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. Students have opportunities to work on smaller projects to familiarize themselves with collaborative learning and integrated projects. Collaborate with teachers in your school.

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. But, what is blended learning? This video offers a good introduction to blended learning if you've never heard the term before. What is blended learning? Tips to use for blended learning.

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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.

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. Only one in three educators say students are more confident in STEM subjects compared to five years ago. Fewer than one in five students are very confident when it comes to STEM learning.

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. And, starting the learning process in grades K-2 can build students’ confidence and reduce the challenges they face later when working on coding projects in the upper grades. The post Building Coding Skills Through Playful Learning appeared first on edWeb.

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. Andreea Dahlquist, teacher 3:00pm (iEARN) The Global Impact of iEARN: Shaping Global Education through Collaboration - Jennifer Russell, iEARN Executive Council Member GEC Connect - Game On!

Join Us for the Third Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 23rd, 2018 in Boston

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Leadership Summit will provide participants the unique opportunity to: Develop the capacity to lead classrooms and educational systems that teach students empathy, valuing diverse perspectives, cross-cultural communication and collaboration skills, and critical thinking and problem-solving around real-world issues. Share best programs and practices in advocating for and implementing global learning initiatives with educators around the country and the world.

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. You don’t need to be an expert in the Blackboard Collaborate platform to help (we give you training and then live help at the time), but it makes a HUGE different to presenters to have a moderator helper in their session rooms, and we try to make sure there is one for every session!

The 2018 Global Leadership Summit - March 23rd, 2018 in Boston

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Leadership Summit will provide participants the unique opportunity to: Develop the capacity to lead classrooms and educational systems that teach students empathy, valuing diverse perspectives, cross-cultural communication and collaboration skills, and critical thinking and problem-solving around real-world issues. Share best programs and practices in advocating for and implementing global learning initiatives with educators around the country and the world.