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Nelson Mandela - Fought for All Children - The World's Children Prize

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The World's Children Prize Foundation page about Nelson Mandela shares how he fought for all children not to have to live under apartheid. Read about how he went to prison ...more
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The World's Children Prize Foundation page about Nelson Mandela shares how he fought for all children not to have to live under apartheid. Read about how he went to prison over this, won the Nobel Peace Prize, and became President of South Africa after his release.

tag(s): 20th century (61), black history (128), civil rights (198), heroes (24), Nelson Mandela (7), south africa (13)

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Share this site on your interactive whiteboard or projector as an introduction to your Civil Rights, Black History, or Heroes unit. To allow students to explore on their own, you may want to create a guided reading activity using Read Ahead, reviewed here. Enhance learning by having students create an infographic using Free Infographic Maker, reviewed here about Nelson Mandela's life using this article and others.

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The Power of Great Apps and Google - Google for Education

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Explore the many apps that integrate with Google to save time and increase productivity. Use the included filters to find apps by topic, age range, categories, and languages. Many resources...more
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Explore the many apps that integrate with Google to save time and increase productivity. Use the included filters to find apps by topic, age range, categories, and languages. Many resources are Google Classroom add-ons, allowing teachers and students to use the tool within Google Classroom. Not all tools are free; however, most offer a free component.

tag(s): Teacher Utilities (149)

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Take advantage of the many apps available for integration with Google to enhance current tech tools used in your classroom. Use the provided filters to find "just right" resources for your grade level and content and to provide support for multilingual learners.

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Father's Day May Not Be Easy For Some Students - Share My Lesson

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Not all children have fathers in their daily lives, and Father's Day can be difficult for them. This PDF resource shares ways to present Father's Day activities that are less ...more
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Not all children have fathers in their daily lives, and Father's Day can be difficult for them. This PDF resource shares ways to present Father's Day activities that are less likely to be difficult for students without fathers.

tag(s): fathers day (11), holidays (166), professional development (392)

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Share this resource or the PDF with fellow teachers, staff, and your administrators. You must be logged in and then click the download arrow on the right under Resources.

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Father's Day Activities - Share My Lesson

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Share My Lesson presents several activities to honor fathers, father figures, or other significant persons in students' lives. Each lesson has the suggested grade level, and titles...more
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Share My Lesson presents several activities to honor fathers, father figures, or other significant persons in students' lives. Each lesson has the suggested grade level, and titles include Father's Day Fun Facts, Kid Lit Crafts and Activities for Father's Day, a writing activity, and more.

tag(s): fathers day (11), holidays (166)

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Choose an age-appropriate activity for your class and introduce it on your whiteboard. Include the activity on your webpage so parents can help students with ideas for the project.

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5 Father's Day Ideas for Elementary Students - HMH

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Find a variety of Father's Day activities and lesson plans, including a list of books featuring fathers. These are intended for K-5 students but can easily be adapted for students ...more
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Find a variety of Father's Day activities and lesson plans, including a list of books featuring fathers. These are intended for K-5 students but can easily be adapted for students up to grade 8.

tag(s): fathers day (11), holidays (166), summer (30)

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Before school concludes, introduce this site to the class and let them know the link will be on your class website to share with their families after school is out. Try suggesting something interactive for the students to create besides the paper craft. For example, have students create online books about their fathers using Bookemon, reviewed here.

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Humy - Humy.ai

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Chat with over 1,000 historical figures, from Tutankhamun to Michael Jackson, with Humy's chatbots, or Humies. Create an account, then visit the Humies to search for specific characters...more
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Chat with over 1,000 historical figures, from Tutankhamun to Michael Jackson, with Humy's chatbots, or Humies. Create an account, then visit the Humies to search for specific characters or scroll through options that include diverse groups such as Greek Gods and Space Exploration. Select a character to begin your conversation and ask questions. Additional tools found on Humy include lesson planning and question generation tools. Visit the collections to find options to edit and share curated collections. The free subscription consists of 300 credits (approximately 25-30 chat conversations) and access to over 40 history collections; however, activating a collection uses many more credits than individual chat conversations.

