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Techniques for Engaging All Students

Posted on : 31-08-2009 | By : InteractiveEducator | In : Classroom Management

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When using interactive online resources, often you may want students to respond to a question you have displayed with your LCD projector or on your interactive whiteboard.  However, only one student at a time can use the interactive whiteboard to respond to a question.  In my classroom, it was a concern of mine that the other 24 students would not be engaged and actively thinking about an answer to a question if they were not selected to use the whiteboard.

Five Classroom Management Tips For Using Online Interactive Content

Posted on : 30-07-2009 | By : InteractiveEducator | In : Classroom Management

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From typing web addresses incorrectly to searching through a sea of bookmarks, using online resources in the classroom on a daily basis can quickly become difficult to manage.  Use these five classroom management tips to keep your interactive content organized and easily accessible.

1.  Although not a financial option for every school, the easiest solution to find interactive content and keep it organized is to subscribe to StarrMatica Home Pagean interactive content company like StarrMatica.  StarrMatica provides you with access to over 570 original Flash interactive animations, manipulatives, activities, and games in addition to organizing and categorizing over 3200 interactive content web links.  This service makes finding interactive content a breeze with an easy to navigate organizational structure and a state standards search feature.  Best of all, StarrMatica only includes ad-free sites and checks to be sure the links are always active.  Interactive content can also be accessed by students at home.   All of the sites mentioned in the Interactive Content Corner can be found on StarrMatica.