Maggie Verster

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13 attention-grabbing title formulas and how to use them

This title formula is especially handy when writing about ways to help readers avoid pitfalls or problems. The “warning signs” part gives people guidance about things to look out for, which could help them feel empowered or more educated.<p>How about the title “5 warning signs that your house has a …

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Digital Bulletin Board Smackdown

Looking for a free, simple assessment tool? Then this digital bulletin board smackdown is for you. First, however, let’s define what a digital …

Education Technology

Creating Elementary Portfolios with SeeSaw

<i>10MT | 10-Minute Teacher #27 Interview with Suzy Lolley</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on Twitter When you have …

Teaching

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom

<i>10MT | #29 Steven Anderson talks technology trends</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterAugmented reality and …

Augmented Reality

Formative Assessment Tools and Tips from Monica Burns #FormativeTech

<i>Episode 37 of The 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterMonica Burns, author of …

Education Technology

Making Music with iPads and #edtech

<i>A Conversation with Justin Kamp on the 10-Minute Teacher #42</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterToday …

Education Technology

5 Ways to Learn Photography Basics and Improve Camera Skills

Aperture. Shutter speed. Exposure. Depth of field. You’ve heard these terms before. Camera enthusiasts love to talk about them. But what do they …

Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

Tool discovery is often a challenge for teachers interested in finding ways to use technology that will change the way they and their students work. …

Education Technology

Aurasma and Augmented Reality in the Classroom

<i>A conversation with Dr. Tim Green on episode 52 of the 10-Minute Teacher</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on …

Augmented Reality

10 Best Sites That Offer Free Images for Blogs

In our modern world, everything seems to move at hyper-speed. Most people decide whether they will keep reading something within just a few seconds. …

Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

<i>A conversation with Richard Byrne on Episode #57 of the 10-minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher …

Education Technology

Customize your site with logos, matching colors, and more in the new Google Sites

Since launching in November 2016, we’ve continued to add features and functionality to the new Google Sites, including support for Team Drives, …

Game Based Learning and Twine

<i>A conversation with Dr. Matthew Farber in episode 67 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow …

Teaching

How to Use Google Keep in the Classroom

<i>A conversation with Crystal Koenig on episode 72 of the 10-Minute Teacher</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on …

Teaching

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

<i>A conversation with Jon Corippo on episode 92 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on …

Teaching

Video Mash-Ups with Google Slides

<b>Mash-Ups</b> are a fun and popular way to express creativity whether you are combining different styles of music, or art, or memes, or such. <b>Mash-ups can</b> …

Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

<i>Episode 117 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterToday Teryl Magee …

Teaching

WordPress.com now lets you write and collaborate in Google Docs

Instead of competing with Google Docs, WordPress.com is going to embrace the popular web editor so you can write and publish from Google Docs. It’s going to make it much easier to collaborate with other people, as Google Docs has become the default collaborative real-time editor on the web.<p>More …

5 Ideas for Technology Stations

<i>Leslie Swanson-Anaya on episode 145 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on …

Teaching

The Best Essential Equipment for Creating a Podcast

Advertisement<p>Podcasting is still on the rise, which means it isn’t too late to jump in and start your own. Who knows? You might find that you love it …

Copyright Lessons for Students and Teachers

As many of you know, I spent much of my week dealing with a copyright infringement issue. As a result of that I have been doing more reading about …

Why I Use Edpuzzle: An Edpuzzle Review

<i>Sponsored by Edpuzzle</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterEdpuzzle solves so many of my flipped classroom …

Education Technology

Minecraft in the Classroom

<i>Jeff Gearhart on episode 162 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterAre you …

Teaching

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

<i>Anne Collier on episode 169 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on Twitter<b>Anne …

Teaching

3 Simple Blog Graphics You Can Create (Even if You’re Not a Designer)

Let’s be honest.<p>Blogging is <i>hard</i>.<p>You’re forced to wear many hats – writer, editor, promoter, social media manager, even accountant.<p>And adding another …

Infographics

Hyperdocs: How to’s and Tips for Teachers

<i>Lisa Scumpieru on episode 187 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterLisa …

Teaching

We Need to Rewrite the Textbook on How to Teach Teachers

A report from the National Council on Teacher Quality has found teacher-training textbooks aren't based in evidence.<br>Read More

Textbooks

Teacher professional learning pedagogy needs to change too

For too long now education conferences and professional learning events have prolonged a traditional “sage on the stage” approach. It is lazy and it …

How to Stay Focused If You’re Assigned to Multiple Projects at Once

Few people today have the luxury of working on a single project at a time; most of us are juggling the demands of many teams at once. In theory, this system of “multiteaming” offers a number of upsides: You can deploy your expertise exactly where and when it’s most needed, share your knowledge …

Scottish government publishes draft bill for second independence referendum | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon publishes a draft bill for a second independence referendum on Thursday as she ramps up the pressure on the British government to make sure Scotland’s voice is heard in Brexit talks.<p>A Scottish Saltire flag flies from a fence post near …

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