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Maker Education Card Game

User Generated Education

One of my current educational interests is maker education. As such, I have begun creating games for maker education – see my first one, a board game, at Reflecting on the Making Process. I like and have always used games in my classrooms.

Maker Education: Pedagogy, Andragogy, Heutagogy

User Generated Education

Maker education is currently a major trend in education. But just saying that one is doing Maker Education really doesn’t define the teaching practices that an educator is using to facilitate it. Maker education takes on many forms. Role of the Educator.

Educators as Lead Learners

User Generated Education

I have discussed educators as model learners before: The educator’s role has or should change in this age of information abundance or Education 2.0-3.0. Educator as Model Learner ). It is a mistaken assumption that educators know how to do so.

140 Twitter Tips for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Brad Currie and Billy Krakower, two of the three authors of 140 Twitter Tips for Educators , share with us the basics of Twitter. Show Notes: Why should educators get on Twitter? Is Twitter for every educator?

Join SETDA: Affiliate Memberships Now Accepted

SETDA's Affiliate program connects non-profit education membership organizations with state leaders. SETDA's mission is to build the capacity of education leaders to improve learning through technology policy & practice.

2017 Predictions for American Education

Education Elements

Before we get too far into 2017 I like to reflect on what has been and make predictions for what the year ahead will mean for education. As a company, I can say that Education Elements will be changing the way we think about our partnerships and what these districts really value from our relationship. This is beyond driving a new initiative, and instead around changing the hearts and minds of educators to consider the needs of the student differently than we have in the past.

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

The easy tool educators are using every day From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. TIP: The Google for Education Blog has the breaking announcements and information on Google Classroom. 15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education.

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

My Own Chapter: M oving From Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0. Self-determined learning or heutagogy is fast gaining interest from educators around the world interested in an evidence-based approach to learning. Moving From Education 1.0

Minecraft Education Edition

My Paperless Classroom

In this episode, Jeff sits down with Microsoft Innovative Educator Steve Isaacs, and Minecraft Education Manager Neal Manegold to discuss how Minecraft Education Education is shifting the way our students are learning in classrooms around the world.

Sharing: A Responsibility of the Modern Educator

User Generated Education

In a past post blog I discussed the idea that every educator has a story and that they should share those stories: Educators are doing amazing things with their learners in spite of the standards-based and accountability-driven movements. There really is no they in education.

Personalizing Student and Educator Learning through Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

To affect this change district-wide, BCPS needed to shift professional learning for educators to a more competency-based, autonomous model. BCPS leadership thought educators would be better prepared to apply S.T.A.T. To support the robust role an educator plays in the S.T.A.T.

10 Essential Characteristics of a 21st Century Educator

The Principal of Change

People have come to loathe the term “21st Century Education”, or “21st Century Teacher” The argument is that “we are 16 years into the 21st century!”, The only constant that we can count on education is change.

The 7 Devices of Transformation in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

In the end, I’m reminded of one big thing: The most transformative, innovative things in education wear flesh and walk around with skin on top. I am teaching my classes like I want my own son to be educated because I AM teaching him.

Why Open Education Resources Matter #GoOpen

The Web20Classroom

Might not be the best example but that's what happens to educators everyday. We rarely have anyone knocking on our doors but the fact is there is a lot of money in a closed system of education resources. This closed system of educational resources only hurts students.

The Benefits of Educational Technology

Educational Technology Guy

Most of you reading this will agree that educational technology can help teachers and students - it provides benefits such as organization, efficiency, collaboration, communication, extra help, virtual experiences and so much more. Not everything in education is quantifiable. Here''s an older article I wrote about this: The How''s, Why''s and Value of Educational Technology --. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. edtech educational technology

Fixing teacher education

The Christensen Institute

Last week the Clayton Christensen Institute released a paper, which I wrote, that profiles three innovative teacher education programs: High Tech High Graduate School of Education , Relay Graduate School of Education , and Match Education’s Sposato Graduate School of Education. High Tech High Graduate School of Education: Policy drives demand. Relay Graduate School of Education: Build to scale. Match Education: Getting incentives right.

Team Building Activities That Support Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM

User Generated Education

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Maker Education and Social-Emotional Development

User Generated Education

Planning educational activities that incorporate social-emotional learning has broad benefits. Maker Education and Social Emotional Learning. Maker education, when planned around skills acquisition, can enhance social-emotional development.

7 big Google changes and how they help educators

Ditch That Textbook

When new features or changes happen with Google products that affect education, it’s a big deal. Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google calendar google classroom google keep

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Education innovation in 2017: 4 personalized learning trends to watch

The Christensen Institute

The post Education innovation in 2017: 4 personalized learning trends to watch appeared first on Christensen Institute. Education Blog

Google Classroom resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. google classroom Google for Educators Google Classroom new resource for teachers to manage classes, assignments, student work, and to communicate with students.

