4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

Schools everywhere are expecting more from shared learning spaces, turning them into makerspaces or media product studios. Even hallways can become places of active learning. Your learning space tells a story (Is it the right one?). Perhaps your focus is on collaborative design

4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

Schools everywhere are expecting more from shared learning spaces, turning them into makerspaces or media product studios. Even hallways can become places of active learning. Are you interested in transforming your library, computer lab or other outdated area of your school into a collaborative learning space? Your learning space tells a story (Is it the right one?). Perhaps your focus is on collaborative design ? Your learning space needs its own spaces.

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15 Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom That Are NOT Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom That Are NOT Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s no secret that I love Google tools, but Google is not the only option for your classroom. There are hundreds of fantastic collaborative learning tools!

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11 activities to increase student-led learning in your classroom

Nureva

In a recent eSchool News study , 89% of educators said it was very important or important for students to lead their own learning. That’s telling – as is the fact that not a single respondent considered student-led learning unimportant. It’s also just another indication of the growing wave of teachers who are committed to giving students a bigger say in how they learn. Beginner or veteran, check out these 11 student-led learning activities to try in your classroom: 1.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Curation Situations: Let us count the ways

NeverEndingSearch

The professionals we spoke with described a process in which they began by collecting or gathering; moved to connecting content and resources for specific purposes and audiences; curated by adding value with context and commentary; and contributed by offering the community opportunities for collaboration, learning and growth. Along the way they experience collateral benefits of developing learning agility, building social capital and demonstrating creativity.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Today, you would find most of the schools and universities using digital aids in classrooms. By incorporating technology into K-12 education model, institutes are aiming to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities. The reason why K-12 is given so much importance is because these are the formative years where students are encouraged to think out of the box, learn to analyze and solve problems, make decisions and come up with innovative ideas.

Let’s Hang! 10+ Ways to Spark Collaboration with Google Hangouts

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google has many free incredible apps and tools that work on any device to support and promote collaboration. Hangouts allows you to record and easily make screen video tutorials or just have a video of group collaboration. If you want to use Google Hangouts as a way to do a whole class to class communication or for inviting guest speakers virtually in the classroom, then younger students will be able to safely take part. I have these descriptions in my book, Learning to Go.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Real-time Collaboration: The Next Frontier in Ed Tech

Omega Notes

Web-based learning and assessment platforms are steadily becoming more important in college classrooms. The rise in the availability of ebooks has made it easy for professors to pick a textbook without concerning themselves with issues such as physical weight, availability in the university library or inventory requirements at the local bookstore. In some cases, these ebooks can even be integrated with a university’s learning platform.

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Education and the Big Data Revolution

Omega Notes

As development of comprehensive data analytics, machine learning, and AI continues to move forward, people’s standards of life improve as it allows us to make better decisions by observing past results. The Omega Notes platform brings the benefits of an analytics platform into the classroom resulting in a more effective academic experience. There are several ways analytics systems can be utilized to improve the learning process.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

As students gradually move from K to 12, their learning needs also increase. While traditional textbooks are still a part of the educational curriculum, eBooks are rapidly becoming the preferred learning partner for students. And rightfully so, for an eBook provides much more interaction and engagement than a paperback textbook. Earlier, publishers used to distribute extra learning resources which students can buy and refer in order to make notes.

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3 Ways OneNote Puts More Focus on Teaching and Learning

Gaggle Speaks

It’s actually easier for students to learn when you can minimize the number of products being used. Here’s how a tool like OneNote can do the job of multiple products or platforms while putting even more focus on teaching and learning. Collaboration. Learning thrives on teamwork; whether it’s between students or teachers, there’s no getting around the need for collaboration.

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Project Pals

Technology Tidbits

Project Pals is a innovative all-in-one collaborative learning platform ideal for project based learning that K-12 teachers are using for any subject or curriculum. Finally, Project Pals has a wide range of resources for educators such as: lesson plans, eBooks, and more.

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The Internet of Things smart school is coming

eSchool News

Close to half (46 percent) of K-12 and higher-ed IT leaders in a recent survey said they believe an Internet of Things smart school — a school using Internet of Things devices to transform learning environments — will have a major impact in the next one to two years. As the Internet of Things impacts education, IT leaders are envisioning uber-connected schools and campuses.

Project Pals

Technology Tidbits

Project Pals is a innovative all-in-one collaborative learning platform ideal for project based learning that K-12 teachers are using for any subject or curriculum. Through the Project Pals platform educators will track, monitor, and guide student progress while students work collaboratively. This is all done through a easy-to-use visual interface that helps students organize and collaborate on their projects. collaboration project based learning

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12 Practical Tips for Remote Learning During School Closures – SULS057

Shake Up Learning

The post 12 Practical Tips for Remote Learning During School Closures – SULS057 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. While the world is battling the coronavirus, teachers and schools are scrambling to figure out what this home learning thing looks like.

Summer Learning Series-Giving Evernote A Try

The Web20Classroom

This is the eighth post in my Summer Learning Series. These are short posts with tools, tips and resources for you to try something new this summer or something you can take to the classroom in the Fall. First was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo and then we followed up with Learning With Hashtags. Then we examined the things to consider if you want to use Twitter in your classroom or your school in the coming school year. Evernote On Classroom 2.0

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Top 25 Sites/Apps of 2018

Technology Tidbits

Book Creator - A fantastic mobile (iOS/Chrome) app for creating stunning eBooks/presentations, that can be used for digital storytelling, project based learning, and more. Dystopia 2153 - An innovative new site that teaches programming/coding through the use of game based learning and graphic novels. Hippo Video - One of my favorite sites around for creating digital videos that can be used to "flip" a classroom or create explainer videos.

6 ways to teach growth mindset from day one of school

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Push themselves to do their best work, not just what’s “good enough” Believe in themselves and their own ability to learn. Many students enter our classrooms believing they’re either smart or not smart, good at reading or math, or not good in those areas. And once they have a growth mindset, they can learn anything. As you teach classroom routines, explain how they are designed to benefit kids’ brains.

Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

Tech Helpful

They must learn which line comes first in order to progress to the next letter. mt=8 An app that allows children to quickly learn common vocabulary. First Grade technology use: SeeSaw App (free version) works on multiple platforms - [link] use for children to have an electronic portfolio of their work in the classroom while also allowing their parents and myself to see and comment on their work. We are working on students taking responsibility for their learning.

7 Ways to Rethink Digital Assignments

Shake Up Learning

The post 7 Ways to Rethink Digital Assignments appeared first on Shake Up Learning. If you really want to transition your classroom from static teaching to Dynamic Learning, you have to rethink traditional assignments and the use of digital tools. Provide Instant Collaboration.

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T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

techlearning

For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. Judges liked the collaboration ability.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference Network's seventh annual global collaboration "extravaganza" will take place around the clock starting this Sunday, November 13, and continuing through Wednesday, November 16. You don’t need to be an expert in the Blackboard Collaborate platform to help (we give you training and then live help at the time), but it makes a HUGE different to presenters to have a moderator helper in their session rooms, and we try to make sure there is one for every session!