A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Voxer, Twitter, and EdCamps: How to Tackle the Harsh Realities of Finding Good Statewide PD

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Nebraskans also value local control, and elected not to adapt the Common Core standards. The Trifecta of Rural PD, Part 2: Edcamps Problem Two: How do you bring educators together for a day of learning that doesn’t cost any money to gather? Potential Solution: While collaborations and connections are formed on Twitter chats, the local EdCamp (essentially a free “unconference”) takes us into Step Two, strengthening these bonds.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

I attended the Edcamp session and watched as attendees unhooked chairs and created discussion circles and then proceeded to generate discussion topics and hold discussions around topics of their choice. conference edcamp PBL reflection social media technology

Virtual Summer Camp for Teachers - on demand learning for educators

Educational Technology Guy

The summer camp is organized by topic areas, which include: Common Core Resources, Essential Apps for Educators, Webinar and Online PD opportunities, Virtual Crafts, and even a mess hall with food and recipe ideas. The 4th Annual Virtual Summer Camp for Teachers is now available.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

I attended the Edcamp session and watched as attendees unhooked chairs and created discussion circles and then proceeded to generate discussion topics and hold discussions around topics of their choice. technology conference social media reflection edcamp PBL

Bringing ISTE 13 home

Kairos EdTech

The knowledge produced, reproduced and acquired is so vast that it covers fascinating topics ranging from the Common Core to Twitter as a learning tool or the latest trend in mobile learning. Photo by Larry S.

Make a Big Splash Into Learning This Summer

MSEDTechie

This makes it extremely important for teachers to expand their knowledge of digital resources aligned to Common Core. Attending conferences , edcamps , and playdates are great ways to make lifelong friends, and connections in your local community.

Edtech Needs More Infrastructure, Educator Support in 2017

Edsurge

Teachers need the time and space to learn and share best practices around technology integration, especially amidst the sea of change of Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and ever increasing demands on schools. Teachers are hungry for collaborative learning experiences as evidenced by the growth of Edcamps , and they need more opportunities to reflect on their practice, especially as it relates to the use of technology in the classroom.

Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) stress the importance of communication, and challenge students to engage in conversation by using evidence to support an argument, while evaluating and listening to others’ perspectives. Natalie is involved in EDCampNJ , EDCamp Jersey Shore , EDCamp Leadership , NJ/PA ECET2 , and NJASCD. She is also a Student Achievement Partner Core Advocate and Google Educator.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

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Common Sense Education provides teachers, librarians, and education technology coaches with a variety of ways to customize their learning over the summer. Check out some of the reviews and ratings of Common Sense Education's Top Picks.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

Graphite Blog

Common Sense Education provides teachers, librarians, and education technology coaches with a variety of ways to customize their learning over the summer. Common Sense Education provides many valuable resources focused on helping teachers identify how they can use tools and technology to assess learning in the classroom. Check out some of the reviews and ratings of Common Sense Education's Top Picks.