Discovery Education now has 5 interactive modules on line. Please read the blog post from Porter Palmer here for all the details. You can print out a certificate at the end!. Each session is about an hour- maybe something to think about on a snow day? Did I mention they were free?
DENapalooza is coming to Sayreville on October 17! This is open to all educators who have access to Discovery Education at their schools. Please see the description below.
Whether you want CCS or NGS standards, Better Lessons might be the site for you. Make a free account and then search by grade or content area. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
Are you in 9-12 grade? Do you have a friend or relative that is? The Toyota TeenDrive365 video challenge is open and submissions are due March 16th. Create a video that promotes safe driving in 90 seconds or less and you could win $15,000 cash and the opportunity to work with a Discovery Film Crew to re-shoot […]
Matisse for Kids is an interactive art site for elementary school children to explore the work of Matisse. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
Kodable is on online coding site. While there is a paid version, teachers can get a free classroom account with the basic features. Kodable is geared for grades k-4. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
Then watch We the Economy. Geared for high school students, you can select from a variety of financial concepts. It includes educator guides as well. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
Every once in a while I get a request for speech to text. Eric Sheninger shared the post from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning about Voice Recognition (aka Dictation). I added the chrome extension and tried it- worked fairly well and I was able to export the text to a Google doc. The video above […]
Nicole D’Agostino and her students helped me with a ChatterPIX project. They could select from any classroom object for a photo, then wrote a brief script. I hope you enjoy their work.
Not video games, but board games! Here’s a tweet from Scholastic: Fun book report idea! Have students make board games that represent stories they’ve read. More here: http://t.co/eZhrLw2leV. — Scholastic Teachers (@ScholasticTeach) January 30, 2015