5 Quiz Tools For The Classroom : Professional Learning Board Online quiz tools help teachers to create customized assessments that are easy to implement and grade. Here are five tools teachers can use to create and administer quizzes. online. Quizlet Create flashcards and study games, and also download printable cards and edit them using this tool. Kahoot
ON LIBRARIES: Why Librarians – Hilda K. Weisburg Tight budgets have given rise to administrators wondering why they need librarians. Too often they decide librarians aren’t really necessary. We know otherwise, and if we want to change that mindset we need to speak out where the power stakeholders can hear us. A few days ago I was contacted by a librarian who was going to be speaking to a county superintendents’ meeting. 250 Google Tools Tutorials for Teachers A few years ago I decided to start making video tutorials for the many Google tools that I write about on this blog and feature in some of my professional development workshops. This week I created my 250th Google tools tutorial. All of my Google tools tutorial videos can be found in this YouTube playlist. The tutorials in the playlist cover a wide range of features of Google tools for teachers and students. I've embedded a few of the highlights of the playlist below.
Course/Learning Management Systems & Learning Platforms Last updated: October 4, 2019 at 15:10 pm Platforms and systems used to host and manage online learning – LMS, CMS as well as Learning Experience Platforms Listed in alphabetical order. means is on the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019. Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Tech Edvocate Awards Every day, technology innovations transform the way people learn and how educators teach. In the last few years, the edtech field has attracted a lot of talented people, all with excellent knowledge bases and ideas. Though the edtech industry has been around for a few decades now, the last few years, in particular, have seen a surge in investment from both school districts and investors. The education market is currently worth around $5 trillion globally, and it is forecasted that edtech investment alone will reach $252 billion by the year 2020. This growing investment into edtech start-ups has created some exciting changes in the world of education. Naturally, with increasing capital, the number of edtech companies, products, and thought leaders is also growing.
Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students Welcome to my list of webtools that don’t require student registration. This started off as a simple curation for myself and has ballooned into something that I never thought would get this big. And it is still growing. I started added comments to each link, but that is taking a long time to complete. Please bear with me as I update it. 3 must-have skills for today’s librarians Districts nationwide are looking for new and innovative ways to provide training and resources for their staff, all while keeping within a limited budget. What many administrators fail to notice is that their greatest asset is already in their building. It’s the 21st century, and school librarians are no longer just “the keepers of the books.” Librarians and media specialists are highly trained, highly versatile staff members, whose scope of responsibilities spans all students and all subjects. I represent library media specialists at the district level. This means that I am in charge of maintaining a district media committee for vetting district-provided digital resources, and I am also responsible for the professional development for our school librarians.
Test your French level Identify the activities at your level! To find out your level, choose which test you want to take: A1 - You are a beginner in French Thing x: Flash Cards, Quiz Games and More - Cool Tools for School Time for a totally fun topic – tools for creating games, quizzes and flash card study aids. These are tools that students could use create their own review activities for themselves or create games to challenge other students. There are also tools for creating group and team competitions, for a fun and lively class activity. Open of Course - Free and Open Content Courses and Tutorials Knowledge is there to be shared We from Open-Of-Course bring you your education when you need it and how you need it. Free for you to use, edit and redistribute.
50 Web 2.0 Sites for Schools Web 2.0 sites are built for interactivity and collaboration—two features essential to education. Web 2.0 sites are also ideal for teaching almost any subject, as a wide array of tools are available to create and manage learning materials. Students can actively and enthusiastically approach any subject, from creative writing to STEM explorations, on these sites. Moreover, Web 2.0 sites support robust teaching and learning—even when students and teachers are at home instead of the classroom. In alphabetical order, the following list includes established, tried-and-true sites, as well as the latest cutting-edge Web 2.0 sites for education. ACMI Generator - From Australia’s national museum of film, TV, video games, digital culture and art, this terrific free site lets students explore digital storytelling, video game building, the art of filmmaking, animation, and much more.Anchor - An all-in-one platform that allows users to create and distribute their own podcasts easily.
Implementation of Mastery Learning in Nursing Education Mastery learning, also known as outcomes-based and competency-based education, has been successfully used in various disciplines to ensure student success. In general, the method promotes student success on the basis of preset criteria. These criteria are not based solely on students’ academic ability but allow for flexibility in instruction and content. Mastery learning can thus be an integral component of a nursing program that admits diverse students.