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Instruction and Assessment Videos. Click on the strategy to go straight to the video: Chat StationsConcept AttainmentCrumple & ShootIn-Class FlipInductive LearningJigsawMind’s EyeNightly Reading Homework: Best Practices for ParentsReciprocal LearningRubric CodesTeaching Text Structures for Non-Fiction Reading Chat Stations This is an easy way to make seat work more collaborative and get students more active.

Instruction and Assessment Videos

You can turn any worksheet into a Chat Station in no time, and your students will be grateful for the chance to get out of their seats! Read our full article on Chat Stations.Back to Top Concept Attainment This constructivist technique presents students with “Yes” and “No” examples of a concept, then asks students to list the defining characteristics of the “Yesses,” all before ever telling them what the concept is. Read our full article on Concept Attainment.Back to Top. EBSCO Information Services Service Selection Page. Impulsivity in Children - Understood. Imagine being at someone’s house for dinner and grabbing the salt off the table before anyone else can.

Impulsivity in Children - Understood

Then when the host asks everyone how the food is, saying it’s a little bland. Not being able to control your impulses can create awkward social moments. Amazing presentations in minutes. Flip Books & Magazines. Child Welfare Services. Information on Dyslexia for Educators * Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity. Welcome To Professor Garfield. How does Google work? Glenn invited two top executives to talk about how one of the biggest companies of the 21st century stays innovative.

Glenn has a love/hate relationship with technology.

How does Google work? Glenn invited two top executives to talk about how one of the biggest companies of the 21st century stays innovative

He loves the vision of the future and the freedom it gives people. However, the exponential growth of technology also creates the opportunity for giant companies to get so giant that they can crush the life out of you. Glenn isn’t sure where he stands on some of these big technology companies. Google, being number one in that category because they do some pretty scary things, but they also do some amazing things. He invited two key Googlers, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and advisor and former SVP Jonathan Rosenberg, onto the show to discuss the Google culture and their new book How Google Works GLENN: Hi, guys.

SPEAKER: Hi, Glenn. GLENN: Very good. ROSENBERG: It’s Jonathan. GLENN: Thanks for being here. ERIC: Well, this is Eric. Popplet. NoteApp - Simple, Collaborative Notetaking. Teacher-tested Tools to Help You With Your Presentations. February, 2015 Sometimes a simple yet well-crafted presentation can engage more of your students and even encourage class participation.

Teacher-tested Tools to Help You With Your Presentations

Here are some teacher-tested tools that may help you with your presentations. All the tools for your BYOD or 1:1 classroom. Retina quality Word, PPT & PDF Import, Annotation, Whiteboard, Collaboration & Screen Mirroring. Free signup! Broadcast your presentation to your classroom or any computer in the world, all from your mobile device. Scan and create a digital 3D model of any object using an iOS device's camera, then export it in various formats. Create 3D animated presentations out of images, videos, and even existing Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. Add your voice, audio, video, quizzes, polls, and other content to your PowerPoint presentations with this free add-on.

My Google Tools Tutorial Videos in One Playlist and more - syamamura - Island Pacific Academy Mail. Free printable mandala coloring pages. Dictation Is a Free, Easy-to-Use Speech-to-Text App for Chrome. Recommended by Thorin Klosowski Clips Adds Tons of Copy and Paste Functionality to iOS "You Learn By Finishing Things" I Want to Write iOS Apps.

Dictation Is a Free, Easy-to-Use Speech-to-Text App for Chrome

Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine. The Best Online Virtual “Corkboards” (or “Bulletin Boards”) NOTE: First, Wallwisher, the popular virtual “corkboard” or “bulletin board” Web tool changed their name — they’re now known as Padlet (though all their old links using the Wallwisher name work fine).

The Best Online Virtual “Corkboards” (or “Bulletin Boards”)

Now, Corkboard.Me, a similar tool, just announced they’re changing their name, too — they are now known as NoteApp. Wallwisher was the first online application that let you easily place virtual post-it notes on a virtual corkboard or bulletin board, and allow you to post text, images, and/or videos on them. This kinds of apps have many uses. Padlet is the easiest way to create and collaborate in the world. Design flyers to spread the word online. Companion Site: Teaching the Social Skills of Academic Interaction, Grades 4-12 - Harvey "Smokey" Daniels and Nancy Steineke. DyslexiaInTheClassroom.pdf. Search Results. Project MUSE. JSTOR. Socrative. Historical Stock Photos.com.

Create and share visual ideas online. Piktochart: Infographic and Graphic Design for Non-Designers. LearningConference - Transforming Presentations - Creative Ways to Present. Common Core State Standards. Pencils and Brainwaves: An Analysis on Handwriting and Memory. This week we reached out to our Director of Elementary Development, Freddie Kendrick – you may remember reading about her efforts to transform elementary teaching – and she provided us with a wealth of insight into the benefits of handwriting.

Pencils and Brainwaves: An Analysis on Handwriting and Memory

There’s a lot more to writing things out than initially meets the eye, but we’ll let Freddie explain it herself: [Freddie] Despite the fact that more and more people are communicating through text, and even though technology is making an increasingly significant impact on our classrooms, handwriting is an invaluable skill to teach and master. In fact, the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) actually include standards for legible manuscript writing in kindergarten and first grade. However, there is no mention of it elsewhere in the other grade levels that I have found, and this is a travesty that should be reversed.

Current research shows an important relationship between writing by hand and learning. Dr. Click the button to Tweet! Welcome to Island Pacific Academy. 8 Unique Online Presentation Tools for Students. 10 Presentation Tools for Students. If you have sat through one too many bad PowerPoint presentations or seen too many posters thrown together at the last minute, it’s time to change how your students put together their presentations.

10 Presentation Tools for Students

With these 10 presentation tools for students, you will significantly reduce the amount of boring presentations you have to sit through. Text message (SMS) polls and voting, audience response system. Logo Design and Name Generator. Internet4Classrooms - Helping Students, Teachers and Parents Use the Internet Effectively. Free Printable Teaching Resources. 21st century teaching and learning. What to upload on SlideShare. EduClipper.

Teacher gifts : cool for school : erin condren. A&H: Technology Enhanced Learning. Learning is becoming: dynamic, real-time, social, mobile, local, fluid, peer to peer, gamified.

A&H: Technology Enhanced Learning

The future will require more resilience. “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler. Teachers are filters for the current information tsunami. “The problem is not really information overload, but filter failure.” – Clay Shirky. Abundance is inevitable, therefore curation, context and interface becomes crucial. What most schools don't teach. Learning Theories Every Teacher should Know about. Have you ever asked yourself what learning theories you know about and which ones you feel more connected to and apply in your teaching ?

Learning Theories Every Teacher should Know about

Generally speaking, theories inform and guide practice in any content area and a learning theory is a set of concepts on how people learn. It is more or less an investigation of the strategies and the underlying cognitive processes involved in learning. The educational field abounds in learning theories to the extent that it becomes hard to draw clear boundaries between some of them. The graphic I have for you below provides a clear categorization of the learning theories you need to know as a teacher and educator. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. VoiceThread - Conversations in the cloud. 200 Free K-12 Educational Resources. This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and teachers.

It features free video lessons/tutorials; free mobile apps; free audiobooks, ebooks and textbooks; quality YouTube channels; free foreign language lessons; test prep materials; and free web resources in academic subjects like literature, history, science and computing. This newly-released list is a work in progress. Please tell us if we're missing something good.