Educational Techn...
Follow
498 views | +0 today
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Charli Wiggill
Scoop.it!

This is How to Create Mind Maps Using Google Dr...

This is How to Create Mind Maps Using Google Dr... | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
This is How to Create Mind Maps Using Google Draw ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on New Ed Tech and Online Education Developments curated by WebTeachers (This is How to Create Mind Maps Using Google Draw ~ Educational Technology and ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charli Wiggill
Scoop.it!

How technology best boosts learning | New Ed Te...

How technology best boosts learning | New Ed Te... | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
How technology best boosts learning on New Ed Tech and Online Education Developments curated by WebTeachers (Have you seen: How technology best boosts learning http://t.co/ZrPOrowRIB #elearning #ukedchat)...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charli Wiggill
Scoop.it!

Free Technology for Teachers: Listen Edition an...

Free Technology for Teachers: Listen Edition an... | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: Listen Edition and Socrative Combine to Offer Audio-based Lessons on New Ed Tech and Online Education Developments curated by WebTeachers (Have you seen: Free Technology for Teachers: Listen Edition and Socrative...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charli Wiggill
Scoop.it!

Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: F...

Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: F... | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Flowboard on New Ed Tech and Online Education Developments curated by WebTeachers (Have you seen: Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Flowboard http://t.co/AfUx63kC8o...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers
Scoop.it!

6 Questions To Ask Before Doing BYOD - Edudemic

6 Questions To Ask Before Doing BYOD - Edudemic | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
There are some critical questions you should ask your community before rolling out a BYOD plan. Here they are ... in fun graphic form!

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Charli Wiggill
more...
Charli Wiggill's curator insight, September 12, 2013 8:30 AM

I'm sure that many institutions are thinking along these lines...

Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Learning Technology News
Scoop.it!

What Is Successful Technology Integration?

What Is Successful Technology Integration? | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it

Before we can discuss how to shift our pedagogy or the role of the teacher in a classroom that is integrating technology, it is important to first define what "technology integration" actually means. Seamless integration is when students are not only using technology daily, but have access to a variety of tools that match the task at hand and provide them the opportunity to build a deeper understanding of content.

 


Via Nik Peachey
Charli Wiggill's insight:

The question we should all be asking!

more...
Maja Jerkovic's curator insight, September 18, 2013 12:10 PM

Technology integration is successful when the learning objective is achieved. I use technology often but to enhance and improve the learning experience. 

Nalya Ovshieva's curator insight, September 25, 2013 10:48 AM

The article clarifies the idea of successful integration of technology

Thabo Thubisi's curator insight, May 31, 2014 8:44 AM

Learn more

Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Technology and Leadership in Education
Scoop.it!

Udacity Blog: Announcing the Launch of the Open Education Alliance

Udacity Blog: Announcing the Launch of the Open Education Alliance | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
Udacity announces the launch of an Open Education Alliance of employers and educators worldwide.

Via Anna Hu
Charli Wiggill's insight:

Sounds interesting and worthwhile

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Digital Presentations in Education
Scoop.it!

Zaption - Making Video Interactive

Zaption - Making Video Interactive | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it

Zaption, a San Francisco based tech startup, is revolutionizing online video for education. Teachers, trainers, and content publishers use Zaption’s intuitive web app to quickly add images, text, quizzes, and discussions to existing videos from YouTube, Vimeo and private video libraries. The result is an interactive learning tour that transforms video from a “lean back” experience to an engaging “lean forward” activity.


Via Baiba Svenca
Charli Wiggill's insight:

An interactive video tool. Don't just sit back and relax while watching, rather take on a more active role...

more...
Bettina Ascaino's curator insight, September 9, 2013 12:05 PM

The teacher can add questions, quizzes, text, polls to the video and involve students in interactive learning experience.

You get a free 30-days trial period to explore the tool.

Marisa Conde's curator insight, September 15, 2013 1:50 PM

#herramientasVE

Mary Starry's curator insight, September 17, 2013 10:08 PM

Allows you to take a YouTube or other video and create an interactive lesson from it. Free for one month, but then over $600 a year if you want to use with up to 200 students.

Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Educational Technology News
Scoop.it!

Are social media too prevalent in the classroom?

Are social media too prevalent in the classroom? | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
The Editorial Board of The Miami Student has noticed a good number of professors requesting us to follow them on Twitter or Pinterest, friend them on Facebook and connect with them on LinkedIn.

Via EDTC@UTB
Charli Wiggill's insight:

Hehehehe - the one we've all been waiting for...

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Daring Ed Tech
Scoop.it!

