Category Archives: M & C Languages

Performance Assessment via Google Maps

As we approach the end of the first semester, and middle school students begin looking towards a new trimester, performance assessments are on the minds of many. How can we know what students really understand? If your content has any … Continue reading

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Screencasting – for information, differentiation, and feedback

Screencasting is great way to deliver audio and visual information to your students. If you have been looking for a way to record your lessons, or you’d like to deliver some formative assessment of student work using your voice as … Continue reading

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Augmenting Research with Edmodo

If you’ve ever considered hosting a discussion online or asking students to take on the “role” of someone in history or a work of literature, you might want to take a look at this week’s featured tool: Edmodo is … Continue reading

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Teach with Youtube – in more ways than one!

Youtube is much more than simply a video resource, thanks to a bit of behind-the-scenes coding.  By publishing something called an “application programming interface”, or API, Google (YouTube’s parent company), has allowed other websites to “mash up” YouTube content with … Continue reading

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An introduction to VoiceThread

Here’s something fun for the holidays, and maybe even your classroom.  Looking for a different way to share and discuss all the photos and videos from family get-togethers?  Interested to take some classroom discussions online – analyze primary sources, create … Continue reading

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