A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

It is essentially a chat room, with everyone sharing and talking and hanging out virtually—discussing learning strategies, classroom management techniques, and technology. Mobile Learning. Personalized Learning. A Lesson Using Twitter must Have a Social Component.

Managing the digital classroom - Getting students' attention

Nik Peachey

Competing with a computer or mobile screen for students' attention can be a challenge at best and at worst extremely frustrating. As soon as you have given instructions verbally you can add them to the backchannel and then students also have them to refer back to during the activity.

15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learn more about how to use Google Keep from my Google Keep CHEAT SHEET (free download) , and be sure to check out all of the Google Keep resources I am creating and curating.

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). References: Brooks, D.C.

Parabolic learning

Learning with 'e's

We have previously explored a number of learning theories, new learning technologies, concepts around crowdsourcing, wisdom of crowds, folksonomies and user generated content, Web 2.0, mobile learning and a whole host of other themes during the course.

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QR Codes Are NOT All Hype - So There!

The Daring Librarian

One of my fav members of my PLN on Twitter is Josh Stumpenhorst - this morning he posted this Tweet about an article on Social Media Today titled QR codes – Don’t Believe the Hype which got my blood boiling because it''s flawed logic - especially for educators!

Learning on the move

Learning with 'e's

It was nice to be invited to present a session for Sheffield Hallam University on mobile learning earlier today. Mobile learning is going to be very big indeed. Where to start with a subject such as mobile learning? The] mobile phone.

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The Process of Change

A Principal's Reflections

Through my work I have seen in person, and through social media, some amazing examples of what education can and should be. It all comes down to leadership and the will to improve in order to create a better learning culture for all students.

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#LearningIs mobile

Learning with 'e's

Much was discussed during the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris. Many more people now own mobile phones, but a large proportion of these are non-smart (i.e. There is a great need for basic literacy education, and several mobile learning projects are beginning to address this.

Small Changes, Huge Results

A Principal's Reflections

Yes, I was the Principal at that time, but my perspective and philosophy as to what constituted a 21st Century learning environment was vastly different than what it is today. I was also adamant that social media had no place in an educational setting, but most of you who read this blog know about my radical change of mind in regards to this. technology, including social media. We also had to trust they would use their mobile learning devices (i.e.

Uncommon Learning

A Principal's Reflections

It is not that our students are actually learning differently per se, but the environment in which they are learning is dramatically different. Uncommon learning refers to initiatives and pedagogical techniques that are not present in scale in a typical school or district.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

We recorded micro-teaches - usually a 10 minute lesson - and then played back the footage to the students so they could see and hear themselves and learn from the experience. Game based learning is another area of development that has already impacted positively on education.

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13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years

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Ed note: 2 Pieces for Context– 30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education by 2028 and Curriculum is More Important Than Learning Technology. The focus of that piece was technology, and how it might impact the way students learn in the coming decades.

Teaching digital citizenship across the whole curriculum

eSchool News

According to Common Sense Media’s study “ Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America ,” the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent.

Stuck in the past?

Learning with 'e's

Toffler, 1970, p 251) By new machines, Toffler was clearly referring to computers and their associated tool sets. By mass pedagogy, he referred to the factory production model of education that schools have been caught in for over a century. References Toffler, A.

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Learning Revolution Free Events - The Conference - Next Up #Reinvent14 - Appreciative Inquiry and AERO

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 22nd The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn.and change. Carl Rogers The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning.