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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
8 Ways Teachers And Schools Can Communicate With Parents In 2020
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?
How To Evaluate Websites: A Guide For Teachers And Students (Free Poster)
This post zooms in on a particular part of the research process — evaluating websites. It includes a printable flowchart that will assist you in your teaching!
Free Images, Copyright, And Creative Commons: A Simple Guide For Students And Teachers
Need images for your digital work but not sure where to find them? Learn how to easily and ethically find quality images for students and teachers. You might also be interested in my eBook which clearly explains copyright, Creative Commons, and free images. It includes posters for the primary and high school classroom.