Links: EdTech (weekly)

  • Padlet has made a lot of improvements in the last ten days. In addition to flowcharts and focus mode which I featured earlier this week, Padlet has a new grid shuffling option. The grid layout has been available for a long time. The shortcoming of the grid format was that notes always appeared chronologically. Now you can sort the notes that are added to a grid. Watch the following short video to learn how to use the new sorting option in Padlet’s grid layout. And to learn more about Padlet in general, check out my playlist of tutorials…

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  • Checking for understanding is good for both students and teachers. We’ve rounded up a variety of digital tools to help you do it…
    I thought I could read my students’ body language. I was wrong. As an experiment, I used Socrative when I taught binary numbers. What I learned forever changed my views on being a better teacher. Formative assessment is done as students are learning.

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  • Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for instructors to include notes regarding laptop and internet use in their course syllabi. Many instructors ban the use of electronics, including laptops, due to the assumption that these machines may be more distracting than helpful during class time. However, students often argue that they can take better notes on their laptops rather than on paper. Oftentimes, out-of-class assignments are done electronically, further encouraging students to rely on their computers to complete all of their coursework. So today’s educators must now question whether or not taking notes on a laptop has a detrimental effect on student performance…

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  • Soziale Netzwerke wie WhatsApp & Co. sind für Schüler wie Lehrer einTeil des Alltags geworden. Doch was ist mit dem Umgang damit im Schulunterricht? Rheinland-Pfalz gibt Lehrern Hilfsmittel zur Hand…

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