Epic Sketchnoting Resources: How to Get Started Teaching Sketchnoting
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
Useful Pedagogies and Tools for Educators Sketchnoting is not just an attractive way to take notes, it can improve retention and learning. You don’t have to have a ton of talent, just a little know-how. Places to See Awesome Sketchnotes. Free Resources How to Guides.
[FREE WEBINAR] How to Differentiate Instruction with Technology
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
But it can be overwhelming to figure out how you're going to reach every child. It doesn't need to be. Education How to Guides. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Differentiating instruction sounds good.
How to Make Flipped Classroom Better
OCTOBER 11, 2016
I love using videos to teach the point and click software lessons in my classroom. Whether you’re advanced or a beginner, this conversation brings you to the leading edge of instructional design. Listen to this show on: BAM Radio Network | iTunes .
How to improve student engagement
The Christensen Institute
MARCH 14, 2017
My students don’t seem to care.”. They don’t see how school is relevant.”. A HotChalk survey found the same thing: Most teachers say that their biggest struggle with students is that they lack the motivation to learn or have a poor attitude toward learning.
Teachers and IT: How to keep kids safe on Chromebooks
MARCH 16, 2017
If you didn’t have iPads in your classroom, you were planning to get them soon. Chromebooks are in many ways ideal for classrooms, allowing teachers to leverage online resources to provide richer, more differentiated educational experiences to your students.
How to Teach Students Discussion Forums
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
When students and teachers know how to communicate effectively in discussion forums , they make themselves able to join forums correctly. But it is easy to teach using wikispaces. Here’s the video I use to teach my students how to use discussion forums properly.
How to transform your media centers into makerspaces
JUNE 9, 2016
Even with tight budgets, it’s possible to repurpose your libraries or media centers into 21st century makerspaces. Our “a-ha” moment about how to make this rebrand a reality came at a tech conference. One of our goals was to make the program replicable and sustainable.
Cyberbullying is NOT a technology issue-here’s how to really combat it.
JANUARY 30, 2017
Cyberbullying continues to grow and present itself as a huge challenge for schools, government policy makers, stakeholders, parents and the community—but is regulating access to technology and social media the answer? Next page: 3 ways to address the larger issue behind cyberbullying).
How to Really Use Data With Students
Brilliant or Insane
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
The post How to Really Use Data With Students appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane. Several years ago I co-taught a reading class for students, who were three or more grade levels below their peers, based on some data.
How to Find the Best Learning Resources on GoConqr
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
Many students and teachers join GoConqr so that they can start creating their own learning resources and use our online tools to bring the concept of active learning to life. But there’s so much more to do. Ok, so how do you get your hands on all these great learning resources?
How to address executive function skills in the classroom—and why you should
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
No matter what subject or topic an educator is teaching, sometimes the best way we can approach an instructional challenge is by taking a step back to look at the big picture of learning. Teachers then need to reflect on how these items manifest in the classroom.
How to Differentiate Questions with Google Forms
Shake Up Learning
MARCH 19, 2017
The post How to Differentiate Questions with Google Forms appeared first on Shake Up Learning. One of my favorite features allows us to differentiate a form for students, meaning we can send students to different questions and pages of information based on how they answer each question.
Epic Classroom Blogging with Elementary Students
APRIL 4, 2017
Rayna is full-scale using blogging to teach writing. In today’s show, Rayna teaches us how she does it. Download this episode to listen offline by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.” To enter, use this widget to retweet and share this show.[/callout].
Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do
User Generated Education
DECEMBER 5, 2014
This morning I was thinking about the things that all young people should know how to do regardless of income, geographical location, life goals, etc. Some have “always” been true – some are unique to this century of learning. How to ask questions.
How to Smashboard
APRIL 19, 2017
So What Exactly Is a Smashboard and How Do I Create My Own? In my last EdTeachTeam blog post I shared why I use Smashboards and in this post I would like to share in more detail what a Smashboard is, how my students are using them and how to create your own.
How to Pick the Perfect Color and Use it Anywhere
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Practical Graphic Design Tips Anyone Can Use Graphic designers need to understand color. But there are some basics we all need to know. We should remember: a little bit of color theory, how to pick colors, and how to use them. Free Resources How to Guides.
How to Sidestep 6 Common EdTech Fails
Where Learning Clicks
JUNE 7, 2016
Why are these challenges so hard to avoid? The post How to Sidestep 6 Common EdTech Fails appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Recently, AIR released a brief on the common pitfalls of edtech initiatives.
How to Schedule a Time to Meet with Other Classes
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Want to see students excited? Want to see them run to class? The fifth graders had an optional meeting at 7 am where they could come to school to meet the other kids half a world away. Kids came early to school so they could meet other kids!
How to Use Diigo’s New Outlining Tool: Social Bookmarking Made Easy
OCTOBER 22, 2015
But how? Before students write, have them turn in their outlines to you. I teach how to get a private link for the outline. If you still want it in Microsoft Word or Google Docs, I even show you how to export your outline! 3- How to Sign Up for Diigo [0:28].
