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Getting Blended Learning Right in Your School

edWeb.net

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.

#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.

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.

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.

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

Edsurge

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.

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.

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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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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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.

Next Gen Professional Development pt 2- Upskilling

CUE

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Top Five Priority Practices for the Classroom

edWeb.net

“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.

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.

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.

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

techlearning

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.

Transforming and Personalize PD in Your Own District

MSEDTechie

With traditional one-size-fits-all professional development, many teachers get overlooked and fall through the cracks, just like our students, resulting in poor implementation in the classroom. There are thousands of twitter chats available everyday.

Let's Get it Started!!! The Keys to Tech Savvy Teaching!

MSEDTechie

On a scale from 1 to 5 (1 not well, and 5 being very well) How well did you integrate technology in your classroom? Notice I didn''t say how well did you USE technology in your classroom. Create a Dropbox account for your classroom. The Keys to Tech Savvy Teaching!

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.

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.

NCDLCN Reflections: The Growth is in the Journey

The PL2C Blog

Two short years ago, I sat in my high school Media Coordinator’s interactive space to learn all about the power of Twitter, one of her many “Technology Tuesday” opportunities that she hosted as floating events to weave technology into our staff’s everyday teaching methods.

10 Big Ideas for Technology Integration

Learning in Hand

Check out the conference website , session resources , and Twitter hashtag #i11i. Jonathan Wylie is a Digital Learning Consultant at Grand Wood AEA. Big Idea #1 Technology is integrated well when it is used as a tool to enhance teaching and learning. “If

20 Ideas and Resources Promoting 21st Century Skills Through Project Based Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I thought you might enjoy another post devoted to Project Based Learning. Also, please take a moment to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and join me on twitter at mjgormans . Join me, the Institute of Play, and PBS Learning Media.

Can public schools win in an age of school choice? Yes—and here’s how

eSchool News

Public schools must ensure continued success in order to compete for students against charter schools, online learning, and other forms of education. To decrease student and staff turnover rate and increase confidence in public schools, Baird says success starts in the classroom.

How Traditional Public Schools Win in the Competition for Students

edWeb.net

Traditional public schools must ensure continued success in order to compete for students against charter schools, online learning, and other forms of education. Students learn best when they are interested. Last, learning environment is key. Follow him on Twitter @KevinEBaird.

Apps: a call for nominations and a round-up of review ources

NeverEndingSearch

I am a proud member of AASL’s Best Apps for Teaching and Learning Committee. In this tenth anniversary of Jane’s efforts, she has moved from Top 100 to an impressive list of Top 200 Tools for Learning.

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Rockin’ the Mindset- A Teacher Leader Cohort Journey

EdTechTeam

” I was curious to see what it entails to have tech in the classroom. I just hoped that I would learn at least one thing that I could take back with me. Well, I immediately tried a few things I learned, however, it wasn’t cohesive and I still didn’t feel very confident. So, to say I learned A LOT from the Teacher Leader Cohort is an understatement. Through the cohort, I have learned how to provide blended learning.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you want to follow those tweets, you can either track the conference hashtag #ticalsls14 or you can follow the Learning Revolution Twitter account at @learnrevproject. Amina Gorie Sindhi SPOTLIGHT - Content Curation as a Context for Teaching and Learning in Science - Eric A.

EdmodoCon Guest Post #3: M.Valois

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Megan is the guest moderator on the Canadian Ed Chat (#cdnedchat) on Twitter who enjoys expanding her PLN and learning about new tech tools to improve her teaching and class experience. On Tuesday, I participated in a virtual conference - a professional learning opportunity - called #Edmodocon. If you aren''t familiar, Edmodo is a social learning platform for schools, often called the "Facebook" for schools because its format is similar.

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What Would Dewey Do? Quotes…Ideas…Resources for Genuine Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

First, please take a moment to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and join me on twitter at mjgormans . I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities!

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

Learning Culture. Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative – Ken Robinson. Remember the days of longing for the hands on the classroom clock to move faster? Most of us would say we love to learn, but we hated school. Learning Culture.