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

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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. Educational Tools: The Web in the Classroom…Part 2.

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

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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. Educational Tools: The Web in the Classroom…Part 2.

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.

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. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

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

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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 my own work with educators around the globe, I’ve watched the emergence of 21st century trends such as makerspaces, flipped learning, genius hour, gamification, and more.

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

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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. All New Zealanders need new skills to participate fully in this digital world.

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

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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.

Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book

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How this works in your classroom is ideally a matter of your own experimentation, and a matter of voice and choice for the students. Below are a few possibilities, many of which you’ll notice apply to non-digital media as well.

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6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

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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. We’re already innovating in our classrooms and schools; why not make sure we’re carrying that same thinking forward into the ways we communicate with parents and foster the camaraderie and support that benefits everyone. Investigate some good web tools for building digital portfolios.

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. Do digital tools take the mystery out of assessment for students?

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8 Tools that are going away (from the classroom). Digital citizenship I. Digital citizenship II. Digital note-taking. Inquiry in the Classroom. The Flipped classroom. Twitter in the classroom.

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. For teachers without many seasons under their belts, check out this list of 50 classroom procedures ; it’s a good double check to make sure you’ve thought of everything—from group work to digital citizenship to classroom discussion. Budding activists in your classroom?

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

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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. If you spend hours flipping through albums at the local record shop for fun, I suggest you check out Pinterest for Teachers or Facebook for Educators ; the variety of quotes and visuals is infinite. Designing for the 21st Century Classroom. Digital Citizenship. Classroom Device Management.

Learning Strategies for your Classroom

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New teachers quickly realize that one size doesn’t fit all in the classroom. the Flipped Classroom. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

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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. Digital citizenship.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

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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. Digital citizenship.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

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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. Digital citizenship.

#101: Don’t Print Homework–Email it!

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from 55 Technology Projects for the Digital Classroom. 22 Ways to Add Rigor to Your Classroom. What is the Flipped Classroom. By third grade, students can email their homework to you rather than turn in all those pesky hard copies.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

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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. Digital citizenship.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

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Twitter’s gossipy reputation among administrators and most parents negates its dynamic applications in the classroom. Before unpacking Twitter in your classroom, here are a few guidelines: Clear its use with your administration. Teach digital citizenship.

Why Flipped and Blended Learning are Making Waves in education

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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. A Columbia University research found that, on average, students taught through online learning techniques performed modestly better than those learning through classical classroom approach. The resources provided as a part of flipped learning can mostly be paused and replayed.

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.

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

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Well, at least in the classroom. Digital portfolios—via wikis. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. The classroom is a wiki. Each participant has their own personal page that serves as their class digital portfolio.

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10 Great PowerPoint Changes You Probably Don’t Know About

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PowerPoint is the iconic leader in slideshow-type digital tools. This is great for flipped classrooms or auto-generated lesson plans that students can play, pause, and rewind as needed for their learning style. Digital tools to create slideshows.

Top Ten Reasons to sign up for Summer PD

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Well, at least in the classroom. 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.

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5 Tools To Shake up the New Year

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I belong to several Tech Teacher forums, FB groups, G+ Communities, and every day I find more great tools I can’t wait to use in my classroom. With just a few clicks of the mouse, I can play music in my classroom. 5 Programs That Make Digital Note-taking Easy.

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Mysimpleshow–Online Video Creator for Educators

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I love hearing from colleagues about tools they discover that make a difference in their classroom. This online video making tool is a great solution for incorporating mixed media into lessons as well as supporting the flipped classrooms ideology. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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What is WittyWe and Why You Want to Use it

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After the trial, there is the option to purchase a classroom license with individual student accounts or a District license. Flipped classrooms where video content underpins lessons, in preparation for the next class.

Is the Socratic Method Right for Your Class?

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Have you ever walked into a classroom where students were engaged in serious on-topic discussion, debating ideas and challenging each other to provide evidence of their statements? How to use it in your Classroom. Classroom management ed big ideas pedagogy

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

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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. digital devices. digital note-taking.

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

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Well, at least in the classroom. Digital portfolios—via wikis. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. The classroom is a wiki. Each participant has their own personal page that serves as their class digital portfolio.

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Edit and Share Videos Like a Rock Star

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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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17 Take-aways from Summer PD

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It was run like a flipped classroom where class members picked 60% of daily topics, then they read, tested and experimented. Many teachers noted that it was as important to them to validate their approach to teaching technology in their classroom as it was to extend their learning.

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. If you’re not a believer in video and need some convincing, or you’re still slowly hopping on the bandwagon, here are 10 reasons why educators should be using video inside and outside of the classroom.

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15 Take-aways from Online Grad School Classes

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Sessions were run like a flipped classroom where attendees accessed daily topics, read/watched materials, tested their knowledge, and experimented with projects. How to embed materials into digital portfolios. Middleton Digital Learning and Technology.

Bring Experts to Your Class Easily with Nepris

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Set up your class (optional, but this allows you to share out archived Nepris sessions with students, say, for a flipped classroom activity). There are also many industry-offered virtual sessions where multiple classrooms can join. This is great for flipped classrooms.

The Hottest Posts Everybody's Reading

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Dec 7, 2014, 4001 Great Digital Citizenship Activity for Teens to #S. Nov 23, 2014, 3232 Educators Examine Flipped Classrooms Jul 9, 2012, 3177 Stop Letting Good Students Do Bad Presentations Nov 19, 2014, 2173 Screentime Is Good For #Students + #StuVoice Dec 14, 2014, 2110 Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views.

A World of PBL… 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom

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I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, Makerspace, Inquiry, Computational Thinking, and the 4 C’s. A World of PBL… 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom.

Project Based Learning Connects To Flip Learning… Plus Hundreds of Resources

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Welcome a post that is a companion to my PBL Flipped Learning Presentation. You will see that Flipped Learning really does connect with PBL plus find 100’s of resources. First, to ensure you do not miss a valuable post or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0,

Study.com Makes the College Dream a Reality for Lots of Students

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Study.com also offers a special (fee-based) Teacher Edition where educators can set up five virtual classrooms with up to 50 students in each, share class-themed videos, assign lessons and quizzes as homework, grade student work, print out worksheets, and get detailed reports on student progress.