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Engaging Students in online Environments. Content Curation Primer. Photo by Stuck in Customs What is Content Curation?

Content Curation Primer

Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme. The work involves sifting, sorting, arranging, and publishing information. A content curator cherry picks the best content that is important and relevant to share with their community. It isn’t unlike what a museum curator does to produce an exhibition: They identify the theme, they provide the context, they decide which paintings to hang on the wall, how they should be annotated, and how they should be displayed for the public.

APS 3-5 Year Action Plan - Arlington Public Schools. Please note, the APS 3-5 Year Action Plan webpage is currently under development.

APS 3-5 Year Action Plan - Arlington Public Schools

More information will be added in the coming weeks. APS is working tirelessly, both inside the classroom and behind the scenes, to create the best learning experiences for our students. Shaping the future for our children — now more than ever — requires a continuous, collaborative and coordinated effort from across our community. As we continue to be faced with strong enrollment growth, shifting demographics, and evolving state education requirements, the complex and overlapping nature of our development initiatives keeps expanding.

The Reading & Writing Project - Units of Study for Teaching Writing Video Orientations, Grades K–8. MyLearningPlan. Home. Instructional Software & Resources - Arlington Public Schools. Arlington Public Schools selects online instructional resources in accordance with APS Policies and Policy Implementation Procedures.

Instructional Software & Resources - Arlington Public Schools

Although APS enters into data privacy agreements with the service providers for classroom software such as Google Apps for Education, some of these resources also may require students to accept a Terms of Service or License Agreement when they sign on, even though the student is a minor. Parents and students should read and understand these terms. Adult students or parents who do not wish for their child to agree to these terms should complete the Terms of Service Opt-Out Form. This form is available from each school. If a student has been opted-out, the student will receive the same instruction as the other students using the same or equivalent resources, or the student may use a shared account that does not require the student to accept terms of use. iPad App Catalog - Abingdon. The apps on your child’s iPad have been carefully selected as appropriate learning tools.

iPad App Catalog - Abingdon

The students will not be allowed to download any apps on their own, and ALL apps will be downloaded through the county provided App Catalog, not the App Store. We will teach your child about Apple IDs, passwords, and how to use each app appropriately. Below are descriptions of some of the main apps your child will be using. If you are concerned with an app that you see your child working on, please alert the teacher or tech team. Instructional & Innovative Technologies - Arlington Public Schools. Resources The Office of Instructional and Innovative Technologies (Staff Directory) provides resources and services that support teaching and learning with technology including the integration of computer hardware/software, peripheral devices, web-based content, video, and distance learning technologies.

Instructional & Innovative Technologies - Arlington Public Schools

The office also provides leadership in the research and testing of new and innovative technologies for instructional integration. Online Program The Online Program Office also coordinates the Virtual@APS Program, providing students with opportunities to take courses online. 4 Safe Search Engines for Kids. If you are a parent or a teacher looking for search engines to recommend to your kids and students, the list below will be a great start for you. 1- Ask Kids Ask Kids is a search engine designed exclusively for young people ages 6 to 12.

4 Safe Search Engines for Kids

It's a free, safe, fun way for kids and their parents to quickly and easily research school topics like science, math, geography, language arts, and history in a search environment that's safer and more age-appropriate than traditional, adult search engines. 2- KidRex. 100. How can I access YouTube or other videos with the new content filter? - H-B Woodlawn. APS moved to a new content filter in the beginning of September.

How can I access YouTube or other videos with the new content filter? - H-B Woodlawn

Filtering is now done by policy: default – everything is blockedhigh school student – can access some videos on You Tubestaff – can access some videos on YouTube, Facebook and other sites The system must know who you are to apply the correct policy. This is accomplished by logging in to OneLogin, connecting to APS wifi, etc.

