7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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You rarely see a lesson that doesn’t ask for online this or digital that. Students are expected to collaborate and share online as young as kindergarten when they read digital books or draw pictures using iPad apps. Creating an online graphic organizer on the animal kingdom doesn’t necessarily conflate with knowing how to compare-contrast (a skill mentioned thirty-eight times by Common Core between kindergarten and eighth grade). Digital Citizenship.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Given that many children were acquiring iPads for personal use, some schools adopted a Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD) Policy. ” 2010 was also the year that the Common Core Standards Initiative was enacted in response to numerous indicators of low student academic performance. ” 1:1 + Common Core = $$$$$. All Common Core testing will be done online. In order to receive this funding, each district must submit a digital classroom plan.

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May this Gobstopper (Now Called Curriculet) be Ever Lasting!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

While I''ve written quite a bit about assessing writing (ad nauseum) via digital means, reading instruction and assessment have remained a primarily paper-based enterprise in my class. While students can create projects, take quizzes, write responses digitally via BYOD and 1:1 using Google forms and docs, I''ve been missing a digital method for close reading of texts in my bag of instructional tricks.

CSI: Salinas

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The final project can be completed on paper, using word processing skills and completed using a student''s BYOD device. For the BYOD component and to make up for not doing an actual mock-trial, students would work in groups comprised of people with the same court case and position. Students would create a digital portfolio of crime scene photographs, videos of witness'' testimonies, and/or scenes from the mock trial.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

169 Tech Tip #127: 12 Tips on Hard-to-teach Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

These are like the games students love and teach important to Common Core standards as well as the demands of life. Consider a BYOD approach in your classes so students can use the devices they have easy access to and are comfortable with (if your school IT folks and infrastructure support this approach). She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

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BYOD? Find your digital cameras. Include something about digital citizenship and home screen behavior. Subscribe to Common Sense Media , which has a WEALTH of tools to help your students grow as digital citizens. She sits on the Board of Directors of Silicon Valley Computer Using Educators , a professional developer for Leading Edge Certification and certified educator with Common Sense Media. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. ” BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. Blended learning is a learning model that combines digital and face-to-face learning experiences. Digital Citizenship. MIT on Digital Citizenship.

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MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

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Because MobyMax is based on the Common Core, you can analyze data based on standards, student, class, school, or even district. In a 1-1 setting, MobyMax would be a great place for your students to interact and build a digital class community (practicing digital citizenship, communication, and building class culture). At Anastasis, our learning portfolios are digital. We take a lot of pictures of non-digital work for those portfolios!

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, March 26 7:00pm DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER - Dr. Bill Brennan - Schools That Un-Learn: The Key to Sustainability 8:00pm KEYNOTE - Eric Sheninger: Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times Thursday, March 27 10:00am WELCOME + OPENING KEYNOTE - Pam Moran & Ira Socol - Maker Leaders Build Hope 11:00am (ACSA) Data Privacy and Our Students- How much is being shared and who are we trusting with the information? -

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

First, some quick clarification so that we have a common language. Common Core standards (this one’s not sexy, but few factors impact education more than this index of academic content). The increasing potential to “start a business” that is entirely social and digital (which impacts the idea of a “job,” for example). New demands for digital citizenship. District-level BYOD programs.

The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kim Jones, CEO Professional Development Workshop for Citizenship Education & Conflict Analysis in Teaching of Social Studies - Noureen.M. Dr. Patrick Faverty, Faculty Lecturer Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) Programs: Baby Steps for Schools - Susan Brooks-Young Author/Consultant If Information Overload is the Sickness - Then Curating is the Cure! Thursday, March 28th, is our inaugural, online, and free School Leadership Summit. link].