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Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

Whether providing lessons for sick kids or giving parents a weekly update on classroom activities, livestreams and podcasts offer teachers yet another way to connect with their students and families. Moreover, he’s also seen many educators use the technology for professional development.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Teaching quality has been defined as “instruction that enables a wide range of students to learn” ( Darling-Hammond, 2012 ), and it is the strongest school-related factor that can improve student learning and achievement ( Hanushek, 2011 ; Nye, Konstantopoulos, and Hedges, 2004 ; Rivkin, Hanushek, and Kain, 2005 ). Job Embedded Professional Development. Professional Learning Communities. A safe and cooperative climate for learning.

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Eight Ways To Teach Climate Change In Almost Any Classroom


” Yet at the same time, we also heard from teachers and education organizations who are introducing the topic in subjects from social studies to math to English language arts, and at every grade level, from preschool on up.

Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds With @CoolCatTeacher & @JulieLindsay


Notes from Webinar Steve Hargadon , Moderator Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay , authors of Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds [link] Book was three years in the making. to make education connections. They first connected in the K12 Online Conference in 2006.

Professional Development: The Next Generation pt 1


Professional Development” has a negative connotation for many teachers. In other professions, professionals are hungry for training on the latest techniques, mindset and tactical approaches. Learning never stops.Because lives are on the line.

LIVE: Access All Of Your Files On All Of Your Devices Using @Microsoft_EDU OneNote | @MSOneNote


Thought the last 6 months, I have had the privilege of working closely with Microsoft Education to create some pretty awesome podcasts and promotional videos. Microsoft Education. OneNote in Education Blog : [link]. OneNote and Learning Styles pamphlet : [link].

10 Tips for New Teachers

There are many questions that new teachers ask before walking into their classroom on the first day of school. Do your best to learn as much as possible through videos, pre-reading, and prepping for lessons. Take this as a fun opportunity to learn along with your students.

Games and Apps for Supporting Young Students with Mathematics Difficulties

According to American School Board Journal in 2006, 40% of US kindergarteners are already one to three years below grade level when they first enter public school. Follow us on Twitter @edWebnet to learn about upcoming webinars and special events!

“Minecraft gives me the opportunity to create worlds and environments that make students go, ‘Wow!’” – Laurens Derks, Australia

Daily Edventures

Laurens Derks loves Minecraft, and he can offer up countless reasons why. “Minecraft sparks conversations and creates learning moments that are priceless,” Derks tells us. “In In a Special Education environment, I used it to promote social skills. Laurens Derks. IT Integrator.

Five Compelling Reasons For Teaching Spatial Reasoning To Young Children


Our journey began when we conducted an extensive literature review at the outset of the project (Bruce, Flynn, & Moss, 2012) and learned about the crucial importance of spatial reasoning. We also learned—and have experienced in our careers as mathematics educators and researchers—that spatial reasoning is a curiously unacknowledged and neglected area of the curriculum. Education matters!

2016 EdTechTeam Impact Report


EdTechTeam, a California Benefit Corporation , is a global network of educational technologists dedicated to inspiring and empowering other educators. EdTechTeam produced professional development experiences in 10 languages for over 88 ,000 educators in 2016.

Donors Choose YOU - Top 10 Tips to Fund Your Project


In 2006 while waiting on a very late bus to pick up my first graders, my principal stopped by my room to tell me about this new website she had heard about from some admin colleagues. Little did I know, that moment would change the next 10 years of my career as an educator.

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

Other stories in the series look at schools that are recruiting from their own alumni to increase diversity and a traditional teacher education program focused on recruiting Hispanic teachers. During the 2003-04 school year, black teachers accounted for 72 percent of New Orleans’ educators.

Are We There Yet? Integrating Tech & Learning #SXSWedu


Rob Lippincott, PBS PBS is working toward making more content digital (after spending over 40 years making TV educational). Examples of their initiatives include PBS TeacherLine, PBS LearningMedia, CPB Ready to Learn (PBS Kids), PBS Kids Lab (learning games). It brings a library of over 18,000 purpose-built, digital learning objects to teachers, learners, and parents. PBS LearningMedia is aimed at teaching and learning. Example: Learning modules.

Announcing Amazing Keynote and Distinguished Speakers for the School Leadership Summit

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Michael Fullan is Professor Emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. His works focus on the implications of globalization and technology on education. He is an elected fellow of the International Academy for Education.

Thursday Interview: The Personalized High School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, October 7th, for a live and interactive interview with Joseph DiMartino and Denise Wolk on their book, The Personalized High School: Making Learning Count for Adolescents.