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While teacher websites appear to be more popular, I have many colleagues who lament the fact that, halfway through a semester, many of their students have never found one.
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Educators are always striving to find ways to make curriculum relevant in students’ everyday lives. More and more teachers are using social media around les (RT @dougpete: How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World?
16 Excellent iPad Apps for Social Studies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning (http://t.co/O1nKMWkf 16 Excellent iPad Apps for Social Studies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning)...
This list of 12 classroom rules are applicable in and out of school. From dreaming big to always being ready to learn ... these are life lessons.
If your resolution for 2013 was to be better organized, these 5 apps are recommended for you by the fine folks at Apple.
I've put these lessons resources together to help teachers practice some ideas for how to create art on the iPads with students.See also: NAEA Monthly Mentor Blog Post . My Teacher...
Here at Educon yesterday, I had the chance to learn a bit more about design thinking from David Jakes. David's central point was that schools and teachers often get stuck in a "Yeah, but..." mindset when thinking about change.
Screenshot/High Tech High The term "project-based learning" gets tossed around a lot in discussions about how to connect students to what they're learnin (What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Isn’t
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Studying is tough for many reasons. Here's a few ways teachers can make it a little less painful. (8 Exam-Prep Activities Students Actually Like...
Digital storytelling projects encourage students to express themselves visually, which is a different skill from writing.
Should You Use Music in Your Classroom? Written by Allie 28 December 2012 No Comment. Should music be allowed in a classroom? ipod3. There's some debate on this question, as it can be a matter of personal preference.
Suffragist, quotidian, expurgate? These are just a few of the words high school students should know. If they're foreign to you, time to bone up!
Tony Jackson: "We talk a lot about real-world education. What does it look like? I've asked my colleague Honor Moorman and Taking IT Global's Jennifer D. Klein to share their experiences with real-world global learning. Join Honor and other educators Thursday at 5:30 Eastern for the latest webinar, Adventures in Project-Based Learning. It's open to all, free, and promises to be an equally vibrant discussion."
Global competence requires an attitude of respect for cultural differences, and an appreciation of those things that all humans share.
While the two nations ran even in math, Finland maintained the lead in science and reading even though some U.S. states finished ahead. (Education Week: On Global Exams, U.S.
For the 2012-2013 school year, teachers with access to mobile technology are teaching kids with these great education apps for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
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Want to travel to another country and explore its culture(s) for FREE? Here is an opportunity for an amazing, and yet intensive, professional development program to help you globalize your classroom. This program includes a multi-week international fellowship. This program took me to Indonesia in 2012 and will be taking two friends/colleagues of mine (Julie Wakefield, in Nevada, and Kristi Brand-Neuroth, in Tennessee) on their fellowships sometime this year. Please, please, PLEASE apply. You'll love it!
I have been a teacher of English for 24 years, a Headteacher for 9 years and, at the age of 48, this much I know about why all of us must improve our teaching. For the past month, since I … ...
"Sentence Builder from Abitalk is a series of iPad apps designed to help elementary school students learn to construct sentences. The app asks students to build sentences about the pictures that they see in the app."
A great tool for building skills in youngsters!
by Elizabeth Howald Eighty-seven percent of K-12 students in the U.S. live in states that have adopted the Common Core State Standards.
[This] is a set of great tutorials on the use of iPad. [They] have [been] handpicked ... from several online blogs, websites, and e-magazines. These guides are detailed, to the point and will definitely help you handle your iPad in an effective way. They will also introduce you to some amazing secrets about your iPad that you might have never known before.... Enjoy
Do you know the actual theories of learning? A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process.
Getting The Lecture Out Of The Room: An Argument For Blended Learning (RT @TeachThought: Getting The Lecture Out Of The Room: An Argument For Blended Learning http://t.co/aFKwvwSm #blendedlearning ...
Years ago, I stopped grading my students. This is shocking to most educators who wonder how assessment can be done without numbers and letters.