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4 Fundamental Problems With Everything You Hear About The Future Of Education

Education conferences are like church. Therefore, I must be devout. I attend at least one education conference a month. And although I do enjoy these gatherings—and I will continue to speak at, participate in, and live tweet these events—I also need to be honest: sometimes they feel more like …

10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom

Transforming teaching practices is a long, slow road. But increasingly schools and teachers experiencing success are sharing their ideas online and …

Teaching

5 Time-Saving Ways Teachers Use Google Forms

One of my favorite features of Google Drive is Google Forms. If you’re unfamiliar with this, think of it as a way to create quick surveys that can be …

Education Technology

10 Charts Comparing Popular Ed Tech Tools

• Alternatives to Google Image Search<br>• Backchannel and informal assessment tools<br>• Building classroom websites<br>• Building classroom blogs<br>• Creating multimedia …

Fantastic, Fast Formative Assessment Tools

“We’ve got this, it’s easy,” they said. “Can we move on?”<p>I looked at the other students and asked, “Do you have this?”<p>They nodded their heads …

Why Quality Professional Development for Teachers Matters

Eventually, the principals who chose student learning stated, "If students aren't learning, it doesn't matter what we do; we are just spinning our …

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This perspective, known as “embodied cognition,” is now becoming a lens through which to look at educational technology. Work in the field shows …

Using Showbie with the SAMR Model - Showbie

What is SAMR?<p>Developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura, SAMR is a model that supports and enables teachers to design, develop, and infuse digital learning …

Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning

Equally important is to have that same kind of visionary leadership from principals and teachers willing to lead by example in the classroom. A …

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When it comes to integrating STEM into classroom space, there are real implications for how teachers interact, says Thaler. “When you put math and …

Flip This: Bloom's Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

Conceived in 1956 by a group of educators chaired by Benjamin Bloom, the taxonomy classifies skills from least to most complex. The presentation of …

The iPad as a Tool for Creation to Strengthen Learning

Seymour Papert, the developer of the LOGO computing language, begins his landmark book Mindstorms with a story about gears he played with as a child. …

Redefining the Writing Process

The last session I am attending is “Redefining the Writing Process” with Beth Holland and Samantha Morra. Beth highlights the idea we all have about …

Beyond SAMR: The Teacher’s Journey To Technology Integration

The SAMR model (substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition) explores the impact of integrating technology on both teaching and …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.<p>On many occasions I find myself …

Fall decorating: a round-up of smart (and free) posters — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

The NEA offers a Bullying Prevention Kit with stickers and posters in exchange for a pledge.<p>Author/illustrator Peter Reynolds shares a series of …

Beyond the iPad: Schools' Choices In Tablets Grow

Though this is not an exhaustive list of every type of tablet used in schools, here are the top-rated devices for education and a look what's …

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SAMR Model - Technology Is Learning

<b>Level</b><p><b>Definition</b><p><b>Examples</b><p><b>Functional Change</b><p>Substitution<p>Computer technology is used to perform the same task as was done before the use of …

Advice to New Technology Coaches

Many schools will be receiving new technology in a few weeks, and they'll need a plan for supporting and coaching teachers through the process of …

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Inspired by @PeggySheehy‘s challenge, here’s my list:<p>Yesterday, I wrote about my early impressions unboxing and using the new Oculus Go and …