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2 Tech Tools to Keep Students Engaged & Alert

MiddleWeb

With the goal of encouraging learning at school and beyond, Curtis Chandler describes two free tech tools to help get students and the school year off to a good start: Poll Everywhere will quickly spark discussion and the Remind app will keep everyone on track. Class Apps Quick Communication classroom conversation Curtis Chandler deeper thinking online poll parent contacts Poll Everywhere Remind reminders

Is Your Teaching More Ping-Pong or Volleyball?

MiddleWeb

Kids learn more from a volleyball approach where they work together "to set up the shot" through inquiry activities. Class Apps Student Questioning analytical questions Curtis Chandler essential questions fishbowl modeling nearpod padlet participation Poll Everywhere questioning responses socratic seminar SurveyMonkey TodaysmeetCurtis Chandler has been guilty of ping-pong teaching that "merely bounces information back and forth between my students and myself."

Spice It Up! 6 Tech Tools to Transform Your Staff Meeting

Fractus Learning

I want them to be positive, collaborative learning communities, where ideas are shared and staff walks away energized. So, the staff meeting focus is now one of instruction, professional learning and sharing , and conversation, centered around topics to help move our school to the next level. The staff meeting focus is now one of instruction, professional learning and sharing. Poll Everywhere. I have used Poll Everywhere in many staff meetings.

Must Have Mini Bites!

WJU EdTech

give a quiz or poll using PollEverywhere. pair/share…tell a peer what you learned in 1 minute, switch roles. If you normally lecture for the full amount of time, teach like you normally do and ask your students to offer 3 things they learned and one question regarding the content in the form of an exit ticket (3×5 card is fine) before leaving class. I think your students will enjoy bite-sized learning and brain breaks!

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some powerful online interactive workshops and webinars that can be used to engage learning in this new environment. Eamil we and we can talk about a powerful interactive online workshop for educators that models blended learning best practices. I enjoy learning from all of you.

A Commitment to Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

New Milford High School proudly joined 37 states, 15,000 teachers, and over 2 million students on February 1 for the inaugural Digital Learning Day. This day, however, was not really much different than any other day at NMHS as we have made a commitment to integrate digital learning into school culture for some time now. Below I have summarized some of the pre-planned activities that my teachers planned and had their students engaged in on Digital Learning Day.

Video of the Week: 3 tips for great formative assessment

eSchool News

note : Video of the Week picks are supplied by the editors of Common Sense Education , which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. Check out these tips for how to use formative assessment apps and games such as Kahoot, Socrative, Plickers, and Poll Everywhere to check for understanding and encourage student self-assessment.

The Best Flipped Classroom Software Tools For Flipped Learning In 2021

Fractus Learning

What are the best-flipped learning apps for K-12 grades in flipped classrooms? The best-flipped classroom tools can transform and remodel classroom teaching, allowing in-depth learning and personalized attention that can help learners improve their grades. Docebo Learn LMS.

Advancing Mobile Phones as Learning Devices

A Principal's Reflections

This morning I read a great article on PBS Media Shift by Audrey Watters entitled " Why Schools Should Stop Banning Cell Phones, and Use Them For Learning." Fortunately for me I have already begun to work with my staff and students to transform the teaching and learning culture at New Milford HS as it pertains to cell phones as mobile learning devices. By the end of last school year many more teachers were incorporating mobile learning devices into their instruction.

Video of the Week: 3 tips for great formative assessment

eSchool News

note : Video of the Week picks are supplied by the editors of Common Sense Education , which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. Check out these tips for how to use formative assessment apps and games such as Kahoot, Socrative, Plickers, and Poll Everywhere to check for understanding and encourage student self-assessment.

Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Formative assessment can supercharge your classroom learning. How can we have evidence of learning in the moment? Poll Everywhere. Tony Vincent likes to learn, teach, and make things. Since 1998 Tony been a pioneer in digital learning, and he continues to help educators use technology for teaching and learning. a Talk with Tony Vincent From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

Edsurge

While pushing students to learn outside our classrooms is a step in the right direction, how do we ensure that these experiences lead to deeper learning ? While ensuring rigorous learning experiences is critical, we also must be mindful that we run the risk of schooling students out of their curiosity. Document learning and thinking through blogging when the good ideas hit you!

