How to Use Emojis with Students. Do you use emojis in your classroom?
I had so much fun teaming up with the folks at Book Creator to put together a new and totally free resource all about how to use emojis with students. If you’ve been a bit curious about whether emojis have an educational purpose… well, I have you covered! In this blog post, I’ll take you through the new resource I put together for Book Creator. It’s an interactive ebook that shares information on emojis in the classroom. This resource is totally free! You can access it using this link, and you can find it in Book Creator’s Teacher Resource Library. Each of the resources listed above gives a topic overview and some activities you can put into action right away. How to Use Emojis with Students You might have seen the announcement last week from the folks at Book Creator: here’s the blog post.
The first part of the book gives you a window into some of my favorite emojis. Then, I dive into some general use cases for emojis in the classroom. What Technology Can and Can't Do for Education: A Comparison of 5 Stories of Success. Author Lee, Changha; Zucchetti, Alessia; Olszewski, Brandon;
Empower Your Students with The 4 C's Learning Menu. Creating more inclusive and equitable classrooms with Microsoft's Immersive Reader. By Michele McDanel When he walked into the Hackathon tent in July of 2015, Mike Tholfsen had little expectation that the team he had joined would come away as the overall winner.
To his surprise, the team’s efforts during that year’s event not only propelled Tholfsen in a new career direction but also helped launch a product that would change the way students learn and read, all around the world. How it all began. Google Classroom accessibility empowers inclusive learning. Grace is a 5th grader at Village Elementary School near San Diego, CA.
As a student who is blind, she’s used to using multiple pieces of equipment or having an aide support her. But when she started using Google Classroom with a screen reader, “it opened up a whole world for her,” according to Grace’s mom. She is now able to participate confidently alongside her sighted peers. Many tools in G Suite have accessibility features built in, including screen readers, voice typing, and braille displays—and Classroom is no different. Marie Kondo The Curriculum. This post is part of our series entitled Teaching and Learning During a Pandemic, in which we invite guest authors to reflect on the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic for teaching and learning.
Our guests today are Jal Mehta and Shanna Peeples. Mehta is Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the author, most recently, with Sarah Fine, of In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School. Peeples is the 2015 National Teacher of the Year and the author of Think Like Socrates: Using Questions to Invite Wonder & Empathy Into the Classroom.
Other posts in the series are compiled here. As we turn our eye towards next year, there is increasing concern about “catching students up,” particularly those students who are presumed to have done the least learning during quarantine. Nikpeachey · Writing Skills Tools. 3 Tips to Make Any Lesson More Culturally Responsive. Prime Video: America To Me - Season 1. Children's books about starting school. Dorothea Gillim: Screen Time as Learning Time.
Award-winning television writer and producer Dorothea Gillim, Ed.M.’91, could have ended up working in software, but instead she found a calling in children’s television, and that’s where she’s made a lasting impact.
As a longtime executive producer at WGBH, Gillim has created and produced some of the most popular educational children’s shows today. With fresh and pioneering characters, smart writing, and pedagogy at heart, Dorothea Gillim’s television shows illuminate the romance in learning. Whether it’s 10-year-old Becky Botsford, the superhero of the long-running animated show WordGirl, or 10-year-old Molly Mabray, the Native Alaskan problem-solver/adventurer on Molly of Denali, Gillim does more than just entertain kids. "If the three stages of learning are romance, mastery, and generalization, then I think TV is best used to romance kids to learn a subject," she said.
“It’s important for kids to see themselves reflected on screen,” she told an audience of PBS affiliates. Moving to a Hybrid Learning Model. We don’t know for sure what education will look like in the future, but one thing is for sure, and that is the need to adapt and evolve.
The pandemic shuttered schools across the globe, and lessons, some of which were very hard, were learned. As re-entry planning either begins or continues in earnest, the priority must be to transform learning in ways that provide kids with the best experience possible while ensuring the safety of all. It goes without saying that this is no small feat. Accessible Learning in the Biology Classroom. Angela Davila is a teacher with Katy Independent School District in Texas.
