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Teaching Language Learners with Twitter

Teacher Reboot Camp

Twitter has various updates, which have made it a wonderful app and web tool for learning a language. Below, is an infographic of 5 ways Twitter is a great education tool. Challenge: Use one of the ideas to teach with Twitter. “There’s an entire universe in every single tweet.”-

Chicago Public Library: The Library as a Gateway to 21st Century Skills

Digital Promise

You can reach him on Twitter at @marvelousreal. “Libraries are safe places. That’s why I come here to learn,” says Christine, a student at one of Chicago Public Library’s (CPL) Learning Circles.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ?

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools . Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. So how we organize those books is no small matter—and deserves additional scrutiny as technology changes things. Electricity as technology.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools . Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. So how we organize those books is no small matter—and deserves additional scrutiny as technology changes things. Electricity as technology.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

Libraries without walls

Learning with 'e's

I recently wrote about how libraries are adapting to the digital age. The traditional library is viewed by many as a place for stacks of books to gather dust, and where stern librarians in tweed jackets tell you to keep quiet. In Library 2.0

Classroom Organizer - free app to organize your classroom library and book room

Educational Technology Guy

Classroom Organizer is a free web based and mobile app that allows you to organize and manage your classroom library and school book room. With the mobile app, available for Android and iOS, you can scan book title ISBNs into your library, view your library, and manage your book locations. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Age of Learning launches new mobile app for early learners

Educational Technology Guy

Age of Learning just launched their new mobile app, a comprehensive online learning app for children ages 2 through 6+. Subscriptions to the site are $7.99/ Per Month; however, they do provide ABCmouse free to Schools, Teachers, Libraries, and Foster Families across the US. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. free technology

On immersive technologies and the library: a visit with author Jamie Donally

NeverEndingSearch

While we’re seeing serious global forecasts about investments in AR/VR, most classrooms have never experienced this technology. To make regular discoveries, use the #ARVRinEDU hashtag, which is also a weekly Twitter chat on Wednesdays at 9:00PM Eastern. Imagine the possibilities.

Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

The Library in Your Pocket: Mobile Trends for Libraries View more presentations from Meredith Farkas. From her slideshare: Why should we care about Mobile Devices? The mobile device will be the primary connection tool to the internet for most people by 2020.

Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

"Technology won't replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who don't" This was just one of the contentious and thought provoking statements made at Learning Through Technology this week in Glasgow.

HOT QR Codes in the Classroom & Library

The Daring Librarian

On the back of my Sephora catalog, windows of shops, and in my library! A Quick Response (QR) code is a two-dimensional or 2D bar code which can be interpreted by any mobile phone with camera capabilities. QR Codes in the Classroom - and the Library!

How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching

TeachThought - Learn better.

How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching. A little bit of technology doesn’t change much. Tacked-on learning technology can do this. But deep integration of technology–real at-the-marrow fusion of learning model, curriculum, and #edtech?

Technology Brings Past to Life in Some History Classrooms

Leadership Lounge

To energize students and get them excited about history, some teachers are turning to technology resources to bring the past to life. For eighth-grade social studies teacher Andrew Swan, technology resources are a way to get his students at Bigelow Middle School in Newton, Mass.,

Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Humans find their own uses for technology, too, which can send trends sideways. There’s also the problem of long-term trends, with our tendency to underestimate long-term effects, and the way some developments can take a long, long time to arrive (cf ebooks). technology trends

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link]. There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! join the Library 2.0 Ffion Alice Bell, Graduate Library Assistant.

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AP: Libraries launch apps to sync with iPod generation

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Our library is a warm and fuzzy place in an idyllic setting. It''s also a place where exploring new ways to infuse technology into the curriculum is encouraged and celebrated. who uses the Orange County Library System''s iPhone app to discover foreign films. Public Library. "It''s

Events Newsletter - Reinventing Education Speakers - New Library 2.0 Webinars - Starting to Homeschool Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Monday, February 23rd at 3pm Library 2.0

Learning Revolution Free PD - GlobalEdCon News - Awaken Young Inventors - Library Horizon Report "Deep Dive"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Libraries.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

At the end of every year since I founded Hack Education in 2010, I’ve reviewed what I think are the most important and influential trends in education technology. This is about the stories we’re told about education, about technology, and about education technology. (No We must think more critically about education technology – its technologies and its stories – and I believe that comes in part from scrutinizing its history.

