more. 6. Overplan. 7. Have a clearly expressed disciplinary plan...with consequences! Make sure students know the disciplinary ladder well. Any hint of ambiguity can leave a loophole for excuses (and students are great at making excuses!). Warn students when they are close to breaking a rule so there will be no ambiguity when that line is crossed. If you constantly raise your voice to get the attention of the class, consider investing in a classroom amplification system which can save your voice by projecting it. The iPod Portable PA system is a great system for classrooms because it features an iPod dock that simultaneously plays and charges your iPod and also has outputs for a projector. 8. Focus on relationships. A teacher than can connect positively with their students will make students behave and easier to manage because students will regard the teacher much like a friend. Using positive reinforcement to build a positive reputation for the child gives the student confidence that their teacher believes in them and will make it harder to disappoint the teacher with bad behavior or work ethic. 9. Be careful about confrontation 10. Be patient and keep practicing. Don't worry if things don't go well right away...controlling your classroom is learn-able but will always be a challenge with some students. Whether you are teach a kindergarten class, at an elementary school, middle school, or high school, it is best to "Expect the Unexpected" and be ready for adversity! For more information on classroom discipline, classroom behavior management, or organization please check back at blog.ampli.com or visit the AmpliVox YouTube Channel. Tags: "classroom management" tips suggestions "tips for teachers" Classroom management Definition techniques ideas resources skills plan teaching "methods and strategies" disciplinary plan discipline amplified amplification system speakers speaker microphone wireless kindergarten class elementary school middle high college university small group Sunday practice training learning environment theory rules climate new educational importance effective arrangement motivating problems new teachers first second third fourth fifth sixth seventh eighth ninth tenth high school junior 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
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Quality Improvement in Healthcare
 
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Thanks to St. Michael's Hospital http://www.stmichaelshospital.com, Health Quality Ontario http://www.hqontario.ca, and Institute for Healthcare Improvement http://www.ihi.org Check out our new website http://www.evanshealthlab.com/ Follow Dr. Mike for new videos! http://twitter.com/docmikeevans Dr. Mike Evans is a staff physician at St. Michael's Hospital and an Associate Professor of Family Medicine. He is a Scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and has an endowed Chair in Patient Engagement and Childhood Nutrition at the University of Toronto. Written, Narrated and Produced by Dr. Mike Evans Illustrations by Liisa Sorsa Directed and Photographed by Mark Ellam Produced by Nick De Pencier Editor, David Schmidt Story/Graphic Facilitator, Disa Kauk Production Assistant, Chris Niesing Director of Operations, Mike Heinrich ©2014 Michael Evans and Reframe Health Films Inc.
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How to tell a story( Past Events) in English? -  Spoken English lesson
 
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How to tell a story( Past Events) in English?-- Free English lesson for speaking in English. A very useful skill in English is to be able to tell a story or an anecdote. Anecdotes are short stories about something that happened to you or someone you know. So in this lesson you will learn to convey past events in words. First step to tell a story is to link your ideas together. Once you sequence them it is easy for you to put it in words. Beginning If you are going to tell your story after someone else has already spoken to you, then you can start by saying: - That reminds me! - Something similar happened to me. - Words like Firstly, to start off with can help you to start telling your story or any past event. Continuing Words that help you to connect or continue your story are: - Then - After that - Next Interruptions / New elements to the story While you are telling your story and certain elements have to be added then you can use words like: - Suddenly - Unexpectedly Ending To end the story words that can be used are: - Finally - In the end - Eventually - Lastly Tenses Varieties of tenses are used to tell stories such as: 1) Present Tense -- used for telling jokes, or to give a dramatic effect. 2) Past simple- used to tell a story in a chronological order 3) Past continuous -- used to describe activities in progress at the time of your story or give a background to it. Use wide range of vocabulary to make your story interesting and hope you enjoy this lesson.
Dear Teacher: Heartfelt Advice for Teachers from Students
 
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Kids with a formal diagnosis, such as autism, Asperger's, ADHD, learning disabilities, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Central Auditory Processing Disorder -- along those who just need to move while learning--often find it challenging to shine in a traditional classroom. The kids who collaborated to write and star in this "Dear Teacher" video represent such students. So, they wanted to share with educators how their brain works and offer simple ways teachers can help.
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3 Tips To Improve Concentration & Memory For Students in Hindi By Vivek Bindra
 
