Must Have Chrome Apps for The New School Year August 20, 2015 You probably are already working on your digital toolkit making it ready for the start of a new school year. Part of your preparation will definitely consist of making decision on the kind of web applications and mobil apps you will be incorporating in your teaching. This means that you need to have a fairly decent knowledge of educational web tools out there and the potentialities they can offer to your instruction. To this end and to help you make informed decisions about the technology to use in your class, we went ahead and did some digging into our archive and curated this collection comprising some of the best educational Chrome apps out there. We hope you will find it useful.
A best-practice checklist for professional development experiences While innovations typically involve a high degree of novelty and a paradigm shift, tried-and-true best practices often serve as their launch pad and rocket fuel. In designing and selecting professional development opportunities that harness and reflect best practices in education, there are four key elements for a high-quality experience: authenticity, contextual learning, a creative climate, and reflection and transference. These insights have been validated through conversations with National Inventors Hall of Fame inductees—some of the country’s greatest innovators—over the last quarter of a century. Authenticity What are the stories that constitute the experience, whose stories are they, and do they feel like credible inspiration for your growth and development? We asked many of our inductees to speak directly to educators and administrators across the nation.
- Summer Literacy Unit for Elementary Students, Online Submission, 2016-Mar-18 This paper contains an instructional unit designed for teaching elementary students who struggle with reading comprehension. The literacy strategies that comprise the unit are grounded in the relevant research-based literature that is cited and referenced in the paper. Methods for instructional delivery are included as well as detailed lessons. Making the Most of Google Docs: Tips & Lesson Ideas Since attending the Google Teacher Academy in April, I have been trying to learn as much as possible about each Google application. The result? ISTE MLN - Webinar Archives November 30th 2017: "Making Learning Replayable: Gameful Mobile Learning" presented by Dr. Matthew Farber. This webinar stems from Dr. Farber's new book, Game-Based Learning in Action: How an Expert Affinity Group Teaches with Games, which reports on how are expert educators use games in their classrooms to give students agency, while also teaching 21st century skills, like empathy, systems thinking, and design thinking.
Updated: Free Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources for Schools During the COVID-19 Outbreak Coronavirus & Remote Learning Updated: Free Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources for Schools During the COVID-19 Outbreak By Dian Schaffhauser06/11/20 (Updated June 11) Education technology companies and organizations have stepped forward to help educators bring resources for social and emotional learning and psychological wellbeing to teachers, students and families during the COVID-19 school closures. Spreadsheets/Forms - Integrating iPads & Google Tools 4 Teachers Google offers a spreadsheet as part of its office tool suite. A spreadsheet helps you organize data in columns and rows and can generate graphs using the data. Google Spreadsheet has the added features of being stored online to allow access from any online computer. Collecting data from multiples users has always been quite the challenge.
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