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The History Of Online Education. How Teachers Can Best Use Education Technology 4.54K Views 0 Likes Edtech isn't the final solution for education's problems. Whatever Happened To iBooks?! Recently, I saw a post on a discussion board that asked, “Whatever happened to iBooks?” 54958057922762884_tO4cSeJu.jpg (600×5327)

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Bloomin' Apps. This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Google, Android, and Web 2.0 applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite Web 2.0, iOS, or Android app with others.

Bloomin' Apps

Cogs of the Cognitive Processes Option 1 I was recently reflecting on the triangular shape the Bloom's taxonomies utilize. Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes up and down the categories as they create new knowledge, I was thinking another type of image might be more explanatory.Here is my draft of the idea of the "interlocking of the cognitive processes" or the "Cogs of Cognition".

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8 Nations Leading the Way in Online Education. Teaching Today. Can the Flipped Classroom Benefit Low-Income Students? Teaching Strategies Sarah Butrymowicz Jasmine Redeaux (left) and Nakesha Wilkerson team up to finish a worksheet in a "flipped" chemistry class at their Macon, Ga., high school, while other classmates work on a lab.

Can the Flipped Classroom Benefit Low-Income Students?

By Sarah Butrymowicz When Portland, Ore., elementary school teacher Sacha Luria decided last fall to try out a new education strategy called “flipping the classroom,” she faced a big obstacle. 14 Habits For Learning In The 21st Century. Defining 21 st century skills is an editorial matter. There are dozens of examples floating range with a range of authority behind them—some inspired, grassroots efforts, other core brands of multimillion dollar organizations making a national push. There is even debate as to whether they are truly necessary, the idea being that learning habits and priorities are timeless, and do not change because the world itself changes. But the scale and rate of change are unrelenting. Culture oozes forward. Trends and movements emerge and overwhelm old habits.

The 10 Things I Know About Innovation In Education. Padlet (previously known as Wallwisher) gives you a blank wall, and you can basically put anything you want on it, anywhere.

The 10 Things I Know About Innovation In Education

Simple, yet powerful. It empowers people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device. 33 Simple Ways To Stay Creative. The Edudemic Daily. Pictures: Empty Desks At The Washington Monument. Three Things to Unlearn About Learning. Inquiry Learning Teaching Strategies.

Three Things to Unlearn About Learning

The 10 Things I Know About Innovation In Education. I write this while sitting at a marvelous presentation all about creativity at the 2012 CALI Conference . The presentation is all about encouraging you to creatively approach problems, recognizing when there’s a solution, and how to basically be at your best. Which got me thinking about the current structure of education. The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture for Tinkering and Maker Education. View the original Article.

The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture for Tinkering and Maker Education

Written by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. June 16, 2012 at 3:26 pm If you have been following my blog series on The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture, you know that I am using this opportunity, given all the press on flipped classroom, to discuss a model of teaching and learning based on experiential education. Summer Reading Flowchart: What Should You Read On Your Break? Are you Interested in Becoming a Teacher?

Summer Reading Flowchart: What Should You Read On Your Break?

Click Here to Find Out More Summer is right around the corner, which means most schools will be letting out and students will be busy with family vacations, summer camp and a myriad of other activities. With research finding that children who do not read over the summer may lose up to three months of reading progress, it’s important to encourage your students to pick up a few books during the hot months ahead.

To help encourage high school students to find a book of their choice, we’ve compiled a list of 101 books to kick off your learners’ summer reading. Interested in finding fiction vs. non-fiction books? Sign up for's monthly newsletter to learn more about becoming a teacher, education news, and much more! Google Launches Endangered Languages Project. Hardware and Software Trends. 3 Ways Mind Mapping Can Be Used to Enhance Learning. The following is brought to you by MindMaple , creator of mind mapping software. To provide some inspiration for MindMaple’s mapping contest , here are some creative ways mind mapping can be used for education to enhance learning.

Mind mapping is probably best known as a tool for business organization and planning. However, mind mapping can also be an excellent tool for education, especially if you’re willing to get creative. 1. Use colors and design to illustrate relationships Spatial organization is a helpful tool, but sometimes a single dimension of grouping is not sufficient to show all the relevant information. The better mind mapping tools offer topic customization features offer users a variety of ways to personalize map design, allowing you to choose from a variety of preset colors, or design your own.

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