"You know the content, you understand pedagogy, and you can navigate the minefield of diplomacy when dealing with parents, students, administrators, literacy coaches, and the local news station when they want to see the iPads glow on the students faces.
You know how to manage and coddle, inspire and organize, assess and deliver content.
But the technology is different. That part you do okay with, but, truth be told, the students are geniuses with technology. Born hackers. And of course they are, you tell yourself.
How do you get over the anxiety of starting a new social network account? This simple guide will get you started with Twitter for teachers. The post A Refreshingly Simple Guide To Twitter For Teachers appeared first on Edudemic.
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As the field of media literacy education has matured over the past 25 years, its focus has evolved from WHAT is taught to HOW we teach.
The Core Principles of Media Literacy Education (CPMLE) is a NAMLE project to expand the boundaries of the field and encompass the opportunities and possibilities of 21st century learning technologies to transform both learning and teaching – from kindergarten to college.
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TEST What If Students Learned This Way Instead Of That? 10 New Ideas For Learning by Terry Heick Lately I’ve found myself squinting a bit at some of the practices and structures in teaching and learning.
16 Guiding Questions To Develop A Digital Literacy Plan by TeachThought Staff Literacy is a chief concern for both academic and professional progress. Digital literacy is emerging as a genuine concern in education as technology...
"Software, apps and more: Many schools that decide to adopt a 1:1 technology program may decide to invest in iPads or tablets for their students. Not only are these devices smaller than PCs, but there are many creative apps available for educators, many of them are even free. According to the blog, “Learning and Innovation,” here are some of the top ones you may want to check out."
"Our kids live on social media these days. One crucial way to make learning relevant is to meet ‘em where they live, which means finding social media sites that work in the classroom. Social media organically dovetails with subjects like language arts and social studies, but tech savvy teachers know that collaboration can work in any classroom.
Not all social media sites are equal — and not everyone is comfortable turning their students lose on Facebook or Twitter. Here are 10 Top sites that are safe while still engaging."
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Got a device in your classroom? These powerful screencasting apps will open up a whole new world of learning for students! The post 10 Powerful Screencasting Apps For Mobile Devices appeared first on Edudemic.
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