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Presentation App Boosts Learning in Blended, BYOD Classroom

Apollo Presentation and student-response system good for BYOD, 1-to-1 classrooms Pros: The drag-and-drop interface makes designing easy; students can …

Education Technology

Overnight Oats with Blueberries Recipe

"If you soak oats in milk and yogurt overnight in the fridge, you don't need to cook oatmeal in the morning! This is a delicious and easy breakfast …

Breakfast

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Decoding serving sizes can be downright confusing—so we’ve devised a clever way to help you keep portion sizes in check.<p>If you’re buying a box of …

Nutrition

Educational iPad Apps for Learners with Autism

April 3, 2017 After writing about the best books for teachers and parents to learn and explore the world of autism, we are introducing you to this …

Education Technology

Slow-Cooker Garlic-Parmesan Chicken

This recipe is taking over Pinterest. Find out why.<p><b>BUY THIS SLOW-COOKER: KitchenAid Slow-Cooker, $89; amazon.com.</b><p>Directions<p>In a large skillet over …

Slow Cookers

Three Ways to Use Flipgrid Now That All Features are Free

In case you missed it last week, Flipgrid was acquired by Microsoft. Microsoft then made all of the premium features of Flipgrid available for free …

Education Technology

When Denver stopped lunch-shaming, debt from unpaid meals skyrocketed

After the Denver schools chief made a high-profile announcement last August guaranteeing a full meal to students whether or not they had the money to …

Personal Finance

Making The Grade: How iPads put digital whiteboards on life support

<i>Making The Grade is a weekly series from Bradley Chambers covering Apple in education. Bradley has been managing Apple devices in an education environment since 2009. Through his experience deploying and managing 100s of Macs and 100s of iPads, Bradley will highlight ways in which Apple’s products</i> …

5 Ways to Blend Technology Into Outdoor Lessons

Description<p>As the winter fades and spring begins to bloom here in New England, kids and adults are itching to get outside more often. This is a great …

Dirty schools: CPS cheated to pass cleanliness audits, janitors say

When parents, teachers or students have complained in recent years about dirty classrooms and lunchrooms, Chicago Public Schools officials have …

School Administration

A Collection of Some of The Best Word Cloud Tools for Teachers

A word cloud is a visual representation of the frequencies of words in a text. Teachers can use word clouds for a variety of instructional purposes …

Teachers And Those Magical OK Go Videos: A Match Made In Science?

If you've ever gone down the rabbit hole that is OK Go's YouTube channel, then you know how insanely cool the band's music videos are.<p>Sure, OK Go is a rock band. Their songs get on the radio, they've played sold-out shows, but the group is far better known for their really complex and elaborate …

Free Platform Lets Teachers Find and Share Their Favorite Resources

It was a bittersweet moment for Ashley Lamb-Sinclair as she walked away from her middle-school classroom for the final time last year, flicked the …

50 Great iPad STEAM Apps for Teachers and Students

After we have covered STEAM websites to use with your students in class, we are sharing with you this visual we have been working on for the last few …

The Best Videos For Educators In 2017 – Part Two

This is the first in my annual year-end “Best” lists (you can find all 1,700 Best lists here).<p>In addition, you can find All Mid-Year 2017 “Best” …

Teaching

32 Educational Websites Organized by Content Area

September 14, 2017 Now that you are settled back in your classrooms ready to start a new school year you probably have already made plans on how and …

A lot of our ideas about bilingual children are total myths

“What’s that music?” my three-year-old asked as we listened to a song in a foreign language last December.<p>Could my toddler be showing an interest in her Russian heritage? Maybe this would be a chance to tell her about the revered winter holidays of my childhood in St. Petersburg, Russia—calling up …

Language Learning

6 Habits Of Talented Teachers

What do talented teachers do? In a hurried and impersonal data-driven world it is easy to lose sight of what

Teachers Don’t Want All Of This Useless Data

I always thought the purpose behind student data was to help the teacher teach. But it has become an end to itself.<p>One of the most frustrating things I’ve ever been forced to do as a teacher is to ignore my students and concentrate instead on the data.<p>I teach 8th grade language arts at a …

5 Videos to Cultivate Empathy in Students

<i>This blog post is part of the</i> <i>CM Rubin World Global Search for Education</i> <i>which poses a question each month to</i> <i>leading educators</i> <i>for reflection and</i> …

Empathy

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

A Practitioner’s Guide to Educating Traumatized Children

There is nothing new about the presence of traumatized children in our schools; often without realizing it, teachers have been dealing with trauma’s …

12 Apps & Websites for World Read Aloud Day (or any day!)

The countdown is on! This year World Read Aloud Day is February 16. Over the past few years I’ve had the opportunity to work with the amazing team at …

Project-based Learning: Teachers' Guide

January 06, 2017 According to BIE, project based learning is “an instructional approach built upon authentic learning activities that engage student …

“Photos For Class” Is My Favorite Site For Finding Images

I have a huge The Best Online Sources For Images list (and one needing some revising and updating).<p>And, with all those resources available, Photos …

Creative Commons

24 Ways for Students to Showcase Their Best Work (With Tech)

One of the most important parts of assessment is deciding how to organise student work. A great way for students to be more involved in the …

The 6 Most Popular Google Docs Templates for Teachers

July 23, 2015<br>In today’s post we are sharing with you a set of handy document templates created and provided for free download by the folks in Google …

Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

MIT