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College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four grad school classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. In this class, you’ll learn what topics to introduce, how to unpack them, and how to make them authentic to student lives. social media.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. In this class, you’ll learn what topics to introduce, how to unpack them, and how to make them authentic to student lives. social media.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

David Petro on episode 294 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. David Petro has been using Twitter for his math PD for more than eight years. Twitter is now different. David: Don’t write Twitter off.

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

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Michael Furdyk from Taking IT Global talks about some global initiatives to help students understand indigenous peoples and develop empathy including Whose Land. Listen to the Show.

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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? Back in the early 2000s, we didn’t have an option for social media – so I gave everyone my email. . Social Media Support.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Haiku Learning (my LMS). Haiku Learning is my Learning Management system. Haiku Learning is the tool I use to blend my classroom.

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60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009

Shake Up Learning

The post 60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. So often, kids are given the same presentation tools over and over, and this tool can help educators break out of that box and offer an alternative to the traditional presentation.

How to Create a Class Brand (and much more!) with Tony Vincent – SULS011

Shake Up Learning

with Tony Vincent – SULS011 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Tony Vincent , from Learning in Hand , shares many genius tips in this episode. In This Episode: [00:28] – Welcome to episode 11 of the Shake Up Learning Show! Join the Shake Up Learning Book Study!

5 things you should know about Periscope for education

eSchool News

Pros and cons for educators considering Twitter’s new live video streaming service. Ever since Twitter introduced its live streaming service, Periscope , earlier this year, educators have become enamored. Are we telling our students that their learning is disposable?

Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Bring Shake Up Learning to Your School. The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom (workshop or presentation). presentation).

A Pedagogical Shift Needed for Digital Success

A Principal's Reflections

In a previous post I discussed in detail strategies to help ensure the effective use of technology to improve learning outcomes. I get the fact that technology can increase engagement, but if that engagement does not lead to evidence of learning then what’s the point?

The Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide

Shake Up Learning

The post The Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I am a learner first, so as I learn and curate resources, I will share them with the Shake Up Learning readers. Shake Up Learning Blog Posts About Google Expeditions and VR.

The 2013 Reform Symposium This Week - Online, Free, and with Amazing Speakers and Presenters

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It''s an online global event highlighting “wow” moments in teaching and learning , and the entire conference will be held online using the Blackboard Collaborate webinar platform, running out of my FutureofEducation.com community.

ISTE 2017 Schedule #iste17

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. They also bought Haiku Learning and have since created PowerSchool Learning, the best learning management system (in my opinion.). Education Events Media Appearances Technology

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6 Shifts to Maximize Productivity and Happiness

Catlin Tucker

It is a blended program with a mix of face-to-face and online learning, which is obviously perfect for this blended learning enthusiast! 2 Designate two specific times during the day to check email and social media. Social media is no different.

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. The district-wide implementation and emphasis on blended learning was strategic. are designing project-based learning units collaboratively.

10 Tools for Increasing Engagement in Online Courses

Nik Peachey

In the initial rush to get learning online many organisations got themselves a Moodle platform and then attached a whole load of PDFs and.docs, added some forums and the odd video clip and called it an online course. can help you create online presentations from your PowerPoint slides.

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

Bryan Alexander

I was there for a few reasons, starting with having the fine opportunity to lead a pre conference workshop, followed by presenting on two panels, helping out with a Twitter component, and reconnecting with dozens of friends and colleagues. Online learning is on the rise.

Daily Motivations and More with Buncee!

Buncee

Over this time, we have seen a lot of great updates and new features continually added to Buncee and have enjoyed creating and coming up with new ideas of ways to use Buncee for learning. This helps students find something that is more meaningful for them, that will amplify their learning.

Teachers Teaching Refugee Children via Skype with Koen Timmers

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 132 of 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. They had to present and share their findings during each week about several topics.

Own It!

