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Recordor - Record Lectures for Flipped Classroom or Courses. The Flipped Classroom: Turning the Traditional Classroom on its Head. Recordor: Create, Share Powerful Video Lectures for Flipped Classroom. 3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tutorial - Create a Flipped Video Lesson with TedEd. Make a Classroom Newspaper: You can create your own newspaper.

Make a Classroom Newspaper:

Students can be reporters, researching and writing newspaper articles. Topics for articles can include interesting things that have happened in the classroom or school, events that occurred in your town, family milestones (did someone have a birthday recently, or win an award?) , a sports tournament, extreme weather, or an interesting local person! Before you begin, read and analyze some newpaper articles to see how professional reporters write.

You can put the articles of all the students in the classroom together to make your own classroom newspaper! A newspaper is a daily or weekly publication that contains news articles, editorials, and other items. The owner of a newspaper is called the publisher. In the USA, the freedom of the press is guaranteed by the first amendment to the US Constitution. Structure of a Newspaper Article Each newspaper article has a title (called the headline) that is set in large type. Structure of a Newspaper. ESL Activities by Field of Experience. 34 Interesting Ways to use Twitter in the Classroom. ''Green'' Activities & Classroom Resources: Environmentally Friendly Lessons. Highlights SummerSummer is here!

''Green'' Activities & Classroom Resources: Environmentally Friendly Lessons

While most of your students will be on break from school for a few months, you can still engage their minds this summer. Try our summer reading suggestions, math and science worksheets, and cross-curricular resource packets to prepare kids for what the next school year will bring! July Calendar of Events July is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Civil Rights Act of 1964 (July 2, 1964), Compliment Your Mirror Day (July 3), Independence Day (July 4, 1776), World Population Day (July 11), Ice Cream Day (July 17), First Moon Landing (July 20, 1969), Parents' Day (July 24), and World War I Began (July 28, 1914).

The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You. Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way around a few of the best Web tools is worth your time. Innovative teachers are frequently using intuitive programs and websites that are easy to learn. Social media find place in classroom. By Greg Toppo, USA TODAY Updated 7/25/2011 12:24 PM Among educators, Eric Sheninger is something of a social networking hero.

Social media find place in classroom

By Todd Plitt, USA TODAY By Todd Plitt, USA TODAY The principal of New Milford (N.J.) He replaced the school's "static, boring" website with what has become a heavily used Facebook page, and his teachers encourage students to research, write, edit, perform and publish their work online. 100 Ways to Teach with Twitter. This handful of resources provide about 100 different ideas for, and examples of, using Twitter in the classroom.

100 Ways to Teach with Twitter

It’s been almost 8 months since I published the post, “6 Examples of Using Twitter in the Classroom”, about uses of the popular micro-blogging tool in the instructional setting. Multimedia English Classroom -Real English for Real Life (Learn English free) Enhanced Classroom Hearing - Poor Acoustics. There are two critical aspects involved in auditory learning: acoustics and the hearing ability of the child.

Enhanced Classroom Hearing - Poor Acoustics

Acoustics measure the impact that the physical environment will have on that most important piece of the learning process. The acoustic environment can dramatically decrease the effectiveness of the teaching. Collecting Student Work in an iPad Classroom. There are many ways to go about collecting work from students but this is one method that works very effectively. ** Submitting work with a Printopia Virtual Printer If you haven't checked out the blog post on Printopia, it's worth a read.

Collecting Student Work in an iPad Classroom

You'll find it here... Printopia installs on your Mac. It allows you to set up "Virtual Printers" so that anyone can use the Print function in an app and send the content directly to a folder on your Mac. It's an invaluable, simple and effective way to collect work from students. AAEC - Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. Congress clears way to sue Saudis Teachers: Download the lesson and print it out for use in your classroom.

AAEC - Association of American Editorial Cartoonists

(PDF format) Common Core State Standard RL.CSS.2/4 Grades 6-12: Students determine the meaning of political cartoons through the analysis of their literal, symbolic and figurative meanings of the elements the artist used and their effect. Students are asked to describe the overall effect of the cartoon, and how the artist’s choices combine to create that effect. Finally, students determine the purpose of the cartoon and how it relates to current issues through discussion questions. A Step by Step Tutorial on How to Flip your Classroom with TED Ed. Below is a visual guide to walk you through the process of how to created a flipped lesson using TED Ed website.

A Step by Step Tutorial on How to Flip your Classroom with TED Ed

First head over to TED ED and :1- Click on " Find and Flip " 2- Find YouTube Videos for your lessons You can search YouTube for a video to build a lesson around. Using Google Docs in the EFL classroom. This term I made a decision to switch over to Google Docs to deal with all the written assignments my students do.

Using Google Docs in the EFL classroom

Now, if you are not sure what Google Docs is - and don’t worry, you are not alone, Google doesn’t do the best job in the world to promote it - it’s an online document editor that can replace Microsoft Word if you don’t plan on doing anything too fancy such as inserting complex tables or pictures into your document. Let’s be honest though, much of what we do with word processing software isn’t that complex, often it’s just text and I rarely ask my students to do more than that, most of the time they are just submitting text essays.

Creative Book Builder. Comics in the classroom. A Beautiful Classroom Poster on Close Reading. January 26, 2014 Close reading is definitely a "survival skill" particularly in a world drowned in information.

A Beautiful Classroom Poster on Close Reading

Close reading is all about reading differently, it is reading for deep understanding through paying attention to what others would normally oversight. Being a close reader entails focus and dedication to your reading material. It empowers readers to delve deeper into the latent meanings of text searching for cues that make the reading a totally different experience, one that resembles the detective work. Game-based blended learning & classroom response system. CLASSROOM GAMES - Witness. 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015. 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015 by TeachThought Staff This post was sponsored by CK-12, a non-profit foundation that creates and aggregates high quality curated STEM content. What are the best apps for your classroom? The best little bits of software to use tomorrow, in your school, to make your classroom go?

This is, strangely, not a frequent topic for us. 50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom. I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in Canada, and has created an enormous amount of resources for language teachers to use. I asked her if she wanted to collaborate on this post, and she quickly agreed to do so. Below is a list of iPad apps that we both use in our language classrooms. The ones marked with an * are the essential, must-have ones. We have divided the list into two categories: Content consumption apps and content creation apps. Collaborative Classroom Quizzes & Surveys. EduCanon.

EduCanon. EduCanon.