Teachers need to receive training on models of change. Teachers should be trained in identifying their own professional development needs based on their classroom performance, areas that they aren’t performing up to par based on their own personal self-assessments as well as feedback from students, colleagues, and supervisors followed by intentional processes to help make positive changes in their work environments.
To ban or not to ban, that is always the question when it comes to personal devices in the classroom. But rather than fight this uphill battle (Generation Alpha is forecasted to be more technological than any previous), let's figure out how to leverage these little machines. If used intentionally, m
The fact-checking website was launched to correct urban legends and false rumours. Now, with even presidential candidates repeating fake stories from the web, its co-founder David Mikkelson says ‘the bilge is rising faster than you can pump’
Vizia is a free tool for creating video-based quizzes. On Vizia you an import a video from YouTube or from Wistia and then add questions along the timeline of the video. You can ask multiple choice questions as well as short answer/ open-response questions. Adding a poll question into the video is also a possibility in Vizia. All of the responses to your questions are collected in a spreadsheet that you can download and or open in Google Sheets.
Google’s search engine is an always-expanding, extremely useful tool that’s packed with tons of different tools. Over on Zapier, they outline tons of different advanced tricks for searching Google as quickly as possible.
Some times here even I didn't know! And I've been a Googler since 2001 & a Google Certified Teacher/Innovator for years!
Social Media can Play Numerous Meaningful Roles in the “Design Thinking” Classroom Many educators believe that their primary purpose isn’t necessarily to teach their students facts and figures, but to teach them how to think and solve problems. As part of
It was nearly impossible to catch everything that happened at the annual ISTE conference, but here are the highlights from this year's show.
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Sadly, I had to miss ISTE this year because I was called up for a MONTH LONG US District Court Jury Duty and wasn't allowed to leave the state of Maryland (except for the beach) for the whole flippin month! What a bummer!I'm sure it was because of a certain trial in the State of Maryland that got a lot of national attention.
So, articles like this and following the HASHTAG #ISTE2016
ASIDE:don't get me started on how continually annoyed I am at that unnecessarily long hashtag! I tried to change their minds about that whilst I was on the Board of Directors --- was a no go. I swear...[grins] SMH
ANYWAY...great wrap up of the biggest Ed Tech Event on the planet. If only they would ask ME to keynote! LOL Though I admire
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