Contemporary classrooms have moved far beyond the worlds of pen and paper. Many technological advances are helping teachers everywhere engage and educate students of all ages and abilities like never before.
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At some time almost all students turn to a parent for help with homework. If your child has often struggled with school, the task of homework brings stress into the entire family. Although there is not one simple action you can take to make homework effortless, it’s helpful to prepare yourself with a well-stocked kit of options. Here are some ways you can help your child master the homework process.
PreK-3 Digital Learning is a free professional learning community (PLC) that hosts webinars and wide-ranging discussions on digital learning in the PreK-3 grades. This community will help you stay connected, share ideas, and get support from colleagues.
Free Webinars for PreK-3 educators! Thank you, edWeb! Next one is Sept. 23 at 4 pm ET
Writing is a tedious task and as such kids find it hard to sit down and write. Thankfully, technology has some interesting ways to get kids excited about writing. There are a wide variety of web tools to help you engage young learners in the writing process. Writing prompts tools come on top of the list. These are applications that generate prompts for students to draw on to compose their writing piece. Here is a web-based version of these tools but today I am sharing with you the iPad based version. These are excellent apps that kids can use on their iPads to get writing prompts and story starters.
""What if" thinking can open the door to a world of opportunities. Just ask Rich Lehrer. A science teacher for 24 years, he's always looking for ways to make learning more meaningful for his students. But it wasn't until the last few years that he started asking questions that have led to more authentic experiences: What if we invite students to solve real problems? What if the classroom doesn't have walls? What if learning activities don't always end with letter grades?"
Blended and Flipped Classrooms can give students more control over their learning path. Added to that, the teachers get more insight into the learning of the class and can intervene as required. Technology plays an important role in blending the classrooms. User-friendly technology ensures that the student has more control over the time, place and pace …
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