Articles Archive for October 2012
Today we are celebrating a fun holiday for many students – Halloween! Kids typically look forward to famous traditions like trick-or-treating or dressing up in costumes. However, Halloween can also be a great time to teach students about other cultures, get them connected to other classrooms, and bring out their creativity!
This information was shared during one of Shelly Terrell’s Teacher Learning Community’s Webinars. Full-Access members, sign in to the Community and then click here to watch the on-demand recording to hear Shelly’s 10 fun learning activities associated with the holiday. …
Did you know SimpleK12 offers more than just webinars? Sign in to the Community to find numerous interactive lessons and resources.
Normally, these interactive lessons are available only to Full-Access Members of the Teacher Learning Community, but for a limited time you can partake in one of our most popular lessons called, “Engaging Parents with Wikis”.
In this FREE lesson, you’ll learn skills such as creating wiki pages to solicit parental participation, embedding items such as pictures, and much, much more!
Why not give your students the best education you can provide? Keep on …
Education, Technology »
Are you leading your students on the path to 21st century success?
I’d like to help.
This free Webinar shares success stories and practical advice from educators around the world… which means you’ll walk away with
priceless teaching advice to use immediately in your classroom.
Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM EDT (USA)
During this FREE Webinar, you’ll discover…
Free tech tools and tactics to implement core concepts of 21st century skills in all subject areas and grade levels.
Ideas to help …
Finding the right level of interactive games for children can be difficult. Here’s a list of entertaining and educational games for younger grade levels to sink their little teeth into!
1 ) Super Why – Based on the educational PBS program, this App includes four different games to strengthen reading and writing skills. The pacing is excellent for success without becoming too much of a struggle for learners. Aimed for ages 3-6.
2 ) Intro to Math, by Montessorium – This App was designed by a team of Montessori educators to teach the …
Are you up to speed with the latest tips and tricks to guide your teachers? Do you know the best Apps that will save time and streamline tasks? Join school leaders from around the world and learn together at a FREE online event.
Enjoy back-to-back presentations all afternoon long and walk away with tons of new ideas you can immediately implement. Join one Webinar or join them all.
WHAT: “Administrator Day of Learning”
WHEN: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
REGISTER: Click here to register
Ready for another fun (and FREE!) opportunity to learn amongst your peers? Look no further – there’s another EdCamp coming up!
The following is a guest post written by one of EdCamp Baltimore’s organizers, Jess Gartner.
Join Us for EdCamp Baltimore on November 10
Too often, teachers are mandated to sit through professional development training that is irrelevant or useless to their teaching practice. These sessions frequently exhibit exactly the kind of top-down, lecture-style approach that teachers are discouraged from
using in their own classrooms. On Saturday, November 10, educators are invited to …
Presenter Interview »
This SimpleK12 presenter interview is with Josh Allen, an instructional Technology Specialist with a masters degree in Elementary Education from the University of Nebraska as well as one in Technology in Education from Lesley University. He is also on the board of NETA’s Board of Directors and is the organizer of EdCamp Omaha. (If you missed the last interview with Andrea Gardner, you can watch it here.)
Watch what Josh has to say about EdCamps and their benefits.
Now let’s take a look at what you all have been saying about Josh…
“Thank you! …