Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn how she uses this tool. FlexPath – only at Capella University – lets teachers work at their own pace to earn their MEd in a competency-based learning format. Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech.

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Creative #SmartTeachingTips Using Scholastic Magazines

Kleinspiration

For nearly a decade, I’ve been using Scholastic News Magazines in my classroom. When Scholastic contacted me to see if I’d share some ways we use the magazines in our second grade classroom, I jumped at the opportunity. . But our magazines aren’t just for children.

How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you aren’t familiar with using Google then this might take some time investment at the beginning, but trust me learning to use Google Suites and Apps is the best teacher time and sanity saver! You can learn with education technology specialists who are Google Certified.

How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you aren’t familiar with using Google then this might take some time investment at the beginning, but trust me learning to use Google Suites and Apps is the best teacher time and sanity saver! You can learn with education technology specialists who are Google Certified.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Among the learning experiences on ten pages packed with lessons are: Civil Rights Movement in Context.

?Access or Prestige: Can Colleges Do Both by US News?

Edsurge

And that puts colleges into the uncomfortable position of having to choose between prestige and access. Kim Wilcox, Chancellor of UC Riverside, thinks colleges should never have to choose between inclusiveness and excellence, but access and prestige can be at odds if that is being measured only by the most popular ranking system. “We In response to the POLITICO article , the magazine's chief data strategist Robert Morse wrote: U.S. Most U.S.

Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

User Generated Education

I have been working with ASCD for the past few years to publish my book, Learning in the Making: How to Plan, Execute, and Assess Powerful Makerspace Lessons. Today, content is freely and abundantly available, and it is more important than ever to help learners in the process of how to learn.

Personalizing Learning with Branching Google Forms

EdTechTeacher

The following article was published in the most recent edition of Digital Learning Magazine in my column, “The Tech Savvy Classroom with Shawn McCusker.”. Click here for a link to the complete article published in Digital Learning Magazine.

SETDA Provides Tips on Equity of Access for Students Outside of School

edWeb.net

Access to online resources including digital content, interactive education apps and websites, videos, experts and peers is no longer a “nice to have” but rather a necessity. Christine Fox, Deputy Executive Director, SETDA, noted the importance of having safe WiFi access.

Regardless of income level, access to quality care for 2-year-olds is tight

The Hechinger Report

The series was produced by The Hechinger Report and Columbia Journalism School’s Teacher Project , nonprofit news organizations focused on education coverage, in partnership with Slate Magazine. WICHITA, Kansas—Access to safe, reliable child care for young children in the U.S.

How to apply the Universal Design for Learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This post was originally published in the October 2018 issue of the Education Today Magazine. The way people learn is as unique as cats’ noses. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is thought to be the solution to the above problem. This answers the WHAT of learning.

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A Natural and Experiential Cycle of Learning

User Generated Education

Given this era of learning where information is abundant and easily accessible, it is even more important than ever to help learners understand the learning process. To do so, though, educators need to explore and deeply understand the processes and cycles of learning.

Summer Learning Activities That Students Will Actually Enjoy

Wisewire

Students can often miss out on opportunities that are both learning and entertaining to keep their brains engaged over the summer when there is an absence of ideas, activities, and support at home. Many apps are freely available that provide access to public domain works digitally.

K-12 Blueprint site updated - resources for planning and implementing EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

This week, Tech & Learning and Intel released their improve K-12 Blueprint web site. You can subscribe to the free magazine and use the site. edtech free resources school cio Tech and Learning Magazine

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An All-in-one Tool to Assist Student Learning from Every Angle

EdTech4Beginners

You are granted full access to 5 creative apps, including a PDF editor, document scanner, note taker, video editor and animation tools. To help prepare for lessons, you could use Pocket Scanner Cloud to quickly scan the pages of useful information you find in books or magazines.

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The Importance of Jaggedness in Personalized Learning

edWeb.net

According to Learning in the 21st Century: the 2019 Digital Promise LVP Survey , 83% of teachers think students are capable of high achievement, but just 26% think students are reaching those levels today. Context: The context of a student’s home and learning environment matter too.

zSpace and Labster Partner to Make AR/VR Lab Simulations Accessible to Hundreds of Thousands of High School Students Across the World

techlearning

Sunnyvale, CALIFORNIA – June 19, 2018 – Today, zSpace and Labster announced a partnership that will give high school students access to Labster’s award winning, game-based virtual simulations on zSpace’s augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) learning platform.

Goal: Send Them on Learning Missions #EduLS

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our third goal is send them on learning missions. This is a goal from our previous cycles and also will be part of another inspiring Learning Challenge lead by Todd Nesloney (@TechNinjaTodd) , the Educator Learning Series (#EduLS).

