Document Learning in a Digital Portfolio

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Digital portfolios are powerful learning tools for students of all ages. In this way portfolios facilitate ownership of learning, goal-setting, and growth mindset. Digital Portfolio Tips, Tools and Resources.

Timeline Tools to Document and Analyze the Past

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can create digital timelines to analyze the past and help teach others. Creating a digital timeline is engaging and also inspires students to teach others.

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Timeline Tools to Document and Analyze the Past

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can create digital timelines to analyze the past and help teach others. Creating a digital timeline is engaging and also inspires students to teach others.

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The Three Most Important Planning Documents That Guide Your School District

TeacherCast

Join us each week of October 2019 as we deep dive into what goes into creating an EdTech Integration Plan and why it's the single most important document to guide all of our Digital Learning decisions throughout the year. The post The Three Most Important Planning Documents That Guide Your School District appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network. Ask the Tech Coach EdTech Integration Plan Tech Coach Technology Coaching

How Linways helps the institution of fight back Covid19 with digital learning and virtual institution management

Linways Technologies

Linways has been in the education industry for over 10 years and every day during that decade has been about improving the way we learn. However, there has been impressive progress in digital technology helping out education to move forward, and continue teaching-learning online.

Remix It! 27 Resources for Finding Free Digital Content to Use for Digital Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Millions of artists, musicians, and creators upload their own photos, songs, videos, fonts, templates, and digital content to the web and allow people around the world to use it for presentations, books, and other digital projects. Our digital learners enjoy building off of and adapting the work of others. Below are additional websites to discover CC licensed and public domain content your learners can remix in their own digital projects.

Do You Know the Edtech Adoption Rules in Your State? SETDA’s New Guide May Help.

Edsurge

A new report from the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) aims to clear up the murky waters surrounding the adoption of digital learning materials, a process that varies wildly between states. Some, such as California, state that all digital materials must have a printed counterpart. Others stipulate publishers complete special checklists or tweaks to Request for Proposal (RFP) documents.

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The Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic Schools Partners with Discovery Education to Accelerate the Creation of Digital Learning Environments

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By incorporating Discovery Education’s award-winning digital content into teaching and learning, educators in Archdiocesan schools now have flexible digital resources that not only help them more deeply engage students and personalize learning, but also help create authentic learning experiences combining faith and reason. Digital STEM k12 education edtech The Wire

Who Should Truly Have the Power in K-12 Edtech Adoption?

Edsurge

About 85 percent of the principals and administrators surveyed selected teachers as the most trusted source when it comes to making decisions about digital learning tools. Because teachers typically lack purchasing power, edtech companies often hesitate to target them in marketing efforts. Because teachers typically lack purchasing power, edtech companies often hesitate to target them in marketing efforts. Technology administrators are very busy people.

Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

EdNews Daily

That statistic becomes even more concerning when you consider that a couple years ago, eSchool News cited a study in which almost half of surveyed teachers (48 percent) felt students retained more information across all subjects when learning through technology, and 82 percent believed that students who use technology in the classroom are more prepared for future careers. At the substitution level, you’re not changing the lesson itself, but you might make one aspect of it digital.

MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 3 Reflection

EdTechnocation.com

For Unit 3 of the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change , we explored the TPACK and SAMR frameworks. This is why I think the SAMR model can help teachers to realize the potential and the effect educational technology can have on the instruction and learning if integrated correctly. Please comment on the document and add your resources, opinions, and ideas! Follow Michael''s board Coaching Digital Learning, #CDL_MOOCed on Pinterest.

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MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 2 Reflection

EdTechnocation.com

Here is my Unit 2 reflection for the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change. Unit 2 focuses on the development of your PLN (Professional Learning Network) and becoming a "Connected Educator". What do you see as the most important advantages of adding social media tools to your personal learning network? How have you used social media as a tool to help your teachers tap into more professional learning opportunities?

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Belief—the first key to blended learning success

The Christensen Institute

When her principal, Jon Cooney, began encouraging ambitious blended learning initiatives across her school, she felt tentative. She thought blended learning made sense for math classes, but that ELA was more centered around reading together, having class discussions, and thinking in groups—activities that she believed wouldn’t work as well in smaller groups. But with Cooney’s support, she started experimenting with blended learning and iterating on her classroom model.

MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 6 Reflection

EdTechnocation.com

In the final unit of the Coaching Digital Learning MOOC-Ed , we learned about the importance of and practiced evaluating EdTech tools and resources, such as iPad Apps and websites with the use of rubrics and evaluation tools. What challenges have you faced in selecting the appropriate digital resources for your own use or other’s use? Teachers often want a tool that is quick to learn, easy to use, and fits in perfectly with their lesson on unit.

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MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 1 Reflection

EdTechnocation.com

Last week, the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change , began. This MOOC will help participants: Learn what it takes to coach educators to integrate technology Explore a variety of frameworks such as TPACK, SAMR, and the four Cs Explore opportunities for personalized application Create a Technology Coaching Action Plan I am most excited to learn more about the different frameworks, connect with other coaches, and create my own action plan.

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Blended learning enables meaningful personal interaction

The Christensen Institute

Conversations around blended learning often focus on devices, software, and classroom layouts, but some of the most powerful benefits of blended learning are the ways in which it allows teachers to have richer and more meaningful interactions with students, parents, and colleagues. Student learning data from blended-learning software can also help teachers to have more objective and constructive conversations around student learning growth with students, parents, and colleagues.

This College Program Wants to Help Schools Use Technology With Intention

Edsurge

But just as owning a bicycle does not imbue a child with the ability to ride a bike, using a Chromebook to complete assignments will not by itself improve a child’s learning outcomes. We want it to be research-based and long-term, sustained edtech and technology use.”

