Swarming the Classroom

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American poet and etymologist John Ciardi once remarked, “The classroom should be an entrance into the world.” Contemporary classrooms (from elementary school to graduate school) are structured similar to a manufacturing line and typically produce students who are full of information.

10+ tips for ensuring success for your flipped classroom

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Starting to teach in a flipped classroom environment can be daunting. He uses flipped classroom instruction in his dual credit US History (affectionately nicknamed "DCUSH"). Ed Tech flipped classroom flipped classroom ideas flipped classroom tips how to flip my classroom

On paying for digital classroom tools

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For years in the classroom, I scoured the Internet for the best free digital tools and web apps. Ed Tech educational technology free digital classroom tools paying for classroom techI’m a huge fan of free.

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Thinking Routines in the Classroom

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Today Karen Voglesang @NBCTchr teaches children to use thinking routines in her classroom. After participating in Harvard’s Project Zero , she is applying and using the methods in classrooms and with teachers. How to Teach Thinking Routines in the Classroom.

Music for the classroom

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I can never find suitable music to play in the classroom. education classroom music classroom playlist music music in the classroom playlist songs for teachers teacher music teachingIt has to be calming, good for concentration, and contain no lyrics.

What is a digital classroom?

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A digital classroom is one which mostly or indeed wholly relies on electronic devices and software. How digital is my classroom? We use Google Classroom as our core online communication tool. How digital is your classroom?

Make easy-to-understand visualizations for your classroom in seconds

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So, if you are looking to create an impact and even explain intricate matters in your classroom, visuals are the most effective tool to do so. education charts edtech graphing websites graphs teaching tech technology technology in the classroom visualisations

Grit in the Classroom

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Laila Sanguras, author of Grit in the Classroom , defines grit, shares the misinformation about grit, and talks about developing it in our students. Grit in the Classroom. So the two are really important to keep in mind and to focus on in the classroom.

Cultivating creativity in the classroom: Ideas for teachers by teachers

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DitchBook Twitter chat classroom creativity ideas creative classroom activities creative classroom assignmentsAs we move further and further into the digital age, creativity continues to surge to the top of skills students will need in the future.

The Google Infused Classroom (GTT041)

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How can we hear from every student in the classroom? These questions are at the core of the book, The Google-Infused Classroom, by Holly Clark and Tanya Avrith. How can we make learning stickier by helping students express it visually?

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Active Learning in the Science Classroom

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Thirty-three-year Presidential Award Winning science teacher Glen Westbroek believes in creating active learning experiences in his science classroom. Active Learning in the Science Classroom. Now, Glen, you are passionate about motivating active learning in the science classroom.

Classroom Earth: Teach Conservation By Going Outside

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If I had one wish for the classrooms of the world, it is that we would all leave the four walls and enter Classroom Earth. In Classroom Earth we will study nature in nature. While many of them go outdoors, the Flint River Project was a true outdoor classroom experience.

Create a digital classroom with Google Classroom and BookWidgets

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The reasons why teachers use technology in their classroom are simple. However, it’s not easy to set up a digital classroom by yourself. In this post, I’ll show you how you can create a digital classroom, using Google Classroom and BookWidgets.

Codemoji – Changing the Classroom Coding Landscape

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If you would like more information, please contact livio@codemoji.com Tagged: classroom coding , Codemoji , coding , computing , edtech , education , programming , teaching. education classroom coding Codemoji coding computing edtech programming teaching

Amazon Alexa in the Classroom

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Bill Selak @ billselak shares how he’s using Amazon’s Alexa via the Echo and Dot in the classroom. The Amazon Echo in the classroom. How Bill Selak is Using the Amazon Echo in the Classroom. But Bill Selak @ billselak is using it in his classroom.

Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom

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Josh Eby shares how he uses inquiry-based learning in his history classroom. He also discusses how he’s become a better teacher after returning to the classroom after 12 years in administration and why it was one of the best decisions he’s ever made.

Google Classroom Time-Savers (GTT042)

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Google Classroom has helped tons of teachers around the world manage their classrooms and their assignments digitally — and it’s made our lives much easier in many ways. There are ways, though, that we can make our Google Classroom lives even easier than that!

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Flipping Awesome Physics with an Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning Classroom

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Flipping Awesome Physics with an Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning Classroom. Now, Jon, you have recently implemented an asynchronous, flipped, gameful, mastery learning classroom. That’s the basic idea of a flipped classroom.

Google Classroom Video Guide by Alice Keeler

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How to Use Google Classroom by Alice Keeler If you are new to Google Classroom or are looking for some things you didn’t know about Google Classroom I got you covered. ViewSonic helped me produce a collection of very short videos to walk you through using Google Classroom.

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5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

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Teacher Mike Roberts give five strategies that can help us with formative assessment AND classroom management. 5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management. But these are also strategies that help with classroom management.

