Teacher webpages: Everyone's getting one, so you want to join the fun, right?
Fantastic! But -- just like all best practice -- you have to have a plan when you start building your page.
Webpages are a great tool for communicating with students and their parents, but must be treated with careful thought, not just as a last-minute add-on accessory if…Continue
Added by Michelle Vroom on September 21, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
As a fun activity in the short time we had between the end of PSSA's and the beginning of Marking Period 4, I challenged my 7th grade Mechanicsburg Middle School Pre-Algebra kids to research and create paperslide videos relating to a topic they had ALREADY learned during the year. Prior to beginning, I showed the students what a paperslide video was, how it was made and what it should look like by USING paperslide examples.
I allowed the students to create their own groups of 2 or 3…Continue
Added by Michael Morret on March 31, 2012 at 5:35am — No Comments
The last few years, I've been very focused on the role and possibility of video in the classroom. Thus, my recent work developing EnglishCentral and my focus on the potential of a "Flipped Classroom".
I had an interesting skype…Continue
Added by ddeubel on September 17, 2011 at 7:58am — No Comments
It's never too early in the year to begin thinking about Parent Night.
The thought of talking for an hour to a group of adults seems daunting. Even with children, I try to speak no more than five minutes before directing them to an activity that synthesizes what was shared.
I have parents and students do the talking. Here are some suggestions if you want to get parents and students more active in the process:
1. Have parents active from the…Continue
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Yesterday I gave you my top seven cloud-based applications. Today, I decided to make that the first in a top seven series and offer you my top seven online resources for teachers. All of these are sites I've used in the past to find lesson ideas, videos, or interactive elements that I could use in my classroom, and all…
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