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65+ Ways to Use ThingLink In Your Classroom. EduClipper Enables Social Resource Sharing Inside and Outside the Classroom. Educators are embracing social media inside and outside the classroom but sometimes platforms created for the consumer market do not meet all their needs.

eduClipper Enables Social Resource Sharing Inside and Outside the Classroom

ThingLinkToolkit. Schedule - Minnesota 1:1 Learning Summit. Three Approaches for Getting Content to Elementary Students' iPads - No Email, No Problem. This is a guest post from Beth Holland of EdTechTeacher.org From the beginning, a major challenge of working with iPads is actually working with iPads.

Three Approaches for Getting Content to Elementary Students' iPads - No Email, No Problem

Unlike a computer, there are no multi-user logins, no file structures, and no easy way to share these devices with multiple students. Additionally, in elementary classrooms the challenge becomes even more difficult. Students don't have email addresses. The Terms of Service of many cloud storage options preclude those under the age of 13 from having an account, and devices are often shared. Communicate, Collect & Collaborate with Sticky Notes. Transcript This is the Learning in Hand podcast.

Communicate, Collect & Collaborate with Sticky Notes

I'm Tony Vincent and this is the show where I share tips, how-tos, and ideas for using today's digital tools for teaching and learning. Episode 26: Communicate, Collect & Collaborate with Sticky Notes, recorded May 2013, happens now! Workshop Activities for Technology Integration. Hands-on lessons and activities you can adapt for discussion and exploration in your technology integration workshops.

Workshop Activities for Technology Integration

Now that you've established the basics of technology integration, you're ready to explore. On this page, you will find a wide range of activities that will get workshop participants thinking and talking about the best ways to integrate technology into everyday lessons: These activities are grouped by topic, grade level, and subject area so they can be easily incorporated into a workshop with varied participants. Edina Tech Camp. You are invited to participate in the 2012 Edina Tech Camp.

Edina Tech Camp

How To Join Twitter. How To Published on April 27th, 2013 | by Jeff Herb Simply stated, Twitter is an incredible resource for educators.

How To Join Twitter

iPad-Spectrum-PBL-Higher.png 930×1,065 pixels. PBL DO-IT-YOURSELF : Guidance, Tools and Tips for Your Projects. Top 5 Ways to Stay in Touch with PBL World. Suzie Boss, BIE National Faculty PBL World attendees had their horizons expanded—even more!

Top 5 Ways to Stay in Touch with PBL World

—on the final day of the conference, when they learned about schools that are part of the Deeper Learning Network. Supported by the Hewlett Foundation, the Deeper Learning Network connects and showcases school models that prepare students to:Master core academic content Think critically and solve complex problems Work collaboratively Learn how to learn Marc Chun of the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation explained that the Deeper Learning concept grew out of extensive research “about how do we prepare students for future careers, and for being good citizens in a civil society.” School models that are part of the network “have different flavors, but similar outcomes,” Chun said. What should every teacher in the 21st century know and be able to do? What should every teacher in the 21st century know and be able to do?

What should every teacher in the 21st century know and be able to do?

That’s an interesting question. The original blog post was written a year ago by Med Kharbach in Educators Technology and re-posted by Terry Heick, from TeachThought. Best Twitter Chat Tools. With the sale of TweetChat – formerly the most popular, and the first, Twitter chat tool – to Internet Media Labs, the Twitter chat market is a bit of a Wild West these days.

Best Twitter Chat Tools

People are still engaging in these hour-or-so long live chats on Twitter, but the tools they’re using are quite fractured. Tweet chats popped up on Twitter around the same time the community created the hashtag, with people gathering for short periods of time to chat about business, hobbies, politics and much more using a single hashtag to organize the conversation. Be Ready When New Technology Appears. While we cannot predict what educational technology will look like in the next 10 years (or even the next 3 years) there are ways to anticipate technological change and be ready when new technology appears that can benefit your classroom.

