Seesaw: The ultimate ePortfolio for every classroom!

iLearn Technology

How to integrate Seesaw into the classroom: We’ve long used Evernote as our eportfolio of choice , because it was a simple (enough) entry point and gave students enough flexibility to show what they were working on.

Paul Solarz and His Student Centered Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Paul Solarz @PaulSolarz has a student-centered classroom. In today’s show, Paul Solarz talks about how his students lead the classroom: Why Paul relaxes after spring break (it isn’t what you think). How a student-centered classroom flows.

Adobe Spark: Easily create and share videos, images, and newsletters

iLearn Technology

How to integrate Adobe Spark in the classroom: The collection of tools in Adobe Spark are perfect for students and teachers alike. What it is: Adobe Spark is a collection of fantastic (free!) creative tools available online or as an app download.

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Digital Badges: credentialing the things that make us fully human

iLearn Technology

I’ve been somewhat hesitant to jump into digital badges world (despite knowing the digital badge ninja, @senorg) because I feared that digital badges were just one more way to categorize and label kids, another carrot to dangle in the classroom.

SumBlox: explore number relationships through visual/kinesthetic play

iLearn Technology

I purchased the Educational Set for our classrooms which comes with 100 solid hardwood blocks including: Thirty 1 blocks; twelve 2 blocks; eight each of the 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 blocks; two 10 blocks and four teaching manuals.

How to make your year more awesome

iLearn Technology

A new perspective on classroom space/building use. Innovative uses of technology and ePortfolios. 5Sigma Anastasis Academy For Teachers Middle/High School Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources 5sigma conference pd

4 Powerful Ways to Implement Class Blogs – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Blogging is a popular activity in classrooms today because it allows students to share their writing with a broader audience and teachers to communicate with parents. Here are some great ideas and applications for class and/or individual student blogs that you can explore in your classroom.

Strategies for Becoming an Effective, Present Teacher

edWeb.net

Teachers can get caught up in the day-to-day parts of the classroom and forget to take time to consider whether or not they’re teaching effectively. I find that in my classroom…everything that I do connects to everything else that I do,” said Wilson. Homework, assessments, projects.

Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

edWeb.net

We, as edtech leaders and classroom teachers, must explore pathways where assessments support teaching and learning in the 21st century. He now serves as an elementary principal for the Mineral Point Unified School District.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

Units for younger students might include more read aloud content while units for upper elementary or middle school students might focus more heavily on articles or reading parts of non-fiction texts. For elementary age students I recommend looking for ebooks at Epic! -- Unlimited Books for Kids and Zing!, Although I’m in a 1-to-1 classroom, students complete the unit activities with a partner to encourage read-aloud practice, rich discussion, and collaboration.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 To be kept informed of the latest conference news and updates, please make sure you are a member (free) at Classroom 2.0 Mortenson Creating a 24/7 Professional Development Model by Josh Allen Creating a Library Website to Support Information Literacy Needs by Luann Edwards Creating ePortfolios using Weebly by Valerie R.

The Epsilen Experience: Power Users Share Their Stories #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Ingram''s classroom is close to paperless. Presented first to elementary faculty with principal support, then other teachers found out and wanted to do more.) Ingram - The finished work posted to Epsilen creates ePortfolios that stay with the student. Visit his eportfolio at epsilen.com/lheflin where he is posting his resources.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

Units for younger students might include more read-aloud content while units for upper elementary or middle school students might focus more heavily on articles or reading parts of nonfiction texts. For elementary school-age students, I recommend looking for ebooks at Epic! -- Unlimited Books for Kids and Zing!, Although I'm in a 1-to-1 classroom, students complete the unit activities with a partner to encourage read-aloud practice, rich discussion, and collaboration.

The 2013 Reform Symposium This Week - Online, Free, and with Amazing Speakers and Presenters

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Publish your ePortfolio using Weebly - Valerie R. The best of all worlds - Elizabeth Anne 1:00pm Armed with Empathy: Creating a Classroom Climate for Collaboration - Dan Curcio Educators as Social Networked Learners - Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Build a Bridge: Transitioning to STEM TPBL - Beth Witte, Program Coordinator Creating Citizen Scientists in the Classroom - Matthew Rudisi – Science Faculty (Biology) Re-awakening Students’ Curiosity - Frank Kowalski, Physics Prof.

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