Little Bird Tales - Home Little Bird Tales is a storytelling and e-learning tool that can be implemented in hundreds of ways, and is great for kids of all ages, even for children who can't read and write! "Little bird tales is an exciting Web site...In the school setting the possibilities are endless." Lawrence Armstrong, DiscoveryEducation.com "Little Bird Tales is a brilliant option for digital storytelling in the primary classroom." iLearnTechnology.com
21 Top Presentation Tools for Teachers - More Than A Tech For years, PowerPoint reigned supreme as presentation software of choice for just about everyone, including teachers and students. In recent years though, upstarts like Prezi showed us that there was more than one way to move through traditional slides. We complied a list of 21 of the best presentation apps for educators. Sure, you’ll see some old favorites, but we’re sure there are at least a few on this list you’ve never heard of. Everyone is looking for different features and options when creating a presentation. Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! Be inspired!
Mrs. Baia's Classroom: Camp Day 3: The Very Hungry Caterpillar ~ Eric Carle Who doesn't love this book?! If you haven't read it yet - you must. It's a classic as most of Eric Carle's beautiful books are. 6 Simple Tools to Create Images for Social Media We all love visual content. Without it, we wouldn’t have platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat, which encourage users to share images and short, informative videos. For marketers, regardless of which social media platforms your business is present on, it’s important to be aware of this trend and create good quality visual content to share with your audience. 5 Great Google Drive Video Tutorials for Teachers February19, 2014 Today I am sharing with you a slew of interesting Google Drive video tutorials that are created by Anson Alexander. I came across these tutorials while I was browsing through this wonderful site called Working at The Edge. I thought about tweeting this resource without having to post it here but I know 15 thousands of email subscribers to this blog will probably miss them. These tutorials will help you get to know some of the features and functions of Google Drive that you might probably be missing. Have a look and share with your colleagues. 1- Composing Google Docs
Tutorials Upload, tag, share and manage your interactive images across different platforms In addition to normal links, you can tag your images with these rich media contents Students can have an individual account without requiring email Students can login with their Google Apps for Education Accounts Teachers can add students to their own classrooms by generating a set of usernames and passwordsAdd unlimited number of students Safe and secure classroom environment Maximum limits to Google Video search automatically applied Students can only see images created by other students, teachers and images curated by ThingLink Ability to unlist images from public
Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students Image courtesy of OZinOH Welcome to my list of webtools that don’t require student registration. This started off as a simple curation for myself and has ballooned into something that I never thought would get this big. Mrs. Baia's Classroom: Lessons About Sickness / Health for ESL I've worked at a few different schools now with different textbooks and they all have at least one lesson on sickness/health , seeing a doctor, etc. I have quite a few materials that I'd like to share with other teachers approaching or currently teaching this lesson. I've even used some of these materials for my adult classes (Teachers Training Program I direct) and they work well. First off, see my previous posts : I hope this helps!