A good video creation tool is a must in every teacher’s toolbox. But what’s the best program or editor to use? I’ve ranked my favourite tools to create a general video, photo montage, screencast, or even video conference. Check out my top 5 tips for making your videos instantly better when filming on your phone too!
Author: Kathleen Morris
Messenger Kids: Pros and Cons of the Communication App
Messenger Kids is a video calling and messaging app from Facebook. It’s recently become available in many countries worldwide, but is it right for your child or students? Let’s weigh up the pros and cons.
20 Maths Games For Young Children: Free eBook
This collection of 20 maths games helps young children learn about maths while having fun with family members at home. The games for 5 to 8 year olds are easy to play and require minimal equipment.
10 Tips For Parents Homeschooling Young Children
After homeschooling for the last 10 months, I’ve put together my top 10 tips for parents thrown into homeschooling (or supervising schooling at home). These tips are ideal for K-2 children but also apply to older students. I’ve included a sample timetable and lots of links to free resources.
My Ultimate Guide To Teaching Online Due To School Closures
Last week I published a comprehensive guide to teaching online due to school closures on The Edublogger. There’s something for everyone whether you’re just planning for school closures or are in the midst of teaching online.
Duolingo In The Classroom (And What I Learnt From Over A Year Of Daily Use)
Duolingo is a popular language learning app. It’s free to use and offers many benefits for teachers and students. Find out what Duolingo is all about and explore the pros and cons.
A Beginner’s Guide To Copyright And Creative Commons (Simple Explanation For Teachers And Students)
Teachers, are you confused by terms like copyright, public domain, and Creative Commons? You don’t need to be a legal expert to master the basics. Find out what these terms mean and how to teach them in the classroom.
A New Year And An Update
I’ve been busy caring for my sick daughter for the last 7 months. But I plan to publish a few posts in 2020!
When Life Throws You A Curveball
A short message to my readers about why I’ve been missing over the last month.
10 Internet Safety Tips for Parents (How to Help Your Child to be Safe Online)
How do we keep children safe online while ensuring their technology use is positive and purposeful? This digital dilemma faces educators and parents worldwide. I offer 10 tips for parents in the form of a printable poster and invite you to share your own advice.
Find Free Images For Students On Photos For Class (With How-To Posters)
Photos For Class is a great site to find free images. It can be used by students under 13 and they don’t need to worry about attribution. My printable PDF posters offer step-by-step instructions for teachers and students to use in the classroom.
Loom: Bring Learning Alive With Screencasting In The Classroom
There are many tools and applications for screencasting in the classroom. Loom is an excellent free choice! Find out how to use Loom in your classroom.
Should I Use Seesaw Or A WordPress Blog In The Classroom? (Comparison Chart)
Should you use Seesaw in your classroom? Should you use blogs in your classroom? What are the pros and cons of these digital portfolio tools? Let’s take a look!
Teaching Digital Citizenship: 10 Internet Safety Tips For Students (With Posters)
Digital citizenship education is increasingly important. We want to empower students of all ages to use technology safely, enjoyably, ethically, and purposefully. This post outlines a 4 step approach to covering digital citizenship education, whatever your level of experience. There’s also a set of 11 posters for your classroom.
50 Mini-Lessons For Teaching Students Research Skills (Printable PDF)
How can you fit teaching research skills into a busy curriculum? This post outlines 50 mini-lessons for students from middle primary school to senior high school. PDF summary included!