A Wonderful Chart of Educational Web Tools to Use in Class September 22, 2014 Here is a wonderful chart featuring a plethora of diverse tools arranged according to the task they are to perform. From web tools to create digital quizzes to note taking and brainstorming tools, this chart is definitely a must have. The only inconvenience I see in it is that the web tools mentioned are not hyperlinked so you need to Google them yourself to access them. I am not really sure who has created this chart. Bloom’s Taxonomy: The 21st Century Version So much have been written about Bloom’s taxonomy; one click in a search engine will flood your page with hundreds of articles all of which revolve around this taxonomy. Only few are those who have tried to customize it to fit in the 21st century educational paradigm. As a fan of Bloom’s pedagogy and being a classroom practitioner, I always look for new ways to improve my learning and teaching, and honestly speaking , if you are a teacher/ educator and still do not understand Bloom’s taxonomy then you are missing out on a great educational resource.
A Useful Social Media Cheat Sheet If you’re looking for a straightforward no-frills guide that breaks down the details of some of the most popular social networks, look no further. This social media cheat sheet covers most of the big names you’re probably aware of … but it’s not perfect. The infographic from Flowtown showcases Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Google+, Tumblr, and … Digg. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 8 Best Pinterest Boards about Educational Technology Happy New Year everybody. I hope 2013 will be a better year for you , one that is full of achievements, joy, and happiness. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is thanking you warmly for your loyalty and promising you another year full of great posts and outstanding educational resources. As you might have noticed during this week, I have been publishing round-up posts of the best content published here during this year. I am really glad to see the huge interaction with these posts and this encourages me to work even harder.
A Set of Educational Web Tools You Might Not Be Aware of June 7, 2014 From elementary school to college, students of all ages have a growing pool of educational tools available to them. Here are a set of tools you might not be aware of, and have been recommended by students to their teachers. A student planner that also tracks how long assignments should take, based on teacher estimates and classmate feedback. This free website helps students write science or lab reports using scaffolds for each step of the writing process. An iOS app designed so early childhood to elementary school students have an easy way to publish a online journal. 10 Pinterest Boards Every Teacher Must Know about We are providing you with some great boards where you can have instant access to educational resources, links, and ideas you probably have never known before. Check out the boards below and share with us other boards you know of. 1- Free Technology for Educators This is our official Pinterest board where we have created 6 interesting pins. We pin every single post we publish here so if you want to stay updated about our work make sure you follow us. 2- My Future Classroom This is an awesome board full of teaching ideas and several other resources.
7 Top Tips to Attract EdTech Twitter Followers Eager to get involved in the thriving and enriching EdTech Twitter community? Take advantage of these top tips to help you bag a host of followers in no time! 1. Promote Yourself Remember, when they first come across you on Twitter, all other users have to go on when deciding whether or not to follow you is your brief profile description.
5 Favorite Technology Integration Projects by Kelli Erwin Posted by Shelly Terrell on Friday, April 30th 2010 Part of the Cool Sites series The end of the school year is upon us and students (not to mention teachers) are ready for a break. The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below. The 21st century teacher should be able to : 5 Tips To Building A Healthy PLN With Twitter The more I use Twitter, the more I understand the power that comes from connecting. Connecting with friends, connecting with colleagues, connecting with leaders and connecting with valuable sources. It all builds into what has become my most trusted source for professional development and generating ideas. With a real opportunity to impact personal, professional and intellectual growth, here are five tips to help you build, nurture and grow your PLN with Twitter. 1.
Electronic Portfolios in the K-12 Classroom The use of personal portfolios for assessment and presentation long has been a component of higher education. In fact, personal portfolios are a graduation requirement at many colleges and universities. Now, electronic portfolios have begun to enter the world of K-12 education as well. Learn what electronic portfolios are and discover how they can help you and benefit your students. Included: Guidelines for developing personal portfolios. "A portfolio is a purposeful collection of student work demonstrating the student's achievement or growth as characterized by a strong vision of content," according to Todd Bergman , an independent consultant and a teacher at Mt.
10 Great iPad Apps for Learning English March , 2014 Over the last couple of weeks I received some requests for featuring a list of iPad apps for ESL learners and I never had time to compile it till tonight. Below are some of the titles I would suggest you try out with your students. Again, I included only the ones I believe are worth the mention here. Enjoy 1- Kidioms Flipped Classroom A New Learning Revolution There has been a growing buzz around a recently coined phrase " Flipped Classroom". This term starts to take root in education as more and more educators are discovering it. So what is this all about and what are its advantages in learning and teaching?