#06: The 6 Most Motivating Sketchnotes in Education Today

The CoolCatTeacher

Sylvia Duckworth (@ sylviaduckworth ) is a leading sketch note artist in education today. Her new book Sketchnotes for Educators: 100 Inspiring Illustrations for Lifelong Learners is a MUST BUY for every teacher and administrator. Sketchnotes for Educators [link].

Six Sigma in Education - applying quality control systems in education

Educational Technology Guy

The intent of using some of these systems in education is to streamline processes and remove errors and issues. Six Sigma can also be used in Education. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Want to learn more about Augmented Reality in Education? Follow These Great Educators!

Two Guys and Some iPads

Augmented reality(AR) has continued to gain momentum in the educational landscape over the past couple of years. These educators featured below have dove in head first using AR in their classrooms and schools.

15 YouTube videos all educators must see

Ditch That Textbook

It has videos that always seem to resonate, entertain, educate or inspire. Teaching creative teaching edtech educational technology humor inspiration skype youtubeWhenever I work with teachers, I always have a YouTube playlist handy. I constantly find encouragement in videos that others share. And in a world where well produced, stunning videos can be created by virtually anyone, it’s easier to find than ever. Here [.].

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Future educators

Learning with 'e's

What will educators do in the future? Certainly, people''s perceptions of education seem to be changing. They suggest that the future of education will see learning located in any place, with technology mediating all forms of communication.

Why Social Media Education Is Needed In Schools

User Generated Education

There are parallels between sex education and social media education. Just say no doesn’t work for sex education as just don’t do it on social media won’t work for teens. Some may argue that social media education should be the role of parents.

7 Productivity Secrets for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Face it, educators have unique challenges and needs. Essential Questions: 7 Productivity Secrets for Educators with Dr. Frank Buck. The two habits effective educators do every day. Educator Resources from this Episode.

Leveling Up: How Digital Game-Based Learning Is Altering Education

EdNews Daily

In the eyes of digital game-based learning proponents, the general public and today’s teachers finally understood something that students and educational researchers knew all along. Since the advent of digital games, ongoing research has supported their effectiveness in education.

Disrupting Education: Capturing the Essence

Brilliant or Insane

The post Disrupting Education: Capturing the Essence appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane.

Education on Air - free online educational conference from Google

Educational Technology Guy

Google has just announced Education on Air, a free online conference for educators on May 8-9, 2015. This is free, online conference is for educators and is being presented by educators, and some students. Register for Education on Air today.

7 Words Educators Need to Reclaim

Brilliant or Insane

There are a good many things that frighten me about the field of education right now, but few things bother me more than the fact that many people are throwing the words of our profession around with reckless abandon. Inspiration edchat education reform Brilliant or Insane.

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10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

This past January I wrote "10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have" and I have decided to modify it for the "10 Tech Skills Every Educator Should Have". The How''s, Why''s and Value of Educational Technology 1. Educators need to get online as part of their profession.

10 key takeaways from Google’s Education on Air conference

Ditch That Textbook

The 2015 Education on Air conference featured tens of thousands of registered educators from 185 countries. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education youtubeWhen Google decides to put on a free online conference, it’s a huge event. They had more than 100 sessions to choose from in the two-day event. I was fortunate to present “Ditch your textbooks with Google Apps” to [.].

'Education Technology's Completely Over'

Hack Education

” If you’re wondering why I’m talking about Prince today and not education technology, you’re not paying close enough attention to the ways in which the ed-tech industry gets rich off of the creative work (and the mundane work) of students and scholars alike.

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The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment

User Generated Education

This post provides links and resources about these skills as well as an educator self-assessment. This assessment contains questions to assist the educator in evaluating if and how s/he is facilitating these skills and attributes in the learning environment.

8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

My book, The Relevant Educator ships today. Below is a post (thanks to the most awesome Mark Barnes) about the entire Connected Educator Series from Corwin. Enter Corwin Press and the Connected Educators Series. The Edcamp model connects educators to PD like never before.

How Innovative Educators Observe, Reflect, and Share

The CoolCatTeacher

I get tons of ideas from the many education superstars I write about and interview on my show and blog. Listen as we discuss the struggles and excitement of becoming a networked educator.

Alec Couros’ 6 Epic Educational Truths

The CoolCatTeacher

Every Classroom Matters Episode 193 When you see an accomplished educator like Alec Couros, it is easy to think that he’s always been this way. In this conversation, Alec takes us through his educational journey and the truths he’s learned along each step.

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