Curation for Digital Learning
JANUARY 9, 2017
Schools and districts are now utilizing an influx of digital tools, content, and platforms with several hopeful intentions. There are many possible reasons why teachers are still struggling to use technology to transform instruction. Protecting digital rights.
4 key digital learning developments
APRIL 30, 2015
Annual survey finds that students say digital learning supports self-directed learning and collaboration. “There isn’t one recipe for implementing digital learning, particularly personalized learning.
Digital vs Digitized Learning
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
As teachers begin to shift toward greater personalized learning experiences for students, their initial steps build upon what they already know from face-to-face instruction. A Model for Redefining Learning. Digitized Learning. Digital Learning.
Students want more digital learning outside of the classroom
OCTOBER 14, 2016
The need for digital learning content in classrooms is nothing new, but teachers, parents, and students are becoming more vocal in their desire to provide or have access to such materials outside of the school day or school year. Digital Learning and Tools IT Newsletter News Web 2.0
Celebrate Digital Learning Day & Get Your School #FutureReady with @All4Ed & @OfficeofEdTech! #DLDay
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Future Ready Schools Preparing Students for Success I''m honored to be a part of this year''s annual Digital Learning Day held in Washington D.C. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology and The Alliance for Excellent Education on Future Ready Schools.
Digital Learning Success Is About More Than the Technology
MARCH 13, 2015
By Matt Renwick A principal offers insights from his teachers on Digital Learning Day. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Internet Online Learning
5 Keys to Effective Digital Learning Implementation
APRIL 20, 2015
Each year, billions of dollars are spent on educational technology in the United States. Over the past few years, I’ve had the opportunity to work alongside a large number of districts related to their digital conversion; in essence
Tenn. district partners with Discovery to transition to digital learning
AUGUST 1, 2016
Tennessee’s Wilson County Schools and Discovery Education announced a new six-year partnership supporting the creation of authentic digital learning environments in classrooms district-wide. Digital Learning and Tools News
Keep the Focus on the Learning on Digital Learning Day
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
For those of us who have been around for a while, Digital Learning Day (or DLDay), happening February 17, has special significance. Blended learning is a great example. For many years, the technology aspect of education was a little standoffish.
Digital Learning Day: Social Media PD Best Practices #DLDay
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Today is Digital Learning Day. This is a day for leaders and learners to level up digital learning. Best practices for hashtag maintenance and open learning. The lessons learned from effective social media PD. Digital Learning Day – [link].
Reality Checks of Digital Learning
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
A few days later, I received an email from her that while her kids were enjoying this new way of learning, they could barely stay online, but were being such great sports trying. And then I re-learned some lessons…. Professional Growth digital learning
In the marketplace: Schools expect digital learning budgets to increase
JANUARY 5, 2017
Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change.
Digital Learning Day, Every Day
Where Learning Clicks
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Digital Learning Day, March 13, is next month. It is a day when everyone invested and interested in #EdTech can come together to celebrate the importance of how technology is transforming education.
What is digital learning?
Learning with 'e's
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Over the next two weeks I''m in New Zealand, doing a series of keynote presentations to teachers on the future of education and technology supported learning. It''s the huge potential and great possibilities to move learning beyond the traditional walls of the classroom.
The digital learning plan every educator should read
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
North Carolina’s brand new Digital Learning Plan is generating buzz in schools and at the capitol. Here’s what other states can learn. Like every state, educators in North Carolina are struggling with complex demands around digital learning.
‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning
AUGUST 11, 2016
What does it mean to be human in a digital age? Some people researching education technology might not spend their days wondering how their work fits into this existential question—but George Siemens isn’t "some people." A researcher, theorist, educator, Siemens is the digital learning guy. Siemens’ work is on the cutting edge of what’s possible in digital learning, but he doesn’t want to discuss the latest fads in education technology.
Digital Learning Program From @snaplearning Can Boost Your Class Library!
AUGUST 28, 2013
Print PDFs, Read Digital Books, and Graph Progress Snap! One way in which teachers have been supplementing their libraries is by moving toward technology as an add-on to their libraries. as I''ve learned more about their product. You can learn more about their giveaway here.
States assess their readiness for digital learning
MARCH 7, 2016
Statewide ed-tech inventories are helping state leaders assess their digital learning needs. We knew most districts and schools would respond, but a 100-percent response rate shows that technology is a high priority for education leaders throughout the state,” he said.
Tell Your Story on Digital Learning Day 2016
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Ashley Cronin Technology Integration The fifth annual Digital Learning Day will be on February 17, 2016. Find resources to help you celebrate, tell your story, and support digital learners all year long
ESSA: State Leaders Take Action in Support of Digital Learning
JANUARY 29, 2016
The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in December coupled with the release of the 2016 National Educational Technology Plan (NETP) strives to push America’s. Digital Learning ED Policy Professional Learningread more.
Why new technologies often don’t help students
The Christensen Institute
JULY 13, 2016
It’s easy to get caught up in the allure of new technologies. But the truth is, breakthrough innovations rarely come from the technologies themselves. Rather, they come from finding ways to use new technologies to rethink old patterns and processes.
