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!
If you’re looking to give your students more feedback on their speaking performance in class, Aventuras Nuevas has the perfect tool to use. Aventuras Nuevas wrote a blog about the struggles of evaluating each student’s work, specifically oral presentations, and
Like many of your fellow educators, you promised yourself that this was the year to “up your game” in the classroom. You wanted to learn from those who excel in the professional world and still have time to live life
The 2016 conference included hoverboards, Lightsabers, zombies, brains, dinosaurs, whack-a-mole, and so many other fun things! How will FETC top it next year?! Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth and tried Flipgrid. With Flipgrid, teachers create grids
When has reading helped you feel like you belong to a community? Andy Plemmons (@plemmonsa), the school library media specialist at David C. Barrow Elementary in Athens, GA, wants your answer to this question! He explains on his blog, “Each
Come visit EMC at booth #1545 during the annual FETC conference in Orlando, Florida. FETC offers educators in all disciplines the opportunity to learn about the latest and greatest in ed tech from industry leaders. “For 36 years, FETC has
Teachers always find creative ways to connect with parents during conference time. But what if you could make all of your conferences even easier, and more convenient? A group of educators from Ankeny school district in Iowa met over the
Could you come up with 18 group discussion habits to improve discussion in your classroom? That’s exactly what teachers at Uncommon Schools and Northstar Academies set out to do. Traditional group discussion can fall flat and in the era of