5 Ways K–12 Teachers Can Take a New Approach to Computational Thinking

EdTech Magazine

New educational guidelines from ISTE stress the importance of contextualizing science, technology, engineering and math skills through everyday classroom activities. . STEM courses are a central component to K–12 learning , but incorporating STEM into the classroom can be difficult.

What’s next in ed-tech? These 18 trends

eSchool News

So, as an educator interested in technology — after all, you are reading eSchool News — what is the best source for tracking emerging technologies for learning? Long-Term Trends: Driving ed-tech adoption in K-12 education for five or more years: Redesigning Learning Spaces.

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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.

IT#1: What’s next in ed-tech? These 18 trends

eSchool News

So, as an educator interested in technology — after all, you are reading eSchool News — what is the best source for tracking emerging technologies for learning? Long-Term Trends: Driving ed-tech adoption in K-12 education for five or more years: Redesigning Learning Spaces.

Collaboration for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post was written in collaboration with Douglas Konopelko. It is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. Employers in the digital age are not looking at test scores; they want candidates with effective collaboration and teamwork skills.

Collaboration for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post was written in collaboration with Doug Konopelko. It is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. Employers in the digital age are not looking at test scores; they want candidates with effective collaboration and teamwork skills.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

" Tagged on: July 26, 2017 These 3 practices revolutionized Penn Manor's school culture | Opensource.com → Free and open source software is the catalyst for Penn Manor School District's award-winning student learning programs. " Tagged on: July 26, 2017 Can personalized learning prevail? Fordham Institute → Checker Finn asks "Can personalized learning prevail?"

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How We Built Our School Makerspace

Fractus Learning

Student creativity, building stronger neural pathways in the brain through kinesthetic learning opportunities, is the reason to build a Makerspace. It is about play, students tinkering to discover, children experimenting to learn, and students building what they dream.

How to Create a Vision

Edsurge

As Education Elements has worked with districts across the country, we’ve found a few simple guidelines can help make the visioning process invigorating and inspiring rather than routine or frustrating. Get the right people in the room to start, and consider who will be involved over time This sounds simple, but spending time thinking about the type of team you want involved at the outset of your personalized learning vision-setting is critical.

How to Create a Vision

Edsurge

As Education Elements has worked with districts across the country, we’ve found a few simple guidelines can help make the visioning process invigorating and inspiring rather than routine or frustrating. Get the right people in the room to start, and consider who will be involved over time This sounds simple, but spending time thinking about the type of team you want involved at the outset of your personalized learning vision-setting is critical.

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!