5 Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News : NPR EdStudents in Scott Bedley's fifth-grade class at Plaza Vista School in Irvine, Calif., play a version of "Simon Says" with fake news. Courtesy of Scott Bedley hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Scott Bedley
DocStickers: A Docs + Keep Integration for Old School feedbackToday, I'm excited to tell you about DocStickers! If you can give me 90 seconds of your time, this video is worth a watch! Otherwise, continue below. I remember getting papers back with stickers and stamps as a kid.Circular and Satellite MotionUniform Circular Motion How can the motion of an object in a circle at a constant speed be described? Is such an object accelerating or not? If there is an acceleration, then what direction is it and why does it not change the object's speed? How does a change in mass, speed, or radius of the circle affect quantities such as the acceleration and net force? Explore these questions and build the foundation for further studies with the Uniform Circular Motion Interactive.
BlogAnimation is a powerful technique that allows you to turn complex ideas or vague concepts into a clear and comprehensive story. However, sometimes it might be easier or less time-consuming to demonstrate something using camera-recorded video instead of recreating a situation using animated objects: a product demo, an exterior site, a manufacturing process, an interview — live action helps showing your audience how something works or what you've achieved. This helps you to concretize your story, and to connect with your audience. Other examples of useful recorded video footage include stock videos, event footage but also screen recordings, e.g. to explain a software application. Of course video footage also has its downsides: a long recording of a person being interviewed or a tedious monologue might give your audience a harder time concentrating as there is limited visual or textual support.
Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays for the ClassroomReader's Theater Scripts and Plays Readers Theater is a dramatic presentation of a written work in a script form. Readers read from a "script" and reading parts are divided among the readers.Cross Platform Mobile Development: 10 Best ToolsA guide to the 10 best cross platform mobile development tools It’s the mind-wrenching question that never really gets answered … should I develop for iOS or Android? With all of the articles that have been published on the topic, you’d think the app world would have come to some sort of conclusion by now on iOS and Android development. But they haven’t. And it’s because there is no easy answer to the question — both platforms are great, for equal and different reasons.
Create Netflix-style learning with screencastsNetflix gives us video at our fingertips. What if we created video in class as much as we watch it on Netflix? Here’s how.Lesson Plan: Learning Guide to the Film BabiesShow the film without any introduction at all. Describing the content of the film will cause many students to moan, thinking the movie will be an anthropological discourse on child rearing. Let them discover for themselves the intent of the film. Discussion Questions: