What can toothpaste teach you about digital citizenship? Learn how Craig Badura, K-12 Integration Specialist at Aurora Public Schools in Nebraska, used the digital citizenship survival kit with students and get ideas on how you – or your students – can create your own “digital citizenship survival kit,” connecting everyday items to safe and responsible behavior in the digital world.
Schools and teachers often find manipulatives gathering dust in the back of a closet. Our Summer 2015 webinar series will be an opportunity to explore new uses for familiar manipulatives, as well as a look at new tools to add to your toolkit. In this edWeb.net Building Understanding in Mathematics community webinar, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared manipulatives to use to develop geometric measurement skills, particularly focusing on area and perimeter and angle measure in intermediate grades.
What can apps teach you about leadership? It may not be what you expect! In this edWeb.net Essential Elements for Digital Learning community Jeff Mao explored leadership at multiple levels and from multiple perspectives.
This webinar presentation utilized sources from the free Medal of Honor Character Development program and the Recipient’s own words to help students understand character development and to explore concrete ways to build their own character muscle. Ms. Kensill also introduced tips for challenging students to develop the core values that inspire contribution and confidence.
Looking for a way to integrate STEM into your daily activities? Step into a fully functioning early childhood science laboratory. Attendees learned how to intrigue and motivate their PreK to second grade students to be super scientists.
Google Hangouts began as a way for friends to meet online to chat about random topics. As time went on, people discovered that the platform is perfect for gathering a group of classmates to study. Shannon Holden showed teachers how to leverage the power of Google Hangouts to provide “anytime – anywhere” learning and student collaboration.
American history takes on new and personal meaning for students when they assume the roles of teens in our country’s most pivotal times, from the American Revolution to the turbulent early 1900’s, as we evolved further as a nation of immigrants.
Waiting until learning is complete to correct gaps or misconceptions can sometimes be too late. Changing instruction in the moment as a response to how and what students are learning is the key to ensuring that all students succeed. Technology certainly makes the formative assessment process easier and more effective.
It’s time for our annual app review! Participants discovered apps that change the way students and teachers think about learning. The presentation featured apps that promote essential 21st century learning skills – creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.
Individuals ages 20-34 comprise nearly 25% of the total new entrepreneurial activity in the United States. While many educational programs that support entrepreneurship focus on experience or simulations related to business, there are malleable skills that support student readiness for entrepreneurship that can be introduced and developed at the classroom level. Building from current research, Metiri Group has identified specific skills that are critical to developing a readiness for entrepreneurship in students.