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The Global Search for Education: The Holistic Approach

By |May 25th, 2018|Tags: , , |

How do you teach children cognitive and emotional competencies? The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to the Edmodo Blog. Authored by C.M. Rubin, GSE brings together distinguished thought leaders in education and innovation from around the world to explore the key learning issues faced by today’s [...]

The Global Search for Education: Keeping Gender at the Forefront — Millennial Bloggers Weigh In

By |May 18th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

The GSE’s Millennial bloggers share their thoughts about what gender equality really means and how it can change education for the better. The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to the Edmodo Blog. Authored by C.M. Rubin, GSE brings together distinguished thought leaders in education and innovation from [...]

How to Use Project-Based Learning in a Flipped Classroom

By |May 16th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Save time, work with students directly, and deliver feedback quickly with this new paradigm. by Nanda Krish If you are looking to turn your classroom into a state-of-the-art learning environment, there are many approaches to consider. You can find countless parents, education groups, and specialists touting their newest life-changing technique [...]

Five Editor-Approved Tips for Media Literacy in Any Class

By |May 14th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Fact-checking and looking for bias are no longer just skills needed in journalism class or at the school paper. by Stephanie Vatz Photo by _ HealthyMond on Unsplash In 2015, a year before murmurs of “fake news” became omnipresent, textbook publisher McGraw-Hill was under fire for a World Geography book illustration. The [...]

The Global Search for Education: Are You as Good as Your Robot?

By |May 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

We invited Stuart Elliott and Dirk Van Damme to discuss the results of a study comparing computer skills with humans. The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to the Edmodo Blog. Authored by C.M. Rubin, GSE brings together distinguished thought leaders in education and innovation from around the [...]

Cultivating Community Stories #EdmodoChat

By |May 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

For May’s first #EdmodoChat, Buncee and Sharon Clark hosted a discussion on how to capture and share stories from your school community. Things started off with an ice breaker question about inspiring stories from the last school year. https://twitter.com/HolyGirl22/status/993280249436688384 https://twitter.com/ssseason7/status/993280752774135808 Community stories aren’t just school events. They’re news about [...]

The Global Search for Education: Yes They’re Ready to Teach in the Fourth Industrial Revolution!

By |May 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

This week, we welcome six internationally recognized Global Teacher Prize finalists to discuss their vision of the future. The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to the Edmodo Blog. Authored by C.M. Rubin, GSE brings together distinguished thought leaders in education and innovation from around the world to [...]

10 Parent Stories to Inspire Your Child’s Growth

By |May 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Check out these stories from parents on Edmodo to see how small efforts go a long way for your child. Interested in other tales from the Edmodo community? Check out posts featuring Teacher and Student voices. Photo by guille pozzi on Unsplash It’s already tough to raise a child. And it’s even [...]

Five Student Stories to Brighten Your Day

By |May 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

We asked students to share their most inspiring stories from the school year and were amazed by the response. Interested in other tales from the Edmodo community? Check out posts featuring Teacher and Parent voices. Photo by Austin Nicomedez on Unsplash It’s been a long school year. Not just for teachers, [...]

Four Heartwarming Stories from Teacher Communities

By |May 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

For Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re sharing some stories from the Edmodo community featuring inspiring moments at school. Interested in other tales from the Edmodo community? Check out posts featuring Parent and Student voices. Photo by Bonnie Kittle on Unsplash It’s common knowledge that teachers are overworked, underpaid, and deserve more appreciation in [...]

The Global Search for Education: Escuela Nueva Has Much to Teach Us

By |April 27th, 2018|Tags: , , |

This week, we welcome Vicky Colbert, founder and director of Fundación Escuela Nueva. “There are many important facets of the Escuela Nueva model, including its systemic approach, being child centered, involving active participatory learning, children finishing academic units at their own pace, cooperative learning and children learning through dialogue and interaction.” — Vicky ColbertHow [...]

Homework #EdmodoChat

By |April 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

For April’s second #EdmodoChat, we hosted a discussion on homework along with its benefits and drawbacks. We started things off by asking teachers about homework from their time as students. https://twitter.com/edmodo/status/985670104796090368 https://twitter.com/edmodo/status/985670356655460353 https://twitter.com/KtBkr4/status/985670443276361730 After that, we opened up the discussion to homework policies–including policies that forbid homework [...]

Flipped Learning #EdmodoChat

By |April 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

For April’s first #EdmodoChat, WiseWire and Kate Baker joined us for a discussion about Flipping the Classroom. Kate Baker started the conversation with a quick icebreaker. https://twitter.com/KtBkr4/status/980596674933526531 https://twitter.com/flipping_A_tchr/status/980597164626907136 After that, WiseWire posed the question: What does it mean to flip your classroom? How do you even define flipped [...]

6 Ideas for Using Technology in the Classroom

By |April 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Try these beginning tips for integrating technology into the overall learning experience. by Joel Lee Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash When you’re looking for new ways to reach your students, technology can be the answer. Students are able to engage more with the content, and learning becomes more interesting for [...]

Cross-Curricular Literacy #EdmodoChat

By |April 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

On March 18th, hundreds of educators joined Edmodo and ThinkCERCA to discuss how to incorporate literacy across curriculum. Things started off with a quick icebreaker from Edmodo Ambassador Christi Collins. https://twitter.com/christibcollins/status/975523245079388160 https://twitter.com/Rdene915/status/975523704187826176 Then, ThinkCERCA followed up the icebreaker with a discussion of how teachers can adopt a cross-curricular [...]

The Global Search for Education: Get Ready for Earth Day

By |April 20th, 2018|Tags: , |

This week, the Millennial Bloggers share their insights on teaching Climate Change to a new generation. According to the Paris Agreement, global emissions must peak by 2020 and then start declining if we want to keep average global temperature increase under 2° Celsius. Climate change is the environmental challenge of [...]

Whole Child Development #EdmodoChat

By |April 16th, 2018|Tags: , , |

On March 4th, parents, teachers, and students from across the world joined Edmodo and ASCD for an enlightening discussion about teaching more than just the test. See the highlights from the discussion right here. https://twitter.com/ssseason7/status/970465165249581057 https://twitter.com/ssseason7/status/970466675119173633 https://twitter.com/BrandonHSEagles/status/970468153645043712 https://twitter.com/ssseason7/status/970468688972341249 https://twitter.com/ssseason7/status/970475734656528384 https://twitter.com/ssseason7/status/970469694808444928 https://twitter.com/teachingwgrace/status/970471405715410944 https://twitter.com/ASCD/status/970471225054113792 https://twitter.com/edmoj0e/status/970472482175041536 [...]

The Global Search For Education: Policy, Politics, People and the Impact of Globalization

By |April 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

“Globalization, the increasing diversity of our populations, the consolidation of the knowledge-based society, and the increase in inequalities, among other factors, are influencing education directly and indirectly.” — Beatriz PontHow has globalization affected the approach of education systems to policy? What are international governments doing about the reforms needed? What are the main [...]

The Global Search for Education: I Believe I Can Grow

By |April 6th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

This week, we welcome Carol Dweck and discuss her research on encouraging children to have a growth mindset. “The important thing for parents and educators is to focus children on their learning process. When children do well, parents and educators can appreciate their success, but also make sure to tie it [...]

The Top 10 Questions Parents Have About The Flipped Classroom — And Their Answers

By |April 5th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Parents are taking a keen interest in the ins and outs of inverted learning. Here’s what you need to know. (Today’s guest post comes from our partners at Panopto, who are working hard to support flipped classrooms across the globe. This article originally appeared on the Panopto Blog.) As more and [...]

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