Learning Math Should be Fun and Engaging

A Principal's Reflections

Kanchan Chellani, currently a math teacher at New Milford High School , is a strong believer in making the learning process fun, interactive, and meaningful for students. To engage students in her classroom, Mrs. Chellani has utilized a variety of tools to help her develop an interactive, student-centered learning environment. As a result, she has started to create her own online learning modules, using the software Adobe Captivate.

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Flipping testing skills in Week 3

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I identify with the tenets of flipped approached and find that it is a natural fit for much of what I do in my student-centered, collaborative learning environment. 1 is relatively easy to do with student-centered learning. The teacher is the conductor on the train of learning. #2 The flip is not the video; the flip is in the PROCESS of HOW the students learn, not WHAT they learn from!

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Best-in-Category Winners for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

was it easy to use and intuitive to learn. Collaborative Learning. Winner: Edmodo. Learning Management System. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Ask a Tech Teacher routinely shares favorite websites and apps that make a difference in the classroom. Over the last month, readers voted on which tools had the greatest impact on readers.

Summer Learning Series-A Recap

The Web20Classroom

Here is a recap of all 10 posts: 1) Collaborative Learning With Edmodo - Here we took a look at what Edmodo is and how you can use it to create a collaborative online space in your classroom. Oh and just last week was Edmodocon , a one-day conference where teachers from all over shared how they are using Edmodo. 2) Learning With Hashtags - One of my favorite topics to talk about is hashtags on Twitter. Curation is an important part of learning.

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Flipping Instruction in a Captivating Fashion

A Principal's Reflections

To engage students in her classroom, she has developed an interactive, student-centered learning environment. Through the use of technology, collaborative learning, and teaching mathematical concepts in the real-world and interdisciplinary context, she has managed to successfully work towards creating this desired positive and energetic blended learning environment. Adobe Flipped Classroom Innovation student-centered learning

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Summer Learning Series-TED Talks For Learning

The Web20Classroom

This is the third post in my Summer Learning Series. First was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo and then we followed up with Learning With Hashtags. Summer Learning Series TED 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.

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Flipping Out For Professional Learning

The Web20Classroom

Much of the time in the actual PD is eaten up by tasks that can be learned outside the actual PD, freeing up the time when we do get together on more the why-to with technology PD or any type of professional development really. The idea is, there is some sort of information transfer (basic information about a learning concept) outside of the learning environment (classroom/meeting/PD) allowing for further discussion or extended learning when in the learning environment.

Summer Learning Series-Doing More And Learning More With Diigo

The Web20Classroom

This is the sixth post in my Summer Learning Series. First was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo and then we followed up with Learning With Hashtags. There are so many more features to learn about. More Resources Student Learning With Diigo -This great site that helps you establish Diigo in your classroom and offers suggestions for use and lesson plan ideas. Diigo Summer Learning Series

Summer Learning Series-It's All About The Hashtag

The Web20Classroom

This is the second in my Summer Learning Series, where I share "make-it, take-it" resources, ideas, tips and tricks for the summer and for the classroom. The first in the series was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo. Today we will look at how to utilize hashtags for learning and sharing. Twitter Summer Learning Series

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Summer Learning Series-Putting The Internet To Work For You With IFTTT

The Web20Classroom

This is the ninth post in my Summer Learning Series. First was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo and then we followed up with Learning With Hashtags. Now let see how we can automate the internet and take many of the tools in the Summer Learning Series to the next level with If This, Then That. IFTTT Summer Learning Series

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This global classroom features Mystery Skype and collaboration projects

eSchool News

“Students need to learn at a young level that they have similarities and differences” with students from Mexico, Ireland, Kazakhstan and other countries, she said. ” Her experiences with the new and growing field of global education caught the attention of Julie Lindsay, an Australian teacher, author and founder of Flat Connections , an online collaboration program. “They learn things you might not expect,” she said.

Summer Learning Series-Keeping In Touch With @Remind101

The Web20Classroom

This is the tenth and final post in my Summer Learning Series. First was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo and then we followed up with Learning With Hashtags. Then we saw how we can automate the internet and take many of the tools in the Summer Learning Series to the next level with If This, Then That. Remind101 Summer Learning Series

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Summer Learning Series-Starting A Classroom or School Twitter Account

The Web20Classroom

This is the seventh post in my Summer Learning Series. First was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo and then we followed up with Learning With Hashtags. Consider taking pictures of kids doing collaborative projects or highlighting staff of the month. That might also entice folks to check out your Twitter account and learn more about your presence there. Summer Learning Series Twitter

No Kidding: This Pre-Revenue Edtech Startup Just Raised $15M in Series B Funding

Edsurge

Kiddom , the developer behind a K-12 content management and collaborative learning platform, has raised $15 million in a Series B round led by Owl Ventures. Available on Chromebooks, web browsers and iOS devices, Kiddom’s platform shares many features typically associated with learning management systems. Other tools offering similar functionalities include Edmodo and Nearpod , and learning management systems like Canvas and Schoology.

Summer Learning Series-Twitter Chats For Learning

The Web20Classroom

This is the fourth post in my Summer Learning Series. First was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo and then we followed up with Learning With Hashtags. If you remember back to my post on hashtags we talked about how hashtags can be great sources of learning. edchat is just a small part of a greater education community that regularly engages in conversations to make learning better for kids. Twitter Summer Learning Series

Summer Learning Series-Giving Evernote A Try

The Web20Classroom

This is the eighth post in my Summer Learning Series. First was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo and then we followed up with Learning With Hashtags. Evernote 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. Then we looked at TED Talks. We moved on to Twitter chats.

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25 Social Networks/Media Sites for Education

Technology Tidbits

25 Social Networks/Media Sites for Education 30hands Learning - The 30hands Learning Community is an excellent cloud based solution for educators looking to collaborate w/ others, track/manage students, schedule events, and more. Edmodo - One of the most popular social media sites/communities around that educators are using to connect find resources and connect w/ peers, students, parents, and more in a safe educational environment.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The conference is held in the online platform Blackboard Collaborate, and instructions for joining any sessions and to find the schedule in your own time zone are at [link]. We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

Learning Revolution Free Events - ISTE Unplugged + Hack Education - AERO - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Students Driving Change

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update May 20, 2014 Teaching is a strategic act of engagement. James Bellanca The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.