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Getting Blended Learning Right in Your School

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When implementing a blended learning model, it is important for schools to be aware of key components and steps to integrate into their plan. Although it may seem easier to dive right in, schools cannot go technology-first into a blended learning model.

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mark Sparvell cites current research about what students really want in their classroom and how social-emotional learning relates to education technology.

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#STMathChat Gets Educators Tweeting About Blended Learning

MIND Research Institute

Educators from around the country met up on Twitter on January 12th to chat about creating blended learning environments via #STMathChat. Many educators are using Twitter to communicate and share teaching ideas, strategies and tips.

How to Use Augmented Reality in Language and Literature Classes

The CoolCatTeacher

TW Williamson on Episode 452 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast TW Williamson, an educator in Taiwan, shares how he is helping literature and language teachers use augmented reality (AR) in their classrooms. Blog: [link] Twitter: @tww00.

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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. As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @mjgormans ).

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Sam Fecich runs a virtual co-op program for her preservice teachers. This program not only helps her preservice teachers learn while doing authentic work, but it helps teachers get help for their classrooms.

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. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

Leading Through Crisis and Beyond for Teachers and Educational Leaders – SULS060

Shake Up Learning

The post Leading Through Crisis and Beyond for Teachers and Educational Leaders – SULS060 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learn how to lead through crises on #shakeuplearning podcast with Kasey Bell. The 4 Phases of Crisis-Driven Remote Learning. Google Classroom).

Fake Instagram Template with Google Slides (FREE)

Shake Up Learning

The post Fake Instagram Template with Google Slides (FREE) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Back in episode 32 of the Shake Up Learning Show , I interviewed Lisa Johnson. Carly was also featured in an “On-Air” Coaching episode of the Shake Up Learning Show.

How to Roll Out Game-Based Learning—and Boost Engagement—in Your Classroom

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When Vadim Polikov—my childhood friend and a successful entrepreneur—approached me with a game-based learning business idea in the summer of 2015, I jumped at the idea. . Vadim wanted to create enough curriculum games so they would be effective daily learning tools in schools. I had one big question: Would using games as a primary learning tool actually improve my students’ performance? Aryah Fradkin’s Top 10 Twitter Chats. Learning is about exploration and wonder.

3 Takeaways from the Inaugural Digital Learning Annual Conference

Education Superhighway

Seven years ago, a wide-scale digital learning conference was unheard of because the majority of school districts across the country weren’t equipped with the infrastructure or technology to implement a robust digital curriculum.

Blending the Traditional Book Study with Digital Tools

Fractus Learning

Summer is an opportunity when many educators dedicate time to read, find new ideas to implement in their classrooms, and brainstorm strategies to use the in fall. Teachers want to read, share, and learn together. A blended model of the traditional book study with the digital components.

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Investing in leadership capacity: The amazing, wonderful District 59

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here’s what we discussed… Day 1: The Big Picture: Start With the Why – How is the innovation decade going to change learning of, by, and for young people? – Getting set up with Twitter and our new hashtag. I am really enjoying these times to learn and grow.

7 Presentations You Might Have Missed! #FETC2020

Shake Up Learning

FETC2020 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I just finished presenting, connecting, and learning at the Future of Educational Technology Conference , or FETC, in Miami, Florida. So no FOMO for Shake Up Learning readers! You don’t even have to have a Twitter account to view!).

Next Gen Professional Development pt 2- Upskilling

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Have you ever learned something by failing for a bit and then mastering the concept by simply doing it? Flash forward twenty plus years and I was thinking very much about my skiing origin-story as I designed my first-ever professional development for a group of educators.

How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Book studies are a great way to level up your professional learning! A meaningful book study should always start with the why, just like the learning in our classrooms. Twitter with a unique hashtag.

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5 #FETC Presentations You Might Have Missed!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I just finished presenting, connecting, and learning at the Future of Educational Technology Conference , or FETC, in Orlando, Florida. So no FOMO for Shake Up Learning readers! You don’t even have to have a Twitter account to view!).

How to Plan for Technology Integration – SULS005

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Plan for Technology Integration – SULS005 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Since is the last episode in my five-part series , I want you to be able to take everything you’ve learned so far and implement it in your classroom. The Shake Up Learning Show.

16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students

Shake Up Learning

The post 16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This post brings together a suggested list, a curated list if you will, of 16 curation tools for teachers and students from the Shake Up Learning community. As Gayle Allen says in her book, The New Pillars of Modern Teaching, “ We’re assembling resources in a way that represents the ongoing story of our learning. Want to learn more about Google Keep? Shake Up Learning 2018.

