There are several free web tools that teachers can use to gather feedback from their students both formally and informally.
The following are upcoming topics to be discussed on the #NCADMIN chat:
As part of their preparation for the new school year teachers try to look for new web resources and materials they can use to help them with their teaching.This is definitely not an easy task for one needs to live online in order to be able to keep up with the new releases and sift through the tsunami of web tools available online.
Posted by Shelly Terrell on Saturday, August 18th 2012 Goal 16: Plan An Engaging Lesson of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. – Socrates
Jane Hart is the Founder of the Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies , one of the most visited learning sites on the Web.
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Halloween Submitted by TE Editor on 27 October, 2011 - 10:26 Happy Halloween from the team at LearnEnglish Kids!
May 17th, 2011 | By Andreas | Category: Language Lovers Toplist
Educators also give their ‘wish lists’ for blended learning technology, policy
Summative assessments, or high stakes tests and projects, are what the eagle eye of our profession is fixated on right now, so teachers often find themselves in the tough position of racing, racing, racing through curriculum.
I spent the week of February 7-11 attending the 2011 TCEA Convention and Exposition in Austin, Texas.
Posted by Shelly Terrell on Tuesday, February 8th 2011 Goal 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011
This whole approach to education reform for the 21 st century …yeah, I need someone to explain it to me like I’m a fifth-grader. I’ve been reading the recently published work of a few respected educators; experts such as Tony Wagner ( The Global Achievement Gap ), Diane Ravitch ( The Death and Life of the American School System ), and Yong Zhao ( Catching Up or Leading the Way ). Their thoughts about the knowledge and skills students must develop to be contributing citizens in the 21 st century are intriguing.
The recessionary pressures that have forced school leaders to make painful program and personnel cuts may also have accelerated the quest for savings through innovation—and enhanced the allure of educational technology as a vehicle. Online curricula, distance learning, netbooks and cellphones in the classroom, and Web 2.0 tools—think Facebook and Skype—as a means of student collaboration have all gained luster as the drive to do more with less overlaps with the demands of educating a generation of digital natives. Still unclear, though, is just how significant such innovations are likely to prove as a cost-cutting strategy,...
By shellterrell, on December 13th, 2010