23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

They can share their ideas on social media to make people worldwide more aware and encourage people to make small and big changes to preserve resources and reduce waste. Below discover activities, resources, websites, mobile apps, and more to get your students to play an active role in caring for the Earth. The American Museum of Natural History’s Ecology Disrupted section has lesson plans and resources, including a database of teacher created case studies.

Dixon Public Schools Uses New Websites to Engage Community, Do More With Less

Gaggle Speaks

Such is the case of Dixon Public Schools, which wanted to relaunch its district and five school websites. How Dixon schools gained access to modern web publishing tools and limitless customizations is described in a new case study.

Schools and Communities Together

Digital Promise

In their new book, Broader, Bolder, Better , Paul Reville and Elaine Weiss draw on nine years of research and case studies from 12 diverse communities to advocate for more and larger-scale partnerships between communities and schools. Social Media and Technology.

Making an Impact with Problem / Project Based Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find an example of students transforming the world in this post, Kids Transforming the World Through Social Media. We have the opportunity to implement problem/project based learning and teach our students how to use web tools and social media to solve real world problems. Ways to introduce the problem- through a blog post, show a video, take them through a case study, analyze an infographic, or have them play an online game or simulation.

Making an Impact with Problem / Project Based Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find an example of students transforming the world in this post, Kids Transforming the World Through Social Media. We have the opportunity to implement problem/project based learning and teach our students how to use web tools and social media to solve real world problems. Ways to introduce the problem- through a blog post, show a video, take them through a case study, analyze an infographic, or have them play an online game or simulation.

Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

Even Social Media and YouTube play a part. A landmark 2012 study found that classroom design alters academic progress over a school year by 25%. The study found five key design factors account for 73% of the variation in student performance. Mobility.

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What to do with a good old wiki resource?

Bryan Alexander

Consider this a case study in evolving social media. Mobile services have taken up some of this need. I asked around social media for feedback. Several years ago I launched a wiki for a desperate purpose.

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7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

When I got connected on social media, my lens was expanded and I became aware of more organizations, as well as their supporting tools and resources. Many of the organizations, which are listed alphabetically, have free tools, research, case studies, and resources that can seamlessly be utilized and implemented at the district and school levels.

Tech & Learning Leadership Summit: Winds of Change in the Windy City

techlearning

Others are using advanced protective intelligence systems to “sniff” social media in hopes of identifying anyone planning to do mass harm or self-harm (think “pre-crime” in the movie “Minority Report”).

Not Your Grandfather's Corporate Training: 5 Trends Changing Workforce Learning

Edsurge

Case studies and visual simulations are becoming more common ways of providing this type of experiential learning. Although there has been an increase in the use of video technology within corporate learning, from 5 percent to 15 percent over the space of a year, there are still a significant proportion of organizations that struggle with outdated platforms and static learning approaches, according to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends study carried out this year.

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.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Associate Professor Harmonizing Global Alliances: A Case Study of Afghanistan - Maria A. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday! Important Updates Below.

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

It takes into account recent changes such as ubiquitous connectivity, open-source technology, mobile devices, and personalization to dramatically shift how schools have been run and structured for over a century. There are a LOT of great books for teachers out there.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! student 7:30am The university library website as a virtual study environment - Máté Tóth 8:00am Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success - Kara Malenfant, Sr.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.;

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