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Embracing mobile devices and social media tools | District Administration Magazine

Fast disappearing from schools are internet “lock and block” policies that keep students off social media and restrict them to carefully curated websites. Even with sophisticated filters and firewalls

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Design Your Own Digital Choice Board |

This week I had the pleasure of training a group of elementary teachers on blended learning strategies. As a group, they wanted to focus on: Differentiation Student choice Assessment One of the strategies we discussed with the potential to weave these three

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Annotating Videos in the classroom

This article offers three great options for students to annotate videos in the classroom. Each one has its benefits, and I would add another that i have used. It’s EdPuzzle, a Google Chrome Extension that allows teachers to edit a clip and insert comments, comprehension questions, and bookmarks so students can interact with the video meaningfully.

These are all some great tools for using video in the classroom.

 

 

Did you ever wish you could put a time limit on that Check for Understanding?

If you use Google Forms in your classroom and you wish you could put a time limit on your form, Richard Byrne has the answer. Read this article on his blog to learn how to put a time limit on a Google Form.

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/01/how-to-set-time-limit-on-google-forms.html#.Vq-GOrIrIdW