Summer Online Learning Questions We’ve Gotten

Ask a Tech Teacher

In response to extensive interest from readers, Ask a Tech Teacher will be offering four Summer Learning Certificate classes with 18-24 CEUs: June 19th through August 6th. To help you make your decision, I want to share the most common questions I’ve gotten regarding sign ups: Q: What is the cost to register? It’s the sequel and lets you dig deeper into what you learned last year. The class focuses on using tech as an education tool.

Summer Online Learning Questions We’ve Gotten

Ask a Tech Teacher

In response to extensive interest from readers, Ask a Tech Teacher will be offering four Summer Learning classes: 1 of 4 Certificate classes. What I want to do today is go over the most common questions I’ve gotten regarding sign ups: Q: What is the cost to register? It’s the sequel and lets you dig deeper into what you learned last year. If you’re looking for specific help on tech tools, take 20 Webtools in 20 Days. Click Summer Learning.

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Cursive in the Classroom: What Else is Becoming Obsolete?

Edudemic

Articles Featured For Students Tools Trends classroom classroom technology common core edtech featured learning online learning online tools resources toolsDetermining which concepts will be permanently left by the wayside is a challenge for many educators. What is becoming obsolete in the classroom? The post Cursive in the Classroom: What Else is Becoming Obsolete? appeared first on Edudemic.

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. All three are outstanding (and free), but perhaps the most immediately useful to readers of this blog is Civic Online Reasoning or COR. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

TeachEm: Create Guided YouTube Lessons

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

TeachEm is a free and user friendly digital tool that allows users to capture YouTube content, organize it, and add time stamped flashcards to guide the learning. It''s simple, smart and efficient which makes it a good tool for busy teachers interested in implementing a Flipped Classroom instructional model. The TeachEm site hosts a very nice set of TeachEm FAQs , created with their own tool, to help users learn to use it.

Support Kleinspiration's Innovative Sponsors

Kleinspiration

Teach the Common Core Standards with Ease via Mastery Connect MasteryConnect makes it simple to share and discover common formative assessments and track mastery of state and Common Core standards. Built-in grading tools save teachers time. Wouldn''t you love it if your child''s teacher offered you an inside peak into your child''s whole year of learning?

Thousands of parents are enrolling their children in online preschool

The Hechinger Report

LeMya’s mother hoped it would help her daughter learn more of the foundational skills she’ll need to get a leg up in school. Research has found that quality early learning experiences are critical for children. Advocates say online preschool has the potential to address two serious problems with the current state of preschool: access and cost. Some online programs, like CHALK Preschool Online, offer dozens of videos on various topics for preschool children.

Utah and Florida sign bills to support competency-based learning pilots, but now the real work begins

The Christensen Institute

Treat competency-based learning as a whole-system—rather than one-off—reform. As such, effective state policies should offer coherent visions of the models that schools might adopt, new accountability structures to match those models, and a commitment to providing the tools to schools to pursue various models, all of which might qualify as competency-based. Invest in digital learning to scale competency-based instruction.

Activate Instruction migrates content to Gooru

eSchool News

Free, personalized online tool makes high-quality content available to all users. As the public education system evolves toward supporting students’ personalized needs, online learning tools have emerged that allow teachers to customize instruction. Often the tools available either meet some of the teachers’ needs or are prohibitively expensive. Every student is unique and learns differently.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

The Hechinger Report

Their changed view — and that of others who shunned Rogers and now want in — is driven by what seems to be a magic educational elixir: personalized learning. Philanthropists, state education officials, reform advocates — even charter school leaders — are examining personalized learning. The big idea is to create a customized path so students learn at their own pace, in the manner that resonates best with them, with content tailored to their interests, aided by their computers.

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

NeverEndingSearch

For many of us, the go-to platform for learning and sharing is video. We learn from TED Talks, the Khan Academy, as well as the growing number of videos we ourselves create for flipped. Though film media prevails on all our devices and while we’ve long asked learners to take notes or question print or digital text, up until now, there has been no easy way for us to highlight, analyze, and share what we learn from video in an in-text kinda way.

