TES Teach with Blendspace: Create and Share Multimedia Classroom Lessons Easily

techlearning

TES Teach with Blendspace is an easy-to-use multimedia lesson creation platform that students can access via website, Chrome app, or iPad app

7 Tech Tools for Fast Formative Assessment

MiddleWeb

Articles Tech for Teachers blendspace formative assessment geddit google forms integrating technology kahoot nearpod padlet tech tools in the classroom the answer padFormative assessment is good practice, as every teacher knows, says tech consultant Curtis Chandler, but finding time to measure individual student understanding is challenging. Chandler offers seven apps that can make the practice both routine and engaging.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom. Here are the top 22 digital tools your colleagues are using in their classrooms: annotation tool. flipped classroom. The classroom backchannel makes that happen. Because they are web-based, they are excellent tools for extending the classroom to the home and providing parents with safe links their younger students can access. Flipped Classroom.

Teacher Play – 6 Apps to Explore This Summer

Fractus Learning

If you use videos to flip your classroom (or even if you don’t), then Zaption might make your job easier. Blendspace (web). Like Zaption, Blendspace allows teachers to develop interactive lessons using multimedia resources. But Blendspace also allows you to integrate documents, images, websites (pretty much anything that you can find on the web) in addition to videos. Google Classroom (web, iOs, Android).

35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day

Shake Up Learning

The post 35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As you are adjusting to the new features inside Google Classroom that were released in August 2018, I thought it would be useful to put together a list of resources to help you do more, learn more, and engage more learners in your classroom. Here are 35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day! I have over 400 pins on my Google Classroom Pinterest Board alone!

Travel the World Without Leaving the Classroom

Fractus Learning

Virtual field trips can help build students’ life experiences without ever leaving the classroom. We know that typically our students who have lower achievement levels have less life experiences to bring to the classroom. I challenge to bring as many real world life experiences into your classroom and virtual field trips can help you do that. Not sure where to start, check out this blendspace which has additional virtual field trips that I’ve used with my classes.

Best-in-Category Winners for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher routinely shares favorite websites and apps that make a difference in the classroom. Classroom Management Tool. Winner: TesTeach (Blendspace). Over the last month, readers voted on which tools had the greatest impact on readers. To award this Best in Category badge, we asked them to look for the uncommon resources (meaning: not the ones everyone knows about), the ones that made them say Wow and rush to share with colleagues everywhere.

7 Authentic Assessment Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Sometimes it derives evidence of learning from anecdotal observation, watching students apply prior learning, working in groups, or participating in classroom discussions. Thanks to technology, there are lots of fun and effective ways to assess learning in ways that transform your classroom. Tools: Use an app like Blendspace, Socrative , Frolyc , Schoology , or ExitTicket. Classroom management assessments Assessments have become a critical piece to education reform.

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?” When our students come back to the classroom, they will have the foundational knowledge to add to discussions or complete activities. To discover the history of Flipped Classrooms, see this infographic. ” – Jonathan Bergmann. We can flip the traditional model of instruction to help support all our students!

What a blended learning classroom really looks like: An urban teacher’s reboot

The Hechinger Report

My classroom is a blended learning classroom and every student has a laptop. I use programs such as i-ready , ST Math , Zearn Math , Blendspace by TES and EDpuzzle so that students are able to access content to build their conceptual, procedural and fluency understanding of various concepts. Prior to creating my innovative learning environment, my classroom was similar to others. In my new classroom, however, you will see students working in a variety of ways.

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?” When our students come back to the classroom, they will have the foundational knowledge to add to discussions or complete activities. To discover the history of Flipped Classrooms, see this infographic. ” – Jonathan Bergmann. We can flip the traditional model of instruction to help support all our students!

Part 4… Beyond the Technology Shine… Learning Targets plus 10 great Lesson Plan Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace – While Blendspace is all about the ability to create lessons in under five minutes, I am pointing you to another amazing area in Blendspace. At the Blendspace Gallery you will be able to find valuable lessons already prepared and ready for you to use. Nearpod – Some of you may already be aware of amazing way teachers can build a lesson in Nearpod and turn it into an interactive classroom experience.

