Game Based Learning in Action

The CoolCatTeacher

On today’s show Matthew Farber, author of Game-Based Learning In Action: How an Expert Affinity Group Teaches with Games , talks about how to use games in the classroom effectively. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. Link to show: www.coolcatteacher.com/e26 8.

How to use an LMS for teaching and professional learning

eSchool News

Related content: 3 reasons elementary schools should adopt an LMS. Using the same LMS for teaching students to host PL is a proven best practice.

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Planning for Elementary School Closures #CoronaVirus #CoVid19 #RemoteLearning

The Innovative Educator

At these times teachers, schools, and districts may decide to give students homework packets with various activities. Parents need to figure out childcare. In the age of technology, planning for secondary students has become a bit easier as many schools already use platforms like Google Classroom, Schoology, or Microsoft Teams. Additionally, childcare is not as a big of a concern for older children, but what about elementary school students?

3 reasons elementary schools should adopt an LMS—and where to begin

eSchool News

Is it really possible for young learners to effectively use a learning management system (LMS)? Here are three reasons why districts should consider adopting an LMS for elementary and how they can begin technological integration for all classrooms.

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Real talk on how to make differentiation less time-consuming

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Last season of the podcast, I introduced you to a new episode format I’m calling the Productivity Roundtable. I’ve always thought it would be really cool to get a group of master teachers together to hash out some of their toughest challenges and also to share what’s working.

Snow Day? 7 Ways to Keep Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

To meet state and national requirements (and receive critical funding), schools must be open a minimum number of days each year. When dramatic weather hits — be it snow or violent storms or another emergency — it becomes impossible to reach the classroom. Schoology.

Choice Boards 101: Strategies to Ensure Classroom, Professional, and Virtual Learning Success

A Principal's Reflections

My experience in this area began over three years ago, thanks to having the opportunity to coach teachers and administrators at Wells Elementary School. As we are now in our third year together, they continue to take feedback and act on it to improve their practice.

Remote Learning Teaching Tips

A Principal's Reflections

With little to no training or preparation, they have stepped up to keep learning going. It hasn’t been easy for them to say the least. teachers in mid-March to collect and share best practices, ideas, and common approaches to remote learning.

Navigating Your Journey to Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Social distancing has quickly become the thing to do and will soon be the cultural norm. The world has moved from business as usual to business as unusual. In some cases, life, as we have become accustomed to, has come to a screaming halt.

Promote Executive Functioning within School Culture

edWeb.net

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the country struggle to move their brick-and-mortar classrooms to remote online learning environments. If nurtured in young children, the executive functions will allow students to act in a goal-directed manner.

Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Teryl Magee @teryl_magee gives us five ways to use Flipgrid. She shares essential tips on how to use Flipgrid. This fun video tool is a great way to engage students at the beginning of school. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. How does this work?

Use Technology to Create a Positive Classroom Culture

Graphite Blog

Check out the video below to get a glimpse of what this project entailed and what her students had to say about it. A Great Start to the Year. So how can you create a similar experience in your classroom by implementing one project?

The Pillars of Leadership During Uncertainty

Mindspark Learning

We’ve built our careers on balancing unknowns as teaching and learning is not one-size-fits-all, nor do students all prescribe to it the same way. Each day brought new surprises and opportunities to learn a great deal about not only who I was as a leader but as a human being.

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

The Electric Educator

I have scoured the web to compile this ultimate list of Google Classroom resources! Whether you are just getting started with Classroom or are looking to go even further with it, this ultimate resource list has something for you! How does Google Classroom compare with Schoology?

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

techlearning

I have scoured the web to compile this ultimate list of Google Classroom resources! Whether you are just getting started with Classroom or are looking to go even further with it, this ultimate resource list has something for you! How does Google Classroom compare with Schoology?

How Middle School Obsessions Can Shape Career Paths.

Edsurge

Think back to your days in middle school, specifically to what you did after you slung your backpack off at home and began to unwind. My memories involve shopping for JNCO jeans, using AOL Instant Messenger to chat with friends and obsessively listening to music from popular boy bands including Backstreet Boys, NSYNC and especially Hanson. I lived in a small town and didn’t know how I was going to meet him. Fast forward to 2018.

English + Common Core + Mobile = Success in Learning Poster Session at ISTE 2014

Education with Technology

In my ISTE Sunday 8-10 am poster session, I demonstrate many diverse mobile activities to help students achieve the English Language Arts Common Core Anchor Statements through mobile devices. The students use the apps as a seamless tools with which to show their demonstration of the Anchor Statements. Teachers can give their students quick conventions formative assessment QR codes that link to an online survey/quiz such as in Google Forms.

Hacks, tips, and tricks for digital organization & saving time with tech

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I’ve always thought it would be really cool to get a group of master teachers together to hash out some of their toughest challenges and also to share what’s working. So, I’ve gathered a group of educators to create a Productivity Roundtable.

What Are the Opportunities Assisting for Ownership?

Hansen's Link to Tech

Interconnected with “the what” we want to learn and the delivery of learning experiences focusing on the meaningful “why” are opportunities. In the evolving age of immediate access to information let us take this time to reflect on how to increase ownership opportunities in our learning. This could not be even more true (and will continue) of thoughts that we all say to ourselves.

The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts

Edsurge

Public and private sectors both shape how students are prepared for future jobs and career opportunities. In Massachusetts, an emerging partnership between private funders and the state department of education aims to help teachers across the Commonwealth learn, share and spread best practices when it comes to leveraging new instructional models and technologies. Formed in December 2016 by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MESE) and the.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. These solutions will be offered to school librarians in the U.S.

Building Social Connections for LGBTQ Students with Data and Tech-Enhanced Curriculum

Edsurge

More than a year after a national debate on which bathrooms transgender students in North Carolina should be able to use, sexuality and gender have remained contentious issues in public K-12 schools. led active protest during a school board meeting over proposed changes to the district sexual education policies. One of earliest districts to adopt such policies is St. The Equity Department now is working to build up online LGBTQ community spaces in tandem with physical ones.

Hacks, tips, and tricks for digital organization & saving time with tech

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I’ve always thought it would be really cool to get a group of master teachers together to hash out some of their toughest challenges and also to share what’s working. So, I’ve gathered a group of educators to create a Productivity Roundtable.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

If nothing else, I’ve wanted as many days in December to pass as possible so that my calculations for the total amount of venture funding invested during the year were as accurate as I could get them to be when I hit ”publish.“ I think it’s safe to say, for example, that venture capital investment has fallen off rather precipitously this year. ” “ Crossing the chasm to profitability.” ” “ A path to profitability.”