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Google's education app Expeditions is getting a new AR mode

At I/O two years ago, Google introduced Expeditions, an educational tool allowing teachers to take their classes on virtual reality field trips, and …

Google Expeditions Announces New Augmented Reality Program For Schools

I’ve written a lot about using virtual reality in education, including the Google Expeditions program. In addition, I’ve shared about the differences …

Augmented Reality

Guiding Instruction through CFAs

• How do math teachers at this school use common formative assessments?<br>• What does the school principal cite as the benefits of common formative …

Pedagogy

Obama: U.S. Will Send 250 Additional Military Personnel To Syria

<b>Updated at 6:00 a.m.</b><p>President Obama announced Monday that the U.S. will send up to 250 additional military personnel to Syria. The announcement signals a significant expansion of the American military presence in the country, from 50 personnel up to 300.<p>Still, it is not likely that this escalation …

5 Google Resources to Support Student Writing

<b>Google Doc Research Tool</b> – Search on Google, Scholar, Images, Tables, and Dictionary to access the information you need without leaving Google Docs. …

Talking Math: 100 Questions That Help Promote Mathematical Discourse

Think about the questions that you ask in your math classroom. Can they be answered with a simple “yes” or “no,” or do they open a door for students …

For Engaging Projects, Connect Learning to Students’ Lives

In the tightly edited video, students have written words on their bodies that more accurately describe who they are and what they care about. …

How Do We Know When Students Are Engaged?

• Paying attention (alert, tracking with their eyes)<br>• Taking notes (particularly Cornell)<br>• Listening (as opposed to chatting, or sleeping)<br>• Asking questions …

Pedagogy

Understanding Differentiated Instruction: Building a Foundation for Leadership

We've learned a great deal recently about how applying “differentiated instruction” can help address the needs of academically diverse learners in …

8 tips for making the most of limited tech in the classroom

<b>My name is Rebecca Valera and I have been teaching for about 8 years now. I am currently taking a break to raise my three beautiful children. I</b> …

Google Classroom: Office Hours or Video Tutoring - Teacher Tech

If you are using Google Classroom you may want to consider adding a permalink to a Google Hangout (GHO) onto the “About” section of Google Classroom. …

Collecting Student Work Samples and Providing Feedback

Overview of the Planning Commentary

Using PDF Mergy

Working with Video

Converting a Video Using Handbrake

Encouraging Teacher Candidates to Integrate Research Into Instruction

My dream had finally come true! After endless hours of writing and studying, I earned my doctorate degree in Reading and Language. I was ready to …

Teaching

Google Sheets: Have Fun with Fonts - Teacher Tech

Fun news!! Google Sheets now allows for web fonts. All those fun fonts you use in Google Docs you can now use in a Google spreadsheet. Even better, …

The Ultimate List – 65 Digital Tools and Apps to Support Formative Assessment Practices

<b>AnswerGarden</b> – A tool for online brainstorming or polling, educators can use this real-time tool to see student feedback on questions.<p><b>Animoto</b> – Gives …

10 engaging Google Drawings activities for classes

Using a document in Google Apps or Microsoft Word is perfect for many activities, but sometimes they can be so limiting. They’re restricting. They …

Drawing

Google Docs: Viewing Permissions by @sylviaduckworth - Teacher Tech

The awesome Sylvia Duckworth (@sylviaduckworth) has been sharing these great sketchnotes. She has given me permission to share her latest on on …

10 Fun-Filled Formative Assessment Ideas

Formative assessment: you've heard about it, you've read the research, and you've probably tried it out in your classroom.<p>Whether you're a formative …

Classroom Strategies

Our library provides teachers with effective, research-based classroom strategies to help build and strengthen literacy skills in print awareness, …

Teaching

ASCD EDge: A Professional Networking Community for Educators

Discontinuation Notice<p>The ASCD EDge® online community closed on July 1, 2018.<p>If you have arrived at this page through a link to one of these URLs, …

In Successful Edtech, Pedagogy Comes First--Devices Second

<i>By Ken Eastwood, Superintendent, Middletown City School District, NY</i><p>In terms of student proficiency, today's classrooms are more diverse than ever. We're "detracking" students previously sorted by ability. We're mainstreaming those with special needs. And we're serving more and more students who …

Education Technology

Over 50 Learning Theories Explained for Teachers

October 29, 2015<br>Theory informs practice and without a solid theoretical base we risk having an impaired praxis. This is clearly noticeable in the …

Let's Switch Questioning Around

How to help kids think about the books they read.

Teaching