DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

Teacher Reboot Camp

My students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester. Creating video tutorials is the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions.

Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

The Mobile Native

New national research indicates that training teachers to integrate mobile technology into instruction may have a positive effect on students’ standardized test scores and academic achievement. ISTE Mobile Learning

Implementing Mobile Devices With a Focus on Learning

A Principal's Reflections

The following post is a modified excerpt from Uncommon Learning. Mobile learning provides enhanced collaboration among learners, access to information, and a deeper contextualization of learning. Koole (2009) No one will deny the impact that mobile is having on the world.

New Vernier Thermal Analysis® Plus for FLIR ONE® App Launched to Help Students Study Thermal Energy Concepts

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BEAVERTON, Oregon, May 8, 2018 — The new Vernier Thermal Analysis Plus for FLIR ONE app from Vernier Software & Technology allows students to use the latest versions of FLIR ONE cameras—the FLIR ONE Pro Thermal Camera and FLIR ONE Gen 3 Thermal Camera—as they study thermal energy concepts.

6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

Gaggle Speaks

A thorough cost-benefit analysis of the different options—including up-front costs, expected upkeep (repairs and the expected lifespan of hardware) and necessary accessories—can offer new opportunities for affordability that might not immediately be apparent. Mobile Learning

Vernier app offers hands-on learning about thermal energy

eSchool News

Ideal for BYOD and mobile learning environments, the app matched with our innovative investigations lets students easily collect and analyze thermal data, make scientific connections, and participate in hands-on learning.”.

Do one-to-one laptop programs improve learning?

eSchool News

The researchers reviewed nearly 100 academic studies on one-to-one laptop programs dating back to 2001, although only 10 of the studies were scientifically rigorous enough to use in a statistical “meta-analysis” in the paper. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News Research

Digital rights group alleges Google invades student privacy

eSchool News

The complaint contends Google’s storage and analysis of the student profile violates a “Student Privacy Pledge” that the company signed last year. Litigation Mobile Learning News Top News chromebooks EFF Electronic Frontier Foundation Google student privacy

Idaho’s virtual charter schools have a 20 percent grad rate

eSchool News

“This analysis provides the board direction to investigate strategies to help these low-graduating populations improve,” Soltman told the Legislature’s joint budget committee, kicking off a week of education budget hearings. McClatchy Mobile Learning Networking & Broadband News Top News charter charter schools districts Education failure graduation graduation rate graduation rates help high school high school graduation rate high schools leaders news school

Research Reveals Factors That Help Students Achieve Learning Gains with Education Apps; Findings Outlined in New Research Brief from SmartEdTech

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March 20, 2018 — Schools are spending billions of dollars on Chromebooks, tablets, and other digital devices to support the delivery of personalized learning opportunities for students based on assessment data and analytics, but are they achieving a learning return on this investment?

Spirals of Innovation in Schools – From Pockets of Excellence to Sustained Change from Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

Even if teachers and students have access to technology, they may lack the knowledge and experience to use it for creation, analysis, and synthesis (Reich, Willett, & Murnane, 2012). Come learn with Beth this Summer: Beth Holland Blog Featured EdTechResearcher innovation leadership

15 Must-Read Blogs for K12 Administrators

Gaggle Speaks

Mindshift : A partnership between a California public television and NPR to investigate technology’s impact on learning. Eduwonk : Education news, analysis and commentary by Andrew Rotherham, the co-founder of Bellwether Education Partners.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment. Today’s students are studying and learning differently – a change confirmed by the widespread adoption of digital studying. Further, research validates the use of mobile technology in education.

What's on the Horizon (Still, Again, Always) for Ed-Tech

Hack Education

The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released the latest NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education. Adaptive Learning Technologies. Mobile Learning. Blended Learning Designs. Collaborative Learning. Redesigning Learning Spaces.

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50 Alternatives To Lecturing

TeachThought - Learn better.

Ed note: This post is promoted by SEU’s Master of Education program, who asked to write about how learning is changing, and let you know about their Master of Education and Educational Leadership program, which can you read more about here. Learning Models. Learning through play.

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Divergent Thinking in the Creative Classroom

CUE

Encouraging metacognitive learning can support students to understand their thinking and increase creative confidence. Help learners appreciate how they learn. Talk about the process of learning and about strategies for generating ideas. Engage in a visual analysis.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

We recorded micro-teaches - usually a 10 minute lesson - and then played back the footage to the students so they could see and hear themselves and learn from the experience. Game based learning is another area of development that has already impacted positively on education.

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Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

It’s from these weekly and monthly reports that I start to build my analysis. But I’ve purposefully called this series “trends” because I like to imagine it helps defang some of the bulleted list of crap that other publications churn out, claiming that this or that product is going to “change everything” about how we teach and learn. Learning to Code. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Online Learning. Mobile Learning.

Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality

Edsurge

Alignment of Data Standards for Describing Learning Objectives When applying the Google Maps metaphor to learner navigation, the points of interest on the map are competencies—the things that a person can learn, such as skills, knowledge, dispositions, and habits of practice. The IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) plans to update its existing standards based on this work.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

This series is meant to serve in-depth exploration of the events of the past year and an analysis of how these events shape the way in which we imagine and prepare for the future of teaching and learning. Learning to Code. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Online Learning. Mobile Learning. Social Learning, Social Networks. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told.

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Wednesday - Day Three of the Virtual Learning 2.0 Conference, Including a "Pitchfire!"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tuesday we had 20 hours of great virtual sessions and keynotes in our Learning 2.0 Conference. The session recording links are HERE and the links for the full Blackboard Collaborate recordings of the keynotes a part of the keynote session descriptions HERE.

OZeLive Starts Today - "Ed Tech Down Under"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

I''m going to talk about the "Learning Revolution:" why I think this is such an important time historically for learning, tying that back to what I''ve learned in the last seven years of building online communities for education, and then sharing my newest project: LearningRevolution.com. Long Teacher Environmental Education, Biology and General Science 6:00pm Increase your modern language students'' speaking fluency through mobile learning - Harry G.

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Saturday is the Online Global Student Conference - "STEM + Entrepreneurship" (plus we make our call for volunteers!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how STEM and entrepreneurship impact learning both in and out of the classroom. High School-Southern Tioga School District (Pennsylvania, United States) CLASS: Connected Learning Activities through Social Service by Abhijith K.S.