20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component. Learning online will also help us become better teachers and now is the perfect time to take an online course. Learn How 2.

BrainRush

Technology Tidbits

BrainRush is one of my favorite new sites for Game Based Learning (GBL). Best of all the games are ideal for differentiated instruction (and aligned to Common Core Standards) using it''s unique engine to adapt to each student''s learning. For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here. differentiated instruction game based learning gamification

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IXL Learning Acquires ABCya, Expands Game-Based Learning Offerings

techlearning

Today, IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform, announced it has acquired ABCya , the creator of more than 400 educational computer games and apps for kids. Gaming, VR Exploring, and App Building: The Ellis Island Hack-A-Thon ] IXL’s comprehensive curriculum and guidance, Continuous Diagnostic and real-time Analytics work together to help teachers to differentiate instruction. Gamification Classroom Technology Ed Tech Ticker

61 predictions about edtech, equity, and learning in 2022

eSchool News

As we wrapped up 2020, we thought for sure that 2021 might bring us a reprieve from pandemic learning. Virtual and hybrid learning continued into the spring, but then classrooms welcomed back students for full-time in-person learning in the fall.

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#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today

The CoolCatTeacher

As a gamification guru and moonshot thinker, Michael transforms the traditional classroom into a high-energy environment where active student engagement is paramount. Helping educators learn about the power of a gamified immersive learning environment is Michael’s passion. Get a free 45-day trial of SmartLab for Game Based Learning. SMART Learning Suite is today’s sponsor. Here are instructions for iPhone/iPad or PC/Mac instructions.

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

As teachers, we need to constantly refresh and update topics to improve our distance learning skills. So … now is a great time to flip your classroom and have students watch videos for their “homework” and asynchronous learning.

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SEL and Classroom Culture In an Age of Distance Learning

Edsurge

Classroom learning and management all begin with relationships, and SEL can guide the relationship and community building process. Any connected educator has heard buzzwords like flipped classroom, gamification, social-emotional learning (SEL), differentiation, and personalized learning.

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The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom

Neo LMS

They were unprepared for the vast impact the virus would have on how students learn and education settings operate. They need to be aware of the options and solutions available to them to ensure teaching and learning can continue as seamlessly as possible, whatever the future holds.

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Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

eSpark

Think of it as a cheat sheet to help you learn all you need to know about technology in the classroom! Blended learning combines traditional, in-person learning with digital learning, so that students can experience both forms.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a wonderful MMO educational online game for helping students Grades 1st-6th learn Math. The game also is designed for differentiated instruction and adjusts for students who need help in certain areas. game based learning gamification math This epic game immerses students in a fantasy world where they solve Math problems (addition, subtraction, area, etc.).

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. Form: An index of learning models, theories, forms, terminology, technology, and research to help you keep up with the latest trends in 21st century learning. Activity-Based Learning.

Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

Technology Tidbits

This is going to be one of my most ambitious posts yet, as I have curated a gigantic list of my favorite sites/apps for Game Based Learning (a.k.a Gamification). One theme I have noticed is that the subject of Math uses the concept of Game Based Learning quite often. Answerables - A innovative 3D virtual world that allows educators to Gamify their lessons in this cross between Game Based Learning and Learning Management System.

4 Reasons why an LMS is an excellent tool for your language classes

Neo LMS

Although conventional lessons that take place in a classroom are the norm and are probably here to stay, bringing an LMS into the learning process can definitely improve learners’ engagement. Granted, language learning requires discipline; going to classes every week is a key factor in keeping students focused on their goal. Read more: How e-learning can benefit working students. Read more: 7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance.

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Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

eSpark

Think of it as a cheat sheet to help you learn all you need to know about technology in the classroom! Blended learning combines traditional, in-person learning with digital learning, so that students can experience both forms.

21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

Cool Cat Teacher

However, our professional accreditation requirements are still on track and need to be renewed, as we have to learn and up our abilities for the fall. They fit into the categories of SEL, digital instruction, engagement/management, and leadership. Social-Emotional Learning.

15 Sites for Blended Learning

Technology Tidbits

What is Blended Learning? It's a smorgasbord of teaching strategies that uses analog and digital technologies to teach and learn. 4] Schools with blended learning models may also choose to reallocate resources to boost student achievement outcomes. [5] blended learning top 10

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Lesson learned #1: Eyeballs are not a business model. Lesson learned #2: Show up prepared, or you are doomed to fail. I constantly play contrarian with our marketing team around using the latest education lingo: Project-Based Learning; Web 2.0;

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Lesson learned #1: Eyeballs are not a business model. Lesson learned #2: Show up prepared, or you are doomed to fail. I constantly play contrarian with our marketing team around using the latest education lingo: Project-Based Learning; Web 2.0;

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Felix Jacomino , the school’s Director of Technology, managed to lead a team that pulled off an incredible learning event. I had a great time encouraging educators to give students as much ownership over their devices and learning as possible. Learn how to use the iPad apps “Book Creator” and “Creative Book Builder” to create and share enhanced/multimedia eBooks using DropBox for free cloud storage/distribution. Come play along and learn how.

2016 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

IMPORTANT NOTES: Simple instructions on joining the conference for newcomers: [link]. We are partnering with Chrome Warrior and using their gamification platform to provide an enhanced professional development experience for Global Education Conference attendees. Associate Professor The comparative analysis of different online education and blended learning solutions in the non-OECD context. -

What?s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online ACHIEVE3000 & ICIVIC ( www.achieve3000.com ) & ( www.icivics.org ) Achieve3000 and iCivics are partnering to offer middle and high school students government and civics lessons designed so that students can learn the fundamentals of American democracy at their own individual reading levels. TabPilot ( www.techpilotlabs.com ) Learning Systems has changed its company name to TechPilot Labs.

What you Need to Know about K-12 Fundraising Tech

Technology Tidbits

You can visit 99Pledges to learn more about online fundraising software for a-thon fundraisers and start planning the perfect fundraiser for your school. Learn to work as a team. Similar to differentiated instruction , this type of fundraiser creates opportunities for students with various preferences and specialties, such as writing and communication skills.