4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

And despite having a few tables for groups to use, if anyone tried to have a conversation, we were quickly shushed by a librarian on a mission to keep her space as quiet as teenagerly possible. Even hallways can become places of active learning. Learning Space Design

4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

And despite having a few tables for groups to use, if anyone tried to have a conversation, we were quickly shushed by a librarian on a mission to keep her space as quiet as teenagerly possible. The libraries I see today couldn’t be more different – full of spaces for students to communicate, solve problems – perhaps even create in a makerspace or compose a song. Even hallways can become places of active learning. But that doesn’t need to be a barrier.

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How to Drive Safe Office 365 Adoption

Gaggle Speaks

Office 365 broadens the capacity for learning, offering on-demand access to documents and projects and providing new and creative outlets for students to learn inside and outside of the classroom. Promoting collaborative learning.

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Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

In this age of digitization, where everything from shopping to banking is available at the click of a button, why not access study materials? eBooks or etextbooks are not a new concept anymore. Kindle has ensured that the whole world has access to digital books. The change in reading habits or rather reading platforms, compelled print publishers to move into the digital space. In this situation, moving to digital textbooks or etextbooks is the only viable option.

Curation Situations: Let us count the ways

NeverEndingSearch

Back in 2014, our interviews and surveys led us to a taxonomy of digital curation. Along the way they experience collateral benefits of developing learning agility, building social capital and demonstrating creativity. Librarians are uniquely qualified to curate digital assets.

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.

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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.

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. Are you ready to make the shift, but need some ideas to get started?

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. We moved on to Twitter chats. But it is now, thanks to Evernote.

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. Night Zookeeper - A excellent new free writing tool filled w/ interactive lessons as well as an educational portal to help teachers track and monitor student progress.

6 ways to teach growth mindset from day one of school

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Imagine if your new class this fall was full of students who would: Be willing to try new things. Push themselves to do their best work, not just what’s “good enough” Believe in themselves and their own ability to learn. Here are 6 ways to do that: 1.

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The Latest from Digital Humanities Questions and Answers

ProfHacker

Digital Humanities Questions and Answers ( @DHAnswers on Twitter) is designed to be a free resource where anyone with an interest in the digital humanities can pose a question to the community of folks working in the field. How do I best convert these (hundreds.)

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Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

Tech Helpful

Recently one of our fifth grade teachers, Alice Sikkema, was chosen to present in the poster sessions at Georgia Education Technology Conference (GaETC). Below is the compiled list brought to you by teachers that implement daily. New semesters are a great time to try new things.

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.

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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. Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions!