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

NeverEndingSearch

Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? Beyond the Bubble History Assessments.

Why We Still Need to Know Things in the Age of Google

The CoolCatTeacher

We hope that kids will learn critical thinking skills in one class and then apply it to another. Today we discuss current research that is shaking up how people think about learning. It’s so nice to run into your friends at conferences.

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5 Ways NOT to Implement Next Generation Science Standards

The CoolCatTeacher

Legends of Learning has amazing game based science experiences for students in 3-8 aligning with Next Generation Science and select state standards. And thanks to Legends of Learning for sponsoring science week this week on the 10-Minute Teacher. Concentrate on experiential learning.

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Texas’ Abilene Independent School District Expands Partnership with Discovery Education to Grow Middle School Teacher Capacity

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-Implementation of New Professional Development Model to Help Educators Evolve Their Classroom Practice to Meet the Continuously Changing Needs of Today’s Classrooms - Silver Spring, Md. These approaches are then practiced in educator created, student-centered Learning Labs.

What Actually Works in EdTech? with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

In this podcast, Tom shares the research and highlights, some of which are included in the book Learning Transformed that he co-authored with Eric Sheninger. He’s the co-author of Learning Transformed. Research Finding #1: (What Works) Learning must be Interactive.

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Upcoming Enhancements to Discovery Education’s Award-Winning Techbook Series to Help Educators Maximize Instructional Time

techlearning

June 25, 2018) – Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced that upcoming enhancements to its award-winning Techbook series will help educators maximize instructional time by making engaging digital content even more accessible to teachers and students. Recently, teachers requested more ways to access the high-quality content they need for teaching and learning.

Part 1: Computational Thinking: Ten Ways To Promote CT Across The Entire Curriculum

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! This is actually the most important concept a student learns through coding and developing computer programs.

New Jersey’s Plainfield Public School District Forms New Partnership with Discovery Education to Create Digital Learning Environments Districtwide

techlearning

This new collaboration enables PPSD’s educators to integrate Discovery Education’s Science, Math and Social Studies Techbooks into classroom instruction districtwide, creating dynamic digital learning environments for all students that will prepare them for life beyond the classroom.

PBL and Content … 15 Ideas To Make Sure Project Based Learning Supports The Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! 15 Ideas To Ensure That Project Based Learning Is Grounded In Content And Standards.

Welcome to LRP’s Future of Ed Tech eNewsletter

FETC Converge

Count on LRP’s Future of Ed Tech eNewsletter to keep you abreast of the top issues in the field, including articles that highlight educational initiatives involving social media as a teaching and learning tool, bring-your-own device programs, iPads and assessment, STEM, learning analytics, accessibility to digital curriculum, and game-based learning. Be sure to share articles with your professional learning community!

Part 1: Computational Thinking: 10 Ways To Promote CT Across The Curriculum

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! This is actually the most important concept a student learns through coding and developing computer programs.

Welcome to LRP’s Future of Ed Tech eNewsletter

FETC Converge

Count on LRP’s Future of Ed Tech eNewsletter to keep you abreast of the top issues in the field, including articles that highlight educational initiatives involving social media as a teaching and learning tool, bring-your-own device programs, iPads and assessment, STEM, learning analytics, accessibility to digital curriculum, and game-based learning. Be sure to share articles with your professional learning community!

Viva las Matematicas at CAMT 2019!

MIND Research Institute

Let’s celebrate math at the 2019 Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics (CAMT)! This year’s conference highlights educators and organizations making educational gains with diverse student populations. Sure, It’s Personalized, But Is It Actual Learning?

Part 2: Ten Reasons for Mapping Out PBL… Scaffolds That Makes Project Based Learning Work

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! All the map needs are the titles of these learning activities. Facilitates individual assessment in and outside the group.

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15 Ideas to Ensure That Project Based Learning is Grounded in Content And Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! 15 Ideas To Ensure That Project Based Learning Is Grounded In Content And Standards.

Tennessee’s Hamilton County Schools Selects Discovery Education to Drive Inquiry-based Teaching and Learning Initiative in all Middle Schools and High Schools

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- Award-Winning Digital Services and Professional Learning to Support the Development of Life-Long Learners- Silver Spring, Md. This unique combination of rich digital content and professional learning will drive HCS’s efforts to help all students become life-long learners.

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Part 1: Ten Reasons for Mapping Out PBL… Scaffolds That Makes Project Based Learning Work

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! The answer… the project is the mechanism that the teachers uses to facilitate learning of standards.

