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Design your Dream Home Project

As I began to approach the next units in the Geometry curriculum that covered area, surface area and volume, topics that my students had plenty of …

10 classroom routines that get kids talking (and writing) about math strategies

Most kids find it challenging to explain how they solve math problems and to put what they know about math into words. These ten simple classroom …

Teaching

Desmos Classroom Activities

Math Is Power 4 U - A Database of Math Videos

Last week I shared a list of ten good sources for math videos. Over the weekend I was contacted by someone suggesting that I take a look at Math Is …

Free iPad Apps for Math & Science – Karen Vltek

Teaching Common Core Math with iPads

This is a presentation I have given on free iPad apps that are aligned to the Math Common Core Standards of Practice.<p>*Specific Apps<p>*Anchor Standards<p>*Student Work Examples<p>DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATION HERE: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Teaching-Common-Core-Math-with-iPads<p>Thank you for your …

Video Games Are The Perfect Way To Teach Math, Says Stanford Mathematician

Wuzzit Trouble, from InnerTube games, is new in the app store this week.<p>Innertube Games is a learning-games studio founded by four enthusiasts, including the world famous Dr. Keith Devlin: the NPR Math Guy and Stanford Mathmetician. It has taken InnerTube two years from forming the company to …

Technology SAMR Model for Administrators - Part 2: Community Interaction

Why should I tweet? How can social media help improve test scores? Is it worth the time to set up? These are just a few questions I often hear when I …

Technology SAMR Model for Administrators - Part 1: Staff Presentations

The introduction of wireless networks and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs in classrooms has increased the demand for teachers to effectively …

SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0

This presentation is based on the following . . . the SAMR model was developed by as a framework to integrate technology into the curriculum. I believe it can also serve as a model to establish and assess if and how technology is being used to reinforce an old, often archaic Education 1.0 or being …

Hamilton Teacher-led P.D. - Tech Integration via SAMR

Educational technology has zero impact if it isn’t part of great pedagogy or enhancing the exploration and sharing of great content. By following Dr. Ruben Puentedura's SAMR model teachers can integrate technology with purpose and create amazing learning experiences for their learners.

Education Technology

The SAMR Model - Giving Educational Technology a much needed Framework

If there is one thing that you need to know about using educational technology in the classroom, it's the SAMR model. Coined by Ruben Puentedura in …

A New Wonderful Wheel on SAMR and Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

The buzz that the Modern Taxonomy Wheel generated over the last couple of weeks has not yet died out and now we have a new updated wheel from the …

Five Ways to Apps Smash

<b>Five App Smashing Ideas for your Classroom</b><p><b>App smashing happens when you combine the power of more than one app to create<br>something incredible. Below</b> …

iPad App Smashing with Google Forms, Haiku Deck, Explain Everything, and YouTube

It’s become a tradition in the 3 day iPad Media Camp workshops I’ve been leading the past 3 years to give teachers an opportunity at the end of day 1 …

Unleashing Creativity: Greg Kulowiec App Smashing - from Beth Holland

Greg Kulowiec begins his session by asking, “Why limit our students to one tool at one time?” With <i>App Smashing</i>, students can create content with a …

App Smashing for Beginners

Learn the process of using several apps for one product to target the higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy and increase student retention of learning.

Project-based learning: 10 top tips for schools

From getting started and engaging reluctant staff to designing your first project, our panel of experts share advice on all things project-based learning<p>Keen to roll out project-based learning in your school? Our experts shared lots of great advice in a recent live chat on the topic. Here are some …

A World of Project Ideas (You Can Steal)

One of the advantages of project-based learning is the flexibility. PBL is an effective instructional strategy within individual content areas as …

A Quick Start Guide to Using Project Based Learning (PBL) in the Classroom

A compilation of resources to help get you up to speed with project based learning.<p><b>What is Project Based Learning?</b><p>According to the Buck Institute of …

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Using project-based learning to engage students with politics

Teacher John Bosselman explains how he devised a cross-curricular challenge – spanning citizenship, literature and art – to help students engage with complex social issues<p>In California, where my school is based, anyone can propose a new law if they get enough signatures from citizens of the state. …

20 Awesome BYOD and Mobile Learning Apps

We have now been Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) for three years, and boy, do the students bring it. They bring it all! We have iPads, Surface, iPhones, …