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Welcome... - SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0. Evolution, in its broadest sense, serves as a force to help humans move towards a better way of living given the current times or Zeitgeist.

SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0

It follows, then, that the education field should evolve as new opportunities and forces emerge and present themselves. A New Excellent Interactive SAMR Visual for Teachers. 5 Ways To Encourage Kids To Grow Up To Be Innovators. It’s not easy being a kid today.

5 Ways To Encourage Kids To Grow Up To Be Innovators

They face shifting curricula requirements, a strong focus on standardized test results, piles of homework, and a seemingly never-ending quest for achievement in everything from academics to sports. CCSS Sample Lessons. Resources: Revised Bloom's Taxonomy. 10 tips for getting started with Google Classroom. Education Published.

10 tips for getting started with Google Classroom

8 Weeks of Free Teacher Resources for Back to School. 36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do. What should every teacher in the 21st century know and be able to do?

36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do

That’s an interesting question. After just now seeing this excellent post on, I thought I’d contribute to the conversation. I added the twist of ranking them from least complex to most complex, so novices can start at the bottom, and you veterans out there can skip right to 36. 36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do. 7 Ideas for Going Digital without Devices - Teaching Toward Tomorrow. November 13, 2013 Media Literacy - Web Wednesday - Big Deal Media. April 16, 2014 21st Century Interdisciplinary Theme According to the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, schools must not only focus on mastery of core subjects, but also promote understanding of academic content at much higher levels by weaving 21st century interdisciplinary themes into those subjects.

November 13, 2013 Media Literacy - Web Wednesday - Big Deal Media

One of these themes is environmental literacy, which includes knowledge and understanding of the environment and the circumstances and conditions affecting it. It also involves investigating and analyzing environmental issues and making accurate conclusions about effective solutions. And it encourages individual and collective action toward addressing environmental challenges.

Bring Earth Day to Life. Intro. Sally Ride STEM Central. Common Core. Executive Book Summary–Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative. Why We Collaborate. Radio Hour asks: “Why do we collaborate?” This week’s TED Radio Hour examines “Why We Collaborate,” exploring why, and how, millions of people come together to work on online projects, sometimes for free.

Radio Hour asks: “Why do we collaborate?”

The episode begins with Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, who spoke at TEDGlobal 2005, back when the site was still very new. The incredible growth of Wikipedia since then not only illustrates the range of people who contribute to it, but how mass collaboration can improve the world in increments. Sugata Mitra's new experiments in self-teaching. ISTE 2013 Full-length Session Videos. Untitled. Common Core EssentialsFive resources to help you implement the Common Core State Standards and prepare for the assessments Bonus Item!


Free Webinar:Ensure Success on the New Common Core Assessments with Study Island Thursday, September 12, 20132:30 PM - 3:15 PM Central Time Five “Common” Common Core Questions Assessment Item Types Brochure. Wwwatanabe. IlearnNYCLabCohorts - iZone Framework. Get your brand new Wikispaces Classroom now and do "back to school" in style. guest Join | Help | Sign In.

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Free Online Content Forces Publishers to Adjust. Teach Elements: Project-Based Approaches. How To Plan a Project. America's History in the Making — Overview. Lois Leveen – Academic DirectorLois Leveen was a professor at UCLA and at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.

America's History in the Making — Overview

In addition to her work on this project, she served as project director for Engaging the American Past, a Teaching American History grant serving thirty school districts in Washington State. She designs and delivers professional development workshops throughout the United States on teaching American history at the elementary-, middle-, and high-school levels; on teaching with technology; and on addressing race in K–12 and college classes. She is an editor of The Heath Anthology of American Literature and served as a primary investigator in the Visible Knowledge Project, a five-year national study on educational uses of information technology.

As academic director, Dr. Gary Nash – Lead AdvisorGary B. 21st Century Fluencies. Annie - The girl who could Fly (Dell) Critical Thinking. K12 educational transformation through technology. E-Readers by Stephanie Griffith on Prezi. UDL, Internet, Technology: Public Version by Rosie Bertles on Prezi.

Book Trailers for Readers - Prezi On How To Make A Book Trailer. Webtoolsforeducators / Digital Textbooks. Fad or Future of Instructional Materials?

webtoolsforeducators / Digital Textbooks

This page is a Webliography of resources mentioned in an article that appeared in Today's Catholic Teacher magazine. Overtime, additional resources may be added. Publications Digital Textbook Playbook: This free document is a joint publication from the Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Department of Education, and provides a blueprint for widespread implementation of personalized digital learning environments—based on use of digital textbooks Ebook Sales Surpass Hardcover for First Time in U.S.: Article about important announcement from the Association of American Publishers, June 2012. The rise of e-reading: Survey from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, February 2012.

Kids and Family Reading Report: The Scholastic survey on American families and reading, January 2013. Digital Reading on the Rise for Children (With a Qualifier): New York Times blog post about Scholastic survey, January 2013. Websites. Longwood Smartboard Lessons. Googledocskyste - home. 5 Video Projects for Students. This week I'm taking a few days off to ski, play with my dogs, visit with friends and family, and generally recharge my batteries. Innovation of Education Infographic. Other Infographics The Innovation of Education Infographic covers educational advances over the past hundred years. From simple tools, like the pencil, to elaborate high-powered computing systems, like tablets and laptops – this infographic seeks to depict just how far “better education” has come. The infographic shares some of the amazing ways we have evolved over the past hundred years, but it also hints at the exciting future possibilities in the field of education.

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