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The lesson plans, videos, activities, and handouts are designed to inspire creativity and help students make conscious choices about sharing their own creative work while understanding the value of respecting the rights of other creators.
No one was necessarily to blame; after all, Marc C. Carnes remembered, he, too, had found his own undergraduate coursework “sorta boring.” So he set about crafting a radical new way of teaching that has a kind of cult following among professors in the U.S. and abroad.
Adam Bellow knows a thing or two when it comes to selecting resources for teachers. First, Bellow is a former teacher. Second, he’s founder and CEO of eduClipper, which enables teachers to collect and curate tools and other helpful materials.
We got this list via email the other day, and since we know everyone loves a good deal, thought it was worth sharing. Compiled by an independent website, it claims to be one of the most thorough lists of deals and discounts for teachers out there.
Are you relatively new to iPads in the classroom? Are you looking for some tips to help you navigate the new iOS 7? Today we take a look at 10 Features Every iPad Owner Should Know, so that you have the knowledge and confidence you need to shine in front of your students.
We've been compiling a list of top presentation resources that will help you become a master presenter. Check out the resources below nicely divided into categories of articles, infographics, Quora and videos. There's something for every presenter!
Free App Friday is sponsored by News-O-Matic. Today we have $63 worth of apps for FREE! You will find all sorts of apps including phonics, stickers, puzzles, skateboarding, dental hygeine, stories, a Star Trek ship builder, coloring and more!
Free Webinar! How prepared are the K-12 teachers of tomorrow to inspire the next generation of young mathematicians? In our community’s next webinar, learn how essential it is for pre-service teachers to learn, develop, and model the Standards for Mathematical Practice to improve learning for their future students.
This is for New AND Pre-Service teachers!
EdWeb offers some excellent (and FREE) opportunities for Professional Development! This is offered through their Adaptive Math Learning community, and they also have a New Teacher Help community - all free to join!
For this webinar on Math Standards (CCSS):
Topics will include:
-Ideas for K-12 school leaders and mentor teachers who are responsible for new teacher induction
-Implications for college and university faculty teaching both math methods and content courses
-Potential disconnects between pre-service content and methods courses and also eventual in-service expectations
-Examples of math problems to engage pre-service and new teachers
As we usher in the start of a new school year, it’s time to hit the ground running in your classes! Math can be pretty tough, but since it is the language in which scientists interpret the Universe, there’s really no getting around learning it. Check out these gifs that will help you visualize some tricky aspects of math, so you can dominate your exams this year.
One of my roles in the school is to help support teachers create a safe and welcoming classroom for all students. So I've been searching for some great online resources to share with teachers, especially after some professional development for using the Zones of Regulation.
Before this spring, rising 7th grader Madison Reiman was no mobile app designer. But after developing her ideas in class last April as one of thirty students in a district pilot program using MAD-learn, she’s worked to bring her creative prowess to her community.
The National Literacy Directory is the brainchild of Kentucky-based National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and international non-profit ProLiteracy. The purpose of the directory—to facilitate the ability of GED-pursuants, adult-education students, and college-bound hopefuls of any age to access relevant, local information from a single source—is more than achieved through this database.
Google’s latest solution for learning is called Google Classroom. Although Google Classroom will be available at the beginning of the school year to all schools that have adopted Google Apps for Education, the Mountain View based company granted access to Google Classroom to a select few individuals in July.
The entire list of fourteen FREE books is a must-see for all parents. But I especially wanted to highlight a great book for parents of special needs children,Understanding Autism on the Field: Coaching Tips for Autistic Children in Sports.
If you’re new to teaching, the end of the summer may bring more than chills from the cooler air. If it is your first time with a classroom of your very own, it can be a little nerve wracking. It is important to remember that every teacher starts out in the same place – new …
One of the biggest innovations in education happened just about a week ago. The newest product is called Google Classroom and it’s been proven to be quite a popular addition to the powerful suite of tools already being offered by the search giant.
One of the most frequent questions I get from coaches is about how to coach teachers in the Common Core (CCSS). While there's some content knowledge you'll need to have about the CCSS, there are many coaching skills that apply regardless of the content.