Minecraft is a versatile and open platform used to teach all types of subjects, from math and engineering to history and language arts. Minecraft Mentors is designed to connect educators with an experienced Minecraft mentor – to get the support you need for your first lesson with Minecraft and beyond.
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Last Minute Ideas for Children's Book Week Australia 2013. by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com. (Credits for image above: Vintage Printable - Life on the Moon 2, Vintage Printable - Life on the Moon 4, Vintage ...
When it comes to BYOD, it takes a lot of people to ensure success. Most problems can be solved, but usually not on the spot. A successful pilot is one that is planned in advanced and communicated with the people that need to be involved to make it happen. Advance communication with other experienced BYOD teachers in and outside your district and seeing what issues they have run across may save you a lot of time, heartache, and headaches as well.
Digital literacy has become one of the major issues facing educators in this early part of the 21st century. The need to develop students and teachers digital literacies has become increasingly accepted as fact and yet most teachers' and students' understanding of what exactly constitutes a digital literacy still seems to remain quite vague. Even more vague seems to be teachers' understanding of how precisely we go about developing those literacies.
Google has always had a mission to make information free and accessible to all - and their quest hasn't always been easy. For over 10 years, a major part of that mission wasn't even considered legal, but this October, book lovers of the world can rejoice: the Google Books Library Project has finally won the legal…
The School Evolutionary Stages blog presents 6 evolutionary stages that a school would go through. The stages are Paper Based > Early Digital > Digital > Early Networked > Networked > Digital Normalisation.
During your lifetime you have probably experienced inspirational educators, or witnessed inspiring lectures. But, what about you? Are you such an educator? If not, why not? In this talk, I [Zaid Alsagoff] explored some of the ingredients top educators in the 21st century have, and how we can learn from them to reinvent ourselves to reach our true potential as an educator. This talk was given on the 9 February (2013) at Jazan University (Saudi Arabia).
Many teachers reported that students are more willing to offer feedback and advice to peers through a shared document. And they approach the writing process more fluidly. “I have seen students more willing to go back and revise or improve their work in order to provide more clarity when using digital tools than when they are writing it on paper,”
"Three weeks ago, I began exploring Evernote. Literally within minutes, I was convinced that it is an essential tool for inquiry-based teaching. I hope that by the end of this post, you will agree and want to join me in taking a huge step toward true metateaching."
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