Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Today’s devices are powerful tools. 2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011). The primary takeaway from research on active learning is that student learning success depends much less on what instructors do than what they ask their students to do (Halpern & Hakel, 2003).

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report.

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Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). ANDERSON, T (2003). affordances of mobile Web 2.0.

Game-Based Learning Gains Steam in Higher Education: Triseum Raises $1.43 Million to Transform Educational Experiences for Students

EdNews Daily

Student graduation and thruput of students is dropping and our educational delivery method for our mobile, digitally driven next generation is failing. He worked on the 3D feature film Valiant in 2003, after which he worked on Ant Bully. Video games are inherently a learning tool.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

But our research into technology tools designed to connect students to online mentors tells a different story. Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year. Julia: In our research we’re focusing on how relationships – or social capital – are critical levers for social mobility.

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U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

FY 2003 $700,500,000. The Effectiveness of Educational Technology: Issues and Recommendations for the National Study (Mathematica Policy Research, 2003). On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

3 ways Fred Rogers (Mister Rogers) paved the way for edtech

eSchool News

Many parents were worried about exposing their children to the emerging new technology, and definitely did not view it as an educational tool. “Every one of us—no matter how much money we have—needs to know that there’s something about us worth giving.” – Fred Rogers.

True pedagogy

Learning with 'e's

Pedagogy is about ensuring that students are motivated to succeed in their learning, and it is about providing them with the best possible tools, resources and contexts in which this can be realised. Students already carry the tools to be able to do this.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

When we take the time to persuade our colleagues about adoption we are providing them with context-based application effective action which makes them more likely to mobilize greater effort than those who are not persuaded, but told. 2003). New York: Free, 2003.

The future of intelligence

Learning with 'e's

The argument is that we are becoming increasingly dependent on search engines and other tools, that trivialise knowledge and simplify what we learn. That's if we accept that ultimately, the success or failure of such tools is really down to us and us alone.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. tools. 2003) Media Technology and Society: A History: From the Telegraph to the Internet.

Makerspace Starter Kit

The Daring Librarian

Here's an example of an EARLY (2003) video production called Bookfellas, featuring some Guy Ritchie-esque film direction techniques. We also have a new information tool in the library! (OK, The hot new Makerspace Movement is NOT new to Murray Hill Middle School.

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. One of the most popular and easy to use tools in the wiki – a shared website which anyone can edit. 2003).

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What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Activities such as sports, visual and performing arts, community service, journalism, and academic clubs can be sources for positive playtime for teenagers (Mahoney, Cairns, & Farmer, 2003;Mahoney, Larson, & Eccles, 2005). 2003). offer the timewheel tool in Figure 8.1

How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

MindShift

“The whole idea,” he told CNN in 2003, “is to look at the television camera and present as much love as you possibly could to a person who might feel that he or she needs it.” The show is streamed millions of times a month, mostly on mobile devices.

“If everything in life is a game, then we need to choose the games we play carefully.” – Szymon Machajewski, USA

Daily Edventures

“Teaching and learning today involve tools, which are online,” says Machajewski. I use Twitter, YouTube, Blackboard, and other tools to create collaboration in engaging learning environments. Young professionals in most fields, not just the technology area, must adopt online tools to create personal learning networks and pursue learning throughout their careers. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: Minecraft.

Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

MindShift

— invite them to reflect on what they want from life, and provide them tools to navigate what’s ahead. Isay began StoryCorps in 2003 after years of producing radio documentaries that relied on dialogues for content.

Humanizing technology

Learning With Lucie

Remember that this was in 2003, several years before iPads and other tablet computing had been invented). The tools distributed power so that everyone had ownership to the piece (anywhere, anytime). Humans are the object and technology is a tool to "DO SOMETHING ELSE".

Human 2.0

Learning with 'e's

He suggests that we already have expanded memories (search engines of the web) and remote ears and eyes (mobile phones and webcams). 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies and the Future of Human Intelligence. Post human.

“When technology becomes the ‘air and water’ we need in innovative instruction, and learning exists in a seamless and transparent way, then we know we’ve done well for our students. – Dr. Melanie Wiscount, USA

Daily Edventures

Since 2003, I have enthusiastically immersed my instruction and students into technology,” she says. “It It is exciting how every year there are new tools, technologies, and trends which keep my instruction and my students’ learning and assessments in constant renewal.”. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: Presently I really enjoy Sway and so do my students.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

What tools and understanding can library professionals bring to a world that seems to be dominated by fake news? WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“Researchers say removal of an IRS tool for financial aid applicants may have slowed FAFSA submissions, while college aid groups warn that affected students could already be losing out on aid,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” Via Desmos : “The Desmos Geometry Tool.” Education Politics.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

What tools and understanding can library professionals bring to a world that seems to be dominated by fake news? WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To

Google+ Teacher Academy, Seattle!

The Daring Librarian

But I *have* been preaching the Google message since 2003.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Don Buckley Co-founder Tools At Schools Design and Maker Thinking - how can they be part of our Everyday in Education The focus of this presentation is to investigate the teaching and learning of design and maker thinking in schools.

It’s Pedagogy Go With Location-Based Mobile Learning At The University Of South Australia

EdNews Daily

“Pedagogy on the go: Roger Edmonds of the University of South Australia outlines how his institution are turning phones into central pedagogical tools”. managing, operating and applying ICT) as they conceptualized, developed and implemented their own ideas into a mobile learning environment.