Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!

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At this year’s CUE 2016 Fall Conference, we are working hard to make the attendee experience even more engaging and enjoyable than years past. lol) at the CUE 2016 Fall conference is what fills each of us since we’ve waited to see all of our edu-crushes and long-distance friends for months. We’ll be distributing physical stickers for each digital badge you earn throughout the conference. Note: The CUE 2016 Fall Conference is SOLD OUT.

3 Reasons Educators Should Become a Level 1 Google Certified Educator – From Ben

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As schools adopt Google Apps for Education, there is a desire by teachers to learn how to effectively use the GAFE tools in their classrooms. Google understands this need and provides the Google for Education Online Training Center for educators to explore, polish their skills and expand their knowledge of GAFE. To that end, I propose three reasons why educators should take the exams and become Google Certified Educators.

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2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you reach a total of 300 points, you will be eligible for a special digital badge and a personalized certificate of participation from the GEC! Follow the Twitter conversation with #globaled16 Peggy George ‏ @ pgeorge 1h 1 hour ago # globaled16 Loving presentation by Kathy Beck on Global Google Mapping! link] globaleducationconference.com/forum/topics/g lobal-mapping-using-google-webtools-and-apps … The list of today's sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below.

Learning and Playing and Why Both Matter for Teachers

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The transition from print to digitization and the World Wide Web has unlocked another unique opportunity: The ability to provide and quantify online learning whether it is formal or informal. There are other apps that help capture or quantify informal learning, like: Mozilla Open Badges & Credly : Both are providing a platform for educators (of all kinds) to build and award learners (of all kinds) with a credential or badge to showcase their skills outside of formal education.

Google Masters For Kids of All Ages: Badges, Skills and More

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She also shares her micro-credential badging approach that has her fifth graders excited to learn. Today’s Sponsor: WriQ from Texthelp is a new FREE Add-on for Google Docs that helps teachers easily assess student writing and track progress over time by automatically scoring students’ spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors. Google Masters for Kids of All Ages. And we’re actually going to talk about what is realistic to expect that kids can do in Google, by age.

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2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you reach a total of 300 points, you will be eligible for a special digital badge and a personalized certificate of participation from the GEC! Follow the Twitter conversation with #globaled16 Peggy George ‏ @ pgeorge 1h 1 hour ago # globaled16 Loving presentation by Kathy Beck on Global Google Mapping! link] globaleducationconference.com/forum/topics/g lobal-mapping-using-google-webtools-and-apps … The list of today's sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below.

How to Assess Digital Literacy

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Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” How do I assess faculty digital literacy so I can teach them what they don’t know?” Online options that assess digital literacy. Digital Literacy–What is it?

Make Learning Transparent with Badges

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Digital badging is a new practice worth examining that can make students' discrete learning goals and accomplishments more transparent and concrete. Badges can be a helpful way to motivate and assess students. Instead of focusing solely on the final product or assessment, badging encourages kids to find value and motivation in mastering the steps toward a goal. Badging values the learning process, not just the final product.

#CUE17- The Game

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I’ve also had the opportunity to work on using digital badging as a way to document professional learning at CUE events. I’m excited to say that I will physically (rather than digitally) be in attendance at this year’s CUE 2017 National Conference and will be helping out wherever needed. CUE17 Connector – This badge is all about connecting to the #CUE17 community. CUE17 Learner – Show what you know in order to get this badge.

The Beginning of a New Era in the Online Degree Market

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Department of Education data, out of the thousands of institutions operating online programs, the 100 colleges and universities with the greatest online enrollment accounted for 47 percent of all online students in 2016, up from a 43 percent share in 2012. Another key MOOC-based degree is the iMBA at the University of Illinois, launched in 2016 with Coursera–a $22,000 program that now enrolls more than 1,000 students.

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What Problems Has Edtech Solved, and What New Ones Did It Create?

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After a decade and a half of failing to arrive as early as we’d imagined, the pervasive 1:1 classroom snuck up on us in the last couple of years—when Google Chromebooks dropped below $150 and the cloud greatly reduced the need for maintenance expense and expertise. Open digital badges.

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Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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For example, while Linson’s district avoided grants for most of their initiative, they knew that many teachers would need assistance using the new digital tools. Department of Education Secretary in October 2016. During Ann’s leadership at East Noble School Corporation, the district received the Indiana Chapter of CoSN’s Excellence in Vision Team Award, was selected as a Project Red Signature District and selected to the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Conference of Mayors Resolves to Support Digital Badging ,” says Edsurge. There’s some more research on badges and alternative credentials in the research section below. “Heard, Overheard and Announced at ISTE 2016 ” by Edsurge (which mislabels ISTE as the biggest ed-tech conference in the world). Other updates: an Expeditions app, quizzes in Google Forms, a partnership with TES , a physical coding project. Education Politics.

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Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

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In her consulting life, she has led CoSN’s Leadership for Mobile Learning initiative, developed strategic plans and content for companies, provided professional Gray is the recipient of ISTE’s Making It Happen award and the Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Innovator distinctions. A regular contributor to Education Week , PBS, Share My Lesson, and TED Ed, Cleary documents ways digital storytelling can be used in the classroom, highlighting teacher and student voices.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Salesforce has filed a patent for “ Digital badging for facilitating virtual recognition of an achievement.” ” Google announces it is “Funding 75,000 Udacity scholarships to bridge the digital skills gap.” For Online College Programs, Google Is Kingmaker.” percent increase compared to the same period of 2016, according to a new report from International Data Corp. (National) Education Politics.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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Code.org is backed by a long list of technology companies – from AT&T to Amazon to Facebook to Google to Verizon. (I’ll In the last few years, as part of this series, I’ve chronicled Silicon Valley’s push for new credential and certificate products – “ Competencies and Certificates ” in 2014; “ Credits and Credentialing ” in 2015; “ Credentialing ” in 2016. MIT will issue digital diplomas on the blockchain.

Hack Education Weekly News

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“ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.” Via the Northeastern press office : “ Northeastern University and IBM partnership first to turn digital badges into academic credentials for learners worldwide.” (National) Education Politics.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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You can read the series here: 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 , 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018 , 2019. The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The key word in that headline isn’t “digital”; it’s “force.”