Designing, Assessing, and Implementing Educator Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

After a year of collaborative development, we are excited to announce the release of the Design, Assessment, and Implementation Principles for Educator Micro-credentials. Issuers: Use these principles to design and assess your micro-credential content.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

Whether you are a first-year teacher or a veteran teacher, classroom and system-wide assessments can be a time of high anxiety and stress for everyone involved. He retired from Mobile County Public School System in December 2005. edWeb Blog assessment student assessment

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Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

Access to mobile devices that connect learners and educators to the vast resources of the Internet and facilitate communication and collaboration. Guidelines to safeguard students and ensure that the infrastructure is used to support learning.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers


Here are a few guidelines to help you create successful online PD for teachers: Establish what teachers need. A good program starts with a needs assessment, which is a way to figure out what teachers really need from their training.

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How One Educator Found Work-Life Balance By Teaching Online—From Her Living Room


There you're trying to meet the needs of everyone in the classroom and meet guidelines and expectations, and you want to have high test scores. I love that it's mobile, so I'm able to take work with me anywhere I go. Education Technology Professional Development Learning Strategies STEM Education Assessment Driven Curriculum Fully-Online School Online TutoringWorld maps, colorful letter charts and a felt animal poster line the walls of LaShundra Wigfall’s classroom.

Bring Your Textbook to Life! 18 Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Linoit and Popplet both have free mobile apps. #3 I gave my high school students requirements, such as they had to have the class participate in at least one hands-on activity, give us a timeline, use multimedia materials to present information, give an interactive assessment/reading/listening. Give guidelines, rubrics, checklists, and examples on what students need to complete their task. #5

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6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom


Ask questions that assess how a leader integrates and dictates technology into his/her projects and to those he/she leads. In addition, taking polls or mini quizzes using mobile devices before or after a lesson is a good way to assess student knowledge and retention rates. .

Research Reveals Factors That Help Students Achieve Learning Gains with Education Apps; Findings Outlined in New Research Brief from SmartEdTech


March 20, 2018 — Schools are spending billions of dollars on Chromebooks, tablets, and other digital devices to support the delivery of personalized learning opportunities for students based on assessment data and analytics, but are they achieving a learning return on this investment?

K-12 Education in the Post-COVID Era

Kitaboo on EdTech

So, while schools may start in the fall as scheduled under new guidelines, further quarantine periods can no longer be ruled out. Providing individual hotspots and creating “mobile hotspots” out of buses, while admirable, has been less than fully adequate.

9 App Features That Developers Should Consider When Creating EdTech Apps By @SamPatue


love the way that mobile education is developing, and when I talk with other teachers and we dream big about what the classroom apps of tomorrow will do. That the apps we use in the classroom are optimized for classroom workflow and assessment. Tweet.

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Exploring scenario-based learning for young students


I have recently started playing The Room , a series of incredible mobile games from Fireproof Games. Some guidelines on developing context-rich problems: Ensure the problem is a short story in which the major character is the student.

What to Look for When Purchasing an Education Projector

ViewSonic Education

First, taking the time to assess your needs and installation conditions will help you pick an education projector you’ll be satisfied with. Assess lighting conditions and ability to control ambient light. Finally, you’ll want to assess connectivity.

What is the VARK model of Student Learning?

Ask a Tech Teacher

VARK started as a questionnaire to help students and teachers understand their best approach to learning but has since become more of a guideline for teaching and learning. If you use the VARK model of Student Learning , you know why I’m excited about it.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms. As its name suggests, Formative is an online tool that teachers can use to create formative assessments (you see what they did there?)

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When Short Term Thinking Is Key To #EdTech Success

The Innovative Educator

The speed of change should be causing learning institutions to rethink how frequently we are assessing and updating our resources. Update Outdated Policies and Guidelines This is true whether discussing furniture, equipment, software, or policies and guidelines. Update the guidelines to embrace the use of these tools and change filtering policies. Mobile, convertible furniture that meets the needs of the learning.

Executive Briefs


However, leaders are often not close enough to the details to be able to assess the effectiveness of existing privacy protections.

5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe


” The six week iTunes U course included topics like: digital wellness in the 21st century, internet safety filters restrictions and security, screen time and the brain, social media and gaming, guidelines for the the household, building a digital footprint.

