This app is designed to reduce job burnout—and it’s free for educators

eSchool News

An app that focuses on wellbeing exercises to reduce stress is being offered free. The 5- to 10-minute exercises fit into anyone’s schedule and take me away from a stressful state almost as soon as I start focusing on my breath,” one BVSD study participant reflected. “It’s

Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Plus, the best kind of learning is when we meet the unexpected. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Find out more about mission minded learning in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom.

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5 questions schools should be asking about student screen addiction

eSchool News

Featured on eSchool News Mobile Learning OpinionNumerous voices have emerged in the last two years to warn us about the effects of digital screen addiction on children.

Good Apps vs Very Good Apps

Education with Technology

Good mobile learning practice apps facilitate and transform learning. Mobile learning activities can increase students’ time on task. In doing a mobile learning app, the students concentrate each second as they do the activity. Mobile learning can offer differentiation. Often in a classroom, the teacher goes over the material until everyone has learned it. A good mobile learning app can differentiate.

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New Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

The Answer Pad the great student response system and mobile learning tool has just been updated w/ a brand new polished look. Teachers are using this to differentiate instruction and assess learning in real-time as they push out their lessons on to student''s iPads and gauge their learning. assessing iPad mobile learning student response system

EdTechSandyK's Top 5 Posts of 2013

EdTechSandyK

Because this was a helpful exercise for me at the end of 2012 / start of 2013, I thought I''d give it another go as 2013 ticks away its final hours and 2014 looms on the horizon. And I am interested in others'' experiences with learning via this microblogging tool.

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When Learning Goes Nomadic

Edsurge

How does higher education use mobile technology to teach? The edtech seminar I'm teaching this semester recently explored the post-desktop world, and to get students thinking about the differences, I began with a quick exercise, asking them to rearrange the classroom into old-school rows.

7 PROs and CONs of m-learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Mobile learning is generally defined as training or education conducted via a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, generally connected to a wireless network such as GSM, G3 or Wifi. 7 PROs and CONs of m-learning in the classroom. E-learning

A little help from my friends

Learning with 'e's

Throughout the year, the book has continuously exercised my mind, and I have spent countless hours of planning, thinking, researching, writing and editing. I decided to call the book 'Digital Learning in Organisations' from the outset because my expertise lies in learning technologies.

Making quizzes for i-pod

Nik Peachey

With the growth in interest in mobile learning and the ubiquitous nature of the i-pod among our younger (and increasingly older) students this piece of software looks like a really useful tool we can use to extend learning beyond the classroom. I couldn’t get the user manual to download so there wasn’t much documentation to help me learn how to use the software I think there may have been one more question type, but I couldn’t get the button for it to work ??

15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learn more about how to use Google Keep from my Google Keep CHEAT SHEET (free download) , and be sure to check out all of the Google Keep resources I am creating and curating.

Teaching Language Learners with Twitter

Teacher Reboot Camp

Twitter has various updates, which have made it a wonderful app and web tool for learning a language. Students can search hashtags to interact with other language learners and find language learning exercises and resources. “There’s an entire universe in every single tweet.”-

New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

In recent years, education has evolved to the point where learning can take place anywhere and at any time, usually beyond the walls of the traditional learning space. What are the challenges of these new learning environments? Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

15 Tools for Self Paced Learning

Technology Tidbits

"Self-paced instruction or learning is any kind of instruction that proceeds based on learner response. Self-paced learning is an excellent way for students or educators to learn material at their own pace. 15 Tools for Self-Paced Learning Brain Pop & Brain Pop Jr. -

Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

The Answer Pad the great student response system and mobile learning tool has just been updated w/ a brand new polished look. This is an excellent site/app that allows educators to turn their classroom paperless and do all testing/assessing on an iPad.

The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Planning

Teacher Reboot Camp

The internship taught me valuable lessons in organizing engaging field trips, summer camps, and camp-ins with student learning and safety at the forefront. Each field trip included hands-on learning with an expert. In the following posts, I will share activity suggestions, virtual field trip suggestions, how to integrate virtual reality and augmented reality to spice up field trips, and tips for integrating mobile learning, QR codes, and technology.

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Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

TeachThought - Learn better.

Mobile learning. For example, I love the idea of mobile learning, so I attach positive feelings to it that can lead me to cognitive distortions downstream, where I oversimplify it’s function, or catastrophize our continued misunderstanding of its potential in education.

Top 10 Tools for Self-Paced Learning

Technology Tidbits

"Self-paced instruction or learning is any kind of instruction that proceeds based on learner response. Self-paced learning is an excellent way for students or educators to learn material at their own pace. Top 10 Tools for Self-Paced Learning Brain Pop & Brain Pop Jr. -

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Divergent Thinking in the Creative Classroom

CUE

Encouraging metacognitive learning can support students to understand their thinking and increase creative confidence. I’m sharing some divergent thinking exercises and strategies here, ideas straight out of my studio classroom. Help learners appreciate how they learn.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Here, we provide an umbrella for these people and these organizations to network and to learn from each other. For me, it’s a deep passion belief in the value of and the importance of global in our own personal learning.

ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

techlearning

Attendees attended Learning Labs and Poster sessions facilitated by educators. The Expo Hall showcased even more edtech tools that are changing and enhancing today’s learning. Nearpod is a unique mobile learning platform designed for the synchronized use of mobile devices in education.

100 (Free) Ways To Learn to Speak Another Language

TeachThought - Learn better.

100 Resources To Learn to Speak Another Language. Learning another language is among the many things that have been made easier with the explosion of the digital universe. The Big Welsh Challenge Can you learn Welsh? Just watch and learn.

The Great "Learning 2.0" Strand Brainstorm

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Like the Library 2.011 and GlobalEdCon conferences, I''m planning on holding a (free) worldwide virtual Future of Education: Learning 2.0 So, here''s my tentative Learning 2.0 1:1 Programs: laptops, netbooks, iPads, and tablets "Flipped" learning Rethinking Homeworl School 2.0 Personal Learning Networks Social Professional Development Social networking Peer-generated PD Student 2.0

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Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development

Nik Peachey

Learning technology teacher development blog. To find out more read: Subtitling your video clips LangoLab LangoLab is a video sharing website designed for anyone who want to learn or teach any language. Microsoft's free Learning Content Development Syst. e-learning.

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