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This video unveils the secrets behind the ability to improve concentration, memory and mind control. Mr. Vivek Bindra, an International motivational speaker, leadership consultant and CEO Coach talks about concentration for studying, concentration for work, concentration for exam, concentration exercises, concentration techniques, concentration power and tips. To Attend a 4 hour Power Packed “Extreme Motivation & Peak Performance” Seminar of BOUNCE BACK SERIES, Call at +919310144443 or Visit https://bouncebackseries.com/ Watch the Leadership funnel Program Testimonial Video, here at https://youtu.be/xNUysc5b0uI Follow our Official Facebook Page at https://facebook.com/DailyMotivationByVivekBindra/ and get updates of recent happenings, events, seminars, blog articles and daily motivation. He explains how to increase, enhance concentration power at office, work, studies, home and reading. Do watch his concentration power and power of concentration videos in Hindi and English. He can be contacted for sessions, seminars, speeches, key note addresses and public gatherings on improving concentration practices, styles tips and techniques. His concentration improving techniques for women, children, kids, youths, students at colleges, universities, institutes are very popular. Watch his videos for concentration power of will, brain power concentration, concentration tips, concentration tips for studying, concentration tips in Hindi and English, concentration tips for students, professionals, housewives and elderly people. Ask him for concentration techniques, concentration techniques for studying in Hindi and English, concentration techniques for youths, children, working class and professionals, mind concentration techniques, concentration techniques in Hindi and English. Concentration exercises in Hindi and English, mind concentration techniques in Hindi and English, concentration techniques for studying in Hindi and English, meditation techniques for concentration in Hindi. Concentration exercises, Concentration exercises for students, professionals, children, elderly and kids, mind and mental concentration exercises, focus and concentration exercises, how to increase concentration power in Hindi and English. See this video for increasing concentration power, tips for increasing concentration, concentration programming, concentration problems and practice, concentration productivity, concentration video for students, concentration video in Hindi and English, Concentration motivation video, mind concentration video and mind concentration mantras. This video unveils the secrets behind the ability to improve concentration, memory and mind control. Mr. Vivek Bindra, an International motivational speaker, leadership consultant and CEO Coach talks about memory for studying, memory for work, memory for exam, memory exercises, memory techniques, memory power and tips. He explains how to increase, enhance memory power at office, work, studies, home and reading. Do watch his memory power and power of memory videos in Hindi and English. He can be contacted for sessions, seminars, speeches, key note addresses and public gatherings on improving memory practices, styles tips and techniques. His memory improving techniques for women, children, kids, youths, students at colleges, universities, institutes are very popular. Watch his videos for memory power of will, brain power concentration, memory tips, memory tips for studying, memory tips in Hindi and English, memory tips for students, professionals, housewives and elderly people. Ask him for memory techniques, memory techniques for studying in Hindi and English, memory techniques for youths, children, working class and professionals, mind memory techniques, memory techniques in Hindi and English. Memory exercises in Hindi and English, mind memory techniques in Hindi and English, memory techniques for studying in Hindi and English, meditation techniques for memory in Hindi. Memory exercises, Memory exercises for students, professionals, children, elderly and kids, mind and mental memory exercises, focus and memory exercises, how to increase memory power in Hindi and English. See this video for increasing memory power, tips for increasing concentration, memory programming, memory problems and practice, memory productivity, memory video for students, memory video in Hindi and English, Memory motivation video, mind memory video and mind memory mantras. Mr. Vivek Bindra is an outstanding trainer, facilitator, consultant, coach, counsellor, teacher and resource for the art of auto suggestion and mind control techniques in Hindi and English. He is a certified master trainer at mind control and auto suggestion for students, youths, working men and women, professionals, children and middle to old age servicemen and others.
Addressing Low Performing Teachers
 
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http://www.hertzfurniture.com video blogger Kate Cohen discusses the "bad teachers" phenomenon. While teacher assessment is a hot debate, it is a fact that there are low performing teachers. Must ineffective teachers be fired? What can be done to improve their performance? Current research shows that it is possible for low performing teachers to improve through methods such as coaching programs! Watch the video to learn more! Learn more about Hertz Furniture's excellent selection of quality school furniture and complimentary classroom design and project resources. Call us: 888-913-0683. Send us an email: linda@HertzFurniture.com. Visit us online: http://www.hertzfurniture.com
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IELTS Reading | SUPER METHODS #1 with Jay!
 
