Opening up #learning: Access to knowledge

Learning with 'e's

Here's the first: Access to knowledge. Putnam's view of the Internet is similar to many other educators - it has provided unprecedented access to the world's knowledge. 2006) What are the affordances of technology? Learning is opening up like never before.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

It fascinated social psychologist Stanley Milgram. So Milgram''s notion of six degrees is not so much a theory of learning, more a social contact theory, but it has significant implications for learning in the social media age. Bandura Social Learning Theory 4.

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Wikispaces is also the backbone of my global collaborative projects since 2006, with MAD about Mattering as the most recent example. ” More people access the Internet with mobile phones than with computers.

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“My students have always seen the problems in the world, but now we are concentrating on looking beyond the problem to the solution.” – Valerie Anglemyer, USA 

Daily Edventures

Last year, Anglemyer and her co-teacher, Steve Bowser, created an inquiry-based pilot class titled Humanities — a combination of Social Studies and Language Arts — with a concentration on connecting the two subject areas. . Valerie Anglemyer.

Momentum builds for career-focused P-TECH schools

The Hechinger Report

The act was first passed in 2006, to support career preparation programs. Shanaes spent her summer as an IBM intern working on a social media project related to Teacher Advisor with Watson. K-12 News achievement gap community college Graduation and dropouts Technology access

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. Essentially, the Web has become more social. 2006) Introducing Web 2.0:

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards.

10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with 'e's

In today's 10Q interview, Helen answers questions about her philosophy on learning, social media and her current projects in higher education, including alternate reality games: Who are you? What does social media mean to you?

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A hidden, public internet asset that could get more kids online for learning

The Hechinger Report

This asset was handed to [school districts and educational nonprofits] with the expectation that they deliver educational and social value in return. Bush called for universal broadband access in America by 2007. K-12 News achievement gap Investigations Rural schools Technology access

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards.

Did You Know? 4.0 - Shift Happens

EdTechSandyK

This video, also known in some incarnations as Shift Happens , started out as a PowerPoint presentation by Karl Fisch at a high school faculty meeting in 2006 and was later remixed by Scott McLeod. did you know educational technology internet shift happens social media web 2.0

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards.

MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam

The CoolCatTeacher

We’ve seen students around the country do amazing things in their classrooms when they are given the ability and access to create technology in a simple fashion”, says Crescerance co-founder, Alefiya Bhatia. You can also follow the movement on social media with the hashtag #appsthatmatter.

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5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, since I started teaching moviemaking with my students in 2006, I have used a Storyboard Dictionary of shots that I originally adapted from the American Film Institute. To access these features, just toggle from Auto to Pro.

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How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

Started in 2006, it aims to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention around the world and is supported by hundreds of schools, corporations, and celebrities. Right to digital access. October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

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The Challenge of Teaching News Literacy

Edsurge

Today on the podcast we’re talking about news literacy, and the challenge of teaching students to navigate the relentless flow of information they get through social media and websites and YouTube and. You have a ground-level view of students and how they consume media.

Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

What social media do you use regularly for communicating with your students and parents? Many platforms let you promote events via several social media channels, but some are meant for a specific channel. He began working at Freed-Hardeman University (FHU) in January 2006.

A public cloud of social capital to connect schools and communities

The Christensen Institute

But as I’ve researched this topic I’ve been equally excited by efforts to ease the logistical barriers of creating new local networks by connecting schools to the latent social assets right in their backyard.

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Exploring medical technologies

Learning with 'e's

Indeed, my top three all-time cited academic publications are: Wikis, blogs and podcasts : A new generation of web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education (2006) The emerging Web 2.0

The Scientific Debate Over Teens, Screens And Mental Health

MindShift

One hypothesis that has gotten a lot of traction is that with nearly every teen using a smartphone these days, digital media must take some of the blame for worsening mental health. “Social media invites comparison,” Twenge says.

Now a Google Certified Educator

EdTechTeam

When I learned that EdTechTeam was educating teachers to harness the power of tools that most of us already have access to, I started to get more interested. In January 2006, Nicole started teaching mathematics in the Diploma Program at a private school in Manhattan.

