The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way! There are even options to go “unplugged” if you do not have access to devices in your classroom because students can learn computer science principles with something as simple as a deck of cards.

How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The best way to find apps is to connect and learn from other teachers using apps in their classroom. Teach her how to find apps, she can facilitate learning for a lifetime.” How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom #mlearning #ipaded #edtech Click To Tweet. EdTech Teacher Recommended Apps. EdTech Teacher tutorials. Learning in Hand.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Getting the Most from Collaboration Tools

edWeb.net

There are many tools that allow educators and administrators to talk to each other, but to take advantage of edtech’s promise, they should also be able to use the tool to work together on the same projects. In her presentation, “ Collaboration Near and Far in Digital Professional Learning Communities,” Geri Gillespy, Administrator of Digital Integration at West Ada School District in ID, talked about how to get the most out of online collaboration programs.

The American Rescue Plan: Encouraging Transformation, Impact, and Longevity

edWeb.net

They can go to health and safety, learning loss, students’ socio-emotional well-being (especially post-pandemic), educational equity, and students with special needs. At the district level, at least 20% of the funds must go to learning loss.) Learn more at net-ref.com.

Ed Tech Research is Clear: Owning a Device Does Not Improve Learning

More Verbs

Whether it is districts that have had disturbing problems trying to implement technology for learning (such as here , or here ), or folks who tell us why we shouldn’t have devices in school , or schools that have decided that technology is too disruptive and have banned it , or authors who caution about the over-promising with technology (such as here , or here ), it is not surprising that we are dubious of investing in education technology, and wonder “why bother?”

Ed Tech Research is Clear: Owning a Device Does Not Improve Learning

More Verbs

Whether it is districts that have had disturbing problems trying to implement technology for learning (such as here , or here ), or folks who tell us why we shouldn’t have devices in school , or schools that have decided that technology is too disruptive and have banned it , or authors who caution about the over-promising with technology (such as here , or here ), it is not surprising that we are dubious of investing in education technology, and wonder “why bother?”

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

edWeb.net

During an edWebinar for the Empowered Superintendent series, “Leadership for Mobile Learning: Creating a Shared Vision,” the presenters said school leaders, though, often miss key parts of the planning process and end up with useless “hunks of plastic.” However, the more successful schools focus on improving teaching and learning first with edtech being just one of the tools to support it. Step 1: Make a plan.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

Edsurge

After a Master’s degree, 120-plus credits, and 30 years in education, I now understand that whatever I do and wherever I go, I am happiest when I’m learning. And if I can find an opportunity that allows me to further my learning without sacrificing my summer vacation—or better yet, enhances it—you can bet I’m going to be the first to sign up. The nice thing about summer learning is choice. Personalized Learning Through Gaming.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 21st, 2014 In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Do you co-learn with a classroom across the globe?