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7 Tech Tools for Fast Formative Assessment

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Articles Tech for Teachers blendspace formative assessment geddit google forms integrating technology kahoot nearpod padlet tech tools in the classroom the answer padFormative assessment is good practice, as every teacher knows, says tech consultant Curtis Chandler, but finding time to measure individual student understanding is challenging.

Teacher Play – 6 Apps to Explore This Summer

Fractus Learning

Blendspace (web). Like Zaption, Blendspace allows teachers to develop interactive lessons using multimedia resources. But Blendspace also allows you to integrate documents, images, websites (pretty much anything that you can find on the web) in addition to videos. Apps Resources Technology Tools adobe slate adobe voice blendspace canva google classroom versal zaption

Tool Review: Blendspace

Center for Teacher Quality Ed Tech

One of the challenges of teaching science to sixth graders is that many of the most common lab procedures and processes are new to them. Everything from identifying constants and variables to using lab equipment properly can lead to a slew of questions and slow groups to a steady crawl

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

create digital poetry portfolios with free web tools and apps, like Weebly ,  Educlipper ,  Blendspace ,  Pinterest , and  Livebinders. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” ” – Robert Frost. April is around the corner and when we are encouraged to inspire learners to celebrate  National Poetry month. Enjoyed these ideas?

What a blended learning classroom really looks like: An urban teacher’s reboot

The Hechinger Report

My classroom is a blended learning classroom and every student has a laptop. I use programs such as i-ready , ST Math , Zearn Math , Blendspace by TES and EDpuzzle so that students are able to access content to build their conceptual, procedural and fluency understanding of various concepts. Brandon Johnson. Can we teach all students? If you are not sure, it’s o.k. K-12 Opinion

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Try getting your students instead to learn about the topic with podcasts , infographics ( Piktochart , Easel.ly , Visme , and Canva ), games , scavenger hunts, interactives ( ReadWriteThink ), tutorials or how to manuals ( Howtoons ), simulations, case studies, digital scrapbooks , mindmaps ( Mind42 , Wiki Mindmap ), virtual trips , interactive timelines ( Timetoast , MyHistro ), ezines ( Issuu ), or curated boards (Pinterest board, Educlipper board, or Blendspace). “The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?”

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Webinar: Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills

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This webinar will address how edtech tools like Blendspace and TES can: Help you and your students become more transliterate Foster inquiry based learning Support standards-aligned approaches to 21st century learning SIGN UP FOR THE WEBINAR HERE (FREE) Laura Beltchenko is a 34-year veteran educator. In the digital age, inquiry and problem-solving can span across a range of media and tools.

Why Students Are Better Prepared for Learning When Teachers Use Digital Tools in Their Instruction

Benchmark Education

So make learning personal for your students—check out sites like Benchmark Universe , Wonderopolis , and Blendspace. Ever walk into a classroom: zero energy, apathetic students, slumped over, eyes glazed? Let’s face it, as educators, we’ve all had our days. Students’ Brains are Wired for Technology. Single common denominator? Curious what this amazing system might be? No surprise!

Global Leadership Week Next Week - Join Us!

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Global Leadership Week (GLW) is a week-long celebration of leadership through global action in K-20 education, taking place April 25 - 29, 2016, and organized by the Global Education Conference (GEC) Network. GLW is an opportunity for global education leaders (and those who want to be!) to learn from one another and share effective principles in leadership, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age. The global education community at large can choose to participate in these online activities by browsing event listings on the GLW calendar. Schell , Ed.D., Kramer , Ph.D.,

Part 1: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace. Welcome to a post and the summer of 2015… at least in the USA. I have a real treat for you in the coming weeks. will be sharing some of those websites I feel should be in every teacher’s toolbox! have forty… maybe more… and I am sending out ten new ones in each post. You might also notice I am also including a few sites that have been around for awhile. Check out my Booking Page.

Google, Major Teacher Network Partner to Share Digital Resources, Lessons

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The company has also developed Blendspace, a software product which helps teachers create and market digital lesson plans. A major online marketplace for free and fee-based teaching resources, which also serves as a network for millions of educators globally, has announced a partnership that will bring Google’s educational resources aboard its website. Adam Frey, an executive for TES.com , said the integrated platform will help teachers better access the millions of resources previously housed in separate ecosystems. Moving forward, Frey expressed optimism at a deepening partnership.

Travel the World Without Leaving the Classroom

Fractus Learning

Not sure where to start, check out this blendspace  which has additional virtual field trips that I’ve used with my classes.  “Raise your hand if you’ve ever been to the zoo.”. Out of my twenty-one students only about five of them raised their hands. ONLY five students had ever been to the zoo. Instead I just said, “Well we’re going to the zoo in April, so you’ll get to see a zoo then.”

