Tag Archives: Teacher Tools

Making Spelling Fun!

Making Spelling Fun! Educational apps in the classroom are becoming a building block of our curricula.  Teachers know they need to have apps that are skill-based, intriguing for our kids, and user-friendly for everyone.  As we know, having students using apps in the classroom is a great alternative to the more traditional ways of practicing…
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Checking for Plagiarism in Google Classroom

Checking for Plagiarism in Google Classroom: Gems Teachers Get As the stats say, around 59% of high schoolers and 36% of undergraduates admit cheating at least several times a year. As it turns out, cheating rates keep growing and some of the today’s online learning systems lack apps or plugins able to detect copied papers.…
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25 Teacher Tools for Leveraging Technology

Ambitious combinations of technology and curriculum can be difficult for teachers to implement. An epic challenge to overcome in bringing proven technology-based innovations to larger numbers of schools, classrooms, and students is before us. It is a labor of love for most of us teachers, as we are overworked and under-appreciated and many of us spend…
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Grading and Formative Assessment

Grading and Formative Assessment: Should Teachers Grade Everything? Formative assessment is a collection of methods that teachers use for evaluating students on an ongoing basis. With this type of evaluation, teachers are not solely focused on students’ comprehension, which is the case with the testing method. Formative assessment also encompasses the needs of the students,…
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4 Ways Video Conferencing Can Improve the Business of Education

4 Ways Video Conferencing Can Improve the Business of Education Video conferencing was used to be called an emerging technology. It is now a fully-formed medium for the businesses of today to get their work done quickly and efficiently around the globe. But it is not just the business sector which is using video conferencing…
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8 Resources for Essay Writing that Make a Teacher’s Life Easier

  [caption id="attachment_56461" align="aligncenter" width="479"] Flickr - University of Central Arkansas[/caption] 8 Resources for Essay Writing that Make a Teacher’s Life Easier What’s the toughest part of your work as an educator? You are used to teaching lessons… you already have the knowledge, so it’s not that difficult to express it. However, the task of motivating…
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This School Has Bikes Instead Of Desks – Read & Ride Proves Fruitful

This article was found on the Fast Company Website and certainly drew me in as a reader. This school has bikes instead of desks - their Read & Ride Program proves fruitful. Once again common sense trumps all with this ingenious idea. From the little delving, I did it appears that this program started 5 years…
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