Today is a day to celebrate and pay tribute to this musical genius. Teachers, students, lovers of music, everyone, can take a journey back in time and meet Tchaikovsky in a way that will captivate all.
Pyotr Tchaikovsky led a somewhat troubled life, despite achieving immense success. He…Continue
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Something awesome is happening on a new channel in YouTube. Ben Wilkoff has gathered together a few everyday educators who are sharing weekly vlogs about education.
This week we're discussing what education might look like in five…Continue
Added by Sheri on April 21, 2013 at 10:20pm — No Comments
How Teachers can introduce Amazing People to Students…Continue
Gamification in education can be an effective motivational tool for engagement. Some educators spot increases in student engagement while others see skill acquisition benefits. It can also be a tool for enabling teachers to guide and reward their students and in terms of game mechanics, urgent optimism is a powerful force to get the classroom to take action quickly,…Continue
Added by Rachel M Angres on February 23, 2013 at 3:57am — No Comments
Top Ten Things Colleges Look for in a High School Student
1. A high school curriculum that challenges the student. Academically successful students should include several Honors and Advanced Placement classes.
2. Grades that represent strong effort and an upward trend. Grades should show an upward trend over the years. However, slightly lower grades in a rigorous…Continue
fur.ly is a great place/idea for educators who are struggling with students finding the right websites or who are having their students copy long URLs off of the board. This tool will let you have one URL that will open multiple websites at one time.
Added by Brian Weir on November 19, 2012 at 5:31pm — No Comments
As an educator, it's important to be reflective of my practice, not for the sake of boasting, but for the sake of being able to recall what went well, what worked - and definitely how things could be improved for the next time I teach this particular session of CPED2023 for Johnson University.
I spend what my wife probably thinks is an inordinate amount of time pining over and re-examining my course content, flow and learning…Continue
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Supers simple method of creating bibliographies and works cited citations. Create MLA and APA style citations.
Added by Brian Weir on July 23, 2012 at 5:47pm — No Comments
From shifts in the economy to advances in technology, the career choices of Americans have changed dramatically since the 1900s. Since the days when “farmer” was a popular occupation, to the present when 50 percent of the top 20 fastest growing jobs are in healthcare, career choices have certainly shifted over…Continue
Added by Crystal T on July 20, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments
Spaaze is a website that allows for thesimple creation of a virtual cork board. It is extremely dynamic and easy to use. You can add video, images, files, titles, and notes all in one spot so your students can have easy access to unit material. The canvass size of Spaaze is huge so you can add quite a few units to one canvass.
Added by Brian Weir on July 8, 2012 at 12:52pm — No Comments
This educational web 2.0 tutorial demonstrates a great online method of taking collected data with your classroom and inputing the information into a chart in just a couple of easy steps. Create cutomized data charts simply.
Added by Brian Weir on July 4, 2012 at 10:45am — No Comments
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I am celebrating National Poetry Month by inviting librarians and educators everywhere to a great collaborative opportunity. Take a glance around the shelves in your home, school or public library and create an original Book Spine Poem. Take a picture of your poem and upload it to a photo…Continue
Added by Nikki Robertson on April 10, 2012 at 9:27am — No Comments
I have recently become interested in games for education. Since I am an elementary emotional support teacher, I use game on a daily bases to teach my students develop social skills. I see how that it works with them in that setting and I also see how it could be used in other academic settings. One of the problems using games for academics is the cultural stigma that goes with the name of…Continue
Added by Thomas Larkin on April 1, 2012 at 6:24pm — No Comments
Hohli charts is a simple method of creating dynamic data sets that then display as charts and graphs. This web 2.0 tool would be great and simple for students to use in a k-12 educational setting.
Added by Brian Weir on March 27, 2012 at 9:50am — No Comments
Over the last few weeks, we ran a survey asking teachers to tell us about two or three of their favorite iPad apps that they use in an education-related context. Today we share the apps that were listed most often, and include some feedback from teachers regarding why they like them so much.
Come check out the complete listing …Continue
Added by Kelly Walsh on March 26, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
This is a Smartboard Notebook tutorial on how to create an interactive study game board in which students can move game pieces along the board if they answer the questions correctly. This gameboard use tiles that on one side has the answer and on the other side has the question.
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