Robert Schuetz

1,371 Added | 18 Magazines | 94 Likes | 48 Following | 1,148 Followers | @rtschuetz | NBCT & Technology Coordinator - enthusiastic about growth mindset, innovative teaching, and personalized, socially networked learning.

Tech Rationing 2017; What's in the Bag?

Last week, Aaron Davis asked, "what are your ed-tech survival rations?" What are those items that would cause you to turn the car around and head …

Education Technology

The Subtle Beauty of Early Morning Learning Walks

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how wearable technology was changing my behavior for the better. After a month of walking at least 8000 steps per day, …

Productivity

Four Reasons Why a Library Makerspace Makes Perfect Sense

<b>"Making in the library is about offering students opportunities to move from simply being users and consumers to being creators, by providing them</b> …

Makerspaces

Nocking The Arrow

Four Reasons Why a Library Makerspace Makes Perfect Sense<p><b>"Making in the library is about offering students opportunities to move from simply being</b> …

8 Ways to Use Technology to Engage Students Better

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The Emotional Weight of Being Graded, for Better or Worse

As most parents know, kids respond emotionally to the grades they receive — and well beyond the jubilation that goes with an A+ or the despair that …

Teaching

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

Technology isn’t human(e)

Why do we build our institutions on the principle that technology in-of-itself does useful or interesting things? I suspect it’s because culturally …

Blogfolios: The Glue that Can Hold it All Together in Learning

Digital Portfolios are so much more than a digital versions of a paper portfolio, a folder sent home at the end of the week, semester or year or an …

Pedagogy

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz<p>Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the …

Social Media Marketing

Amplify Reflection

Reflection is an important component of the learning process. It can NOT be seen as an add-on, something to be cut if time is running short. We have …

Pedagogy

Top 10 Innovation & Collaboration Thoughts

A buzzword is a word, that is frequently used and fashionable at a particular time or in a particular context. Currently, innovation seems to be such …

Innovation

Evaluating Websites as Information Sources

Studies suggest that many U.S. students are too trusting of information found on the internet and rarely evaluate the credibility of a website’s …

Education

7 Important Questions Before Implementing Digital Portfolios

Image from Bill Ferriter (@plugusin)Digital portfolios are something that are really starting to take off in schools. There are different software …

Education

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

There are still many disagreements about how to improve the education system so that children graduate with the skills and dispositions they will …

Education

How to easily record video of your classes online (step-by-step)

Do water: a different kind of ‘listicle’

Without really thinking much about it, I’ve been “doing water” a lot lately.<p>Shared photos, old and new, have been of water … near water … in water. …

Kurt Vonnegut

How to Create Screencasts that Don't Suck

Just about anyone can record a video of their screen and upload it to YouTube. But creating a compelling, high-quality screencast that people will …

Twitter Research

Is Twitter just all about self-promotion? Academic research from Rutgers University examined the characteristics of social activity and patterns of …

Education (UK)

Digital Portfolios: Blogs VS. Seesaw

In my recent visit to Melbourne, Australia , I had the opportunity to chat with Edna Sackson (Teaching and Learning Coordinator) and Linda Wollan …

Education

What professional learning, or just learning, looks like…

<i>Speedchange.at.medium</i><p>For the fifth straight year we’ve offered a week long summer CoderDojo experience to our students. This year around 700 kids …

Kids

How Can Schools Prioritize For The Best Ways Kids Learn?

The education world is full of incremental change — the slow process of individuals learning about new strategies and approaches, trying them out, …

Teaching

How To Share YOU: Résumés, Splash Pages, and More

One of the tragic elements of high school is that we spend four years pushing students to work hard on their grades, to improve their transcripts, …

Résumés

Comment on Student Blogs: Learning to Write in Digital Spaces by Beyond Pockets of Excellence in Blogging With Students – edJEWcon

[…] blog posts as a digital space to collect typed up homework assignments (Instead of a new writing genre, capable of multi-layers, higher order …

5 Opportunities to Amplify Your Writing

Writing has changed throughout history. Technology of the times has had an impact HOW, WHAT, and for WHOM we write. Nichole Pinkard affirms in a …

Writing

Climate Change and Game-Based Learning

Teaching about complex interconnected systems like global climate change can be difficult. There are many unseen pieces affecting the greater whole …

Climate Change

Create a Snapchat Geofilter for Your Makerspace - Worlds of Learning

Makerspaces offer us the perfect opportunity to connect with the community. This can mean the local school community, but this can also mean the …

Technology and Lifelong Learning

<b>"Most Americans feel they are lifelong learners, whether that means gathering knowledge for “do it yourself” projects, reading up on a personal</b> …

Learning

Digital Portfolios: The Art of Reflection

Too often, conversations about digital portfolios center on the tools: how to save, share, and publish student work. Mastering the technical …

Pedagogy

A Comprehensive Guide to Blogging Platforms and their Niches

The term blog derives from ‘web log’ and was initially coined to describe “discrete entries (posts) typically displayed in reverse chronological …

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