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As educators, we’ve been using videos for years in our instruction but mainly, that video has been produced by someone else. In recent years, creating videos has become a passion for many educators who want to embed the use of self-produced rich media into their instructional practices. We see evidence of this in the flipped … Read more
Number Bonds are a crucial component of early Singapore Math programs. Number Bonds consist of a minimum of 3 circles connected with lines, and they provide a pictorial representation of part-part-whole relationships.
A child who knows this bond should be able to immediately fill in any one of these three numbers if it was missing, … Read more
The “Futurama” lesson was created for middle school Math and involves the understanding of ratios or scales to complete a number of tasks designed to help students apply their knowledge. In addition, Students will research information about structures listed in the “Top 10 Construction Projects of the 20th Century.” (Download: SMART Notebook, RM … Read more
QR codes are going to be integrated in many events that are being planned for Digital Learning Day. Many teachers are using these two-dimensional codes as a learning tool in the classroom. To use QR Codes, you need to have a tool to create them and a tool to read them using a mobile device.… Read more
Infuse Learning is an “any device” student response system which is 100% free, and among the best resources we’ve seen for 1:1 classrooms.
If a device has access to the internet, then you can push questions and content out to that device, and receive completed work back. We especially like that this supports “drawing,” on iOS, Android, and … Read more
Trying to enhance your students’ research and creative thinking skills? While there may be no such thing as a stupid question, when it comes to finding the right answer, not all questions are created equal either. A Google a Day may be just the tool you are looking for to teach your students how to … Read more
Whether it’s the beginning of the school year or you’re substituting a class, you’ll never have to worry about forgetting a name when you call on a student. Using the Random Word Chooser tool in SMART Notebook, you can have the software randomly choose students for you.
The following video is a tutorial of the Random Word … Read more
Some concepts in math and science just need to be visualized. Luckily, there are a couple of notable websites that have a bunch of simulations, all of which are free to watch.
When it’s time to discuss what your students have learned in class, check out Corkboard.me. What you’ll find is a virtual cork board where sticky notes can be posted. When you visit the site for the first time, you’ll be given a unique URL, which you can share through email or other media so … Read more
Calling all Art teachers! Looking for a place to display student’s artwork, or a forum to share your student’s artwork with families and school communities throughout the world? Artsonia.com is precisely this place. One of the best parts of being an Art teacher is the ability to share the work that your students have created. … Read more