Jared Ward

277 Added | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 255 Followers | @wardjhs | Ed Tech Specialist, Ceramics and Sculpture Teacher, Artist, Web Designer. I Am Still Learning. Co-founder flipinutah.org. #edtech #ipaded #flipclass

How to Build a Successful Blended Learning Program

Educational institutions and corporate training teams alike have embraced the idea of blended learning – a training approach that combines the use of …

Education Technology

We Grow Teachers

The Difference Between Projects And Project-Based Learning

<b>The Difference Between Projects And Project-Based Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Projects in the classroom are as old as the classroom itself.<p>“Projects” …

Speech to Text Apps - Updates

Two years ago we published a Speech to Text Apps blog post that has gone on to have over 70,000 hits. Obviously things have changed since then and it …

Steps for Flipping the Classroom in an Education Setting

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: 5 Steps for Formative Assessment

1. Assignment<p>Assign students work to complete based on one specific objective. This often takes the form of a paper-and-pencil set of exercises. The …

Pedagogy

How to use Google tools in Project-Based Learning

When you think about some of the key features of Project-Based Learning (PBL), what do you think of? PBL should be student-driven, with a real-world …

10 Creative Ways to Use Your iPad in the Classroom

If you’ve had an iPad (or several) in your classroom for any extended period of time, you’re probably familiar with the many practical ways this …

SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0

SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0<p>Evolution, in its broadest sense, serves as a force to help humans move towards a better way of …

3 App Smash Video Projects to Challenge Your Students

When <i>app-smashing</i> on iPad, students and teachers use multiple apps to create individual pieces of content that are then merged or <i>smashed</i> together into …

Why & How to Green Screen in class

<b>This is my new must-have for all classrooms!</b><p>Finding interesting ways to <b>evaluate, reflect and report on work</b> and projects can be tricky. Many students …

Why App Smash?

Inspired by the last #1to1iPadChat , I thought it was time to post on the world craze that is App Smashing. The term App Smash was coined by the …

Making iPad Kids think big

<b>I teach a unit to Years 7s and 8s on digital citizenship</b> that centres on the theme of respecting yourself and others when online and using mobile …

Teaching Math on an iPad

<b>1. HIGH SCHOOLS</b><p><b>AS IT WAS…</b><p>In my High school, one of the last departments to realise a use for iPads was the Math department. <i>Note: As a UK born New</i> …

Project Based Learning with iPads

<b>Bringing learning to life – Bringing Life to learning!</b><p>To start with, I think Project-based learning is the future of education. It puts students into …

IPad = Flipped Classroom Made Easy

Yes, the Flipped Classroom (Video lessons watched before class time) is a fashionable topic but whilst there’s still chalk-and-talk together with …

Teachers who just got iPads

I had the privilege of holding a Google Hangout with Holly Clark and Tanya Avrith. It was a great chat, where we compared US, NZ and Canadian school …

iPad teaching is NOT about iPads

<b>Priority no.1 ?</b><p>I’ve covered technical and workflow ideas on this blog a lot but it’s time to properly summarise a <b>teacher’s first priority when the</b> …

How Tech PD can make real change

Writing blogs like this one and interacting with teachers on Twitter and the like can make edtech teacher types, like me, forget that it is still the …

SAMR success is NOT about Tech

Quick refresh<p>If you aren’t aware of the <b>S.A.M.R. model</b> (devised by Ruben R. Puentedura – @rubenrp) then in simple form it explains the common journey …

Create Whiteboard Recordings on the Updated eduClipper iPad App

<i>Cross-posted from my other blog, Free Technology for Teachers.</i><p>The popular digital portfolio and bookmarking service eduClipper has released an …

5 Techniques To Encourage Students to Consume Flipped or Blended Learning Content

Making sure students consume assigned digital content is an essential element of successful blended or flipped teaching and learning.<p>One question …

A Guide to creating “Flipped” and Blended learning resources

If you are thinking about Flipping direct instruction or creating blended learning resources that students can access independently but still have …

All That Teachers Need to Know about Flipped Classroom- Tutorials, Tools and Apps

<b>Here are some web tools I have reviewed before and which you can use in flipping your classroom:</b><p><b>Here is a list of some iPad apps to flip your</b> …

Richard Wells on Twitter: "9 Tips for Teachers who just got iPads: http://t.co/D2Hqb6ieNL #EdTech #iPadEd http://t.co/zMGJbeLZvF"

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ISTE | ISTE blog

Topics:<p>Our classrooms are full of students who are eager to share what they know. Why not let your students build their own field trips using …

5 iPad upgrades iOS 7 brings to education

Wednesday's release of iOS7 — the next generation of Apple's mobile operating system — will be a free download and will work on all iPads (including …