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Combining two favorite tools to take classroom engagement to a new level - Kahoot! Teachers: The Happiest Profession on the Planet? Infographic. Des images gratuites pour un usage scolaire — Enseigner avec le numérique. Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers. Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers Part of rethinking learning means rethinking the bits and pieces of the learning process–teaching strategies, writing pieces, etc.

Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers

Which is what makes the following chart from Kathleen Cushman’s Fires in the Mind compelling. Rather than simply a list of alternatives to homework, it instead contextualizes the need for work at home (or, “homework”). It does this by taking typical classroom situations–the introduction of new material, demonstrating a procedure, etc.), and offering alternatives to traditional homework assignments. In fact, most of them are alternatives to homework altogether, including group brainstorming, modeling/think-alouds, or even the iconic pop-quiz. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 3 Best Alternatives to YouTub... March 29, 2014 YouTube is by all means one of the primary video hosting websites teachers flock to when looking for video materials to use with their students.

However, searching through a condensed platform such as YouTube is time consuming given the abundance of irrelevant content on it and hence the importance of having handy websites that provide curated video content specifically designed for student audience. In this regard, I am sharing with you three of my favourite video resources that I have been recommending to teachers over the last couple of years.

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Kahoot. Get acquainted with the amazing augmented reality app Aurasma. Pages Tuesday, 11 March 2014 Get acquainted with the amazing augmented reality app Aurasma Tomorrow (Wednesday) we have a really exciting guest post from Anthony Peters (from Parklands College) called 'Aurasma Awesomeness’ coming up on this blog.

Get acquainted with the amazing augmented reality app Aurasma

In it Anthony describes an innovative lesson he created and completed using Aurasma last week.

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Travail de groupe avec les smartphones : L'Europe et l'Allemagne au lendemain... Pour traiter de cette dernière partie du programme du thème 2 de l’année de troisième, la guerre 14-18, violence de masse, j’ai choisi de marier les répercussions du traité de Versailles, les 14 points de W.Wilson et la Révolution bolchevique pour en voir les conséquences en Europe et en Allemagne.

Travail de groupe avec les smartphones : L'Europe et l'Allemagne au lendemain...

Le traité de Versailles a été vu dans une première heure avec une vidéo. Global Forum : Quand les enseignants et les élèves inventent. Du 11 au 14 mars, à Barcelone, le « Global Forum » rassemble, venus du monde entier, enseignants innovants, personnels de direction, industriels, politiques pour échanger expériences et réflexions autour du numérique éducatif.

Global Forum : Quand les enseignants et les élèves inventent

Les cartes mentales en classe : des exemples. De plus en plus populaires dans le monde éducatif, les cartes mentales offrent un univers de possibilités, qu’elles soient réalisées en format électronique ou sur papier.

Les cartes mentales en classe : des exemples

Tel que mentionné dans la première partie de ce dossier, qu’il s’agisse d’explorer, de planifier, d’organiser ou de réviser, leur puissance pédagogique s’avère quasi illimitée, tout comme le fait ressortir l’article « Les cartes mentales en classe, pour quoi faire? Group talk. Top 5 tips to encourage Spontaneous Talk in the MFL classroom It seems like the ultimate challenge for the MFL teacher is to plan and create opportunities for spontaneous talk to occur in the target language.

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Group talk. Keeping Students Focused with Video Lessons. When creating video lessons, it is important to be mindful of the question: how do you capture and keep students’ attention during the screencast?

Keeping Students Focused with Video Lessons

In this post, I will outline some strategies that have worked well for me: 1. The 6 Education Technology Trends You Should Know About. Editor’s note: This piece was originally written by Katie Lepi and ran on February 28th, 2014.

The 6 Education Technology Trends You Should Know About

A lot has changed since then, so we’ve had author Kristen Hicks update this piece with the latest techniques and innovations. Image via Flickr by Alan Levine Each year, the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE release the NMC Horizon Report, which looks at the technology most likely to shape education in the next five years. The 2015 report highlights a number of key changes that educators, those at the higher education level in particular, should be aware of. 11 Free Assessment Tools for iPads. Quest to learn : l’école où l’on joue à apprendre. A Great Google Drive Tool for Taking Notes Whil. 6 outils pour detecter les plagiats et les copi. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 8 Steps to Create Engaging Google... Today's tutorial is on the use of Google forms.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 8 Steps to Create Engaging Google...

By the end of this guide you will be able to : Create a Google form with different questionsCustomize your Google Forms using a plethora of templatesShare your Google forms Embed your Forms in your Blog or websiteStep 1 Head over to your Google Docs and click on Create then on Form Step 2 Give your form a title and a description Step 3 Choose a background for your form to make it look cute. To do this click on " Theme " on the top bar as is displayed in the screenshot below. Step 4 Now you start filling up you form. And then choose which type of questions you want to use. Here is how each form looks like. Multiple choice questions. Le maître a-t-il perdu le monopole du savoir ?

« Quelle est la probabilité pour que mes étudiants aient déjà tapé sur Wikipédia le sujet de mon cours ?

Le maître a-t-il perdu le monopole du savoir ?

» se demande Michel Serres avant chaque amphi. Easyclass - A Free Multilingual Online Course Management System. Easyclass is a newer entry into the online course management market. The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education. What encourages students to do well in school? Often, it comes down to grades.

Many students will work harder in order to earn a higher grade. Papier + Tablette et/ou téléphone portable = Interaction en réalité augmentée. 15 Technologies That Were Supposed to Change Education Forever. Gotta give them credit, they were pretty much right on the money in most cases. 1. Electrified Books at the Turn of the 20th Century - "machines that translated books into audio" - Audio books. 2. Gyroscopic Cars in 1912 - "distance will be annihilated with the rise of new transportation technologies" - Pretty much true, even if not via gyroscope cars or pressure tubes. 3 Ways To Use Data In The Classroom. The phrase “using data to drive instruction” is showing up everywhere in education circles lately. Particularly with the incorporation of the Common Core State Standards, and new standardized tests and teacher evaluation systems, the way that teachers use data is becoming more and more important.

But what exactly does it look like in the classroom? Using collected datas. Build your tech skills for the classroom. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 62 Interesting Ways to Integrate ... Free school blogs and secure social learning platform. EduCanon. Open Badges.