Write On Plastic Pocket Charts Check out this cool idea a reader submitted. It’s simple, but genius! If you use a pocket chart to hold vocabulary words, you can diagram them right on the pocket! ESL Lesson PLan: Movie/Film Extra Movie Activities: Crossword: Reviews movie vocabulary. Movie Cloze: Reviews movie vocabulary. 7 Fabulous iPad Apps to Create Short Animated Lessons for Your Flipped Classroom Today, however, I am sharing with you a set of some wonderful apps that you can use to create short video lessons and tutorials to share with your students. You can also use them to : Easily explain a range of topics from math to chemistry to music theory to basket weaving.Attach a personal message to any travel photos you want to shareDiagram offensive and defensive strategies for sportsGrade student work with commentary explaining the reasoning behind their performanceImplement a “flipped classroom” Showcase your tutorials online and share your knowledge with your students, friends, family, or the world! I have meticulously handpicked the apps mentioned below and only included what I personally see as the best available out there.
15 Apps for the One iPad Classroom Hooray! You have a brand new, shiny iPad to use in your classroom this year. Boo—there's only one iPad and 35 eager kids ready to use it. No need to worry—there are lots of amazing things you can do with a single iPad in your classroom, and it doesn't have to be a classroom management nightmare either. Here are 15 of our favorite apps that work great with a one iPad setup AND help to keep kids on task and engaged with what you are learning. No more squabbles: Use Stick Pick to help kids take turns. Making Learning Memorable With a title like Making Learning Memorable, what was the probability that Dan Levy would be able to deliver on his promise when he taught a 90-minute class at the Ed School as part of the Master Class series? Considering Levy has been teaching quantitative methods and program evaluation at the Harvard Kennedy School as a senior lecturer for the past 10 years, and has won several top teaching awards, the chances, statistically speaking, were probably pretty good. Based on the amount of laughter that happened during the Ed School session, which was meant to showcase craft from inspiring educators across Harvard, it looks like Levy did deliver.
Postcards from Everywhere Do you consider yourself a postcard collector? If you think you’re serious about collecting postcards, think again! Introducing… Mary L. Martin, Postcard Collector to the Extreme! This amazing lady from Perryville, Maryland, USA has a postcard collection that numbers not only by the hundreds, definitely not by the thousands, but by the millions! How to Dress for a Job Interview Overview When interviewing for a job, it is always important to dress your best. The first thing an interviewer will notice will be how you look and what you’re wearing. You want to give a great first impression. Directions Through Town (1) Whether you are on a sightseeing trip through Europe or backpacking in Australia, finding your way around the city while on vacation can be difficult unless you know what to say. Understanding directions is a big part of this. Look at the expressions below and be sure to understand the meaning of the places on the map before you begin the listening activity: Listen by pressing the "Play Audio" button.
Ten Educational YouTube Channels for Parents and Kids As the holidays approach and people are making their way to the stores to buy the latest and greatest technology there is an overwhelming need to fill those gadgets with content. Whether you are looking for product reviews for cameras, catching up on your quantum mechanics, or just want to spark some curiosity in your youngster’s mind there is a YouTube channel that can fulfill that need. 1. Philip Bloom is a professional filmmaker from Britain and his channel is filled with helpful information for anyone interested in the video production field. Not limited to just the reviews of current cameras and gadgets, Philip will sometimes give advice on what it means to get into the business.