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21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom. 21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom by Lynn Usrey Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum place for learning, interacting and engaging.

21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom

Today, there is a wide assortment of free technology options available to enhance your instruction. The tools are changing… quickly. So making the best choices, based on the resources available in your school, or through your board, is critical. How about starting with lesson creation? 1. 2. Need something for instant polling? 3. 4. 5. Connecting with home learning? 6. 7. 8. 9. Current Events and Video Sourcing – There are great well-known resources at YouTube and CNN Student News, but have a look at: 5 of The Best Digital Storytelling Apps for Kids. March 9, 2016 In today’s collection we are sharing with you some very good digital storytelling apps to use with kids and young learners.

5 of The Best Digital Storytelling Apps for Kids

These are particularly ideal for enhancing kids literacy skills. You can have kids work either in pairs or alone on creative projects that involve composing personal stories (imaginary or real). 10 Essential iPad Apps for Elementary Teachers. March 4, 2016 iPad provides great learning opportunities for students and when it comes to young learners possibilities are endless. iTunes app store is teeming with all kinds of apps with great educational potential for kids and young learners.

10 Essential iPad Apps for Elementary Teachers

However, sifting through the piles there can be time consuming. This is where collections such as the one below come in handy. This is basically a selection of some essential iPad apps you can use with you elementary students to enhance their learning and keep them engaged. We included apps covering different themes from doodling and drawing to creating animated videos and clips. We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback. 1- Book Creator ‘Book Creator is the simple way to make your own beautiful ebooks, right on your iPad. 2- 30hands Starter: Create & Show What You Know ‘30hands Storyteller is the easiest way to tell a story, explain a concept or flip a classroom.

Using Evernote. Apps for Education - lbujaki. Here Is A Collection of Some New Educational Web Tools and Apps for Teachers. August 4, 2015 An important part of an effective integration of technology in your instruction besides knowing the ‘pedagogical whys’ behind the tech choices you make is finding out the appropriate web tools to enhance your teaching.

Here Is A Collection of Some New Educational Web Tools and Apps for Teachers

And this is where curated lists such as the ones we provide in NewEdTech series come in handy. In today’s selection, we are introducing you to some new web tools we discovered through Edshelf. Enjoy 1- Sway ‘Sway makes it quick and easy to create and share polished, interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more. 2- School Font ‘School Font is a simple writing program. 15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension. Reading comprehension is a matter of decoding, reading speed, and critical thinking about the text, all of which can improve with tiered practice.

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

Best Educational Apps for Kids. Over time, I summarize my app reviews into lists of Best Educational Apps for Kids, grouped by Age and Subjects.

Best Educational Apps for Kids

These are updated periodically and the lists are growing all the time. Please check back often. Learning Ratings. The 30 Best Educational Games for the iPad: Kid’s Edition - Getting Smart. Parents and teachers who trust little Muffy and Junior with their shiny iPads don’t have to worry about how access to shoot-‘em-up video games will rot their precious little gifted and talented program minds. Instead, they can download some of the following alternatives to help them build up their brilliant brains that will totally go on to win Nobel Prizes someday.

Critical Thinking. Hopscotch This app provides even young students with an introduction to coding – or computer programming.

Critical Thinking

The Hopscotch computer programming language is derived from Scratch by those at MIT. It provides students with a choice of building blocks in 6 categories. The blocks control the movement and actions of chosen characters. Not only do students learn the fundamentals of coding, but they also have the opportunity to hone their critical thinking and problem solving skills. The Hopscotch website has a link to their ‘Hour of Code’ tutorial and to 7 lessons that can be used in a classroom or small group setting. Block Categories Movement: move, rotate, change y by, change x by, set rotation, set position, set speedDrawing: move with trail, set line width, set line color, clearControl Flow: repeat/end, waitAppearance: grow, shrink, set invisibility, change pose, bring to front, send to backValues: set value, change valueCalculator: random Ludo Classic Ludo is sometimes called ‘pachisi’.

Analogy. Apps and Games That Help Kids Think Critically. Close(x) Don’t Miss Out You’re all set!

Apps and Games That Help Kids Think Critically

Look out for our weekly updates soon. Apps for Creativity - The Best of iPad Apps. The development of apps that really take advantage of the beautiful interface and interactivity of the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch has really expanded.

Apps for Creativity - The Best of iPad Apps

We have created a list of some of the best apps the really let users get creative and create beautiful masterpieces right on their device! Audio iTalk Re corder by Griffin Technology (FREE)This app allows users to record audio, edit the recording and even add recordings to existing clips. 20 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks. We understand that reading is the simplest way for human to derive and constructing meaning in order to gain a particular knowledge from a source.

20 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks

This tendency has been digitized when books evolve into digital media equivalent – E-Books. Apps. Apps, iPads, Tablet Ideas. Special Education Apps. Apps.