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…

Some Author’s Purpose Anchor Charts You Can Use

Some Author’s Purpose Anchor Charts You Can Use

It’s back to school, time to start using anchor charts as reading strategies to help students with their reading skills, and reading comprehension. Anchor charts are essential tools to support and re-iterate the lessons taught in the classroom. Although the acronym PIE (persuade, inform, entertain) are associated with an author’s purpose activity or anchor chart,…

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…

9 Sets of Multiplication Flash Cards For Engaging Math Practice

9 Sets of Multiplication Flash Cards For Engaging Math Practice

Using flash cards, including multiplication flash cards has long been accepted as a simple, yet effective way to teach children skills that require memorization. Flash cards use repetition to teach a skill and increase recall and therefore, confidence. The idea of flash cards is quite simple. Sit down with a child, show them the problem…

Moderate to Severe Developmental Disability: Eight Essential Skills for Living

Moderate to Severe Developmental Disability: Eight Essential Skills for Living

Most evaluation tools and curricula arrange skills according to the way a typical child might acquire them. Essential for Living by Patrick McGreevy, PhD BCBA-D et al takes a different approach. They group skills into categories of “must-have,” “should-have,” “good-to-have,” and “nice-to have.” This instrument also identifies deficits in functional skills that might be the…

Is The Next John Glenn or Neil Armstrong Sitting In Your Class? Encouraging The Next Generation Of Space Explorers

Is The Next John Glenn or Neil Armstrong Sitting In Your Class? Encouraging The Next Generation Of Space Explorers

Within all of us, there lies a desire to explore. It can be as simple as trying a new cuisine or as complicated as diving into the depths of an ocean to see the vibrant colors of coral reefs. It drives us to push past our comfort zones and reach for the stars. Learning how…

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