012 – Edtech Best Practices

@81USHistory on TwitterFacebook PageShow E-mail: dokpodcast@gmail.com Article about edtech best practices: I’m not sure that engagement needs to be a huge priority compared to the quality coverage of the standards Make sure the standards covered match your state’s standards Sound teaching is the main goal Google Slides: Easily shareable for students and colleagues Easily syncs […]

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011 – Testing Again

@81USHistory on TwitterFacebook PageShow E-mail: dokpodcast@gmail.com Article about online testing: Great points, although this is clearly written for higher ed students Looking at positive elements from a student’s perspective My stance on online testing: I’ll use online testing with the understanding that things can go painfully wrong for reasons outside my control. Google Forms: Great […]

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010 – 21st Century

@81USHistory on TwitterFacebook PageShow E-mail: dokpodcast@gmail.com Article about 21st Century Learners: Technology isn’t the issue, it’s our ability to adapt 10 Characteristics are good, but there could be overlap I am weak in the creative characteristics Google Docs: Research sharing Project organization Shared research Grant by Ron Chernow: Similar to Hamilton Love new perspectives that […]

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009 – Smart Phones

@81USHistory on TwitterFacebook PageShow E-mail: dokpodcast@gmail.com Article about Smart Phones: Smart Phones are having negative impacts on students Ideas to help: Delay when kids get smartphones Reduce screen time Use technology to help Talk with your kids What is our role as educators in cell phone practices? Google Drive: Online housing for documents Storehouse for […]

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008 – Soft Skills

@81USHistory on TwitterFacebook PageShow E-mail: dokpodcast@gmail.com Article about Soft Skills: Soft skills have the ability to set you apart from other job seekers. Difficult to quantify though The future is looking tech reliant How does education adapt to the changing needs of the workforce? Choice in the Classroom: Looks different in every class…and that’s ok. […]

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007 – Testing

@81USHistory on Twitter Article about iCivics on History Tech Everything is better with iCivics Continuously evolving with new civic issues Games are great “Do I Have a Right?” Online vs. Paper Testing Weigh the pros and the cons in your classroom I lean towards online testing Have backup plans if something goes wrong Ridiculous Examples […]

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006 – Summer

@tylerhorner on Twitter Article about Standards Based Grading by Mr. Matera I like his passion for the teaching profession Love his problem-solving spirit Other thoughts: He does a lot of group work Tons of autonomy Freck! by Amped Up Learning Great company overall Uses for Freck! Review for vocabulary State assessment review Differentiated review Summer […]

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