Search results for book box We celebrated World Read Aloud Day all week long at Van Meter by joining LitWorld's global reading movement of making a difference in the lives of others through books, sharing, and reading. All week long we brought wonderful new books, authors, illustrators, friends, students, teachers, and schools around the country into our library and school community. 21 Skype connections to be exact! Over the last two months, I have been making connections through Twitter, Facebook, and emails with others interested in connecting for WRAD. And several reached out to us too. One place we signed up to make connections was a Google Doc shared with me from a friend on Twitter.
The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school? What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It’s time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you! The following presentation contains dozens of the most popular tools being used in classrooms right now. Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech Editor's Note:This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of FlippedClass.com and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network. The greatest benefit of flipped learning is the restructuring of class time, which is more of a pedagogical solution than a technological solution. However, the in-class benefit is dependent upon the utilization of technology tools. So what technologies are necessary in a flipped classroom? Content Creation Tools
Crazy Egg - Visualize where your visitors click Over 200,000 businesses Convert Better with Crazy Egg, The Original Heatmapping Technology A heatmap is an easy way to understand what users want, care about and do on your site by visually representing their clicks - which are the strongest indicators of visitor motivation and desire. A Crazy Egg heatmap lets you collect more than 88% of the data you would using a traditional eye-tracking process. At a fraction of the price. With no hardware. Almost no IT involvement. Scan Me! QR Codes in the School Library From soda cans to movie posters, QR codes are everywhere. Just scan the small square image with the camera on your smartphone, tablet, or other device for access to web-based text, maps, videos, or other useful information and tools. Let's use the power of QR technology to get students, teachers, administrators, and parents excited about using your school library. We'll explore seven steps to getting started, then a dozen practical ideas you can try today! Seven Steps to Getting Started You don't need to be a technology whiz to use and create QR codes.
What I Learned By Visiting Bookstores in Colorado Over Christmas Happy New Year, Everyone. I hope your holiday break was filled with peace, happiness, and lots of fun. And of course a lot of wonderful books and reading too. Edup Be part of the school of the future Education’s revolution has already started. New Technologies development, MOOC’s success and cross device solutions now better match students’ expectations. This brings us to online presentation, which enables teachers to better communicate with their pupils and draw their attention.
Introducing the newest member of our family, the YouTube Kids app Like most parents, I love helping my kids learn more about something they're interested in. For example, right now, I spend a lot of time on YouTube with my 3-year-old son, who loves watching videos of car washes, Super Simple Songs, and about the universe. We’re not the only ones: Families worldwide are watching millions of videos on YouTube. And lately, those of us at YouTube have been working on a new way for our kids—and yours—to discover and explore videos on every topic in, well, the universe. Today, we’re introducing the YouTube Kids app, the first Google product built from the ground up with little ones in mind.
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Fun in K/1: QR Codes with Audio My mind is spinning with ideas for the new year. (I can't seem to turn it off! It is my birthday, and I'm still thinking and working on school stuff. Join the Somewhat Virtual Book Club (SWVBC) This School Year! Sep 10th, 2014 by Cathy Jo Nelson Just about three years ago, Joyce Valenza shared in her Neverending Search blog the idea that she and Shannon Miller came up with to connect their school library book clubs into a “somewhat virtual book club” for joint discussions. And, she generously invited other TLs to participate. I was one of the readers who responded asking to join in. And, in October 2011, we had our first virtual event. You can read my reflection on our early meetings in my December 2011 blog posting. Effective Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom Updated by David Brear, May 12, 2014 KnowSchools Presentation 21st Century Learning & Sharing: Engaging for Success! Spring Online Conference 2010 Online Resource Site for Students - compiled by Dave and broken down by subject.