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6 End-Of-Year Google Classroom Clean-up Tips

As the school year winds down, most teachers go through some sort of check-out procedure for their physical classrooms, making sure everything is …

Education Technology

Hacking Children's Learning: Why Gamification Technology Has The Answer

The problem with learning in recent years across all levels of schooling is that, somewhere along the way, we lost how to make it fun. Instead, it’s become a chore or punishment to kids and their parents. In reality, learning should be fun as it once had been.<p>There is hope that fun can be put back …

Education Technology

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ISPs

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 5 Ways to Use Padlet in School

Padlet is a versatile, collaborative tool that I’ve been using for years with students in my classroom and teachers in my workshops. Over the last …

Education Technology

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

10 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

It is no secret that many students are not passionate about math. Students feel disconnected from what is taught in class, unsure of the benefits of …

Education Technology

25 Education Leaders to Learn from Today

I have a confession to make.<p>This time, I am very happy to say, my confession is not for leaving the classroom– I’m backkkkkkkk. Here are my thoughts …

Teaching

7 Twitter Tips for Teachers

Reading Time: 5 minutes.Are you a teacher using Twitter? As a first blog on our new .co.uk domain, I thought it was best

Social Media

5 Ideas For Using Drive Slides

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." - Leonardo DeVinci<p>When selecting tools to use with my students, I look for ways to reduce time on the …

Create Cloze Reading Activities with Google Sheets and Other Tools

A "<b>Cloze Test</b>" is a <b>reading activity</b> where a student is given a <b>reading passage with certain words removed</b>. Sometimes the student is also provided with …

Monitor Classroom Noise Bouncyballs.org

• Use this website as a fun way to monitor classroom noise levels!<br>• Show this website with the use of a projector to your students as they are …

Education Technology

“Legends Of Learning” Is New Game-Based Site That Lets Teachers Create Free (For Awhile) Virtual Classrooms

<b> <br>Note: After a closer look, it appears the site is free for a month or so after registration (longer if you have fewer students) and then you have to</b> …

Education Technology

What Does a 'Modern Classroom' Look Like—and What Should Educators Leave Behind?

column | Community<p>What Does a 'Modern Classroom' Look Like—and What Should Educators Leave Behind?<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Dec 21, …

How Can Schools Prioritize For The Best Ways Kids Learn?

The education world is full of incremental change — the slow process of individuals learning about new strategies and approaches, trying them out, …

Teaching

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 10 Tools for Creating Digital Portfolios

The end of the school year is here or will soon be here for many of us. While it is best to build digital portfolios over the course of a semester or …

Education Technology

3 Tips To Help Prepare Your Student For A Test

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How to Create Digital Homework That Students Love

Technology in School<p>How to Create Digital Homework That Students Love<p>By Laura McClure     Apr 27, 2016<p>Shutterstock / JStaley401<p><b>Let’s redesign</b> …

The Changing Dynamic Between the Teacher and the Taught

The mobile, connected, personal technology of the digital age is now an integral part of the American (and worldwide) education system. The insurgence of technology into education has, in turn, introduced "neomillennial" learning styles among students. Such learning is now prevalent enough to be …

Education Technology
Education Technology

Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

Education Technology

Insanity In Education: Making The Same Mistakes

<b>Insanity In Education: 52 Mistakes We Make Over And Over Again</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The context for this one is simple enough–what mistakes do we constantly …

Pedagogy

4 Great Wikipedia Tools to Use with Your Students

September 26, 2015<br>The use of Wikipedia in education is a controversial topic with a polarizing effect in the education community. Without getting …

8 Excellent Blended Learning Tools for Teachers

September 25, 2015 <br>In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that …

Google Classroom Review: Pros And Cons Of Using Google Classroom In eLearning

<b>Google Classroom Review: 16 Pros And Cons Of Using Google Classroom In eLearning</b><p>How would you like to be a part of a classroom hub where you could …

Education Technology

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google My Maps

August 19, 2015<br>Google My Maps is an excellent web tool for creating and customizing maps. Since its integration with Google Drive, users now are able …

Another Great Tool for Creating Buzzfeed-style Quizzes

August, 2015<br>Riddle has recently rolled out some new features that should be especially useful for the upcoming school year. For those of you not yet …

The Top 10 Metabolism Boosting Foods

As we get older, our metabolism naturally slows down. For some of us that means that it finally will work at an average rate; for others it means …