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5 Ws. 5 W's of Personalized Learning® eCourseWhy Personalize Learning?

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[Example 60 second speech for Session 5 from Lori Roe] Next session starts June 22, 2016 Register Now Wednesdays 6/22, 7/6, 7/20, 8/3, 8/17 Webinars at 2:00pm ET, 1:00pm CT, 12:00pm MT, 11:00am PT and next day for our international participants. Fee: $319 2 Graduate Credits for additional fee. 30 hours of PD when all activities completed. 15 hours of PD available. Discount Opportunity. Creating an Authentic Maker Education Rubric. While many teachers are excited about the maker movement and may even be creating projects for their classrooms, assessment can be puzzling even to veteran classroom teachers.

Creating an Authentic Maker Education Rubric

How can teachers prove that deep, rich learning is occurring through making? How do we justify a grade to students and parents alike, especially to the student who "just isn’t good at art"? By crafting a three-part rubric that assesses process, understanding, and product, teachers can rest assured that they are covering all the bases. Part 1: Process The process of making in the classroom needs to be incorporated in the final grade. Photo credit: Lisa Yokana. 100. Climbing the Ladder of Inference. It happened again this week.

Climbing the Ladder of Inference

All Video Sessions. CEM: Getting Started. Never been part of an online professional community or network?

CEM: Getting Started

Already part of a community or network, but want to be more connected? The Connected Educator Month Starter Kit can help you on both fronts. Written by The Connected Educator author Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Powerful Learning Practice in collaboration with the Connected Educators initiative, and loaded with helpful links and embedded videos, the kit takes a 31 days approach for this special month, giving you one simple way to get more connected every day. Internet Catalogue.

Creative teaching resources. Find a workshop. We welcome elementary school teachers to sign up for a free, high-quality professional development workshop.

Find a workshop

Taught by Affiliates who are experienced computer science educators, these workshops will prepare you to teach the Code Studio courses for grades K-5. Workshops last 6-7 hours, with a light meal. Attendees will also receive free classroom supplies for teaching the courses. Map Data. Improving Schools: The Hierarchy of Motivation. Arts Integration: Resource Roundup. Facebook Edutopia on Facebook Twitter Edutopia on Twitter Google+ Pinterest Edutopia on Pinterest.

Arts Integration: Resource Roundup

Strategies for Effective Collaboration. IDP Database of Research on International Education. Building a Professional Development Hub for your School- Part 1- Why? Teachers and administrators struggle to find time to work together in a meaningful way.

Building a Professional Development Hub for your School- Part 1- Why?

There are plenty of meetings scheduled. Many teachers leave these meetings though with the feeling of “could have spent my time doing more important things”. The First Five Days of School by Alan November @globalearner. How to Create a Driving Question. A project without a Driving Question is like an essay without a thesis.

How to Create a Driving Question

Without one, a reader might be able to pick out the main point a writer is trying to make, but with a thesis the main point of the essay is unmistakable. Without a Driving Question (DQ), students may not understand why they are doing the project. They know that the series of assigned activities or assignments has some connection with a theme, a time period, a place, or concept—but if you ask, “Why are you doing these activities or assignments?”

Learning Theories, Learning Models, Learning Theory Summaries - in Plain English! Closer Readings: Digital Public Library of Amer... Franky Abbott is an ACLS Public Fellow working on outreach, education, and content-related projects for DPLA.

Closer Readings: Digital Public Library of Amer...

She has worked at a variety of academic institutions on digital programs and projects and as a 10–12 grade English teacher and college-level instructor. She has a Ph.D. in American Studies from Emory University. The Digital Public Library of America is a free online library that provides access to books, photographs, maps, audiovisual materials, and more from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States.

At its one-year anniversary this week, DPLA includes 7 million items from more than 1,100 U.S. based partners. It is a one-stop shop where teachers and students can easily find primary sources and other materials from a wide range of institutions, from small historical societies to large national archives. 2011 Conference Quick Links. A link to a list of the recordings is here . A downloadable spreadsheet file (.csv) of the sessions and recordings is here . Please note that some sessions were cancelled and may still be in the listing. Direct links to sessions are can be seen in the general calendar schedule by clicking on specific sessions.

The list below is an alternate reference for finding session and recording links. Growth in Flipped Learning Infographic. Blended Learning Infograpics Flipped learning is a pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, and the resulting group space is transformed into a dynamic, interactive learning environment where the educator guides students as they apply concepts and engage creatively in the subject matter.

Growth in Flipped Learning Infographic

John Barell - Inquiry/Problem-Based 21st Century Learning/Antarctic Exploration/NYNY. Managing Your Project on Pinterest. The wonders of Wondering - ED-ucation Publishing. Thoughts on managing variability: SOLO to open up closed questions. Research Skills Professional Development. Kath Murdoch: Publications. Kath is the author and co author of several books. These books are available from the publishers and links to each publisher are provided. Your local educational book supplier may also source the titles.

Through Eleanor Curtain Publishing, K. (1992), Integrating Naturally: units of work for environmental education, Dellasta/Eleanor Curtain Melbourne.Hamston, J. and Murdoch, K. (1996), Integrating Socially: units of work for social education, Eleanor Curtain, MelbourneMurdoch, K. and Hamston, J (1999), Knowing Me, Knowing You: Units of work about identity and difference, Dellasta/Eleanor CurtainThese three books contain detailed sample units using an inquiry based approach with an emphasis on integrating the curriculum. Action in IB PYP - Yan Yulius Teaching Website. Webinars. [Report] Complete Guide to Flipped Classroom.

May Webinar Calendar - VIF Learning Center Blog - VIF Learning Center. Active Learning Conference. Thanks to those of you who attend the recent Active Learning Conference at Case Western Reserve University on April 29. Session recordings are now available for you to review as often as you’d like! We hope you left the event inspired by the unique experiences and fresh ideas shared by fearless, fellow educators in the Echo360 community. Want to review the information presented during the sessions on flipping the classroom, increasing engagement or Echo360 product news? 8 Steps To Flipped Teacher Professional Development.

8 Steps To Designing A Flipped Teacher Professional Development Program: Shifting From Corrective Training To Staff Capacity Traditional teacher professional development depends on external training handed down to teachers after having identified their weaknesses as a professional. 7+Norms+of+Collaboration+Poster. Charitable work, news and publications from children's charity. How to Win Friends and Influence Students. Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge. Click here to find the latest information about the 2015 Siemens Competition including the announcement of finalist, student & judges bios and project abstracts. Launched by the Siemens Foundation in 1999, the Siemens Competition is the flagship initiative of the Foundation and a symbol of our commitment to education in the United States. ClassDojo. A guest post by Kendra Frank, a special education teacher in Daly City, CA.

Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - Assessment, CCSS, Competency-based learning, deeper learning, education, learning, teachers. Today Digital Promise and Getting Smart released “Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning: Competency-Based Teacher Preparation and Development.” This white paper outlines the attributes of next-generation teacher preparation and makes recommendations to support the development of teacher preparation and development systems. A free, flexible, nine-week online course that will allow K-16 educators to learn about how deeper learning can be put into practice. A place to reflect, connect, question and share ideas about learning in the PYP here at the American International School Dhaka. Austral Ed - Professional Resource Books for the PYP. October 2013 This is a short initial list of books which we hope will provide some useful professional resources for teachers of the Primary Years of the International Baccalaureate.

10 Things I’m Looking for in an IB Teacher.