The Top Five Priority Practices for the Classroom

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“If we don’t have enough time or resources to do everything we’re asked to do, or want to do in the classroom, what should we do?” With limited time and resources, teachers often have to prioritize what goes on in their classrooms. Follow him on Twitter @KevinEBaird.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 135 from the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Idea #1: Use Formative Data to Improve Learning. Learn more about formative assessment.

Living, Breathing and Eating Math: An Interview with Carnegie Learning's Barry Malkin

Edsurge

I love doing and learning new things. Our goal is to shift the teacher from the head of the classroom to moving around the classroom working with students on a more individualized basis. His fluidity perfectly suits his new role as CEO of Carnegie Learning —a company he believes is on the cusp of transforming itself and math instruction. EdSurge: What’s changing at Carnegie Learning? Barry Malkin, Carnegie Learning CEO Twitter: @BarryMalkin.

What Should First Year Teachers Know About Tech Integration?

Tech Helpful

I recently participated in a #TnTechChat Twitter chat moderated by @TeachTnTech regarding Technology skills needed in preservice teachers. For many of us in the chat we felt that new teachers are not necessarily entering the workforce equipped for a tech-rich classroom.

Assessing the Value of Interactive Whiteboards (IWB's)

A Principal's Reflections

Long gone are the days where the overhead projector reigned supreme in the classroom. It should be noted that in both examples above, direct instruction was followed by some sort of student-centered learning activity. Does the way in which IWB’s are now used in classrooms differ?

Every Student Should Publish for the World!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Part of your Dynamic Classroom Should Include Going Global! The reality is this is a real-world skill and can be a very important and authentic learning experience for students of all ages. Ask your PLN on Twitter, Facebook, etc.

Fuel Education and Modern Teacher Partnership Supports School Districts’ Transition to Classrooms of the Future

techlearning

June 25, 2018 — Fuel Education ® (FuelEd®) and Modern Teacher today announced they are joining forces to enable their school district partners to make the transition from traditional schools rooted in decades-old practices to 21 century educational institutions that leverage digital solutions to provide students greater opportunities for more personalized and blended learning. To learn more, visit fueleducation.com and Twitter. To learn more, visit modernteacher.com.

Adapting, Balancing, and Collaborating in Mentor Public Schools

Digital Promise

Throughout the district, traditional rows of desks have been updated and replaced with flexible learning spaces. million dollar grant from the Ohio Department of Education’s Straight A Fund , the district remade 65 classrooms in six months with state-of-the-art technology and furniture.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

edWeb.net

However, said Jamie Knowles, Senior Manager of Educator Professional Learning Programs at Common Sense Media, social media also has the ability to help users share their stories and shed a positive light on their activities. Enhance student learning: Social media is ubiquitous.

5 Strategies to Help Superintendents Lead Digital Transformation

EdTech Magazine

School leaders need to explain clearly to staff, teachers, parents and students why the technology they are adopting is important and how it is going to improve learning. . Create Compelling Learning Environments. Make Professional Development a Priority. Twitter.

Viva las Matematicas at CAMT 2019!

MIND Research Institute

Session Overview: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) introduced the Math Innovation Zones (MIZ) program to support districts and open-enrollment charter schools in the creation and expansion of high-quality, blended-learning programs aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

3 Actionable Ways to be a Courageous School Leader Today

EdTechTeam

Research shows that professionals who demonstrate courage in the workplace not only perform better, but influence their peers to act with bravery and drive organizational success” (Gavin, 2020). Currently, Natasha is a Digital Learning Specialist for Atlanta Public Schools.

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Hidden Digital Spaces Where Innovation in Education is Brewing

MIND Research Institute

In the 21st century, educators are no longer bound to the limits of geographic location for professional development opportunities. These pioneers are assessing every aspect of their classroom and school. Twitter Chats. One of my favorites is Jo Boaler’s How To Learn Math group.

Being a Grace-Giving Leader in this Season

EdTechTeam

With the rush to put distance learning into place and still support teachers, students and other stakeholders at the same time, it’s so important that we make the conscious decision to give grace to everyone. When can I come and clean out my classroom?

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3 Ways Districts Can Rethink Teacher Professional Development

eSpark

According to a recent study conducted by the Gates Foundation, $18 billion is spent annually on teacher professional development. The average teacher spends anywhere from 68-89 hours in professional learning a year. Tip #2: Encourage professional learning through technology.

Broward County Public Schools Selects Science A-Z As District-wide Supplement to K–5 Science Curriculum

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Florida’s second largest district partners with Learning A-Z to provide its elementary schools with professional learning and an award-winning curriculum resource that blends science and literacy TUCSON—Aug. Learning A-Z is a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc.