technology teaching

Dedication || Newt Scamander x Reader

Request: ooo, i saw the anon that requested the modern AU with the reader teaching newt technology and had an idea for something in that one: the reader could introduce him to google docs for writing his book

((So this will be set in modern times, but Newt will just be a bit behind on technology 😊))

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You and Newt were sitting at home, you on your computer and him writing in a book. You suddenly came up with an idea. You didn’t know why you hadn’t thought of this before, but seeing Newt writing in his book made the thought appear.
“Hey Newt, have you ever heard of google docs?” You questioned, looking over to him as he glanced up.
“Oh.. no I haven’t, what is it? Some game app that you like to play?” He asked, raising a brow at you.
“No!! It’s something where you can type out entire essays, but in your case, your book! That way you won’t have to go through the trouble of having to transfer your entries later on, you can do the entire thing here, while continuously adding on!” You explained in excitement, pulling it up on your computer to show him.
“That’s actually.. quite helpful, you say I can add onto it whenever I want?” Newt questioned, examining the google docs you had pulled up.
“Mhm, plus it has cool features, like adding pictures and I think you may be able to draw in parts? Oh and you can highlight anything important as well!” You smiled widely as you saw him begin to type what he was thinking, especially when a small smile appeared on his face as well from it.
“Sooo whatcha typing Newty?” You asked, leaning over to see.
“Well, I decided to type this…” he turned the computer to face you and a blush appeared on his face. It seems he had taken your advice and already began typing in his book. However this part was the dedication page.. and he included you into the paragraph as well.
“A-are you sure you wanna put me in your dedication? That’s supposed to be for very important people who inspired and helped you..” you stuttered at first, your face bright red.
“Yep, and that’s exactly why you’re there.” Newt smiled again, leaning over to kiss the top of your head.

Dating Bucky Barnes

- He’s very distant at first but comes around
- Putting stickers on his metal arm
- Him laughing at you when you try to stick as many stickers as you can
- Combing his hair
- Singing him to sleep
- “You’re my angel doll.”
- He calls you angel all the time because he thinks you saved him.
- Unlimited libido
- Kinks
-Teaching him technology
- Being best friends with Sam and eventually making Bucky friends with him too.
- He picks you up at very random times and throws you over his shoulder.
-“James! I was cooking!”
- He loves it when you fall asleep on him
- Teaching you how to defend yourself
- Being friends with the avengers
- PDA
- “Okay grandpa.”
- He gets mad when you call him grandpa because he cant use a smart
phone.“
- "Back in my time..”
- Telling you stories of the 40’s.
- Making fun of pre serum Steve
- Forehead kisses. But not like little pecks, sometimes he just holds your head in his hands and just kisses your head, lingering there a little.
- You showing him what he missed in the lingerie world during those 70 years
- “I adore you, my best girl/boy.”

The five American wizarding schools:

Ilvemorny School of Witchcraft & Wizardry: Northern school, on Mount Greylock in Massachussetts

Okeefenokee School of Witchcraft and Wizardry: Southern school, hidden deep in the Okeefenokee swamp in northern Florida, has an alligator on its crest. De-segregated in the 1960s.

The Marie Laveau Institute of Magic: Historically Black school, hidden in a cleverly disguised cemetery in New Orleans, teaches African-American voodoo and conjuring.

Las Vegas School of Magical Arts: west coast school, the world’s newest wizarding school, controversially teaches muggle technology alongside magic, regularly recruits for the CIA, NSA, FBI, and NASA. Buzz Aldrin is a graduate.

The North American Academy of Indigenous Magic: What originally started as a Native boarding school was taken over by Native wixen in 1895, and has since been a safe haven for magical indigenous children. Since most Native children learn traditional magic at home, the NAAIM teaches methods of indigenous resistance and community building alongside magic.

I Lie About My Teaching

Here is an interesting article I came across in The Atlantic. 

The story of a Teacher and how we portray our lives to others in the field. What are your thoughts? 

