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5 Tools for Student-Driven Learning

So, you’ve heard about student agency or student-driven learning, and possibly the same thing under some other awesome buzzword🙂. The idea of …

Assessment Overhaul: Tools for Rethinking Assessment in the New Year! — Emerging Education Technologies

Explore 4 Different Web Apps for Assessment in This AppEd Review Roundup!<p>Happy New Year and welcome to our first RoundUp of 2017. Over the break, we …

Top Web Tools and Apps for Teaching Kids Typing

Categories<p>Resources<p>Web-based tools for learning typing skills<p>Chrome apps for learning typing skills

Students

QR Code Audio Stories for the Whole Year!

Want an <b>instant listening center</b>? Here are enough <b>audio stories</b> to practically last you the entire year. Use these <b>qr codes</b> pages to lead your students …

Audiobooks

GeoGebra Quickstart Guides for Desktop and Tablets

From time to time I receive requests for help with GeoGebra. Not being a mathematics teacher, my hands-on experience with the program is limited to …

6 Great Search Engines Designed Specifically for Kids

December 23, 2016<br>After posting about the 10 most popular academic search engines that teachers and student researchers can use to locate and access …

Education

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2016

The 2016 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are …

Education

Animate your classroom

What is the best way to tell a story? By writing a text or using animation? Plotagon is an award winning app that lets you do both at the same time, …

"Sophisticated" and "Genius" Shamoon 2.0 Malware Analysis | Coding and Security

After reading headlines like this, I decided to take a look at this <i>"most damaging cyberweapon the world has ever seen"</i>. Seriously CNN?<p>Seems like this …

Skype-a-Thon 2016 - Microsoft in Education

10 Awesome Storybook Apps to Develop Your Kids Love for Reading

‘A new book every day develops your child's love for books and a daily reading habit…The library also includes the lovely series Tuffy's First …

e-Learning

Teachers Guide on The Use of QR Codes in The Classroom

<b>What are QR codes ?</b><br>According to Wikipedia, a QR code is " a specific matrix bar code ( or two-dimensional code ), readable by dedicated QR bar code …

10 Things That Happen When Students Engage in Design Thinking

<i>John Spencer, a great friend and amazing thinker, has a course on “Design Thinking for Teachers”, that is happening now. I know John is very</i> …

Coding in the Classroom with Swift Playgrounds

The recent release of iOS 10 unlocked a creative coding opportunity for iPad classrooms called Swift Playgrounds. It’s an iPad app that lets you …

Programming

A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps

March 21, 2014<br>Today while I was browsing through my Twitter feeds I came across this fabulous Bloom's Taxonomy wheel of apps shared by Anthony. If …

Six Tools for Creating Classroom Quiz Games - A Comparison Chart

Twice in the last week I have given presentations about tools for creating fun formative assessment activities. The most popular part of that …

27 Meaningful Ways to Use EdTech & Make Your Classes Extra Awesome This Year!

A Cavalcade of Inspiring Ideas for Kicking up Learning and Enhancing Engagement in Your Classroom!There are enough ideas, resources, and mostly free …

Learning

10 Ideas for Using Comics In Your Classroom

Over the last couple of months I've shared a handful of tools that students can use to create comics. I even conducted a webinar on the topic last …

140 Twitter Tips for Educators

<i>Help for teachers curious or skeptical about Twitter</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterThe curious teacher …

e-Learning

Microsoft Education Updates Improve Classroom Efficiency and Promote Exploration

By Meghan Bogardus CortezFrom interactive quizzes to virtual field trips, the latest Office 365 updates have a lot to offer.

Microsoft

5 Ways to use OneNote

4 Students beat out 5,000 other showcase projects!

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Does Your Professional Development Honor Teachers as Learners?

For the past couple of years, our school has worked to create a way of supporting professional learning that is more personally meaningful. We were …

How to Use the “4 C’s” Rubrics | Blog | Project Based Learning

April 18, 2013<br>How to Use the “4 C’s” Rubrics<p><i>This excerpt appears in the Buck Institute for Education's book, "PBL for 21st Century Success: Teaching</i> …

Learning

100+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media

John McCarthyDifferentiated InstructionSocial media can enhance differentiated instruction if the tools are selected with a careful eye on individual …

Learning

10 Online Tools and Resources That Support Academic Honesty

By: Michael Yarbrough. Check out the list of 10 edtech tools that can help promote academic honesty, fit nicely into daily routines and improve the …

e-Learning