An encouraging new report describes preliminary, first-year outcomes from a study of 3,000 middle school students that shows kids can, in fact, learn more in science classrooms that adopt a well-designed, project-focused curriculum.
A map featuring the UK made entirely of Minecraft blocks has had an upgrade. Created by Ordnance Survey (OS), the original map re-created 224,000 sq km (86,000 sq miles) of Britain using more than 22 billion blocks.
What does it mean for a classroom or school to "go Google"? Learn all about Chromebooks, Google Apps for Education and Tablets with Google Play for Education... (Teaching & tech join forces in #Google for Education.
Emaze is a stunning presentation tool that allows practitioners and/or learners to create 3D , zooming and panning presentations. It's extremely intuitive and leaves users with slick and memorable presentations. Users can embed pictures and video URLs into Emaze to make them immediately viewable, and there are a number of layouts to help them present data and graphs. The FREE for Life option has 3D effects and Users can Add... - YouTube videos - music & sound - Import PowerPoints - Share on-line ...but they're limited to 200MB storage
If you’re a user of Google Drive, then no doubt you have also heard of and likely used Google Presentations (Google’s version of PowerPoint). It’s a great tool to create slick presentations in the cloud, especially after its most recent overhaul. However, Google Presentations is also a handy tool for doing some great projects with …
We've collected resources from Edutopia and the Web to help you navigate the possibilities of blended learning, an approach that combines face-to-face and technology-mediated learning, with some student control over time, path, place, or pace.
School's eCadets - a force to be reckoned with Barry and District News Pupils trained as eCadets, advise their friends on how to protect themselves when browsing the internet, using social media on smart phones and tablets, or playing online games.
While 70 per cent of teachers believe 'sexting' and cyber bullying to be on the rise, a new study suggests that some schools could be doing more to address the issue (Is your school doing enough to address online safety?
PresentationTube Recorder is a simple tool designed to help instructors, students and business professionals record their presentations from the comfort of home or office, and without the need to have Internet connection while recording. The Recorder synchronizes a variety of visual aids including PowerPoint slides, Webcam streaming, whiteboard, drawing board, Web browser content, Desktop recording .
WordWriter provides a new way of "Learning Vocabulary" through writing WordWriter... - is a new writing tool from BoomWriter. - allows practitioners to create vocabulary lists that they want learners to incorporate into a writing assignment. - assignments offer a good way to have learners practice using new vocabulary words in context.
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