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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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

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

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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 !

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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?

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

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

I Can’t Tell Them What They’ll Do (Classrooms, Justice, and Legacies)

The Jose Vilson

I arrive in my classroom every morning at around 7:20 am, 40 minutes before my students trickle in. As if the plastic desktops and semi-silent rooms in my classroom were one of their few constants. I have guidelines in my classroom, not rules.

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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How to Create a Classroom That’s a Safe Space for Failure

Edsurge

What makes a classroom a safe space to fail in? Having a ‘Mindset of All’ Mentality It’s crucial that teachers, students and administrators all have the mindset that it’s OK to step outside the box and do more experimentation in the classroom. Bycraft, our robot goes backward!”

Department of Education Spearheads Ed Tech Developers Guide

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith A 66-page document sets recommended guidelines for educational technology developers. Classroom Collaboration Digital Content Management

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?

How to Create Formative Classroom Assessments

MiddleWeb

Teacher-Made Assessments: How to Connect Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Learning (2nd Ed) by Gareis and Grant gets reviewer Anne Anderson's gold star for usefulness and practicality with its guidelines offering plentiful techniques and examples.

Learn Like a Pirate in the Classroom

MiddleWeb

Reading Learn Like a Pirate is "like having a front row seat in a master teacher's classroom," says educator Laura Von Staden. She recommends the book's guidelines for empowering students as well as its plentiful resources to help each reader chart a fresh path.

6 Tips for A More Accessible School & Classroom from @HabenGirma

The Innovative Educator

Check out her six tips and consider how you can integrate them into your classroom this year. 6 tips for creating a more accessible and inclusive classroom Formats Use as many formats as possible to help students learn.

Create group assignments in Google Classroom

The Electric Educator

Google Classroom makes it easy to assign individual work and whole-class assignments. It takes a little bit more effort, but you CAN facilitate group work through Google Classroom. Create a new topic in Classroom to organize your group project 2.