Project Based Learning as Mindset – from Beth Holland

Project Based Learning as Mindset – from Beth Holland

This post first appeared on the EdTech Researcher blog at Education Week. I had a fascinating conversation with a few teachers the other day. Though their school leadership viewed Project-Based Learning (PBL) as a pathway to student-centered learning, these teachers explained that …

When learning goals are clear, teachers get more out of PD – from Tom Daccord

When learning goals are clear, teachers get more out of PD – from Tom Daccord

This post first appeared on eSchool News. As I look back on the summer, one of the things that strikes me is how often a workshop I’ve given has followed a “technology training” at a school. In other words, faculty had already …

#ETTChat: 5 Ways that Screencasting Improves Teaching & Learning – an Interview with Avra Robinson & James Daley

#ETTChat: 5 Ways that Screencasting Improves Teaching & Learning – an Interview with Avra Robinson & James Daley

This fall, as part of our #ETTchat series, Communications Editor James Daley will be chatting with our EdTechTeacher instructors about some of their favorite tools, apps, and strategies for the classroom. In this post, he interviews Avra Robinson, about screencasting in the classroom. Screencasting …

Telling the Story of Learning through “Kid Cams” – Guest Post from Tim Kaegi

Telling the Story of Learning through “Kid Cams” – Guest Post from Tim Kaegi

This guest post from Innovation Summit speaker, Tim Kaegi (@TLKaegi), first appeared on Daily Genius. Given the ever-changing philosophies in the educational landscape, proving that learning is happening in the classroom has been redefined. Sure, traditional worksheets and formal assessments can still …

#ETTChat: App Smashing with Book Creator – an Interview with Tom Daccord & James Daley

#ETTChat: App Smashing with Book Creator – an Interview with Tom Daccord & James Daley

This fall, as part of our #ETTchat series, Communications Editor James Daley will be chatting with our EdTechTeacher instructors about some of their favorite tools, apps, and strategies for the classroom. In this first post, he interviews Director, Tom Daccord, about App Smashing with …

4 Reasons To Publish Student Writing As Videos – Guest Post from Meghan Zigmond

4 Reasons To Publish Student Writing As Videos – Guest Post from Meghan Zigmond

This guest post from Innovation Summit Featured Speaker, Meghan Zigmond (@MeghanZigmond) first appeared on Daily Genius. Writer’s Workshop is a magical time in the primary grades. There are students all over the classroom. They’re standing, sitting, wobbling, or laying on their bellies …

5 Ways to Use Screencasting to Build Stronger Home-School Connections – From Avra

5 Ways to Use Screencasting to Build Stronger Home-School Connections – From Avra

This post first appeared on Daily Genius. Screencasts are typically short video recordings of what is taking place on the screen of a computer or mobile device. They provide students with a dynamic way to make thinking visible, as they can demonstrate …