5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Children with smartphones have unfiltered access to the Internet unless their parents make a decision to filter. We may install things on their Chromebooks, but when they are on their phones, they are getting unfiltered access to the internet.

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What has been and what is yet to come

Learning with 'e's

As such, the country has made access to the Web free and easy to use for everyone. I will also speculate on the future of distance education and how it might be shaped by, and respond to, the next wave of technology.

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Why schools shouldn't ban smartphones

Learning with 'e's

I was asked to write an opinion piece for the Western Morning News earlier this week as a response to the comments from Ofsted and their advisers on the use of technology in schools. But why is technology still a bone of contention? Many children have a natural affinity with technology.

10Q: Steven Anderson

Learning with 'e's

Anderson is known to many in the world of education as a passionate and knowledgeable promoter of social media and technology for learning. He has been a prime mover in some of the most innovative projects for technology supported learning in the past few years.

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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Inspire to learn

Learning with 'e's

The conference is themed around excellence in teaching of the social sciences, which reflects my own professional and academic background. M y key premise is that l earning technology is just about everywhere in education. We have the technology.

Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: Today we are talking with Mike Daugherty @MoreThanATech , Director of Technology in Ohio. He also won 2016 Outstanding Technology’s Administrator of the Year for Ohio. And what I’m trying to avoid is not being so centric around technology in terms of tools.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

In the Guide to Capstone Education from the National Capstone Consortium there are a series of questions posed about technology and the role it should, could or might possibly play in a capstone course. How will technology enhance the structure and requirements of the program?

The role of technology in the PYP

EdTech4Beginners

This post will outline the aims of the PYP (the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate) and the role that technology plays in helping teachers and students to achieve those goals. What does the PYP say about technology? How does technology support inquiry?

Ambient learning

Learning with 'e's

Now, ambient learning can be driven by the learner - as they encounter problems or challenges, they can gain instant access to content that helps them to learn more about the issues and how they might be resolved.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura

Shake Up Learning

Episode 2 Show Notes: Karly Moura is a Teacher On Special Assignment (Instructional Coach & Educational Technology Support Teacher) at Sun Terrace Elementary School, MDUSD. Follow Us on Social Media.

Dazzling Classroom Creations with Google Draw!

EdTechTeam

Quick access to Google Draw is available through your the blue “New” menu in your drive and simply scrolling down to see the “more” options menu where you will find “Google’s Best Hidden Secret” red icon with an overlapping circle and square. With a few quick steps, you can easily create sharp looking visuals that are professional in appearance, high resolution, and compatible with any other application of Google or Social Media platform.

The 2 Biggest Barriers To Learning in Modern Schools - Consideration 7

The Innovative Educator

It used to be that 1:1 technology access was a novelty. Furthermore with companies like Neverware which can turn most any old device into a high-speed Chromebook, cost and tech support are no longer the barriers they once were.

The persistence of distance (learning)

Learning with 'e's

By comparison, in its technology supported multiple formats, contemporary distance education is much more sophisticated. Learning in any mode, in any place and at any time is accessible to anyone with the means to access it.

Are we more intelligent?

Learning with 'e's

This is part 2 of the series on technological futures. When discussing the future, especially the future of technology, there are some writers who almost always seem to be quoted. So the future of technology supported learning is uncertain and contested.

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.