What Is Blendspace?

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Enriching Rocks with Blendspace, Tinkercad, Research, Thinglink, and Painting

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Blendspace. Early in the project, students come to the library to learn about a tool called Blendspace. The goal for the students is to use Blendspace throughout the study of rocks to capture their learning and present in a way that might teach someone new what they have learned. We also think about types of quizes and students create pre-test, midpoint checks, and post tests for their blendspace tiles. Third grade studies rocks as a part of their science curriculum.

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TES Teach with Blendspace: Create and Share Multimedia Classroom Lessons Easily

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TES Teach with Blendspace is an easy-to-use multimedia lesson creation platform that students can access via website, Chrome app, or iPad app

Tool Review: Blendspace

Center for Teacher Quality Ed Tech

One of the challenges of teaching science to sixth graders is that many of the most common lab procedures and processes are new to them. Everything from identifying constants and variables to using lab equipment properly can lead to a slew of questions and slow groups to a steady crawl

13 Digital Tools to Empower Active Use

Tom Murray

TES Teach with BlendSpace – Whether flipping instruction, designing inquiry-based lessons, or creating digital storytelling, Blendspace can serve as a dynamic design tool or can be used by students to develop their own digital space! Blog AnswerGarden BlendSpace EdPuzzle Educreations Explain Everything Kahoot Nearpod Padlet PlayPosit Samsung Seesaw Tackk Thinglink Vocaroo Voice Recorder

7 Tech Tools for Fast Formative Assessment

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Articles Tech for Teachers blendspace formative assessment geddit google forms integrating technology kahoot nearpod padlet tech tools in the classroom the answer padFormative assessment is good practice, as every teacher knows, says tech consultant Curtis Chandler, but finding time to measure individual student understanding is challenging. Chandler offers seven apps that can make the practice both routine and engaging.

Using Makerspace to Extend Curriculum: A Geology Project

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Hicks class, they have been extending their research of rocks and minerals to create their own Blendspace lessons to teach others facts about rocks and minerals. As a part of this Blendspace project, students started thinking about how they might design their own climbing wall for our school based on their research. As they finish, they are taking screen shots of their designs and adding them to Blendspace with an explanation of their design.

Best-in-Category Winners for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

Winner: TesTeach (Blendspace). Ask a Tech Teacher routinely shares favorite websites and apps that make a difference in the classroom. Over the last month, readers voted on which tools had the greatest impact on readers. To award this Best in Category badge, we asked them to look for the uncommon resources (meaning: not the ones everyone knows about), the ones that made them say Wow and rush to share with colleagues everywhere.

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

create digital poetry portfolios with free web tools and apps, like Weebly , Educlipper , Blendspace , Pinterest , and Livebinders. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” ” – Robert Frost. April is around the corner and when we are encouraged to inspire learners to celebrate National Poetry month. No matter what subject you teach, poetry can engage learners or stir their creative juices.

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Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Try getting your students instead to learn about the topic with podcasts , infographics ( Piktochart , Easel.ly , Visme , and Canva ), games , scavenger hunts, interactives ( ReadWriteThink ), tutorials or how to manuals ( Howtoons ), simulations, case studies, digital scrapbooks , mindmaps ( Mind42 , Wiki Mindmap ), virtual trips , interactive timelines ( Timetoast , MyHistro ), ezines ( Issuu ), or curated boards (Pinterest board, Educlipper board, or Blendspace).

7 Authentic Assessment Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tools: Use an app like Blendspace, Socrative , Frolyc , Schoology , or ExitTicket. Assessments have become a critical piece to education reform. To prepare students well for college and career means they must deeply learn the material and its application to their lives and future learning.That means assessing student knowledge authentically and accountably. This doesn’t stop with quizzes, tests, and memorizing facts.

