65 Free Interactive Whiteboard Resources Interactive whiteboard resources are a great way for teachers to engage classrooms in learning. While many teachers are spending hours a day creating their own activities for their interactive whiteboards, there are tons of free sources to help teachers learn about and use IWBs with students to further their use of technology in the classroom. Here is a list of some great interactive whiteboard resources and activities guaranteed to stimulate learning: General Interactive Whiteboard Resources for Teachers TeacherLED – TeacherLED is a site dedicated to making the use of Interactive Whiteboards (IWB) easier and more productive.
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Nine ways to use emojis in the English classroom Through trial, error and mild emoji-obsession, Colm Boyd, a materials writer and British Council teacher in Barcelona, has produced these tips for English language teachers. This article includes advice for using the internet in classrooms. We also recommend that teachers use the 360safe online self-review tool for a whole-school approach to online safety. There are over 2,000 emojis – ration them in your lesson These activities work best when the class has a limited selection of emojis – perhaps 20 to 30. To avoid confusion, this selection should include a name for each emoji (e.g., Face With Tears Of Joy).
Image of the Week: Interactive infographic from Arsenal Football Club Creator: Arsenal Football Club (click to explore live) Description: With the 2015/2016 in the books, Aresenal uses ThingLink to give fans a "behind the numbers" look at their campaign. Hover over the hotspots to unlock Arsenal's month-by-month record, away versus home splits, number of clean sheets, overall win percentage, and much more. Special mention: Remember, the main goal of an infographic is to display information in a visual and easy to digest format. It can be challenging to include a lot of numbers and statistics in one infographic without overwhelming readers. Arsenal was able to detail 14 key performance metrics within this one stop shop infographic that is easy to consume.
Google for Education 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. A little help from our academic friends: Five fine portals for instructional fodder Need a little inspiration for the coming school year? How about a few fresh strategies for energizing your information literacy instruction and preparing your secondary learners for their academic experience? A number of portals offer training and instruction for our students as well as a little retooling for us as professionals, all aligned with the ACRL (Association of College & Research Libraries) Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, which, of course, resonate with our own AASL National School Library Standards. Here’s a little round-up of the portals designed to support critical information skills. 1.
15 Tools for Animation If you’re interested in creating content to promote your product or service, think about making a cartoon. Producing animation has several advantages over live video. You won’t need a physical set, a camera, or a crew. Free emoji worksheets to practice speaking and writing in your EFL class On this page, you’ll find some useful resources to help you use emojis in the classroom. Why is this on Picnic English? Good question! Picnic English usually provides lessons based on pop songs and YouTube videos. Examples and Downloads H5P makes it easy to create interactive content by providing a range of content types for various needs. Preview and explore these content types below. You can create interactive content by adding the H5P plugin to your WordPress, Moodle or Drupal site, or integrate it via LTI with Canvas, Brightspace, Blackboard and many other VLEs that supports LTI integration. Check out the author guide to get started.
How to take your students on a virtual field trip Many of us recently have had to take our classrooms online. Learning the basics of virtual teaching is hard enough! Like me, you’ve probably had connection issues and are making do with limited equipment.