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25 ways Google can help you become a better teacher

25 ways Google can help you become a better teacher | EDUCATION | Scoop.it

While Apple products are known for their integration in classrooms, increasingly Google is the choice for schools and districts looking for something organized, useful, and inexpensive that’s available on tablet, laptop, Chromebooks, desktop, smartphone, and more.

In fact, the sheer diversity of Google products might make them a more natural fit in the classroom in lieu of the iPad’s gravity. Below we’ve listed 50 ways teachers can get started using Google in the classroom. Let us know on our facebook page if we’ve missed anything.


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The future belongs to the Makers

The future belongs to the Makers | EDUCATION | Scoop.it

I had a group of three or four students who were outliers. One student wrote novels. Another had a YouTube channel and created resources for parents that he planned to sell when he reached high school. One kid had a podcast. I realized that the real divide wasn’t a digital divide. It was a creative chasm — a break between the consumers and creators, the makers and the takers. And, though “taker” might sound a bit extreme, I couldn’t help but remember the words of Mrs. Smoot. We rob the world of our creativity when we never make anything.

As my former students move into college and step into careers, I notice that the makers are better equipped for life. They are taking ownership of their careers and forging a way into whatever vocation they have chosen. But this goes beyond economics. The makers have better endurance and deeper thinking. They know how to handle frustration.


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Lee Hall's curator insight, September 15, 10:30 AM
Students learn so much more when they create. 
Ginger Jewell's curator insight, September 16, 10:41 AM
Learning to take what you know and create new knowledge is what students must know for this century
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Tutorial completo de Google Classroom para profesores

Tutorial completo de Google Classroom para profesores | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Hoy día, nuestro alumnado tiene su propia cuenta de Google Apps con la que gestiona todos sus trabajos y proyectos, tiene espacio ilimitado en Google Drive, y gestiona sus tareas con el profesorado gracias a Google Classroom. No tenemos agenda de clase por alumno, ya que todas las tareas asignadas en Google Classroom por el profesorado, aparecen automáticamente en el calendario en su dispositivo móvil.

Además, la oportunidad que he tenido formándome este curso escolar como Google Educator Level 1 y Level 2, ha hecho que conozca aún más trucos y posibilidades de todas las aplicaciones de Google permitiéndome que pueda sacarle aún más partido a mi trabajo diario en el aula.

De este modo a raíz de tener que tratar Google Classroom en la formación inicial al profesorado de mi centro, he realizado esta presentación totalmente actualizada con las novedades que han introducido en Google Classroom este verano: programar posts, asignar email de familias para recibir notificaciones de las tareas que tiene que realizar el alumnado, agrupación por temas, etc.

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La importancia del ambiente del aula

La importancia del ambiente del aula | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Hay algunos autores, como el propio Lledó, que van más lejos todavía y que apuestan por que el diseño del aula lo debe realizar el propio alumnado desde infantil. Lo que quiero resaltar no es tanto quién tiene que realizar el diseño del ambiente del aprendizaje, pero sí que cada agente que interviene en el proceso educativo, tendrá que aportar su granito de arena para crear ese espacio donde el alumnado pasa un tiempo importante de su vida y en el que tendrá que investigar, pensar, reflexionar, relacionarse, trabajar de manera individual, colaborativa y cooperativa…

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[eBook] Emergence and inovation in Digital Learning: Foundations and applications

[eBook] Emergence and inovation in Digital Learning: Foundations and applications | EDUCATION | Scoop.it

Educational systems worldwide are facing an enormous shift as a result of sociocultural, political, economic, and technological changes. The technologies and practices that have developed over the last decade have been heralded as opportunities to transform both online and traditional education systems. While proponents of these new ideas often postulate that they have the potential to address the educational problems facing both students and institutions and that they could provide an opportunity to rethink the ways that education is organized and enacted, there is little evidence of emerging technologies and practices in use in online education. Because researchers and practitioners interested in these possibilities often reside in various disciplines and academic departments the sharing and dissemination of their work across often rigid boundaries is a formidable task.

