Cash Awards Honor Faculty and Institutions for Innovative Use of Digital Tools

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Digital Learning Innovation Awards (DLIAwards) from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) last November. The mission of the OLC DLIAwards is to discover student-centered active learning solutions that advance the world of digital learning for all students,” says Kathleen Ives, the CEO and executive director of the Online Learning Consortium. Fulé and her colleague Don Carter, the university’s director of e-learning, launched the.

Five New Year's Resolutions Every Teacher Should Make

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Even after decades in the classroom, I still get butterflies in anticipation of the first day of school. For teachers without many seasons under their belts, check out this list of 50 classroom procedures ; it’s a good double check to make sure you’ve thought of everything—from group work to digital citizenship to classroom discussion. Sure, each tool and toy looked cool at the time. Budding activists in your classroom?

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10 Emerging Education Technologies

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What about the use of digital textbooks, adaptive learning, collaboration with other schools or flipped classrooms? These technologies represent some of the cutting edge tools and trends in education. Articles Featured Tools Trends 3D printing blended learning cloud edtech featured flipped classroom gamification hands-on sharing technology wearable computing

Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

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One of the first curricular tools I built to share—on the first day of school—was a public, student-friendly gradebook on Google Sheets. Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) I was so green at this point in my career that I probably assumed every classroom in the 21st century operated this way. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation. Learn more about Kiddom Academy.

The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom

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They were unprepared for the vast impact the virus would have on how students learn and education settings operate. They need to be aware of the options and solutions available to them to ensure teaching and learning can continue as seamlessly as possible, whatever the future holds.

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The Pedagogy of Blended Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Blended learning is where students use tech to have control over path, place, and pace. Eric Sheninger I remember back in 2012 when we began to implement blended learning strategies at my former high school. At the time the flipped approach was all the rage and best suited for the resources we had and the age group of our kids. The goal was to make the learning experience more personal for our students while better meeting their individual needs in the process.

“This way of working has changed my way of understanding education.” – Oscar Herrero, Spain

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Microsoft Innovative Educator Oscar Herrero says his favorite classroom activities involve gamification, using virtual reality, and collaborative questionnaires to inspire his students. They adapt learning to today’s society.”. Herrero’s teaching style has evolved as new approaches like gamification, the flipped classroom, and project-based learning have gained traction. He even works to involve students’ families in the classroom.

Inside an Adaptive-Courseware Experiment, Glitches and All

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Just before professor Barry Spieler enters the classroom at Montgomery College to teach an introductory statistics course, he looks at a data dashboard and gets a sinking feeling. His course expects a “new workflow,” he explains, since it uses adaptive courseware software, as well as a flipped classroom model where lectures are replaced with the interactive material. We make the mistake of thinking that what we say is what they learn.”. “I

Common Sense Education Resources from ISTE 2015

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Common Sense team members and certified educators presented on a range of practical and engaging ways to use specific technology tools for learning as well as our latest and greatest digital citizenship offerings. . If your collection of notes, flyers, business cards, and phone photos looks anything like mine, it might take a while to process all the great new ideas and tools you heard about during the conference. Best Critical Reading Tools for Middle/High School ELA.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

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When it comes to the most popular edtech tools among teachers, some apps, websites, and games have stood the test of time, while others tend to come and go with each new year. So, what are the most popular edtech tools this year? Here's a collection of some of the most-searched-for edtech tools among today's teachers. But just how effective are these tools at helping students learn? Some tools definitely have more potential than others. NBC Learn.

Not Another Dashboard: K-12 Interoperability Efforts Aim to Inform (Not Just Report)

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Yet as teachers and students interact with a growing collection of digital tools and services, making data systems “talk” to each other has become a priority. This was one of the needs behind the development of Ed-Fi , a set of education data tools and standards, in 2011 with support from the Dell Foundation. As today’s education technology tools are used more frequently to drive instruction, expectations have grown for how data can support teaching and learning.

Has Online Learning Really Disrupted K-12 Education in the U.S.? The Answer Is Yes — and No

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Horn and Curtis Johnson predicted in their book Disrupting Class that online learning would revolutionize teacher-led instruction and catalyze a student-centered transformation in U.S. Mainstream news outlets highlighted the promise of Khan Academy and flipped classrooms.

How Teaching Using Mindfulness or Growth Mindset Can Backfire

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And even in a classroom setting, such practices are not helping creativity, according to research. Because the brain is a complicated organ; it's embedded in social systems, in cultural systems, and it's constantly learning. You can't raise somebody in a closet so that they don't learn a language, right? So actually forcing them to keep going back to things that learned before in an explicit way is really important. Art Markman is an expert on what makes people tick.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

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When it comes to the most popular edtech tools among teachers, some apps, websites, and games have stood the test of time, while others tend to come and go with each new year. So, what are the most popular edtech tools this year? Here's a collection of some of the most-searched-for edtech tools among today's teachers. But just how effective are these tools at helping students learn? Some tools definitely have more potential than others. NBC Learn.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

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When it comes to the most popular edtech tools among teachers, some apps, websites, and games have stood the test of time, while others tend to come and go with each new year. So, what are the most popular edtech tools this year? Here's a collection of some of the most-searched-for edtech tools among today's teachers. But just how effective are these tools at helping students learn? Some tools definitely have more potential than others. NBC Learn.

5 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle’s Version of ‘Shark Tank’

Wired Campus

What his product does: tool to help professors build interactive online materials. For that, we invented a concept called Learning Gadgets. Learning Gadgets are almost like little apps. And then lastly a lot of these Learning Gadgets allow you to bring in third-party content — so almost anything that exists on the web you can bring right into a Versal course, organize it, organize it in lessons, put assessments in between, and so on. We do hybrid classrooms.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Affluent students get to digital tools for creative exploration; poor students get to use theirs for test prep. Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning. The Flipped Classroom". You can learn anything online, Siegler argued.