Part 4… Beyond the Technology Shine… Learning Targets plus 10 great Lesson Plan Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace – While Blendspace is all about the ability to create lessons in under five minutes, I am pointing you to another amazing area in Blendspace. At the Blendspace Gallery you will be able to find valuable lessons already prepared and ready for you to use. Welcome to a series of posts that are dedicated to going beyond the shine of technology by examining ways to use digital tools to engage students in real learning.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teach with poster tools and infographics like- Buncee, Canva, Tackk, Thinglink, Blendspace, and Piktochart. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It isn’t that they cannot see the solution. It is that they cannot see the problem.” ” – GK Chesterton. Find the slides, tips and resources for my presentation, STEAM It Up for Students! Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

Part 1: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace. Welcome to a post and the summer of 2015… at least in the USA. I have a real treat for you in the coming weeks. I will be sharing some of those websites I feel should be in every teacher’s toolbox! I have forty… maybe more… and I am sending out ten new ones in each post. Remember I am picking these from thousands and I am trying to find those sites that are up and coming and might just be the next big edtech hit.

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Try getting your students instead to learn about the topic with podcasts , infographics ( Piktochart , Easel.ly , Visme , and Canva ), games , scavenger hunts, interactives ( ReadWriteThink ), tutorials or how to manuals ( Howtoons ), simulations, case studies, digital scrapbooks , mindmaps ( Mind42 , Wiki Mindmap ), virtual trips , interactive timelines ( Timetoast , MyHistro ), ezines ( Issuu ), or curated boards (Pinterest board, Educlipper board, or Blendspace).

Let’s Present! 21+ Digital Poster Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

Your students can also curate their research into digital boards with free tools like Educlipper , Blendspace , Pinterest , and Livebinders. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein. The poster project is one of the most popular assignments teachers give students to show their understanding and research.

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Reach Capital’s Newest Education Technology Investment Fund Closes at $82 Million

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Blendspace was purchased by TES. Blendspace (TES Global). Raising money, Shauntel Garvey admits, is not her favorite activity. It’s usually more fun to be on the other side of the table, reviewing pitches—rather than pitching. On the bright side, that experience “helps you build empathy for entrepreneurs,” says the co-founder and general partner at Reach Capital , and “what it feels like when investors ignore you, when they lead you on.”

Monday Webinar - "Marketing Your Teaching Materials" with Richard Byrne

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We host a dynamic marketplace in which educators can discover, share, and sell original teaching materials; Blendspace, a lesson-building product where those resources can be freely integrated and implemented; and Wikispaces, an open classroom management platform that facilitates student-teacher communication and collaboration

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace. Welcome to this second post in a series devoted to supporting student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom. In the first post I provided some reflection on major ideas to support. In this post I wish to begin pointing out some tools and resources to help as an educator builds that students centered classroom. Remember that a classroom might be 1 to 1, or it may be using technology to leverage student centered learning.

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Popular flipped classroom tools include a video tool (like a YouTube channel, Periscope , Vialogues , or Touchcast ) and a lesson sharing tool like Blendspace , Frolyc , Knowmia , or LessonPaths. If you don’t have children, you may not have noticed the massive changes going on in the local schoolhouse. Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom.

Google, Major Teacher Network Partner to Share Digital Resources, Lessons

Marketplace K-12

The company has also developed Blendspace, a software product which helps teachers create and market digital lesson plans. A major online marketplace for free and fee-based teaching resources, which also serves as a network for millions of educators globally, has announced a partnership that will bring Google’s educational resources aboard its website.

16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students

Shake Up Learning

TES Teach with Blendspace. TES Teach with Blendspace is a wonderful tool for creating blended learning lessons that bring together all of your favorite online resources and tools. The post 16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students. If you follow my blog, you know I curate a lot of resources for teachers.

35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day

Shake Up Learning

Create Interactive Lessons for Google Classroom with TES Teach with Blendspace. The post 35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As you are adjusting to the new features inside Google Classroom that were released in August 2018, I thought it would be useful to put together a list of resources to help you do more, learn more, and engage more learners in your classroom. Here are 35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day!

10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers – From Beth Holland

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ThingLink (or Padlet or Blendspace ) could be a great way to guide students through research. This post first appeared on Daily Genius. Several summers ago, I wrote 10 Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers in response to a request from a Summer Workshop participant. Over the past few weeks, this post has been re-circulated on Social Media, so I decided that it needed an update. My original post was inspired by Suzy Brooks’ use of her SMART Board as a learning center.

