New Posted Resources 05/03/2011

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10 Ways to Archive Your Tweets tags: Twitter favorite 10 Ways to Use NYTimes.com for Research - NYTimes.com tags: research nytimes information literacy favorite Learn It In 5 tags: tutorials favorite The Directory of Google Custom Search Engines tags: google googlesearch googlecustomsearch favorite Seven top tips for building your professional learning network with Twitter tags: twitter PLN favorite Why Is Project-Based Learning Important?

Week of August 29, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). TECH TALK TUESDAYS: LEARNING TO SCRATCH ( Australia Series ) Tue 29 Aug 02:00AM New York / Tue 30 Aug 06:00AM GMT / Tue 30 Aug 04:00PM Sydney Anne Mirtschin. Learn how to use Scratch for effective learning and programming in your classroom.

The Epsilen Experience: Power Users Share Their Stories #SXSWedu

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Notes from SXSWedu 2011 breakout session Panelists: Evan Nisonson - Epsilen Leann Ingram - Comanche ISD High School English and Dual-Credit College English Carrie Barnett - Dublin ISD Director of Federal Programs Lannon Heflin - Region XIII Instructional Technologist, Program Manager for Edtech Initatives Ingram - Comanche is one of the first districts to be using Epsilen with students. Using professional learning communities to help get PD to teachers on site.

Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

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We, as edtech leaders and classroom teachers, must explore pathways where assessments support teaching and learning in the 21st century. Only 47% of secondary students surveyed reported being engaged, enthusiastic and committed to their learning. Framework for Self-Directed Learning.

Strategies for Becoming an Effective, Present Teacher

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In her edWebinar, “ Make Learning Visible in Your Classroom,” Cari Wilson, Innovation and Technology Lead Teacher at West Vancouver School District, BC, explained how she continually evaluates her instruction to improve her impact on students’ learning. Homework, assessments, projects.

Teaching with the Growth Mindset

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However, in a growth mindset, students can learn and grow any skill. According to Briggs, the portfolios, coupled with the growth mindset, do more than help students meet their learning goals. The new approach can actually help students enjoy learning. “I