Online Mentoring via Edmodo & Google

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Using Edmodo for the virtual classroom space, teachers and students connected from 1,972 miles away. Joz connected with students on Edmodo and worked with them on collaborative Google Docs. Joz and I communicated via Edmodo, Gmail and Google Hangouts. The biggest thing I took out of mentoring is Edmodo. Edmodo is like an online classroom, where Kate can upload videos, assignments and quizzes. Edmodo is also great for reducing paper use!

The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators

Edudemic

Tools best tools collaboration differentiated learning edmodo evernote flipped classroom Google Docs resources TEDEd Web 2.0 Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way around a few of the best Web tools is worth your time. Innovative teachers are frequently using intuitive programs and websites that are easy to learn. These web […].

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Why I like Edmodo

Connecting 2 the World

We don''t have technical support for Edmodo, but we now have minimal support for the LMS as more people are encouraged to use it but the number of support positions have stayed the same (3 dedicated positions for a university of 10,000 students). So what do I like about Edmodo? Now, I can reset passwords (edmodo allows the instructor to do that), check student status and what they have uploaded or not, and create/modify groups.

Learning Math Should be Fun and Engaging

A Principal's Reflections

To engage students in her classroom, Mrs. Chellani has utilized a variety of tools to help her develop an interactive, student-centered learning environment. Since the “flipped” approach to instruction is proving to be a key asset in modern education, one of Mrs. Chellani’s recent initiatives has been to provide students with a means to learn independently utilizing digital content.

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QR Codes in the Math Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Image credit: [link] Mrs. Chellani has been a pioneer in flipping her classes at New Milford High School where her tools of choice have been Adobe Captivate and Edmodo. In addition to the interactive videos she has created to flip her class you will also find case studies and online resources on her site. educational technology Flipped Classroom Kanchan Chellani Mathematics QR Codes

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Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?” We can flip the traditional model of instruction to help support all our students! When our students come back to the classroom, they will have the foundational knowledge to add to discussions or complete activities. To discover the history of Flipped Classrooms, see this infographic. Flipped Learning , by shellyterrell.

Autonomy Breeds Change

A Principal's Reflections

Below is a sample from some of the portfolios: Math teacher Kanchan Chellani has been using her PGP time to create engaging learning activities with Adobe Captivate to flip her classroom. Math teacher April Millian has been exploring the flipped instructional approach and has begun to implement it on a routine basis with the use of Edmodo. 21st Century Education Change educational technology Flipped Classroom Innovation New Milford High School teachers

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?” We can flip the traditional model of instruction to help support all our students! When our students come back to the classroom, they will have the foundational knowledge to add to discussions or complete activities. To discover the history of Flipped Classrooms, see this infographic. Flipped Learning , by shellyterrell.

Blended Learning - what is it, pros/cons, tips and resources

Educational Technology Guy

Blended Learning Classroom Introduction The blended classroom is designed to meet the individual needs of student by allowing teachers to personalize instruction. It is similar to the flipped classroom, but with more emphasis on in-class work with the teacher over video/home content. Project Based Learning is a type of blended classroom. By having online materials available, students have access to support when out of the classroom.

3 Ways to Embrace Change This Year

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Adopt an Online Learning Platform Make the most of a blended learning environment by extending the walls of your classroom tp help students come to class excited and prepared to learn. Edmodo Edmodo is a popular, free and secure social learning platform for teachers and students to collaborate and connect in the 24/7 classroom. The design and functionality of Edmodo is similar to Facebook, but the focus is on teaching and learning within a protected environment.

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Help with new technology trends for 2013/14

Connecting 2 the World

Last summer I worked with edmodo and mendeley. I ended up using Edmodo, but not really catching on to mendeley (nor did my students as it was a bit limited in collaborative work, we found). This Spring, I was given an ipod to use as part of a "flipped classroom" project, along with clickers. video data visualization cmc educational technology mobile technology new communication technologies visual thinking flipped classroom

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

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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SEL and Classroom Culture In an Age of Distance Learning

Edsurge

Classroom learning and management all begin with relationships, and SEL can guide the relationship and community building process. Any connected educator has heard buzzwords like flipped classroom, gamification, social-emotional learning (SEL), differentiation, and personalized learning.

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Summer Leads

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Here''s some things shared by my alumni buddy, Christina Seigel: [link] The Flipped Classroom Network. link] A survey on flipping classrooms [link] An unconference for teachers-- looks interesting! I''ll be poking around on Edmodo all summer, so make sure you look for Mrs. Kate Baker from Southern Regional High School

3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

When looking for an app to curate classroom reading, consider these requirements: works well with your current LMS. Today’s classroom requires teachers build how-to videos that are used on class websites, in flipped classrooms, and for professional development. It’s free (for basic, individual use with a classroom upgrade) and turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard including voice-overs and annotations to notes, images, or documents.

Screencasting: Pick the Right Tool for the Job

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Screencasting is an integral part of my flipped classroom as I can record videos for a variety of purposes that include (but certainly not limited to) i nforming parents and students about class expectations , providing answer key videos , documenting directions and the steps of a project , and informing support staff of technical glitches. Videos are uploaded to YouTube and later pulled into Edpuzzle , Actively Learn , or posted in Edmodo and Google Classroom.

