Education Technology Integration – You’re Doing it Wrong

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Knowing What NOT to do can be as Valuable as Knowing What TO do Do you want to really get the most out of using technology in your classroom and courses? Professional Development _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics avoiding technology integration mistakes edtech mistakes to avoid technology integration best practices what no to do with BYOD what not to do in the flipped classroom what not to do with gamification what not to do with technology in the classroom

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

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis. A series of Read Like a Historian videos prepares educators to effectively launch this type of learning in their classrooms.

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Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

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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). Basically, it turns a classroom upside down (or on its head) where the learning of a topic is done at home and then they applied practice or "work" is done at school. For an excellent infographic on what a "Flipped Classroom" is click here.

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The Students are Coming!

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As a way to BUILD the classroom climate, students will be given as their syllabus/class expectations a blank white piece of paper. Creating a flipped-mastery unit for the mandatory SAT vocab words the entire district is using. Creating a flipped-mastery unit for the mandatory grammar skills. Adapting some of my paper permission slips (BYOD, PAWS program) to an online format using Google forms. On my short list of classroom tools, we''ll be using Edmodo (of course!),

Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

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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). Basically, it turns a classroom upside down (or on it's head) where the learning of a topic is done at home and then they applied practice or "work" is done at school. For an excellent info-graphic on what a "Flipped Classroom" is click here.

Richardson Independent School District – Texas, USA

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Supports different BYOD operating systems & perfectly integrates in the network. This is a must in an age when Bring Your Own Device practices reign supreme and every classroom is inhabited by a mix of Google, Apple, Android and Microsoft devices. Students are more engaged during presentations, which, of course, increases classroom conversation and ultimately improves learning,” says Balch. “It BARCO SOLUTION. wePresent. KEY BENEFITS.

Reflection of ISTE from a Newbie

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I found that Jackie Gerstein ''s session on the Flipped Classroom at Edubloggercon gave me incredible perspective. Later in the day when I had a moment to ponder this, I realized the possibility of the Flipped Classroom was no longer something intangible to me that only districts with lots of money and high SES could do. Their incredible commitment to building teachers up so they can create learning-centered classrooms is honorable.

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Screencasting: Pick the Right Tool for the Job

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Screencasting is an integral part of my flipped classroom as I can record videos for a variety of purposes that include (but certainly not limited to) i nforming parents and students about class expectations , providing answer key videos , documenting directions and the steps of a project , and informing support staff of technical glitches. Videos are uploaded to YouTube and later pulled into Edpuzzle , Actively Learn , or posted in Edmodo and Google Classroom.

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Digital Assessment Techniques with Edpuzzle

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Edpuzzle is at the center of formative assessment in my flipped classroom. From syncing with Google Classroom to quick checks for understanding, Edpuzzle is my go-to tool for assessing students' learning with video lessons. I have used Edpuzzle to flip my Back to School Night , blend with paper texts while reading audiobooks , and deliver instruction in professional development workshops.

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Adobe Voice: Easy Tool for Quick Presentations

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For those who are looking to creating presentations for a flipped classroom experience on their iPads or want students to create their own, this is an easy and versatile tool. I tried out the new Adobe Voice iPad app yesterday and made a video for my 9th grade students to view. In preparation for our Romeo and Juliet unit, we viewed and closely analyzed West Side Story. Keep in mind this is an English teacher''s interpretation of film analysis.

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Summer Leads

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Here''s some things shared by my alumni buddy, Christina Seigel: [link] The Flipped Classroom Network. link] A survey on flipping classrooms [link] An unconference for teachers-- looks interesting! I''m still recovering from the mad dash of the end of the school year, so until September, most blog posts will consist of ideas and "stuff" I''ve found poking around on the web.

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Is Augmented Reality Technology The Future of Education ?

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A big disadvantage of using the traditional Instructor-led classroom is its inability to address individual learner needs, leading to a lack of attention and interest among students. The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom | Flipped eBooks.

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Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

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Edtech is being used in classrooms more than ever before. Think of it as a cheat sheet to help you learn all you need to know about technology in the classroom! Flipped classroom is a teaching model in which the traditional classroom and at-home components of a class are switched.

Howard Gardner 15 years Later

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With all the focus on standardized testing and the discussion of the flipped classroom in education today, it is interesting to return to Howard Gardner''s interview with Edutopia in 1997 and reflect on then and now. digital citizenship flipclass flipped HSPA PBL project based learning reflection teaching technology testing

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

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BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. FC – Flipped Classroom ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. In fact, this list will be up to date for a few hours and then more acronyms and terms will come along!

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Disruptive Devices: Managing and Maintaining Diverse Technology

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But, the expansion of 1-to-1 and BYOD initiatives, flipped classrooms, and anytime-anywhere learning has created a variety of management challenges. Using a central management platform is crucial to ensuring that devices enhance learning District Administration Custom Publishing Group Computers and mobile devices aren’t just changing the way that content is delivered, they have changed the way that students engage with their learning and the role of the teacher.

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Online Mentoring via Edmodo & Google

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Using Edmodo for the virtual classroom space, teachers and students connected from 1,972 miles away. Edmodo is like an online classroom, where Kate can upload videos, assignments and quizzes. It is a great way to have students collaborate online and outside of the classroom. I was exposed to the flip classroom idea through Kate. Kate keeps me updated on the learning that is happening in her classroom.

NEO says hello!

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We also want to delve a little deeper into the realms of educational technology such as BYOD classrooms, instructional design and flipped classrooms. The CEO and Founder of CYPHER LEARNIG is Graham Glass, a social entrepreneur, e-learning guru, author and teacher, so expect some blog posts from him discussing everything from classroom BYOD to teacher-student technology gaps.

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5 Steps Toward Building Successful Digital Communities Infused With Rigor and Relevance

A Principal's Reflections

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) signals to kids that teachers know and understand their basic makeup. BYOD enhances learning, increases productivity, allows students to grow their research skills, and gives teachers the chance to teach appropriate digital responsibility. Digitally astute students engage through such models as blended learning, flipped classrooms, games, makerspaces, and virtual learning.

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The Emperor's New Clothes, a Sheep in Wolf's Clothing? Mixing Metaphors for Flipping Instruction

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So, I''m very intrigued by the flipped classroom concept, but I have a sense of deja vu. Is the flipped classroom model one such tool? Especially for traditional teacher-centered classes flipping can enhance the classroom experience. Flipping seems akin to independent study and just another version of student-centered learning. Is flipping a sheep in wolf''s clothes? Will flipping have longevity? And do I need to flip?

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Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

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Edtech is being used in classrooms more than ever before. Think of it as a cheat sheet to help you learn all you need to know about technology in the classroom! Flipped classroom is a teaching model in which the traditional classroom and at-home components of a class are switched.

YouToo can be a Movie Producer on YouTube

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I''ve been wanting to test out the new features, so I used an existing PPT and quickly created something that I can immediately use in my classroom. When I created my screencast tour of how I intergrate technology in the classroom , I searched Amazon for free music to upload and add to my screencast. I can see using these features to create customized and (somewhat) interactive videos for regular and flipped classrooms.

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And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

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Here we go… Cloud classroom In 2015, cloud integration was the norm and most learning resources were already starting to be cloud-integrated. Cloud classrooms will become the norm. Students will be able to access their classroom on the cloud through a unified learning platform system where, if the school is willing, students are not required to be in the class physically. But more importantly, IoT will connect the classroom to the cloud.

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How to Use Video to Engage Learners

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It’s one of the key ways they’re communicating with each other and consuming information outside school, so why wouldn’t schools want to use it in the classroom? While many schools have 1:1 programs, there are also the BYOD schools. Watch the Recording Listen to the Podcast.

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Why are some educators still reluctant to using technology in the classroom?

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Technology seems to be involved nowadays in most aspects of education and many schools are adopting it quite well, whether it’s adopting BYOD initiatives, blended learning, flipped classrooms , creating content using authoring tools, or using a learning platform. You would think that most educators by now are quite familiar with these practices and use them regularly in their classrooms. Why are some educators still reluctant to using technology the classroom?

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The Features And Benefits Of The XP-Pen Drawing Tablet In The Classroom

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The Features And Benefits Of The XP-Pen Drawing Tablet In The Classroom. Tools for the modern classroom have significantly developed and expanded in recent years. In short, the modern classroom requires students to have access to connectivity through technology.

5 Awesome New Screencastify Features

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In this post, I’ll share some of the new features in Screencastify and how I’ve used it in my classroom. Screencastify has some awesome new editing features making it an even more important part of the flipped or online classroom.

