Tanya

167 Flips | 10 Magazines | 3 Likes | 24 Following | 22 Followers | @Tanya35a1 | International Educator about to take on the journey of PYP technology coach! Interested in Ed Tech, Design Thinking, and just tinkering of sorts

Classroom Screen: The Best Screen for Every Classroom

Ok guys, this is cool. As soon as I saw it, I couldn’t wait to share it with you.<p>When I have my students work on a project, I typically use my big …

The Futile Resistance Against Classroom Tech

Critics of laptops in schools aren’t prepared for the future of technology.<p>Imagine a classroom in the not-too-distant future. Textbooks, slideshows, and notes all interface neatly with devices that once called “phones” and “laptops”—but now those learning materials proliferate through desks, walls, …

Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume

A love for avocado lattes and Snapchat filters are just a few of the stereotypes following Millennials these days. But students are now pushing back …

Google Docs

3 Classroom Tips for Stronger Digital Learning

More and more classrooms are gaining access to digital technology. And that’s a good thing. In a world that is increasingly reliant on digital tools, …

Education Technology

IDP Education boosts growth of Edtech startup

Edtech company Cohort Go announced a major partnership with international student placement company, IDP Education to roll out its global payments …

Education Technology

Content Curation: A Beginner's Guide To Curating Content

Share<p>From Songza to reddit, content curation is a huge part of the social web as we know it. We’re all on the same mission to find the absolute best …

Session: Tech Tools for Engagement

URL: bit.ly/ToolsForEngagement<p>Want to see what actually works with educational technology? Check out Thomas C. Murray’s and Eric Sheninger’s new ASCD …

Going Horizontal With Content Curation

There’s many different parts to being a top notch curator. First and foremost you’re finding high quality content to share, cite, and promote. …

Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List for Beginners and Pros

For content marketers, content curation is integral to online strategy. Effective curation helps position you as a thought leader in your space, and …

6 Common Content Curation Mistakes (and How to Correct Them)

In a prior post, I wrote about four tools to make you a content curating master. It’s easy to make mistakes in this process, and if you make some of …

Infographics

Top 10 Content Curation Best Practices You Should Follow

Content curation may seem simple, but if you don’t follow these content curation best practices, you may be doing more harm than good for your …

Infographics

7 of The Best Content Curation Tools for Teachers

December 22, 2017 The internet provides us with a treasure trove of all kinds of educational content that is only a click away.However, effective …

Education Technology

Our Students Need to Be Curators

Content curation is a vital part of the creative process. In this blog post and podcast, we explore why curation matters and how we can help students …

How to Effectively Curate Content [Infographic]

Curation is the act of compiling relevant materials into one, easily digestible source. Curated content is often shared on social media pages or blog …

Content Curation: A necessary skill for today’s learners

Curation is the “ability to find, to filter, to evaluate, to annotate, to choose which sources are valuable” (Valenza, Boyer , Curtis, 2014). In our …

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Top 10 Science 3D Design Lesson Ideas for Students – Makers Empire - 3D printing for schools

<i>Makers Empire’s 3D Design software can really help young designers to think scientifically. Here are our top 10 design challenges for K-8 students</i> …

How Metacognition Boosts Learning

Patricia Chen, a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford and the lead author of the study, says she often had students coming to her lamenting their poor …

Educators

Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age

There has never been a better time to be a young creator!<p>Free and low-cost digital tools allow students to write blogs, share their photos and art …

Top Tips for Teaching with Robots (using Sphero) @coolcatteacher

7 Game Changer EdTech Tools to Personalize Your Classroom

By: Stephanie Shaw. There are thousands of edtech tools out there to help personalize your classroom, but here are seven that I found to be game …

Education Technology

A 3 Dimensional Model Of Bloom’s Taxonomy

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Taxonomy

QR Codes: Pushing the Narrative on #ScannableTech

The first time that I tried to scan a quick response (QR) code, I held my iPhone up to a poster on the subway. I was underground without any cell …

Education Technology

Use badges to give students control of their learning

Empowering students to take control of their learning is easier said than done simply because many students would rather focus on getting the answers …

Education Technology

How To Weave Growth Mindset Into School Culture

Adilene Rodriguez admits she has always struggled with academics. Especially in middle school she hated getting up early, found her classes boring …

Pedagogy

Badgr

We're reimagining the nexus of education and workforce.<p>Want to know when Pathways launches? Email us.<p>A complete toolbox for recognizing lifelong …

PD Learning Network and Badgr Partner to Provide Open Badges for Teacher Professional Development

PD Learning Network and Concentric Sky's Badgr partner to provide open digital badges to K-12 educators for professional learning.<p>PDLN is at the core …

Bringing Digital Literacies to Life

"Functional technical skills + critical thinking + social engagement = digital literacy" (Josie Fraser, TEDx Leicester, 2015)<p>The development of …

Digital Literacy