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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
As the school year begins, teachers are looking for ways to use their SMART Boards effectively in the classroom within a tight budget. For teachers interested in fee-based extra-curricular and enrichment programs, there are organizations happy to help fund these projects. The steps to apply are easy, and each organization gives plenty of help with … Read more
The Edscape Conference, sponsored by Teq and hosted by New Milford HS, recently announced its line-up of sessions. These include a host of Teq professional development, from SMART Board Basics to Learning with the iPad. The conference runs from 8am to 3:30pm on Saturday, October 15.
The keynote for Edscape is Chris Lehmann, founding … Read more
The 10th anniversary of 9/11 is approaching, and teachers are faced with the challenge of how to teach on this subject which is still emotional for many people. Some students only know bits and pieces about this tragic day in U.S. history. The 4 Action Initiative (made up of victims’ families, museums, and other sponsors) … Read more
Are your students learning about Ellis Island and immigration? On the interactive site From Ellis Island to Orchard Street with Victoria Confino you build a character and learn about their journey to America. As a class you can make an identity, learn about your journey, explore Ellis Island, learn about the Lower East Side of … Read more