Gianfranco D'Aversa

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Google announced a free online education conference

Google has recently announced Education on Air which is a free online conference about leading for the future and shaping today’s classrooms. This …

Education

The ultimate guide to hashtags

Hashtags are social networking phenomena par excellence. They originated in Twitter a around 2008 and since then they adopted and integrated into …

Google Plus

Professionally designed templates to use in Google Docs and sheets

Template Gallery is a useful Google Doc add-on for teachers and students. It provides you with a variety of professionally designed templates for …

Google

Get 500 free books on coding

Coding is one of the most demanded skills in the 21st century learning. There is a growing need for teaching students the fundamentals of coding and …

Programming

A classroom poster on steps for good writing

5 Steps to Writing A Poem is a visual created by Cambridge University and outlines the 5 major stages to composing a poem. In fact, the steps …

Posters

Google relased a new service called Youtube Kids

Google released a new service called YouTube Kids which is ‘a new family-friendly app that makes it easy for kids to explore a vast selection of …

Kids

Which of these 4 Instructional Strategies do you use in your class?

Instructional strategies, according to Alberta Learning, are “techniques teachers use to help students become independent, strategic learners. These …

Teaching

A good tool for reading and summarizing long articles

Not having enough time to read a long article? Too long didn’t read (TLDR) does the job for you and provides you with a condensed summary of the main …

Chrome Web Store

ShowMe: a great learning App

ShowMe is a great learning app for educators. It allows its users to create and share lessons on the iPad. It offers a nice and intuitive whiteboard …

Learning

How video is redefining teacher development

Grounded in research on the effects of video on teachers’ professional learning, Teaching Channel Teams uses video to help teachers collaboratively …

Professional Development

Put working memory to work in learning

The good news for teachers and students is that it is possible to improve our working memory. These strategies can help activate and, over time, …

The Brain

Prodigy Math Game: Gamed-Based Learning for the common core

With more and more educators embracing game-based learning, it’s important to evaluate and choose the program that works best for you and your …

Mathematics