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How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

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Every Earth Day, someone in your school, maybe the parent group, raises the question of WHY NOT a paperless classroom? To kickstart your paperless digital classroom requires a modicum of preparation. digital devices for students–Chromebooks, laptops, iPads, or netbooks.

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3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

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When looking for an app to curate classroom reading, consider these requirements: works well with your current LMS. Educreations. Today’s classroom requires teachers build how-to videos that are used on class websites, in flipped classrooms, and for professional development.

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10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools

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Provide video evidence of class activities in a flipped classroom. Offer a fun, unique approach to digital storytelling. I’ve started for you by noting cost, what digital devices they work best on, and suggested age group: Educreations .

15 Good Replacements for ScreenChomp

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For older students, ScreenChomp made it easy to provide personalized feedback by writing or recording comments directly onto their digital work and then sharing it back to them. Arrange a series of images as a digital story, and then add a voice-over to tell the story.

Differentiating with Personalized Learning

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Look at your classroom layout. Here are suggestions by primary school teacher Chris Andrews (with a picture of a personalized learning classroom ). Second: Free up your teaching time by automating the tedious tasks required to run a classroom. It won’t work in my classroom.

Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Oh My! 4 Tools for Picting in the Classroom


Using images instead of text to convey ideas—known as “picting”—is becoming the norm among today’s digital-first students. Technology is changing the way we see literacy. Cathie Norris and ElliotSoloway, university professors studying how much time today’s youth spend with text-based materials vs. image-based materials, “ estimate that 90 percent of K-12 classroom time in the U.S. Students are coming to school with an established digital footprint.