Dave Eveland

784 Flips | 2 Magazines | 18 Likes | 2 Following | 29 Followers | @spudfriend | Keep up with Dave Eveland on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Dave Eveland”

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 7 Screencasting Tools That Work on All Computers

There are many uses for screencasting (recording a video of your computer’s screen) in a school setting. You can make screencasts to show your …

Education Technology

The Top 10 Ways Blogs And WordPress Are Used In Schools

Since Edublogs began back in 2005, the definition of blogging has expanded greatly. Nowadays, a blog is simply a blank canvas that can be brought to …

Education Technology

Play

Educators are also teaching learning strategies, helping students find out the best ways to not just learn content, but <i>how</i> to learn. Ideas like …

3 Tools for Creating Instructional Animations

Simple animated GIFs or short animated videos played on a loop can be a good way to simply display the steps of a solving a math problem. I’ve also …

Education Technology

6 Alternatives to Padlet

Last week the online ed tech community was buzzing about the recent changes to Padlet‘s pricing structure. Padlet is a robust service with millions …

Education Technology

The i5 Approach

Veronica, a high school biology teacher, asked herself<i>: if students use their personal devices in my class, will they learn better and become more</i> …

Ten quick tips for teaching programming

by Neil C. C. Brown, Greg Wilson

Pedagogy

Finding the Right LMS for Your District

3<p>SHARES<p>A learning management system (LMS) should support every aspect of your district’s digital infrastructure. How do you choose an LMS that will …

Here Is Another Excellent Website to Help Students Learn Coding

Codesters is another excellent website we are adding to our collection of coding resources. Codesters provides students with an easy and simple …

Education Technology

Animatron lets you create awesome videos with little know-how

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access to this animation studio for $49.99.<p>When you have something to sell or a message to get across, video is your friend. Animatron Studio Pro is an innovative platform that lets you create captivating animations without any special design skills. Used by the likes of …

Infographics

​Ohio State’s DELTA uses technology to keep teaching and learning front and center

Henry Griffy (left), Connie Lutz and Andy Smart discuss teaching with technology<p>Inside a glass-walled classroom at The Ohio State University, …

When It Clix: Enhancing the Learning Experience

After years of experience in the media industry, we were inspired to create a product unlike anything else currently available. The result: Clixie …

Excellent research tool -- the Wayback Machine browser extension

<b>Hate 404 errors?</b> <br>I do. <br>If you do active online research (which is pretty much the whole point of SearchResearch), you fairly often run into web pages …

Web Development

Students' Home Internet, Computer Access: 10 Numbers to Know

Home access to digital resources is widespread, but inequities persist based on race, income, family education level, and geography, concludes a …

Education Technology

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – How to Use Flipgrid for Feedback

Flipgrid has been a hit whenever I have demonstrated it in a workshop or conference presentation during the last year. Flipgrid is a fantastic …

Education Technology

OER gains momentum with federal push in 2018 budget

Three times since 2013, members in both houses of Congress have introduced the Affordable College Textbook Act, which would create a federal program …

Higher Education

Three Good Places to Find Music and Sounds for Multimedia Projects

Two weeks ago my tip of the week prompted a bunch of questions from readers regarding where to find and how to use music in multimedia projects. Much …

Education Technology

What Early Blended Learning Pioneers Got Right That Today's Schools Have Forgotten

When I first began blending digital and face-to-face learning, it was easy enough to create a flow between online learning spaces and offline …

Pedagogy

How Do We Define and Measure "Deeper Learning"?

To deconstruct the definition of deeper learning further, the researchers came up with what they call three domains of competence: <b>cognitive</b>,</b> …

Constructivism

Constructivism is an epistemological belief about what "knowing" is and how one "come to know." Contructivists believe in individual interpretations …

Why I Think All Schools Should Abolish Homework

How long is your child’s workweek? Thirty hours? Forty? Would it surprise you to learn that some elementary school kids have workweeks comparable to …

25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. But here's the deal - most teachers aren't taking full advantage of what Google Forms has to …

Why it's time to say goodbye to group work

We have gathered here today to say our farewells to group work. Descended from the kinaesthetic-learning-style dynasty and a loyal friend to the …

A tiny Indiana district is banking on virtual education to survive. But at what cost?

In one year, a tiny rural Indiana school district more than tripled its enrollment, growing to nearly 1,000 students. But more than 800 of those …

You Can “Digitize” Your Student Hand-Outs & Worksheets With “PairPrep”

I blogged about PairPrep a couple of years ago, and it was then sort of a learning game site.<p>They seem to have “pivoted” to become an easy tool for …

Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communications

The Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communications assists the entire Duke community with copyright and legal issues, advocacy, and best practices …

Enterprise Learning Management Systems + Google = Amplified Learning

By Tim Wilhelmus <b></b><p><i>The seamless integration between an enterprise LMS and Google creates a powerful ecosystem that supports teachers and …

Children struggle to hold pens because of excessive use of iPads, claim experts

Children are struggling to use and pencils because the excessive use of touchscreen phones and iPads is damaging their dexterity, specialists have claimed.<p>Paediatric doctors, handwriting experts and orthopaedic therapists are warning that although youngsters can swipe a screen, they no longer have …

Cultivating creativity in the classroom: Ideas for teachers by teachers

As we move further and further into the digital age, creativity continues to surge to the top of skills students will need in the future. Barbara …

Advanced Similarity Checker Add-on for Google Docs by Unicheck

<i>Disclosure: This is a sponsored blog post written by the staff of Unicheck.</i><br>Lately, the educational community has been buzzing with stunning news, …