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Enjoying this: StoryBoard That with writing prompts and suggested activities featured daily for student creation!
Got it! This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website More info You Teach. They Create. Everyone Learns. Try Our 14-Day Free Trial * No Credit Card Required Start My Free Trial Bring the world’s best storyboard creator into your classroom! From first grade to graduation, Storyboard That engages students with digital storytelling in the classroom. English (ELA) Class Assess and reinforce student comprehension of literature with storyboards! Diagram Narrative Structures Study Literary Elements Visualize Symbolism Check out a few of our favorite teacher guides ELA like To Kill a Mockingbird, Romeo and Juliet, or Wonder. Elementary School Break down lessons and keep the kids engaged while they learn with storyboards! Teach Cyber Safety Create Story Sequences Reinforce Vocabulary, Grammar, & Spelling Check out a few of our favorite teacher guides like Anti-Bullying Education, Holes, or 8 Parts of Speech. History Class & Social Studies Lesson Plans Language Class Pricing

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What a great real-life connection: the #SuperBowl of #BookTalks Click HERE to watch the Podcast It’s finally here…the Super Bowl of Book Talks! Jennifer LaGarde and I are teaming up to bring you 16 educators sharing their favorite books in 30 seconds or less! Just for fun we divided the educators into divisions. Jen is heading up the Literacy Legends, and I’m rooting for the Lead Learners. Where was this when I taught physics? Great read: 11 class activities with sensors you didn't know your phone had Mobile devices can do more than we imagine! Rebecca and Chrystian Vieyra developed apps for classrooms to tap into their sensors. (Google Hangout screenshot) Smartphones and tablets are powerful devices that people use every day to make their lives easier. They’re even smarter than we give them credit for. Most of them have sensors we never knew they had.

Tom's Planner (nouveau document) Welcome to Tom's Planner Let's show you around a little first. This is where you can list all your activities. Let's give it a try. Enter a description for the first activity (e.g. 'brainstorm'). "It is the answers we reward, while the questions are barely tolerated" - 5 ways better student questioners #k12 The humble question is an indispensable tool: the spade that helps us dig for truth, or the flashlight that illuminates surrounding darkness. Questioning helps us learn, explore the unknown, and adapt to change. That makes it a most precious “app” today, in a world where everything is changing and so much is unknown. And yet, we don’t seem to value questioning as much as we should.

Young writers showcase imagination Gastonia Advertising Subscribe Newsletters Great age-appropriate lessons for #digitalliteracy and #digitalcitizenship via Common Sense Media! Get Trained Use our professional development resources to learn best practices for teaching digital citizenship to your students. Onboard Students: Digital Passport

3 Very Good Resources of Historical Maps for Teachers April 12, 2016 Yesterday we reviewed an excellent tool teachers can use to create animated multimedia scenarios on a map. Through this tool we discovered some very good resources where history teachers or anyone else interested in past cartography can access a plethora of historical maps. Some of these maps are copyright friendly and you can download and use them with your students in class. We invite you to check them out and share with us if you have other suggestions to add to this list.

8 Steps To Flipped Teacher Professional Development How To Help Teachers Create Their Own Professional Development by Terry Heick Traditional teacher professional development depends on external training handed down to teachers after having identified their weaknesses as a professional. If you’re not so great at teacher writing, or if assessment is becoming a bigger focus in your school or district, you fill out a growth plan of some sort, attend your training, get your certificates, and repeat until you’ve got your hours or your school has run out of money to send you to more training.

Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities, and More Search form Search Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious. Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.PreviousNext Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities, and More Auroras: Paintings in the Sky What Teachers That Use Technology Believe #edtech #gcsk12 #gcspinnacle #ncitf - What Teachers That Use Technology Believe by Terry Heick What do teachers that use technology believe (as it pertains to teaching with technology)? This will read a lot like a pro-education technology post because it (more or less) is. I tried to get in the head of both teachers skeptical of “edtech” and teachers that have embraced it full-on. I’ve speculated before why some teachers are against technology in learning.

Great ideas! Soon, your school will be celebrating 100th Day of School. Help your school celebrate the 100 days of school milestone with literally hundreds of best-of-the-best resources and ideas. Head over to the 100th Day of School page on SimplyCircle, and read these great posts: "Youth develops fine motor skills, seniors practice cognitive exercise, both make enjoyable & enriching connections" A Letter-Writing Project To Connect Students With Senior Citizens From a press release Montreal, Feb. 8, 2016 – As more researchers and doctors recommend the benefits of handwriting for both children and senior citizens, Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX: UFS) unveiled a new program today called PaperPal. The effort will connect generations through letter-writing. Some Very Good iPad Apps Activities and Lesson Ideas to Use in Class with Your Students January 11, 2016 It’s not only about apps but what you can do with these apps in your classroom that matter more and this is where Apps in the Classroom series comes in handy. This is basically a collection of some interactive short guides available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Apps in The Classroom series is created by Apple to help teachers better integrate iPad in their classroom. The series feature a number of key educational iPad apps together with lesson ideas and activities on how to use each of the featured apps. We have put together this poster embedding some of the guides we have reviewed in previous posts. The guides will provide you with a variety of lesson ideas on the following apps: : Explain Everything, SketchBook Express, Skitch, Puppet Pals HD, Stop Motion Studio, Hopscotch, Aurasma, and Scoodle, and Art Authority.

#GoogleForms updates that are a total #GameChanger for the #k12 world! #EdTech #gcsk12 #NCITF #GAfE Boasting templates that come pre-populated with suggested questions based on your use case and the ability to see who has completed your form and who hasn’t, these new features not only make it easier to create forms, but also provide insight into how your forms are completed. 1) Start From Scratch No Longer One of the biggest time saving features in this recent rollout are form templates. There are 20 different templates to choose from that are categorized by education, personal, and work.