20 Back-to-School Articles

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On everything from get-to-know-you activities to getting yourself ready: 11+ Back-to-School Night Tips. 11 Back-to-school Activities for the First Month of School. Great Back to School Classroom Activities. Back to School Bundle of Lesson Plans at a Great Price. Plan a Memorable Back to School Night. New School Year? New Tech? I Got You Covered. 5 Top Ways to Integrate Technology into the New School Year. 5 Ways to Involve Parents in Your Class. 3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year.

6 articles on teacher-assigned summer reading

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Here is a quick collection of six articles and blog posts on teacher-assigned summer reading: Rethinking summer reading. The school year is ending for most children here in America, and that means we also often see the imposition of schoolwork on students’ free time over the summer months. On assigned summer reading. Stop killing the magic of books with required summer reading. Why do we give students summer assignments? Seriously, WHY?

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Top Fourteen Articles for Back to School

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To help you adjust, here are the Top Ten articles on putting technology into your back-to-school plans: How to Prepare Students for PARCC Tests. 8 Tech Tools to Get to Know Your Students for Back to School. 5 Tools To Shake up the New Year. 3 Apps to Help Brainstorm Next Year’s Lessons. 8 Characteristics of a Successful K-12 Technology Department. How to Build Your PLN. Faceoff: What Digital Device Should My School Buy? 4 Options for a Class Internet Start Page.

8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

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For more resources, check out my article, Critical Reading with Digital Devices , posted on ESL Library. “Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” ” – John Locke. One of the most important skills for our digital learners is inspecting the information they consume with a critical eye. The challenge is to turn this into a habit students do outside the classroom.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

My article for Teach Primary Magazine 

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The article was about a range of tech tools that make assessment a whole lot easier. Please subscribe to Teach Primary Magazine to view the full article. I recently wrote for Teach Primary Magazine. Tagged: afl , assessment , edtech , education , online quizzes , teaching , teaching ideas , tech tools , technology. education afl assessment edtech online quizzes teaching teaching ideas tech tools technology

15 Awesome Article Sites for Students

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All of these sites are free, although some may require you to register to log in, or to provide your students with a code to access the articles

12 Of Our Most Popular Articles About Project-Based Learning

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12 Of Our Most Popular Articles About Project-Based Learning by TeachThought Staff Project-based learning is a useful framework for unifying many of the elements of ‘good teaching’ and progressive learning. With that in mind, we’ve gathered some of our most popular project-based learning articles of the last several years below as we continue to plan […]. The post 12 Of Our Most Popular Articles About Project-Based Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

Article for the online journal, Globally Informed

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I recently wrote an article for a journal. Click here for the full article. It was entitled: BRINGING GLOBAL STUDENTS TOGETHER THROUGH VIDEO-CONFERENCING. In it, I talk about my use of ‘Mystery Skype’ in lessons, which allows my class to collaborate with other learners in different countries. Tagged: collaboration , connecting learners , edtech , education , mystery skype , teaching ideas , video-conferencing.

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My article for Edutopia: Engaging Students Through Google Maps.

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I recently wrote an article for Edutopia. Click here for the full article. It was about ways Google Maps can be used to inspire students in lessons. Have you used Google Maps in lessons? How did you get on? Let me know by commenting below. Tagged: edtech , educational technology , edutopia , GAFE , Google , Google Maps , lessons , teaching , tech , technology. education Google edtech teaching tech technology lessons educational technology GAFE Google Maps edutopia

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Featured Article: Keeping Classrooms Connected with @PearDeck

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I had a chance to write a guest post on the Pear Deck blog which I wanted to share here —. Keeping Classrooms Connected with Pear Deck. When I started teaching a purely online version of AP Calculus several years ago, one of my biggest goals in designing the class was to keep the collaboration and personalization alive in an online environment. Making the course feel connected—both student-to-student and teacher-to-student—was one of my top priorities.

10 Articles on Using Tech to Teach Math

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Here are ten of the top Math-and-tech tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics. 10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class. Zap Zap Math–Clever, Robust Math App for K-6. Celebrate Pi With Your Students. How to Interest the Next Generation of Great Minds to Work in STEM Fields. 32 Websites to Support Math Automaticity in K-5. 3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class. Website Review: ProdigyGame.com. How to Teach Students to Solve Problems.