The Future is Here: Take Advantage of It

A Principal's Reflections

This has led to a Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) initiative, where students are encouraged to bring in their mobile learning devices, which include cell phones or personal computing devices (laptops, tablets, iPod Touches, eReaders, etc). In the case of mobile learning devices (cell phones), if a student does not have a device my teachers have been instructed to pair or group them when using polling sites like Poll Everywhere or conducting research.

What is the Most Effective Classroom Technology?

A Principal's Reflections

The rationale for placing IWB''s at the top of the list included the ability to manipulate virtual objects/data and cater to multiple learning styles (tactile, visual). My choice is mobile learning devices, otherwise known as cell phones. application like Poll Everywhere. Add in the fact that kids love using them in school for learning makes this a compelling choice in my eyes. educational technology IWB''s mobile learning devices Opinion

Climate is Everything

A Principal's Reflections

While learning about Immigration in Rebecca Millan’s American History 2 class during the week of October 4, students created interactive Glogster posters. As a culminating activity, Mr. Manzo asked the students to take out their mobile devices and submit their questionnaire answers using Poll Everywhere. This was an extremely significant event as this represented the first time that a teacher and students used mobile devices in NMHS as a learning tool.

Formative Assessments Are Easier Than You Think!

The Web20Classroom

When I was teaching science one of the best lessons I learned was about formative assessment. Either way it gave valuable insight to how the students were learning but also could help shape the lesson for the next day. These provide a virtual corkboard for students to leave notes of questions or comments on their learning. Poll Everywhere - Another one of my favorites, simply because of the variety of uses and methods of submitting responses.

4 EdTech Ways to Differentiate in a Student-Centered Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Co-Written with my friend and business partner Shaelynn Farnsworth In all the work that Shaelynn and I do with teachers across the US and beyond we see educators creating amazing learning environments for students. From the use of 1:1 technology to enabling students to learn authentically, these really are incredible times to teach and learn. On the one hand, they have the traditional methods of accessing content and assessing what students have learned.

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10 Great PowerPoint Changes You Probably Don’t Know About

Ask a Tech Teacher

This includes DropBox, Google Drive, Poll Everywhere, Camtasia, and Adobe Stock. This is great for flipped classrooms or auto-generated lesson plans that students can play, pause, and rewind as needed for their learning style. polls and interactive elements. In this familiar program, there’ll be a shallow learning curve and lots of new options. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Shake Up Learning community is always chatting and sharing digital tools and lesson ideas for the K12 classroom. Let’s make sure we are all on the same page when it comes to formative assessment, or what I like to refer to as, “Assessment FOR Learning,” as a follower of Rick Stiggins ‘ work over the years. Poll Everywhere.

Streamlining BYOD With ClassLink

A Principal's Reflections

Throughout the entire 2011-2012 school year, we worked to refine our approach, implementation, and learning outcomes for the program. Students are permitted to use their devices for learning during non-instructional time (i.e. Mobile learning devices (i.e. tools such as Poll Everywhere and Celly. The challenge then became how to deliver a uniform experience across all devices in order to assist with the teaching and learning process.

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EdTech Quick Take: What's the Best Student-Response Tool?

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For simple polls or quizzes, something like Poll Everywhere can suffice. Also, be sure to post a Field Note on the tool''s review page -- share how you use the tool to help your students learn There are a lot of different student-response tools for teachers to choose from. The basic functions are often similar, but most have their own unique features that set them apart. .

How to Use Technology in Your Faculty Meetings

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Technology in the classroom plays a significant role in student engagement as teachers continue to implement a variety of tools to improve the learning process. Poll the faculty with SMS. Instead of the traditional “raise your hand if you agree,” poll teachers through text messages. In addition to spicing things up a bit, text message polls using a tool like Poll Everywhere will make it easier to keep track of votes rather than counting the hands in the air.

Meeting the Needs of Your Students: UDL

WJU EdTech

The Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) is a leading proponent of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL). “Universal design for learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn. We know that all students learn differently. My strength is visual learning. Want to learn more?

