Best Lesson Planner Apps for Teachers

As teachers and educators, lesson planning is one of the key pedagogical practices that inform our instructional practice. Thankfully, gone are the days when everything has to be done the traditional way: pen and paper. Technology has now facilitated the whole process enabling teachers to cut down classroom prep time and, instead, focus on creating hands-on learning experiences for students. …

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3 Good Lesson Planners for Teachers

Several platforms  provide lesson planning features  including Google Classroom and Edmodo, however, if you are looking for easy to use and simple lesson planners , the tools below are great to start with. They will enable you to easily create and manage your lesson plans, add multimedia materials to your lessons (e.g., text, video, and image files), access your lesson …

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12 Best Places that Offer Free eBooks and Audiobooks

While physical books will always hold their value especially for us millennials, the electronic versions are now the vogue. This is mainly due to the recent developments in (mobile) technology and the proliferation of e-reading services.  You can have your entire library in your own pocket to take anywhere you go. It is true that technology has radically transformed the …

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8 Must Read Personal Development Books for Teachers

In today’s collection of Books for Teachers, I am sharing with you this meticulously curated selection of some of the best self-development books for teachers and educators. These are classic woks written by leading thinkers and scientists and cover different topical areas including the concept of success, positive thinking and its impact on one’s life, the concept of mindset and its …

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Infographic Of The Week: “Household Income Distribution in the U.S. Visualized as 100 Homes”

  You can see a bigger image, and learn more information, about the above infographic from Visual Capitalist. I’m adding it to The Best Resources About Wealth & Income Inequality. You might also be interested in The Best Sites That Show Statistics By Reducing The World & The U.S. To 100 People.

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Video: “A Short History of the English Language”

990609 / Pixabay   I’m adding this video to The Best Videos Documenting The History Of The English Language:

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“Teachers, Be Brave in the Face of Unjust Laws”

Teachers, Be Brave in the Face of Unjust Laws is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Particularly in these politically fraught times, all students need to be exposed to literature that invites diverse perspectives. Here are some excerpts:

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Some Excellent Drawing Tools for Teachers and Students

Drawing is a great way to engage students in creativity-promoting activities in which students experiment with various ways of meaning making processes. There are several free drawing tools that you can  with students in class. Below is a collection of some of the best student-friendly drawing tools to try out. For Chromebook users, check out this collection of Chromebook drawing tools. …

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A Great Visual Timeline Chronicling The Major Literary Events, Movements, and Authors

In today’s post I am sharing with you this interesting infographic from The Literature Network featuring major literary movements and periods from the medieval period stretching between 500 to 1500 to the postmodernist era that started in the late sixties of last century and is still going on till today.  This timeline also chronicles important events that marked the trajectory …

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8 Great Game-based Learning Books for Teachers and Educators

Game-based learning is a learning trend with an increasing attraction in today’s classrooms. At its core, game-based learning applies learning principles incorporated in the gaming industry in educational settings. The purpose is to enhance students learning and create optimal learning experiences in and out of classrooms. This is usually done through the use of a variety of hands-on and highly …

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