Breaking News: Today - Educreations Launches New iPad App and Turns Your iPad Into an Interactive Whiteboard

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Available for the first time ever today, the new iPad app from Educreations will transform teaching. Teachers are also able to add individual features, such as student roster specific logins, and Q&A sessions hosted via Educreations.

Array Hunt With iPads and Educreations 2.0

MSEDTechie

I''ve always been a huge fan of Educreations, a free whiteboard and recording app and website. They have just introduced some new and improved features of their product, that will make using EduCreations even more productive. Educreations 2.0

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Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

One way for students to demonstrate what they are learning is through screencasts. While students are completing the task they are also explaining the learning with an audio recording. Check out this awesome graphic by Tony Vincent to learn more!

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Differentiating with Personalized Learning

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Personalized learning is the latest buzzword in an education environment bursting with new ideas but this one is impressive. In a sentence, personalized learning: “tailors instruction, expression of learning, and assessment to each student’s unique needs and preferences.”

Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

One way for students to demonstrate what they are learning is through screencasts. While students are completing the task they are also explaining the learning with an audio recording. Check out this awesome graphic by Tony Vincent to learn more!

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13 Digital Tools to Empower Active Use

Tom Murray

Simply digitizing past practice serves little instructional purpose and ultimately leads to low levels of learning. These types of practices have lead to a number of studies that have indicated that purchasing more technology does not increase student learning. As educators work to shift the instructional pedagogy, technology can be used as an accelerant for student learning.

The Foundations of Flipping

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Best Practices for Teaching Today "Kids don''t show up to learn new stuff. They show up to apply the things they''ve learned at home." Additionally, I''ve leveraged the power of Twitter to expand my network and connect with innovative educators around the world.

Learning and Reflecting with Video

A Principal's Reflections

If you were to ask me why I really write, my response would be to reflect and learn openly. Part of my evolution has been to explore new pathways to reach my professional goals while attempting to give something back in return to educators.

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Documenting Learning

User Generated Education

As I’ve discussed in numerous posts, I am an experiential educator. I believe in and promote learning-by-doing and hands-on learning. https://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2016/01/13/a-natural-and-experiential-cycle-of-learning/.

@edcanvas An Interactive Lesson Board!

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So often, I find companies have a massive tutorial system for users to learn from or their demonstration video tends to run longer than four minutes. As I viewed this example, I clearly began to see the benefit these canvas boards could have for education.

Create Short Animated Videos for Learning With the Tellagami App

EdTechSandyK

Through a teacher and an educational technologist in my school district, I''ve recently discovered the Tellagami app for creating short animated videos. then scroll down to learn more about what I like about the app and some ways I think it could potentially be used in teaching and learning.

Groovy Grammar! Tools, Apps, & Ideas for Learning Grammar

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The activities below get students to use their devices to learn grammar in engaging ways. GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO. Interesting ways to learn grammar! Get your students to create a similar video with a screencast tool (Educreations or Screen-o-matic). Fresh Education has a whole collection of hip hop songs they’ve made to teach learners about similes, metaphors, and more!

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

Teacher Reboot Camp

Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. The West Virginia Department of Education has a fantastic formative assessment page with many examples and handouts.

Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

One of the best parts about job-embedded, on-going work with school districts is facilitating a variety of professional learning opportunities. During a planning call prior, I was asked to work with special education, math, and reading teachers in particular.

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3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

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As each teacher downloads their favorites, students spend as much time learning the app as applying it academically. Educational Applications. Educreations. One of the standouts in this screencasting field is Educreations. Educational Applications.

5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning

EdTech Magazine

5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning. Leveraging new technology for professional learning requires some creative thinking — and it also takes money. The program’s goal was to improve student achievement and higher-order thinking skills through more effective use of educational technology. Ensure that the Technology Enhances Learning. Educators often criticize technology because it doesn’t always enhance traditional approaches.

Some app substitutions for iPad apps to use on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips Google for Educators Web ApplicationsChromebooks - apps recommendations and substitutions Many “apps” made for iOS and Android aren’t meant to be used as apps on a Chromebook, anymore than they would be on a Mac or Windows device. You can just use the website. Others have web apps and/or extensions.

