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    Educational Readings

     

    Teaching Digitally:
    A Guide for Integrating Technology into the Classroom Curriculum

    Author: Tomei, L. A.
    ISBN: 1929024274

    Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching
    4th ed. 2005

    Author: Roblyer, M. D.
    ISBN: 0131195727

    Classroom Assessment:
    Concepts & Applications

    6th ed. 2007

    Authors: Airasian, P. W. & Russell, M.
    ISBN: 9780073403762

    Internet Literacy
    4th ed. 2005

    Author: Hofstetter, F. T.
    ISBN: 007321454X

    Assistive Technologies:
    Principles and Practice

    2nd ed. 2001

    Authors: Cook, A. M. & Hussey, S. M.
    ISBN: 0323006434

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    Complete Concepts and Techniques

    4th ed. 2006

    Authors: Shelly, G. B., Cashman, T. J., Woods, D. M., Cashman, T. J., & Dorin, W. J.
    ISBN: 1418859362

    Instructional Design
    3rd ed. 2004

    Authors: Smith, P. L. & Ragan, T. J.
    ISBN: 0471393533

    Introduction to Educational Research
    6th ed. 2008

    Authors: Mertler, C.A. & Charles, C. M.
    ISBN: 9780205510009

     
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    Whatís in a Name?

    PETE
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage:English
    Pronounced: PEET
    Short form of PETER

    PIERS
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: English
    Pronounced: PEERZ, PEERS
    Middle English form of PETER

    PETER
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: English, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Slovene, Slovak, Biblical
    Pronounced: PEE-tur (English), PE-ter (German), PE-tur (Dutch)
    Derived from the Greek Πετρος (Petros) meaning "stone". This is a translation used in most versions of the New Testament of the name Cephas (meaning "stone" in Aramaic) which was given to the apostle Simon by Jesus (compare Matthew 16:18 and John 1:42). Simon Peter was the most prominent of the apostles during Jesus's ministry and is considered by some to be the first pope.

    This name was borne by Peter the Great, the czar of Russia who defeated Sweden in the Great Northern War in the 18th century. A famous fictional bearer is Peter Pan, the boy who refused to grow up in J. M. Barrie's play.

    PETA
    Gender: Feminine
    Usage: English
    Feminine form of PETER

    PETERKIN
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: English
    From a surname, which was derived from a pet form of the given name PETER
    CEPHAS
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Biblical
    Pronounced: SEE-fas
    Means "rock" in Aramaic. The apostle Simon was called Cephas by Jesus because he was to be the rock upon which the Christian church was to be built. In most versions of the New Testament Cephas is translated into Greek Πετρος (Petros) (in English Peter).

    PETROS
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Greek
    Other Scripts: Πετρος (Greek)
    Greek form of PETER

    PIKA
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Hawaiian
    Hawaiian form of PETER

    PETRA
    Gender: Feminine
    Usage: Greek, Finnish, Czech, Slovene, Hungarian
    Other Scripts: Πετρα (Greek) BR> Feminine form of PETER. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.

    PETTERI
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Finnish
    Finnish form of PETER

    PEKKA
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Finnish
    Finnish form of PETER

    PETRI
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Finnish
    Finnish form of PETER

    PIETARI
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Finnish
    Finnish form of PETER used in the Bible.
    PEADAR
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Irish, Scottish
    Pronounced: PAD-ar
    Irish and Scottish form of PETER

    PEDER
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Danish, Norwegian
    Danish and Norwegian form of PETER

    PEHR
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Swedish
    Swedish pet form of PETER

    PETTER
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Swedish, Norwegian
    Swedish and Norwegian form of PETER

    PEDR
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Welsh
    Welsh form of PETER

    PEETER
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Estonian
    Estonian form of PETER

    PEIO
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Basque
    Basque form of PETER

    PERU
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Basque
    Basque form of PETER

    PER
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Scandinavian, Breton
    Scandinavian and Breton form of PETER

    PERE
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Catalan
    Catalan form of PETER

    PETAR
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
    Other Scripts: Петар (Serbian, Macedonian), Петър (Bulgarian)
    Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of PETER

    PÉTER
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Hungarian
    Pronounced: PAY-ter
    Hungarian form of PETER

    PETI
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Hungarian
    Hungarian pet form of PETER

    PETERA
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Maori
    Maori form of PETER

    PETR
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Czech
    Czech form of PETER

    PETRE
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Romanian
    Romanian form of PETER

    PETRICA
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Romanian
    Romanian form of PETER

    PETRU
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Romanian, Corsican
    Romanian and Corsican form of PETER

    PETRAS
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Lithuanian
    Lithuanian form of PETER

    PIET
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Dutch
    Pronounced: PEET
    Dutch form of PETER

    PETRUS
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Dutch
    Dutch form of PETER

    PIER
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Dutch
    Pronounced: PEER
    Dutch form of PETER, used especially in Flanders.

    PIETER
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Dutch
    Pronounced: PEE-tur
    Dutch form of PETER
    PÉTUR
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Icelandic
    Icelandic form of PETER

    PIETARI
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Polish
    Pronounced: PYAWTR
    Polish form of PETER

    PYOTR
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Russian
    Other Scripts: Пётр (Russian)
    Pronounced: PYOTR
    Russian form of PETER

    PIERRE
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: French
    Pronounced: PYER
    French form of PETER. This name was borne by Pierre Renoir, a French impressionist painter, and also by Pierre Curie, a physicist who discovered radioactivity with his wife Marie.

    BEDROS
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Armenian
    Armenian form of PETER

    BUTRUS
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Arabic
    Other Scripts: بطرس (Arabic)
    Arabic form of PETER

    PIETRO
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Italian
    Pronounced: PYE-tro
    Italian form of PETER, Pietro was the first name of the Renaissance painter known as Perugino.

    PIERO
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Italian
    Italian form of PETER, Piero della Francesca was an Italian Renaissance painter.

    PETRONILLA
    Gender: Feminine
    Usage: Italian
    From a Roman name, a feminine pet form of Petronius (see PETRONA). This was the name of a 1st-century Roman saint, later believed to be a daughter of Saint Peter.

    PETRONA
    Gender: Feminine
    Usage: Spanish
    Pronounced: pe-TRO-nah
    From the Roman family name Petronius, which possibly derives from Latin petro, petronis "yokel".
    PETRO
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Ukrainian, Esperanto
    Other Scripts: Петро (Ukrainian)
    Ukrainian and Esperanto form of PETER
    PEDRO
    Gender: Masculine
    Usage: Spanish, Portuguese
    Pronounced: PE-dro (Spanish)
    Spanish and Portuguese form of PETER. This was the name of the only two emperors of Brazil.
    PIERA
    Gender: Feminine
    Usage: Italian
    Italian feminine form of PETER

     

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