Are computer science standards something you’re suddenly expected to teach too? Don’t panic! Jen Stewart makes them approachable & doable!
Kahoot is a well loved review tool. What about using it at the beginning to get the wheels of curiosity spinning?
Are you having trouble bringing real-world relevance into your classroom? Tracker, a free-use software allows your students to film any physical phenomenon with nearly any device and use that video to pull actual data with regards to nearly any quantity. Students can explore parabolas by filming a ball going through the air, or sinusoidal functions by filming a spring oscillating. The possibilities are nearly endless! In this blog we’ll go through the process of setting up Tracker and how to pull useful data from videos so that you can explore the mathematics behind nearly any scenario!
Emily & Lauren have more innovative ways to use Jamboard.
Thus far in this series, we’ve been looking at the foundation layers of the edtech stack. Today we shift our focus to an interesting new solution for the curriculum space.
Surely you have noticed that students are a lot more apt to do something when it looks “fun.” Honestly, our students lose their attention and motivation when they see a PowerPoint from 2004 or a worksheet from 1999.
It’s Back to School time and we’re thinking about how to set up our physical classrooms and our digital spaces.
When I taught Kindergarten I got anxiety about students logging in, following directions and being able to help 20 little excited learners at once.
You have the perfect lesson for a global connection. You have reached out and found an opportunity that would enrich your students’ depth of knowledge. You want to do things correctly and feel overwhelmed with this new process.
A few years ago, a colleague suggested that I watch Simon Sinek’s TED Talk, which introduced me to the concept of identifying and communicating your why. To quote Sinek, “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.”