Creativity, Adobe EDU, and You!


Online learning has never been as accessible as it is in 2018. If you are looking to be more creative with your curriculum and leverage the power of high-quality and simple tools, then check out the Adobe Education Exchange! The post Creativity, Adobe EDU, and You!

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Online Learning Does Not Mean Sans Engagement

Fractus Learning

While educators and learners in classroom-based courses have already discovered the benefits of using engagement as a part of education, the power of online is yet to be fully realized. Ana Donaldson, 2011, Engaging the Online Learner. Online learning doesn’t mean sans engagement.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

Learning Math Should be Fun and Engaging

A Principal's Reflections

Kanchan Chellani, currently a math teacher at New Milford High School , is a strong believer in making the learning process fun, interactive, and meaningful for students. To engage students in her classroom, Mrs. Chellani has utilized a variety of tools to help her develop an interactive, student-centered learning environment. As a result, she has started to create her own online learning modules, using the software Adobe Captivate.

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ThingLink for Video Adds Interactivity


One of the options for the assignment was to make an introductory video for an online course. I used the free AdobeVoice app for iPad to create the original video, then uploaded it to the Adobe Voice website. blended learning Coursera MOOC multimedia online learning ThingLink video virtual learning I''m taking a MOOC through Coursera and UC Irvine called Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom.

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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. Sean Gallagher said, “It would be useful if there was more consistency across states, especially given the increasingly online/global or interstate nature of the major providers.”

How One Professor Uses Podcasts to Teach Empathy and Social Justice


The theme of this class is ‘listen and learn,’” states her current course description. Join the Club: Educators interested in learning more about Faculty Club opportunities, or being featured in an interview, are invited to reach out to us at They learn to communicate effectively with different groups of people around the same topics.” Learn about paid partnerships, the July Education Summit, and more.

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Improving online interaction

Connecting 2 the World

I was asked to give a presentation on improving interaction for online courses. The answer lies in research that has been done in online learning, social psychology, distance or online education, communication (including interpersonal, group, and CM communication), and even organizational development. In a previous paper, I identified 4 factors that affect online interaction: Technology, community, instructional constraints, and time.

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STEM for kids: Online classes teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Math skills


As a parent, you probably want your child to learn these skills but perhaps you’re uncertain of where to start. Here are some of our favorite online learning technologies, tools, and e-learning resources for teaching STEM skills to children: Science. E-learning

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Project Share Support Center #SXSWedu


Novice Has opened an account Can navigate MyPortal Exploring lefthand nav menu Developing ePortfolio Navigating online courses Novices can Microblog (updating their status; many know how to do this b/c of Facebook and Twitter) Use wikis and forums straight out of the box (have seen message boards on the Internet before) Blog (have seen professional blogs before) Proficient Created or participated in groups Tried to create a course Has used Web 2.0 Notes from SXSWedu 2011 breakout session.

Is SCORM still relevant?


I'm positive that at least 70% of the people in the e-learning space created or used at some point a SCORM package, whether it was a full class, a lesson, an assessment, or a simple presentation. SCORM has been used at a large scale for quite some time now, but as e-learning technology advances we have to wonder if it's still relevant for e-learning users. SCORM’s greatest advantage is the ability to integrate learning objects from different sources into a common environment.

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When the Stars Align: A New Constellation of Innovation


Each of these institutions are home to optimistic changemakers: people who are passionate about supporting engaging, relevant learning experiences that are accessible and affordable to all. At the end of April, about 130 of these “dreamers, doers, and drivers” gathered for an unconference at Arizona State University’s research center, EdPlus, under the umbrella idea of Shaping the Future of Learning in the Digital Age. learning - learning environments?

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 21st, 2014 In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Do you co-learn with a classroom across the globe? See you online!

Kadenze’s March Toward Online Art Education, 1 Year Later


While online education companies offer engineering, programming and business skills, one company wants to make sure that the fine arts isn’t being left behind. Some 100,000 students currently take to Kadenze , an online arts education platform, every month for classes ranging from machine learning for musicians and artists to audio programming. It goes beyond Adobe and Autodesk, the obvious ones,” he says.

Virtual office hours revisited

IT Bill

Asynchronous online learning is often considered the gold standard of distance learning, as it is the most convenient and flexible format in regards to scheduling. Patrick Lowenthal has been studying and writing about social presence in the online classroom for a number of years.

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Just Another Typical Day

A Principal's Reflections

This past Wednesday (February 6) was the second annual Digital Learning Day. New Milford High School joined thousands of other schools and educators across the country to showcase how digital learning is changing education. So what did you do on Digital Learning Day 2013

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Google Document URL Tricks

Learning in Hand

PDF files may open in any number of apps: Adobe Reader, Preview, Google Drive, Foxit Reader, Explain Everything, etc. If you'd like the PDF to display in the browser, you can use Google's online document viewer. Read more about this unique online learning opportunity for educators

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” On Tuesday a court dismissed a petition by Ashford Universit y (owned by Bridgepoint Education ) to allow its online programs to be eligible for GI Bill benefits. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Lots of MOOC PR appeared in the news this week. “Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next?” Via The Daily Times : “Blount County Schools building new options to personalize learning.”


Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

1, 2017, on the online 2018–19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Here’s a link to all the stories in Slate’s series on online credit recovery programs. Via The Next Web : “ Facebook is letting Groups create online learning courses – what could possibly go wrong?” Viridis Learning has raised an undisclosed amount of money from Salesforce Ventures.