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The Teacher's Guide To Pinterest

The Teacher's Guide To Pinterest
Pinterest has quickly become one of the biggest ways for teachers to share resources and information short of Twitter. It lets you build ‘boards’ and easily ‘pin’ parts of the web (text, images, videos, websites, etc.) onto those boards. Simple enough, right? Here’s our Teacher’s Guide To Pinterest that gives you a few more ideas about how to properly use Pinterest in an education setting. Enjoy! A Quick Guide To Pinterest Do you love to pin? What follows below is one of the most useful infographics I’ve seen on Pinterest’s role in education. How do you use Pinterest in education? How Teachers Are Using Pinterest Pinterest is for more than just looking at photos of clothes you want or recipes you love. Thanks to a new infographic from, we now know 16 different ways teachers are using Pinterest for education. If you’re new to Pinterest and need a quick guide, check this out. Want a printable version of this infographic? Ways To Use Pinterest 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Inspiration

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How to Use Piktochart in Any (and Every) Classroom This post is part of our guide to using infographics in education. For more information, check out the guide here. I’m the instructional tech coordinator in a rural school district in Michigan. I love to think about transforming education. On a day to day basis, though, I have to be more concerned with small steps rather than radical change. The teachers I work with want simple, somewhat different, and effective.

Online Courses The provincial government has self-guided courses for its employees to support professional development and provide strategies that help with effective service delivery. Generally, these courses are available through the PSA Learning Centre. However, employees who work for the BC Assessment Authority and BC Transit will access their courses here. Building Capacity in Aboriginal Relations (BCAR) – “We are All Here to Stay” Gain a deeper understanding of BC’S Aboriginal population and learn about the provincial government's commitment to a strong indigenous presence in the workplace and culturally appropriate business practices.

Best of Teacher HELPLINE!: 12 Ways to Use Kahoot! in Your Classroom - WeAreTeachers If you haven’t heard of Kahoot! yet, you’ve got to check it out! The teachers on our We Are Teacher HELPLINE! frequently rave about the free website teachers can use to play review games and quizzes with their students. Bonus: Kids can log in to the platform from any device, even their cell phones.

Would a Course Syllabus Be Better as an Infographic? – The Visual Communication Guy: Designing, Writing, and Communication Tips for the Soul At the college where I teach, professors have the unique opportunity every May to develop a course outside of their typical curriculum. Teachers get to explore their interests in new courses as diverse as “The Chemistry of Cooking” and “Writing a Film Short.” Students are offered a wide variety of four-week courses that provide a break from their typical coursework. These short May-term courses are usually something interesting, fresh, experimental, and in many cases fun. Getting started The basics of getting started include: creating your first poll question, presenting the live results, and customizing the look and feel of your poll. You can also publish the results via email, Twitter, or a website. Types of poll activities Poll Everywhere offers several types of activities you can use to interacct with the audience: Multiple-choice polls: The audience chooses from the response options you provide (for example a choice of either true or false.) You can also upload images to serve as response options.

SYLLABUS WR 13300 The process of constructing meaning through the use of symbols, including, but not limited to, alphabetic characters The study and practice of symbolic expression, shaped by audience, purpose, context, constraints, and kairos A systematic process of investigation, analysis, and synthesis What does it mean to be "literate" in the 21st Century? It's Easier Than You Think Always wanted to make a WebQuest but not sure where to start? Education World has all the answers and can make the process easy for you. WebQuests are probably the most talked-about and widely used Web-based activities in today's classrooms. What are WebQuests?

MFO Topic A10: Creating An Effective Online Syllabus Topic A10: Creating An Effective Online Syllabus Introduction In previous topics you learned how to write learning objectives, design learning activities to promote active learning, assess the process and products of learning, identify and assess available technologies, and determine your role as an online instructor. This topic will help you to pull it all together into your online syllabus, by presenting you with practical designs and tools to use in creating an effective online syllabus. Learning Objectives Upon completion of Topic A10, you will: Identify the four primary elements of any syllabus.