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

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Facebook Argument : Students consider the relative strength of evidence that two users present in a Facebook exchange.

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). 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.

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Richardson Independent School District – Texas, USA

eSchool News

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. BARCO SOLUTION. wePresent.

Animoby- Cool Whiteboard App for Creating Learning Resources

The Playground Advocate

I definitely like the ability to create multiple boards and then create presentations with my own voice as I move through the boards like slides. More importantly, I can have my students create presentations with Animoby, and we can share them with the world.

Uncommon Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Uncommon learning refers to initiatives and pedagogical techniques that are not present in scale in a typical school or district. If present they are more likely to be isolated practices that have not become systematically embedded as part of school or district culture.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

Neo LMS

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

techieMusings

As a flipped classroom teacher, I rely on my Wacom’s inking capabilities to create the math screencasts I make. But the creation capabilities on the teacher end was not what my presentation was about. I had a chance to speak at the Wacom Experience Center last night.

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

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. Flipped Classroom. Google Classroom.

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

techlearning

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. I didn’t start out being the COO of the classroom full time.

Gamification Stage Three: The Constraint

techlearning

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.

Why We Need To Embrace eSports In Education

techlearning

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

techlearning

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.

A Teacher’s Guide to Surviving Fortnite

techlearning

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. There are many meaningful ways Fortnite can be used in the classroom without even installing the game.

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Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

The first time I saw video being used in a classroom was in 1973. Today, video use in the classroom is more commonplace. 2017) Can one-to-one initiative and BYOD in schools increase student engagement?

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom: Student Perspective

techlearning

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.

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

techlearning

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.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates

techlearning

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.

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

TeacherCast

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.

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CrazyIdeas.Doc

techlearning

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.

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10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

GoConqr

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. This is a complex role where the teacher may need to guide the students on things like study skills, internet searches, presentations, provide feedback on drafts and more formative guidance.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second annual School Leadership Summit is this week, and we hope you will consider joining us for some or many of the 60+ free online presentations and keynote addresses. Manager of Professional Development Retention via Virtual Classroom Enhancement - Nancy A.

What Student Passion Looks Like

techlearning

In its second full year, student passion is on full display as I’ve given up even more control of the classroom to students as I’ve asked them to grow a business around what they care about with whomever they want.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Libraries Change Lives - Global Citizens - Great Keynote Recordings - NMC Weekly Top Ten Stories

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Great keynotes, great presentations, and also free! Just a reminder that there''s still time to sign up for the technology and app smackdown or Inspire presentations at the April 6th MiniCon. Our classroom curriculum, professional development trainings, and afterschool programs empower teachers and enable students to develop skills in global competency, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, digital literacy, and leadership. On Classroom 2.0 Classroom 2.0

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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!). The Summit : The School Leadership Summit is a unique chance to participate in a virtual and collaborative global conversation on school leadership with presentations by practitioners. Thursday, March 28th, is our inaugural, online, and free School Leadership Summit. link].