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Edublogs Teacher Challenges

Edublogs Teacher Challenges
Welcome to free and ongoing professional development supported by Edublogs. The Teacher Challenge is made up of free professional learning challenges where educators are stepped through weekly tasks that increase their skills while being supported by mentors. The Challenge is open to any educator who wants to increase their skills. From experience we’ve found the more we support and help teacher’s increase their own skills, the better they are able to support their students use of online technologies for learning. Participants can complete as many of the tasks as they like and in any order. It’s all about you choosing when you want to learn, while being supported by mentors would assist you with your learning!

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Now I See! - Infographics as content scaffold and creative, formative assessment Infographics as content scaffold and creative, formative assessment …even if you don’t think visually These pages began as support for a presentation at ISTE 2012 in San Diego By Louise Maine and Candace Hackett Shively Now I See! Visual and Analytical Routes to Literacy through Infographics What would you do if someone asked you to generate an infographic to illustrate and explain a major concept that you teach? Quick! Would you:

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Uploading user and blog avatar Your avatar is an online representation of you. Types of Avatars There are two types of avatars: 1. User Avatar The user avatar is also known as your comment avatar. 5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) Over the last few years K-12 schools and districts across the country have been investing heavily in iPads for classroom use. EdTechTeacher has been leading iPad professional development at many of these schools and we’ve seen firsthand how they approach iPad integration. While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.

Curriculum Corner – Introduction to blogging -Edublogs Welcome to the world of blogging! Hopefully, the overview below will provide you with a throughout introduction that will let you dive right on in to creating your own new blog. What’s On This Page? Choosing A Blog Service It is no secret that there are many excellent blogging options available. Here is our short list of things to keep in mind when choosing a blogging platform:

Literacy - Literacy The Common Core State Standards require that all students be able to read and comprehend texts of steadily increasing complexity as they progress through school so that they can independently read a range of texts. We have worked with several schools via our Secondary Literacy Pilot to glean understandings about the challenges and realities of this work. Several of the resources that are available on this page have been co-developed with NYC teachers. Currently, we have made several resources on Text Complexity available.

PHSlib 2.0 / FrontPage SideBar Hello! Welcome to PHS Library 2.0 How to Cite Images on Your Blog When using Copyrighted work with written permission from owner… Used with permission from “name” , URL link to original source and or owner online presence. Ex. Used with permission from Silvia Tolisano When using images licensed under Creative Commons… Passcode for Apple TV The Apple TV has proven to be a wonderful resource in the classroom. For around the room teaching, pupil work and collaboration, time and time again teachers tell us that it has really been able to change the way they teach. But, it also has its challenges. If your pupils have iPads – how do you as the teacher control the screen? Step 1: Set up your class blog Welcome to our latest free professional learning series on class and student blogging! This series guides you step by step through the process of class and student blogging. It provides class blog examples so you can check out how they are used by educators.

10 Great Tips to Create Beautiful Slideshow Presentations The focus now has been shifted from just enabling teachers and students to use digital tools to create presentations to focusing on the quality of these presentations. Are they well structured ? Do they communicate clear messages ? Are they engaging and thought provoking ? and the list of questions goes on and on.

Blogging ideas plus a list of common web 2.0 tools for writing. As good a list for starting out as any. by shellyw39 Jan 13

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