4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

Schools everywhere are expecting more from shared learning spaces, turning them into makerspaces or media product studios. Even hallways can become places of active learning. Your learning space tells a story (Is it the right one?). Perhaps your focus is on collaborative design

Empower, enable, engage [webinar]

Nureva

Does your learning environment inspire students to follow their passions and lead their own learning? If you’d like to create a space where students feel not just engaged but empowered, this edWeb webinar can help. Watch the video below to see Carol Webb, learning commons facilitator at Turner Valley School in Alberta, Canada, share strategies for redesigning school spaces. Strategies for incorporating makerspaces into your learning environment.

4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

Schools everywhere are expecting more from shared learning spaces, turning them into makerspaces or media product studios. Even hallways can become places of active learning. Are you interested in transforming your library, computer lab or other outdated area of your school into a collaborative learning space? Your learning space tells a story (Is it the right one?). Perhaps your focus is on collaborative design ? Your learning space needs its own spaces.

Boxlight Launches Fall 2018 Webinar Series for Administrators and Teachers

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11, 2018 – Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”) today announced the schedule for its fall webinar series titled “Transforming Learning in the Classroom.” Participants will learn from experts including Atlanta Public School’s Aleigha Henderson-Rosser and Femi Aina.

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Using Google Drive Forms to Power 1:1 Instruction

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

As I explore teaching and learning in a 1:1 iPad environment I''m excited about the potential of using Google Drive Forms as a teaching tool. The webinar is open to all. Webinar: Using Google Docs / Google Drive for Collaborative Learning Tuesday March 11th 4:00 PM CST Sign up.

Webinar Spotlight: Designing Agile Learning Spaces

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What is the relationship between physical space, technology, and learning? What kinds of spaces can leverage technology and support the kinds of learning we want to happen? In February, Bill Selak and Ilsa Dohmen from Hillbrook School presented the webinar "Designing Agile Learning Spaces" in our Digital Classroom edWeb community. They also shared some research data on the effects of different types of learning environments on students.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

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.

How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s becoming more common to take online classes or blend traditional with online learning. The main point of this theory is that social learning attributes human behavior to be an outcome of cognitive, behavioral and environmental influences (Bandura, 1977 ).

Summer Learning Series-Giving Evernote A Try

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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. Live - There was a great webinar all about Evernote and its application in the classroom.

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.

How One District Is Transforming Digital Learning

Leadership Lounge

While pedagogies, learning tools and technology have evolved over the 20 years I’ve worked in the industry and 14 years as a leader in educational technology, the belief in digital equity has remained a constant for me. I don’t just learn in the classroom, I learn all day long.

Annotate, Collaborate, and Learn with Marginal Syllabus and Educator Innovator

Educator Innovator

Join us this month as we launch our partnership with Marginal Syllabus with a Hypothesis annotathon of By Any Media Necessary and a kick-off webinar with the book’s authors. Starting in April, Educator Innovator will host a dynamic opportunity for open learning via author partnerships, annotathons (more on these below!), You can learn more at the Marginal Syllabus website. We look forward to learning with you!

Educators: The lessons we learned in 2016

eSchool News

[ Editor’s note: This story is Part 3 of our 3-part series on Lessons Learned in 2016. Educators made much of their learning opportunities in 2016, whether through professional development sessions, webinars, product demos, or even conferences.

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. Beginner or veteran, check out these 11 student-led learning activities to try in your classroom: 1.

3 Tools for Exploiting the Wifi During Presentations

Nik Peachey

If like me you’re not one of those, then here are a few tools that, thanks to the increasing availability of wireless connectivity at conference centres these days, might help to turn your passive listeners into a bunch of multitasking audience collaborators.

Odysseyware launches new professional learning series

eSchool News

The sequence of professional learning opportunities will highlight the unique ways schools and districts nationwide are implementing innovative strategies and new instructional models to transform learning for their students.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

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They are well into their journey to bring blended and flipped learning to all classrooms. In this post, I wanted to share some of what I learned from the school. Touring their learning spaces was eye-opening and insightful. Again, the space is ideal for this type of learning.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

A School Leader’s Guide to Using edWeb for Personalized Teacher PD

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To provide the best possible teaching and learning environment, school leaders need to provide their teachers with professional learning opportunities that are personalized and engaging. Schools and districts can use edWeb to create private communities for collaboration.

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10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

Many find that more than one display is ideal for flexible classrooms that maximize active learning. Supporting Active Learning. Interactive touch screen displays have an inherent ability to bolster active learning. By becoming involved in the learning process.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

K–12 Professional Development Is Critical, So Make It Count

EdTech Magazine

While most teachers believe district leaders view professional development as a priority, some say the instruction they’re offered could be more effective, according to a survey from Corwin, Learning Forward and the National Education Association.

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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.

Upcoming PD

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

This webinar will demonstrate how to use the SAMR model of technology integration as a guide for planning and implementing classroom learning experiences that take student learning to higher levels.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Michael Stephens Live Keynote - Follett Challenge - Digital Citizenship Week - K12 Online Starts

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 14th, 2014 In some cases we learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself. Lloyd Alexander The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?

The First 6 Weeks: Strategies For Getting To Know Your Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

Also, a dynamic and vigorous learning environment is built on relationships. When we create strong connections with our students, we create a learning environment where risk-taking and collaborative learning can take place. Week 1: Learn Names.

ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

NeverEndingSearch

For instance, Kasey Bell generously shared her own resource-packed presentations on her Shake Up Learning Blog prior to the conference. We learned at ALA that next year, the two lists will be combined as digital tools.). And I need to learn to code.

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Starts Tonight - Free "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Keynotes and Conference. Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The entire conference takes place online in a webinar format, and specifically encourages teachers to share their best practices with their peers.

Global Leadership Week Starting! Event List + Join Us in Boston on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

GLW is an opportunity for education leaders to learn from one another and share effective principles in leadership, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age. Many Thanks to Our Global Ed Events Sponsors At Participate , we believe learning has no limits.

Events Newsletter - I Witness Testimonies & Holocaust - HackEd 15 - TechEducator Podcast - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

March 20th - March 30th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Partner Spotlight To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at LearningRevolution.com. Details to join the webinar at [link]. Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?

Connected Educator Month - Week One's Amazing Schedule!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Connected Educator Month kicks off this week, and serving as a consultant to the event with significant responsibility especially for this week''s events, I humbly think you''re going to be BLOWN AWAY by the opportunities to learn and participate. Don''t miss the newly announced Learning 2.0