Convert Your PDF's to Google Docs - Teacher Tech This Google Docs tip tells you how to convert a photo or PDF into a Google Doc. Earlier I blogged on annotating PDF’s being a bad lesson plan. I had suggested that at the very least to put the information into a Google Doc so students can collaborate around it and insert comments. How To Convert Prezi To YouTube Videos Anyone who has used the Prezi platform would know that creating a Prezi and uploading it to Prezi.com is easy enough, however when it comes to converting it to a YouTube video, there seems to be no native method of doing so. While you can convert PowerPoint to video formats using a native PowerPoint feature, the same cannot be said for the Prezi application. However, you can convert Prezi to YouTube by using a workaround. Capture Prezi With A Screen Recording Tool
StandWithUs Resources » Teaching Tools U.S. policy has been to assist both Israel and Arab states. Between 1947 and 1971, U.S. annual aid to Israel was $60 million, while the Arab States received $170 million. After 1970, the U.S. regarded Israel as a valuable strategic ally and increased its aid. DePaul University Teaching Commons On this site you will find a range of practical and pedagogical resources, from learning how to access your course roster to discovering professional development programs available to faculty and staff at DePaul. The Teaching Commons is a collaboration between academic partners across the university, and we are happy to facilitate the exchange of teaching strategies and materials. If you have something you'd like to share, please email us at email@example.com. DePaul Teaching and Learning Conference - Friday, May 5th, 2017 The theme of this year's conference, “Beyond Grades – Capturing Authentic Learning,” invites participants to think about student learning as the primary indicator of teaching effectiveness. Learn More
My Favorite Things and Recommended Resources My Favorite Things and Recommended Resources! I get a lot of questions about the resources I use, and recommendations for certain tasks. So I thought it would be helpful to create a recommended resource page for educators with all of my favorite things: my favorite web tools, gadgets, books and more. 72 Google Drive Shortcuts You Should Know We’re big Google Drive users at Imagine Easy, and we know how powerful it can be in education too. Do you even remember what life was like before the all-in-one platform? It’s hard to imagine. Time is of the essence for educators—in the classroom, while you’re grading, or planning lessons for the week. Using keyboard shortcuts instead of a mouse increases efficiency and saves time, and that adds up!
StandWithUs Resources Since 2001 StandWithUs has produced groundbreaking resources for students, community members, and the general public to use in promoting and defending Israel. Our informative materials help to correct the one-sided anti-Israel narrative. Resources developed by StandWithUs include booklets, brochures, flyers, signs, fact sheets, postcards, teaching tools, and lesson plans for educators. My 35 Favorite Free Apps for Teaching Schools around the country are undergoing a digital transformation. With iPads and tablets showing up in classrooms with greater frequency, trying to figure out which apps to use can leave a teacher’s head spinning. Last year, when my school debuted an iPad lab, I was thrilled, but as it turned out, I barely used it. I shied away from this new technology (which is definitely not like me!)
10 Awesome Web Tools Teachers should Be Using Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is back to you with another list of some great educational websites. We have meticulously handpicked this compilation and we want those of you who, because of their time constraints or any other reasons, could not keep up with the sweeping influx of the web tools to have a chance to get to know some useful tools to use both for their professional development and with their students as well. You can also check our archive for other compilations. Have a look at the list below and share with us your feedback 1- Stykz
Chapter 10: Consequences - Conscious Discipline Consequences teach children to examine their behavior, reflect on the impact of their choices and make changes until they reach their highest goals. Attention: The ability to sustain attention in spite of distractibility, boredom or fatigue. Time Management: The capacity to estimate how much time one has, how to allocate it, and how to stay within time limits and deadlines. A sense that time is important. Organization: The ability to create and maintain systems to keep track of information or materials. Prioritization: The ability to see what is most important and make a plan to accomplish it.
The Top Tech Tool Infographic Nowadays, there are numerous platforms, web tools and apps that can be utilized to engage students in the learning process. Although this can be a good problem to have, choosing the right device and corresponding resource to meet educational needs can sometimes be an overwhelming task. But thanks to Clay Reisler, a technology integrator at the Pulaski Community School District in Wisconsin, teachers can easily locate a variety of tools for classroom use by referring to the infographic shown below. This super cool visual provides 18 concepts such as Audio Recording, Book Creation and Interactive Posters as well as suggestions for which tools within each category can be utilized with the iPad or a Chromebook/Laptop.
The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You If you’re not an avid follower of #edchat on Twitter, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to learn about some new Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms around the world. That’s because @chickensaltash posed a simple question to the PLN and there has been a huge swell of support as hundreds of people have jumped in to answer the question about which 5 Web 2.0 tools teachers are using in classrooms. The Best of the Best You can view the live stream of #edchat here and see what people are saying at the hashtag #chickenweb2tools here. We scoured hundreds of responses and have come up with the following list. The following tools have not been verified and are simply based on the number of times each was mentioned on Twitter during this hashtag discussion.