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Apps for Education: IT Guide

Apps for Education: IT Guide
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Here is the Key To Unlocking Your Child’s Heart Smart parents give their children a million answers. Wise parents ask their children a million questions. And so smart parents might know, but wise parents understand. I love it when someone asks me a thoughtful question for three reasons. First, it shows that the other person cares enough to try to get to know me. Second, it shows curiosity – which is one of my favorite traits. Getting to know ourselves and others is the greatest adventure. Besides myself and Craig – there are three people I want to understand more than I want anything else in the world. The trouble is that keys are only useful if you can get your hands on them. SO LISTEN. And so I reach in and pull out a key: “If you were an inventor – what would you invent, and why?” I love this jar because it livens up our evenings and helps me know my babies better – but it doesn’t end there. I wanted to give you this gift for Mothers’ Day. Hello! So, this jar. You’ll notice there are 2 sets of questions. Will you try this with us?

for Education: Save time and stay connected For Education Spark learning with G Suite for Education A suite of free productivity tools to help students and teachers interact seamlessly and securely across devices. Get G Suite for Education What’s included A full suite of educational tools for your school. Manage your classroom with ease Create classes, distribute assignments, give quizzes, send feedback, and see everything in one place. Administer with confidence Add students, manage devices, and configure security and settings so your data stays safe. Communicate your way Connect with email, chat, and video conference. Collaborate anywhere Co-edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real time. Manage all your tasks Build to-do lists, create task reminders, and schedule meetings. Google Classroom Google Classroom streamlines assignments, boosts collaboration, and fosters seamless communication to make teaching more productive and meaningful. Collaborate anytime, anywhere, on any device Benefits for your institution cloud_done Easy build book

Flippa klassrummet Det är säkert många som har hört talas om Flipping the Classroom. Jag har nyligen startat en Facebookgrupp som heter Flippa klassrummet. Om du är intresserad av att flippa klassrummet så är du välkommen dit för utbyte av tankar och diskussioner i ämnet. Om du är nyfiken av vad ett flippat klassrum innebär så rekommenderar jag dig först att se den här föreläsningen av Salman Khan. Andra bra länkar för att lära sig mer av är Vonsild Skole i Danmark och Daniel Barker blogg. Det flippade klassrummet är INTE: • en synonym för online videos. • att ersätta lärare med videos. • en online-kurs. • elever som arbetar utan struktur. • elever som tillbringar hela lektionen med att stirra på en datorskärm. • elever som arbetar isolerat. Det vända klassrummet ÄR: • ett sätt att öka samverkan och individuell tid mellan elever och lärare. • en miljö där elever tar ansvar för och är medvetna om sitt eget lärande. • ett klassrum där läraren är "guiden vid sidan" istället för "vise på scenen".

Cisco WebEx — Online Meetings and Video Conferencing 30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom The concept of teaching creativity has been around for quite some time. Below are 30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom: Academics such as E. Paul Torrance, dedicated an entire lifetime to the advancement of creativity in education. In recent times, there has been a shift towards the increased acceptance of valuing creativity for all learners. Much of the blame for a lack of creativity, and therefore innovation, can be traced to our traditional educational systems. It relies on teaching to the correct answer. In the same way, David Hughes, founder of Decision Labs and professor at UNC Chapel Hill, argues that innovation is an essential skill for our global economy. Most of the practice of creative methods is being done outside the traditional educational institutions by consulting firms and by persons in companies who have been trained in creative problem solving methods. 30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom: Cited from: opencolleges.edu.au

It-tempen för skola och förskola Puppet Pals 2: School Edition What It Means To Think Critically What It Means To Think Critically by Terry Heick This post has been updated from a 2014 post For educators, as a term critical thinking is similar to words like democracy, global, and organic: You hear people use them all the time, but no one seems to understand exactly what they mean. This kind of etymological opacity lends itself to them being misused, fumbled awkwardly, and abused. If we can, for the purpose of the here and now, agree that critical thinking means something along the lines of thinking to produce judgment, then we’re already two thirds of the way to making some kind of new meaning ourselves here. Critical thinking is among the first causes for change (personal and social), but is a pariah in schools –for no other reason than it conditions the mind to suspect the form and function of everything it sees, including your classroom and everything being taught in it. Of course, critical thinking without knowledge is embarrassingly idle, like a farmer without a field. Intent.

Home | AC History Units A Must Have Google Drive App for Teachers May 8, 2014 Since the introduction of add-ons to Google Drive a few weeks ago, I tried several of these extensions on my Google Drive and I am really impressed by the great service some of them offer. Today, I am sharing with you one of my favourite apps to use on Google Sheets. This add-on is called Doctopus. Doctopus is a handy Spreadhseet script which allows teachers to make copies and hand out google Drive files to students listed in a Google Sheet. Doctopus also allows teachers to keep track of their shared documents with the possibility of providing timely feedback to students right in the spreadsheet itself. Watch the video below to learn more about how to use Doctopus on your Google Sheets.

Videoscribe Under våren hittade jag appen Videoscribe. En app där man kan göra egen animerad film. Du kan skapa filmer där man ser en hand som ritar och skriver olika saker. Den finns också att använda på datorn men är då mycket dyrare att köpa. Appen kostar 45:- i Appstore. Det kan vara lite svårt till att börja med att få till det som man vill ha det så jag rekommenderar att först titta på instruktionsfilmerna som Sparkol har gjort. Det finns många bilder med i programmet och det är också lätt att lägga till egna bilder/foton från kamerarullen eller till exempel Dropbox. När jag har gjort en del presentationsfilmer har jag lagt till berättarröst. Provade att använda den tillsammans med mina elever i åk 1-3 i våras. Läs gärna Lena Gällhagens recension på Skolappar för fler tips.

The 21st Century Writing Process Aditi Rao always has great ideas for sharing technology in the classroom. She is a technology resource specialist from Houston, TX and a graduate from Johns Hopkins University. She is really passionate about technology in education, both for students in classrooms and teachers outside of classrooms. She hopes that her blog will help educators discover interesting new tools to use in their own classrooms! Below is the list of ideas and resources I compiled based on the writing process: PREWRITINGDRAFTINGPractice sequencing through comic stripsREVISINGRevise overall content and word choice with word cloudsHave students edit their diction with the online Visual ThesaurusEDITING/PROOFREADINGPUBLISHING

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