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

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Hicks, 3rd grade spectrum teacher, finds so many ways to enrich the study with her students. Blendspace. Early in the project, students come to the library to learn about a tool called Blendspace. It allows users to create a lesson made up of tiles.

Teacher Play – 6 Apps to Explore This Summer

Fractus Learning

Summer is a great time to play–but not just for kids! If you’re a teacher on vacation, the months of July and August are a golden opportunity to explore new apps and tools that you don’t have time to test during the busy school year. Blendspace (web).

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?” We can flip the traditional model of instruction to help support all our students! We can get students to learn at home with engaging content and show them how to use web tools and apps to seek help. When our students come back to the classroom, they will have the foundational knowledge to add to discussions or complete activities.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. The poster project is one of the most popular assignments teachers give students to show their understanding and research. I was sad when they needed to be discarded, because they were too big or somehow got destroyed. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

Tools 324

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. We tend to get too caught up in teaching with books or slides. Chrome, Firefox, and Safari and free bookmarklets and extensions to help students research, translate documents, define words, correct their grammar, cite resources, and more! Get to know them! Get them to brainstorm through sketchnoting and mindmapping! Get them to experiment!

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?” We can flip the traditional model of instruction to help support all our students! We can get students to learn at home with engaging content and show them how to use web tools and apps to seek help. When our students come back to the classroom, they will have the foundational knowledge to add to discussions or complete activities.

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

The Electric Educator

While Google Docs is designed to look like paper, It isn't an improved version of paper - it's something different entirely. The opportunity to collaborate in real-time through an interconnected, device flexible platform creates entirely new possibilities.

Do You Teach With a Paper-Based Mindset?

techlearning

While Google Docs is designed to look like paper, It isn't an improved version of paper - it's something different entirely. The opportunity to collaborate in real-time through an interconnected, device flexible platform creates entirely new possibilities.

35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day

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. Click To Tweet.

10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers – From Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

Several summers ago, I wrote 10 Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers in response to a request from a Summer Workshop participant. For this update, I would like to credit the fantastic work of Kristen Wideen and Meghan Zigmond. How To Writing.

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. In the first post I provided some reflection on major ideas to support. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs.

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom. They’re ready for tech, wondering what’s taking us so long to adopt the tools they can’t get enough of at home. A digital annotation tool allows students to take notes in class PDFs.

16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students

Shake Up Learning

Choosing how to curate and what tools to use can be a very personal decision depending on your own needs and preferences. Following bloggers and feeds that deliver resources to your (virtual) door—the best! I use a lot of different tools to curate resources and often use this blog as a place to curate and share resources for teachers and students. And when it comes to helping students curate, give them exposure early! edtech Click To Tweet.

Putting Technology At The Center Of Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

To say this is rather frustrating is an understatement, especially when mos t of those schools have cited the need to crea te independent learners as a means to achieve desirable results. Of course, this is not the case for many schools, but many doesn’t compare to most.

Common Sense Education Resources from ISTE 2015

Graphite Blog

It was great to connect with the thousands of educators who came by our booth, attended our sessions, and entertained us with their impressive karaoke skills. We were thrilled to catch up with long-time users of Common Sense resources as well as introduce our work to many more of you. Available online or as an app, learn how to use this new student-guided interactive with students. Digital Bytes: A Project-Based Approach to Digital Literacy . What a trip!

Curation Situations: Let us count the ways

NeverEndingSearch

Back in 2014, our interviews and surveys led us to a taxonomy of digital curation. K12 digital curation is about getting our users/students/teachers to the good stuff, pointing them to content and resources they might now discover with their intuitive strategies.

Investigating Authentic Questions

Learning in Hand

Project based learning has students involved in explaining their answers to real-life questions or challenges. A project''s driving question or challenge is so deep that it requires students to create an end product and share their conclusions with others. How often do they eat?

2015 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Lots of good topics It's free, online, and you don't need to travel to attend. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page. We do still need more volunteers to help moderate sessions! Wynzleen Lee Technology as a possibility to value language teaching profession: yes, there is a choice!

The 2015 Global Education Conference Starts Today - All Online - Full Session Listing - Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We invite all to attend! You're going to be blown away. If you haven't joined us before, this is an amazing, engaging, collaborative, worldwide event that you will want to be a part of. And there's still time to join this illustrious group and help support our event!