Spot the Troll - Can You Spot Fake Social Media Accounts? Spot the Troll is a quiz game that I recently learned about from Lee LeFever at Common Craft. Spot the Troll was developed by Clemson University's Media Forensics Lab as a way to educate people about deceptive social media accounts. Spot the Troll presents players with eight social media profiles.
EFToolkit - Resources for Executive Functions A resource developed by Karen Janowski, Assistive Technology Consultant, EdTech Solutions email@example.com@KarenJan MoocNote - Add Quizzes to Existing Videos MoocNote is a free service that I've written about a few times in the past as a tool for collaborative note-taking while watching a video. It is a good service for doing that. Recently, MoocNote expanded to offer tools for adding quiz questions to videos. Assistive Technology Tools for Learning Differences, ADHD, and Executive Function Challenges My Assistive Technology Toolbox (Last updated 10/04/20) I use a wide variety of technologies in my practice, both high-tech and low-tech – too numerous to mention here – but I'd like to list the most significant ones that I rely on and include in my trainings. These are tools that I currently use or have used with clients, and tools that I know are effective based on inputs from colleagues who also employ and teach assistive technology. Because many technology products and utilities perform multiple functions, it's difficult to list them by categories such as "Technologies for Reading" and "Technologies for Writing" – certain tools would show up in several places – so I've chosen to list them in a more eclectic manner that's still somewhat logical. Use this information to guide your exploration of potentially helpful technology, and please keep in mind that there are far, far more tools out there than are listed below – this is merely the tip of the tip of the assistive technology iceberg.
How to Create a Backchannel on Padlet Padlet is one of the most versatile tech tools that a teacher can have in his or her toolbox. From making KWL charts to exit tickets to simply posting ideas in a shared online space, Padlet can be used in nearly every grade level and subject area. And your notes aren't limited to just text on Padlet walls. In fact, there are ten types of notes that you can add to Padlet walls including screencasts, audio notes, and even maps. Self-employment Self-employment is the state of working for oneself rather than an employer. Generally, tax authorities will view a person as self-employed if the person chooses to be recognised as such, or is generating income such that the person is required to file a tax return under legislation in the relevant jurisdiction. In the real world, the critical issue for the taxing authorities is not that the person is trading but is whether the person is profitable and hence potentially taxable. In other words, the activity of trading is likely to be ignored if no profit is present, so occasional and hobby- or enthusiast-based economic activity is generally ignored by authorities. Self-employed people generally find their own work rather than being provided with work by an employer, earning income from a profession, a trade or a business that they operate.
UPDATED: 100 Online Museums to Visit Without Leaving the Classroom Here's a pretty extensive listing of museums for you to use in your curriculum. I've covered subject areas of art, culture, history, natural history, science, technology and miscellaneous. Please add any suggestions you have to the comments section.UPDATED: 9/4/20Art and Our CultureArt Institute of Chicago Artsonia- world's largest art museum for young artists; this is an excellent place "to post and find student art"; all graphics are done by students. The Barnes Foundation- an art collection and educational institution promoting the appreciation of art and horticulture
How to Use TeacherMade to Create & Share Online Assessments Disclosure: TeacherMade is an advertiser on FreeTech4Teachers.com Earlier this week I wrote an overview of a great new service called TeacherMade. TeacherMade lets you quickly convert your favorite PDFs, Word documents, and images into online activities and assessments. Last night I created a short video that walks you through the process of creating an activity with TeacherMade. One of my favorite aspects of TeacherMade is that your students don't need email addresses in order to complete the activities that you create and share with them.
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