12 Must-Read Articles About Assessment

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The post 12 Must-Read Articles About Assessment appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Assessment

8 Of Our Most Popular Articles About Student Engagement

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8 Of Our Most Popular Articles About Student Engagement by TeachThought Staff Student engagement is often sought and sometimes achieved but difficult to sustain. The post 8 Of Our Most Popular Articles About Student Engagement appeared first on TeachThought. There are a variety of reasons why this is true, not the least of which is that it’s difficult for anyone of any age to sustain focus and ‘cognitive effort’ across multiple […].

My Article For The TES: How to… Overcome classroom technophobia.

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I recently wrote an article for the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Click here to view the full article. It was about my experience of technophobia as a teacher and how I overcame it. Have you experienced technophobia? Let me know by commenting below. Tagged: edtech , education , learning , teaching , technology , technophobia , TES. education edtech learning teaching technology technophobia TES

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My Article For The TES: Five Time-Saving Tech Tools For New Teachers.

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I recently wrote an article for the Times Educational Supplement about ways for new teachers to save time by using technology. Click here for the full article. Tagged: edtech , education , teacher technology , teacher workload , teachers , teaching , tech , tech tools , time saving. education edtech teacher technology teacher workload teachers teaching tech tech tools time saving

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My Article For The TES: How to… Incorporate Tech Into Any Lesson.

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Click here for the full article. I was recently asked to write about a number of simple ways to incorporate tech into any lesson. Tagged: classroom technology , edtech , education , learning , teaching , tech , tech tools , technology. education classroom technology edtech learning teaching tech tech tools technology

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My article for the TES: How to… Use technology to support assessment.

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I recently wrote an article for the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Read the full article by clicking here. It was about ways tech tools can support assessment in the classroom. Have you got any other tech tools which help when assessing pupils? Leave a comment below. Tagged: apps , assessment , edtech , education , tech , technology. education apps assessment edtech tech technology

My article for Teach Primary Magazine: Teaching Using Virtual Reality.

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The article explains how to use virtual reality in the classroom. Please subscribe to Teach Primary Magazine to view the full article. I recently wrote for Teach Primary Magazine. Tagged: classroom technology , edtech , education , Google Cardboard , teachers , teaching , teaching ideas , tech ideas , tech tools , virtual reality , VR , Youtube 360.

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NY Times article discusses engagement and gamification

Ascend Math

Last week, the New York Times ran an article on Kahoot, an online quiz system from Norway being played in some schools. The article is well worth reading for its smart discussion of “engagement” and “gamification.”. The article, by NY Times reporter Natasha Singer, also made mention of Ascend Math. These are two subjects near and dear to my heart.

My Article For The International Teacher Magazine: Using Minecraft To Engage Students In Learning.

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I recently wrote an article for the International Teacher Magazine about simple ways to use Minecraft in the classroom. Click here for the full article. Have you used Minecraft in a lesson? Please leave any comments below. Tagged: blended learning , edtech , education , learning , lessons , Minecraft , teaching , teaching ideas , tech , tech tools , technology. education blended learning edtech learning lessons Minecraft teaching teaching ideas tech tech tools technology

My Article For Teachwire: Focus Your Teaching On The Important Stuff By ‘Flipping’ Your Classroom.

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I recently wrote an article for Teachwire , an excellent educational website (the online version of the magazine ‘Teach Primary’), about simple ways to ‘flip’ your classroom. Click here for the full article. Have you ever ‘flipped’ your classroom? Let me know by commenting below. Tagged: edtech , education , flipped classroom , how to , learning , teaching , teaching ideas , tech , technology.

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My Article For Google & TES: The top edtech tools for teachers to try in 2017.

