Diigo in Education

The 6 C's of Effective Instruction

Posted: April 19, 2015, 3:59 am


  • Six steps to becoming a better teacher. - Joe Hirsch

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by: Joe Hirsch


Posted: April 19, 2015, 12:31 am


  • A superb site and apps full of maths games for primary aged children. - Martin Burrett

Tags: maths, math, games, apps, Apple app, Android App

by: Martin Burrett

Genius Hour - Why we scaffold

Posted: April 18, 2015, 3:15 am


  • Genius Hour - The idea is simple, identify a block of time and give it over to the students as an opportunity for them to create a learning experience of their own. But while the idea is simple implementing such a plan can be challenging and there are aspects of such a project that require careful planning and a clear philosophical understanding before you begin. - Nigel Coutts

Tags: resources, tools, teaching, learning

by: Nigel Coutts

Motivating Students: Should Effort Count? | Faculty Focus

Posted: April 17, 2015, 2:46 pm

Highlights and Sticky Notes:

Students are already way too grade oriented.
  • Possible Solutions:
    1. start in lower grades
    2. put more rewards on the effort grade
    3. widely publish great effort work
    4.  - Marti Pike

that effort will pay off.

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by: Marti Pike

Google My Maps - Mister Sill

Posted: April 17, 2015, 10:22 am


  • Jim Sill's resource for all the secrets to using My Maps - mgleesonlumen

Tags: googlemaps, google_maps, geography, maps

by: mgleesonlumen


Posted: April 17, 2015, 1:34 am


  • WhatsDue - Schedule and Send Reminders to Students. - Wayne Holly

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by: Wayne Holly

Case Studies — Verso Learning

Posted: April 17, 2015, 12:53 am


  • Nice looking app/website for informal assessment in a flipped environment.  - Erik Wittmer

Tags: assessment

by: Erik Wittmer

27 Characteristics Of Authentic Assessment

Posted: April 16, 2015, 5:50 pm

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by: Jose Soto

Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video

Posted: January 20, 2013, 7:37 am


  • Similar to Voicethread, however it has more features to help guide/scaffold discussions around media content. You can embed these discussions into a CMS or blog page as well. - Trevor Cunningham
  • Vialogues (which derives from "video dialogues") is an online discussion platform that permits videos to act as powerful teaching resources and the conversation starters. It provides a space for users to hold meaningful, dynamic time-stamped discussions about videos.

    Excellent resource for educators and others interested in using popular culture resources of all sorts as conversation starters with students... - Steve Kelly
  • Creating Short Flipped Lessons. - Wayne Holly

Tags: web2.0

by: Wayne Holly

SafeShare.TV - The Safest Way To Watch and Share YouTube videos.

Posted: September 18, 2009, 10:58 am


  • Good way to block the comments and show a clean youtube video. - Roberta Bandfield
  • Use this tool to show YouTube videos without all the distractions - just the video. Can download from there as well - mgleesonlumen

Tags: safeshare, teacher resource, youtube

by: mgleesonlumen


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