UDL for Adult Learners: Guidelines and Strategies

Digital Promise

In this webinar, Jason and one of the YouthBuild USA Teaching Fellows, Jo Forman, talk about why UDL is important when working with adult learners, and they outline several UDL guidelines and give strategies for using UDL in the classroom.

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Some Guidelines for Using Twitter

ProfHacker

There’s a lot of ambivalence about social media these days, and not just because of Russian bots.

4 Guidelines for Early Learners Using Technology

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez These best practices from the Department of Education will help educators seamlessly integrate tech in the classroom. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content

Guest Post: Guidelines For Teachers Observing Their Peers

Larry Ferlazzo

I asked Antoine Germany, the Chair of our English Department, to write a guest post sharing the guidelines he has discussed with us. Here are a few guidelines to consider before embarking on classroom observations.

3 Easy Web Accessibility Guidelines

The Innovative Educator

If you want to know three easy guidelines to always keep in mind, a colleague of mine, shared the following with me and I'm sharing with the innovative educators who read this blog. I will go back through my recent posts and update to meet this guideline.

Your Social Media Guidelines in One Sentence

The Principal of Change

With that happening, many administrators are rushing to make a list of policies and guidelines to ensure that teachers are using the medium wisely. Yet the more policies and guidelines we have, the more we deter people from using social media.

Important Google Forms Guidelines for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Forms is an important tool teachers can use to create, edit and share surveys, forms, and quizzes. If you are using or planning to start integrating Forms in your instruction the chart.read more

Some Quick Guidelines for Better Typography

ProfHacker

Calvez mixes text, pictures, and gifs to illustrate, not exactly rules, but certainly guidelines for using type to communicate more effectively. When I was in college, I could never finish Wuthering Heights. I knew that Emily Brontë was supposed to be (is!)

Chicago Schools Update Guidelines for Transgender Students

K-12 Schools - Education News

Updated guidelines for Chicago Public Schools have been announced, including a statement concerning transgender and gender nonconforming students. The guidelines informed these students that they would be allowed to use the restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identities.

Not All Fun And Games: New Guidelines Urge Schools To Rethink Recess

NPR Learning and Tech

New guidelines urge schools to take recess seriously. It's not just play time for kids and a chance for teachers to get a break. Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR

Chromebook Guidelines Chart for Teachers and Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

February 22, 2017 For those of you using Chromebooks in their instruction, the chart below is a great resource to keep handy. The chart is based on insights collected from Chromebook Help. As is the.read more. Charts Chromebook resources

Update: AASL’s Infographic on Standards and Guidelines Research

NeverEndingSearch

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

California Attorney General Issues Guidelines On How Schools Can Protect Rights Of Undocumented Students

Larry Ferlazzo

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Four Guidelines for Innovating and Designing a Book Unit

EdTechTeam

I offer four guidelines that I use when designing book projects for my junior high students: STUDENTS MUST HAVE CHOICE - not all students learn the same, and not all students create the same, so we need to give them a choice in demonstrating their learning.

Whether synchronous online course activities meet accessibility guidelines may depend on how you use them.

IT Bill

Our campus recently adopted a policy that essentially requires all online instruction meet accessibility guidelines. CC-BY Public.Resource.Org on Flickr. Adding synchronous activities to your asynchronous online class can help to foster social presence and instructor immediacy.

Student-Friendly Social Media Guidelines Make a Great Bulletin Board

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educator Samantha Stouber uses the NYCDOE student-friendly social media guidelines as part of her efforts to teach digital literacy to her students. The guidelines provide a roadmap for to use digital media effectively. For students, the guidelines are in infographic format.

College Board Revises AP US History Guidelines After Controversy

K-12 Schools - Education News

After controversy over the guidelines for the Advanced Placement United States History curriculum, a new, “more-balanced” take on the past was released last week that will go into effect immediately.

Guidelines for Setting Up a Facebook Page for Your School

The Innovative Educator

Visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/create.php Select: Company, Organization, Institution Category: Education Email: Use the NYC DOE email (or other professional email) that you have set up for your school, institution, or program.

