Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Step By Step Guide On How to Create Flashcards Using Google Spreadsheets January 1, 2015Flippity is a very good tool that you can use on Google Spreadsheets to create flashcards and quizzes. The flashcards you create can be either printed or shared online through a generated link. The process to create a flashcard using Google Spreadsheet is pretty easy. Technology in the Classroom: 10 Ways to Use Thinglink I follow a lot of tech ed forums (like Larry Ferlazzo, Richard Byrne, and Alice Keeler) as a way of keeping up with technology in the classroom trends and what teachers are using in their classrooms. The last few months, it's been Thinglink. I've received more than a handful of questions about this technology in the classroom on my Ask a Tech Teacher Q&A column and it's popped up in many education discussions about inquiry assessments and year-end summatives.
Murder in the Classroom - Murder Mystery Game - Education of 21 Share Murder in the Classroom - Murder Mystery Game Description This is an activity for the ESL classroom though it can alo be used in other contexts. The slide deck is adapted from “Murder in the the Classroom” a lesson plan on One Stop English and you can find that via the link below. Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders A small startup company called Extrality is working on augmented reality flashcards for phonics. They’re calling them SmashCards. The idea is to embed interactivity into what look like ordinary flashcards, thus (hopefully) enhancing children’s phonemic awareness and understanding. Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom Minecraft is no longer a new tool in the field of game-based learning. Because Minecraft has such open possibilities and potential, teachers have been experimenting with different ways to use it in the classroom for a while now. Some teachers use it to teach math concepts like ratios and proportions, while others use it to support student creativity and collaboration. (Minecraft Education Edition, which launches on November 1, 2016, has additional features for collaboration.) Here are some great ways to use Minecraft in the classroom: Make History Come Alive
Oxford City Council praised for introducing gender neutral 'MX' title on paperwork One of the country’s biggest councils has been praised for introducing gender neutral titles on forms. Oxford City Council told The Independent it has approved plans to include ‘Mx’ as an option on paperwork, alongside traditional terms such as Miss, Ms, Mrs and Mr. The change was made following recommendations from the council’s Equality and Diversity Group as a means of making the council more trans-inclusive; including non-binary people who can prefer the ‘Mx’ title as it does not denote a gender. Councillor Tom Haynes, Vice-Chair of Oxford City Council Scrutiny Committee told The Independent: “The council’s workforce has been changing to look more like the diverse communities that it serves. Good policies have helped to bring this about and tackle discrimination but further improvements are possible.
Printable Flash Cards for Vocabulary Words-with Photographs Sluggish Sluggish audio/easy/sluggish.mp3 adjective lacking energy; inactive Our cat is sluggish during the day. How to Integrate Technology When technology integration in the classroom is seamless and thoughtful, students not only become more engaged, they begin to take more control over their own learning, too. Effective tech integration changes classroom dynamics, encouraging student-centered project-based learning. Think about how you are using technology with your students. Are they employing technology daily in the classroom, using a variety of tools to complete assignments and create projects that show a deep understanding of content?
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Flashcards for Valentine’s Day Today’s Flashcard Friday post is all about Valentine’s Day! If you’re a longterm subscriber who already has a set of our Valentine’s Day cards, please revisit this section. We’ve added a bunch of new images to our Valentine’s Day set.