How To Work Together to Build Capacities for Collaboration. Collaboration is a circular process that incorporates awareness, motivation, self-synchronization, participation, mediation, reciprocity, reflection, and engagement. Now, these are skills or habits I can certainly begin to wrap my head around as a teacher and promote in my work with students. 35 Sources, 21St Century Teacher, Education Channel, Classroom, Edtech Tools, Curat Videos, Common Cores, Development Articles, Curat Education
Kids must code on iPads - some good ideas here.
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An important 21st Century skill This post is about a topic and app close to my heart. Computer programming is the engine of modern life and dream maker for tens of thousands. More and more countrie...
This is a short piece from my blog. It considers some of the by products of our 1:1 iPad program.
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Check out the Classroom iPad Essentials collection on edshelf.
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85 Teacher Tools: Apps for learning
Check out Michael Fricano II's "Creation Apps" collection on edshelf. These are apps that allow students to create artwork for digital storybooks. Most will allow you to export to the Camera Roll, email, and share.
ricerca siti, web e mobile apps, programmi, ecc. per insegnare e apprendere. Possibilità di registrarsi e realizzare raccolte di strumenti per l'educazione - Edtech and education app reviews and recommendations. Find the right teaching and learning tools for your needs.
Check out the Math App Collection for Parents collection on edshelf.
First Rule Of Marketing: Focus On Your Audience Everyday if you read you will hear a lot of experts, consultants and pundits share their tutelage about what makes for great marketing. Some may tell you it is email marketing while another says “No, it’s social media” and yet a third will say it is all about integrated marketing.
Wrong Focus: Teacher-Centered Classrooms and Technology - worthwhile reading.
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20 Tips for Teachers while Handling Children with Low Vision in Regular Classrooms http://www.lshf.org/
Apps Block Social Media Because Users Can't Stop Themselves
How Can I Steer Clear of Distractions and Focus While I Work?
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Time vs. bandwidth -- there's a difference. If you always seem to be busy and rushing for deadlines, it might not be a time management issue!
Evidence of Teaching, Evidence of Learning | Canadian Education Association (CEA) - worthwhile.
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Scholars who study the role of media in society say no long-term studies have been done that adequately show how and if student attention span has changed because of the use of digital technology. But there is mounting indirect evidence that constant use of technology can affect behavior, particularly in developing brains, because of heavy stimulation and rapid shifts in attention.
Technology Is Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say - NYTimes.com
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Technology Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say By MATT RICHTEL (NYTimes, November 1, 2012) There is a widespread belief among teachers that digital technology is hampering students' attention spans and ability to persevere, according to two surveys.
Transformation | Kathy Schrock's Kaffeeklatsch - Kathy produces a couple of stopmotion videos on mobile devices transforming educational possibilities.
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How to Teach Math as a Social Activity | Edutopia - a great practical video.
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From Edutopia: "One of our most popular videos on math is this video on how to teach math as a social activity. Take a look at how one master math teacher in Anchorage, Alaska, establishes a cooperative-learning environment in an upper-elementary classroom." Great for homeschooling groups, too!
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Substantive Conversations in 5th grade math - How to Teach Math as a Social Activity
Great primer for cooperative learning AND How to Teach Math as a Social Activity
Math as a Social Activity - Responsive Classroom Ideas used!
This video is really wonderful. Math lesson meets social skills. The teacher rocks!
This is an idea from edutopia to teach math as a social activity. I would love to use this in my elementary classroom. It gives kids a chance to activley learn in the classroom. It makes the dreaded topic of math more enjoyable AND increases social skills.
In order to help educators integrate iPads effectively, we have compiled a list of apps focused on learning goals consistent with the CRCD framework. While many of these apps have also appeared in our iPads in the Classroom section, this list is driven by specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments.
iPad As....this offers a great collection of apps organised by category. Very useful.
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Summer Teaching with Technology Workshops 2012: I want my kid to....and the app that answers that statement.
Beyond The Classroom With IPads & Mobile Technology
Pretty much all of us that are of *ahem* a certain age can marvel at the technology that is available to young people, even small children. Even more spectacular (especially to people of say, my grandmother’s generation, is how adept these young kids are at using the technology that is still relatively new.
Do Parents Actually Want Their Children To Have Education Technology? Infographic.
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Leveraging Technology for K-12 Learning Thanks education-21st-century-skills, i love it :)
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Why The Future of Education Depends on Educational Technology ? A short video - worth a look.
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How does your school use iPads? Some ideas here about using iPads in the classroom.
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Great Educational Apps arranged by subject via Ask A Tech Teacher
"How to Pick iPad Apps for Your Classroom"...posted by Ask A Tech Teacher. Includes a great series of questions to consider, and links to some apps that pass the test.
9 Surprising Ways Schools Are Using iPads Around The World - the possibilities are endless.
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Some great tech tools amongst these.
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Deep Learning Isn’t about Technology - some great substance here.
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Powerful learning begins to manifest when students take responsibility and ownership for their learning — when they become co-creators of their learning experience, rather than their education being something that is done to them. True student empowerment and engagement begins when we cross the threshold of co-creation.
Article - Deep Learning Isn't About Technology. Interesting article about a 'student centered' classroom
SCIL Building tour - Stephen Harris by SCIL. Stephen Harris, Principal of Northern Beaches Christian School, gives a short tour of the SCIL Building, an open-plan, multi-modal learning space for student-directed learning. The SCIL Building features spaces and furniture than foster a range of learning modes and styles.
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5 Tech-Friendly Lessons to Encourage Higher-Order Thinking - some great easy ideas for any teacher.
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5 ways to stretch students' thinking.
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Explain Everything - Explain Everything app explained here.
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8 Outstanding iPad Apps to Create Tutorials and Flip your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Explain Everything $2.99 ★★★★★ This app should be on every K-5 iPad. Easy to use and navigate to make multiple page screen casts complete with voice recording and a great selection of tools. Our 5th graders made presentations explaining a math problem to share in class and post on the class webpage. Also a good tool for teachers to create presentations for a flipped classroom.
Explain Everything is an easy to use app for educators. This app provides an interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything. Explain Everything is a tool that can be used with any content area by virtually any grade level which makes it incredibly flexible. Teachers are able to use it to record lessons, create demonstrations, and export their videos. Students can also upload videos on this, which is a great assessment for teachers to use.
How ditching the desks turned my classroom into a 21st century learning space
On changing classroom spaces.
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Sitting all day listening to a teacher drone... That's how I remember school. Looking for a more comfortable, inviting, and dynamic ways to set up the classroom.
What Are Creative Commons Licensed Images? A Student’s Guide from The Unquiet Library
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Robinson’s 9th Grade Research Paper Reflections! - Great way to have students reflect when they're finished.
The UnQuiet Library. This is another one of my favorite blogs. It is a great place for finding ideas for the high school library.
Re online safety - Digital Passport. This looks good.