Connecting 2 the World: Learning Theories: In support of Connectivism

Connecting 2 the World

skip to main | skip to sidebar Connecting 2 the World Connecting ideas, cultures, and disciplines Wednesday, January 7, 2009 Learning Theories: In support of Connectivism I was first introduced to the idea of Connectivism through an online conference hosted by George Sieman s group at the University of Manitoba. What has changed is the fact that many of my students in their future careers will not have immediate contact with their audience (primary or secondary).

A Teacher’s Guide to Communicating with Generation X, Y, and Z Parents


It’s so easy to put together a classroom Facebook group or send a school email without a second thought. 6] Millennials are no longer elementary or secondary students themselves, though they may still be students in college or graduate school. The Public Manager, 2009, 38(4), pp.

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The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum


Dr. Barbara Stripling, Professor Emerita, Syracuse University, and former ALA President, describes the history and goals of the project that builds on an earlier version developed by school librarians in 2009 under the auspices of the Office of Library Services and its former Director, Dr. Stripling.

Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

In 2009, Gates gave half a million to the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, which describes itself as New England’s largest education-focused philanthropy, to lead a four-state effort to remake the region’s schools.

“Never give up, learn as much as possible, look for new scientific achievements and inventions and embody them immediately.” -Liudmyla Talashkevych, Ukraine

Daily Edventures

For Microsoft Innovative Educator Liudmyla Talashkevych, the journey started in 2009 when she was?chosen Participants observe classrooms and share their expertise with teachers and students, both at the host university and at local secondary schools. And while Talashkevych has come a long way since those first days in 2009, she recognizes there are still obstacles to overcome. Facebook. Liudmyla?Talashkevych Talashkevych ?. English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Learning2gether is a participant-driven professional development series that has produced over 420 podcasts since its inception in 2009. Global Collaboration Week is a series of free online education events taking place during the week of September 23 - 27, 2019.

Week of February 27, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Adrian won the coveted Outstanding Secondary Teacher for Victoria last year. Where and how to start with technology, how do you get connected, how to find a learning network etc right through to today, where Penny has commenced a facebook page for her network, is actively involved online and keen to teach online. In 2009, EPA WaterSense''s 2,100 partners collectively saved over 36 BILLION gallons of precious drinking water.

Ed Tech News, a New Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The bill will be a massive revisions to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Lesson plans can be shared via LearnBoost, but also via Twitter or Facebook and can be embedded on websites and/or blogs. Research and Data Rey Junco continues to publish interesting research on how Facebook is impacting students'' academic performance. Among his latest findings: "Time spent on Facebook was negatively related to overall college GPA.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In an era before Facebook or Edmodo, the social networking site Ning was, for a time, quite popular with educators. There was a regularly updated Facebook page, a Twitter account, as well as a LinkedIn profile for its supposed president.