Educación disruptiva

By Manel Rives | Metodologías, dinámicas y dispositivos que permiten una educación diferente.

Why play is essential to the design thinking process

Play is essential for innovation, creativity, and collaboration, and the most successful design thinkers are the ones who embrace the notion of play. …

Design Thinking

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

<i>100+ Game Based Learning Resources to Get Started in Your Classroom</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on …

Learning

11 brutal truths about creativity that no one wants to talk about

Humanity has revered creativity throughout time, from the ancient Greeks to modern-day painters, poets, and web designers.<p>It’s one of those ineffable things that’s extremely hard to define but you absolutely know it when you see it. It’s also the driving force for so many of us, to the point where …

Creativity

Why Grades Are Not Paramount to Achievement

The intrinsic love of learning supplants the drive for high marks in the long run.<p>At the beginning of this school year, my colleagues and I decided to avoid giving the sophomores in our English classes any grades for six weeks. Research shows that providing students with a number or letter in …

Education

IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills'

<b>Young children's maths, English and communication skills improve if they use iPads in school on a regular basis.</b><p>That is one of the key findings of …

Education

The Seven Techniques of Learning to Learn

<i>“Everything is easier than you think. If you believe otherwise, you are setting yourself up for a hard life.”</i><p>Learning should not be as hard as you …

Learning

The Coach Approach to Giving and Receiving Feedback in Schools

While skillfully shared feedback can catapult learning to new heights, poorly offered feedback can have minimal impact, or worse, can potentially …

Pedagogy

10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom

<b>10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom</b><p>by <b>Mike Acedo</b><p>In today’s classroom, educators are constantly required to mold their teaching methods to give …

Pedagogy

Learn Something New Every Day With This Huge Technology Training Library

A lifetime of courses, tutorials, and e-books that's over 80% off.<p>Going back to school: It's a noble pursuit, but between tuition, textbooks, housing, and a hectic schedule, it can be a tiresome undertaking. Why not expand your skill set from the comfort of home?<p>SitePoint Premium Courses give you …

CARACTERÍSTICAS DESEABLES DE LAS RÚBRICAS DE EVALUACIÓN DE COMPETENCIAS

<i>Rúbricas de evaluación de competencias</i><p><b>1</b><p>INTRODUCCIÓN Y FINALIDAD<p>Desde hace dos décadas, aproximadamente, el incremento del número de artículos o …

Rubric Maker - Where to Create Free Rubrics Online

Rubrics are a time-honored tool in the classroom. They identify the goal of a particular lesson, communicate clear expectations to students in regard …

Minecraft Code Builder introduces programming to block-stacking students

Microsoft today announced Code Builder for <i>Minecraft: Education Edition</i>. This new extension will teach kids how to code with the help of an assistant within the building block video game.<p>Code Builder introduces the Agent, a tiny sidekick, who executes coding instructions given via programs like …

Programming

Apple to Offer Free Educational Courses at Every Retail Location

Starting next month, your local Apple Store won’t just be a retail and repair outlet — it’ll also be a hub of education and creative inspiration, the …

Eversign makes legally binding digital signatures online and in-person easy on your iPhone, iPad and Mac

Eversign packs in everything you need for legally binding digital signatures, offering an all-in-one suite for creating and managing documents like contracts, NDAs, approvals, legal forms and anything else that needs a signature. Collaborate and invite other team members and associates, and get …

75 rúbricas para Primaria, Secundaria y Bachillerato

Documentos de evaluación del Proyecto EDIA listos para utlizar en el aula y organizadas por niveles y tipos de tareas. Solo tenemos que elegir el que …

New Report Connecting SEL To Standards Should Be On “Must-Read” List For Most Educators

Most of us teachers know that Social Emotional Learning skills are critical to any kind of academic learning.<p>However, in the face of unrelenting …

The UK government will teach eight-year-olds mindfulness to tackle spike in kids’ mental health problems

In the West, mindfulness, the practice of bringing one’s awareness to the present moment, is no longer the stuff of yoga classes and corporate retreats.<p>The British government will fund (pdf) randomized control trials in more than 200 schools across the country to see whether mindfulness effectively …

Mental Health

Visible Thinking | Project Zero

Patricia Palmer worked as a researcher and project manager on Innovating with Intelligence, the project that launched the Visible Thinking approach …

“Hay que acabar con el formato de clases de 50 minutos”

El doctor en Medicina apuesta por cambiar las metodologías pero pide cautela ante la aplicación de la neurociencia a la educación<p>Mora, autor del …

Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions

By Eduardo BriceñoA growth mindset is the understanding that personal qualities and abilities can change. It leads people to take on challenges, …

Pedagogy

Más de 2000 Gifs para aprender Lengua de Signos

Giphy lanzó una colección de 2000 gifs animados que tienen como objetivo incentivar el conocimiento del Lengua de Señas o Lengua de Signos.<p>Una …

New Study Reaffirms What Teachers Know: Relationships Matter

The Search Institute has probably done more research than anyone over the past few years on the importance of positive relationships in the lives of …

10 canales de Youtube para aprender sobre ciencia

Youtube es una fuente prácticamente inagotable de información, no sólo de vídeos divertidos y de entretenimiento. Esta plataforma puede ser …

Crea rubricas en línea con Quick Rubric

Hoy les presentamos una herramienta digital que permite a los docentes crear rubricas. De acuerdo a Andrade, las rúbricas son guías de puntuación …

4 Things All Project-Based Learning Teachers Should Do

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Teaching

Lego Boost is going to turn all your Lego toys into programmable robots

CES is full of robots, but Lego robots... well, that doesn't happen every year.<p>Educational codable robot toys have been a mega-trend in kid tech over the last year, from Jimu to Cozmo. Lego has had its own Mindstorm educational robotics kit for years, but its pieces come from the older-skewed …

Lego

AirBar converts MacBook models to touchscreen for just $99, starting with 13-inch MacBook Air

If you’ve ever wished your MacBook/Air/Pro had a touchscreen, you’ll soon be in luck – at least if you have the 13-inch MacBook Air. AirBar is a plug-and-play infrared device which allows you to use touch on your MacBook Air simply by magnetically attaching the device to the bottom bezel of your …

RÚBRICAS: QUÉ SON, CÓMO SE DISEÑAN Y HERRAMIENTAS TIC PARA SU ELABORACIÓN

<b>INTRODUCCIÓN:</b> Con la definición del concepto de competencias básicas tras el trabajo “Educación y Formación 2010” en el año 2006 se identifican las …

Going to Space and Talking STEAM with Astronaut Leland Melvin

<i>Who better to chat with about the importance of a math and science education than an astronaut-turned-educator? An advocate of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) learning in schools, Leland Melvin has also logged over 565 hours above Earth so he literally has a perspective very</i> …