The exam revision season is approaching. It’s when students want as much information as possible at their fingertips. So how about if you could touch a screen and download all the lesson materials you need?
Droid Report The Best K-12 Classroom Apps Droid Report Frog Dissection. Frog Dissection is a learning tool with app features such as experiencing what it is like to dissect a frog using a set of virtual tools and advanced 3D modelling.
by Edutopia, Mary Beth Hertz I have met many edtech entrepreneurs through my work in teaching technology to kids, and through working with organizations that support innovation in the field of educational technology.
Did you know that March is Women’s History Month? Yes, I know that there is a month or day for celebrating just about everything out there, a number of these designations offer excellent teaching and learning opportunities.
As social studies teachers, it’s easy to get caught up in textual evidence. And that’s not always a bad thing – there are all sorts of sweet primary and secondary sources that we should be using with our kids.
Lisa from Maryland stopped by the other day to browse the Google Maps Gallery post and left a quick comment about the similarities of the Maps Gallery and a site called WhatWasThere. I had never heard of WhatWasThere.
I’ve been planning to talk about Thinglink for months. I had the chance to learn more about this last spring and, well . . . I just haven’t gotten to it. I’ve been busy. The dog ate my homework. The internet was down.
I’ve posted a few articles on the growing trend in education toward using tablets. I wanted to follow up with the experiences from efriend, Marc Fanaroff on his recent laptop rollout. Does this match your experiences?
Explain Everything™ by MorrisCooke Announces New Availability for Android* PR Newswire (press release) SAN JOSE, Calif., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Explain Everything has been called "The #1 App for Teachers" and it is now available for...
Guest blogger Dr. Janice Dole, a reading and literacy methods instructor, presents her experiences with video in effectively training preservice teachers how to instruct students in the critical skill of close reading.
We’ve got the National Geography Awareness Week. We’ve got Kansas Geography Day. But today in Hutchinson, it’s ESSDACK Geography Day. Four times a year, an awesome group of middle school teachers show up here and we talk social studies all day.
16 Guiding Questions To Develop A Digital Literacy Plan by TeachThought Staff Literacy is a chief concern for both academic and professional progress. Digital literacy is emerging as a genuine concern in education as technology...
A great way to capture the attention of your students is to introducethese virtual tools. If they are bored with traditional flashcards, post-its or math manipulatives try out one of the virtual tools on our list: MyScript Calculator (calculator)...