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Google Debuts Several New Tools for Teachers

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons)Google has launched several new tools to expand its presence in schools worldwide. The company presented Quizzes, a …

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Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably used, or know someone who uses, Kahoot (visit getkahoot.com for more info). The …

Vocabulary: Instructional Guidelines and Classroom Examples

Vocabulary instruction techniques<p>Teaching specific words<p>A teacher plans to have his third-grade class read the novel Stone Fox, by John Reynolds …

Google Classroom: Do Not Jump In The Deep End - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom: Do Not Jump In The Deep End<p>Making the shift to digital is NOT about doing what you’ve always done in a digital format. Digital …

Education Technology

Microsoft Whiteboard for Windows 10 will enable teachers and students to share ideas

<i>The following was originally posted on the Windows Central blog.</i><p>Microsoft is currently developing a new Windows 10 PC app, Microsoft Whiteboard, …

Kids Can Learn Basic Animation with Pixar in a Box

Training - Raspberry Pi

<b>JOIN OUR COMMUNITY OF EDUCATORS!</b><p>The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s mission is to put the power of digital making into the hands of people all over the …

4 (Small) Ways to Make the 2016–17 School Year Way More Fun

Whether morale at your school is in a good place (and you’d like to keep it that way) or you tend to find yourself scraping morale off the floor with …

Technology for Teachers

Join in our list of great technology resources for teachers. What is important is to add links that encourage use of the five Activated Classroom …

Minecraft in Education

<b>Using Minecraft in Education: 30 ideas for using Minecraft in the classroom</b><p>It is well documented how using games in a classroom context can …

How to Kickstart Maker Education

Maker Hubs<p>The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh was a natural convener for the Kickstarting Making initiative. "We've been doing making at the museum …

‘You are the custodian of the classroom rules, and you must be fair, firm and fiercely committed to upholding them’

I wrote <b>an article</b> a while back where I discussed things going wrong in the classroom. A few people, rightly, challenged me to say what I believed a …

5 Invaluable Marketing Lessons Disney Movies Can Teach Us

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Benjamin Franklin reputedly once said, <i>"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."</i> Certainly, those words can be applied to many sectors of life -- and business. But let's consider their value for one …

Marketing

16-year-old game maker’s fourth company teaches kids to code

At 16, Jordan Casey is a little young to be giving back. But he’s doing it anyway. This Irish game developer is on his third company, and his next game aims to teach kids to code.<p>At 13, the then-and-still baby-faced Casey started Casey Games, working on mobile game titles for the app stores while …

Wordle- create stunning maths vocabulary displays

I’ve been putting some thought recently to what to do to refresh the displays in my department when the time comes. Wordle.net is a superb tool for …

5 Simple Tools For Teachers To Create And Publish Apps Of Their Own

<b>5 Tools For Teachers To Create And Publish Apps Of Their Own</b><p>by <b>Viviana Woodbury,</b> appdeveloper.org<p>What with the almost universal proliferation of …

Apps

Could mindfulness help teachers manage stress?

Over the last few years I have undergone a gentle transformation through the development of a personal mindfulness practice. I didn't notice the impact at first; but now I can see the positive effects of mindfulness in my life every day.<p>Mindfulness has helped me train my 'monkey-mind', which is how …

19 Tips, Tricks and Apps for Classroom Management

Classroom management apps can be a great time saver and help you better organize your classroom, teaching work, and be a better teacher. If anyone …

8 Things Every Teacher Needs To Improve

...The post 8 Things Every Teacher Needs To Improve appeared first on TeachThought.

TV Special: TED Talks Education

How can we create an education system that works for kids, instead of against them? Watch eight inspiring talks (and one beautiful performance) from …

Education

QR Codes in The Classroom- Awesome Guide for Teachers

QR codes are gaining momentum in education as learning tools because of many considerations most important of them all are :<p>Their easy …

13 Free Teacher Downloads for Back to School

Unit Plan: Download this unit-planning checklist for step-by-step guidance on tweaking or overhauling the big elements of a unit plan. Read more …

Teaching

Find More Than 4,000 Math Lessons on Open Curriculum

Open Curriculum is a new entry into the lesson depot market. Like similar sites, Open Curriculum offers a collection of thousands of resources for …

Setting UpYour Classroom

Setting Up Your Classroom<p><b>First, check with your supervisor and custodian on what the regulations are in your school about decorations and classroom</b> …

Education Technology

5 Time-Saving Ways Teachers Use Google Forms

One of my favorite features of Google Drive is Google Forms. If you’re unfamiliar with this, think of it as a way to create quick surveys that can be …

The 6-step guide to flipping your classroom

It’s one of the most talked-about trends in education right now. Right behind the iPad and Common Core. Flipping your classroom is a trend that …

5 Engaging Digital Icebreakers for Back To School!

As we are preparing to welcome our students back to school, many teachers are dusting off well-worn "ice breakers" for that first day. From "tell us …

5 Surprising Tips To Increase Your Motivation Immediately

Got a few minutes? Get ready to get more done.<p>Researchers have discovered some quick ways to get you more focused and motivated at what you do so …