10 Published Results Supporting the Benefits of Flipped Learning The Evidence Indicating That Flipped Instruction Works Continues to Grow Have you ever come across statements online, or overheard people in dialogue, claiming that there is just no evidence supporting the effectiveness of incorporating technology in the educational process? Doesn’t that just drive you nuts? This is simply an uninformed and wrong-headed claim. Free Groupboard Registration - Online Shared Whiteboard and Chat By filling in this form you will be able to put a free Groupboard onto your web page. The only limitations on this version are the number of users logged on and pictures/messages saved are limited. The full version, which has fewer limitations and does not have any advertising banners, costs from $9.99 per month. For more information, go to the licensing page. You may also want to check out Groupboard Designer, which has a more advanced online whiteboard with features such as pan/zoom, select/cut/paste/move/delete, clickable icons, laser pointer, multiple pages, and other features.
Social Media, Mental Health and Teens - Sue Scheff BlogSue Scheff Blog Today almost everyone, not only teenagers, are connected to social media. A Pew Research Center study found that 92 percent of U.S. teenagers use social networks at least once a day, with 24 percent reporting that they are online “almost constantly.” Adults love their social media too.
About - Digital Library The Digital Library is a database of articles about successful VoiceThread projects. Our hope is to create a resource that offers guidance and inspiration for people undertaking new projects. Please contribute a VoiceThread to help the Digital Library grow. All About Polar Bears - Kindergarten ESL by Monica Schnee Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015 24% of teens go online “almost constantly,” facilitated by the widespread availability of smartphones. Aided by the convenience and constant access provided by mobile devices, especially smartphones, 92% of teens report going online daily — including 24% who say they go online “almost constantly,” according to a new study from Pew Research Center. More than half (56%) of teens — defined in this report as those ages 13 to 17 — go online several times a day, and 12% report once-a-day use. Just 6% of teens report going online weekly, and 2% go online less often. Much of this frenzy of access is facilitated by mobile devices. Nearly three-quarters of teens have or have access to a smartphone and 30% have a basic phone, while just 12% of teens 13 to 17 say they have no cell phone of any type.
Stop Uploading PDF’s and Digital Worksheets I have received several tweets about how cumbersome it is to have students work with PDF’s in a digital format. I am going to be blunt, uploading your worksheets to PDF’s and putting them online is not a 21st century lesson. This is substitution on the SAMR model. The Teacher’s Guide To Open Educational Resources You’ve probably heard about Open Educational Resources and maybe even used some in your classroom. But the world of OERs is growing constantly, with more quality resources available every day. If you aren’t taking advantage of them yet, now is a great time to take a closer look. Blogging With Students In 5 Simple Steps There are dozens of reasons why students should blog. There’s increased engagement by sharing with an authentic audience. Blogging encourages reflection, collaboration, and communication. Publishing on the web is even required in Common Core and other state and national standards! And best of all, using Edublogs, blogging with students is as simple as following these 5 basic steps…