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4 Ways I Document My Own Learning in Class There is a lot written about documenting student learning. How do we capture what happens as they acquire knowledge? But these days there is another person who is learning in the room – me. With a new focus on authentic learning – and the push to incorporate technology - I am often ‘learning’ more than they are. So how do I record, for me, what is happening?

Create tutorials in one click with Tildee « Magic in Education! What is Tildee? Tildee is a free web tool that allows you to create a tutorial on any subject and instantly share it with your students. Otherwise you can assign to your students to make a tutorial about a subject. You can add photos, videos and google maps. What makes Tildee special? What makes tildee special is the clear user-friendly interface.

Free education: Learning new lessons TOP-QUALITY teaching, stringent admissions criteria and impressive qualifications allow the world’s best universities to charge mega-fees: over $50,000 for a year of undergraduate study at Harvard. Less exalted providers have boomed too, with a similar model that sells seminars, lectures, exams and a “salad days” social life in a single bundle. Now online provision is transforming higher education, giving the best universities a chance to widen their catch, opening new opportunities for the agile, and threatening doom for the laggard and mediocre. The roots are decades old. Britain’s Open University started teaching via radio and television in 1971; the for-profit University of Phoenix has been teaching online since 1989; MIT and others have been posting lectures on the internet for a decade.

This Is What A World Map Looks Like When Scaled According To Population Size Where in the world did Australia go?! A new cartogram by Redditer TeaDranks rescales the world’s countries according to population size instead of geographic area. Reconstructing maps based on different variables can be a powerful tool for understanding the world we live in. How to make RSA Animate style videos with your class… Here is a post on how to make RSA style videos with half the work and time, and with a lot less tech experience needed. And another post on RSA-lite style videos. If you like the idea in this post, then you might also enjoy my other post 24 Assessments that Don’t Suck. Nothing fancy in this post, just the nuts and bolts of how to make an RSA Animate style video with your class!

The top 10 ways to create digital magazines If you're used to visiting every day, then you'll notice something a little different about the site you're looking at right now. That's because .net magazine, the print publication that's been the web industry's bible since 1994, is now publishing all its online content via UPDATE: We've migrated around 250 of 1,800 old articles. More are coming online every day. Please bear with us.

4 Powerful Formative Assessment Tools For The Chromebook Classroom As more and more Chromebooks hit the classroom, redefining instruction and instructional practices is getting easier and easier – you just have to know where to start. One step in the process is to rethink the way you gather crucial information about each student and their journey towards mastery of a concept. There can be real power in the formative assessment process. To understand the richness of these new tools, you first need to understand formative assessment. This process is meant to measure where students are in the learning process by applying a diagnostic tool, usually in the form of questions.

How to publish your content to Google Currents In today’s technology themed post I’m going to explain how to publish content to Google Currents. First though – what is Google Currents? Google Currents is a new product from Google. It’s an application for smartphones and tables running either Android or iOS which allows you to consume content offline in an elegant way – much like Flipboard already does for iOS devices. It’s a bit like an RSS reader, only on some serious steroids. 5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning Transformation requires a journey for teachers toward great educational rewards for students. Knowing how to craft learning experiences that meld technology with the curriculum is key to crafting digital-age lessons. As digital tools are integrated seamlessly with sound pedagogical practice, a new classroom culture emerges. This is a culture focused on student-centered, personalized learning and shifting away from traditional teacher-centered classrooms. The digitally-rich lesson format below has evolved as technology has been infused into these lesson components: Whole-group instruction Guided practice Independent practice Reflection

Google Currents: Publishing Platform to Marry Magazines and Mobile Sample image of Currents Producer. Courtesy Google Mobile blog Thursday, Google finally launched its long-rumored magazine-style publishing platform for tablets and smartphones. It’s called Currents, and it’s available now in the U.S. for both Android and iOS. In development, it was code-named Propeller.