tag(s): american revolution (83), art history (87), artificial intelligence (116), authors (105), black history (128), chat (41), civil rights (198), civil war (135), DAT device agnostic tool (143), environment (238), great depression (29), greeks (32), presidents (122), religions (77), renaissance (33), space (214), Teacher Utilities (149), women (138), world war 1 (73), world war 2 (151)

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Take advantage of the free account provided by Humy to generate conversations on your interactive whiteboard with historical figures to introduce new lessons and units and engage students in upcoming activities. For example, before reading The Giver by Lois Lowry, select her name from the Humies to have a conversation to learn about her inspiration for writing the book and allow students to ask questions about her writing style and how she developed her storytelling skills. Use the chat conversations as a starting point for research projects on historical figures or periods. Ask students to share their projects by creating websites with Google Sites, reviewed here or by using Google My Maps, reviewed here to create an interactive story based on locations on the map.

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Once Upon a Picture - Sam Daunt

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Once Upon A Picture is a dedicated platform aimed at enhancing classroom learning through visual stimuli, fostering creativity, and encouraging active student participation. It offers...more
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Once Upon A Picture is a dedicated platform aimed at enhancing classroom learning through visual stimuli, fostering creativity, and encouraging active student participation. It offers a vast collection of curated images and illustrations, carefully selected to inspire imagination and stimulate discussions in the classroom. Additionally, the site provides engaging writing prompts derived from the visuals, promoting creative writing skills and literacy development among students of all ages. Alongside these features, Once Upon A Picture offers reading comprehension activities, including literal, inference, deduction, and prediction questions designed to improve critical thinking and analytical skills.

tag(s): critical thinking (112), thinking skills (15), visual literacy (2), visual thinking (7), writing prompts (58)

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Incorporating Once Upon A Picture into classroom activities can amplify any lesson! Utilize Quizlet, reviewed here for vocabulary-building exercises. Teachers can create vocabulary sets based on themes or elements in the Once Upon A Picture images. Try Book Creator, reviewed here for digital storybook creation. Students can draw inspiration from Once Upon A Picture's visuals to craft engaging narratives combining text, images, audio, and video to share with the broader classroom community!

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Crayola Education Sustainability Resources - Crayola

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Crayola Education Sustainability Resources is a comprehensive platform designed to support educators in integrating sustainability and environmental consciousness into their teaching...more
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Crayola Education Sustainability Resources is a comprehensive platform designed to support educators in integrating sustainability and environmental consciousness into their teaching curriculum. With a wide range of colorful and engaging materials, this site empowers teachers to help students learn how to take action toward a more sustainable future. The site features interactive lesson plans, printable activities, and creative projects encouraging students' recommendations. Additionally, it provides resources for teachers to incorporate art-based learning strategies into sustainability education, fostering students' creativity and critical thinking skills. Reviewing and aligning any materials or activities from external websites with your school's policies and guidelines, including considerations for student privacy (FERPA) and online safety, is always recommended.

tag(s): conservation (86), environment (238), simulations (9), sustainability (43), virtual field trips (80)

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Elevate your STEM lessons by incorporating Crayola's comprehensive lesson plans and resources. This connection strengthens the understanding of concepts related to sustainability in science and technology. Immersive Experiences: Take learning to the next level with interactive simulations or virtual field trips. These engaging tools provide opportunities for students to explore environmental concepts more immersively. Want to extend this beyond the classroom walls? Organize eco-friendly art exhibitions or community projects that showcase the sustainability themes explored through Crayola's resources. If you have the bandwidth and resources, consider partnering with local environmental organizations to involve caregivers and the broader community.

