The Secret to Making It a Great School... →
thinkbrit: Authentic Writing →
lhuddles: Authentic instruction: Using the idea that schoolwork is not merely used in school, authentic instruction aims to mesh work for school and work for the real world. In my content area, authentic writing means kids don’t only write for their teachers—they write for real people…. Great idea!
The Social and Emotional Benefits of Being Weirdly... →
Excellent article! “Even Too-Cool-for-School Kids Can’t Resist.” #artsintegration #creativity
NASA - NASA TV Live right now check it out! #stem →
Love wil.i.am! First song to stream from Mars!!!
ASCD Launches Free Common Core Resource Site →
HA! 50 Riddles to Challenge your Students -Via... →
Perfect addition to Super Sites for Subs. #elemchat #spedchat
50 Creative Ways to Use Skype in Your Classroom →
world-shaker: Here are four: Art crits: Schedule time with professional artists and receive thorough crits about how to improve a piece. Because Skype allows for screen sharing, anyone working in digital media will appreciate the convenience! Interviews: Rather than a lecture, try hosting a Skype interview with professionals and – if the money’s right — game-changes happy to answer student...
201 Formats for Writing Activities →
The Innovative Educator: 100 Video Sites Educators... →
#edtech #ntchat #stem #sschat #scichat #artchat
10 Ways to ensure that this year parents won’t... →
thinkbrit: world-shaker: An awesome list—here are three of my favorites (click through for the rest!): 5. Set Up an Audioboo Radio Station For the Class Audioboo is a mobile app that lets you make up to 3 minute recordings for free. The best part about the app is you can embed a radio station “player” into your website or blog and each recording, or “boo” is fed instantly into your custom...
Over 40 Lesson Ideas Based on Charlie and the... →
Love the book…love these ideas based on Bloom’s Taxonomy and multiple intelligences!
Chicago Teachers Union | Delegates Vote... →
Run Internet Experiments With Chrome Web Lab →
#edtech #scichat This looks really cool.
Nine useful lists for educators! →
#edtech CEM Tweeters provide some of ed-tech’s best resource lists on getting connected and digital literacies.
Connecting With Parents →
Building the bridge! (resources via Pinterest) Via @bethwhitaker2
Tools to Do Science →
#edtech #scichat All sorts of tools…printable, interactive and more! Great resource!
A to Z Tips for New Teachers | TeachHUB →
Great for seasoned teachers too!
Science Dictionary! →
How to Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory →
7 More Ways to Go From On-Task to Engaged →
7 Ways to Make Teaching Life Easier
[Source: Busy Teacher]
13 Free iPad Spelling Apps →
25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences Online →
Kinect in the classroom →
coolcatteacher: There are some fascinating things you can do with Kinect in the classroom. You can download these files and hook up a Kinect to your computer to allow motion capture (against a greenscreen), painting with gestures, and all kinds of things. There are people using kinect in powerful ways with special needs children as well. Here’s the official webpage for Kinect in Education.
Grade Three is the Place for Me!: Newbie Blog Hop →
Looking for some cool new blogs to follow. Check out the fab linky party thrown by Grade Three is the Place for Me. A ton of awesome teacher blogs await you!
Helping Students Develop a Lifelong Love of... →
Great article. Love the part about using “Whisper Phones” for silent reading. Neat tool! #elemchat #spedchat #whisperphone #reading #makeyourown Whisper phones are new to me but I totally see their value. The Scholastic article got me to thinking about how great it would be if more classrooms could have whisper phones. I thought there must be an inexpensive way to do this. Well, it turns out...
We often talk about how we need to personalize and differentiate learning for...– Amen! One (Learning) Culture (via gjmueller)