7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance

Neo LMS

However, teachers that use digital portfolios in their classrooms know that they can be much more than an evaluation method. Portfolios are as varied as the children who create them and as the classrooms in which they are found” ( source ). 7 digital portfolio guidelines.

UDL for Adult Learners: Guidelines and Strategies

Digital Promise

In this webinar, Jason and one of the YouthBuild USA Teaching Fellows, Jo Forman, talk about why UDL is important when working with adult learners, and they outline several UDL guidelines and give strategies for using UDL in the classroom.

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4 Guidelines for Early Learners Using Technology

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez These best practices from the Department of Education will help educators seamlessly integrate tech in the classroom. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content

Handy Poster Featuring Educationl App Evaluation Guidelines

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Apple’s Apps in The Classroom guide features a number of interesting criteria to help teachers evaluate apps to use with their students. The following visual capture some of the main evaluation.read more

20+ Ideas to Supercharge Classroom Creativity

The CoolCatTeacher

Ideas to help you spark creativity in your classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Creativity is something that we have to nurture as teachers.

Four Guidelines for Innovating and Designing a Book Unit

EdTechTeam

I offer four guidelines that I use when designing book projects for my junior high students: STUDENTS MUST HAVE CHOICE - not all students learn the same, and not all students create the same, so we need to give them a choice in demonstrating their learning.

The Value of Listening in the Classroom: How to Teach Your Students Active Listening

Waterford

In school, one example of active listening would be a student waiting their turn and considering what their peers have to say before stating their opinion in a classroom discussion. A classroom example of passive listening? Guidelines for Developing Listening Skills.

Effective Educational Videos in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Learn how teachers are using educational videos effectively in their classrooms: - Current use of educational videos. In addition, 90% of teachers are using videos to engage students by asking them questions to encourage participation in the classroom.

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Zoom Fatigue? Try Our Best Practices for Virtual Classroom Facilitation

Education Elements

Districts pivoted to short-term responses and initial guidelines for at-home learning. In a single month in 2020, the unthinkable happened. Students in all 50 United States were impacted by school closures.

Applying Universal Design for Learning in remote classrooms

Neo LMS

Many of the supports that could be relied upon in classrooms were no longer feasible online, and some of the supports that had been missing from the start exacerbated the weaknesses of the feeble systems we previously had in place. Applying Universal Design for Learning in remote classrooms.

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Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

The learning theories and frameworks below help us reflect on the way student learning is impacted by technology so that our curriculum and use of technology in the classroom helps students thrive. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

Waterford

While it can be hard to keep up with every trend in educational technology, the mindset you have when it comes to classroom tech matters just as much as which ones you use. So, why and how should you use technology in your classroom? 6 Quick Tips for Using Technology in the Classroom.

5 Ways to Improve Relevance in Our Classrooms Now

The CoolCatTeacher

On the 10 Minute Teacher, we want to help you be a more remarkable educator, so today, Denis Sheeran, author of Instant Relevance, Using Today’s Experiences to Teach Tomorrow’s Lessons, shares five ways we can become more relevant in our classrooms today.

Merging Classrooms: How I Shared My Students with a Class in Egypt

The CoolCatTeacher

Every Classroom Matters episode 214 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He merged his classroom with a colleague in Egypt with incredible results. Essential Questions: Merging Classrooms: How I Shared My Students with a Class in Egypt.

Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Introducing blended learning experiences in core subjects presents many opportunities over traditional print-heavy classrooms. But introducing blended learning in the classroom is not the easiest thing to do. Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom.

8 Back to School Prep Tips for Teachers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Waterford

Familiarize yourself with your district’s back to school guidelines. Some may be returning fully to the classroom while others will remain online, while many may employ a mixture of the two. Adjust your classroom setup for social distancing if you will return to school.

Life-Long Kindergarten: Reviving play in the classroom and beyond

Neo LMS

The ability to play, explore, create, destroy, iterate and recreate with others is, Resnick proposes, a key learning habit that should be better utilized in classrooms and throughout life. Reviving play in the classroom and beyond.

Green light for using green screen in classroom activities

Neo LMS

Educators have taken note and started to see the benefits of using the same technology in the classroom. Here are just some of the reasons why implementing green screen in the classroom is a wonderful idea: It’s cheap.

