For this week's Top Picks List Friday, we're featuring best edtech tools for presenting. Get your students excited about learning by creating fun, engaging presentations. These jazzy multimedia gems will help take off some pressure and stress and add a layer of sophistication to your...
The results of the project have been published in a form of a magazine "Designing the future classroom" Nº2, available in five languages. The articles include stories from teachers and project partners, as well as a preview to the iTEC school pilot results and training activities, including the Future Classroom Scenarios course.
Via Nik Peachey
“ It's time to give up the notion that "digital natives" are more tech savvy than their teachers. According to a recent study of middle school science students and teachers, the teachers tended to have greater technology use.”
Via John Evans
Two high school students in Portland, Ore., presented the results of their research, which analyzed the productivity of teens while multi-tasking, to the American Academy of Pediatrics in San Diego.
Via Becky Roehrs
“One challenge for teachers that is not going away this year is figuring out efficient ways to incorporate Common Core State Standards (CCSS). To help, Edudemic has assembled this step-by-step guide with 5 tips for developing Common Core-aligned IEPs.”
“ Flipped learning gives teachers in-class time to support students on challenging material, provides early warning when they don't understand, and encourages them to ask questions.”
Via Elizabeth E Charles
" If you’re mentoring new teachers and observe that their classes lack interacting or engaging activities, here are some suggestions that I have found easy to implement and wildly successful. Many new teachers erroneously believe that elementary, middle school and even high school students learn in the same manner as adults. They don’t."
Via Mel Riddile
According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, more than half of teens and adolescents have reported that they’ve been bullied online, and between 10 and 20 percent say it occurs regularly. As a slew of recent news stories have demonstrated, the consequences can be devastating. A recent study conducted by the Center found that 20% of respondents …
“ The Digital Commmonwealth team have been working on producing a resource which helps people develop digital storytelling skills. The handbook is intended for use by the participants of the project,...”
Via Amy Burns