Refocusing classrooms around up-and-coming digital materials requires more than just adding a new tech-based product or two as many processes for reviewing and purchasing instructional materials are still built around print textbooks. Now, though, some states are going back to the beginning and rethinking how they review instructional materials and allocate funds to ensure that they are focused on the realities of the 21st century classroom.
Augmented reality is emerging in the education space as a tool for motivating children to learn. Using this 3D technology can help students significantly whether they’re struggling to learn reading or math, or just to engage. Cynthia B. Kaye, CEO and Chief Zoo Keeper at Alive Studios, discovered this technology while in search of a way to support her own two ELL children. She discussed the benefits of using augmented reality in the classroom in “Engaging Early Learners with Augmented Reality.”
Join this edWebinar co-presented by Kelli Erwin, Senior Instructional Design Manager, and Jeff Meyer, Director of Education from Learning.com, as they take a fresh look at using digital curriculum to equip students with keyboarding skills.
Apps bring technology, functionality, and creativity into your school library program. Since apps are a part of our everyday lives, especially those of students, they have the power to totally change the way students and teachers think about learning. In “Virtual Library Program Development,” Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT, reviewed an A to Z list of 50 apps to virtualize your school library program.
In this edWebinar, innovative educators, learners, and authors Eric C. Sheninger and Thomas C. Murray outline eight keys in their book, Learning Transformed: 8 Keys To Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today.
Presented by Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT Sponsored by Mackin Educational Resources Watch the Recording If you attended the live session, you’ll be emailed a CE certificate within 24 hours of the edWebinar. If you view the recording and would like a CE certificate, join the Emerging Tech community and… read more →
Presented by Rhonda Schroeder, EdD, Principal, Arthur Elementary School, Oklahoma City, OK; Mike Cory, EdD, Principal, Gettys Middle School, SC; and Barbara J. Nesbitt, PhD, Executive Director of Technology, AITS, School District of Pickens County, SC Hosted by Christine Fox, Deputy Executive Director, SETDA Hosted by SETDA and Sponsored by AT&T Watch the Recording Listen… read more →
Access to online resources including digital content, interactive education apps and websites, videos, experts and peers is no longer a “nice to have” but rather a necessity. Unfortunately, teachers and students are often unable to be sure there will be dependable, robust access outside of school depending on family and community circumstances. In “Closing the Homework Gap: Equity of Access for All Students Outside of School,” SETDA hosted a panel of experts that presented solutions for providing out-of-school access and digital resources to students based off their own experiences.
Presented by Richard Gerver, Author of Change—Learn to Love It, Learn to Lead It and Creating Tomorrow’s Schools Today, and former Elementary School Principal; and Cheri Sterman, Crayola Education Director, Author of Creative Leadership Transforms Schools and Multiliteracies—Parallels between Visual, Written and Math Literacies Sponsored by NAESP Watch the Recording If you attended the live… read more →
edWeb.net is announcing Conceptua Math as the new sponsor of the free Building Understanding in Mathematics professional learning community on edWeb. The community provides opportunities for math educators from around the world to collaborate and share ideas about best practices for math instruction.