This regular blog, for the ECIS IT committee by John Mikton, currently at International School Prague, always includes news and updates and interesting IT-related artifacts that are worth reading/viewing and sharing forward.
Go global in your classroom this year and join a cohort to become a Flat Classroom Certified Teacher!
23 mobile things is a self directed online program to learn more about mobile technologies that are changing the way people, society and libraries access information and communicate with each other. You can set your own pace as you work through the things.
A 5-part article on teacher development from Edutopia, Vanessa Vega
Certificate of Educational Technology and Information Literacy
Created by Jeff Utecht and Kim Cofino
Excellent accredited course - online or via localised cohorts. International educators can receive up to 15 credits (half a masters degree) by completing 5 courses over 18 months.
"By Don Knezek, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
As the education community continues to collaborate to transform instruction in ways that will engage all learners and accelerate student achievement, we are increasingly hearing about new learning models. These emerging models — such as project-, problem- and challenge-based learning, the flipped classroom, the flat classroom and blended learning — are allowing teachers to engage struggling learners and personalize learning for students of all levels and abilities. "
I like the way Nick Martin from tech Change http://techchange.org/ has set this course out and broadened the scope to include educators and other professionals.
Lucy Gray's material for workshops
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