Today’s student live up in a digital age and they love computer based activities. It is also essential for teachers for getting updated as well as keeping students interested with various internet related resources. Without internet teaching will be more hard because certain websites simplify planning and keep students engaged with latest examples.
Twitter has become one of the primary tool for education. Following hash tags which give education related tweets include #Education #EDChat #EDTech #College etc. Following experts, connecting with teachers across the world, searching local as well as global trends in learning, re tweeting useful links for students on twitter etc are some of the uses teachers can find on Twitter
This website contains enormous information about assessment and learning, common educational terminology, community involvement, decision making, professional development, school discipline, issues on education etc. Teachers can utilize these articles for making teaching a memorable experience.
The youtube channel for teachers was created for making classrooms more engaging and helping teachers inspire more students. Organizations such as TEDEd, PBS and Khan Academy offers various videos which can be free through youtube. Also tutorials and tips related to any subject is available in video format which can be used for teaching students.
Flip board offers searching for a topic and finding it from the huge collection which can be read on any device. It also have the facility to follow trends and magazines which can be referred about latest trends. If + is added then it can be combined into the form of a magazine curated for students to view. Sharing with other platforms is also possible with flipboard.
Scholastic offers various resources and tools like planning calendar, daily starters, printables, videos, freebies and shopping etc. It also have articles on strategies and ideas exclusively for teachers from videos and featured professional bloggers. Various student activities can be planned with this website on month wise and topic wise. Also scholastic have books from various authors and podcasts available for viewing.