"Makerspaces are an amazing way to bring STEAM, creativity and informal learning into your school, but with so much information out there, many educators aren’t sure of where to get started. In this session, you will get ideas and inspiration on how to bring the Maker Education Movement into your school. Topics covered will include: cultivating a Maker culture, getting student input, finding space, securing funds and donations, gathering supplies, making it happen, and sharing with others. Throughout the presentation, you will see examples from the creation of our school’s library Makerspace, as well as examples from other schools."
If there is one thing I get asked, and that has been answered online time and again, it's "How do I get my photos to look like I want them to look on Facebook?" followed immediately by "Why does Facebook ruin my photos anyway?" and finally "I just want my photos to look awesome on Facebook." The bottom line is, Facebook does give us options, loopholes if you like, and we just need to adhere to them and our images will look stellar. But, what are these magical settings? I decided I was going to
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.
"Figuring out which apps work best in your particular classroom is not easy. There’s a painstaking process of trial and error that teachers must go through (usually during the summer break or professional development sessions)."
Can kids solve real life problems that affect our world? Sure! Why not? Many of you know the 7 sterile steps to PBL. How about adding a little more to the 7 steps? Here are a few ideas about how to solve real-life problems with your class.
Do you have a set of defined, school wide instructional practices? I bet you have defined practices for attendance, discipline, fire drills, cafeteria, bus drills, and registration. How can we call ourselves professionals when the very business of which we are about--teaching and learning--has no defined practices?
10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom by Mike Acedo In today’s classroom, educators are constantly required to mold their teaching methods to give students the best opportunity to succeed. It is not only imperative...
Moodle is a magnificent free product and has the potential to enable schools and teachers to build wonderfully unique interactive online learning courses in which learner interaction can be tracked, measured and responded to. Despite this the vast majority of Moodle courses I see are a long list of Word and PDF documents with at best a few forums that enable a minimum of human social interaction.
Obletnica rojstva našega največjega pesnika Franceta Prešerna je iztočnica za tokratno oddajo, v kateri se bomo pogovarjali o ustvarjalnosti in o tem, pri čem vsem nam ustvarjalno mišljenje koristi. Če smo ustvarjalnost včasih povezovali predvsem s pesniki, pisatelji in umetniki, pa danes radi poudarjamo, da smo lahko ustvarjalni vsi, ne glede na starost, izobrazbo in poklic, ki ga opravljamo. Celo več, ustvarjalni smo lahko pri vsem, kar počnemo. Z gostoma dr. Borutom Likarjem in dr. Valentinom
"In the past year, education researchers have done much to turn commonly held beliefs about learning on their head.
In her controversial new book, Seven Myths About Education...Daisy Christodoulou draws on her recent experience of teaching in challenging schools to show us just how much educational practice contradicts basic scientific principles..."
From school classrooms to Apple product launches, slideshow presentations have quickly become the standard accompaniment to lectures. You can't give a speech without a slideshow, it seems. And they all feel same. Presentations are dominated by Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple Keynote, apps that are all but omnipresent.
We have a 1 to 1 program right now at the school I'm at, and there are a lot of problems with it. Initially I was for the program, but I am becoming more and more against it, especially with the current way our program is run. Let me list the problems I've discovered so far:
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