The Best of Teachers Web Tools The Best of Teachers' Web Tools Educational Technology and Mobile Learning www.educatorstechnology.com Introduction Technology is radically transforming every aspect of education : reading andinteracting with the web; writing memos and sending emails; computing withspreadsheets and statistical analysis programs; analyzing problems with datavisualization tools; creating social networking sites; teaching with digital video tools;making presentations using web-based services. These and many other changes arebut a drop in the ocean of what is predicted to come next particularly with the embraceof mobile learning inside our schools. today’s digital natives as we were taught yesterday is robbing them of their tomorrow ( John Dewy ), a fact which aligns with the core purpose of education that is the lightingof a fire and not the filling of a pail.This eBook is created with you and your teaching and learning needs in our mind.
Flipping For Your Faculty...It's Easier Than Videos Lots has been made about flipping over the past year or so. Unfamiliar with the term? No problem. Here is an explanation. So the idea is, there is some sort of information transfer (basic information about a learning concept) outside of the learning environment (classroom) allowing for further discussion or extended learning when in the learning environment. The watered down version is that we front-load information about a concept outside of the classroom so when kids are in the classroom the time is spent on knowledge extension or deeper understanding of the content. I will admit it. We've all been there. But what can you use to share the information. Videos. What are some other ways you could flip those faculty meetings...today? Padlet-Online sticky notes can be a simple and easy way to post information to your staff. Voicethread-Perhaps my favorite way for Admin to flip, creating a Voicethread is a snap. Edmodo-If you aren't using Edmodo as a school community you really should be.
6 Learning Methods Every 21st Century Teacher should Know After writing about the 14 techy concepts every teacher should know about, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is providing you with a list of learning methods together with their definitions. Knowing about these methods and employing them in your classroom will definitely make a difference in your teaching practics. Check them out below and share with us what you think of them. Watch this video learn more about inquiry-based learning 2- Problem-based learning In a problem-based learning (PBL) model, students engage complex, challenging problems and collaboratively work toward their resolution. Watch this video to learn more on problem-based learning 3- Discovery Learning Discovery learning is a kind of teaching that is based on the student finding things out for themselves, looking into problems, and asking questions. 4- Cooperative Learning Several definitions of cooperative learning have been formulated. 1. 2. the work and for mastery of all of the material to be learned. 3. 4.
The 13 most-read posts from 2013 A “Connected Educators Month” in the United States — the rapid rise of Twitter PD — the coming of age of the Personal Learning Network. No question: It’s been an historic year for connected professionals, including PLP’s extended family of teacher and school leaders. Here’s just one example: the Top 13 Most-Read Posts by our Voices from the Learning Revolution group bloggers for the year just past. Each article listed here scored more than 4,000 pageviews during 2012. Now’s a great time to read (or re-read) them, as you resolve to connect and make a difference in 2013! Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy Shelley Wright May 15 23,919 I think the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy is wrong. The Flip: End of a Love Affair Shelley Wright October 8 21,528 Many teachers who opt for the flipped classroom strategy are not pursuing a student-centered approach to teaching and learning, says Shelley Wright. Live from the iPad Summit Jennifer Carey November 15 6,535 Blogging: The New Persuasive Essay I Used to Think…
15 iPad Skills Every Teacher and Student should Have Check the learning goals below and share with us your feedback. Enjoy 1- My students should be able to create presentations . Here are the apps to help you achieve this goal : Sliderocket Idea Flight3- Slideshark5- SlideGrabber6- Prezi Viewer4- Xavier Presentation 2- My students should be able to create digital stories. 1-StoryKit2- Talking Tom & Ben News3- I Tell a Story4- Scholastic Storia5- Talking Tom Cat6- Toontastic7- Our Story8- Bunsella Bedtimes Story 3- My students should be able to create eBooks . 1- Book Creator for iPad2- eBook Magic3- Demibooks Composer4- Story Patch5- Creative Book Builder 4- My students should be able to print their docs right from their iPad. 1- Epson iPrint2- Print Magic3- ACT Printer4- Doc Printer5- Air Sharing 5- My students should be able to create videos . 1- Animoto Video2- Videolicious3- Vidify app4- ReelDirector5- Magisto6- Super 87- Vintagio8- iMovie 6- I want to Improve my students reading skills. 11- My students should be able to screen share .
