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9 Good Sources of Digital Textbooks to Use in Your Teaching. Below is a collection of some very good sources for digital textbooks.

9 Good Sources of Digital Textbooks to Use in Your Teaching

These are websites that provide access to a wide range of free and premium e-Textbooks and educational resources to use in your instruction. eTextbooks are especially useful because of the numerous interactive features and tools they provide including things such as highlighting, annotating, note taking, quick in-built searches, easy access and many more. While most of the eTextbooks can be read on any digital device, few of them, however, require special e-readers.

Always make sure the eTextbook is compatible with your device before you download, rent or purchase it. 1- CK-12 Felxbook Flexbook provides a wide variety of free textbooks for teachers to use in their lessons. With Chegg, you can rent textbooks for school (or buy them!) 3- iBooks 4- Inkling “Inkling's interactive eBooks are designed to help you learn, study, and discover just about anything, whether it's for school, work, or play.

5 Great Tools to Enhance Students Reading and Writing Skills. Deep thinking is key to deep learning which in turn is only possible through total immersion.

5 Great Tools to Enhance Students Reading and Writing Skills

In an age full of all kinds of digital distractions, the notion of deep learning is fading away driving several neuroscientists and media scholars to sound the alarm about the destructive effect of new technologies on our literacy practices. We wouldn’t go so far to claim, as Mark Bauerlein does in Dumbest Generation, that the Internet culture is dumbing us down but signs of intellectual debilitation are conspicuously visible. New technologies have created digitally focused environments with multi-sensory stimuli that chop away our attention and divides our focus. In yesterday’s posts we have reviewed some good books that document and explicate the impact of technology on learning and cognition. We have also seen examples of web tools and mobile apps to fight off distraction. 10 of The Best Apps for Motivating Students to Learn.

iPad provides endless learning possibilities for students.

10 of The Best Apps for Motivating Students to Learn

From apps to help with learning math and science to apps for doing 3D anatomy and virtual field trips, you name it, the educational app store has probably an app for it. The theme for our list today is motivation. We believe that motivation is the backbone of learning and with motivation comes engagement and better performance. To this end, we are sharing with you some excellent iPad apps with huge motivational potential. You can use these apps with students to engage them in hands-on learning activities across different disciplines.

Teachers Guide to Google Photos. Google Photos is a powerful application from Google that helps you store, organize and share photos and videos.

Teachers Guide to Google Photos

It provides you with an unlimited free storage so you can back up and save as many photos and videos as you like. Google Photos is also available on Android and iOS devices enabling you to access your photos across different platforms. In today’s post, we are sharing with you some useful tips to help you make the best of your Google Photos. All of the instructions included in these tips relate to Google Photo on the web. To learn more about how to use mobile Google Photo check out this page. TES - Main Page. Blended Learning Visually Explained for Teachers. July 10, 2016 Here is a short visual we created for teachers explaining the core notions behind the concept of Blended Learning.

Blended Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

We have also included a collection of what we believe are some essential web tools for classrooms that adopt a blended learning model of instruction. You can share, print and use the visual the way you want as long as you credit us as the source. What is blended learning: It is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that combines face-to-face classroom methods with computer mediated activities to deliver instruction. Blended learning models: According to Dreambox, Blended learning has 6 main models: PBL in 8 mosse.

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