7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

Teacher Reboot Camp

While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. These are skills I outline in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions.

Closing the Digital Learning Gap

Digital Promise

At the same time, innovative education leaders and classroom teachers are engaging, motivating, and nurturing students to develop mindsets for college and career readiness and lifelong learning, and they are supporting social and emotional development. Extend the Learning Day.

Top Kajeet Blogs of 2018


Here is our annual roundup of the top 10 Kajeet blogs of 2018. Digital Learning Data and TrendsAnother year has come and gone, and what a year it has been! What were the top trends? What were educators most interested in?

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Digital Learning in Action: TECH 2018 Showcase

Education Superhighway

If you have any doubts that digital learning is transforming education, look no further than these presentations from students at Illinois’ TECH 2018 event this year: Robots in the Art Room. Student Showcases at TECH 2018. Digital Learning

Digital Learning Day 2018: Celebrating Successes While Advocating for Accessibility

Where Learning Clicks

As we again recognize Digital Learning Day, it’s important to remember there’s work to do to increase internet and device accessibility for all students. The post Digital Learning Day 2018: Celebrating Successes While Advocating for Accessibility appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

We are participating in EDUWEEK 2018


In order to exhibit our immersive and interactive VR modules, we are attending the EDUWEEK 2018 which will take place on the 15th & 16th June at The Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg. Do visit us at E12A stand, and experience our VR learning modules for K-12.

Veative at India Skills East Bhubaneswar 2018


About India Skills East 2018. The post Veative at India Skills East Bhubaneswar 2018 appeared first on Veative. Digital Learning India Skills East 2018

Veative at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018


Veative showcased its K-12 VR solution to various ITI representatives, academicians, school children as well as parents at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018. About India Skills Event – Bihar 2018. The post Veative at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018 appeared first on Veative.

Digital Learning Day 2018 – Challenge Accepted!


Digital Learning Day 2018. On Thursday, February 22nd, tens of thousands of educators and students across the country demonstrated how technology can improve student learning as part of the seventh annual national Digital Learning Day ! Initiated in 2012, Digital Learning Day was designed to encourage educators to be intentional about providing high-quality instruction where technology enhances and strengthens the learning experience for students.

Tech for 2018: 10 things worth trying this year

Ditch That Textbook

Here are some new -- and familiar -- ones to try in 2018. Ed Tech 1:1 classroom blended learning chromebooks digital learning edtech educational technology elearning g suite gafe Google Apps googleedu laptopsTech tool options continue to grow. There's a lot out there.

Digital Learning Day 2018 is Here!

Leadership Lounge

Digital Learning Day 2018 is here. Join in with digital learning experts and doers across the country today. The Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education is underway for their Spring 2018 Symposium in Baltimore. Our friends at the Alliance for Excellence in Education will be hosting a webinar at 12pm ET, there is a map to pin down what you are doing, and CDE will be posting a story every hour with #DLDay. Make sure to get involved!

Trends in Digital Learning: The New Learning Leader


These school leaders, “New Learning Leaders,” are rethinking instructional practices, providing a bold vision for the future of their schools, leading by example and supporting their teachers through this transition. Key findings from this year’s Digital Learning Trends Report : 1.

6 Ways to Incorporate Coding into Your Classroom


Did you know there’s an annual, week-long learning event that 663 million people ages four to 104 have already joined? Digital Learning Tools and TipsIt’s the annual Hour of Code Event that takes place from December 3 to December 9.

SETDA Leaders Identify State Digital Learning Prioirities


In preparation for the SETDA 2018 Leadership Summit, we asked attendees to identify their state’s top priorities when it comes to digital teaching and learning. In priority order, states called out: Personalized Learning, […

10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]


Top 10 edtech people to watch in 2018. She believes that every classroom can be a place for these educational adventures — or student-centered, passion-based learning experiences — despite the many challenges facing schools today. E-learning

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A Resource-Packed Guide on How Digital Learning Can Connect Youth to Opportunity


When kids first join the Maker Foundations program at Digital Harbor Foundation , a technology-focused out-of-school organization in Baltimore, they are given a pile of everyday items such as an electric toothbrush, a plastic cup, a few markers and some rubber bands. Hive NYC Learning Network.

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know


While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. These are skills I outline in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions.

How Nontraditional Educators Will Influence Digital Learning #DLNchat


What role should employers have in the design or execution of digital learning opportunities? Those were a couple of the questions debated at #DLNchat on Tuesday, October 9, when we discussed how nontraditional education providers could influence the future of digital learning. calimorrison) October 9, 2018. I honestly see accreditation becoming less important as digital education takes over. Davis Jones (???) (@pdavisjones) October 9, 2018.

