10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the third article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. 10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ).

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. 10 Ideas to Consider Before Using an Internet Resource: The Web in the Classroom…Part 1.

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Bring Parents Into Class Virtually With Video

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blab Connected Educator Digital Citizenship edpuzzle educreations eLearning Strategies Symposium Category Page Flipped Classroom GHO periscope zaptionI am the opposite of the helicopter parent. I am an Artillery Parent. I get my kids up in the morning, and pack them lunch. I load them in the cannon, shoot them at school, wave at them as they go swooooshing by, and hope they land softly. I assume they’ll find their way home […].

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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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When flipping the classroom , for example, students gain knowledge away from the classroom through video, text selections, podcasts, etc., Other classrooms provide instruction through Google Apps for Education. There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom. In an increasingly digitized classroom, it’s important to consider these tech-less students.

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

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

Why Flipped and Blended Learning are Making Waves in education

Ask a Tech Teacher

Vivek Singh and his colleague, Ilya Mishra, are new contributors to Ask a Tech Teacher who specialize in online learning and educational technology (more on Ilya’s bio below). I know you’ll enjoy their thoughts: To be an integral part of this relatively young digital age, it is imperative for educators to keep up with the technological advances in every sector. The resources provided as a part of flipped learning can mostly be paused and replayed.

Change Your Leadership: Introducing One-One Devices into Our School

Fractus Learning

On reflection, I guess my approach would have been a combination of pedagogical leadership where I was “ concerned with the links between desired educational outcomes and the set of realities that surround the educational setting. ” The educational setting was in itself unknown. The intended outcomes of the one-to-one device initiative was in keeping with the Ministry’s vision: “ Digital technologies are constantly changing the way we live, work and play.

"I Used to be Sitting in Seat 17D" - How I Rejuvenated My Teaching Career

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S/he noticed I was opening a book entitled What Connected Educators Do Differently by @ToddWhitaker , @Jeff_Zoul and @Casas_Jimmy. S/he asked me if I was an educator. It just so happened that the next week I went to a conference (last minute decision, by the way) in Syracuse that featured @E_Sheninger and his book Digital Leadership. I had heard about flipping a class , but didn’t really know what that meant until I started to research it.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

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And it lacks the enthusiasm—as well as the desire to help kids own and engage in their learning—that defines us as innovative educators. With transformative digital changes happening in classrooms today, basic learning management systems now deliver the answers to most of those well worn questions on parent portals. Skype in the Classroom is a free community of educators from around the world and offers a variety of resources on getting started.

Howard Gardner 15 years Later

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With all the focus on standardized testing and the discussion of the flipped classroom in education today, it is interesting to return to Howard Gardner''s interview with Edutopia in 1997 and reflect on then and now. Consider these questions: How do digital tools tap into students'' multiple intelligences? Do digital tools take the mystery out of assessment for students? How do digital tools help in the transition from a teacher-centered to student-centered?

10 Reasons Why Videos are Great Educational Tools

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I’ve written a lot lately about the benefits of using videos in your classroom. Guest author, Emily Clearly over at mysimpleshow has ten more reasons why videos are a great educational tool for your teaching: Videos are in line with the technological times and can be accessed on the Internet at any point, from wherever you are in the world. Education is something that will never go out of style. Why not embrace creativity early on, in the classroom?

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Subscribers: Your February Special is Available

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8 Tools that are going away (from the classroom). Digital citizenship I. Digital citizenship II. Digital note-taking. Gamification of education. Inquiry in the Classroom. The Flipped classroom. Twitter in the classroom. Every month, subscribers to Ask a Tech Teacher get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. This month: 18+ webinars on tech ed pedagogy. with coupon code FREEWEBINARS.

Its 2019. So Why Do 21st-Century Skills Still Matter?

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The story offers a good example of how education is shifting as we wrap up two decades of the 21st century. Instead of relying on textbooks and teacher direction, these students had to think critically about unfolding events, collaborate with peers and adults, and make creative use of digital tools to communicate their ideas. In some communities, global citizenship rises to the top of the wish list of desired outcomes.

Learning Strategies for your Classroom

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New teachers quickly realize that one size doesn’t fit all in the classroom. Over the past months, I’ve cataloged many of those for you in short articles that provide an overview, pedagogic characteristics, and educational applications. the Flipped Classroom. More on education reform. 14 Education Advancements in a Year. Classroom management Education reform pedagogy

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: Organizing your classroom. 30 minutes each, show how to set up your classroom to be tech-infused. Do you wonder how to set up an effective, exciting, motivating classroom to teach tech? It’s not difficult–but there are steps you must take that are different from a grade-level or subject-specific classroom.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

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After a Master’s degree, 120-plus credits, and 30 years in education, I now understand that whatever I do and wherever I go, I am happiest when I’m learning. Learning outside your primary area of study can help you make connections that may be useful when trying to help your own students see relevance beyond the classroom. My suggestions certainly aren’t exhaustive, but they illustrate the kinds of experiences that are readily available to educators across the country.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: Organizing your classroom. 30 minutes each, show how to set up your classroom to be tech-infused. Do you wonder how to set up an effective, exciting, motivating classroom to teach tech? It’s not difficult–but there are steps you must take that are different from a grade-level or subject-specific classroom.

