Kathleen Dent

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20 Apps Making Programming for Kids Exciting (Updated 2017)

How can programming for kids be fun? Through play, of course, and what better way than through apps!<p>Learning to code is similar to learning a second …

Some Wonderful iPad Apps for Organizing Your Class

September 17, 2015<br>Here is a collection of some useful iPad apps to help you better organize and manage your classroom. Some of the things you can do …

10 Educational Web Tools That Support Inquiry-based Learning

September , 2015<br>As a learning strategy, inquiry-based learning is all about learners constructing their own understanding and knowledge through …

'True Size Map' Proves You've Been Picturing The Planet All Wrong

It'll rock your world.<p>Did you know that California is more than four times the size of Portugal? Or that you could fit China, the U.S. <i>and</i> India into the continent of Africa, with room to spare?<p>Prepare yourself for a whole new kind of geography lesson.<p>The True Size Map shows countries as many …

5 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

Quizizz<p>Much like Kahoot, Quizizz allows teachers to gather evidence of student learning in a fun, gamified environment. When teachers create …

3 Lasting Lessons For Teachers From Grant Wiggins

<b>3 Lasting Lessons For Teachers From Grant Wiggins</b>by<i></i> <b>Jay McTighe</b><i>Ed note: If you’re interested in hearing a (podcast) conversation between Jay McTighe</i> …

Class Story- A New Excellent Platform for Teacher-Parent Communication

September 5, 2015<br>The popular educational platform ClassDojo released today a new interesting tool called ‘Class Story’ which enables teachers to …

Education Technology

Top 90 Educational Android Apps for Teachers

August 24, 2015<br>After having posted about the best Chrome extensions and Chromebook apps for teachers, here is another back-to school goodie for …

Apps

Office Mix for Teachers – Interactive Online Lessons made simple

Educators are always on the lookout for new and engaging ways to teach their students and provide them with meaningful and assistive feedback. One of …

Flexible Seating Elevates Student Engagement

Becky Fisher, the director of educational technology at Albemarle County Public Schools, is interested in learning about the thinking that drives …

Tips for the Beginning Teacher

<b></b><b>(As a student teacher and a one to three-year professional)</b><p><b></b><b>I. Be Professional</b><p>Be professional in dress, manner, and attitude from the first minute …

Teaching

Objects and stories

Explore... Medicine and genetics<p>Explore... Atomic Science<p>Explore... The Archive Collection<p>The Science Museum archives hold original records of some …

Using Training Videos for Interactive Learning

The benefits of video training for employees are unprecedented in today’s day and age. YouTube has quickly risen to the second most popular search …

10 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers and Educators

June 2, 2015<br>Today's collection features a list of some useful new educational web tools we have curated from the piles of emails we have received …

Flocabulary- An Online Library of Educational Music Videos to Use in Class

June 1, 2015 <br>Flocabulary is an excellent educational platform we discovered through Graphite. Flocabulary provides teachers with a digital library of …

5 strategies for helping families overcome the stigmas of special education

<b>I’ve invited Nashima Harvey to share some tips for helping teachers r</b><b>emove the stigma from special education through</b><b> building positive relationships</b> …

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50 Alternatives To Lecturing

<b>50 Alternatives To Lecturing</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><i>Ed note: This post is promoted by SEU’S online masters in education programs. SEU simply asked us to</i> …

Best Education Podcasts

Here's a great list to get you started:<p>#edchat Radio<p><b>(Personal Learning Network, School Leadership, Teacher Leadership)</b><br>#edchat Radio is a ten-minute …

Teachers Starter Kit for Creating Interactive eBooks Using iBooks Author

May 21, 2015<br>iBook Author is an awesome free app that allows users to easily create stunning multi-touch textbooks for iPad. It provides all the tools …

How Digital Leaders Outperform Their Peers

One of the big global technology stories this year is the expanding divide between the digital haves and have-nots. As the World Economic Forum’s new</i> …

Innovation

10 Great Classroom Management Apps for Teachers

May 19, 2015<br>Below is a collection of some very good iPad apps to help teachers with classroom management. Some of the tasks you can do with these …

The Characteristics Of A Good School

<b>The Characteristics Of A Good School</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>When a society changes, so then must its tools.Definitions of purpose and quality must also be …

Teacher-tested Tools for Enhancing Collaboration in Class

Have students hold up paper cards instead of requiring their own devices in this clicker system.<p>Pin anything on this virtual cork board: images, …

Education Technology

7 Tools You Need for Productive Online Meetings

Working with a remote team, or collaborating digitally with colleagues and clients, is stressful. Being limited to digital interactions introduces a …

Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them Like a Boss

Tips and Resources for Using Free Video Conferencing Tools in Your Classroom Video conferencing and chat tools can be a wonderful instructional …

Adobe Education Exchange - An Excellent Educational Platform for Teachers

May 12, 2015<br>Adobe Education Exchange is a great educational platform that hosts a wealth of resources for teachers and educators. You can use it to …

2015 Mobile Learning Trends Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on April 18, 2015<p>The 2015 Mobile Learning Trends Infographic explores what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning …