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

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). For an excellent infographic on what a "Flipped Classroom" is click here.

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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.

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.

Innovating Pedagogy Report released - some great information included

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It has some interesting information and insight into some technology trends, including Flipped Classrooms, BYOD, storytelling and more. The Open University''s annual ''Innovating Pedagogy'' report has just been published. 2014 is the third year they have published the report, exploring innovations in teaching, learning and assessment. Take a look at here: [link] news/news/2014-innovating- pedagogy-report. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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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!),

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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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. To say esports is booming would be an understatement.

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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.

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™.

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. We are doing this because we want Skype in the Classroom to be easy and fun for teachers.

Animoby- Cool Whiteboard App for Creating Learning Resources

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I also like that Animoby is now available for both iOS and Android devices, which makes it much more versatile in a BYOD environment. How to Use Animoby in the Classroom Here are just a few ideas that I had for using Animoby in the classroom: Create short demonstration videos for students and parents. Create short lessons that teach a concept for reinforcement or flipped-classroom teaching. Recently, I downloaded the Animoby App for my iPad.

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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.

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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Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates

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I encourage everyone: send home a video and letter before school starts or before back to school night so everyone can be on the same page when it comes to the learning taking place in your classroom. People can’t always imagine learning in a classroom that they didn’t grow up in.

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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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

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I started that school year with one goal: to take what students loved and incorporate it into the classroom. From soldiers seeing their first born over Skype to kids talking with grandparents to teachers using Skype to connect classrooms. We hear great stories such as students from locations where they may never normally travel 40 miles from their home in their lifetime – connecting with other classrooms around the world.

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.

THANK YOU for 5 Amazing Years of Educational Podcasting! Thank You For Amazing Feedback!

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Nesi from United States TeacherCast.net provides content that is relevant to what teachers are doing in the classroom. tools in the classroom and much more. The podcast on BYOD is awesome! Learn Why Swivl Is the Perfect Tool For Your Flipped Classroom | @GoSwivl. Intro to Screencasting In The Classroom. Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom. Using The Right Tool In Your Digital Classroom | #ISTE2015 Panel Discussion.

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

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

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?

It’s About the Learning, Not the Technology … Until It Breaks

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Blended learning, hybrid learning, digital learning, flipped classrooms, and project-based learning -- jargon overload! This is the second in a series of posts that examine how schools and districts are planning for and implementing digital learning efforts. We are also hosting monthly webinars to dig deeper. The first two webinars are archived and available here. Providing technical support for a large fleet of devices that travel between school and home is no simple task.

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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.

Is Your School "Future Ready"?

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Blended learning, hybrid learning, digital learning, flipped classrooms, and project-based learning -- jargon overload! This is the first in a series of posts that examine how schools and districts are planning for and implementing digital learning efforts. We are also hosting monthly webinars to dig deeper. The first two webinars are archived and available here. In November of 2014, President Obama challenged district superintendents to sign the Future Ready Pledge.

Brunei Gets its First Microsoft Showcase School

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One recent workshop titled, “ Microsoft OneNote: The Classroom Experience ,” was put on by the school and attended by area private school teachers. “I Each day, when you walk into a classroom, an office, what you see is gadgets, devices everywhere. Why do you feel passionate about innovation and technology in the classroom? I would like to visualize that in years to come, students will be more fervent in learning beyond their classrooms.

CrazyIdeas.Doc

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I’ve tried to apply some of what I learned in my free time about Nudge Theory to my classroom, but I would love to see more work done by the professionals on how it can be applied to schools. She writes tons about practical things you can do in your classroom to make a difference. And, while we’re at it, if I got to an education conference, why can’t at least one of the keynotes be an actual classroom teacher? In my Google Drive I have a folder called Top Secret.

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