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10 EdTech Research Journals That You Should Read. If you are involved in education technology in any way, you must stay up to date on the latest news and trends.

10 EdTech Research Journals That You Should Read

Educational technology is growing at immense speed – practically changing every day. The best place to find out quality information from trustworthy sources is in EdTech research journals. These journals publish articles by EdTech entrepreneurs and educators providing the information you need. British Journal of Educational Technology This journal, while published by British Educational Research Association, provides worldwide coverage of developments in educational technology for all levels of education. Curriculum – Applied Digital Skills from Google. Webinars. Distance Learning with Common Sense: Reading to Guide Effective Student Digital Citizenship Recorded on Friday, March 5, 2021 We are celebrating National Reading Month with Common Sense Ambassador Shari Wladis.


Join us as we share literature that can act as a lasso to grab students' attention. Choosing a picture book to open or continue a digital citizenship discussion creates a common focus. 200 universities just launched 560 free online courses. Here’s the full list. From PLN to Practice: Tips from 5 Educators on Personalizing Your Professional Learning. Traditional professional development for teachers, while important, doesn't usually address every teacher's unique needs when it comes to professional learning. Top-down PD solutions tend to ignore what we want most: More opportunities for choice and topics that are timely and actually relevant to our unique classrooms. It's no wonder, then, that online PLNs -- professional (or sometimes "personal") learning networks -- have become so popular in recent years.

While Twitter is probably the most widely used, teachers are finding personalized professional learning on plenty of other platforms. So, what's the best way to start your own PLN? Course detail. Report This practical course provides new skills and ideas for teachers to incorporate E-Safety into the classroom.

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Teachers will be guided through the new and emerging Digital World that our young people are facing across Europe. Practical skills will be developed in relation to planning an E-Safety lesson, with ideas and techniques discussed and course delegates given the opportunity to share their experiences. Resource packs containing a range of E-Safety lessons will be provided and reviewed. A lecture on the importance of robust ICT and AUP school policies and procedures followed by a practical session on creation of policies and structuring of clear reporting pathways.

Sessions Register before 03.06.2016 Register before 16.09.2016. Digital Promise Puts Education Research All In One Place. As technology becomes an accepted tool in many classrooms, teachers and administrators are looking for the best ed-tech tools to advance their goals around student learning.

Digital Promise Puts Education Research All In One Place

Unfortunately, there are so many tools on the market claiming to be the best option, it can be hard to sort through the noise and make an informed decision. Top tips for using social media to improve teaching and boost CPD. With funding for traditional continued professional development (CPD) events in short supply, social media is being used more and more to support informal, peer-to-peer learning among teachers.

Top tips for using social media to improve teaching and boost CPD

But it’s not all plain sailing. Some professionals, such as our recent Secret Teacher, find social media overwhelming and unhelpful. How we will learn. MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions.

How we will learn

We examine how learning is being impacted by technology, discoveries about how the brain works, poverty and inequities, social and emotional practices, assessments, digital games, design thinking and music, among many other topics. We look at how learning is evolving in the classroom and beyond.We also revisit old ideas that have come full circle in the era of the over scheduled child, such as unschooling, tinkering, playing in the woods, mindfulness, inquiry-based learning and student motivation.

We report on shifts in how educators practice their craft as they apply innovative ideas to help students learn, while meeting the rigorous demands of their standards and curriculum. MindShift has a unique audience of educators, tinkerers, policy makers and life-long learners who engage in meaningful dialogue with one another on our sites. Contact the us by email. Langwitches. I have been a fan of Visible Thinking Routines which were developed by Project Zero from Havard, for a while now.


I have used these routines with students, as blogging routines and in professional development workshops. The Visible Thinking Routines website explains that: Routines exist in all classrooms; they are the patterns by which we operate and go about the job of learning and working together in a classroom environment. A routine can be thought of as any procedure, process, or pattern of action that is used repeatedly to manage and facilitate the accomplishment of specific goals or tasks.[…] Classrooms also have routines that structure the way students go about the process of learning As I am trying to make 21st century, modern, contemporary or “now” learning visible, it seemed a natural step to point out “Modern” or “Now” Learning Routines.

K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work. 25 Of The Best Pinterest Boards In Education. Blogs and Twitter aren’t the only social tools out there that can help you keep up with the latest and greatest developments in educational technology.

25 Of The Best Pinterest Boards In Education

Pinterest is rapidly becoming a favorite tool of educators all over the nation, and many have amassed some pretty great collections of edtech-related pins that teachers and students alike can use to explore new ways to learn, share, teach, and grow. While it would be nearly impossible to highlight every edtech pinboard out there, we’ve shared some of the boards we think stand out among the crowd here. TeachThought - Learn better. ASCD Webinars (cost) Webinars - International Baccalaureate® (cost) A webinar is an interactive online seminar and visual presentation.

Webinars - International Baccalaureate® (cost)

IB webinars are informative, interactive online sessions in which participants can deepen their understanding of a specific IB programme, throughout the year. Once you log into the event, you can ask questions of the presenter in real time and listen to other participants' comments and questions. You can join a webinar from your home, school or even your mobile phone. Listen to a webinar held by the IB titled ‘DP literature: individual oral commentary and discussion’. Register for a 2015 webinar pass A webinar pass is valid for 12 months. A webinar pass costs $299 USD. PLP Courses (cost) Professional Education. Global Digital Citizen Foundation. EdTech Category - Getting Smart.

Technology Front and Center. Innovative Instruction | Feature Technology Front and Center A new high school in Texas will combine technology with project-based learning. By Bridget McCrea03/23/11 Armed with a $3 million Texas Title I Priority Schools grant, Belton Independent School District in Texas will open the doors to an innovative high school concept this fall. Free Technology for Teachers. EdSurge : The Best in Education Technology. The Ed Tech Roundup - The Roundup. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. The Best K-12 Education Technology Blogs.

If it takes a village to raise a child, how many people does it take to train an educator? It’s hard to say, but 50 helping hands seems like a good place to start. In the spirit of community, collaboration and information sharing, EdTech: Focus on K–12 has rounded up 50 ed-tech blogs that we deem must-reads for the K–12 community. EdTech Teacher Webinars. Fall 2015 – Back to School Series In August and September, we hosted a new “Back to School with EdTechTeacher” series. Each week, we will feature a different tool or concept that we love to use in our classrooms. These posts will provide a compilation of blog posts, tutorials, and live conversation with our instructors as well as guest experts.

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