If your classroom does not already have an active and vibrant website you are missing out on one of the biggest ways to reach your students and their parents. Already have a site? Good, now, let’s talk about keeping it in shape.
Many teachers have added ‘digital literacy’ as number four on the list of literacies their students should have (or be working towards, in most cases). Reading, writing, and math are now followed by digital literacy.
It’s a simple question: what will high school look like in 2030? The reality is that we don’t know. There isn’t a plan. Up until now there has been a tacit belief that education systems will evolve to meet the needs of the future.
(this is a continuation from yesterday’s article about barriers to using social media in education) The first step towards applying social media into education starts with empowering teachers by giving them freedom to use social media to engage...
The modern classroom is a messy one! Schools are entering the world of technology at different speeds and levels; some institutions have invested in full 1:1 programs where the school selects a single device (such as iPads or Chromebooks); others...
I was fortunate to teach in a 1:1 laptop classroom for seven years. In my classes, students took daily notes on computers, did research, wrote essays, created various multimedia publications, and worked on collaborative projects.
Rubrics are an extremely useful classroom evaluation tool, though many teachers these days aren’t using them anymore, and don’t think they are necessary.
Sudi Hope Stodola's insight:
I was never good at creating rubrics, so I avoided them whenever possible. I soon realized that if I wanted better work from my students, they needed that rubric. It's important to keep rubrics relevant.
We’ve been tracking some of the more interesting new technology products thanks to the new(ish) Global Education Database. It’s a helpful tool to help you find the best products for your classroom, and figure out how to implement them.
We know you guys love LEGOs. Because, well, basically everyone loves them. They’re fun to tinker around with even if you’re no longer ‘officially’ a kid, but they can also serve as a great educational tool.
Technology brings so many awesome things into our lives. A world of information is at our fingertips, not much is out of reach, and there is seemingly a new, awesome, must-have device released every week.
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