10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

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Welcome to the third article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. 10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ).

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

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Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. 10 Ideas to Consider Before Using an Internet Resource: The Web in the Classroom…Part 1.

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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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This wide variety of lifestyle, income, and infrastructure can get in the way of student access to learning or our assessment of our students. When flipping the classroom , for example, students gain knowledge away from the classroom through video, text selections, podcasts, etc., Other classrooms provide instruction through Google Apps for Education. In an increasingly digitized classroom, it’s important to consider these tech-less students.

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

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. 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? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

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Blended Learning In my opinion, the best 21st-century classrooms are “bricks” and “clicks,” blending together the best of face-to-face and online. Blended Learning Classrooms are made of “bricks’ and “clicks” and every teacher should be ready.

Its 2019. So Why Do 21st-Century Skills Still Matter?

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Instead of relying on textbooks and teacher direction, these students had to think critically about unfolding events, collaborate with peers and adults, and make creative use of digital tools to communicate their ideas. In my own work with educators around the globe, I’ve watched the emergence of 21st century trends such as makerspaces, flipped learning, genius hour, gamification, and more. Wondering how to teach and assess 21st century competencies?

Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book

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This suggests that video consumption would more readily transfer to video production, or even video as a means of assessment. Similarly, the reading of a text naturally transitions to text production and text-based assessment–or so some research suggests. How this works in your classroom is ideally a matter of your own experimentation, and a matter of voice and choice for the students. Featured Literacy Technology flipped classroom literacy technology video youtube

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Howard Gardner 15 years Later

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With all the focus on standardized testing and the discussion of the flipped classroom in education today, it is interesting to return to Howard Gardner''s interview with Edutopia in 1997 and reflect on then and now. Consider these questions: How do digital tools tap into students'' multiple intelligences? How is assessment still mystified today? Do digital tools take the mystery out of assessment for students?

3 Apps That Energize Learning

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make access from digital devices easy and intuitive. Here are just a few ways to use it in your class: ask questions about reading material or the lesson plan as a formative assessment to measure student understanding of the topic. Offer a fun, unique approach to digital storytelling.

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

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Once teachers create an account, they set up their classrooms either by importing student lists from Google Classroom, Microsoft, Clever, or Edmodo, or by providing the class join code to students. These nicely replace the quick formative assessments that are currently so popular (and time-consuming) in classes. In fact, Actively Learn integrates fully with Canvas, Google Drive, and Google Classroom.

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Why Flipped and Blended Learning are Making Waves in education

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I know you’ll enjoy their thoughts: To be an integral part of this relatively young digital age, it is imperative for educators to keep up with the technological advances in every sector. A Columbia University research found that, on average, students taught through online learning techniques performed modestly better than those learning through classical classroom approach. The resources provided as a part of flipped learning can mostly be paused and replayed.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

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Twitter’s gossipy reputation among administrators and most parents negates its dynamic applications in the classroom. With the not-so-recent addition of audio and video files (easily embedded from sites like Instagram and Periscope ), educators can easily use it as a student-friendly approach to everything from assessment to sharing notes. Before unpacking Twitter in your classroom, here are a few guidelines: Clear its use with your administration. Formative assessment.

7 Apps That Inspire Students

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These sorts of digital tools are not more complicated to use or more expensive. For ideas on how to select a specific app, read the introduction to 5 Favorite Classroom Apps. Apple Classroom turns student iPads into powerful learning tools, allows teachers to gui.

35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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The Tech-infused Classroom. We experimented with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom such as Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, digital citizenship, and formative assessment options. It was run like a flipped classroom where class members read, tested and experimented from resources available in the weekly syllabus.

Top Ten Reasons to sign up for Summer PD

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Well, at least in the classroom. The intent of the class is to use these tech tools to infuse learning so teachers come away with not just a theoretical understanding of, say, digital note-taking, but the practical application of these tools for three weeks in class. Topics attendees will learn by doing include: Blogging—to reflect, collaborate with classmates, share perspectives during class, complete assessments in some cases. Digital portfolios—via wikis.

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Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

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Well, at least in the classroom. Topics attendees may learn by doing include (this depends upon the class taken): Blogging—to reflect, collaborate with classmates, share perspectives during class, complete assessments in some cases. Digital portfolios—via wikis. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. Twitter—used to share notes, thoughts, mini-assessments, to collect information via #hashtags, and in TwitterChats.

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5 Tools To Shake up the New Year

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I belong to several Tech Teacher forums, FB groups, G+ Communities, and every day I find more great tools I can’t wait to use in my classroom. Here a graphic of it’s start page: How does this blend into the classroom: Newsela develops student interest in non-fiction, deep reading, and inquiry with focused articles written to their reading level. With just a few clicks of the mouse, I can play music in my classroom. 5 Programs That Make Digital Note-taking Easy.

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22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

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Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom. Every year, students face new iPads, apps, online grading systems, webtools, digital devices, LMSs, cloud-based homework, digital portfolios, and more. Here are the top 22 digital tools your colleagues are using in their classrooms: annotation tool. digital devices. digital note-taking. digital portfolios. flipped classroom. Digital Devices.

Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

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Well, at least in the classroom. Topics attendees will learn by doing include: Blogging—to reflect, collaborate with classmates, share perspectives during class, complete assessments in some cases. Digital portfolios—via wikis. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. Twitter—used to share notes, thoughts, mini-assessments, to collect information via #hashtags, and in TwitterChats. The classroom is a wiki.

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17 Take-aways from Summer PD

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A couple dozen of us–teachers, library media specialists, tech integrationists, lab teachers–gathered virtually for three weeks to experiment with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom–Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, backchannels, digital citizenship, assessment, and more (12 topics in all). Summer PD 2015 just ended.

15 Take-aways from Online Grad School Classes

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More than a dozen of us–teachers, library media specialists, tech integrationists, lab teachers–gathered virtually for five weeks to experiment with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom–Google Apps, differentiation options, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, backchannels, digital citizenship, assessment, and more. How to embed materials into digital portfolios.

10 Reasons Why Videos are Great Educational Tools

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I’ve written a lot lately about the benefits of using videos in your classroom. If you’re not a believer in video and need some convincing, or you’re still slowly hopping on the bandwagon, here are 10 reasons why educators should be using video inside and outside of the classroom. Embrace Technology in the Classroom: According to 78% of teachers, technology has a positive impact on students, and emerging technology helps classrooms keep up with the digital age.

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The Blended and eLearning PBL Classroom… A Journey from Analog to Digital Project Based Learning

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Best of all, you can use these ideas to bring a past poroject of yours to the blended and eLearning classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Students are great at digital collaboration!

Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin

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Using the Internet in classrooms has morphed from optional to organic. It is regularly called the “present and future of education”, “one of the central features of modern school reform”, and “the newest way to personalize education” For many teachers, it’s fundamental to a style of teaching called “blended learning” (sometimes referred to as “hybrid learning” or even “flipped classroom”).

Project Based Learning Connects To Flip Learning… Plus Hundreds of Resources

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Welcome a post that is a companion to my PBL Flipped Learning Presentation. You will see that Flipped Learning really does connect with PBL plus find 100’s of resources. First, to ensure you do not miss a valuable post or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0, I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. A flipped infusion just might be the answer.

A World of PBL… 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom

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I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, Makerspace, Inquiry, Computational Thinking, and the 4 C’s. A World of PBL… 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom. PBL provides students that authentic learning experience that allows for real world applications, immediate purpose, student relevancy, and an audience beyond their classroom walls. You may need to find that partner classroom.

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SEL and Classroom Culture In an Age of Distance Learning

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Classroom learning and management all begin with relationships, and SEL can guide the relationship and community building process. Any connected educator has heard buzzwords like flipped classroom, gamification, social-emotional learning (SEL), differentiation, and personalized learning.

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3 Apps That Encourage Students to Read

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This wide variety of games and assessments allow for differentiation in learning styles and is helpful for children who do better with alternative methods. I love that I can offer unique word lists that are easily accessed, studied, and assessed in a fun gamified way. There are a wide variety of teacher resources available once you create an account including articles, how to adapt the app to a flipped classroom, and printables.

Common Sense Education Resources from ISTE 2015

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Common Sense team members and certified educators presented on a range of practical and engaging ways to use specific technology tools for learning as well as our latest and greatest digital citizenship offerings. . DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP Digital Passport: Digital Safety for Elementary School Kids . Choose Your Own Online Path: Bulding Digital Citizenship Skills with Digital Compass. MATH Awesome Digital Tools for K-8 Common Core Math.

Part 5: 12 Tech Ideas and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Online Discussions

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Welcome to the fifth post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Vote and possibly win $4000 of technology from CDW – I recently supplied CDW a list of products that I thought would be great for a Podcasting/Webinar Production/Flip Classroom Studio.

Reflecting on 2015… Ten Resources I Found Valuable

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I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. This is a must have tool for those educators trying to bring differentiated instruction into their classroom. One other important feature found in Simple English Wikipedia allows educators to make their own digital books filled with Simple Wikipedia Articles. A great resource for the digital classroom!

PBL… Blended and eLearning – Part 1: Important Questions for the New School Year

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I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. What type of performance-based formative and summative assessment took place? Perhaps a digital learning journal could be employed to promote reflection.

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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. ” BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. Blended learning is a learning model that combines digital and face-to-face learning experiences. Digital Citizenship. Flipped Classroom.

Learn why Synth is the Perfect FREE Application for Teachers who want to bring Audio and Video Podcasting into their Classrooms.

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Today, we are proud to announce that Synth is being awarded the 2019 TeacherCast Best in Class Award for Best Classroom Podcasting Application. Created by the same company that brought you the Swivl, Synth’s are short audio/video clips that can be used to help students learn curriculum in an extremely dynamic format while giving teachers the ability to flip their classrooms easier than ever before. . This is a great feature for creating classroom discussions.

What Separates a Good Blended Learning Program From a Bad One?

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According to “ Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools ,” by Michael Horn and Heather Staker, blended learning is a formal education program 1) delivered at least in part through digital learning, with some flexibility for students to choose the way they want to learn, 2) at least partly in combination with a physical classroom and teacher and 3) with opportunities for students to learn through activities that capitalize on different learning modalities.