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5 Strategies For Engaging Students With Video - Te@chThought

5 Strategies For Engaging Students With Video - Te@chThought | tech up your teaching | Scoop.it

"Online video is taking the world by storm, and today’s students are the biggest consumers of online video content — they’re the ‘Netflix Generation’. These students have grown up in a world where video is available instantly, on-demand, and on any device.

 

Combined with the rise of flipped and blended learning methodologies, it’s natural that today’s educators are seeking innovative ways to take advantage of video."


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Report Backs Computer-Based Testing for Students

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Report Backs Computer-Based Testing for StudentsWall Street JournalResults of the project, which was conducted by the U.S. Department of Education, showed that students could edit text with word-processing tools.


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Interpreting the Common Core: English Language Arts

Interpreting the Common Core: English Language Arts | tech up your teaching | Scoop.it

English Language Arts Common Core Standards have strict requirements on nonfiction reading, which is causing more controversy. (Do you agree with our opinions on #CommonCore English Standards?


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Wordia - help students to learn subject vocabulary through free learning games and video

Wordia - help students to learn subject vocabulary through free learning games and video | tech up your teaching | Scoop.it
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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Word Hunter - A Fun iPad Game for Learning New Words

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"Manulife Word Hunter is a free iPad app designed to help children learn new words. The app features a board game that students move through by rolling dice and correctly spelling new words as they go. Kids can play the game alone or with up to two other players. A student who plays alone will be playing against the automated players."


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How playing an instrument benefits your brain - TED-Ed

How playing an instrument benefits your brain - TED-Ed | tech up your teaching | Scoop.it

"When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What’s going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 27, 2014 6:25 PM

Music does amazing things in your brain, and playing music creates "a full-body brain workout." This video shares what happens in the brain when it hears music, or when the individual is playing music. The science is showing that the playing of music increases executive functioning skills.

Along with a short quiz (that includes multiple choice anc some open response questions) you will also find a number of additional resources that look at the brain as well as how music impacts the brain.

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Knoword - Expand your vocabulary

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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.

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Wordlist Fluency Generator | Intervention Central

Wordlist Fluency Generator | Intervention Central | tech up your teaching | Scoop.it

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Fluency Generator!

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Richard Seal's curator insight, March 3, 2013 2:33 PM

Sometimes you can not find the most specific resource for RTI, well, here you go. 

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Classroom presentations with Nearpod

"Marianapolis Prep Training Videos: Nearpod is a jaw-dropping presentation app that allows all your class to watch your presentation, answer multiple choice questions, draw, or answer open-ended questions.``


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