All Blog Posts Tagged 'education' (330)

Games in Education

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…

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Added by Thomas Larkin on April 1, 2012 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Create dynamic data charts using Hohli Charts

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

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

Smartboard: Create a study game using flip tiles.

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

Treasures Just Waiting To Be Discovered

Learning is a treasure that will follow its…
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Added by Nikki Robertson on March 12, 2012 at 5:31pm — 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

Create Educational Interactive Timelines with TimeRime

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

Using Socrative to help students practice writing.

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

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

GoingOn & Emory Announce Free Webinar on the Emerging Role of Social Academic Networks in Higher Ed

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…

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Added by Crystal T on January 31, 2012 at 4:02pm — 1 Comment

Create study guides using Brainflip Flash Cards

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

Announcing the 2012 Free Education Technology Resources eBook from EmergingEdTech

This year’s updated digital booklet contains 65 pages of articles and insights into dozens and dozens of the Internet’s best free Ed Tech resources.

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…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on January 30, 2012 at 6:20am — No Comments

Create and edit art, music, audio, and visual affects with Aviary's suite of tools

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

Battlegrounds: America's War in Education and Finance: A View From The Front Lines Reviews

Visit www.todneyharris.com to learn more about Battlegrounds: America’s War in Education and Finance: A View from the Front Lines.

Posted by Allizabeth Collins

Review # 90: BATTLEGROUNDS America's War in Education and Finance: A View from the Front Lines by Todney Harris

Todney Harris' BATTLEGROUNDS…

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Added by Todney Harris on January 12, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Is the iPad the Correct Tool to Aid Learning in Education?

Link to Original Blog Post click here

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…

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Added by Steven David Pearce on December 22, 2011 at 6:35pm — No Comments

Movies and Philosophies of Education

Click to take the quiz about your own philosophy of education



I've written lots about philosophies of education. How important they are to develop and sustain.  A lot of what is "stress" in today's teaching world, derives from teachers working in settings that conflict with their own underlying philosophy of education - often, the teacher not really even knowing that this conflict… Continue

Added by ddeubel on October 27, 2011 at 1:38pm — 2 Comments

eTwinning PDW Web2 Vilnius

eTwinning Professional Development workshop "Web 2.0 technologies in education", June 10-11.

eTwinning PDW Web2 Vilnius from Grazina Likpetriene on Vimeo.

http://www.etwinning.lt/PDW…

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Added by Gražina Likpetrienė on September 17, 2011 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Meeting in Italy

Host school: Scuola Secondaria di 1° grado “Fermi – Mannai”

Date: 05-11th May 2011

Place: Sant Antioco ( Italy).




Project work:



- 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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Added by Gražina Likpetrienė on September 17, 2011 at 6:59pm — No Comments

Meeting in Bulgaria

Host school: 101 Sredno obshtoobrazovatelno uchilishte "Bacho Kiro"

Date: 14-18th March 2011

Place: Sofia ( Bulgaria).




Project work:



- visiting the school.

- visiting the two religious buildings studied by the Bulgarian school.

- presentation of the leaflets or newspaper articles.

- presentation of the second religious building.

- planning the activities for 2010-2011.



Cultural… Continue

Added by Gražina Likpetrienė on September 17, 2011 at 6:57pm — No Comments

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