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April 2018

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How to ReMake Your Classroom and Inspire Hands-On Learning in the New Year

Edsurge

We’re now watching another transformation as Making itself moves from the periphery of learning into the heart of K-12 programs. Most exhilarating of all are the skills, mindsets and deep learning practices sparked by Making activities. Even more, we hope our vision will spark ideas for how you might transform your students’ learning. DIY.org —an online community where youth can share projects and learn new skills.

Teacher Resources - education and edtech - all free

Educational Technology Guy

Teacher Resources - education and edtech - all free and very useful General: Welcome Back to School - great resources for teachers (new and veteran) [link] What Makes a Great Teacher [link] What Makes a Great Teacher, created by students [link] New Teacher Advice and Resources [link] Create a Personal Learning Network [link] Resources from Teacher Prep program [link] Effective Classroom Management [link] Summary Of Major Concepts Covered By Harry K.

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. How do you approach purchasing education technology tools? 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. What role do learning goals play when searching for the best edtech? Then, learning goals drive the decision.

Annual Invent It challenge launches, focusing on solving health problems

eSchool News

Specifically, the challenge encourages them to tackle issues such as nutrition, the importance of sleep, preventing the spread of disease, street safety, screen time, assistive technologies, mental and emotional health, sports safety, healthy air and water and elder health.