The Week Magazine Provides Teaching Resources for Digging Deeper into News While Building Skills

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Digital Literacy Mobile Learning Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsQuestions, Ideas, and Rich Activities Ready to Use to Dig Into Current Events and Explore Them With Your Students Every day we are assailed by stories about the world around us. News media come at us.

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you have a website, blog, virtual learning site or messaging system like Remind to connect with your learners then you can motivate your students to continue the learning with photo and video challenges. Learners of all ages love taking pictures and videos, especially with their mobile devices. Often, they just need to be challenged to take a closer look, investigate their surroundings, capture their learning, and present it to others.

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10+ Halloween Apps to Spook The Learning Out of ‘Em

Teacher Reboot Camp

As an educator or parent that has a mobile device you can capitalize on this time to help kids learn while celebrating the holiday. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. “There is magic, but you have to be the magician.

30 Apps to Spread and Enjoy Some Holiday Cheer

Teacher Reboot Camp

To motivate them tie their learning into activities where they get to send some holiday cheer or celebrate the holidays. Find ideas for activities in my slide presentation, Mobile Holiday Apps for Spreading Cheer. Mobile Holiday Apps for Spreading Cheer from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

20+ Apps Your Students Will Scream About This Halloween!

Teacher Reboot Camp

As an educator or parent that has a mobile device you can capitalize on this time to help kids learn while integrating these spooky themes. Don’t forget to download the slide presentation below and explore my other Halloween post, Frightful Learning! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Frightful Learning! Halloween Origami (Android)- With this great app, kids learn to create various spooky creatures in origami.

34+ Nonsense Apps, Web Tools and Resources to Wake Up the Brain Cells!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Humor also engages students and keeps their minds open to the learning when implemented appropriately! For more ideas check out my articles in the GO Teach magazine and The Education Horizons Journal, LOL! Using Humor to Enhance Student Learning.

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10+ Halloween Apps to Spook The Learning Out of ‘Em

Teacher Reboot Camp

As an educator or parent that has a mobile device you can capitalize on this time to help kids learn while celebrating the holiday. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Halloween Origami (iOS/ Android )- With this great app, kids learn to create various spooky creatures in origami. Carve A Pumpkin (iOS/ Android )- With this great app from Parents magazine, kids create a jack-o-lantern that lights up after it is carved.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Help students learn how to give and receive constructive feedback during the peer editing stage.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Help students learn how to give and receive constructive feedback during the peer editing stage.

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0

Learning Shouldn't Stop When the Last Bell Rings

A Principal's Reflections

The end result was the formation of a pilot program where students and a teacher would be given a tablet device and then be tasked with developing a plan to extend learning beyond the school day. Jeff and I then created a Google Group called the “Tablet Ten” to collect information on how the tablets were being used to extend learning beyond the school day, provide feedback, and eventually develop a plan for Verizon Wireless.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Shoot and Edit Photos

The Playground Advocate

Another reason that I should learn more about shooting and editing photos is that I always have the tools I need to document the learning that is going on in my classroom on the fly. I can even make my photos interactive using ThingLink , so that they become rich learning objects.

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The future is not here yet

Learning with 'e's

No - I'm just one more person who wants to know what might influence my professional life and my students' learning over the next year or two. You have been working in learning technology for over 35 years. Does the evolution of learning still hold surprises for you?

What You Need to Know About E-rate

Digital Promise

The funding requested by schools reached nearly $5 billion in 2012 and 2013, according to District Administration magazine. Several school districts within the League of Innovative Schools are putting E-rate funds to good use by expanding the capacity of their Internet network, purchasing tablets and mobile devices for students and teachers, and supporting innovation in classrooms. With approaches like these, digital learning doesn’t stop when students leave the classroom

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Quick List Of Mobile Apps For Administrators

The Web20Classroom

When it comes to mobile learning there are loads of great sites for apps for kids and teachers. They are then presenting and a pretty neat magazine format. Check out this post to learn more about how you can get more mileage out of your mobile learning device. Everything from apps organized by Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy to apps organized by grade level and subject area.

Quick List of Apps For Learners And Curators

The Web20Classroom

When it comes to mobile learning there are loads of great sites for apps for kids and teachers. It can be daunting to sort through all those apps to find the special ones for learning something new or curating information. Google Hangouts lets me untether myself from my office and have a meeting, learning session or just conversation anywhere. I am mobile so I can do it from anywhere and still take part in the learning! apps curation ipad learning

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Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Bring Shake Up Learning to Your School. Blended Learning with Chromebooks (workshop or presentation). Connect with Shake Up Learning.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

At their best, twitter chats are dynamic, digital, and easily curated cells of professional connected learning. Twitter is like reading a living, breathing magazine written by your peers that entertains and informs you while building your capacity as an educator.

Learning First, Technology Second #motivationmonday

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Liz Kolb @lkolb talks about how we can put learning first and a very important reason technology should be second. In today’s show, Liz Kolb talks about the role of learning and technology: What is the role of technology in learning. Learning first, technology second.

What is digital learning?

Learning with 'e's

Over the next two weeks I''m in New Zealand, doing a series of keynote presentations to teachers on the future of education and technology supported learning. It''s the huge potential and great possibilities to move learning beyond the traditional walls of the classroom.

Divergent Thinking in the Creative Classroom

CUE

Encouraging metacognitive learning can support students to understand their thinking and increase creative confidence. Help learners appreciate how they learn. Talk about the process of learning and about strategies for generating ideas.

Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

MindShift

Luckily, several tech-savvy librarians have been curating the apps their colleagues find useful and sharing the all-stars with one another through personal learning communities (PLC) and edWeb webinars. The real promise of education technology is to redefine how students learn.

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100 (Free) Ways To Learn to Speak Another Language

TeachThought - Learn better.

100 Resources To Learn to Speak Another Language. Learning another language is among the many things that have been made easier with the explosion of the digital universe. The Big Welsh Challenge Can you learn Welsh? Just watch and learn.