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Ideas and Tools to Give Everyone a Voice

A Principal's Reflections

Mentimeter – Move over Poll Everywhere. Mentimeter is a great tool that allows you to poll your audience in a variety of ways. You can even create a presentation that has multiple polls. It is a free game-based learning platform that not only gives everyone a voice, but also provides a fun way to do it. There are so many other tools out there that can be used in powerful ways to enhance learning and gather meaningful feedback.

Summer 2017 Learning Series-Embracing Formative Assessment

The Web20Classroom

For the next several weeks I’ll be sharing posts that you can use for your summer learning. School may be out for many but the learning we do as educators can last even outside the classroom. Each post will offer up some basic information along with several learning challenges you can undertake. Happy Learning! I could reflect back on the previous year, examine what I had learned over the summer and plan for a better year coming up.

The Case for Quiet Kids: Helping Introverts Get Heard in the Classroom

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For those comfortable experimenting with tech, try the Ask a Question feature in Google Classroom, Poll Everywhere , Google Forms, or Answer Garden. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning StrategiesAs a student, my parents would inevitably hear the same thing at every Parent-Teacher conference—some variation of: “She sure is a spirited one!” or “Participation isn’t an issue for her!” or my mother’s personal favorite: “She simply needs to stop talking.”

Embracing Formative Assessments This School Year

The Web20Classroom

I could reflect back on the previous year, examine what I had learned over the summer and plan for a better year coming up. Either way it gave valuable insight to how the students were learning but also could help shape the lesson for the next day. These provide a virtual corkboard for students to leave notes or questions or comments on their learning. Similar to the others, the teacher can create a simple feedback poll or leave the question open ended.

NMHS Social Studies Teacher Brings Technology to Capitol Hill

A Principal's Reflections

While taking the time to set up our SMART Board and applicable technology, we were greeted by Jon Bernstein, the director of the event, in addition to a variety of people representing SMART Technology, Common Sense Media- Digital Passport, Pearson Education, and the Director of Hybrid Learning for Washington DC Public Schools, John Rice. The second, an open-ended question, polled staffers on any prior knowledge they had about the Election of 1860.

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How to Utilize Survey & Polling Tools with Web 2.0 OER!

Kleinspiration

tools that can be easily integrated into teaching and learning. I know teachers everywhere will really fall in love with this time saving resource. Survey and Polling Tools is the first in a series of reviews that we will be doing at Kleinspiration for Dr. Amin''s guides to Open Educational Resources. Survey & Polling Tools: A Quick Guide Other content includes this same format of information for web 2.0 Getting stuck on a web 2.0 Check out Web 2.0

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The Seeds of Innovation

A Principal's Reflections

It being, that technology, if used responsibly is a great asset for teachers to improve instruction and for students to enhance their learning. I believe helping students to apply what they learn in the classroom to the real world is arguably the greatest responsibility of a teacher. Then, I met with two other math teachers who showed me how they use smartphones to increase class participation and to assess their students learning.

Be Present

A Principal's Reflections

Even with the seemingly endless burden imposed by state mandates, we developed a walk-through procedure in order to not only know what is going on in our building, but to also better engage teachers and students in learning conversations. A Math teacher using Poll Everywhere in AP Statistics to check for understanding. A math teacher diligently working with students as they participated in a cooperative learning activity.

9 Uses for Smartphones in the Classroom

Leadership Lounge

But a good next step is having students gather pertinent information and then learn ways to analyze the validity of their sources. So teachers should examine the instructional and communication possibilities of these apps and consider their potential to engage students and to augment learning in new ways. With a free or inexpensive online tool like Poll Everywhere, students’ phones can easily be used to replace expensive school-owned clickers.

Forging Ahead With Change

A Principal's Reflections

My school is a shell of what it once was when one looks at how far we have come in terms of effectively integrating technology, re-envisioning learning spaces, and providing a foundation for a more relevant and meaningful learning experience for all of our students. In collaboration with my staff and the support of District leadership, my efforts have laid the foundation for an innovative teaching and learning culture that focuses on preparing all students for success.