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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
What is the best way to approach home-school communication in our rapidly changing world? I offer eight ideas with examples from schools and classrooms around the world. How will you be communicating with families in 2020?