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LeVar Burton Reads Podcast - Stitcher Studios

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LeVar Burton Reads is a podcast where LeVar Burton brings short stories to life through engaging narration. The purpose of the site is to provide access to a curated selection ...more
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LeVar Burton Reads is a podcast where LeVar Burton brings short stories to life through engaging narration. The purpose of the site is to provide access to a curated selection of captivating short stories read by the acclaimed actor and host to entertain and inspire listeners. The podcast features a diverse range of stories from various genres, including science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction, allowing listeners to explore new authors and narratives. Each episode includes a high-quality reading, followed by Burton's personal reflections and insights on the story's themes and characters. The site also offers an easy-to-navigate interface, making it simple for listeners to browse episodes, read summaries, and access additional content such as author interviews and behind-the-scenes details. One consideration is the need to review each episode beforehand to ensure the content is suitable for a specific student audience, as some stories may contain mature themes or language.

tag(s): listening (77), literacy (110), podcasts (86)

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Play episodes of "LeVar Burton Reads" during class to spark interest in literature. Pair the podcast with Padlet, reviewed here to facilitate class discussions where students can share their thoughts and reactions to the stories. Additionally, you can incorporate the podcast into your curriculum by assigning specific episodes that align with your current topics. Follow up with a writing assignment where students analyze the story's themes, characters, and narrative techniques. Utilize tools like Google Docs, reviewed here for collaborative writing and peer reviews! Lastly, welcome students to listen to the podcasts at home and share them with caregivers, family, and friends. You could suggest specific episodes or themes that tie into what they're learning and provide guidance for initiating discussions or activities based on the podcast.

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iGradePlus Online Gradebook - iGradePlus

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iGradePlus Online Gradebook offers an easy-to-use, FERPA-compliant interface with many options for busy educators. Create a grade book, add classes and students, and then assign students...more
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iGradePlus Online Gradebook offers an easy-to-use, FERPA-compliant interface with many options for busy educators. Create a grade book, add classes and students, and then assign students to the appropriate courses. iGradePlus includes several options to modify or set custom grading scales, such as grade weights for exams, quizzes, or other assignments. Free accounts include adding grades, tracking behavior and attendance, parent/teacher communication tools, custom report generation, and more.

tag(s): classroom management (125), Teacher Utilities (149)

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If your school doesn't provide a required gradebook, consider using iGradePlus. This resource is also helpful for sharing feedback for after-school programs or with tutors to share information on student progress. Modify class information as needed to adjust grade weights to fulfill requirements for special needs and gifted students.

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Twitter Chat: FigJam Fundamentals: Designing Dynamic Learning Experiences - TeachersFirst

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This archived Twitter chat is from June 2024 and will open in Wakelet. The title of this chat is: FigJam Fundamentals: Designing Dynamic Learning Experiences. During this chat, participants:...more
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This archived Twitter chat is from June 2024 and will open in Wakelet. The title of this chat is: FigJam Fundamentals: Designing Dynamic Learning Experiences. During this chat, participants: 1. Were introduced to FigJam and its potential applications for simplifying technology integration in the classroom; 2. Provided step-by-step guidance on how to use FigJam effectively for collaborative brainstorming, visual ideation, and lesson planning, and 3. Discussed tips, tricks, and best practices for maximizing FigJam's utility to foster creativity, communication, and problem-solving among students and teachers.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (116), charts and graphs (169), collaboration (90), graphic organizers (50), iwb (33), mind map (27), timelines (52), twitterchatarchive (175), Whiteboard (13)

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Find resources and information about integrating FigJam in the classroom. Share this chat with your colleagues looking for strategies and resources for FigJam.

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Teacher's Buddy - Teacher's Buddy

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Teacher's Buddy offers AI tools just for teachers. The free plan includes ten tools that create lesson plans, generate stories and poems, and adapt coursework for neurodiverse students....more
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Teacher's Buddy offers AI tools just for teachers. The free plan includes ten tools that create lesson plans, generate stories and poems, and adapt coursework for neurodiverse students. After creating an account, begin using Teacher's Buddy by creating a new workspace for your activities. Select an age group and choose from the available tools. Follow the directions to provide the topic and context, and connect to your Google Drive to upload documents if desired. When finished, edit the content as you wish, then save the document to your Google Drive or share using the provided link. Learn more about the different features of Teacher's Buddy by watching the tutorial videos shared on the site. Always verify the accuracy of content generated by AI before using it.

