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Awareness, Assessment, and Access: Improving Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

To address these different learning levels, RIFLI uses the Northstar Digital Literacy assessment exam as the basis for a curriculum that teaches how to use a computer to using Microsoft Excel and Word as well as social media, specifically Facebook. Without an affordable data plan, a tablet has limited usefulness.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

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.

Using Google to Enhance Teams

The Playground Advocate

With my single GMail account, I integrate my mail, my documents, my online storage, my calendar, my blog, and many of my social networking tools.

Learning Revolution Conference Schedule - Online and Free NEXT WEEK

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mobile users will be able to connect to sessions by going to LearningRevolution.com on your mobile device. Online Faculty- Educational Technology Revolutionize Data Reporting to Revolutionize Data Use - Jenny Grant Rankin, Ph.D.

What is digital learning?

Learning with 'e's

Learning has always had a large informal component and now we''re witnessing its fruition in mobile learning, augmented reality, gaming, and other technology-supported learning on the move. We hear about digital learning, e-learning, blended learning , mobile learning, and even micro-learning.

Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm Webinar: What We Know About Families’ Use of Educational Media , Ask any parent about their children’s media use, and most will tell you they’re interested in media that help their kids learn. Is your library mobile friendly?

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Take advantage of Robert’s expert tips for explaining frequently misunderstood science topics; gathering student data; and helping students think scientifically. Is your library mobile friendly? The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 8th Play is the highest form of research.

Learning Revolution Free PD - It's All About the GEC (GlobalEdCon) - Amazing Keynotes - Announcing the Student Technology Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update November 12th, 2014 One learns by doing a thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try. This year''s strands include Making, Design and Innovation , Student Technology Clubs , Technology in Schools – Projects and Collaborations , Educational Technology Tools , Students and Social Media , and Entrepreneurship.

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.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 10th, 2014 Children want the same things we want. Connect With the Learning Revolution Project on Social Media. The Learning Revolution, as a new project, could use some help building our social media presence and credibility. Presenters: Barry Fishman (University of Michigan), Lori Takeuchi (The Joan Ganz Cooney Center), and Michelle Riconscente (GlassLab/NYU), Seeta Pai (Common Sense Media).

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We will feature guest poet Chaouki M''kaddem , keynote speaker Steve Wheeler , a technology smackdown event that anyone can sign-up for, and seven mini-presentations that give you a sneak peek at what to expect at our annual Reform Symposium Free Online Conference (RSCON5), that will take place July 11-13th, 2014 and feature 60+presentations, 2 plenaries, 10 keynotes, student presenters, and much more. Monday, May 5th at 8pm TL Virtual Cafe - Show Me The Data!

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Learning Revolution - Education Films - Why Hitting 50K G+ Comunity Members Is Sad - New Public Calendars - Occupy Your Brain

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Partner Announcements EdTechReview : Introducing New EdTechReview: The new website is mobile friendly and responsive. Spread the word about World Read Aloud Day on social media to help us grow the movement. Saturday, March 8th at 9am PST in San José Silicon Valley CUE Technology Event: T3 Teach Through Technology , Common Sense Media’s free 1-to-1 Essentials program offers schools a customizable roadmap for 1-to-1 planning.

Dealing with digital distraction

The Hechinger Report

And all that mobile computing has turned us into a nation of multitaskers who do nearly everything while gazing at one or more screens. The constant checking of mobile devices has triggered a wavelet of recent classroom technology bans, especially at the collegiate level.

Learning in the Age of Disruption

EdNews Daily

New innovations or iterations in technology, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, smart materials, mobile commerce, social media, biotechnology, 3-D printing, nanotechnology, robotics and medicine are transforming every facet of the human experience.

How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

It includes not only websites, but cell phones, Nintendo, and Wii, as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. Center for Disease Control, 2014 ). Responsibility to keep data/information safe from hackers.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Wish there were publicly available data to support this claim. Tagged on: April 2, 2017 Exclusive: Pisa data may be 'incomparable' | tes → Falls in Asian high-flyers' math scores could simply be down to switch to computer tests.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Wish there were publicly available data to support this claim. Tagged on: April 2, 2017 Exclusive: Pisa data may be 'incomparable' | tes → Falls in Asian high-flyers' math scores could simply be down to switch to computer tests.

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Can Marketing Automation Bring College Enrollment Numbers Up?

