Teacher resources

The Best Teaching Resources [Updated List] – Education Article

You will probably find very useful the teacher resources we have compiled and continue to update on a daily basis. Browse through the category descriptions and click on the individual items to check them out in detail: Classroom Response Systems Collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices. Know whether your students are understanding big concepts and mastering key skills. Facilitate the participation and interaction between teacher and students. Collaborate with your student via polls, MCQs, open questions, etc.…

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Dear Otto: Help With Classroom Management Problems – Education Article

Dear Otto is an occasional column where I answer questions I get from readers about teaching tech. If you have a question, please contact me at askatechteacher at gmail dot com and I’ll answer it here.  BTW–lots of people ask why the name ‘Otto’. It’s a palindrome so beloved by geeks and nerds and techie-sort of folk. I got this question from a colleague:: I teach computer literacy. K-4 teachers line their students up and they arrive all at one…

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12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year – Education Article

Wrapping up your school technology for the summer is as complicated as setting it up in September. There are endless backups, shares, cleanings, changed settings, and vacation messages that — if not done right — can mean big problems when you return from summer vacation. If you have a school device, a lot of the shutdown steps will be done by the IT folks as they backup, clean, reformat, and maybe re-image your device. If you have a personal device…

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2 Children’s Books You’ll Love – Education Article

As a teacher, I’m always looking for children’s books for my students. I’m excited to say I’ve found two I think you’ll like: Amazing Matilda — A coming of age of a monarch butterfly; delightful Sir Chocolate and the Fondant Five story and cookbook by Bette Stevens 5/5 Bette Stevens Amazing Matilda: The Tale of a Monarch Butterfly (CreateSpace 2012) is the story of tiny Matilda, a round white creature born from an egg in Nature’s garden with a burning desire…

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Here’s How to Get Started with Ask a Tech Teacher – Education Article

Hello! Ask a Tech Teacher is a group of tech ed professionals who work together to offer you tech tips, advice, pedagogic discussion, lesson plans, and anything else we can think of to help you integrate tech into your classroom. Our primary focus is to provide technology-in-education-related information for educators–teachers, administrators, homeschoolers, and parents. Here’s how to get started on our blog: Read our varied columns They are numerous and varied, including Read Hall of… This is only a snippet…

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Last Chance for this College-credit Class – Education Article

All-online, college credit, MTI 558 starts Monday, January 21, 2019! This is the last chance to sign up. Click this link; scroll down to MTI 558 and click for more information and to sign up. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed,… This is only a…

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Retrieval Practice Update | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… – Education Article

Last month I shared a new retrieval practice “warm-up” I was doing in my Long-Term English Language Learner support class (see A New Strategy I’m Using To Promote Retrieval Practice In Class (Student Hand-Out Included) ). It’s a fairly extensive post with student hand-outs I used to introduce the practice. Since that time, I’ve modified it a bit – instead of students focusing on what they learned the previous week in one class each week, everyday they write about what they…

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The Top 50 Teacher Websites of 2018 – Education Article

As usual this time of year, we compile and publish the list of the Top 50 Edublogs of the year. We comb the web and out of the numerous websites worldwide focusing on education policies, teaching practices, methodology, or educational technology, we find the ones that manage to stand out from the rest, the ones with the biggest social following. Which are the Top 50 Teacher Websites of 2018? So, has your favourite education website made the cut this year? What was measured…

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Free Lesson Plans from Study.com – Education Article

Study.com is an online distance learning portal that provides over 70,000 lessons in fifteen subjects (including algebra, calculus, chemistry, macro- and microeconomics, and physics) aligned with many popular textbooks. Resources include not only videos but study tools, guides, quizzes, and more. You can read more detail on my Study.com review here. What a lot of educators don’t know is that Study.com offers thousands of lesson plans for teachers — hundreds of them for free — to simplify lesson preparation and save time…

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Best-in-Class Resources–You Decide | Ask a Tech Teacher – Education Article

Every year, I review a large number of websites, apps, and resources that help educators blend technology into their classrooms. I get lots of feedback from readers sharing their experiences, asking questions, and clicking through to see if a particular tool will serve their needs. But, I often don’t hear how the product worked in the fullness of time. Starting last year, I sought out your opinions: how dependable is it how versatile is it for time-strapped teachers does it differentiate……

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Happy Veteran’s Day!In honor of our favorite veteran (and FFT… – Education Article

U.S. Army Air Corps pilot & FFT Founder Raymond Plank Dan Lundak at his grandfather’s barracks on Bury St. Edmond’s RAF base Scott Glew in reconstructed trenches near Ypres, Belgium Tracy Boland at the Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor Jack Chevigny receiving his Marine Corp commission Happy Veteran’s Day! In honor of our favorite veteran (and FFT founder, Raymond Plank) and all those who served, we proudly share several FFT Fellows’ pursuit of learning that  introduces the next generations…

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2019, I Resolve… | Ask a Tech Teacher – Education Article

New Years–a time for rest, rejuvenation and repair. A time to assess life. Do we settle into our routine, enjoy where it’s headed, or is it time to grab our purse, iPhone, car keys, and get out of there? As a teacher-author, New Year’s Resolutions are more of a To Do list. I break it down into Edtech Coaching/Mentoring, Blogging, and Fiction Writing (my novel writing): Edtech Coaching/Mentoring Focus on podcasts, webinars, online classes, and other web-based learning outlets for…

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What You Might Have Missed in December – Education Article

Here are the most-read posts for the month of December: College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education End-of-year Maintenance: Image and Back-up Digital Devices  End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence End-of-Year Maintenance: 19 Steps To A Speedier Computer 3 Free SEL Activities from SafeSchools Why Should Students Learn Computer Science? A Teacher’s Perspective Root Robotics–Great Way to Extend Hour of Code Holiday Gifts for Teachers 13 Holiday Websites and 13… This is only a snippet of a Education Article…

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