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April 2017 - Education Impression

Monthly Archives: April 2017

Difference between Serial ports and Parallel ports

Difference between Serial ports and Parallel ports Points : difference between serial ports and parallel ports, define ports. compare and contrast: serial ports and parallel ports Ports A ports is a socket at the back of a computer used to plug-in various devices. Personal computers have various types of ports. Internally; there are several ports for connecting disk drives, display ...

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Purpose of Data Bus, Address Bus and Control Bus

Purpose of Data Bus, Address Bus and Control Bus Points : purpose of data bus, address bus and control bus, define the term bus in general. what are the purpose of data bus, address bus and control bus Buses A processor communicates with Input/output circuit and memory by using signals. These signals travel along a set of wires or connections ...

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Major Functions of Arithmetic Logical Unit and Control Unit

Major Functions of Arithmetic Logical Unit and Control Unit Points : major functions of arithmetic logical unit and control unit, define the terms with their major functions, arithmetic logical unit, control unit Arithmetic Logical Unit This is where arithmetic operations such as addition, subtraction, division and multiplication are performed. This is where logical operations are also done such as comparison ...

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15 Graphic Organizers For Text Structure Work

This week I participated in some great professional development about text structures, led by my colleague, MaryAnn Tatarunas. She explained that student understanding of text will improve when they are directly taught five text structures. Each of the five text structures can be identified by key phrases that are included in the text and they can be better understood by ...

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Using Stop Motion Animation to show Reaction Mechanisms

Kinetics is a topic that I love to teach, but my students find it very difficult to understand. There are probably a variety of reasons for this, but one that I think contributes is that students struggle to think at the particle level in chemistry. If it’s difficult to think about a sample of matter as being made of indescribably ...

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Modeling Reaction Kinetics

In my last post, I detailed my takeaways from a powerful workshop I attended on modeling instruction. Since attending that workshop, I find myself thinking more about incorporating the ideals of modeling into my instruction. For years I have created open-ended activities in which students explore and test hypotheses, but questions have remained. How can I make better use of ...

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