This week’s round-up of Edublogs news, blog posts, classroom resources, and all things blog related.
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EduTECH National Congress & Expo
We’re excited to be heading to Brisbane, Australia on June 2nd & 3rd for the EduTECH National Congress & Expo.
If you will be there, tweet at us (@edublogs and @suewaters) and say hello!
For those in Australia you can visit the EduTECH exhibition space for free by registering for an expo pass. The EduTECH exhibition includes the following features:
- Free on floor seminars – can claim PD hours
- Speakers Meet & Greet
- Makerspace Lounge – get to meet Gary Stager & Super Awesome Sylvia
- Free networking drinks
- Chance to Win A Car!
Love It & List It: This Week’s Top 5 List Posts
Did you know you can follow just 10 steps to create the perfect educational Twitter account? Mr. Kemp lays out his 10 steps here.
David Price thinks we have to “build a better understanding” of how kids are “learning outside school and take account of that in our learning and teaching practice.” In his post, Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens he explores what drives social learning.
They say 3 is the magic number. So, here are The 3 Things Digital Classrooms Really Need. Let the magic begin!
6 Questions for Diana Oblinger: EDUCAUSE President and CEO, Diana Oblinger, talks about the future of higher education IT in this podcast.
9 Maker Projects for Beginner Maker Ed Teachers: Maker education (often referred to as “Maker Ed”) is a new school of educational thought that focuses on delivering constructivist, project-based learning curriculum and instructional units to students.
Inside Look: What’s Happening In Edublogger Classrooms Around The World
Mrs. Pilakowski and her students published an amazing expository literary journal worth taking a look at!
Forman Elementary’s 5th graders built some sweet ballon cars. Check out their creations and how to make your own.
Miss Tonissen’s students took the 5 Sentence Challenge. Have you done a similar challenge in class? Let us know in the comments!
The kids at Soldiers Point P.S. continue to monitor koalas! How cool is that?
Tweet All About It
What does good teaching look like? Check out this flipped classroom http://t.co/Jy4UlbzDNI
— edublogs (@edublogs) May 14, 2015
Book Creator – A great app for presenting student learning http://t.co/3jlcv7asxk — edublogs (@edublogs) May 15, 2015
Curating links with Blendspace and Symbaloo http://t.co/UoX54E9tY8 via @mpilakow
— edublogs (@edublogs) May 15, 2015
“TweenTribune” Provides The Same Text At Different Levels AND A Virtual Classroom – For Free! http://t.co/JzfTRrYyJQ — edublogs (@edublogs) May 19, 2015
Quizizz “iz” Fun! http://t.co/vfYweQar1C via @amyK_librarian
— edublogs (@edublogs) May 20, 2015
The Educators’ Guide To Web Browsers
In case you missed it, this week on The Edublogger we shared everything we’ve learned when helping others with web browser issues. Hope you find it helpful.
Check back next week for the next weekly round up. Happy blogging!