Get flash to fully experience Pearltrees
What's ideal when it comes to collaboration in our classrooms? Here's one coveted scenario: several children gathered at a table engaged in a high-level task, discussing, possibly debating an issue, making shared decisions, and designing a product that demonstrates all this deeper learning.
Do you feel stuck when trying to come up with solid arguments in favor of your use of technology in your teaching ? Do you want some inspiration on how and why this technology should be part of the curriculum you teach ?
Doesn't just focus on "what" kids learn, it focuses more on "how" kids learn best...
With the increasing use of technology in classrooms , it’s no wonder that teachers have a growing interest in using YouTube and other online media sharing sites to bring information into their classrooms. Here are 100 YouTube videos that can provide supplementary information for the class, give inspiration, help you keep control of class and even provide a few laughs here and there. History
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 23 Excellent Professional Development Tools for TeachersTalking about professional development brings to my mind memories of those days when nothing called internet ever existed. I still remember how hard it was to dig for resources and learning materials but yet we learned.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Great Guides for Better Professional Learning NetworkI have recently published Teachers Guide to Personal/Professional Learning Networks ( PLNs ) in which I talked profusely about the importance of PLNs for our professional growth and I also provided some tools and tips on how to start creating your PLN from scratch. I did received a lot of feedback following the publication of that guide and based on some suggestions and recommendations from you I made necessary changes to it and I am still updating it whenever needs be.
It is really amazing how popular the 15 iPad Skills Every Teacher Should Hav e has become.
Dianne Krause is a certified K-12 Instructional Technology Specialist, Adjunct Graduate Professor in Instructional Technology, former high school French teacher and administrator of one of the oldest and persistent online gaming worlds, Medievia.com, Inc.
I have spent six of my almost nine years of teaching in a computer lab. Over that time, my feelings about computer labs have fluctuated.
Do you need some inspiration for the start of this new year ?
This post could be almost infinite: there is most certainly an extraordinary array of options for videos which expand educators’ understandings and inspire advances in 21st century learning.
In this post, Sarah T. Meltzer , author of Step-by-Step Professional Development in Technology talks about the importance of assessing staff’s needs when it comes to technology infused professional development. In this fast-paced society where the use of technology is embedded into all aspects of education, it’s important that we, as educators, take a step back and realize how to successfully integrate technology into our curriculum.
My fifth year in blogging is now coming to an end. My blog began with in the fall of 2008 over at blogspot, and then I migrated it here to wordpress in late January 2009. Once a year– and only once a year, I like to share some reflections and statistics upon my year here at 21k12.
PD for ipads