Have you seen “What Works” for your schools? Amplify success with a video library of teaching


Or classroom management. Or even teaching fractions in a late-elementary classroom. New toolsets from Edthena allow any district to curate a video library of searchable lesson segments, tagged to teaching standards, and shared securely to all staff members within the district.

20+ Ideas to Supercharge Classroom Creativity

The CoolCatTeacher

Ideas to help you spark creativity in your classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Creativity is something that we have to nurture as teachers. Listen to Vicki Davis share techniques for nurturing creativity in the classroom Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Ideas to Promote Creativity in Your Classroom – Show Notes 1 – Make a Digital Learning Launchpad Hyperdocs.co


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One Teacher’s Year Inside the World’s Largest Library


The largest library in the world contains more than 168 million items, with materials in some 470 languages, and is located in Washington, D.C. The Library of Congress, situated right behind the U.S. Then the library makes that source material available and easily accessible to all.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools . Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. At their fundamental level, books are documentations of knowledge, process, and context. If A Library Were YouTube. So, if “books are documentations of knowledge, process, and context,” what does that mean in an increasingly mobile and digital world? Take a modern library, for example. Library: Google::Sears:Amazon?

Fascinating library project has students award peace prize

eSchool News

[ Editor’s note: This piece is the first in our new monthly series focusing on Innovative School Libraries and Librarians. Be sure to keep checking back during the month of August for new library-focused articles!]. Each classroom brainstorms a list of traits that someone would need to exhibit in order to be worthy of the prize. Curriculum eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News How-to International School Libraries Top News

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools . Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. At their fundamental level, books are documentations of knowledge, process, and context. If A Library Were YouTube. So, if “books are documentations of knowledge, process, and context,” what does that mean in an increasingly mobile and digital world? Take a modern library, for example. Library: Google::Sears:Amazon?

The AVer F17HD Document Camera – Versatile, Compact and Well-Built

Fractus Learning

Sitting very comfortably in the ‘Goldilocks zone’ of document cameras, the AVer F17HD ( Amazon ) finds the perfect balance between rich interactive features and excellent value for money. With a 5MP camera, 32x zoom and both remote and onboard controls, the camera gives real flexibility (both figuratively and literally) while stepping a delightfully small footprint on your classroom space. AVer F17HD Document Camera – In the box. In the classroom.

The AVer U70 Document Camera – Portable, Practical and Powerful

Fractus Learning

Hi-spec and real bang for your buck, the AVer U70 USB Document Camera ticks all the boxes for an everyday classroom document camera. AVer U70 Document Camera – In the box. The more plugs and cables, the more setup, the more mess and the more hurdles to getting your camera up and running in the classroom. With just a camera and cable, the U70 gives you everything you need to start presenting and streaming: U70 document camera. In the classroom.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ? SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis.

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

In today’s K-12 education ecosystem, most classroom management tools have moved online. The first ‘lite’ option that most educators think of is Google Classroom. You will find yourself most comfortable in the Google Classroom environment if the tools you use are aligned with Google Drive, your browser of choice is Chrome, and your digital device is a Chromebook. If you’re looking for a non-Google Classroom alternative, here are four: Microsoft Teams.

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It’s Time to Make Your Classroom Paper-free

Ask a Tech Teacher

Now, beyond the moral and ethical persuasiveness of a paperless classroom, there is compelling evidence that the time is right to eliminate paper from the classroom: the high cost of printing : Yale University noted that “Every 2.5 saves time: Every teacher knows how much time they spend copying, stapling, sorting, and then searching for lost documents. If it’s not there, most of the time, a universal search on the school server will find the document.

Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 2 – Google Classroom) – SULS0104

Shake Up Learning

The post Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 2 – Google Classroom) – SULS0104 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, I’m sharing the must-have Google skills for teachers who use Google Classroom. Quick Tip Video Library.

Why is HUE HD a Must for your Classroom?

