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Home | Parent Toolkit. TeacherLingo.com. Story Starters: Creative Writing Prompts for Kids. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - Home Page. Born to Learn. Chisel. Pinstamatic, create a Pinterest board.

Places Add a map to your Pinterest board, and when someone clicks it they will be taken to the location in Google Maps. What a great way to show people where you are or where an event is taking place. This is an example of a HTML caption with a link. Stickies Leave a note on your board, maybe to summarize the board itself or just as a message to your followers. Quotations Using a selection of our ready designed stylish quotation layouts add some wise words to your Pinterest boards. Music Add your favourite Spotify tracks to your Pinterest boards, when your followers and friends click on the artwork they'll be able to play the track in Spotify itself! Create great Pinterest boards in just a few minutes without any editing tools Love Pinterest but finding it hard to add more than photos?

Need to add a note, a quote or a website to your boards? Want to share some music on Pinterest? I Make boring data pretty ... with Pinstamatic @Spiderworking Not sure what you can do with Pinstamatic? Pinterest is cool. Pinwords. 5 Ed Tech Resources Low-Income Class. This past year I worked for a public school in New Orleans. More than 80% of my students received free or reduced lunch and the school in general was under-resourced compared to the average U.S. public school district. Often times low-income classrooms lack resources that include anything from textbooks, to craft supplies, to a lack of technology. Here are five resources I used in my class last year that turned up my learning a notch, and saved me from extra hours of figuring things out for myself: 1.

Pinterest for Educators Creating worksheets was not my favorite lesson planning period activity. 2. It’s not uncommon as a low-income teacher to create much of your own curriculum. Better lesson is a free website where one can search by any subject for various types of resources that include unit plans, lesson plans and worksheets. 3.

Tracking parent phone calls was always a nightmare for me, however keeping in contact with parents is extremely important. 4. 5. About Ann Davis Print This Post. EduTecher. share. contribute. Cooltoolsforschools - home. New: 10 of the best Apple and Android apps for education in 2013. Last year we presented “New: 10 of the best Apple apps for education in 2012,” which highlighted some of the best apps for iPhones and iPods. However, with new upgrades in touch technology, and the emphasis on Common Core State Standards and school reform in general, we’ve come up with a new list of the best Apple- and Android-based education apps for 2013.

This year’s list includes some of the most highly rated apps, both by educators and by parents, and features a range that spans from interactive iBooks to current images of the universe, and from free video software to award-winning STEM curricula. For every app we’ve listed, we’ve included a brief description, device compatibility, suggested use, features, price, and a link to a more in-depth summary with an option to purchase on iTunes or Google Play. Don’t see an app you love on this list? Be sure to let us know—or leave a suggestion in the comment section. (Apps are listed in alphabetical order.) Name: Animoto What is it?

Price: FREE. The 10 Free Tech Tools Your Class Should Be Using. Classroom Tools | Feature The 10 Free Tech Tools Your Class Should Be Using By Andy Jeter07/22/13 Even the most tech savvy teachers face challenges when it comes to selecting and implementing the right tools to enhance instruction. One of the biggest: Engaging students in rigorous and relevant learning using tools they’re already accustomed to amidst the ocean of potential distractions provided by the web. Overcoming this obstacle requires developing fresh and exciting projects that utilize these tools. Of course the biggest roadblock most of us face is funding. 1. iTalc. 2. 3. 4. Ribbon Hero 2. iTALC. Si2013 - Using the TPACK Toolkit to Inform Digital Teaching and Learning. Presentations. Glogster EDU: A complete educational solution for digital and mobile teaching and learning.

Prezi - Ideas matter. StoryJumper: publish your own children's book. SwataraMSLibrary - CD Common Core Information. Cybrary Man Ed Web Sites. Common Craft. It's just too much. Did you know that there are over 15 billion web pages? To make sense of it all, we need to pluck out the best pages and save them for later. We have choices. We could bookmark or add to favorites in our web browser. Nah, it quickly becomes messy. There's a new way that doesn't use a browser. We'll focus on three things: How to get started with bookmarking, how bookmarks are organized by tags, and why this kind of bookmarking is social. First, go to delicious.com to sign up for a free account. Consider this example, you are a teacher who often uses the web to find math lessons for 8th graders. Here's what happens when you tag a site: a new window opens and asks for more information.

When you save a page like this, two things happen. Let's fast forward two months to make our second point: Why tags are so important. To find all your sites about algebra, you click the algebra tag, and voila, one hundred becomes three. Think about your fellow teachers. BetterLesson. Problem-Attic. Council for Exceptional Children. LD OnLine: The world's leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD. LD Resources. Tool of the Week. OASIS @ MAAP - The Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support Center. Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy. Do2Learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs.

4Teachers Teach with Tech. WebQuest.Org: Home. JOG THE WEB. Tech With Tia, Tools for Teaching with Technology. Scholastic. Big Deal Book, resources. Abcteach -- Free Printables, Interactives, Custom Documents, Clip Art, and Games. Curriki. WELCOME NEA MEMBERS! Find lesson plans, units, student games, interactive resources and more. Get started with a TOUR or search for materials below. On Forbes.com: What Is The Purpose Of Education? By Kim Jones From an early age, we’ve been told that education is the key to one’s success in life. Curriki Wins Computerworld Top Honors for Digital Access On June 4th, Computerworld honored organizations for putting technology to work for people in need and changing the world for the better and Curriki won the highest honor in the Digital Access category.

