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4 Important Apps for A Paperless Classroom June 11, 2015 Planning a paperless classroom? Here are four important apps you should definitely consider. Using these apps will enable you to create and distribute assignments to your students, provide feedback on your students work, organize your classroom materials, conduct quick formative assessments via quizzes, polls or exit tickets, track grades, record attendance, create seating charts and many more. 1- Showbie- Paperless Classroom “With Showbie, you can quickly and easily assign, collect and review student work on your iPad, then provide rich feedback to your students by adding annotations, text notes and voice notes directly onto their documents.

Online: Curriculum Resources Find detailed information about thousands of teaching materials for K-12 math and science. Comprehensive catalog records describe each item in this database. Search Use a search engine and different terms to locate materials for your math and science classes. ENC collects and describes thousands of resources from hundreds of organizations and publishers.

Writing a Business Letter, Lesson Plan, Worksheets, Teaching Information Procedure: Teachers: discuss with your students the importance of proper, clear communication to a business, and how important it is to follow the formal business letter format. Hand out the example business letter to students. Go over each part in detail. Here are some topics to discuss: Creating a Game-Based Online Class One of the things that I like the most about the field of instructional design is the opportunity to think about that hard to quantify meta-level where you are teaching someone how to teach someone else. The most effective way to do this is to have your learner live the experience that you are trying to teach them to create. Unfortunately, the medium of a blog post does not permit me to teach you how to create a game-based curriculum by experiencing it. This adds a layer of complexity to my task, but one that is not insurmountable. It is my hope that you can follow these easy steps to design and implement your own game-based class in the near future.

Insights- A New Educational Tool for Creating Paperless Interactive Lessons June 25, 2015 The popular educational app TinyTap has recently released a new tool called Insights. This is basically a data management tool to help teachers access real-time analytics on data related to classroom teaching such as which lessons students completed, how they scored on them and how they are improving. Insights is designed to help you engage your students, improve grades, and save valuable time. Here are some interesting video tutorials to help you make the best of Insights. Maine Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant What are Open Educational Resources (OER)? Open Educational Resources (OER) are online resources that are open and free for teachers and families to use. OER can be used to help students/children achieve and learn, as well as provide families with activities and ideas to help their children learn or reinforce at home the concepts they are learning in school. There are lots of websites to help families to support the emotion, physical, and academic growth of their child.

Customer Service Lesson Plans, Training, Teaching Exercise, Course Worksheets Teach and learn basic customer service and related business principles. Here students learn an introduction to customer service and the various related terminology and vocabulary. Learn about its importance to business, customer loyalty, and how to deal with customers. Does games based learning work? « One of the questions educators ask me about games is “Does games based learning work?”. It’s a reasonable question, but it’s not the what people mean. Firstly, I can’t begin to answer without also asking them in return “Is play a serious activity?”. Most people seem believe it is, and can cite numerous examples from their own lives. What they are really asking is “How could games based learning work in my context”. This is almost impossible to definitively answer, but we can find numerous arguments to say that it might already be working – we just need to be more conscious of where and when.

200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites... This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and teachers. This page is being updated and cleaned up during the COVID-19 crisis. Please tell us if we're missing something valuable. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Techy Icebreakers for The 21st Century Teacher Here are some great icebreakers you can work on using technology : 1- Self PortraitHave your students draw themselves. After they have done this, collect the papers and hang them up for the whole class to see. Now have students try to guess who the artists was for each picture. Here are the web tools to do that :

Open Course Frameworks: Lowering the Barriers to OER Adoption I’ve been fairly quiet recently about Lumen Learning, the “RedHat for OER” I founded earlier this year with Kim Thanos. Lumen (for short) is where I’m spending my Shuttleworth Fellowship time, with the goal of drastically increasing the use of OER in formal educational settings in order to lower the cost and improve the quality of education. Today Lumen released its first six Open Course Frameworks. Open Educational Resources In January, 2010, the Maine Department of Education awarded the Maine Alliance for Arts Education a grant to support the identification and encourage the use of Open Educational Resources (OERs) in the Visual and Performing Arts. OERs are free on-line or digitized materials that may be used by students and teachers for educational purposes. You can learn more about OERs here . MAAE's grant was one of nine subject area grants funded through Title IID Enhancing Education through Technology - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Competitive Grant monies. Throughout 2010 MAAE worked with a talented group of teachers to identify resources and link them to Maine's Parameters for Essential Instruction for the Arts. Our team identified a myriad of exciting and useful types of resources including lesson plans, student interactives, tutorials for arts based tools, videos and more.

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