Edutopia: 6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents

Edutopia: 6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
The Common Core Learning Standards describe the importance of teaching students how to comprehend informational text. They are asked to read closely, make inferences, cite evidence, analyze arguments

Via John Evans, Linda Dougherty, GwynethJones
Charli Wiggill's insight:

If you frequently refer to primary sources in your coursework - this may be really useful to you.

more...
Linda Dougherty's curator insight, September 7, 2013 9:16 AM

Definite share with teachers for finding primary source documents.  Also, don't forget the Google LIFE magazine images. 

"Search tip

Add "source:life" to any Google image search and search only the LIFE photo archive. For example: computer source:life "

GwynethJones's curator insight, September 8, 2013 1:04 PM

AWESOME + a tip from Linda:

" Definite share with teachers for finding primary source documents.  Also, don't forget the Google LIFE magazine images. 

 

"Search tip

Add "source:life" to any Google image search and search only the LIFE photo archive. For example: computer source:life "

Lorena Swetnam's curator insight, September 14, 2013 3:31 PM

Primary Resources

Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from iGeneration - 21st Century Education
Scoop.it!

LearnBIG - search engine for "The Big Thing I want to learn is..."

LearnBIG - search engine for "The Big Thing I want to learn is..." | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
Find your best educational resources

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
more...
Cindy Rogers's curator insight, September 9, 2013 12:23 AM

Can we get kids to try something besides Google?

Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Digital Delights for Learners
Scoop.it!

Google + for Schools and other tips

Google + for Schools and other tips | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
Charli Wiggill's insight:

If you're unaware of the plethora of Google offerings - dedicate some time to catching up on a whole new set of interlocking tools that are freely available... lest you get left behind!

more...
iEARN-Pangea's curator insight, September 9, 2013 12:36 PM

How to use Google + in the school

Adam Lenaarts's curator insight, September 9, 2013 7:25 PM

So Google is finally backing up its educational plans.

Hjørdis Grønvik's curator insight, September 10, 2013 5:29 PM

Gratis ressurser. Jippi.

Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Learning Technology News
Scoop.it!

Making lectures and lessons more interactive with mQlicker

Making lectures and lessons more interactive with mQlicker | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it

As the traditional lecture has come increasingly under fire for being completely out of touch with modern teaching and learning methods, there has been a move by many teachers, conference presenters and lecturers to make their teaching techniques more modern and interactive. One of the key technologies for enabling this has been a range of audience response systems that provide real time responses to polls, questions and surveys while the speakers is actually presenting.


Via Nik Peachey
Charli Wiggill's insight:

Excellent move towards interacting with your audience - though not a new idea, using mobile phones within the audience empowers them without a set of expensive clicker devices.

more...
Nalya Ovshieva's curator insight, September 26, 2013 11:13 AM

It's worth while trying it. Lectures that involve a degree of social interaction are usually more satisfying.

Eva Ramos's curator insight, September 28, 2013 7:47 PM

Wow!  I am going to give this a try!

Steph's Journalism Group 2013's curator insight, October 7, 2013 7:22 PM
Chwayita Ceejay January's insight:'

A very interesting tool, that teachers can use inside and outside the formal learning area. Where students can interact with the information live during the lecture (where most interaction should happen anyway) closing the 'cold and insigificant' student-lecturer relationship. Students can respond to the data while the lecture is in progress. As expensive and time-consuming (training) this intiative would be to udertake it would certainly improve lecture attedance. :D

Scooped by Charli Wiggill
Scoop.it!

A must See Chat on Education1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A must See Chat on Education1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
A must See Chat on Education1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/OuGJfSVfGE
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charli Wiggill
Scoop.it!

Free Technology for Teachers: Bulb - Create and...

Free Technology for Teachers: Bulb - Create and... | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: Bulb - Create and Share Collections of Educational Media on New Ed Tech and Online Education Developments curated by WebTeachers (Have you seen: Free Technology for Teachers: Bulb - Create and Share Collections of...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charli Wiggill
Scoop.it!

Free Technology for Teachers: Form+ Adds More F...

Free Technology for Teachers: Form+ Adds More F... | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
Free Technology for Teachers: Form+ Adds More Flexibility to Your Google Forms on New Ed Tech and Online Education Developments curated by WebTeachers (Have you seen: Free Technology for Teachers: Form+ Adds More Flexibility to Your Google Forms
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers
Scoop.it!

Udacity Blog: Announcing the Launch of the Open Education Alliance

Udacity Blog: Announcing the Launch of the Open Education Alliance | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
Udacity announces the launch of an Open Education Alliance of employers and educators worldwide.

Via Anna Hu , Charli Wiggill
more...
Charli Wiggill's curator insight, September 12, 2013 8:28 AM

Sounds interesting and worthwhile

Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers
Scoop.it!

What Is Successful Technology Integration?

What Is Successful Technology Integration? | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it

Before we can discuss how to shift our pedagogy or the role of the teacher in a classroom that is integrating technology, it is important to first define what "technology integration" actually means. Seamless integration is when students are not only using technology daily, but have access to a variety of tools that match the task at hand and provide them the opportunity to build a deeper understanding of content.