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I liked Devon. We were all first and second-year teachers in that seminar—peers, in theory—but my colleague Devon struck me as a cut above. I’d gripe about a classroom problem, and without judgment or rebuke, he’d outline a thoughtful, inventive solution, as if my blundering incompetence was perhaps a matter of personal taste, and he didn’t wish to impose his own sensibilities. When it fell upon us each to share a four-minute video of our teaching, I looked forward to Devon’s. I expected a model classroom, his students as pious and well-behaved as churchgoers.

Instead, the first half of Devon’s four-minute clip showed him fiddling with an overhead projector; in the second half, he was trotting blandly through homework corrections. The kids rocked side to side, listless. For all his genuine wisdom, Devon looked a little green, a little lost.

He looked, in short, like me.

Teachers self-promote. In that, we’re no different than everyone else: proudly framing our breakthroughs, hiding our blunders in locked drawers, forever perfecting our oral résumés. This isn’t all bad. My colleagues probably have more to learn from my good habits (like the way I use pair work) than my bad ones (like my sloppy system of homework corrections), so I might as well share what’s useful. In an often-frustrating profession, we’re nourished by tales of triumph. A little positivity is healthy.

But sometimes, the classrooms we describe bear little resemblance to the classrooms where we actually teach, and that gap serves no one.

Any honest discussion between teachers must begin with the understanding that each of us mingles the good with the bad. One student may experience the epiphany of a lifetime, while her neighbor drifts quietly off to sleep. In the classroom, it’s never pure gold or pure tin; we’re all muddled alloys.

I taught once alongside a first-year teacher, Lauren, who didn’t grasp this. As a result, she compared herself unfavorably to everyone else. Every Friday, when we adjourned to the bar down the street, she’d decry her own flaws, meticulously documenting her mistakes for us, castigating herself to no end. The kids liked her. The teachers liked her. From what I’d seen, she taught as well as any first-year could. But she saw her own shortcomings too vividly and couldn’t help reporting them to anyone who’d listen.

She was fired three months into the year. You talk enough dirt about yourself and people will start to believe it.

Omission is the nature of storytelling; describing a complex space—like a classroom—requires a certain amount of simplification. Most of us prefer to leave out the failures, the mishaps, the wrong turns. Some, perhaps as a defensive posture, do the opposite: Instead of overlooking their flaws and miscues, they dwell on them, as Lauren did. The result is that two classes, equally well taught, may come across like wine and vinegar, depending on how their stories are told.

Take the first year I taught psychology. I taught one section; my colleague Erin taught the other.

When I talked to Erin that semester, she’d glow about her class. Kids often approached her in the afternoons to follow up on questions, and to thank her for teaching their favorite course. Her students kept illustrated vocab journals totaling hundreds of words. They drew posters of neurons, crafted behaviorist training regimes, and designed imaginative “sixth senses” for the human body. Erin’s mentor teacher visited monthly and dubbed it an “amazing class” with “incredible teaching.”

Catch me in an honest mood, and I’ll admit that I bombed the semester. I lectured every day from text-filled overhead slides. Several of my strongest students told me that they hated the class and begged for alternative work. I wasted three weeks on a narrow, confining research assignment, demanding heavy work with little payoff. One student openly plagiarized another. I wound up failing several students who, in hindsight, I should have passed. Yet I know that this apparent train wreck of a class was, in truth, no worse than Erin’s.

That’s because I made Erin up. The two classes described above were the same class: mine. Each description is true, and neither, of course, is wholly honest.

I’m as guilty as anyone of distorting my teaching. When talking to other teachers, I often play up the progressive elements: Student-led discussions. Creative projects. Guided discovery activities. I mumble through the minor, inconvenient fact that my pedagogy is, at its core, deeply traditional. I let my walk and my talk drift apart. Not only does this thwart other teachers in their attempts to honestly evaluate my approach, but it blocks my own self-evaluation. I can’t grow properly unless I see my own work with eyes that are sympathetic, but clear and unyielding.

I had a private theme song my first year teaching: “Wear and Tear,” by Pete Yorn. It was my alarm in the mornings, my iPod jam on the commute home. The chorus ended with a simple line that spun through my head in idle moments and captured the essence of a year I spent making mistake after rookie mistake: Can I say what I do?

It’s no easy task for teachers. But I think we owe it, to ourselves if to no one else, to tell the most honest stories that we can. I’ll only advance as a teacher, and offer something of value to those around me, if I’m able to say what I do.


