Pixabay: Royalty Free Stock Photos for Teachers and Professionals

One thing that few people realize is that not every picture on the internet is fair game for teacher use.  At the end of the day, will you face legal reprimands for using a picture you downloaded from someone's website?  Probably not.  But that doesn't mean you shouldn't try to stick to using legal images.  … Continue reading Pixabay: Royalty Free Stock Photos for Teachers and Professionals

Digital Tools – Further Reading

CommonSense.education https://www.commonsense.org/education/ The various drop-down menus offer a wealth of Digital Literacy knowledge.  Under “Teaching Strategies” you can find helpful tips for bringing coding, multimedia digital storytelling, and more to your classroom.  It also has a section on how to deal with digital distractions in our modern classrooms. Uses: This website offers a plethora of … Continue reading Digital Tools – Further Reading

More Digitial Tools for Classrooms

Limiting digital tools to a top ten list leaves many great tools overlooked.  There are always more useful tools that have a place in the classroom.  Add your favourites to the comment section below. Inklewriter https://writer.inklestudios.com/ Learn More: Mr. Barltrop's Tutorial Inklewriter is the most straightforward Choose Your Own Adventure writer that currently exists.  From the moment … Continue reading More Digitial Tools for Classrooms

Top Ten Digital Tools for Classrooms (2018)

Pixton https://www.pixton.com/on Learn More: Mr. Barltrop’s Tutorial Pixton is a graphic novel creation tool that allows students to choose from a library of characters, backgrounds, props, expressions, and poses. Students can create endless permutations on the characters, allowing them to express themselves as they see fit. Uses: By exploring the wide variety of lesson plans in … Continue reading Top Ten Digital Tools for Classrooms (2018)