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Teachers' Education Review | The Australian podcast for teachers that bridges the gap between research, policy and practice. Teachers: Teach digital citizenship and discover the best apps, games, and websites rated for learning. Presentation Tools. Embed media from other sources - Schoolbox Wiki. Uploading Files If you are looking for how to simply upload files we recommend you review Uploading Files and Uploading Multiple Files.

Embedding 3rd party content into Schoolbox If you want to embed 3rd content directly into WYSIWYG content areas when creating content in Schoolbox (For example when posting news, editing a textbox) you have a couple of options: Use the 'Insert'Edit Image'() button in the WYSIWYG editor to embed a previously uploaded image or upload a new image. Built into the WYSIWYG Editor The 'Insert/Edit Embedded Media' button on the WYSIWYG editor supports a number of embed codes automatically. To insert a YouTube video into Schoolbox, the easiest way is to simply click the 'Insert/Edit Embedded Media' ( ) button, select 'Type' to be 'Flash' and paste the URL to the video into the 'URL' field. Whitelisted 3rd party embeddable content providers For security purposes Schoolbox does not allow random applications and code to be embedded directly into WYSIWYG content areas.

Making and not just reading QR Codes. I saw a couple of great images yesterday on Twitter where a teacher was using QR Codes to share book reviews in one corner of the room and biographies of famous people from history in another. I know a lot of people are doing this but it was the combination that got me thinking about the ability of the students to generate their own QR Codes. I think they would love the opportunity to QR Code their work, their assignments or even a link to their next video.

Here are a couple of apps that would let students create their own QR Codes - some allow the integration of images and coloured QR codes while others are more basic but free for students to download. Generate Colorful QR Code: $1.99 AU Generate Colorful QR-code of any photo or image that you select. This would be super cool in my art class but would work equally well in any subject area. Imagine using the kids photos as QR codes for their assignments.

Microsoft Tag: FREE. 10 Social Media Skills for Every Modern Teacher [Infographic] Social media skills have an increasingly useful presence in modern classrooms. Teachers and students alike use them to connect and to expand learning. Social media doesn’t have to be a distraction. It can be a powerful learning tool if used properly. This begins with our most powerful classroom tool. That, of course, is a knowledgeable teacher. A teacher who knows about social media is a boon to the modern classroom. Social media also has applications to personal and professional development. The infographic below has 10 crucial social media competencies for teachers. He has covered some really essential skills here for your consideration. Managing a PLNstaying informed about digital trendscommunication in and out of the classroom In addition to this infographic, here are some other resources you may find useful.

If you want even more ideas for expanding your know-how, we can help. Here is Med’s terrific infographic. Extension of FLipped Learning LIt Review June 2014. 100+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media. Imagine a world where resources were limited to what was found in the classroom or the school closet known as the "Curriculum Materials Room.

" Picture a world where students wrote letters with pen and paper to communicate with other students and adults outside of the building. Due to postage costs, the teacher either sent the letters in bulk or paid for stamps out of his or her own pocket. Can you recall a time when student interests like skateboarding or video were never used as part of learning curriculum because the tools needed were either too expensive or not yet conceptualized? Do you remember a time when non-traditional learners struggled, and absenteeism meant a high likelihood of students doing poorly in school, and possibly having to retake the course?

If you experienced none of these scenarios, then you live in a world of possibility because you grew up with the many social media tools available to support all learners. Selecting the Right Tool Readiness Interests. Teachers Teaching Teachers. 59:39 minutes (40.96 MB) We were planning a "Welcome Back" episode on Teachers Teaching Teachers, something about how to launch connected learning with Youth Voices in our classrooms and how to be more planful about connecting our curriculum. #connectedlearning. How do we do that after Michael Brown's killing and the Ferguson protests? More than ever we need those days, even weeks of trust-building with our students, yet we also can't pretend that Ferguson isn't happening. In addition to this webcast, we offer a small contribution with a #FergusonSyllabus or using Gooru, NowComment, Crocodoc, and Vialogues. Start with your own questions, then deepen your inquiry into Michael Brown's shooting, and the protests and confrontations in Ferguson by choosing from these articles, songs, interviews, photographs, blog posts, podcasts, reviews, videos, reports and surveys.

I am first and foremost an educator. Dr. Improving Teaching Using Technology for Formative Assessment. Improving Teaching Using Technology for Formative Assessment Systematic formative assessment makes a difference in how well students learn. Find out how you can improve teaching and learning by hearing what formative assessment is and the research upon which it is based. Learn how technology tools can improve learning outcomes by providing learning progress information to teachers and to students. A panel of adult educators will share how to implement online and mobile assessment tools into the classroom.

See how these tools can be adapted and added to your teaching toolbox. Presenters: Dr. Hosts: Ben Bruno and Steve Quann, LINCS Region 1 Professional Development Center, a project of World Education Pre-webinar assignments: TEAL Center Fact Sheet: Formative Assessment. Tech Chick Tips by Anna Adam & Helen Mowers. Interviews/Podcast. Interviews/Podcast. Interviews/Podcast. #NerdyCast by Nicholas Provenzano.