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Learn the method you need to crack IELTS Reading for both General and Academic! Our expert teacher Jay from E2Language will guide you through the process. More on our website at: https://www.e2language.com/ Sign up for our free IELTS trial: http://bit.ly/2ntt8Q7 For your continued support please donate small change: http://www.paypal.me/e2language IELTS Webinars are now open to all users! Yes, it’s free to register and participate in this LIVE TRAINING with our IELTS teachers: IELTS General Writing Task 1 – Every Monday! http://bit.ly/2kLJpDB IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 – Every Tuesday! http://bit.ly/2ykS2dq IELTS Writing Task 2 (Academic & General) – Every Wednesday! http://bit.ly/2g6tvPc IELTS Reading (Academic & General) – Every Thursday! http://bit.ly/2gAaepV IELTS Super Methods! – Every Second Friday! http://bit.ly/2yid8aI The IELTS reading section (like all of the IELTS sections) requires a solid method, whether you are taking IELTS general or IELTS academic. Watch our E2 IELTS online webinar with Jay to find out what the magic formula is before taking your next IELTS test. Follow us on social media for helpful tips and updates for IELTS exam preparation and IELTS reading section: Blog: https://blog.e2language.com Forum: https://forum.e2language.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/e2language/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/e2language Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/e2language/
Views: 605183 E2 IELTS
How to Write a Good Argumentative Essay: Logical Structure
 
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https://kevindelaplante.com/how-to-write-essays This is a sample video from a full video tutorial course that teaches you how to improve your academic essay writing. The course is hosted on Udemy. To learn more, preview a selection of videos, and get a HUGE DISCOUNT on the signup price, click the link below: https://kevindelaplante.com/how-to-write-essays Many students enter college without the skills necessary to succeed simply because they were never properly taught how to write essays. This course aims to overcome this problem by offering a systemic framework for essay writing that removes the mystery and presents a clear path for moving from idea to outline to completed first draft. TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION 1: WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION A Brief Introduction to the Course SECTION 2: WHY ARE WRITING SKILLS SO IMPORTANT? Good Writers Rule the World SECTION 3: WHAT IS THE MOST EFFICIENT WAY TO IMPROVE MY ESSAY WRITING? The Craft of Writing from 20,000 Feet The Most Efficient Way to Dramatically Improve Your Essay Writing Introduction, Main Body, Conclusion: Why Are Essays Written This Way? How Essay Style is Related to Essay Structure SECTION 4: HOW SHOULD I APPROACH THE WRITING PROCESS? Writing for Discovery versus Writing for Presentation Why Rewriting is Important (And Why Students Don’t Think So) How to Deal with Writer’s Anxiety and Writer’s Block SECTION 5: WHAT IS MY IDEAL WRITING WORKFLOW? The Right Way to Think About Outlining My Ideal Writing Workflow Tools for Mind-Mapping, Outlining and Drafting The Writing Tools I Use: A Quick Introduction to Scrivener SECTION 6: WHAT DOES A STRUCTURED APPROACH TO ESSAY WRITING LOOK LIKE? Two Kinds of Structure to Keep in Mind A Structured Approach to Essay Writing Using Scrivener A Short Essay Demo Using a Structured Essay Writing Template SECTION 7: FOLLOW ALONG AS I WRITE A REAL COLLEGE ESSAY FROM START TO FINISH Part1: The Assignment Part 2: Initial Research Part 3: Outlining Part 4: Drafts Part 5: References and Citations SECTION 8: HOW CAN I IMPROVE MY WRITING STYLE? The Number One Misconception About Writing Style Oratorical Style, Prophetic Style and Romantic Style Practical Style, Reflexive Style and Academic Style Classic Style: Prose as a Window Into the World Classic Style as an Antidote to Bad Writing SECTION 9: HOW TO WRITE A GOOD ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY The Minimal Five-Part Structure of a Good Argumentative Essay Writing the Introduction Writing the Conclusion The Essay: “Should Teachers Be Allowed to Ban Laptops in Classrooms? Analysis: The Introduction Analysis: First Argument Analysis: Second Argument Analysis: Third Argument Analysis of the Main Body: Evaluation and Recommendations Analysis: Conclusion The Essay: An Improved Version SECTION 10: WHAT IS PLAGIARISM AND HOW CAN I AVOID IT? What is Plagiarism? Downloading and Buying Whole Papers Cutting and Pasting from Several Sources Changing Some Words But Copying Whole Phrases Paraphrasing Without Attribution The Debate Over Patchwriting SECTION 11: HOW SHOULD I CITE SOURCES IN MY ESSAY? When Should I Cite a Source? What Needs to be Cited? How to Cite: Mark the Boundaries Citing Exact Words Citing a Longer Quotation Citing a Source But Not Quoting Do I Have to Cite Information That is “Common Knowledge”? Citation Styles: MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, oh my! SECTION 12: WRAPPING UP Thank You GET A HUGE DISCOUNT ON THIS COURSE: https://kevindelaplante.com/how-to-write-essays SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/philosophyfreak?sub_confirmation=1
Views: 735045 Kevin deLaplante
How to Write a Business Letter
 
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This is a tutorial on how to write a business letter with an example of how to format as well as an example of an actual letter of recommendation that follows the format.
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Instantly improve your English with 3 easy words!
 
