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.
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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.
Added by Brian Weir on March 25, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments
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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
Create interactive and informative educational timelinesin an extremely easy manner. Students will love being given the option of creating a timeline. Use Timerime for history, art, science, social studies or just about any subject in which they are required to understand the time frame at which events occurred.
Added by Brian Weir on February 27, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments
Socrative is an awesome tool used in Education to gain a better understanding of what our students have learned or are learning during a lesson by getting. In this post about socrative we see how it can be used assess writing in the classroom.
Added by Brian Weir on February 27, 2012 at 4:48pm — No Comments
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
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
GoingOn Networks, in conjunction with Emory University, today announced that it is a hosting a free webinar for higher education professionals interested in understanding the role of social academic networks in helping modernize communications and to increase engagement across faculty, students and staff. The webinar, “Building an Engaged Campus,” will be held on February 9 at 11am PT (2pm EST) and led by Alan Cattier, Director of Academic…Continue
Brainflips is an excellent place to create multimedia flashcards that your students can use while studying your vocabulary words. Click the link to see how it is used.
Added by Brian Weir on January 30, 2012 at 6:19pm — No Comments
Last year we published the first edition of this compilation of free web based apps and other resources for teachers, and this year we’re excited to offer an updated version.
We’ve added a lot of new content, including chapters focused on…Continue
Added by Kelly Walsh on January 30, 2012 at 6:20am — No Comments
Aviary is a powerful suite of graphics and audio tools that can be used for educational purposes and assignments. It is a very dynamic piece of software that is hosted in the cloud and is an excellent web 2.0 tool. Click here to read more about using Aviary in the Classroom.
Added by Brian Weir on January 25, 2012 at 8:34pm — No Comments
Visit www.todneyharris.com to learn more about Battlegrounds: America’s War in Education and Finance: A View from the Front Lines.
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Review # 90: BATTLEGROUNDS America's War in Education and Finance: A View from the Front Lines by Todney Harris
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Many educators have asked – “Are iPads the correct tool to aid learning in education?” Having read several articles and well as witnessing first hand the implementation of iPad programs in several K12 educational establishments. I still don’t have a definitive answer, but I suppose it depends on the goals of your educational establishment and the age group of learners and what they need to…Continue
Added by Steven David Pearce on December 22, 2011 at 6:35pm — No Comments
eTwinning Professional Development workshop "Web 2.0 technologies in education", June 10-11.Continue
Added by Gražina Likpetrienė on September 17, 2011 at 7:04pm — No Comments
Host school: Scuola Secondaria di 1° grado “Fermi – Mannai”
Date: 05-11th May 2011
Place: Sant Antioco ( Italy).
- visiting the school.
- performing of the detective short story written by pupils.
- song contest and Award ceremony.
- visiting of the churches analysed by the Italian partner.
- taking part in Sant'Antioco celebrations of the Patron Saint.
- song contest and Award ceremony.
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