Summer SuperHighway: 3 Kyle Wilson Elementary Teachers on Internet Access and Student Engagement

Education Superhighway

Recently, we interviewed three 5th grade teachers who shared more about the transformational role technology plays in student engagement at PWCS. Just yesterday we were discovering features we never knew before [from our students].

How Writing for a Global Audience Transformed My Students Into Passionate Writers

Flocabulary

At Flocabulary, fostering a love of learning in every student is one of our biggest goals. We believe that motivated students are successful students. However, your students view you much like we view Gollum. In today’s day and age, students are global already.

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go. There’s Magic In That Music: Empowering Students with Digital Music Tools (B308). Computer Programming in the Elementary School (B313). STEAMing Ahead with Student Engagement and Critical Thinking (B315). Using Microsoft OneNote to Support ELL Students (B316). Interactive Student Notebooks Making a Digital Debut (B317).

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Beyond "Ditching the Desks," 9 Creative Ways to Avoid "The Cemetery Effect"

Kleinspiration

No, the students weren’t zombies, nor were my thoughts morbid. With such changes, the need to redesign our students’ learning environments becomes not simply an idea from the latest Pinterest board, but one of necessity. Incorporate the Student Voice Think about your space.

StoryBots launches interactive resources for teachers

eSchool News

Books, videos, math games aim to boost student engagement. It is fun, engaging, uplifting, auditory, interactive and educational, all in one,” said Kelly Wade, kindergarten teacher at Collins Elementary in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

I had a great time encouraging educators to give students as much ownership over their devices and learning as possible. Learn how to use the iPad apps “Book Creator” and “Creative Book Builder” to create and share enhanced/multimedia eBooks using DropBox for free cloud storage/distribution.

Getting Ready for @CSEDWeek and #HourOfCode

Mindspark Learning

In essence, computer science will play a large role in future careers of students as it is already the number 1 source of all new wages in the U.S.; It’s the future of our students, and they need to be prepared for those futures. Leverage Students’ Penchant for Curiosity.

A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined

TeachThought - Learn better.

that include rigorous, robust, and well-rounded curriculum aligned with college- and career-ready standards (as defined in this document) that cover a wide range of academic and technical knowledge and skills to ensure that students leave high school ready for college and careers.