So, you want to get the most out of instructional time? Then think about adding an online timer to your teacher techbox. Although there are many from which to choose, check out Teachit Timer, a free and simple countdown tool that includes two nifty features: In addition to displaying time elapsed, it also shows the time remaining. And users can even choose to sound an alarm when time is up as well.
Here’s a sneak peek at this “cool tool”.
Timers are great gadgets for maintaining pace during instruction, helping students keep focused, encouraging time management and/or transitioning efficiently from one activity to another. Of course, projecting the Teachit Timer to a whiteboard or screen is especially cool—and useful!