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Change is a Mindset

A Principal's Reflections

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) implemented in 2011. The three guiding tenets of our BYOD initiative are to enhance learning, increase productivity, and conduct better research. Flipped classroom and instructional model implemented in 2012.

Using Google Forms to Streamline Feedback & Document Growth

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Until Next Time, GLHF cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom. A few weeks ago, I was on our New Jersey Google Educator’s Group (GEG:NJ) show called The Suite Talk hosted by Kim Mattina.

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The Perfect Pairing: @Wacom x @PearDeck — Making student thinking visible, in real-time #edtech #TechWithHeart @WacomExp_Cntr #mathchat #mtbos

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As a flipped classroom teacher, I rely on my Wacom’s inking capabilities to create the math screencasts I make. Instead, I focused on how a class set of Wacom tablets, combined with Pear Deck, have enabled me to see how students are working through and thinking through problems in the classroom. My school is a BYOD school and students all have their laptops in class on a daily basis. But as all teachers know, the devices themselves won’t transform your classroom.

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

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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. Challenge-Based Learning is a learning model pushed by Apple that promotes the academic classroom as a think tank to solve authentic problems.

Being ‘The Guide on the Side’ is not Enough. Become The COO.

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Since Alice Johnson though, these terms have found their way into the mouths of almost every “educational thought leader” and administrator as a way to describe the role of the teacher in the 21st century classroom. We need to become the COO of our classrooms, the Chief Opportunity Orchestrator. I first heard ‘sage on the stage’ and ‘guide on the side’ early in my teaching career when I decided to try The Flipped Classroom™.

Gamification Stage Three: The Constraint

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The Innovation Lab presents the world’s most popular classroom game show: The Constraint! cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom. My father got a job with AT&T after the military. My dad started out driving trucks and laying phone line.

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom: Student Perspective

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At ISTE this year, beyond attending sessions and trading ideas with other educators, I’ll be meeting with Ross Smith and other members of the Skype in the Classroom team. As outlined here , our student-run businesses at Fair Haven Innovates will have the opportunity to work with Skype to make Skype in the Classroom the best it can be for teachers and students. We are doing this because we want Skype in the Classroom to be easy and fun for teachers.

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Why We Need To Embrace eSports In Education

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom ] I can feel the eye rolls from those of you who don’t get it, so let me help you understand why esports in education is a good thing. Until Next Time, GLHF cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom. To say esports is booming would be an understatement.

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5 Ways I’ve Redesigned My Rubric and You Should Too

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I’ve been happy with the change it’s brought to my classroom culture. My best idea right now is to have them take a picture of the rubric and upload it to Drive or Classroom but that has been a pain. Until Next Time, GLHF cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom.

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Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

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The first time I saw video being used in a classroom was in 1973. Today, video use in the classroom is more commonplace. Present-day students, who interact with a steady stream of digital media throughout the day, are generally unsurprised by video in the classroom; if anything, they expect it. 2017) Can one-to-one initiative and BYOD in schools increase student engagement? Photo by Vladimer Shioshvili on Flickr Educators have been using video for decades.

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10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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Technology and the classroom – major trends and challenges. With an increased presence of BYOD and 1:1 programs in classrooms, schools today are faced with the challenge of transforming traditional learning spaces to seamlessly connect pedagogy, technology, and space. Web-based classroom solutions also offer apps in most cases. We will see more and more educational MOOC platforms to replace classroom training, as they afford users universal access to knowledge.

Uncommon Learning

A Principal's Reflections

It also will discuss the flipped classroom approach. Pulling from practitioner examples, this chapter will look at many variations of the flipped classroom with an emphasis on how educators themselves can create short, interactive learning experiences that provide more time for the application of concepts during class. Bring your own device (BYOD) : Many students now possess a powerful learning tool in the form of mobile technology.

A Teacher’s Guide to Surviving Fortnite

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If you’re like me, Fortnite mania has taken over your classroom. I can’t take attendance in my classroom without a kid doing the Jubilation Dance in my direction. And while the pathway to being a pro streamer, progamer, and even earning a college scholarship for eSports is getting easier, it is getting harder to teach in a post-Fortnite classroom. There are many meaningful ways Fortnite can be used in the classroom without even installing the game.

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