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Winning in the Classroom with Your Personalized Learning Playbook. PhotoMath Brings Its Awesome Math Equation Solving App To Android. PhotoMath is a nifty little app.

PhotoMath Brings Its Awesome Math Equation Solving App To Android

You point your phone camera at a math equation, and it will give you the answer and show you all the steps to solve this particular equation. Following its huge success in the App Store, the app is coming to Android. When I first played with PhotoMath before the team took the stage in our Battlefield competition at Disrupt London, I was impressed by its design and overall user experience. Solving a math equation with a computer is nothing new — WolframAlpha has been doing that for years.

But typing an equation inside WolframAlpha’s app is a painful process. And now, in addition to coming to Android, the app now supports quadratic equations, inequalities and more. Google Calendar. La messagerie avec espace de stockage gratuit de Google. 12 Of The Best Math iPad Apps Of 2012. 10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment. 10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment by Terry Heick For in-person professional development from TeachThought on how to create an effective learning environment in your classroom or school, contact us today.

10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

Wherever we are, we’d all like to think our classrooms are “intellectually active” places. Progressive learning (like our 21st Century Model, for example) environments. Highly effective and conducive to student-centered learning. The reality is, there is no single answer because teaching and learning are awkward to consider as single events or individual “things.” Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers. Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers Part of rethinking learning means rethinking the bits and pieces of the learning process–teaching strategies, writing pieces, etc.

Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers

Which is what makes the following chart from Kathleen Cushman’s Fires in the Mind compelling. 10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking. One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little humans to succeed in the “real world.”

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

Yes, there are mounds of curricula they must master in a wide breadth of subjects, but education does not begin and end with a textbook or test. Other skills must be honed, too, not the least of which is how to get along with their peers and work well with others. This is not something that can be cultivated through rote memorization or with strategically placed posters. Students must be engaged and cooperation must be practiced, and often.

The following team-building games can promote cooperation and communication, help establish a positive classroom environment and — most importantly — provide a fun, much-needed reprieve from routine. Waiting and Organizing: Two Strategies for Developing Deeper Learners - Learning Deeply. The Three T's of Continuous Professional Development - HuntingEnglishHuntingEnglish. All the evidence indicates that teachers develop intensively in their first couple of years of teaching and that they then plateau in their development, regardless of the intricate plans for continuous professional development (CPD) that schools construct.

The Three T's of Continuous Professional Development - HuntingEnglishHuntingEnglish

This was my personal experience. You conquer the struggles of simply managing your class and then you simply get on. You have subject content to learn; exams to grapple with; students to chase up, reports to write, plans to hastily cobble together and much more. iPads Are The Worst Technology They'll Ever Use - iPads Are The Worst Technology They’ll Ever Use by Terry Heick iPads are the worst technology students will ever use.

iPads Are The Worst Technology They'll Ever Use -

Google Classroom Hacks - TeachingForward. With the launch of Google Classroom last month, we’ve been seeing a significant spike in the number of teachers at our middle and high school moving towards using Google Apps with students this year compared to last.

Google Classroom Hacks - TeachingForward

Since Classroom is built upon the foundation of Google Drive, having a thorough understanding how Drive works with different platforms is helpful when navigating questions from staff and students. I’ve compiled together some common workflow questions that have arisen this year, some of which may be resolved as Classroom continue to be refined and developed by the folks at Google. 2 Math Teachers Consider Giving Up Grades - Work in Progress. Mistersill YT in the Classroom. Session 161 – What is progress? How can we achieve it? Date: Thursday 25th July 2013 Host: @MsFindlater Session Title: What is progress?

Session 161 – What is progress? How can we achieve it?

How can we achieve it? Summary. Critical Thinking. 5 Steps to Eliminate Traditional Grades. The Case Against Grades. November 2011 The Case Against Grades By Alfie Kohn [This is a slightly expanded version of the published article.]

The Case Against Grades

"I remember the first time that a grading rubric was attached to a piece of my writing….Suddenly all the joy was taken away. I was writing for a grade -- I was no longer exploring for me. 20 End of the Year Reflection Questions. Here are 20 questions to help you and your students reflect on the school year.

20 End of the Year Reflection Questions

How About Better Parents? How do we know? Every three years, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or O.E.C.D., conducts exams as part of the Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA, which tests 15-year-olds in the world’s leading industrialized nations on their reading comprehension and ability to use what they’ve learned in math and science to solve real problems — the most important skills for succeeding in college and life. America’s 15-year-olds have not been distinguishing themselves in the PISA exams compared with students in Singapore, Finland and Shanghai. To better understand why some students thrive taking the PISA tests and others do not, Andreas Schleicher, who oversees the exams for the O.E.C.D., was encouraged by the O.E.C.D. countries to look beyond the classrooms.

