In this webinar, presented by The Digital Educator community at edWeb.net, Tanya Avrith addressed a framework to get started with teaching digital citizenship in your class/school. Learn ideas on how you can begin to teach your students how to build their digital identities and become caring citizens of a connected world using social media and the web.
In this webinar, Steve Spangler shared his creative ideas and strategies to teach hands-on science through the medium of children’s literature. Learn how to use elements of the storyline to get students to think more like a scientist. You’ll be ready to create a collection of STEM experiences your children will never forget.
In this webinar, presented by the Arts and Music community at edWeb.net, participants were introduced to the ways in which developmentally appropriate and enjoyable music and movement activities can be used as a catalyst for family engagement in school and at home, ultimately creating a musical community that benefits the development of the whole child.
Collect valuable data for your district by participating in Speak Up 2014 How do you use technology for learning? Share your perspective in the Speak Up 2014 survey, and help steer the future of ed tech. Join the conversation about the use of technology for learning through Speak Up, a national research project facilitated by Project Tomorrow (www.tomorrow.org)! Since 2003, over 3.4 million K-12 education stakeholders have participated in the… read more »
In this webinar presented by the Emerging Tech community at edWeb.net, Michelle Luhtala encouraged participants to examine assessment tools, review smart goals, and explore ways to use assessment to inform library program instruction.
Inquiry-based learning creates opportunities for students to engage in active learning surrounded by good questions. Good questions lead students to investigate and problem-solve about significant topics, themes, and ideas – and design new insights and develop new skills. The Big6 Approach encourages good questions that promote problem-solving and decision making, involve higher-order thinking skills, have multiple possible answers, utilize a variety of resources, cannot be answered without careful and lengthy research, encourage students to question their initial ideas, and promote further inquiry while allowing teacher-librarians and classroom teachers to act as guides and facilitators.
Games can be powerful vehicles to support learning, but their success in education hinges on getting the assessment part right. FSU Professor Valerie Shute explored how games can use stealth assessment to measure and support the learning of critical 21st century competencies. She discussed what stealth assessment is, why it is important, and how to develop and accomplish it.