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!
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.
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.
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.
12 Tips For Teachers Communicating With Parents Via Email (With Poster)
These 12 tips will help keep your teacher-parent email exchanges professional, productive, and positive. Summary poster included!
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.
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
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!
ClassroomScreen: A Useful Tool You Can Use Tomorrow!
ClassroomScreen is a simple and free tool that every teacher should check out. No matter what you teach, as long as you have a projector, interactive whiteboard or television in your classroom, you’ll find a use for ClassroomScreen.
Team Teaching Tips And Options
This post explains how I used to team teach in the primary classroom and a modified model that works well with four classes in one open learning environment. Includes an infographic with team teaching tips!
Become An Internet Search Master (Google Slides Presentation For Students)
Teach your students how to become an internet search master with this Google Slides presentation from Noah King.