7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance


7 digital portfolio guidelines. We have prepared seven guidelines that show how easy it is to implement digital portfolios in the classroom. They might need a guide on uploading files, embedding videos, creating PDFs or PowerPoint presentations.

Simple Guidelines for Speaking at Conferences


While I’m sure everyone who reads this can think of some presenters they admire (hi, Bethany ), it’s probably also easy to conjure up images of suboptimal lectures or conference presentations one’s seen over the years.

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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 . About the Presenters.

Checklist for Accessible Teaching & Presenting

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators usually know the basics of ensuring their tech works before presenting to students, staff, and families. If we really want to ensure we are including everyone in have access to what we are presenting, technology can take us even further.

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.

Four Guidelines for Innovating and Designing a Book Unit


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.

#ASCD12-A Presentation On Creating Social Media Policies For Schools And Districts

The Web20Classroom

Earlier today I had the honor and pleasure of presenting at the Annual Conference for ASCD. The presentation was the featured morning session and livestreamed. I presented with Sam Walker , an Instructional Technologist at Kimmel Farm Elementary School in my district.

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

The Innovative Educator

Have clear, simple guidelines. You can see our presentation below

How to Use Oral Presentations to Help English Language Learners Succeed


We’ve found several benefits to incorporating opportunities for students to present to their peers in a positive and safe classroom environment. This type of practice is useful since students will surely have to make presentations in other classes, in college, and/or in their future jobs.

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. 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.

Creating Color-Blind Accessible Figures


Following colorblind accessible guidelines when creating graphs and charts for publication or display ensures that everyone in your audience can read your figures, something that should be of concern for all teachers and researchers. Creating Better Presentations.

Effective Educational Videos in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Considering the insights identified in our whitepaper we recommend that teachers follow a guideline when using videos in their lesson planning: 1. Identify the main topic of the lesson and draft the presentation outline. Place selected video into your presentation and test.

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5 Edtech tools to try out this year


It can be used for creating multimedia, interactive presentations and gives students more authentic ways to learn and to express themselves. Read more: 7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance.

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Smore’s New Educator Hive


Flyers may be filtered by type: presentations, newsletters, assignments, announcements, events, resources or sorted for newness or popularity. Hive Guidelines describe community norms regarding appropriate content, privacy, participation, moderation and content ownership.

New Teachers Won’t Save Us

The Thinking Stick

How to update your “class website” in a manner that is appropriate, within school guidelines and gets your message across to your community. We can do better… Random Thoughts COETAIL Connectivism gamification mooc presentation reverse instruction

Cybersecurity measures educators can take for e-learning environments


This contract helps to set clear guidelines and expectations so that students understand what they can and cannot use e-learning technology for while at school.

5 steps to ensure accessibility

eSchool News

While the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was last reauthorized in 2004, with amendments in 2015, and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) updated back in 2008, the demand for accessibility and equality in education continues to grow.


Technology Tidbits

sites for education for making beautiful looking presentations, eCards, digital signs/posters, scrapbooks, and more. This innovative site makes it very easy for educators to create students, manage assignments, and share/comment on presentations through their educational portal.

11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

What Are Good Guidelines for Younger Bloggers? She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice reviewer, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB.

Math Problems that Unlock Student Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today.

Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom


Introducing blended learning experiences in core subjects presents many opportunities over traditional print-heavy classrooms. Throughout the world, many public schools still rely heavily on text-based core curriculum.

The 2016 Student Technology Conference

The CoolCatTeacher

Your students can present and join in! Online presenting is a required presentation standard I wrote into my curriculum at school. Are your students presenting online to different audiences?

Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

The following resources provide more insight on various digital learning theories and frameworks, including the ones mentioned in this post: Teaching in a Digital Age (2nd Edition): Guidelines for designing teaching and learning by A.W.

Guest Post: Mysimpleshow, The Free Video Creation Tool for Educators and E-Learning.


If choosing the latter, Mysimpleshow’s clear structural guidelines in each of its many storyline templates range in subject areas, so all teachers can utilize the tool. Storylines include presenting a CV, explaining a workflow, and introducing a biological process, just to name a few.

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Creating Social Media Guidelines.The Handout

The Web20Classroom

Over the past few weeks I have been working on a project for Edutopia and Facebook Education to develop a set of steps to follow when developing social media guidelines in your school or district. This all came about from my presentation at ASCD this year where I outlined how we created a document that promoted the use of social media by our teachers and our students but also gave tips on responsible use.

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

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

UDL fosters student engagement by presenting information in multiple ways and allowing students to demonstrate learning through diverse avenues of action and expression. There are several resources available to help educators design learning experiences that meet the UDL guidelines.

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169 Tech Tip #151: 8 Popular Year-long Assessments

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teach students the correct way to keyboard (posture, habits, hand position–that sort; there are general guidelines in the inset and detailed information in this keyboarding curriculum ).

Mysimpleshow–Online Video Creator for Educators

Ask a Tech Teacher

mysimpleshow’s possibilities are endless, allowing teachers to enhance their presentations with relevant video content, explain common classroom procedures at the click of a button, assign more enjoyable homework and in-class activities, or communicate messages to parents and other staff. The tool provides clear guidelines in each of their many storyline templates, and the Explainer Engine technology automatically suggests images for the most important text, which are called keywords.

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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. Plus, it’s easy to create multimedia presentations that teachers will actually enjoy or make use of webinars and videos.

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Looking for a Summer Volunteer Opportunity?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Note: School guidelines vary depending upon their missions. I have written in the past about mysimpleshow , an easy and clever way educators can create explainer videos. Mysimpleshow is aligned with simpleshow foundation , a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the world.

Zapzapmath adds multiplayer option and more to their popular app

Ask a Tech Teacher

The program had me update my login to the new standards and made it easy to add students under the new guidelines. Zapzapmath is a free gamified ecosystem that teaches math skills aligned with many national and international standards.

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

User Generated Education

Feedback from User: The final design is presented to the users for their feedback. The UDL Guidelines provide a deep dive into each of the principles to checkpoints that provide resources, examples, and research. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. jackiegerstein and Barbara Bray @bbray27.

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Google Launches YouTube curriculum on Digital Citizenship

Educational Technology Guy

There are guidelines for teachers, slides for presentations and a YouTube Curriculum channel with the videos. Google has a new curriculum on YouTube that helps teachers educate students on digital citizenship, including online safety, etiquette and more.

Green light for using green screen in classroom activities


Read more: 7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance. In History class, they can deliver presentations in which they appear alongside historical figures, or reenact important events. Images for presentations.

10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE


Follow our guidelines to make the most of your ISTE experience! It’s a good thing you can filter by presenter, day, and session formats, as it makes it easier to identify the ones that matter most to you. Exhibitors are prepared to present their products and answer all your questions.