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Control Alt Achieve: 10 Terrific Tools for Teachers National Teacher Appreciation Day is celebrated on Tuesday of the First Full Week in May (for 2016 it is May 3rd). In honor of the day and all the awesome things educators do, this blog post highlights ten Google-related tools to makes the lives of teachers better. These tools include Chrome Web Apps, Chrome Web Extensions, and Add-ons for Google Drive programs.
Film Links Until quite recently it was difficult to find pedagogically sound film material to help students improve their language through watching film, and teachers had to spend many hours creating their own materials. However, with the advent of the Internet there are now a wealth of online resources for both language teachers and their students. With so many resources it’s sometimes difficult for teachers to see the wood for the trees. Here I’m going to recommend the sites and resources that from my own experience I have found most useful and engaging. Lesson plans
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Breakout in Every Lesson – Deck.Toys Blog Breakout EDU brings the exciting escape room experience into classrooms with the use of locks. Before running a breakout activity, you may need to spend a considerable amount of time for preparation. A simpler alternative is digital breakouts which usually involves hiding clues digitally within a page and let students unlock via the use of Google Forms. In this post, we would like to introduce a new way for teachers to quickly create digital breakout activities in Deck.Toys. Deck.Toys allows you to easily insert lesson activities and create paths to promote progression in the classroom. You are able to add Locks to your Activities or even within Slides.
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