Education

Dec 28 2017

The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom #technology #education #websites

#technology education websites # The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom Using technology in the classroom is one of those issues that makes it easy to be a fence sitter. It’s difficult to be 100% for the use of educational technology all of the time, when there are so many convincing arguments against it. Most teachers find a happy medium with technology—it’s useful in some situations, but a distraction in others. This great article on Huffington post offers an example of a kindergarten classroom where young learners use technology naturally and in authentic ways. The article also goes …

Dec 25 2017

10 Excellent Platforms to Create your Classroom Website and Blog ~ Educational Technology and Mobile

#free teacher websites # There are several web platforms that allows users to easily create their website in a matter of minutes. We have handpicked a list of the most popular platforms to start with. Check them out below and if you have other suggestions, share them with us in the comment form below. Enjoy Platforms to create websites for your class This is by far our favourite and anyone with a Google account have access to it. Google Sites offers a wide range of templates to choose from and it also allows for adding admins to your site. This …

Dec 25 2017

5 Great Interactive Science Websites for the Classroom #interactive #websites #for #education

#interactive websites for education # Interactive Science Websites By Derrick Meador. Teaching Expert Derrick Meador is a school administrator who values the importance of the Internet on the teaching profession as the ultimate gateway to improve professionally, as instructional planning tool, and as a tool to enhance learning in the classroom. Updated March 30, 2016. Students of all ages love science. They especially enjoy interactive and hands-on science activities. The following five websites promote the field of science through interaction. Each of these sites is engaging with fantastic activities that will keep your students coming back time and time again. …

Dec 19 2017

Interactive Whiteboards Enhance Classroom Instruction and Learning #interactive #learning #education

#interactive learning education # Interactive Whiteboards Enhance Classroom Instruction and Learning Although the first interactive whiteboard was released in 1991, only in the last several years have whiteboards become a must-have tool in K-12 classrooms. New emphasis on developing 21 st century skills for students, the requirement for educator proficiency in technology, and research documenting increased learning with the use of interactive whiteboards have spurred its adoption. Fundamentally, an interactive whiteboard combines a dry erase whiteboard with an LCD projector and is usually mounted on a wall or floor stand. Powered by easy-to-use software, the whiteboard becomes a computer screen …

Dec 7 2017

Wireless Classroom #primary #education

#primary education # Primary Education Boost student success with a mobile-first learning environment. Digital learning boosts student achievement and is vital to the modernization of school curriculums and long-term success of educators. The next-generation wireless classroom lets everyone thrive when they use Wi-Fi-enabled devices and apps that create a richer learning experience. Reliable classroom Wi-Fi that won’t interrupt learning. Wi-Fi-enabled Chromebooks, iPads and laptops are everywhere in the classroom. But they’re only as reliable as the infrastructure they connect to. That’s why it’s so important to have a robust classroom wireless network that can handle everything you throw at it. …

Dec 4 2017

Raki s Rad Resources: Top 10 Science Websites for the Elementary Classroom #top #10 #educational

#top 10 educational websites for students # For two years, I was the Technology Specialist at a school in Georgia. During that time, I amassed a large collection of websites that I use with my students. You can download my E-Book of Websites for the Elementary Classroom for free from Teachers Pay Teachers or Smashwords. or, you can check back here each week for the website suggestion. For the past two months, I have been busy re-working my Internet Scavenger Hunts. This included checking each and every link to make sure that the links were working, current, and appropriate for …

Nov 30 2017

TeachersFirst – Classroom Resources #best #teacher #resource #websites

#best teacher resource websites # Teachers First – Thinking Teachers Teaching Thinkers TeachersFirst Classroom Resources TeachersFirst’s Classroom Resources area includes anything you would use with students in the classroom. You can find over 16,000 educator-reviewed web resources, searchable by subject/grade or keyword. You can also find lesson plans/units, ready-to-go content you can share on student computers, a projector, or interactive whiteboard, and special topic collections of web resources. Everything we offer will show up via keyword searches, or you can simply browse. We even offer just-in-time collections organized into a classroom planning calendar. To find just what you need and …

Nov 28 2017

Classroom Furniture Solutions for Education #educational #pages

#educational pages # Education Integrating technology, space and pedagogical innovations into meaningful lessons is critical for student success. Add new dimension to instruction through inquiry, coaching and guided exploration. These services help educators ensure best practices are immediately integrated into instructional planning, delivery and student interactions. Our Services Include Online tools Onsite engagements Virtual coaching and team teaching Space planning Webinars Regional events E I is the member‐owned, not‐for‐profit sourcing cooperative delivering expertise, solutions and services to higher education and related institutions. E I provides members with access to a diverse portfolio of competitively awarded contracts, electronic procurement platforms and …

Nov 28 2017

Top 10 Interactive Whiteboard Websites – Resources for the Classroom (Grades K-12) #top #10 #educational

#top 10 educational websites in the world # Top 10 Interactive Whiteboard Websites & Resources by Holly Poulos Looking for new ideas for using your Interactive Whiteboard? This list includes our Top 10 Whiteboard technology websites and resources for your classroom. These websites, resources, and lessons will help you go beyond your current curriculum to use your Whiteboard in new and exciting ways. The Children’s University of Manchester in England features this collection of Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) activities about the human body and medicine, including the skeleton, digestive system, and types of illnesses. Flip through illustrated informational slides, complete quizzes, …

Nov 26 2017

Easily communicate school alerts, homework, and classroom information with parents and students via website, iphone,

#websites for students and teachers # Communicate Better . Through a browser, email, text messages, Apps for iPhone Android, Facebook. HomeworkNOW.com makes it possible for schools to easily communicate school alerts and classroom information with parents and students in the manner they prefer. HomeworkNOW is a web based service. No software or staff needed. Communicate without cost. Reach Everyone . Did you know that parents and students are 4 times more likely to acknowledge an electronic communication in minutes compared to a voicemail? So why spend so much on call-out solutions that just leave voicemail? HomeworkNOW lets users choose how …