Five Ways Multimedia Can Help Teens Tell Their S.T.O.R.Y.

Edsurge

Media creation is so much more than just creating cool visuals; it requires students to create clear and compelling expressions of their ideas. The challenge was ensuring that an enduring understanding and evidence of learning were at the core of the media that students produced. These guidelines help ensure that media creation in the classroom is a product of student planning, research, and analysis—not just special effects and soundtracks. Everyone has a story to share.

Theories for the digital age: Self regulated learning

Learning with 'e's

Various commentators suggest that as much as seventy percent of learning occurs outside of formal educational settings (Cofer, 2000; Dobbs, 2000; Cross, 2006). A number of collaborative and social networking tools regularly play a role within the average student PLE.

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Why One Professor Says We Are ‘Automating Inequality’

Edsurge

For well-off people, it's a time of convenience and ease thanks to social media and algorithms. The overall idea of the book is that these new data-driven digital technologies that we're starting to incorporate into our social assistance systems have great potential. The first case study I talk about in the book is an attempt to automate and privatize all of the eligibility processes for the welfare system in the state of Indiana in 2006.

Khan Academy Has Inspired Imitations Across Disciplines. MEDKSL is the Latest.

Edsurge

Since he introduced Khan Academy in 2006, the free, open-access education platform has inspired several knock-offs focused on specific disciplines. I could see that my students were distracted by social media during the lecture. There’s an interesting untapped social opportunity there that we hope to explore,” Hardgrave adds. “It If imitation is the highest form of flattery, Salman Khan should feel honored.

Will the real Montessori please stand up?

The Hechinger Report

Within a year, and after multiple bad reviews on social media sites, the self-described Montessori school closed and the owner left town. Access to true Montessori materials is one element that research shows makes a difference in the success children have in Montessori.

A ‘civil rights camp’ teaches kids a history they’re not learning in school

The Hechinger Report

So when they heard about a week-long program in Tennessee’s Appalachian foothills that would teach them about the Civil Rights Movement of the past and how it connects to the social justice struggle of today, they were eager to attend. Trevion cited access to “good jobs.”. “If

Eight Ways To Teach Climate Change In Almost Any Classroom

MindShift

” Yet at the same time, we also heard from teachers and education organizations who are introducing the topic in subjects from social studies to math to English language arts, and at every grade level, from preschool on up. Check out the #trashtag challenge on social media, for example.

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

He cited Jon Udell ‘s vision of Wikipedia as a place where knowledge is socially constructed. But other departments already provide the backbone (internet connectivity, access to hardware, etc) and can afford – even desire – to let Domain projects go on.

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

He cited Jon Udell ‘s vision of Wikipedia as a place where knowledge is socially constructed. But other departments already provide the backbone (internet connectivity, access to hardware, etc) and can afford – even desire – to let Domain projects go on.

Registration and Call for Proposals Now Open for "Libraries of the Future" on October 6th (Oline)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Explore with us some of the key trends that point toward specific futures for libraries, and engage in conversations with civic, social, and education innovators to learn more about what they think about the future, and how libraries can become an integral part of their future visions.

Registration and Call for Proposals Now Open for "Libraries of the Future" on October 6th (Oline)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Explore with us some of the key trends that point toward specific futures for libraries, and engage in conversations with civic, social, and education innovators to learn more about what they think about the future, and how libraries can become an integral part of their future visions.

Stopping at nothing to ensure students learn with technology – Mokhudu Machaba, South Africa

Daily Edventures

For instance in social sciences, we talked about taking care of our indigenous trees. I use blogs and other social media. Whatever information I need is in the palm of my hands and I can access it anytime. I worked for two years being temporary until I was appointed permanently in 2006.

Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Explore with us some of the key trends that point toward specific futures for libraries, and engage in conversations with civic, social, and education innovators to learn more about what they think about the future, and how libraries can become an integral part of their future visions.

Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Explore with us some of the key trends that point toward specific futures for libraries, and engage in conversations with civic, social, and education innovators to learn more about what they think about the future, and how libraries can become an integral part of their future visions.