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Improve how you sound in English by mastering when these three words are used! I've met thousands of English learners at all levels. Most of them, even the advanced students, make mistakes with the words "a", "the", and "to". These are some of the most common words we use, so in this lesson I'm going to teach you how we use these words. I don't want to look just at grammar; I want you to understand these words and why we use them. If you're an advanced English student, this will be a great review for you. If you're a beginner, try to understand this and save yourself years of English mistakes. TAKE THE QUIZ: https://www.engvid.com/instantly-improve-your-english-with-3-easy-words/ TRANSCRIPT Doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo. The things I do for love. There's not a thing... Hi. James from engVid. Today's lesson is about instantly improving. Now, I know... "Instant", what does that mean? People say it all the time. I want to show you a little trick that will make your English sound better instantly, and I will give you a technique that you can use after to help practice this. What I have found are students have a mistake or make a mistake when they drop these three words, and because of that I know you're not a native speaker. But today I'm going to address that, show you the three words... Okay? Explain why, and then I will give you a technique that you can use at home soon as you go back over this video or any video to practice it, and you will get instantly better. 10-20%. Okay? Want to know what I'm talking about? Let's go to the board and look at something you've learned, but today you're going to understand. You ready? So, Mr. E said: "Which three words can help you sound like a native speaker?" I'm going to help you a little bit by doing this, and then we're going to go to the board. The words I'm talking about, and you might not consider them words but they are words are: "a" or "an"... Okay, and I consider that one word because it's modified. Right? "The" and "to". Of course you're going to say: "Yeah, James, we know all these. We learned this at beginner, so how does that instantly help me improve my English?" The problem is this: When a person knows something they will talk, when they understand they will change their behaviour or they will use the information. Many students know about articles and the preposition "to", but they actually don't use them in sentences. Many times I've heard students go... Say: "I need to go work tonight." Soon as you say that I know you're not a native speaker. Or if they say: "I bought car yesterday" or "I bought food..." Not "some food". "I bought apple yesterday at the store." I'm like: "A-... You mean an apple, right?" They don't think to say it, because they know: "Teacher, you know what I'm saying." And I go: "Yeah, I know what you're saying, but the way you said it I know English is not your first language." So what I want to do is get you to come back to understanding, not just knowing why these words are important, the fact that, especially with the articles we're going to talk about, they are in most of the sentences. You can almost not get by a sentence without using them. So let's go to the board and take a look. First, what is an article? Well, you'll see an article is the letter "a" or "an". Quickly on that one, "an" is used when we have a vowel sound, sound... Not a... Not just a vowel. So when you say: "A apple", we know "a" and "a" make it difficult for us to actually get it out and for you to understand, so we add: "an" to put a consonant to make it easier for the listener. "I want an apple." Oh, okay, cool. How about "hour"? Teacher, that has an "h" in front of it. I'm like: "Enh?" But we say: "hour", we don't say: "h-our", because with "a" we have to say: "an hour", and that once again tells me one hour. You keep noticing I keep saying "one". I'll explain in a second. Now, this is what we call and indefinite article. I.e. it's not special. When I say to you: "I want a marker", a marker. All right? I'm talking about this. See this? They're all basically the same. I don't care what type of marker. "A" just means generally speaking marker. That's why it's indefinite; it's not special. When we look at the word "the", "the" is special. In this case, when I say to you: "I want the marker", which one do you think I'm talking about? Can you see the difference? Clearly. Even if you don't know, you would look and see four, and see this and go: "He's probably talking about this one." So with a definite article what's happening is someone is being very specific. Well, there are two things. They could say something is special or something is specific. Okay? And here we have definite article is "the". "Tell the man I like him." Okay? "Tell the man", in this case both of us have to know what you're talking about, because if there are 10 men you'll go: "Which man?"
How to write a good essay
 
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How to write an essay- brief essays and use the principles to expand to longer essays/ even a thesis you might also wish to check the video on Interview technique (now on this channel too!)
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How To Reprogram Your Mind (for Positive Thinking)
 
