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10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location. Qrstuff is a website to easily create colorful QR codes for over 20 data types, such as email, location, a link, Instagram, Dropbox, and more!

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

I just enter the data once. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development. The kids are programming apps and using the MAD (mobile app development) Learn platform.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

Visualizing Learning with Infographics: 23 Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

When learners create their own infographics they are telling a story of what their data, information, research and facts mean. They are creating a meaningful connection with the data, which is a powerful way to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Try STEM Hollywood lesson plans , this 2nd/3rd grade lesson , or this one for English Language Learners. STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report. As noted here and elsewhere, girls’ interest in STEM drops as they get older.

3 Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

The results were a challenging customer service experience, the haphazard—and quite possibly inaccurate—entry of my medical information due to an inability to locate the correct codes, and even conflict between team members stemming from one nurse’s inability to call up my records.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

For example, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls not only empathize intellect but also social skills in their mission statement. Examples are STEM, PBL, Inquiry-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary, and Base Learning.

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The future of classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is due to the rapid proliferation of mobile technology, the disintermediation of traditional teacher and student roles, new trends such as MOOCs and the upsurge of user generated content on social media sites - all of which take learning away from previously familiar territory.

The Real Problem With Multiple-Choice Questions

TeachThought - Learn better.

This is a tone that is becoming increasingly important in the 21st century as access to information increases, as the updating of information happens more naturally, and as blended and mobile learning environments become more common. The Real Problem With Multiple-Choice Questions.

10 Ways Pokémon Go Augments Real-World Education & Student Learning

The ASIDE Blog

mobile game ever, surpassing Twitter in daily active users and crashing its Niantic host server. STEM & Big Data - Educators have been wrestling with the world of Big Data for years.

Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

The Compulsion for Data. Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Data and Privacy. Social Justice. Data vs Privacy. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. Data (Which Still Means Mostly “Standardized Testing”). STEM Education’s "Sputnik Moment " The Higher Education Bubble. Mobile Learning. Social Learning, Social Networks.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

techlearning

THE BRIGHTBYTES LEARNING OUTCOMES MODULE ( WWW.BRIGHTBYTES.NET ) The Learning Outcomes module captures millions of data points from any digital device usage, and triangulates it with district investment data and student achievement data.

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

Hack Education

Data Insecurity. The Compulsion for Data. Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Data and Privacy. Social Justice. Data vs Privacy. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. Data (Which Still Means Mostly “Standardized Testing”). STEM Education’s “Sputnik Moment” The Higher Education Bubble. Mobile Learning.

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Global Collaboration Day Has Arrived (It's Thursday in New Zealand!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It’s now Thursday in the South Pacific--and that means Global Collaboration Day has arrived! One day, September 15th, all around the world = 48 actual hours to share.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Meanwhile on Campus… Via Education Week (from last Friday – as I work on the week’s round-up of news, I try to avoid looking at social media, but I think there was another school shooting this morning): “10 Dead, Most of Them Students, and 10 Wounded in Texas High School Shooting.” And That Has Given It Some Eye-opening Data.” Via Education Week : “Is STEM Oversold as a Path to Better Jobs?

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Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! Examining Mobile Apps for Library Functions - Emily Krug, Emerging Technologies and Cataloging Librarian 10:00am KEYNOTE - NEIL PAKENHAM-WALSH: Healthcare Information For All (www.hifa2015.org ) 11:00am Become a library advocate with NPSIG!

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Learning Revolution Free PD - It's All About the GEC (GlobalEdCon) - Amazing Keynotes - Announcing the Student Technology Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This year''s strands include Making, Design and Innovation , Student Technology Clubs , Technology in Schools – Projects and Collaborations , Educational Technology Tools , Students and Social Media , and Entrepreneurship. Wednesday, November 12th at 7pm ISTE Webinar: Maker Movement: Pathway to Innovation for STEM Learners , Give students the power to learn by making. The maker movement fosters a mindset and culture that can create a profound shift in K-12 STEM learning.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

From the Department of Education press release : “ Federal Commission on School Safety Meeting to Focus on the Effects of Entertainment , Media , Cyberbullying and Social Media on Violence and Student Safety.” All this pseudoscience is, of course, part of the “social emotional learning” hype. Or this one: “A Growth Mindset Can Reduce the Gender Gap in STEM,” claims Coursera’s blog.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The department says it won’t start the 45-day clock on data challenges from colleges (initially slated to begin today) until ‘later in June.’” City native and rap superstar Fetty Wap released a music video last week for his latest single, ‘Wake Up,’ filmed at Eastside High School, according to social media posts by the rapper. Via The New York Times : “Dreams Stall as CUNY , New York City’s Engine of Mobility, Sputters.”

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Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm Webinar: What We Know About Families’ Use of Educational Media , Ask any parent about their children’s media use, and most will tell you they’re interested in media that help their kids learn. Is your library mobile friendly?

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Take advantage of Robert’s expert tips for explaining frequently misunderstood science topics; gathering student data; and helping students think scientifically. Is your library mobile friendly? Glean: STEM Video Streaming for Your Classroom or Library.

8 Tried and True Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

The CoolCatTeacher

A pioneer in the field of educational social networking, Dembo was among the first to realize the power of blogging, podcasting, Twitter, and other Web 2.0 Steve Dembo is also a dynamic speaker on the capabilities of social networking, the power of educational technologies and Web 2.0