PopBoardz: a media dashboard for instruction and presentation

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So, what would happen if Pinterest and Symbaloo and Blendspace had a baby? Well, it might look a little like PopBoardz , one of my new favorite options for personal curation and presentation. PopBoardz allows you to organize the content you need and easily present from your iPad, iPhone or Mac desktop. For educators, it can be used as an instructional dashboard, whether they sitting a their desktop or walking around presenting from their iPads or phones.

Do You Teach With a Paper-Based Mindset?

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How to break out of "the box" in your classroom: Use tools that don’t feel like paper (Video, Prezi, Google Drawing) Transform your paper worksheets using tools like Blendspace, EdPuzzle, or Quizlet If you use Google Docs, remember that you can change the size and color of your document to fit the project. Paper was invented around 100 BC in China. Google Docs was developed in 2005 by Sam Schillace.

Big question for edtech: But how do we know what’s working?

The Hechinger Report

They can also learn about new start-ups, games and ventures with names like BetterLesson , Blendspace , Edthena , Educreations , Hapara , Nearpod , Zaption , eSpark and LearnZillion , all eager to demonstrate. As more than 900 entrepreneurs and educators converge in San Francisco this week, some will talk academic standards, literacy and charter schools.

Part 2… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace – This amazing tool is one of the easiest ways to blend the classroom with digital content. Welcome to this second of many posts that will bring you over 70 STEM links. Along with this series, be on the look out for another series I will be posting entitled the ABC’s of PBL and Deeper Learning. First, to ensure you do not miss a valuable post or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0,

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Travel the World Without Leaving the Classroom

Fractus Learning

Not sure where to start, check out this blendspace which has additional virtual field trips that I’ve used with my classes. “Raise your hand if you’ve ever been to the zoo.”. Out of my twenty-one students only about five of them raised their hands. ONLY five students had ever been to the zoo. At first, I couldn’t believe it, but then once I really thought about it, it wasn’t all that surprising.

Webinar: Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This webinar will address how edtech tools like Blendspace and TES can: Help you and your students become more transliterate Foster inquiry based learning Support standards-aligned approaches to 21st century learning SIGN UP FOR THE WEBINAR HERE (FREE) Laura Beltchenko is a 34-year veteran educator.

Part 3: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace – If you have five minutes and an internet connection this tool might be the resource for you and your students. Welcome to post number three in a series devoted to formative learning (assessment). In this post I showcase some tools that can assist in both creating lessons that promote formative possibilities and resources that will allow educators to create videos that will enhance a students formative learning .

Digital Tools for Flipping Your Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Tes Teach with Blendspace: A building tool that allows teachers to curate content for lesson delivery packages. All of these resources can inserted right through the Blendspace search bar, or connecting your own accounts. The lessons can be shared several ways: a classroom in Blendspace, Google Classroom, or any other method of link sharing.

Why Students Are Better Prepared for Learning When Teachers Use Digital Tools in Their Instruction

Benchmark Education

So make learning personal for your students—check out sites like Benchmark Universe , Wonderopolis , and Blendspace. Ever walk into a classroom: zero energy, apathetic students, slumped over, eyes glazed? Let’s face it, as educators, we’ve all had our days. Students’ Brains are Wired for Technology.

?? Do you teach with a paper-based mindset? ??

The Electric Educator

How to break out of "the box" in your classroom: Use tools that don’t feel like paper (Video, Prezi, Google Drawing) Transform your paper worksheets using tools like Blendspace, EdPuzzle, or Quizlet If you use Google Docs, remember that you can change the size and color of your document to fit the project. Paper was invented around 100 BC in China. Google Docs was developed in 2005 by Sam Schillace.

Putting Technology At The Center Of Learning

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The exciting cooperative learning opportunities offered by platforms like Blendspace , Pear Deck, Socrative , Nearpod , Padlet , and Verso most definitely promote s an independent approach to learning, as students learn that knowledge is constantly in flux, and that their responses can and shoul d be tested against their peers’ , as learning naturally has always been. Putting Technology At The Center Of Learning. by Paul Moss. Is your school s till in the dark ages of # edtech ?