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December 2013

A Must See Visual Featuring The 5 Levels of Student Engagement ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After posting about the " 10 ways to get your students engaged" here is another good visual I learned about from Mindshift and which outlines different levels of engagement. As I have already argued elsewhere here in this blog, getting today's students deeply engaged (the first level of engagement below) in the learning experience taking place in class is not an easy task.

8 iPad Camera Integration Ideas for 1:1 Classrooms

Many schools are jumping on the iPad bandwagon and the devices are becoming increasingly present in classrooms everywhere. Of course, every 1:1 implementation requires planning and professional development to help educators understand the benefits of use, as well as the limitations of the device.

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

My first year teaching a literacy coach came to observe my classroom. After the students left, she commented on how I asked the whole class a question, would wait just a few seconds, and then answer it myself. "It's cute," she added. Um, I don't think she thought it was so cute.

The Path to Digital Citizenship

I've written and taught about digital citizenship for several years. And, while the term is new in our lexicon, the meaning spans generations. The simple acts of carrying oneself in a civil, appropriate manner are skillsets that have been integrated into every classroom since the very first school.

8 Excellent Free Timeline Creation Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Creating timelines is another important digital skill to be added to the the 33 digital skills we have compiled before. Students should be able to easily create their own learning timelines and share them with each other.This can have a huge positive impact on their overall learning process.