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8 Engaging Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Are... Are you tired of delivering the same old lectures on the same subjects year after year? Are you using the same lesson materials over and over and wishing you could make learning in your classroom more interactive? While lectures and lessons can be informative and even “edutaining” when delivered with passion and good materials by knowledgeable experts, sadly many traditional lectures and lessons are boring, and even worse often ineffective. The good news is that the Web is loaded with great free tools that can enable teachers to bring a sense of fun and engagement to their lessons. Of course, you do need devices with Internet access to give these tools a try. Even if you don’t have computers or tablets available in your classroom, the fact that an increasing number of High School and college students have smartphones is making it easier than ever to leverage technology to create engaging, active lessons students enjoy working on.
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The role of videos in the teaching and learning of content in a foreign language The role of videos in the teaching and learning of content in a foreign language Letizia Cinganotto, Daniela Cuccurullo Abstract Persuasion Map Grades 6 – 12 | Lesson Plan Persuade Me in Five Slides! Creating Persuasive Digital Stories After students write persuasive essays, use this lesson to challenge them to summarize their essays concisely by creating five-slide presentations. Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Demonstrating Understanding of Richard Wright's Rite of Passage
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 6 New EdTech Tools for Teachers January 18, 2016 This month's New EdTech Tools for Teachers features 6 good websites for you to try out. Some of the things you can do with these web tools include: creating different types of diagrams (e.g flowcharts and organizational charts), solve math problems using Symbolab calculator, design print-friendly Bingo cards to use in class, build and share word searches online, convert/compress and share video files. Enjoy The Lecture Lectures are a common teaching strategy in universities. However, to reduce the risk of encouraging students to adopt a reproduction approach to their learning we need to move beyond a merely transmission model of teaching. To encourage higher levels of thinking and reasoning lectures need to be designed to encourage students to utilise and build on their existing understanding and transform what they hear into their own ways of knowing and thinking.