It never fails. At the moment we need to find the perfect video that we previewed on YouTube last week we cannot locate it. As the minutes drag on, our audience begins to lose interest. You can avoid this by creating playlists on YouTube. Playlists are stored in the cloud which means you will have access to them as long as you have access to the internet.
Sometimes less is better. Too many ideas can leave us feeling very overwhelmed. This is a short list of resources, but they are all great! This article includes ideas for how teachers have used some of the apps that are mentioned.
Working in a digital environment has special challenges. This article has some fantastic tips for organizing websites and making them more accessible to students as well as advice for how to help students manage their passwords. Tired of dealing with dead devices? There are also some ideas for how to create a space for charging devices in your classroom.
This list is full of ideas for upcycling old materials, saving time, organizing tools, and taming paperwork. My favorite is tip #31 because fluorescent lights tend to give me headaches. Not to mention rooms with incandescent lighting feel warmer.
Angela Watson, a National Board Certified Teacher with 11 years of classroom experience, is an educational consultant and instructional coach based in Brooklyn, NY. In this blog post she shares some fantastic organizational tips that her readers have shared with her. Whether you are looking for ideas to organize papers or other things in your classroom, this post is sure to offer some inspiration!
There are so many apps that will help you get organized, but this short list will really help you narrow your focus. The author gives great advice when she says to just pick one or two to start with. If you try to do more than that you might end up more frustrated than when you started.