Five Critical Guidelines for Data Privacy Across School Districts

Discussing CoSN’s Five Critical Guidelines for Ensuring Data Privacy in Your Use of Technology, the speakers told attendees that when it comes to data privacy, the word “done” isn’t in their vocabulary. Five Critical Guidelines .

Gamify Your Writing Group


What do you get when you ask members of a Games Research Group to each commit to 30 minutes of scholarly writing a day? The ideas of daily writing goals and writing groups are not new. Productivity gamification summer writing writing writing groups

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Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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June 8th-10th: Discounted Group Professional Development. Participants will review between one and four during the class (by themselves or in groups) and present their review to classmates in a weekly Google Hangout.

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Create Group Assignments in Google Classroom


But what about group work? It takes a little bit more effort, but you CAN facilitate group work through Google Classroom. Create a new topic in Classroom to organize your group project 2. I created a Google Doc with the requirements and guidelines for the project.

A secret Facebook group for encouraging teachers

The Cornerstone for Teachers

So obviously the group isn’t secret in the sense that no one knows about it. But there’s a setting for Facebook groups called “secret,” which means no one outside the group can read what’s posted there. See you in the group!

Create group assignments in Google Classroom

The Electric Educator

But what about group work? It takes a little bit more effort, but you CAN facilitate group work through Google Classroom. Create a new topic in Classroom to organize your group project 2. I created a Google Doc with the requirements and guidelines for the project.

Georgia District Investigating Group Baptism on Football Field

K-12 Schools - Education News

The letter discussed a lawsuit filed against Emanuel County School District by the FFRF for similar events in which the group is seeking punitive and personal liability damages.

From Banning to Embracing Social Media: #GovTechLive Names #NYCSchoolsTech Facebook Group & Twitter Chat Best in NYC

The Innovative Educator

We started by developing guidelines "with" students and staff and offered related learning opportunities throughout the year. Visit the article her e.

Defining knowledge and group processes

Connecting 2 the World

What process or processes does a distributed group in the workplace use to create shared meaning and understanding during collaborative writing projects? I also bring up the following issues: This brings up questions as to the role of “know-how” in the group collaborative process. If it is considered an individual attribute, can a group have “know-how”? In the second quarterly report, specific sections were assigned to specific group members.

Get Started Right Now with Math Class Norms


She shares the norms, structures and routines she’ll implement starting day one, from establishing guidelines for group work to assuring academic safety. As the school year begins, Michelle Russell has plans to take Geoff Krall’s Necessary Conditions to class.

Update: AASL’s Infographic on Standards and Guidelines Research


Earlier this week, Marcia Mardis, Chair of AASL’s Standards & Guidelines Editorial Board shared an update on their work on our Standards project.

Top 10 Social Networking Guidelines for Educators Who Wish to Keep Their Career Intact


I tweaked it just this week to present to a group of elementary (K-5) teachers. Be mindful of what the things you post on your profile say about you – not just words and photos, but groups you belong to, “fun” items posted to your profile, etc. Or put them in a very limited group in your profile.

The Zen of Coloring

The Daring Librarian

I know that when I'm in a group setting without technology, say a staff-meeting, a conference, or a lecture, I find myself doodling and making line drawings. Guidelines NOT Rules Ok, sorta like rules. There's a NEW! feature in our Library Media Center Makerspace area! It's Coloring!

5 Ways to Improve Relevance in Our Classrooms Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today. He travels across the country delivering keynotes, full-day workshops, and small group professional development to teachers and administrators.

Effective Educational Videos in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Ability to organize (67%) – Permit teachers to organize videos into groups and store videos. Considering the insights identified in our whitepaper we recommend that teachers follow a guideline when using videos in their lesson planning: 1.

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4 Reasons why an LMS is an excellent tool for your language classes


Feeling part of a group is an excellent motivator in language learning, so the integrated collaboration tools are great at engaging all students in informal discussions about language, culture, assignments, projects and portfolios etc.

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Inspiration Stations: A Creative Spin on the Station Rotation

Catlin Tucker

spend more time working in small groups with students. Instead of designing academic tasks to be completed in each station, I designed creative tasks with very loose guidelines. One group composed and recorded a song while another station was focused on building a 3D art project.