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"What are you, a cyborg?" That kind of weird things happen when you don't have a script and just reply to your audiences' comments! Hope you enjoy! ===== HANG WITH ME ON THE SOCIALS: ===== http://Instagram.com/brendonburchard http://Facebook.com/brendonburchardfan http://Podcast.Brendon.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendonburchard http://Brendon.com ===== SUMMARY ===== Full transcripts, summary, and mp3 and full transcript of this episode: http://tmblr.co/ZTb1Dv1kKVDlr ===== INSIDER STUFF ===== My new book is up for pre-order! High Performance Habits is on Amazon now: http://amzn.to/2dLe24X Get a text message when I release new videos. Text "podcast" to 818-492-1802. I'll also text you two of my most popular episodes, and keep you up to date with my books and events. I'll even alert you when I'm in your area speaking or visiting. ===== ATTEND MY SEMINARS ===== High Performance Academy, the world's most respected and comprehensive personal and professional development seminar: http://hpa.brendon.com Experts Academy, the world's #1 marketing training for thought leaders: http://ea.brendon.com ===== GEAR ===== These days, I'm using these: - If I'm sitting down in the studio, it's this: http://amzn.to/2sU7doH - When I'm moving, it's more mobile: http://amzn.to/2ssKsam - Mobile CameraLens: http://amzn.to/2s8mt0E - Mobile Camera Mic: http://amzn.to/2s8ei4E - Memory card: http://amzn.to/2u55VrG - Grippy thing: http://amzn.to/2s8bV1v I also carry this camera and use it a lot now when I don't need a big fancy camera or audio mic: http://amzn.to/2snmrpM ===== ABOUT BRENDON ===== Brendon Burchard is the world’s leading high performance coach, the most requested motivational speaker of his generation, and one of the most-watched, quoted and followed personal development trainers in history. He is also in the Top 100 Most Followed Public Figures on Facebook, with over 10 million fans across his pages, and the star of the web's most shared personal development videos (now over 100 million views). 2,000,000-plus students have completed Brendon's online courses and video series. He's now created 13 blockbuster online courses in personal and professional development, including the most popular motivation course of all time. For these results, Oprah.com produced courses with him and named him “one of the most successful online trainers in history.” Success Magazine named Brendon “one of the Top 25 Most Influential Leaders in Personal Growth and Achievement.” A #1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and #1 USA Today best-selling author, Brendon’s books include The Motivation Manifesto, The Charge, The Millionaire Messenger and Life’s Golden Ticket. Brendon is also the star and executive producer of the #1 direct-to-camera self-help series on YouTube, and the first season of his podcast debuted at #1 on iTunes across all categories. Brendon is one of the most requested motivational speakers in the world and he's shared the stage with the Dalai Lama, Sir Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, and many of the leading influencers of this era. His live seminar events - named as "must-attends" by Entrepreneur Magazine - continue to sell out to audiences from around the world. Meet him at Brendon.com
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Learn Faster with The Feynman Technique
 
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If you're having trouble seeing the examples, you can also download them here: http://www.scotthyoung.com/mit/801-notes.pdf The technique is inspired by Richard Feynman and the story I share at the beginning which is taken from his autobiography, Surely You Must Be Joking, Mr. Feynman. If you liked this video, subscribe to my newsletter and you can get a free ebook describing the rapid-learning ideas I discuss in this video: http://www.scotthyoung.com/blog/newsletter/
Views: 1653392 Scott Young
Singapore's 21st-Century Teaching Strategies (Education Everywhere Series)
 
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By cultivating strong school leadership, committing to ongoing professional development, and exploring innovative models like its technology-infused Future Schools, Singapore has become one of the top-scoring countries on the PISA tests. Find more videos from Edutopia's YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/edutopia
Views: 598948 Edutopia
Achieving Teaching Efficiency by Aligning Course Goals, Learning Objectives and Assessments
 
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Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Professor Ann Marie VanDerZanden, Horticulture, shows how redesigning her course streamlined the learning and created an reflective, efficient, feedback experience for both students and instructor. She shows how fitting all activities and assignments to specific learning objectives results in greater learning outcome dividends, which directly correspond to the requirements of the course in the catalog. Reflective writing assignments helped her track each student and individualize instruction. Learn how to streamline your course for maximum efficiency. This was developed for the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) Teaching Symposium at Iowa State University. Learn more: == CELT: http://www.celt.iastate.edu == Follow CELT: https://twitter.com/isucelt I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)
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Speak like a leader | Simon Lancaster | TEDxVerona
 
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Did you know there is a secret language of leadership that determines who reaches the top in politics and business? In this fast-paced and frequently funny TEDx talk, top speechwriter, Simon Lancaster, sets out the techniques that you can use to speak like a leader. The talk culminates in Simon Lancaster instantly improvising a powerful leadership speech based on an idea suggested by the audience. Simon Lancaster is one of the world’s top speechwriters. He started working as a speechwriter in the late 1990s to members of Tony Blair’s Cabinet and now writes speeches for the CEOs of some of the biggest companies in the world including Unilever, Intercontinental Hotels and HSBC. He is a visiting lecturer at Cambridge University, Henley Business School and author of two best-selling books on communication: Speechwriting: The Expert Guide and Winning Minds: Secrets from the Language of Leadership. His award winning workshops on the language of leadership have been run to great acclaim around the world: for more information, see www.bespokeleadershipdevelopment.com. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 2234196 TEDx Talks
How to Practice - Improve your Art Skills, the Smart Way!
 
