For Increased Social Sharing, Try These "Magic Words"Scalable Social Media Give your content its best chance at success by working these terms into your updates whenever it makes sense to do so. Thanks to QuickSprout for the awesome infographic. It goes without saying that you can easily overdo it. Gaming the system never works for long, so keep it real! 11 Quick and Amazing ways to use PowToon in your Classroom by PowToon! I recently read a study on creativity that blew my mind: “A major factor in creativity is education: not whether you had a “good” or “expensive” or “public” education, but whether you were encouraged to develop your creativity starting at an early age and continuing throughout your school years.” – Adobe.Inc We saw this first-hand, when Edson Tellez, a volunteer teacher in rural Mexico, wrote to us about how PowToon changed the way his students viewed the world, “they’re getting more creative, more receptive, and more dynamic in each class.” The mind blowing fact is that developing creativity is the number one determining factor in the overall success of your students!
Mount Orange School: Log in to the site To explore this site, log in with the role of: Student - with the username student and password moodle Teacher - with the username teacher and password moodle 7 Essential Ingredients Of Project-Based Learning How To Design A Project-Based Learning Unit: 7 Essential Ingredients Project-Based Learning is the anchoring of student-driven learning through the design, development, and publication authentic projects, products, and related learning outcomes. It is a forward-way of thinking about how you can plan learning experiences for students while simultaneously centering them in the learning process itself. We’ve taken a look in the past at the difference between “doing projects” and project-based learning and even keys to designing a project-based learning classroom, and the following visual from @davidleeedtech dovetailed nicely behind each. Note, this graphic is based off an even better pdf you can find here from the fine folks as the Buck Institute.
The Tiny Bang Story Premium Welcome to Tiny Planet, a gorgeous steampunk inspired world sadly devastated by a recent asteroid strike. Your mission is to help rebuild this beautiful idyll and restore it to its former glory. To do so you'll need to hunt hidden objects, solve puzzles and conquer devilish brain teasers. The Tiny Bang Story is set across five distinct chapters each with their own lovingly hand-drawn location, which combined with the enchanting music created just for this game, adds up to an immersive and crowd-pleasing experience. With no text in the game users will intuitively find their way around the planet, work out what tasks need to be completed next and forge their own path through this unique adventure.
The Giant List of Power & Trigger Words for Sales Wouldn’t it be cool to have a giant list of trigger words to jog your brain when writing copy? Wait….someone already made one and it’s posted right below here?? Cool! Just skim through this list when writing copy, it’ll give you ideas…. People like to feel they belong. How to Transform Your Classroom With Augmented Reality Augmented Reality is changing education. What started out as something that was simply “cool” has become a way to engage learners like never before. In fact, while I was first introduced to Augmented Reality through the Aurasma App, I never imagined that while walking through a trendy neighborhood in Washington D.C. this past summer, I would come across the first public interactive augmented reality mural dedicated to the life of the actor Paul Robeson. Designed by artist Corey L. Stowers, this mural allows viewers to scan and thus trigger images of his artwork with their mobile devices, accessing historical videos and original content that depict the life of the great athlete, performer, and civil rights activist. It was at this moment that I realized that Augmented Reality was a way to bring a new dimension to learning.
Slide Makeovers: Presentation Design Lessons from Real Slides I was browsing the web the other day and stumbled across a handful of slides that I thought could use a makeover. The slides were cluttered, the main message unclear and visuals weren’t leveraged to make any impact. So I asked my team to redesign them. I thought it would make a fun and insightful exercise, with the objective of demonstrating what not to do when designing presentations. Before we walk through the slide makeovers, there are 2 essential practical presentation design lessons for you to keep in mind: 1.
5 Tools for Quickly Building Simple Announcement Pages School websites and classroom blogs are excellent tools for distributing information to parents and students. But sometimes you might want to make your announcements stand-out from the rest of the cyber noise that parents and students experience on a daily basis. Or perhaps you want your students to create their own webpages to showcase their best work or to announce an upcoming school event. In those cases, you might take a look at a tool to build a stand-alone webpage dedicated to one specific event or announcement. Here are five tools for doing just that. Striking.ly is a service that can be used to create one page websites to show off your best digital work or to advertise an event.
Ten ways to advocate for your role as a teacher librarian You can offer to support the program with physical resources, curated website collections, core text suggestions, research skills that you can teach — the opportunities are endless. Your broad knowledge of learning across the school can contribute to curriculum mapping, connecting the work of individual subjects to facilitate interdisciplinary teaching opportunities. 5. Gain support from leadership You can find a supporter among the school leadership team who understands your vision to improve student outcomes across the school. You don’t need to always do all the advocating yourself; you can ask them to assist you in advocating for the role of the library in the school.
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