Ian Foutz

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26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

A Really, Really Cool Website For Students Who Think They Hate Math

21 Clever Writing Prompts That Will Unleash Your Students' Creativity

Kickstart that school year.<p>And if you have any prompts that have worked well for you in the past (either as a student or a teacher), feel free to add them in the comments!

6 Reasons Why You Should Blog With Your Class

In my short four years, <b>I have not come across anything so awesome, that ticks all the boxes like blogging does!</b><p>So why should you start blogging with …

Create a Teaching Blog

Checklist: 22 Must-have Elements Of An Effective Blog [2016]<p>Cyclical model of supervision essayscorer Open Document. Below is an essay on "Cyclical …

Inventing Infographics: Visual Literacy Meets Written Content

I'll admit it. In my early years as a teacher, I thought that encouraging students to improve their writing invariably involved encouraging greater …

5 Epiphanies on Learning in a 1:1 iPad Classroom

As an English teacher, I use the word "epiphany" all the time. But this year I came to understand that term on a more personal level -- not just …

Pedagogy

KQED

<b>By Thom Markham</b><p>This is a crucial time for education. Every system in every country is in the process of figuring out how to reboot education to teach …

Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning

YouTube

Learning to code opens up magical new worlds

Prepare yourself for the future, have fun and learn logic and problem-solving by taking up coding<p>Thu, Jun 26, 2014, 01:00<p>Every child knows computers …

Three Ways for Schools to Help Kids Cultivate Kindness

Schools try many approaches to encourage students to be kind and helpful, from rewarding them for good behavior, to implementing service-learning …

How Vine videos can improve the classroom experience

Instead of telling students to put their phones away, why not start using apps like Vine to enhance the classroom experience?<p>With new ed-tech …

Travel Grants and Fellowships for Educators

The Best Places to Look<p>Edutopia has covered travel grants in the past. Be sure to check out other content on the subject, including “Five-Minute Film …

Education Technology

Why iPads Haven't Changed Much In Your Classroom

<b>Why iPads Haven’t Changed Much In Your Classroom</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Ed note: This article was updated from a 2012 post on Apple’s textbook initiative.</i><p>There …

Education Technology

Start Your Teaching Blog: Resources, Advice, and Examples

What's on your summer to-do list? Starting your teacher blog? There's a vibrant online community of educators sharing their expertise in writing, and …

5 Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning

Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning<p>Voiceover: How will today’s children function in a dangerous world? What means will they use to carve the …

No More Grading Thanks to ScribeSense

Teachers looking to quickly grade papers will be blown away by ScribeSense. Not only will this service input the answers to multiple choice test …

Brazil

Teaching History Outside the Box

How do you improve history instruction for young people? My advice might seem hopelessly out of touch with the realities that history educators face …

10 Chapter Books My Students Say You Need

Much like we love our picture books, reading graphic novels or chapter books is a big deal in our room. All day, every day, there is an undercurrent …

Using Minecraft as an Educational Tool

Education Technology

15 of Our Favorite Brain Breaks for Students

If you’re not familiar with them, brain breaks are short activities that offer students a reprieve from routine learning activities. Not only are …

Teaching

Creating An iPad Workflow For Teachers, Students, And Parents

<b>Creating An iPad Workflow For Teachers, Students, And Parents</b><p>Using tablets in the classroom–whether iPads, Androids, or surging Windows devices–is …

Education Technology

10 classroom routines that get kids talking (and writing) about math strategies

Most kids find it challenging to explain how they solve math problems and to put what they know about math into words. These ten simple classroom …

Teaching

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

In the middle of October, we invited educators to tell us about the "apps, games, and websites that are helping to transform their classrooms this …

Teaching

8 Ways Technology Is Improving Education

<i>The Education Tech Series is supported by Dell The Power To Do More, where you'll find perspectives, trends and stories that inspire Dell to create</i> …

10 Surprising Ways to Use Instagram in the Classroom

It’s not just the tweens and teens that are addicted to Instagram, it’s the teachers too! So instead of scrolling through your celebrity crush’s …