As this detailed post on Flipping with Kirch illustrates, e-tutorials are becoming really popular in K-12 classrooms. I am a big fan of using them as assessments and as teaching tools as they allow students to address a host of different skills and let learners showcase abilities that may not be otherwise seen or recognized in a [read more…]
One of the easiest ways to become a differentiating expert is to spend some time watching the short, free video clips on The Teaching Channel. This one on teaching the engineering design process provides an idea for a really unique lesson product- an edible car. Let students demonstrate [read more…]
Not all teachers can use Facebook in the classroom, but some may be able to take advantage of the great ideas in this list of “100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in the Classroom” over on OnlineCollege.org. You will find ideas for making [read more…]
Not every lesson involving student writing needs to be an old-fashioned narrative. Using the unique tool at Fodey, students can create their very own newspaper “clipping”.
With this tool, everyday classroom topics can be treated as news events to be covered by your newly hired student reporter staff. Let creativity run wild to include both the [Read more…]
Not all teachers can use Facebook in the classroom, but some may be able to take advantage of the great ideas in this list of “100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in the Classroom” over on OnlineCollege.org. You will find ideas for making [Read more…]
We are featuring some ideas for your learners with low vision today. Over at Sam’s Cool Tools for the Classroom, you will find a post highlighting apps that teach cause and effect, help students with math, and more.
I love each and every one of the ideas shared on Animoto Blog. Video scavenger hunt? Yes, please! Video as a “sneak peek” of what is to come in the unit? Absolutely!
These ideas are not only fun for students, but potentially fun for teachers to create. I can think of dozens of ways that these videos can help you differentiate instruction. For instance, you can use them to build background knowledge for some students, employ them as [Read more…]