Educator Perspectives: Leading in a Pandemic

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In each installment of our Educator Perspectives series, we interview teachers and administrators across the country who are engaging, motivating, and challenging their students in unique ways. Google Classroom has been pretty important. Other Educator Perspectives.

Five New Year's Resolutions Every Teacher Should Make

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Even after decades in the classroom, I still get butterflies in anticipation of the first day of school. The back-to-school season is a perfect time for educators to make new year’s resolutions. The back-to-school season is a perfect time for educators to make new year’s resolutions, before our plates become full with the busyness of teaching. Facebook’s education groups have something for everyone. Budding activists in your classroom?

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: Organizing your classroom. 30 minutes each, show how to set up your classroom to be tech-infused. Do you wonder how to set up an effective, exciting, motivating classroom to teach tech? It’s not difficult–but there are steps you must take that are different from a grade-level or subject-specific classroom.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: Organizing your classroom. 30 minutes each, show how to set up your classroom to be tech-infused. Do you wonder how to set up an effective, exciting, motivating classroom to teach tech? It’s not difficult–but there are steps you must take that are different from a grade-level or subject-specific classroom.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We educators need to rest and recover this summer. Blended Learning In my opinion, the best 21st-century classrooms are “bricks” and “clicks,” blending together the best of face-to-face and online.

3 Apps That Energize Learning

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make access from digital devices easy and intuitive. Educational applications. extend a classroom discussion so all students can offer their ideas, even the shy members. Educational applications. Educational applications. Classroom management Reviews app reviews

In Love with Space? Here are Great Websites to Take You There

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Educational Application. Educational Applications. Educational Applications. It can be included in a list of websites that students independently access during flipped classroom preparation for a space unit. Educational Applications. Educational Applications.

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

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Actively Learn is a freemium online education platform that allows students to read a book (or some other document), make comments, answer questions posed by the teacher, and even collaborate with others. 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. Educational Applications.

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Common Sense Education Resources from ISTE 2015

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The Common Sense Education team just returned from a fabulous four days at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia. It was great to connect with the thousands of educators who came by our booth, attended our sessions, and entertained us with their impressive karaoke skills. In the Common Sense Education meeting rooms, we offered two full days of 15-minute lightning sessions. DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP Digital Passport: Digital Safety for Elementary School Kids .

35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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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. It was run like a flipped classroom where class members read, tested and experimented from resources available in the weekly syllabus. They were connected educators.

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). They were connected educators.

Top Ten Reasons to sign up for Summer PD

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology in education is the greatest show on earth. Well, at least in the classroom. ” Education’s fix requires technology. The intent of the class is to use these tech tools to infuse learning so teachers come away with not just a theoretical understanding of, say, digital note-taking, but the practical application of these tools for three weeks in class. Digital portfolios—via wikis. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’.

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22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom. Every year, students face new iPads, apps, online grading systems, webtools, digital devices, LMSs, cloud-based homework, digital portfolios, and more. Here are the top 22 digital tools your colleagues are using in their classrooms: annotation tool. digital devices. digital note-taking. digital portfolios. flipped classroom. Digital Devices.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

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As an educator, I am thrilled. Twitter’s gossipy reputation among administrators and most parents negates its dynamic applications in the classroom. With the not-so-recent addition of audio and video files (easily embedded from sites like Instagram and Periscope ), educators can easily use it as a student-friendly approach to everything from assessment to sharing notes. Be prepared to educate them on why what seems to be social media is actually educational.

15 Take-aways from Online Grad School Classes

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More than a dozen of us–teachers, library media specialists, tech integrationists, lab teachers–gathered virtually for five weeks to experiment with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom–Google Apps, differentiation options, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, backchannels, digital citizenship, assessment, and more. How to embed materials into digital portfolios. As educators, we need to remember this.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology in education is the greatest show on earth. Well, at least in the classroom. ” Education’s fix requires technology. A secondary focus (but of significant interest with educators I polled) is technology as change agent in achieving Standards, enabling teachers to fulfill Common Core requirements without adding that ‘extra layer’ many teachers fear will take more time/knowledge/effort than they have available. Digital portfolios—via wikis.

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7 Apps That Inspire Students

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They all sound educational, rigorous, and dynamic but the problem is there are far more than you can use. These sorts of digital tools are not more complicated to use or more expensive. For ideas on how to select a specific app, read the introduction to 5 Favorite Classroom Apps.

Introducing ScreenFlow 10: A Dynamic New Video Eding Experience for Your Instructional Tutorials

TeacherCast

When TeacherCast began, it was originally conceived as a video platform that showcased tutorials to help teachers learn how to use EdTech in the classroom. Let’s take a look at how you can use ScreenFlow in your digital classroom this year! Digital Presentations.

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