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BYOTNetwork : Cool graphic! RT @mrrexine:... How To Use The SAMR Model For Classroom Tasks. JdelaneyJoAnn : Bloom's iPad Wheel #edchat... How To Teach Critical Thinking Using Bloom's Taxonomy. The various levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy are well known to teachers, students, and the rest of the education world at this point.

How To Teach Critical Thinking Using Bloom's Taxonomy

You need to slowly ascend the pyramid in order to effectively reach your goal(s). That’s great. But what happens when you try to apply other time-tested methodologies to the famous taxonomy? This happens. The visual guide you see below is from Flickr via Kris McElroy’s Pinterest board (she shares a lot of fabulous resources so check ‘em out!). Level One From the base knowledge level of the taxonomy you can see that you start with the usual ‘who’ ‘what’ ‘where’ and other questions. Level Two You’re asked to re-tell and dive in a bit deeper into the topic you’re researching or discussing. Level Three How do you actually apply the skills you’re learning? Level Four Like a good scientist (this is close to the Scientific Method after all), we must analyze the results that are now coming forth.

Level Five Time to remix and synthesize some new ideas or formulations. Boom. You Can't Write Proper English Under Pressure. Questioning techniques. 10 Little-Known Twitter Tools For Connected Educators. There’s an array of Twitter tools that make the rounds on the ol’ edtech circle.

10 Little-Known Twitter Tools For Connected Educators

We chat about Hootsuite , , and quite a bit. But there are a lot of little-known Twitter tools that don’t see the light of day on sites like Edudemic. So I thought this would be a good time to start fixing that. We’re creating a series of helpful posts designed to turn you on to a few tools that you may not know about – but will be anxious to try once you learn about them. Got a tool that you think should be included in this list? Just Tweet It Just Tweet It is a user directory for Twitter organized by genre to allow for users to easily find other Twitter users to connect with. Twibs Twibs lets you find, follow and interact with businesses, apps and services on Twitter. Twittonary The Twitter Dictionary aka Twittonary provides explanations of various Twitter related words. We Follow The goal at We Follow is to simplify the way you find and learn from people online.

Twitscoop Friend or Follow Qwitter. The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher Should Have. New Pedagogies For the Digital Age. 15 Habits For Learning In The 21st Century 10.89K Views 0 Likes Defining 21st century skills is an editorial matter, but part of a larger, important conversation. How has learning changed in the 21st century? Here's our take. How To Improve Learner Engagement With eLearning Software 5.05K Views 0 Likes Interaction and learner engagement have long been recognized for their critical role in the learning process. How A Tornado Inspired Innovation In Joplin, MO Schools 5.84K Views 0 Likes On May 22, 2011, at about dinnertime, an EF5 tornado ripped through Joplin, MO. Teaching the Next Generation. The other day I was issued a challenge….by a nine year old child.

Teaching the Next Generation

This child, one who has proven to be wise beyond their years, issued their challenge by voicing just one simple word….why? Why…..? It has power, you can’t deny it. But, before we get too far into the question, I think I need to back up a bit. See I spent the weekend hanging out with family, father’s day and all that, and while I was there my sister roped me into helping her oldest with their homework. Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do. Among the many challenges teachers face, often the most difficult is how to engage students who seem unreachable, who resist learning activities, or who disrupt them for others.

Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do

This is also one of the challenges that skilled teachers have some control over. In my nine years of teaching high school, I've found that one of the best approaches to engaging challenging students is to develop their intrinsic motivation. The root of intrinsic is the Latin intrinsecus, a combination of two words meaning within and alongside. It's likely that our students are intrinsically motivated—just motivated to follow their own interests, not to do what we want them to do. Teachers' challenge is to work alongside our students, to know their interests and goals, and to develop trusting relationships that help students connect their learning to their goals in a way that motivates from within.

How can teachers do this? What Skilled Teachers Can Think 1. 2. Which mind-set we hold makes a tremendous difference.