INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech

Neo LMS

Phill and Graham had a wonderful conversation on the topic of e-learning and explored six key digital learning trends that are reshaping the EdTech landscape. Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech. One of the things that we do have a benefit of is seeing the trends in schools and universities, because our product suite covers both these areas. There does seem to be a big trend in general towards learner centric education process.

Trends 273

Education innovation in 2017: 4 personalized learning trends to watch

The Christensen Institute

Here are four trends in personalized learning we’ll be watching unfold in the coming year: 1. Big assessment decisions will hit the states. States’ approaches to assessment will prove to be key harbingers of instructional changes to come. Watch for increased focus on performance assessment throughout K–12 and better proxies for postsecondary preparation and readiness at the high school level.

Trends 235
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

What Is An Asynchronous Learning Community?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Not all asynchronous learning is the same and new trends emerge as new technology emerges–and more importantly, our collective definitions and vision for what learning is and might be change with them. Learning Definitions eLearning Fundamentals Terry Heick

MOOC 98

Is the hottest trend in chronic care all it’s cracked up to be?

The Christensen Institute

Healthcare providers visit these patients proactively at home to perform medical assessments, coach them in health self-management, and refer them to local resources for additional health-related needs. And patients’ own aspirations for their health and healthcare will evolve over time, changing a critical definition of care success, hence the way numerous and interrelated aspects of care must be aligned to attain it.

Trends 153

Tired Edtech Trends That Teachers Wish Would Retire: From the Floor of ISTE 2017

Edsurge

But while EdSurge paced the ISTE floor on June 25-28 in San Antonio, Texas, we decided to ask a slightly different question: What edtech trends, products, and buzzwords do you wish would retire—for good? Tara Linney: The piece of tech is definitely different apps that exist for the sole purpose of replacing a quiz. Stew Greenberg Stew Greenberg: Definitely digital scantrons.

Trends 127

Is the hottest trend in chronic care all it’s cracked up to be?

The Christensen Institute

Healthcare providers visit these patients proactively at home to perform medical assessments, coach them in health self-management, and refer them to local resources for additional health-related needs. And patients’ own aspirations for their health and healthcare will evolve over time, changing a critical definition of care success, hence the way numerous and interrelated aspects of care must be aligned to attain it.

Trends 120

Part 2: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to post number two in a series devoted to formative learning (assessment). Part 2: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities. On the other hand, technology can provide amazing tools that can amplify a teacher’s ability to assess for formative learning. Kahoot – Make learning and assessment into a class wide game complete with points and leader boards. Feedback Tools for Formative Assessment.

How to streamline assessment and spend less time grading

The Cornerstone for Teachers

The topic for our first productivity roundtable is streamlining the grading and assessment process. They’ve found more effective ways to monitor and assess student learning, and they’re going to share those strategies here with you today. They’re also going to share how they’re using formative assessment and student self-assessment to reduce the amount of grades they have to assign and to make the assessment process more meaningful for kids.

10 Inspired Tech Trends Every Teacher Should Know About

Edsurge

The bevy of tech tips and trends brightening their classrooms—including 360-degree video, thoughtful ways to use Alexa, and the sleeper Google tool for improving note-taking and research. They're working with Alexa Skill Blueprints to create new assessments and letting kids ask for word definitions or simply to play soothing background music. It’s back to school season, and these teachers are excited.

Trends 131

Hacking project-based learning: tips for management, assessment, & more from Ross Cooper & Erin Murphy

The Cornerstone for Teachers

But it’s not always simple to plan, and manage, and assess, so we’re going to talk about some practical teaching strategies today. With PBL, kids show what they learn as they journey through the unit, interact with its lessons, collaborate with each other, and assess themselves and each other. Erin: I’m going to kind of piggyback that question with something else that we get asked a lot, which is about assessment in project-based learning.

How to Tame the ‘Interoperability Beast’ and Reduce Your Data Integration Burden

Edsurge

So it’s not just taking information from a student information system into Canvas, but also vice versa—definitely not the easiest thing to build. Education Technology Interoperability Assessments Technology Trends School Infrastructure Big Data Data PrivacyData integration baffles even the most edtech-savvy districts. Translating and sharing data between your student information system (SIS) and a multitude of tech applications is complex, costly and time-consuming.

