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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. Outils storytelling digital Outils storytelling digital Photos Free stock photos · Pexels Edition de photos en ligne Online Photo Editor | Pixlr Editor | Autodesk Pixlr

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.

5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage is that all the icons, charts, images, illustrations, and data visualizations are treated as separate objects that can be easily moved, resized, overlapped, and rotated. No matter where you create the individual design elements, the final infographic design is usually put together in a vector graphics program. Creating infographics using online tools has never been easier. 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

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.

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.

"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.

#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. ​Flip This House: Tips for Bridging the Tech Gap Between School and Home I grew up in a household with two system engineers. When I began teaching, my childhood comfort with technology followed me into the classroom; I was always thrilled to introduce new hardware or software to my students. Yet for all my tech advocacy and usage, my sons are interacting with technology in ways I couldn’t have imagined even a few short years ago and—on some occasions—in ways I simply can’t understand.

"6 #EdTech Tools to Try in 2016" from Cult of Pedagogy About a year ago, I published an e-book called the Teacher’s Guide to Tech. Over the last month, I have been updating it for 2016, adding over 30 new tools and refreshing the information I had about the original ones. I have to say, the 2015 version was excellent, but now it’s SO MUCH BETTER. (To take a peek at the guide, scroll to the bottom of this post.) Best 100th Day of School Resources for PTA Leaders 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:

Great Monday morning read: How has Google affected the way students learn? by @MindShiftKQED #EdTech #Education #K12 Take a look at this question: How do modern novels represent the characteristics of humanity? If you were tasked with answering it, what would your first step be? Would you scribble down your thoughts — or would you Google it? Terry Heick, a former English teacher in Kentucky, had a surprising revelation when his eighth- and ninth-grade students quickly turned to Google. “What they would do is they would start Googling the question, ‘How does a novel represent humanity?’ ” Heick says.

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