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7 Ideas for Student Genius Hour and Passion Projects

The CoolCatTeacher

You can investigate through a book. She’s helped the students find books in the library, and she has also helped them learn some ways to navigate ways to share their knowledge through Google Slides or Wixie.

Supporting self-directed learning in the classroom


Google is famous for permitting its employees to spend 20% of their time in the office, working on a passion project. The urban legend is that Gmail and Google News are ideas that came out of this process.

School-Changers: Six Elements of School Change


“More Now” , a new book by Mark Wagner, Ph.D. The result is a book that feels surprisingly insightful in genuinely heart-wrenching ways. Google Certified Innovator & Trainer. More Now e-book.

New, SIMPLIFIED, Student Portfolio System (or "feeling the fear of not being 'innovative' enough this year")

Cycles of Learning

While I believe deeply in students archiving their work in a public space, after reading Show Your Work , an outstanding book by Austin Kleon, I began to put an incredible amount of pressure on myself to empower students to create beautiful space to showcase their work.

Structure for Authentic Reading in My Biology Class

Cycles of Learning

A huge focus of the course has been leveraging student diagnosis of medical case studies as entries into inquiry cycles. Click here for our class website which contains templates for all case studies.

Twelve Years Later: What’s Really Changed in the K-12 Sector? (Part 1)


In fall 2007, Larry Berger, CEO of Wireless Generation (now Amplify) was invited to submit a paper to an “Entrepreneurship in Education” working group led by Rick Hess, the director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. This “Google and good luck” approach throws a lot of options, confusion, and competing agendas at teachers. As a case study, consider a typical district literacy initiative, which is anchored on one of the big basal reading programs.

Why new technologies often don’t help students

The Christensen Institute

For example, as Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee explain in their book, The Second Machine Age , when factory managers first replaced the steam engines used to power manufacturing equipment with electric motors, the new technology had little impact on productivity.

Shining a Light on Student Safety

Gaggle Speaks

She writes about her problems in a Google doc at school, getting her thoughts and feelings out. Says Fulton, “We have found students who were struggling simply because of some random writing within book reports and essays—these were cries for help that we heard because of Gaggle.”

Gaming, VR Exploring, and App Building: The Ellis Island Hack-A-Thon


Introduction In my social studies classes we are learning about historical content in the United States from post-Civil War to the Present. We began by focusing on European Immigration since it related to the most immigrants during our time period of study (3). Google Expeditions.”

Applied Learning in a Test-centric World

Tech Helpful

There were groups of us there studying our hearts out day in and day out. We could use our tax book and write any notes we wanted to inside that book. I wrote itty bitty tiny all through the book and felt prepared as possible.

Resources for Using Edmodo in the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Create book clubs where students can get to develop their reading and writing skills. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Edmodo is a learning management system. Edmodo is a great resource for teachers, students, and parents, allowing communication, collaboration and sharing. It has forums, messages, files, calendar, and more to create an online presence for your class.

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A Single Sign-On Platform Revolutionized How This District Uses Tech—and Saved $120,000


Now students are using Google Classroom. They’re narrating books. Now, these students are reading e-books, using virtual manipulatives in Minecraft to build and create, using Book Builder to tell and animate a story. “A ball of crazy!”

Investing in leadership capacity: The amazing, wonderful District 59

Dangerously Irrelevant

both positive and negative) – Organizational self-assessment – Getting set up with our new Google+ community. So powerful to work collaboratively with table mates to plan a unit of study.

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Pupils can continue their studies away from the classroom using the environment too. In this type of strategy both participants are present in physical space, with an element of student flexibility and control over time, place, path and pace of study.

Resources, stories, and connections with those who use social media in today’s k-12 classrooms

The Innovative Educator

In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” In the webinar, I shared case studies of amazing students, parents, and teachers. Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. You can view the webinar here [link] com/edwebnet/EA59D688824C.

Weekend Reading: Allez Allez Allez Edition


Quinn Moreland interviews Jenn Pelly about her new book about The Raincoats, and this answer has had me thinking: Something Ana says in The Raincoats Booklet is that none of them had much confidence, but they had just enough confidence to put something out.

2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Follow the Twitter conversation with #globaled16 Peggy George ‏ @ pgeorge 1h 1 hour ago # globaled16 Loving presentation by Kathy Beck on Global Google Mapping! Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.