Source: The Atlantic


Share some feedback. What are your thoughts of the article? 

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Ruyton Girls’ School by Woods Bagot

Departing from the traditional classroom framework, it prioritises natural light, flexible furniture and technology-enabled teaching spaces for task-based, student-centred flexible learning.

PSA: Be Nice to Your School’s Tech People

The way my classroom is set up, the plugs and ethernet ports are on the same side of the room as my only whiteboard. This was a design created by a building contractor, and clearly not an educator. There’s one outlet and ethernet port on the opposite side of the room, so I moved my three desktops. 

When the technology person came in, I started to ask if it was okay that I did that and she began an obviously well-rehearsed speech about how “that’s where the ports are and we have to make due and there’s nothing she can do-”

When she took a breath, I took the chance to ask “if I purchased my own ethernet splitter/modem, could we route these desktops to this port here?”

Her shoulders dropped and her eyes widened and she let slip “oh my god, I love you.” 

I laughed as she continued gleefully sarcastic “you mean you’re willing to actually contribute to fixing your classroom’s tech problem rather than expecting magic out of me?!? Amazing!”

I smiled, and as she left, I offhandedly mentioned that I would need a new bulb for my projector, and asked where I could get one in the building. She told me to wait, and 30 minutes later a brand new HD LED projector was left at my classroom door.  

This has been a PSA, be nice to your tech people. They are not magicians, nor can they solve every problem immediately. Offering a solution can go a long, long way. 

Apple Watch in the Classroom

“Oh wow, an Apple Watch?” a stranger says incredulous at a friend’s wedding. “I thought teachers were supposed to be broke all the time?”

“I actually use this in my classroom all the time, and it’s not like I got the 17-grand gold plated one, right?” I try to laugh.

“Couldn’t you just take out your phone? How exactly is that an educational tool?” they press, perhaps letting the open bar override their sense of social niceties.

This got me thinking, the Apple Watch is generally a device that people aren’t completely convinced that they need, which may or may not be true. But I use mine in a number of specific ways, and if you’re a teacher, there are ways to use this tool to improve your time management and classroom environment! I didn’t want to clog your tumblr so I put the real “meat and potatoes” under the link. Hope it helps! 

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BBC Learning English Drama

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Witness

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21st Century Mythologies

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6 Minute English

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6 Minute Grammar

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6 Minute Vocabulary

Build your English vocabulary in six minutes. Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills.

A Christmas Carol (BBC Learning)

Charles Dickens’ classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge is abridged in 9 episodes and read by Alan Smith. The adaptation of the story is rich in music and sound effects and is accompanied by Teacher’s Notes - making it ideal for children studying a classic text.

A History of Britain in Numbers

British history in numbers, the big trends and changes in our lives, brought to life with interviews and new audio techniques, and compared with the present day. Andrew Dilnot presents 10 programmes that cover population, incomes, health, consumption, homes, work, education, old age and women.

A History of Ideas

A fresh take on the History of Ideas as big subjects like beauty, freedom, technology and morality get dissected by a team of thinkers. Philosophers, theologians, lawyers, Neuroscientists, historians and mathematicians join Melvyn Bragg to present a history in many voices.

A History of the World in 100 Objects

Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, explores 100 different objects which reflect how the world has changed.

A Point of View

Weekly reflections on topical issues from a range of contributors including historian Lisa Jardine, novelist Sarah Dunant and writer Alain de Botton.

Americana: inside the USA

An insider’s guide to the stories and people shaping the USA today.   Discussion and insight from some of the best known names and voices in America.

Analysis

Analysis makes sense of the ideas that change the world, from economics to social affairs to global politics to political Islam. With thought-provoking and expert presenters, Analysis aims to make the world of policy and ideas both interesting and surprising.

BBC Business Daily

Demystifying the world of money - Business Daily and In the Balance examine the big issues facing the global economy and look at what the analysis and the business jargon really mean.

All in the Mind

All in the Mind examines how we think and behave. It’s presented by psychologist Claudia Hammond. She investigates the latest techniques being used by mental health practitioners, speaks to people with psychological issues and uncovers all the most recent research from the world of the mind.