tag(s): adhd (29), artificial intelligence (116), autism (15), Special Needs (54), Teacher Utilities (149)

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Take advantage of the free resources Teacher's Buddy shares to save time and increase productivity. Generate lesson plans based on your curriculum, teaching standards, and documents you use in your classroom, then edit the contents to adapt to your teaching style and students' learning preferences. Use the neurodiversity adaptation tool to generate ideas for adaptations for students on IEPs, with ADHD, or with autism.

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Gibbly - Gibbly

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Generate quizzes, lessons, and gamified assignments using Gibbly and the power of AI. After creating an account, visit Gibbly's library to browse and search for lessons and quizzes....more
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Generate quizzes, lessons, and gamified assignments using Gibbly and the power of AI. After creating an account, visit Gibbly's library to browse and search for lessons and quizzes. Open any item to view and edit questions, print a PDF, or share the link by social media or email. Assign activities for solo play or host a live, synchronous activity. Create quizzes and lessons using the create button; options include manual and AI quiz generators and AI-generated lessons. Build lessons by adding the topic and grade level for the lesson; Gibbly then generates a lesson plan and several options for slides, including background information, discussion questions, and Did You Know information. Free accounts include 20,000 tokens monthly, unlimited hosting of review games, the creation of unlimited quizzes and lessons, and Google exports.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (116), gamification (76), preK (259), quizzes (89), Teacher Utilities (149)

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Use Gibbly to generate lessons and formative assessments that engage students in learning. Assign solo quizzes for students to review classroom information and easily differentiate learning by adjusting the reading level and content of the questions. Host a live quiz before starting a new unit to guide lesson planning based on students' prior knowledge. Use the lesson generator to build lessons, then share the link with students to review after your presentation.

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Gauth AI STEM Homework Helper - Gauth Math

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Gauth uses AI to provide homework help in math and science topics, including chemistry, physics, calculus, and more. Under the menu topic - Subjects, you will also find help with ...more
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Gauth uses AI to provide homework help in math and science topics, including chemistry, physics, calculus, and more. Under the menu topic - Subjects, you will also find help with Literature, Writing, Social Science, and others. To begin, upload a question or an image. Gauth then provides a step-by-step response with a detailed explanation of the answer. Find additional explanations by selecting Copilot, which is built into Gauth's platform, or by choosing from suggestions for related questions. You don't need to register, but doing so will allow access to your search history.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (116), equations (120), literature (218), statistics (116), STEM (265), tutorials (54), writing (318)

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Include Gauth with your other math and science support resources for students. Demonstrate how to ask questions and analyze the responses as a learning tool. Be sure to discuss the ethical use of AI tools with students as a learning tool and not a substitute for completing assignments. Encourage students to provide proper attribution when using Gauth. Share Gauth as a flipped learning tool for students to use as they begin to understand new concepts, then ask students to apply that knowledge to problems without using AI resources. Have students demonstrate how to solve problems by creating a video explanation with Free Screen Recorder Online, reviewed here.

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OK2Ask: Tech Made EZ with FigJam - TeachersFirst

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Don't miss this opportunity to unlock the full potential of FigJam in your classroom! FigJam is a free online whiteboard that allows you to create, share, and collaborate on ideas with students and colleagues. Join us for an interactive workshop where you'll discover innovative ways to engage students, foster collaboration, and elevate instruction across various content areas and grade levels. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Identify the potential uses and benefits of implementing FigJam in your classroom. 2. Learn how using features like shapes, sticky notes, images, and team editing can boost engagement. 3. Explore templates for brainstorms, concept maps, visual notes, and storyboards. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): collaboration (90), Whiteboard (13)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.

