Read's Reflective Rants : Embed.ly As I was trying to figure out how to embed my Flipagram today, I accidentally stumbled upon embed.ly All you have to do is paste the URL into the embed.ly site and it formulates a code so that you can embed any content into your blog or site. What a cool new tool! What is a Journal A journal is a record that can be used to detail everything from your feelings about a particular situation in your social life to your thoughts on a current event in the political world. Hence, journals serve a range of purposes. A journal is meant collect your ideas and observations on any number of things and put the happenings of each day into writing.
40 of the last storybook towns left in Europe Much of old-world Europe has been swept away. Thanks to countless wars, the irresistible draw of modernization, and overwrought tourism infrastructure, the Europe of your dreams is harder to find than ever. However, there are still towns where you can experience that ‘old-world European charm’ almost like it was when Wordsworth and the Romantics first popularized vagabonding the Continent. How to Use Google Drive to Teach Coding in the Classroom Coding in the classroom is becoming an increasingly popular thing to do. The Hour of Code helped raise awareness for that, and has brought to light a whole slew of new coding opportunities for teachers and students. I was similarly inspired, and have committed myself to learning HTML and CSS in my spare time this year. However, regardless of what code you decide to learn, or teach, you will need a code editor with which to compile your code.
EPT 015 – Kory Graham @tritonkory Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: iTunes | | Kory Graham has a ton of experience (20+ years) working with kids in grades K-6 and she is just a very lovely person all around! In this interview we delve into Kory’s twitter profile pic, her Kindergarteners 100th day preparations, Skype calls with twitter friends from around the globe (including EPT guest Jordan Lanfair) and much much more… Burst of knowledge round: 3 Handy Resources of Clip Arts to Use for End of School Year Activities April 30 , 2016 Upon the request of some of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning, we went ahead and curated for you these three excellent resources that provide clip arts to use in end of school year activities. As a teacher, you can use these websites to search for and find printable clip arts to use for a variety of activities and projects related to end of school year. These include visuals, cheat sheets, images, and many more. 1- Scholastic Printables We conducted a quick search in Scholastic Printables and found out this excellent page packed full of printable clip arts and images ideal for end of school activities.
Some Awesome End of School Year Worksheets, Printables, and Checklists May 4, 2016 After posting about digital activities and tools to use for wrapping up the school year, below are some more resources in this direction. These are excellent websites and webpages where you can access a wide variety of worksheets, printables, checklists, visuals and many other materials designed specifically for the end of school year activities. Check them and share with us if you have other suggestions to add to this collection. Enjoy 1- Printables from Super Teacher Super Teacher Worksheets features a page packed full of interesting end of school year worksheets. Check it to learn more.
HTML Editor Apps for Google Drive - TechnoKids News and Blog Posts We get customer support requests about editing HTML and CSS code in Google Drive. Chromebook users want to be able to use TechnoHTML with their students. TechnoHTML is a technology project with simple programming activities for middle school students that allow them to make a web page. Acting on a customer request I reviewed several HTML editors that work well with Google Drive.
Responsibility vs Accountability Lately the word "responsibility" has been used interchangeably with the word "accountability" when it comes to teachers, teaching, and learning. Oh my! Why is it that teachers are held accountable for what learners are to learn? If teachers are accountable for what their learners are learning, are learners only learning for their teachers or a grade, not for themselves? Where does intrinsic motivation factor in the equation? Evaluations of teachers are often based on learner performance and data, so teachers feel not only accountable but responsible for what their learners learn.