Sage Simplicity Stories: 51 Thoughts to Simplify Your Life

Originally posted on GALLIVANCE:
“It is amazing how little you need to be happy.” –Gilda at Traveller Interrupted  As part of our “Simplify Your Life Series” we’re sharing fascinating stories and thoughts from great bloggers who write about their lives and adventures across the globe. What do they have in common? They have all simplified their…

Three Education Trends to Watch

Originally posted on Marliyn Gardner Milton's Wordpress Blog:
Marilyn Gardner Milton’s Latest Blog Post Technology is rapidly evolving, and subsequently, it has the power to transform different industries as well. Though schools and academia have not traditionally been the quickest to pick up on digital trends, that doesn’t mean that change isn’t happening. Today…

10 Top Cooperative Learning Strategies (and some tech tools that could come in handy)

Originally posted on EDTECH 4 BEGINNERS:
Dr Spencer Kagan is a renowned educator who changed the way the world viewed teaching.  He is mainly known for his work on cooperative learning strategies (often referred to as Kagan learning structures). Instead of didactic teaching, in which a teacher stands at the front and tells information to whole class,…

Guest post: 3 Ways to Make Classroom Presentations More Engaging

Originally posted on EDTECH 4 BEGINNERS:
Classroom presentations come with many challenges–not the least of which is keeping your students engaged long enough to teach the lesson! New technology creates many opportunities to spruce up your presentations and keep students captivated, so the trick is simply to figure out which methods will work best for you. …