Category Archives: Creativity

Using Prezi in the Classroom

Many people are hearing about Prezi as it is becoming a popular tool for classrooms across all subjects and grade levels. It is a tool that can seem like a mix between interactive whiteboard and presentation slide technology as it allows … Continue reading

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Wallwisher

Sometimes class discussions get overwhelming. Sometimes every student in your classroom is talking at the same time, but other times no one is talking at all. Wallwisher is a resource teachers can use to have class discussions without the overwhelming … Continue reading

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Popplet: A Multi-Dimensional Tool

As a student, do you ever have problems organizing your ideas? Do you ever wish you had an easy way to plan your papers and presentations? As a future teacher, do you want to do the most you can to … Continue reading

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Tools to Make Using YouTube Easier

YouTube grows everyday, and with it grows the urge to bring the videos into the classroom. After all, high quality academic content has started appearing regularly on the video hosting site, as well as fun vids that we as teachers … Continue reading

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Scribble Maps: Interactive Maps in the Classroom

Have you ever wanted to draw a spot on a map without permanently marking it? To be able to point out a specific place, or route, without ruining an expensive map that you’ll want to use for something different in … Continue reading

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Google Presentations and PowerPoints

Have you ever been involved in a group project?  If so, you know how difficult it can be to gather together in order to work on a presentation.  Now-a-days, it seems that everyone has such busy schedules that it seems … Continue reading

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“WhiteBoard Math Movies” AKA Mathcasts

How many of your students actually enjoy math? When do you really see your students jumping up for joy when it is time for math class or hear them saying that they love math? We have all been there–sitting at our … Continue reading

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