Why Students Are Better Prepared for Learning When Teachers Use Digital Tools in Their Instruction

Benchmark Education

Ever walk into a classroom: zero energy, apathetic students, slumped over, eyes glazed? Consider this fact: by the time students step into our kindergarten classrooms, their brains are already hardwired for digital learning. Equally important, our digital veterans are most comfortable when they can network, reach beyond classroom walls, get feedback online, and see gamification (applying typical elements of game playing: point scoring, teaming-collaboration, rules, etc.)

Technology Integration, 1 to 1, and Student Centered Learning… Ten Free Resources and Tools

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this second post in a series devoted to supporting student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom. In this post I wish to begin pointing out some tools and resources to help as an educator builds that students centered classroom. Remember that a classroom might be 1 to 1, or it may be using technology to leverage student centered learning. Blendspace. About : Classroom quiz game that allows for group learning and individual reflection.

Do You Teach With a Paper-Based Mindset?

techlearning

For those of us in the classroom, these new tools offer new potential and un-explored opportunity. So here is the big question: Are you approaching the tech in your classroom with a paper-based mindset? It has a very important role in the classroom. Technology like Google Drive, WeVideo, Pear Deck and Google Classroom are fundamentally different than "analog" tools. Do you venture outside the 4 walls of your classroom? ??

Monday Webinar - "Marketing Your Teaching Materials" with Richard Byrne

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We host a dynamic marketplace in which educators can discover, share, and sell original teaching materials; Blendspace, a lesson-building product where those resources can be freely integrated and implemented; and Wikispaces, an open classroom management platform that facilitates student-teacher communication and collaboration

Part 2… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

STEM content/lesson sites that contain resources ready for the STEM classroom. There is something for just about any STEM classroom that is ready to engage students. Blendspace – This amazing tool is one of the easiest ways to blend the classroom with digital content. It also a resource that classroom teachers may just want to get some STEM ideas from. Screenleap – STEM teachers can find this a great tool to share screens throughout the classroom.

STEM 119

?? Do you teach with a paper-based mindset? ??

The Electric Educator

For those of us in the classroom, these new tools offer new potential and un-explored opportunity. So here is the big question: Are you approaching the tech in your classroom with a paper-based mindset? It has a very important role in the classroom. Technology like Google Drive, WeVideo, Pear Deck and Google Classroom are fundamentally different than "analog" tools. Do you venture outside the 4 walls of your classroom? ??

Big question for edtech: But how do we know what’s working?

The Hechinger Report

Participants can teach to student avatars in a virtual classroom, check out the Two Bit Circus or attend “Hour of Power,’’ sessions that promise to be “provocative, fun and interactive.”. They can also learn about new start-ups, games and ventures with names like BetterLesson , Blendspace , Edthena , Educreations , Hapara , Nearpod , Zaption , eSpark and LearnZillion , all eager to demonstrate.

Part 3: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

You might even find some free already built lessons that might fit your classroom style. Blendspace – If you have five minutes and an internet connection this tool might be the resource for you and your students. Student Centered Classroom. Screen capture software has gained popularity with the advent of the Flipped Classroom. Welcome to post number three in a series devoted to formative learning (assessment).

Reach Capital’s Newest Education Technology Investment Fund Closes at $82 Million

Edsurge

Zeal, which attempted to bring on-demand tutoring to classrooms, shut down earlier this year. Blendspace was purchased by TES. Blendspace (TES Global). Raising money, Shauntel Garvey admits, is not her favorite activity. It’s usually more fun to be on the other side of the table, reviewing pitches—rather than pitching.

16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students

Shake Up Learning

Use it to find and discover new ideas for the classroom, for your home and your life. TES Teach with Blendspace. TES Teach with Blendspace is a wonderful tool for creating blended learning lessons that bring together all of your favorite online resources and tools. The post 16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students. If you follow my blog, you know I curate a lot of resources for teachers.

PopBoardz: a media dashboard for instruction and presentation

NeverEndingSearch

So, what would happen if Pinterest and Symbaloo and Blendspace had a baby? But he is especially impressed by teachers’ quick response to the potential for the application in the classroom: I believe the reason teachers have been drawn to PopBoardz is because it allows them to simply and easily “illustrate” their lesson plans with perfect examples to help make their point, no matter what forms they take.

Webinar: Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This webinar will address how edtech tools like Blendspace and TES can: Help you and your students become more transliterate Foster inquiry based learning Support standards-aligned approaches to 21st century learning SIGN UP FOR THE WEBINAR HERE (FREE) Laura Beltchenko is a 34-year veteran educator.

