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

The best resource for a student that thinks they hate math is a great teacher.<p>But what about the best resource for that teacher? Beyond an active …

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 …

Classroom decor, Classroom organization and Teacher stuff

Thinking of starting a teaching blog, but not sure where to start? We've put together an amazing collection of resources, tips, and examples to help …

Inventing Infographics: Visual Literacy Meets Written Content

As texts compete for attention with soundbites, scrolling headlines, tweets, and vines, writers and readers alike are seeing the value of text that …

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 …

Play

<b>Let go of theory.</b> In theory, a question or challenge posed in PBL is so compelling that students will learn all essential facts necessary to answer …

Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning

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 …

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 …

5 Reasons Every Person in the World Should Be on Twitter

In a recent conversation a couple of non-Twitter users told me that they don’t use Twitter because they don’t understand it. “It’s hashtag this and …

Start Your Teaching Blog: Resources, Advice, and Examples

Tip and Tools for Getting Started<p>30 Days to Kick Start Your Blogging: Last year, Edublogs, a great network of teacher blogs, hosted this 30-day …

5 Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning

Use this roundup page to discover why project-based learning is a dynamic classroom approach in which students actively explore real-world problems …

No More Grading Thanks to ScribeSense

This post is sponsored by ScribeSense. All opinions are my own.<p>Teachers looking to quickly grade papers will be blown away by ScribeSense. Not only …

Teaching History Outside the Box

Then the chance to write this post arrived and forced me to consider two things:<p>Why do we need kids to learn this stuff?<br>• What should they know to meet …

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

ASCD EDge: A Professional Networking Community for Educators

Discontinuation Notice<p>The ASCD EDge® online community closed on July 1, 2018.<p>If you have arrived at this page through a link to one of these URLs, …

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 …

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 …

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 …