Ask a Tech Teacher

The award-winning HUE HD Pro USB camera and visualiser is one of the most versatile, flexible, affordable document cameras I’ve ever tested. It will quickly become an essential device for your classroom inquiry. Besides displaying documents to your laptop and class screen, you can record video or audio which can be uploaded to YouTube (or emailed), annotate and edit images, and even make Skype/Google Hangout calls. Applications for the Classroom.

The Best Flipped Classroom Software Tools For Flipped Learning In 2021

Fractus Learning

What are the best-flipped learning apps for K-12 grades in flipped classrooms? The best-flipped classroom tools can transform and remodel classroom teaching, allowing in-depth learning and personalized attention that can help learners improve their grades. Google Classroom.

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Classroom allows teachers to easily manage student work and teaching with Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Spreadsheets and anything Google. This handy tool has opened up the doors of blended learning and collaborative classrooms like never before. Teachers wanting to implement Google Classroom can use these resources to get started, level up their learning, or become a pro at all things Google. Google Classroom Resources. How to Manage a Classroom in Google.

Khan Academy plunged into classrooms, then classrooms went online

The Hechinger Report

To that end, his company built a new software tool designed for classroom use and piloted it in five school districts — including the massive Clark County School District serving Las Vegas and its suburbs — in the 2019-20 school year. Students work in MAP Accelerator inside the library at B.

6 Ways to Make Classroom Typing Fun

Ask a Tech Teacher

This can be book reports, research, a brochure for history class, or a collaborative document through Google Apps. Let their team of grade level teachers know what traits to look for as students research on class computers or in the library. Here are a few examples: I’d love to hear how you keep keyboarding practice fresh in your classroom. For more ideas, Kristy Roquin has a thorough discussion of how and why of keyboarding in the classroom.

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom


Thanks to this website, however, you get all types of educational content from National Geographic that safe to be shown in the classroom. They can make gorgeous boards to collect documents and web pages they would like to access later. It’s a great website for students at all levels; you just need to find the right video to show in the classroom. The Internet gives you opportunities to connect your students with classrooms from all around the world.

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The Blended and eLearning PBL Classroom… A Journey from Analog to Digital Project Based Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Best of all, you can use these ideas to bring a past poroject of yours to the blended and eLearning classroom. The Blended and eLearning PBL Classroom… A Journey from Analog to Digital Project Based Learning. Photo by Julia M Cameron on Pexels.com.

Cloud QR: A classroom friendly app to create QR codes


Working with QR codes in the classroom can be both fun and powerful. Just pick an image from your library, and the app will upload the image to the internet and return a QR code to the user. Record audio , narrate images , upload video from your device, create slideshows , upload documents and files. Cloud QR also includes a classroom friendly QR reader. There are plenty of really useful areas where QR codes can enhance the learning experience.

Book Creator – A Brilliant Tech Tool To Use In The Classroom


A pupil recently told me, “The best bit about it is the end result: it looks like a real book in a library!”. Here’s a few lessons that I have successfully carried out: Moreover, here is an article I wrote a while back, about my experience of using Book Creator to document a science lesson. In particular this article stands out: ‘ 50 ways to use Book Creator in the classroom ’. Book Creator was launched in 2011.

Learning.com Includes Essential Skills for Remote Learning in EasyTech

eSchool News

To prepare students for success in a remote learning environment, Learning.com is adding remote learning lessons to its EasyTech content library. Ancillary Newsline benefits CEO digital help learning library online Online Learning skills students teachers tools

Technology in Schools – Future Changes in the Classroom.


With the ease of Google Apps and similar applications, employees and students alike can share files and work on documents and spreadsheets in real time – whether they’re a mile down the road or in a different country altogether. They’ve aided the beginnings of ‘flipped’ classrooms – where students view video lectures or read background material at home and spend their class time being guided through exercises, projects, or discussions on the material.