Digital learning futures
Learning with 'e's
JANUARY 29, 2012
Digital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare. Here's to all the possible futures of learning!
K-8 classroom technology use increasing
NOVEMBER 29, 2015
A new survey finds teachers’ use of technology is driven by access to devices and positive learner outcomes. Digital Learning and Tools News Top News
Snow Days Don't Stop Digital Learning at #NMHS
A Principal's Reflections
FEBRUARY 6, 2014
The now annual Digital Learning Day was set for Wednesday February 5, 2014. Image credit: [link] Many of my teachers had specific activities planned for Digital Learning Day. Students often are not willing to learn the same concept twice thinking that they already know it.
7 things Gen Z students say about educational technology
DECEMBER 14, 2016
Student-teacher interaction is one of the most important things when creating a positive and effective classroom environment–in fact, it ranked higher than educational technology use, according to both teachers and students in a new survey.
Indiana Releases New Technology Plan
JUNE 22, 2016
Digital LearningAnother in an occasional series of guest posts, we are pleased to feature the work and voices of state leaders. Dr. Jason Bailey is. read more.
Content Curation Strategies for Digital Learning
JANUARY 18, 2017
In our digitally connected world, most of us have become curators of content as we utilize the technology tools in our pockets to interact with each other. I also listed the activities that are involved in content curation, specifically within K-12 learning environments.
Few teachers give schools an ‘A’ for classroom technology
MAY 9, 2016
New survey reveals less than one-fifth of teachers give their school top marks for incorporating technology into the classroom. Overall, 70 percent of surveyed teachers said they believe technology enriches the classroom experience. Diversifying the learning experience (48 percent).
Change education to attack technology-driven unemployment
The Christensen Institute
JUNE 25, 2015
Fears are mounting that the rapid technological advances occurring will automate and displace jobs on a scale never before seen. In a piece for Quartz this past week, I addressed how moving to a blended learning, competency-based education system in which students advance based on mastery, not time, could address many of the concerns by better preparing citizens for the demands ahead.
Education Technology Thought Leader Interview: MobyMax CEO Glynn Willett
MARCH 22, 2016
A Fascinating Look at the Future of Adaptive Curriculum and Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning MobyMax is a leader in the world of online curricula for grades K-8.
Use @MentorMob for your Technology Centers!
MARCH 25, 2013
I’m Kate Peila and I blog about technology integration for student engagement and teacher sanity over on my blog, Purely Paperless. My greatest struggle during this block of time is ensuring that my center time activities relate to the standards that I am addressing in my classroom and provide my students with meaningful learning experiences. In no center is this challenge greater than in my technology center. Online Learning Games from our Curriculum 2. Greetings!
Dyslexia teachers using technology to help kids love reading
OCTOBER 21, 2016
Now, the certified academic language therapist and licensed dyslexia teacher at Griffis Elementary School in Caddo Mills (Texas) is leading the way in using technology to help some of her dyslexic students develop a love for reading. Digital Learning and Tools McClatchy News Special Educatio
Introducing EdSurge's Digital Learning Network for Higher Ed
JULY 12, 2016
Open, personalized and adaptive—the latest trends in digital learning promise to help more students get to and through college. At EdSurge we’ve heard inspiring stories of faculty developing digital learning environments that take students to virtual medical labs and outer space and into the inner workings of cells. Still others are pioneering wearable technologies to blend physical and virtual classrooms. This site is a pilot in digital learning exploration.
5 Higher-Ed Innovators Share Challenges, Ideas for the Future of Digital Learning
AUGUST 23, 2016
17, more than 100 people gathered to hear speakers present how their organizations are embracing the future of digital learning. She referenced three examples of creative uses by IDEO U students, from Jess in Melbourne, who formed her own in-person local learning circle to employees at an architecture firm in Italy who used a prototyping leader’s guide to help them work on a common project during their weekly happy hours. In a Meetup hosted by EdSurge on Aug.
Rural New Mexico school district upgrades to fiber; gives students greater access to digital learning
MARCH 7, 2017
According to David Verschueren, the school district’s Technology Director, “streaming instructional videos was a big issue for our teachers. Also, teachers were asking to use more instructional programs to help students with their unique [learning] needs – but they all required the Internet.”. As a result of the fiber upgrade, teachers in Jal are now able to offer their students full access to digital learning.
21 education technology recommendations for 2016
DECEMBER 14, 2015
The new National Education Technology Plan offers a vision and roadmap for technology-supported learning. A new federal National Education Technology Plan reveals 21 recommendations for policymakers, administrators, teachers and teacher preparation professionals. The principles and examples provided in the plan align to the Innovative Technology Expands Children’s Horizons (ITECH) program as authorized by Congress in December 2015 through the Every Child Achieves Act.
In the marketplace: Digital learning, NGSS resources, IT partnerships, and more
OCTOBER 19, 2016
Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change.