All Blog Posts Tagged 'teachers' (46)

Outdoor Schools. Kid-Tested. Walt Whitman Approved.

Walt Whitman This morning I opened my email and was greeted by a link to an article profiling what is commonly being referred to as an "outdoor school" or “nature preschool.” We usually blog about issues concerning Educational Leadership and…

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Added by Karen Cameron on August 14, 2012 at 9:00am — 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.

Come check out the complete listing …

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

My Internet Classroom with Wiki, Skype & Glogster

I started doing it two years ago and now it is a fact - working for my students. Here you can read more:

http://sunrise651.edu.glogster.com/my-internet-classroom-itc/

I am participating in a contest sponsored by Ooka Island Inc. and an online community, called WeAreTeachers. I submitted a teaching idea answering the question: How do you use technology to bridge learning…

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Added by Rositsa Mineva on August 17, 2011 at 5:57pm — 1 Comment

Open Letter to Top Educators

The search is on for top educators who have presented Professional Development sessions at their school, for their district, for their state, for a national or international conference, or via the web. …

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Added by Nikki Robertson on August 1, 2011 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Reform Symposium 29-31 July 2011

Added by Shamblesguru (Chris Smith) on July 28, 2011 at 2:12am — No Comments

Can Music Heal? Piano Teacher Edward Weiss says ... Yes!

Music … it has so many therapeutic uses. From a soothing background in hospitals to a relaxing ambiance in restaurants.



But the use of music as a healing agent isn’t anything new. It’s been around since people started making music thousands of years ago.



And now, pianist and teacher Edward Weiss wants to… Continue

Added by Edward on May 16, 2011 at 11:17am — No Comments

10 Excellent iPad Applications for Teachers

With the iPad2 on the launching pad, it’s a great time to share this list of useful iPad apps for teachers from guest writer Paula Dierkens.

 

There’s no doubt that the iPad is an excellent device, and if you own this gadget, it makes sense to pick up the applications best suited to your lifestyle and profession. So if you’re a teacher, here are ten great iPad apps that you must try…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on March 7, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments

Google Buzz

Google buzz is one of the best social networking services provided by google .It amazes me what teachers and educators can really do with this service . I have dedicated a detailed post in my blog Educational Technology to Google Buzz  in an article entitled… Continue

Added by Med Kharbach on January 11, 2011 at 3:05am — No Comments

Google Docs in Education

Google docs is a free web-based service provided by google for its account holders . As teachers and educators we can do a lot with google docs , read my step by step tutorial onhow we can use google docs in our classrooms with our students .…

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Added by Med Kharbach on January 11, 2011 at 3:02am — No Comments

Contest For Technical (Auto) Instructors and Students - CB 3M Accuspray Contest Giveaway

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ATTENTION COLLISION REPAIR STUDENTS AND INSTRUCTORS

Schools and colleges are almost over for this semester. To start the new semester off right, 3M and Collision…

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Added by Donnie Smith on December 19, 2010 at 8:42am — No Comments

Exploring the World of Free Teaching Productivity Resources on the Web

There are so many free productivity tools available on the Internet for today’s educators. I’m creating a resource page that list many of the most useful ones, and I’d love to have your input!

By “productivity” tools and resources, I am referring to tools that can help teachers get their jobs done more efficiently or effectively, at no cost (beyond the effort required to use the resources, of course). There are so many of these types of tools out on the…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on November 29, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

Teachers. Who Needs Them?

encouragement I just came home from the movies. In the film I saw (The Kids Are Alright), one character when asked why he dropped out of school says, "I just thought it was a big waste of money for something I could learn myself, from a book."



This was something I had realized early, sitting in the town library one "PD" or professional development day, years ago in grade 8. I was flipping through a National Geographic and chanced upon an article about Jane Goodall. I was stoked, we had… Continue

Added by ddeubel on October 26, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Seven Free Social Media Tools For Teachers

Hello,


Here is a link to a post by "Mashable/Social Media" that links to seven fantastic free social media tools for teachers.


Click here to check out these amazing resources.


The tools that are available today are so powerful it is hard to get our head…
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Added by Gary Gray on October 16, 2010 at 12:52pm — 2 Comments

Create Videos in Your Classroom - Free Educational License

Hi everyone,



my name is Felix and I am with Stupeflix an online video and slideshow creator that has found quite a large fan base among teachers.



We are therefore working on a special license - Stupeflix for Education - and are looking to reach out to the educators community to find beta testers and receive feedback.



Please find all details for the program here:…



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Added by Felix Fidelsberger on October 8, 2010 at 7:44am — 1 Comment

Two easy ways for educators and students to start a blog (for free)

It’s really easy to get started blogging – here’s two different ways to get up and running with a quality blog site quickly.

With the start of the new school year many teachers, administrators, and students will be thinking about finally starting that blog they’ve been considering. I promised in last week’s…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on September 7, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

A Map to Your Future Education

Believe it or not September 1, 2010 is almost here. So how are you mapping your plan for a successful 2010? Have you written down at least 10 goals you want to accomplish? What are the top three goals on your list? September is a great time to write down your goals. You can develop a road map that helps you to strategize the actions you will take right away. Don’t stick with the same old plan that did not work before. It’s better to forget the things that are behind and to pursue a higher… Continue

Added by Dr. Stephen Jones on August 25, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Forgetting the game.

When the stuffed crust pizza first came out in my area, like everybody else we tried it. We found out quickly that the pizza makers had became so fascinated with the stuffed crust that they had forgotten the rest of the pizza. It was a lousy pizza.



That is what many makers of "educational games" do. They get fascinated with what they are trying to teach and forget about the "game." Games above all should be fun. On the other side teachers and parents ignore games that…
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Added by barry bohannon on June 9, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

Let Go and Let Learn | eLearning Today TV

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Added by Amanda Kenuam on May 18, 2010 at 8:24am — No Comments

Forums to enhance Jewish education through blended learning

To facilitate communication amongst Jewish teachers and teacher educators on how to enhance Jewish education through blended learning see these websites:…

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Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on May 1, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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