Technology Integration, 1 to 1, and Student Centered Learning… Ten Free Resources and Tools

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace. Welcome to this second post in a series devoted to supporting student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom. In the first post I provided some reflection on major ideas to support. In this post I wish to begin pointing out some tools and resources to help as an educator builds that students centered classroom.  Remember Check out my Booking Page. ClassTools.net.

Newsletter: Used PCs to Chromebooks (Today), New "Privacy Con" Speakers, More GlobalEd.TV, Quotes + News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This webinar will address how edtech tools like Blendspace and TES can: Help you and your students become more transliterate; Foster inquiry based learning; Support standards-aligned approaches to 21st century learning. Some great upcoming (and all free) Learning Revolution events are below. Plus some quote and news at the bottom to challenge your thinking! Lisa Petro of Know My World hosts.

Part 4… Beyond the Technology Shine… Learning Targets plus 10 great Lesson Plan Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace  – While Blendspace is all about the ability to create lessons in under five minutes, I am pointing you to another amazing area in Blendspace. At the Blendspace Gallery you will be able to find valuable lessons already prepared and ready for you to use. You may want to click on the link below to the first,  second and third posts of this series.

Part 2… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace – This amazing tool is one of the easiest ways to blend the classroom with digital content. Welcome to this second of many posts that will bring you over 70  STEM links. Along with this series, be on the look out for another series I will be posting entitled the ABC’s of PBL and Deeper Learning. As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @ mjgormans ). Mike ( [link].

Announcing Global Leadership Week, April 25 - 29

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Confirmed Panelists for the Global Leadership Summit: Jaime Casap , Chief Education Evangelist, Google Betsy Corcoran , CEO, EdSurge Tony Jackson , Vice President for Education, The Asia Society Amy Lin , Co-Founder, Blendspace Jennifer Russell , Director of Education, iEARN-USA Vibhu Mittal , CEO, Edmodo Dana Mortenson , Executive Director, World Savvy Cleary Vaughan-Lee , Education Director, Global Oneness Project Brandon Wiley , President, GlobalEdLeader Esther Wojcicki , Educator, Palo Alto High School David Young , CEO, VIF International Education More good information to come!

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Popular flipped classroom tools include a video tool (like a YouTube channel,  Periscope ,  Vialogues , or  Touchcast ) and a lesson sharing tool like   Blendspace ,  Frolyc ,  Knowmia , or  LessonPaths. If you don’t have children, you may not have noticed the massive changes going on in the local schoolhouse. Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom.

Putting Technology At The Center Of Learning

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The exciting cooperative learning opportunities offered by platforms like Blendspace , Pear Deck, Socrative , Nearpod , Padlet , and Verso most definitely promote s an independent approach to learning, as students learn that knowledge is constantly in flux, and that their responses can and shoul d be tested against their peers’ , as learning naturally has always been. by Paul Moss.

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes

MindShift

Langenhorst uses Blendspace to help teachers find and keep track of their resources. Blendspace allows them to save sites to one location and access them all. Educators are looking for ways to help students participate in a digital world, but the choices for digital engagement in the classroom can be overwhelming. Other popular bookmarking tools are Diggo and Pocket. Kahoot.it

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STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teach with poster tools and infographics like- Buncee, Canva, Tackk, Thinglink, Blendspace, and Piktochart. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It isn’t that they cannot see the solution. It is that they cannot see the problem.” ” – GK Chesterton. Find the slides, tips and resources for my presentation, STEAM It Up for Students! Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Step away from the book! We tend to get too caught up in teaching with books or slides. Empower your browser! Get to know them!

Newsletter: Privacy Con, OZeLive, GlobalEd.TV, Homeschooling, Making Chromebooks, Student Inquiry, & More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This webinar will address how edtech tools like Blendspace and TES can: Help you and your students become more transliterate; Foster inquiry based learning; Support standards-aligned approaches to 21st century learning. Some great upcoming (and all free) Learning Revolution events are below. Feb 23rd - 28th: OZeLive. The current schedule is in a blog post from me. Register at [link].

Part 3: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace – If you have five minutes and an internet connection this tool might be the resource for you and your students. Welcome to post number three in a series devoted to formative learning (assessment). As I have stated in earlier posts, Please keep in mind these are only tools and are best utilized through the important art of teaching. Check out my Booking Page. Digital. Blended.

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Big question for edtech: But how do we know what’s working?

