Phil Walker

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Class Tech Tips: 10 Creation Tools for Web Browsers & Chromebooks

Students who have access to a computer with a web browser – including Chromebooks – will be able to create with the tools on this …

Political roundup: NZ's unequal education system

Last week the OECD released the report, Low-Performing Students - Why They Fall Behind and How To Help Them Succeed. It showed New Zealand children …

50 Of The Best Teaching And Learning Apps For 2016

Jan 25, 2016 - geo.itunes.apple.com - 8266<p>Create infographics and visual data on iPad or through your browser. Download a free book to learn how to …

Apps
Apps

7 Activities to Encourage Students to Take Ownership of Their Learning

<i>[Sorry – the site that these links went to appears to have been taken off-line, and not moved any where that I can find! – K. Walsh, 8/15/16]</i><p>Imagine …

K-12

The Practical Ed Tech Handbook - Download It Today

If you have been wondering why I've only published one blog post in the last 36 hours, your answer has arrived. For the last couple of days I've been …

Holtthink – SAMR the SAMR lesson

9 digital tools for your classroom toolbelt

The digital tool doesn’t make the class, but it does help to have some good ones handy. Sometimes, just finding a new digital tool can open up new …

Networked Leadership

This week's announcement of funding to support the establishment of a new Centre for Educational Leadership in NZ heralds a significant change for …

Larry Ferlazzo: Metacognition, Learning Strategies And Student Autonomy

Submitted 1 month 2 weeks ago by Larry Ferlazzo.In this post, Larry Ferlazzo looks at activities that can help to raise awareness among students of …

Teaching

10 Great Tools For Effective eLearning

With modern technology becoming more affordable and accessible, especially in the past 15 years, new opportunities have begun to open up in all …

Can you afford not to invest in your teachers? #Infographic #PLN

This is such an interesting infographic for me, because I can’t imagine not investing in professional development. Though I certainly can’t imagine …

The SAMR Model for Technology...

The SAMR Model for Technology Integration by Sylvia Duckworth. So well put.<p>I like how so many people look at the SAMR model in deifferent, yet …

EducampTheTron 15 August 2015

EducampTheTron was this year hosted by Tamahere Model Country School. A bonus was it was also the Tamahere Market day over at the Tamahere Church, so …

15 Best Google Drive Add

Must Have Chrome Apps for The New School Year

August 20, 2015<br>You probably are already working on your digital toolkit making it ready for the start of a new school year. Part of your preparation …

Flexible Seating Elevates Student Engagement

Becky Fisher, the director of educational technology at Albemarle County Public Schools, is interested in learning about the thinking that drives …

Free Technology for Teachers

Should School Leaders have Professional Teaching Experience?

<i>Leading means inspiring, not commanding. Leading means loving the people you lead so they will give you their hearts as well as their minds. It means</i> …

Pedagogy

60 Free Tools for Modern Storytellers

<i>This post first appeared on Medium.</i><p>In the Web age, being an exquisite wordsmith sadly no longer guarantees people are going to read you write. The writer today must also master photography, SEO, coding, and how to extract money from commissioning editors loathe to help out. There’s also the small …

Infographics

THE LITERACY SHED

The premium site. <br>Home to Literacy Shed planning including English unit plans, lessons and resources as well as a range of reading and comprehension …

Teaching

TEACHING WITH iPAD IN A FLIPPED CLASSROOM

In this video my senior students explain how I have made the classroom a space of differentiated instruction and project-based learning, by flipping …

Chromebooks 101: A Guide to Chromebook Success

by Vicki Davis<p>Chromebooks are a fantastic new tool being used by many schools with robust wireless networks and a vision for twenty-first-century …

Holtthink – 52 Education Blogs You Should Follow

Well, if you add THIS blog, make that 53. The authors of this article obviously lost my URL. I am sure they will correct that next time and make it …

Craig Kemp

Comprehension Strategies for Drive.pdf

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The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship Infographic - e-Learning Feeds

Digital access, commerce, communication, literacy and etiquette… What do these words have in common? Well, for starters, they are all components of …