Yes, students from more well-to-do households are more likely to have more involved parents. The kind of parental involvement matters, as well. A Robotic Geometry Box on 3D. The Challenges and Realities of Inquiry-Based Learning. Inquiry Learning Teaching Strategies Getty By Thom Markham Teachers in a rural southeast Michigan high school were recently discussing the odd behavior of the senior class. A Robotic Geometry Box on 3D. Teaching Math to People Who Think They Hate It. A popular Cornell professor tries to help language-arts types learn how to "make math" instead of just studying it. The author's son and husband take the scalene triangle challenge. (Jessica Lahey ) Math has never been my strong suit. My Drive. 10 Characteristics of Good Problem Solvers.

Good problem solvers are good thinkers. They have less drama and problems to begin with and don't get overly emotional when faced with a problem. They usually see problems as challenges and life experiences and try to stand above them, objectively. 10 reasons I love using Edmodo in my iPad classroom… Day 28 - Class Dojo. Class Dojo will not apply to every participant in the 30 Day Challenge as it is specifically designed for the classroom teacher, but I encourage you to be open-minded about the possible applications for this classroom management tool, which was introduced in beta early this fall, caught the attention of educators from the UK to the US, and garnered top prize in NBC News' Education Nation Innovation Challenge. CPD for teachers. CPD for teachers. CPD for teachers. CPD for teachers. Untitled. 17 Real-World Ways iPads Are Being Used In Schools. Last year, iPads in education took the world by storm, finding their ways into initiatives at both the K-12 and university levels.

Schools and Modern Architecture. School Design Matters. Mathematics with an iPad. Do you want to pass your maths exams? Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship? Teachers’ pay should be based on performance, not years worked: report. Teachers should receive pay increases based on their classroom performance and student feedback, not years in the profession, according to a new report commissioned by a group representing Canada’s largest employers. The report from the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE) says the current teacher compensation model is ineffective, and that its recommendations could improve the quality of classroom instruction.

19 behavioural interview questions and how to answer them. It is estimated that 80% of the interview is made up of behavioural questions. This type of interviewing is based on the philosophy that your past actions and behaviours will be a good indicator of your future behaviours. 15 Underrated Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Use. Whether you have a tech question or a fashion concern, there's probably an existing app that can help you out. But frankly, with all the apps out there, it's easy to get stuck with the same icons on your home screen — and never so much as click on the newer ones that would benefit your business most. Welcome to Forbes. The Focused Leader. The Signs of a Leader's Empathy Deficit Disorder. Entrepreneurs Don’t Need All the Answers. Assessment and Rubrics. iPad as the Teacher's Pet. Update: iPad as the Teacher's Pet was updated to Version 2.0 Click to see the new version!

iPad v iPad Mini – I’m a Teacher and I would choose… iPad v iPad Mini – I’m a Teacher and I would choose… 7 best word processing apps for tablets. Will Microsoft Word come to the iPad? 7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom - Getting Smart by Guest Author - classrooms, EdTech, flipped classroom. Using iPads During Math Stations ~ Mrs. Wideen's Classroom Blog. iPads in the Classroom. 5 Essential Tips To Help Integrate iPads Into Your School. 6 pillars of a 1:1 initiative SmartBlogs. iPad Classroom Next Term? – 10 Things to Consider. The Secret To Successfully Using iPads In Education. Edmodo is THE iPad Workflow Solution. Seven iPad alternatives for schools. Ipads in the classroom. Just Say NO to iPads for Education. Six reasons iPad is an artist's productivity tool.

Preparing Your School for an iPad Implementation. Using technology in the classroom the right way SmartBlogs. The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools. 10 Great Resources on 21st Century Education. How To Integrate Education Technology With Scaffolding. 5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) Bloom's Taxonomy tied to Web2.0 tools - handy! #edtech. Ukedchat. K-12 Education & Learning Innovations with Proven Strategies that Work.

13 Reasons Why Mobile Devices are Better Tools for Students. How to Create a Learning Culture in Organizations. Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do. 11 Reasons Teachers Aren't Using Technology #edchat #edtech. Could This Be Your Classroom Of The Future? EDUCON: Shift Happens. The Learning Spy - Reflections on my teaching & their learning. Class Dojo – putting the emphasis on positive behaviour. Professional Development Guides. 10 ways to change the minds of tech-reluctant staff. How Does #Edchat Connect Educators. 7 Steps To Flipped Professional Development. Creative ICT. - From the Principal's Office: Going 1:1? How Would You Respond To Comments Like This?

21st Century Transformations in K-12. ICTmagic - home. Why I became a teacher: I love to learn, so this is the perfect career. Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating. Replacing CPD with JPD.