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The 5 Steps of Effective Technology Integration - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - edchat, EdTech, education

The 5 Steps of Effective Technology Integration - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - edchat, EdTech, education
In schools, districts, and departments of education alike, a trend toward integrating technology into the education process is on the rise. One could argue that it always has been. But with the proliferation of Internet access in school buildings and the ubiquity of mobile computing devices, educators are taking note and beginning to consider new ways they can include these tools into their classroom instruction. The formalized field of educational technology is still in its infancy. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. That a shift toward technology in education is on the rise isn’t what excites many educators in the profession. Related:  Digital Technology and ICT

GIFGIFs.com | Free GIF animations, animated GIFs online How Technology Can Enhance Classroom Teaching About ETR Community EdTechReview (ETR) is a community of and for everyone involved in education technology to connect and collaborate both online and offline to discover, learn, utilize and share about the best ways technology can improve learning, teaching, and leading in the 21st century. EdTechReview spreads awareness on education technology and its role in 21st century education through best research and practices of using technology in education, and by facilitating events, training, professional development, and consultation in its adoption and implementation. 15 Sites That Show You The World in Real Time What if you could see the whole world as it is right this moment? It would certainly put things in perspective. Once you see the world through the lenses of these web sites you’ll realize just how vibrant and alive it is every single nanosecond. The statistics of it are amazing, and seeing them actually happen is even more amazing. The following 15 web sites allow you to experience the entire world as it happens, through multiple perspectives. What happens on the internet in just one measly second? It counts how many reddit votes are cast, instagram photos uploaded, tumblr posts posted, skype calls made, tweets tweeted, dropbox files uploaded, google searches made, youtube videos viewed, and Facebook likes. Lastly you can click to load the most humongous visualization of all.. emails sent this second.

10 Ways to Use Technology to Build Vocabulary Click the "References" link above to hide these references. Adesope, O.O., Lavin, T., Thompson, T., & Ungerleider, C. (2010). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the cognitive correlates of bilingualism. Review of Educational Research, 80(2), 207-245. doi:10.3102/0034654310368803 Baumann, J.F., & Kame'enui, E.J. Beck, I.L., McKeown, M.G., & Kucan, L. (2008). Berne, J.I., & Blachowicz, C.L.Z. (2008). Biancarosa, G., & Snow, C.E. (2006). Biemiller, A., & Boote, C. (2006). Blachowicz, C.L.Z., & Obrochta, C. (2005). Boulware-Gooden, R., Carreker, S., Thornhill, A., & Joshi, R.M. (2007). Chall, J.S., & Jacobs, V.A. (2003). Cunningham, A.E., & Stanovich, K.E. (2001). Dalton, B., & Proctor, C.P. (2007). Dalton, B., Proctor, C.P., Snow, C.E., Uccelli, P., & Mo, E. (2008, September). Dodge, B. (1995). Elkind, K., & Elkind, J. (2007). Fadel, C., & Lemke, C. (2008). Fang, Z., Schleppegrell, M.J., & Cox, B.E. (2006). Graves, M.F., & Watts-Taffe, S. (2008). Hart, B., & Risley, T.R. (1995).

Room3-FPS - E Portfolios CORE Breakfast Seminar on ePortfolios ePortfolio presentation given at a CORE Education Breakfast Seminar. Some of the main points from the presentation:clarify your purpose (pedagogy) before your technology (eportfolio tool)the eportfolio becomes the vehicle for drawing in the components of effective pedagogy and assessmentengage all stakeholders in discussion about the purpose and expectations surrounding eportfoliosthe eportfolio learning process is complex and cyclic, mirroring our expectation of teachers engaging in teaching as inquiryquality feedback, reflection and next steps are integral for eportfolios to support learning and attainment of goals ePortfolios #14: 3-Way Interviews and Priorities ePortfolios #13: A Reflection on my Classroom’s PROCESS from Jamin Starting eportfolios Info from Chris Harbeck ePortfolios #11: Some Gold Nuggets from Jamin Lietze Tumblr for ePortfolio From Nick Rate, NZ The Role of e-Portfolios in Formative and Summative Assessment eportfolios and Google Dr.

12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers Everyone wants teachers to use technology in the classroom. But you're busy -- meeting standards, prepping students for tests -- and maybe you’re not too fond of computers, anyway. Never fear – there are easy ways to bring your classroom up-to-date, technologically. Do you have a iPad in your classroom for your use? How about iPads for students to use? Could you get a classroom iPad? What kind of Internet access is available at your school? What do you have to do to get Ipads for your students? Also try to find a technology “mentor” on campus – the computer teacher or just another teacher who uses technology more than you do. Perfect Ed Tech Activities for Beginners Do a PowerPoint “Game Show Review” Many tech-savvy teachers have used Microsoft PowerPoint to create review games based on famous game shows, including “Jeopardy! Have students complete a written classroom activity as if it was online. Ever have your students write a diary from the perspective of a character or famous person?

Technology & Assessment This web page provides links to publications, presentations, and support materials developed and maintained by Dr. Helen Barrett, School of Education, University of Alaska Anchorage (retired). Listserv devoted to issues related to Electronic and Digital Portfolios, beginning July 15, 1998. References & Links Online Video and Podcasts Webinar on mPortfolios based on my new poster for the 2012 ISTE conference. Dr. Refereed Publications Blurring the Boundaries: Social Networking and E-Portfolios. Dr. Digital Stories of Deep Learning: Add Voice and Higher Order Thinking to ePortfolios with Digital Storytelling (with Eileen Brennan) AAEEBL ePortfolio World Summit 2011, Boston, July 25-29, 2011. Dr. Create ePortfolios using GoogleApps, Northwest Council of Computer Education - Portland, March 2, 2011. Copyright © 1996 - 2012, Helen C. Helen Barrett's Home Page

10 Excellent Platforms to Create your Classroom Website and Blog There are several web platforms that allows users to easily create their website in a matter of minutes. We have handpicked a list of the most popular platforms to start with. Check them out below and if you have other suggestions, share them with us in the comment form below. Enjoy Platforms to create websites for your class 1- Google Sites This is by far our favourite and anyone with a Google account have access to it. 2- Weebly for Education This is another popular platform for creating websites. 3- Webs Webs has a solid site builder that allows users to set up a website in as few clicks as possible. 4- Yola This is another great platform where you can create your websites for free. 5- SchoolRack This is more education focused and might be a good platform where you can build your classroom website. Platforms to create blogs for your class 1- Blogger Like Google Sites, Blogger is a service provided by Google and is completely free. 2- Wordpress 3- Edublog 4- KidBlog

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