10 Tips to Use Flashcards in eLearning In this article, I'll share 10 great tips to use flashcards in eLearning. If you are planning to utilize flashcards in eLearning courses, these tips will give you the opportunity to not only boost the excitement factor for your learners, but to also enable them to acquire and retain more effectively the knowledge offered during in the process. Creating exciting, yet informative, eLearning experiences for learners can be a challenging feat even for the most knowledgeable and experienced eLearning professionals. This achievement often includes a blend of engaging learning materials, a carefully planned curriculum, and a variety of eLearning tools. previous writing and grammar lessons on My English Teacher .net and MyEnglishTeacher.net Tenses The Present Perfect and The Difference Between The Present Perfect and The Simple Past The Present Perfect Progressive and The Difference Between the Present Perfect and the Present Perfect Progressive The Past Perfect Tense The Past Perfect Progressive
50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved. Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers. Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom.
Ideas for the new school year Alrighty, summer is over and students are back in school next week. These few days/weeks at the end of summer and very early start of term is my favorite time of the year because now there is so much energy, and so many possibilities to experiment with when the students finally arrive. So here's what I'm trying this year: 1. Do more mistakes.
Curriculet Curriculet frees up my time outside of the classroom - no more collecting reading questions, trying to spot-check them, giving points for writing something down, whether or not they actually did the reading or understood it. - Jessica Rice, English Teacher at Summit Preparatory High School With Curriculet, I can not only change our reading instruction on a classroom level by flipping the instruction, but also influence reading instruction on a departmental level by encouraging the department to expand the curriculum: we can read MORE in less time with Curriculet. - Kate Baker, English teacher at Southern Regional high School I cannot WAIT to share this with my colleagues. This is going to revolutionize the way I can teach info texts, short stories, and excerpts from novels! - Morgan Toal, English teacher at Lakewood middle school
Studystack - Flashcards incorrect cards (0) correct cards (0) remaining cards (29) Save retry fix Examples of Formative Assessment When incorporated into classroom practice, the formative assessment process provides information needed to adjust teaching and learning while they are still happening. The process serves as practice for the student and a check for understanding during the learning process. The formative assessment process guides teachers in making decisions about future instruction. Here are a few examples that may be used in the classroom during the formative assessment process to collect evidence of student learning. Observations 10 Free Web 2.0 Tools And How To Easily Use Them In Your Classroom Earlier this week I had the opportunity to attend the first Ozarks Education Research Initiative (OERI) Teacher Technology Conference at Willard High School (MO). The learning sessions I attended were all very good and I am going to share 10 of the FREE tools I learned about below. I will be incorporating them into how I teach and hopefully by using these tools during faculty meetings, PD sessions, and other opportunities as they arise, this will help us all to find ways to incorporate them into the classroom to engage our students even more. This quote from last week has stuck with me ever since it was spoken – “Date the tool. Marry the idea.”
Smackdown: Resources Shared at 2013 School Administrators of Iowa Conference I had the privilege yesterday of leading the Smackdown at the 38th Annual School Administrators of Iowa Conference. The links and resources were flying furiously, and we did our best to capture them all: SweetSearch, A Search Engine for Students, via @AngelaMaiers YourSphere, a community platform that helps students connect, create & share their work via @AngelaMaiers Mindmup Capture ideas at the speed of thought – using a mind map maker designed to help you focus on your ideas and remove all the distractions while mindmapping. Create unlimited mind maps for free, and store them in the cloud. Your mind maps are available everywhere, instantly, from any device. Cerego Cerego is an adaptive learning technology platform based on principles of neuroscience and cognitive science. Cerego’s patented technology uses the scientific method of spaced rehearsal as the basis for memory retention for content available via their website. They are located in Millbrae, California. Cerego has partnered and collaborated with various organizations and institutions including The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation  , Edx  and Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31. In 2013, Cerego partnered with Elsevier to provide nursing and healthcare students an adaptive learning solution for their educational content. See Also
IELTS listening guide Understanding IELTS listening Easy to harder The questions start off easy with listening to in a social context (like checking in at a hotel) and get slowly harder until you get to an academic lecture The Hat - Random Name Generator Current version: 22.214.171.124License: Freeware "I'm first!" "No I'm first!""No, I called it!" Free Reading Teaching Resources From FreeReading A structure to support literacy development The week-by-week structure outlined below provides educators with guidance on how FreeReading activities and resources may be used to support intervention for students who are developing their literacy skills. This structure was designed based on leading research in the field of literacy development. It was developed for explicit, sequential, and systematic instruction that helps build, develop, and reinforce foundational literacy skills. Where to start