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Vote on the Next Tutorial: http://www.jazzastudios.com/tutorial-poll Tutorial/Artwork Archives, and more: http://www.jazzastudios.com/Shop.php The Old 'Practice' Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSSKREXiW84 A trick to Overcome Creative Block: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh17KFLbuEE My Progress Story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=034vbwX-POg -------------------------------- MORE OF ME! - Follow/Sub ↴ -------------------------------- ▶ DAILY VLOG: https://www.youtube.com/dailyjazza ▶ Instagram+IGTV: https://instagram.com/DrawWithJazza ▶ Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/DrawWithJazza ▶ Twitter: @JosiahBrooks (https://twitter.com/JosiahBrooks) ▶ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Josiah.Jazza.Brooks --------------------------------
Views: 2673429 Draw with Jazza
Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences
 
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This video guide will help you prepare for the English/English Language exam. I have included examples of how to use simple, compound and complex sentences. There is also a section on the effects of different sentence types. This is to help with the mark for sentence structure and the content mark for variety of sentences.
Views: 1239603 Vicky Maxted
Project Based Learning: Explained.
 
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Learn more about Project Based Learning (PBL) at : http://bie.org/. The Buck Institute for Education commissioned the cutting-edge advertising agency, Common Craft, to create a short animated video that explains in clear language the essential elements of Project Based Learning (PBL). This simple video makes the essential elements of PBL come alive and brings to light the 21st Century skills and competencies (collaboration, communication, critical thinking) that will enable K-12 students to be college and work-ready as well as effective members of their communities.
Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth
 
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Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
Views: 4043567 TED
Wahkohtowin: Cree Natural Law
 
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Discussions by four Cree elders; George Brertton, Fred Campiou, Isaac Chamakese and William Dreaver, give insight into the differences between Canadian law and Cree Natural Law and why Natural Law is needed in contemporary society. Wahkohtowin means "everything is related." It is one of the basic principles of Cree Natural Law passed through language, song, prayer, and storytelling. The elders explain that by following the teachings of Wahkohtowin individuals, communities and societies are healthier.
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English Composition | ASUx on edX | Course About Video
 
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Improve your writing skills in this comprehensive introduction to English composition credit-eligible course. Take this course free on edX: https://www.edx.org/course/english-composition-asux-eng101x ABOUT THIS COURSE Language, and the ability to communicate effectively are critical skills in the global economy. Writing and composition are vital to communicating your ideas clearly. This introductory writing course will help you develop and express ideas effectively for a variety of purposes, audiences and occasions. During the course, you will complete several major written projects, along with a reflection for each project. For each project, you can decide what level of technology you wish to use. If you wish to earn university credit for the course we will ask you to complete a portfolio in which you demonstrate what you have learned. Specifically, you will address what you have learned in the course and provide evidence that you have acquired the skills and knowledge taught during the course. Credit earned will count as ASU’s First-Year Composition course however, it is strongly encouraged that you consult with your institution of choice to determine how these credits will be applied to their degree requirements prior to transferring the credit. WHAT YOU'LL LEARN - Rhetorical Knowledge: how to craft your writing to meet the needs of specific audiences for specific purposes. - Critical Thinking: how to make decisions about what to include and not include in your writing. - Writing Processes: how to use invention, research, drafting, revising, and editing in your writing. - Knowledge of Conventions: how to use various formats and stylistic choices, including genre conventions. - Digital Technology: how to use diverse technologies to write more effectively and efficiently. - Habits of Mind: how to benefit from curiosity, openness, engagement, creativity, persistence, responsibility, flexibility, and reflection.
Views: 2789 edX
Sculpted Entertainment "Bullied"
 
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"With school-wide positive behavior support being such a big part of our school improvement plan, this presentation fits right in to our responsibility of teaching students social skills, maintaining a positive school climate, and helping children believe that they are in a safe environment. While watching the dramatization, I kept thinking that someone with a lot of experience with middle school students surely must have written the program. In truth, members of the cast spent time in middle schools observing students and talking with students and faculties to assess needs and then put together the program. Bullied not only meets a Fine Arts need in middle schools but also provides a learning experience for middle school students presented in a way that may help them develop better social skills." Sincerely, Kathy Bouck, Principal Greenacres Middle School Touring Theatre Show Available: "Bullied" Which is geared towards upper elementary & middle school students tackles the subject of bullying. It approaches the how, why, and lasting effects of bullying in our society. We address: *Why Bullying happens *How to deflect bullying *Self Confidence skills *Exclusion Sculpted Entertainment Join us on Facebook! *Special Thanks to Michael Boyd for Video
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Use CUSP To Develop a Plan of Action
 
