Best Fluorescent Light Covers For Your Classroom

Best Fluorescent Light Covers For Your Classroom

Can fluorescent light covers contribute to student success? Headaches, sore eyes, vision fatigue, stomach aches, and stress are familiar complaints teachers and parents hear from students every day. Often the cause is the glares and flickering emitted from the overhead fluorescent lights. Kids aren’t the only ones affected; parents and teachers also suffer from harsh…

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…

The Best Flipped Classroom Software Tools For Flipped Learning In 2021

The Best Flipped Classroom Software Tools For Flipped Learning In 2021

What are the best-flipped learning apps for K-12 grades in flipped classrooms? The best-flipped classroom tools can transform and remodel classroom teaching, allowing in-depth learning and personalized attention that can help learners improve their grades. The right learning platform apps and tools can produce engaging content ranging from science videos to English lessons. These tools…

Optical Illusions For Kids Your Students Will Love

Optical Illusions For Kids Your Students Will Love

Optical illusions are fun ways to improve kids’ cognitive abilities. An optical illusion image stimulates problem-solving skills and visual memory recall because the child will want to figure out how it works. Optical illusions are caused when the brain interprets the object that the eyes see differently. The rods and cones are the optic receptors in the eyes. What the eyes see is transformed into the brain as electric impulses which the…

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….

Getting Started with Digital Storytelling In The Classroom

Getting Started with Digital Storytelling In The Classroom

Everybody remembers a good story.  When a teacher tells a story, they immediately have the attention of their students. Storytelling can change learning dull linear topics into a positive experience. In the 21st century, this art of ancient storytelling is enhanced with digital storytelling. A good story can almost tell itself, but a good storyteller…

Fun Pi Day Activities

Fun Pi Day Activities

Pi Day – celebrated on March 14 or 3/14 – is filled with challenges and activities celebrating the mathematical constant pi (π). Some schools focus on celebrating at 1:59 pm for a more accurate pi number of 3.14159. Pi-day is generally in schools where countries use the month/day format because it represents the first three…

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