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Technology is a powerful tool for learning that can be used effectively to support the Common Core and help students develop the skills for success.
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One of Susan's favorite ed tech tools is ThingLink. Here she uses it effectively to tie ed tech tools together using common strands found in ELA Common Core and 21st century literacy skills.
In the classroom, QR codes can be used in a variety of ways -- from conducting treasure hunts to creating modern CVs. A number of articles, tutorials and lesson plans designed to help educators.
If you have a white board in your class you need quick available resources to use in class. So here you go.
Forget boredom. Design unique QR codes.
I know many of our teachers already use QR codes... here's a way to jazz them up; sure to engage even a reluctant learner!
I love fancy and innovative QR codes.
Check this out if you use QR codes as one of your marketing tactics.
If you want to use blogs in your class here is a really great guide for getting started.
A free resource that uses interactive video and games-based learning to teach students vocabulary. Educators can set school tournaments, and students can play fun learning games challenging classmates and other schools.
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The app store is loaded with options that allow students to share and collaborate with iPads. Here's a few helpful tips and apps for you to try out!
Good to know, particularly as schools begin rolling out CCSS and using ed tech to create and collaborate.
Just a few reasons why teachers should try Edmodo
Teachers love this gradebook! Post grades & homework online. Fast, easy, web-based, standards-based. Free version available.
Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories, presentations, reports, or tutorials you and your students make to share, read, and print. Storybird is a fun, colla
Very excited about storybird - looking forward to using it for exam prep especially
A way to get young learners excited about writing!
Random writing and journaling prompts, inspiration, and story starters for writers, bloggers, and visual artists.
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Knoword is a quick thinking game that helps boost vocabulary, spelling, speed of thought, as well as increasing analytical, observational and typing skills.
I've used this all year long. It is great for a number of different reasons.
Starbursting is a form of brainstorming that focuses on generating questions about an idea or challenge in a systemmatic, comprehensive way.
Always looking for new tools for brainstorming.
What If You Did Homework in Class and Took Class at Home?
Welcome to ImageQuiz, a website that uses the power of images (1 image = 1000 words) to help you learn. The website contains a variety of quizzes, tagged according to topic: just select a topic that interests you from the sidebar, then select a quiz. Can't think of one? Do a random quiz.
Each quiz will prompt you to click on a particular part of the image that you will hopefully recognise. For example, the image might be a map of the world and the prompt asks you to click on Brazil (easy, it's the biggest country in South America!).
The best thing about ImageQuiz is that you can make your own: to share with friends; to help you with your studies; or just for fun. Simply click create new, upload an image, and draw on outlines around the elements you want users to click on.
I think I might try this as an intervention for some of my struggling readers.
For visual learners and not only
Short videos about numbers, maths and all sorts of other numbery stuff. We'll make you love numbers!
Create and play your own game show and quiz show templates free without Powerpoint!
Create and play your own game show and quiz show templates!
Easy tool for those with little time.
To create games
This article was written by Dominic Braham and Anthony Gaughan and originally appeared in English Teaching Matters, the English Language Teachers’ Associations journal. Before we get started…...
A huge variety of activities for all levels, many not requiring much if any preparation.
Writers notebook ideas.
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