Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation I was recently in a third grade classroom and was struck by the presence of rules that were posted for how to have a conversation. The poster said, "Each person must contribute to the discussion but take turns talking. Ask each other, 'Would you like to add to my idea?' 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. Detail Problem melden Online The Future Classroom Scenarios course aims to introduce teachers, headteachers and ICT coordinators in schools to concepts, tools, and exchanges about the future classroom. The course is designed in response to the increasing challenges faced by educators around the world to accommodate the rising importance of technology in education and the impact this has on teaching and learning. The course covers six modules which introduce you to key concepts like 21st century skills and allow you to exchange with your peers about your own experiences of trying out new activities and technologies in the classroom. During the course we will also reflect and discuss the role of technology tools in the future classroom and your current teaching and learning environments.
Effective Questioning Strategies To help students develop skills of inquiry that will go beyond what they do in the classroom, then you must improve the way you question your students. Questions are the foundation of teaching. A good question asked by you, the teacher, can make a huge impact on your students' educational success. If you are looking to improve your effectiveness of teaching, then start with these five strategies to stimulate learning in your classroom. 1. Ask the "Right" Questions
Control Alt Achieve: New Google Forms Quiz Feature vs Flubaroo Google Forms has long been a favorite tool for schools, and one of the most popular uses for Forms has always been online assessments. Digital quizzes have many benefits for schools including:Automatic grading for quick feedback for teachers and students.Easy analysis of the results to determine who needs help and what content needs retaught.Use of assistive technology to have text read aloud or zoomed in for easier reading.Preparation for high-stakes online tests.Savings on paper and printing.Easy to update in the future or share with others for collaborative editing. Google Forms has always made it super easy to create quizzes, send them out to students, and collect all the responses. The only pain point has been how to grade the student submissions. Thankfully for years we have have the awesome add-on for Google Sheets called Flubaroo. This add-on allows educators to automatically grade the quiz responses as they get submitted from a Google Forms and collected in a Google Sheet.
The Teacher’s Guide to Using YouTube in the Classroom YouTube is one of the most popular websites on the planet and a vast resource for educational content. The site is home to over 10 million videos tagged as educational, many of them submitted by your fellow teachers. A completely free resource this huge and varied has nearly endless potential for the classroom. Here are some ideas and suggestions to get you started.
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. Stages of Social Networking Experience Every person, business, or organization who currently uses Social Networking had to start at the beginning to set up a user account. Some people set up their account or accounts and never use them, others set them up and it seems like they are using them all day long. Everyone is different and no one way is right or wrong, just as friendships and relationships are as different as the people who share them. Social Etiquette is changing as new technologies allow people to interact and carry on relationships in different ways. From my experience people and organizations go through several stages as they start using Social Networking and develop in their maturity. Keep in mind that some people and organizations never go beyond a certain point, while others continue to commit increasingly more time, as more involvement does mean more time.
A Billion People Practicing Emotional Intelligence: The EQ Network Vision Founded in 1997, Six Seconds is the first and largest organization 100% dedicated to the development of emotional intelligence. We research and teach the skills of emotional intelligence to enable individuals, teams, organizations, families, schools and communities to flourish. Six Seconds provides certification courses to train coaches, educators, and leaders in the use of Six Seconds’ original, evidence-based tools. These include individual and organizational assessments, case studies, and publications. We have offices and representatives in over 25 countries. We also conduct, support, and promote research globally on emotional intelligence and personal and organizational effectiveness.
Control Alt Achieve: Using Google Keep for Grading Comments in Docs One of the great features of Google Docs is the ability to leave comments in the margin. This is a useful way to provide helpful feedback to students when grading their work. You can offer suggestions, point out areas that need correction, highlight great work, and even provide links to additional resources or videos. As great as that is, one of the challenges has been getting easy access to your list of comments.