Should teachers “sell” content? Does it hurt to see the learning process in that light? This framework is broken down into two categories–Strategy Development & Engagement. What if, instead of considering teacher strategies, we focused on learning strategies, and began each unit or lesson by clarifying learning strategies, learning actions, and learner engagement, including:
1. WHAT the student engages with–from peers to teachers to content and technology
"In recognition of the widespread use of iPad sin schools and general education, Apple recently released a new "Apps for Teachers" http://bit.ly/16HvwHx category in the App Store. You'll find them listed among a wide and extensive list of categories under the "Education Collection" banner."
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“ Today while I was attending an iPad workshop I noticed that some teachers are using their iPads in a time-wasting manner. I am not sure if they are new to iPad or not but the first thing one can...”
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“MOBILE TECHNOLOGY: BOOOSTING ACHIEVEMENT IN FURTHER EDUCATION PublicNet As six UK colleges pilot Capita's new mobile services for the further education (FE) sector, product manager Rob Elliott explains the critical role mobile technologies are set...”
“Tynker is the latest iPad app aiming to teach kids to codeThe GuardianUS firm Tynker has released an iPad app that aims to introduce children to computer programming, building on the success of its existing website.”
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Teachbytes had another great infographic "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology." Are you looking for inspiration or help with tech integration in your district? Check out our training library.
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