How to sort the good from the bad in OER

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Tuesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. . Sign up for the Future of Learning newsletter. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. The need for reliable evaluation has become more urgent with the flood of new, often free, online materials.

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Marketplace trend update: 5 tools to help you stay ahead of the curve

eSchool News

School leaders are expected to help their teachers use current technology to enhance learning, but at the same time, they must keep on top of future technologies that might soon impact teaching and learning. Changes in professional development delivery, virtual reality in classrooms, online learning innovations, and tools that enable students to share their progress and accomplishments are just a few of the fast-evolving areas educators must track.

Learning technology once reserved for special needs students is now in everyone’s hands. Can teachers figure out how best to use it?

The Hechinger Report

This is a list of kids I need to check in with, maybe because they’re learning the English language, or because I’ve observed something where they need a little more help,” Kaswell said. It is also an integrated co-teaching classroom (meaning some of the students have special needs) and an English language learner class, with some students still learning English. But now he’s implementing a particularly intense approach to it, known as personalized learning.

8 Essential Books Every Tech-Minded Teacher Should Read

Ask a Tech Teacher

Walker, Teacher, writer at EduGeeksClub shares her impressions about the book: “The content of the book is essentially adapted for those who just start learning Google Classroom and for those who need to teach it to others.”. Who Owns the Learning?: The author of this book discusses his own Digital Learning Farm model, which effectively enables students to change the way they learn, by creating new learning tools and finding meaningfulness in their work.

Math Webtools to Support Any Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

That changed somewhat when online worksheets allowed students to practice until they got it but it didn’t make it any more fun. Here are five online math resources that will turn boring math into a favorite subject: Mathletics. Mathletics is a captivating online learning space that provides students with all the tools needed to be successful math learners both in the classroom and beyond. More detailed reports are available online through the user account.

Create Small Learning Communities with the Station Rotation Model

Catlin Tucker

” I find myself emphasizing the importance of creating smaller learning communities within the context of the larger classroom. I passionately believe the most effective learning communities are those that allow teachers to spend more time working individually or in small groups with their students to customize and personalize instruction. At least one of the stations must be an online learning station for this to be considered a blended learning model.

Empatico-Build Global Awareness in Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Where it used to be sufficient to teach students how to thrive in their home country, that falls woefully short in a world where the internet reaches everyone, anywhere, where geopolitical borders have little effect on international activities, where the customs and culture of a country have a significant impact on student learning. Developed by teachers and using a free online learning tool, students broaden their worldview through meaningful interactions with peers across the globe.

Computer Science Teachers Association Adds CoderZ’s Professional Development Program to Curated List of Quality Resources

eSchool News

April 20, 2021 – After a rigorous evaluation, the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) has added CoderZ to its online list of professional learning programs. Teachers receive a hands-on learning experience with guided practice. DERRY, N.H.

Developers Put Research to Work

Digital Promise

With a growing number of tools making their way into the classroom, entrepreneurs must recognize how scientific research can help them better understand students and improve outcomes. Below you can see the responses that best highlight what we’ve learned from ed-tech developers so far. Mindprint Learning • myON • Remind • Sokikom • Zulama. Mindprint Learning provides a cognitive assessment developed for children that can be administered online.

Discover Ways to Drive Safe Google Apps Adoption in Your School

Gaggle Speaks

” The webcast provided both teachers and administrators with new skills and knowledge of how to use these tools to help students excel inside and outside the classroom. The Gaggle webcast also reminded attendees of the importance of creating a safe online learning environment for students when using Google Apps for Education. “Think of what pains you the most and see how you can use the tools to help.”

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Sal Khan on Expanding Into Early Learning and Launching a Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Platform

Edsurge

Over the last year, he’s helped Khan Academy manage a three-fold user increase, has grown and developed an online program geared toward early learners, and launched a new peer-to-peer tutoring platform to keep students connected and learning during the pandemic.

What 2015 Holds for the Future of Education

Digital Promise

We expanded the League of Innovative Schools , our national network of forward-thinking school districts, and partnered with middle schools to create innovative learning environments. I hope everyone is provided the access and opportunities to power their own learning through the best that technology has to offer. “I think instances of personalized learning will become more and more present in classroom settings.

