Ten of the Best Virtual Field Trips | Global Digital Citizen Foundation
The benefits of virtual field trips are well known: They’re inexpensive—often free—and are less time-consuming than a real trip. But researching which virtual field trips are best can prove labor-intensive, and many resources are out-of-date.
To help educators save time, we’ve chosen these 10 virtual field trips based on their relevancy, depth and quality of resources, and potential for student excitement.
A 1:1 Teacher’s Take On How Students Really Act Online | Global Digital Citizen Foundation
In our inaugural year of a 1:1 program, this was the single greatest take-away in the classroom. Students crave a classroom without walls. They research, curate, dig, and explore with unmatched intensity when they believe feedback will come from beyond. They made movies, produced PSA’s (Public Service Announcements), back channeled, and published – incessantly seeking validation.
10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs | Indiana Jen
Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use. However, in addition to completing many of the functions of a traditional word processor, Google Docs provides even more capabilities that can be invaluable to educators. Here are ten tricks that can make your life easier with Google Docs:
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