Beyond Belief

Debates exploring the place of religion and faith in today’s complex world. Ernie Rea is joined by a multi-faith panel to discuss how religious traditions affect their values and perspectives.

Bookclub

James Naughtie and readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best known novels. Authors include: Douglas Adams, Alan Bennett, Alice Sebold and Maya Angelou.

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This podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. In Open Book, Mariella Frostrup talks to leading authors about their work. A Good Read features Harriett Gilbert discussing a range of favourite titles with guests.

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Discovery

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Drama of the Week

Every Friday we bring you a new drama from Radio 4 or Radio 3.Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.

Excess Baggage

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Five Hundred Years of Friendship

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Food Programme

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In Our Time: Culture

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In Our Time: Philosophy

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In Our Time: Religion

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My Own Shakespeare

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The Digital Human

Aleks Krotoski explores what technology tells us about modern living. Each programme takes part of our digital world and looks at how it’s influencing who we are, what we value and where we’re headed. Whether it be our relationships or our environments; both real and virtual, Aleks reveals what these developments tell us about ourselves and the world we’re creating.

The Educators – ideas about learning

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Ancient Writing

Over the centuries, writing has become one of the most efficient methods of communication among people and civilizations.

In the present time, writing is even more widespread than ever. With the rise of technology and social media, writing will always be a glance away. Even though writing has evolved along with technology, the method of teaching it has remained the same for centuries.

I personally believe that schools of all grade levels should implement technology in order to keep up with the ever changing world of writing.


P.D. Pablo tried really hard to not talk about himself in third person, he deserves an applause.

MM Characters as teachers
  • Jumin: the strict, young, hot teacher that secretly just wants to give everyone an A+
  • Jaehee: tough grader, very very cool with the gay kids bc they can smell her Lesbian Scent™, cries if she can't grade things on time
  • Zen: everyone. wants. a. piece. of. him., sings for the class and brings in his keyboard piano, cool teacher that doesn't really care too much and everyone wonders how he's still employed
  • Yoosung: brings in jeopardy buzzers and game board two days out of every week, type of teacher to randomly call on kids, feels bad if someone gets something wrong so marks it as right anyways and fills their assignments with tons of stickers and stamps
  • 707: obviously teaches a technology class, makes actual deals with students to see how good they are at hacking into his private accounts, always holds the class thirty minutes over just so they can mess around and play games they designed in the class
Teacher!Amis

Okay, I asked @just-french-me-up if I could play around with her Teacher! Amis thing, so here it goes. It’s almost a 1000 words, I hope its not too much… oops.

Feuilly is the technology department. Woodwork, Electronics, Graphic Design, Textile Technology, Food Technology. He can do everything. He alternates between which branch of technology he teaches, so every so often his food technology classes coincide to when Bahorel is playing hockey with the lower school on the yard near Feuilly’s classroom. He’s always busy with some project or another, and still teaches every A-level technology course, without fail because he loves to take students from when they start the school until they finish. Every person in the school has a crush on Feuilly, it’s a fact.

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Careers for the Signs

Use the sign in your second house.
All suggestions are subjective and open to interpretation.

Aries in the 2nd House: Military, Sports, Competition, Entrepreneur
Taurus in the 2nd House: Food, Drink, Art, Music, Physical Therapy, Optometrist
Gemini in the 2nd House: Writing, Public Speaking, Planning, Teaching
Cancer in the 2nd House: Something Community-related, Health, Caring
Leo in the 2nd House: Theatre/Acting, Entertainer, Helping other people
Virgo in the 2nd House: Organizer, Interior Designer, Health, Animals
Libra in the 2nd House: The Arts, Law, Beauty/Fashion Industry, Weddings
Scorpio in the 2nd House: Science, Secret, Transforming things, Government
Sagittarius in the 2nd House: Travel, Teaching, Growth, Languages, Exploring foreign ideas/cultures 
Capricorn in the 2nd House: Languages, Politics, Counselor, Entrepreneur
Aquarius in the 2nd House: Technology, Inventor, Science, Teaching, Futuristic
Pisces in the 2nd House: Spiritual, the Arts, Physical Therapy, Music, Helping