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Videos, Lesson Plans & Assemblies for RE, PSHE & Citizenship. 21 FREE Android Apps For Teachers. Conference Breakout Sessions. Dr.

Conference Breakout Sessions

Wesley Fryer (@wfryer) presents a variety of conference breakout sessions and is regularly updating / customizing them. A linked list of Wesley’s past presentations available on his Presentation Handouts wiki. If you’re interested in checking Wes’ availability to speak at your event please submit this form. Current breakout sessions Wesley offers (updated for 2015) include: Discovering Useful New Ideas. B-SLIM: Assessment & Eval. Looking for Strategies and Activities?

B-SLIM: Assessment & Eval

Click Here! Scope and Sequence - Elementary Technology Literacy. Rubrics/Assessments - Elementary Technology Literacy. 45 Best Blog Sites for Kids. Resource Directory. Information Fluency Tips Each set of Top Tips provides on-the-spot practical guidance to empower your information skills in Searching, Evaluation and Ethical Use.

Resource Directory

Lesson Plan and Action Research Database Download a zipped file of archived lesson plans, support materials, and action research compiled by participants in our 6- and 12-week online courses.

Digital Fluency Courses for Students

PI TeensandTech Update2015 0409151. The dumbest generation? No, Twitter is making kids smarter. Part of an occasional series about the way digital culture affects the way we think, learn and live.

The dumbest generation? No, Twitter is making kids smarter

Sara: Haha there was a weird comercial for computers that had flying sumo wrestlers John: Hahaha saweeeeet I’m still tryin to picture how that works Sarah: Haha yeah so am I this opening ceremony is so weird John: It must be Sarah K: Now there’s little kids doing karate. Social Assurity. SAMR Resources - FT Tech Tips. The Big Ideas Behind Visible Learning with John Hattie - EdchatInteractive. Sustainable learning involves a pedagogic. Webmaker Whitepaper. Introduction “[O]ur world changed in April 1993 when the Mosaic 1.0 browser was released to the general public.

Webmaker Whitepaper

We need new forms of education. We need to reform our learning institutions, concepts, and modes of assessment for our age. Now, anyone with access to the World Wide Web can go far beyond the passive consumer model to contribute content on the Web. We can customize and remix, alone or in collaboration with others, located anywhere on the Web. Doug Belshaw’s Presentations on SlideShare.

The Never Ending Thesis. Literacies.

Digital Citizenship

Woman’s lifelong dream to honour mom on The Price is Right marred by cyberbullying. TORONTO — When 30-year-old Shawna High walked onto the set of The Price is Right in Los Angeles earlier this year, she never thought she’d be the subject of international criticism for mistakenly thanking her friends in “Canadia.”

Woman’s lifelong dream to honour mom on The Price is Right marred by cyberbullying

But she says that after facing blowback from the media and people around the world online, her critics need to understand the full story. Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: January 2014. Join me this evening at 4pm Eastern Time and hear me discuss why social media is an essential tool for K-12 classrooms.

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: January 2014

Why? Because, the role of today’s educator is to prepare students to thrive in the world in which they live. In today’s world, if you want to run a business, run for office, or change the way things are run where you live, play, or work, you must be savvy in the use of social media. If we do not ensure our kids are equipped to do so responsibly and effectively, we are robbing them of the real and relevant education they deserve. Webinars. 7 Ways You Can Be a Digital Citizenship Leader Recorded on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Learn seven ways you can be a digital citizenship leader from Susan Bearden, digital citizenship experts, and author of Digital Citizenship: A Community-Based Approach (Corwin Press, 2016).


Cultivating a Math Mindset Recorded on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 How can math teachers apply growth mindset principles? 6 Terrific Tools to Transform Your 2016 Recorded on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Binder%20V.3 April2 13. The Sky's the Limit: 16 Must-Read Quotes from Michael Fullan's Stratosphere - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - DigLN, edreform, EdTech. Michael Fullan is certainly one of the three to four most influential edu-writers of our time.

The Sky's the Limit: 16 Must-Read Quotes from Michael Fullan's Stratosphere - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - DigLN, edreform, EdTech

On whole systems design and change, only Paul Hill has earned equal influence. His most recent contribution, Stratosphere: Integrating Technology, Pedagogy, and Change Knowledge , is very short and very optimistic. Education as it should be – passion-based. Great edu-related images from @BryanMMathers (via @downes) #edchat #ecmp355 #eci832 #edtech. 6 Truths About Technology in Education. I recently had the opportunity to Keynote the University of Pennsylvania Literacy Network’s Winter Symposium.

