7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance

Neo LMS

However, teachers that use digital portfolios in their classrooms know that they can be much more than an evaluation method. Portfolios are as varied as the children who create them and as the classrooms in which they are found” ( source ). 7 digital portfolio guidelines.

UDL for Adult Learners: Guidelines and Strategies

Digital Promise

In this webinar, Jason and one of the YouthBuild USA Teaching Fellows, Jo Forman, talk about why UDL is important when working with adult learners, and they outline several UDL guidelines and give strategies for using UDL in the classroom. Adult Learning Blog Educators Entrepreneurs

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11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are eleven of the top classroom blogging tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Can We Eliminate Blogs–Teachers Hate Them! 6 Tips I Wish I’d Known When I Started Blogging. 3 Problems to Address Before Blogging at Your School. Blogging Social media list

Quick List of Classroom Blogging Resources

The Web20Classroom

Blogging is an important part of who I am as a professional. Blogging changes that for kids. More and more teachers and classrooms are embracing blogging in the classroom. Lets take a look at some classroom blogging resources to get started with.

So.You Wanna Use Blogs In The Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Blogging is an important part of who I am as a professional. Blogging changes that for kids. More and more teachers and classrooms are embracing blogging in the classroom. Lets take a look at some classroom blogging resources to get started with.

Dear Otto: Can We Eliminate Blogs–Teachers Hate Them!

Ask a Tech Teacher

We are updating our website and the principal wants to take the blogs down so that it is not so much work for the teachers and they don’t have to take the time to update. Does it help with the marketing of the school and the value it offers in and out of the classroom? (we

Four Guidelines for Innovating and Designing a Book Unit

EdTechTeam

I offer four guidelines that I use when designing book projects for my junior high students: STUDENTS MUST HAVE CHOICE - not all students learn the same, and not all students create the same, so we need to give them a choice in demonstrating their learning.

5 Ways to Improve Relevance in Our Classrooms Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Denis Sheeran on episode 590 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Part of being remarkable is that students believe your class and content applies to their life.

How Behaviorism Can Turn Your Classroom Around

Ask a Tech Teacher

Behaviorism in the classroom revolves around observable behaviors that can be measured. Since its introduction to education in the 1950’s, it has become a teacher’s best friend in helping her/him to define classroom behaviors that shape order and enhance learning.

Merging Classrooms: How I Shared My Students with a Class in Egypt

The CoolCatTeacher

Every Classroom Matters episode 214 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He merged his classroom with a colleague in Egypt with incredible results. Essential Questions: Merging Classrooms: How I Shared My Students with a Class in Egypt.

Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Introducing blended learning experiences in core subjects presents many opportunities over traditional print-heavy classrooms. But introducing blended learning in the classroom is not the easiest thing to do. Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom.

5 Reasons To Have a Collaborative Blog

The Principal of Change

One part of the initiative is that educators in the program are asked to blog about something in their classroom or the program, to share their learning through the process, to the ITLL Project blog. Hire a teacher, give them a blog.

Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

The CoolCatTeacher

Santha Walters on episode 282 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Santha Walters uses drones in her English classroom to teach writing, collaboration and more. Drones in the English Classroom.

Life-Long Kindergarten: Reviving play in the classroom and beyond

Neo LMS

The ability to play, explore, create, destroy, iterate and recreate with others is, Resnick proposes, a key learning habit that should be better utilized in classrooms and throughout life. Reviving play in the classroom and beyond.

Green light for using green screen in classroom activities

Neo LMS

Educators have taken note and started to see the benefits of using the same technology in the classroom. Here are just some of the reasons why implementing green screen in the classroom is a wonderful idea: It’s cheap.

Creating Positive Learning Environments

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As we lay out our rooms and organize our spaces, we can make our learning environments more positive spaces to interact, collaborate and work together.

4 important questions teachers in the flipped classroom must answer

Neo LMS

The flipped classroom is one of our favorite topics on this blog, because it is a simple concept with big results. 4 important questions teachers in the flipped classroom must answer. I wrote a comprehensive few blogs on instructional design that will be a good starting point.

Demonstrating the Impact of Powerful Learning: HP Teaching Fellows and Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

If you’ve ever found yourself in Baltimore and walked into Katie Dell’s classroom, you would see students personalizing their learning experience by choosing from an array of activities that are designed to help them work toward their learning goals.

4 Questions about the flipped classroom teachers must answer

Neo LMS

The flipped classroom is one of our favorite topics on this blog, because it is a simple concept with big results. Flipped”, here does not mean crazy or way-out (although some would argue it is), it literally means inverting the traditional classroom model.