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Making patient care safer takes a careful and coordinated plan of action. Use this Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) tool to pinpoint areas where practices need to be changed and to identify which protocols can address persistent safety issues. Video also at http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/cusptoolkit/videos/05b_developplan/index.html
Views: 359 AHRQ Patient Safety
Stylish Academic Writing | Helen Sword | Office of Faculty Development & Diversity
 
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Helen Sword Associate Professor of Academic Practice, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Views: 19655 Harvard University
critique and feedback - the story of austin's butterfly - Ron Berger
 
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Featuring Ron Berger from Expeditionary Learning. Produced by David Grant www.elschools.org www.realschoolchange.org Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/Cxrm/
Views: 712920 Tali Lerner
Innovative Teacher and Principal Residency Programs Grant Webinar
 
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The Innovative Teacher and Principal Residency Programs grant application guidelines were established to provide direction to Pennsylvania certification program provider applicants interested in implementing/expanding existing full-year clinical residency models or planning new full-year clinical residency models, for teachers or principals, in partnership with at least one high-need local education agency. This pre-proposal webinar was held on June 11, 2018, to review the contents of the guidelines and address questions from prospective grantees. Grant information can be accessed at the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Innovative Teacher and Principal Residency Programs Grant webpage: http://www.education.pa.gov/Teachers%20-%20Administrators/Teacher%20Quality/Pages/Innovative-Teacher-and-Principal-Residency-Programs-Grant.aspx
Session 1, Part 1: Introduction and Overview of Business Plans
 
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MIT 15.S21 Nuts and Bolts of Business Plans, IAP 2014 View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/15-S21IAP14 Instructor: Joe Hadzima What is it, why do I need it and what is it used for? Practical do's and don'ts in preparing a Business Plan. Things to keep in mind in writing a Business Plan which will improve your chances of obtaining funding and running a successful business. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA More information at http://ocw.mit.edu/terms More courses at http://ocw.mit.edu
Views: 35154 MIT OpenCourseWare
Continuous Improvement in Education Excerpt 2: The Plan Do Study Act (PDSA) Cycle
 
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Facilitators Sheila Rodriguez and Karen Shakman introduce the continuous improvement process and the tools that guide its implementation. Participants learn about the model and six core principles of improvement, illustrated in an educational context by a real-world case example. This interactive webinar also presents various continuous improvement tools, such as the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle, that participants can use in their own settings. Representatives from two districts that have used the continuous improvement process reflect on their successes and challenges in its implementation. This webinar was hosted by REL Northeast & Islands research alliances for English learners, rural districts, and educator effectiveness. Excerpt 2. The Plan Do Study Act (PDSA) Cycle: Dr. Karen Shakman introduces the 4 steps in the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle as a tool for continuous improvement with examples presented. View part 3 of this webinar here: https://youtu.be/OCqn5WEaOPk. The content of this video does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Institute of Education Sciences or the U.S. Department of Education, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Teaching Rhymes and Poems to Young Learners
 
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These ELT Teacher Training Videos from Oxford University Press India aim to address significant and common issues in day-to-day classroom teacher-student interaction. About this Video: This ELT training video by Ray Mackay encompasses the essence of using rhymes to teach language to young learners. The expert has given details about the key characteristics of rhymes and the significance of introducing them at an early age. About the Author: Dr Ray Mackay is an ELT expert and teacher trainer with more than thirty years experience. He has taught at various schools and colleges in Europe, Africa and South Asia. He has been associated with primary teacher-training and textbook projects in eastern India since 2003 and has also been awarded the MBE for his services to English teaching in India.
Views: 467673 OUPIndia
Science Of Persuasion
 
