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You found this blogpost, so you are probably (a) an educator and (b) relatively tech-savvy, so why don’t you own your own domain name yet? The world of domain name ownership has changed, so step up your teaching game and buy your own domain name.
It has become apparent to educators around the world, that the 21st Century learning model must be different that the 20th century. In fact, 46 states around the country are making plans to implement a new initiative called the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The CCSS standards “are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers.”
The power and accessibility of video has created new opportunities for our students. It’s a simple fact. I see amazing video examples everyday. Kindergarten through college students are finding and utilizing ways to teach each other through all forms of technology, most notably video, rather than sitting back waiting to be taught by someone else.
I recently posted this on my Google+ profile, and it has generated a lot of activity. More than anything else I’ve done. Last week I had a student tell me that he forgot his assignment at home. I asked him, “did you create it using your Google Drive account?” He had, so we just grabbed one of the school’s computers, brought it up, and he shared it with me.
As is customary in the education field, as the blogging field- reflecting on the year is one of the great traditions. This past year saw EdReach gain lots of new readers and new listeners. On the audio side of things, most of the EdReach shows are now in iTunes What’s Hot for K12.
It’s that time of year where educators love some new ideas, a little change in the routine, perhaps a new way to look at an old process. Look no further! At EdReach, since September, ToolZeit has been building a stockpile of some of education’s best tools and platforms for the innovative educator.
Over the past few months, the topic of BYOD, or Bring-Your-Own-Device to school has become quite popular on EdReach and abroad. If you do a search on EdReach (which I’ve just done for you), you can find all the posts dealing with the subjects such as BYOD or Mac, Google, or Smeech (that’s Scott Meech). Here are the top posts for BYOD: 1. 5 Opportunities to Get iPods & iPads Into Your Classroom by Meg Wilson Educators often question how they [...]