TED Curator Chris Anderson notes that there's no single formula for a great TED or TEDx talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common – focusing on a single idea. He shares this concept — along with four ways to make it work for you. →
Autodesk's Tinkercad makes a great classroom tool for 3D modeling. It's free to use, runs within your web browser (so there's nothing to install), and is beginner friendly, with easy to understand tutorials and lots of instructional videos. Models are stored on the web site servers, so students can work on their projects at home or wherever, and still easily share them in the classroom. One caveat, students will need to register under their own email address with Autodesk or share a classroom wide registration.
Check out the Gallery section to see what this "simple" 3D modeling software can really do. Highly recommend as a first-step into creating your own designs. →
The Internet and modern browsers allow students build and test bridges, view plane traffic in real time, change gravity and perform experiments – all from their browser. Check out simulation and visualization tools available now. →
With the events of the last few years, the needs and safety of minority students have come into sharp focus. Many teachers are uncomfortable addressing these subjects or do not feel they have the cultural competency to speak to the issues. Here are some resources that can help. →
Unlike this guy, teachers are finding that classroom web sites are great for communicating with students and parents. And students put in more effort when they know that their work might be displayed online.
Learn how a class website can help and how to easily set it up for free! →