Cinnamon Johnsrud

68 Flips | 13 Magazines | @CinnamonJohripu | Coordinator of Instructional Technology in a K-8 District

Credly Raises $2.5 Million to Expand Digital Credentials

Postsecondary Learning<p>Credly Raises $2.5 Million to Expand Digital Credentials<p>By Marguerite McNeal     Mar 15, 2016<p>Image Credit: Vector Stock / …

Education Technology

Making Technology Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’

Research<p>Making Technology Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’<p>sponsored content from Bill & Melinda Gates …

How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development

column | Learning Strategies<p>How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development<p>By Carla Jefferson (Columnist)     Jun 16, …

Does Your Professional Development Honor Teachers as Learners?

For the past couple of years, our school has worked to create a way of supporting professional learning that is more personally meaningful. We were …

Pedagogy

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

John Irving, the author of The Cider House Rules, begins with his last sentence:<p>I write the last line, and then I write the line before that. I find …

Teaching

Five key strategies to get/keep kids engaged at school

Here’s an excerpt from Larry Ferlazzo’s new book, “Classroom Q & As: Expert Strategies For Teaching,” recently published by Education Week. It’s a compilation of some of the weekly teacher advice columns he writes for Ed Week, and includes contributions from acclaimed educators from across the …

How to Determine if Student Engagement is Leading to Learning

<i>Excerpted from the book, “UnCommon Learning: Creating Schools That Work for Kids,” by Eric Sheninger, published by Corwin, 2015.</i> <b>Engagement Does Not</b> …

10 Strategies to Improve Instructional Leadership

I still vividly remember my early years as an assistant principal and principal. Instructional leadership was a routine part of the job along with …

Education

Welcome to Hypothesis, Educators!<p>Teachers have known the value of having students annotate texts for a long time. It’s a natural progression to …

Education Technology

Lesson Planning for Engagement

Structuring Lessons with Learning Goals in Mind<br>October 27, 2011 | Volume <b>7</b> | Issue <b>2</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Lesson Planning for Engagement<p>Fiona S. Baker<p>…

Why Representation Matters

Seeing and Being<p>When the mother of the child featured in my Helping Kids Be Brave post sent along this new picture, I couldn't help being struck by …

A Model for Teacher Development: Precursors to Change

Originally published at https://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2016/08/06/a-model-for-teacher-development-precursors-to-change/<p><b>Too often</b> …

Pedagogy

Essential tips for owners of new Google Chromebooks

Access Chromebook Settings<p>Several of the following tweaks involve going into your Chromebook's settings, which can be done by going to <i>Options ></i> …

35 Best Google Chrome Extensions in 2018

The biggest advantage that Google Chrome has over other browsers is the extensive library of extensions available on the Chrome Web Store. Of course, …

Google

10 Google Docs Hacks Every Teacher Should Know

Google Docs is a popular word processing tool because it allows ready access to your documents and files from any internet connected device. It …

iPads in Maker Studio

<b>Description:</b> Learn how our third and fourth grade students use their iPads in our maker studio to document their learning and share both inside and …

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10 Engaging Digital Education Sites For Any Social Studies Classroom

<b>By Michael Gorman, @mjgormans</b><p>If you have performed a recent search you may have found there is a countless number of social studies resources on the …

How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year

Technology in School<p>How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year<p>By Julie Cremin and Kerry Gallagher (Columnist)     Aug …

Education Technology

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3 lessons that drive home digital citizenship

When educators talk to students about digital citizenship, they often come from the standpoint of protection. The discussion centers on how to stay …

Education Technology

Copyright Basics: Teach Your Learners 6 Things They Need to Know

Part of Global Digital Citizenship is understanding how to respect and protect intellectual property. Knowing the ins and outs of copyright basics is …

Going Deeper with Google Classroom - Part 2 of 2

Here are five more strategies for going beyond substitution with Google Classroom. There are five more in Going Deeper with Google Classroom - Part 1 …

Google Classroom - A Differentiation Strategy

The “make a copy for each student” option in Google Classroom is magic. However, differentiation and group work can require different students and …

16 Ways to Motivate Students in the Classroom Using Adobe Spark | Adobe Spark

| Aug 17th 2016<p>There’s no denying that slight twinge in the air and ads everywhere—it’s back-to-school time! As kids stock up on Pokemon-themed …

6 Great Digital Storytelling Apps to Use with Your Students

Here are some excellent iPad apps to enhance students creativity through digital storytelling. These are among the best apps teachers have been using …

Education Technology

Six Audio Recording Tools That Work In Your Web Browser

As I have mentioned over the last couple of days, last week someone rightly pointed out to me that the Practical Ed Tech Tips playlist on my YouTube …

Story Maps | Story Maps

Tour your audience through a sequence of photos or videos linked to a map.<p>Create an in-depth narrative organized into sections in a scrolling side …

Digital Storytelling Wheel for Teachers