She recently had the chance to bring Minecraft: Education Edition into her 9th grade Academic Biology classroom. Read about her experience! How to Plan for Technology Integration - SULS005. Instructional Designer 2020-2021 - Global Online Academy - Career Page. Global Online Academy (GOA) seeks an Instructional Designer for school year 2020-21 to support a core organizational function: providing high-quality online learning experiences to students and educators.
In this position, the instructional designer will lead the development and execution of design projects as well as create and facilitate trainings in Canvas LMS and user experience for GOA staff and faculty. The Instructional Designer reports to the Director of Learning and Design and collaborates with the entire GOA team to ensure our courses are consistent in design and aligned in the user experience and user interface.
While curriculum planning and development are not a part of this role, we are eager to meet candidates who have experience with and expertise in designing for learner-centered pedagogy. This is a one-year position with the possibility to renew. Who you are You understand the impact good design can have on learning. What you will do. Juneteenth Free eBook Giveaway - HarperCollins Children's Books. A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée “Full of heart and truth, A Good Kind of Trouble has all of the making to be this generation’s Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.
Much like Cassie Logan, Shayla’s experiences, pitfalls, and triumphs will inspire young people for years to come. Cultivating Communities of Practice. By Tim Seavey and Catlin Tucker A Community of Practice (CoP) is a branch within social learning theory that resides within the constructivism paradigm. A CoP is a social system and defined as a group of individuals who share a common concern, set of problems, or passion for a specific topic. The goal of individuals participating in a CoP is to deepen their learning in a process of collective learning (Wenger, McDermott, & Snyder, 2002; Wenger 2010a, 2011b). This learning theory branches off from the work of Dewey and Vygotsky who assert that we learn best through the interplay between our experiences, the artifacts we create, and our social interactions.
For example, we use language as an artifact of understanding, but a language is deeply impacted by the context in which it is used and the act of communicating with others. Pedagogía de la excepción - Fundación Santillana. ¿Cómo educar en la pandemia? Axel Rivas, profesor-investigador y director de la Escuela de Educación de la Universidad de San Andrés (UdeSA) plantea en un documento reciente la necesidad de aplicar la pedagogía de la excepción en estos momentos de crisis y ofrece una serie de caminos para hacer esta experiencia didáctica más transitable para docentes, estudiantes y familias. Differentiate Reading with Rewordify. In an earlier post titled How Challenging Is that Online Text? , I shared the Readability tool that can help educators determine how hard an online text is to see if it is a good match for their students. Then in a training last week, someone asked me if there was a tool that could make a challenging text simpler. Yes, there is! Rewordify allows the user to:
-focus-flipped-classroom. 9 Free Alternatives to Zoom for Getting your Classroom Online - Oxford TEFL. The present crisis has brought rapid and dramatic changes to the world of work, and the world of teaching has been no exception. Teachers have suddenly been forced, by circumstances, to adapt their skills to working online in live virtual classrooms with little or no preparation or training.
Most schools and teachers have faced the challenge and, ready or not, teachers have launched their students into online classrooms using commonly used tools like Zoom or Skype. But now the initial panic is over, we can take a closer look at the kinds of technology available for the delivery of live online learning and the kinds of training teachers need to be able to use that technology effectively.
Oxford TEFL has for some time been offering courses in Teaching English Online and is now offering the 100% Online CELTA so that new teachers can gain a recognised qualification online and get started with their first experiences of virtual teaching. Jitsi Meet. The Art of AppSmashing! Online Education. Post-Lesson Reflection: What Do Students Think They Learned? In the last two blogs, I have focused on strategies teachers can use to 1) assess prior knowledge before a lesson and 2) check for understanding during a lesson.
I’ve suggested that teachers build mechanisms into their lessons to collect formative assessment data. That way, they can use that data to design learning experiences that better meet the needs of their students. The third piece to this puzzle is a post-lesson reflection. Educators. K-12 distance learning: a new course to help you adapt your existing programme to an online environment, explore an evidence-based instructional model and learn tips and strategies to make learning at a distance successful. Digital Citizenship: a 12 hour course that develops skills and strategies for working with global digital tools and platforms, and building your students’ digital literacy skills. Resources for Supporting Learners with Disabilities.
