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About EmergingEdTech – Learning About Emerging Education and Instructional Technologies and Sharing the Learning Journey. WelcomeWelcome to “EmergingEdTech”.

About EmergingEdTech – Learning About Emerging Education and Instructional Technologies and Sharing the Learning Journey

Properly implemented and supported instructional technologies and tools can help to make learning more engaging and more productive for students and teachers alike, improving learning outcomes and helping to prepare students for continued education and ultimately productive, successful careers. The nature of these technologies and tools and how they are being incorporate and embraced in teaching is constantly evolving, with new ideas and applications emerging every day. I’ve devoted many hours to learning more about this since I started this site in 2009 and I’ve been sharing this journey with readers like you.

Come join the conversation! Check out the EmergingEdTech introductory video! Each week, I research relevant topics and write a couple articles (at times accompanied by a video) providing information, insight, and/or opinion about those topics. There are right ways and wrong ways to approach education/instructional technology. About Kelly Walsh. Www.tpack.org. Center for 21st Century Skills — Redesigning education for the 21st Century through the convergence of art, business, creativity, innovation, engineering, and science. Tales of a 6th Grade Classroom. How to Get Started with Project-Based Learning. I want my students to collaborate using iPads.

Blabberize.com - Got a picture? Blabberize it! Live binders. Project Based Learning. Project Based Learning. Inquiry based learning. Next steps: getting ready for inquiry. Although we are still adjusting to the routines in our literacy centers, we are ready to begin using the iPads in our content area instruction and inquiry.

Next steps: getting ready for inquiry

A little background: our faculty has both studied and been featured in a book/DVD series by Stephanie Harvey and Harvey "Smokey" Daniels entitled Comprehension and Collaboration: Inquiry Circles in Action. Inquiry-based learning has led to increased student choice and engagement, deep and meaningful questioning, and real-world advocacy and action. Our iPad grant proposal centered around incorporating the iPad into all the stages of student inquiry for our first and second graders, in addition to supporting their literacy development. Now that we have a good foundation for using the iPads in literacy centers, we are ready to integrate them into into content area instruction. Our first step will be to use multimedia to inspire student questioning and build background knowledge. 21st Century School. Knowledge is immortal and change is permanent. Thinkfinity. Browse Resources Verizon Foundation proudly partners with some of the country’s top educational organizations to provide you with the latest topics, tools and trends in education.

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Created by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, ARTSEDGE provides resources and examples for teachers to teach in, through and about the arts. The site includes lesson plans, advocacy and professional development resources, and up-to-date information on arts programs from around the world. Visit ARTSEDGE Developed by the Council for Economic Education, EconEdLink provides teachers and students with lessons and classroom learning activities based on economics topics in the news and real-time economics data. Visit EconEdLink Presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities, EDSITEment features lesson plans and additional classroom resources about art and culture, literature and language arts, foreign language, history and social studies. Visit EDSITEment Visit Illuminations Visit ReadWriteThink. Powerful Learning Practice. TeachThought - Learn better. MindShift.

How Inquiry Can Enable Students to Become Modern Day de Tocquevilles Observations of early America by Alexis de Tocqueville helped articulate the nation’s values.

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With the guidance of an inquiry based teacher, students create their own interpretations of democracy in America. Continue Reading. 21st Century Fluency Project. K-12 Education & Learning Innovations with Proven Strategies that Work. The Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 21 century skills.