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Edutopia. Quin: My name is Quin and I live on the central coast of California.


I really like to do embedded electronics, soldering, hacking, 3-D printing and laser-cutting. It’s really cool seeing your project come to life. I used to do a lot of LEGO stuff, like taking things apart, and a computer is something that you can easily take apart and sometimes not as easily put it back together. And so I got an interest in that and I went to the Maker Faire in San Mateo in 2011 with my dad and so there I got my first Arduino. This is the Arduino. So here I’m using my phone and when I text it a certain command, like “LED ON”, then it goes through the Internet and comes back to the Arduino.

The main thing that’s special about this is that you can program it to do whatever you’d like. This a WeevilEye kit. James Hogeboom: Well, I didn’t know anything about the maker movement until I heard about Quin and it’s pretty fun when you have a gem right there in your own district. Educar mentes curiosas. The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have. There’s been a lot of talk recently about what it means to be a learner in the 21st Century.

The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have

Earlier this year, we put together a guide with skills important for students today. So, why not a list for educators, too? The list goes beyond technology and social media. Check out what skill we think makes a modern teacher, and let us know your thoughts on the matter in the comments below. Image via flickr and Chicago 2016 Engage in Professional Communities: Teachers can sometimes lead a very solitary existence at school—spending all of their time tutoring before and after school and scarfing down lunch in front of the copier or spending their free period, if they’re lucky enough to have one, at their desks while grading papers. However the Essential skills for today’s teachers go far beyond “knowing how to use an iPad” and into the realm of connectedness. Editor’s note: This is a revised version of an article written by Jeff Dunn that originally appeared on March 12th, 2013. 10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network -

10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network by TeachThought Staff What’s a professional learning network?

10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network -

According to Marc-André Lalande, “a Personal Learning Network is a way of describing the group of people that you connect with to learn their ideas, their questions, their reflections, and their references. Your PLN is not limited to online interactions, but it is that online, global interactive part that really makes it special. It is personal because you choose who’s part of that group; you choose if you want to lurk–just check out what people are saying–or if you share; because you choose when to do so, and how to do so.” 20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching - 20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching by TeachThought Staff What makes an effective teacher?

20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching -

Or more specifically, what observable characteristics might you see and hear? The University of Minnesota offered some observable characteristics of effective teaching which, while focused on teacher actions rather than student learning, had some useful tips–not so much how to teach generally, but specific actions that you can use tomorrow. In “How A Good Teacher Becomes Great,” we theorized that good teachers “know which assessments are for “show,” and which are for “go”—that is, which look good from 10 feet, and which provide visibility for both the student and teacher where the learning needs to go next,” and that they model curiosity, collaborate with other great teachers, and “measure understanding in diverse ways.” Classroom Management. 29 Habilidades Digitales de un docente del Siglo XXI con #infografía de @inmi... Las 10 mejores webs para iniciarse en el aprendizaje cooperativo - EDUforics.

Santiago Moll (Ciutadella de Menorca, 1973) es un firme defensor de la educación inclusiva, un apasionado de las nuevas tecnologías y un enamorado de la educación emocional.

Las 10 mejores webs para iniciarse en el aprendizaje cooperativo - EDUforics

“La educación es tiempo” resume a la perfección lo que entiende por Educación: un equilibro entre la Escuela del Hacer, centrada en el currículum y en los resultados, y la Escuela del Ser, capaz de poner su acento en la creatividad, la innovación, el talento y las competencias emocionales. 8 metodologías que todo docente debería conocer. Marco Común de Competencia Digital Docente 2017 – INTEF. Desarrollo docente/Teacher development. Las 29 Habilidades Digitales de un docente del Siglo XXI. 5 competencias digitales que deben tener los profesores actuales. Diez consejos para convertirte en un profesor inolvidable [Infografía] -aulaPlaneta. Classroom Management Strategies: Top 10 Rules, Organization.

We have identified the top 10 rules one should follow in order to achieve great classroom management.

