Word Clouds for Kids! ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years.
A Guide to Getting Started With Edmodo Whether you’re new to Edmodo or you’ve been a part of community for some time, we want you to make the most your Edmodo experience. For those looking to learn how to use Edmodo over the summer, here is a guide to help you get started! Sign Up for an Intro Webinar If you just created an account, a great way to get started is to attend one of our bi-weekly webinars.
Online Teacher Book Clubs: Promoting a Culture of Professional Development Creating a culture of sharing and professional dialogue is an essential element for school success. Teachers who read, discuss, and implement current educational research are more engaged and ready to take on the challenges in their classroom. But the reality is that teachers lead busy lives, making it difficult to find time for these valuable discussions. Learn how creating an online book club for sharing ideas can invigorate teachers and encourage professional reading and conversations. One advantage is that a blog is always available anywhere that a teacher has web access. Getting Started
Creating Podcasts with Your Students Preproduction Before students even think of stepping up to the microphone, much planning must be done. In fact, I've found in creating Radio WillowWeb that preproduction takes over three-quarters of the time to produce a podcast. Students need to keep their audience in mind. Who will listen to the podcast? Is it everyone in the school? New To WordPress - Where to Start If you are new to WordPress, here is a step-by-step plan for getting started. If you need help along the way, plenty of options for assistance are listed in this article. Welcome to the exciting world of WordPress!
Creating and Using a Wiki with Wikispaces "How to" Guideline series is coordinated by Helen Mongan-Rallis of the Education Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions to improve these guidelines please me at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. by Helen Mongan-Rallis. Last updated: October 17, 2008 Wikispaces is a free wiki service. I have been using it since May 2006 for a variety of purposes and am very happy with the results. How To Use Blogs In the Classroom - eLearning Industry With the inception of Common Core standards and The No Child Left Behind Act, all educators require teaching literacy across the curriculum. Getting kids to write, especially the weaker writers, can be a challenge in itself but getting kids to write about math can be even more challenging – unless you use blogging as your literacy tactic. Blog writing is informal, unlike academic writing, which may be intimidating to some, if not all, of your students. Blog writing takes the pressure off of writing and gives your students a voice in a safe environment, even if you or your students stepping out of your comfort zone. What is a Blog? Blog is short for web log.
teach-with-internet - How to use Photopeach Skip to main content Get your brand new Wikispaces Classroom now and do "back to school" in style. guest Join | Help | Sign In teach-with-internet Home 5-Minute Film Festival: Video Boot Camp The rapid adoption of devices in the classroom has fundamentally changed the way we can create video. Every part of the creation process -- writing, recording, editing, and distributing -- is possible on the devices that can fit in our pocket. Vision is the most dominant of the five senses.
How and why to create a class wiki What is a wiki? A wiki is a very simple webpage that can be edited by multiple users – the most famous example is Wikipedia, an encyclopaedia which is continuously written and rewritten by web users all over the world. Most wikis are on a far smaller scale and can be used to fulfil a wide range of different tasks or projects in the classroom whether your aim is to push information out to students and parents, encourage students to work collaboratively on a project – or a bit of both. Why would I want to set up a wiki?
10 sources of free interactive content for your class Educators are creating lessons and sharing them online. Tap into great teaching resources with these 10 sites. (Flickr / Luis Vidal) Years ago, textbooks served a different purpose. Information was at a premium, and textbooks filled the void. Video Tutorials – Edmodo Help Center Watch and learn! The following short videos will provide an introduction to many features of Edmodo, helping to jump-start your Edmodo experience. If you do not find what you are looking for below, we have more video resources accessible through our recorded webinars. 1. Welcome To Edmodo Learn how to open the door to your Edmodo Classroom by signing up for a teacher account and creating your first group.
Best Tools to Create Animated Video How to Make a Cartoon Yourself: Top 7 Animated Video Makers Compared Video production is not an easy and cheap matter. A short video for your YouTube channel or website may cost several thousand dollars if you address to professional video studios. No doubt, there are free and low-cost alternatives which can be easily mastered by any web user. A self-made cartoon or an animated video is one of the options.