30+ Alternatives to YouTube Over the last year I've done a few posts about alternatives to YouTube. This post consolidates all of those resources into one list. If you have a suggestion that should be added to this list, please leave a comment. The Flipped Classroom Guide for Teachers - eLearning Industry As technology becomes increasingly common in instruction at all levels of education from kindergarten to college, the modern classroom is changing. The traditional teacher-centered classroom is falling away to give students a student-centered classroom where collaborative learning is stressed. One way educators are effectively utilizing online learning and changing the way they teach is by flipping their classrooms. What is a Flipped Classroom?
Sign In Microsoft account What's this? firstname.lastname@example.org Password Can't access your account? KBruch Description KBruch is a small program to practice calculating with fractions. Therefore 4 different exercises are offered. Exercise Fraction Task - in this exercise you have to solve a given fraction task. Tarsia With this software you will easily be able to create, print out, save and exchange customised jigsaws, domino activities and a variety of rectangular card sort activities. The activities created using this software can be presented in printable form, ready to cut out. Formulator Tarsia known earlier as Formulator Jigsaw is an editor designed for Teachers of Mathematics creating the activities in a form of jigsaws or dominos etc for later use in a class.
3 Clutter-free Ways to Display YouTube Videos I'm slowly starting to hear more instances of schools allowing teachers and students to access YouTube in their classrooms. Last week a reader contacted me for suggestions about displaying YouTube videos in her classroom without accidentally having an inappropriate "related video" show up on the screen. What follows are the three resources I recommend for displaying YouTube without the sidebar advertisements and related videos. View Pure is a simple little tool that strips way all of the distractions of related videos, comments, and promoted videos. To use View Pure just copy the link of a video into the "purifier," click purify, and your video will be displayed on a blank white background. You can also install the View Pure bookmarklet to accomplish the same goal.
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. 1- Educreations This is my favourite of them all.
Magical Maths Toolkit The “Magical Maths” Toolkit was set up in early 2007 to act as a learning hub for Maths teachers around the world. The success of the Maths Toolkit led to the introduction of the highly acclaimed Educator Toolkit. The site receives thousands of unique visits per day, and has developed into a site where Maths teachers across the globe share resources to aid the development of OUTSTANDING teaching pedagogy. My All Time Favorite Middle School Math Lessons I’m teaching high school now, but here are the lessons that I miss the very most. These are my “Must Do” lessons. I have a few friends who will teach middle school math (or Algebra 1) for the first time this year.
Maths Videos Here is a collection of hand-picked mathematical videos freely available on YouTube. If you are looking for a particular topic you may like to begin on out topics page where you can also find starters, visual aids and interactive resources.Please let us know if you find any interesting videos we should include in this list. A History of the Calendar A fast paced animation explaining the development of the modern calendar. [Time: 3:55] A Mathematical Fable It's not just the squares on the sides of right angles triangles that add up!
Teachers' Guide - Growing Up Online About the Film: FRONTLINE takes viewers inside the private worlds that kids are creating online, raising important questions about how the Internet is transforming the experience of adolescence. At school, teachers are trying to figure out how to reach a generation that no longer reads books or newspapers. Fear of online predators has led teachers and parents to focus primarily on keeping kids safe online. But many young people think these fears are misplaced. Online media has also intensified the social dimensions of adolescence as teens create and play with identities on sites like MySpace and Facebook and encounter intense peer pressure in a variety of virtual worlds.
7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom - Getting Smart by Guest Author - classrooms, EdTech, flipped classroom By: Erin Palmer The flipped classroom uses technology to allow students more time to apply knowledge and teachers more time for hands-on education. It’s a continually changing strategy that evolves with technology. Utilities - KCalc KCalc is a calculator which offers many more mathematical functions than meet the eye on a first glance. Please study the section on keyboard accelerators and modes in the handbook to learn more about the many functions available. The latest stable release is version 2.11, included in KDE SC 4.9. KCalc is a free and open source software, available for Linux and similar operating systems under the GNU General Public License (GPL), Version 2. In addition to the usual functionality offered by most scientific calculators, KCalc offers a number of features, which I think are worthwhile pointing out:
The Great Pi Conspiracy: Are We Using the Wrong Pi? My understanding of pi is that it is 3.141 with endless number. In other words, pi is a set of numbers that has no ending. It is infinite just like a circle. Because it is infinite, it can not be multiplied or divided with any number and come to any conclusion. You can not calculate a mathematical formula and come to a solid conclusion unless you make the number whole or round it down to numbers that can be divided.