Classroom Management Strategies: Top 10 Rules, Organization

These classroom management strategies can work for any teacher, but are intended for middle school and high school teachers. Classroom management is how the teacher delivers the curriculum, as well as the environment in which students will learn. Most credential programs leave the classroom management style up to the teacher, focusing instead on the most important aspect of teaching, curriculum. 6 Classroom Management Tips Every Teacher Can Use. By Dave Foley Found In: classroom management, discipline, routines & procedures Effective teachers are passionate about educating their students.

6 Classroom Management Tips Every Teacher Can Use

They want to spend their time teaching, not dealing with classroom disruptions. Here are some classroom management tips to help teachers settle problems, or prevent them from occurring, so that they can spend more of the classroom hour on teaching and learning. 13 Common Sayings to Avoid. When I was a new teacher in middle school several centuries ago, I occasionally said things to students that I later regretted.

13 Common Sayings to Avoid

In the last few years, I have witnessed or heard teachers say additional regretful things to students. Recently I asked students in my graduate courses (all practicing teachers) if they ever told their students anything they regret. After hearing these regrets and talking with children about what teachers said that bothered them, I compiled a list of things that never should be said. I've narrowed my list to 13 representative items. Some of these are related to control issues, others to motivation, and still more to management. The Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. Students learn through their participation in the attainment of knowledge by gathering information and processing it by solving problems and articulating what they have discovered.

The Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning

Each activity below provides students with opportunities to deepen their learning by applying concepts and articulating new knowledge and many of these activities also provide the instructor feedback about the students’ learning. 22 Powerful Closure Activities. Too many university supervisors and administrators criticize the absence of lesson closure, a dubious assessment practice likely caused by the improper use of Madeline Hunter’s lesson plan model (PDF) as a de facto checklist of eight mandatory teaching practices -- anticipatory set, objective and purpose, input, modeling, checking for understanding, guided practice, independent practice, and closure -- a custom that Hunter decried in 1985 (PDF).

22 Powerful Closure Activities

Although it offers multiple benefits, please don't view closure as a professional must-do. What Is Closure? Closure is the activity that ends a lesson and creates a lasting impression, a phenomenon that Colorado State University professor Rod Lucero calls the recency effect. Tras la excelencia docente - resumen ejecutivo final. The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have. 12 Must Watch TED Talks for Teachers. January 11, 2015 TED is another wonderful source of educational and inspirational videos to use in your class and for your professional development. A few days ago TED released its annual list of the most popular talks of the year featuring a number of interesting presentations covering different topics (e.g ). However, the list we have curated for you below goes beyond’s TED official collection to embed some wonderful talks directly relevant for us in education.

We invite you to check it out below and as always share with us your feedback. Enjoy. 11 Habits of an Effective Teacher. Carrie Lam , Academic Director, Teacher & Workshop Leader, Canada Posted 07/05/2014 10:12AM | Last Commented 08/12/2016 7:57AM I really appreciate teachers who are truly passionate about teaching. The teacher who wants to be an inspiration to others. When someone says teachers don't deserve a raise, show them this letter. This heartfelt eye-opening letter first appeared on Amy Murray’s Blog, miss night’s marbles and really shows you what teachers go through for our children every single day.

Dear Parent: I know. You’re worried. Every day, your child comes home with a story about THAT kid. The one who is always hitting, shoving, pinching, scratching, maybe even biting other children. Be an outstanding educator. 20 Things You Can Do In (About) 10 Minutes For A Smoother Running Classroom. When the school year begins, teachers spend a lot of time getting the classroom ready, planning lessons, and getting to know his/her students.

The following list includes 20 ideas that you may not have thought of that can help produce a successful classroom. Each item takes no longer than an hour and can make a big difference throughout the year. 1. The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have. Elige Educar — 9 ideas para evaluar de forma entretenida. Sobre la formación permanente del profesorado. #docentesconectadoamigosdelcelular El móvil en el aula. José Antonio Marina: "En España hay fantásticos profesores pero todos son autodicactas y nadan contra corriente" Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have. By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below.