Goal: Send Them on Learning Missions #EduLS

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our third goal is send them on learning missions. This is a goal from our previous cycles and also will be part of another inspiring Learning Challenge lead by Todd Nesloney (@TechNinjaTodd) , the Educator Learning Series (#EduLS).

Enhance Long-Term Student Learning

edWeb.net

Learning seems like a simple process. The information goes in (encoding), the learner attempts to commit information to memory (storage), and then the learner tries to recall the lesson (access). During the edWebinar, “Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning,” Pooja K.

How Modern Learning Environments Support Numerous Pedagogies

EdTech Magazine

How Modern Learning Environments Support Numerous Pedagogies. When Neosho Junior High School teachers and students moved into a sleek, new campus last August, they said goodbye to traditional classrooms and hello to modern learning spaces that encourage mobility, collaboration and new ways of learning. features spacious, glass-walled classrooms that open into common learning areas. Our goal is to enhance learning, and it works.

Colleges start looking for ways to house and feed their students who are homeless

The Hechinger Report

But on the other hand, if we really are focused on increasing access and providing these [educational] opportunities for students, we have an obligation to help support their success.” Many students also experience food insecurity, lacking regular access to healthy meals.

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Learning and Playing and Why Both Matter for Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Young children learn the most important things not by being told but by constructing knowledge for themselves in interaction with the physical world and with other children – and the way they do this is by playing.” Let’s learn about bridges!”

Blending Online and Field Learning To Inspire Young Girls in Science

EdNews Daily

As the utilization and embracement of technology in education has increased, as has utilization of online and blended learning in and out of the classroom, imperative for today’s digital native learners and members of the future workforce. Utilize a varied methodology to impart learning.

Part 4: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Math

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Desmos – Their mission is to help every student learn math and love learning math. These projects promote cooperative learning, problem-solving and the use of technology. NZ Math – These rich learning Math ideas come from New Zealand.

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We won’t have any black Mark Zuckerbergs or Bill Gates till we do this

The Hechinger Report

Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. For minorities that are already battling racial discrimination, unequal access to capital, and fewer mentors, losing this network could be detrimental to future success.

Summer Learning Loss: A National Dilemma

A Principal's Reflections

As the summer break quickly approaches in the Northeast I have come across various articles focusing on summer learning loss and the negative impact that time off has on students. In 2010 Time Magazine published an article that clearly articulated The Case Against Summer Vacation.

5 Fab Ways to Animate Your EduLife!

The Daring Librarian

This article was published in NEA Today Magazine - pages 18-20 - and also posted on the NEA Today Website 5 Fab Ways to Animate Your EduLife! Like this one of me: Add the Keyboard & Give Full Access To use these Bitmjoji's you have to add them as an additional keyboard on your phone.

2014 - the year of the wearable?

Learning with 'e's

In the January 2014 issue of Wired Magazine , he argues that whilst the last decade has been about smart mobile technologies, the next decade will be about wearable computing. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

Three Things I Learned from Teaching Happiness

Discovery Education

When it comes to feelings and happiness, the trick, it seems, is: 1) to readily experience pleasure at the right times and capitalize on those feelings so they last ; 2) to acknowledge and express feelings that arise under more difficult circumstances, like anger, sadness, and fear, as they signal important information about what to do next; and then 3) to practice resilience so we can recover from these states gracefully and learn from them.

Early Elementary: Differentiate Reading Practice

Catlin Tucker

In my last post titled “ Create Small Learning Communities with the Station Rotation Model ,” I provided a blended learning strategy that creates more time in the classroom for teachers to work individually with students. Learning

We need a rethink

Learning with 'e's

There's a very useful and refreshing article by Tom Barrett in this week's TES Magazine entitled 'Education needs to plug into Web 2.0'. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Being Negroponte

Learning with 'e's

Learning when there is no school' In 1995 I read a little black paperback book that changed my view on the world. It was a delight and a privilege to be invited to meet Nic Negroponte for dinner in the run up to the Learning Technologies Conference.

What Can Higher Ed Learn from Precision Medicine?

Edsurge

First, it was about access. by how they functioned as engines of upward mobility (the mobility cards have now been incorporated into how Money Magazine compiles its college rankings). In broadest terms, the mobility cards connect access with success. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary LearningThen completion. Now, it’s about wellness.

With enrollment sliding, liberal arts colleges struggle to make a case for themselves

The Hechinger Report

Employers continue to plead for college graduates to learn such things as communication and problem-solving skills that can come from studying the liberal arts. Public liberal arts colleges offer “better learning environments with better student outcomes at a lower price.

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