10 Iconic Teacher Actions That Technology Should Disrupt by Terry Heick A little bit of technology doesn’t change much. Can make things a little easier by automating them. It could make a lesson here or...
According to a recent Piqora study, an item shared on Pinterest generates 78 cents in sales. Half of orders also happen after 2 and a half months of pinning. Another interesting number: On average, pins are 100 times more viral than Tweets! Pretty incredible, right?
Today I want to focus on classroom management and share with you some useful apps to use in this regard. These apps will help you : randomly select students, monitor noise levels, display messages, track behaviour, and count down time.
Dear “Nervous To Try Something New With EdTech”: You know when you spoke with me the other day and told me that that introducing more tech into my class was fine for me because I was ‘into it’ and ‘understood’ it? That you were not going to try a new way of doing things (edtech-wise) …
Put speech bubbles on your photos and create your own comic strips within minutes! Great looking results, no sign-up needed, 100% free. phrase.it is probably the best speech bubble photo editor on the web.
Remind101 is a great web tool that provides teachers with a way to safely text message students and stay in touch with parents. You can send your Remind101 messages from your computer or phone. Remind101 apps for iPad, iPhone andAndroid are now available. One of the best things I like about this tool is the unanimity feature. Neither students nor teachers could see each others phone numbers
Flipgrid is simple: Teachers create grids of short discussion-style questions that students respond to through recorded videos. Flipgrid boosts community and social presence in face-to-face, hybrid, and online classrooms.
Saying that it has always been this way, doesn’t count as a legitimate justification to why it should stay that way. Teacher and administrators all over the world are doing amazing things, but some of the things we are still doing, despite all the new solutions, research and ideas out there is, to put it mildly, incredible.
This year marked the third year of the $200,000 Follett Challenge, which encourages K-12 schools around the US to share their innovative programs that have been put in place to prepare our modern students for the demands of the 21st century.Recently, the 4 semifinalists plus the “People’s Choice” winners —were announced. We thought that their programs were …
There are a slew of useful web tools that teachers and students can use to create awesome presentations and slideshows without having to install any piece of software. I am sharing with you below my four favourite tools that I have been recommending to teachers and students:
The Early Childhood Education Network'sLiteracy Center provides young students with online learning activities in four languages. The Literacy Center provides tutorials and games in English, Spanish, German, and French. The tutorials and games are designed to teach students the alphabet, writing the alphabet, numbers, shapes, colors, phonics, and basic spelling.
Do your students struggle to come up with topics to write about in their stories? The collection below features some awesome iPad apps that can provide your students with ideas and story starters to get them writing.
Google Sites is one of the best website creation software I have been recommending for teachers. There are a wide variety of reasons why Google Sites is an ideal platform to host your class website and here are some of them:
One of the versatile ways to use iPad in class is through sharing your iPad screen with your students. You can easily mirror your iPad screen to a projector and let students see what you see on your iPad. This can be used when sharing tutorials, presentations, illustrations and several other learning tasks. How to do it is what I want to share with you today.
Whether you’re writing a blog post, email, or job application, an extra pair of eyes can really help get your message across. Poetica makes it easy to ask friends and colleagues for instant feedback on your text. It’s for anything you’re struggling to write, anywhere on the web.
Booktrack has created a new genre of digital storytelling entertainment. The patented technology lets anyone add a synchronized movie-style soundtrack—including music, ambient audio and sound effects—to an e-Book or other digital text content, with the audio paced to each individual’s reading speed. This innovative platform enables users to create and share stories—on a mobile or tablet device—in a unique and exciting way, transforming the “written” word.