Quick Ted Talks to Develop Leadership and Character – Engaging and Effective Teaching
Love these quick (and funny!) talks to inspire leadership and teach character with my high school students! Perfect to fill an extra 15 minutes or all together as a mini character-building unit.
Hilarious Ted Talks for the Classroom – Engaging and Effective Teaching
*The list keeps growing - there are six now! Ted Talks are increasingly popular with educators for use with the faculty as well as the students. However, it can be tricky to find just the right talk for the occasion since there are so many available. There's also the problem of occasional profanity or inappropriate ...
Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles
TAGXEDO. If you like Wordle, you'll love Tagxedo. Just upload your picture (That's me!), add some descriptive words, and voila! Have students create a short speech or have them add the picture to their notebooks along with a paragraph or personal narrative. This took me five minutes to create.
Preparing Students to Present
Students will at some point be required to give a presentation. If the students are prepared, they are more likely to be comfortable. Here are 27 ways to help prepare students for successful presen…