Meme Generator The Fastest Meme Generator on the Planet. Easily add text to images or memes. erase Draw Add Image How to print multiple Google Docs at once Here’s a Google Docs tip that has eluded me. It’s pretty neat. Most of the time, there’s no need to print out Google Docs. In fact, one of the best features of Google Docs is that it decreases printing and paper waste.
Classroom Timers - Fun Timers We've decided to put our new fun timers, and timers for classrooms into a nice sub-section. These are great timers for children, or maybe meetings, or anything really. They just add some extra fun to the usual countdown timers :-) Classic Classroom Timers: Explosive Fun Timers: Sports Themed Timers: Common Core standards shake up the education business New York State has become the epicenter of a major transformation in the $7 billion textbook industry that threatens the preeminence of publishing behemoths like Pearson. A few large companies have monopolized the business for decades, although lately, districts have begun to move away from printed textbooks. Now, the new Common Core State Standards in math and English are accelerating the trend as schools overhaul curricula to meet tougher academic guidelines. Small nonprofits, education technology startups, and companies that have never dabbled in producing educational content are stepping up to create learning apps and even full curricula that schools can use in addition to—or in place of—their old textbooks. New York has been the most prominent state to toss aside the old business model of relying on textbooks printed by the publishing giants.
Modern Lessons Welcome to the new online learning platform for the Global Education Database! It’s a free, simple, and quick way to learn new skills, find new education resources, and figure out how to do just about anything a modern teacher or student needs. Take as many courses as you like – they’re free and all you need to do is sign up to get started. Math Survey – Students I am taking Justin Lanier’s call to action from his talk “Beyond Beauty” at the Global Math Department. I posted over the weekend about the results of my survey of teachers and staff at my school. Today, I gave it to my students. The survey looked like this: Here’s what my students said: Not subtle, huh?
Google Apps and Chromebooks for Special Education and Special Needs Chromebooks and Google Apps are excellent assistive technology (AT) that help students with special needs access curriculum and information. Google Apps and Extensions in the Chrome Web Store provide many supports to students with learning challenges. Chromebooks allow students to access curriculum while avoiding their triggers. Online curriculum and resources allow them to work without distraction, which lowers anxiety.
5 Fun Easter Activities for the Classroom - Australian Teachers Blog When in the classroom I love using Tony Ryan’s 'Thinkers Keys' as great way to encourage creativity, in both thoughts and production of content. As Easter approaches we thought it might be nice to highlight a few ‘Keys’ that encourage such creativity amongst students – and might inspire you to try a few of them in your classroom. Activity 1 - The B A R The following acronym, or ladder of words, can be used by different age groups (ranging from Yr 1 to adults) to re-invent or re-design everyday objects.