Kathy Schrock: “Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy: The interlocking of cognitive processes This great new diagram show the interlocking gears of cognitive thought and every cog-word links directly to an iPad app... Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes up and down the categories as they create new knowledge, I was thinking another type of image might be more explanatory.
This one takes a historical view. Classrooms have come a long way. There’s been an exponential growth in educational technology advancement over the past few years. From overhead projectors to iPads, it’s important to understand not only what’s coming next but also where it all started.
Learn about game based training and the new book on gamification by Karl Kapp in this Designing Digitally blog post. Kapp explains how gamification is truly a way of thinking and this could not be any more true. Gamification requires thinking outside the box, rather than pushing your content into an already existing game show or similar setting.
Metacognition -- awareness of one's attention and thinking process -- is increasingly a 21st century necessity. -- Howard
"At New York University, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Steve Fleming is exploring the neural basis of metacognition: how we think about thinking, and how we assess the accuracy of our decisions, judgements and other aspects of our mental..."
A workshop presented Colette Cassinelli, Google Certified Teacher. Come learn how you can use the FREE Google tools to encourage collaboration in your classroom. A Google Certified Teacher will share multiple examples of how MS/HS school teachers are integrating Google shared docs & spreadsheets, Google Maps and the new Google sites into their curriculum. Great for beginners!
A teacher at a Leeds school is passing on language skills to millions of students. Her work is among the most highly-rated on the TES resources facility, which currently allows almost two million members from all over the world to share their teaching expertise with each other.
The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have
Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process. How many times have you wondered about a better way to teach the same lesson you have delivered to an eariler class? How often have you used technology to engage your students and improve their learning ?
YouTube is undoubtedly the top video website online. The stats I have recently read are really amazing; 60 hours of video are uploaded every minute with over 3 billion pageviews per day. It also has thousands of channels ranging from technology to Laugh and Gags. Given the important of YouTube as a primary source of video content, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has dedicated a whole section to reviewing educational tools and tips teachers and students can use to maximize their benefit from YouTube. In this regard, they have selected some of the popular tools already having reviewed here and compiled them in a list that is handy for any teacher or educator to check whenever time permits.
Proven by thousands of students, these web-delivered authentic science experiments (online and virtual labs) teach scientific thinking and meet the goals of the National Research Council. When you use these virtual labs online, you have important features.
Keep track of lab reports and all student work Real experiments, not simulations, as virtual labs Archive lab reports with a simple mouse click Differentiated reading levels for Smart Science® labs Scientific inquiry built in — students discover science Online lab reports, write and grade easily
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AP and IB level biology, chemistry and physics Intrductory Labs Biology Labs Chemistry Labs Earth science Labs Physics Labs
Imagine you're giving a presentation where you can read the mind of every person in the room. You'd have an amazing ability to adjust to your audience's needs and emotions. That's the backchannel.
Using Twitter/Facebook etc. has become a great way to do just that. But they arn't appropriate for every situation, if people arn't on them, you don't want the discussion to be public, or you need to see only relevent updates.
That's where TodaysMeet comes in. TodaysMeet gives you an isolated room where you can see only what you need to see, and your audience doesn't need to learn any new tools like hash tags to keep everything together.
Swivl is your own personal cameraman. Its dock holds your mobile phone or video camera and tracks you as you move, using a little ‘marker’ device with a wireless microphone, which you can hold or hang around your neck.
Web 2.0 tools organized by type/task. LiveBinder is dedicated to helping teachers find the right web tool for the task at hand. Feel free to copy it, share it, leave comments, and if you feel so moved, mark it as "useful.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
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Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.