Added by Kayla on February 4, 2014 at 4:03pm — No Comments
Originally Published on Learning Outside The Lines
When an idea as innovative as online learning starts to gain traction in our school systems, it’s important that we take the time to study both how it is impacting the educational environment now and how we can continue to leverage it in the future. In many cases, the…Continue
Added by Anthony Sargon on November 20, 2013 at 7:11am — No Comments
This graphic is from a YouTube video created this month by one of two college students from South Korea who were working with me in Chicago.
And this graphic is from a Prezi done by a second intern. You can view all six of their presentations here.…Continue
Added by Daniel Bassill on July 3, 2013 at 2:42pm — No Comments
Have you been wanting to learn more about technology integration but had problems finding the time, or confused about where to start? Are you less-than-enthusiastic about boring professional development that doesn't seem related to what's happening in your classroom? Or do you understand the basics of technology integration, but you would like to see new ideas? Let Atomic Learning…Continue
Added by Amy Schoenrock on June 7, 2013 at 2:05pm — No Comments
Today is a day to celebrate and pay tribute to this musical genius. Teachers, students, lovers of music, everyone, can take a journey back in time and meet Tchaikovsky in a way that will captivate all.
Pyotr Tchaikovsky led a somewhat troubled life, despite achieving immense success. He was undoubtedly one of the greatest composers of the Romantic Period. Why…Continue
Added by Marion Andersson on May 7, 2013 at 11:31pm — No Comments
How Teachers can introduce Amazing People to Students…Continue
Added by YOLANDA EGEA on January 27, 2013 at 4:21am — No Comments
Top Ten Things Colleges Look for in a High School Student
1. A high school curriculum that challenges the student. Academically successful students should include several Honors and Advanced Placement classes.
2. Grades that represent strong effort and an upward trend. Grades should show an upward trend over the years. However, slightly lower grades in a rigorous…Continue
by Terry Heick, TeachThought.com
The idea of teaching with video games is an exciting concept leading to a challenging practice.
Right off the bat the topic is a bit polarizing, the whimsical connotation of “games” juxtaposing harshly with the rigorous tones of classical academia. But past that,…Continue
Added by Terrell E. Heick III on January 4, 2013 at 2:14pm — No Comments
As a follow-up to our 9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning we developed in 2009, we have developed an updated framework, The Inside-Out Learning Model.
The goal of the model is…Continue
Added by Terrell E. Heick III on November 20, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments
With reduced funding, funding deferrals, and increased pressure to meet various accountability measures, school administrators face seemingly interminable challenges. It’s in the face of these challenges that school administrators are turning to technology-driven innovations like blended learning to improve organizational efficiency and student achievement...…Continue
Added by Shawn Roner on September 6, 2012 at 12:54am — No Comments
This title is really the case study for a wider topic on Remote Apps.
For me this is one of the most exciting (tech) influences on mobile learning ... the interconnectivity between devices.
I have two folders on my iPad [Remote1 and Remote2] which are full of Apps that enable connectivity between the iPad and other devices ... and that connectivity can be both ways. See the two screen shots in the images below.…
Added by Shamblesguru (Chris Smith) on June 24, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments
I have an iPad2 and a New iPad ... and a very happy nephew who has inherited my iPad1.
This Blog is designed to share the…
Added by Shamblesguru (Chris Smith) on May 7, 2012 at 10:46am — No Comments
I have recently become interested in games for education. Since I am an elementary emotional support teacher, I use game on a daily bases to teach my students develop social skills. I see how that it works with them in that setting and I also see how it could be used in other academic settings. One of the problems using games for academics is the cultural stigma that goes with the name of…Continue
Added by Thomas Larkin on April 1, 2012 at 6:24pm — No Comments
This is a Smartboard Notebook tutorial on how to create an interactive study game board in which students can move game pieces along the board if they answer the questions correctly. This gameboard use tiles that on one side has the answer and on the other side has the question.
Added by Brian Weir on March 25, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments
Added by Shamblesguru (Chris Smith) on March 22, 2012 at 5:50am — No Comments
If you've been in education for more than 5 or 6 years you have noticed that the trend is having students get much of their education on line. You may not be teaching this way yet nor may anyone in your school but you've seen the news and have heard multiple examples of classrooms where the focus is the internet. This focus may revolve around online activities, online testing, delivering content online or taking entire courses online. A popular technique for classrooms is the hybrid model…Continue
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Many educators have asked – “Are iPads the correct tool to aid learning in education?” Having read several articles and well as witnessing first hand the implementation of iPad programs in several K12 educational establishments. I still don’t have a definitive answer, but I suppose it depends on the goals of your educational establishment and the age group of learners and what they need to…Continue
Added by Steven David Pearce on December 22, 2011 at 6:35pm — No Comments
Early in my teaching career, I learned that if I can manage classroom movements, I can manage behavior. If I can manage behavior, students learn better.
An earlier post discussed the importance of quick and easy transitions between activities. David Ginsburg discusses smooth transitions in terms of …Continue