Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! 15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class June 19, 2014 I spend a considerable time every single day browsing the net tracking new updates in the world of educational technology and, often times, in the midst of this journey I would come across wonderful resources and tutorials that usually end up in one of my posts here in this blog. So after the previous guide on how to be a Google Drive master , today I am sharing with you another awesome guide created by Eric Curts entitled "The paperless Classroom with Google Docs". This guide is available for free in a Google doc format from this link.
Teacher's Guide to Creating A Connected Classroom June 6, 2014 A connected classroom is a learning environment that is open to the outside world. One in which students get engaged in real life authentic learning that starts within their classroom and extends to reach other global learners. With the widespread of internet connection and web 2.0 technologies, creating a connected classroom becomes way easier than any time before. But before we delve into the web tools to use to open the doors of your classroom to to a global audience, let me first share with you some of the academic pluses of using a connected classroom approach. What is a Mystery Skype/Hangout ?
Kybalion The Kybalion: Hermetic Philosophy is a 1908 book claiming to be the essence of the teachings of Hermes Trismegistus, published anonymously by a group or person under the pseudonym of "the Three Initiates". General description The French cover of the book. Mystery Skype Jobs Created by My Students My students during a call Last year was my personal best for Mystery Skype. We did one almost every week, and by we I mean my incredible students. They took ownership and pride in ding the calls quickly, professionally, and efficiently, and I often stood back in awe watching them unfold.
The Top Ten S'Cool Tools for Q1, 2015 EdSurge Newsletters Receive weekly emails on edtech products, companies, and events that matter. We can’t believe it’s already May. And we just remembered--after the first quarter of the year, we take the time to reflect on popular edtech tools we’ve seen over the past three months. Great Mystery Skype Questions to Get You Started My students have grown into being quite good Mystery Skypers but it has taken them most of the year and many practice calls. One thing they have really worked on has been the act of asking great questions so we thought it would be nice to offer up some great sample questions for when you get started with Mystery Skype. However, the best way to grow is to not follow a list but instead discuss throughout the year what the best questions are for your class. For the USA
Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable: Why NOW is the Time to Tell Your Work Story Today we released the results of our latest @Work study, an annual global survey that explores generational, cultural, and industry-specific changes in the workplace. This time we looked into attitudes toward sharing professional successes and what we can do to make that great first impression at work. After hearing from professionals in 18 countries, some interesting data emerged: 40% admit it’s difficult to describe what it is they do for a livingOnly 35% feel confident describing their professional achievements52% of workers stated they would rather talk about a colleague’s achievements than their own76% agree it’s difficult to overcome a bad first impression So why do we hold back?