Articles Archive for July 2011
The bunnies have had their busiest summer yet!
You’ve undoubtedly spotted them somewhere, maybe at ISTE 2011 this June in Philadelphia or at our first Day of Learning a couple weeks ago, or maybe around the blog, releasing lots of new webinars, PDFs, workbooks, and videos, too.
While all of these exciting things going on at SimpleK12 have allowed me to learn new things and get excited about the upcoming school year, it’s only when I took some time away to recharge and reflect that all of the learning really started to …
If you are serious about your professional development, a visual learner, enjoy collaborating with peers online, want to better your classroom or love new tech tools, then SimpleK12 webinars are for you!
From showing you how to use free web tools like Animoto in your classroom, to how to make sure your students get the most out of the time they spend in your class, SimpleK12 has a webinar you can learn from.
And guess what… All of the SimpleK12 webinars listed below are free and open to the public. That’s …
It happens to every teacher. There’s always one class that just won’t discuss. You present a topic, make a suggestion, ask a question and you get crickets.
Well, here is the guide you need to engage your student’s and rev up the collaboration in your classroom. This free PDF from Collaborize Classroom tells you exactly what to do to foster conversation in your classroom.
This guide is full of key points to consider when trying to engage your students (ie. types of questions to ask, how to ask questions and much more). …
Great teachers inspire. They challenege. They educate. They listen. They are organized, confident, disciplined, hardworking, and engaging.
They also change the world.
Here are 7 teachers who changed the world, will you be next?
1.) Confucius: A Chinese thinker, philospher, and teacher, Confucius is known all over the world. This teacher put emphasis on study and the importance of studying and learning. He spent much of his time studying the outside world and his philosphies mirror this. He was given various names, with literal and translated meanings: “First Teacher” – “The Teacher who assits the …
Education, Technology »
It’s almost time to go back to school – so make sure you’re prepared with the ultimate course in Google Tools. Whether you are looking for new, fun, and educational ways to engage your students or just interested in what Google has to offer, we’ve got you covered.
But for a limited time only…
SimpleK12′s Google Toolkit includes:
10 Courses containing 39 Lessons: 6.5 hours of online professional development that will have you up to speed quickly and easily.
Webinar: Google Tips & Tools …
Interested in learning more about 21st century teaching? Curious about Virtual Field Trips? Not sure how to select online content? Need help handling Academic Integrity Issues Online? Whatever your query, the Florida Virtual School experts are here to help!
We’re giving our blog readers FREE access to the exclusive Florida Virtual School Panel Discussion: Teaching Online. This is the last webinar in a 7 part series, so we don’t want anyone to miss what these experts have to say! We’ll bring the teaching online specialists… you bring the questions!
You won’t find this …
Do you know what challenge-based learning is?
If you don’t, you need to check out Collaborize Classroom’s workbook all about challenge-based learning.
Download this workbook now and Collaborize Classroom will show you exactly what challenged-based learning is and how to incorporate a challenge-based learning project in your class. How does Collaborize show you? They give you a literal step-by-step outline of how to produce and execute a challenge-based learning project in your class.
The steps are very thorough and include important key points you need to consider when assigning this type of project …