LOVE the idea of getting people out of their seats - you could also add a Sucks - Rocks - Not Sure section.
Gather a list of recent Ed Tech trends - post signs around the room & ask people to choose - Flipping the Classroom - does it Suck? Rock? or Not Sure? Move to vote & let people shout out WHY. Small debate. If you think the term Suck will overtly offend, use Stinks. [grins] You can steal these huge posters (View full size - take to Kinkos)
**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained within guest posts are those of the authors and do...
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When I was 11 I loved designing web pages and playing Sim City. Adults in my life didn’t recognize these skills as valuable, so neither did I. Actually, I began to feel guilty for using my computer so much. In high school I stopped making web pages altogether to focus on sports. It wasn’t until c
"Whether it’s Minecraft or duct tape wallets, the kid-passions that seem like fads, if not totally unproductive, can alternatively be seen as mediums for experiencing the virtuous cycle of curiosity: discovering, trying, failing and growing." Zach Klein
Where can I find free images online?” is often the widely asked question by new bloggers (or seasoned bloggers). If you are one among them, this post is exclusively for you where I’m going to share few free stock photo websites to find HIGH quality images.
And the best part is, you don’t have to give any attribution or credit to the images you use. You can pretty much do anything you want with the images using these free stock photo websites.So are you interested in finding free images? Let’s get started....
It's the Curation Sensation that does triple duty!
Curate, publish, & share! Curate your resources and organize them easily into groups. Publish a glossy digital "magazine" of your shares with your opinions, the ability to re-scoop, & comment!
And with one click you can also share those nuggets of digital awesome with all kinds of social media like: Twitter , LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, & more! Install one handy little bookmarklet on your toolbar and WHAM! Instant curation awesomeness!
Makerspaces don’t have to be big or even high tech. You can create a STEM environment in a closet, at a workbench or on a cart. The important thing is to allow students to be creative and work on a variety of projects.
It's not too late to order for #ISTE2015! Even though I'm gonna be there this year - I'm going to an Ashram w/ my Mom & into a digital detox for 2 weeks..... it's a GREAT thing to have for conferences!
Part of preparing students for the digital age is helping them become critical consumers and responsible curators of online content. Administrators can do their part in achieving this by giving teachers the knowledge and support they need to teach, model and promote digital citizenship.
You bought your iPad new three years ago, and now it’s getting a bit long in the tooth.
Opening apps can take forever. Sometimes they crash, stop responding, or won’t open to begin with. If you want to extend the life of your little glass rectangle–and make your iPad faster in general–the following tips can help. And all of these tips are simple(ish)–nothing crazy like jail-breaking or changing hardware.
Originally intended as a way to easily find websites, Google’s engineers have quietly slipped secret functionalities into Google Search to do even more for its 1.17 billion users. These hidden (…) Read more
When we comment we model. When we Tweet professionally, we show our kiddos how they should behave online by our example. Or at least that's what we should be aiming for, right!? Creating a positive digital footprint so that our kiddos can see what that looks like.....read more! Ethics: Why Aren't We Teaching This?
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.