1. Amoeba Sisters- https://www.youtube.com/user/AmoebaSisters YouTube videos on life science concepts- done with humor!
2. STEM- http://concord.org/stem-resources/grade-level/high-school STEM resources for high school students
3. BBC News-http://www.bbc.com/news/science_and_environment Current Science news.
4. Science Behind Hollywood- http://education.ti.com/en/us/stem-hollywood gets students excited about science through movies
5. PBS Science- http://www.pbs.org/topics/science-nature/ less ...
The PowToon Presentations Edu App is available in the Chrome Web Store. Students can easily sign in using the Google Plus single sign-on.
I had students watch this YouTube video first on how to make a PowToon https://youtu.be/uxUJs7nHBmE.
I gave students time to play with the different features of PowToon and become comfortable with it before assigning them work with it.
Then I told them to create a PowToon using 7 of the vocabulary words we were currently learning.
I let students pick the b ...
I taught critical thinking as adjunct online professor for several years. Critical thinking isn’t about focusing on rhetorical devices and mnemonics, it’s about helping students make connections with the real-world. To help students evaluate information that is presented to them from a different view point. With these skills we create a better world, a better understanding of it, and empathy.
How do I teach critical thinking skills to my high students today?
Every day students walk into my cla ...
Can a Chromebook be used in Math class? Yes!Should a Chromebook be used in Math class? Yes!
Here are some tools/ resources:1. GeoGebra- https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/geogebra/bnbaboaihhkjoaolfnfoablhllahjnee Chrome app. Tools for geometry, algebra, statistics, calculus. 3D view .2. Desmos Graphing Calculator- https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/desmos-graphing-calculato/bhdheahnajobgndecdbggfmcojekgdko Chrome app. Plot functions, create tables, animate graphs, etc.3. Graph.tk- ...
Coding isn’t limited to just computer science classrooms. In the world we live in, computer coding skills and the reasoning behind it, are in high demand in the job market. Exposing our students to these concepts at an early age can help motivate their creativity, resourcefulness, and willingness to try to create new solutions to problems.
If you’re not a computer engineer and need help guiding your students, here are some ideas:1. Code Studio- https://studio.code.org/ offers a free array of ga ...
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