All Blog Posts Tagged 'education' (330)

Create geographical and statistical maps using TargetMap.

For educators who teach statistics or anything that deals with geography check out TargetMaps. This is a great web 2.0 tool that will allow you and your students tocreate visually appealing presentations about data that they have researched.

Added by Brian Weir on June 27, 2013 at 12:04am — No Comments

Create dynamic flow/organization charts with Popplet.

Popplet is a unique method of creating dynamic concept maps/organization charts as a classroom tool to discuss ideas. Very easy to use. You can add images, video, and share your finished product on your blog or website by embedding the code.

Added by Brian Weir on June 25, 2013 at 9:04am — No Comments

Create graphs for your math class with this excellent web 2.0 graphing calculator tool

Desmos is aweb 2.0 graphing calculator that allows easy demonstrations for students in math classrooms on how to graph mathematical formulas. Extremely easy to use. Print, save, or share your graph in multiple formats.

Added by Brian Weir on June 22, 2013 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Practice writing in the classroom with Carnigie's MyStory Maker

My Carnigie's story maker is an excellent tool that can be used for teaching creative writing to your students. With this tool, students will be able to create a story in minutes, with animation if desired, and then share their story with somebody else or even create a print…

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Added by Brian Weir on June 21, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments

Disable/Turn off Smart Ink for the Smartboard Notebook software.

Demonstrates how to disable the peskySmart Ink toolbarso that it doesn't show up on your Windows.

Added by Brian Weir on May 27, 2013 at 2:25pm — 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 was undoubtedly one of the greatest composers of the Romantic Period.  Why…

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

Fellowship of Open Spokes -- Education in 5 Years



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 years. 

 

We'd love to have you watch and comment.…

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Added by Sheri on April 21, 2013 at 10:20pm — No Comments

Education Case Studies - Seeking Teachers

How Teachers can introduce Amazing People to Students…

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Added by Marion Andersson on March 21, 2013 at 7:21pm — 2 Comments

Gamification in Education: Innovation from the 90's On

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,…

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Added by Rachel M Angres on February 23, 2013 at 3:57am — No Comments

Top 10 Things Colleges Look For In An Applicant

"This is Fern"

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…

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Added by Rachel M Angres on January 14, 2013 at 12:30am — 4 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

Skype for Education: Connecting Students with the Rest of the World





Skype offers fantastic opportunities for teachers and students…
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Added by Ms. Lynda Hall on August 23, 2012 at 4:39pm — 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

Create Research Citations with the Citation Wizard

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

The History of Careers in America: Infographic



The History of Careers in America

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…

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Added by Crystal T on July 20, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Create a virtual corkboard/presentation using Spaaze

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

Create simple data charts using ChartTool

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

Book Spine Poetry for National Poetry Month

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 sharing site like Flickr that gives you a URL that you can share…

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Added by Nikki Robertson on April 10, 2012 at 9:27am — No Comments

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