MAPA MENTAL (Como Docentes, cómo hacemos útiles las redes sociales en los procesos educativos?) PT #TWITTER: +50 PERFILES DOCENTES Y DECENTES A TENER EN CUENTA. ePortfolio Hautatzen: #CDigital_INTEF. Actividad 5.1 Evaluación de competencia digital. ¿Modelo? ¿Enfoque? ¿Método? ¿Metodología? ¿Técnica? ¿Estrategia? ¿Recurso? ¿cuándo debemos emplear cada uno de estos términos? Un Modelo (pedagógico) Entra dentro del ámbito de las “creencias”, la formación y la actualización del docente. Es un construcción teórico-formal que fundamentada científica e ideológicamente interpreta, diseña y ajusta la realidad pedagógica que responde a una necesidad concreta, es decir, un modelo es una representación teórica que luego llevamos a la práctica en un contexto determinado. ¿El móvil en el aula? Ideas, ventajas, retos y posibilidades.

Cinco consejos para trabajar con grupos en el aula. PLANTILLA PARA LA APLICACIÓN DE LAS INTELIGENCIAS MÚLTIPLES EN EL AULA. How to motivate students to take ownership of their learning. 3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly. Las nuevas tecnologías en niños y adolescentes. Guía para educar saludablemente en una sociedad digital. 63 conceptos que se suelen utilizar en innovación educativa. ¿Eres un profesor tecnológicamente preparado? 10 claves para saberlo. Competencias TIC para el desarrollo profesional docente.

The Precious First Few Minutes Of Class. 12 libros que todo docente debe leer. Cómo debe ser un profesor 2.0 #infografia #infographic #socialmedia #education. La Evaluación de Estudiantes en la Era Digital. 5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools. Classroom Management Ideas. 150 Teaching Methods. 100 Consejos prácticos para ser un buen docente. Cómo enseñarles a los niños en su estilo de aprendizaje preferido. Competencia aprender a aprender - Mundoprimaria. Guías Didácticas para trabajar las Inteligencias Múltiples (Descarga)

El Mejor Maestro. Diseño de recursos digitales educativos. Aprendiendo a enseñar en la era digital. ¿Por qué las TIC en Educación? ¿Qué debería hacer la Administración Educativa? 1/2. El martirio de un estudiante acosado. 8 Pathways to Every Student's Success. How Student Centered Is Your Classroom? 10 Ways to Teach Innovation. 6 Ways to Honor the Learning Process in Your Classroom.

Education Week. Less Is More: The Value of a Teacher's Time. Maestro ¿Cómo es tu aula? Innovación y Apoyo Téc. a Docencia e Investigación » 4 herramientas que pueden transformar la educación. Infographic: 10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015. Cotsen Foundation: The Art of Teaching. 25 Tips For Teaching With Apps.

10 errores que todo docente debería evitar. 7 razones por las que las Nuevas Tecnologías te hacen mejor docente. 5 Simple Ways to Reenergize Your Classroom. Our students need 'different,' not more... The Center for Teaching and Learning. 5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners. An Educator’s Guide to the “Four CsThese Are The 16 Attributes of The Modern Educator. The 10 Biggest Educational Trends (And What Teachers Think) Teachers’ Instructional Strategies Infographic. 7 Characteristics of an Innovative Educator. To Help Students Learn, Appeal to What They Value. 8 Essential Skills for New Teachers. Cuaderno Digital. 30 películas basadas en la figura del docente. Please, I need you to participate… Awesome Chart for Teachers- Alternatives to Traditional Homework.

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What-Makes-Great-Teaching-REPORT.pdf. Reflective Teaching Questions: A Challenge For Teachers. What makes great teaching? – expert views. ¿Eres profesor TIC o profesor TAC? 5 consejos para ganarse el respeto de tus alumnos.