10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers

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If you and your students are using Google Apps in the classroom, Google Classroom can save you tons of time and effort. Ed Tech edtech educational technology efficiency gafe Google Apps google classroom time managementIt helps you assign, collect, grade and return work seamlessly. But, like anything else, there are tricks that can help you do the same work in less time. They make you more efficient [.].

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How To Gamify Your Classroom.

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Have you gamified your classroom? Gamification is the process of making learning into a game. It is made up of a number elements: Giving online badges to students. Setting goals and competitions. Giving instant feedback. Creating levels of learning which pupils must try and climb.

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How to Make Flipped Classroom Better

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Flipping your classroom (or in-flipping it as I do) can make a lot of sense if your conditions are right. Flipped classroom co-founder Jon Bergmann talks candidly about the flipped classroom model. I love using videos to teach the point and click software lessons in my classroom.

14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology flipped classroom screencasts video creation video projects webcamNot too long ago, video creation required bulky, awkward video cameras with big, plastic VCR tapes. Playback required a TV, a VCR and a hope that everything worked nicely together.

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Doing More With The Classroom Makerspace

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The idea of students looking away from ridged content focus all throughout the school day and giving them back some time to explore and make is gaining a foothold in many classrooms. Nick's approach to helping create Makerspaces in any classroom is truly innovative.

Flipgrid for every classroom

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What it is: Flipgrid is a video discussion platform for your classroom that lets you engage and capture learning in new and awesome ways. Flipgrid works in any classroom, with any age student, and within any subject. How do you use Flipgrid in your classroom?

Designing your Classroom Space!

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Here is the piece they composed about my classroom space: To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks! When elementary school teacher Erin Klein sat in one of her students’ desks last year, she noticed a few things about her classroom space.

Submitting Photos to Google Classroom

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” You can submit anything to Google Classroom. The post Submitting Photos to Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google Slides classroom G Suite google slidesHave Students Use their Webcam to Submit Work As Jon Corippo says “Everything is digital when you can take a picture of it.” However, I would like to propose a hack.

Win Google Classroom Book

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Win Alice Keeler Google Classroom Book Win a copy of my first book “50 Things You Can Do with Google Classroom” co-authored with Libbi Miller. This book is for if you’re new to Google Classroom and looking for ideas on how you can use Google Classroom in your class. Already a Google Classroom user? The post Win Google Classroom Book appeared first on Teacher Tech. Beginner Classroom Google classroom google

Google Classroom: Review Images Magically

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When students submit an image to Google Classroom it is automatically saved into an assignment folder in Google Drive. The post Google Classroom: Review Images Magically appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Chrome Classroom Google Slides classroom extension google

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10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom

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10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom by Mike Acedo In today’s classroom, educators are constantly required to mold their teaching methods to give students the best opportunity to succeed. The post 10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

Google Classroom: Header Template

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Create a Header for your Google Classroom You can add your own custom header to Google Classroom. I make a lot of Google Classrooms and I was feeling like adding my Bitmoji to mix it up. The post Google Classroom: Header Template appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Draw Google classroom drawing googleTo do that I had to make my own image. Template alicekeeler.com/gcheader Change the Background Color The default in […].

Is creative work REALLY worth the time in the classroom?

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Teaching brain research classroom creativity cognitive science creative activities creative teachingIt’s a fair question. I’ve heard similar questions to this at teaching conferences, in discussions and versions of it on social media. I’ve even thought it myself.

Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.

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In spite of the fact that online education has been massively developing over the last decade, we cannot deny the fact that the majority of teaching still takes place in a traditional classroom. To create a “good blend” to simply add computers to the classroom is not enough.

Grit in the Classroom

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Less attention has been given to the day-to-day experiences of educators who are working to strengthen students’ grit and incorporate grit into classroom curricula. How can you incorporate grit into your classroom? Guest Article by: Matthew Pietrafetta, Ph.D.

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize the Classroom.

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Using machine learning, truly “smart” education solutions that can perform intelligent, self-informed actions are poised to change how we facilitate learning inside and outside of K-12 and higher education classrooms.

Creating Learning Centers in a Blended Literacy Classroom

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There has been no greater impact on differentiation and student achievement in recent years than the effective integration of technology in the classroom. Now imagine doing this same routine 3 or 4 times over to cover all Lexile levels in one classroom; exhausting.

Filter Gmail for Google Classroom

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Filter for emails from Google Classroom First, I highly recommend you do NOT turn off notifications from Google Classroom. No matter the Google Classroom notification, all of […]. The post Filter Gmail for Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Gmail Google classroom G Suite gmail googleInstead, manage the email notifications through filters.

Paul Solarz and His Student Centered Classroom

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Paul Solarz @PaulSolarz has a student-centered classroom. In today’s show, Paul Solarz talks about how his students lead the classroom: Why Paul relaxes after spring break (it isn’t what you think). How a student-centered classroom flows.

7 Ways To Remove The Gamification In Your Classroom

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The post 7 Ways To Remove The Gamification In Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Experienced Teacher General Terry Heick