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Google Classroom Back to School Guide for Teachers

The folks at Google Classroom have put together this handy Back to School guide to help teachers using Google Classroom learn more about the newly …

Education Technology

19 of the Best Science Apps for High School Students

At last count, there were over 80,000 educational apps available to teachers. There are apps for everything: literacy, STEM, productivity, …

Apps

Build Your Stack: Five Ways to Stay on Top of the Latest and Greatest in Children's Literature

<i>This video and blog post are part of</i> <i>Build Your Stack</i><i>,™ a new initiative focused exclusively on helping teachers build their book knowledge and their</i> …

Social Media

12 Great Tools to Create Engaging Activities Around Primary Source Documents

September 8, 2017 DocsTeach is a great website that provides teachers and students access to thousands of primary sources that include things such as …

Education Technology

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Singapore

Why Digital Literacy Will Empower Your Students to Thrive | Education Dive

Texting, tweeting, and snapping come naturally to Gen Z, but many Gen Z-ers leave college without the necessary digital collaboration and literacy …

Education Technology

Standards-Based Grading In Pole Vaulting, They Take Your Best Attempt, Not The Combined Average Of Your Attempts. #edchat https://t.co/U4AxFzYLvx

How I Grade in Physical Education

February 22, 2017<b>in</b> Assessment, How To, Teaching Comments 16422<p>There are many, many things that I absolutely love about my job. Greeting students in …

Teaching

Hyperdocs & Self-Paced Learning

When I began using the Station Rotation Model with students, I made a habit of printing directions for offline stations and typing directions for my …

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Quality-Check Your Tech: 6 Strategies

<b>Listen to my interview with Rupa Chandra Gupta (transcript):</b><p>Sponsored by Peergrade and Microsoft Hacking STEM<p><b>In schools, we use more tech tools every</b> …

10 Easy Ways to Create an Awesome #SchoolCulture This Year

Recently, I tweeted out an older post titled, “10 Easy Ways to Create an Awesome #ClassroomCulture This Year”, where I share some simple ideas on …

This is such a fantastic way of seeing some of the pieces you can adjust to becoming more learner centered and learner driven in your classroom https://t.co/MFNaBU65Ez

10 Blogs Every eLearning Professional Should Read

Recently my friend Ryan Tracey posted a list of <b>10 journals every e-learning professional should read</b> in response to my list of <b>5 Books Every eLearning</b> …

eLearning

A Free Online Course Helps Us Identify Hoaxes, Rumors & Misinformation in the News

In early February, we highlighted for you <i>A Field Guide to Fake News and Other Information Disorders</i>, a free manual published by First Draft, a …

How SAMR and Tech Can Help Teachers Truly Transform Assessment

I read an interesting article in EdSurge last week about how current educational technologies do little to move learners beyond rote recall of …

Education Technology

This Is What Your Awesome Technology Strategy Should Look Like: SAMR

Do you know why rubrics work so well? It presents a clear outline of what work needs to be done for both teachers and students. It is a map that sets …

Education Technology

SAMR Model Simply Explained for Teachers

For those of you who haven't seen it yet, here is one of our popular visuals on SAMR model we shared a few weeks ago. As we have stated elsewhere, …

Is Sending Your Kid to Coding Camp a Good Idea?

At some point, most parents will have the opportunity to send their kids to camp. However, the idea of sending them to a coding camp is relatively …

You Engage - They Behave

<b>•</b> I learned it was important for students to understand that I cared about their well-being, and that I was on their side. This was done through …

What Homework Excuses Look Like in 2018

“My dog ate my homework” is, like, so yesterday. While the times they are a-changin’, so, too, are students’ homework excuses. Today’s digital …

How to Implement Blended Learning in K-12 Classrooms

Blended learning is more than just a hot new trend in education—it’s the way classrooms of the future will work. The concept behind blended learning …

Personal vs Personalized Learning

Personal Learning and Personalized Learning are two terms, which are being used interchangeably for some time now? Is this trend correct? Do both …

Learning To Code By Writing Code Poems

13 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

2 FlipGrid Hacks for the Classroom

Individual Video Portfolios & Small Group Project Archiving<p>On a whim this afternoon I posted a quick video about a unique approach to leverage …

Education Technology

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

If you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher. Whether you like it or not, that’s how today’s students see it. They are growing …

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

<b>8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>We recently offered a definition of project-based learning, and looked at <b>keys to</b> …

Pedagogy

A Project-Based Learning Cheat Sheet For Authentic Learning

<b>A Project-Based Learning Cheat Sheet</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Like most buzzwords in education, “authenticity” isn’t a new idea.<p>For decades, teachers have …

Education Technology

Could You Teach Without Grades?

Listen to my interview with Starr Sackstein (transcript):<p><b>A few months ago, I started hearing about a new movement,</b> where teachers were giving up …