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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. 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! You can even add advertisements for made-up products. 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. The reporter's opinions should not appear in the article - only the facts. Structure of a Newspaper. 34 Interesting Ways to use Twitter in the Classroom. ''Green'' Activities & Classroom Resources: Environmentally Friendly Lessons. Highlights SummerSummer is here! 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. Videos Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? Coding & Computer Science Introduce your students to basic coding and computer science! 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.

These web tool can save you a lot of daily hassles that you might not even realize you have been tolerating. Whether you want to move the class newsletter online or try out a flipped classroom, we’re sharing the best sites to do it. Sharing and Collaborating The Internet was invented to foster communication. Google Docs First of all, you never have to hit “save” in Google Docs.

Google Forms Whether you want to send a quiz to your students or organize a field trip, Google forms can help you distribute and gather information. WordPress Create a class website or blog on this free, easy-to-use site. EduBlogs Set up blogs here for yourself or your students, and you can control the safety settings. EdX. 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. 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. Sheninger is one of a growing number of educators who don't just tolerate social networking in school — he encourages it, often for educational purposes. STORY: Web restrictions draw ire of some educators "The Internet as we know it is the 21st century," he says.

He and others say working online also pushes education beyond the confines of school, allowing kids to broaden discussion of their work. Challenging a new generation Sheninger and others also say it is naïve to think that kids raised online will respond to school the same way as previous generations. Karen Cator, the U.S. 100 Ways to Teach with Twitter. This handful of resources provide about 100 different ideas for, and examples of, using Twitter in the classroom. 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. This post generated a lot of traffic, and continues to attract hundreds of viewers every week.

Since that brief posting, I’ve come across a lot of articles containing examples and suggestions for using Twitter in instructional applications. I’ve combed through many of these and tried to boil down the redundancies to create a rich set of idea-laden resources. I also want to mention these 100 Serious Twitter Tips for Academics, which are worth reviewing to learn more and plan your approach to using Twitter in (and out of) the classroom. Here are the original “6 Examples” from last June’s post: About Kelly Walsh Print This Post.

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. 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. Students in today’s classrooms are unable to understand 25 to 30 percent of what their teacher said because of excessive noise and reverberation. i It is important to have some understanding of the contributing factors that determine the success (or failure) of an acoustical environment. Ambient Noise In a classroom, ambient noise is all the background noise going on in the classroom; externally generated and internally generated.

Ambient noise is also generated from within the school itself. Reverberation The second component of acoustics is reverberation. Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) Actual paragraphs taken from the ANSI standards: Click image for larger size. 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.

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. If you have a DropBox account then you can add a virtual printer that delivers content directly to any folder in your DropBox. It's an invaluable, simple and effective way to collect work from students. It's so easy to setup virtual printers that you can just set up a new folder and virtual printer every time you need students to submit work and keep all the submissions organized. ** Returning work with Evernote There are many ways to return the work. Sam Gliksman

Cartoons for the Classroom :: 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. (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. NOTE: You'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to use these files. 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.

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. This video will be the centerpiece of your lesson. 3- Click to select that video then click on " Flip this video " 4- Listed /Unlisted Now you can choose whether you want your flipped lesson to be discovered by TED community or not simply by clicking on Listed/Unlisted button. 5- Title/ Description Now you can provide a title and description to your lesson 6- Customize your video lesson Here is how you can customize your video lesson and make it more engaging. A- Think Clicking on "Think" button enables you to add questions around on the video. B- Dig Deeper Provide more insight or questions to get students thinking deeper. C- Discuss Here you can open a new discussion, view old discussions and create new ones.

D- ... 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. 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. Now, this term I had about fifty students on a higher level EFL/British culture course and they had to submit weekly learning journals and semi-regular essays. Another thing I’ve found useful with Google Docs is the ability to use it for document storage and folder sharing. Oh, and Google docs is excellent for creating surveys and questionnaires. Creative Book Builder. Creating assemble, construct, create, design, develop, formulate, write Use Creative Book Builder to have students design an eBook to educate others about a core content topic. Students could develop text, video, and audio to embed in their book. Science students could formulate a hypothesis for an independent experiment, assemble their data, then write about their results.

Evaluating appraise, argue, defend, judge, select, support, value, evaluate Use Creative Book Builder in a Social Studies classroom by having students argue that a controversial historical figure is either a hero or a villain. Analyzing appraise, compare, contrast, criticize, differentiate, discriminate, distinguish, examine, experiment, question, test Use Creative Book Builder in a Language Arts classroom to compare and contrast characters by embedding a video of students giving short character monologues, and examine the credibility of characters by writing text.

Applying Understanding Remembering Download File. 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. 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. Close reading is also about critical reading, reading that does not take things at face value but rather investigates for what is hidden between the lines.

A few months ago I shared with you here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning a set of interesting posters on close reading and today am adding another wonderful visual created by We Are Teachers. This is a great poster to use with your students in class to help them learn more about the art of close reading. Kahoot! | Game-based blended learning & classroom response system. CLASSROOM GAMES - Witness. Trouve le coupable parmi ses suspects... 3 suspects à trouver parmi ses 20 femmespuis crée ton propre témoignage...

VOCABULAIRE: Physical DescriptionGRAMMAIRE: COMPETENCE : Compréhension orale (ou écrite) +Expression oraleMATERIEL : Tableau blanc interactif OU DOCDUREE : 15 minutes (et +, si souhaité)NIVEAU: COLLEGE LIEN POUR ACCEDER AU JEU: WITNESSFICHIER A TELECHARGER: CLASS witness.pdfLISTE DES JEUX DE CLASSE : Tim's box Classroom games N'hésitez pas à nous faire part de votre expérience, commentez... N'oubliez pas de recommander Tim's box à vos élèves ! 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.

We are more interested in helping you push your classroom towards something unrecognizable–something that reflects the extraordinary change the world has seen but many public schools have somehow resisted. Something that centers students, helps them learn what’s worth understanding, and then equips them–and you–to make that learning happen. But what if that’s not your bag? This is the reality that, if statistics don’t mislead, most of you face on a daily basis. Let us know in the comments any that were what-were-they-thinking-missing-that-one? 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015. 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. 1) Content-Consumption Apps Class Dojo Free (Click for the web version) Decide Now $.99 Random Name Selector (Free) Note: Many of these apps have options in other languages Touch, look, listen $1.99 StoryToys apps $4.99/ea (all excellent) French words for Kids (Montessori) $3.99 Feed me (French) $1.99 JeuxPourLire $3.99 eFlash Apps for French $1.99 (turn on “Questions” mode in settings to make more challenging) Triventy | Collaborative Classroom Quizzes & Surveys.

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