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21st Century Writing & Publishing http://vimeo.com/29766609 Teachers and students discuss writing in the 21st century, including awareness of digital publishing to a global audience.
Professor John Keating of “The Dead Poets Society.” Calculus teacher Jaime Escalante of “Stand and Deliver.” Marine-turned-teacher Louanne Johnson of “Dangerous Minds.”
At ISTE 2012 Will Richardson did an ignite session (5 minutes / 20 slides) where he shared 20 bold ideas for change. The presentation was powerful and fast. In case you blinked or sneezed, below the video are his ideas with commentary intertwined from us both. Forget open book / phone tests. Letâ€™s have open network assessments where students can use the tools they own and love for learning. School should not be a place where we force kids to unplug and disconnect from the world.
When I first heard about Czikszentmihalyi’s “Flow” concept and research, I became quite intrigued with this research. Its face validity immediately resonated with me. I always cherished those times in my own life when I was so fully engaged that I had no other thoughts than the task at hand, with joy coming purely from the engagement.
These quotes are ideal for motivating teachers to keep offering students their best day after day. Henry Brooks Adams: A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. A.
by Susan M. Brookhart This ASCD Study Guide is designed to enhance your understanding and application of the information contained in How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students , an ASCD book written by Susan M. Brookhart and published in September 2008.
How can Twitter be used to accelerate learning? Here are 30! 1. Provide tips daily.
Presentation - yrdsb vpinternshippres.pdf Microblogging Tool Twitter www.twitter.com Posterous or via email firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter API's for computer, ipad, smartphones tweetdeck twitterific hootsuite mobile apps Social Bookmarking Tools Diigo www.diigo.com Delicious www.delicious.com Really Simple Syndication - RSS iGoogle www.google.com/ig Google Reader www.google.com/reader Blogging Tool Wordpress www.wordpress.org Wiki Tool Wikispaces www.wikispaces.com Resources: Google Media Resources Personal Learning Networks by Will Richardson & Rob Mancabelli http://go.solution-tree.com/technology/Reproducibles_PLN.html Publishers, Participants All - Educational Leadership by Will Richardson Tweeting-for-teachers.pdf - pdf by Ewan McIntosh & Tom Barrett What Does your Digital Footprint Say About You?
Enhance Your Online Conversations With Jing Jing gives you the basic tools to start sharing images and short videos of your computer screen. Capture What You See Capture an image of what you see on your computer screen with Jing. Simply select any window or region that you want to capture, mark up your screenshot with a text box, arrow, highlight or picture caption, and decide how you want to share it. Record What You Do
How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology In my role as tech advocate, I habitually find myself trying to coax established educators to use new tools and incorporate new methodologies. Here are some ways I have found to be successful in this endeavor. read more
by Maria Popova What the free speech movement of the 1960s has to do with digital learning and The Beatles. Education is something we’re deeply passionate about, but the fact remains that today’s dominant formal education model is a broken system based on antiquated paradigms. While much has been said and written about education reform over the past couple of years, the issue and the public discourse around it are hardly new phenomena. Today, we round up the most compelling and visionary reading on reinventing education from the past century.