How to Use Padlet: A Fantastic Tool for Teaching
OCTOBER 13, 2015
Useful Tools for Teachers Padlet is a versatile, easy to use tool for every teacher’s toolkit. At the bottom of this post, I have a Padlet that is temporarily open for you to post and share your favorite edtech tools. How to Edit Your Padlet.
How To Create Learning Playlists In A Textbook World
TeachThought - Learn better.
DECEMBER 13, 2016
The post How To Create Learning Playlists In A Textbook World appeared first on TeachThought. Terry Heick The Future Of Learning General How-To Veteran TeacherAuthor information. Terry Heick. Director at TeachThought.
How to Turn Any Classroom Into a Makerspace
APRIL 9, 2015
In essence, that’s the soul of the maker movement — creative individuals from all walks of life united by an insatiable desire to improve […]. The post How to Turn Any Classroom Into a Makerspace appeared first on Edudemic.
How to Use Chromebooks in the Classroom
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Mobile devices have become an important part of the modern classroom, and an ever-growing number of educators are turning to Chromebooks in the classroom. The post How to Use Chromebooks in the Classroom appeared first on Edudemic.
How to create media-rich, interactive maps for deeper learning
Ditch That Textbook
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
If we want to use technology in the classroom, we can’t just do the same kind of learning we did before it. If your students are studying anything that connects to [.].
5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
Online and face-to-face spaces blend to create a today’s classroom. We’ll also be hosting a free webinar where I give you a behind-the-scenes look at how I set up my Learning Management System on November 30 at 4:30 EST. Register here. My students need to be ready.
How to Use Twitter for Teaching and Learning
APRIL 7, 2015
Many of us think of Twitter as a place to share pictures of our latest meal or as the place where industry gurus post their greatest observations. It’s common to wonder: how can we use Twitter in a […]. The post How to Use Twitter for Teaching and Learning appeared first on Edudemic. Articles How To Tools online tools Social Media twitter Are you an educator who is thinking about taking the plunge into using Twitter in your classroom?
How to make time for innovation
The Christensen Institute
APRIL 20, 2016
The PACE pilot program is the first federal-approved competency-based assessment pilot and allows a group of New Hampshire school districts to pilot a new accountability regime based on a mix of local and state assessments.
How to Provide Student Feedback in the Digital World
Brilliant or Insane
APRIL 28, 2015
The post How to Provide Student Feedback in the Digital World appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane. Providing meaningful student feedback is a critical, yet often overlooked, part of teaching and learning in a digital world.
How to Unleash Genius in Kids and Teachers #YouMatter
MARCH 27, 2017
My husband told me Friday night, “Did you really listen to what Angela Maiers said on that podcast?” So, this show is for me and one I’ll listen to for years to come. Download this episode to listen offline by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.”
How to create accessible e-learning design
APRIL 25, 2017
The things is, there are millions of people out there who are living with some sort of disability, and they all should be able to access online learning content the same as everyone else. How to create accessible e-learning design. All students should be able to access it easily.
How To Use ‘Kahoot!’ To Gamify Learning.
AUGUST 27, 2016
And it doesn’t have to be played solely in class – pupils can play against other schools anywhere in the world. How does it work? Watch my video tutorial below to see how simple the app is to use: During the lesson, have all the children take out their devices.
How to Keep Kids Safe
DECEMBER 20, 2016
Welcome to episode 296 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast. If you’ve ever taught kids who have their own smartphones, you know how quickly social media problems can escalate at school. Listen to the Audio. Subscribe to the Podcast.
A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom
JANUARY 27, 2017
How to improve learning and listening in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teachers want their students to create, but don’t want to fight with clunky technology. Listen to the Audio.
140 Twitter Tips for Educators
OCTOBER 19, 2016
If you’re that curious teacher, let’s give you tips to make sense of Twitter. First, when you set up your Twitter account, you can follow just those people you want to see. All without having to post even one tweet. I know people who refuse to try anything new.
How to sharpen your students’ digital skills
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
Today, the digital skills K-12 students need to succeed both in school and after graduation have become much more complex. to tablets and online class blogs, the range of essential student skills goes far beyond those halcyon days of simple reading, writing, and arithmetic.
How to Utilize Survey & Polling Tools with Web 2.0 OER!
JUNE 27, 2012
OER the user''s manual to everything web 2.0.!!! Many people contact me to write a review of their site, and I love to help out. asked for me to check his site out, I was overwhelmed with the potential of this amazing tool. Dr Mohamed Amin guide to web 2.0
How to Teach Students to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information
AUGUST 4, 2015
With that amount of information, it can be difficult for students to separate the gems from the garbage, but, fortunately, we can help them navigate online information […]. The post How to Teach Students to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information appeared first on Edudemic. Articles Featured How To featured information lesson ideas online tools research student data web search