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Top 100 technology blogs for teachers

Top 100 technology blogs for teachers
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Easy Guide to The Most Important Web Tools in Education When it comes to using web resources with our students, time plays a decisive role.It is next to impossible for a busy teacher restricted by curriculum constraints, day to day lesson preparations, assignment corrections, to mention but a few of his chores, to effectively search the web and find the adequate resources to share with his/ her students. Most people just do not have the time to learn all these technologies and some educators pick just one or two websites of interest and start exploring them. This is definitely not the right thing to do particularly if you want to leverage the huge potential of technology into your classroom.There is, however, a simple roudabout to this problem. Look for educational technology blogs ( such as the one you are reading now ) and subscribe to their feeds to stay updated about the latest web tools to use in your instruction. 1- A List of The Best Video Editing Tools for Teachers 2- A List of The Best Digital Story Telling Tools for Teachers

12 Tips to Manage Time and Increase Efficiency in the Classroom! 12 Tips to Manage Time and Increase Efficiency in the Classroom! By Susan Fitzell closeAuthor: Susan Fitzell Name: Susan FitzellSite: About: Susan Fitzell is a nationally recognized speaker and author of several educational resource books. She has over two decades of experience with differentiated instruction, teaching youth with special needs, students with behavioral and anger management issues, and students who experience bullying. Susan’s company, AIMHI Educational Programs, focuses on building caring school communities. Authors Posts (45) From the archives 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Susan Fitzell is a nationally recognized speaker and author of several educational resource books. Susan Fitzell, M. Keep up with Susan! This entry was posted on Monday, October 1st, 2012 and is filed under *ISSUES, October 2012, Susan Fitzell.

Ressources Lille1 Gettysburg Address Animated Teacher Reboot Camp 100 High School Teacher Blogs To Start Reading No matter what grade you teach, high school teacher blogs are some of the most important resources for teachers and school administrators. They feature insight, in-depth discussion, and usually quite a few bits of humor and personal experiences. What could be better? The following list courtesy of Online Degrees should get you more than started on finding some fascinating new educators to add to your RSS reader! Confessions from the Couch - This history teacher and cheerleading coach uses her blog to discuss her thoughts and opinions on the state of education in America’s urban schools. Failing Schools – This political blog is written by three different authors, all of whom have experience in teaching as well as opinions on educational reform. MathNotations – This blogger posts numerous math, algebra, geometry, and calculus problems that any middle or high school teacher could use in their classroom. Mr. New England Mr. Mid-Atlantic Midwest Mr. J.P.

Portail des logiciels libres et Open Source de l’UNESCO Accès aux ressources relatives au logiciel libre et au mouvement technologique "Open Source" Le Portail des logiciels libres de l’UNESCO donne accès à des documents et à des sites Web de référence pour le mouvement des logiciels à code source libre. Il offre également une passerelle vers des ressources concernant les logiciels libres. Avec le Portail des logiciels libres, l’UNESCO fournit un point d’accès interactif unique aux utilisateurs qui souhaitent obtenir l’information nécessaire pour comprendre le mouvement du logiciel libre, apprécier toute son importance et appliquer ce concept. Les visiteurs du Portail des logiciels libres de l’UNESCO peuvent naviguer dans des catégories prédéfinies ou rechercher des mots spécifiques. Ils ont également la possibilité d’ajouter un nouveau lien ou de modifier un lien existant. <div id="ko_list_block"><li><div><span class="ko_list_title">Actualités</span></div></li></div> Actualités Point de vue

Weblogg-ed Large collection of Free Microsoft eBooks for you, including: SharePoint, Visual Studio, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Office 365, Office 2010, SQL Server 2012, Azure, and more. - Microsoft SMS&P Partner Community Blog - By Eric Ligman Throughout the year I try to share resources and information with you that I think will be helpful for you. Often times these resources will include links to free eBooks that we make available on a variety of topics. Today, I thought I would post a large collection of eBooks for you here so that you can find them in one place and consume them as you see fit. Also, if you find this list helpful, please share it with your peers and colleagues so that they too can benefit from these resources. Due to the incredible popularity of this post, I’ve added a second post on even MORE free Microsoft eBooks and Resource Kits available for you, in case you are interested. I hope you find these resources to be helpful in learning about and using the various solutions and technologies referenced. Did you find this information helpful? By the way, another great place to find free books is the E-Book Gallery for Microsoft Technologies on the TechNet Wiki. Thanks again for being a reader of my blog!

10 tips for (reticent) bloggers… A colleague who teaches writing, draws incredible poetry and prose out of her students. Yet she has what she calls ‘writer’s blog’ (block) which prevents her from starting a blog. Another has just had an incredible learning experience and spent four hours organizing her thoughts and experiences by writing blog posts… despite not having a blog, as she feels uncertain whether others will be interested in what she writes. It seems they are not alone… When I started blogging, I struggled to find my voice. 10 tips for reticent new struggling teacher student bloggers… Write in your own voice, as if you are talking to people you know.Don’t over-think and over-plan, just write what’s in your head. Like this: Like Loading... Top 100 Tools for Learning 2008 Instructify Teach smarter, not harder. Instructify is a blog from LEARN NC where teachers can stock their toolboxes with practical, time-saving classroom ideas and cutting edge methods of instruction. It’s where to find useful, free technology to utilize in the classroom. And it’s a fun place to spend your planning period. Instructify is also a verb. To Instructify means to find new ways to present the same old content. Whether you’re looking for a graphing calculator without having to drop a hundred bucks, or you want a faster, more accurate way for your English students to cite their sources on research papers, or if you’ve got some bright ideas you’d like to share with the rest of the class, Instructify is the place for you. If you’d like more information, you may as well go to www.instructify.com already and see for yourself.

15 Conflict Resolution Tricks Every Educator Should Know Teachers wear many hats: counselor, coach, referee, probation officer. With the pent-up energy and (later on) the raging hormones wreaking havoc on students’ sanity, conflict is bound to occur in classrooms and on school playgrounds, meaning teachers have to be ready to put on their “mediator” hat at a moment’s notice. If you’re a young educator and want to have some conflict resolution tricks up your sleeve before you’re thrown into the ring, or you’re an experienced educator looking for some new ideas, we’ve lined up 15 techniques to help you win the fight. Like your students: Isn’t it true that we treat people we like differently than people we can’t stand? We’re probably more patient, more understanding, and slower to become angry with them. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking students shouldn’t have conflicts at all, so they don’t deserve praise when they solve conflicts.

Blog Basics - Basics for Blogging August 28th, 2012 I have two blogs and have spent years writing and developing them into successful websites. A lot of my readers ask how I did it and I always think – go back to blog basics. Sometimes you get so caught up in the aesthetic or creative aspect of your blog that functionality plays second fiddle, making it difficult for you to retain readers! Once you settle on a clean, easy-on-the-eyes layout, implement these blog basics to cover all your bases. Check out my list of blog basics below and be sure to add your own ideas in the comments or tweet me @lorenridinger! 10 Basics Every Blog Needs to Have 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. To read more of basics for blogging: How to start a blog Amazing benefits of blogging How to make a business out of blogging This may also interest you Tags: social media

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