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Nearpod Blog. Last week, Nick Acton, Primary Apple Specialist Trainer and Apple Curriculum Coordinator at JTRS, shared ideas on how to make the most out of Nearpod in the classroom.

Nearpod Blog

We are re-posting the original article he posted at Learning Inspired. Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that can be used to amazing effect in the classroom. The app’s concept is simple. A teacher can create presentations that can contain Quiz’s, Polls, Videos, Images, Drawing-Boards, Web Content and so on. The children can access a teacher’s presentation through a code. Ways to use thinglink in the classroom. Best of Teacher HELPLINE!: 12 Ways to Use Kahoot! in Your Classroom - WeAreTeachers. If you haven’t heard of Kahoot!

Best of Teacher HELPLINE!: 12 Ways to Use Kahoot! in Your Classroom - WeAreTeachers

Yet, you’ve got to check it out! The teachers on our We Are Teacher HELPLINE! The Beginner's Guide to Using Periscope for Education. Periscope, Twitter's live video streaming app, is taking the education world by storm.

The Beginner's Guide to Using Periscope for Education

Since its debut in early 2015, teachers and administrators are trying to figure out how to use Periscope for education and not just as a way for students to stream silly human tricks on live video to their friends. Before we can get into how to use Periscope for education, let's first define what exactly Periscope is and how you use it for those of you that are clueless for now. An Introduction to Periscope Periscope is a live video streaming app that Twitter purchased before Periscope launched to the public.

That fact alone should make you stand up and take notice about how important a company like Twitter thinks that live streaming video really is in today's social media landscape. Making things... Learning Things. [Note: Updated, April 22, 2015] App Name – ScratchJrCost – FreeWebsite – Tablets – iOS and AndroidDeveloped by – Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tufts UniversityiOS Download – Download – What is ScratchJr?

Making things... Learning Things

Scratch Jr is a tablet app that young children can use to create simple programs such as stories, games and animations. Technology & Education: Week 4 - Incorporating Starfall in the Classroom. Starfall.com can be incorporated into a classroom in many ways.

Technology & Education: Week 4 - Incorporating Starfall in the Classroom

It teaches phonics and has interactive books to read. This would be great for teachers who are teaching the basics of reading. It is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL).How to incorporate this program in the classroom:1. independent practice after teacher led lesson2. small groups reading time 3. tutoring in skills that need to be reinforced. Since it can be accessed online, this program can be ‘played’ at home as well. Raz-Kids. For Educators - First in Math. What does the First In Math® Online Program do?

For Educators - First in Math

First In Math is a curriculum supplement that gives students the fundamental skills they need to achieve their academic goals. It delivers fluency in basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, while advancing higher-order thinking skills such as mental math, problem solving, pattern sensing, reasoning and number sense through Deep Practice. Can I use it with all my students? YES! First In Math is appropriate for addition- through algebra-ready students, and aligns to Common Core.