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10 Podcasting Projects Teachers Should Try in The Classroom

If orange is the new black, Podcasting is the new oral report. And now that teachers have easy access to tools like Garage Band and iPods that make recording a breeze, podcasting is quickly becoming the latest creative mode of learning and presenting in schools. Here are ten ideas to try in your classroom today.

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10 Video Projects Every Teacher Should Try

Making classroom movies has gotten much easier now that cell phones, tablets and other devices feature video capabilities that are high quality and simple to use. And happily, we’ve found that students love to use video—it’s a format that they understand and that sparks their creativity. Here are ten ideas to try in your classroom today.

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How Much Is Too Much Classroom Technology?

With technology tools in place, there is so much exciting experimentation going on as educators explore the many ways these tools can be used to enhance teaching and learning. But not everyone is a fan.

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Whiteboard Success Tips
Whether you’ve been using an interactive whiteboard (IWB) for years, or you’ve never turned yours on, ramp up your students’ learning with these easy-to-learn (and teach!) strategies. Kids are naturally drawn to technology, and they’re highly motivated by the idea of using an IWB. Research shows that kids learn best when lessons cater to a variety of learning styles.


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