 


Via Nik Peachey, Charli Wiggill
more...
Maja Jerkovic's curator insight, September 18, 2013 12:10 PM

Technology integration is successful when the learning objective is achieved. I use technology often but to enhance and improve the learning experience. 

Nalya Ovshieva's curator insight, September 25, 2013 10:48 AM

The article clarifies the idea of successful integration of technology

Thabo Thubisi's curator insight, May 31, 2014 8:44 AM

Learn more

Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from iGeneration - 21st Century Education
Scoop.it!

6 Questions To Ask Before Doing BYOD - Edudemic

6 Questions To Ask Before Doing BYOD - Edudemic | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
There are some critical questions you should ask your community before rolling out a BYOD plan. Here they are ... in fun graphic form!

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
Charli Wiggill's insight:

I'm sure that many institutions are thinking along these lines...

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Free Business PowerPoint Templates
Scoop.it!

Free Area Chart PowerPoint Template

Free Area Chart PowerPoint Template | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
Download free area chart PowerPoint template with awesome design ready to make PowerPoint presentations

Via SlideHunter
Charli Wiggill's insight:

Add a professional edge to your presentations

more...
SlideHunter's curator insight, September 7, 2013 1:13 AM

Free Area Chart template for PowerPoint with an awesome chart example for presentations

Marilyn M.'s curator insight, September 15, 2013 11:43 AM

this visual display with colors shades distinguishes the data more clearly. Thanks SlideHunter.com!

Scooped by Charli Wiggill
Scoop.it!

Featured Free and Discounted Apps - 7th September - Smart Apps For Kids

Featured Free and Discounted Apps - 7th September  - Smart Apps For Kids | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
Feast your eyes on our list today!! A brand new Little Critter book, a water puzzler, a few matching games, rhyming, spelling, math, french.... the list goes on. 15 apps, $32 in savings - Discounted/Free for a limited time only!
Charli Wiggill's insight:

Featured apps for kids - some FREE

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Pinterest
Scoop.it!

The Numbers Don't Lie: Ignoring Pinterest is Like Ignoring Your Customers

Pinterest is the first top-of-the-funnel social network that is fundamentally about idea and product discovery. It is the new social e-commerce central that is connecting people to their aspirations.

Via Kelly Lieberman
Charli Wiggill's insight:

Pinterest may be more valuable or important than you have realised!

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Technology in Education
Scoop.it!

The 21st-Century Digital Learner

The 21st-Century Digital Learner | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it

After hosting dozens of these conversations, I realize one thing: We just don't listen enough to our students. The tradition in education has been not to ask the students what they think or want, but rather for adult educators to design the system and curriculum by themselves, using their "superior" knowledge and experience.


Via Nik Peachey, Yasemin Allsop
Charli Wiggill's insight:

Consider your learners in your planning and programmes

more...
Aunty Alice's curator insight, October 24, 2013 5:27 PM

Just as speaking is the outcome of listening, so writing is the outcome of reading, not the other way round. Listening to the student should also include "listening" to their writing. ie., analyse what they are saying and how they are doing it.  When students evaluate their own work, the teacher should listen and guide them to ways of improving it, whether it be punctuation, paragraphing, spelling, or word or subject knowledge.  This is how we bring students on board and empower them to learn. 

Aunty Alice's curator insight, October 31, 2013 4:49 PM

Listening to students has two aspects; listening to what they say orally, and 'listening' to their writing which is only another way of talking, only through a code. Just as learning to speak is tied closely to listening to what is said and being exposed to words that help one to think better, so writing is the same  and relies on reading "or listening" to what others say and how they say it to express clear meaning. The two subjects, reading and writing, are closlely intertwined yet we compartmentalize them in the literacy curriculum. An example of adults thinking they know what is best for children.  

Nuno Ricardo Oliveira's curator insight, December 28, 2013 11:53 AM

The 21st-Century Digital Learner

Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Educational Technology and Mobile Lerarning
Scoop.it!

Why you Should Create A Blog for Your Class + 5 Platforms to Use ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Why you Should Create A Blog for Your Class + 5 Platforms to Use ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it

Via Educatorstechnology
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Charli Wiggill from Technology in Education
Scoop.it!

How To Build Powerful Tech-Infused Lesson Plans - Edudemic

How To Build Powerful Tech-Infused Lesson Plans - Edudemic | Educational Technology for Middle Schoolers | Scoop.it
From apps to web tools, there are a lot of ways to infuse some technology into your lesson plans. Here are a few key ideas!

Via Dale Borgeson
Charli Wiggill's insight:

Help with incorporating technology meaningfully - not merely for technology's sake...

more...
No comment yet.