Helping Students Learn from Mistakes is a Livebinder by Diana Gardner with resources on how to teach students ways to capitalize on mistakes and learn from them.
Apps for Learning by Doing in a PBL Setting is a Livebinder by Ginger Lewman full of ideas and Apps to help you in planning project based learning.
Questioning Techniques is just one page on the Cybraryman site chock full of resources to help teachers ask insightful, leading, advancing, higher order questions – so relevant to Common Core.
Constitute Project is a searchable data base of the constitutions of most of the countries in the world. What a great place for non-fiction text complex pieces to enhance Common Core instruction in Social Studies and Language Arts classes.
Mooculus is on online calculus course available free to students of all ages.
Rewordify.com is powerful, free, online reading comprehension and vocabulary development software. It helps people understand difficult English faster, helps them learn words in new ways, and helps teachers create high-interest learning materials from any English text passage.When you enter (or paste in) a block of text (or a web page), Rewordify.com analyzes the entire block of text—all at once—and finds all the hard words and phrases. Then, it simplifies and Smart Highlights those hard words and phrases, helping users understand and learn in new ways.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Technology Help, Uncategorized | Posted on September 24, 2013
Ask a Tech Teacher – Online Tutorials Great tutorials on all the free programs teachers use most – from Evernote to Excel to popular Apps.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Art, Wikis | Posted on September 24, 2013
The project aims to create high-quality, most complete and well-structured online repository of fine art. The site presents both public domain artworks and works that are protected by copyright. The last ones are posted on the site in accordance with fair use principle, because:
- they are historically significant artworks;
- the images are only being used for informational and educational purposes;
- the image are readily available on the internet;
- the images are low resolution copies of the original artworks and are unsuitable for commercial use.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Distance Learning | Posted on September 24, 2013
Common Core in Action: Math in the Middle School Classroom ties in the technology embedded in the Common Core Standards.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Current Events/News | Posted on September 24, 2013
Dogo News for Kids has current events stories written at a level students can understand. There is also a teacher page that lets you create lesson plans using news articles, create reading lists, add web sites, and create a calendar.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Coding, Games, Gamification | Posted on September 24, 2013
Transforming the Way We Learn: Four New Ways Kids Can Learn with Minecraft This article outlines ways Minecraft can be used in classrooms to enhance student learning. Examples include writing, learning code, and even lessons in digital citizenship.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Videos | Posted on September 24, 2013
ReelSurfer allows you to easily shorten videos to just the right moment you want to share in class.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Social Media | Posted on September 18, 2013
Brickflow is an app for making curated social media slideshows in seconds. Build memorable stories and collections with content from Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr and more. It’s just like playing with Legos.
The Kids Should See This Videos
This web site was designed to connect kids, parents, and teachers with smart, conversation-starting videos – about science, art, music, nature, and more – that probably weren’t made for kids, but are still perfect for them. Yes, it’s true that there are plenty of videos for kids out there, but they often include unnecessary wacky noises or simplistic narration that distracts from the beauty of what’s real, and what’s completely fascinating on its own. Why not share content that doesn’t underestimate what children can learn or might be interested in?
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core, Videos | Posted on September 16, 2013
The Teaching Channel offers help with Common Core questions all during the month of September. Watch their video to see how to get assistance.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core, Math Resources | Posted on September 13, 2013
3 Acts Math Tasks Livebinder by Dan Meyer is a super Common Core Math resource. It includes math tasks for various grade levels and dozens of links to other helpful math sites.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Distance Learning | Posted on September 11, 2013
Why and How Distance Learning Needs to Change is an Edudemic article with thought provoking ideas about distance learning – today and in the future.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Algebra, Common Core, Math Resources | Posted on September 11, 2013
Math in the Middle School Classroom is an Edutopia article with ideas for integrating Common Core into math instruction.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Art | Posted on September 11, 2013
WikiPaintings.Org The project aims to create high-quality, most complete and well-structured online repository of fine art. We hope to make classical art a little more accessible and comprehensible, and also want to provide a new form of interaction between contemporary artists and their audience. In the future we plan to cover the entire history of art — from cave artworks to the new talents of today.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Technology Help, Videos | Posted on September 11, 2013
Tech Training Tutorials is a wonderful landing site on the “Ask a Tech Teacher Blog” for all kinds of targeted technology training. You can learn everything from Wikispaces to Evernote to Apps like Haiku Deck.
14 Ways to Use the Learning Network this School Year has tips on fully implementing all the Common Core Resources on the NY Times Learning Network site.