All Blog Posts Tagged 'learning' (188)

movement in classroom

I am currently studying Early Childhood Education and want to pursue a career either working in a classroom or in a field where I can work with children regularly. Through my experience so far, I have noticed the variations of the layout of classrooms. This could be simply a result of the different types of teachers and how they like their classrooms to be set up, but I think that there is more to it than just that. I think that classrooms are being purposefully set up in a way to promote more… Continue

Added by Kayla on February 4, 2014 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Speak Up About How Technology Advances Education and Learning

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…


Added by Anthony Sargon on November 20, 2013 at 7:11am — No Comments

Mobile App Evaluation Chart

Added by Emre FIRAT on October 15, 2013 at 11:50pm — No Comments

Work of Interns in Chicago focuses attention on poverty neighborhoods

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.…


Added by Daniel Bassill on July 3, 2013 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Looking for Summer Professional Development?

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…


Added by Amy Schoenrock on June 7, 2013 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Happy Birthday Tchaikovsky!

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…


Added by Marion Andersson on May 7, 2013 at 11:31pm — No Comments

Education Case Studies - Seeking Teachers

How Teachers can introduce Amazing People to Students…


Added by Marion Andersson on March 21, 2013 at 7:21pm — 2 Comments

#eTwinning: 2nd term events -The Learning Events schedule has been updated-

If you are member in eTwinning you can take part in this events in your main page:

Web 2.0…


Added by YOLANDA EGEA on January 27, 2013 at 4:21am — No Comments

Top 10 Things Colleges Look For In An Applicant

"This is Fern"

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…


Added by Rachel M Angres on January 14, 2013 at 12:30am — 4 Comments

10 Specific & Practical Ways Of Teaching With Video Games

by Terry Heick,

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,…


Added by Terrell E. Heick III on January 4, 2013 at 2:14pm — No Comments

The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model

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…


Added by Terrell E. Heick III on November 20, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments

What is Blended Learning?

Blended Learning 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...…


Added by Shawn Roner on September 6, 2012 at 12:54am — No Comments

Using an iPad as a Graphics Tablet

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

Shamblesguru's iPad : The Blog

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

Games in Education

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…


Added by Thomas Larkin on April 1, 2012 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Smartboard: Create a study game using flip tiles.

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

eBook: "An Educator's iPad" ... published

eBook: "An Educator's iPad" ... published on Amazon and Apple iTunes.

... written for educators and parents who have an interest in mobile learning and especially the use of Apple’s iPad.

It is not a “how-to” manual but a resource for enabling more informed decisions regarding the use of…

Added by Shamblesguru (Chris Smith) on March 22, 2012 at 5:50am — No Comments

Questioning Virtual Learning

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…


Added by Tom Hanninen on March 10, 2012 at 7:58am — 1 Comment

Is the iPad the Correct Tool to Aid Learning in Education?

Link to Original Blog Post click here

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…


Added by Steven David Pearce on December 22, 2011 at 6:35pm — No Comments

Classroom Management: Quick Student Groupings

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 …


Added by Janet Abercrombie on September 27, 2011 at 5:25am — 1 Comment

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