Collaboration

Your Students My Students Our Students Rethinking Equitable – Education Article

Your Students, My Students, Our Students: Rethinking Equitable and Inclusive ClassroomsBy Lee Ann Jung, Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, and Julie Kroener(ASCD, 2019 – Learn more) Reviewed by Esther Vences When I first got a copy of Your Students, My Students, Our Students: Rethinking Equitable and Inclusive Classrooms, I was immediately drawn to the book. The cover and the title are both so beautiful. The title itself gives a brief summary of the book. All students are our students, and it…

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

Yesterday I used Jamboard, Google’s live, interactive whiteboard, with students for the first time. I prepared three Jamboard slides to use in a “See – Think – Wonder” thinking routine, after watching a video together, so we could use it to make our thinking together visible. In this post I’ll review and reflect on how that went, and what I’ll do differently next time I use it during instruction. Google explains Jamboard is a platform which can help you “Visualize…

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About Mystery Skypes and why we need more – Education Article

10 tips to more meaningful Mystery Skypes in the classroom Skype is a powerful tool that can bridge a gap of a thousand miles between schools. It can make conversations and activities happen that never could exist otherwise. But if you’re not careful, it can lead to missed opportunities. I’ve missed Skype calls altogether. I’ve seen entire class periods squandered because of simple Internet connection miscues. But I’ve also seen the amazing learning that can be shared digitally. So learn from my…

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It’s NOT About Google (Part 3) – SULS046 – Education Article

I love Google tools, but it’s NOT about Google! It’s about how we can use these tools to create dynamic learning experiences for our students. In this 4-part podcast series on Dynamic Learning with Google, Kasey shares all her favorite lesson ideas! In part three, Kasey explains how we can go BEYOND our curriculum and help students discover their passions, and how we can use Google tools to support this strategy! BONUS: Get the Dynamic Learning with Google Toolkit to…

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BreakoutEDU: More Than a Time-Filling Game – Education Article

In this post, we are going to explore how BreakoutEDU is more than a time-filling game! Think of BreakoutEDU as an escape room game for your classroom, aligned with your learning goals. While there are many iterations of this idea, including digital breakouts, and DIY games, this post will focus on the BreakoutEDU platform. Jump in on the conversation in the Shake Up Learning Community and ask questions or share your favorite ideas! The guest post below was written by…

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Your Guide To Getting Involved – The Edublogger – Education Article

Have you heard of International Dot Day? It’s BIG! This year, over 14 million students and educators in 181 countries will be celebrating. International Dot Day is coming up around the week of September 15-ish. This annual event is all about celebrating creativity, courage, and collaboration. Getting involved in International Dot Day is easy. It’s free, flexible, and open to any classes from all around the world. This updated ultimate guide to International Dot Day explains exactly what it is…

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Countdown to Launching the Lingo of Math – Education Article

By Pam Koutrakos Perpendicular. Ratio. Integer. Function. Simplify. Math, like every part of our day, is laden with lingo. For some students, this makes problem solving intimidating. When we see students trying to tackle this challenge, we need to take action. We can strategically teach middle grades learners to talk and jot about their math thinking with expertise and confidence. Like a rocket launch, there will undoubtedly be plenty of ongoing, personalized checkpoints. However, here is a streamlined, easily replicable…

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Congratulations Power of Us Award Recipients! – Education Article

This past year, New Tech Network introduced the Power of Us Awards as a way to stimulate more cross-school interaction and collaborative learning and work across the Network. Our hope was to curate, refine, and share compelling examples of cross-school collaboration to increase the level of connection between members of the Network. The collaboration could be work between schools or between individuals from differing schools. The 2019 award recipients have been working all spring semester to complete their accepted topic…

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Project Based Learning Tips that Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS015 – Education Article

Project Based Learning Tips that Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS015 | Shake Up Learning↑ This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Reject Read More Privacy & Cookies Policy !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′; n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)}(window, document,’script’, … This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Kasey Bell Read Full Article

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How to Podcast with Your Students – SULS014 – Education Article

Students of all ages can podcast! In this post and podcast episode, you will learn How to Podcast with Your Students, what tools to use, and how easy it is to get started! Back in 2006, my students created a podcast, “Miss Bell’s Chime Time!” My students named the podcast, they wrote and performed the musical jingle. (I had a lot of talented band and choir students that year.) I had no idea what I was doing, but I knew…

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How Did I Overcome Teacher Burnout? – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes What does it mean to practice a pedagogy of love? I love teaching, but partway through my third year in the classroom I was heading towards burnout. I didn’t know it at the time but a chance encounter with Gert Biesta saved me. A practice of love can transform our classrooms and school communities and lead to happier teachers and students… A chance encounter … My journey began in Biesta’s graduate course where he asked each…

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Educational Technology Guy: Collaboration Tools in Education – Education Article

Just like businesses, educators and students use a lot of collaboration tools in their daily work. Google for Education and Microsoft for Education are two the most popular, with apps like Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams. There are others, like Schoology, Edmodo and more, that are also used. Dropbox, originally a cloud file storage and sharing app, has added a number of collaboration features over the last couple of years. Dropbox and Klaxoon recently announced a partnership which allows interoperability and sharing between…

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How to Create a Class Brand (and much more!) with Tony Vincent – SULS011 – Education Article

How to Create a Class Brand (and much more!) with Tony Vincent – SULS011 | Shake Up Learning ↑ This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Reject Read More Privacy & Cookies Policy !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′; n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)}(window, document,’script’, … This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Kasey Bell Read Full Article

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Collaboration in the Math classroom – Education Article

Collaboration in the Math classroom Event Date(s) and Time: December 5, 2018 , 11:00 AM EST Join us for this virtual workshop and we’ll talk about increasing mathematical discourse and discussion in math class, as well as increasing true collaboration to build math understanding. Click Here to Register Related Tags: Collaboration, discussion, Math, mathematical discourse, Oral Communication, Scaffolding !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′; … This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Krista Read Full Article

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Math in the Elementary Classroom – Education Article

Let’s talk about math in the elementary classroom! In this virtual workshop, we’ll experience tasks that promote math talk in an equitable manner. In addition to the tasks themselves, we’ll examine specific ways to incorporate more visible math thinking, leading to productive mathematical discussions. Click Here to Register Related Tags: Collaboration, Cross-discipline, Discourse, discussion, Elementary, Math, mathematical, PrBL, Problem solving, Scaffolding, Skill development, Virtual Workshop !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; … This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by…

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Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides – Education Article

Let’s have some fun with Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides!   Winter is coming! Well, at least for some of you. Things are still pretty warm here in Texas! This is the third installment of magnetic poetry templates that I have shared. Magnetic Poetry Lynn Kleinmeyer’s Students Using Winter Magnetic Poetry What is Magnetic Poetry? This digital template takes the idea from the original refrigerator magnet game, where you are challenged to write poetry, phrases, sentences, or even stories…

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