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

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“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. Get Them Learning with Digital Icebreakers from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

Frightful Learning! 70+ Apps, Tools, Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Tis the season when our learners love to learn from stuff of our nightmares as they celebrate Halloween, All Saints Day, All Souls’ Day and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Frightful Learning! Students can learn with monster themed games, such as Teach Your Monster to Read or Learn English Kids has a fun Monster game ! Students can create magic potions or spells and learn science and math.

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

Teacher Reboot Camp

Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. The West Virginia Department of Education has a fantastic formative assessment page with many examples and handouts.

Minimal Apps, Tons Of Learning

Leading with Technology

Having experienced the iPad in all aspect of their day and learning process for two years, what new learning would they possibly get from the device? When I handed them out we talked about digital citizens and learning tools and respect of learning devices.

Goal: Make It About the Relationships

Teacher Reboot Camp

Draw and Dash – Each student will need to use a piece of paper or a drawing app like Tackk, Educreations, Magic Paintbrush, or Sketchbook Express. Find the Knowledge Swap handout that accompanies this activity in Learning to Go.

Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my digital book, Learning to Go , you’ll find rubrics, handouts, and lesson plans for the activities listed below. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. In Learning to Go , use the Knowledge Swap handout with this activity. Check out these Educreation monster drawings by elementary students. Each pair adds the new information they learned from each other and add to their mind maps.

Frightful Learning! 70+ Apps, Tools, Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Tis the season when our learners love to learn from stuff of our nightmares as they celebrate Halloween, All Saints Day, All Souls’ Day and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Frightful Learning! Students can learn with monster themed games, such as Teach Your Monster to Read or Learn English Kids has a fun Monster game ! Students can create magic potions or spells and learn science and math.

Using Google Drive Forms to Power 1:1 Instruction

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

As I explore teaching and learning in a 1:1 iPad environment I''m excited about the potential of using Google Drive Forms as a teaching tool. Webinar: Using Google Docs / Google Drive for Collaborative Learning Tuesday March 11th 4:00 PM CST Sign up.

15 Good Replacements for ScreenChomp

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Like Kerpoof , thousands of educators are scrambling to replace a fundamental tool that was to be an integral part of their 2016-17 lesson plans. Basic version is free; education edition has a fee. Basic version free; education edition has a fee.

Setting Up Digital Workstations

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If you only have one iPad, you can use EduCreations to internally flip your classroom for a specific station/content area. I like to provide the tools and allow the students to decide how to utilize the tools to demonstrate their own learning. Encouraging Choice, Collaboration, and Fun!

Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

Technology Tidbits

Basically, it turns a classroom upside down (or on it's head) where the learning of a topic is done at home and then they applied practice or "work" is done at school. With Mobile Learning and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) becoming more mainstream, "Flipped Classroom" models are happening more and more, leading me to create my list of favorite tools for "flipping a classroom". Also, students can view the lessons at home on their mobile devices and learn at their own pace.

Finding Content for Reteaching, Blending, and Flipping

EdTechSandyK

Online content means you can learn anywhere, with anyone! Any educator knows that deep learning of content really happens when you have to break it apart and teach it to others. Second, don''t forget there are a lot of learning resources and tutorials already out there.

Autonomy Breeds Change

A Principal's Reflections

They desperately sought time during the school day to engage in professional growth opportunities, learn how to integrate Web 2.0 tools, and develop their own Personal Learning Networks (PLN’s). A great deal was learned after I reflected on year one of the PGP.

An Educator's Challenge! iPads in an Elementary Classroom

MSEDTechie

As a 21st century educator, it is quite a difficult task, rather a huge challenge to prepare students for college and work-place experiences that don''t even exist yet. Afterall, that''s when real learning takes place right? Students learn the rules of the iPad, and learn basic skills.

6 Ideas for Creating Math Centers – From Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

Suzy Brooks ( @SimplySuzy ) first introduced me to the concept of using technology to create learning centers through her creative use of her SMARTBoard. First, she created a center where each student used Educreations to create video story that presented a math problem.

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

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For many, it means attending conferences like ISTE and NEA to learn how the heck to integrate technology into their lesson plans. That’s a fair questions considering learning is no longer done sitting in auditoriums nodding off to the wisdom of a guest speaker behind a podium.

How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

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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.

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Differentiated math instruction using Front Row: adaptive math for K-8 classrooms!

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And while I do, I can be sure the kids are learning at their own pace. This way, the student who is doing the explaining gets the material solidified in her head, and the student getting help gets to learn from a peer.