How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

And there are a variety of alternative assignments, like the Twitter World Leader assignment. Tell us about the Twitter World Leaders. 7) World Leader Twitter assignment —Choose to portray one of 200 world leaders during the semester and tweet at least twice a day about what that leader is doing, thinking, feeling, where he or she is, and with whom he or she is meeting. Boyer's Twitter World Leader Assignment; full size image here.

5 Ways to Empower Girls

The CoolCatTeacher

Lynn Colón – Bio As Submitted Lynmara Colón brings the perspective of a teacher, assistant principal, and principal positions she has held since joining education in 2003 to her work in literacy.

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Math Problems that Unlock Student Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

Robert Kaplinsky, Open Middle Math pioneer, talks about effective math teaching From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Filled with dread, some math teachers have a problem.

A Stress Free Plan for Closing Out Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Angela Watson on episode 78 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @angela_watson.

Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLCs With PLNs

The CoolCatTeacher

A Post written for Edutopia From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. ” (Huffman and Hipp 2003). Modern professional learning links the Professional Learning Community (PLC) with the Professional Learning Network (PLN).

4 Ways to Cultivate Motivation in Your Students

The CoolCatTeacher

How to Become a Master at Student Motivation From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Larry Ferlazzo began teaching in 2003 after working as a community organizer for nearly twenty years.

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Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) Anyone who uses Twitter regularly will tell you that they meet many people online who have a mutual interest, and often find their connections through other people they mutually follow.

5 Way to Maximize Your Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Angela Watson teaches us how to maximize our summer. She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003.

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Any adult knows that bullying is no longer relegated to the playground or the neighborhood.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. 2003).

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The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003) who views the Web as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. Delicious, Diigo), microblogs such as Twitter, mashups (e.g.

Learn where menu and toolbar commands are in Office 2010 and related products

Educational Technology Guy

We are transitioning from Office 2003 to Office 2010 and, as many of you know, there are major menu changes in terms of where commands are located. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. I just recently posted an article with Free Computer Training Resources and another one with a Collection of free training resources for Windows, Office, Google Apps, and more as I''ve been collecting resources for our staff, faculty, and students. I just found another great resource on Microsoft Office.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying.

Google Docs can import old Office Formats, but exports them as new format

Educational Technology Guy

This may cause a little bit of an issue with some users, including schools still stuck in Windows XP and Office 2003 or earlier. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Google Docs will no longer export files into the old Microsoft Office Formats (.doc,xls,ppt). doc,xls,ppt). Instead, it will download the files as.docx,xlsx, and.pptx. You can also still download files in.odt,rtf,pdf.txt formats. This will also affect Google Apps accounts.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying.

5 Ways to Maximize Your Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Angela Watson on episode 100 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003.

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Thinking Project Based Learning with the Buck Institute

The CoolCatTeacher

Rody Boonchouy on episode 139 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He began his career teaching overseas, and in 2003 founded a New Tech Network school in Davis, CA.

Classroom prizes and grants available!

Educational Technology Guy

One of last year’s winners reported back, “I have been participating in the Speak Up survey ever since it started [in 2003]. Since 2003, more than 3.7 Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Project Tomorrow is celebrating Speak Up America Week 2014 this week with opportunities for schools and classrooms to win prizes and grants by participating in this year''s Speak Up surveys.

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Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

edWeb.net

Vernice Jones received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lane College in 2003. You can follow Dr. Tatom on Twitter @drmmtatom.

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17

ProfHacker

Dan Anderson, “Making on the Edge of Chaos: Recasting Scholarship Through Digital Mindfulness” features a series of scholarly articles published by Anderson in the journal Kairos from 1998, 2003, and 2012.

The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

Right after the announcement broke Twitter lit right up with questions, pleas, mourning, and brainstorming. I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. Yesterday many of us learned to our shock that the New Media Consortium ( NMC ) was going to be liquidated.

How to build an engineer: Start young

The Hechinger Report

People posting on Facebook and Twitter said Anchalee was too attractive to be an actual software engineer and must be a model. Twitter exploded with selfies of female engineers of all backgrounds and male engineers of color declaring they looked like engineers, too.

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More Green Spaces in Childhood Associated With Happier Adulthood

MindShift

The researchers’ final data set comprised nearly 1 million Danes who were born between 1985 and 2003 and for whom they had longitudinal records of mental health, socioeconomic status and place of residence. You can follow him on Twitter: @evolambert.

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Separation and connection

Learning with 'e's

In his 2003 book 'Six Degrees', Duncan Watts expounded the idea of being connected in the digital age, drawing upon the theories of psychologist Stanley Milgram. 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age.

PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

EdNews Daily

For updates on the programming, follow #SpotlightEduPBS and #amgrad on Twitter. This is an important documentary series for everyone. Please share this information.

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How To Make A Civics Education Stick

MindShift

At one Florida middle school, students learned about laws by writing bills — and in 2003, one of those bills made it to the Florida legislature. You can unfriend someone on Facebook or mute specific phrases on Twitter. How do you teach kids to be active participants in government?

How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation

MindShift

Wunn became executive director of the National Speech and Debate Association in 2003, and began working to transform the association, adding 60,000 students nationwide to the association’s membership as well as adding a popular new category of debate that focuses on issues surrounding current events.

The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

Right after the announcement broke Twitter lit right up with questions, pleas, mourning, and brainstorming. I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. Yesterday many of us learned to our shock that the New Media Consortium ( NMC ) was going to be liquidated.

How to Introduce Engineering Principles Early to Help Inspire Interest in STEM

MindShift

People posting on Facebook and Twitter said Anchalee was too attractive to be an actual software engineer and must be a model. Twitter exploded with selfies of female engineers of all backgrounds and male engineers of color declaring they looked like engineers, too.

Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The pivotal moment of his career happened when he was teaching at Hannam University in South Korea in 2003 surrounded by the papers of 275 writing students and wondering if he had them all.

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It's Raining! Why Texas Should Use the Rainy Day Fund

EdTechSandyK

In 2003, to deal with the last economic downturn, the Legislature appropriated $1.3 Social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and blogs are wonderful, but it is my opinion that the most compelling conversations, the ones that move people to action, are the ones that take place in person.

Just Wanderful! Living Books Are Back!

The Daring Librarian

Not any of our iBooks, MacBook Pros, eMacs (2003), or brand spanking new iMacs. Follow @WanderfulBooks on Twitter! Brøderbund''s Living Books Are Back for the iPad & iPhone Thanks to Wanderful Books !

“If everything in life is a game, then we need to choose the games we play carefully.” – Szymon Machajewski, USA

Daily Edventures

I use Twitter, YouTube, Blackboard, and other tools to create collaboration in engaging learning environments. A recent report by the US Department of Education showed that 48 percent of bachelor’s degree students between 2003 and 2009 left the STEM fields. Website I check every day: Twitter. Szymon Machajewski has two passions: education and technology. By combining them both, he and his students are innovating together every day, both in person, and online.

The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context

NPR Learning and Tech

Facebook Twitter. Facebook Twitter. A 2003 paper by the economists Brian Jacob of the University of Michigan and Steven Levitt of the University of Chicago analyzed test answers from the Chicago Public Schools. The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context.

Fatal Failure: High Tech School Fails!

The Electric Educator

In 2003 Microsoft and the city of Philadelphia set out to build the " School of the Future." You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash). In 2006, the school opened and touted a 1-1 laptop program, campus-wide WiFi, an innovative schedule, and "project based learning." Three years later, the school has been labeled a failure by the American Enterprise Institute.