KB...Konnected

Aug 17

26 Questions to Ask Students in The First Week of School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Aug 15

weareteachers:

From How to Inspire Student Writers 
http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2014/08/11/teacher-helpline-what-are-some-fun-ways-to-inspire-student-writers-

weareteachers:

From How to Inspire Student Writers 

http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2014/08/11/teacher-helpline-what-are-some-fun-ways-to-inspire-student-writers-

Aug 13

Students learn more if they’ll need to teach others - Futurity

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Students learn better and recall more when they think they will soon need to teach the material to someone else.

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Aug 11

New Clip Art for Teachers Including Freebies!

I haven’t shared my clip art here in a very long time. I’ve been creating  a quite a bit this summer. Quite relaxing I must say.

I’ll just share a few collections below but if you like my style and would like to see more you can do so at my Teachers pay Teachers Store or just click on any image.

(Sorry the images are so large Tumblr would’t let me re-size them.)

Here are two freebies. Stop by my store and you’ll find many more.

Aug 08

Supporting the Teacher Maker Movement - Edutopia

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In order for teachers to encourage student innovation, they need the freedom to be innovative as well. Eight ways school leaders can support faculty who want to develop engaging curriculum.

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SciStarter

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SciStarter connects citizen scientists with citizen science projects. Professional and amateur scientists, teachers, students and people of all ages share, find and join exciting citizen science projects and communities.

KB…Konnected's insight:

Advanced search helps teachers and parents find citizen science opportunities for students.


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Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Schools

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Blogger Elena Aguilar asks, how might you bring more happiness and well-being to your school?

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Aug 05

5 Unusual Ways To Use Google Presentations - Edudemic

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If you’re a user of Google Drive, then no doubt you have also heard of and likely used Google Presentations (Google’s version of PowerPoint). It’s a great tool to create slick presentations in the cloud, especially after its most recent overhaul. However, Google Presentations is also a handy tool for doing some great projects with …

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Jul 30

How To Actually Delete your Digital Footprint - Edudemic

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Helping students understand their digital footprint is an integral part of being a good digital citizen. Knowing that you leave behind a little trail of digital breadcrumbs as you conduct your digital life is useful  - and can even help you in some scenarios (like when you need to hunt down something you remember seeing …

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Grants For Teachers LiveBinder

This binder contains oodles of resources for teachers.

You can view the binder full screen here.

Jul 26

5 Strategies For Engaging Students With Video - Te@chThought

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"Online video is taking the world by storm, and today’s students are the biggest consumers of online video content — they’re the ‘Netflix Generation’. These students have grown up in a world where video is available instantly, on-demand, and on any device.

Combined with the rise of flipped and blended learning methodologies, it’s natural that today’s educators are seeking innovative ways to take advantage of video.”


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Creative use of Gmail addresses can help you tame your inbox - TUAW

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TUAW.com

KB…Konnected's insight:

Really helpful!


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Jul 25

Opportunities for Free Teacher Travel Abroad in Groups

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Ways for teachers to travel abroad free with programs like EF, Fulbright-Hays, IFLE, Korea Foundation, Go Ahead, and more, with student or adult groups.

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Jul 14

Online Resource: LIFE Photo Archive

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Primary source documents, especially photographs, are powerful tools for grabbing the attention of students.  Sometimes it’s challenging to find the right picture to connect to a historical fiction…

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Jul 06

Smallpdf.com - A Free Solution to all your PDF Problems

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Smallpdf - the platform that makes it super easy to convert and edit all your PDF files. Solving all your PDF problems in one place - and yes, 100% free.

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