Gimkit: Live Quiz Learning Game What is Gimkit? Gimkit is a quiz app that has many unique features. Like Quizizz, students work independently on their own screens, but like Kahoot, they are racing against time or competing for “money.” Students can earn money by answering questions. If their answer is wrong, they will lose money. Educational Technology Resources for Teachers (Grades K-12) Use our educational technology resources to enhance your lessons and engage your students. Introduce topics and ignite conversation with these fifteen minute mini-lesson PowerPoint Slides. To incorporate technology into your classroom, browse these listings for the best videos, digital books, websites, and online games to combine both the subject matter and a lesson on computer skills!
30 activities inspired by game shows Game shows and TV quizzes are a great source of inspiration for classroom activities. Believe it or not, I keep a notepad on the coffee table so I can jot down any teaching ideas I get from watching TV! It’s always good to have a range of different games up your sleeve to mix things up a bit. Here are some activities that appear in shows on the telly. I bet you already use a fair few of them, but you might find something new!
CNC Halftoning - Step by Step Ok we’re all set to start cutting! Connecting to your CNC The most difficult part of this software is getting it to communicate with your CNC. Each USB port on your computer is “assigned” a COM number. There is no telling which is the correct one. Fun ESL Classroom Games The games can be used to introduce new vocabulary, reinforce a language point, practice words or language structures, teach or practice grammar and improve core skills. You can also use these games to warm up the class when the lesson begins, during the lesson to re-energize the class or at the end of class to finish on a positive note and round off the lesson. Using games and fun activities in class is an important part of teaching ESL. Playing games is a fun way to help students make connections between words and grammar. These connections quicken the process of building language skills. These ESL games can help both native and foreign speakers of English improve their language ability.
CNC Software Sept 12, 2011 by Jason Dorie I write software for a living, so it should come as no surprise that I've written some tools for use with my new CNC hobby. These are free for personal use. If you have any issues with the software, feel free to contact me at mail(AT)jasondorie.com. These programs are Windows executables, and require the Microsoft .NET framework, V3.5. If you have difficulty running them, try installing the framework from here:
Play Wheel of Fortune Online - Free Brain Game Ready to play Wheel of Fortune online for free? This replica of the TV game show trains memory, concentration, and analytical ability. To begin, click the Small, Medium, or Large link under the picture at left. Classroom Games Icebreakers Apr10 How to Play Icebreaker Questions Click here for instructions What are some good icebreaker questions? Use these to get to know people. Jan01 Icebreakers for Teens One of the first steps in forming a group is having the participants find commonality, and you can do this with icebreaker games. Teenagers often find icebreakers a fun way to introduce themselves, especially if they are self-conscious about speaking in front of a group. Top Ten Icebreakers for Teens You can use the following icebreakers for teens as written, or you can alter them to fit the number of participants you have or the theme of the group. #1 Human Bingo Take a pile of note cards, and write a teen's name and a question on it.
10 PowerPoint Games – tekhnologic There are several benefits to using PowerPoint games in the classroom. They provide an opportunity to model an activity or a game (especially with large classes), they can be fun to play, they are easy to create or edit and they don’t require an internet connection. Since tekhnologic started over two years ago, I have shared several PowerPoint games that I have created.
My 5 favourite ice breaker activities When you’re in the classroom, the mood of the lesson will often be set by your choice of icebreaker activity. Icebreakers get learners talking and interacting with one another for a specific reason. Encouraging the development of positive relationships and a positive environment so often depend on a killer ice-breaker activity. With this in mind, here are five of my favourites for getting lessons off to a great start… 1. Where in the World?