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Keri-Lee Beasley

Technology in Education | American Federation of Teachers - 1 views

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    "we will focus in this article on five specific myths and present the research findings that dispel them."
Keri-Lee Beasley

Google Cardboard in Education - EdTechnocation - 0 views

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    List of resources for Google Cardboard in Education
David Caleb

Why Do Teachers Need Instructional Coaches? - Finding Common Ground - Education Week - 1 views

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      This is the case for instructional coaches. 90% retention vs. 10% retention. Incredible.
  • up to 90% of what teachers learn alongside coaches will be retained. This means, that unlike traditional professional development where Knight's research shows that teachers lose 90% of what they learn, coaching can provide an enormous impact.
Keri-Lee Beasley

Let's Change the Conversation About Education (Technology) | Digital Promise - 1 views

  • We know that technology belongs to the classroom. Have you ever asked whether technology belongs in your workplace? Technology is a tool that helps us develop and apply skills we all value – curiosity, problem-solving, persistence, collaboration, information literacy.
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    Great article about changing the conversations we have about educational technology
Keri-Lee Beasley

Beyond 'turn it off': How to advise families on media use - 0 views

  • scientific research and policy statements lag behind the pace of digital innovation
  • The 2011 AAP policy statement Media Use by Children Younger Than Two Years was drafted prior to the first generation iPad and explosion of apps aimed at young children.
  • Media is just another environment. Children do the same things they have always done, only virtually
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  • In a world where “screen time” is becoming simply “time,” our policies must evolve or become obsolete.
  • Role modeling is critical. Limit your own media use
  • The more media engender live interactions, the more educational value they may hold
  • The quality of content is more important than the platform or time spent with media. Prioritize how your child spends his time rather than just setting a timer
  • An interactive product requires more than “pushing and swiping” to teach
  • Play a video game with your kids
  • co-viewing is essential
  • Tech use, like all other activities, should have reasonable limits
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    In a world where "screen time" is becoming simply "time," our policies must evolve or become obsolete. 
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    New look at screentime from American Association of Paediatrics - finally.
Jeffrey Plaman

http://www.inacol.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/iNACOL-Blended-Learning-Teacher-Compet... - 0 views

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    iNACOL Blended Learning
    Teacher Competency Framework
Jeffrey Plaman

How Your Travels Around the Internet Expose the Way You Think | WIRED - 0 views

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    "This is what psychologists call "metacognition," thinking about how we think. Trailblazer gave me an x-ray view of my own mental activity. Clicking on random memes triggered a curious search query and-boom-20 pages later I'd find a useful scientific paper. (I'm now more forgiving of falling down a Twitter hole.) Traditional academic citations never capture serendipity, the stumbling, associational nature of how knowledge relates to itself. Trailblazer does."
Jeffrey Plaman

Trailblazer - See how your students learn online. - 0 views

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    This looks like a great way to access metacognition around web browsing. I could see it very useful in the research process. 
Keri-Lee Beasley

How computers change the way we learn - 0 views

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    "While there's no doubt that information technology can have its downsides for our day-to-day behaviour, there is very little evidence that computers are damaging our brains - any more than writing made us more forgetful. In fact, computers might just make us a bit smarter."
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3 Reasons why teachers should Film Themselves Teaching - 0 views

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    Teacher self - Reflection on teaching practices
Keri-Lee Beasley

Is Homework Worthwhile? | Edudemic - 0 views

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    Homework appears to have little impact on learning in elementary 
Keri-Lee Beasley

Teachers: Embrace Twitter for Professional Development | Edudemic - 1 views

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    A great 'getting started' guide for teachers new to Twitter.
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Details | Asia Education Foundation - 0 views

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    Asia Education Foundation links to resources for Drama, Music, Media Arts focusing on Asia.
Keri-Lee Beasley

Can good music help improve young brains? | Windsor Star - 1 views

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    A group of Canadian scientists who specialize in learning, memory, and language in children think so. They've found evidence that pre-schoolers can improve their verbal intelligence after only 20 days of classroom instruction using interactive musical cartoons.
Jeffrey Plaman

MapTool 2 - 0 views

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    Great mapping tools for Geographers.

    Elevations, Distances, Areas, Perimeters and Profiles
    Coordinates export to: TXT, CSV, TAB
    Map export to: GPX, DXF, BLN, SHP

    Elevations source: USGS seamless dataset

    Last update: October 27, 2014
    © 2006-2014 Zonum Solutions"
David Caleb

How to Misuse Technology & Kill 21st Century Thinking - Teaching, Learning, & Education... - 2 views

  • Computer use became routine. New programs were introduced to us weekly, with one request: play with it until you master it.
  • By January of 2007, he had an army of eight year olds who could type sixty words per minute, throw together PowerPoint presentations on environmental issues in a matter of hours, and analyze iPhone unveiling videos like they were nothing
  • Show them that the computer placed in their hands is a tool for communication, collaboration, and creativity. And, most importantly, sit back and watch what students can do when they are left to explore.
Keri-Lee Beasley

The Hard Part | Peter Greene - 0 views

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    The hard part about teaching. Great post identifying some of the challenges of this noble profession
Keri-Lee Beasley

Creating and Composing in a Digital Writing Workshop | Digital Writing, Digital Teaching - 1 views

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    Fantastic article on role of technology with Reading & Writing Workshop
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