Innovative Examples of Community Involvement in Schools

Digital Promise

If you’re looking for innovative ways to involve your community, see if some of the examples below inspire you to act. League schools provide creative examples of community involvement in schools. Check out other examples of large-scale community engagement events.

ECM 147: App Smashing Definition and Examples

The CoolCatTeacher

App Smashing inventor, Greg Kulowiec shares many examples on today’s show. If you have iPads or other devices in your classroom and you limit students to only one app, you and your students may be missing out. Every Classroom Matters Podcast

8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

The challenge is to turn this into a habit students do outside the classroom. Below are examples from my students using the free Grackle Marks add-on for Google Docs and the paid pro version of Newsela.

5 ways tech can truly improve learning (with examples)

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech edtech educational technology efficiency feedback formative global collaboration google classroom remindTrainers, bloggers and education pundits tend to use lots of catch phrases and buzz words to talk about the power of technology in education.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

7 Ways to Support Diversity in the Classroom [With Examples]

Prodigy

But a school culture that promotes diversity in the classroom teaches students something that’s more important: how to live and work in a society where every individual is unique. The post 7 Ways to Support Diversity in the Classroom [With Examples] appeared first on Prodigy.

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. Classroom Management Tip #1: Build a Partnership With Your Students It’s true that you must relate before you can educate.

12 Examples Of Gamification In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 12 Examples Of Gamification In The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Trends & Shifts video games

The Teacher’s Guide to Service Learning [+ 5 Examples]

Prodigy

Maybe you’ve even wanted to use it in your classroom, […]. The post The Teacher’s Guide to Service Learning [+ 5 Examples] appeared first on Prodigy Blog. Teaching Strategies service learning service learning definition service learning examplesInvolving your students in community service can feel like an impossible task when you already have endless piles of curriculum to cover during the school year.

Tons of Classroom Examples Using Augmented Reality with @Aurasma - A Complete How-To Guide!

Kleinspiration

How to Use Augmented Reality in Your Classroom this post is read best via a desktop due to the embedded video content Augmented reality allows someone to add another layer to an existing image. After each partnership selected a word, they came up with a brief explanation/example of the term.

A SAMR deep dive: Deconstructing SAMR with examples

Ditch That Textbook

I had been using technology in the classroom for a few years but had no framework for implementing it well. When I first learned of the SAMR tech integration model, it was like fireworks went off in the background. I was at a technology conference.

8 ways technology is revolutionizing education (with examples)

Ditch That Textbook

With new technology, today’s classrooms have tools that can make learning happen that was impossible in recent years. Now, students can create impressive products as class projects that would have required lots of equipment or money in the past.

30 Examples Of Disruption In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Examples Of Disruption In The Classroom by Terry Heick This post has been republished from a previous version and is actually intended to supplement the “Cycle of Learning Innovation,” which means this is less about analysis and context and more about the examples. The post 30 Examples Of Disruption In The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

Smartphones in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Luckily, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Andrew Carroll, former High School teacher, has a great analysis of the problem and discussion of solutions below: How to control smartphone usage in classroom? In a classroom, on average, children check on their phones 11 times a day.

Mini-Lesson Examples and Mentor Text Ideas for Workshop!

Kleinspiration

Reading and writing go hand in hand in our classroom. Though I do have a block of time set aside for reading workshop and writing workshop, we often use the term ''workshop'' interchangably since they are both so closley connected in our classroom.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. This post is actually intended to supplement the “Cycle of Learning Innovation” model that will be publishing tomorrow (7.7.2015), which means this is less about analysis and context and more about the examples.

Reading by Example Newsletter 9-8-18: Reading Clearly

Reading By Example

Speaking of mindfulness and education, check out English teacher Mark Levine’s blog Mindful Literacy – he posts daily about his current thinking around cultivating awareness in the classroom. This blog now has a newsletter!

25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

techlearning

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. Here are 25 different ways you can use Google Forms in your Classroom - with an example for each! This is also a great time to ask if the parent is interested in receiving Google Classroom updates.

Examples of using Evernote as: teacher, student, admin

Educational Technology Guy

So, here are some resources and examples of how to use it. For example, in one note, you may have a person''s name as someone that is a resource. Evernote , my main resource, is a very useful app. Many people want to learn to use it, but aren''t sure where to start.

Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Karen Voglesang @NBCTchr teaches children to use thinking routines in her classroom. After participating in Harvard’s Project Zero , she is applying and using the methods in classrooms and with teachers. How to Teach Thinking Routines in the Classroom.

25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

The Electric Educator

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. Here are 25 different ways you can use Google Forms in your Classroom - with an example for each! This is also a great time to ask if the parent is interested in receiving Google Classroom updates.

Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Well, now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms using the Chrome web browser. Now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms, on any device, using the Chrome web browser. Minecraft in the Classroom. Minecraft in the classroom. Give us an example.

Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts

The CoolCatTeacher

Join us on Wednesday, December 19th at 9 pm ET for a lively conversation about the classroom pedagogies of teaching with Augmented Reality. Assessment in AR including classroom examples Effective ways to get started with AR Predictions on where AR will be in 5 years Who?

#Iwishmyteacherknew Examples Revealing All Around

TeachThought - Learn better.

#Iwishmyteacherknew Examples Revealing All Around. Students, teachers (and some trolls) have jumped in with both feet to provide an assortment of sharing that’s–well, check out 40 or so examples we’ve curated below. by TeachThought Staff.

Sharing Learning with Working Examples

ProfHacker

One of my favorite parts of writing for ProfHacker is having a space to share experiments, ideas, classroom strategies and, yes, occasionally failures. I recently was introduced to one such platform, Working Examples. Have you contributed or explored the Working Examples community?

5 examples of personalized learning in action

eSchool News

As technology becomes more and more ubiquitous in classrooms across the nation, it is easier than ever for students with different learning styles and needs to create personalized learning environments.

3 Examples Of Game-Based Learning: Actual Stories From The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 3 Examples Of Game-Based Learning: Actual Stories From The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Video Games

Swarming the Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

American poet and etymologist John Ciardi once remarked, “The classroom should be an entrance into the world.” Contemporary classrooms (from elementary school to graduate school) are structured similar to a manufacturing line and typically produce students who are full of information.

Grit in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Laila Sanguras, author of Grit in the Classroom , defines grit, shares the misinformation about grit, and talks about developing it in our students. Grit in the Classroom. So the two are really important to keep in mind and to focus on in the classroom.

Read by Example Newsletter 9-15-18: Finding the Time

Reading By Example

In my post The Best Way to Learn , I highlight research about how much time is actually spent reading and writing in typical classrooms (hint: not a lot). This blog now has a newsletter! I’ll be reposting the first couple of lists here to build awareness for it.

4 examples of engaging vision-impaired students in STEM

eSchool News

STEM learning is a cornerstone of education in today’s K-12 schools, but STEM classrooms often aren’t all that inspiring to students who are blind or have low vision.

Reading by Example Newsletter, 10-13-18: Data-Informed Instruction

Reading By Example

This week’s newsletter focuses on the use of data in the classroom to inform teaching and learning. What do you do when the data isn’t making any sense? Our instructional leadership team and I encountered this challenge in this post.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, I had to assess “over the shoulder” by looking at what students were doing. Now, using 3DBear , I’m able to offer students a classroom where they can create and share. However, the true power is the teacher classroom portal.

Read by Example Newsletter, 9-28-18: Courage and Fear

Reading By Example

I also referenced The Nerdy Book Club blog , one of the best online resources for finding great literature for the classroom and learning from other educators. This will be the last time the newsletter will be reposted here in its entirety. You can sign up for the newsletter here for free.

The juice that makes Flipgrid even better (#DitchPod wrap-up)

Ditch That Textbook

DTT podcast #DitchPod erik palmer pvlegs flipgrid examples speaking flipgrid tips growth mindset classroomEducators have incorporated Flipgrid video discussions into their classes all over the world. Flipgrid Fever is a real thing and students are responding.

AI in the classroom: Are we there yet?

Neo LMS

A quote from Wikipedia is instructive here: Deep Blue employed custom VLSI chips to execute the alpha-beta search algorithm in parallel, an example of GOFAI (Good Old-Fashioned Artificial Intelligence) rather than of deep learning which would come a decade later.

How ed-tech can enhance collaborative learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Ever since the classroom was invented educators have been using the latest technologies to enhance the learning process and support students in achieving the best academic outcomes. Read more: How can teachers use VR in the classroom?