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Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 117 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This fun video tool is a great way to engage students at the beginning of school.

Why a Web Filter Isn’t Enough To Keep Your Students Safe

Gaggle Speaks

A web filter is software designed to restrict or control the online content that a user is allowed to access. We’re more concerned with how students engage online content than what they engage. By combining machine learning technology with trained Safety Representatives, we analyze and review what students say and send to one another, as well as their communication with individuals outside the school or district. Student Safety

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5 Formative Assessment Tools for Teachers

The Electric Educator

Research indicates that student learn more effectively when they are engaged. Incorporating regular checks for understanding, polling questions, exit tickets, and interactive mini-assignments is a great way to make sure that students don''t check out during a lesson. Formative assessment provides teachers with timely feedback to determine if a lesson was effective, identifies students who may need additional help, and suggests content that may need to be reviewed.

Tips & Tools to Enhance Collaboration Between Tech & Curriculum


These include: More engaged studentsStudents are often more engaged when material is presented with digital tools. Technologies actively engage the students through problem-solving games, quicker study methods, and unlimited potential for research.

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Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

I had a great time encouraging educators to give students as much ownership over their devices and learning as possible. Bryan gives you a head to head comparison of all of the popular interactive response systems that work on your classroom''s mobile devices.