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Getting Personal: 3 Tools For Engaging Students In The Online Classroom

One of the most frequent questions I get about teaching online is whether it is possible to <i>truly</i> connect with students in the virtual environment. My experience is an unequivocal yes. While there may be a difference in the tools used, the methods to engage students are the same as the traditional, …

ISTE 2016: 3 Free Tools for Teachers

By Meg ConlanOnline tools give educators the ability to assess students, find and share video content, and collect multimedia presentations from …

Before Minecraft, The Blocks Were Made Of Wood

For our Tools of the Trade series, we're exploring the iconic, seminal tools that some of us remember using in our early schooling. Things like the slide rule and protractor, the Bunsen burner and the planetarium.<p>Today we explore the simple, powerful tool that is still alive and well in some early …

5 Maths Gems #43

Hello and welcome to my 43rd gems post. This is where I share some of the best ideas I've seen on Twitter.<p><b>1. Vocabulary</b><br>Maria Howard (@MrsHsNumeracy) …

Math Games Madness – Hundreds of fantastic math games!

A good teacher can extend the learning beyond the textbook, beyond the one hour time segment, and beyond the official school day. Games have always …

The 20 Websites You Need to Learn Math Step by Step

Advertisement<p>Learning math online for free can seem too good to be true. But it’s not. There are plenty of resources and plenty of sites that can …

20+ Educational Tools and Apps That Support 21st Century Learning

October 8, 2015 <br>Technology has radically transformed the notion of education to the extent that a label such as 21st century learning is a …

8 Examples of Transforming Lessons Through the SAMR Cycle

Examples of Applying the SAMR Model can Help Teachers Understand and Embrace it The SAMR Model for integrating technology into teaching, developed by …

Why I Can No Longer Teach in Public Education

I am sitting here in my lovely little backyard on a beautiful Michigan summer day, drinking a Fat Tire Amber Ale, and crying. I am in tears because today I made one of the hardest decisions of my life: I resigned from my job as a public school teacher. A job I didn't want to leave -- but I had to.<p>A …