Quality Feedback Begins with Good Assessment

MiddleWeb

Challenging Learning Through Feedback is an inspiring book that links feedback to a strong, ongoing classroom assessment process. Book Reviews Feedback Corwin feedback formative assessment guidelines James Nottingham Jill Nottingham prerequisites Rita Platt tools

Student-Friendly Social Media Guidelines Make a Great Bulletin Board

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educator Samantha Stouber uses the NYCDOE student-friendly social media guidelines as part of her efforts to teach digital literacy to her students. The guidelines provide a roadmap for to use digital media effectively. For students, the guidelines are in infographic format.

11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are eleven of the top classroom blogging tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Can We Eliminate Blogs–Teachers Hate Them! What Are Good Guidelines for Younger Bloggers? How to Use Blogs in Your Classroom.

Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

The CoolCatTeacher

Santha Walters uses drones in her English classroom to teach writing, collaboration and more. Learn how she does it, what standards she teaches, and technical issues of working with drones in the classroom. Drones in the English Classroom. You can use technology in any classroom.

4 important questions teachers in the flipped classroom must answer

Neo LMS

The flipped classroom is one of our favorite topics on this blog, because it is a simple concept with big results. 4 important questions teachers in the flipped classroom must answer. The flipped classroom, for all its wonderful benefits, is unfortunately no different.

Top benefits gamification can bring to the classroom

Neo LMS

Before following guidelines on how to create a gamified learning environment in the classroom one must have one question answered: Why? The benefits gamification can bring to the classroom. Gamification can do wonders in a primary school classroom.

10 Surefire Ideas to Remove Writing Roadblocks

MiddleWeb

Classrooms where students routinely write to think, problem solve, create and explore. Articles Writing audience brevity demonstration format guidelines Regie Routman stories writing

4 Questions about the flipped classroom teachers must answer

Neo LMS

The flipped classroom is one of our favorite topics on this blog, because it is a simple concept with big results. Flipped”, here does not mean crazy or way-out (although some would argue it is), it literally means inverting the traditional classroom model.

Create a Classroom Ad Campaign

EdTechTeam

TODAY on EduSlam… Create a Classroom Ad Campaign. To watch the video which was released today but will disappear on Sept 4. Well-defined classroom procedures use time efficiently and, therefore, allow more time for learning. Classroom Management EdTechTeam Press eduslam

My Kids Hate Their Desks! (And What I Did About It!)

The CoolCatTeacher

So, with a limited budget, she decided to change her classroom to give students a choice. She utilizes her expertise in lesson planning and classroom management to mentor new teachers.

Quick List of Classroom Blogging Resources

The Web20Classroom

More and more teachers and classrooms are embracing blogging in the classroom. Lets take a look at some classroom blogging resources to get started with. Five Steps To Starting A Classroom Blog -Ms. Do you have a favorite resource for blogging in the classroom?

A Framework for Technology Adoption: Making Your Pedagogy Deeply Digital

The Journal

This week’s blog post distills our 30-plus years of working in K–12 classrooms trying, trying, trying to integrate computing devices into those K–12 classrooms. The result: five guidelines. Educators, what’s your take on these five guidelines?

How ‘Dialogue’ Can Create Empathy in a Divided Classroom

Edsurge

In many classrooms these days, student discussion can grow so heated that passion threatens to overwhelm productive conversation. If dialogue is happening in a classroom, of course there's content, but then there's the process of dialogue.

iPad Classroom Visit Look-Fors

Edutopia

Photo Credit: Cathy Yenca's HCMS Classroom by Lisa Johnson Lisa Johnson 1:1 Implementation Administrators and support staff could use these guidelines to help focus their walk-throughs when evaluating a classroom where students are using iPads

The learning effect of air quality in classrooms

The Hechinger Report

Hotter classroom temperatures and polluted air are affecting children’s brains at school, according to a new body of education research. (AP But now researchers are scrutinizing the physical environment that surrounds students, especially the air quality and temperature in classrooms.

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So.You Wanna Use Blogs In The Classroom

The Web20Classroom

More and more teachers and classrooms are embracing blogging in the classroom. Lets take a look at some classroom blogging resources to get started with. Five Steps To Starting A Classroom Blog -Ms. Do you have a favorite resource for blogging in the classroom?

Creating Positive Learning Environments

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today.