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The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about the current trends in hashtag learning and the popular techniques for harvesting learning from this social network. On April 26, celebrate PowerofEcon on Twitter with Discovery Education, CME Group, and their Econ Essentials Program.

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‘Students Are Lonely:’ What Happens When Coronavirus Forces Schools Online

Edsurge

It sounds like a drastic measure: moving every school to online learning in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. Across the region, schools have moved classrooms to the cloud in what’s become a massive experiment in distance learning, impacting local and international schools alike.

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Online Teaching Best Practices, Tips, and Tools ? SULS065

Shake Up Learning

The post Online Teaching Best Practices, Tips, and Tools – SULS065 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. COVID-19 has changed education forever, and now it’s time to regroup and redefine teaching and learning. Join us for a FREE Shake Up Learning Book Study!

10+ Ways to Use Technology in the Math Classroom – SULS037

Shake Up Learning

The post 10+ Ways to Use Technology in the Math Classroom – SULS037 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Barbara is also a graduate of the Shake Up Learning Google Certification Academy. Although it may seem cool, it’s not an improvement in learning. Secondary.

Goodbye, Long Nights of Lesson Planning: The Secrets to Successful Virtual Co-Teaching

Edsurge

Here’s what we’ve learned along the way. From a Pair of Virtual Co-Teachers to a Group This year’s ambitions include flipping our classrooms to create more opportunities in the school day for collaborative application tasks. Each classroom films their discussion and uploads to Vialogues , a video discussion tool in which students tag their group’s discussion moves and missed opportunities. Education Technology Blended Learning Learning Strategies

Creating the time and space for self-directed, personalized, inquiry learning.

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

‘Assignments’ like this are great because they force us (teachers John Sarte, Alan Soiseth and myself) to think about what it is we value, and strive towards as we build our program at Inquiry Hub Secondary School. Creating Inquiry Time to Dream-Create-Learn JPG.

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3 Ways to Deploy 3000 Devices in Your District

Edsurge

I recently heard a teacher describe the change in education over the past decade as this: a shift in focus from teaching (the delivery of content and curriculum) to learning (what students actually know and can do). Creating a strong learning culture with student-centered classrooms takes intentionality, vulnerability, and unceasing dedication. Creating a strong learning culture with student-centered classrooms takes intentionality, vulnerability, and unceasing dedication.

Make Your “Summer Resolutions” a Reality This School Year

Catlin Tucker

As another school year approaches, teachers are scrambling to set up classrooms, make photocopies of syllabi, attend mandatory meetings, and prepare their curriculum. 2 Build a Learning Community Both On and Offline. First, we must learn our students’ names as soon as possible.

Giving Students Flexibility With Competency-Based Education

Digital Promise

When I landed in New Hampshire, I was eager to see competency-based education in action at the secondary level. I wanted to see teachers guiding their students through individualized learning, units that are unique and cater to the multiple learning styles, and technology-rich classrooms that aided in the whole competency-based approach to learning. I asked a group of superintendents and school principals from New Hampshire about this during a round table discussion.

6 Ways to create meaningful teamwork experiences through an LMS

Neo LMS

How many times per day do students hear the phrase “get in groups/pair up”? In fact, even in popular kids or teen TV shows, the group project is used as a catalyst for interaction between characters. Plenty of examples can be found from Boy Meets World and Dawson’s Creek to Gilmore Girls. Not having a clear idea of what you are supposed to do and having poor grades as a result of teamwork can snowball into a lifelong frustration with learning in groups.

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An Innovative Vision for the Future of Schools

The Innovative Educator

That's because we've learned that we don't quite know what's ahead of us. In many districts this will mean keeping remote learning for most secondary students and for all primary students who want it. Virtual School: Students learn either entirely or primarily online.

Freedom to Learn

User Generated Education

One of those bright spots was being asked to read Carl Rogers, Freedom to Learn , which was published 1969 in an upper level Educational Psychology course. Its essence is meaning – “When such learning takes place, the element of meaning to the learner is built into the whole experience” (p.

Pandemic May (Finally) Push Online Education Into Teacher Prep Programs

Edsurge

It’s an opportunity for the future teachers who are enrolled at the college to apply what they learn in class in a practical setting, testing out lesson plans with real elementary students. But there’s another factor that’s impeding remote learning.

25+ Ways to Use Google Keep for Teachers and Students – SULS041

Shake Up Learning

The post 25+ Ways to Use Google Keep for Teachers and Students – SULS041 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Add Collaborators: Share your notes and lists with other individuals or groups. There are so many ways for secondary students to use Google Keep!

