Conan Heiselt on TechSmith worked with a focus group to discover what make 'best practices' guide for making the most engaging screencasts (videos that show a computer screen). This awesome PDF is the result.
The concept of the flipped classroom seems to be gaining ever increasing momentum within the field of education generally. Much of this revolves around the use of video to deliver input / lectures to students who can then come to class and do the more engaging and practical part of their work with some teacher support.
So you have been ordered to integrate technology in you classroom. Only problem is, you only have one computer. There is light at the end of the tunnel. Here are 10 ways you can use your one computer as an invigorating learning tool.
Science teacher Brian Bennett has been working on flipping his classroom for three years, first in South Korea and now at William Henry Harrison High School in Evansville, Ind. Article focuses not only on what it can look like, but why do it and a rethinking of the role of schools.
...the following resources offer some particularly great examples of using digital technology to get kids exploring the universe. They’re fun. They’re free. And they feature a diverse selection of topics and strategies, meaning almost every user will find something of interest.
As most of you know, the uber gods of PBL are BIE. I was first introduced to the BIE PBL 'model' from mate Dean Groom who handed me over what I still refer to as my 'PBL Bible' – a ring-binder full of the BIE Freebies that ...
Getting a good education is important, but does the current model nurture real learning? Here, we look at powerful ideas on how to change education: flipping classrooms, rethinking lesson plans and re-imagining the role of teacher and student.
There are a couple of ways to set up or conduct quizzes that are delivered to mobile phones. There are also a lot of different mobile phones out there, so it is no surprise that you need to get a couple of facts cleared out before you can even start to build your quizzes and share them with learners......
The discovery of a new subatomic particle that may be the elusive Higgs boson has electrified the entire field of physics. The particle has profound implications for understanding our universe. ("God Particle" disvovered?
Using Apple TV in a lesson is FANTASIC! Having read about it online I sort of knew what to expect but it was only when I actually tried it out in a lesson did I realise the huge impact that it has on teaching and learning: you can stand anywhere in...
"Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends" For example: Colombian Departments Wordle.
If you like the activities we have created to enhance numeracy, then many similar templates are available on the NGfL Cymru website to registered users. These can be downloaded, adapted and saved so that you have your own bespoke resources.
Login in or register then click on GOOD PRACTICE on the top toolbar, then click on TOOLS TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF THINKING
When you have been diagnosed with cancer, as I have, you quickly grow accustomed to "friendly cancer spam." Friends, relatives, and well-meaning acquaintances routinely forward you a gazillion identical links to whatever this week's hot cancer news...
To see specific course requirements and expectations, click on a SUBJECT listed on the RIGHT of the page. Once you've gone to the SUBJECT page then find the GRADE desired. The "Curriculum Framework" column may be the easiest table to use and understand.
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