“ What are the best apps for teachers? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, by teachers. For teaching students how to presen...”
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Over the last few months I have been working hard to develop a set of commercially available lesson materials. These lesson plans aren't specifically designed for English language learners, though they will be useful for students at higher levels who want stimulating skills based practice or for any teacher interested in developing a CLIL or content based approach to language learning. They were designed to enable any teacher to develop students in a way that is more closely aligned to the kinds of skills they will need to function effectively and critically in the digital world.
There are many apps that promote critical thinking–and often extended critical thinking and learning at that. These are enjoyable exercises in strategy, tactics, and problem-solving thought. Teach Thought have collected 25 of these critical thinking apps: for grades 8-12, but several are for students as young as kindergarten.
Whilst providing instant feedback to the player as they go, they are also practicing extended thinking over a period of time that encourages to look at digital circumstances with a critical eye.
Many students, administrators, and politicians are encouraging students to take online courses. But, are the students ready? How can we prepare all students to learn online? Here are a few ideas. Do you have more to add? ~Mia
Are you using or planning to use Google Classroom in your instruction? Below is a run-down of 12 important things every student should be able to do on Google Classroom. These are basic tasks to help students manage their classes and assignments in Classroom. This work is based on guidelines provided by Google Classroom Help. The chart at the end of this post provides links to resources where students can learn more about how to go about doing each of the tasks mentioned in the visual. Enjoy
Presentations that strictly focus on technology do nothing to shift mindsets. This article gives sensible tips on how to present technology, eg technology integration rather than just show new products.
Creative classrooms giving students skills & hope for 21st century success
Linda Buckmaster's insight:
According to the World Innovation Summit for Education, education is failing to respond to changing economies thus leaving students unprepared to thrive in the modern workplace.
In this article the USN Endowment for the Arts explains that at-risk students with access to the arts in or out of school fare better in school and the workforce and participate more directly in their communities.
PYE’s Creative Community Model helps teachers weave the arts into classroom culture, while building a safe environment for creative expression. This supportive climate, enables students to connect with their purpose, interests, and values - they begin to care about their futures and shift from passive to proactive learners..
Educational reforms refer to the process of changing goals of global education by introducing technology, methodologies and strategies. Educational institutions across the world are increasingly getting under pressure to have a system in place that will improve the skills, achievements and... https://www.allassignmenthelp.co.uk/blog/education-reform-policy/
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