 

Contributors to Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning include individuals who are shaping the future of online learning with their innovative applications and investigations on the impact of issues such as openness, analytics, MOOCs, and social media. Building on work first published in Emerging Technologies in Distance Education, the contributors to this collection harness the dispersed knowledge in online education to provide a one-stop locale for work on emergent approaches in the field. Their conclusions will influence the adoption and success of these approaches to education and will enable researchers and practitioners to conceptualize, critique, and enhance their understanding of the foundations and applications of new technologies.


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Paradigama educativo: la esencia multidisdiplinar!

Paradigama educativo: la esencia multidisdiplinar! | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Las distintas concepciones del aprendizaje que fundamentan el curriculum en las instituciones educativas (conductismo, cognoscitivismo, constructivismo, psicología sociocultural, algunas teorías instruccionales, entre otras) así como las estrategias de intervención para mejorarlo, expresan la convergencia de distintas perspectivas y enfoques psicológicos.Sin embargo, es importante considerar también la influencia del entorno en los procesos educativos y de socialización, lo cual conlleva a reflexionar sobre el aprendizaje desde un punto de vista sociológico y antropológico.

Factores como los agentes socializadores (la familia o los medios de comunicación), las condiciones culturales y económicas (origen social, capital cultural, situación económica), son condicionantes del éxito o del fracaso de los estudiantes en su trayectoria educativa, así como en la conformación de actitudes poco favorables hacia el conocimiento o el proceso educativo.La posibilidad de intervenir en el mejoramiento del proceso de aprendizaje y, en consecuencia, de los resultados educativos, requiere del diseño de propuestas educativas sustentadas en enfoques de naturaleza cognitivo-contextual o sociocognitiva, es decir, en propuestas que atiendan integralmente al sujeto. En otros términos, se pretende transitar hacia enfoques y propuestas educativas centradas en el aprendizaje, considerando las posibilidades y condiciones reales del estudiante.

Los hallazgos de las diferentes corrientes y escuelas acerca del sujeto, de la forma en que aprende y de los factores que intervienen en el proceso han sido incorporados por las Ciencias de la Educación para diseñar propuestas educativas coherentes con tales supuestos. Algunas de sus propuestas, tanto por el rigor conceptual como por su potencial de intervención se han considerado como verdaderos paradigmas y, tal como ocurre en otros ámbitos científicos, los paradigmas se cuestionan, se interpelan, evolucionan y pueden perder vigencia frente a otros.

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[PDF] Estudio sobre el uso de la tecnologia en el aula

[PDF] Estudio sobre el uso de la tecnologia en el aula | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
La progresiva integración de la tecnología en el aula dibuja un futuro en el que el uso de herramientas y recursos digitales en la educación será cada vez mayor. Pero, ¿cómo se está llevando a cabo dicha integración? ¿A qué retos se están enfrentando los colegios que han apostado por la implementación de un proyecto digital? ¿Qué pasos se deben seguir para lograr un rendimiento eficaz de la tecnología?
 
Con el fin de dar respuesta a estas y otras cuestiones, desde Blinklearning hemos impulsado una nueva edición del Estudio sobre el uso de la tecnología en el aula, que este año cumple su segunda edición y que tiene un doble objetivo:
 
Conocer la opinión de los docentes en lo referente al estado de la educación en general y del uso de la tecnología en el aula en particular.Identificar potenciales mejoras en el proceso de adaptación de la tecnología en la educación.

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Arturo Moran's curator insight, June 24, 1:23 PM
El 93% de los docentes recomendaría iniciar un proyecto digital, además para la mayoría de los docentes las nuevas tecnologías podrían ayudar a solucionar algunos de los déficit actuales en la educación.
Gladys Baya's curator insight, June 27, 6:28 PM
Seriamente considerando la posibilidad de implementar un "mini-estudio" similar con los docentes de un par de escuelas locales y utilizar la data recolectada para comparar los resultados buscando identificar coincidencias y diferencias entre distintos departamentos del Nivel Medio en CABA hoy...
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Three tips for equipping and empowering educators

Three tips for equipping and empowering educators | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
At a recent #TxEduChat, one of the questions asked was “How do school leaders go about equipping educators through professional development in a way that leads to authentic empowerment?” That’s a tremendously powerful question, so let’s explore how the strategic application of technology can lead to authentic empowerment.

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Edumorfosis's curator insight, June 25, 10:53 AM

I think it's better to equip and empower students, not teachers and educative system. 

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[eBook] La Innovación Pendiente

[eBook] La Innovación Pendiente | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Hasta ahora los dispositivos han acaparado toda la atención, pero los verdaderos cambios en la enseñanza y el aprendizaje han sido invisibles. Con la intención de darles la visibilidad que merecen, el profesor e investigador Cristóbal Cobo nos invita a pensar en la educación desde una nueva óptica, una que plantea que la verdadera innovación está en explorar nuevas formas de valorar y reconocer el conocimiento, tanto dentro como fuera del aula.

Dado que la tecnología forma parte integral de nuestras vidas, esta reflexión trasciende el contexto educativo y parte de la base de que todo espacio se convierte en un entorno de aprendizaje. Pero olvidémonos de encontrar fórmulas en este trabajo. Al contrario, el gran aporte del autor consiste en analizar los desafíos que presentan las tecnologías en la enseñanza y las redefiniciones de los conceptos saber y conocimiento en una sociedad que está en plena transformación.

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9 Maker Projects for Beginner Maker Ed Teachers | Teach.com

9 Maker Projects for Beginner Maker Ed Teachers | Teach.com | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Maker education (often referred to as “Maker Ed”) is a new school of educational thought that focuses on delivering constructivist, project-based learning curriculum and instructional units to students. Maker education spaces can be as large as full high school workshops with high-tech tools, or as small and low-tech as one corner of an elementary classroom. A makerspace isn't just about the tools and equipment, but the sort of learning experience the space provides to students who are making projects.

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Makerspace Lesson Plans & Resources

Makerspace Lesson Plans & Resources | EDUCATION | Scoop.it

Lesson plans and resources for a variety of maker projects.


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Design Thinking and PBL - @Edutopia

Design Thinking and PBL - @Edutopia | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
While project-based learning has existed for decades, design thinking has recently entered the education lexicon, even though its history can be traced back to Herbert A. Simon's 1969 book The Sciences of the Artificial. So why the resurgence of these ideas?

Lately, I have heard teachers and school leaders express a common frustration: "We are _______ years into a _______ initiative, and nothing seems to have changed." Despite redesigning learning spaces, adding technology, or even flipping instruction, they still struggle to innovate or positively change the classroom experience. Imagine innovation as a three-legged stool. Many schools have changed the environment leg, but not the other two legs: the behaviors and beliefs of the teachers, administrators, and students.

Consider this conundrum: much of what we know about teaching comes from 16+ years of observation as students. In no other profession do you spend that much time watching the previous generation before being told to change everything once you take control. Without the framework or scaffolding for that change, it's truly unreasonable to tell educators, "OK, start innovating."

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, March 24, 9:05 PM
Innovation is more than tools or rooms.
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Educational Technology Guy: Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User!

Educational Technology Guy: Two infographics with tips for becoming a Power Google User! | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Google is an excellent research and search tool, but there are some tips and features that a lot of people don't know about. These two inforgraphics have some great tips and information on getting more out of Google.

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John van den Brink's curator insight, March 25, 3:57 AM

Lots of new tips here. ( new to me anyway!)

Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 25, 2:45 PM
This article shares two infographics that can help anyone become a power Google user.
Cristian Puca's curator insight, March 27, 7:05 AM

Consejos para convertirse en un Super Usuario de Google!

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Connecting STEM, PBL, and Tech integration… What would Dewey think?

Connecting STEM, PBL, and Tech integration… What would Dewey think? | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
It has been exciting to work in both the STEM, PBL, and technology integration field. In fact, I have an opportunity to provide professional development across the country involving all three. As a long-time advocate of STEM education, technology integration, and also Project Based Learning (PBL), I can’t help but see how these three concepts really do compliment one another. These initiatives take on three important roles to make a wonderful classroom learning environment for students. STEM (or STEAM) includes those all-important content standards and metacognitive skills that have often been taught isolated from each other. PBL provides an important process and pedagogy that allows for the integrated delivery of this content. Technology integration acts as the conductor, glue, and amplifier allowing for increased productivity and learning opportunities. Together, these three concepts provide the necessary conduit to the real world, breaking down the walls of the classroom and creating a real-world blended learning environment.

