Learner Response Systems
This group is for all teachers in all subjects K-12, to share their ideas and successes of using Learner Response Systems as well as other creative uses in the classroom.
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Educational Technology Trainer, Claudio Zavala, began the new school year deploying iPads to students in his school district's high schools. When it's all said and done, over 10,000 iPads will have been deployed to students and some 500 to educators throughout the district. Join Claudio as he documents this endeavor in a series of blog posts regarding iPad integration in the classroom.
Virtual Nerd offers a unique way to present to students complex mathematics content and we're delighted to say that Virtual Nerd's IWB mathematics lessons are now available free to teachers on Promethean Planet! This article explains more about the resources and how you can integrate them into your lessons.
In her latest article from the Teachers' Lounge, retired teacher Pat Verhoeven shares several web-based activities and tools for teaching students of all ages about graphing.
Liz Gibbs has created a flipchart of place value resources, which you can download from Promethean Planet. In her latest Planet blog post, Liz walks through the various resources in the flipchart, which you can slot into your existing place value lessons.
There is a lot of buzz surrounding the adoption of the Common Core Standards (CCS). Some popular questions are how will these standards change classroom instruction, and how do they impact other subjects like science or history? Using Pluto's planetary downgrade as an example, science teacher Sarah Ratelis shares how she is incorporating the Common Core Standards for writing into her classroom.