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And ACTION! Math Instruction When You’re Out of the Classroom
by Stacey, Grades 6-8
Oct 7, 2011
Six Steps to a Successful Back-to-School Night
by Christy Crawford
Oct 6, 2011
A Key Ingredient to Comprehension: Vocabulary
by Andrea Spillett
Oct 5, 2011
Getting the Wiggles Out and Catching Students’ Attention
by Megan Power
Oct 4, 2011
Getting the Class Back on Track
by Brent Vasicek
Oct 3, 2011
The Common Core Crosswalk
by Mary Blow
Sep 29, 2011
Building a Classroom on a Budget
by Kristy Mall
Sep 28, 2011
by Jeremy Brunaccioni
Sep 27, 2011
Finding Literacy Inspiration: Why It's Okay to Be Addicted to Pinterest
by Angela Bunyi
Sep 26, 2011
Rethinking Motivation for the 20112012 School Year Thanks Daniel Pink! Part Two
by Stacey, Grades 6-8
Sep 23, 2011
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I chose Mathmaticious for a couple of reasons. First, its entertaining, this kid spent a lot of time to write a parody of the popular song using what he obviously is interested in, which is math. I love that he is loving making this video because he gets to rap about quadratic equations and pi. I really enjoyed watching it. Second, I chose this video because it was made entirely by a student. I think this video would be great to break the ice on the first day of an Algebra course or something. It's an educational and entertaning video all in one. I loved it!
Technology & Learning Wordle
We were asked to write a short paragraph on the role of technology in learning. Then we used wordle.net to create a image with the key words from our paragraph. I got sucked in and played with the final result for about half an hour. The main idea of my Wordle is that technology can be really effective and useful when used correctly. It is up to the educator to apply it correctly to have the most sucess with the students.
DEWEY & TECHNOLOGY
Technology comic strip
Inspirational Quote from The Ant and the Elephant
Ideal Classroom Floorplan
What is Educational Technology?
Educational Technology is using advanced systems and tools like software, computers, or calculators to support or enhance the curriculum in a school system.
What is Instructional Technology?
Instructional Technology is the design and development of technological resources used within educational technology.
of the students
Perceptual Arousal-With unexpected events
Inquiry Arousal- Ask a question
Variability- Keep things interesting
Keep the informatio
Familiarity- Activities and concepts should be able to relate the students experiences or backgrounds.
Goal Orientation- Set a objective for the group or have them come up with it themselves.
Motive Matchincg- make sure that the motives of the students pair up with the material
Present information with
Expectancy for Success- students will meet expectations, high or low. Make sure they know what you expect from them.
Challenge Setting- Differentiate goals to meet the achievement level of the student to allow for success on all levels
Attribution Molding- make sure feedback matches the student's effort and abilities
Work for a level of
Natural Consequences- Give students a chance to apply their new knowledge in the real world
Positive Consequences- provide positive reinforcement to sustain desired behavior or performance
Equity- Keep all assessments and standards coonsistent across the group.
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