Nikki is a veteran educator, librarian, Instructional Technology Facilitator and ISTE Librarians Community President Elect. We enable world-class firms to deliver really life enhancing merchandise, builders to create participating consumer experiences, and ‘makers’ to create thrilling new applications for leisure. After you have created your ‘Journey’ activity in your college students you ca share it with them, but you can also add it to the Recap ‘Market’ this lets you share or promote your ‘Journey’ exercise to other teachers, so this is a great way to potentially make slightly money (the maximum sale value is $zero.99).
If you select to use an interactive whiteboard and do not record the video out of your lesson you might be preventing college students from studying. Once they want repetition and evaluation and all you do is repeat your instruction verbally, you may be preventing college students from being in charge of their learning. When you may have access to an iPad and select not to create screencasts for later overview by students who need previewing, repetition and assessment, you might be lacking a chance to promote success and independence.
Microsoft recently made a brand new add-on out there for its OneNote software which goals to help college students with dyslexia. The add-on works within Microsoft’s note taking software and is presently available to download as a beta. Once put in, a new tab seems which provides customers the option to read content material using textual content-to-speech or dictate using speech-to-textual content. While each of the options have been out there earlier than it is nice to have a free option that can be utilized directly inside OneNote: an software that many faculties and parents have already got put in as a part of the Microsoft Office suite.
College students rotate to a distinct center each time they arrive to the library. Students in grade 2-5 discover what middle they are in on their very own by locating the 3 ring binder that has their title displayed within the heart area. (see image below) Students Ok-1 are given heart badges to put on that indicate what middle they’re in that day. This helps us know the place college students ought to be as Kindergarten is particularly susceptible to wandering and claiming to do not know where they’re purported to be.
Equally, the Audio and Video tools were not beneficial to be used, as these led to large information requiring obtain, or using media players that have been dependant on the students’ internet browser settings. These were additionally incompatible with cell searching. Now we might suggest using Kaltura or YouTube to provide streamed content, both utilizing the Mashup tools in the Textual content Editor, or pasting embed codes into the HTML of an Merchandise. Though Remembrance Day has passed, I wished to share a few activities we did throughout our school to learn about this important and significant day.