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Teacher Training Videos - Free online technology and ict tutorials for use in education

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Create Professionally Looking Posters for Your Class Using Lucidpress May 21, 2015 A few months ago we posted here a list of some powerful web tools to use for creating educational flyers and posters. Today, we were reminded by Briton that the popular Lucidpress does provide a very good poster maker that teachers can use to create professionally looking posters for their class. Lucidpress poster maker is an easy to use web tool with a simple drag-and-drop interface that allows teachers to design beautiful posters and flyers to use in classroom. Besides the premium templates, Lucidpress maker provides a wide variety of inspirational templates to use with your posters. You have the flexibility to customize the size of your poster the way you want it. All of the poster templates in Lucidpress are set to 18” x 24”.

eSchool News Duncan: U.S. needs to modernize its schools By Thomas E. Perez and Arne Duncan for The Philadelphia Inquirer September 7th, 2015 Today’s schools have to do a better job of teaching career-ready skills If you have school-age children like we do, you’ve probably heard the following question after a particularly challenging homework assignment or classroom project: When am I going to use this in the real world? The Education Scientist: Khan Academy: How Does It Measure Up? (Part 2 of 2) This article is the second in a series. In the first article, Dr. Schwartz distinguished authentic understanding from the Illusion of Understanding and introduced five principles from learning science that support the development of authentic understanding. For further reading, check out this article published in the Journal of Asynchronous Networks.Note: The original published version of this post was longer. We shortened it in response to reader feedback.

Power Up: Flipping Your Classes NILE and Teacher Training Videos are teaming up again to run the popular PowerUp: Flipping Your Classes course. This is a very popular course with many of the courses in 2018 being completely sold out. In 2016 the course was shortlisted for the British Council ELTons award. Watch this video and find out about the key principles behind the course and why it has provded so popular. Smart List: 33 Great Apps for Sharing, Showing & Tracking Getting Smart is acknowledging people and organizations making a difference with the 3rd Annual Smart Lists. During October and November you’ll see about 20 ‘Best of’ lists, not in order, not exhaustive, just people we appreciate doing innovative work. Today we are recognizing great apps for teachers to share lessons, apps for students to show what they know, Common Core resources, and tools for tracking achievement. Sharing Lessons & Reviews

The game machine W2L Info Published on December 1st, 2013 | by What2Learn Are you looking to make your own study game? 7 Awesome Tools Social Studies Teachers Can Use to Teach Geography From King Louis XVI to President Herbert Hoover, Social Studies teachers introduce their students to leaders who resisted change. Rather than emulating these failed leaders, Social Studies teachers should model growth and evolution. This series of blog posts explains how Social Studies teachers can use educational technology to modernize and improve the student experience. Today, we’re focusing on new and novel approaches to teaching geography.

Pictures of Blended Learning: This is Progress? Being Mobile | Blog Pictures of Blended Learning: This is Progress? They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. Okay, instead of writing a diatribe on blended learning, we will let pictures "speak for themselves." richard rothstein Next February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A Look Back.” Each week, I’ll be re-posting a few of my favorite posts from the past ten years. I first began publishing “Best” lists in at the end of 2007 and the beginning of 2008 (there are now 1,600 of them!). Here are the sites I identified as the best in their respective categories for that year, along with my original commentary.

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