Be Ready When New Technology Appears

By planning for these technological changes in advance, you will be good to go when you find the next best tech tool on Twitter. Here are some suggestions to be ready when that new tech tool appears: Design lessons that are adaptable. Developing a lesson based on the functionality of one tech tool is extremely limiting. Learning Theories Every Teacher should Know about. Have you ever asked yourself what learning theories you know about and which ones you feel more connected to and apply in your teaching ? Generally speaking, theories inform and guide practice in any content area and a learning theory is a set of concepts on how people learn.

It is more or less an investigation of the strategies and the underlying cognitive processes involved in learning. The educational field abounds in learning theories to the extent that it becomes hard to draw clear boundaries between some of them. The graphic I have for you below provides a clear categorization of the learning theories you need to know as a teacher and educator. 14 Technology Concepts Every Teacher should Know about. We have compiled for you this list of some trending educational technology terms.The list below is a simple attempt to help you better capture the full picture of what all these tech terms are about by providing clear definitions to each one of them.

The sources of each definition is included in the last section of this post enjoy 1 - Adaptive Learning This is an educational method which uses computers as interactive teaching devices. Computers adapt the presentation of educational material according to students' learning needs, as indicated by their responses to questions and tasks.

The motivation is to allow electronic education to incorporate the value of the interactivity afforded to a student by an actual human teacher or tutor. 6 Reasons to Incorporate “Smithsonian Quests” Into Your Classroom. iPad Prepared Certification. Validated Evaluation Rubric for Apps. iPad uPad wePad; Going 1-1 at St Oliver Plunkett. A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to be invited to St Oliver Plunkett to be a part of their 1-1 iPad rollout to the very excited Year 6 class. Led by their fabulous teacher librarian, Ann-Marie Furber and fearless class teacher, Brooke Maguire, with consultation from the very dedicated and talented Education Officer Learning and Teaching Technologies, Danielle Carter, the Year 6 class participated in a series of workshops in order to develop their skills before they were officially given management of their very own devices.

Cannon Hill Feb 2013 <p>JavaScript required to play <a hreflang="en" type="video/mp4" href=" Hill Feb 2013</a>. </p> While the school maintains ownership, the students manage the purchasing of additional apps, and the care and maintenance of the iPads for the time they are at the school. iPads in Education. Apps in Education. 15 Free Tools for Storing and Sharing Files. Six months ago I shared a list of good file sharing tools for teachers and students. Since then, I've come across some more tools to add to that list. Here is my new list of file sharing tools for students and teachers. Using these tools can help you avoid having an email inbox that is overflowing with file attachments. The tools that I frequently use: 10 iPad Apps for Web Curation.

Curation vs. Aggregation? Great Tips and Tools to Create Digital e-Portfolio. Electronic portfolios are among the most important tools in your digital kit as a teacher . In its basic definition, an educational e-portfolio is a digital collection of student work that evidences mastery of a set of skills, applied knowledge, and attitudes. The notion of portfolios has a long history in education but it is only with the revolution of web 2.0 technologies that digital eportfolios spawned the educational landscape making it way easier to build, maintain, share and archive student learning in digital forms. 4 Great iPad Apps to Create Digital Portfolios. 5 Excellent Tools for Creating Academic Portfolios. Bloom's Apps - 21nnovate. iPad As.... iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Jurgen Fauth: The Novelist's iPad: 10 Apps for Writers.

How to Design a Beautiful iPad Lesson: Using the SAMR Model in Educoaching. The Secret To Successfully Using iPads In Education. My brother recently built a shelf for my daughter’s room. The Paperless iPad Classroom with the Google Drive App. Useful links. iPad in the Classroom – Can we make it simpler?

The iPad Pedagogy Wheel. Five-Minute Film Festival: Tips and Tools for PBL Planning. Teachers Rediscovery PLAYTIME. Reading Online, Student-Created Books with Other Classes-