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The Soccer Aid For Unicef Playground Challenge Is Back! – Education Article

The Soccer Aid For Unicef Playground Challenge Is Back! | TeacherToolkit 11th February 201910th February 2019 Holly Gardner 35 Views Charity, football, fundraising, fundraising pack, Harry Maguire, playground challenge, Product Review, Resource, school council guide, soccer aid, teaching kit, unicef, Videos Reading Time: 2 <span class="rt-label… This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Holly Gardner…

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A Couple of Interesting Twists on Google Cardboard Viewers – Education Article

A couple of days ago I was searching on Amazon for inexpensive Google Cardboard viewers. I need to buy a couple dozen of them for a workshop that I’m running next month. So like many people who need to buy a classroom set of Google Cardboard viewers, I was looking for the most affordable option. In my search I came across a couple of interesting variations on the standard Google Cardboard viewer. I started out looking at ten packs of…

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PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes – Education Article

Data collection and analysis are cornerstones for many STEM and STEAM programs but they’re not just about math. They teach students how to think critically and solve evidence-based problems. Unfortunately, data collection hardware is expensive and setup is complicated–intimidating for many non-tech-minded teachers. Enter award-winning PASCO Scientific with a commitment to providing innovative, affordable tools for K-12 science and math programs. What is PASCO Scientific PASCO Scientific is the global leader in developing technology-based solutions for hands-on science. They provide a wealth…

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Counter-Intuitive Behaviour Management | TeacherToolkit – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes How can we make behaviour management more inclusive? Children whose behaviour is “different” are collateral damage in competitive high-stakes schooling. Caught in insane ‘zero tolerance’ cultures where compliance beats care, schools are again reaching for the ‘exclusion solution’, writes Paul Dix, founder of Pivotal Education. The children who need stability the most are moved from teacher to teacher from school to school, from referral unit to referral unit. As schools become less inclusive, the adults grow less tolerant.…

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My Favorite Microphone for Classroom Podcasting is Now $20 Off! – Education Article

At least once a week I am asked for a recommendation for an affordable microphone for classroom podcasting and or classroom video projects. For many years I have recommended the Snowball microphones made by Blue Designs. I own two of them. One of them has circled the globe over the last five years and never once let me down despite falling off a TSA security conveyor belt a few times.  This evening I was doing some last-minute Christmas shopping on…

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Amazon Cut iPad Prices, Again! Now $100 Off! – Education Article

Two weeks ago Amazon put new, current generation iPads on sale for $269. Then a day later the price was reduced to $249 which was the lowest price I’d ever seen for brand new iPads. This morning Amazon has brand new iPads for only $229! Why I bought a new iPad I bought a new iPad because my old one was four years old and had gotten to the point that it wouldn’t run some of the new apps that…

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How to Create Animated GIFs in Storyboard That – Education Article

Storyboard That (disclosure, long time advertiser on my websites) has introduced a new option for making animated GIFs. Now when you save your Storyboard That storyboards you have the option to export them as animated GIFs. To turn a Storyboard That storyboard into an animated GIF you simply have to select the “download images” option after you save your storyboard. When you select “download images” you will see “animated GIF” as the fourth option in the menu. Storyboard That will…

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