21. Not placing a high value in your school Library program & Teacher Librarian - s/he can help you in SO many ways! Including making the library the learning commons hub for the school & community! + An ed tech leader on your side! #Advocacy
The progression of education practice as it relates to technology can be attributed to several waves of innovation in the practice that arose at different times around the world and for different reasons, but primarily to make learning efficient and … Continue reading →
There’s a whole new classroom management tool on the block and it’s designed to streamline the tools you’re already using. It’s called ‘Classroom’ and it’s by the education team over at Google. They’ve basically made it quicker and easier to use their current apps in one cohesive online environment. Essentially, Google Classroom lets you create …
SWEET! I'm really hoping my district is going with this!
British kids, special powers, legendary school, & BAD GUYS!
"Charlie Bone has discovered an unusual gift-he can hear people in photographs talking! His scheming aunts decide to send him to Bloor Academy, a school for genius's where he uses his gifts to discover the truth despite all the dangers that lie ahead."
The real reason the Google home page is so bare is that way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there really knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.
Infographic The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology 1. They always start with the why Technology for technology's sake is dangerous. Highly effective teachers who use technology always have a reason for using new technology tools. Whether It saves them time. Improves learning outcomes, or helps with lesson planning, highly effective teachers always start with the why. 2. They are malleable and can easily adapt Technology is constantly changing, and the classroom environment will be drastically different In 2 years. Understanding the big picture Is key. 3. They embrace change Most teachers who use technology today are Innovators or early adopters. Embracing (not fighting) change is key. The world hates change yet it is the only thing that has brought progress. 4. They share, share, and then share some more Technology has opened the door for collaboration beyond the school walls. A teacher In New Brunswick can now collaborate with a teacher In the UK. Knowledge Is
A class from Ohio University's social media certificate program called Content Curation skyped with the CEO & Co-Founder of Scoop.it, a social curation site. Students live-tweeted to capture the advice and inspiration from Scoop.it CEO & Co-Founder, uillaume Decugis.
Shannon McClintock Miller, district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School in Iowa, asked students from around the world what they wanted from school. She shares their responses – and how educators can address them – in this keynote address for the K12online conference.
A nice addition or companion to the Speak Up National Research Project & Survey which includes over 2.2 million students, parents and educators