Data 122

Bring back joy by teaching outdoors: A how-to guide

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I think students sometimes use going to the bathroom as just needing a mental break, but definitely the students who were testing outside got the mental break they needed by just looking up hearing the birds around them.

How to use podcasts in the classroom (with Listenwise)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Yeah, let’s definitely do a deeper dive into that. How are you going to assess whether the students understood it? It’s so easy with one click to assign the quiz and what that does is it assesses students on five key listening skills: Did they understand the main point?

What 41 Years of Teaching Taught Me with Karen Van Duyn

The CoolCatTeacher

KAREN: Definitely. Definitely. The Unified Classroom brings together the teacher’s grade book, learning management system, student information system, and assessment in one powerful platform with just one log in. All Subjects Education Trends and Topics Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Monday Motivation Policy Makers Teachers

Trends 224

12 tips for work/life balance in hybrid concurrent teaching

The Cornerstone for Teachers

In the pages that follow, I’ll share 12 mindset shifts and workload strategies to help you streamline, because there definitely ARE things you can do to make this easier (or harder) on yourself. How well (and easily) can I assess this task for learning/growth/progress?

3 ways to make social-emotional learning REAL for students

The Cornerstone for Teachers

He’s going to give us a bit of context about what the SEL needs are for students right now, what’s trending, and clarify exactly what true socio-emotional learning means., The goal of the daily check-in is to assess the wellbeing of the students and help them name their emotions.

Renaissance and Nearpod, Coming Together to Empower Teachers and Accelerate Student Growth

eSchool News

Renaissance , a global leader in student-centered, pre-K–12 personalized practice and assessment, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nearpod , a leader in teacher-facilitated instructional delivery, to unlock an unparalleled level of student insights. “In

5 big ideas for education innovation in 2019

eSchool News

Over the last year, education innovators around the country continued to pursue expanded definitions of student success, personalized approaches, and wholly new models of school. But pulling back the curtain on the research base, the paltry supply of reliable SEL assessments can make the current energy around SEL interventions feel anemic at best, and hollow at worst. District Management Featured on eSchool News IT Management innovation SEL trends

Some parts of teaching are BETTER with remote learning. Here’s how to leverage that.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

First off, if you are feeling like that, you are definitely NOT a bad teacher for enjoying this new way of interacting with your students. Given the amount of time teachers typically spend on grading and assessment, this is an area to watch for sure.

LMS 76

Growth over Grades: How a Resubmit Policy Is Helping Us Build a Culture of Revision

Edsurge

At the same time, our middle school science department made the switch from traditional grading to standards-based assessment and overhauled our philosophy to focus on fostering revision practices. One of the significant changes we made was to offer an open resubmit policy, meaning any student could revise and resubmit any assessed work up until the end of the following unit for up to full credit. We’ve since fine-tuned our definition of mastery and it's more complex and open-ended.

Why Google Maps—not Netflix or Amazon—Points to the Future of Education

Edsurge

By definition, data is backward looking. By definition, data is backward looking. Larry Berger, a long-time education technology entrepreneur and current CEO of Amplify, wrote recently that “We also don’t have the assessments to place kids with any precision on the map. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

Data 102

Want to Boost Reading Scores? Build Silent Reading Stamina.

Edsurge

Her desire to incentivize and reward students for their reading diligence was born out of a deep concern for some alarming English Language Arts (ELA) numbers: In 2018, when she became the principal, the lowest-performing 25% of her 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders reached only 46% of their expected yearly growth based on statewide assessments. “I This assessment, which measures the amount of progress a student makes between two points in time, ideally falls between 1.5

4 Reasons why an LMS is a perfect solution for digital minimalism

Neo LMS

But there is a trend that goes against the way of life inspired by consumerism, as more and more people decide to live with less: it’s called minimalism. They don’t feel the need to follow trends or buy the newest items. In this case, less is definitely more.

LMS 329

Creating systemic change and solving problems BEFORE they happen

The Cornerstone for Teachers

What they need is a goal that they care about, access to data that helps them assess whether they’re getting closer or further away from that goal, and they need to be left alone. Education Trends Equity Resources Teaching Tips & Resources Truth For Teachers Podcast

What U.S. Companies Should Know About Asia's Edtech Market

Edsurge

ThinkCERCA is definitely not the first U.S. Gearing up for the Olympics in 2020, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government has announced major changes for education, including adopting fully online and computer-based testing and requiring college admission to assess a full spectrum of applicants’ credentials, including extracurricular activities. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

How To Add Rigor To Anything

TeachThought - Learn better.