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Events + News - Future Ready June 24 - Global Ed Day at ISTE - Library 2.015 Proposals - NMC This Week

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. Gain tremendous insight on planning for, implementing, and evaluating cutting-edge technologies and learning approaches. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.

3 Key Social Media Platforms That You Can Use To Keep Students Engaged In Your Classroom

Wisewire

Three of the most popular social media platforms among students are Snapchat, Facebook, and Twitter. Since Snapchat is a newer social media platform, you may not be as familiar with it as Facebook and Twitter. Where do students spend their time outside of school?

YOUmedia Spotlight: Kansas City Digital Media Lab

Educator Innovator

The Kansas City Digital Media Lab , part of the YOUmedia Learning Labs network , gives teens space, time, and support to “hang out, mess around, and geek out” (HOMAGO), in a newly remodeled public library branch. Technology is a tool that helps youth meet their goals.

What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

For the administrator who would like a general, not-too-technical overview of digital technology and social media, the book What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media , edited by Scott McLeod and Chris Lehmann is the answer.

Visualizing Learning with Infographics: 23 Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

They are creating a meaningful connection with the data, which is a powerful way to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Piktochart is my favorite way to create infographics with clipart, templates, fonts, and more in their library.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - GlobalEd Waitlist - CoSN - Google Forms - Breaking Down Library Walls - Better Than College - OZeLive Kudos

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn. This event will bridge the conversations about learning that are taking place in schools, libraries, museums, work places, and home learning worlds. Follow us on Twitter #liveclass20. Sunday, March 2nd at 1pm CoSN - Wisconsin CTO Clinic , Join the Wisconsin Educational Technology Leaders (WETL) and CoSN for their first Annual CTO Clinic!

Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development

Nik Peachey

Learning technology teacher development blog. Quick Shout Technology News. Im a learning technology consultant, writer and teacher trainer. Keep up with me on Twitter. mobile learning. (5). technology. (3). skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. Twitter: @elemenous.

Schools Sketch Out Modern Classrooms and Then Make Them a Reality

EdTech Magazine

When Harbor Beach High School was built five decades ago, the library was a hub of student activity, but in recent years, it had become a veritable ghost town. I’ve got to use the library.’ Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines

Digital Ways to Celebrate December Holidays

Teacher Reboot Camp

Check out my post, Creating Digital Books as Gifts for Others , to discover lesson ideas, web tools, and mobile apps for making digital books. Buncee has a large library of stickers, backgrounds, audio, images, animation, and videos. Animoto (Web/Android/iOS)- Upload images, pick a template, and choose a holiday soundtrack from their library to make a 30-second video. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration Christmas gifts Hanukkah holidays Kwanzaa

Digital Ways to Celebrate December Holidays

Teacher Reboot Camp

Check out my post, Creating Digital Books as Gifts for Others , to discover lesson ideas, web tools, and mobile apps for making digital books. Buncee has a large library of stickers, backgrounds, audio, images, animation, and videos. Animoto (Web/Android/iOS)- Upload images, pick a template, and choose a holiday soundtrack from their library to make a 30-second video. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration Christmas gifts Hanukkah holidays Kwanzaa

Game Based Learning: Make Fast Teaching Games with SMART lab

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsored Post by SMART Learning Suite From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Ninety-five percent of my students prefer monster quiz to Kahoot as the questions show on the mobile devices. Tech Tips Technology Tools

Powerful Language Learning in the 21st Century

The CoolCatTeacher

Rachelle Dene Poth talks language learning and STEAM on 10MT From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Rachelle Dene Poth @rdene915 talks about teaching Spanish and STEAM with technology, student choice , and project based learning.

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How m-learning is transforming online education

Neo LMS

The use of technology in an educational environment is certainly nothing new – teachers have been relying on computers and similar devices for decades now. That trend is called m-learning , otherwise known as Mobile Learning.