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_ Video platform for large groups, face-to-face interaction in classrooms, training rooms, and webcasts. Peergrade.io - Better feedback for your students. Edorble: 3D World for Online Education. ESheet Creator. 6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers. Routines and consistency matter greatly and are necessary for creating a smooth learning environment in your classroom.

6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers

Routines help with creating community, checking for understanding, and managing the classroom. I'm going to share three opening routines and three closing routines that you can start using in your next class. Opening Routines If students come in and know that they will be required to write, read, or share at the launch of the lesson, then they enter the room already anticipating that there is an immediate expectation. The Top 8 Open Source Learning Management Systems - eLearning Industry.

LeanLearn. Revue - Get your thoughts into people's inboxes. CMEC. Preparing Teachers for a Project Based World November 2016. Freerice.com. Little Bird Tales - Home. Blabberize.com - Got a picture? Blabberize it! Create. Inklewriter - Education.

Education inkle is looking to bring interactive stories to the classroom, and give teachers free and simple get-stuck-right-in software to use with their students.

inklewriter - Education

From within a web-browser, the inklewriter will let students make and play interactive stories with no programming required. Why make stories interactive anyway? The way our stories work is simple: the reader is given the text of a story in a small chunks, and after each, they get to make a decision about what happens next. That could be what a character says, or does - but it could also be a deeper choice, like why a character has done what they've done, or how they feel about something else in the story. Our first project, Frankenstein, uses interactivity to explore the different facets of Mary Shelley's original novel - allowing the reader to discover different aspects of the world, follow up hints and allusions in the text, and maybe even take some narrative paths that Shelley herself considered.

Oh, and it's all free. A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models. Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers by Terry Heick and TeachThought Staff Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models

Audience: K-12 & higher ed educators, researchers, institutions, and organizations globally. Form: An index of learning models, theories, forms, terminology, technology, and research to help you keep up with the latest trends in 21st century learning. This page was created and is updated by Terry Heick and TeachThought Staff, who you can contact directly with suggestions for terms, improved citations, corrections, or additions to the index. Revisions: Persistently updated. Ed note: As stated, this is an ambitious work in progress that we’re choosing to share as we proof, revise, iterate, and generally improve for wider dissemination. Wizer.me. Welcome! Appletree. PaGamO. Konoz. Swivl Capture. Sign in - Swivl. Home - Clube PHDA. Free online courses from the world's best universities. iPad - iTunes U. For Education: Save time and stay connected.

Blackboard. Award-winning learning management system for teachers and school administrators. Moodle - Open-source learning platform. Connect With Students and Parents in Your Paperless Classroom. Shane Koyczan: "Até ao dia de hoje"... dedicado aos belos e vítimas de bullying. MasteryConnect's State Core Apps Make It Easy to Identify Standards. Disclosure: MasteryConnect is an advertiser on this blog.

MasteryConnect's State Core Apps Make It Easy to Identify Standards

RubiStar Home. Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes. Make mobile learning awesome!

Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes

Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! Be inspired! You Can Now Create Your Classroom Website on iPad for Free. October, 2014 Weebly, the popular website creation platform, has now a powerful app that works on iPad.

You Can Now Create Your Classroom Website on iPad for Free

Besides Google Sites, Weebly is one of the best free web tools I have been recommending for teachers to use for creating classroom websites and students portfolios. Weebly has a very simply and easy to use editor that allows you to create your website within a couple of minutes. Chalkup Social Learning Platform, Simple Learning Management. Student Engagement App for Schools. 5 Steps for Planning Lessons Around Technology – Starting with the End in Mind. Teacher Anne Karakash is a recipient of a 2004 Fulbright Scholarship and a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certified teacher.

5 Steps for Planning Lessons Around Technology – Starting with the End in Mind

She enjoys teaching in a 1:1 classroom at Franklin Academy in Wake Forest, North Carolina and at Wake Technological Community College in Raleigh. Karakash will be presenting the session, “Colorful, Dynamic and Interactive: Reimagining Classroom Content”, at the 2014 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November in Raleigh, NC. A Classroom Management Plan That Works. In his book, Ignore Everybody: And 39 Other Keys To Creativity, Hugh MacLeod points out that Abraham Lincoln penned the Gettysburg Address on borrowed stationary.

A Classroom Management Plan That Works

Hemingway wrote with a simple fountain pen. Van Gogh rarely used more than six colors on his palate. And MacLeod, himself an artist, sketches cartoons on the back of business cards. His point is that there is zero correlation between creative talent and the materials and equipment used. The same can be said about an effective classroom management plan. Great Back to School Ed Tech Rubrics.

August 18, 2014 I love rubrics and I find them particularly helpful in lesson plan designing as well as in assessing students work.

Great Back to School Ed Tech Rubrics

I know some teachers and educators think of them as "so yesterday" but we need to view them as roadmaps that can guide you towards achieving your teaching/learning goals. Over the last couple of years, I have shared here a wide myriad of rubrics most of them are Ed Tech related. Otus: Free Multifunction iPad App for 1:1 Classrooms. ClassBadges. Common Core State Standards Initiative. A revolutionary communication Platform for educators. Grisker.com is for Sale (Grisker) ThinkBinder. InClass - The last school app you'll ever need. Hackpad.

Pathbrite. Oogwave. Seelio. Dropr: The easy online portfolio website. ClassDojo. Welcome to the School of You.

Nik's Learning Technology Blog: Instant Opinion Polls in the Classroom. For a long time now I have been looking for a tool that enables instant polling in the classroom or in the lecture room.

Nik's Learning Technology Blog: Instant Opinion Polls in the Classroom

I specifically wanted something that: doesn't require registration (especially from the people I'm polling)updates very quicklyworks on any platform from computers to mobile devices It looks like I have finally found what I've been looking for and best of all it's free. The tool that I have found is Mentimeter and it does all of the above.Here's an example of a poll I created where you can add your vote: Here is a link to the results (if you are one of the first to read this article there may not be many results yet). Success for Every Student. Classroom. Having a learning disability or autism can sometimes leave the one diagnosed with evasion of confrontation and generally unable to function in daily activities such as going to school.

Things someone would take for granted can sometimes be the most difficult action for others. What this will help;● Enforce routine through repetition ● Simulate the common actions taken when one first enters a classroom● Feedback and rewards for choosing the correct action to match activity ● Interactive 3D environment● Fun and immersive sound effects and music About ABA As we know, the recommendation of 40 hours per week of ABA programming as employed by Lovaas’s study has been cited by many parents as being vital to their child’s success.

The National Research Council’s 2001 report (p. 184) summarizes the skills necessary for implementing an effective ABA program as: Redefining classroom learning. Empowering instructors. Teaching Functionality Easy Lesson Plan Development Use the web-based app to build, edit and manage your lesson plans in our Show-Explain-Ask framework. Here you can infuse your lesson plans with media elements & videos (things you want to show), notes & examples (things you want to explain) and real-time assessments (things you want to ask). Project Project videos, images, documents, questions, notes, real-time scribbles/annotations and more to large screen surfaces using the built in projection feature. Broadcast Use the broadcast feature to send content & media, videos, assessments and more directly to student devices or pair it with the projection feature to engage students with multiple screens.

Your class is only a click away... Cold Turkey. Class Charts - seating plans and behavior management software. In the Classroom. Sign in - Google Accounts.