With digital resources such as eBooks, databases, and lots of amazing online tools, teachers have the opportunity to engage students both inside and outside the classroom like never before. In this edWeb.net webinar, Shannon McClintock Miller showed attendees how to use digital resources to keep young people excited about learning all throughout the year.
The labels change from day to day and school to school — “hybrid learning,” “flipped learning,” “competency-based learning,” “project-based learning” — pick your favorite adjective and add “learning.” What do they all have in common? Learning — and behind it all, technology. School leaders are right to focus on the learning but sometimes forget to worry about the technology.
Do you think of procurement in the same way you think of purchasing? Explore procurement strategies in today’s world of transparency and accountability, coupled with public funds in a school setting. How you shop for solutions can be as important if not more important than how you buy. Is leasing computer equipment a good idea? Is price the most important factor? In this edWeb.net webinar presented by the Essential Elements for Digital Learning community, project management and implementation was discussed.
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!
Are you tired of hearing, “How many sentences or paragraphs must we write?” Do you want to spark your students’ passion for writing? Are you looking for new ways to engage and inspire your students’ writing?
Interested in the many ways that digital images can be used to build critical thinking skills and student collaboration? Wondering how digital images can deepen and strengthen the learning going on in the classroom or library? In this session, Sara Torpey shared simple, practical strategies for incorporating digital images into everyday teaching!
What are the top apps, websites, and games for learning of 2014? In this webinar, Common Sense Graphite Certified Educator, Dr. Ruth Okoye, shared five of the top tools for 2014 by Graphite. Ruth demonstrated Shadow Puppet, Prodigy, Newsela, eduCanon, and Curriculet and gave specific examples of how to use them with students.
How can images you find online be used with students to spark curiosity and learning? Britannica Digital Learning’s Sara Torpey explored ways that you can engage your students with online images. Classroom teachers and school librarians – experienced and novice alike – participated in a discussion of ways to put photographs, illustrations, maps, diagrams, and other educational images to work, increasing the rigor and demand of Common Core-aligned lessons and activities at all grade levels.
Every math educator has seen first-hand evidence that student understanding of mathematics is far from where we’d like it to be. And in the world of EdTech, educators have seen the term “adaptive learning” become increasingly popular as companies try to support student learning in mathematics with new technologies.
Founder and CEO of mSchool, Elliot Sanchez, joins Tim Hudson to discuss his approach to leveraging blended Learning, formative assessment, meeting the diverse needs of all students, Common Core State Standards, and digital learning technologies.