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. Technology to undo, redo, move, resize, rotate, all while recording, are enhanced features that replicate working in a common office software.

20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids!

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Often I hear of amazing tools, but I''m left with trying to figure out how the tool fits with the learning. They will love these novel methods of using technology to present information and reports. Educreations 3.

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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." How do we get students to reach higher levels of learning? Using Educreations , here is an example Jennifer made for a math lesson.

13 Digital Tools to Empower Active Use

Tom Murray

Today’s digital world is littered with drill and kill technology, much of it no different than a digital version of the worksheets of years past. 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.

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.”

Fisher-Price Apptivity Case: iPod/iPad Case

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The Fisher-Price Apptivity Case for iPod and iPad Use As an advocate for technology, I am excited about the Apptivity Case by Fisher-Price. My children''s favorite apps for learning.

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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.

Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers

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Find some of these icebreakers and other digital activities in my ebook, Learning to Go , which is currently $5.99. Learning to Go also contains editable handouts and rubrics that are mobile-friendly. Find the Knowledge Swap handout that accompanies this activity in Learning to Go.

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. Try assessment with interactive whiteboard tools and apps like Educreations , SyncSpace (iOS/Android), Explain Everything , and ScreenChomp.

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.

12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Research indicates that one of the most effective ways students learn is by teaching others. Your students will have a much valuable learning experience if they create their own. Future students can learn with these videos and create others to demonstrate the same concepts.

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5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning

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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. Teachers struggle at times to stay focused on planning and creating technology-rich instruction and resources for themselves and their students.

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.

#OneWord2019: Contribution

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#OneWord2019 My colleagues at the Fayetteville School District and I often have conversations about how we want students to use educational technology for more than just consumption. We want them to contribute while engaged in blended learning lesions and tasks. EduCreations 6.

It All Adds Up! 25+ Math Resources, Apps, & Tools

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We can get our students to learn math in engaging ways by making sure each lesson gets to use the math for real-world learning. Instead of having students solve problems in a book, give them learning missions where they use the principles and equations to explore the school grounds, their households, or the world around them. Students can code a game, learn geometry and trigonometry while building structures in Minecraft , or interview math experts virtually.

Video Projects to Engage Learners: 20+ Tools & Tips

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In my digital book, Learning to Go , find editable handouts and rubrics for creating video projects. Find a storyboard your students can edit in Learning to Go. Some of my favorite video creation tools and apps for quick video productions, include Powtoons , Animoto , Educreations , ToonDoo, Touchcast, Instagram, Magisto , Popcorn Maker , Wideo, and Dvolver. In Learning to Go , find rubrics for assessing these projects, which you can edit to your projects’ needs.

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Digital Assessments: More than an online quiz

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The biggest arguably being that technology allows for great support of Personalized Learning. So is taking a quiz and putting it in Google Forms personalized learning?

Some app substitutions for iPad apps to use on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Chromebooks - 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.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

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Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Teachers often share resources with these keywords- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM). With technology, students can create mindmaps, comics, eportfolios, digital stories, podcasts, videos, movie trailers, radio shows, blogs, scavenger hunts, infographics, multimedia posters, infographics and more! Learn through cooking!

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!

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. Try assessment with interactive whiteboard tools and apps like Educreations , SyncSpace (iOS/Android), Explain Everything , and ScreenChomp.

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. Educreations. One of the standouts in this screencasting field is Educreations. Overall: Educreations is everything a whiteboard wants to grow up to be.

Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

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EduCreations web/iPad app - Interactive whiteboard and screen recording app. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning What Works for English Language Learners digital research graphic organizers note-taking notes notetaking notetaking apps sketch notes Social Bookmarking stickynotes visual mapping

5 iPad apps for Student Presentations and Meta-Cognition

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One of the best things about going 1:1 with technology is the amount of options students have to present their learning experiences. Educreations Interactive Whiteboard Educreations is one of the most popular apps for the K-12 classroom, with good reason.

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Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

Teacher Reboot Camp

EduCreations web/iPad app - Interactive whiteboard and screen recording app. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning What Works for English Language Learners digital research graphic organizers note-taking notes notetaking notetaking apps sketch notes Social Bookmarking stickynotes visual mapping

Goal: Make It About the Relationships

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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.

The Art of Classroom App Smashing

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App Smashing is relatively new (2+/- years) in the world of technology. Popplet / Educreations. Device users app smash when one app does not serve all the needs of a project.

5 iPad apps for Student Presentations and Meta-Cognition

Class Tech Integrate

One of the best things about going 1:1 with technology is the amount of options students have to present their learning experiences. Educreations Interactive Whiteboard Educreations is one of the most popular apps for the K-12 classroom, with good reason.

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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.

Digital Tools for Flipping Your Classroom

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During the session Rachelle gave attendees several resources for flipping learning for students. Poth set the stage for the why she wanted flipped learning for her students. Educreations & Explain Everything : Two very similar student explanation tools.

10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools

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I’ve started for you by noting cost, what digital devices they work best on, and suggested age group: Educreations . Educreations is a virtual whiteboard for direct teaching or explanations, complete with colored ink choices and the ability to import images.

How SAMR and Tech Can Help Teachers Truly Transform Assessment

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I read an interesting article in EdSurge last week about how current educational technologies do little to move learners beyond rote recall of knowledge and it caught me off guard. It was not the belief that technology has yet to be harnessed to its highest potential that surprised me. It is true that many fields are only starting to see the benefits technology brings to their work. Education Technology Assessments Technology in School

iPad Basic Training for Teachers

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The purposes for this initiative were to give teachers an additional tool for teaching and learning and to familiarize teachers with mobile devices in anticipation of more iPads being purchased for classroom use and a grades 6-12 BYOD program coming in the next school year.

Has Your School Reached an Edtech Plateau? Here’s the Key to Moving the Needle

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Whether your role is as an administrator, teacher, parent, or student leader, if you’re reading this, you are probably interested in helping other school community stakeholders understand the power of technology in a teaching and learning environment. A common mantra I’m hearing from digital learning coaches and innovative administrators is that they feel the progress toward using technology tools in their schools has plateaued.

15 Good Replacements for ScreenChomp

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Educreations – -also a whiteboard. When done, share with email, an Educreations link, or via social media. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

6 Ideas for Creating Math Centers – From Beth Holland

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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.

Supporting ELL Students with EdTech

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As I have seen the boom in EdTech over the recent years in our district, I have really paid attention to the technology tools that are available to help our ELL students succeed. Over the last 13 years, I have spent my career in education in the Springdale School District in Springdale, AR.

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Tons of Classroom Examples Using Augmented Reality with @Aurasma - A Complete How-To Guide!

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It''s encouraged them to take ownersh ip of their learning and to produce quality work in a meaningful way. As with most technology, I start using it at home with my own two children. She was so motivated to extend her own learning to the leve l where she could teach a concept.

5 Easy Peasy Options for Tech Integration

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There are some ways to integrate technology in your classroom that adds value to your learning environment and pretty much can be a go to no matter what the lesson plan. Technology is a great way to aid students in studying.

How to Craft a Learner-Centered Classroom – Guest Post from Ann Feldmann

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How can we craft learning environments that take advantage of technology to help students become independent, engaged, and reflective of their work? Having technology is just one important piece. Using technology for whole group instruction and formative assessment.