Engagement & Edtech in Social Studies

The CoolCatTeacher

Dustin Harnish inspires social studies teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter You can blend old fashioned relationships with modern edtech if you know how. Let’s engage kids and use edtech in social studies.

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Why personalized learning is hard to study

The Christensen Institute

This week saw the release of the third in a series of personalized learning studies conducted by the RAND Foundation. NB: For those familiar with last 2015 RAND report on personalized learning by the same authors, it’s worth noting a crucial distinction: this new study analyzed a group of 32 schools only 16 of which were included in the set of over 60 schools in the 2015 sample, which helps to explain some divergent conclusions drawn between the two.).

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5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before I get into how edtech enhances social studies lessons, let’s ask a foundational question: What the heck is Social Studies ? According to Brookings , roughly nine percent of educators consider themselves social studies teachers. More on social studies topics.

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This Social Studies Compendium Is a Keeper

MiddleWeb

The authors of the Social Studies Teacher's Toolbox have constructed a research-based "honest, human guide" to helping students understand and care about what they learn.

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Guest Blog Post: How To Develop Your Study Skills.

EdTech4Beginners

Studying can be difficult without the right guidance. Learning methods to manage your time, condense your study material and optimize how you process information can greatly help with developing your study skillset. education study ideas study skills studying teaching technolog

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Kajeet and Google Power Rolling Study Halls

Kajeet

Kajeet is proud to announce its work with Google to provide filtered Wi-Fi access on school buses for Google’s Rolling Study Halls program. This Google initiative is designed to transform the school bus into an extension of the classroom by providing students with devices to take home as part of a 1:1 program and filtered Wi-Fi on the school bus powered by the Kajeet SmartBus ™. Mobile Broadband Ed Tech Inspiration Bus WiFi SmartBus

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Innovation Study Tours Explore Equity in Diverse Settings

Digital Promise

In partnership with the Center for Global Education at Asia Society , the League of Innovative Schools has launched innovation study tours –– a learning opportunity focused on deeper learning and equity.

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Engaging Literate Minds Book Study Schedule

Reading By Example

As announced previously , we will be reading Engaging Literate Minds: Developing Children’s Social, Emotional, and Intellectual Lives, K–3 for this summer’s book study. For updates on the study, follow this blog or check out the new book study page.

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6 Research-Backed Study Techniques

EmergingEdTech

Study Wisely. Whether you’re a student or an educator, managing your time to study or plan classes can be difficult. Use Techniques that are Proven. Being in academia is no easy task. Developing time. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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Study Tips: Teaching Kids to Be Excellent Students

The CoolCatTeacher

” “Study hard.” WHAT study tips actually work? What does it mean to “study?” ” How do you study? In this episode, she shares important study tips for students. ” “Study hard.”

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Classroom-Ready Word Study Tools

MiddleWeb

Pam Koutrakos offers a goldmine of fresh ideas we can dig into as we launch our word study routines – building our repertoire so we can stay engaged with word learning all year long. Book Reviews Word Study Corwin Literacy grades K-6 Pam Hamilton Pamela Koutrakos word study

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What Two National Studies Say About Successful Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

Empirical studies suggest that instructional coaching can provide a critical form of teacher professional development (PD). Our recommendations based on the national coaching survey findings and the Dynamic Learning Project study aim to cultivate sustainable high-quality coaching.

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#InnovateInsideTheBox Instagram Book Study! (Starting January 22)

The Principal of Change

I am excited to announce that Katie Novak and I will be starting an Instagram book study on January 22, 2020, on my co-authored book, “ Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset.”

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Teachers Learn Just Like Students: A Case Study From Singapore

The Journal

Professional development is out; professional learning is in. In this week’s blog post we visit Singapore schools again. We describe how researchers and experienced teachers, there, scaffold fellow science teachers who are learning inquiry pedagogy through inquiry.

If I was teaching Social Studies today…

Dangerously Irrelevant

Some folks know that I started my education career as a middle school Social Studies teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina. For instance, if I was teaching Social Studies today… My students and I definitely would be tapping into an incredible diversity of online resources.

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Free Access to Social Studies and Science Curriculum

eSchool News

Educational publisher TCI is offering free digital access to its platform for learning social studies and science to qualified schools and teachers until the end of the school year.

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Guest Post: 4 Proven Tips to Study for GRE

EdTech4Beginners

How long should you study for a Test day? When it comes to GRE, we are going to help you understand how long you should study for it and some tips to excel. Schedule Your Time to Study. It’s enough if you only study for 20 minutes. But if you study for 6 hours every day, then you can do it within a month. How to Study Efficiently? In case you are having trouble studying, you should play some ambient music. It’s an important question.

