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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. News on Twitter : Students consider tweets and determine which is the most trustworthy.

35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom… Putting the Arts in STEM

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

First, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. OER Commons – Take a look at these results from a search I did for STEAM based activities. Since it is OER (Open Education Resources) it is free.

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Part 1: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Science

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before investigating these resources, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. OER Commons Science – Check out this great resource that connects to hundreds of other amazing free resources.

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Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS, and also give me a follow… on Twitter at mjgormans. A big shout out to EdTech Magazine for recognizing this blog on its 2017 Honor Roll. As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( mjgormans ).

Part 4: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Math

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before investigating these resources, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. Curriki Algebra – This is an Open Education Resource (OER) Algebra course that consists of five units aligned to the Common Core.

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Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Remember you can follow me on Twitter at @mjgormans. If you are at the conference, feel free to look me up with a PM at Twitter ( @mjgormans ) or email (mjgormans@gmail.com). OER Commons – Take a look at these results from a search I did for STEAM based activities.

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Keep Calm and Read On

The Daring Librarian

Hello there dear blog readers and my Twitter / Instagram family and friends. The Editors of Scholastic Classroom Magazines.” Here's a kind of mirrored post that I put out on my Daring School Library blog for my kids, parents, and community.

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Off to ALA and ISTE (and how to follow along when you’re #notat.)

NeverEndingSearch

And you’ll be able to follow conference activities on: Twitter: @alaannual and #alaac18. In this session, we will explore all the places that OER can take teaching and learning. Twitter #notatiste feed. ISTE Insights Flipboard magazine.

A letter of support

NeverEndingSearch

These new collections support new literacies and leverage the new bounty of open educational resources (OER) supported by the White House’s #GoOpen initiative, as well as streamed media, and software for creating and sharing powerful, effectively, ethically produced digital stories. twitter: @joycevalenza. It’s hard to make sense of the current climate for school libraries.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Philadelphia Magazine : “This Quaker Sex Ed Teacher Says Your Kids Need to Be Porn-Literate.” ” Via Motherboard : “ Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13.” “Some Thoughts on OER ” by Mindwires Consulting’s Michael Feldstein. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Twitter announced big layoffs this week – 9% of its staff – and said it would shutter its video app Vine. Via the New York Magazine : “The Death of Vine Makes the Internet a Worse Place.” Via eCampus News : “ Barnes & Noble Education announces advanced OER courseware.” Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough. Via Education Week ): “ Hillary Clinton Campaign Releases $500 Million Anti-Bullying Plan.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. “ Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : ”Why Twitter Is Calling Abigail Fisher ’ Becky With the Bad Grades ’: A Brief Explainer.” Via San Francisco Magazine : “A Kindergarten Teacher May Be Evicted from Her Mission Apartment. Education Politics.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

But Posterous, if you’ll recall, was acquired by Twitter in 2012 and shut down one year later. Think the private school startup Bridge International Academies that operates in Africa, for example, which Peg Tyre documented so devastatingly in The New York Times Magazine this summer.).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

His wife is also the founder of the OER organization CK12. Speaking of Michigan State and Nassar, via The State News : “Original MSU alumni magazine leaked.” There’s a lot to think about here, as Natasha Singer rightly pointed out on Twitter , as this might related to Big Ed-Tech. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.