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5 Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News : NPR Ed Students 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 feedback Today, 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. 10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game - 10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than game-based learning, if you’ll recall. (The definition of gamification is the application of game-like mechanics to non-game entities to encourage a specific behavior. You can read more if you’d like.) Making your classroom work like a game may not be feasible.

Circular and Satellite Motion Uniform 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. Blog Animation 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.

Cross Platform Mobile Development: 10 Best Tools A 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 screencasts Netflix gives us video at our fingertips. What if we created video in class as much as we watch it on Netflix? Here’s how. Principles of Effective Teaching Teachers are always being offered lists of principles, axioms, tenets, precepts – the magic beans of teaching. We’re desperate to make sense of it all – to make something very complicated, simple and easy to grasp. Whether it’s the #5minplan series from @TeacherToolkit or something like my own Lesson Observation Checklist, there’s a demand for handy ready-reckoners of one form or another.

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