Wordplay: Build Your Vocabulary with these 15 Tools and Our Research-Backed Tips Have you ever felt that high from finally employing a new, SAT-worthy word, matching it to the exact meaning you're trying to convey? It's like fitting the last piece into a jigsaw puzzle; there's something incredibly satisfying about using words effectively. Of course, vocabulary isn't just a feel-good hobby. WebQuests: Explanation What are the essential parts of a WebQuest? There are six critical components in a WebQuest: Introduction: The introduction section provides background information and motivational scenarios like giving students roles to play: "You are an underwater research scientist," or "You are an astronaut planning a trip to the moon."
Internet Scavenger Hunts To make it easier for teachers to search our archive of Internet Scavenger Hunts, we have reorganized them by month. Click a month below for Internet Scavenger Hunts that are appropriate for that month. Click the "Anytime Scavenger Hunts" link to search out Internet Scavenger Hunts that might be used at any time during the year. (Note: We are aware that some of these scavenger hunts include inactive links. We are repairing those links as we find replacements, but we advise you to check each hunt's links before using the activity with your students.) Internet Scavenger Hunts for...
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5 social media uses we must teach in schools – Digital Learning – Medium Gallup conducted a poll titled “21st Century Skills and the Workplace” and found that 59% of the workforce “developed most of the skills they use in their current job outside of school.” This disconnect between schooling and practice calls into question the fundamental direction of education. In fact, it suggests that schools might be flying a little too close to the trees. Online Audio Editor TwistedWave is a browser-based audio editor. You only need a web browser to access it, and you can use it to record or edit any audio file. All the audio is stored and processed on the server, so you don't need to download anything, or save your work when you are done. Close your browser window and your work is saved. Open TwistedWave somewhere else, and all your audio files, with the complete undo history, are still available. With a free account, you can edit mono files up to 5 minutes in length.
Free Sticky Notes Tools for Teachers and Students - eLearning Industry There are a lot of ways that you can use sticky note tools for both teaching your students and learning. I hope that you will find the following list useful. If you know a free sticky note tool that is not included in this list please leave a comment and I will added at the top of the list. CorkboardRemember and share what's important to you. Collaborate with others on a single Corkboard. Post and access on your computer or on-the-go. Curriculet Curriculet frees up my time outside of the classroom - no more collecting reading questions, trying to spot-check them, giving points for writing something down, whether or not they actually did the reading or understood it. - Jessica Rice, English Teacher at Summit Preparatory High School With Curriculet, I can not only change our reading instruction on a classroom level by flipping the instruction, but also influence reading instruction on a departmental level by encouraging the department to expand the curriculum: we can read MORE in less time with Curriculet. - Kate Baker, English teacher at Southern Regional high School I cannot WAIT to share this with my colleagues. This is going to revolutionize the way I can teach info texts, short stories, and excerpts from novels!
14 Tools for Collaborative Brainstorming Harness the creativity of your team with online collaboration tools. Brainstorm and visualize ideas together, regardless of location. Here is a list of tools for collaborative brainstorming. Mindmup Capture ideas at the speed of thought – using a mind map maker designed to help you focus on your ideas and remove all the distractions while mindmapping. Create unlimited mind maps for free, and store them in the cloud. Your mind maps are available everywhere, instantly, from any device. Brainstorm, create presentations and document outlines with mind maps, and publish your ideas online and to social networks. Get Started
Polymaps - Pavement Quality This example also uses a data visualization library called Protovis for color interpolation. Protovis is optional and not required to use Polymaps. Note that we’re not using Protovis to render anything—just data processing. Source Code