TECHGAB1415

Friday, January 29, 2015

Google Classroom

This is an awesome infographic designed by Alice Keeler for students on how Google Classroom works!

Link: http://bit.ly/1ukfxND
No offense intended, Patriot fans. I just thought the cartoon below was clever!
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12 Active Listening Skills

Educators' Technology recently shared the below chart for Active Listening."
The skill
The Behavior
What to do
What to Avoid
Link to better view: http://www.melodiesinmarketing.com/2010/09/03/10-skills-active-listening-effective-communication/
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The Common Cold vs. The Flu

Here are two videos explaining the difference between a cold and the flu.

The first one is from DNews. It is about 4:30 long and is in a news format.

The second 4:30 minute video, which is animated, from NPR answers how a cold or flu is passed from person to person and what exactly is it does to your body.

Link: http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2015/01/the-differences-between-colds-and-flu.html#.VL1yQmTF9NE

Kid-Friendly Search

Kids Click is a site designed by a group of school librarians. It is a simplified search engine that only gives kid-friendly results.
Kids Click offers students the option of searching in five different ways:
By Keyword
By Category
Alphabetically
By Media Type (pictures, videos, sounds)
By the Dewey Decimal System
Link: http://www.kidsclick.org/

Youtube Resources

Below are three places for Youtube ideas for the classroom. Click on link to see more information.
Link: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/search/label/YouTube%20Tips