CUE

Some find it in Twitter Chats (list of educational twitter chats ), others find it at conferences like CUE National in Palm Springs, and yet others find inspiration through online course like CUE’s Innovative Educator’s Certificate (#cueiec). Learn.

What Does the Research Say About School Communications?

edWeb.net

In “ Text, Twitter, Email, Call—What Do Parents Say About School Communications? ” Dr. Evans noted that since there is a wide age range and level of experience with social media among parents, one size does not fit all as schools and districts look at different methodologies for communication.

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 137 with Dr. Michelle Zimmerman on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Dr. Michelle Zimmerman @mrzphd talks about social emotional learning and education technology.

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Technology Integration, 1 to 1, and Student Centered Learning… Ten Free Resources and Tools

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this second post in a series devoted to supporting student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom. Remember that a classroom might be 1 to 1, or it may be using technology to leverage student centered learning. I enjoy learning from all of you.

Creation just got even better with Buncee!

Buncee

One of my favorite things about teaching, besides working with my students, is finding new and engaging ways to have students create and show their learning. Buncee has consistently provided a presentation tool that offers all of this and much more for our students and for everyone.

Making America whole again via civics education

The Hechinger Report

The 2016 election and the tumultuous start to Donald Trump’s presidency, which hits the 100-day mark next week, have presented civics teachers in red, blue and purple states alike with a double-edged sword. Read more about Blended Learning.

10 Ideas to Consider Before Using an Internet Resource: The Web in the Classroom…Part 1

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations.

TeachThought Is Looking For Interns. (Again.)

TeachThought - Learn better.

You’re not paid, so it’s up to you to create your own “value”–not unlike a student in a self-directed learning environment. Increased visibility (author boxes, social accounts, etc.). Write a post on personalized learning in digital spaces.

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

techlearning

I started embracing student voice by asking them “how do you want to show me what you learned?” Slack , the massive communication company, had seen pictures of the stuff students were creating on Twitter.

My 2011 Edublog Award Nominations

The Web20Classroom

And we should honor everyone who works tirelessly in schools and in education everyday to make learning better for kids. The stories she shares about her learning and the learning her kids do in her media center help affirm that there is goodness out there in education.

Vetting Web 2.0 Educational Tools: The Web in the Classroom…Part 2

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations.

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Consider Perforating Your Meetings

ProfHacker

I got to meet Michael Berman and Michelle Pacansky-Brock whom I had worked with a lot in the past (particularly while organizing the #et4online conference last year ) but also others in their department (whom I had interacted with before on Twitter) and a couple of faculty members, too.

Rockin’ the Mindset- A Teacher Leader Cohort Journey

EdTechTeam

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. 1:1 Chromebooks were a game changer…I had to figure out how to use these tools in a meaningful way and learn what I could do to provide what everyone is calling “21st Century” skills. . Twitter: @MrsBarnett_Tchr.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second annual School Leadership Summit is this week, and we hope you will consider joining us for some or many of the 60+ free online presentations and keynote addresses. Amina Gorie Sindhi SPOTLIGHT - Content Curation as a Context for Teaching and Learning in Science - Eric A.

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

Learning Culture. Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative – Ken Robinson. Most of us would say we love to learn, but we hated school. With intentional focus on these areas, leaders will leverage much more learning from the same amount of time investment.

The persistence of distance (learning)

Learning with 'e's

In a formal sense, distance learning has been a familiar concept since at least 1837, when Sir Isaac Pitman began teaching his shorthand system using typed instruction cards mailed through the universal Penny Postal service to his students across England.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Next Week's Great Library Events - Global Ed Stories - Michael Levine "Teaching with Games" Special Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 1st, 2014 There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 10th, 2014 Children want the same things we want. Dr. Seuss The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. As part of the technoLanguages series, there will be a monthly ''Live'' session on the 2nd Monday with a prepared presentation etc, and then on the 4th Monday of the month, a ''Drop-In'' session where participants can ask more questions, tell their own stories and talk about what interests them.