This Tech Tool Can Save Teachers 10 Minutes Per Class

Edsurge

Fewer uploads and emails Gunn’s school has a one-to-one device policy; when she projects her screen to model her writing process, for example, students can connect their own devices to use the platform’s annotate tool to take a screenshot and add their own notes. That benefits her students directly: She gets through her content more quickly, so her students are into the skill development stage of their learning faster.

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Five Ways to Make Peer Feedback Effective In Your Classroom

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It is also an effective pedagogical strategy to teach students the skills of critical thinking, giving and receiving feedback and taking responsibility for their own learning. research summary by England’s Education Endowment Foundation notes that teaching practice is more effective when it incorporates feedback, peer tutoring, collaborative learning, meta-cognition and self-regulation—all components of effective peer review.

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4 Tips for Facilitating Powerful Student Collaboration

Digital Promise

In HP Teaching Fellow Melissa Wrenchey’s class, students collaborate to design prototypes that address real-world challenges. Below, Melissa shares advice for how teachers can facilitate these kinds of powerful collaborative learning experiences with their students.

SCALE-UP Classroom Technology: Supporting The Learning Environment

ViewSonic Education

Learning environments are becoming more flexible, teaching methods are changing to accommodate different learning styles, and student collaboration is playing an increasingly important role in the classroom. The SCALE-UP classroom is one example of these dramatic shifts.

6 Ways to create meaningful teamwork experiences through an LMS

Neo LMS

Chances are that no matter the subject, they are told to collaborate quite frequently. Plenty of examples can be found from Boy Meets World and Dawson’s Creek to Gilmore Girls. Let’s call it the Dreaded Collaboration Project (you heard it from me first!). And the truth is, that for some students collaboration does not come that easily. Read more: 5 Reasons e-learning is perfect for introverted students. A manifesto for effective classroom collaboration.

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What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few years the education industry has been experiencing a shift away traditional learning environments. One of these practices is known as blended learning and the term that has been garnering some attention within the education industry as of late.

Building Coding Skills Through Playful Learning

edWeb.net

Teaching computer coding skills and concepts in the primary grades may sound like a challenge, but now there are hands-on activities and age-appropriate software that engage young students in this type of learning. edWeb Blog coding computer science early learning

What's on the Horizon (Still, Again, Always) for Ed-Tech

Hack Education

The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released the latest NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education. Adaptive Learning Technologies. Mobile Learning. Blended Learning Designs. Collaborative Learning. Redesigning Learning Spaces.

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Reinvigorate Creativity and Confidence with STEAM

edWeb.net

In a recent edWebinar , “Building STEAM Confidence and Creativity in Middle School,” educational technology experts described how enriching STEAM-based learning experiences can enhance the socio-emotional skills students need to succeed now into the future.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Teaching quality has been defined as “instruction that enables a wide range of students to learn” ( Darling-Hammond, 2012 ), and it is the strongest school-related factor that can improve student learning and achievement ( Hanushek, 2011 ; Nye, Konstantopoulos, and Hedges, 2004 ; Rivkin, Hanushek, and Kain, 2005 ). Professional Learning Communities. A safe and cooperative climate for learning. Support and training to promote continual professional learning.

2016 Global Education Conference - Day One!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sunday, November 13th ( US-Eastern Time ) 12:30pm Welcome 1:00pm KEYNOTE: Jonathan Rochelle (Google) 2:00pm iEARN Welcome Classrooms without Borders: A Teacher's Guide to International Collaborative Projects - Philip J.

For two states, the digital transition requires an overhaul of the process

edWeb.net

Pinellas County, for example, has a blended model working towards 1-to-1. Select schools in Orange County are part of LaunchED, an immersive, connected, and collaborative learning experience providing students with access to world-class digital tools and resources.

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After School Innovation in New Zealand – Matt Richards, New Zealand

Daily Edventures

Thanks to Matt Richards curious students in New Zealand and around the world are able to explore, create and learn in a unique after-school program. Innovation and learning is how we fix the world. Global collaboration is the way forward.

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. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday!

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Karen is passionate about building community and creating opportunities for people to collaborate and communicate.