The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education What is a hashtag? A word or phrase preceded by a “#.” How do hashtags work? Twitter can be a busy place with lots of tweets–and thus lots of “noise.” A #hashtag is a way to aggregate tweets that are appended with a hashtag. Finger Gesture Guide There's a fine line between a finger gesture and a hand gestures, but in this guide you'lll find the gestures where the finger movement is the most important part. Finger gestures are almost always intentional. Whether you flash someone "the finger", or ask for silence, or pointing somewhere, it's certain that you meant to make that gesture. Top 9 TED Talks on Information Overload 1inShare We are living in age of Big Data.We are constantly inundated by all kinds of information and from different and varied sources. No human beings before us ever dealt with the this amount of information we are dealing with now. Information overload is the first consequences of our constant exposure to too much information.
Fishtree A Good Learning Platform That Provides Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources to Teachers June 5, 2014 Lesson planning and student engagement are two things that should be easier and better. Sometimes all we need is more time, sometimes – a smart platform that helps us to do more with less time. Fishtree is an example of such a platform. Easily Find Teaching Resources For Your LessonsFishtree is a place where teachers can find resources for their lesson plans in seconds. Resources from textbooks, Open Education Resources, teacher lesson plans and even news from recently published, trusted sources, accessible at the touch of the button.
Parents: 19 Meaningful Questions You Should Ask Your Child's Teacher Image credit: iStockphoto Back-to-school content is usually focused on teachers and students, and as these two groups will have the largest workload ahead of them, that makes sense. But for students, the ultimate support system is not an expert teacher, but an informed and supportive family. 6 of The Best Web Tools for Creating Educational Video Tutorials October 6, 2015 Over the years, we have reviewed several web tools and mobiles apps that you can use with your students in class to create educational screencasts and video tutorials. Today, we are bringing to the forefront a select few of the tools that have been the most popular among teachers and educators. You can utilize these applications to create instructional tutorials and explainer videos to incorporate in your teaching. Simplicity, ease of use and user friendliness are features in common among all of these titles.
edutopia In 2012, I attended the ISTE conference in San Diego, CA. While I was only there for about 36 hours, it was easy for me to pick up on one of the hottest topics for the three-day event. The "flipped classroom" was being discussed in social lounges, in conference sessions, on the exhibit floor, on the hashtag and even at dinner. The 10 Most Important Educational YouTube Channels for Teachers YouTube is packed full of educational stuff to share with students. It is usually our first choice when thinking about video resources online. It is true that YouTube interface is not student friendly particularly with the annoying ads and sometimes irrelevant and indecent content on the list of the featured videos but thanks to web technologies , we can now use these awesome tools to easily control the content that is displayed on YouTube and make it educationally relevant platform for our students.
Forecasting K 12 Edtech Adoption Trends Trends change with the season. And in education technology, no one does a more persistent job of tracking these shifting patterns than the New Media Consortium. Last week, the Austin, TX-based organization gave a sneak peek at the 2014 K-12 Horizon Report, which projects fast, mid-range and long-range edtech adoption trends. Here are this year's forecasts--and the first thing that came to our mind, based on what we've been reporting on: 5 Good Places to Find Educational Video Content for Your Class October 6, 2015 Looking for educational video content on the web becomes almost synonymous with searching popular video platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo and to a certain extent TED. Important as these sites are but they are not the sole places where you can access school friendly video content. There are in fact some other powerful platforms that provide video content specifically designed for education community. Below are some good examples: ‘SchoolTube.com is the nation's largest K-12 moderated video sharing platform, specifically designed for students and educators - exclusively endorsed by over twenty national education associations.Empowering students and teachers through the use of video, with a safe, informative, and fun video sharing experience.’ ‘YouTube Teachers was created to help teachers leverage video to educate, engage and inspire their students.
Learning Design - The Project Following: An example, How to construct a sequence, An early version An Example of a Learning Design Sequence The project evolved a graphical representation mechanism to describe and document the generic learning design foci in terms of the tasks, resources and supports that would be required in the learning setting. What is the World Wide Web? - Twila Camp Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, a hypermedia platform that harnesses the powers of the Internet to connect anything together – people, files, ideas, communities. He wrote a book called Weaving the Web, in which he talks about the freedom that this ability to connect things together gives us. He is also the director of the World Wide Web Consortium, which does the important work of guiding the development of the web through web standards.