40 maps that explain the world Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable. A majority are original to this blog, with others from a variety of sources. I've included a link for further reading on close to every one. [Additional read: How Ukraine became Ukraine and 40 more maps that explain the world]
Student Tech Teams 101: A Toolkit for Educators Attention school leaders: If you’re searching for an example of what it means for a school to be future ready, look no further than the student run genius bar at Burlington High School in Burlington, Massachusetts. Over the past two years, I’ve consulted with educators, administrators, instructional technology specialists, and IT professionals from throughout the nation, as well as my friend Matt Robinson who resides in Australia, about the nature and scope of the Burlington High School Help Desk program; aka our “genius bar.” Most recently I chatted with Jamie Lakey, Instructional Technology Specialist for Coppell Independent School District in Texas. Jamie discovered the Help Desk blog, currently ranked 283 by Teach 100, through a web search and reached out to me via email. She explained her district recently transitioned to 1:1 iPads and was starting a student help desk which they call the iCU (iPad Care Unit).
Ten Questions You Should Ask Before You Flip Your Classroom As the school year starts, many teachers are wanting to implement flipped learning into their classes. Before you begin, I encourage you to answer each of the questions below. The purpose of the questions is to help teachers BEGIN the process of flipping their class. This is only the first step. 7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know 7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know by Tony Vincent, learninginhand.com While there are so many iPad apps that deliver content, one of the best uses for technology in education is to make something with what you’re learning. This might include producing a video, authoring a digital book, recording a puppet show, creating a college, narrating a slideshow, designing a comic book, or somehow making your own media and study aids.
William Annin Middle School Who are you, what is your role and what class(es) do you teach Steven Isaccs, Teacher of 8th grade Video Game Design and Development. What versions of GameMaker do you use? Currently, GameMaker Studio. PDF Forms for Highmark Members We know it can be hard to quickly find the health plan claims and reimbursement forms you’re looking for. That’s why we’ve created this page — to keep our members’ most commonly used forms all in one place. All Highmark members in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware can use these forms. About The Student Technology Innovation and Integration course, open to students in grades 10, 11, and 12, is a semester long, hands on study of technology integration in an educational context. Students are required to assess problem sets throughout the day and define the best approach to addressing or solving the problem. In addition to solving problems for students and teachers, students will be required to complete and maintain several running projects that address problems or solutions in educational technology integration. The course also asks students to have a prior understanding of Apple OS, Microsoft Windows OS, and the iPad iOS.
Teacher Control Panel Already a Knowmia user?Sign in! Email / Student ID Stick Around Play, design, and share labeling and sorting puzzles! Stick Around comes with an assortment of puzzles, including ordering decimals and classifying rocks. It's the player's job to drag the stickers from the tray to their correct spots on the background before time runs out. The best feature of Stick Around is that you can create your very own puzzles in just three steps:
My Best of series I’ve separated my “The Best…” lists here by topics. A number of the lists, though, can fit into multiple categories, so it still might be useful to scan all of them. The Websites Of The Year page on this blog, on the other hand, has these lists in the chronological order in which they’ve been written. Please note that I continually update and revise all of the lists.