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15 Conflict Resolution Tips For Educators

15 Conflict Resolution Tips For Educators | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it
If you're looking for some conflict resolution tips to use in school and the classroom, these are some of the best you can find.

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://edudemic.com/2012/11/conflict-resolution-tips/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 


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Handbook | blendsync.org

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The Blended Synchronous Learning Handbook is the primary output of the Blended Synchronous Learning Project. It includes the summative findings of the Blended Synchronous Learning case studies, a Blended Synchronous Learning Design Framework, and a range of other resources and information to support blended synchronous learning design research and practice.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 7, 5:27 AM

This free 190 page book looks really well constructed and well worth downloading.

Fiona Harvey's curator insight, August 7, 1:06 PM

looks interesting and useful to add to the research on blended learning

Jamie Ruppert's curator insight, August 7, 1:49 PM

The Blended Synchronous Learning Handbook is the primary output of the Blended Synchronous Learning Project.

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How To Integrate iPads With The New Google Classroom - Edudemic

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With the recent announcement that Google Classroom will be available to all Google Apps for Education schools by the week of August 11th, schools that have also adopted iPads are interested in exploring the platform to determine if it will integrate into their existing deployment to provide a helpful and approachable workflow solution. While there …

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 12, 7:59 AM

This article includes a Vimeo based video tutorial.  Consider is a quick way to get up to speed on Google's new moves into education. 

Mark Fuson's curator insight, August 14, 2:00 PM

Google classroom seems to be coming strong! Sure would like access to this so I can begin testing it for teachers.

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The Art and Science of Successful Online Discussions

The Art and Science of Successful Online Discussions | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it
Faculty use asynchronous discussions to extend and enhance instructional practices in the online classroom. It is widely reported that online discussions play an integral role in facilitating students’ learning, as well as fostering dialogue, critical thinking, and reflective inquiry (Kayler & Weller, 2007; Morris, Finnegan, & Sz-Shyan, 2005). Despite faculty’s knowledge that discussion forums can serve as a useful learning tool, online discussions are not easy to establish and manage.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 12, 12:12 AM

Classes taught with facilitated discussion (a great step beyond simple Q&A) are the gold standard of online teaching and learning.


Solid references for this short read on the gold standard!

Gary Harwell's curator insight, August 15, 10:47 AM

We can do it but we have to do it right.

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From Guilt to Google: Experimenting with Tech Tools to Improve Writing Feedback (EdSurge News)

From Guilt to Google: Experimenting with Tech Tools to Improve Writing Feedback (EdSurge News) | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

by Kim Hoffman Kanof


"I needed to change the tedious and difficult writing process in my classroom. So, I turned to Google tools.


"Google scripts and add-ons to Google Drive drastically changed my approach to giving writing feedback. I have been able to quickly develop meaningful “writers workshops”, give individualized feedback throughout the writing process, and provide timely comments to a large student caseload.


"With these tools (many of which are included in this list), students are placed in charge of their learning. They engage in meaningful self-reflection, highlight according to criteria, and use academic language to critique their own work. The shift is significant. With Google tools, I can provide ongoing feedback while my students showcase digital responsibility and revise throughout the writing process."

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Otus: Free Multifunction iPad App for 1:1 Classrooms

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Otus is an easy-to-use, yet powerful classroom tool that brings the best iPad and Chromebook education features together into one secure environment, and uses a single Google login.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 14, 1:15 AM

This looks like a useful cross platform tool for managing the 1:1 classroom.

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HTML to PDF - Convert web pages to PDF files online for free.

HTML to PDF - Convert web pages to PDF files online for free. | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it
Convert HTML web pages to PDF files. No installation, no registration, its free and easy to use.

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R Kay Richardson's curator insight, July 23, 4:45 AM

Since you can print to a PDF from most browsers, doesn' t that make this unnecessary?

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10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students

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1) Hemingway Editor This is a free Web-based app that lets you paste in your writing to be analyzed and edited for optimal readability. The app quickly ide

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Maryalice Leister's curator insight, August 17, 5:48 PM

Some new ones listed I hadn't heard of or used. I am off to try them out and you'll have some great new tools if you do too. Easily learned and creates the impact you want. Not just for teachers either. Enjoy!