Even though you may be in Google or Synergy, you may need to log into something to authenticate with the system. Contact Us – PowerSchool Assessment & Analytics. PowerSchool Assessment & Analytics. APS Formative Assessment. Sign in to continue to Google Sites Sign in through Arlington Public Schools Sign in with a different account.

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Twitter for Teachers. The Teacher's Guide To Twitter. Twitter has proven itself to be an indispensable tool for educators around the globe.

The Teacher's Guide To Twitter

Whatever skill level you may be, Twitter is downright fun and worth your time. So here’s a useful guide that we curated from Edudemic’s archives in an effort to put something together that was a bit easier to read than random blog posts. We hope you enjoy and will be regularly adding to this guide so feel free to leave your ideas down in the comments or by, what else, tweeting us @edudemic anytime! Our Biggest Twitter Tips For Teachers. 37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom. 37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom There are a lot of great technology tools out there for teachers that can make it easier to connect with other educators, get ideas for classroom activities, and find inspiration.

37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom

One of the newest and best of these online tools is Pinterest, which has quickly become a favorite among educators. Using online “pinboards” teachers can save everything from photos to blog posts in one easily accessible and usable place. DCC Curation Lifecycle Model. The model enables granular functionality to be mapped against it: to define roles and responsibilities and build a framework of standards and technologies to implement. It can be used to help identify additional steps that may be required – or actions not required by certain situations or disciplines – and to ensure that processes and policies are adequately documented.

Click on the model below to find out more about specific steps or to download the Curation Lifecycle Model. Keep Help. 45 Minute Goals Can Transform Your Teaching. Don’t walk in the classroom defeated. Make professional development personal. Internet Catalogue. Education Chats. Internet Catalogue. The date and time of chats is determined by the organizer of the chat. A lot of times they poll those on the hashtag about what day and time they would prefer. Most chats are held once a week. Internet Catalogue. Educational Hash Tags. #edude#eduFollowChallenge#edugreen #eduhashtag #eduit#edumindset#eduON (Ontario)#euduoz #edupd#edupreneur#edupunk #edutech #EduThingsILike#eduvc#eduvoxers.

Educational Websites. September , 2015 Google Forms is a powerful tool with huge educational potential for teachers and educators. Google Classroom: Posting a Daily Warm-Up - Teacher Tech. Using Symbaloo Within the Classroom by Elizabeth Rishel on Prezi. 11 Ways to use Symbaloo in the Classroom – The Edublogger.

Thanks for signing up to host an Hour of Code! You're making it possible for students all around the world to learn one Hour of Code that can change the rest of their lives, during December 5-11. Free Downloads: Assignments, Syllabuses, Handouts – The Visual Communication Guy: Design, Writing, and Teaching Resources All in One Place! Would a Course Syllabus Be Better as an Infographic? – The Visual Communication Guy: Design, Writing, and Teaching Resources All in One Place! At the college where I teach, professors have the unique opportunity every May to develop a course outside of their typical curriculum. Teachers get to explore their interests in new courses as diverse as “The Chemistry of Cooking” and “Writing a Film Short.” Students are offered a wide variety of four-week courses that provide a break from their typical coursework.

These short May-term courses are usually something interesting, fresh, experimental, and in many cases fun. Zamzar - video converter, audio converter, image converter, eBook converter. Video Converter Ultimate: Convert home-made videos & DVDs for Personal Use. Personalized Learning Hinges on Strong Tech Backbone. Docs editors Help. Welcome to TechMatrix. Avatar Maker - Create Your Own Avatar Online.

Avatar Creators - Web tools for kids. Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students. Image courtesy of OZinOH. Minnesota State - Take this quiz to find out if online education is right for you. Is-Online-Learning-Right-for-Me.pdf. EdTechTeam. Welcome To The FACE Kids Site. Scaffolding for Success. Instructional Strategies. A Brief History of Assessment.mp4. Assessment and Rubrics. Quizizz: Fun Multiplayer Classroom Quizzes.

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