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http://www.influenceatwork.com This animated video describes the six universal Principles of Persuasion that have been scientifically proven to make you most effective as reported in Dr. Cialdini’s groundbreaking book, Influence. This video is narrated by Dr. Robert Cialdini and Steve Martin, CMCT (co-author of YES & The Small Big). About Robert Cialdini: Dr. Robert Cialdini, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing, Arizona State University has spent his entire career researching the science of influence earning him a worldwide reputation as an expert in the fields of persuasion, compliance, and negotiation. Dr. Cialdini’s books, including Influence: Science & Practice and Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, are the result of decades of peer-reviewed published research on why people comply with requests. Influence has sold over 3 million copies, is a New York Times Bestseller and has been published in 30 languages. Because of the world-wide recognition of Dr. Cialdini’s cutting edge scientific research and his ethical business and policy applications, he is frequently regarded as the “Godfather of influence.” To inquire about Dr. Robert Cialdini’s speaking, Steve Martin, CMCT or any of our other Cialdini Method Certified Trainers (CMCTs) please contact INFLUENCE AT WORK at 480.967.6070 or info@influenceatwork.com. About INFLUENCE AT WORK: INFLUENCE AT WORK (IAW®) was founded by Robert Cialdini, Ph.D. as a professional resource to maximize influence results through ethical business applications. Offering participatory workshops and training, keynote presentations and intensive Cialdini Method Certified Trainer (CMCT) programs, IAW serves an international audience. For more information, visit our website at www.influenceatwork.com or call 480.967.6070. To order a poster of the final screen shot, visit https://www.influenceatwork.com/store/#!/Science-of-Persuasion-Animation-Poster/p/37513485/category=9805434 For more information on The Small BIG, visit http://www.thesmallbig.com/. For our latest, animated videos from THE SMALL BIG, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S45ay... - narrated by Dr. Cialdini, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMOlV... - narrated by Mr. Steve Martin, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S45ay... - narrated by Dr. Noah Goldstein. This animated video was created and produced by TINOPOLIS http://www.tinopolis.com/. Subscribe to our blog at: http://www.insideinfluence.com
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Motivational Seminar for Students in Hindi
 
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Watch this Power Packed Motivational Seminar for Students in Hindi. This seminar will inject a motivational dose in you to take action for your dreams and reach out the sky. This motivational speech for students in hindi is a recording of motivational and inspirational seminar in hindi for students of RBMI by Him-eesh Madaan, Motivational Speaker for students in India. This inspiring speech is being addressed to engineering and management students of Bareily, Uttar Pradesh.This inspirational seminar for students in hindi starts with a funny question about frogs. This question brings spotlight on importance of taking action for success. It is very important for students to take action for successful results. Decisions are important, planning is important, it is good to take help from study tips videos, educational videos, motivational videos, but you will only get result when your decision is followed by action as success comes with hard work and dedication along with commitment to to take daily action for success. This inspirational video for students in hindi also talks about an example of cricket match where in four runs are required in last ball. The winning moment is the last ball, but actually entire match contributed to victory. Similarly for students, winning moment does not come daily, but their daily action, daily study efforts, daily preparation for exams, daily following of time table leads to the winning moments in life. Further in this motivational seminar for students in hindi, value addition has been discussed. Those who want to know that how to become successful in life, it is very important to keep adding value to yourself. Daily make efforts to improve anything about your personality. You can work to improve your memory, improve your marks, improve your communication skills, improve your personality, improve your attitude, improve your commitment etc. Being a motivational speaker in india for schools and colleges, many a times, I am asked a question regarding interview skills and interview tips. Those students who do not add value to their personality have to suffer badly during placement process. They lack resume writing skills, HR questions, interview skills etc. I have shared a funny example in this student motivation video in hindi. Further in this motivational speech for students to study, I have given examples of Zakir Hussain and Sachin Tendulkar about their commitment towards the field of Table and Cricket. Such student motivational videos help students to draw their journey to success. In the end of this inspirational speech in hindi, I have asked students to make a promise and commitment for success. I am glad that each of the student present in the college auditorium participated in making this promise for success in studies, exams and life. Being a motivational speaker for students, it gives me immense pleasure and positivity to see such motivated students in schools and colleges. This study seminar for management and engineering students was a big success because of audience, college authorities and event managers. In future, I promise to publish many more such motivational seminars in hindi for success on youtube. You can visit my channel for more motivational and inspirational videos, personality improvement videos, relationships videos etc. Wish you all the best, wish you success in life. Regards, Himeesh Madaan Motivational Speaker in India
Views: 244924 Him-eesh Madaan
Presenting & Public Speaking Tips - How to improve skills & confidence
 
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Tips on how to improve your Presentation & Public Speaking skills & confidence. We have trained presenters all over the world for more than 40 years and understand what a daunting and difficult task public speaking can be! We hope you find this video useful the next time you are preparing to get up and address a large audience. We have also produced a "Top Tips" video on how to present when you are feeling nervous and you can see that video by clicking on this link: http://youtu.be/-sQvr9lo4Jk If you have any questions or comments please do post them, we would love to hear from you! http://www.VirtualStudio.TV/services/presentation-training 01223 520968 Office@VirtualStudio.TV Channel Page: http://www.YouTube.com/VirtualStudioTV Subscribe to our Channel: http://www.YouTube.com/subscription_center?add_user=virtualstudiotv
Letter writing in Urdu lesson.1  آؤ خط لکھیں سبق
 
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Letter writing in Urdu series of videos are produced by Nihal Uddin Usmani of Orient Language Lab, River View Apartment, 25-Tilak Marg, Lucknow-226001, India. Your comments will help us improve the lessons. Email your reviews to: orientlanguagelab@gmail.com
Views: 75249 Nihal Usmani