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Course 4: Culture for Understanding - Understanding Our Students

In this course, you'll explore your own cultural competence in the classroom; apply multiculturalism to problem-solving;receive training on service learning; and discuss how to create and sustain connections with classrooms around the world.

Course 5: Educating for Civil Societies - Teaching as Research and Action

This course is a culminating experience with two outcomes: 1) The creation of an electronic Teaching Portfolio(E-Portfolio) that showcases your work from the Certificate of Teaching Mastery; and 2) A Service Project - a professional gift to your communitythat applies what you have learned in the previous four courses to address a local, national, or global need in one of the following areas:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Literacy and Numeracy for Adult Learners
  • Environmental Education
  • Education through the Arts
  • Girls' Education
  • Conflict Mediation
  • Special Education
  • Community Teaching and Learning Centers

Assignment 1: meeting your mentor

Mentors are teachers from around the world chosen by Teachers Without Borders for their expertise and sense of hospitality.They are here to help you - to be your guide and companion on this journey through the Certificate of Teaching Mastery. You share ideas andassignments with your Mentor, and s/he gives you support, feedback, and guidance.

As a way of greeting your Mentor, please answer the following two questions and send your responses to your Mentor:

  • Hospitality - the actions of making others feel welcome - is an important part of almost all cultures. Tell your mentor how it is in yourculture that newcomers are made to feel welcome. Describe in as much detail as possible what is said, what actions are taken.
  • Tell your mentor a story about a teacher who inspired you.
  • To do this assignment, click on the Word icon below. When it appears, press "Save" so that you can work on this assignment "off-line." (Youcan type right on the assignment template. Be sure to save your assignment on a disk or your computer hard drive.)

Assignment 1: Meeting Your Mentor

Personal file storage

How to use your personal file storage

To add your completed "Assignment 1" file to your Personal File Storage area, follow the directions in the document below.After you have added the file to Your Personal File Storage, follow the instructions on how to "Submit a File for Your Mentor to Review" contained inthe same document. (You'll notice that this document tells you how to add, delete, replace, submit files and how to read your Mentor's feedback andrespond.) To access this document, click on the Word icon below:

Personal File Storage Instructions

Save the above document to your personal disk or hard drive. You may also wish to print out a copy of this document, as you will needto refer to it anytime you are using your Personal File Storage. If you do not have access to a printer, you can always click on the Word icon above and whenthe document comes up, minimize it on your screen, and "toggle" or go between the document and the Personal File Storage area.

Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
NANO
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
tahir
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
Cied
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
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