How to Turn a District’s Edtech Portfolio From a Hodgepodge to an Ecosystem

Edsurge

All course content, assignments, grades, shared documents and study tools are delivered digitally. The various digital programs interact with one another and student data flows between each one. Four years ago, before the Houston Independent School District (HISD) began to tackle the interoperability issue, student digital learning wouldn’t have been so simple and so seamless. More time for learning. .

85 Canadian Schools Lead an Edtech Charge by Moving from Devices to Deeper Learning

Edsurge

We might think of educational transformation and its underlying technology as being centered in Silicon Valley; indeed, companies like Google and Apple are expanding the edtech frontier. However, schools all over the world are implementing and refining these innovations, and one Canadian school district in particular is pioneering the edtech charge. Six years ago, OCSB embarked on a journey to improve learning outcomes for all of their students by leveraging technology.

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20+ Ideas to Supercharge Classroom Creativity

The CoolCatTeacher

Ideas to Promote Creativity in Your Classroom – Show Notes 1 – Make a Digital Learning Launchpad Hyperdocs.co All Subjects Classroom Design Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides. Innovation Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Students Teachers

Building a PBL Environment

EdTechTeacher

This article will be published in the next edition Digital Learning Magazine. Building a PBL Environment: 5 Tools to Support Project Based Learning and the Future of Work. The skills presented on the WEF list are best learned through experience. by Shawn McCusker.

Tools to Inspire Collaborative Discussions

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! More important than the learning that transpires in our classrooms is the learning we inspire beyond our classroom walls. Teachers add interactive elements such as discussion threads to existing books or documents.

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Tools to Inspire Collaborative Discussions

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! More important than the learning that transpires in our classrooms is the learning we inspire beyond our classroom walls. Teachers add interactive elements such as discussion threads to existing books or documents.

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Shapegrams: Grab-and-Go Google Drawings Lessons

Shake Up Learning

The post Shapegrams: Grab-and-Go Google Drawings Lessons appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Shapegrams are packaged inside a series of Google Drawings documents. They also learn helpful keyboard shortcuts. Learning in Hand started in 2002 as part of my classroom website.

Personalizing Learning with Branching Google Forms

EdTechTeacher

The following article was published in the most recent edition of Digital Learning Magazine in my column, “The Tech Savvy Classroom with Shawn McCusker.”. Click here for a link to the complete article published in Digital Learning Magazine. Personalized learning creates a variety of challenges for teachers. Personalizing Learning with Branching Google Forms. Building a branching document is no more difficult than that.

8 Web Tools and a Template For Learners to Establish Goals with Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Buncee – educational web tool and iOS app where students add digital content (free images, audio clips, YouTube video, videos, voice recordings, stickers, etc.) Pinterest – free and popular curation web tool, iOS/Android app, and bookmarklet to easily pin inspiring posts, documents, videos, and images to a board. “Vision without action is a daydream.

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Let’s Hang! Collaborative Learning with Hangouts!

Teacher Reboot Camp

With Hangouts and Hangouts on Air you and your students can collaborate through live video learning sessions and chat. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Collaborative Learning with Hangouts on Air from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. You can download my collaborative Hangout roles and note-taking document here to use with your students.

3 tips for a better student online learning experience

The Christensen Institute

The best option to try and continue student learning, it seems , is to move everything online. However, we see value in the consideration of these tips as schools and colleges continue iterating on their online learning best practices): 1. For online learning to truly be effective, students must be engaged and participate in active learning. In other words, online learning should not mean replicating the entire school day schedule via video conferencing.

6 best practices for students to adapt to online classes

Linways Technologies

How to prepare for the online learning process. Since the outbreak of Coronavirus, more and more institutions are adapting to online learning, and the demand for online education has definitely risen. So here we are with some useful info on how to learn online.

Nurturing Relationships and Teacher Needs During COVID-19

Digital Promise

Learning to live with ambiguity is learning to live with how life really is, full of complexities and strange surprises.” – James Hollis ( What Matters Most: Living a Considered Life ). Now more than ever, educators are learning to live with ambiguity. Our team at Lexington County School District One in South Carolina has focused on mitigating one of these complexities by addressing the human need for connection, support, and ongoing professional learning.

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How Education Technology Will Revolutionize Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

The advent of the internet and the popularization of digital devices brought a new context for teachers and school administrators, since students started to bring technology to the school routine. However, it is possible to use the digital universe to encourage the habit of reading.

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Avoid these common pitfalls in your institution’s learning management.

Linways Technologies

During the transition to online classrooms and online learning management, it’s a common pitfall for most teachers to start relying on a whole bunch of tools to manage their tasks and activities. Linways LMS is a learning management solution for education. It is designed to enhance the teaching-learning experience with functions to improve core academics integrated into its core. Assessments are a crucial element in the learning process.

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Student Goal-Setting with Digital Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! I’ve been encouraging students to create digital vision boards. Templates, Tools and Apps for Creating Digital Vision Boards. I have tried creating vision boards with different digital tools.

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Leading Through Crisis and Beyond for Teachers and Educational Leaders – SULS060

Shake Up Learning

The post Leading Through Crisis and Beyond for Teachers and Educational Leaders – SULS060 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learn how to lead through crises on #shakeuplearning podcast with Kasey Bell. You can also now add private comments using the new grading feature in Google Classroom from inside the student’s document. The 4 Phases of Crisis-Driven Remote Learning. What We’ve Learned – The Gaps! Digital Equity. Digital Tools.

Student Goal-Setting with Digital Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! I’ve been encouraging students to create digital vision boards. Templates, Tools and Apps for Creating Digital Vision Boards. I have tried creating vision boards with different digital tools.

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