5 Ways To Make Students Better At Sharing Online. Sharing is something that all human beings need to effectively know how to do.
It begins with teaching toddlers to share their toys, and from there it never ends. As those toddlers turn in to teenagers who turn in to college students, they learn a new type of sharing that is important in the digital age: social sharing. Being able to share things effectively in the social media world is important for students to understand, as it helps them better their personal brands and recognition. Teaching sharing is not hard, and teaching your students how to effectively share things on social media is important for their overall grasp of understanding social media.
Teach your students good sharing practices, and they’ll be better prepared in the digital world. “A RT is Not an Endorsement” Slow Down Students who want to look good to prospective employers may share articles non-stop. Authenticity Your students know as well as you do that the authenticity of things on the web isn’t always fantastic. #Online #Universities #elearning via @pgsimoes. How Online Education Is Changing the Way We Learn.
Rules of Engagement; or, How to Build Better Online Discussion. Sharing What We Know about Online Communities of Practice. The Connected Online Communities of Practice project is all about increasing the quality, accessibility, and connectedness of existing and emerging online communities of practice in education.
Supported by grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the work is being carried out by a project team drawn from a six-organization partnership that’s led by the American Institutes for Research. One project focus (see more here) is to “undertake case studies of both interesting communities of practice and of individual educational professionals’ use of online communities and other forms of social media to connect.” Powerful Learning Practice is among a half-dozen “Notable” case-study communities currently featured at the project’s Connected Educators website.
You can read the PLP profile here — and browse nearly 30 comments and responses from PLPeeps and other educators familiar with our work. “We’re a company that’s open, transparent, that shares what we know,” she says. About the author. Can Online Education Be Both Successful and Good for Us? - Kanyi Maqubela - Technology. We're witnessing the beginning of a much-needed revolution in education. Skillshare's graphic pitch What would it take to create wildly profitable, culturally effective online education system?
How could the system reflect the marketplace demands of an era of technology, and provide tangible resources for students to find and create opportunity? What would that look like? Chances are it would not look quite like either the online education kingpin, University of Phoenix, or the many startups in the space. When the University of Phoenix offered its first online course in 1989, the internet was in its infancy, and for-profit online education was a revolutionary idea. This new online education represents a much-needed shift away from the existing popular paradigm. University professors have taken notice, and those in high demand have begun turning to entrepreneurship over their coursework.
Top Ten Websites of 2011. Every week, I post a website that my classes found useful, instructive, helpful in integrating technology into classroom lesson plans.
Some, you agreed with me about; others not so much. Here, I’ll share with you. The Best Places Where Students Can Write Online. This “The Best…” list requires a bit of an explanation.
I’ve already posted The Best Websites For K-12 Writing Instruction/Reinforcement. That list primarily contains links to sites that provide direct writing instruction. SOME FINE COLLABORATIVE WRITING TOOLS. Jan January 4, 2012 | 5 Comments Nowadays I’m in need of a good collaborative writing tool and while searching I’ve come across with these goodies.
Have a look, you will like some of them. StudentPublishing.com I liked the tool as it allows students to draw pictures, upload from desktop and create and publish their stories. You will also find lesson plans, useful links for teaching writing, worksheets and a good tutorial how to use the tool. Writeboard.com is an easy-to-use collaborative writing tool. TitanPad lets people work on one text at the same time. Sync.in is another web based real-time collaborative tool which will work well for class project, writing stories and online projects. If you have used another tool and think worked well with your classes, I’ll be glad to add them here. 10 Ways to Create Comics Online. Creating cartoons and comic strips can be a good way to get reluctant writers writing.
While creating comics you and your students can work through the elements of fiction in a context that is fun and familiar to them. Witty Comics provides a simple platform that students can use to create two character dialogues. To use Witty Comics students just need to select the pre-drawn background scenes and the pre-drawn characters they want to feature in their comics. Writing the dialogues is the creative element that is left to the students. Artisan Cam is more than just a comic creator, it is a comprehensive collection of online art activities.
The Super Hero Squad invites kids to create their own super hero comic strips and comic books. Pixton is a drag-and-drop cartoon creation tool which allows anyone regardless of artistic ability to create comics. Strip Generator allows anyone, even people who claim they can't draw, to create a good-looking black and white comic strip. Word Dynamo - Free Study Guides, Quizzes, Games and Flashcards. Clayton Christensen: Why online education is ready for disruption, now. Clash of the Dinosaurs.