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Assessment of Learning via Skype  Skyping with students is great! They are learning…There is no doubt in my mind…! Skyping Hub- Learning Hub I know…I see motivation in their eyes… I feel excitement in the air…I hear them say: “How cool”, “That was awesome” or “When are we skyping again?”.I know… all about the different skills students are exposed to and are practicing while skyping.I know… that I am helping them learn differently than from a textbook.I know… that I am preparing them for a work environment where they are expected to collaborate with colleagues and teams who do not live in the same country, nor continent and operate in a different time zone.I know… that I am exposing them to a world, people and cultures beyond their horizon.I know… that I am broadening their perspectives, tolerance and for someone who is different

Twitter Search, Monitoring, & Analytics With iOS 9, Search lets you look for content from the web, your contacts, apps, nearby places, and more. Powered by Siri, Search offers suggestions and updates results as you type. There are two ways to use Search on your iOS device. Quick Search Drag down from the middle of the Home screen and type what you're looking for.

Neuroplasticity: Learning Physically Changes the Brain How lessons and experiences can shape and grow your students' brains over time. Credit: iStockphoto "There are a few broad principles that we can state come out of neuroscience," says Kurt Fischer, education professor and director of the Mind, Brain, and Education Program at Harvard University. Number one? Hashtagify - Recherche # - Influenceurs - # relatifs mur tous MS Last 2 months: 1 Week Trend 1 Month Trend Comparison Controls Currently comparing (drag to reorder): Recent hashtags (click to compare): How To Bring Your Lab Notebook Into The 21st Century As more and more states adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), teachers are beginning to wonder what tools they will need to implement the new standards in their classrooms. The NGSS focuses on three dimensions: core ideas in science and engineering necessary to prepare students to gain more knowledge independently; concepts that cut across content areas; and practices employed by scientists and engineers as they investigate, design and build (National Research Council 2011). The framers of the NGSS emphasize the need for students to do science and not just learn about science. What do you need to do science in the classroom? Well, that’s going to depend a lot on your grade level and your content area, but I would argue that all science students need a lab notebook – an electronic lab notebook (ELN) to be specific.

?utm_content=bufferd1efb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter Bring your Own Device (#byod) is a hot topic in education and one that many of us, including me, talk about often. It is challenge to bridge all the devices and teach. But, if you believe the SAMR model, BYOD can redefine your classroom (without killing your budget.) EM Library tail tags - DialocLibrary Dialoc ID has several choices, where it concerns our EM Library tail tags. These tail tags can be used to secure Books, valuable items and other media in the Library. We strive for an easy job for the Librarians who apply the tail tags, where detection performance is as high as possible. Our PH-neutral tail tag will not yellow the book on the long term or damage it chemically.

Top Ten Free Educational Websites list is now Top Eighteen! Updated August 11, 2014! Are your kids headed back to school? If it's time to help them brush up on all their academic skills, why not check out some of these great free educational websites? This list just keeps growing and growing as we find new free sites we want to share with our readers. How Teachers Are Learning: Professional Development Remix There are two components to the EdSurge PD framework: professional learning stages and tool classification. On the EdSurge site, each of the 28 tools listed here have been analyzed according to this framework. You can read the analysis of each of these tools by searching the EdSurge site for the individual product page for each of those products. Stage One: Engage

Learn how to use Remind (@RemindHQ) in and out of the classroom In this lesson, you will learn how Remind is being used both in and out of the classroom. Please contact TeacherCast with any comments or questions: About the author The Teacher's Guide To Twitter Twitter has proven itself to be an indispensable tool for educators around the globe. Whatever skill level you may be, Twitter is downright fun and worth your time. So here’s a useful guide that we curated from Edudemic’s archives in an effort to put something together that was a bit easier to read than random blog posts. We hope you enjoy and will be regularly adding to this guide so feel free to leave your ideas down in the comments or by, what else, tweeting us @edudemic anytime! Our Biggest Twitter Tips For Teachers For many teachers making a foray into the edtech world, Twitter is an excellent tool for consuming and learning.

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