How To Add Rigor To Any Lesson, Unit, Or Assessment. 10 Strategies To Add Rigor To Any Lesson, Unit, or Assessment. By definition, transfer requires a student to apply knowledge in new and unfamiliar situations, an inherently rigorous process. Learning Trending curriculum instructional design learning rigor teachingby Terry Heick. Rigor is a fundamental piece of any learning experience. It is also among the most troublesome due to its subjectivity. What does it mean?

Four Reasons Why Students—and Teachers—Need SEL Embedded Into School All Day, Every Day

Edsurge

Despite a general trend toward data-driven decision making, many schools lack the ability to understand and support the development of SEL skills which emphasize proactive academic, career, and citizenship behaviors. Learn about Rethink Ed SEL, the first combined instructional and assessment program. Jake completes a short, self-assessment survey, and is encouraged by his progress.

The SMART Learning Suite: Any device. Any Approach.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

The SMART Learning Suite combines lesson delivery, assessment, collaboration, and game-based learning software all into one easy-to-use system. Developed with the latest and most impactful education trends in mind, this education suite enriches student-led learning, project-based learning, and flipped classroom experiences. From the Notebook, teachers can create activities and monitor/assess progress. Education Trends

Not Just Numbers: How Educators Are Using Data in the Classroom

Edsurge

If you’re an educator, chances are you’ve heard the phrase “data-driven instruction,” where you’re asked to constantly assess, analyze, and adjust how you teach students. That includes Maine educator Julie Willcott, who concedes that some of the most informative data she has used came not from summative tests or graded assignments, but rather from assessments she used to identify students’ learning preferences at the beginning of a semester. “In

Data 127

The SMART Learning Suite: Any device. Any Approach.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

The SMART Learning Suite combines lesson delivery, assessment, collaboration, and game-based learning software all into one easy-to-use system. Developed with the latest and most impactful education trends in mind, this education suite enriches student-led learning, project-based learning, and flipped classroom experiences. From the Notebook, teachers can create activities and monitor/assess progress. Education Trends Sponsors & Supporters

Massive Data Breaches, Billions in Wasted Funds: Who Is Holding Edtech Vendors Accountable?

Edsurge

You definitely can be taken advantage of,” says Khan. “I It is important to be able to assess what vendors’ privacy practices are. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech BusinessIn 2014, University of Maryland President Wallace Loh made a desperate appeal to the Senate to support legislation that would force businesses to more aggressively address the cybersecurity issues that. cost his university millions of dollars. His request fell on deaf ears as the bill died.

How to Overcome Apathy and Disillusionment When Standardized Tests Fail Kids

Edsurge

For many of our students, there isn’t a singular, definitive reason why they came to McClarin. When an exam is designed to assess a wide set of skills and content, and success is calculated by one total score, students walk away identifying as a letter, number or percentage. My work on this team prompted me to reevaluate my approach to curriculum and assessment. If I could see a student’s scores trend upwards, it meant something to me, even if it wasn’t a passing score.

The SMART Learning Suite: Any device. Any Approach.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

The SMART Learning Suite combines lesson delivery, assessment, collaboration, and game-based learning software all into one easy-to-use system. Developed with the latest and most impactful education trends in mind, this education suite enriches student-led learning, project-based learning, and flipped classroom experiences. From the Notebook, teachers can create activities and monitor/assess progress. Education Trends Sponsors & Supporters

The SMART Learning Suite: Any device. Any Approach.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

The SMART Learning Suite combines lesson delivery, assessment, collaboration, and game-based learning software all into one easy-to-use system. Developed with the latest and most impactful education trends in mind, this education suite enriches student-led learning, project-based learning, and flipped classroom experiences. From the Notebook, teachers can create activities and monitor/assess progress. Education Trends Sponsors & Supporters

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

Teachers also receive feedback via reports on student and class performance, allowing them to analyze classroom trends and inform future teaching. Assess class performance. ” Khan Academy Kids is definitely worth a look for early childhood and primary educators as well as parents. All You Need to Know to Prepare for the Trainer Skills Assessment and Application!