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The Best Resources On Differentiating Instruction

My colleague Katie Hull-Sypnieski is leading a February 1st Education Week Webinar on differentiating instruction, and I would strongly encourage …

The “All-Time” Best Places To Find The Most Popular (& Useful) Resources For Educators

I’ve been posting annual lists of The Most Popular (& Useful) Resources For Educators for a number of years. There are a number of ways to gauge …

Say goodbye to public schools: Diane Ravitch warns Salon some cities will soon have none

“Why destroy public education so that a handful can boast they have a charter school in addition to their yacht?”<p>Once a George H.W. Bush education official and an advocate for greater testing-based accountability, Diane Ravitch has in recent years become the nation’s highest-profile opponent of …

Say What? 5 Ways to Get Students to Listen

So how do we help kids become better listeners? Check out these tactics for encouraging a deeper level of listening that also include student …

Teaching

Ten Most Popular Educational YouTube Videos in 2013

<b>5. How Old Are Your Ears? (Hearing Test) vis AsapSCIENCE</b><p><b>6. Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind Pt. 2 vis AsapSCIENCE</b><p><b>7. What If the Sun Disappeared? vis</b> …

27 websites that make learning science fun

Over the past month my most popular posts have consistently been science websites. Below, I have combined all the science websites that I have shared …

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2013

Well, here it is my favorite and most popular post of the year, my Top 100 Sites/Apps of the year!!! Continuing w/ the trend from last year, readers …

4 Tools to Connect Students to Real World Math - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - CCSS, math teacher resources

One of the challenges we face as educators is providing students with opportunities to engage in meaningful learning experiences that show them how …

Math Trick - Multiply Using Lines!

Gamified Science Courses #3dgl #gbl | Mr. Gonzalez's Classroom

Last year I attempted to gamify my Science courses. My reason for wanting to gamfiy my courses was to increase student engagement. I wanted to see …

Sylvan Paper | The fully automated bibliography, research, citation, and internet highlighting tool.

×<p><i>Sylvan Paper</i> is the new brand for <i>Citelighter</i>. And it’s better than ever. We are still a bit in edit mode (pun intended!), so if you see the name</i> …

Education Technology

YouTube

Choice Equals Power: How to Motivate Students to Learn

“Clearly the more power students have, the better, assuming they are in a position to use it and they have good judgment when they use it,” Ferlazzo …

Reframing Failure as Iteration Allows Students to Thrive

The Top 10 Ways Blogs And WordPress Are Used In Schools

Since Edublogs began back in 2005, the definition of blogging has expanded greatly. Nowadays, a blog is simply a blank canvas that can be brought to …

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The Hattie Effect: What's Essential for Effective PBL<p>Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving<p>Metacognition- The importance of making students AWARE …

A Short Guide to Sharing Media Through Google Drive for iPad

<i>Cross posted from FreeTech4Teachers.com</i><p>I recently had someone ask me how her students could privately share videos they made on their iPads. My …

Smart Kit - School-Safe Games and Puzzles

Smart Kit offers a large collection of games, puzzles, and riddles for students of all ages. The content of the collection ranges from simple …

Search Mind Cipher for Your Next Brainstorming Session Warm-up Activity

Trying to solve riddles and other brain teasers can be a fun way to "warm-up" the brain before a brainstorming session or before a lesson on Monday …

8 Tips to Power-Up Your Classroom Presentations

I've been creating presentations using software like PowerPoint and KeyNote for 20 years, and I've learned a lot about how to most effectively …

Public Speaking

How to Create Screencast Demos of iPad Apps

Last week after publishing A Short Guide to Sharing Media Through Google Drive for iPad I had a few people ask me how I created the video. I use two …

7 Free iPad Apps for Science Lessons

<i>Cross-posted from my other blog iPadApps4School.com</i><p>I'm preparing to do a virtual presentation for a small district next month. My hosts asked for a …

5 Fantastic Apps for Digital Storytelling on iPads

<i>This is a guest post from Samantha Morra of EdTechTeacher.org</i><p>Computers, and the digital tools on those computers, brought video editing to the …

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Teach SEL<p>What is social and emotional learning? When students work together on project teams, they learn to collaborate, communicate, and resolve …

27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

<b>27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding</b><p>Checking for understanding is the foundation of teaching.<p>Whether you’re using formative assessment for data …

Teaching