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[PDF] Classroom of the future

[PDF] Classroom of the future | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Will classrooms still exist 20 years from now? Do we have traditional classrooms in a physical sense anymore? What is the classroom anyway? For most of us, a classroom consists of four walls, ‘closed’ doors, chairs, tables, perhaps a blackboard, and sometimes a desk - simple but efficient pieces of furniture. A quick glance at the history of pedagogical practices reveals that the classroom has scarcely evolved over a period of many years. Is the traditional classroom intrinsically outdated or has it rather survived the test of time because it is already self-reconfigurable and has been adapted in many different contexts of use? Do we even need a classroom anymore? Do we need a teacher in the classroom? What do we teach and what do we want pupils to learn? What kinds of knowledge and skills will be required in the future? These are some of the questions that we should bear in mind when thinking about the classroom of the future.
 
Over the last few decades, our understanding of learning and the conditions under which it is facilitated have substantially improved. In most contemporary theories, learning is conceived as a constructive and social activity, as a result of which the roles of the teacher and the learner within the classroom have been redefined. Development in technologies that can be used to enhance and support learning has been even more rapid. Nonetheless, it would appear that the majority of the classrooms in today’s schools and universities remain unreached by these developments. In our roles as students, parents, tax payers, policy makers, teachers, designers, or researchers, the future of the classroom is an important issue of concern to many of us. It is certainly an issue that has the potential to fire one’s imagination. It is also an issue that can unite people from various educational and vocational backgrounds or divide them even further. However, despite the wide range of ideas and perspectives on this topic, multi-disciplinary efforts to design the classroom of the future are scarce. Our presumptions surrounding the classroom are alive and well and for most of us, classrooms are something very physical. We therefore need multiple perspectives to shake up our own traditional way of thinking about classrooms and to stimulate a real discussion concerning what the classroom actually is.

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Sala de aula do futuro em análise.
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How Big Data is being used to shape the Digital Classroom

How Big Data is being used to shape the Digital Classroom | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Big data is already being harnessed in businesses to help organisations better understand their customers and find ways to engage more effectively. But did you know that it is also being put to use in education? Examples range from a privately held chain of elementary schools in Africa to a group of San Francisco schools. Other examples, coming from higher education, are the MOOCS offered by universities all over the world. How are these projects using technology and big data to improve education?

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Cómo serán los colegios del futuro, según la escuela que ha revolucionado Alemania. Noticias de Alma, Corazón, Vida

Cómo serán los colegios del futuro, según la escuela que ha revolucionado Alemania. Noticias de Alma, Corazón, Vida | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Educación: Cómo serán los colegios del futuro, según la escuela que ha revolucionado Alemania. Noticias de Alma, Corazón, Vida. En el país germano tiene muy buena reputación, ya que ha implantado nuevos métodos educativos y ha obtenido resultados fantásticos. ¿Qué es lo que la diferencia?

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Will wearables be commonplace in classrooms?

Will wearables be commonplace in classrooms? | EDUCATION | Scoop.it

Adoption of wearables in U.S. classrooms will supposedly grow at 46 percent annually till 2020, as more schools start to test virtual and augmented reality, fitness and location trackers.

Research firm Technavio says that like iPads, wearables will become commonplace in the classroom, providing students with ways to enhance their learning and have a more enriching experience.


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Can technology replace teachers?

Can technology replace teachers? | EDUCATION | Scoop.it

How Khan Academy and other advances in educational technology are changing the role of teachers. Does this mean that teachers are now obsolete, or just there to manage the class and facilitate the learning? Not at all.  What it means is that teachers now have more time to devote to their other responsibilities. These include leveraging their expertise as a respected authority on a subject matter, managing social interactions (answering students questions and asking leading questions to the students), and – this is key - acting as a motivating influence. One interesting additional layer to this debate is that children and adults learn very differently. So, would my answer to this question be the same when talking specifically about teachers who teach children?  Even more so, and here’s why. 


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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, June 21, 9:02 PM

Education is going through disruptions, fueled by technology, social media as well as lessons learned on how people learn.

Melissa Spears's curator insight, June 22, 2:58 AM
A very interesting article. Read on to know whether online learning is changing the role of teachers.
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, June 25, 5:08 AM

So, to come back to the original question: can technology replace teachers? The short answer: not quite. While the need may differ between adult and children learners, I think everyone can benefit from the right mix of teacher and technology. What that right mix is will differ for each individual student, depending upon their learning style.

