Blue-Bot Robotics Introducing Blue-Bot, the Bluetooth floor robot. This is a set of 6 Blue-Bots (TTSB485) and also includes a docking station (TTSB0358), allowing you to charge 6 Blue-Bots or rechargeable Bee-Bots at the same time. It takes about half a day to charge up to 6 Bluebots for … [more] Introducing Blue-Bot, the Bluetooth floor robot. This is a set of 6 Blue-Bots (TTSB485) and also includes a docking station (TTSB0358), allowing you to charge 6 Blue-Bots or rechargeable Bee-Bots at the same time. It takes about half a day to charge up to 6 Bluebots for approximately 4 hours of use. 6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 201 6 About a year ago, I published an e-book called the Teacher’s Guide to Tech. Over the last month, I have been updating it for 2016, adding over 30 new tools and refreshing the information I had about the original ones. I have to say, the 2015 version was excellent, but now it’s SO MUCH BETTER. (To take a peek at the guide, scroll to the bottom of this post.) In the process, I discovered some tools that I absolutely fell in love with, and I wanted to share them with you here.
Design Your Own Virtual Reality Game – Seedling Soleil Moon Frye rose to fame on the 1980s TV series Punky Brewster. Now the married mom of three is the author of two books: Let’s Get This Party Started and Happy Chaos, is a co-founder of children’s lifestyle brand Seedling, hosts the TV show “ Home Made Simple” on OWN and serves as Target’s “Mommy Ambassador.” You can follow her on Twitter at @moonfrye. Summer is just around the corner, and I’m looking forward to spending time playing with my kids! 6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2015 While doing research for my upcoming e-book, The Teacher’s Guide to Tech, I have come across dozens of tools with pretty awesome potential for teaching and learning. These six are the ones I think are the most interesting and most useful right now. Wherever you fall on the technology spectrum — from newbie to experienced user — there’s probably something here you haven’t tried yet. Although most of these tools aren’t brand-new, they are all steadily growing in popularity, and each one can enhance teaching and learning in a unique, time-saving, or engaging way. For every tool, I provide a brief overview, my personal rating of its difficulty, a video that demonstrates how the tool works, and a list of suggested ways you can use it.
Qwirkle Mix, match, score and win! Qwirkle is a must-have for your next family game night. MindWare's best seller is a simple game of matching colors and shapes that requires tactical maneuvers, quick-thinking and a well-planned strategy. Create Interactive Writing Assignments to Share Through Google Classroom Wizer is a neat tool for creating a variety of interactive assignments including writing assignments, multiple choice quizzes, and labeling assignments. You can distribute your Wizer activities to your students through Google Classroom or through the use of a link and pin system. In the video embedded below I provide a demonstration of how to create an assignment in Wizer, how to distribute it, and how to view your students’ responses to an assignment. Here are this week’s most popular posts from FreeTech4Teachers.com: 1. 13 Google Forms Tutorial Videos 2. Six Timeline Creation Tools for Students Compared In an Updated Chart 3.
The Rules of Shut the Box Shut the Box is also known as Canoga. Being a traditional pub game without any national governing body, variations of equipment and rules abound. Where there is doubt, locally played rules should always apply. The Techie Teacher: 10 Things Siri Can Do for Teachers & Students "Hey Siri!" My husband continues to roll his eyes every time he hears me call my girl. However, I have to be honest...I haven't always used Siri.