6 Conferences In 5 Days at #SDEevents for Educators This Summer in Vegas!

Kleinspiration

SDE National Education Conference - Vegas 2014 I''m excited to travel to Las Vegas this weekend to spend the week with some of the most energizing and inspiring teachers across the country. I''m leading 12 sessions over three days for the following conferences: Power Up , Differentiated Instruction , and I Teach 1st. Erin offers tools for meeting the Common Core by integrating technology into your instruction and building the digital media skills of your young learners.

Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

Technology Tidbits

A "Flipped Classroom" is a classroom that uses class time to do activities/lessons (guided by the teacher) and "homework" time (at home) for guided instruction (usually through video). With Mobile Learning and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) becoming more mainstream, "Flipped Classroom" models are happening more and more, leading me to create my list of favorite tools for "flipping a classroom". This is a great way to use educational apps to reinforce "flipped learning".

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education. Category: Differentiation. In fact, any chance you have, differentiate instruction. Classroom management Problem solving Tech tips 169 tech tips differentiation

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6 Ways to Add Video to Your Classroom with Animoto

EdTech4Beginners

Animoto also has a free mobile app available for iOS and Android devices if you’ve got a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) classroom. Video is a way to differentiate instruction and help visual and auditory learners shine. Tagged: animation , animoto , edtech , education , teachers , teaching , teaching idea , tech tools , video editor. education animation animoto edtech teachers teaching teaching idea tech tools video editor

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15 Tools for Self Paced Learning

Technology Tidbits

"Self-paced instruction or learning is any kind of instruction that proceeds based on learner response. Self-paced instruction is constructed in such a way that the learner proceeds from one topic or segment to the next at their own speed.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology. It may lack the visual appeal of iPads, or the student credibility of a BYOD program. It may not be as forward-thinking as we’d like here at TeachThought, but Google Classroom excels in providing solutions for a broad swath of teachers who have a variety of expertise and comfort level with education technology. You can also differentiate this by student, group, reading level, and more.

Product Review: Workbench

techlearning

Teachers can assign a variety of content to their classes in addition to differentiating for struggling learners. It gives educators the ability to personalize and differentiate instruction. Teachers on the Workbench platform are part of a larger community of educators with access to a vast library of searchable content that can be customized as needed. Also, because it’s a Web-based application, Workbench integrates easily with 1:1 and BYOD programs.

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25 Reading Sites and Apps

Technology Tidbits

Again, Mobile Learning and BYOD make it easier for any student to learn any core subject, especially that of Reading. 25 Reading Sites and Apps ABCYa - A long popular site for finding educational games grades K-5 in Math and Reading. Actively Learn - A fantastic site where educators can make any Reading material "their own" by adding questions, annotating, collaborating, and more through a educational portal.

Top 10 Tools for Self-Paced Learning

Technology Tidbits

"Self-paced instruction or learning is any kind of instruction that proceeds based on learner response. Self-paced instruction is constructed in such a way that the learner proceeds from one topic or segment to the next at their own speed. This type of instruction is becoming increasingly popular as the education world shifts from the classroom to the internet ( Wikipedia )."

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EdmodoCon Guest Post #3: M.Valois

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Check it out: www.edmodo.com #Edmodocon provided educators with the chance to ''virtually'' participate in a full day conference to learn more about the amazing ways to utilize Edmodo for classroom learning and success. More than 20,000 educators globally tuned in! He also reminded us about the core philosophy of differentiated instruction - my biggest passion. Flipping the classroom/BYOD by Kate Baker and Liz Calderwood was another gem.

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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. Audience: K-12 & higher ed educators, researchers, institutions, and organizations globally. ” BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. Differentiation. Google Apps for Education.

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Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

I had a great time encouraging educators to give students as much ownership over their devices and learning as possible. Sketchnoting is helping make your thinking visible and shareable as you are reading a professional book, watching a movie clip, reading an educational blog post or article or listening to a lecture of conference keynote. Enhancing Instruction with Digital Games by Andrew Miller Uncover how and why games engage us in specific and meaningful ways.

50 Math Sites and Apps

Technology Tidbits

Mobile learning and BYOD (bring your own device) is making it easier students to learn, especially in the subject of Math. Also, supports "differentiated instruction" as well as a website w/ a teacher portal for managing and tracking students. Cookie - A great site w/ lots of educational games for Elementary schools including Math. Funbrain - One of the most popular educational gaming sites on the web. educational apps math top 10 top 50

Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Learning in Hand

Miami Device had an amazing collection of presenters, all speaking about hot education topics. Sketchnoting is helping make your thinking visible and shareable as you are reading a professional book, watching a movie clip, reading an educational blog post or article or listening to a lecture of conference keynote. Kelly and Wendy’s slides cover Mystery Skype, social media in the classroom, SOLE, BYOD, and more!

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