With this webinar, edWeb.net’s new community, The Digital Educator: Skills for Success, kicked off its webinar program and professional learning community! In the community’s inaugural webinar, Roxanne and Meredith, two deeply passionate EdTech consultants, shared tips, tricks, and broader strategies to develop a 21st-century skillset and deliver the instruction that will most benefit your students.
The mystery and magic of math is what makes mathematicians pursue their subject with passion and drive. In order to embrace the magic, the classroom must be a place where problem solving and problem-finding happen daily and are deeply embedded in its culture.
Storytelling is an ancient tradition that has evolved over many centuries. With digital tools, teachers and students now have the means to create stories and non-fiction narratives that will last beyond the spoken or written word and be published and shared with worldwide audiences.
Through its female protagonist whose passion for problem-solving drives each story, Mosa Mack promotes diversity in the sciences while simultaneously providing teachers with an accessible way to incorporate inquiry into the classroom. Mosa Mack’s unique inquiry-based approach targets the development of critical thinking skills for all students, with a particular focus on girls and minorities with historically low participation STEM fields.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for individuals with disabilities is 78.5%. In the last decade research on teaching students with significant disabilities has identified many effective instructional strategies appropriate for secondary students. As educators, how can we utilize these strategies to better prepare our students for life beyond school?
Creativity is highly valued in the global workforce, and educational policymakers around the world have embraced creativity as an important outcome in national curriculum documents. How are global educators fostering creativity both inside and outside schools?
The beginning of the school year is such an important time for digital citizenship. Schools are distributing their Acceptable Use Policies or Responsible Use Policies. Students may have access to new technologies. Teachers are often planning on integrating new digital tools into their teaching.