Google, Major Teacher Network Partner to Share Digital Resources, Lessons

Marketplace K-12

For its part, Google also announced that it would open up access to Google Expeditions, the app that houses a series of virtual reality “field trips” designed for K-12 classrooms. The company has also developed Blendspace, a software product which helps teachers create and market digital lesson plans. The initiative marks one of the first efforts to bring large-scale adoption of virtual reality to K-12 classrooms.

Putting Technology At The Center Of Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

For someone who truly espouses the benefits of ICT in the classroom this situation is demoralizing, to say the least. The exciting cooperative learning opportunities offered by platforms like Blendspace , Pear Deck, Socrative , Nearpod , Padlet , and Verso most definitely promote s an independent approach to learning, as students learn that knowledge is constantly in flux, and that their responses can and shoul d be tested against their peers’ , as learning naturally has always been.

Common Sense Education Resources from ISTE 2015

Graphite Blog

But what games are good for classrooms? Learn use cases for three tools: Blendspace; Socrative; and GoFormative. . Looking to flip your classroom, or just looking for the latest and greatest? Come see some free, highly-rated tools that turn videos into fantastic lessons for flipped classrooms including TouchCast, EdPuzzle, and AndroVid. What a trip! The Common Sense Education team just returned from a fabulous four days at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia.

Announcing Global Leadership Week, April 25 - 29

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Event tracks will be: State/National/International Leadership, District Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Classroom Leadership, Teacher Education, Corporate and Nonprofit Leadership. Global Leadership Week (GLW) is a weeklong celebration of leadership through global action in K-20 education taking place April 25-29, 2016.

Global Leadership Week Next Week - Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Topics include: State/National/International Leadership, District Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Classroom Leadership, Teacher Education, Corporate and Nonprofit Leadership. Global Leadership Week (GLW) is a week-long celebration of leadership through global action in K-20 education, taking place April 25 - 29, 2016, and organized by the Global Education Conference (GEC) Network. GLW is an opportunity for global education leaders (and those who want to be!)

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes

MindShift

Educators are looking for ways to help students participate in a digital world, but the choices for digital engagement in the classroom can be overwhelming. ” She put together a list of favorite digital tools for the social studies classroom and shared them during an edWeb webinar. She emphasizes that, as with any classroom technology, teachers need to be careful not to just substitute a tech tool for an analog one.

Study 61

Newsletter: Used PCs to Chromebooks (Today), New "Privacy Con" Speakers, More GlobalEd.TV, Quotes + News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Of particular note are the special "turn your old pcs into Chromebooks" event today, the pretty amazing new speakers we have for "Privacy Con" (the Library 2.106 event next week), and new library events in June and October ("Library as Classroom" and "Libraries of the Future"). June 15: Library 2016 - "The Library as Classroom" The library as creative classroom means we approach the learning opportunities we create with thought, user-directed planning, and insights from research.

Spruce Up Your Centers with Technology

Learning in Hand

Let’s give your classroom learning centers or stations a makeover! It’s designed for use in middle and high school classrooms. One handy way to collect weblinks onto one page is by making a Blendspace. Voice recording in the classroom is tricky. Maybe students can go outside the classroom to record. Maybe you already use a course management system like Google Classroom , Edmodo , or Schoology ?

Curation Situations: Let us count the ways

NeverEndingSearch

Now let’s count some of the many ways librarians are curating in digital landscapes: Collections for broad, open discovery : Traditional library catalogs now expand to point to OER, free web content and digital tools, as well as community-developed content, including instruction and smaller curation efforts co-created by the librarian and the classroom teachers. . What’s curation? Curation is a funny word.

Investigating Authentic Questions

Learning in Hand

Ginger Lewman has lots of advice in her post 7 Reasons to Use Contracts in a PBL Classroom + Tips for Use. When it comes to gathering, organizing, and sharing digital resources, we have lots of options: Blendspace : Share web links as large tiles. Skype in the Classroom helps teachers find guest speakers. As the leader of your classroom, you are in the best position to know what will work for your students. Students are hungry for learning that matters.

2015 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Erica Magnusson, Content Analyst, TES Global Encounters: Connecting Classrooms to Address the World's Great Challenges. Wednesday, November 18th, is day three of the sixth annual Global Education Conference. We've had two great days of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. Thomas Petra ‏ @ RealWorldMath 6h 6 hours ago Day 2 of the Global Educ Conference.