Engage Students with ThingLink Video

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

In Week 5 of the ThingLink Teacher Challenge participants are encouraged to design a media rich guided learning experience to engage students with ThingLink Video. Google Docs forms were embedded at the beginning and end of the video to serve as a tool for pre and post assessment. As you watch this quick video, click on each of the tags for examples of how annotating video with rich media can help students dig deeper into the learning.

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5 Free Summer Professional Development Resources from ASCD

The 21st Century Principal

These offerings let educators take professional learning into their hands by selecting desired areas for growth and immersing themselves in targeted learning at their own pace. ASCD’s Free Educator Summer Professional Development Resources ASCD School Improvement Tool — Designed for use in schools and school systems around the world, this online tool offers educators a comprehensive needs assessment as they prepare for the coming year.

50 Free Online Courses For Educators: Spring 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Free Online Courses For Teachers: Spring 2015. Below is a list of 50 free online courses for teachers for Spring 2015, aggregated by Class Central. Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects. Foundations of Teaching for Learning 3: Learners and Learning. Introduction to Learning Technologies. K-12 Blended & Online Learning. e-Learning Ecologies.

When Teachers Build Edtech, Awesomeness Ensues—and Here’s Why

Edsurge

But for good learning to happen, customization is a non-negotiable. Today, KIPP Bay Area teachers can generate personalized Khan Academy playlists for their students in under 10 minutes using an automated tool. The tool was designed by KIPP Bay Area teachers and, unsurprisingly, solves a real problem while saving time. Building Tools That Teachers Want To Use. And like in many districts and schools, teachers are surrounded by “helpful” tools that are not very helpful.

3 Ways to Embrace Change This Year

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Teachers embracing technology to support the Common Core and new ways of teaching may want to get organized and prepared for some positive changes. Adopt an Online Learning Platform Make the most of a blended learning environment by extending the walls of your classroom tp help students come to class excited and prepared to learn. There are plenty of teacher friendly learning platforms available. Try one of these digital tools for a change of pace.

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Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I especially appreciated the following quote, “On his blog, Gorman shares what he has learned with a focus on how tech enables project-based learning.” Learn more at the conference master classes page. It can also help educators determine what digital resources may work best to help support learning. Students will be able to collaborate on a presentation that provides what they have learned in their own words. This map orders the learning modules by concepts.

The Thin Line Between Critical Literacy and New Literacies

Reading By Example

This approach asks readers to investigate why the author wrote what they did, what writing tools they used to convey their ideas and why, as well as to investigate underlying messages within the text. People from both affluent and non affluent backgrounds benefit from instruction that helps them take another person’s perspective, as well as to have the tools to lift themselves out of poverty. Yet the common threads between critical literacy and new literacies are hard to ignore.

The Thin Line Between Critical Literacy and New Literacies

Reading By Example

This approach asks readers to investigate why the author wrote what they did, what writing tools they used to convey their ideas and why, as well as to investigate underlying messages within the text. People from both affluent and non affluent backgrounds benefit from instruction that helps them take another person’s perspective, as well as to have the tools to lift themselves out of poverty. Yet the common threads between critical literacy and new literacies are hard to ignore.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

The reason for this as not as many new learning tools came out this year compared to years past, while more current tools focused on regular updates. However, that does not mean there are not a lot of new items to look through, as sites/apps for programming/coding, Math/STEM, and Game Based Learning played a predominant role in this year's list. As w/ any of my previous annual top lists, all tools listed in previous posts will not be eligible for this years'.

Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series of posts that are dedicated to going beyond the shine of technology by examining ways to use digital tools to engage students in real learning. Be on the look out for future posts entitled the ABC’s of PBL and Deeper Learning and also 40 great education sites to discover in 2015. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. Contains formative learning and assessment opportunities.

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The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 All sessions will be publicly available to attend through the online Blackboard Collaborate platform, and every session will be recorded and made available immediately following the conference. in teaching and learning, and the URL for attending is [link]. See you online!

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. Andrew Carnegie The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners. Learn more at www.geo-education.org. Learn more here.

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