Curriki Stories from Around the World We asked you how you’re using Curriki around the world and you sent us some great stories! Things Fall Apart Unit - Theme Centered Essay Challenge your students to think more deeply about the larger ideas in Things Fall Apart. Karl Fisch Algebra Video CollectionAmazing collection of videos from a dynamic teacher. Free eTextbooks on CurrikiWonderful free eTextbooks for your classroom. Minecraft. Twenty Tips for Managing Project-Based Learning. In honor of Edutopia's 20th anniversary, we're producing a series of Top 20 lists, from the practical to the sublime. 20 Tips for Managing Project-Based Learning 1.

Use Social Media One of the best ways to document collaboration and engage students with technology is use social media platforms like Edmodo. Students can use it to share ideas, you as the teacher can use it to formatively assess where students are in terms of products and content knowledge, and it is a great way to have real evidence of collaboration. 2.

Meet with Team Representatives As a teacher, when making announcements or doing a short mini-lesson for students, it gets really old to have to continually ask, "Can I have your attention, please? " 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Bonus! A quick note on these tips: There is no real silver bullet to get every single kid under the sun engaged in your classroom, but good teachers use all the strategies they can muster. Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners. Susan Oxnevad. Hangouts – Google Hangouts. Teacher Express. Learning A-Z. Headsprout. Research based, yet fun and engaging, Headsprout's online software adapts to the needs of each learner. Headsprout offers Headsprout Early Reading for ages 4-7 and Reading Comprehension for ages 7+.

Price: $99.95 Takes a non-reader to up a mid-2nd grade reading level in 80 episodes. Teaches the essential skills needed for comprehension in 50 episodes. Dynamic Learning Maps™ EdWeb: A professional online community for educators. AdobeEducation Exchange. About the Train the Trainer Course Overview The Train the Trainer course is a ten-week online course designed to equip education trainers worldwide with the knowledge, skills, and tools to successfully design and deliver effective and engaging Adobe professional development workshops. Upon course completion, participants will be able to design professional development sessions that empower and inspire students, teachers, and faculty to foster creativity and design innovative digital media. Throughout the course, participants will examine the importance of creativity in education and hear from fellow educators who are successfully using technology to foster creativity with their students.explore Adobe Education’s free online resources, Adobe's industry-leading products, and engaging Adobe product training activities.review best practices in professional development design.

Weekly Self-Paced Lessons Sample Weekly Schedule (4-5 hours/week)* *This schedule serves as a model and a guide. Webinars. TeachersPayTeachers.com - An Open Marketplace for Original Lesson Plans and Other Teaching Resources. Teachers Notebook. SchoolExpress.com - 17000+ FREE worksheets. University, classroom and teacher blogs | 21Classes - Classroom and Education Blogs. New Learning Institute. Fluency 21 - Unit Planner. Our cloud-app Fluency21 Unit Planner was created to help you make the shift to a learning environment where students use higher-level thinking to create products as solutions to relevant real-world problems. Aligned with the 21st Century Fluencies and the processes outlined in our book, Literacy is Not Enough , this tool will allow you to create units that develop the essential skills so that students will not only be prepared for the tests, but also be prepared for life.

You're not alone, we designed this cloud-app so that you can collaborate and share with like-minded educators around the world that are also committed to making a difference. Standards are Standards We understand that every teacher, at every level is accountable for ensuring the curriculum standards are met. The very nature of the 21st century learning environment is that it addresses multiple curricular objectives in multiple subject areas.

Collaborate You can invite teachers in your district to share your unit plans. Diigo-COSE. PodOmatic. Blabberize Got a picture? GoAnimate.com. Animoto - Make & Share Beautiful Videos Online. PrimaryPad. TedEd. SchoolTube. TeacherTube - Teach the World. ISTE 2013 Closing Keynote, Adam Bellow: You're Invited to Change the World. YouTube. Teaching Channel.

The BAM! Radio Network. Tech&Learning Magazine. March 31,2014 An independent study, published in theInternational Journal of Evaluation andResearch in Education and sponsored by theSchool Improvement Network, shows a directlink between professional development andgains in student achievement. More » The Flipped Learning Network recentlyreleased the following “Four Pillars” thatteachers must incorporate to create a“Flipped Learning” experience: More » President Obama’s new ConnectED initiatives hasthe following goals: More » Google’s annual science fair, the largest online science fair in the world, will beopen to students ages 13-18 worldwide through May 12. More » We call this generation of learners digital citizens More » Amplify ELA DigitalCurriculum More » March 28,2014 Belkin’s Stage App combines the convenience of adocument camera with the power of an interactivewhiteboard.

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Favorites Welcome to your Favorites, the perfect place to store your favorite Community resources and training. To mark an item as a favorite, click on "Add to Favorites" button on webinars, courses, shared resources, or discussion topics. EduClipper. Edutopia | K-12 Education & Learning Innovations with Proven Strategies that Work. EdWeb: A professional online community for educators. New Jersey Educator Resource Exchange. Fuzebox, desktop sharing. Voki Home. Padlet.

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