KS1 Literacy Drag and drop the names of the classroom items on to the picture. The name box will turn green if correctly placed. Drag and drop the names of the animals on to the picture. The name box will turn green if correctly placed. 100+ Google Tricks for Teachers It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it. Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google has to offer? New Kickstarter 'World of Classcraft' Lets Students Unlock Real-World Powers Video games in the classroom are becoming a popular way to integrate game-based learning into curricula. But Shawn Young of Sherbrooke, Canada has taken it one step further and actually built his own education version of World of Warcraft. He put his own spin on the extremely popular Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) and dubbed it ‘ World of Classcraft .’ Shawn emailed Edudemic to alert us to this idea and we’re glad he did. It’s a fantastic idea and lets students benefit from the lessons of World of Warcraft but in a safer, education-friendly environment. The World of Classcraft has gotten quite a bit of buzz over the past few months (mentioned by the BBC!)
first lesson This getting to know each other activity is simple to set up and works well for most levels above Beginner. Sketch or print out this template, I usually use two sides (10 topics). At the top of each row is a space for a topic title. Free English Reading comprehension tests and exercises online Reading comprehension is also an important part when you take an English test. Reading comprehension test can help you to improve vocabulary, grammar, and logical thought ability. There are some tips for you to improve reading skills: Getting to know you Literacy: SLc/E1.3 Pre-entry: SLc/M8.2 ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.3a Level: M8, E1 Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards
The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine - Dr. Brian Annan - New Zealand “We created an image of a teacher and students in a class with digital tools from which they can access families, the community, the environment and the world at large through the internet.” — Brian Annan Just Imagine schools decades from today - what will they be like? Dr. Brian Annan was the program director for the Learning and Change Networks (LCN) strategy from October 2012 to June 2015, an initiative funded and supported by the New Zealand government and Ministry of Education.
7 Fabulous iPad Apps to Create Short Animated Lessons for Your Flipped Classroom Today, however, I am sharing with you a set of some wonderful apps that you can use to create short video lessons and tutorials to share with your students. You can also use them to : Easily explain a range of topics from math to chemistry to music theory to basket weaving.Attach a personal message to any travel photos you want to shareDiagram offensive and defensive strategies for sportsGrade student work with commentary explaining the reasoning behind their performanceImplement a “flipped classroom” Showcase your tutorials online and share your knowledge with your students, friends, family, or the world! I have meticulously handpicked the apps mentioned below and only included what I personally see as the best available out there.
20 - Blended or Flipped Classrooms What is a Blended Classroom? A National Education Association (NEA) Policy Brief on blended learning states: ...blended learning (aka hybrid and mixed-mode) is an environment in which: a student learns in a blended model of face-to-face instruction with a licensed teacher and technology-based instruction that best meets the educational needs of the student.During the technology-based instruction, under the guidance of the teacher, the student has control over the time, place, path and/or the pace of the curriculum to form an integrated instructional approach. Watch the following video to learn more about blended learning in the classroom. We also suggest that if you are interested in learning more about blending your classroom that you check your local ISD for the Blended Learning in the Classroom Course (BLiC) a REMC Association project.
The 88 Best iOS Apps For Mobile Learning Mobile learning is here to stay. Students and teachers alike can build entire libraries of apps and web tools that let them learn and do, well, anything. We’ve covered this just about every day and love finding new resources to share. Google Apps in the iPad Classroom A video overview of Google Apps for Education A preview of Google Classroom When presenting the launch of our 1:1 iPad program to parents, one of the questions that often comes up is, “How will students use Microsoft Office on the iPad?” This question brings us to a key misunderstanding when rolling out 1:1 technology-enhanced curriculum initiatives which is – substitution vs redefinition.