edWeb Supports Edcamp Phoenix

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Edcamps are a great way for educators to meet with peers in their area and share great ideas. edWeb was pleased to be able to support our friends Peggy George and Deirdre Shetler with EdCamp Phoenix. Here is a great article about why this was such a wonderful learning experience. Edcamp Phoenix has come and gone, and what an event it was! Topics for the day included the following ( and then some ): Google Classroom. edWeb Blog edcamp

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

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The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Webpage Comparison : Students examine two websites and select the one that they would use to begin research on gun control, assessing their ability to identify the strengths and limitations of websites for learning about political topics.

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How to Choose a Digital Assessment Strategy – SULS010

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Choose a Digital Assessment Strategy – SULS010 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Every teacher can learn something from this very special on-air coaching episode. In This Episode: [00:28] – Kasey welcomes listeners back to the Shake Up Learning Show, and introduces today’s guest! [02:16] 29:32] – We learn about how Carly made her initial assessment at the beginning of the year, and what would have brought the assessment closer to a 10. [32:02]

A Framework for Blended PD (Part 2) – SULS072

Shake Up Learning

The post A Framework for Blended PD (Part 2) – SULS072 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As most schools in the US prepare for the start of school online or in some blended format, it’s important to think specifically about teachers’ professional learning.

What Should First Year Teachers Know About Tech Integration?

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At the end of the chat I shared the following tweet: "I know I'm biased but I think teacher prep students should be aware of blended learning, value of PLN and recent buzzwords to explore." As this week has progressed I find myself thinking on the subject a lot, and this blog post is a more thought out list of technology knowledge I think preservice teachers should be aware of before entering the workforce: Blended learning.

Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation

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Technology has been a key component in the planting, fertilization, growth and eventually, the blossoming of new statewide initiatives including distance education and new professional learning opportunities for educators that have benefitted students in a variety of ways. It dates back to 2008, when an educational journey began in Wyoming that revealed the important role technology plays in enhancing teaching and learning—especially in a rural state. 2016 Wyoming Google Summit.

Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

Our vision must evolve to incorporate a new approach to literacy instruction, one in which technology becomes an accelerator to personalize and create meaningful learning contexts. Additionally, the tool connects with a person’s Google Drive account, so it’s perfect for Google Apps For Education districts around the world. as part of a flipped learning model. Teachers can differentiate content and questioning and promote self-paced learning.

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April 13th - April 27th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Learning Revolution Blog | Partner Spotlight To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at LearningRevolution.com. The NMC Summer Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, attracting highly skilled professionals interested in the integration of emerging technologies into teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?