Maya Stigaard Woodall

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Goobric Gets New “Libraries” Feature

Goobric is the New Visions CloudLab’s popular browser-based rubric tool for Google Drive that streamlines the assessment of digital documents. Today …

Education Technology

My Journey Toward a Differentiated ClassroomASCD Inservice

<i>By Kristina Doubet</i><p><b>On the journey toward differentiating their classrooms, teachers are bound to take missteps. This was certainly the case for</b> …

Engagement Does Not Always Equate to Learning

No matter where I am, whether it is a physical location or virtual, I am always hearing conversations about how technology can be used to effectively …

7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement at No Cost

0<p>SHARES<p>The Americas Society and Council of the Americas invited me to discuss scalable innovative practices for education with experts and leaders …

Education Technology

Social Network Sites: Facebook For Education?

<b>Social Network Sites Pedagogical Uses</b><p>Social network sites can be used for learning in Bloom's Taxonomy stages of: remembering when locating, …

Checklist: Selecting Technology for Learning

With so many possibilities for digital learning, selecting media and technologies for appropriate course instruction is a very complex process. …

Report Summary: Breaking Down Barriers to Blended Learning

Published Online:<p>Published in Print: April 13, 2015, as <b>About This Report</b><p>Complete Coverage<p>“Blended Learning: Breaking Down Barriers” examines some of …

Twitter in the classroom

Today I had an interesting exchange of views on Twitter... about Twitter. I mentioned that I strongly encourage the use of Twitter in my classes. …

Education Technology

Why teachers struggle to harness the learning potential of the iPad

iPads are becoming more and more popular in UK schools, but are they always a good addition? LearnMaker’s Jay Ashcroft takes a look at the pedagogy …

Education Technology

Strategies for Reflective Assessment

Assessment and Differentiation<br>October 24, 2013 | Volume <b>9</b> | Issue <b>2</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Strategies for Reflective Assessment<p>John B. Bond<p>The …

Pedagogy

Decoding Digital Pedagogy, pt. 2: (Un)Mapping the Terrain

Digital pedagogy is not a dancing monkey. It won’t do tricks on command. It won’t come obediently when called. Nobody can show us how to do it or …

Education Technology

CTI - Active Learning

What is active learning? <br>Why incorporate active learning techniques? <br>How can you cover the content when using active learning? <br>How can you …

Education Technology

The digital native problem - Innovation: Education

Labels get in the way of fully understanding people<p>In a recent Twitter chat #vted we were discussing digital citizenship and the confounded label …

Education Technology

Reviews for Teaching With Technology and Inquiry: An Open Course For Teachers from edX

INQ101x is designed with K-12 teachers in mind. Teacher candidates, higher education instructors, and other educators may also find it relevant. In …

It’s not about the technology…or is it?

One thing that I believe in deeply in my work is that we should always focus on relationships and learning, before technology, and if technology …

Education Technology

Field Notes: Gripped Classrooms

Teaching with Mobile Tech<br>May 14, 2015 | Volume <b>10</b> | Issue <b>17</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Field Notes: Gripped Classrooms<p>Scott Rosenkranz<p>In 2012, my school …

Teaching

My Journey | Certificate of Educational Technology and Information Literacy

Posted on April 20, 2015 by<p>Please visit my other blog site:<p>Posted on November 24, 2014 by<p>This year, I have taken up many new projects in school like …

Education Technology

Formative and Summative Assessments in the Classroom

Successful middle schools engage students in all aspects of their learning. There are many strategies for accomplishing this. One such strategy is …

The 4 biggest mistakes that teachers make when integrating technology

<i>**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained</i> …

Differentiating Instruction Using Mobile Technology Tools

Teaching with Mobile Tech<br>May 14, 2015 | Volume <b>10</b> | Issue <b>17</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Differentiating Instruction Using Mobile Technology Tools<p>Kristina …

Six Ways to Drive a Successful BYOD Initiative

Teaching with Mobile Tech<br>May 14, 2015 | Volume <b>10</b> | Issue <b>17</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Six Ways to Drive a Successful BYOD Initiative<p>Eric Sheninger<p>Let's …

Is Your Tech Integration Mostly a Garnish?

<b>By Cheryl Mizerny</b><p>During my college years, I worked as a server at several restaurants to pay my rent. At the swankiest of these, I recall the chef …

Teaching

I smell a RAT: the truth about evaluating digital pedagogy

Trying to work out if you are teaching effectively with an iPad or other mobile learning device is a challenge, especially if you are new to …

Education Technology

8 ways to improve your digital teaching

When good digital teaching means good digital learning<i></i><i>Ed. note: Innovation In Action is a new monthly column from the International Society of</i> …

Education Technology

#Edtech: Mastering the device vs mastering the pedagogy

Can a school be over-reliant on devices to the point of ignoring their teaching instincts? LearnMaker’s Jay Ashcroft discusses the fine but crucial …

Pedagogy

Differentiated Instruction in the Content Areas: Strategies for Reading, Thinking, and Writing to Learn

<b>This article is an excerpt from Part II of Laura Robb’s book</b><i>, Teaching Reading: A Differentiated Approach.</i><p>Recently, in early September, Sarah …

100 kids literacy & language activities

>>>> Download our ABCs and 123s guide here 100 kids literacy and language activitiesOur approach to literacy and language activities is through</b> …

Kids

Bring Your Own Device: It's awesome except for the inequity

It's the end of my first week at my new school and it has been awesome!<p>I'm teaching six classes. Two grade 6 social studies, two grade 6 language …

Technology for the Core – Apps and Tools for the Literacy Curriculum Reading Strand | Emerging Education Technologies

3 Part Series offers a wealth of iPad Apps and Web Tools for the Common Core Literacy Curriculum’s Reading Strand<p><i>Dr. Leslie Suters and Dr. Melissa</i> …