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 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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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.

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 ). MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators.

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And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

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First, mobile learning. Sure, there were lots of devices released in 2014 and the years before, but 2015 was the mobile age. And learning platforms are starting to get mobile developers to publish mobile apps and have them updated on a regular basis. 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.

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Disruptive Devices: Managing and Maintaining Diverse Technology

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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. But, the expansion of 1-to-1 and BYOD initiatives, flipped classrooms, and anytime-anywhere learning has created a variety of management challenges.

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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.

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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. Mobile learning. It is therefore important that eLearning content is mobile supported. Web-based classroom solutions also offer apps in most cases.

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

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While this remains true in some instances, increasingly on modern mobile platforms, the core operating systems are doing a better job isolating individual applications from each other, thereby reducing or eliminating the software conflicts that were so common on earlier platforms. Additionally, we are seeing mobile and cloud-based platforms that are reducing the strain on data storage and backup.

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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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. App features podcast by educators from all over who speak on a variety of topics using mobile devices, 1:1 iPad initiative, free web2.0 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.

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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.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu. Manager of Professional Development Retention via Virtual Classroom Enhancement - Nancy A.

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

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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]. Below you will find information about the event, how to attend, the current schedule of presentations, and a call for volunteers to help moderate sessions (we need you!).