Are you looking for new ideas and tools to use in your classroom? Check out Sophia's professional development options for teachers!We teach in an ever growing and changing digital age. In our undergraduate training, many of us weren't adequately trained on using technology in our classrooms, other than a personal computer. I remember being "trained" on using the SmartBoard...training which focused ... Read More about Professional Development through Sophia
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Glean…an Educational Video Search Engine!
I came across this site while I was checking out the GEDB (if you haven't yet, look at this site!), and it is simply amazing!This site includes TONS of educational videos for specific subjects in the math and science realm...sorry humanities friends, nothing specifically for us! Hopefully new videos relating to the humanities will come soon!If you're interested in flipping your classroom, but ... Read More about Glean…an Educational Video Search Engine!
MORE Awesome APPS!
Word CollageLooking for a word cloud generator on your iPad? Check this out! Copy and paste information from nearly any source into this app, and voila! Well worth the .99!Explain a Website This wonderful app comes from the genius minds of the creators of Explain Everything. I love Explain Everything, and I love Explain a Website! Simply enter an active website into the address bar, and hit enter. ... Read More about MORE Awesome APPS!
Classroom Management in a BYOD Environment
When my school allowed students to bring their own devices to the classroom...and use those devices for educational purposes, I was ecstatic! All of the neat things I'd wanted to do with technology, but couldn't because my students couldn't access technology...I could implement those activities! So exciting!Typically, when I get excited about trying a new strategy in my classroom, I only think ... Read More about Classroom Management in a BYOD Environment
Global Education Database: Amazing Resource for Teachers!
Are you frequently frustrated and overwhelmed at the sheer volume of educational technology information available on the web? Wouldn't it be nice to see apps and tools organized into neat categories? Check out the Global Education Database!I first stumbled upon this website through Twitter (another reason to be on Twitter...you find neat resources!) and I have been addicted to it ever since.The ... Read More about Global Education Database: Amazing Resource for Teachers!