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.

Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

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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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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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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.”

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.

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.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

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“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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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

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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.

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.

12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

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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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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.

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.

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

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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.

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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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. Over the past two years, I have been blessed to partner with District 205 in Elmhurst, IL.

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Some app substitutions for iPad apps to use on a Chromebook

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

5 Easy Peasy Options for Tech Integration

Tech Helpful

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.

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

#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.