20 tools for a more accessible classroom

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A one-size-fits-all classroom is not practical for any group of students. DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech Student engagement Teaching accessibility accessibility features accessibility tools accessible classroom edtech immersive readerALL of our students deserve to have access to the content we are teaching. Luckily with the technology available to us, we can create a learning environment that makes the content accessible to all of our learners.

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education #notatiste19

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Michael Cohen "The Tech Rabbi" and author of Education by Design From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Cohen, aka the Tech Rabbi, and author of Education by Design talks about classroom design.

Minecraft in the Classroom

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Well, now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms using the Chrome web browser. Now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms, on any device, using the Chrome web browser. Minecraft in the Classroom. Vicki: Happy Ed Tech Tool Tuesday! Minecraft in the classroom.

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

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Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. Classroom Management Tip #1: Build a Partnership With Your Students It’s true that you must relate before you can educate.

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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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Implementing Technology (and some cool tools for the college classroom)

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Joshua Elliott talks about implementing new technology and some cool tools he’s using in his college classroom.

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5 Easy Brain Breaks for Your Classroom

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Then, Rob gives teachers five ideas he uses in his classroom for brain breaks. Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email.

Virtual Reality Protocols for the Classroom

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Virtual reality (VR) in the classroom isn’t just a headset you grab and start using. ARVRinEDU chat founder, Jaime Donally talks with me (Vicki Davis) about Virtual Reality Protocols for the classroom.

10 tools for effective peer feedback in the classroom

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How can we begin to incorporate peer feedback into our classroom? And what tools are available to help our students begin to provide […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Teaching feedback feedback in the classroom peer feedbackAs teachers, we strive to provide our students with quality feedback on their work. Getting feedback from their teacher is useful but getting feedback from their peers can be even more powerful.

Padlet: A Versatile Classroom Tool

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One of the most popular, free tools used by thousands of schools is a virtual bulletin board called Padlet. Padlet is a powerful learning tool in classrooms that is highly-adaptable, intuitive, and fun to use. Classroom management Reviews Web Tools Websites

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3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

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David Ternent, a teacher in a middle school STEM classroom in Ohio, shares how he has used his 3D printers to transform and excite kids about learning STEM concepts. Apps and Tools Mentioned in the Show. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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VR & AR in the Classroom

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Hall Davidson shares both simple explanations of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in the classroom. They have a new classroom management tool called Collections.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

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Now, using 3DBear , I’m able to offer students a classroom where they can create and share. Most of us have seen these photographic tools in Snapchat (and now, Facebook) that let users take pictures of themselves and put funny graphic masks on their faces.

5 digital tools to save time in the classroom

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This post looks to share a few tools that can help increase efficiency and enhance productivity in the classroom while also integrating technology seamlessly into lesson plans. Classroom Screen My favorite tool that I have come across in 2018. Classroom Screen is a free website […]. Ed Tech classroom productivity classroom screen classroom time savers edtech tools to try noisli onetab yell key

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Podcasting in the classroom: The digital tool you should be using

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4 Tips to creating podcasts for your classroom. There are a number of great online starter resources for ideas on how to kick off a “Maker podcast studio” in your classroom. The post Podcasting in the classroom: The digital tool you should be using appeared first on NEO BLOG.

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5 Writing Strategies and Tools to Reach Every Learner

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5 Idea Friday Classroom Management Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Lesson Plans Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Teachers Writing

The Flipped Classroom: Response Tools

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This post is the second in a series on flipping your classroom. The first post, Tools for Student & Teacher Production , can be found by clicking this link. There are many tools that this blog has shared over the last few years that explain that purpose.

Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

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Formative assessment can supercharge your classroom learning. Every teacher should have one or two formative assessment tools that are part of their lesson flow. I would go so far to say that formative assessment is one of the greatest gifts of education technology to the classroom.

3 Tech Tools To Create A Classroom ‘Cloud’.

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Creating a classroom cloud is extremely useful because it allows for all the children’s work to be stored in one place and shared easily. Here are 3 tech tools which make creating a cloud nice and straightforward: Google Drive. This is the tool I use in my class to create a cloud.

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Martians in Your Classroom, STEM, and Making Makerspaces Accessible

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Rachael Mann on Episode 492 The first person to walk on Mars has already been born and is in our classrooms today, so the experts tell us. He or she could be in your classroom or mine.

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150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

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Digital Learning Collection has over 150 apps for kindergarten to second-grade classrooms. The Really Good Stuff team has curated the best apps in education for the K-2 to classroom — all in one place. Apps are organized in seven categories of classroom content.

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Video is a key teaching tool for the flipped classroom

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You’re probably familiar with what the flipped classroom is and how it works. Flipped classrooms flip the role of students — it offers them a degree of autonomy to discover and exercise learning techniques that work best for them. Video is a key teaching tool for the flipped classroom.

Top 5 Tech Tools for the Classroom

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Being a technology teacher, I try to look for tools that engage my students. Some of these tools lend themselves very well to being the foundation of a project, while others serve as brain breaks or class activities.

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20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom

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The post 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Shake Up Learning community is always chatting and sharing digital tools and lesson ideas for the K12 classroom. 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom. (in

9 Ways to use Content Curation Tools in the Classroom

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Image Source As the relationship between education and technology continues to grow, check out 9 ways teachers and students can use content curation tools like Wakelet in the classroom.

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RedCritter Classroom Management tool

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RedCritter is a new teacher tool that helps with classroom management. classroom management It provides resources for teachers so that they can: connect with parents to help address student issues and motivate the students.

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5 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in the Classroom

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If you want to understand the pedagogy and purpose of augmented reality in the classroom, this is the conversation for you. Episode Sponsor: Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students.

How to Use Alexa Devices in the Classroom

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This free tool helps educators around the world connect their students. Empatico uses live video, file sharing, a partner classroom at least 300 miles (or 483 kilometers) away, and specially designed activities. Brian S.

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Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

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Liz Kolb reflects upon how far cell phones have come since she wrote one of the first books on cell phones in the classroom. The post Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

Free Tools for Accessibility and Inclusive Classrooms

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Microsoft has developed free mainstreamed non-stigmatized learning tools such as Immersive Reader, Inclusion Math, Translator and Closed Caption that empower classroom and special education teachers to create inclusive, accessible learning environments for all students.

Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

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Amy believes this pedagogical shift is a game changer in the music classroom Learn more. Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students.

9 digital tools for your classroom toolbelt

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The digital tool doesn’t make the class, but it does help to have some good ones handy. Sometimes, just finding a new digital tool can open up new opportunities for you and your students.

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Mind Mapping App a Versatile Classroom Tool

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Popplets allow kids to share and make sense of their ideas using words, images, drawings, and video

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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.

TED-Ed as a Teaching Tool

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Sometimes teachers need additional tools in the classroom. Digital Learning Tools and Tips MDM ChromebooksSomething to elevate the conversation among students, to spark a new perspective on the world, or to enhance the real-world importance of a particular lesson plan.

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

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8 Ways to use Spark in your classroom. Here are eight ways to energize your use of Spark in the classroom: Quick annotated photos. Publisher/ DTP Reviews Web Tools videos website review

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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.