Epic Sketchnoting Resources: How to Get Started Teaching Sketchnoting

The CoolCatTeacher

Useful Pedagogies and Tools for Educators Sketchnoting is not just an attractive way to take notes, it can improve retention and learning. You don’t have to have a ton of talent, just a little know-how. Places to See Awesome Sketchnotes. Free Resources How to Guides.

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5 Free Edtech and ELT eBooks

Nik Peachey

This is just a quick post to share 5 very short ebooks that have been taken from my award winning ebook - Digital Video - A Manual for Language Teachers. Each ebook is available either as PDF from Payhip or from the iBooks Store.

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How to Become a Google Certified Trainer (FREE eBook Download)

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Become a Google Certified Trainer (FREE eBook Download) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Download the FREE eBook: How to Become a Google Certified Trainer. Who wants to become a Google Certified Trainer? What’s in the eBook?

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Free eBooks – From Jen Carey


With the rise and prominence of eBooks have come a number of resources for educators and students to access free content on virtually any device. Once you have the apps installed on your device, there are many resources you can use to find free eBooks.

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20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I want to challenge your thinking about your summer. So, I’ve collected twenty of the best ways to make this summer one of learning. We have to think differently about summer.

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Improve Student Behavior Now!

The CoolCatTeacher

Darrian Tanner on Episode 471 of the 10-Minute Teacher I talked to my son, and he says that when a teacher has excellent classroom management, it means he can learn, and when they don’t, it means chaos and stress for everybody.

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The NEW Free Education Technology Resources eBook is Out!


With nearly 200 free software applications, this new update is just jammed full of awesome free tool and tons of insights into how to use them in your courses and classrooms! Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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Creating Your Book Using the Most Popular eBook Formats


You’ve tested educational theories and discovered new ones, and now you’re ready to share your experiences and knowledge with others. You’re ready to write your own book. It doesn’t have to be a tome. The post Creating Your Book Using the Most Popular eBook Formats appeared first on Edudemic. Articles Featured How To apps digital tools e-book formats ebook electronic reading featured publishingYou’ve worked in the trenches.

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How Teachers Can Self Publish Books

The CoolCatTeacher

He explains simply how teachers and authors can self publish books in print and ebook format. Essential Questions: How Teachers Can Self-Publish Books. What do teachers do first when they want to self publish? How can teachers use Microsoft Word to self publish?

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18 Challenges for Teachers in 2018 © (FREE eBook!)

Shake Up Learning

The post 18 Challenges for Teachers in 2018 © (FREE eBook!) Who’s ready to kick off 2018 with a bang? I am, and I have put together some AWESOME challenges for any teacher that wants to kick things up a notch in the classroom this year. 18challenges… Click To Tweet.

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How to be a Teacherpreneur!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Social media is powerful and teachers are using it to spread their passion and transform education. Now, I am blessed to be able to share my passion daily with teachers and students worldwide!

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Wonderful news! The launch of the Open eBooks app for your children in need


First Lady Michelle Obama’s video below announces a significant new initiative designed to address the challenge of providing children living in low income households with equitable access to digital reading materials. Some wonderful news!

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How to Launch an Instructional Technology Strategy


Join us to learn how to plan and execute an instructional technology strategy that supports your digital learning needs. Resources BYOD Webinars Ebooks Webinar

Free eBook of Back-to-School Tips and Resources for Teachers, by teachers

Educational Technology Guy

Apperson Offers New Free eBook of Back-to-School Tips and Resources for Teachers. This is a great, free, eBook that offers more than 50 ideas and free, downloadable activities to help teachers kick off the 2016-17 school year. To download the eBook, visit [link]. These are teacher-provided strategies, tips and activities, organized into an informative, easy-to-read PDF file that teachers can download and share.

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Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Students who use Chromebooks, PCs, Macs, iPads, or any other device can now create books with this versatile, easy-to-use app. Standards: I’m using this project as a summary of all the graphic design lessons that I’ve taught my students, everything from color to fonts.

Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 1]


More and more schools adopt BYOD policies and allow students to bring their own mobile phones, tablets, eBooks, and other devices in the classroom, and use them as tools to enhance learning. But these pioneers have to be prepared for both success and failure.

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10 Ways to Build Team Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Students learn to appreciate each other’s strengths and work together. 10 Ways to Build Team Classroom. Have a wordless way to ask for help. Teach team classroom to spring into action when someone is struggling. “I am so proud of how you worked that out.”

How to Run a Parent Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Parents often find technology a roadblock to helping their children with classwork. Like students, they don’t want to sound like Luddites, so they struggle for a while and ultimately give up. Both are dangerous to your teaching goals. Option #2: Intro to all things tech.

