Code.org, about us Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Code.org organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world, and provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States.
A Very Good Checklist for Assessing 21st Century Learning Skills January 29, 2015 Here is another great resource from Dr. Jackie Gerstein, one of our favourite EdTech bloggers. Jackie designed this beautiful chart featuring 12 attributes and skills that teachers should tend to in their instruction. You can use it as a self-assessment checklist to help you evaluate your teaching practice. What I like the most about this chart is the fact that it emphasizes the social and affective component in learning, something which is often overlooked in today’s digitally-focused learning paradigms.
Web 2.0 Science Tools By Laura Turner The following web2.0 sites would be useful for science educators at the high school and middle school level. Some would also be appropriate for higher elementary grade levels. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Educational Resources for Teaching Autistic Students June 11, 2015 Learning needs of autistic students require a special attention from those attending to them. This is because autistic learners exhibit a wide range of characteristics that often interfere with their learning and metacognition. Some of these characteristics, according to Autism Society, include: difficulties in attention, problems with learning by observation and imitation, troubles with task/event sequencing, uneven patterns of strengths and weaknesses and many more. To help you better support your autistic students, we are sharing with you these educational resources designed specifically for learners with autism. These resources feature several learning tools, lesson plan ideas, learning activities, teaching tips and many other helpful materials for helping autistic learners.
pyright Information All our products are provided for use under the following copyright licence and, by downloading, you agree to abide by the following terms: All products © 2005-2016, SparkleBox Teacher Resources Limited (www.sparklebox.co.uk) You are free to copy, distribute, display, and perform the material provided • you give SparkleBox credit, acknowledging www.sparklebox.co.uk as the source; • it is not for commercial use (this includes offering products in exchange for money or using them in such a way as to generate
Coding Game for Kids Code Master Think Fun Review We love board games! We love STEM! What better opportunity to test out a brand new coding game from Think Fun! I was thrilled when I was contacted by Think Fun to test run their newest coding game, Code Master. Designed to teach the fundamentals of computer programming logic to young kids without a computer, Code Master shows how a computer executes programs through a specific sequence of actions. Only one sequence is correct to win the Code Master level. Technology Tools Education World offers new technology content every day. Some of our pieces related to technology tools can be found in this archive. We do update these aritcles reguarly, but given the changing nature of technology, we cannot promse that every piece will be on the cutting edge. Please visit our technology front page for the latest, most up-to-date tech stories. Social Media in the Classroom?
Bloom's Digital Taxonomy This is the introduction to Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. The different taxonomical levels can be viewed individually via the navigation bar or below this introduction as embedded pages. This is an update to Bloom's Revised Taxonomy which attempts to account for the new behaviours and actions emerging as technology advances and becomes more ubiquitous. Bloom's Revised Taxonomy describes many traditional classroom practices, behaviours and actions, but does not account for the new processes and actions associated with Web 2.0 technologies, infowhelm (the exponential growth in information), increasing ubiquitous personal technologies or cloud computing.Bloom's Digital Taxonomy isn't about the tools or technologies rather it is about using these to facilitate learning.
The fastest free YouTube Downloader Method 1:Recommended! The fastest and simplest way to download videos you need from YouTube is to install SaveFrom.net helper Method 1:(Recommended!) The fastest and simplest way to download videos and music you need from YouTube is to install Ummy Video Downloader Download Full HD 1080p viaUmmy Video Downloader andenjoy videos with no fuzziness » YouTube.com is the most popular video hosting resource and the third most popular website in the world. English teachers, are you asking the right questions? Declan Cooley, CELTA Opens in a new tab or window. trainer at the British Council in Poland, explains why some questions are not as effective as they first appear, and offers some alternatives. Questions of all kinds are a teacher's most basic tools for generating interest, provoking thoughts, encouraging students to speak, developing text comprehension skills and checking understanding. New teachers on courses like the CELTA spend a lot of time honing their skills at using effective questions in the classroom. As well as discovering what questions work, teachers learn that some questions are not as effective as they first appear. Here are a few questions that do not always give the results intended. In some cases, we will see where they can be useful or how they can be replaced.
Learn Minecraft Hour of Code Grades 2+ | Blocks Moana: Wayfinding with Code Make a Flappy game Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Best Websites for Teaching & Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover.
Indoor Navigation - solutions by infsoft Indoor navigation deals with navigation within buildings. Because GPS reception is normally non-existent inside buildings, other positioning technologies are used here when automatic positioning is desired. WiFi or beacons (Bluetooth Low Energy, BLE) are often used in this case to create a so-called "indoor GPS". Contrary to GPS, however, they also enable you to determine the actual floor level. Most applications require an "indoor routing" functionality that guides people precisely through a building using an indoor navigation app and in this way, automatically determines their position - very similar to the navigation systems that we use in our cars. A typical application is turn-by-turn navigation in an app (displaying directions on a digital map) used for train stations, airports, shopping centers and museums.