WEBSITE-CONTENTS Website contents are organized by book chapter. 1. Orientation to Online Teaching and Learning 2. Bloom's interactive taxonomy Last week I had a wonderful opportunity to attend a Master Teachers Course organized in Prague by Intel Teacher Engage and led by the one and only Ollie Bray. Ollie had 18 of us from Eastern Europe + Spain glued to every word he said and made us do all the activities eagerly and enthusiastically for almost ten hours every day. He's an exceptional presenter, a skilful teacher trainer and a great person. Everything was meticulously organized by the wonderful Ruth Merrett from Intel who made it all run smoothly and who took care of all of us with a smile on her face. It was an absolute honour for me to be there with teachers from different countries, some of them Glogster ambassadors like myself, and to learn together with them and from them.
The 10 Most Useful Learnist Boards Of The Week We think Learnist is so helpful both in and out of the classroom that each week we will be spotlighting ten boards. This week’s Top Ten features a variety of boards, from boards featuring high-tech apps and their use in the classroom, to good old-fashion children’s lit boards. In addition, Learnist is celebrating World Teachers Day with a celebratory board that will help you remember the teachers that got you where you are today–and smile. 1. World Teacher’s Day
10 Great Flashcard Making Tools for Educators 1- FauxFlash FauxFlash is a great online application that takes the hassle out of flash cards and lets you easily get right to studying. 2- Flashcard DB FlashcardDB is another cool web tool that allows users to make , study and share flashcards online. Speed Tests Server Accessibility Please make sure your corporate firewall and proxy settings allow content from the domain "on24.com". Access to the base application & chat services requires only port 80 (via HTTP). Please work with your System Administrator to enable these settings for accessing the Virtual Show. Cookies DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup Taking Charge: 5 Key Strategies for DIY PD, by Michelle Manno (2015) Educators can create their own professional development opportunities with the many resources available via social media, and by bringing their admins on board with this new model, writes Manno. DIY Virtual Professional Development: Taking Ownership of Your Learning, by Monica Burns (2015) Burns suggests seven online strategies to help teachers take ownership of their professional development, including sane ways to embrace the information-rich Twitter experience, Google Hangouts, and video tutorials. 8 Tips to Create a Twitter-Driven School Culture, by Elana Leoni (2014) Edutopia's director of social media strategy and marketing provides tips that administrators can use to create a more connected school culture by modeling Twitter use and encouraging staff to work, play, and learn through the medium. Another great post from Leoni: 5 Tips for Taking Advantage of Twitter Over the Summer.
NSDL.org - National Science Digital Library NSDL provides access to high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Enter one or more keywords in the text box above. To refine your search further, select critieria for educational level, resource type, or subject. Teaching Tools « tech4teacher Google Summit South Korea Round One I recently attended the Google Summit in South Korea. After two days of Google Boot Camp training, the conference was a break from the intensity of the boot camp. There have been so many great tools presented. Looking Back At Year One of 1:1 (With iPads) - Part One As I look to unplug a bit during the first week of summer vacation, I am continuing to repost my top posts from last year. Below is #6 from last June. As I reflect on our first year as a 1:1 school, I am overwhelmed by the insights that we gained after distributing over 1,000 mobile devices to our students in grades 9-12. As I look at the data from an end-of-the-year survey completed by students, I am reminded of an excerpt from Milton Chen's book Education Nation - Six Leading Edges of Innovation in our Schools. Chapter 3 of the book is titled The Technology Edge: Putting Modern Tools in Young Hands.There is a great excerpt from the Abilene, Kansas High School Dialogue Buzz Website that sums up what we will do for students when we create a 1:1 environment for our studentsHere's the excerpt: