Slidebean is a great web tool to use for creating engaging presentations. Slidebean presentations can include: text slides, bullet slides, Pie charts, bar charts, image slides, collage slides, timeline slides, video slides, text clouds, and quote slides.
The concept of teacher professional development has radically changed due to the boom in digital technologies and social media websites. The web now is replete with a variety of professional learning networks and communities of practice on almost any topic you think of.
PBS Learning Media offers a huge collection of resources for teaching students of all ages. The Electric Company collection of literacy lessons is designed for students from ages six through nine. The Electric Company literacy lessons are focused on helping students decode sounds and words, build their vocabularies, and improve their reading comprehension skills.
Dynamically Created Math Worksheets for Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Time, Fractions, Kindergarten and more Math Topics.
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Math Aids is undoubtedly a treasure trove of free dynamically created math worksheets. It features more than 895 unique worksheets for all grades from kindergarten to grade 12. These worksheets are organized into 74 math topics all of which are accessible through the left hand column.
eduClipper has released a new version of their popular web tool and iOS app. The updated site and app retain all of the great features we've come to enjoy about eduClipper while improving the look and feel of the service.
If your classroom does not already have an active and vibrant website you are missing out on one of the biggest ways to reach your students and their parents. Already have a site? Good, now, let’s talk about keeping it in shape. The quality of your site will determine if it is actually used and …
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I wrote this article to help teachers maintain a professional looking website.
Transform your photos into mapped masterpieces with textual anecdotes, pics, and actual maps of places you visit. While map styles and formats change, each Photo Mapo masterpiece can include a photo, a textual blurb, and a map highlighting location data.
Here is a list of some useful websites you can use with your students to help them better improve their grammar knowledge and polish their writing skill. From grammar lessons and teaching materials to free downloadable worksheets and presentations, this collection of websites will provide you with the content you need for teaching grammar.
This post was co-written by Corey Holmer and Jamie Trow A class set of novels, binders, poster boards, and enough post-it notes to wallpaper a school…. all supplies associated with a traditional middle school book club model. With the addition of iPads, Google Apps, and other educational technology, the age of the “traditional” book club …
As schools progress to include online and on-campus courses and activities, digital badges are suited to meet the needs of emerging education models As children, our accomplishments were recognized with trophies, plaques, a pat on the back or cloth...
For you today is a set of great web tools that you can use with students to create quizzes around videos. Most of these tools support the popular video hosting sites such as YouTube and Vimeo. And though there are minor differences between each tool, the overall process of creating a video quiz is almost similar.
Feedback in the classroom is often one-sided: the teacher gives feedback and the student receives it, generally relating to the quality of their work. Depending on the level of the students you teach, you may find yourself subject to student evaluation, but generally that only comes once a semester (at least at the university level), …