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I recently wrote a new year themed article for a joint project between Google and the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Click here for the full piece. Tagged: edtech 2017 , education , educational technology 2017 , future edtech , future tech , teachers , teaching , tech tools 2017 , top edtech tools. education edtech 2017 educational technology 2017 future edtech future tech teachers teaching tech tools 2017 top edtech tools

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? Teacher Favorites: 20 MiddleWeb ELA Articles

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Each of these 20 English Language Arts-oriented articles (dating back to 2012) has enjoyed thousands of reads since it was first published at MiddleWeb. Articles ELA Favorites argumentative writing better writing close reading group work media literacy poetry reading aloud six word memoir skimming socratic seminar supplementary texts text sets vocabulary whole novels writing with technology

Article for TES: How to make sure your students stay safe online, whatever their age

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I recently wrote an article for The Times Educational Supplement (TES). The article features teaching ideas and tips for how to keep children safe online. Click this link to access the full article. education teachers edtech teaching technology cyberbullying e-safety internet safety online education technology in the classroom

My article for a joint project between TES and the British Council

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I recently wrote an article for a joint project between the Times Educational Supplement and the British Council. Click here to access the full article. It featured a wide range of teaching strategies and ideas for language teachers to use in their lessons. Tagged: language teacher , languages , mfl , teaching , teaching ideas , teaching languages. education language teacher languages mfl teaching teaching ideas teaching languages

An article for TES: 3 exciting ways to use scannable technology in your school

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The article was about integrating scannable technology in schools. Click here for the full article Tagged: classroom technology , edtech , education , scannable technology , teaching ideas , teaching tools. I recently wrote for the Times Educational Supplement (TES). It is surprisingly easy to use and an excellent resource for a number of purposes.

Elements of Success Article

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There a many elements that lead to district success and many districts share common traits that help propel that success. Take a look at the essential elements that are helping districts across the country Lead without Limits

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My Article For The TES: How To… Plan Engaging Maths Lessons.

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I recently wrote an article for the Times Educational Supplement (TES) about 5 simple ways to engage students in maths lessons. Click here to view the full article. Tagged: edtech , education , math teachers , maths , maths lessons , teachers , teaching , teaching ideas , teaching strategies. education edtech math teachers maths maths lessons teachers teaching teaching ideas teaching strategies

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My Article For TES: How Coding Can Encourage A Creative Mindset

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The article was about coding and how it can be a creative activity. Click here to read the full article. I recently wrote for the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Tagged: coding , creativity , edtech , education , programming , teaching. education coding creativity edtech programming teaching

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My article for the International Teacher Magazine: How can technology in the classroom make personalized learning easier?

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I recently wrote an article for the International Teacher Magazine. For the full article, please click here. It covers my experience of personalized learning. At first, I was running around the classroom, trying to support all the children’s individual learning needs. However, as I got to grips with educational technology, personalized learning got a whole lot easier. How do you personalize learning in the classroom? Leave a comment below.

?Readers’ Roundup: EdSurge HigherEd’s Top 10 Articles of 2017

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We’ve rounded up our 10 most popular articles from 2017, as picked by our readers. New years mean clean slates, fresh perspectives and goal setting for the months ahead. At EdSurge, we’re setting our own sights high for 2018, but that starts by taking a look at what our higher-ed community liked the most from this year. So what were some of the most popular themes? Microcredentials, and controversial moves and pivots by edtech companies hoping to disrupt the higher education landscape.

Article in Journal ‘Science’ Argues MOOC Participation is Declining as Providers Pivot

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An article this week in the prestigious journal ‘Science’ explores that question, digging into six years of data from MOOCs offered by Harvard University and MIT on the edX platform launched by the two universities. There are natural moments to stop taking courses, which is a real challenge for building a business model,” said Justin Reich, director of the Teaching Systems Lab at MIT and a co-author of the article, in an interview with EdSurge.

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My article for the International Teachers Magazine: Everything you need to run an inter-school online competition. 

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Click here for the full article. After recently running the Federation of British Schools in Asia (FOBISIA) maths online tournament, I decided to share what I did in the International Teacher’s Magazine. Tagged: competitions , edtech , education , inter-school competition , learning , math , math tournament , maths competition , teaching. education competitions edtech inter-school competition learning math math tournament maths competition teaching

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