A Framework for Technology Adoption: Making Your Pedagogy Deeply Digital

The Journal

This week’s blog post distills our 30-plus years of working in K–12 classrooms trying, trying, trying to integrate computing devices into those K–12 classrooms. The result: five guidelines. Educators, what’s your take on these five guidelines?

Top benefits gamification can bring to the classroom

Neo LMS

Before following guidelines on how to create a gamified learning environment in the classroom one must have one question answered: Why? The benefits gamification can bring to the classroom. Gamification can do wonders in a primary school classroom.

Introducing Your Class to Your Blog

wwwatanabe

Blogging is a fabulous way to connect with an authentic audience. Some rights reserved by T Hall Foundations for Blogging Houses need a sturdy foundation to remain standing. Likewise, blogging needs a sturdy foundation of digital citizenship and quality commenting.

Tips for Student Comments on Blogs and Forums

wwwatanabe

Similarly, it''s important to set guidelines, rules, and expectations for students to comment on blogs and forums. These guidelines should outline appropriate online behavior and internet safety precautions. Your task is to create those guidelines.

Create Group Assignments in Google Classroom

techlearning

Google Classroom makes it easy to assign individual work and whole-class assignments. It takes a little bit more effort, but you CAN facilitate group work through Google Classroom. Create a new topic in Classroom to organize your group project 2.

Why Kids Need Life Skills (including how to cook!)

The CoolCatTeacher

Andrea Moore on episode 583 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students need life skills. Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today.

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Create group assignments in Google Classroom

The Electric Educator

Google Classroom makes it easy to assign individual work and whole-class assignments. It takes a little bit more effort, but you CAN facilitate group work through Google Classroom. Create a new topic in Classroom to organize your group project 2.

Guest Post: Helping Students Navigate Online Sources with Critical Literacy

Digital Promise

These were not promising guidelines, but did make me think: Should we stay away from Wikipedia? This is especially true for those interested in how students are navigating sources and what teaching information literacy may look like in the classroom.

5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

” The six week iTunes U course included topics like: digital wellness in the 21st century, internet safety filters restrictions and security, screen time and the brain, social media and gaming, guidelines for the the household, building a digital footprint.

TOP TIPS for Classroom Management in the Digital Age

EdTechTeam

Classroom Management in the Digital Age: Effective Practices for Technology-Rich Learning Spaces (2016) by Heather Dowd and Patrick Green Cross-posted from Learning Light Bulbs by Nate Gildart Get your own copy of Classroom Management in the Digital Age! The nature of classrooms has.

Students are Challenged to Blog

wwwatanabe

We have entered the Class Blog Student Challenge : A global blogging challenge for students of all ages. During the past few weeks, we have focused on setting up our blog (posting guidelines), Internet safety, and how to leave a comment for others. Group 1: What should we blog about? What will readers learn from our blog? Group 1 Blog Prompt: Why should students and classes visit our blog? 21st Century Learning blog Edublogs Challenges

5 Ways iPads have Changed the Classroom – Guest Post from Jodie Deinhammer

EdTechTeacher

When a cart of iPads was first delivered to my classroom, my first thought was, “Awesome, now we can Google stuff!” With a blended approach to the classroom, I can provide multiple resources for my students to learn class objectives. Our classroom can be anywhere.

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Lesson Ideas for #Chromebook Classrooms: Flipped Book Reviews

The Electric Educator

Note: this lesson idea is an excerpt from my book, The Chromebook Classroom. For this activity, students will develop a book report based on the guidelines provided by the teacher and use the free Chrome app Screencastify to record their voice and screen as they deliver their presentation.

Do Voice Assistant Devices Have a Place in the Classroom?

Edsurge

When privacy expert Bill Fitzgerald tweeted about a conversation in which an Amazon representative said that the company’s voice assistant devices are not intended for classroom use, it got over 40 retweets and more than 100 likes. The person was crystal clear,” Fitzgerald expanded in another tweet , “that in the classroom Alexa and Dot posed compliance and privacy issues.” This past school year, she started piloting a Google Home in her classroom.

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3 Ways to promote Parent Engagement in your Classroom

My Paperless Classroom

They create newsletters, annual reports, websites, blogs, twitter feeds, but they often overlook the most important way to really get parents engaged. It might be a class blog, a school social app like SeeSaw (I am a seesaw ambassador, that link goes just to SeeSaw, no tracking).

How to apply learning principles in classrooms using Linways Academic Management System

Linways Technologies

We’ve been discussing learning principles in our blogs and videos for some time now. our previous blogs discussed some of the popular learning theories that can seriously improve the quality of education through their implementation.