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Social Media Posts as Exemplars

Language Patterns<p>The changing norms of social media writing don’t match standard classroom English expectations, but they do follow patterns of …

Social Media

Making PBL Observer-Friendly | Blog | Project Based Learning

April 2, 2018<br>Making PBL Observer-Friendly<p>As an early adopter of Project Based Learning in my district, one of the major hurdles has been ensuring …

Pedagogy

4 Super-Fun STEM Online Tools That Will Keep Kids Curious

What better way to get kids curious about exploring STEM subjects than with STEM online tools? You don’t want just any old tools, though. Instead, …

Education Technology

Adobe Launches Spark for Education

Earlier this year at the BETT Show Adobe announced that they would launching a new version of Adobe Spark designed specifically for school use. That …

When PBL Hits the Gym: Project Based Learning in P.E. | Blog | Project Based Learning

March 6, 2018<br>When PBL Hits the Gym: Project Based Learning in P.E.<p>“Math, English, Science, and History departments,” the speaker announced. “Your PBL …

16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students

Pinterest<p>If you follow my blog, you know I curate a lot of resources for teachers. This post brings together a suggested list, a curated list if you …

Education Technology

Scaffolding Student Thinking in Projects | Blog | Project Based Learning

February 12, 2018<br>Scaffolding Student Thinking in Projects<p>In order to skillfully embrace the challenges and opportunities they will encounter in life, …

Lonely Math Teachers!

Loneliness

When Pushing Boundaries in Math Education, Where Can Teachers Turn For Help and Camaraderie?

Earlier this year, math educator and Desmos executive Dan Meyer published a piece entitled “Lonely Math Teachers” in which he raised the shortcomings …

Social Media

Wonderful Free Templates to Create Newspapers for your Class

Earlier this year we wrote about web tools teachers can use to for their classrooms. This post turned<br>We have selected for you today a host of awesome …

8 Great Citation Generators for Academics and Student Researchers

For those of you working in academia, research students, and anyone else keen on learning how to properly cite sources in different styles, the tools …

Education Technology

The Internet of Growing Things

Connected sensors and big data are changing how farmers grow crops and raise livestock—making food safer and better for everyone.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning the ancient practice of farming into precision agriculture. Sensors implanted in the soil can tell you when and where to irrigate. …

Farming

O'Dea High School's story of digital transformation

Letting go of old habits takes time, unless you’re the dedicated and innovative educators of O’Dea High School.<p>Beginning in August of the 2017-2018 …

Some Great Teachers Tools That Support Remote Collaborative Team Work

Team work has never been as easier as it is now in the digital era. You can collaborate with your team mates, manage your group projects, hold …

Project Management

Mass. Has New K-12 Standards For Digital Literacy, Computer Science

Support the news<p>Massachusetts public schools may start using new digital literacy and computer science standards as soon as this fall. The state …

“Timelinely” Lets You Easily Create Annotated & Interactive Videos

Timelinely is a new free tool that easily lets you create an interactive experience for any YouTube video.<p>You just copy-and-paste the url of the …

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students

Mar 28, 2014 by David Kapuler - edpuzzle.com - 6005<p>Make any video your lesson<p>45<p>4<p>2<p>Upvote<p>Apr 04, 2014 - screencast-o-matic.com - 5579<p>Online screen …

Education Technology

The Constitution: Drafting a More Perfect Union

This lesson focuses on the drafting of the United States Constitution during the Federal Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia. Students will analyze an …

5 Parent Resources to Support Children in Being Safe & Responsible Digital Citizens

Kids today! If you believed the headlines, you'd think that technology has created a generation of kids who are impatient, bored, and entitled. While …

Digital Citizenship

Study: Learning Tools Boosts Reading Comprehension

Teachers found Learning Tools supports cognitive processes that improve learning.<p>6<p>SHARES<p>A new research study, conducted in Washington State, suggest …

Digital reading integration for 1:1 districts (full)

digitalcom

10 Books to Spark a Love of Math in Kids of All Ages

“Anybody can stick a lot of math in a book,” says Ellenberg, a University of Wisconsin professor of math who also holds a master’s degree in creative …

Mathematics

The Better Their World Student Project Database

Google Keep - Our Ultimate Project Management Tool | Blog | Project Based Learning

November 8, 2017<br>Google Keep - Our Ultimate Project Management Tool<p>As the technology integration support specialist and a Google Certified Innovator …

Practical Ed Tech

Main Content<p>Google's Cardboard Camera and Street View app are good tools for creating simple virtual reality imagery. Those tools are great if you …

Two Simple Timeline Creation Tools That Are Frequently Overlooked

This morning I answered an email from a reader who was looking for a suggestion for a timeline creation tool. My recommendation was to try Timeline …

8 Examples of Transforming Lessons Through the SAMR Cycle

Examples of Applying the SAMR Model can Help Teachers Understand and Embrace it The SAMR Model for integrating technology into teaching, developed by …

The Post

HQPBL

The Framework for High Quality Project Based Learning<p>Visit the ABOUT page to read Defining HQPBL: A Look at the Research<p>INTELLECTUAL CHALLENGE AND …