NASA Kids' Club is a collection games, interactive activities, and images for students in Kindergarten through fourth grade. At the center of the NASA Kids' Club is a set of games and interactive activities arranged on five skill levels.
ooking for some resources on inspirational quotes to use in class? Here are a few of my favourite Pinterest boards where you can have access to a wide collection of quotes and visuals that inspire a love of teaching and learning. Browse through the different materials provided there and you will definitely find some to use with your students in class
If you are planning to incorporate iPad in your classroom teaching then you definitely need to work on some preliminary stuff before anything else. These are basically formalities and conventions students need to abide by when using iPad in class. Making students explicitly aware of their responsibilities behind using iPad in class will certainly help you tap into the full educational potential of this versatile gadget.
There’s a ton of buzz in the education world about how dwindling school budgets and pressure to improve test scores are taking time away from recess and physical education so that students can spend more time in the classroom. Despite more time in the classroom sounding like something that would drive academic performance, research shows …
With the approach of the new school entry teachers are busy getting themselves around the technology they might need for this coming school year. Obviously, it goes without saying that Google Drive is a fundamental element of the teachers tech toolkit. So it is no longer a question of whether to use it or not but rather how you can use to enhance your teaching. To this end, understanding the different features embedded in Google Drive and knowing how to tap into its full potential is a goal every teacher should be grappling with.
Within the video library there is a collection titledLiteracy in Action. Literacy in Action features videos of teachers modeling and explaining instructional methods. One of those videos is embedded below.
WeLearned.It is the social learning platform that allows teachers to create and share dynamic assignments, leave meaningful feedback on student work, and allows learners to capture and track their academic growth and achievement over time in digital leaning portfolios.
At the beginning of the school year when students receive devices from the school or bring their own devices to school for the first time, ask them to give a two or three minute presentation about their favorite hidden feature of their devices.
What is differentiated learning, anyway? Is it synonymous with personalized learning? Or personal learning? The recently released second edition of the book “The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners” describes differentiated learning as addressing many students of “various backgrounds, readiness and skill levels, and interests”. Sounds pretty similar to personalized learning to me, …
My favorite tools for creating flipped lessons include the option to insert questions for students to answer while watching the video instead of waiting until the end to answer a series of questions. I also like tools that provide students with the opportunity to submit questions to their teachers while they are watching videos. These tools offer those options.
"Online video is taking the world by storm, and today’s students are the biggest consumers of online video content — they’re the ‘Netflix Generation’. These students have grown up in a world where video is available instantly, on-demand, and on any device.
Combined with the rise of flipped and blended learning methodologies, it’s natural that today’s educators are seeking innovative ways to take advantage of video."