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5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Studying

Kleinspiration

5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Stress-Free Studying I always give my Scholastic posts a lot of thought. I am excited to share a few of my favorite studying tools with you. Quizlet Quizlet states it best, "We make simple learning tools that let you study anything, for free."

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#InnovateInsideTheBox Book Study (Starting September 15, 2019)

The Principal of Change

Katie Novak and I are really excited to announce the #InnovateInsideTheBox book study, starting September 15, 2019, over on Facebook. Join the open Facebook group for the book study. It is my first time using Facebook for a book study so hopefully, it is a good experience for all!

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Summer 2020 Book Study Title Announced @stenhousepub #EngagingLitMinds

Reading By Example

This summer our book study selection is Engaging Literacy Minds: Developing Children’s Social, Emotional, and Intellectual Lives, K–3 by Peter Johnston, Kathy Champeau, Andrea Hartwig, Sarah Helmer, Merry Komar, Tara Krueger, and Laurie McCarthy. How does the study work?

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3 Apps to Build Solid Study Skills

Ask a Tech Teacher

For that, students require study. Students can create a group Realtime Board to work on projects, study, or share research. Choose either the study or browse mode. Lower rated flashcards are repeated more often to assist with studying.

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Educational YouTube Channels for Social Studies Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post we are revisiting this collection of Educational YouTube channels that are particularly ideal for use in social studies classes. Drawing on their video content you will be able.read more

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Debuts Game-Based Study App

The Journal

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched StudyPop, a new iOS app designed to turn studying into a game

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10 Tools That Can Help Students With Case Study Analysis

EmergingEdTech

Image Source A Range of Tools to Lend Efficiencies to Case Study Assignments Case study analysis is a serious work that often demands a lot of time and effort. Free Tools & Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics apps to aid in case study case study tools free case study tools

Massive Study of Online Teaching Ends With Surprising — and ‘Deflating’ — Result

Edsurge

MIT professor Justin Reich and several colleagues just completed one of the largest-ever research studies exploring teaching techniques in online higher education, involving nearly 250,000 students from nearly every nation on the planet. That’s just what didn’t work in Reich’s latest study.

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Argument Writing in Social Studies

CUE

Read.Inquire.Write is a researched-based Social Studies curriculum from the University of Michigan School of Education. The post Argument Writing in Social Studies appeared first on OnCUE.

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Inspiring Girls to Study STEM

CUE

The post Inspiring Girls to Study STEM appeared first on OnCUE. Despite some progress that’s been made in the last few years, it’s no secret that the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) are still male dominated.

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Study: Boosting soft skills is better than raising test scores

The Hechinger Report

A new Chicago study shows that students who attend schools that foster soft skills do better in high school and beyond. For example, students said how much they agree with a statement like, “If I need to study, I don’t go out with my friends.”

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How to study smarter

The Hechinger Report

As I prepared to write this column, I relied on some pretty typical study techniques. Researchers have devoted decades to studying how to study. They drew on the results of nearly 400 prior studies. Never test yourself immediately after you study,” Toppino says.

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3 Ways to use Kami in a Social Studies Classroom

EdTechTeacher

In social studies classrooms around the world, teachers use documents and images as a daily part of their curriculum. Below, we will explore three ways Social Studies teachers can use Kami in their classrooms! Ben Sondgeroth Blog ben Sondgeroth History Kami Social Studies

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#InnovatorsMindset Instagram Book Study

The Principal of Change

This gave me the idea of doing a book study on my book, “ The Innovator’s Mindset ,” starting July 2 and going until July 18. Each day of the book study (or as you see fit), participants will be asked to share a reflection in some form on what they have read.

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Studying While Financially Stressed During COVID-19

Edsurge

How does that financial stress impact students’ studies, and what should educators know about these financial realities? He’s studying remotely and doing his research. College is hard enough to pay for even in the best of times—let alone a pandemic.

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Study Tips Backed By Science

Edudemic

Rather than consuming that tenth cup of coffee or asking your exhausted classmate how they manage to study for their tests, turn to science instead. The post Study Tips Backed By Science appeared first on Edudemic.

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3 Meaningful Ways to Boost Your Word Study

MiddleWeb

Teachers can jump-start word study at any point in the year. Articles Vocabulary curiosity Immersion Week middle grades Pam Koutrakos study cycles teacher word use upper elementary word study

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