A hidden, public internet asset that could get more kids online for learning

The Hechinger Report

Leverenz and other critics have singled out two educational nonprofits — Mobile Beacon and Mobile Citizen — both of which rake in millions of dollars a year from their national holdings of EBS licenses, while using just a fraction of the revenue to supply much-needed broadband access to students.

TOP TIPS for Classroom Management in the Digital Age


I would argue more paper is used with 1:1 environments, but believe it will change as more and more teachers learn to assess in the cloud. for “Guidelines for Online Sharing”.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools


The adaptive Apex Learning Tutorials for intervention, remediation, and preparation for high-stakes assessments were proven to improve students’ performance on the Tutorials from pretest to posttest by more than 50% and by an average of 23 to 26 percentile points during the 2016–2017 school year.

What Can Higher Ed Learn from Precision Medicine?


At a conference last month on how colleges can help improve social mobility, many presenters suggested that the healthcare industry could provide lessons to help treat issues in higher education. 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. First, it was about access. Then completion.

Bending the rules of flipped classrooms


As discussed here on my post about social learning, the latter provides a good area to assess how students perform. Flipped classrooms also need not to be only on desktops, because we need mobile devices for increased interaction, right? Extending beyond the basic concept of flipped classroom isn’t just about writing down specific guidelines or rules or debating on the best learning pedagogy for educators to apply.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools


Educators can use the assessment data to identify students’ SEL strengths and areas in which they may need additional support. MOBILE UPDATES ( ) Kahoot!

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How to Package Your Digital Assignments

Shake Up Learning

Explain How the Assignment Will Be Assessed. Be sure they understand exactly what you expect and how it will be assessed. If no rubric, be sure to explain in the directions how they will be assessed. Collaboration Guidelines.

How every school can promote safety in a digital world

eSchool News

However, along with the benefits of mobile devices come the associated challenges. You should develop simple guidelines to help establish boundaries for topics such as privacy, bullying, language, and what to post.

3 LMS adoptions that go way beyond the basics

eSchool News

The district chose itslearning because it enables the meta-tagging of learning objectives within the district’s libraries and the creation of assessment data that tells teachers whether a student has gained proficiency (or not).

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We All Teach SEL: Gratitude Activities and Tools for Students

Graphite Blog

Students take online assessments to measure their strengths and challenges. Start a mentoring program where students use their strengths to help others in class; set up guidelines for returning gratitude. Celly is a mobile social network, like a private version of Twitter.

We All Teach SEL: Gratitude

Graphite Blog

Students take online assessments to measure their strengths and challenges. Start a mentoring program where students use their strengths to help others in class; set up guidelines for returning gratitude. Celly is a mobile social network, like a private version of Twitter.

The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting


Week 3: Creating Assessments with Google Forms. Through student inspiration and educator feedback, I have had the privilege of creating online courses and video tutorials on subjects such as Evernote, Video Editing, student communication, and mobile classrooms.

Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

The Hechinger Report

But despite those new expectations, most school districts in the state where the 1955 lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till mobilized black Americans still use textbooks that give local civil rights milestones short shrift.

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Creating Products to Show and Share Learning

Learning in Hand

I maintain an infographic called Show What You Know Using Web and Mobile Apps. The Show What You Know infographic’s mobile apps are for iPads. She said she was slow at developing the rubric, which was keeping her from assessing the projects.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - SLS14 Expanded! - Open Natural Math Class - Educate to Liberate or Control?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] Digital Wish : Two new videos - The Importance of Technology in American Schools and The Need for a Shift to Mobile. Get to know SnapThought – one of our assessment tools – and the new game Sortify, which adds another dimension to playful assessment.

Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning?

The Hechinger Report

I have guidelines for cellphone and smartphone use, but it’s a constant struggle to keep kids engaged in lessons and off their phones. We find that mobile phone bans have very different effects on different types of students,” the authors wrote.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From the development of its Proficiency Guidelines, to its leadership role in the creation of national standards, ACTFL focuses on issues that are critical to the growth of both the profession and the individual teacher. Curriculum is available online and for iBooks, with interactive activities, videos, and assessments. The curriculum is available online with videos, downloadable PDF lesson plans and worksheets, as well as interactive assessments.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday! Important Updates Below. The Global Education Conference Network's seventh annual global collaboration "extravaganza" will take place around the clock starting this Sunday, November 13, and continuing through Wednesday, November 16.