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Get the seven steps (and a roundup of valuable resources) you need to help bring social media in your classroom. Produced in collaboration with Facebook (1) .
Resources for teaching safety online It can be risky to leave students totally alone to develop internet behaviours. Kathleen Morris highlights a range of resources which can help teachers support students to be savvy online. The internet has always been an evolving medium, however, the rate of change is becoming increasingly rapid. This means children are faced with more challenges in navigating their online world as both consumers and producers. Teachers and caregivers are also challenged as they seek to find the best way to guide children on their journeys. While all teachers would agree that addressing internet safety in the classroom is important, many are unsure how to get started.
When I received the invitation from the new Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, I decided to completely upgrade two seminar workshops.
10 Major Mobile Learning Trends to Watch For Mobile devices in education are becoming more ubiquitous. Technology has been used in the classroom for decades now. But with the advent of cloud computing and the proliferation of smaller, more portable computers and Internet-capable devices, it’s now possible to bring the classroom into the technology instead.
Digital Tools padlet.com Web-based tools continue to proliferate, giving teachers more to add to their arsenal, but it can be hard to determine which resources are worth spending time exploring.
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson Using Word Storms to Explore Vocabulary and Encourage Critical Thinking Students learn that dogs are more than just pets in this lesson, which teaches them to use research and vocabulary-acquisition strategies to learn and write about working dogs.
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9 TEDTalks by impressive kids Few scientific papers are written in crayon and begin with the words, “Once upon a time.” But then again, few scientific papers are written by a group of 8 to 10-year-olds.
Posted by Cameron Hocking on Friday, February 22nd 2013 Recently I attended an online seminar with Howard Rheingold, an advocate of using technology mindfully . As the session began, Howard directed participants towards a shared note taking space set up using the Meeting Words site. Interactive writing and note taking with Meeting Words
Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process.
Make a digital mural with Mural.ly Posted by Cameron Hocking on Friday, February 15th 2013 Mural.ly is an interesting new site that lets users create a digital mural using images, videos, web pages and diagrams sourced from any website. While there have been other sites that have similar features to Mural.ly, it is definitely worth a look as it combines a number of great features from other web tools. At first glance Mural.ly looks like a cross between Glogster and Wallwisher (which recently changed names to Padlet ). You can pin items to a large virtual wall by either uploading the items, entering the url of the item or dragging the item into the Mural.ly window.
What latest gadgets and gizmos are going to change your classroom in 2013? It’s hard to know exactly what will catch on and what won’t, but the following list showcases some of the emerging new technologies, software, and platforms available. 15 Examples Of New Technology In Education
One of the most popular posts that I've published on Free Technology for Teachers is a list of ten free tools for creating comics online. I wrote that post three years ago. Since then some of the tools have gone offline or started charging users.
27 Ways To Publish Student Thinking Publishing student thinking can be among the most powerful ways to improve learning. There are a variety of reasons for this, but the biggest reason is that the “threat” of publishing moves the lodestone from the classroom to the “real world.” This, of course, changes everything.
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