Rally to Restore Philadelphia School Librarians: Responses, reflections, and resources


While she learned to navigate and understand the value of her library’s network of databases, she knows that many kids don’t even know what a database is. She recognizes the library as a safe space for the individual and as an important space that creates community.

Taking Over Georgia Department of Education Instagram: A Lesson in Trust

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

My name is Andy Plemmons, school library media specialist at David C Barrow Elementary in Athens GA @barrowmediacenter I will take over the DOE account this week. Partnering with Gretchen Thomas and her UGA Project Spark class to give students more access to our library makerspace. There's not just one teacher in a classroom. The Barrow Spelling Bee is held in the library and broadcast to the school and families through Google Hangouts on Air.

Five Ways to Teach Women’s Equality Day

Discovery Education

This year, Women’s Equality Day coincides quite well with many of us heading back into the classroom for another great year of teaching and learning. ONE: Analyzing Primary Images that incorporate conflicting viewpoints of women as equals in society: I recommend using this Library of Congress resource to guide your planning and work with students. Finally, you can use the “ Classroom Debate ” activity where students analyze a variety of viewpoints during the 1920s.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Ever since I started Classroom 2.0 I''ve looked forward to holding an event specifically about Ed Tech in the classroom. Classroom 2.0

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The Ups and Downs of a Reading Life

Reading By Example

So what might this look like in the classroom? Maybe it comes back to the tasks, rituals, and expectations of the reading classroom. Document how long they read and what they read. Examples include but are not limited to documenting books read in reader journal, preparing a book talk, write a review on Biblionasium, and write an essay about a book or article that made an impact. Revisit your classroom’s or school’s current homework policy.

How Windows 10 Can Support New Classroom Growth

EdTech Magazine

How Windows 10 Can Support New Classroom Growth. Teachers can easily create inclusive environments to help each student overcome challenges and succeed in the classroom. Expand the Classroom with Mixed Reality Tools. For schools that use its mixed reality platform, Microsoft offers a 25-volume library of standards-based content on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 08/01/2019 - 09:16.

Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fourth post in a series that promotes student inquiry in the classroom. Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases. Primary Document Search Engine. One is its ability to do a Primary Document Search. Your Subscription Data Base – Does your school, state, or public library supply data bases for students. Did you know there are multiple types of search engines on the internet.

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Beneylu School: The Digital Classroom You Will Love!


As an ed tech teacher, I am always in search of good new tools to complement classroom teaching and make learning more efficient, interactive and fun. Luckily, I have come across an amazing digital classroom tool that has everything a teacher needs for maximum productivity and fun without compromising safety and online security. It’s very simple to get started and start actually using Beneylu School in your everyday classroom planning and communication. Media Library.

Teaching with Ken Burns in the Classroom


Ken Burns in the Classroom. The renowned documentarian now presents new ways to incorporate his body of work into learning experiences in our classrooms and libraries. Within Ken Burns on UNUM you’ll find the new Ken Burns in the Classroom.

Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

You can share folders and libraries and according to Adobe, “Collaborators can view, edit, rename, move, or delete contents…” But, this doesn’t include multiple students working together on a project in real-time. 8 Ways to use Spark in your classroom. Here are eight ways to energize your use of Spark in the classroom: Quick annotated photos.

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Ten Engaging Digital Education Sites For Any Social Studies Classroom

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I took some time to look over my past posts and decided I needed to provide Social Studies Teachers with some great resources for their classroom. Rather than get into any one specific Social Studies area, I thought best to find some resources that might work in just about any Social Studies Classroom. Ten Engaging Digital Education Sites For Any Social Studies Classroom ( [link] ).

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10 things you should throw out in your classroom NOW

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I wrote an article called Classroom clutter–what to keep and what to toss awhile back, in which I told the story of how for my first six years in the classroom, I refused to throw anything out because I might need it one day. I stuffed everything into an overflowing cabinet in my classroom just in case I needed it for organizing or for a project. And I created that mindset by telling myself, I like to streamline and simplify how my classroom runs.