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The Key to Mass Video Consumption on Campus

<i>You’ll never guess (or will you? Hint: they’re everywhere).</i><p>GUEST COLUMN | by Rob Lipps<p><b>A decade ago,</b> students started watching lectures on their …

University of Maryland

Google Learning Center

1<p>Use smarter subjects in your email<p><b>Gmail</b> groups together email with the same subject in conversation threads. Make your subject a specific headline …

Schools Let Students Take Laptops Home In Hopes Of Curbing 'Summer Slide'

Carrie Grant, who graduated this year from the Lammersville Unified School District in California, said having a device last summer made her life …

Education

Study: Why Some Children’s Apps Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

To paraphrase The Bard, what’s in a certification? According to the authors of a study on the privacy protections in children’s apps, perhaps not …

Privacy

How These 26 Teachers and an Author Are Redefining Today's Student-Centered Classroom

One of Meg Ormiston’s biggest frustrations with education today is how long everything takes to roll out. Pilots drag on for years, technology …

Education Technology

3 Conversation Shifts in Education

In March of 2015, I wrote the post, “3 Important Shifts in Education“, and focused on moving these three conversations:• <b>“Digital Citizenship” to</b> …

Pedagogy

4 Student Engagement Tips (From a Student)

The short video I made for Edutopia (you can watch it at the bottom of this blog post) highlights student work showcased on the walls around …

5 All-Too-Common Ways Edtech Implementations Fail

Opinion | Technology in School<p>5 All-Too-Common Ways Edtech Implementations Fail<p>By Chris Liang-Vergara and Kerry Gallagher (Columnist)     Apr 6, …

Education Technology

Building Curriculum with Free Resources (The Right Way)

Fran Kompar, Director of Instructional Technology & Digital Learning, is a media whiz, especially regarding open educational resources (OERs).<p>Join …

Education Technology

Personalized Learning Hinges on Strong Tech Backbone

In a lot of ways, combining technology with curricula is like learning about fractions. Together, the two disciplines create a whole. But in schools …

Education Technology

A Higher Caliber of Learning | What Happens When Students Host Their Own TEDx-Style Event

When Lamar Schrader talks about Schoology, his enthusiasm shines through.<p>“I have been able to encourage students to create and cultivate ideas with …

Teaching

Reboot: 5 Resources for Teacher Inspiration

TED-Ed<p>There are plenty of lists of TED talks for teachers who might need a dose of inspiration when times feel tough. One of my favorite resources …

5 Practices Successful Schools Have in Common

Over the past six weeks I’ve facilitated a series of three digital leadership summits in California and worked with more than 150 administrators …

Easy Ways to Upgrade an Assignment from 1900 to 2017 - Teacher Tech

Upgrade the Worksheet from 1900<p>I recently blogged about a student’s homework assignment that was 36 DOK 1 math problems. I looked up math homework …

Teaching

Equatio: Yes You Can Type Math and Science in Google Docs and Forms!

As a previous math teacher, I have a soft spot for the pains teachers and students can feel when trying to use <b>math symbols and expressions</b> in …

Tech Tips for Teachers: 4 Ways to Use Google Forms

It’s no secret that Google applications make teachers’ work easier and more effective.<p>The latest version of Google Forms, for instance, can not only …

Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Getting Started<p>Sharing Resources<p>The nonprofit Creative Commons offers free, easy-to-use copyright licenses that allow you to specify which rights to …

4 Things Transformational Teachers Do

<b>Transformational</b>: Where students' active engagement in developing knowledge and skills, critical thinking, higher-order skills, and communication are …

Teachinghistory.org

History Quiz<p>Binders, buses, and backpacks—consider the history of these back-to-school basics. | TAKE THIS QUIZ »<p>Digital Classroom<p>Back up files and …

George Mason

Teaching Students Good Digital Citizenship

Instilling the principles of good digital citizenship can help students become smart, responsible, and respectful members of their online …

Education Technology

Chrome Extension: AnyoneCanView - Teacher Tech

Chrome Extension: AnyoneCanView<p>I like to think that I’m really really good with using Google Apps. I know that when you create a new document it is …

Google

Why Personalized Learning?

Personalized Learning

Free Is Good

Why You Should Use OER<p>OER allow educators to adapt instructional materials to the individual needs of their students. This helps ensure that content …

4 Myths About Creativity

I believe that the common association of creativity with artistic expression contributes to an undervaluing of creativity in the minds of many …

Interactive Clock Face with Google Drawings

Google Drawings is a fantastic tool for many tasks (diagrams, graphic organizers, infographics) but is also a great option for making <b>digital</b> …

Drawing

17 Signs You're a Future Driven Educator

In writing my new book <i>Future Driven</i>, I shared many of the great things I see educators doing that are changing education for the better and helping …

10 Questions to Ask Before Installing a New Educational App

School leaders don’t have to look hard to find popular educational software applications: Best-of lists written by teachers, technology vendors and …

3 Ways Educators Can Embrace Social Media to Increase Engagement

You don’t often see social media and the classroom mentioned together in the same sentence — unless it’s to say one doesn’t have a place in the …

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

So what can you do to more explicitly teach adolescents how to evaluate the quality of online information?<p>Dimensions of Critical Evaluation<p>First, …

Teaching