If you are a teacher with a passion for teaching, ThingLink is an essential tool for your toolkit. This flexible tool is well-suited for helping students dig deeper into content as they create. Learning to use ThingLink is an adventure worth exploring.
Integrating technology in the classroom and engaging students in higher order thinking creates the ultimate learning experience for students. Bloom’s Taxonomy and digital tools creates an innovative learning environment where students are engaged in their assignments.
The following is a list of digital tools as it relates to Bloom’s Taxonomy.
Also worth a visit is Kathy Schrock's resources on Bloom's Taxonomy
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BYOD classrooms can address a number of issues. It can solve the problem of not having enough (or any) devices for your classroom. It can enable students to do web-based work when they might not have otherwise been able to. It can allow them to do work on the same device at home and at school. But it doesn’t come without issue.
One of the issues that we’ve heard about from many teachers is that since students come in with different devices that run on different platforms, finding apps and tools that work across a wide array of devices is a necessary evil. The handy symbaloo below takes a look at a bunch of different apps that work across a variety of devices – perfect for the BYOD classroom. A listing of the apps is below, or you can click on the link above to use the interactive Symbaloo to reach each site.
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How do you use technology to enhance teaching and learning?
The SAMR Model provides a useful framework within which to consider how you are using ICT.
Are you using it simply to substitute an old way of doing a task with a new way - without any functional change?
Does the ICT add some value or extra features?
Does it significantly change the task or even redifine what learning looks like?
Here are some useful starting points to understand and begin using the SAMR Model