Category Archives: High School

Green Screen Tutorial

Here is a wonderful tutorial from a kindergarten teacher about using green screens in your classroom to create movies. 

April Kreitzer Wolfe  will walk you through the process step by step.

Read more here: http://wolfelicious.blogspot.com/2012/04/green-screen-tutorial.html

New to Interactive Whiteboards? Here’s some help and advice

This is a great article with links to lots of other articles about using Whiteboards in the Classroom.  It is written by teacher and tech guru Danny Nicholson.  Here’s the link:  http://www.whiteboardblog.co.uk/2014/01/new-school-new-whiteboard-help-advice/

15 Things You Can Do With Edmodo & How To Get Started

My son uses edmodo at school (6th grade) and it is great!

BroadyEdTech

From:

Free Technology for Teachers

link

 

Try it out for yourself!

View original post

2 Useful Tools to Create Rubrics for Your Class

BroadyEdTech

From:

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

link

Check out two rubric makers

View original post

Online Quizzes

Check out this wonderful article about creating online quizzes.

Free Technology for Teachers

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/03/quizdini-create-online-quizzes-that.html

Socrative

Socrative is an amazing app for teachers, and it is FREE!!  It allows you to create quizzes, surveys and polls and send them from your iPad to your students’ iPads.  Students can then answer the questions and they receive immediate feedback.  Immediate results are also sent back to the teacher’s iPad.  Did I mention this was a free app?!  Amazing!

Here’s a video with more information to help you get started.

Apps for Story Telling, Movie Making, Making Comics, Publishing and More

This is a wonderful collection of apps for classroom teachers from StoryKeepers.  Most of these apps are free and can be used in the classroom for a variety of purposes including creative writing, video producing and assessment purposes.  Just use your imagination and let your students use their imagination!

http://storykeepers.wikispaces.com/iPad+StoryTelling+APPS

Making It Click: Assessment with Technology

Teaching Channel

Here’s another wonderful video from Teaching Channel. This video showcases a high school math teacher using a clicker system.  She likes the clickers because they provide students with immediate feedback.  She also says they are fast paced and fun which really engages the students.  The students are anonymous so they don’t have to experience anxiety over a wrong answer.  Check it out!

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/using-clickers-in-classroom

Digital Presentations

Digital presentations are a wonderful way for teachers to present information to students that will engage them and capture their attention.  They are also a good way for students to show teachers what they have learned.   Check out this article for more information.

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/10/teacher-presentation-tools.html

Free Online Resources Engage Elementary Kids (Tech2Learn Series)

Having students create videos is a great way to create cross curricular lessons and allow kids time to work on collaboration skills.  It is also another fabulous example of how to use technology for assessment purposes.