Digital Learning Day with Book Creator and EdTechTeacher


We are excited to be apart of Digital Learning Day , an annual event organized by the Alliance for Excellent Education. This free webinar is focused on how Book Creator can support learning on the iPad and Chromebooks.

How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning


Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. As the financial viability of printed textbooks declines little by little, the demand for alternatives like online learning content continues to grow. Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. Create Courseware Using Learning Objects Seth's Reading List.

10 New Grants for 2018-19 Ed Tech Initiatives


funding Digital LearningTechnology is increasingly essential in the realm of education; however, technology comes at a cost, as in a monetary cost.

Strategies to Plan a District Digital Learning Day


Recently, Milford and East Bridgewater School Districts collaborated on district-wide digital learning days that provided successful and impactful learning experiences for staff. Once these stakeholders invest in active learning, you’ve cleared your first hurdle!

Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques


In my work as a digital learning specialist, I’m charged with helping teachers try new classroom strategies and learn to use the technology tools that make those strategies possible. Improving teaching and learning practices with technology is not about replacing traditional teaching. As mentioned in this previous EdSurge piece , lectures that are dynamic, evoke emotion, and engage the audience are worthwhile learning experiences.

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How One District Is Transforming Digital Learning

Leadership Lounge

While pedagogies, learning tools and technology have evolved over the 20 years I’ve worked in the industry and 14 years as a leader in educational technology, the belief in digital equity has remained a constant for me. Building the Digital Dream.

Digital Tools for Preventing the Summer Slide


Digital Learning Tools and Tips SmartSpot MDMIt’s the end of the school year, and as students get ready for fun and relaxation, many educators across the nation are worried about one thing – the summer slide.

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In the News…2018

Tom Murray

Flexible Classroom Design: How to Create a Student-Centered Learning Environment, PlanBook , Link. Exclusive Podcast and Mindshare Learning Moment with Thomas C. Murray, MindShare Learning Technology , Link. Murray named the 2018 National/Global EdTech Leader of the Year by EdTech Digest, EdTech Digest , Link. Pondering Education: Learning Transformed with Eric Sheninger and Tom Murray [Podcast], Pondering Education , Link. Learning Transformed, MACUL , Link.

Only 28% of Districts Have Enough Bandwidth to Use Digital Learning Every Day


But what was once the gold standard for high speed is now barely enough to keep pace with modern learning environments, according to Evan Marwell, CEO of the nonprofit EducationSuperHighway , which released its annual State of the States report Tuesday. At that speed, Marwell said, “digital learning” takes on a whole new meaning. “It’s At 100 kbps, you can have a few teachers here and a few there at any given time using digital learning in the classroom.

Managing Student Devices in K-12


At the start of 2018, the U.S. Digital Learning Technology Insight 1 to 1 BYOD MDMmarket experienced a 10 percent year-over-year growth in mobile devices sold to K-12 schools, according to THE Journal.

Transforming Classrooms into Thriving Learning Communities with an LMS! My #ISTE18 ItsLearning Keynote

Teacher Reboot Camp

This past week the incredible Alan November and I delivered mini keynotes for the Rethink Learning Summit hosted by ItsLearning. I follow with my talk about transforming classrooms into thriving learning communities with a Learning Management System (LMS).

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A major report on digital learning from Arizona State University

Bryan Alexander

What are the best ways to support and structure digital learning? One text described it as looking into institutional return on investment (ROI) for digital learning. They save money, expand access, and offer the same or better quality as face-to-face learning.

What Devices are Used in the K-12 Classroom?


Digital Learning Technology Insight MDMToday’s classroom is filled with technology, from more common tools like interactive white boards to emerging tech like augmented reality, not to mention tablets and laptops. But just how widespread is device use?

The Pen is NOT Mightier than the Keyboard – Strategies to Embrace and Scaffold Digital Learning


However, neither mentions any instruction to help students capitalize on digital tools! Too often, educators project their own learning habits onto their students, applying paper-based strategies to digital contexts. However, what if we considered digital note taking as a completely new task? Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally ( Edutopia, 8 March 2016). Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking ( MindShift, 17 August 2017).

Washington State Announces Digital Learning Access Grants

Education Superhighway

Last week, the Washington state legislature appropriated $900,000 to further leverage funding from the federal E-rate program, which will bring greater connectivity to schools across the state and make available K-12 digital learning access grants.

Student Voices Finalists 2018


Congratulations to all of the 2018 nominees! Digital Learning Personalized Learning Professional Learning Student voiceEach year, I am more impressed with the quality of nominations brought forward for the SETDA Student Voices Award. The Student Voices award honors an outstanding K-12 school or district that has leveraged technology to dramatically improve the educational experiences and achievement of their students.