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. 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

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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. 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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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

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.

Teaching During #CoronaVirus–An Old Strategy That’s Perfect

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A problem with online teaching is that students have to sit through a long lecture-sort of presentation–if you’re trying to replicate your classroom teaching. Some good advice I see over and over regarding teaching online is DON’T try to replicate your physical classroom. A good way to do that is with a flipped classroom. More on flipped classroom: Why flipped and blended learning are making waves.

"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. I’ve participated in at least four chats each week since then, connected with educators and other professionals all over the world and then taken those connections back to my classroom.

Amplify Voice through Social Media #CUE18

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Blended Learning/Flipped Classroom VoiceGiving students a platform to exercise their voice, and listening to learn and understand, makes an impact on learning, academic discourse, class/school/district culture and climate.

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. In lieu of these data, inter and intra-media interaction from texts, images, voice, video, and other existing and emerging digital and non-digital forms represents a significant opportunity for innovation and creativity. Below are a few possibilities, many of which you’ll notice apply to non-digital media as well.

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?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.

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.

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. Inquiry in the Classroom. The Flipped classroom. Twitter in the classroom. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum, and dozens of books on how to integrate technology into education.

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?

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?

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. Classroom management Education reform pedagogyStudents are wonderfully different in the way they learn, listen, and absorb.

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. 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

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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. 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

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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. 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.

#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. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. 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. 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 Apps That Energize Learning

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make access from digital devices easy and intuitive. extend a classroom discussion so all students can offer their ideas, even the shy members. IFTTT is intuitive, friendly, and will quickly become one of your favorite time-saving, life-organizing, classroom management apps. The freemium Screencast-o-matic is one of the easiest to use and most popular screencasting programs in classrooms. Provide video evidence of class activities in a flipped classroom.

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.

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

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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. In fact, Actively Learn integrates fully with Canvas, Google Drive, and Google Classroom. in a flipped classroom to upload texts, articles, and multimedia resources.

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

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It can be included in a list of websites that students independently access during flipped classroom preparation for a space unit. Use this simulation as part of either a space science unit or to encourage critical thinking and problem solving among students, possibly within an exercise on gamifying classroom lessons. All of these websites are free and easily-accessible to students from a wide variety of digital devices. Space units are always exciting.

7 Apps That Inspire Students

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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. Apple Classroom turns student iPads into powerful learning tools, allows teachers to gui.

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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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. Then enforce it by suspending privileges, warning abusers, or whatever works best in your classroom climate. Here are my ten favorite uses of Twitter in my classroom: Answer tech problems. Teach digital citizenship.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

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Blended Learning In my opinion, the best 21st-century classrooms are “bricks” and “clicks,” blending together the best of face-to-face and online. Research around the pedagogy of effective blended learning will help you understand how to effectively combine your physical classroom and your online classroom. Blended Learning Classrooms are made of “bricks’ and “clicks” and every teacher should be ready.

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.

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. Digital portfolios—via wikis. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’. The classroom is a wiki.

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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. Here a graphic of it’s start page: How does this blend into the classroom: Newsela develops student interest in non-fiction, deep reading, and inquiry with focused articles written to their reading level. 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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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. One note about course content: With registration, teachers get reference materials that may only be addressed tangentially, but are considered fundamental to the integration of tech into their own classrooms (for example, a list of 98 tech tips that are common problems when students use digital devices).

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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. This is great for teachers who use PowerPoint for flipped classrooms, snow days, subs, or other lesson planning. This free add-in gives you all the tools you need to create interactive videos, including: voice, video, screencasting, and digital ink.

The Blended and eLearning PBL Classroom… A Journey from Analog to Digital Project Based Learning

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Best of all, you can use these ideas to bring a past poroject of yours to the blended and eLearning classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Students are great at digital collaboration!