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Classroom Resources 1 Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Interactive Video Tools for Engaging Learners It's no secret that I am a passionate advocate for using video in the classroom. When used well, videos can help students make connections to people and ideas beyond their usual frame of reference. That's why I've been really excited to see a wave of new (and mostly free or low-cost!)

About Us PortfolioGen started as a project between two dedicated teachers from New Jersey. We were looking for way to create an online presence that would allow us to share our skills and achievements with our peers and administrators. Sure, there were options available to build webpages and share documents but nothing that gave the features, customization and simplicity that we were looking for. At first, this was a very basic site that we both used for our academic advancement but soon grew into a labor of love and pride as we noticed more and more people inquiring about the site, sending positive feedback and offering up suggestions. We quickly embraced the idea of building a great product that our users find a valuable resource. ePortfolios with GoogleApps This Google Site has been set up by Dr. Helen Barrett to focus on the use of Google Apps to create ePortfolios. On this site, there are instructions on how to use the different elements of Google Apps to maintain e-portfolios. Are you a K-12 educator wanting to use Google products with your students? I recommend that you don't set up "regular" public Google accounts for them... instead, set up a GoogleApps for Education domain where you can enroll your students and control access. See the following Google Websites:

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) You've got every device under the sun in front of you. Now what apps are you going to use? Here are the apps or app categories that I recommend you test for your school. There are lots of apps, and these are just my opinion based on what I've used with my students or successfully tested. Formative Assessment Socrative: My all-time favorite app for formative assessment runs on everything. for teachers : The one stop teaching resources for K-12 math Edugain is the one stop teaching resource for school level math. Teachers can use Edugain in a variety of ways. Read on to choose the ways you would love to use Edugain with your students. Get Your Students and Classes Online Create accounts for your students, add them to classes and manage them from a central place. Get your students online on Edugain with their own username and password.

The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way around a few of the best Web tools is worth your time. Innovative teachers are frequently using intuitive programs and websites that are easy to learn. These web tool can save you a lot of daily hassles that you might not even realize you have been tolerating. Whether you want to move the class newsletter online or try out a flipped classroom, we’re sharing the best sites to do it.

7 More Free Typing Games For Kids to Play To make full use of online typing games, kids need a quiet place where they can focus on the computer screen and concentrate on typing quickly and efficiently. So, in a classroom environment, it's important to set the computer that will be used either in a quiet corner or in a room where there are few distractions. The following are some of the best websites that feature very fun and high-quality online games.

Google for Education Google for Education Resources Why and How to Use Google in Education: Free (or really cheap for Apps for Education compared to Microsoft) and less IT support needed. Also runs better on older computers. I recommend using Chrome browser too. Easy to use - students and teachers probably use some of it already All work together - all the apps work together and have similar menus and functions Cloud based - backed up on Google’s servers, accessible from any computer and mobile device, runs fast, no lost flash drives or corrupted drives.

Habilience A simple application to write, draw, erase and save for future use. There are three means of writing i.e. the pen, the marker, or the oriental brush. One can also change the color and the thickness of each pen, marker, or brush. A Good Example of a Student & Teacher Blog - And How to Make Your Own On Monday afternoon I had the pleasure of seeing Elisabeth Alkier give a presentation about the book review blog that she developed with her students and her school's librarian Dlo Duvall. The Bode Book Review is a blog authored by students in Elisabeth and Dlo's school. The purpose of the blog is to provide other students with short reviews to inspire them to read new books. In Elisabeth's presentation she explained the ground rules that students had to follow in order to contribute to The Bode Book Review. Two ground rules that stood out to me were that students couldn't give spoilers in their reviews and that when it came to commenting students were not allowed to correct each other's grammar and spelling. Elisabeth also pointed out that she never corrects students grammar in comments.

In Touch: Using videoconferencing to connect your class to the world Video conferencing can be used to engage students in learning, build cultural understanding, to learn from experts and reach homebound students. Here are several examples. Connecting Students to Build Cultural UnderstandingTeachers assist students in creating a list of questions to ask from any content area to build a better cultural understanding and build relationships with students from other countries. Students can learn about the history of that country, cultural foods, climate, religion, celebrations, language, school and other information from the country.Check out the innovative project Michael Kaechele did with his 7th grade students using Skype: Students Learn from ExpertsSkype provides the Skype an Author Network for teachers to select an author to speak about their book with students. - is a great way to get students involved in reading and be able to ask questions about the book.

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