EdTech Pedagogy

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Developing students' digital literacy

The issue<p>Even today’s students need support with some areas of digital practice, particularly in an academic context, so it’s important to make sure …

The Principal’s Pet: A Cautionary Tale

No one likes it when an administrator plays favorites. But what if the favorite is you?<p><b>One of the most painful experiences of my teaching career had</b> …

Professional Development

Station Rotation Model: Student Designed Led Stations

One of the benefits of the Station Rotation Model is how easy it is to design activities at different levels to meet the diverse needs of a group of …

Education

The Beginner’s Guide to Design Thinking in the Classroom

In the first post of this series, I shared my biggest fear as an educator (being ineffective and my students not caring about learning). We looked at …

Design Thinking

Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Statements Of Affirmation - TeachThought PD

<b>Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Statements Of Affirmation</b><p><i>*this blog was originally published at TeachThought.com</i><p>The ability to change …

HyperDocs - Add the 4 C's - Teacher Tech

HyperDocs Are More Than A Digital Worksheet<p>Guest blog post by Lisa Highfill<p>HyperDocs are digital lessons that you give to students for engaging, …

Education Technology

5 Radically Different Approaches to Technology in Schools

Not long ago, I was checking email when a Google doc notification popped up. It was from my son Will, who was then in second grade. The document he was sharing was a school project about the ancient Romans. I had no idea my 7-year-old knew how to research bygone civilizations, let alone use and …

Education Technology

How to create and maintain a strategic approach to design thinking

Design has evolved beyond making objects – organizations now want to learn how to think like designers, and apply design principles to the workplace itself.<p>One company at the forefront of this methodology is Philips.<p>Few globally reaching product companies have a 126-year history, and even fewer …

Design Thinking

The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

Every year for the past 15 years the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) have been taking the pulse of where …

Learning

How To Cultivate A Growth Mindset In Your Classroom

<b>How To Cultivate A Growth Mindset In Your Classroom</b><p>by <b>Donna Wilson</b> and <b>Marcus Conyers</b><p>As I (Marcus) walked into the classroom and saw the group of 25 …

Pedagogy

Tech Coaching is about Relationships not Tech

Most tech coaches end up in the role of tech coach or Tech TOSA (Teacher On Special Assignment) because they are good at using tech and integrating …

Department of Education Creates New Evaluation Tool for K–12 Administrators

With new mobile apps and technology tools popping up constantly, schools have a variety of options when it comes to picking something that might work …

Education

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How Technology Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs - TeachThought PD

<b>How Thoughtful Technology Integration Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs</b><p>by <b>Jackie Gerstein</b><p><i>Looking for specific training and professional</i> …

Learning

Ten Tips for Creating a Culture of Innovation

Keara Duggan, Director of Education Elements' Design & Implementation team, provides 10 essential tips for creating a culture of innovation.

The SAMR Model and The 4 C’s: Communicating Redefinition

For several years the SAMR model has provided us with a way to identify the level in which teachers are implementing lessons using technology. As it …

Pedagogy

Put pedagogy before tech

Technology provides a powerful way to engage students, inform individual and group instruction, differentiate instruction, document work and empower …

Pedagogy

Connectivism – the knowledge of the connected individual

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>What is the parallel universe theory and is it true? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where …

3 Areas Where Having “The Innovator’s Mindset” is Crucial

As I have contended for years, “Innovation” is about mindset, not skill set. How we look at the world, is how we move forward, learn, and create. In …

Success

Should There Be a 5th C In the Partnership For 21st Century Learning?

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>How do school communities best support teachers, students and parents in their efforts to promote healthy, happy …

How Modern is your Curriculum?

When I was started teaching (quite a few years ago,) I was told “the curriculum stops at the classroom door,” inferring of course that what happens …

Pedagogy

An Open Letter to the ISTE Interim CEO and Board – re: Seymour Papert

Dear Dr. Williams:Thank you so much for being the first ISTE executive or board member to address the sad state of affairs expressed by my old friend …

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 …

Education

Diving (in the shallow end with pool floaties) into Inquiry (and how to implement it in science.)

Oct 25, 2016<p>Last week, our Ed-tech class took a visit to the newly refurbished Oak Bay Highshool. I hadn’t been in since the new building went up and …

Pedagogy

Thinking strategies & routines

Visible Thinking Routines: links, examples, tech connections. Made on Thinglink<p><i>2</i><p>The Incredible Shrinking Notes: Use for Sentence, Phrase, Word<p>See More<p>…

Primary Computing Resources

Primary Computing. For everyone.<br>Thousands of trusted resources for teachers, pupils and parents with new content <b>EVERY</b> week.<p>x<p><b>Sign in.</b><p><b>Primary Computing</b> …

Education Technology