Edsurge

Getting students to graduate remains a greater challenge: In 2014, 60 percent of students seeking a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college in 2008 completed their degrees by 2014, according to the U.S. And increasingly, colleges are shifting to digital marketing strategies, social media outreach and mobile platforms. According to the report, the number of organizations using marketing automation from 2011 to 2014 grew 11-fold.

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50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

As of April 2014, Google Chrome become the de facto internet browser, passing Internet Explorer for the first time after a five-year free-fall from Microsoft’s out-of-favor software. Buffer - A Smarter Way to Share on Social Media.

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What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Most likely not, but being inclusive, communicating your plan honestly and effectively, and supporting it with data will give you the best chance for success. For tweens and teens it can also include some time spent on social media. 2014; Hofferth & Sandberg, 2001).

Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

The Compulsion for Data. Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. The Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2014. Data and Privacy. Social Justice. Data vs Privacy. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. Data (Which Still Means Mostly “Standardized Testing”). Mobile Learning. Social Learning, Social Networks.

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

The Hechinger Report

Zach Leverenz speaking to students at New York City middle school MS 258 during the New York launch of EveryoneOn, in June 2014. This asset was handed to [school districts and educational nonprofits] with the expectation that they deliver educational and social value in return.

Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning?

The Hechinger Report

And when I peer into classrooms, I see students tuning out their peers and teachers and focusing instead on YouTube and social media. He also wrote that much “student disruption and conflict centers around cell phones in schools and ease of access to social media.”.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

Data Insecurity. The Compulsion for Data. Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. The Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2014. Data and Privacy. Social Justice. Data vs Privacy. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. Data (Which Still Means Mostly “Standardized Testing”). Mobile Learning. Social Learning, Social Networks.

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E-Counseling 2.0: Can a new wave of virtual guidance help?

The Hechinger Report

The last couple years have brought a renaissance in virtual guidance counseling—both new services and existing ones upping their game with mobile, social media and data analytics. Amal Abdi at her high school graduation in June, 2016. Photo: Hajira Dahir.

Producing Infopics

Learning in Hand

The message might be a summary, quote, definition, notes, data, weblink, hashtag, or other informational tidbits. iPadEd #Slide2Learn pic.twitter.com/jdFnLo4psG — JonathanNalder JNXYZ (@jnxyz) July 17, 2014. link] pic.twitter.com/BPkIVjIGOw — JonathanNalder JNXYZ (@jnxyz) July 2, 2014.

8 Characteristics of the Innovator’s Mindset (Updated)

The Principal of Change

Now though, many have taken the opportunity to take networks to a whole different level through the use of social media to share and develop new ideas. It is normal to have a notebook or use their mobile device to record ideas or thoughts around them and link them to their own ideas.

A guest post from AASL’s Banned Websites Awareness Day Committee

NeverEndingSearch

Its purpose is to raise awareness of how overly restrictive Internet filtering can impede student learning by blocking access to legitimate educational websites and participatory learning tools (including social media). Conduct research to explore the educational uses of social media platforms and assess the impact of filtering in schools. While you’re there, take a moment to check out that live data for yourself– it’s fascinating!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Then we will have 14 practitioner-led sessions that 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?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse , more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases,” Inside Higher Ed reports. “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.”

Library 2.016: Privacy in the Digital Age (March 16th, Online)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Are these still core values of the library profession, and if so, how are libraries and librarians responding to the increasing complexities of data tracking and desires for data-informed services and marketing?

Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Learning in Hand

The conference featured awesome speakers, social gatherings, and quirky fun. Like I did for Miami Device 2014 , I thought I’d link to these resources (starting with digital handouts from the three sessions I presented).

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Sign Up Now - Fascinating New Sessions at "Privacy in the Digital Age" Virtual Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kelly Cottler , from the Gumberg Library at Duquesne University , on "Protecting Our Principles and Patrons’ Privacy on Cocial Media: Libraries Sharing Without 'Oversharing.'"

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via the Chiago Sun Times : “A suburban father and son accused in 2014 of scamming public school districts out of millions – only to post diamonds and rubies to get out of jail – pleaded guilty Tuesday to mail fraud. Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Try this exciting new app to “catch ’em all” and participate in a mainstreaming of surveillance culture : a mobile app for finding bank robbers, built by the FBI. Education Politics.