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Integrate iPads Into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy With This 'Padagogy Wheel'

Integrate iPads Into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy With This 'Padagogy Wheel'
You’re going to want to turn on your printer and fire up a PDF viewer. This is just that good. It’s called the Padagogy Wheel and it offers a fantastically useful perspecitve on how to figure out which iPad apps work with Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. Created by Allan Carrington , this thing is a monster and deserves some focused attention. The Padagogy Wheel takes an expanded approach Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy and offers 62 iPad apps that fit into the organized chaos that is Bloom’s. See Also: 35 Digital Tools That Work With Bloom’s Taxonomy What do you think of some of the apps and where they’re placed on the wheel? The Padagogy Wheel by Allan Carrington is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License .

Blooms and iPad Applications I just got tweeted a nice diagram showing iPad applications against different levels of Bloom’s revised taxonomy. Its a good and well considered diagram and I like it. Some applications there that I haven’t seen yet and I will have to look up. The only thing I would say is that the applications are just the medium in which the student demonstrates the level. I know a number of people who have questioned whether tools like animoto should be included because it can be so easy, but the reality is yes you can “throw” music and images at Animoto and get a good product. Tools like Pages and Touch Draw can be used across the taxonomic levels depending on the task and purpose. Nice work and thanks for sharing Finally it is coming, and coming fast! Yes, Coursera is now taking up the teacher education as it expands its MOOCs “Coursera moves beyond universities and into K-12 with 12 new institutions and 28 free courses for teachers“ The massive open online course (MOOC) provider is expanding beyond university courses by offering 28 teaching courses for free, with more to come.Coursera says it wants to create a hub of teacher professional development courses aimed at providing teachers, parents, and anyone else who teaches with “the tools and skills to help build stronger education systems.” In true MOOC spirit, all the courses are available online to anyone interested. As anticipated, this is the strategy adopted by the MOOC providers to expand and diversify their reach to all areas of education, ranging from k-12 to tertiary and Higher Education. I have shared my views here and so far I have some reservations as to whether “we are ready for it or not”. Sounds like disruptive innovation is the future of education. Like this:

Tips for First Year Principals: Eight Ways to Make Your Mark By Carol D. Birks With Judith Richardson Since becoming the principal of Warren Harding High School in Bridgeport, CT in July 2007, I have worked tirelessly to begin a four-pronged partnership of accountability to move Warren Harding High School on a path of continuous improvement. The partnership relies on the cooperation and commitment of faculty members, students, parents and the community. A theory of action for my first year emerged from the one-to-one interviews and focus groups with all stakeholders that I conducted soon after my appointment. The fundamental collaboration of all stakeholders has been the driving force behind the school’s successes. During my time at Warren Harding, there has been an increase in the teacher retention rate and an increase in students’ test scores in the areas of reading and writing. Eight Ways to Make Your Mark 1. Even in the summer it is possible to gather indicators of the culture of your new school and its effectiveness for your stakeholders. 2.

Bloom et iPad Mastery in Communication Initiative Management requires effective communication to succeed. The GSB provides courses, coaching, and tailored programs, to help students develop their communication skills and flourish professionally. Courses Students have the greatest opportunity to master effective communication by taking communication courses. The GSB offers many communication courses taught by lecturers with years of private sector experience in the field. Coaching Communication Coaches offer tailored coaching to ensure students succeed in business. Studio on Demand delivers additional one-on-one coaching to help students overcome fear of public speaking, prepare for presentations, and practice both verbal and non-verbal delivery techniques. Programs LOWKeynotes, one of GSB’s most popular programs, provides students a leadership communication opportunity to develop and practice a nine-minute high stakes presentation on an idea they believe could change Lives, Organizations and the World. History and Contacts

Common Core State Standards Initiative At the end of May 2013, following its first pilot test for students, Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium followed up on its previous releases of sample Common Core assessment questions with new batches for grades 3 through 8 and grade 11, in the form of online practice exams. SBAC has since tweeted (read: crowed) unceasingly about these practice exams... ...and retweeted as well anyone else who’s mentioned the exams... ...in a positive light. The below embedded quote is attributed to Sue Gendron, policy coordinator of SBAC: We don’t know if this quote describes the previous questions or the new set. Each SBAC practice exam has between 21 and 25 questions, and analysis of the questions has already begun. We begin our own analysis by affirming that the mathematics behind this question is sound; simply put, the probability of independent events all occurring is the product of the probabilities of each event. The SBAC question’s details and where it’s placed is another matter entirely. Grade 3

22 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report. EmailShare 1136EmailShare Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more fun for them we let them chose their own book and their own creative assignment. There are three parts to the book report: A summary and personal opinionB character analysis,C creative assignment. Parts A and B are the same for everyone and resemble “traditional” book report assignments. Below you can see the list of assignments. For each of the assignments students will need to make sure that their piece of work shows that: They have read the bookThought deeply & reflected on the bookHave understood the assignment I have added all of the assignments to my iTunes U course that I am using this year. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Can you think of any other assignments? Related posts:

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