Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future by Terry Heick For professional development around this idea or others you read about on TeachThought, contact us. Let’s take a look at this vague idea of the ‘classroom of the future.’ This is all subjective, but it’s worth talking about. So let’s talk. Education - Google Apps Marketplace MoreEven more from Google Sign in Business Tools 12 Puzzle and Quiz Creation Tools for Teachers There are many different sites on the internet that allow you to create your own puzzles and games to use either directly in class, or which can be linked to/embedded into your VLE. I’ve been doing some trawling ahead of a training session I am running soon, and here are a few of the best ones that I’ve found. There are others out there, but the focus specifically for my session was KS4 and 5, so these links are aimed at older students. If you have any other favourites, please add them to the comments! 1. Classtools Net
Ten Questions You Should Ask Before You Flip Your Classroom As the school year starts, many teachers are wanting to implement flipped learning into their classes. Before you begin, I encourage you to answer each of the questions below. The purpose of the questions is to help teachers BEGIN the process of flipping their class. This is only the first step. Flipped Class 101 can lead to Flipped Learning, which is a second stage of the Flipped Class. How to Use a Blog to Improve a Student’s Education Matt Banner is a seasoned blogger and entrepreneur with a decade of experience in the online world of blogging, SEO, and marketing. You can find him online @BlastYourBlog. Education is the foundation of our society.
About Us There is a lot of video on YouTube. To give you an idea of how fast it is growing in two days of uploads it would take more than a decade to view all the video. YouTube also boasts over 700,000 educational videos in its EDU channel. From a learning standpoint we estimate there is more knowledge on YouTube than has ever been in one location in human history. The English Blog BACKGROUND Christmas shoppers are set to benefit from the deepest high street discounts since 2008 after mild weather and a disappointing Black Friday left shops with stock to clear. With fewer than 10 days to Christmas, discounts are averaging 41.8%, according to analysts at consultants Deloitte, and will rise to 45% by the weekend. Jason Gordon, the consumer business partner at Deloitte, said: “Compared to 2014, there is already a noticeable increase in both the volume and value of discounts in the run-up to Christmas this year. Whilst this is good news for consumers looking to grab a bargain, it is a clear sign that retailers are being faced with what is now an annual uphill battle.” Full story >>
2nd Grade Geometry Worksheets Grade 2 geometry worksheets from K5 Learning Our grade 2 geometry worksheets focus on deepening students understanding of the basic properties of two dimensional shapes as well as introducing the concepts of congruency, symmetry, area and perimeter. Composing and decomposing 2D shapes introduces the "parts of a whole" concept. Our final worksheets introduce the identification and understanding of properties of 3D shapes. Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Flipping Your Classroom #edchat Produce material for YOUR students to engage them outside the classroom. Generic content works as a starting point but students have greater faith in their own teacher’s input.Decide on a workflow solution and stick to it. I use Edmodo to set assignments and annotate responses. Students are happy with this solution as it is cross platform and supports learning with library and backpack resources.Set specific deadlines for your students. If they are given a date then unfortunately that can be construed as midnight!! The old hand-in mantra of next lesson doesn’t fit the ‘flipped‘ class idea and as such can present a problem.Provide access for students who aren’t connected to the internet at home.