Web 2.0 Science Tools By Laura Turner The following web2.0 sites would be useful for science educators at the high school and middle school level. Some would also be appropriate for higher elementary grade levels. There are many new ‘tools’ or websites that take advantage of the higher speed and bandwidth of today’s Internet. Web 1.0 tools/websites were text based and web2.0 tools/websites are designed for full-motion video, 3D animations and are generally interactive in some manner. Web 2.0 can also be described as the second round of new technology development and adoption. Story Writing and Fiction Teaching Resources and Printables KS1 Character map worksheets (Ref: SB6025) Simple worksheets to assist pupils when creating characters for their stories. Fairytale character posters (Ref: SB2025) A set of 13 A4 printable posters showing common characters from fairytales. Including prince, princes, witch, wizard, dragon, fairy, elves, knight and more!
HTML Table Generator Use the following HTML table generator to create a table for your website. In HTML, tables are created using the <table>, <tr>, and <td> elements (as well as other optional elements). The table generator below automatically creates these tags, as well as the relevant CSS for any customization that you decide on. Customizing The HTML How to Start a Travel Blog in 5 Simple Steps When I started travel blogging, I had no clue what I was doing and had no idea where to start. And over the past two years I’ve learned a thing or two I wanted to share with you the 5 simple steps on how you too can start a travel blog and have as much fun as I do blogging. 1. Get a name… a really cool one.
Writing Frames and Printable Page Borders KS1 & KS2 Writing Frames and Templates Portrait A4 page borders set (Ref: SB5859) A set of colour A4 portrait page borders. Ideal as quick templates for posters, classroom signs or pupil work. Mathematics 101: Leading Sites for Math Teachers Math education has always been important, and is growing more so since many of the most appealing career fields and industries are relying more on people with mathematics and quantitative analysis skills. This means that math educators who are working on increasing the numeracy of the next generation are playing a more vital role than ever. Becoming a math teacher is an excellent option for anyone with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in mathematics, and it offers the opportunity to be instrumental in preparing the next generation for an increasingly math-centric future. For current and future math teachers everywhere, the web offers a treasure trove of resources, from advanced curricula to games and activities for teaching math concepts to students of all ages and skill levels. Many math educators are prolific bloggers, and the sheer volume of excellent math resources available freely online is astounding.
The Backchannel - Help TodaysMeet What is TodaysMeet? TodaysMeet is the premier backchannel chat platform for classroom teachers and learners. Designed for teachers, TodaysMeet takes great care to respect the needs and privacy of students while giving educators the tools for success. Students join fast, easy to start rooms with no registration, and can immediately start powerful conversations that augment the traditional classroom.
5 Ways for Students to Showcase Their Best Work As I do every year, I am taking this week to relax, recharge, and ski with friends. While I'm away I will be re-running the most popular posts of the year. This was the second most popular post in April, 2014. 3 Ways to Take Your Students Deeper With Flipped Learning Editor's Note: This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of FlippedClass.com and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network. Flipped learning is more than just an efficient way to teach. It is also an opportunity to take students to deeper levels of comprehension and engagement. Home of free rubric tools: RCampus Welcome to iRubric iRubric is a comprehensive rubric development, assessment, and sharing tool. Designed from the ground up, iRubric supports a variety of applications in an easy-to-use package. Best of all, iRubric is free to individual faculty and students. iRubric School-Edition empowers schools with an easy-to-use system for monitoring student learning outcomes and aligning with standards. Click. Click.
A Guide to Blogging and Examples of Classroom Blogs This morning at the ISLMA Conference I gave a short presentation on blogs and social media for teachers and school leaders. There were a few folks who expressed interest in coming to the session, but weren't able to attend so I promised to post the highlights here. Embedded below you should see my 90 page guide to using Blogger. Augmented Reality: an Alternative to QR Codes? Over the past year we have seen QR Codes make a mark in the classroom as an easy way to send students to a site, make interactive book talks , share information with parents at Open House , among many other uses. But what is augmented reality (AR) and how does it match up for classroom use? From dictionary.com : - - an artificial environment created through the combination of real-world and computer-generated data. My first experience (other than on TV) was seeing a couple of our teachers play with String at our Regional Ed Tech Cadre.
- Create Your Story With My Story Book 0 Comments September 29, 2014 By: Özge Karaoglu Sep 27 Written by: 9/27/2014 4:45 PM ShareThis MyStoryBook is another web tool to create stories and publish them.