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My Paperless Classroom

My Paperless Classroom

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existing or continuing for a long time - synonyms and related words Synonyms long adjective Bitmoji Archives Hello, friends! February was the month of conferences, workshops, sick days, snow days, and federal holidays for me, and I feel like I’m playing catch up. I know you feel my pain! This is the 4th year of our 1:1 initiative, and I’ve started to just assume that my students know how to “technology,” if you will.

Creative Ways to Use Video in The Classroom I’m always looking for new ways to get middle school and high school students more engaged. Hello to the world of video! We already know that students respond well to video in the classroom and curriculum. But what’s the best way to use it with older students? Here are my favorite ways to use video in instruction and assignments. 1. HOW TO: Quick Start, Software Ever played Mario on Play-Doh or Piano on Bananas? Alligator clip the Internet to Your World. "four-year-old daughter has managed to connect the kit" ~BBC "Rejoice!" ~Mashable "by far the coolest Kickstarter project" ~Kotaku "turns the whole world into a keybaord" ~Engadget "a lot of enthusiasm and love" ~Wired "crazy, inventive experiments" ~PC World "We love a good diy project" ~LIfehacker "So small, so quirky, so simple, so awesome." ~Contiki "Mind explosion in progress." ~Indie Cookie "turns your alphabet soup into a keyboard" ~New Scientist "Edison meets OK Go" ~Cool Material

Educational Technology Resources for Teachers (Grades K-12) - TeacherVision Use our educational technology resources to enhance your lessons and engage your students. Introduce topics and ignite conversation with these fifteen minute mini-lesson PowerPoint Slides. To incorporate technology into your classroom, browse these listings for the best videos, digital books, websites, and online games to combine both the subject matter and a lesson on computer skills!

Google Earth comes to the classroom with new educational tours and lesson plans In April, Google introduced a revamped, reimagined version of Google Earth, which included a number of new features that go beyond visualizing the planet through the use of maps and satellite imagery, to also allow users to explore the world through tours, and learn about its many wonders. Today, Google announced it’s bringing Google Earth to the classroom. The new version of Google Earth introduced a feature called Voyager, offering a showcase of guided tours from scientists, nonprofits, and other storytellers and organizations. The tours let you explore a region or multiple locales, through the use of photos, 360-degree videos, and Google Maps Street View, along with text.

Share Assignments with Parents/Reuse Assignments Next Year Google Classroom is a closed environment. This means that the assignments and discussions in Google Classroom are only available to students in the class. I view this as a positive thing to protect the privacy of students in our classes.

11 Quick & Amazing Ways to Use PowToon in Your Classroom Read Time: 6 minutes I recently read a study on creativity that blew my mind: “A major factor in creativity is education: not whether you had a ‘good’ or ‘expensive’ or ‘public’ education, but whether you were encouraged to develop your creativity starting at an early age and continuing throughout your school years.” — Adobe Powtoon in Your Classroom — Creativity & Education We saw this first-hand, when Edson Tellez, a volunteer teacher in rural Mexico, wrote to us about how Powtoon changed the way his students viewed the world.

Technology Tutorials for Teachers Technology is becoming a very vital part of our lives. In this digital age, we should make use of these technological tools in our classrooms. More and more schools are adopting technology as a resource for teaching. Some tools can be used for instruction and some can be used to assess the knowledge gained by students. However, we need to face the reality that not every teacher is provided with a technology-equipped classroom.

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