Participatory learning tools like social media and/or learning management systems can strengthen instructional partnerships between classroom teachers and school librarians. This webinar highlighted examples of how such partnerships can increase student achievement and professional learning for teachers.
The children of today need the techniques of today to learn. The multiplayer classroom is not a class that uses video games to teach; instead it uses the craft of game design to create an entire class as a real-time multiplayer game.
The DSM-5 or Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition) is a manual published by the American Psychiatric Association which standardizes psychiatric diagnostic categories and criteria. Dr. Barry addressed changes from the DSM-IV, its limitations, and Social-Communication Disorder as it relates to ASD.
Digital imagery offers countless new opportunities for teachers to assess student understanding. In this webinar, Sara Torpey considered practical approaches to both formative and summative student assessment that can be used immediately!
Digital libraries are much more than just eBooks! This webinar provided an overview of the various resources available to begin a digital library, as well as ways to share these resources with your teachers and students.
Most teachers take a “legal issues” class in college, but they face a variety of issues they aren’t prepared for when they begin their teaching career. What you don’t know CAN hurt you if you take the wrong approach to student searches, freedom of speech, and dress code issues.
Future Ready is a free, bold new effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts move quickly toward preparing students for success in college, a career, and citizenship.
In 2013, Panama-Buena Vista Unified School District’s new superintendent made a bold declaration: “We’re going 1-to-1. And we’re going big with 6,000 laptops to be distributed to students.” Once the laptops were purchased
We have seen how technology is transforming and redefining classrooms all around the world, but the math classroom feels left out. There is a place for technology in our math classrooms. Let’s change our “calculation math” classrooms to a world of investigation, collaboration and problem solving.
Did you know that if nothing changes, this generation of children will be the first in 200 years whose life expectancy may be shorter than that of their parents? Why? Could it be that we live in an age when family stability is crumbling, children are not eating healthy and yet adopting a sedentary lifestyle, and the media is filled with inappropriate language and explicit violence? What can we, as educators, do to make a definitive difference?