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100 Best YouTube Videos for Teachers

100 Best YouTube Videos for Teachers
Although YouTube has been blocked from many/most schools, for obvious reasons and not so obvious ones. YouTube does provide great resources and content for teachers and students. View the list of the Top 100 Videos for Teachers. This list is provided by SmartTeaching.org, a leading online resource for current teachers, and aspiring education students and student teachers. YouTube's 100 Best Teacher Videos: History These videos can give your students a better insight into historical events. Science Make science more fun and interactive by using these videos in class. Language Get advice on improving your language class or use these videos as classroom supplements. Arts These videos provide great information on art and art education programs for you and your students. ARTSplash! Inspiration Everyone has a hard day sometimes, and you can remind yourself why you became a teacher by checking out these videos. Classroom Management How-Tos and Guides Technology Humor

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STEAM YouTube Channels for Elementary Kids A homeschool reader wrote to ask me my recommendations for educational YouTube channels. Which is a really fantastic question — and deserves a few blog posts, don’t you think? Let’s start with the best S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) YouTube channels. You know that it’s hard to sift through the massive amount of channels, and find what’s best and age-appropriate for your kids. You want clean entertainment that won’t surprise you with a bad word or innuendo. Six reasons iPad is an artist's productivity tool There's a lot of folks who say the iPad isn't proper competition for netbooks because it isn't a 'productivity tool'. They're all wrong. Take the visual arts, for example, and you'll find a growing army of examples of artists using the Apple device to create stunning pieces of art, here's six stories to illustrate this. Clearly this illustrates why netbook sales have cramped up and why Apple's iPad is such a success, because it unlocks imagination for users, developers, old and new media.

7 Ways to Begin Your Speech with a Bang - BradBridges.Net People listen to you with their eyes before you even begin to speak. Yes, I meant to write that. People listen with all their other senses before you, as a speaker, even begin to talk. what do you do when Also, check out: Classroom Rules – Ways to Create, Introduce & Enforce Them Best Ways To Begin & End The School Year Important Advice On Classroom Rules From The New Yorker The First 6 Weeks: Strategies For Getting To Know Your Students is from Teach Thought. I don’t think most readers will be surprised by what’s described in the first five weeks, but I think the “Donald Graves” activity in week six is a fantastic one!

9 TEDTalks by impressive kids Few scientific papers are written in crayon and begin with the words, “Once upon a time.” But then again, few scientific papers are written by a group of 8 to 10-year-olds. In this adorable talk from TEDGlobal, neuroscientist, artist and educator Beau Lotto shares why he thinks children have an edge when it comes to scientific inquiry — they are able to celebrate uncertainty and ask wonderful questions. An experiment is actually a form of play, says Lotto, who invited a group of 25 students from a small school in the UK to make a useful contribution to science by asking a question of their choice. The question the students came up with: can bees think like human beings?

iPads In Art Class For Kindergarteners PORTLAND, Maine -- Kindergarten classes are supplementing crayons, finger paints and flashcards with iPads, a development that excites supporters but that detractors worry is wasted on pupils too young to appreciate the expense. Next fall, nearly 300 kindergartners in the central Maine city of Auburn will become the latest batch of youngsters around the country to get iPad2 touchpad tablets to learn the basics about ABCs, 1-2-3s, drawing and even music. "It's definitely an adventure, and it'll be a journey of learning for teachers and students," said Auburn kindergarten teacher Amy Heimerl, who received an iPad on Tuesday ahead of the full deployment in the fall.

Booktrack Classroom - Teachers Booktrack Classroom dramatically improves student reading and writing abilities with a fun, easy to use technology that integrates with Common Core Standards. Booktrack Studied by Major Universities New York University and The University of Auckland have conducted studies on Booktrack which showed that Booktrack increases reading comprehension scores and student engagement. Read more. What is Booktrack? Inventions That Changed Our World This Passage & Question Set and related Vocabulary materials align to the following Common Core Anchor Standards: Passage & Question SetCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10 Vocabulary MaterialCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.4CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.6

197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About 197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re behind the times. Nearly every major educational institution in the world now hosts its own collection of videos featuring news, lectures, tutorials, and open courseware. Just as many individuals have their own channel, curating their expertise in a series of broadcasted lessons. Videos About Plants Spring time means plants in kindergarten and so here is your teacher approved Videos About Plants list from Simply Kinder! From a Seed to a Flower (2:12) This short video shows the basic parts and needs of a flowering plant using playdough. It provides a wonderful visual and discussed the most basic facts of a plant. I couldn’t help but imagine doing something very similar in a sensory or science center during my plant unit!

iPads can’t improve learning without good teaching Pt 1 Clearly there is a lot of buzz around iPads in schools at the moment. You can’t log on to the Web without reading about another school or entire district or department investing massive coin in a sparkling set of the Wonder Tablets, excited that they will cure all the ills of the current education systems around the world. From reading my blog, you would be no doubt convinced that I am very much in this Pro-iPad camp. Make no mistake I am. However, no matter how versatile and potentially powerful a product the iPad is, it is merely an extremely expensive placemat without creative, well planned teaching behind its use. Before committing to an iPad implementation of any size, schools need to thoroughly think through how these technological marvels are going to enhance the teaching and learning process.

Technology Tools for Teachers: Remind 101 is now "Remind" and is more AWESOME than ever! A couple of months ago, Remind 101 (one of my favorite teaching tools) became Remind. Then they updated their app and website with more amazing features that make it much more than a way to send quick text reminders to students and parents. If you are new to Remind, here's a short overview of the key features: Remind lets you connect with students or parents quickly and safely.Students sign up to get communications from you (the teacher) and they never see your phone number and you never see theirs.Recipients of your messages can't respond to you directly via text message.Messages can be sent via SMS text message, email or through the app (more on that below.)You can schedule messages.

Printable Reading Warm-Up, Grades 1 & 2 Highlights Halloween Happy Halloween! Students love this fall holiday; take advantage of it! You'll find everything from costume patterns and printable Halloween masks to counting activities and vocabulary lessons. 2016 Presidential Elections Election season is here! Help your students understand the process of our national elections (held on Tuesday, November 8), from the President down to local representatives, with our election activities. 10 Very Good Educational Websites That Are Now Integrated with Google Classroom December 18, 2015 With the increasing adoption of Google Classroom in instruction, Google opened up Classroom API and made it possible for developers to seamlessly integrate Classroom with a wide variety of websites and platforms. As a result, several educational websites are now integrated with classroom . This means that teachers and students can now share, assign, or turn in links, videos and images from any webpage that is part of this integration.

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