Author Archives: Lee Hall

Plickers

Use Plickers for formative assessment. It is a free tool. You download and print the answer cards that look like puzzle pieces. They are numbered 1 – 63. You give each student a card. They turn the card to answer … Continue reading

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Pixar in a Box

Pixar in a Box Students will love learning math, engineering, art, and science from Pixar. They show parts of their movies and how the made them. You get to see the math behind coding some of their scenes. they cover … Continue reading

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Code Newbie

CodeNewbie   a site for those learning to program. They have podcasts, chats, and learning resources for people new to coding.

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Codecademy

Codecademy.com Would you or your students like more in-depth instruction on coding? Try Codecademy. It offers instruction on  making a website, Ruby on Rails, AngularJS , Jave, SQL, and more. They add new content often. So go try a lesson or … Continue reading

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How to Attribute Creative Commons Photos

It is important for students to know how to correctly give credit when they use someone else’s work. This article provides a complete infographic of all the different types of licenses, what each allows, and how to give the proper … Continue reading

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Symbaloo

  Symbaloo Symbaloo for Education This site works well for elementary or high school teachers and students.  It is a wonderful way to share resources or organize them for yourself.  Make your own page or you can use pages made … Continue reading

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Rubistar

Rubistar This is an excellent site for making rubrics. You can create a free account and access it from anywhere you have an Internet connection. You can use one of their templates to create your own very quickly or search … Continue reading

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What does research really say about iPads in the classroom?

Here is an interesting article on using iPads in the classroom. Make sure you are using them to their best advantage or see if you find new ways to use them. What does research really say about iPads in the … Continue reading

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The Guide to Keeping Up with Google

Kasey Bell, of Shake Up Learning, has written a four-part series on how to stay abreast of Google’s latest updates. They are very helpful for those wanting to keep up. Part 1 – The #Google Hashtag Dictionary Part 2 – … Continue reading

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PBS Learning Media’s Top 3 Resources for 2015

The number 1 most viewed resource is Living vs Nonliving. A lesson plan with videos, images, and handouts already prepared for the teacher to use. This lesson is perfect for the elementary classroom grades K through 5. The second most … Continue reading

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