Theresa Brown

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Why you should set soft goals for your classroom this year

When you set your goals for the fall, don't forget your soft goals.<p>There are hard and fast things you must do in the classroom. There are tasks, …

33 Great Apps for Storytelling and Creativity

2013 Update…<p>Here are the main apps I suggest for storytelling. Some of them are actual bookmaking apps, some are apps for creating stories in various …

How I Do It: Making the Most of Parent-Teacher Conferences

<b>Script in Hand</b><br>Come up with a script or checklist of things to discuss ahead of time, such as the student’s current percentages and strengths and …

How Do I Assess Individual Learning When Students Work Together?ASCD Inservice

Susan Brookhart’s forthcoming short-format publication, <i>Grading and Group Work</i>, will connect you with strategies that increase student collaboration, …

The Dos and Don'ts for Integrating iPads

Our freshman and sophomore students all had iPads (wands) and some of the teachers would have them looking up information, collaborating on an app, …

Smart List: 30 Ways to Learn Almost Anything - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - EdTech, OER

Getting Smart is acknowledging people and organizations making a difference with a series of back to school top 10 lists. During August we are …

New School: Two Apps That Let Teachers Remix Lessons Like DJs

OpenCurriculum and Activate Instruction offer free platforms for teachers to share digital “playlists.”<p>Teaching is changing for the better. Instead of one teacher delivering one lesson for one hour to one room full of students, the ideal is now for teachers to enable each student to discover the …

Use These Four Easy Tips To Master Evernote On Your iPhone And iPad [Feature]

Evernote is a fantastically useful service, with clients for the web, Mac, PC, and iOS. The iOS version is as full featured as the desktop version, a rarity these days, and really makes Evernote my go-to app for keeping track of stuff of all kinds.<p>Here, then, are four fantastic tips and tricks to …

Productivity

Downloadable End of the Year Organizer

We’ve finally made it!<p>The end of the year is fast approaching my friends, and that means it’s time to run out of the school into the bright light of …

Teach With Your iPhone: Apps to Use in the Classroom

Pick a Student<p>It's important that all students are held accountable during class discussions and everyone has a chance to speak his or her mind. …

Apps

7 Ways to Become a Better Teacher This Summer

Summer break is a lot of things for teachers. It’s a needed and well-deserved respite from the classroom grind — no papers to grade, no calls from …

Eight Great Apps for Educators to Create, Display and Share

<b>1. COPY, Freemium</b><p>With cloud file storage, there’s no need to email yourself a copy of that Powerpoint lecture or video clip; just save it to the …

Easily Create Classroom Posters on iPad Using Pic Collage App

Somebody has recently asked me for a review of an app that can allow students to easily create posters on iPad. Pic Collage is the best option I …

Friday Infographic: #Meditation in #Education http://t.co/I3X6gGhXdm

How Well Are Schools Teaching Cyber Safety and Ethics?

Earlier this week we looked at proposed legislation in California that would change how social networking websites handle privacy and security -- not …

Four Steps to Letting Your Students Surprise You

Complete Coverage<p>Very few of my students—or even my colleagues—knew about my long-planned three-week trip to Nepal, where I would teach and train …

Charlotte Waddell: Helping kids before they slip through the cracks

The stories are sadly, maddeningly familiar.<p>A murder committed by a young man or woman with a history of violent behaviour.<p>A teen slipping through the cracks from the occasional skipped class to living on the street.<p>An infant or toddler coming into harm's way from parents who themselves suffered …

Elsie's DIY Dining Room Table

Never in my wildest DIY-dreams did I think we would build a gigantic kitchen table! After searching (a LOT) and not finding the perfect table, we …

Smile And Wave

Ever since seeing the woven stools at Target earlier this year I've wanted to try my hand at making something with the pretty rope selection from …