How to Boost Your Teacher Brand

Shake Up Learning

What will they find when they Google you? You should expect to be Googled before a job interview. million followers on Twitter alone, and he offers effective social media tips in his book. Private Google+ Community .

S'Cool Tools, Teacher Voice Edition: IXL, Brightspace, Tales2Go


If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study. In addition, it would be great if the system would work well with Google Tools (i.e. Dawn: Students needed access to a variety of audio books. This week in S’Cool Tools, we share the real experiences of three teachers using three different tools, written in their own words. .

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2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Follow the Twitter conversation with #globaled16 Peggy George ‏ @ pgeorge 1h 1 hour ago # globaled16 Loving presentation by Kathy Beck on Global Google Mapping! Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

iEARN is also joined by other major supporters, TES , Google for Education , and VIF International Education. Associate Professor Harmonizing Global Alliances: A Case Study of Afghanistan - Maria A. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday!

(Marketing) Virtual Reality in Education: A History

Hack Education

In 2014, Facebook acquired Oculus VR , Google released its Cardboard viewer, and Playstation announced it was working on a VR gaming headset – these have all been interpreted in turn as signs that virtual reality will soon be mainstream.

A Year in Review 15-16

The Thinking Stick

Last week at a training that Kim and I were facilitating for Cohort 2 (the next 150 teachers) a math teacher said to me, “I’ve started using Google Forms and ‘Flipping’ my class, but other than that I’m not doing much.”. COETAIL: Another Cohort in the Books!

Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participatory, hyperlinked library services; DIY and maker movements; emerging technology in academic and research libraries; Google Glass—our Library 2.014 conference covered a broad range of topics and these were among the most notable.

Learning Revolution Free Events - ISTE Unplugged + Hack Education - AERO - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Students Driving Change

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, May 22nd at 11am Fifth Graders Meet Author Grace Lin , During the winter/spring of 2014, fifth graders at three elementary schools in Illinois and Massachusetts read the novel by Grace Lin entitled Where the Mountain Meets the Moon ( [link] and participated in online discussions about the book using Edmodo. Lin via a Google Hangout on Air event. Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

The CEO of Safari Books left the company “ amidst massive layoffs.” ” “Taking action,” in this case, meant releasing some case studies and posting a notice on the Federal Register about how a competitive grant program could provide a more “innovative” way to build assessments. He’s sent FOIA requests to school districts, and in many cases they have been unwilling or unable to share their textbook data.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Gaming in Ed Now! - #YouMatter Special Offer - Connected Librarian Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Saturday, September 20th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show: Global Read Aloud Project with Pernille Ripp , Pernille is the creator of the fabulous "Global Read Aloud Project" and she will be sharing her experiences with the project since it was created in 2010 and will tell us how our classes and students can get involved in the project for 2014 and which books are being featured this year. Conversations Education Revolution Google+ Community Critical Thinking - What Do You Mean?

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please consider becoming part of this elite team by signing up at [link] and using the booking calendar to schedule volunteer time. Associate Professor of Biology A Case Study in Science and Engineering Job Shadowing in High School - Ann Gaudino, Ed.D.


Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - RSCON5 - The Wonderment - ISTE Reports - Genius Hour for Teachers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are crowdfunding at crowd-funding at the-Book. The XXI International Conference features 4 conferences, 3 case study panels, 2 iEARN project panels, 1 media festival, 30 workshops, and 17 posters. Many of us have heard of the Google-crafted "genius hour" - the 20% creative, exploratory time built into the work week. Education Revolution Google+ Community Diversify Your Summer Reading List.

Week of February 20, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Discuss community publishing, promoting and discovering of math books. link] USING GOOGLE FORMS ( Host Your Own Webinar Series ) Tue 22 Feb 11:00AM New York / Tue 22 Feb 04:00PM GMT / Wed 23 Feb 03:00AM Sydney Sarah Eaton. Learn how to use Google forms and embed them on your website or use them in your own e-learning presentations. Join Steve Hargadon as he talks with John Seely Brown about his new book, The New Culture of Learning.

5 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle’s Version of ‘Shark Tank’

Wired Campus

So, for example, if you’re building timelines, we want you to do that with assembly tools that articulate well with WordPress, Google, and other kinds of platforms. And if you’re using maps, we want you to use Google Maps or GIS and those kinds of things. Patrick Jones: Our classic use case is, for example, when I’m on campus and I’ll talk to someone and I’ll say, What’s your major?, The textbook in many cases becomes more of a reference point.

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