The Challenge Of Personalizing Learning In Real-Time by Dr. Philip Lanoue The conversation on the need to use student achievement data in education is fast-tracking its importance in today’s classrooms.
When students engage in quality projects, they develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions that serve them in the moment and in the long term. There are several ways to start designing projects. Here are six steps that will help you get started.
12 Rules Of Great Teaching by Terry Heick Recently, I’ve been thinking of the universal truths in teaching. Students should be first. Don’t always start planning with a standard. Questions matter more than answers. Trust...
This toolkit assembled by the Social Media Lab seeks to provide an overview of some of the many open access tools available for the study and analysis of social media and online communities. The table below presents the tools in alphabetical order and highlights the…
If we want to have students seek out other information from sources other than the teacher, then we must make sure those resources are available. Many teachers using the flipped classroom approach already have created or found these kinds of resources. However, think broadly about the word resource.
People are resources, texts are resources, and community organizations are resources -- to name just a few categories. We have to be comfortable not always knowing the answer, and instead suggesting we find the answer together through the vast amount of learning resources that we have at our disposal.
Try curating these resources before, during, and after a unit. Work with students as well to create a culture where the answers are everywhere.
Why are you using technology? Or more importantly, how are you using technology to better the learning in your classroom and/or school? If you are like me, then you’ve had your fair share of technology screw ups. Projects that didn’t make sense (but used the tech you wanted to bring in). Activities that were ruined …
Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future by Terry Heick (Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post) So we’re taking a stand here. This is all subjective, but it’s worth talking about.
50 Ways to Blend Your Learning (interactive version: bit.ly/50waystoblend, music to inspire, examples slideshow) The problem’s all inside your head / She said to me. / The ways to blend are easy if you / Use technology. / We’d like to help you in your struggle / As you teach. / There must be
It's that time of the week to further our understanding of educational technology by learning the industry's 'jargon.' Let's add another term to our edtech vocab, and for this week, it's Adaptive Learning.
This infographic from Nueva School serves as inspiration for our own “design process” infographic. It’s called “Solution Thinking”, and it’s about using Solution Fluency in design projects.
Solution Fluency is bound by the tenets of Global Digital Citizenship and encompasses the other 21st Century Fluencies. We’ve put together an infographic to keep track of it all. Hope it proves helpful!
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