February 2013 Blog Posts (12)

I have the power to change what I believe.

I recognize the impact my beliefs have on how I feel and behave. Believing something about a situation determines how events progress. What I think and feel about another person affects how I relate to that person. My beliefs in myself determine how I perform.

However, I can choose what I believe. If I want to see a situation differently, I have the power to do so.

My beliefs are particularly important when I am relating to others. If I believe a person has certain…


Added by Shannon Panzo PhD on February 27, 2013 at 12:07pm — No Comments

The Evolution of Special Education

Graham Bell and Einstein are two brilliant minds of science who struggled due to learning disabilities.  Learning disabilities don’t necessarily affect aptitude, yet how students are taught and directed impacts social and educational achievements.  Today’s minds are the brilliant scientists, teachers, and mothers of the future.  Proper schooling and social adjustment within warrants the attention of those doctoring and administering laws regarding the trajectory of special education.…


Added by David Miller on February 26, 2013 at 1:40am — No Comments

Open-ended Questions and the Writing Process


Here is a document from a book written by Robin Lee Harris Freedman on Writing Styles and Understanding.  It gives a nice summary of how to use writing to help students engage in understanding and the linkage between the writing style and Bloom's taxonomy.  Does this seem useful as a tool to help students come to a deeper understanding of ideas through the writing process?  Can we use more…


Added by Robert Ryshke on February 22, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments

Writing Correction 4: Free Writing

Hi dear all,

Remember that as we write, we try to convey our ideas to the reader in a way that he/she can easily get what we have intended to express. So read this free writing, and please do the followings:

A- Correct the mistakes if any

B-Make the ideas clearer by adding or replacing some of the words.

C- There are a few expressions used…


Added by Only For English Learning on February 21, 2013 at 3:27am — No Comments

Writing Correction 3: Borrowing Money

Hi everyone here.

These are two paragraphs (a body and a conclusion of an argumentative essay about borrowing money. Please read them well and do correct the errors by highlighting ur correction in brackets please.…


Added by Only For English Learning on February 16, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

An Evolution of Learning: Have the Tools of Science Superceded "Hands-On" Exploration and Education?

It is acknowledged that tools help with the "perception" of knowledge. The magnifying glass, the telescope, and the microscope were objects that opened up an entirely new world. It is also acknowledged that people's fingers are too big to examine an amoeba, and people can't just walk up to the moon.

The other biggie in the knowledge game was "the drawing", the recording of information, but further to this was the "sequential" recording of data, which led…


Added by Vera Saar on February 10, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Correct this sentence please

Correct this sentence please:

However, during the period from 1988 to 1989, the economy has experienced severe economic shock led to a high inflation rate reached around 25.7% and a negative economic growth in touch with -16.7%.

Added by Only For English Learning on February 10, 2013 at 2:30am — No Comments

"Most people don't use or need much math..." REALLY?... and who promoted this "reality?

When I saw this statement in a recent discussion... on another education forum on a different site, I went cold.

My feeling is that such a statement is only true if you create a situation where people are taught to believe it.....

It seems to me that this is one of those self-fulfilling prophesies…


Added by Vera Saar on February 9, 2013 at 7:07pm — No Comments

A new Topic for An Argumentative Paragraph :Both parents should assume equal responsibility in raising a child.Pl

Please read this statement: Please do you agree or disagree with this statement : Please read this statement:

"Both parents should assume equal responsibility in raising a child.

A-Do you agree or disagree with it?

B-Write down one or two reasons supporting your agreement or disagreement in full sentences.

C-Make sure that your ideas or reasons…


Added by Only For English Learning on February 7, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Re-Organize the Sentences in This Paragraph

Hi dear all. Please read this paragraph and re-organize the sentences in a way that makes the paragraph well coherent:

This is about me and my family and I do love my family.My parents are well-educated people.My brother's name's Zaid, 9 years old. The town where I live is about 180 km from the capital city.I like eating her dishes.I am 11 years old.My family consists…


Added by Only For English Learning on February 6, 2013 at 6:26am — No Comments


RSID's (Rhode Island School Of Design) participation in promoting STEAM, is only part of a greater groundswell of the appreciation of a balanced, project based learning platform.


Art and science ALSO encompasses the humanities. I have spoken to this in terms of the process of creating animation (Animating STEM) regarding the idea of knowledge being relayed through story AND the subtext of metaphor. When one sees the multiple levels of learning, complementing and resonating between…


Added by Vera Saar on February 5, 2013 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Circle the word to complete each sentence.

Circle the word to complete each sentence.

It is cold _______ we have no heat.…


Added by Only For English Learning on February 4, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments

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