Middle School Math Blogs Twitter – Follow @jreulbach Check out the fabulous middle school math teachers below! These teachers believe in the #MTBoS gift culture community as promoted by Dan, Kate, Sam, Fawn, Megan and every other math teaching blogger that I follow. We all give and share freely on our blogs and at webinars like Global Math. If you know of (or HAVE) your own fabulous Middle School Math blog and would like to be a part of our community – PLEASE add it to the comments below so I can add you to my page! I Speak Math Materials by Julie Reulbach is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License. The Best K-12 Education Technology Blogs If it takes a village to raise a child, how many people does it take to train an educator? It’s hard to say, but 50 helping hands seems like a good place to start. In the spirit of community, collaboration and information sharing, EdTech: Focus on K–12 has rounded up 50 ed-tech blogs that we deem must-reads for the K–12 community.
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3 tools of the trade This is the first post in my new series of weekly tips on going paperless. These tips are based on my own experience and what has worked best for me. If you are interested in finding out why I went paperless in the first place, you can read about it here. At this moment, I have about 20 weeks worth of tips posts. I hope to accumulate more before I run out. The first few weeks will be on basic topics and then I’ll move into other areas of interest. University of New Haven : Integrating Instructional Technology Into the Classroom Introduction Teaching and learning can be enhanced through the effective use of technology. This section opens with links to websites that provide teaching strategies, examples, and information for using technology in teaching all disciplines, followed by a link for courses in the sciences. Next, mega-sites on technology in teaching provide articles, research reports, teaching strategies, and examples of technology integrated into courses. The concluding sites focus more specifically on course development incorporating technology and the use of specific teaching strategies, such as active learning with technology, clickers, and the Internet.
Top 50 School Library Blogs One look at the titles of blogs narrated by school librarians reveals the evolution of a profession within an institution that is at a pivotal point. Charged with the vital duty of promoting digital literacy, today’s librarians are daring, unquiet, sassy and definitely e-literate. This list features the top school library blogs ordered by website popularity metrics and social media engagement including the number of websites that link to a blog and number of followers on Twitter. We commend these school librarians for taking the time to share their ideas, experiences, and advice with the school library community. If you would like to recommend a school library blog to add to this list, please contact us to help improve this resource.
2015 Conference Home Fuel Your Inspiration for Innovative Teaching at FETC! Discover the future of education technology at FETC 2015. For 34 years the most dynamic and creative minds in the learning landscape—educators, administrators, district-level leaders, state and national policy leaders—have converged at FETC to take part in this exchange of ideas and techniques for the continuing pursuit of excellence. Explore the integration of technology across the curriculum, from pre-kindergarten to college through hands-on exposure to technological tools and best practices. Be inspired by education technology implementations in compelling sessions, workshops and events for education professionals, industry leaders and policy practitioners committed to the future of teaching and learning.
Going Paperless Evernote and Any Scanner On Your Mac - Jacken's Blog Going paperless Tired of drowning in stacks of papers? Want to go paperless? The “Share it” Board One of the best ways to build a learning, and sharing, community is to provide a place where ideas can be posted and viewed. In my school, I have started a “Share It” Board in the hallway in the hope that students and teachers will add their ideas in a way that promotes self-directed learning. I have focused on 4 main categories; • Interesting Reads • Cool Media/Video Clips
Technology Integration Ideas that Work Technology has become integrated in the classroom in so many ways, that we often don't even think about how we are using it. The Education World Tech Team offers lessons and activities to help educators make better use of technology tools for instruction, and to help students improve their technology skills within the context of the regular curriculum. Included: Integration activities that utilize the Web, PowerPoint, Excel, digital photography, SMART Boards, and more. In more and more schools today, technology is recognized as an instructional tool, not as a subject of instruction. Still, many educators, less familiar and less comfortable with technology than their students, struggle to seamlessly integrate a growing list of technology tools into their regular curriculum. "Using technology in the classroom is becoming easier for teachers," instructional technology consultant Jamye Swinford told Education World.
Podcasting 101 for K–12 Librarians FEATURE Podcasting 101 for K–12 Librarians by Esther Kreider Eash Our 21st-century school librarians can lead the way with innovative programming, new resources, and creative instruction. But first, they need to learn what podcasting is all about. The New Oxford American Dictionary chose “podcast” as its 2005 Word of the Year over “persistent vegetative state,” “bird flu,” “sudoku,” “rootkit,” and “lifehack.” 1 During the past 2 years, podcasting has become increasingly familiar as a method of information sharing. Workshops for Educators - Technology in Education Experience the innovative technology in education found at the Google Teacher Academy. The CUE Google Workshop for Educators is now available to any educational institution. Incorporating web-based technology in education has never been easier. Now from only $120 per teacher per day*
Getting “9 Things” Done With Penultimate and Evernote In last week’s post, I discussed how I use Penultimate as a commonplace book that replaces the pocket notebook I used to carry around. At the end of that post, I promised that this week, I’d describe how I use Penultimate to help plan out my day. Over the years I’ve tried lots of methodologies for getting things done each day. Library Lessons Library Procedures Spending time at the beginning of the year practicing library procedures with students is essential for a successful year. I love my 8th graders this time of year, because they’ve got the procedures down. They know exactly how our library … Continue reading Think before you post!