Part 4: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

as you continue to amplify formative learning with digital technology. Part 4: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities. The back channel in the classroom is powerful and your LMS (Learning Management System) may serve this quite well.

Communications Tips for School Leaders

Edsurge

There are many elements critical to the success of change management initiatives, including those involving blended and personalized learning. Having worked with almost 200 districts across two organizations, we have learned that communications is one of the areas districts have the least experience with, but which can have the biggest impact. Think about how to use Twitter, surveys, and town-hall style meetings for your communications.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

Like so many others , I’ve made new friends and learned so very much, but I’m not sure what the future may hold. '" Tagged on: September 20, 2017 Two edtech champions to join White House offices as fellows | EdScoop → The fellows will serve directly with White House offices and bring backgrounds in one-to-one and blended learning programs. It’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me. I’m having some trust issues and just need some space.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

Like so many others , I’ve made new friends and learned so very much, but I’m not sure what the future may hold. '" Tagged on: September 20, 2017 Two edtech champions to join White House offices as fellows | EdScoop → The fellows will serve directly with White House offices and bring backgrounds in one-to-one and blended learning programs. It’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me. I’m having some trust issues and just need some space.

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What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

By and large, according to a report the group published last month, the answer in each case is no. The group also created a free, digital curriculum called “Reading Like a Historian” that’s been downloaded more than three million times, according to Wineburg. “We Northport, N.Y.,

Massachusetts districts now trade notes on best paths to personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

Students at Revere High School in Revere, Massachusetts, worked in groups in the school library in 2015. Revere hosted a learning tour for other schools last year, to share its experiences with personalizing learning. Meaning people learning from each other.

How to help principals do a better job? Train their bosses

The Hechinger Report

Ron Smith (left), a middle school network superintendent in Oakland, speaks to Jaime Aquino of New Leaders during a “learning walk” at a local middle school. one superintendent asked a group. What’s the learning objective today?” What were kids learning?”

Can online learning level the AP playing field for rural kids?

The Hechinger Report

When the lecture ended, they had yet another to chance to learn: A physics video chat with their tutor, a sophomore physics major at Yale. Holmes County Central High School is one of eight rural schools participating in a new, blended learning AP Physics program.

7 Steps to Stronger Student Collaborators in Your Classroom

EdTechTeam

In that presentation, Kim shared some data with us from John Hattie’s Visible Learning. That means that, according to Hattie, peer collaboration and discussion results in students learning more than twice what they would learn in a traditional classroom with a traditional teacher. Peer collaboration results in students learning twice what they would learn in a normal year’s growth. At our end-of-the-year meeting, we reported out our findings.

#savings: Can Social Media Nudge Teens into Smarter Money Choices?

MindShift

We were learning about the collapse in this ivory tower, theoretical, Wall Street Journal context,” Gonder recalled. Before the groups talk money, they just talk — discussing the personal interests and goals that ground Moneythink’s spending and saving exercises.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

A quick round of introductions revealed some interesting trends: a growing number of liberal arts institutions are launched or growing online learning programs; many sought to find the distinct ways liberal arts institutions, and campuses pursuing liberal education, can use technology.

Financial Viability of Some ‘Personalized Learning’ Charter Schools Unclear, Report Says

Marketplace K-12

A group of charter schools that have tried to pioneer “personalized learning” in schools face big questions about the sustainability of their approaches after private sources of funding run dry, a new analysis suggests. The “personalization” strategies in play in those schools vary widely, and include “station-rotation” models that move students through different approaches to learning, with different experiences with technology.

Can Online Learning Level the AP Playing Field for Rural Students?

MindShift

When the lecture ended, they had yet another to chance to learn: A physics video chat with their tutor, a sophomore physics major at Yale. Miron is also skeptical whether students in high school or younger grades can direct their own learning to the extent that some online programs expect. “It’s

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via the San Jose Mercury News : “A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for a state audit of a profitable but low-performing network of online charter schools following this newspaper’s investigation of K12 Inc., Now the group will be called Career Education Colleges and Universities , to reflect its focus on career training.” ” “ Lifeliqe debuts VR -enabled educational content to keep kids interested in learning,” says Techcrunch.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Trump’s education platform promises to “make post-secondary options more affordable and accessible through technology enriched delivery models.” Via Politico : “Meet Trump’s Cabinet-in-waiting.” ” On the other side of the issue: “ Civil rights group makes legal case for controversial Education Dept. ” Some of New Markets Venture Partner’s investments include BetterLesson, Credly, Civitas Learning, and Mashable.