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

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ? SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis.

Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

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Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) I was so green at this point in my career that I probably assumed every classroom in the 21st century operated this way. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation. When that takes too long or doesn’t work, they resort to classroom observations—because they’re easy to do.

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What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

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It provides reading resources either uploaded by the teacher or selected from the platform’s library of thousands of fiction and nonfiction books (some free; some through Prime plans), Common Core-aligned lesson plans, videos, or simulations. Once teachers create an account, they set up their classrooms either by importing student lists from Google Classroom, Microsoft, Clever, or Edmodo, or by providing the class join code to students.

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Three tools for “in-text” video analysis and why it matters

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We learn from TED Talks, the Khan Academy, as well as the growing number of videos we ourselves create for flipped. Among the Common Core Standards addressing media understanding are: CC.11-12.R.I.7 flipped classroom note-taking online learning video videonot.es For many of us, the go-to platform for learning and sharing is video. Our students increasingly consult YouTube to get up to speed on any topic.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. 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. Ever since I started Classroom 2.0 I''ve looked forward to holding an event specifically about Ed Tech in the classroom. Classroom 2.0

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Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Libraries Change Lives - Global Citizens - Great Keynote Recordings - NMC Weekly Top Ten Stories

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. The ALA Declaration for the Right to Libraries. You can show your support for the library that''s changed your life by signing the Declaration for the Right to Libraries. See my notes below for my own thoughts on the importance of libraries. Classroom 2.0

Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

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Well, at least in the classroom. Summer PD: The Tech-infused Teacher is for credentialed and non-credentialed K-12 teachers, tech teachers/integration specialists, library media specialists, and pre-service professionals. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. The classroom is a wiki.

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Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

Well, at least in the classroom. Summer PD: The Tech-infused Teacher is for credentialed and non-credentialed K-12 teachers, tech teachers/integration specialists, library media specialists, and pre-service professionals. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. The classroom is a wiki.

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Edit and Share Videos Like a Rock Star

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Merge any videos on your YouTube channel either created by you or offered under the Creative Commons license. C-Span video library — videos on civics and the US government. Teacher Training Videos — directed at the teaching profession, this includes a wide variety of PD topics such as flipped classrooms, specific digital tools, and more. More on videos as a classroom tool: How to teach with videos.

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3 Apps That Encourage Students to Read

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Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6. For youngers who need to learn Dolch Words (those 200+ words they will most commonly run across in their grade-level study), this is a fun way to gamify the process. There are a wide variety of teacher resources available once you create an account including articles, how to adapt the app to a flipped classroom, and printables.

17 Take-aways from Summer PD

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A couple dozen of us–teachers, library media specialists, tech integrationists, lab teachers–gathered virtually for three weeks to experiment with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom–Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, backchannels, digital citizenship, assessment, and more (12 topics in all). Check out these class blogs: Mrs. Maddox’s Classroom.

35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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A couple dozen of us–teachers, library media specialists, tech integrationists, and lab teachers–gathered virtually for three-five-week-classes that included: The Tech-infused Teacher. The Tech-infused Classroom. We experimented with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom such as Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, digital citizenship, and formative assessment options.

Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin

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When the Internet arrived, I — as did my colleagues — adopted it mostly for two reasons: 1) research — in place of the library, and 2) rote drills, such as supporting math practice. Using the Internet in classrooms has morphed from optional to organic. Blended learning occurs when an education program combines Internet-based media with traditional classroom methods. Digital books are aligned with state standards and Common Core.

Part 4: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Math

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

The posts generate ideas on how these concepts just might fit in the classroom and/or provide some driving/guiding questions. While it was created to allow for family interaction, it is also figures into the Math PBL classroom. MIT Blossoms – All of the lessons in the MIT Blossoms library have been contributed by BLOSSOMS partners from around the world. Lessons are aligned to Common Core Standards and explore real life questions.

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Change is a Mindset

A Principal's Reflections

Even in the face of adversity in the form of education reform mandates, Common Core alignment, impending PARCC exams, new educator evaluation systems, loss of funding, and an aging infrastructure we have not only persevered, but proven that positive change can happen with the right mindset. Charging stations for the students were purchased this year and placed in all common areas. Flipped classroom and instructional model implemented in 2012.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

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Click on any of the titles below to read our full review of the tool's classroom potential. What's more, many of these reviews also include a link to our privacy evaluations -- before choosing any tool for your classroom, be sure to check them out. Since we have over 3,000 apps, websites, and games reviewed for classroom potential, chances are we've already got a listing for it. Bottom line: Practice core subject skills with fun games at school or at home.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Stella Maris Berdaxagar Connecting Students to Language and Culture through a Culture Cafe - Dr. Thomas Moncrief Flipped Classroom para la asignatura Informática - Mrs Silvana Salica ¿Informática sin computadoras? El Baida Marouane, EFL and ACCESS Program Teacher Going Global: Facilitating and Designing Collaborative Classroom Projects at Home and Abroad - Lindsey Myers, Library Media Specialist Increasing Student Achievement Through Nonlinguistic Teaching Strategies - Patricia J.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

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Click on any of the titles below to read our full review of the tool's classroom potential. What's more, many of these reviews also include a link to our privacy evaluations -- before choosing any tool for your classroom, be sure to check them out. Since we have over 3,000 apps, websites, and games reviewed for classroom potential, chances are we've already got a listing for it. Google Classroom.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Click on any of the titles below to read our full review of the tool's classroom potential. What's more, many of these reviews also include a link to our privacy evaluations -- before choosing any tool for your classroom, be sure to check them out. Since we have over 3,000 apps, websites, and games reviewed for classroom potential, chances are we've already got a listing for it. Google Classroom.

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings Conversations Updates "Reinventing the Classroom" Starts Wednesday Evening! Reinventing the Classroom" Call for Volunteers. Saturday, May 3rd at 12pm Classroom 2.0

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The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Frank Samuels) - Principal Appropriate Digital Technology Use for School Leaders - Mike Ribble, Director of Information Technology Digital Citizenship Education for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders - Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media Mentoring skills for better leaders - Tamas Lorincz, freelance teacher trainer RADIO SOLIDARIA AMIGA, ONLINE UNA HERRAMIENTA PARA EL APRENDIZAJE - M ª Magdalena Galiana Lloret.

Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

The Common Core State Standards. The Flipped Classroom. The Digital Library. It’s time once again for my annual review of “the year in education technology,” something I’ve done since 2010. Tomorrow I’ll launch the seventh edition of this massive, maniacal undertaking.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

The Common Core State Standards. The Flipped Classroom. The Digital Library. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told. At the end of every year since I founded Hack Education in 2010, I’ve reviewed what I think are the most important and influential trends in education technology.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

And like so many products on this list, 3D printing was hailed as a revolution in education, and schools were encouraged to reorient libraries and shop classes towards “maker spaces” which would give students opportunities to print their plastic designs. The Flipped Classroom".