This site covers history across the range of human history and in places around the globe. It offers a vast number of links, resources, games, lesson plans and printables for students ranging from Primary school right up to college. It is a must for any history teacher.
Students want more control over how they use technology in school, but many classrooms are still making it difficult.
A whopping 45 percent of middle-schoolers and 55 percent of high-schoolers say that they mainly access the Internet through mobile devices.
esistance from administrators, 52 percent of whom said they don’t allow students to use any personal mobile device in class, at least partially because a blended learning model represents a shift in the relationship between teacher and student.
And access to tablets doubled between 2010 and 2011 – up to 26 percent for middle-schoolers and 21percent of high-schoolers.
When parents were asked what most concerns them about their children’s future almost three-quarters said they worry that their children won’t “get the right skills” to succeed in the future.
From one of the comments: “Go Vermont!! I’ve always said there are 49 states…and then there’s Vermont! They’re such independent thinkers. They care and watch out for everyone, including children…and teachers. And have 2 great senators to boot. My daughter’s certified to teach there; maybe she should move for her sanity.”
Hans Rosling’s dynamic work using data to illustrate important points about the human condition and the specie’s well-being may already be familiar to you through his TED Talks (which are all available through links on this site), but the tools he provides for instructors amaze me.
This is a superb maths games and activities site. Design an avatar and stroll around and choose what activities you would like to do in a range of maths topics. The games are great and the graphics are well designed and child-friendly.