Tag Archives: Teacher Resources

Special Needs Apps Checklist: 25 Key Features

In September 2014, education apps were the second-most popular category, with a share of 10.36 percent of all apps being learning apps. Now in 2017, they rank number three - still incredibly popular and now over 80,000 apps in iOS alone. How do educators decide which apps will meet the needs of their students? Preparing a rubric or…
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Giving Students Feedback: 20 Tips To Do It Right

It seems as if it was yesterday that I was a young middle school student giving a class presentation on the lifespan of the killer whale.  While I was prepared, I was also horribly nervous.  At the conclusion of my speech, I was given verbal feedback from my teacher–in front of the entire class!  Needless…
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Anything But PowerPoint: Four Alternatives for Teachers

  ANYTHING BUT POWERPOINT: FOUR FRESH PRESENTATION ALTERNATIVES FOR TEACHERS  by Javier Eguia What application springs to mind when you think of creating visual aids to accompany your school presentation? For most people, it’s Microsoft’s PowerPoint. But that’s certainly not the only game in town. Plenty of other tools and services are cooler, faster, easier to…
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Learn Zillion: A Great Resource for Teachers and School Districts

  Learn Zillion, has the perfect formula! Their web-based platform, showcases short videos targeting specific skills that not only help students learn but teachers teach. Learn Zillion is a fairly new start-up founded by Eric Westendorf and his partner Alix Guerrier. Together, they have come up with a phenomenal web-based educational resource featuring video lessons made by teachers. The…
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12 Alternatives To Letter Grades In Education

12 Alternatives To Letter Grades In Education From TeachThought.com Few artifacts of formal learning are as iconic as the letter grade. What can I do to get an A? She’s a C student. He’s always gotten As and Bs in all of his classes. Then we turn the letters into numbers–letter grades become averages of…
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