Putting UDL to Practice for Increased Engagement in a Standards-Based Learning Environment

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

There are several resources available to help educators design learning experiences that meet the UDL guidelines. guided by collaborative grouping strategies. Collaborative Grouping Strategies. Get the UDL Guidelines. Universal Design for Learning Guidelines version 2.2.

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Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom


When educators base the instruction only on the curricular guidelines, they cannot provide students with real life experiences, with innovative content and digital skills. Throughout the world, many public schools still rely heavily on text-based core curriculum.

Limited Evidence in Edtech: Everyone Agrees – It Isn’t Their Fault

Digital Promise

A common theme quickly surfaced from the working group’s findings: each stakeholder group in the edtech ecosystem – product developers, investors, researchers, universities, and K-12 districts – is behaving rationally based on current incentive structures.

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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Be sure to preview them to see if they suit your children or student group. The video’s only seven minutes long, easily shown to a group. You can find age-specific guidelines, videos, and articles that offer advice, resources, and more from parents and experts.

The 2016 Student Technology Conference

The CoolCatTeacher

A Note from Vicki: Again this year, I’m a cheerleader and admirer of this incredible group of students! More information on conference strands and guidelines for submitting proposals may be found at:

How to succeed with online PD for teachers


Here are a few guidelines to help you create successful online PD for teachers: Establish what teachers need. You can do this by gathering a focus group of teachers from a district or school, by handing out surveys or by observing them while they work.

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Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators


Keep these guidelines in mind when you teach lessons that involve screen time in your classroom:[17]. Use digital resources (like apps, texts, or social media groups) to keep parents informed about class activities and upcoming assignments.[5].

Choice Based Education and Choice Based Credit System in Linways

Linways Technologies

Some time ago, the UGC published guidelines for introducing Choice Based Credit System in higher educational institutions. The institution can group electives which allows students to apply for a group instead of individual subjects.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before unpacking Twitter in your classroom, here are a few guidelines: Clear its use with your administration. You decide what fits your group. Group study session. Students join together for a Twitter Chat to review lesson material or complete a group project.

Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

Idea Generation: Learners, typically working in small groups, generate lots of ideas and questions to ask to solve the design thinking problem or challenge. This design can be pitched to another group for constructive feedback. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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Life-Long Kindergarten: Reviving play in the classroom and beyond


Dr Mitchell Resnick, MIT professor of learning research, heads up the MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten research group. He believes the greatest invention of the last 1000 years was kindergarten.

How edtech boosts parent engagement in schools


Here are some basic guidelines for effective parent-teacher communication: Clarity. Groups are also a nice feature to have, since you can send information that concerns parents of an entire class, for example. Being a parent* is hard work. Being a teacher is also hard work.

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Purpose Driven Learning: Myths, Problems, and Education Applications

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By following the guidelines for Purpose Driven Learning, teachers avoid the biggest pitfall in many lesson plans — that they are theoretic without meaning in the real world. But they do provide a necessary foundation without which the goals of your particular group can’t be met.

9 Keys For Successfully Using Facebook to Connect Educators: #ISTE17 Presentation

The Innovative Educator

This year at #ISTE17 I had the opportunity to share with those at conference, and those around the world (via livestream), nine keys we’ve discovered from years of moderating a powerful group for #NYCSchoolsTech educators on Facebook. Have clear, simple guidelines.

Websites for Hour of Code by Grade

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They can be done individually or in small groups. Grade-levels below are guidelines. Preview them first to pick the one best suited to your student group. Divide the class into groups.

Is the Socratic Method Right for Your Class?

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If the group is small, you may have just one circle. Second, it relies heavily on the understanding and knowledge of the group.

I Can’t Tell Them What They’ll Do (Classrooms, Justice, and Legacies)

The Jose Vilson

We can name those and build activities around those that elicit discussion among pairs and groups. I have guidelines in my classroom, not rules. I arrive in my classroom every morning at around 7:20 am, 40 minutes before my students trickle in.

4 Ways to Use OneNote for Better Student Collaboration

Gaggle Speaks

The typical scenario for collaboration is simply grouping students into teams and telling them to complete a group project. Giving them guidelines helps set the stage for what’s required of them in interactions with their peers.

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