A Handy Chart Featuring YouTube Guidelines for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

February 21, 2017 Here is a handy chart we have prepared for teachers using YouTube in their instruction and for anyone else interested in learning more about how to use YouTube effectively. The.read more. Charts YouTube Tips

5 Guidelines for Rational School Leader Response to Social Media Issues

The 21st Century Principal

This Winston-Salem Journal Editorial “More Education, Guidelines Needed for Officials, Students on Social Media and School Security,” makes the usual call for more rules and education about improper use of social media. It is important that guidelines focus on the threat, no matter how that threat was communicated. educational use social media effective use of social media school administrator social media school guidelines social media social media school leaders

Important Guidelines to Help You make The Best of Google Maps in Your Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

March 11, 2017 A few weeks ago we started a series of blog posts covering some of the main Google services for us in education. For each of these services we create a chart featuring the.read more. Charts Google Maps resources

Make The Best of YouTube in Your Teaching Using These Guidelines

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

July 12, 2017 YouTube is absolutely one of the best video hosting platforms teachers and students can draw on to access, curate and share educational video content. It also provides a powerful video.read more. Repost

More on Social Networking Guidelines for Educators

EdTechSandyK

A couple of months ago I posted ten social networking guidelines for educators that I had come up with in response to a request from colleagues in my district. Today I came across some more detailed guidelines in the making. Guidelines for Educators Using Social Networking Sites [link] Social Media Guidelines for Schools [link].

Social Media Guidelines for Students and Teachers by Students and Teachers

The Innovative Educator

As I shared earlier this year the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) created social media guidelines for students 13+ with students, teachers, and parents. Students said they wanted to see the guidelines as infographics. Teachers and parents wanted guides. The NYC DOE gathered together students, teachers, and parents to create what they requested.

NYC blazes trails to prepare students for success with new social media guidelines

The Innovative Educator

While some school districts have banned the use of social media because of fears of inappropriate use and distracting students, in an unprecedented move, the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) has reached out to students, teachers, and parents as partners to create guidelines for the appropriate use of social media for personal and academic purposes.

How Do We Integrate STEM Across Subjects?

MiddleWeb

STEM Across Curriculum STEM By Design anne jolly ethics history Mobile Area Education Foundation pyramids schoolwide STEM social studies STEM guidelines subject areasSome schools are putting all subjects under the STEM umbrella. Can they be true to STEM's engineering focus?

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Quality Feedback Begins with Good Assessment

MiddleWeb

Book Reviews Feedback Corwin feedback formative assessment guidelines James Nottingham Jill Nottingham prerequisites Rita Platt toolsChallenging Learning Through Feedback is an inspiring book that links feedback to a strong, ongoing classroom assessment process.

Some Resources for Summer Rejuvenation

MiddleWeb

Once refreshed and centered, co-teachers can look ahead to the new school year by tapping into UDL guidelines and planning tools & templates. Elizabeth Stein offers resources to support the rejuvenation educators need to enjoy, learn, grow, and relax this summer.

10 Surefire Ideas to Remove Writing Roadblocks

MiddleWeb

Articles Writing audience brevity demonstration format guidelines Regie Routman stories writingLiteracy expert Regie Routman takes teachers for a ride and demonstrates how to avoid roadblocks that make writing less than doable, effective and gratifying. The destination?

The Gift of Failure Can Lead to Success

MiddleWeb

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10 Guidelines for #EdTech Companies + Social Media - It's All About Relationships

The Innovative Educator

Social media has changed how vendors do business. It is no longer one way communication. Instead with social media, like never before, there is now two-way communication allowing companies to have conversations with their customers. Those who are doing so effectively. Those who are doing so effectively, grow customer loyalty and respect. Those who are not doing it well, will be perceived as out-of-touch and will move further toward irrelevance.

A Welcome Letter to New STEM Students

MiddleWeb

Getting Started with STEM STEM By Design anne jolly engineering design process STEM careers STEM letter to students STEM students STEM team guidelines

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The Zen of Coloring

The Daring Librarian

Guidelines NOT Rules Ok, sorta like rules. After a few weeks, I did find that we had to have some guidelines for the coloring corner -but I don't like to call them rules! There's a NEW! feature in our Library Media Center Makerspace area! It's Coloring!

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

EdTechSandyK

I put this together about two months ago at the request of some educational technology professionals I know who were curious about boundaries when it comes to what to post and do on social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook. I tweaked it just this week to present to a group of elementary (K-5) teachers.

A Leader’s Guide to Formative Assessment

MiddleWeb

Assessment Book Reviews Erik Kreutner expectations eye on education formative assessment guidelines Jana Alig Results Routledge SCORE Process Short Cycle Assessments students teachers techniques Todd StanleyThe authors' step-by-step formative assessment approach, along with a wealth of detailed resources, gives teachers and administrators the tools to implement a system of shared assessments with the power to transform a school. Erik Kreutner has just one reservation.

It's #SoMe - Great #BacktoSchool Activity for Digital Citizenship

The Innovative Educator

In NYC schools we have social media guidelines created by students and teachers to guide this work. SoMeGuidelinesNYC digital citizenship Padlet social media guidelines social media in education Like it or not, today's students are not just citizens.

Microsoft Honors Safer Internet Day with Launch of Digital Citizenship Campaign

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez The tech giant offers guidelines and support to make a safer online experience for children. Digital Citizenship Internet