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OK2Ask: 3 Cool Tools to Build Communication Skills - TeachersFirst

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Communication is a vital skill for students in the 21st century. It encompasses not only verbal and nonverbal exchanges, but also written and digital modes of expression. In this workshop, you'll learn how to use three innovative tech tools to enhance your students' communication skills in various contexts and formats and explore how these tools can foster collaboration, critical thinking, empathy, and global awareness among your students. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Explore the multifaceted nature of communication, which encompasses verbal, non-verbal, written, and digital interactions. 2. Discuss strategies for assessing and providing feedback on students' communication skills. 3. Explain the benefits and challenges of using tech tools for communication in education. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): communication (133)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.

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OK2Ask: Unlocking Literacy: Language Tools for the Science of Reading - TeachersFirst

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Developing oral language skills is crucial for students' academic success and social approbation. This workshop will equip educators with practical strategies that will enrich their students' oral language skills. Join us to explore innovative ways to enhance oral language development in your classroom through the strategic integration of technology. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Understand the importance of oral language development to academic success. 2. Design oral language activities that are engaging, interactive, and differentiated. 3. Explore various tech tools available through Microsoft that can enhance oral language skills. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): reading strategies (99)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.

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National Geographic Education - National Geographic Education

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National Geographic Education shares many classroom resources for all grade levels, including videos, interactives, maps, and more. Use the keyword search to find content related to...more
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National Geographic Education shares many classroom resources for all grade levels, including videos, interactives, maps, and more. Use the keyword search to find content related to specific content, filter by grade, type of learning materials, and subject, or browse the site to view some of the latest resources. Although registration isn't required, creating an account allows members to bookmark and save favorite resources.

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Bookmark and save this site as a resource to supplement your current curriculum. Share interactives and videos with students by bookmarking them on classroom computers or using a curation tool such as Symbaloo, reviewed here when sharing several resources. Enhance student learning when watching videos using Playposit, reviewed here to add questions, text, and additional media. Upon completing your unit, ask students to share their understanding of the content by creating concept maps using a visual organization tool such as Circlyapp, reviewed here.

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GZM Shows - GZM Shows

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GZM Shows is home to several podcast series geared toward students of all ages, including some web award winners for content. Browse through all the titles, or choose from mystery,...more
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GZM Shows is home to several podcast series geared toward students of all ages, including some web award winners for content. Browse through all the titles, or choose from mystery, comedy, non-fiction categories, and younger listeners. Visit any link for a podcast summary, then select the episode's link to begin listening. One series, Sies Minutos, is in Spanish. Many of the series include a link for educators, as well as supplemental materials such as a Listening Guide, Choice Board activities, and Explore Boards.

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Include the podcasts on this site among your other podcast resources to share with students. Use podcasts in your classroom for many purposes, including as a resource to enhance curriculum topics, teach listening skills, and increase vocabulary and comprehension. Learn more about using podcasts in the classroom by watching archived recordings of OK2Ask: Podcasting 101: Using Podcasts in the Classroom, reviewed here and OK2Ask: Podcasting 201: Creating Podcasts in Your Classroom, reviewed here.

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The Big Fib Podcast - Benjamin Strouse, Chris Tarry & David Kreizman

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The Big Fib Podcast encourages kids to separate accurate information from falsehood by listening to an interview with two participants in a game show format. The participants are known...more
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The Big Fib Podcast encourages kids to separate accurate information from falsehood by listening to an interview with two participants in a game show format. The participants are known experts and liars. Recent podcasts include kid-friendly topics such as whales, bicycles, and laughter. Several educational guides are available for download, including a Listening Guide for prelistening, an Explore Board for use before and while listening, and a Choice Board for after listening activities. An additional document includes correlations between reading and literature standards and speaking and listening standards.
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Share this podcast as a flipped learning experience or include it as part of a listening center during station rotation activities on evaluating information shared by different sources. Take advantage of free teaching materials such as the Listening Guide to provide students with focus while listening and as a resource for documenting their evaluation process. After listening to and evaluating several episodes of the podcast, encourage students to write and produce a podcast in a similar style. After creating storyboards and writing their script, use a podcast creation tool such as Castbox Creator Studio, reviewed here to record and share your podcasts.

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