Explore.Create.Share - Be a Champion of Digital Citizenship Wikisite for my Keynote at 30 Goals for Educators Web Conference 2015Shortlink to this site: Link to my Presenter Page: Time of my Presentation:12pmET/5pmUKLink to Hangout On Air Online Keynote: Hashtag:#30GoalsEdu Cologne based educator ("iPad-teacher"), pianist & composer. André Spang studied classical &jazz-piano at Colleges of Saarbrücken and Cologne, Germany and filmscoring and arranging at Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. André is teaching @ a public high school in Cologne and a Lecturer @ University of Cologne for Music and Digital Media. He was a former Lecturer @ imb of the University of Augsburg and @ University of applied sciences, Cologne In his school, André is coordinating the iPad-Project and many projects about #21stCentury Literacy eg. the KAS Junior Experts and the KAS.digitalExperts. André is a #DigitalLeadLearner, using Web2.0 Media and iPads in classroom, he is an #OER Maker and Founder of the German #EDchatDE, a Twitter Chat for Educators.
Course: OpenLearn Learner Guide for Social Partnerships Network - OLS_1 This course is intended for learning facilitators e.g. Union Learning Representatives (ULRs), tutors and other learning facilitators. It will provide you with the skills to both navigate OpenLearn yourself, as well as direct and advise other learners on specific, relevant topics related to their own needs. It will also offer you the chance to experience studying an OpenLearn course for yourself. This is a badged course, which will take no more than 10 hours and means that you can gain a digital badge compatible with Mozilla Open badges upon successful completion of the course.
Web Tools to Use with Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Bloom's Taxonomy is one of the major themes here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. We have been extensively sharing resources on it and we have a separate section where you can access and check all the resources we have posted so far. A refresher for you, Blooms traditional taxonomy which was published sometime in the middle of the last century was revised in 2001 and henceforth was labelled Blooms Revised Taxonomy.
10 Reasons to Move Your Training to the Cloud IT departments are moving to the cloud. In many enterprise businesses it's even a mandate. The cost savings are undeniable. Society for Education and Training REfLECT Classic is no longer available, members can now log into the updated version, REfLECT+. As a member of SET (Society for Education & Training) you will know that you have access to REfLECT+, an online personal learning space that enables you to plan, record and assess the impact of continuing professional development (CPD) in your practice. You may remember that in September 2013, we advised members that we would be updating the software to REfLECT+. This new version includes new features and functionality and offers a much smoother interface for users and is tightly integrated with your SET account. We asked you to log in to REfLECT+ via the website to automatically move your information over and save you losing your work. If you didn’t do this, you can still log into REfLECT+ and create a new workspace.
Bloomin' Apps This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Google, Android, and Web 2.0 applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite Web 2.0, iOS, or Android app with others. Cogs of the Cognitive Processes Option 1 I was recently reflecting on the triangular shape the Bloom's taxonomies utilize. Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes up and down the categories as they create new knowledge, I was thinking another type of image might be more explanatory.Here is my draft of the idea of the "interlocking of the cognitive processes" or the "Cogs of Cognition". Bloom's and SAMR: My thoughts
Classroom 2.0 Welcome to Classroom20.com, the social network for those interested in Web 2.0, Social Media, and Participative Technologies in the classroom. We encourage you to sign up to participate in the great discussions here, to receive event notifications, and to find and connect with colleagues. We have over 80,000 members from 200 countries! Classroom 2.0 is a free, community-supported network. Developing Great Teaching Developing Great Teaching: Lessons from the international reviews into effective professional development [Download Summary Report Dropbox or Pdf] In September 2014 the Teacher Development Trust, with kind support from TES Global, commissioned a review of the international research into what constitutes effective professional development for teachers. The review was conducted by an expert team of Professors Steve Higgins and Rob Coe of Durham University, Philippa Cordingley of CUREE and Professor Toby Greany of the UCL Institute of Education. On June 9th 2015, TDT were proud to launch the review’s emerging findings: “Developing Great Teaching: Lessons from the international reviews into effective professional development”. This important review of reviews provides a rigorous update and overview of the lessons that can be taken from the international reviews into effective professional development.
Flubaroo: Send Student Feedback to Google Drive If you are not a Flubaroo user, you probably want to be. Flubaroo is an Add-On for Google Sheets spreadsheets that will automatically grade student responses to formative assessment submitted through a Google Form. Previously Flubaroo had the option (and still does) to email students their results. Since not all schools have email turned on for students, this was not a good solution for all classrooms.
Ann Gravells Minimum Core Embedding English, maths and ICT when teaching and training There has been a lot of talk lately about the standard of English and maths, not only in young people, but also in adults. If you are a teacher or trainer, there will be opportunities to help improve these skills, along with those of information and communication technology (ICT). This article will give you some ideas of how to embed these skills during your sessions, rather than treat them as separate subjects. You will find some useful web links at the end, which offer free access to courses and resources. A Short Overview of 12 Tools for Creating Flipped Classroom Lessons One of the most frequent requests that I get is for suggestions on developing flipped classroom lessons. The first step is to decide if you want to create your own video lessons from scratch or if you want to develop lessons based on videos that others have produced. In this post we'll look at tools for doing both. Developing flipped lessons from scratch with your own videos. The benefit of creating your own videos is that you can tailor them to exactly match your curriculum.
Maths Teacher Training Aa A-Level Advanced Level qualifications are available for 16-18-year-olds in various subjects that help students make a successful transition to university and future careers. Reforms introduced in 2015 and phased in over 3 years, will see A levels becoming linear in nature with all external assessment at the end of the course – normally by examination. Academies Schools that have converted from formally local authority schools to become directly accountable to the Sectretary of State for Education.
Five keys to learning: Personalise the learning Continuing his five-part series, Matt Bromley is dissecting his five key aspects of engaging and effective lessons. Key number two is personalising the learning... In the first part in this series, I outlined my five principles (A design for learning: The five lesson keys, SecEd, January 28, 2016: The five principles