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Have you tried out www.examtime.com? It's a free elearning site with Mind Maps, Flashcards, Study Planner and more tools which allow for collaboration, testing of knowledge and learning in a fun, creative way.
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Maker Party 2014: Resources for Libraries and Learning Spaces | Educator Innovator

Maker Party 2014: Resources for Libraries and Learning Spaces | Educator Innovator | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

"At the heart of the MakerParty campaign, Webmaker tools/resources, and Hive Learning Network is the Web Literacy Map, which outlines what we at the Mozilla Foundation think are the important skills and competencies needed to be literate on the web. Each web literacy competency has a dedicated page that features the best resources on the web to help you “Discover, Make, and Teach” those skills.


"Hive Learning Network, a project of Mozilla, is comprised of organizations (libraries, museums, schools and non-profit start-ups) and individuals (educators, designers, community catalysts and makers). Together, they create opportunities for youth to gain digital and analog skills to learn within and beyond the confines of traditional classroom experiences, design innovative practices and tools that provide opportunities for greater impact, and contribute to their own professional development within an active community of practice."

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Warren Sparrow: Why learn to keyboard?

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21 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

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Your iPhone can do all sorts of magical things that you probably aren't aware of. Here's a list of some of the iPhone's coolest hidden features.

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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, August 18, 7:03 AM

Here some extra tips for the iPhone.

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Best Apps and Websites for Classroom Management ~ graphite

Best Apps and Websites for Classroom Management ~ graphite | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it
Step up classroom management with these great apps and websites. Featured tools: ClassDojo; Sokikom: Classroom Management Tool; Time Timer.
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Two Great Google Add-ons @WeVideo and @Kaizena | #TechEducator 62 - YouTube

Two Great Google Add-ons @WeVideo and @Kaizena | #TechEducator 62 - YouTube | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

Welcome to the the Tech Educator Podcast hosted by Jeff Bradbury, Sam Patterson, Jeff Herb and Christopher Nesi.

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11 Great Apps to Enhance Your Evernote ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

11 Great Apps to Enhance Your Evernote ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

by Med Kharbach


"Evernote is a powerful note taking web tool and mobile app. It is definitely an elemental component of teachers workflow. I have been using it for a few years now and I just can't live without it now.Evernote enables you to take notes in both text and audio format. Your notes can also include images,videos and even files. Evernote is available across different devices so that everything you do with Evernote on your computer can be automatically synced to your Evernote account on your phone or tablet.

"With the growing popularity and widespread of Evernote, there appeared a wide variety of applications that can enhance your productivity and expand your Evernote experience. Here are some of these applications as recommended by Evernote app centre:"

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E-Learning Assessment - Creating Audio Feedback - UW-Stout Online

E-Learning Assessment - Creating Audio Feedback - UW-Stout Online | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

Explore the benefits of incorporating audio feedback to build stronger instructor-learner connections. Discover free audio tools that quickly record comments-- often in less time than it takes to write them. 


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 11, 8:18 PM

Here's a hand picked list of great resources on how to provide audio feedback in your blended or fully online classes. 


If you are struggling with assessment (or just want to sharpen up) consider this month's featured online course: Assessment in E-Learning with the remarkable Jim Erbe. 

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Google Drive in Class: 38 Ideas by Sean Junkins

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August 11, 2014
This is the third post in a series of posts aimed at helping teachers and educators make the best out of Google Drive in classrooms. This series comes in a time when teachers are getting ready to start a new school year and hopefully will provide them with the necessary know-how to help them better integrate Google Drive in their teaching pedagogy. The two previous posts featured in this series were entitled consecutively "New Google Drive Cheat Sheet" and "Teachers Visual Guide to Google Drive Sharing". Today's post covers some interesting ideas and tips on how to go about using Google Drive in your classroom. This work is created by Sean Junkins from SeansDesk.


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Gary Harwell's curator insight, August 15, 8:17 PM

Are we using Drive in our classes? We shoudl be.

Judith Edwards's curator insight, August 16, 11:39 AM

Just found this great Scoop by our own Sean Junkins.

Steve Vaitl's curator insight, August 19, 10:22 AM

With a bit of imagination, some of these can be altered to fit business needs as well!!

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Pinterest for the Flippin' Classroom? 16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest

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Pinterest isn't just for wedding themes, DIY craft inspiration, and pretty pictures — it can also be a great educational tool! Here are some creative ways educators are using Pinterest to enhance the learning experience.

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Natasha Georgiou's curator insight, August 14, 6:32 PM

Useful ideas in how TLs can use Pinterest as a way to resource the curriculum.

Betty Skeet's curator insight, August 17, 3:50 AM

Pinterest as an educational resource  for inspiration,  activities and classroom tools.

