A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ? SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

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With transformative digital changes happening in classrooms today, basic learning management systems now deliver the answers to most of those well worn questions on parent portals. We’re already innovating in our classrooms and schools; why not make sure we’re carrying that same thinking forward into the ways we communicate with parents and foster the camaraderie and support that benefits everyone. Use a Google Form to create a survey you can send to parents.

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Flipping the classroom when home access is a problem

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A lack of reliable internet access at home can make flipping a challenge, but by no means an impossibility. note: Jess Peterson will co-present a related session, “ Flipping the Classroom in Low-Socioeconomic Schools ,” at this year’s FETC conference in Orlando, on Friday Jan. Ask any educator, and they’ve probably at least heard of flipping the classroom. There are articles for days about the benefits and rewards to be reaped from flipping.

To Flip or Not to Flip? That is the Question!

Fractus Learning

One popular educational model called the Flipped Classroom, combines the power of technology and pedagogy to enhance learning. A typical Flipped lesson begins with a video or online presentation that occurs at home, while students complete assignments and ask questions inside the classroom. According to a 2014 Project Tomorrow survey, 29 percent of classroom teachers in the United States are using or have used the Flipped Classroom pedagogical model.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Ever since I started Classroom 2.0 I''ve looked forward to holding an event specifically about Ed Tech in the classroom. Classroom 2.0

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. The ALA Declaration for the Right to Libraries. You can show your support for the library that''s changed your life by signing the Declaration for the Right to Libraries. See my notes below for my own thoughts on the importance of libraries. Classroom 2.0

The Blended and eLearning PBL Classroom… A Journey from Analog to Digital Project Based Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Best of all, you can use these ideas to bring a past poroject of yours to the blended and eLearning classroom. The Blended and eLearning PBL Classroom… A Journey from Analog to Digital Project Based Learning. Photo by Julia M Cameron on Pexels.com.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 1st, 2014 There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. This free, online event is sponsored by Follett and the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) at Rutgers.

Edit and Share Videos Like a Rock Star

Ask a Tech Teacher

Then, students add comments and discuss; you can even add surveys and questions. . C-Span video library — videos on civics and the US government. Teacher Training Videos — directed at the teaching profession, this includes a wide variety of PD topics such as flipped classrooms, specific digital tools, and more. More on videos as a classroom tool: How to teach with videos. The engine of learning is not always fueled by reading.

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6 Ways to create meaningful teamwork experiences through an LMS

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A manifesto for effective classroom collaboration. Having many collaboration issues is not the standard for all classrooms. That is why the flipped classroom, blended learning, PBL, and many more teaching styles require a high degree of social learning. For example, in a survey investigating the impact of collaboration in the learning of secondary school Statistics, one school found out that students had a 11.8%

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Part 4: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Math

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The posts generate ideas on how these concepts just might fit in the classroom and/or provide some driving/guiding questions. While it was created to allow for family interaction, it is also figures into the Math PBL classroom. MIT Blossoms – All of the lessons in the MIT Blossoms library have been contributed by BLOSSOMS partners from around the world. TedEd – The makers of TED… these really are some wonderful flipped lessons with formative tools built in.

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Before going one-to-one, this district is helping every kid get home wi-fi

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Add concepts like blended and flipped learning to the equation and you come up with yet another to-do list item: Make sure students can actually use their devices when they aren’t physically on campus and within wi-fi range. Put simply, asking a fifth-grade student to watch an instructional video before the next day’s flipped classroom science lesson will fall on deaf ears if the child doesn’t have access to the internet at home.

Professors Aren’t Good at Sharing Their Classroom Practices. Teaching Portfolios Might Help.

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At the height of the buzz around MOOCs and flipped classrooms three years ago, Bridget Ford worried that administrators might try to replace her introductory history course with a batch of videos. Looking through a collection of teaching portfolios by her colleagues helped reassure her that she could redesign her course while preserving what worked about the classroom experience.

The Biggest Distance-Learning Experiment In History: Week One

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“Three days to conduct a survey of technology needs from 130,000 students and to prepare thousands of computers for student use. She says that in making this swift transition, they decided to lead with their existing “blended learning resource library,” including software programs and digital textbooks. ” He advocates instead a pattern sometimes known as “hybrid,” “blended learning” or a “flipped classroom.”

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Through our global online classrooms, schools offer STEM, AP®, Honors, Gifted & Talented, and elective courses that help students prepare for college and careers. How does your library manage digital collections? Is your library mobile friendly? Classroom 2.0

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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And like so many products on this list, 3D printing was hailed as a revolution in education, and schools were encouraged to reorient libraries and shop classes towards “maker spaces” which would give students opportunities to print their plastic designs. The Flipped Classroom". He didn’t invent the idea of video-taping instruction to watch at home and doing “homework” in the classroom instead; but history don’t matter in Silicon Valley.