Best Online Mapping Tools To Teach Map Making For Kids

Best Online Mapping Tools To Teach Map Making For Kids

With the touch of a button, some enthusiasm, and the help of products and services like web mapping APIs, any student can create gorgeous maps. Whether the school project requires building a U.S.-location map or a global history project, interactive data visualizations help students understand the complete picture. Most mapping tools feature a way to…

How To Screen Record On A Chromebook – What Screen Recorders Are Available?

How To Screen Record On A Chromebook – What Screen Recorders Are Available?

Teachers and students use class videos as a tool for lectures and homework assignments. Flipped classrooms student video projects, and lecture recording for virtual learning are essential to the blended learning model.  With over 40 million Chromebooks used in education, it’s vital to know the apps available and how to record your screen. Which Chrome…

14 of The Best Math Games For Kids -Fun and Educational Math Apps for Children

14 of The Best Math Games For Kids -Fun and Educational Math Apps for Children

Math games for kids encourage children to learn and improve their essential addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills while having fun with their family or playing with other students in the classroom. The best math games are unique, simple, addictive, and have multiple variations, allowing kids to play the games over and over without getting…

Best Math Apps For Kids

Best Math Apps For Kids

Math apps for kids could be what your child needs to improve their math skills, move to the next level, or start enjoying and having fun with mathematics. The high-quality apps available on the web, at the iTunes Apps Store, and Android devices on Google Play Store are astounding. These apps help kids of any…

The Best Chrome Screenshot Extensions and Screen Recording Options in 2020

The Best Chrome Screenshot Extensions and Screen Recording Options in 2020

Google Chrome screenshot extensions allow users to take screenshots of a partial or full web page. It is a convenient tool for the classroom, business, or individual use. A screenshot of your desktop, a web page, a social media post, or a screen recording video help show or demonstrate to colleagues, peers, or students what…

Best Mind Mapping Software For Classrooms and Learning

Best Mind Mapping Software For Classrooms and Learning

During the Roman Empire In the 3rd century, Porphyry from Tyre mapped Aristotle’s Categories in what became known as the Porphyrian Tree. The Porphyrian Tree was possibly the first mind map.  (#1) Many famous philosophers and scholars throughout history used mind maps for notetaking: Leonardo Da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Madame Curie, Michelangelo, and Thomas Edison….

Top 18 Virtual Reality Apps That Are Changing How Kids Learn

Top 18 Virtual Reality Apps That Are Changing How Kids Learn

Technology progress influences the way kids learn, and it’s constantly changing. Internet, smartphones, and apps have connected people globally without caring about the distance. Within seconds you can communicate with anybody anywhere. Virtual reality has taken it a step further. Now it’s possible to visit these faraway places or go back in time without moving…

Using Friendly Academic Competition as a Way to Boost Student Engagement in Social Studies Education

Using Friendly Academic Competition as a Way to Boost Student Engagement in Social Studies Education

Often when educators, parents, or administrators think of a “competitive” student, they’re probably more likely to envision someone in a physical-education class than a student of history. The image, sadly of a toned and seasoned athlete, versus the bookish history major, just doesn’t come to mind. “Competition” is often something we as human beings instinctively…

The Word of the Day Podcast—A New Way to Inspire Language Learners

The Word of the Day Podcast—A New Way to Inspire Language Learners

To expand on a popular saying: Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll pass a fishing test and then forget how because he wasn’t all that into fishing in the first place. Inspire a love for fishing, and he’ll fish for a lifetime. I…

The Solar System for Kids: 11 Out of this World Options

The Solar System for Kids: 11 Out of this World Options

People have been looking up at the sky for thousands of years of human history wondering about what is up there. We now have telescopes and satellites that take some of the mystery away for us adults – but kids still have the wonder. Children are naturally curious about the world, ours and the ones…

Enhancing Student Learning with Augmented Reality

Enhancing Student Learning with Augmented Reality

Augmented reality (AR) is education, version 3.0. Imagine students walking on the surface of Mars inside their classroom, or creating artwork that can dance. Educators can use AR to create strong learning experiences for their students. Through AR, this is all possible. Augmented Reality: An Overview Augmented reality places a layer of digital information on top…

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