The devices provided by your school or district have accessibility features built into their hardware and browsers. Below are links to each platform’s accessibility features and settings that can support aspects of learning like vision, hearing, motor, reading/dyslexia and attention needs. Resources for Supporting Learners with Disabilities. 15 post-reading activities.
The following board contains a series of activities that the students can choose to do after reading a novel or a short story. Students take on a number of roles, such as detective, journalist, designer or disc jockey, to work on a particular area. When used as a whole group, with the teacher assigning all the roles to different students in the group, the result will be a creative, in-depth study that analyses the narrative text from multiple perspectives. 4 Powerful Apps For Inclusive (and Infused) Classrooms. Baamboozle. Upgrade your KWL Chart to the 21st Century: Introduction. These 5 Chrome extensions make Google Meet better. Whiteboard Tools for Google Hangouts Meet. Station Rotation Model: Avoid Falling into a Rut. GAME BOARD. Meet - Student's View. 3 Ways Online Reflection Promotes Learner Agency in an Age of Urgency. Students and teachers too often fall into the trap of cranking out work, earning or awarding grades and moving on.
Unfortunately, this leaves all parties feeling more urgency than agency when it comes to the work they do and the way they do it. In the worst cases, school becomes about completion and compliance rather than engendering the sense of empowerment and exploration we long for. Liz Coleman has contrasted this kind of “treadmill” education to what she calls “education as an adventure.”
One of the tools that GOA teachers keep near at hand for dismantling the urgency treadmill is reflection. Cuentas33.wixsite. Engaging Young Learners with Phonics. Published 27 March 2020. Transmitir el oficio de enseñar. The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning.
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Classroom Widgets. Attention-Grabbing Phrase Cards Teaching Resource. Word for the modern classroom. HyperDoc Templates. MyShakespeare. I asked my students to turn in their cell phones and write about living without them. School Library Journal. American Girl's 2020 girl of the year is 1st doll with hearing loss. 31 Days, 31 Lists: 2019 Picture Books. K20 LEARN. Setting students speaking tasks for homework with Extempore. 5 cool project ideas to steal. What Technology Can & Cannot Replace In The Classroom - Mom's Hack For Keeping Her Teens Off Their Cell Phones. Student Agency: What Do Students Want to Create to Demonstrate Their Learning? My Garden Walk by Peter Abt - Book Creator. 4 C’s Self-Assessment – BoostEDU. Entrevista a Santiago Bilinkis. Las tecnologías digitales y el comportamiento. Boletín de Novedades Educativas N°101. FUN with Ruby Rei.
Better Learning Conference - Preparing learners. - Talk to the World. Kodu. Edpuzzle. Pasaje al futuro. Capítulo 9: Reinventando la educación: nuevos contenidos, nuevas formas. Makerspace Playbook Feb 2013. 4 maker activities to keep students tinkering. Nadine Gilkison's Hyperdocs. To Really Learn, Our Children Need the Power of Play. Brain Drain: The Mere Presence of One’s Own Smartphone Reduces Available Cognitive Capacity.
20 ways to Ditch That Textbook in K-2 (with templates!) Whole Earth Flashbacks. Sacar la tecnología de las aulas. 9 resources for teaching digital citizenship. Students can use smartphones to measure quietude. Future of the Classroom. 10 Upcoming Picture Books I Cannot Wait to Read Aloud #PB10for10. Resources - Connie Hamilton. Best Free Sites to Download Creative Commons Music (2019) Best Use of Teacher Time in a Connected World - November Learning.
Embracing Inquiry in Teaching and Learning – A Teacher's Hat. Station Rotation Model: Alternative Group Formations. Create Interactive Agendas with Google Slides. Parches vs. soluciones sistémicas: el desafío de la brecha digital de género. Gregg Segal's "Daily Bread" Examines Kids' Eating Habits. Better Learning Conference 2018: Adapting, adopting and implementing bilingual approaches in our programmes. Smith 2019. Design Your Own Digital Choice Board.