Classroom Tools Archive

7 Essential Google Drive Storage Tips

In reality, you almost certainly don’t. As the old saying goes, “every day’s a school day” — and in this class, I’m going to try and explain a few more things you really should know about the app. Before I get going, I want to make it clear: this is not about the well-known stuff,

52 TIPS AND TRICKS FOR GOOGLE DOCS IN THE CLASSROOM

Google Docs is such an incredible tool for college students, offering collaboration, portability, ease of use, and widespread acceptance – a must for students in online colleges for online marketing, for instance. But there are so many options, both hidden and obvious, that there’s a good chance you’re not using Google Docs to its fullest capability.

How To Use Infographics As Multimodal Learning Tools

People don’t all learn the same way. Teachers know this, and that’s why multimodal learning methods are an essential part of any teacher’s toolkit.Venggage Responding to the changing linguistic landscape caused by digital media and communication, many teachers are leveraging the multimodal learning opportunities offered by mixed media in the classroom. Infographics  combine both text

4 Great Wikipedia Tools for Students

The use of Wikipedia in education is a controversial topic with a polarizing effect in the education community. Without getting into the nuts and bolts of this heated discussion, we   do harbour a positive stance towards this collaborative platform and view it as an interesting starting place and a springboard for researching any given

How to Fight Plagiarism

We are still looking for ways to fix this problem. In this article, we’ll look at how to identify plagiarism and how to prevent it. The Scope of the Problem The Edutopia post indicated that 55 percent of college presidents believe plagiarism has increased since 2000. Another Edutopia post indicated that papers submitted to the

5 Top Tech Tools of 2014

Some of the year’s top ed-tech tools include a free slideshow creator, a reading tool with embedded assessments, and an adaptive math practice game. How many of 2014’s top tools have you used? During an edWeb webinar, Ruth Okoye, a Common Sense Graphite Certified Educator, offered insight on five of the top ed-tech tools from

3 Powerful Presentation Tools For Teachers

Teachers are presenters. Let’s be frank. They get up in front of a room of people and present. They then encourage the students to work together and continue the presentation through other methods. in other words, teachers need to know how to present and create slideshows. If you’ve been hunting around for a few free