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Twitter EDU – The Twitter Guide

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Twitter EDU :: Your (FREE) One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter. Here is a brief description of the book: Your One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter. Until you develop a network, it actually takes a bit of work to make it meaningful and rewarding.”.

The Guide to Google Drive Sharing – FREE eBook

Shake Up Learning

The post The Guide to Google Drive Sharing – FREE eBook appeared first on Shake Up Learning. A Teacher’s Guide to Sharing Files in Google Drive. Also learn how to restrict sharing, set expiration dates on sharing, and more!

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3 Strategies for Students Who Struggle with Reading and Writing

The CoolCatTeacher

Improve reading skills by helping students learn how to set their own goals. Dr. Linda Mason helps us understand how to help students become better readers with goal setting, self-regulating, and self-assessment strategies. Every Classroom Matters Podcast How to Guides.

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Jacqui Murray shares how we can encourage an improvement in writing using technology. These creative ways will help you think about how to help children, particularly those who struggle with handwriting and typing. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

GET MY NEW BOOK: Do What Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

Things” are what happened to me when I was a young Mom on a tight budget. I kept going to WalMart to buy “things.” Then, I had to buy stuff to organize my “things” and take time to clean out my closet and give away lots of those “things.” How to Guides.

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5 Ideas for Teaching Fire Prevention and Safety

The CoolCatTeacher

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has fantastic resources to help educate children on preventing fires. In addition to fire prevention week materials, they are also launching a brand new safety app for kids. Start here to get resources and plan your week’s activities.

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How to Podcast with Your Students – SULS014

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Podcast with Your Students – SULS014 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this post and podcast episode, you will learn How to Podcast with Your Students, what tools to use, and how easy it is to get started! Click To Tweet.

5 Ways to Reach Even Resistant Writers with Writer’s Workshop

The CoolCatTeacher

The author of Make Writing , Angela is passionate about creating writing workshop experiences that are relevant to today’s learners and accessible to even the most resistant writers. But Owl Eyes isn’t just an ebook reader. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Use this checklist and infographic to make sure you’ve included the edtech essentials in your workflow this year.

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How Teachers Can Just Work 40 Hours a Week?

The CoolCatTeacher

Scroll down to download her free getting started guide. (I This is such a great program that I asked Angela if I could link up with her to recommend her program to all of my readers. I’m in the club and ready to go!! How does this program work? How to Guides.

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How to Prepare Your Students for College

Benchmark Education

Everyone, from Kindergarten teachers to high school teachers, hear it­—loud and clear. So, how do we best prepare our students for college? Our students have grown up in a brave, new, digital world—so we look first to technology as a key part of the answer.

How to Write a Novel with 140 Characters

Ask a Tech Teacher

I teach a lesson to my Middle School students that uses Twitter to improve writing skills. There’s a lot this popular social media tool can bring to the education world: it’s non-intimidating. it forces students to focus on concise, pithy writing.

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5 active learning process fails – and how to avoid them


That’s according to the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 Future of Jobs Report. So it comes down to this: will today’s college and university students be ready to fill them? So then why do so many postsecondary classes still look eerily similar to the classes of 50 years ago?

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Get Your FREE Google Cheat Sheets eBook! ($9.99 Value)

Shake Up Learning

Google Cheat Sheets eBook Google Cheat Sheets for Teachers and Students in one, convenient, PDF eBook! 8 Cheat Sheets in one eBook! This ebook includes 8 Google Cheat Sheets for Teachers and Students! Get the FREE eBook when you Subscribe to Shake Up Learning!

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20 Free Online Resources to Upgrade Your Studying Process

Educational Technology Guy

At present time she is working on her first ebook dedicated to online learning. You may see Julie's latest publications and contact her via Linkedin All students would agree that it is difficult to study. the site also has exercises and games to make your studying more fun.

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12 Ways to Make Money on the Side as a Teacher


The post 12 Ways to Make Money on the Side as a Teacher appeared first on Edudemic. Articles Featured How To Popular ebook edtechteacher featured money online courses pay teacher guide tips for teachersDespite what many who work outside of education are so fond of arguing, we educators know the sad truth about teacher salaries.

How to design remarkable active learning classrooms [checklist]


“Architecture is the story of how we see ourselves,” wrote American architect Thom Mayne. Every space on your campus tells students and faculty a story – about what skills are most important, what teaching methods are most valued and what kind of learners you aim to develop.

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How to Design Google PD That Works!

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Design Google PD That Works! So to help other trainers, I put together a framework for Google PD that I hope others will benefit from. Feel free to peruse the slides from my presentation , which contains much more than I can cover in one blog post.

How to Drive Safe Office 365 Adoption

Gaggle Speaks

Office 365 broadens the capacity for learning, offering on-demand access to documents and projects and providing new and creative outlets for students to learn inside and outside of the classroom. Download our new ebook today.

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