How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. This may include: Google Apps for Education and/or Google Classroom–this serves as a basic digital portfolio for students, a collaborative tool with classmates, the teacher’s inbox, and her tool for returning graded and analyzed student work.

Flipping Out For Professional Learning

The Web20Classroom

What if we adopted the model of the flipped classroom and applied it to meetings and Professional Development? Flipping PD and faculty meetings is essentially the same as flipping the classroom, but with adults. The idea is, there is some sort of information transfer (basic information about a learning concept) outside of the learning environment (classroom/meeting/PD) allowing for further discussion or extended learning when in the learning environment.

The Students are Coming!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

As a way to BUILD the classroom climate, students will be given as their syllabus/class expectations a blank white piece of paper. Creating a flipped-mastery unit for the mandatory SAT vocab words the entire district is using. Creating a flipped-mastery unit for the mandatory grammar skills. This won''t take me long to do once I get the students on Edmodo. On my short list of classroom tools, we''ll be using Edmodo (of course!),

Go Paperless for Earth Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. This may include: Google Apps for Education and/or Google Classroom–this serves as a basic digital portfolio for students, a collaborative tool with classmates, the teacher’s inbox and her tool for returning graded and analyzed student work. Earth Day is April 22nd.

Flipping the classroom together—from 3,000 miles away

eSchool News

How two teachers overcome the challenges of flipping their classrooms and co-planning lessons across states. Who says you can only use the flipped teaching method in your own class or with other teachers in your school or district? For the last few years, this enterprising duo has been flipping their English classes, co-moderating a weekly Twitter education chat, presenting at conferences, planning lessons, and collaborating regularly from opposite sides of the country.

Global Collaboration Day Has Arrived (It's Thursday in New Zealand!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Over the next two of days, students, classrooms, teachers, administrators, parents and organizations will be either attending and/or hosting events online that are designed to showcase and promote global collaboration. Edmodo Small Groups & Badges Excursions in Mathematics 4:00pm How much water do you use? It’s now Thursday in the South Pacific--and that means Global Collaboration Day has arrived! One day, September 15th, all around the world = 48 actual hours to share.

The Emperor's New Clothes, a Sheep in Wolf's Clothing? Mixing Metaphors for Flipping Instruction

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

So, I''m very intrigued by the flipped classroom concept, but I have a sense of deja vu. Is the flipped classroom model one such tool? Especially for traditional teacher-centered classes flipping can enhance the classroom experience. Flipping seems akin to independent study and just another version of student-centered learning. Is flipping a sheep in wolf''s clothes? Will flipping have longevity? And do I need to flip?

YouToo can be a Movie Producer on YouTube

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I''ve been wanting to test out the new features, so I used an existing PPT and quickly created something that I can immediately use in my classroom. The poor students are bombarded with crazy Greek names and interweaving story lines, and it is an epic task to comprehend the info, so I thought having access to the PPT via an embedded YouTube video in Edmodo could facilitate student understanding and would provide students an opportunity to acquire any missed information.

Top 40 Web 2.0 Sites w/ Educational Portal

Technology Tidbits

Answer Pad - A fantastic Student Response and Assessment System that uses an innovative graphical interface to help turn a teacher''s classroom paperless (by doing testing on mobile devices) and assess students on any number of subjects in real-time using a free mobile app w/ digital portfolio capabilities. Guided Instruction, Blended/Flipped Learning, etc.) Edmodo - A safe learning environment for teachers and students. A while back I compiled a very important list of Web 2.0

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Former Teacher, Site Admin, & District Admin) Process Education: Effective Communication, Reaching Every Person - Tracy Watanabe Technology Integration Specialist and Common Core Co-Coordinator SPOTLIGHT - Students as Producers of Content, Not Merely Consumers - Will Kimbley, Instructional Technology Consultant 1:00pm (ACSA) Preventive Discipline - Sherman Garnett ACTFL''s New Can Do Statements: Implications for the Modern Language Classroom - Harry Tuttle, Ed.D

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Updates Partner Spotlight Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Submit a Video or Quote Kudos Updates Reinventing the Classroom. Ever since I started Classroom 2.0 I''ve looked forward to holding an event specifically about Ed Tech in the classroom. we''re pleased to announce and issue the call for proposals for Reinventing the Classroom. Classroom 2.0 Classroom 2.0 One of our very favorite Classroom 2.0

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What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

This is what we hope will be an ongoing collection of the most effective ways to use technology in the classroom. Geddit , twitter backchannel discussion, Nearpod , Classroom Response Systems (clickers). Any moderately modern smartphone, Flip Cameras, etc.; Access Flipped Classroom Content. Edmodo. What Technology Does What: The Ultimate #edtech Chart For Teachers. by TeachThought Staff.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In an era before Facebook or Edmodo, the social networking site Ning was, for a time, quite popular with educators. The Flipped Classroom". For the past ten years, every ten months or so, someone would pen an op-ed claiming it was time to ban laptops in the classroom.