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Why pedagogy first, tech second stance is key to the future

Why pedagogy first, tech second stance is key to the future | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
While I am a huge advocate for the purposeful integration of technology in schools, we must resist the temptation to think that this is the solution to solve all the ills in our current education system.

What concerns me most is how many districts and schools are going all in with one-on-one or bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives with no real plan for implementation and evaluation of effectiveness. This lack of planning and support will likely result in devices never achieving the outcomes that they were designed to achieve. It’s foolish to think that students will learn just by putting a device in their hands.

What’s needed is a shared vision and strategic plan for how mobile technology will be utilized to improve student learning outcomes that are aligned to higher standards.

When implementing and successfully sustaining a mobile learning initiative, it is imperative not to allow the device to drive instruction. Lessons, curriculum, schools and districts should never be built around technology. Everything we do in education should be built around learning. Thus, if the ultimate goal is to improve student outcomes then the role of any mobile device initiative should be to support or enhance learning.

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Create a Startup Culture in your classroom

Create a Startup Culture in your classroom | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Many educators that seek to incorporate design thinking and collaborative processes into teaching and learning are looking to the unique culture exemplified by startup companies. Both nimble and energized, today's startups are redefining how "work" looks by championing disruption in innovation and enterprise. Fueled by passion and charged with a desire to make a positive impact in our world, startups creatively incorporate voice and choice, flexibility, personality, and fun into learning and working environments.

By embracing these business models for learning, teachers are taking on this entrepreneurial, DIY spirit and transforming the process of making meaning and searching for knowledge. Schools and educators who choose a startup culture can essentially place a renewed focus on the role of the learner by empowering students to find authentic and meaningful problems and to search for solutions through design activities and iteration. Much like engineers that optimize their designs through building, testing, and then redesigning and building again, students in classrooms that follow a startup culture can freely explore, wonder, and evaluate over multiple iterations until they have reached success or mastery.

Looking to leverage the power of the startup culture in your classroom? Check out these three distinguishing features found in the startup ecosystem, and get ready to propel ideas forward and scale learning!

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Las 7 diferencias del Emprendedor #infografia #infographic #entrepreneurship

Las 7 diferencias del Emprendedor #infografia #infographic #entrepreneurship | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Hola: Una infografía sobre Las 7 diferencias del Emprendedor. Vía Un saludo

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Connecting Makerspaces to Authentic Learning | Rethinking Learning - Barbara Bray

Connecting Makerspaces to Authentic Learning | Rethinking Learning - Barbara Bray | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
I love the idea of making, inventing and tinkering. Just watch kids who are immersed in the activities and you can see the engagement. But is the learning authentic and relevant?

I presented three sessions at the Free Maker Movement event at One Work Place on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 with some amazing educators who presented hands-on activities. The event will took place at our Oakland Center for Active Learning .

I decided I needed to spend some time researching where the Maker Movement was happening and find examples of authentic learning. This gave me the opportunity to talk to several of my friends and share how they have transformed learning spaces to Makerspaces. Everyone I talked to made a point that it is about creativity not consumption. Yet when I went to different Maker events, I saw activities that an adult set up, purchased a kit or provided directions for activities. They were all fun, but I was having trouble seeing the connections to real learning or any ownership from kids.

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Cardboard Automata

Cardboard Automata | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Cardboard Automata are a playful way to explore simple machine elements such as cams, levers, and linkages, while creating a mechanical sculpture.

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Robots in Education: What’s Here and What’s Coming | Edudemic

Robots in Education: What’s Here and What’s Coming | Edudemic | EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Decades before the computer revolution began to spread in earnest, science fiction’s most creative minds sketched out a future most of us never thought we’d see. And yet between self-driving cars and yes, even hoverboards, that future seems closer than ever.

Nowhere is this more of a reality than in the field of robotics. Sure, we may not each have our own robotic besties/slaves as the old sci fi shows predicted we’d have by now, but judging by the many creative ways robotics are used in so many classrooms today, well…We’re pretty close. Let’s take a look at some of the neatest and most inspiring ways Robot Education (RoboEd?) is unfolding today

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