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3 unexpected ways tech can humanize learning

3 unexpected ways tech can humanize learning

01/23/2019

Topics: Personalized Learning

My biggest goal as a teacher is to make every one of my students know how important they are and how invested I am in their learning and well-being. I want students to enjoy learning and to walk out of my classroom with a new level of confidence.

Technology allows me…

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Math is not a performance subject

Math is not a performance subject

12/12/2017

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Research tells us that for our math brain to grow, teachers and students need to develop intuition for math and make visual connections. Yet many math teachers learned…

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14 edu-books worth reading

14 edu-books worth reading

12/14/2017

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If you’re looking for an education-themed book to inspire you or someone on your shopping list, look no further! We asked ISTE members to tell us their favorite edu-reads, and we got a long list. Read on to find something for every educator. 

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5 ways students benefit from global collaboration

5 ways students benefit from global collaboration

05/14/2018

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As the world becomes increasingly connected, so should our schools. It’s a matter of bringing global collaboration experiences to the classroom and getting comfortable with handing over the reins of learning to students.  

Exposing students to global collaboration builds…

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Develop students' ' creativity mindset

Develop students' creativity mindset

02/28/2019

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Michael Cohen recently visited a friend’s home where he saw what he thought was an original painting hanging on the wall. He commented that the piece must have been expensive, being hand-painted and all. Not so, said the friend. The painting was a reproduction created by a member of a group of…

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4 easy ways to boost project-based learning with tech

4 easy ways to boost project-based learning with tech

11/19/2018

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When it comes to project-based learning, digital tools offer a turbo boost.

Project-based learning (PBL) the practice of letting students…

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Defining the teachers role in project-based learning

Defining the teachers role in project-based learning

11/01/2018

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In Nashville, Tenn., middle school students have created a digital walking tour of their city to help visitors understand the significance of local sites during the civil rights movement. To develop their final product for a public audience, students interviewed professional historians,…

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Empower learners through project-based learning

Empower learners through project-based learning

08/15/2018

Topics: Global collaboration, ISTE Standards for Students, Project-based learning, Student empowerment

Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar: A teacher wants her students to engage in project-based learning (PBL) and also demonstrate their learning. So at the end of a chapter or unit, she assigns them to research a topic, collect some images and present their slideshows to the class…

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3 ways to personalize the learning experience

3 ways to personalize the learning experience

06/11/2018

Topics: Personalized Learning

Eric Sheninger believes student agency is one of the most powerful aspects of learning that can be aided by technology. But getting there, and setting the stage for the consistent, effective use of technology, requires a pedagogical shift.

“What we need to do is prepare…

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Using data in the classroom to personalize learning

Using data in the classroom to personalize learning

03/13/2018

Topics: Personalized Learning

Just over five years ago, I set out to use the most current best practices to reinvent my classroom. I was part of a cohort of teachers from four school districts in Delaware involved in the…

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