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10 iPad Activities Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do. August 2, 2017 iPad has been increasingly adopted as an instructional tool in classrooms especially in the north American context.

10 iPad Activities Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do

As a versatile device, iPad provides boundless learning and teaching opportunities that were to the recent past unthought of. In today’s post, we are highlighting some of the basic skills or activities every teacher using or planning to use iPad in class should be aware of. For each of these skills we provided 3 suggested apps to help you cultivate the skill under question. Of course, the selection of both the skills and apps is subjective and based entirely on our own experience of using iPad and reviewing apps. The 10 skills we believe are integral to every iPad integration in education include: create presentations, create digital stories, create video content, create animated tutorials, take notes, create educational visuals, create digital portfolios, create books, create audio recordings, and create mind maps.

'Sir-Ken-Robinson' in 21st Century Learning and Teaching. 32 Research-Based Instructional Strategies. 32 Research-Based Instructional Strategies by TeachThought Staff You want to teach with what’s been proven to work.

32 Research-Based Instructional Strategies

That makes sense. In the ‘data era’ of education that’s mean research-based instructional strategies to drive data-based teaching, and while there’s a lot to consider here we’d love to explore more deeply, for now we’re just going to take a look at the instructional strategies themselves. A post is not the best way to share this kind of information, honestly. But upside to sharing this information as a post is that it can act a starting point to research the above, which is why we’ve tried to include links, related content, and suggested reading for many of the strategies, and are trying to add citations for all of them that reference the original study that demonstrated that strategy’s effectiveness.

How should you use a list like this? “In lieu of any problems, this much data has to be useful. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. More 21st Century Upgrades from the Classroom. I have been working with 5th grade for several weeks to upgrade “The American Revolution”, a unit in their Social Studies curriculum.

More 21st Century Upgrades from the Classroom

Along the Way I blogged about individual lessons. One of the creations that we had planned for students to show their research and knowledge about historic figures of the American Revolution was to create a fake facebook profile page. Since the students are under the age of 13, they created them offline in a PowerPoint slide, which we later uploaded to their classroom blog. There are quite a few few facebook templates floating around online for you to use.

Thank you to the person (I am sorry that I can’t give proper name credit), who created the following one that we ended with. Kids were very excited about creating these pages, since at their age, “Facebook” represents something “cool” and “…when you are older…” for them. In addition to the Facebook pages, the class worked with Andrea Hernandez to create a Snopes- Urban Legends inspired video. Related 4. The Connected Classroom - home. E-learning for kids. Learning 21st Century Snapshot. 21 century skills. 21st Century Teachers. 21st Century Icebreakers: 11 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology. In honor of the start of a new school year, I am sharing one of my popular posts again with you with a couple of new additions!

21st Century Icebreakers: 11 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology

On Monday I will begin my new job. As I’ve mentioned before, I will be working as a Technology Resource Specialist as well as teaching a couple of classes. As always, I am nervous and excited for the first day of school, and eager to meet a new group of students. As an educator, I often find myself repeating the same icebreakers each year, trying to quickly get to know my students through “Two Truths and a Lie” or a “Getting To Know You” fact sheet. In an effort to bring my own classroom to the present, I’ve put together a list of 13 icebreakers that use technology and fit with 21st century students: Have students create a Pinterest board with 10 pins that summarizes them.Ask students to create a 30 second podcast that introduces themselves.

Have any other 21st century icebreakers? Like this: Like Loading... Compétences du 21e siècle. Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup. Facebook Edutopia on Facebook Twitter Edutopia on Twitter Google+ Pinterest Edutopia on Pinterest WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation Mobile Phones: Classroom Tool or Invasive Nuisance?

Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup

A Mobile Dilemma, by Tom Whitby (2014) With mobile devices, including cell phones, an irrevocable part of kids' lives, Whitby suggests that teachers need to become mobile-savvy as well if they hope to adequately prepare their students for success in the 21st century. Back to Top Books of the Future -- Kindles, Nooks, and other E-Readers The E-Book’s The Thing, by Suzie Boss (2014) Boss shares how a new generation of e-books give opportunities for students to engage with texts and the additional resources they often offer. Questioning. 21C Learning. Edutopia. Twitter. Module 3.