This is an excellent list of 1270 different instructional strategies to be used in a classroom. Have a look and see if any of these appeal to your own teaching style or to the learning styles of your students.
Optimal learning occurs when students are active participants in their own learning, rather than passive recipients of teacher-delivered content. For this to be effective, students really need to think about their learning. How do we encourage students to think about …
The Google Public Data Explorer brings datasets to life with interactive exploration and rich, animated visualizations.
A list of 5 myths about the digital natives, and why they don’t really make sense and deserve to be debunked.
We know that instructors use technology, but how and why are they using social media, and, more importantly, are they using social media in a fashion that aligns with the philosophies behind social media?
Web 2.0 applications and mobile Internet devices have added new issues to the safety/access situation for schools. The purpose of this guide is to assist school districts in developing, rethinking, or revising Internet policies as a consequence of the emergence …
Social bookmarking in education is a new and exciting opportunity for teachers and students to connect and collaborate online. Using Diigo Educator accounts is one of the best ways to achieve this.
Augmented Reality (AR) is an environment that includes both virtual reality and real-world elements. This is a repository of useful information on how to use Augmented Reality in Education.
Presentation tool Prezi is coming little by little use of teachers. Learning to Use Prezi is easy, just check these tutorials and examples and you are real pro in 20 minutes.
A list of useful Social Media Resources to be used in the classroom, selected by Dr. Camille Rutherford, from Brock University, Canada.
Evernote is a great application for educators. It’s usefulness can range from planning a course to delivering a lesson plan to capturing feedback after class.Here are some ways to use Evernote to achieve your teaching goals.
Aurasma is a revolutionary, must-have platform that weaves the physical and virtual worlds together for the first time. Discover and share video, audio, games, and other rich content with your friends.
Whether you are a veteran teacher looking for new ways to teach old topics or you are a still an education student getting ready to make your debut in the classroom, these exciting ways to use Google Earth are sure …