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They can also learn about new start-ups, games and ventures with names like BetterLesson , Blendspace , Edthena , Educreations , Hapara , Nearpod , Zaption , eSpark and LearnZillion , all eager to demonstrate. As more than 900 entrepreneurs and educators converge in San Francisco this week, some will talk academic standards, literacy and charter schools. Others will bypass weighty sessions at NewSchools Venture Fund summit altogether, preferring to tinker with dozens of new tools and products that promise to “transform teaching and learning.’’. It’s an excellent question. Technology

Let’s Present! 21+ Digital Poster Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

Your students can also curate their research into digital boards with free tools like Educlipper , Blendspace , Pinterest , and Livebinders. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein. The poster project is one of the most popular assignments teachers give students to show their understanding and research. still remember the amazing posters my international teens created. This is the problem with having students work with paper and cardboard. Bookmarks.

Spruce Up Your Centers with Technology

Learning in Hand

One handy way to collect weblinks onto one page is by making a Blendspace. Learning in Hand Show #31 is about giving your learning centers or stations a makeover. The collection of activities teachers provide their students at a center can be enhanced with technology, even if there’s only one computer or tablet available. Let’s give your classroom learning centers or stations a makeover!

7 Authentic Assessment Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tools: Use an app like Blendspace, Socrative , Frolyc , Schoology , or ExitTicket. Assessments have become a critical piece to education reform. To prepare students well for college and career means they must deeply learn the material and its application to their lives and future learning.That means assessing student knowledge authentically and accountably. Here are seven ideas: Polls.

10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers – From Beth Holland

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ThingLink (or Padlet or Blendspace ) could be a great way to guide students through research. 9. This post first appeared on Daily Genius. Several summers ago, I wrote 10 Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers in response to a request from a Summer Workshop participant. Over the past few weeks, this post has been re-circulated on Social Media, so I decided that it needed an update. short-e).

Investigating Authentic Questions

Learning in Hand

When it comes to gathering, organizing, and sharing digital resources, we have lots of options: Blendspace : Share web links as large tiles. Students are hungry for learning that matters. Project based learning has students involved in explaining their answers to real-life questions or challenges. The project''s purpose was to reinforce that learning. How often do they eat? Living Env.

Common Sense Education Resources from ISTE 2015

Graphite Blog

Learn use cases for three tools: Blendspace; Socrative; and GoFormative. . What a trip! The Common Sense Education team just returned from a fabulous four days at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia. It was great to connect with the thousands of educators who came by our booth, attended our sessions, and entertained us with their impressive karaoke skills. We were thrilled to catch up with long-time users of Common Sense resources as well as introduce our work to many more of you. In the Common Sense Education meeting rooms, we offered two full days of 15-minute lightning sessions.

Digital Tools for Flipping Your Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Tes Teach with Blendspace: A building tool that allows teachers to curate content for lesson delivery packages. All of these resources can inserted right through the Blendspace search bar, or connecting your own accounts. The lessons can be shared several ways: a classroom in Blendspace, Google Classroom, or any other method of link sharing. Now, on to the tools!

PopBoardz: a media dashboard for instruction and presentation

NeverEndingSearch

So, what would happen if Pinterest and Symbaloo and Blendspace had a baby?  Well, it might look a little like PopBoardz , one of my new favorite options for personal curation and presentation. PopBoardz allows you to organize the content you need and easily present from your iPad, iPhone or Mac desktop.  Each board allows you to collect 16 tiles. Simple. Flexible. Nimble.

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Try getting your students instead to learn about the topic with podcasts , infographics ( Piktochart , Easel.ly , Visme , and Canva ), games , scavenger hunts, interactives ( ReadWriteThink ), tutorials or how to manuals ( Howtoons ), simulations, case studies, digital scrapbooks , mindmaps ( Mind42 , Wiki Mindmap ), virtual trips , interactive timelines ( Timetoast , MyHistro ), ezines ( Issuu ), or curated boards (Pinterest board, Educlipper board, or Blendspace). “The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?”

2015 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, November 18th, is day three of the sixth annual Global Education Conference. We've had two great days of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. Thomas Petra ‏ @ RealWorldMath 6h 6 hours ago Day 2 of the Global Educ Conference. Lots of good topics It's free, online, and you don't need to travel to attend. globaled15 # edchat The list of Wednesday's sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled15. Sign up and information here.

The 2015 Global Education Conference Starts Today - All Online - Full Session Listing - Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Bienvenue! Welcome! 歡迎! Willkommen! Benvenuto! Seja bem-vindo(a)! Bienvenido! The sixth annual Global Education Conference , our free four-day online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, runs today Monday, November 16 through Thursday, November 19, 2015 (November 20th in some time zones). We invite all to attend! full listing of sessions is below. presenters.