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/ ).

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. 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.

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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. Use a Google Form to create a survey you can send to parents.

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. Granted, we did have the flipped approach as a model for creating time in class to spend on higher level thinking. Rather we integrated our digital citizenship programme into our lessons.

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.

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

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.

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. I like that student research done through Actively Learn can be merged into Google Docs. 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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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.

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. Google Apps.

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

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This can be played online or as an app through Google Play. 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. Space units are always exciting.

Top Ten Reasons to sign up for Summer PD

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And Google Hangouts. 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’. Google Hangouts–used to meet as a group and discuss topics.

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

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And Google Hangouts. Well, at least in the classroom. Digital portfolios—via wikis. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. Google Apps—students will use various Google apps to take notes, answer polls, complete forms, collect data. Google Hangouts–used to meet as a group and discuss topics. Webinars—experiencing how webinars and Google Hangouts are used in teaching.

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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.

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.

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. 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. Google Apps.

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. Will that continue now that Google owns them?

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

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And Google Hangouts. Well, at least in the classroom. Digital portfolios—via wikis. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. Google Apps—students will use various Google apps to take notes, answer polls, complete forms, collect data. Google Hangouts–used to meet as a group and discuss topics. Webinars—experiencing how webinars and Google Hangouts are used in teaching.

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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 includes DropBox, Google Drive, Poll Everywhere, Camtasia, and Adobe Stock. 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. Digital tools to create slideshows.

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 classroomGoogle Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, backchannels, digital citizenship, assessment, and more (12 topics in all). Summer PD 2015 just ended.

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 classroomGoogle Apps, differentiation options, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, backchannels, digital citizenship, assessment, and more. How to embed materials into digital portfolios.

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!

How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

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Every Earth Day, someone in your school, maybe the parent group, raises the question of WHY NOT a paperless classroom? To kickstart your paperless digital classroom requires a modicum of preparation. Take a few weekends this summer to set up a class blog and class website and get comfortable with the digital side of your school. digital portfolios for students–this can be accomplished with the LMS you use, Google Apps, Google Classroom, or even Dropbox.

3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

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When looking for an app to curate classroom reading, consider these requirements: works well with your current LMS. It can access many cloud accounts including Dropbox and Google Drive. Today’s classroom requires teachers build how-to videos that are used on class websites, in flipped classrooms, and for professional development. Educreations can be linked to file locations like Dropbox and Google Drive as well as LMS communities like Edmodo.

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. They can be uploaded to Google Classroom, Schoology, Blackboard, and a selection of other LMSs. Create a classroom (in about ten seconds).

10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools

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Provide video evidence of class activities in a flipped classroom. Offer a fun, unique approach to digital storytelling. I’ve started for you by noting cost, what digital devices they work best on, and suggested age group: Educreations . Once a project is complete, it can be uploaded as a pdf, an image, or a video to most major digital portfolios. Google Hangouts on Air. More about classroom tools: 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom.

Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin

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Using the Internet in classrooms has morphed from optional to organic. It is regularly called the “present and future of education”, “one of the central features of modern school reform”, and “the newest way to personalize education” For many teachers, it’s fundamental to a style of teaching called “blended learning” (sometimes referred to as “hybrid learning” or even “flipped classroom”).

10 Space Websites That Will Launch Your Class Study

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100,000 Stars is programmed by space enthusiasts at Google. It can be included in a list of websites that students independently access during flipped classroom preparation for a space unit. This game is by Planet In Action, a provider of exciting Google Earth-based games. 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.

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Go Paperless for Earth Day

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Someone in your school, maybe the parent group, will raise the question of WHY NOT a paperless classroom? To kickstart your paperless digital classroom requires a modicum of preparation. Take a few weekends this summer to set up a class blog and class website and get comfortable with the digital side of your school. digital portfolios for students–this can be accomplished with whatever LMS you use, Google Apps, Google Classroom, or even Dropbox.

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

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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. ” BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. Blended learning is a learning model that combines digital and face-to-face learning experiences. Digital Citizenship. Flipped Classroom.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Teaching with Technology

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What is the best way to set up my classroom for device use? Are there benefits to allowing student phones in the classroom? How can digital citizenship lessons help me get the most out of teaching with technology? The classroom is a great place to model media balance. One way to do this is by encouraging students to learn how to use digital creation tools. What is the best way to set up my classroom for device use?

Part 5: 12 Tech Ideas and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Online Discussions

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Welcome to the fifth post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Vote and possibly win $4000 of technology from CDW – I recently supplied CDW a list of products that I thought would be great for a Podcasting/Webinar Production/Flip Classroom Studio.

Learn why Synth is the Perfect FREE Application for Teachers who want to bring Audio and Video Podcasting into their Classrooms.

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Today, we are proud to announce that Synth is being awarded the 2019 TeacherCast Best in Class Award for Best Classroom Podcasting Application. Created by the same company that brought you the Swivl, Synth’s are short audio/video clips that can be used to help students learn curriculum in an extremely dynamic format while giving teachers the ability to flip their classrooms easier than ever before. . This is a great feature for creating classroom discussions.