Using technology allows students to take learning into their own hands. Searching for key terms for an assignment or watching videos aid in excelling academically. However, there are instances where students are tempted to click on links or watch videos
Make Black History Month even more memorable with these fun activities from National Education Association! Whether you are celebrating the whole month of February or only for a few days, incorporating something interactive for students to do will liven up
Many children in the U.S. celebrate Christmas, but others might observe Hanukah or Kwanzaa. There are even more holiday traditions around the world that students may not be aware of. Spread cheer this season by researching what other cultures celebrate this
Just a few decades ago, the classroom teacher faced a much different set of challenges with students. Classroom disturbances were more along the lines of passing notes, chewing gum, and occasionally throwing paper airplanes. Teachers now face a classroom of
Minecraft is typically seen as a distraction from students completing their homework. But new studies suggest that video games can actually advance language learning for those who play. It sounds made up, right? Well it’s not. An article from TESOL Connections
Take a mental break and give your students the option to create their own lesson. This fun activity will give students the time to reflect on all that they’ve learned throughout the year. Put together a list of a few different coordinates
Great minds think alike. Great teachers know the value of sharing ideas and tools that have worked with their students and in their classroom. When Andy Plemmons (@plemmonsa) from Barrow C Elementary in Athens, GA shared a computer science themed
Integrating ACTFL’s 3Ps and Presentational Communication with Reality-TV-Inspired Singing Competitions By Jennifer Eastman, PhD Learning Solutions Specialist, EMC School Are you addicted to Lip Sync Battle? Have you ever watched an entire season of The Voice or American Idol?
Michael Reis from Teaching with Technology hit the nail on the head when he wrote, “Facilitating a rich discussion is a challenge, whether it’s online, face-to-face, synchronous or asynchronous.” We couldn’t agree more, so when he shared his insight on using
Lecturing students doesn’t ensure they will remember anything you say, and it’s important to apply material to the real-world to give students context. A more ambitious idea? Turn the material you want to teach into a collaborative, interactive, global project!