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

NeverEndingSearch

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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8 Tools that are going away (from the classroom). Assessment. Digital citizenship I. Digital citizenship II. Digital note-taking. Gamification of education. Inquiry in the Classroom. The Flipped classroom. Twitter in the classroom. Every month, subscribers to Ask a Tech Teacher get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. This month: 18+ webinars on tech ed pedagogy. with coupon code FREEWEBINARS.

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

Edsurge

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?

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.

17 Take-aways from Summer PD

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

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

TeachThought - Learn better.

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.

The 2013 Reform Symposium This Week - Online, Free, and with Amazing Speakers and Presenters

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

ec Surfing safe on the net - Eva Buyuksimkesyan 5:00pm Project Based Learning - giving it a go in the English Classroom - Jenny Luca Six Degrees of Separation: Using Our Connections to Improve Global Learning - Jen Marten Student-generated apps, animations, & infographics – can they lead to higher levels of understanding? Derek Barkalow Teenage Kicks (for Grown-Ups) - Fiona Mauchline Urban Legends Through Digital Storytelling - James Gubbins What is this ''new'' writing?