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|iTunes Store: Search Edutopia and subscribe to FREE project based learning podcasts. Listen from your computer or sync to a mp3/iPod device. |
Try It: Challenge Based Learning takes PBL to the next level with a call for action by the students.
|Where Good Ideas Come From (Video 5min)|
Try It: Join a blog such as Classroom 2.0 to connect with educators to solve problems about teaching and learning.
|Article @ Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age by George Siemens.||Blog: Classroom 2.0 (10min explore)|
Try It: Join the rich discussions by educators all over the world. Together we will transform teaching and learning.
|Website: Storykeepers - Bernajean Porter's website to share resources to ignite the writer in your students.|
Try It: Follow the steps and resources to refresh a writing unit.
|NY Times Blog -Futurists: What will school look like in 10 years? (Podcasts 5min) |
Try It: Write and record your future prediction (My Educator Perspective, Students write @ Learner Perspective)
|Networked Student (Video 4min)|
Try It: Create one lesson/unit for students to collaborate regarding a topic you teach - Where do you see the content we are learning in the real-world?
|Article: Learning with Technology by Prakash Nair||Blog: Badges in the Real World by openmatt blog.|
Try It: DCSD Edmodo allows teachers to award students with badges just link in the gaming world.
|Website: Gamify Your Classroom - learn how educators are taking the gaming world of students and bringing it into the classroom for real learning.|
|This I Believe Essay: Geoffrey Canada Podcast (5min)|
Try it: Write and record 2min personal This I Believe essay about your education belief & create podcast. Record your voice reading the essay in Garageband. Send to iTunes. Drag and drop the file on your desktop and link it to your ETA learning space.
|Changing the Education Paradigms (Video 7min)|
Try It: Share it with your staff or parents and discuss Greatest Fears, Biggest Dreams.
Dr. Fagen shared it with our Board of Ed = great discussion.
|Blog "Instructivism, Constructivism, or Connectivism?" by eLearning Provocateur to provoke deeper thinking. ||Website: FREE Technology for Teachers is the motherload of amazing resources. Make it a habit to check back 1x a week and fill your teaching bucket.|
|This I Believe Essay: Tarak McClain (5min)|
Try It: Students create 2min This I Believe essay & podcast unit plan - topics may
vary @ This I Believe @ Air, Food, Digital Footprint, Water, Animal Extinction,
Poverty, Immigration etc.
|World Peace Game (Video 7min)|
Try It: Create a unit for student led learning about global issue.
|NY Times article: In Classroom of Future, Stagnant Scores. And before you despair tech is worthless. Read Ira Socol's response: Class Wars at NYT||Blog: Kathy Shrock shares Infographics as an alternative assessment.|
Try It: Create infographics in projects. Ask students to analyze and understand info from infographics
|Website: The Innovative Educator shares great resources. Check out Ideas for Igniting Passion Based Learning.|
|iTunes Store National Geographic Podcasts 5min|
Try It: Use the podcasts to introduce a science, geography lesson and get students engaged in a rich discussion.
|Math Class Needs a Makeover (Video 11min)|
Try It: Refresh a math unit with new elements.
| Article: In Digital Age, Schools that Connect are Schools that Succeed. Blog Post on Mind Shift||Blog: Learning Literacy, Literacy Habits, Learning Lifestyle by David Warlick.||Website: Thinkfinity -refresh a lesson/unit from here and include the digital tools that make the learning Connected, Service oriented.|