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10 Virtual Field Trips to Explore the World. By Whooo’s Reading Blog Team Celebrate the world, experiencing famous cities and unforgettable scenery, without ever stepping foot outside of your classroom.

10 Virtual Field Trips to Explore the World

Take a walk through the ruins of Pompeii or head to the top of the Tokyo Tower—whatever you do, don’t forget to take in the view. 1. 360Cities.net Pick a city, any city—and visit it! This website hosts a large database of 360-degree views of cities big and small all around the world. More: 5 Virtual Field Trips to Take With Your Classroom 2. Visit this website to get a glimpse into the frigid and exciting world of dog sledding. 3. Use 360-degree images to take students on a virtual field trip of places like Turkey, Norway, and Russia. 4. Another way to explore the world is to see the many ways in which people are making a difference in it. 5. Use this website to explore popular locations and tourist destinations all over the world and in space. 6. 7.

More: 15 Online Games to Learn About the Planet. Padlet is the easiest way to create and collaborate in the world. Bloomz - Teacher Parent Communications App. KidRex - Kid Safe Search Engine. Educational Technology for the Classroom from Mimio. PowerTeacher Gradebook Help. Teachers tap into brain science to boost learning. JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: neuroscience and education.

Teachers tap into brain science to boost learning

Thousands of teachers around the country are learning about an alternative teaching program that aims to use scientific discoveries about the brain to improve the way children learn in the classroom. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters reports from Philadelphia. JASSELLE CIRINO, Teacher, Francis Scott Key Elementary: When I say class, you… CLASS: You stop what you’re doing. Look at the teacher. JOHN TULENKO: Today is Wacky Wednesday in Jasselle Cirino’s third grade classroom, which explains the blue wig.

JASSELLE CIRINO: So I want you to teach your neighbor. JOHN TULENKO: But the rest of what you’re about to see is what her classroom looks like every day. JASSELLE CIRINO: I want giant gestures. JOHN TULENKO: She uses a set of techniques some call whole brain teaching. JASSELLE CIRINO: A lot of times in traditional teaching, you’re just lecturing, and you’re talking and talking. Are there parts of the brain that you’re aiming at? Assessment of Students in the Classroom. "...I have told the kids that we will be taking our first reading test with the MimioVote….

Assessment of Students in the Classroom

It is exciting when the kids want to take a test because it will be just like playing a video game at home. " Melissa Zielke Amelia Earhart Elementary Goddard, KS What if your assessment tools could accurately measure student understanding on the spot, with maximum class participation? Why the MimioVote™ assessment does it better for you: Track progress through instant feedback as well as scores tallied over time. Project Wisdom. Brainpop. Whether your students are using Apple©, Android™, Windows 8, or Chrome™ devices, there’s a BrainPOP app for you.

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Ideal for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and other mobile learning environments, mobile access is now an integral part of all BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, and BrainPOP Español subscriptions. The BrainPOP Featured Movie and BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week apps regularly deliver fresh movies, quizzes, and bonus features right to your students’ handheld device. They cover a breadth of relevant topics including current events, historical figures and milestones, holidays, curricular subjects, and more. Our Featured Movie app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch has been downloaded millions of times and lauded in thousands of reviews. Visit BrainPOP Educators for a selection of mobile learning best practices! If you teach K-3, check out the BrainPOP Jr. For English language learners and teachers, there's the BrainPOP ESL app.

Jr.brainpop. Did you click on a BrainPOP Jr. link from your My BrainPOP Timeline?

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Please use your computer to go to BrainPOP Jr. Make the BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week app part of your day in the classroom, at home or on the go! To access BrainPOP Jr.’s Movie of the Week on an Android device, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, download our FREE Movie of the Week app. You’ll get a different animated, educational movie – plus its related quizzes and bonus features – delivered right to your mobile device every Monday. Ideal for kids in Kindergarten through grade 3, the BrainPOP Jr. Since its 2006 launch, BrainPOP Jr. has been a safe and trusted online environment where early learners can further explore what they’re studying at school, or delve into any other age-appropriate subject they’re curious about. Flocabulary - Educational Hip-Hop. Story Bird. Welcome to Edgenuity. Khan Academy. Pearson Realize. Mobile App For Android Devices and iPads and iPhones.

Educational Technology for the Classroom from Mimio. Videos — PowerSchool. iObservation. Find Campus. IXL. Login. IXL. ClassDojo for Teachers. Front Row Classroom. XtraMath. BrainPOP Jr. - K-3 Educational Movies, Quizzes, Lessons, and More!

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