10 Mind Mapping Strategies For Teachers 10 Mind Mapping Strategies For Teachers by Andrea Leyden, examtime.com The adoption of Mind Maps in teaching has grown recently due to the benefits of using Mind Maps to learn and the availability of free online mind mapping software. Teachers have recognized the value of using Mind Maps to engage students, encourage creativity and, most importantly, teaching how to learn rather simply memorizing content. Webbing Tool Download the plug-in tools you need to use our games and tools, or check to see if you've got the latest version. Learn more Looking for ways to engage your students in online literacy learning? Find more interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals-from organizing their thoughts to learning about language. Interactive Graphic Organizer Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers "Graphic organizers are tools that help your brain think." - Kylene Beers Graphic organizers are an illustration of your thoughts on paper. They can help you brainstorm, organize, and visualize your ideas. Click on a graphic organizer to download a PDF of it. Once you’ve downloaded an organizer, type in your comments and print it out.
Cube Creator Summarizing information is an important postreading and prewriting activity that helps students synthesize what they have learned. The interactive Cube Creator offers four options: Bio Cube: This option allows students to develop an outline of a person whose biography or autobiography they have just read; it can also be used before students write their own autobiography. Specific prompts ask students to describe a person's significance, background, and personality. Mystery Cube: Use this option to help your students sort out the clues in their favorite mysteries or develop outlines for their own stories. graphic organizer Preface If you access the link to the recording it would be great if you would just leave a short comment on this post to let me know. I would really like to know if it is useful to people when I post the overviews & recording links
Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling About the Course Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling introduces educators to digital storytelling and explores ways to use digital stories to enhance students’ learning experience. The course is designed to be comprehensive yet fundamental. By comprehensive we mean that the course provides a solid foundation to all of the components of a digital story and illustrates these components with tutorials, example stories and links to additional readings. The course also provides a hands-on opportunity for learners to create their own digital stories. The course is fundamental because it covers the basic process of creating a digital story starting with just a simple script and as little as one still image. My Holiday Webbing Bubble Writing By saradavila Here is a webbing bubble organizer for brainstorming ideas related to a topic before writing. This writing worksheet is prepared for writing and organizing ideas about a previous holiday vacation trip. Students begin by brainstorming ideas and using the webbing to organize. This is followed by writing a paragraph using the details from the organizers.
Story Creator 2 - E2BN Tools E2BN Tools Home | Contact us Technical Requirements Story Creator 2 Describe Room List Organizer Writing Activity By saradavila Here is an list style organizer for writing a descriptive paragraph about the the room of a student. The list is used as a brainstorming tool and a pre-writing task to help EFL/ESL learners organize their ideas. Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling A Novel Educational Digital Storytelling Tool Focusing on Students Misconceptions Panagiotis Psomosa, Maria Kordakib Year: This paper describes the design and implementation of a new educational digital storytelling tool for the design and creation of multimedia digital stories to support students in reflecting on and overcoming their learning difficulties. In fact, this new digital story tool can assist students in creating digital stories using the ‘Educational W’ (Ed-W) story grammar (Kordaki, 2013).
Creative Writing Worksheets with Bubble Organizer and Scaffolding By saradavila These are creative writing prompts with an organizer for beginner or intermediate EFL/ESL learner, or any learner who is working on improving writing. The worksheets are constructed with some basic word prompts to assist with spelling and provide additional scaffolding.
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