12 Ideas to Ensure That Project Based Learning is Grounded in Content And Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! I will once again join Alan November at the BLC conference in Boston in July. I have my own pre-conference master class.

20 Ideas and Resources Promoting 21st Century Skills Through Project Based Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I thought you might enjoy another post devoted to Project Based Learning. I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! I have my own pre-conference master class.

Bring Focus to Blended Learning with 12 Starting Ideas… Plus a Free ISTE Webinar

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post where I focus on some simple ways you can begin to blend your learning. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. Booking Info – Time to think about your school or conference needs.

Indiana’s Hamilton Southeastern Schools Select Discovery Education Science Techbook for Use Across All K-12 Grade Levels

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-New Digital Textbook Empowers District Educators to Create Immersive, Real-World Learning Experiences That More Deeply Engage Students in Science- Silver Spring, Md. The Science Techbooks series also includes valuable STEM resources as well.

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Our Quest for More R&R

A Principal's Reflections

While attending the 2011 NASSP Conference in San Francisco, CA I listened to a keynote by Dr. Bill Daggett. It’s the quality of thinking, not the quantity, that defines academic rigor, and rigorous learning can occur at any school grade and in any subject.

?How Edtech Companies Are Getting a Foothold in the Classroom

Edsurge

At this year’s Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, Fla., companies ranging from robotics to assessment tools showed up to share how they plan to bridge this gap. Ambassadors also serve as product advocates by facilitating professional learning at events throughout the country and around the world. An example of this is Nearpod’s PioNear program, which recently met in Austin, Texas to learn about the company’s live instruction technology tools.

What Would Dewey Do? Quotes…Ideas…Resources for Genuine Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! I will once again join Alan November at the BLC conference in Boston in July. I have my own pre-conference master class.

The 14 most innovative SEL districts, part 1

eSchool News

These 14 districts are being recognized for their efforts in social emotional learning (SEL) and their dedication to creating safe learning environments where individuals feel empowered to express themselves, and where effective teaching and learning can occur.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

edWeb.net

The participants: Large district: Dr. Daryl Diamond, Director of Innovative Learning, Broward County Public Schools, FL. They not only look at how the product would fit with their learning standards and curriculum, but the product must also work within their LMS. Howard: She agreed that tools can become outdated quickly, so they look at making products that can have a big impact on student learning in a short timeframe. Then, learning goals drive the decision.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools.

Creating a Culture of STEAM Teaching and Learning the Focus of Florida’s Marion County Public Schools’ New Partnership with Discovery Education

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-District Will Combine Award-Winning Science Techbook, Digital Content, and Sustained STEAM-Focused Professional Development to Support STEAM Initiative- Silver Spring, MD. March 5, 2018) – Florida’s Marion County Public Schools (MCPS) today announced a new six-year partnership with Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. The Science Techbooks series also includes valuable STEM/STEAM resources as well.

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STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. Volunteering : as with our other conference 2.0

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Teachers can create transformational learning experiences for students by joining 3DBear’s AR Innovator Program. The program includes in-classroom professional development sessions. The plans are a unique mix of teacher-led structure and student-led learning.

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Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

Graphite Blog

During the school year, the professional learning we receive can be very district- or campus-centered. According to Malcolm Knowles' theories in adult learning, we should: Be task-oriented -- not only focused on memorization.

Apps: a call for nominations and a round-up of review ources

NeverEndingSearch

I am a proud member of AASL’s Best Apps for Teaching and Learning Committee. In this tenth anniversary of Jane’s efforts, she has moved from Top 100 to an impressive list of Top 200 Tools for Learning. STEM: Apps, TV, and More for Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math.

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What Does Improvement Science Look Like In Real Classrooms?

MindShift

They each test small changes in their classrooms, iterate on those changes, and bring their findings to monthly conference calls where they get ideas, feedback, coaching and encouragement. “I In either case, there’s a lot to be learned about what to try next.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

Graphite Blog

During the school year, the professional learning we receive can be very district- or campus-centered. Although these learning paths are important to the implementation and attainment of district goals and initiatives, the beauty of summer learning (and summer vacation) is that you can turn your attention toward your own professional learning and growth. If you are a classroom teacher, the following learning paths or opportunities may be ideal for you.

Student Engagement and Closing the Opportunity Gap: An Action Plan, Part 2

Reading By Example

My previous two posts have described how schools can improve access for students of color and students living in poverty to follow their passions and have more voice in choice in their learning. Mistakes were and still are seen as part of the teaching and learning process.