Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). By using Google Drive or Archive.org , media can be made available for students to download offline, when they may be without a WiFi connection as well as for those students with limited data plans.

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

When students can join a school esports team, it becomes a social experience. Without a school esports club, passionate gamers often feel left out of mainstream school social life. For one thing, strong social connections boost immune function. Social skills.

STEM 310

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

We sat down with Boyer to learn more about his flipped syllabus, unique assessments, and the hard work that goes into an easy A. 3) Current events flash quizzes —Boyer creates a video podcast about a particular current event issue, creates a “flash” quiz on material covered in the podcast, and announces the quiz using social media.

How To Make A Civics Education Stick

MindShift

On the civics portion of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, commonly called the “Nation’s Report Card,” students of color and low-income students have consistently scored lower than their white, wealthier counterparts.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

News hits us across media platforms and devices, in a landscape populated by all degrees of professional journalists and citizen journalists and satirists and hoaxers and folks paid or personally moved to write intentionally fake news. NewseumED : Learning tools on media literacy.

What Does the Popularity of Pokémon Go Mean for K-12 Gaming? A Q-and-A With James Gee

Marketplace K-12

He has written several books on the role of games and learning, including What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy (2003) and Language and Learning (2004). As a gamer, I’m just not personally deeply interested in the social media aspect.

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

They and our session presenters will look deeply at the foundational relationship of libraries and librarians to media, information, and digital literacy. What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped by the Internet, social media, and staggering quantities of information?

Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

How will we find, assess, hire and manage their people going into 2018? These are their answers to questions around tech for sourcing, assessment, interviewing, hiring process and HR. Another place HR Tech is proving useful is in assessment. Engineering Assessment.

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

We’ve been leading schools in rediscovering story in all of its glorious forms and introducing the power of digital storytelling, media creation and augmented reality. We’ve leveraged social media to connect themselves and their learning communities, often globally.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” For those keeping track of how great social media is for the future of education and knowledge and civics and such: “Last Year, Social Media Was Used to Influence Elections in at Least 18 Countries ,” says the MIT Technology Review. This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” A sobering assessment and a warning.” (National) Education Politics.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Karen has presented at conferences around the country about teaching students to navigate social media and working with teachers to develop digital projects that embrace new media literacies. It breaks down all physical and social barriers.