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Teacher Guides for Technology And Learning

Teacher Guides for Technology And Learning
via Edudemic Welcome to the official guide to technology and learning by Edudemic! This part of Edudemic is meant to offer you, the teacher, some of the best and most popular resources available today. We’ve combed through hundreds of resources in order to narrow down our guides into something easy to read, easy to use, and easy to share. Below are links to the guides we have made so far. They’re always a work in progress so be sure to let us know if we missed something or if you have more resources you want us to call out in the guides. Just click on the title or image of each guide to view that particular resource. The Teacher’s Guide To Twitter Twitter has proven itself to be an indispensable tool for educators around the globe. The Teacher’s Guide To Flipped Classrooms We talk a lot about flipped classrooms on Edudemic. The Teacher’s Guide To Copyright And Fair Use The Teacher’s Guide To Google Glass If you’re as excited as Katie and me about Google Glass, this guide is for you.

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Moodle Unveils Free Cloud Hosting for Educators Learning Management Systems Moodle Unveils Free Cloud Hosting for Educators Moodle today introduced MoodleCloud, a service that allows anyone to deploy the Moodle learning environment for free — with no installation or hosting charges. Intended for individual classes of up to 50 users and other small learning environments, MoodleCloud provides the latest version of Moodle software (2.9.1), including integrated Web conferencing, delivered via Amazon Web Services.

A New Tool for Turning Webpages Into Whiteboards July, 2015 Here is a new interesting tool for teachers. Whiteboard , we discovered via Stephen Gale, is a Chrome app that enables you to draw on top of webpages using things such as a stylus, trackpad, mouse…etc. The app is particularly useful for annotating and illustrating content on a webpage. The flipped classroom: six myths – Kris Shaffer What is the flipped classroom? According to many in the educational technology business, it’s using online video to deliver lectures to students and personalize the learning process. However, if you read the work of education researchers, the flipped class model is more about promoting active learning in class, in pursuit of higher-level, critical thinking skills. So which is it? I’d rather not get into the business of erecting fences and proclaiming who is in and who is out.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 7 New Educational Web Tools for T... June 29, 2015 In this month's 'New Educational Web Tools' series, we are sharing with you this selection of interesting web tools we have been curating over the last few weeks. The purpose is to keep you updated about the latest in the EdTech world and introduce you to some useful applications that might be of an added value to your teaching. 1- Riddle Riddle is an excellent web tool for teachers. iPad classes are affecting our children's learning: parents Last updated 21:57, July 5 2015 istock Schools across the Waikato are adopting the use of devices, such as iPads, in school. Fears for children's reading and writing skills are becoming more prevalent as schools replace text-books with iPads. Some parents have noticed their kids' spelling and handwriting skills have deteriorated since they were submerged into separate bring-your-own-device (BYOD) classes, where tablets are heavily used. Leamington Primary School in Cambridge has had separate BYOD classes since 2013.

Flipped Classroom: Engaging Students with EdPuzzle The flipped classroom model is a blended learning strategy I use to present my vocabulary, writing, and grammar instruction online. Students watch videos at home where they can control the pace of their learning, then they come to class prepared to apply that information in collaborative student-centered activities. One thing I emphasize when I lead professional development for teachers is the importance of flipping and engaging. Instead of simply consuming information, I want students to think critically about that information.

Classroom Technology Is Not a Substitute for Teaching Home » Articles » Classroom Technology Is Not a Substitute for Teaching Teaching is one of the most difficult jobs in the world but those who are involved in it'll say that it's very rewarding. After all, being able to influence the minds of the future can give any teacher a great deal of satisfaction and pride, which will hopefully help make up for some of the rougher moments. Of course, all jobs will have positive and negative moments around it, not just teaching but it's fair to say that teaching is a role that many people hold in high regard. This is why many teachers are concerned about the increasing level of technology that's creeping into the job as they say this is taking away from much of the magic of teaching.

10 free tools for creating infographics 06. Visual.ly Visual.ly is a community platform for data visualization and infographics set up in 2011. Why Ninth Grade is the Pivotal Year for Dropping Out of High School The transition from middle school to high school is a big one, perhaps bigger than appears at first blush: Not only do students’ academic workloads increase, but simultaneously, so does their independence and responsibility. For some kids, the leap to the responsibilities of high school from what they were doing just a few months before — lining up for the cafeteria, or having parents sign their report cards — is overwhelming, especially when factoring in added freedoms and new opportunities to be social. In the case of many Chicago 14-year-olds leaving their small, familiar K-8 schools, moving up to high school can feel like entering “the Wild, Wild West,” according to University of Chicago Urban Education Institute researcher Camille Farrington.

Top 25 Tech Tools for Teachers for 2015 Technology Evolves Quickly! When I started teaching in 2004, I used any/all available technology. I had an overhead projector and a CD player. Instructional Design Models And Theories: Anchored Instruction The Anchored Instruction Educational Model was introduced in 1990 by The Cognition and Technology Group at Vanderbilt University, with John Bransford overseeing the research and considered to be the “founder” of Anchored Instruction. Since its inception, The Cognition and Technology Group has designed a wide range of multimedia programs that are based upon the Anchored Instruction Educational Model. In this article, I’ll briefly explain 3 basic principles of the Anchored Instruction and I’ll give you some ideas about its practical application in eLearning course design. Anchored instruction is directly linked to the idea of inert previous knowledge, that is knowledge people already have but they do not recall unless they are prompted to do so.

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