6 Truths About Technology in Education

Penn Literacy Network founder Mort Botel (who was also a former President of the International Reading Association) wrote one of the most influential works in my teaching career, “The Plainer Truths of Teaching/Learning/Assessing Across the Curriculum“; and with his passing this past year, I hoped to honor him in this address by framing my talk around the Truths of Technology in Education. Truth #1 is the reason we educate students. Learning isn't linear and no two kids learn the same way! @BryanMMathers #edchat #competency. OERRRRR - a visual thought by @cgreen at #OER15 cc @catherinecronin @MarenDeepwell #edchat. ERM1051. The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies - Live Session.

Digital Literacies - the 8 essential elements. The New Media Literacies. 90+ Videos for Tech. & Media Literacy. Update December 3/09: There has been much interest in this list so I have transferred this resource to a wiki. This post will remain, but I would be happy if others contributed to the wiki version found here. Thanks for your interest in media education. Over the past few years, I have been collecting interesting Internet videos that would be appropriate for lessons and presentations, or personal research, related to technological and media literacy.

Here are 70+ videos organized into various sub-categories. Educational Leadership:Technology-Rich Learning:New Literacies and the Common Core. Educational Leadership:Technology-Rich Learning:New Literacies and the Common Core. Educational Leadership:Technology-Rich Learning:New Literacies and the Common Core. A group of high school students stares intently at the famous crop-duster sequence from Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest. Cary Grant is standing alone at the side of a deserted highway. As film buffs know, Grant isn't alone for long; a mysterious crop-duster plane soon appears out of nowhere and begins dive-bombing him, chasing him down the road until he is forced to take cover in a cornfield.

As the students watch the film, they look for moments when editing cuts have been made by the film editor. Each time an edit occurs (when one shot switches to another), they clap their hands. The students' claps become closer and closer together, and it becomes evident that as the scene picks up in intensity, Hitchcock and his film editor have also picked up the pace of the cuts. It makes sense that an emphasis on new ways of reading and writing fits easily within the Common Core umbrella. Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World. For most young people today, engagement with new digital media is a routine aspect of life. Through computers, mobile phones, and other handheld devices, youth can blog, tweet, participate in social networks like Facebook, play massive multi-player games, use online information sources, and share videos, stories, music, and art they’ve created.

Important skills and knowledge can be gained from such activities, but there are also risks. Streams of Content, Limited Attention: The Flow of Information through Social Media. © 2010 danah boyd. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License ( EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 45, no. 5 (September/October 2010): 26–36 danah boyd ( is Social Scientist at Microsoft Research and a Research Associate at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society Comments on this article can be posted to the web via the link at the bottom of this page.

Nicky Hockly "Digital literacies" Educational Leadership:Technology-Rich Learning:New Literacies and the Common Core.


Product Reviews. From MOOC to Personal Learning. App-smashing linked with SAMR. Character education - digital citizenship. In Part III of Digital Community, Digital Citizen, I create a hypothetical "ideal school board" whose members want to pursue digital citizenship in their school district. This leads them to consider how "character education" - a pre-digital age era movement to infuse ethics and character development into public education - can be adapted to the issues of living in the digital age.

Invitation to readers: Feel free to add any resources related to character education to this page. Teaching+Adolescents+How+to+Evaluate+the+Quality+of+Online+Information+ Why the 21st Century Classroom May Remind You of Starbucks. EmpireStateIFC.pdf. The NCTE Definition of 21st Century Literacies.

Updated February 2013Adopted by the NCTE Executive Committee, February 15, 2008 Literacy has always been a collection of cultural and communicative practices shared among members of particular groups. There’s no app for good teaching. 8 ways to think about tech in ways that actually improve the classroom. DLForEveryStudent_FINAL.pdf. Technology Integration - Download free content from Edutopia, The George Lucas Educational Foundation. 3897.Rich_Seam_web.pdf.

Michael Fullan’s Topic Videos: Speed of Quality Change. Michael Fullan’s Topic Videos: The New Pedagogy. 1. Alive_in_the_swamp.pdf. 20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills. Widely understood to be essential to success in the workplace and modern life, digital literacy is beginning to emerge as a necessary component of curricula across the globe.

CBS_ThirdTeacher.pdf. Connected Learning Infographic. Webinar Archive. "Back to School": Creating the School Year We Want to Live In. UnitPlanTemplate. Literacy with ICT. Continuum. NETS Implementation - Digital Citizenship. Exploring Digital Literacy and the Importance of Confidence. Part of my current role in Ontario is working with teachers and education leaders to dig into what modern learning really looks like at the level of the “student desk”. Solution Fluency Activity Planner.