14 Technology Concepts Every Teacher should Know about We have compiled for you this list of some trending educational technology terms.The list below is a simple attempt to help you better capture the full picture of what all these tech terms are about by providing clear definitions to each one of them. The sources of each definition is included in the last section of this post enjoy 1 - Adaptive Learning This is an educational method which uses computers as interactive teaching devices. Computers adapt the presentation of educational material according to students' learning needs, as indicated by their responses to questions and tasks. The motivation is to allow electronic education to incorporate the value of the interactivity afforded to a student by an actual human teacher or tutor. 2 - Virtual Classroom "A virtual classroom is an online learning environment. "Mooc is an acronym for “massive open online course”. 4 - Synchronous Vs Asynchronous Learning 5 - Blended Learning 6 - Flipped Classroom 7 - Self-directed Learning 10 - Mobile Learning
100+ examples of use of social media for learning EmailShare 0EmailShare Note: this page dates back to 2011. More up to date information is to be found in my Social Learning Handbook 2014. Here are over 100 ways that different social technologies (and tools) are being used by learning professionals worldwide – compiled from the comments of those who have contributed to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2009 activity. Blogging (1) “Blogs are great for learning from others, reflection, story sharing, facilitating connections among people, philosophizing, and much more” Janice Petosky, Instructional designer,West Chester, Pennsylvania (2) “Writing a blog is a learning activity, of course, but reading the best blogs that are available is one of my most productive learning experiences.” (3) “Blogging is my chief way of making sense of things“ Michele Martin, Freelance Learning Consultant, USA (5) “While everyone seems to get the blog thing now, few are leveraging the technology for what, at its root, it really is: a very quick web page creator.
Computers in the Classroom: A Mindful Lens on Technology I was raised back in the day when teachers showed 16mm films in the classroom. It was a special event: the A/V librarian would wheel in an aqua-colored Bell & Howell projector, one of us nerdy types would wind the film through the various rollers, the screen would come down, the lights would go off and the magic would begin. Even the most boring film was still surrounded by this specialness, which set it apart from business-as-usual in the classroom. Digital technology doesn't enjoy this same elevated, ritualized status in school. This may at first surprise anyone who is familiar with my work. And yes, our kids now live in a highly digital world. Context is Critical First, and probably most important, it's because the classroom is the one place where we are supposed to notice things. Likewise, no program is just a tool, no website is just information and no social platform is a neutral meeting place. Actual or Virtual Reality? Know Your Medium Can I afford to lose more face-to-face time?
Первые шаги по организации перевёрнутого класса | Transformation of Education 21st Century Learning is Not A Program by William Washington, Ed.D. Scholar, Walden University Perhaps the biggest misconception that one can have about 21st century learning is to think of it as a single reform program. 21st century learning is not a singular “thing” that can be plugged into an existing school environment and used as an easy upgrade to improve existing practice. Premise of 21st Century Education The premise of 21st century education is very important. The argument being made is that we are ignoring societal shifts and continue to teach to a target audience that doesn’t exist and we’re preparing them for a market that doesn’t exist (Marx, 2006). Many people tend to associate 21st century learning with digital technology. The overarching purpose of 21st education is to provide students with a set of critical skills that will be needed for success in a global market. This is very different than what we’ve experienced in the past 75 years. “Gist” is Not a Substitute for Comprehensive Understanding References:
JTHS Instructional Technology: Technology Integration: How Do You Know if You are "Doing it Right?" A common question that we hear from teachers about integrating technology into their classrooms is, “how do I know if I’m doing it right?” We love to hear this question because that tells us that the teacher is starting to analyze and evaluate how they are integrating technology and are looking for a way to gauge their effectiveness. We feel that the Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) best addresses the question of “doing it right.” According to the Arizona K12 Center at Northern Arizona University, “the TIM is designed to assist schools and districts in evaluating the level of technology integration in classrooms and to provide teachers with models of how technology can be integrated throughout instruction in meaningful ways.” There is more than one version of the TIM but the one that we most commonly refer to with our staff was produced by the Arizona K12 Center at NAU. What is The Technology Integration Matrix? Picture courtesy of Arizona K12 Center
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