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Dianne Krause

5 Flipped Classroom Issues (And Solutions) For Teachers | Edudemic - 1 views

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    "By giving students the opportunity to view and playback lessons via video, you free up class time for more cognitively difficult tasks. At EdTechTeacher, we have worked with many educators on flipping their classes and have noticed some common issues that often thwart their initial forays."
Dianne Krause

How to build a stronger sense of community in the classroom - 1 views

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    Today's classrooms are more diverse than ever before. As a result, teachers find themselves searching for ways to meet the needs of each student. Add to it the pressures of academic achievement goals mandated by NCLB and many may feel ill-equipped to meet the challenges of diversity in the classroom. Planning perfect lessons with exciting activities looks great on paper, but will it help your students reach their potential? Probably not. If there is anything I learned during my time as a public school teacher is this: The height of student achievement is directly correlated with the strength of the classroom community. By building  community in the classroom, you build an environment where students feel safe to learn, grow and be themselves.
Dianne Krause

Classroom Management with Netbooks | Elementary School Tech Ideas - 0 views

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    When we learn from our experiences (and mistakes) we develop wisdom! I have included a few suggestions so that classroom management with netbooks will be easier.
Dianne Krause

Classroom Management Strategies - 0 views

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    It is the intent of this web page to help you, the teacher, manage your classroom while students are busy creating multimedia projects.  A variety of strategies will be presented.  Choose the ones that work best into your current classroom management system.
Dianne Krause

teachers's Channel - YouTube - 2 views

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    YouTube for schools, teachers and students.
Dianne Krause

Using QR Codes in the Classroom | Edutopia - 1 views

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    "What do you do with a QR code? When you see one, you can use your smartphone or any mobile device with a camera, QR code reader app and internet access (i.e. iPod) to scan the square. Once you scan it, the code will point your device to the web-based location set up by the code creator. So how can these be used in education? Here are some ideas."
Dianne Krause

Getting Attention in the Laptop Classroom - 0 views

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    Over the years we have seen little time or funding devoted to professional development (PD) that might equip teachers with the skills required to make smart and productive use of new technologies. What little PD we have seen was devoted mainly to the learning of software and how to operate the latest toys. We have too often placed carts before horses. Managing learning in the laptop classroom requires considerable savvy. This article explores the dimensions and characteristics of such classrooms, identifies the chief challenges facing teachers in such space, and suggests moves, tactics, strategies, tricks and scaffolding designed to optimize student learning.
Dianne Krause

Ten Tips for Classroom Management | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Learn how to improve student engagement and build a positive climate for learning and discipline for grades K-12. We've all heard this about students: "If they are engaged, they are managed." And this is absolutely the truth. But we still need rules, routines, trust, and student ownership to make a classroom run smoothly and effectively. This guide will address those practical aspects of managing a classroom, with suggestions and resources appropriate for grades K-12.
Dianne Krause

Collaborize Classroom - Online Education Technology for Teachers and Students - 0 views

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    Collaborize Classroom™ allows teachers to extend their classroom discussions to a structured and private online community.
Dianne Krause

Schoology - Your Digital Classroom - 0 views

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    Schoology provides an enterprise level learning management system and configurable social network. Instructors and students can easily create, share, and manage academic material through a social networking interface. By incorporating learning management tools into a social environment, Schoology provides a means for teachers, students, parents, and administrators to seamlessly communicate and collaborate on academic issues.
Dianne Krause

100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom | Online Universities - 0 views

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    "Social media may have started out as a fun way to connect with friends, but it has evolved to become a powerful tool for education and business. Sites such as Facebook and Twitter and tools such as Skype are connecting students to learning opportunities in new and exciting ways. Whether you teach an elementary class, a traditional college class, or at an online university, you will find inspirational ways to incorporate social media in your classroom with this list."
Dianne Krause

Classroom Chuckles - Humor for Educators - 2 views

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    ClassroomChuckles.com is THE website for teachers and educators to read and share funny classroom anecdotes. On ClassroomChuckles.com, visitors can read and rate classroom chuckles submitted by educators nationwide. Classroom Chuckles users can submit classroom chuckles to be featured on the site. Classroom Chuckles fans can also follow us on twitter and facebook to view featured chuckles throughout the day.
Dianne Krause

Wiki in a K-12 classroom - WikEd - 1 views

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    "Wikis have different applications in the K12 classroom, they are used for pedagogical, administrative and social goals. You will find here some examples of the uses of wikis and links to popular wikis and readings about those uses. "
Dianne Krause

Not Enough Coffee: 5 Ways to Use Drop.io in the Classroom - 2 views

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    "Drop.io is a quick and easy way to share files, including pictures, video, audio, and documents, in real time. The ability to the restrict viewing of a drop, the uploading and/or deleting of files, combined with features like chat, make it a great classroom tool. The price is certainly right for education too: free up to 100 MB per drop, with no limit to the number of drops one can make. There is also no registration required, not for admins or users - just don't forget the name and/or password of your site(s)!"
Dianne Krause

Educational Games, Worksheets & Homework Help for Kids, Parents and Teachers | Game Cla... - 0 views

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    Game Classroom is a one-stop web destination for accessing high-quality educational games, and homework help for K-6 students: * We scoured the web for the best and most trustworthy games, and conveniently sorted them according to skill, topic and grade level. * We spent thousands of hours creating an abundance of interactive content for parents to better understand the building blocks behind their child's development. * We created a comprehensive, free homework help section for parents/teachers to provide to children including learning tips, online resources and sample problems. All of Game Classroom's educational content has been created by professional educators with over 200 years of teaching experience, and has been outlined using state educational standards. We hope you (and your kids) enjoy Game Classroom and find it a fun place to learn and play games!
Dianne Krause

50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom - 0 views

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    Skype is a free and easy way for teachers to open up their classroom and their students to a world way beyond their campus. With Skype, students can learn from other students, connect with other cultures, and expand their knowledge in amazing ways. Teachers and parents can also benefit from Skype in the classroom. Read below to learn how you can take advantage of the power of Skype in your classroom.
Dianne Krause

Skype an Author Into Your Library or Classroom - Skype An Author Network - 0 views

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    Wouldn't it be great to invite authors into your classroom or library to video chat with students before, during, and/or after you've read their books? We are growing a list of authors who want to make that connection with you. See the alphabetical list in the scrolling author box on the left. Read on to find out just how easy it is!
Dianne Krause

Tweeting Your Way to Better Grades - US News and World Report - 0 views

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    Sammy Garey, a recent graduate of Burlingame High School in Burlingame, Calif., is a devoted user of Twitter. She's used the website with her classmates for online book discussions for her AP English class, in which they post and share feedback, analysis, and questions about novels such as Crime and Punishment. Garey also turns to the website to check breaking news and feed her interest in science by following the tweets of specialized Twitter accounts such as MedUpdates and DrugInfo.
Dianne Krause

Connected Classroom Tools - 0 views

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