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PresentationTube: Record & Share Online Video Presentations

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PresentationTube Recorder is a simple tool designed to help instructors, students and business professionals record their presentations from the comfort of home or office, and without the need to have Internet connection while recording. The Recorder synchronizes a variety of visual aids including PowerPoint slides, Webcam streaming, whiteboard, drawing board, Web browser content, Desktop recording .


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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 30, 9:23 AM

Let me see, I{m going to try it.

Adilson Camacho's curator insight, August 1, 9:28 PM

Recursos ...

Adilson Camacho's curator insight, August 1, 9:34 PM

Resources!

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The World's Easiest Video Calls - Gruveo

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Instant, secure and anonymous video calls. No downloads or registration required.


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Mlle_Prof's curator insight, August 15, 7:23 AM

Interesting new tool for sending free video calls.

Jay Roth's curator insight, August 17, 1:29 PM

No software required?! I like the browser-based idea without the bloat!

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This is a very simple and useful tool to get students using video communication.

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20 Free Collaborative Web Tools to Use in Class

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RT @iLearnDifferent: 20 Free Collaborative Web Tools to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/j6dDbONWb7 #e…

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#TeachDoNow MOOC Webinars | Educator Innovator

#TeachDoNow MOOC Webinars | Educator Innovator | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

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In the summer of 2014, The National Writing Project and KQED produced a MOOC called ThinkDoNow, with support from the MacArthur Foundation. 


The six webinars that formed the basis of the MOOC are archived on the site of the Educator Innovator here. You will see them identified as Episodes #1-#6. 


Below, please find a brief description of the MOOC and its topics:


"#TeachDoNow is a collaborative learning experience in partnership with the National Writing Project open to anyone interested in learning how to use Twitter and other media sharing applications to promote social and civic discourse with students around science, news and the arts. It will take place online this summer from July 7 – August 17.


"Weekly activities will center around KQED’s Do Now, a weekly activity for students to engage and respond to current issues using social media tools. We will engage in weekly discussions that encourage us to go deep into current issues surrounding education, learn new digital tools we can employ with our students, share and discuss our results, and explore the ways to effectively promote digital conversations with our students."


All of the materials for the #TeachDoNow MOOC may be accessed here.


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A New iPad Game to Teach Argument ~ Educator Innovator

A New iPad Game to Teach Argument ~ Educator Innovator | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

"Put your powers of persuasion to the ultimate planetary test!

"GlassLab, in collaboration with NASA and the National Writing Project, has released Mars Generation One: Argubot Academy, a new iOS tablet game that lets each player step into the boots of Zodiac, the first Earthling student at Argubot Academy.

"Mars Generation One: Argubot Academy is a game changer in educational technology. Designed to address Common Core ELA standards in argumentation with complex STEM content, this tablet game uses an interesting cast of characters and fun robot battles to help students develop the literacy and leadership skills essential for any 21st century career!"

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Hikmawati N's curator insight, August 19, 7:28 PM

Waw, it is great... I will try on it, will it work for me?

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15 Twitter Hacks That Will Turn You Into a Twitter Ninja ~ buffersocial

15 Twitter Hacks That Will Turn You Into a Twitter Ninja ~ buffersocial | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

by Neil Patel


"Try these 15 easy Twitter hacks to get more organized and find more enjoyment sharing and engaging on Twitter."

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4 New Back to School Tech Tip Webinars with Jennie Magiera | McGraw-Hill Education Blog

4 New Back to School Tech Tip Webinars with Jennie Magiera | McGraw-Hill Education Blog | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it
Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Teacher, Jennie Magiera, was our honored guest host for 4 webinars this summer to help educators get back to school with fresh ideas and confidence.


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Lots of good ideas here. Certainly worth teachers' time to check out.

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8 Weeks of Free Teacher Resources for Back to School ~ Edutopia

8 Weeks of Free Teacher Resources for Back to School ~ Edutopia | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it
All of Edutopia’s downloadable and printable back-to-school resources are collected here for easy classroom reference. Check back weekly for updates!
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4 Great Resources for Inspirational Teaching Quotes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Great Resources for Inspirational Teaching Quotes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

by Med Kharbach


"Looking for some resources on inspirational quotes to use in class? Here are a few of my favourite Pinterest boards where you can have access to a wide collection of quotes and visuals that inspire a love of teaching and learning. Browse through the different materials provided there and you will definitely find some to use with your students in class. If you know about other resources to add to the list, please share with us in the comment form below. Enjoy"

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