Friday, February 28, 2014

FlipQuiz - FREE Gameshow-style Quiz Boards for Educators


FREE
GAMESHOW-STYLE BOARDS for EDUCATORS

WHAT IS FLIPQUIZ?

FlipQuiz was created to provide educators with a quick way to create gameshow-style boards for test reviews in the classroom. Traditionally, these are created (tediously) using posterboard, chalkboards, or dry-erase markers on an overhead slide. The review questions are usually even written on a separate sheet of paper.

With FlipQuiz, questions are displayed on-screen and boards are saved for later use. Combined with a well-designed board, students are more likely to be interested and stay engaged with an otherwise disjunct test review process.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Flippity - Create Online Flashcards from a Google Spreadsheet


Flippity.net allows you to easily convert a Google™ Spreadsheet into a set of online flashcards

Instructions
1.  Go to Flippity.net
2.  Follow the on-screen instructions and prompts to:
     a. Make a copy of the provided Google Spreadsheet.
     b. Enter your questions-problems/answers or vocabulary/definitions.


     c. Publish the spreadsheet and copy the URL
















     d. Return to Flippity.net
     e. Paste the URL you copied in step C.
     f. Click the “Go” button.


3.  Use the icon in the lower right corner to flip and advance the flash cards













4.  Click the “Share” button to get the URL and/or a QR code for your published flippity cards.
Example: Multiplication 9's

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Share My Lesson - FREE Teaching Resources

Share My Lesson is one of the largest online community of educators, which was developed by the American Federation of Teachers and TSL Education. It's kind of like the Yelp of teacher lesson plans, where teachers can easily find top-rated lesson plans and comments about how actual teachers from around the country are teaching their students with the site's nearly 270,000 free online resources, all by teachers, for teachers.

Share My Lesson is a place where educators can come together to create and share their very best teaching resources. Developed by teachers for teachers, this free platform gives access to high-quality teaching resources and provides an online community where teachers can collaborate with, encourage and inspire each other. 

Share My Lesson has a significant resource bank for Common Core State Standards, covering all aspects of the standards, from advice and guides to help with dedicated resources that support the standards. Share My Lesson was developed by the American Federation of Teachers and TES Connect, the largest network of teachers in the world.