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

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

She collaborates with me in the library on several pieces of the project. 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. As students finish their design, they create screenshots and upload those to Blendspace.

Teacher Play – 6 Apps to Explore This Summer

Fractus Learning

To personalize the modern-looking templates, you can use images from their library or upload your own images. Blendspace (web). Like Zaption, Blendspace allows teachers to develop interactive lessons using multimedia resources. But Blendspace also allows you to integrate documents, images, websites (pretty much anything that you can find on the web) in addition to videos. Summer is a great time to play–but not just for kids!


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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. Students came to the library to learn a bit about how Tinkercad works. Third grade studies rocks and minerals as a part of their science standards. In Ms.

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. The Kentucky Virtual Library has an interactive infographic that illustrates the digital research process. 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.

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10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers – From Beth Holland


Animoto includes the ability to upload images from a computer/Chromebook as well as a built-in image, video, and music library. 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.

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.

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

Marketplace K-12

In addition to its education-related editorial content, TES.com, owned by TES Global, based in London, allows educators to browse through an extensive library of both free and premium teaching resources. The company has also developed Blendspace, a software product which helps teachers create and market digital lesson plans.

Newsletter: Used PCs to Chromebooks (Today), New "Privacy Con" Speakers, More GlobalEd.TV, Quotes + News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Of particular note are the special "turn your old pcs into Chromebooks" event today, the pretty amazing new speakers we have for "Privacy Con" (the Library 2.106 event next week), and new library events in June and October ("Library as Classroom" and "Libraries of the Future"). Their topic will be "A Current Update on Library Records, Privacy, and National Security Letters." Some great upcoming (and all free) Learning Revolution events are below.

Curation Situations: Let us count the ways


When my colleagues and I wrote our Social Media Curation Library Technology Report for ALA, we struggled with a definition. The folks we interviewed across library land curated in several different ways and we used the term curation differently depending on current community needs or where they were in any particular project. In school libraries, digital curation represents a workflow strategy for student inquiry. Leads Beyond the Library. What’s curation?

Newsletter: Privacy Con, OZeLive, GlobalEd.TV, Homeschooling, Making Chromebooks, Student Inquiry, & More

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. link] March 16th, 3:00 - 6:00pm US Eastern: Library 2.016: Privacy in the Digital Age The Learning Revolution and School of Information at San José State University are excited to announce the first of three Library 2.016 mini-conferences: "Privacy in the Digital Age."

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes


Symbaloo is an organizational tool Langenhorst has found to be helpful in libraries and social studies classes, especially with younger students. Langenhorst uses Blendspace to help teachers find and keep track of their resources. Blendspace allows them to save sites to one location and access them all. Educators are looking for ways to help students participate in a digital world, but the choices for digital engagement in the classroom can be overwhelming.

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2015 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Terry Godwaldt, Director of Programming International Project-Based Learning: The Monarch Butterfly - Mrs. Ruth Valle Write Our World - Multicultural eBooks by Kids for Kids - Julie Carey, Founder 6:00 PM Developing Attitudes of Global Mindfulness: Linking Globalization with the Practices of Science - Jillian Wendt, Assistant Professor of Science Education Global Collaboration Ideas from Flat Connections - Toni Olivieri-Barton, Library Technology Educator Globalizing US History: How to do It!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Crow, Associate Professor of School Library Science / Dr. Lisa Kastello Low-Context Delivery, High-Context Classroom: Meeting the Challenges of the Global Classroom / Dr. Betsy Bannier, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Mathematics / Johnnie C Bannier, Jr., Bienvenue! Welcome! Willkommen! Benvenuto! Seja bem-vindo(a)! Bienvenido!