Digital Learning Day Do you want to use more digital learning to meet the needs of each of your students? Teachers, librarians, and instructional coaches from across the country have helped us to develop these toolkits that are ready for you to use today! These toolkits are not the totality of good information available; instead, they are designed to provide a few ideas about how technology can enhance the educational experience for students in the topic areas addressed. Digital Learning Day 2015 295 days until February 4, 2015 Six Pixels of Separation - Marketing and Communications Blog - By Mitch Joel at Twist Image Is your head bleeding? Is your heart bleeding? Here's my thought (and, I say this with full disclosure that I am no IT expert and have limited knowledge of the hacking space beyond a personal interest in better understanding technology - peace and love... peace and love...), but the process of text-based passwords needs to be tossed out. It just has to happen.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 6 Must Watch Videos on 21st Education Check out the list below and share with us your feedback. Enjoy 1- Classroom of Tomorrow Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Easy Guide to The Most Important Web Tools in Education When it comes to using web resources with our students, time plays a decisive role.It is next to impossible for a busy teacher restricted by curriculum constraints, day to day lesson preparations, assignment corrections, to mention but a few of his chores, to effectively search the web and find the adequate resources to share with his/ her students. Most people just do not have the time to learn all these technologies and some educators pick just one or two websites of interest and start exploring them. This is definitely not the right thing to do particularly if you want to leverage the huge potential of technology into your classroom.There is, however, a simple roudabout to this problem. Look for educational technology blogs ( such as the one you are reading now ) and subscribe to their feeds to stay updated about the latest web tools to use in your instruction. 1- A List of The Best Video Editing Tools for Teachers
Best Practices For Writing For Online Readers I have less than 30 seconds to capture your attention with this post, so here goes: if you read some, most or all of the next 750 words or so, you will know how to write Web copy that is more useful to readers of your blog or Web site. As we reported yesterday visual content is continuing its steady rise in dominance over written content. But that doesn't mean we should give up on good writing: if anything, it means we need to think harder about how we write for online readers. Online Readers Are Different
Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au Education sprouts in many forms depending on how you look at it. Our views of what it should look like and how it should materialize depend on our value of it and our experience with it. Tools to Boost Creativity, Critical Thinking, Community, Communication & Character - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - character, communication, community, creativity, critical thinking, mission By Tom Vander Ark and Caroline Vander Ark Good schools have a common intellectual mission. They prioritize, encourage, measure, and discuss important outcomes. 6 simple steps to keep your mind sharp at any age May 24, 2011 Everyone has the occasional “senior moment.” Maybe you’ve gone into the kitchen and can’t remember why, or can’t recall a familiar name during a conversation. Memory lapses can occur at any age, but aging alone is generally not a cause of cognitive decline. When significant memory loss occurs among older people, it is generally not due to aging but to organic disorders, brain injury, or neurological illness. Studies have shown that you can help prevent cognitive decline and reduce the risk of dementia with some basic good health habits: staying physically active, getting enough sleep, not smoking, having good social connections, limiting alcohol to one drink a day, and eating a balanced diet low in saturated and trans fats.
Earth Outreach Google Maps Engine Lite lets you quickly and easily make custom maps, and share them with friends or colleagues. Whether you’d like to visualize protected forest areas, food drive drop-off areas, or the locations of your project sites, this tool gives you the ability to: import data from a spreadsheet, or simply draw and add points of interest, lines and shapes style the points and shapes on your map, and choose from nine base map styles share your map with colleagues and embed it on your website The above map was created by The MAPA Project, and features the locations of Shark Spotters along the False Bay coastline in South Africa, as well as all reported white shark sightings between September 8, 2012, and February 22, 2013.