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17 Interesting Ways to use Prezi in the Classroom - Google Slides. 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! Periscope: Connecting Classrooms to the World. Editor's note: This post is co-authored by Jennifer Williams, co-founder of and lead program developer for Calliope Global.

Periscope: Connecting Classrooms to the World

In order to prepare students for effective learning in an increasingly global and digital society, educators are seeking innovative communication tools that inspire student curiosity through investigation and reflection. Periscope is a powerful new tool that is inspiring teachers and students to create content together and share their worlds in impactful ways. 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.

Teacher Tips. Some tips to help you to get started with Headsprout.

Teacher Tips

Scheduling If a student completes an episode and is eager to try another, gauge whether he or she will be successful. Each episode involves many active responses on the part of the student, and it is much better to end an episode wanting more than to attempt a second or third and quit while tired or frustrated. Always take a short break (move around, stretch, get a drink) between any consecutive episodes. Establish a time for completing Headsprout episodes when your student is free from distractions and when you are available to give help if needed.

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. 20 Ways to Use Edmodo (Teacher) – Edmodo Help Center. 1.

20 Ways to Use Edmodo (Teacher) – Edmodo Help Center

Assessments Utilize the Edmodo quiz builder or poll feature to assess students’ learning during or after a unit of study. 2. Role Playing.