The Connected Student Series: Last week on the Connected Student Series, I discussed the ‘why’ of digital portfolios. It is imperative that in 2014, students be able to curate, archive and expand on the work they are producing in class.
As an online instructor, I require my students to engage in weekly discussion forums. In the online college environment, discussion forums are designed to simulate a professor and his or her students engaged in a traditional classroom discussion.
In May 2013, GeoGuessr came online and quickly became a favorite quiz game of geo-enthusiasts. Using 5 random locations in Google Street View. The game player can search the area in Street View and then make a guess as to where it is on the map."
It's time now for school districts to take the power and become their own media channel using all the free media channels out there to promote the positive-learning center school leaders know their school to be.
I've written and taught about digital citizenship for several years. And, while the term is new in our lexicon, the meaning spans generations. The simple acts of carrying oneself in a civil, appropri (Are you a Digital Citizen yet?
For most young people today, engagement with new digital media is a routine aspect of life. Through computers, mobile phones, and other handheld devices, youth can blog, tweet, participate in social networks like Facebook, play massive multi-player games, use online information sources, and share videos, stories, music, and art they’ve created. Important skills and knowledge can be gained from such activities, but there are also risks. For example, young people may only rarely consider what it means to be an ethical, socially responsible “citizen” on the Internet.
This post was originally published on Edudemic you can click here to view the original. When was the last time your students said “Wow, that worksheet changed my life”? Can you even remember a sim...
Mr. David Burton's insight:
Project Based Learning ISN"T about "the project"; it's about the learning outcomes and giving the student(s) an opportunity to use their own creativity/talents 1) to explore the content, 2) to make sense of the content's meaning, and 3) to express their learning in a creative way. If PBL isn't framed from the start with a learning objective then 1) it just becomes "making something and 2) cannot measure that the student(s) has/have learned anything at all.
As teachers, our own perspectives should be questioned rigorously as they inform the global citizenship we teach and the future society we shape, argues Caroline Ferguson ("@karldonert: RT @AngusWillson: What kind of global citizens are teachers...
PR Web (press release) One of the Best Spanish iPad Apps for the Visual Spatial Learner Is Noyo ... PR Web (press release) The app is gaining traction in the one on one iPad classroom for teachers who provide a supplement visual learning tool.
Plotagon is a tool that lets anyone create an animated movie directly from a written screenplay. Write your story, choose actors, environments and music. Press play and your movie is done. It's that simple.
Plotagon is completely free! It is in a beta stage, but you can start using it right now. No ads, no crap.
>Plotagon application for Mac or PC (system requirements).
>Comes with 5 characters and 6 environments.
>Export your movies and share them with the world.
>Expand with characters and environments from the built-in store.
A Must See Visual Featuring The 5 Levels of Student Engagement ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Teaching in the XXI century curated by João Greno Brogueira (#edtech #edchat | A Must See Visual Featuring The 5 Levels of Student...
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Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.