STEM and Teacher Development

By Voice of Teachers | Teachers as multipliers; technology as acclerators

The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators

Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning. Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering …

Education Technology

Mobile learning: Smart education system for India

"The nearest college is 25 kilometres away. It is very difficult to travel such a long distance every day especially in times of heavy rains and …

Tools That Limit Distraction May Raise Student Performance in Online Classes – Wired Campus - Blogs

For students taking courses online, the endless distractions of the Internet can be a hindrance to success. But using software to limit those …

Grateful To Be A Connected Educator

This past Sunday, I was contacted by a good friend, colleague, and member of my PLN, stating that he was nominating me for the Middle School …

What Can Technology Do for Tomorrow’s Children?

Innovation in education goes well beyond gadgets and apps. Here’s my vision for the classroom of the future.<p><b>By Arne Duncan</b><p>School looks different …

Education

2015 Mobile Learning Trends Infographic

<b>2015 Mobile Learning Trends Infographic</b>The 2015 Mobile Learning Trends Infographic explores what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace …

Instructional Design

Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version

So. You've tried flipping your class, and it didn't go well. Or you've heard about flipping and want to try the approach, but you're pretty sure it …

Education Technology

The Right & Wrong Way To Use Technology For Learning

So much in learning is subjective, which makes sense because so much in life itself is also subjective, and we learn in order to live. So it’s …

Flipped Classrooms Can't Be Passive Environments

This afternoon I had the pleasure of seeing Jeff Bailey present at the ACTEM conference in Augusta, Maine. Jeff shared his advice for developing a …

Technology in schools: Future changes in classrooms

<b>Technology has the power to transform how people learn - but walk into some classrooms and you could be forgiven for thinking you were entering a time warp.</b><p>There will probably be a whiteboard instead of the traditional blackboard, and the children may be using laptops or tablets, but plenty of …

How Digital Tools Improve Teaching and Learning

Adapted from an article I co-authored, Real-World Ready: Leveraging Digital Tools <br>Digital tools are transforming essential elements of the education …

Learning

February 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Data literacy

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial …

Infographics

Infographic

6 Video Tutorials to Help Teachers Use Google Presentation in Class

August 21, 2014<br>Planning to use Google Presentations with your students this year? The video tutorials below are definitely worth checking. There are …

A Very Good Critical Thinking Framework for Teachers and Educators

January 15, 2015<br>Below is an interesting critical thinking framework I came across through Teachthought. This framework is taken from a journal …

Critical Thinking