Innovative Educators hosts superior conferences and training sessions focused on the most critical issues facing higher educators: Recruitment, Retention and Teaching & Learning strategies Laurie L. Hazard holds an Ed.M. in Counseling and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching from Boston University. Laurie's experience with academic support began as a graduate student at Boston University and later as a reading and writing specialist in an innovative, team structured learning assistance program at Boston University. Printable Hundreds Charts STW Filing Cabinet Logged in members can use the Super Teacher Worksheets filing cabinet to save their favorite worksheets. Quickly access your most commonly used files AND your custom generated worksheets! Please login to your account or become a member today to utilize this helpful new feature. :) [x] close
How Learning Environments Are Changing Culture Digital Tools Teaching Strategies A school’s perimeters are no longer the only place students learn. Kids are learning about the world from their homes, from the community, and anywhere it’s available to them. Here’s a look at trends in the future of learning environments. The Three Key Trends Toolkits Do you want to use more digital learning to meet the needs of each of your students? Teachers, librarians, and instructional coaches from across the country have helped us to develop these toolkits that are ready for you to use today! These toolkits are not the totality of good information available; instead, they are designed to provide a few ideas about how technology can enhance the educational experience for students in the topic areas addressed. Digital Learning Day 2015 295 days until February 4, 2015
Online learning: Wave of the future or demise of the academy? View 3 photos » University of Phoenix student Trevor Hansen studies at his Salt Lake City home Thursday. Mike Terry, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Trevor Hansen plops down in front of his small oak desk, flips open his silver laptop and starts emailing his classmate about a project due Monday. There's a motocross poster on the wall, a snowboard in the corner and a framed picture of him pushing his niece on a swing on the top of his desk. Jackie's Young Adults Blog Graduation Ceremony Survival Monday April 14, 2014 If you've got a high school or college graduation ceremony coming up, it's time to start thinking about packing that survival bag. Sitting in the glorious sunshine for a few minutes is a lovely thing. Sitting under that blazing orb for four hours is a recipe for pomp, circumstance, sunburn and heatstroke. So here's what to pack - sunscreen, of course, but also these nine sanity savers.
- YouTube launches YouTube for Schools 0 Comments December 14, 2011 By: Dec 13 Written by: 12/13/2011 4:58 PM YouTube today announced YouTube for Schools, an initiative that allows schools that have restricted access to YouTube to open up just the content from YouTube Edu. Three Trends That Will Shape the Future of Curriculum Big Ideas Culture Digital Tools Teaching Strategies What we as adults experienced in school, as educators and students, will bear little resemblance to what lies ahead. Here’s a look at current trends, their implications, and changes to watch for. The Three Key Trends
Survey of Kindle, Nook, iPad, Sony and OverDrive eBook Store Collection Size Which Bookstore Has Most eBook Titles An important consideration for buyers of eBook Readers is the likelihood that they will be able to read their favorite authors and genres on their devices. Knowing this, some of the competing eBook Reader organisations like to impress potential buyers by emphasising the large number of titles in their eBook collection. Here are some of their claims: Five Common Pitfalls of Online Course Design July 6, 2011 By: Elizabeth St. Germain in Online Education Much of what passes for an “online course” these days could more accurately be described as the electronic version of class hand-outs. A Brief Guide to Mission to Learn If you are new to Mission to Learn, or have simply decided to spend a bit more time exploring what is here, the posts listed on this page represent good places to start. It’s also good to know that the whole focus here is on lifelong learning. I mean that not so much in the sense of accumulating knowledge about specific topics but rather in the spirit of how we can continually learn, grow, and live the most fulfilling lives possible. You will find plenty here about specific learning resources, but you will also find general perspectives on what it means to be a lifelong learner in a hyper-connected world, how to develop and improve learning habits, and how to actually get the most out of what you have learned (which is nearly always more than you realize!) in every day life. Naturally, you can also read more about Mission to Learn on the About page.