eLearning

How Do You Plan for Differentiation in Lessons? 10 Planning Tips via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 5 minutes.<p>How do you plan for differentiation in lessons? And how can you cater for every student?<p>You should <b>not</b> be expected to …

Pedagogy

Taking a Shot at an “Awesome 21st Century Assessment” Rubric | Emerging Education Technologies

Making Assessment A Richer Learning Experience<p>I often find the annual Higher Education Horizons report from EDUCAUSE and NMC to be inspiring, and …

Pedagogy

“Loopy” Lets You Create Interactive Simulations That Look Cool But I Don’t Really Understand Them

Loopy lets you create interactive simulations like the one below – just by drawing.<p>This is how they describe themselves:<p><i>It’s the ancient,</i> …

Education Technology

What Does Personalized Learning Mean for Teachers?

As families, communities, parents, teachers and students around the country have deep conversations around how to transform schools to better prepare …

Personalized Learning

Sharing the Depth of Knowledge Wheel With Students

Educators spend a great deal of time analyzing diagnostic, formative, and summative performance data to individualize instruction for their students. …

Pedagogy

Equatio: Yes You Can Type Math and Science in Google Docs and Forms!

As a previous math teacher, I have a soft spot for the pains teachers and students can feel when trying to use <b>math symbols and expressions</b> in …

Education Technology

The Disruption of Digital Learning: Ten Things We Have Learned

Over the last few months I’ve had a series of meetings with Chief Learning Officers, talent management leaders, and vendors of next generation …

Instructional Design

Belgian Company Verlinvest Invests in Online Education Startup BYJU’S

Creator of the largest K-12 learning app, 8 million students are learning from the BYJU’S app today.

Personalized Learning

New World War I Teacher Resources from the Library of Congress | Teaching with the Library of Congress

The Library’s new World War I primary source set<p>Shots ring out on the streets of Sarajevo. Uncle Sam tells recruits that he wants them for his …

Education Technology

Couros

The Silver Lining: Innovation Comes Out of<br>Frustration<p>Hi, I’m A.J. Juliani. Over the past decade I’ve been frustrated and down about a lot of the …

Education Technology

FYI Office 365 subs: You may have leaked your passwords, personal info on Docs.com – thousands already have

Thousands of Office 365 subscribers inadvertently shared passwords and other highly private information with the rest of the planet – via Microsoft's …

Microsoft

30hands Storyteller Web

Narrated Digital Storytelling<p>Stories are a basic part of the human DNA. We connect and relate to ideas better through them, and we remember facts and …

Education Technology

Sustainable Studio in Your Department

Many other professions allow time for individuals to watch best practice and let the observation benefit their own craft. I have heard friends of …

Pedagogy

Avoiding Performance Assessment Pitfalls

<i>Anthony Rebora</i><p>Performance assessments can be an indispensable tool for teachers to measure and develop complex skills, but they are also prone to …

Pedagogy

Robots v experts: are any human professions safe from automation?

Technology already outperforms humans in many areas, but surely we would never accept machines as teachers, doctors or judges? Don’t be so sure<p>The main themes of our book, The Future of the Professions, can be put simply: machines are becoming increasingly capable and so are taking on more and more …

MOOCs

This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues

© 2011 CGP Grey, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested …

Personalized Learning

Teaching Strategies

<b>Ask students to turn to the person next to them and share with them their thoughts about material just coverd in class, or begin a lesson with a peer</b> …

Education

Privacy By Practice, Not Just By Policy: A System Administrator Advocating for Student Privacy

When Matt L. started to raise the alarm about educational technology in his school district, he knew it would ruffle some feathers.<p>As a system …

Education

Collaborate and Store Files with Team Drive | The G Suite Show

Education Technology

iSLCollective Appears To Be A Jackpot For ELL Student Hand-Outs & Interactive Videos

I’ve had the iSLCollective on The Best Sites For Free ESL/EFL Hand-Outs & Worksheets for quite awhile.<p>However, I didn’t realize how large the …

Education Technology

In Leaked Classroom Video, Russian University Lecturer Calls Students ‘Freaks’ for Protesting Corruption

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has tapped into the country’s politically conscious youth, who showed up in large numbers for last Sunday’s …

Education Technology

Behind the Scenes: The Creation of a Progression Video

In recent months, I’ve received a lot of questions asking how I create the progression videos. Here’s how it all goes down.<p><b>Step 1: Research</b><p>There are …

Education Technology

The Pendulum – #EdublogsClub Prompt 13

<i>This post is part of the #EdublogsClub – a group of educators and edtech enthusiasts that blog around a common theme each week. Simply write a post</i> …

Pedagogy

Educator Spotlight: Mapping Community Diversity

03/28/2017 · by Meghan Modafferi · in Educator Spotlight, Main. ·<p><b>How did you decide you wanted to become a teacher, and what do you most like about teaching?</b><p>Since my undergraduate studies, I’ve always had a love for history. It’s the subject matter more than anything that got me involved in …

Education

Visualize Tweets on a Map with Avian for AppleTV

If you have a 4th Generation AppleTV, you can use the free app Avian for Twitter to visualize tweets on a dynamically changing and zooming map. This …

Education Technology

Start Teaching English Online – No Experience Necessary

I am writing this post as a follow-up to the previous article on “The Best Jobs to Work Online (while you travel!)”. So many people have inquired …

ESL

How Microlending Builds Financial Literacy Skills and Empowers Students

« How to Facilitate Intercultural Learning | Main<p><i>A core tenant of global competence is that global content and skills can be integrated into what is</i> …

Pedagogy

Apple releases Classroom iPad app version 2.0 w/ ability to manually create classes & more

Alongside public releases for iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 today, Apple has officially released version 2.0 of its Classroom app for iPad previously in beta.<p>The best 4K & 5K displays for Mac<p>Version 2 of the app brings a number of new features including the ability to create …

Education Technology

10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching

AJ Juliani, is an educator I have worked closely with over the past few years, and I greatly admire his work. Soon (April 2), he will be launching …

Education Technology

Professional Development: What should it look like?

A few weeks ago Michael Fenton asked on his blog this question:<p><b>Suppose a teacher gets to divide 100% between two categories: teaching ability and</b> …

Pedagogy