All Blog Posts Tagged 'teacher' (96)

The FUNdamentals of teacher webpages

Teacher webpages: Everyone's getting one, so you want to join the fun, right? 

Fantastic! But -- just like all best practice -- you have to have a plan when you start building your page.

Webpages are a great tool for communicating with students and their parents, but must be treated with careful thought, not just as a last-minute add-on accessory if…

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Added by Michelle Vroom on September 21, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Do You Know of Illinois Gifted Position Openings?

Gifted Educators

Do you know…

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Added by IAGCGifted on July 25, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Happy Birthday Tchaikovsky!

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…

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Added by Marion Andersson on May 7, 2013 at 11:31pm — No Comments

URL Shorteners: Fur.ly opens multiple tabs.

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

First Class Review - 28 Aug 2012

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…

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Added by Dave Eveland on August 29, 2012 at 11:45am — No Comments

5 No-Nonsense, No Fluff Websites &Teacher Apps



iPhone_With_Aps Apps for your iPhone and/or iPad can make your job a lot easier. We’d like to share what we think are 5 of the best teacher apps out there. These will not only keep you organized, but place helpful resources at your fingertips.



5 No-Nonsense, No Fluff Websites &Teacher Apps…

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Added by Karen Cameron on August 15, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments

Creating e-portfolios using Weebly for Education





Creating a website has never been so easy!



Weebly for Education is a fantastic resource for…
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Added by Ms. Lynda Hall on August 10, 2012 at 10:55pm — 5 Comments

Attention Educators! Need a Facebook Cover Photo?

Atomic Learning knows how passionate you are about your profession, so we made made these custom Facebook cover photos for the educators who love what they do and want to show the world.

Simply choose your favorite color I AM [an educator] photo, right click, choose save as, then upload it to your Facebook profile.…

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Added by Amy Schoenrock on April 3, 2012 at 2:02pm — No Comments

15 Favorite iPad Apps As Selected By Teachers

Out of 125 responses from teachers indicating their top 3 apps, these are the apps that were listed most often.

 

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.

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Added by Kelly Walsh on March 26, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Create a virtual world of educational ideas using Edistorm's Sticky Notes

Edistorm is an excellent site for creating and using educational virtual sticky notes. Students can collaborate with the teacher on project ideas.  They can vote on those ideas and make comments to eacher other.  Use Edistorm as a means of brainstorming ideas.

Added by Brian Weir on February 29, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Make typing in links easier for students using URL shorteners

My favorite URL shorteners.  These are used to take those long annoying URLs and shrink them down to a managable size.  This tutorial will demonstrate the difference between Google URL shortener, CiteBite, and TinyURl.  These all have their unique uses for the educator.  Click the link to learn more.

Added by Brian Weir on February 7, 2012 at 7:16pm — No Comments

Educational Videos for Free as well as other Visuals for Education

PBS Learning Resources is an excellent site for teachers and students to find educational films as well as other media types such as sound, images, and lesson plans.  This site has a couple thousand videos for you to see.  These videos are all free.  Click the link to learn more.

Added by Brian Weir on February 6, 2012 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Research Shows Teachers Need a Very Different Set of Skills to Teach Today's Students

The Challenge of Modeling 21st Century Learning

A Complimentary White Paper from Atomic Learning



Today's students are different. Today's world is different. The changes suggest a very different role for schools and teachers.



Based on findings by Atomic Learning's partner, SEG Measurement, this free resource discusses the importance of professional…

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Added by Amy Schoenrock on August 5, 2011 at 11:38am — No Comments

5 things a teacher can do after the school ends

My second blog post concerning 5 ideas about what a teacher could do during the summer holidays. It will be great to leave your comment and feel free to add your own ideas!!!

http://elgreco-physiart.blogspot.com/2011/06/5-things-teacher-can-do-after-school.html

Added by George panagiotakopoulos on June 7, 2011 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Teacher Mobile Websites

There is a new post on my other blog that you will find of interest.  Our pilot teachers have developed their own mobile websites on Wirenode that their kids use throughout the day and also access from home.  Check them out at :

 

http://iteachthereforeripod.blogspot.com/

 

 

Added by Harry Walker on May 4, 2011 at 5:17am — No Comments

10 videos that WILL ignite a discussion - Part 4

This is part 4 of the "videos that WILL ignite a discussion" series. I have been using these videos during PD sessions, as well as during Power Lunch sessions to spur discussion and reflection. As educators, it is crucial that we are constantly in a state of reflection and evaluation, and with the help of these videos educators are able to engage in thoughtful and productive…

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Added by Justin Tarte on March 20, 2011 at 8:45am — No Comments

Evaluating Educator Evaluations...

Evaluating educator evaluations...

Teacher and administrator evaluations...surely a topic that will garner the attention of all educators!



Yesterday I was sitting in my Advanced School Law class and we started discussing teacher evaluations as they pertain to contract renewals and dismissals. As my professor continued the discussion, I started to hear some great "tweetable" statements. For those of you in the… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on February 21, 2011 at 1:50pm — No Comments

10 videos that WILL ignite a discussion - Part 3

If you didn't know, I really enjoy watching short videos. In particular, I really enjoy watching videos that get me thinking and reflecting on my educational practices and beliefs. I have been using short videos in Professional Development sessions to get educators at my high school talking and discussing issues related to education. This is the third installment of the series..."videos that WILL ignite a discussion." I encourage you to check out…

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Added by Justin Tarte on February 21, 2011 at 1:42pm — No Comments

10 videos that WILL ignite a discussion - Part 2

Here are 10 videos that will get you thinking and reflecting on your educational practices and beliefs. I did a post a few months ago with 7 different videos, and the response was quite positive. Leave a comment and let me know what other videos you would add to the list. Thank you and enjoy!

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Added by Justin Tarte on February 6, 2011 at 7:08am — No Comments

7 videos that WILL ignite a discussion

One of the biggest reasons I enjoy using Twitter is it enables me to connect with educators from all around the world. Additionally, Twitter has proven to be an efficient and effective platform to discuss pressing educational issues. Unfortunately, most…

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Added by Justin Tarte on February 6, 2011 at 6:58am — No Comments

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