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Self-Regulation in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

I can empathize with their frustration, but I attribute these behaviors to underdeveloped self-regulation skills, especially in online and blended learning environments. Blended Learning Environments Require Self-regulation Skills. The goal of the various blended learning models (e.g.,

What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter?

Digital Promise

Learning sciences research investigates the process of learning in realistic settings, which can include schools, museums, after-school programs, home environments, or anywhere people typically learn. Key Features of Learning Sciences Research. Where to Learn More.

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How Are Educators Continuing Powerful Professional Learning Online?

Digital Promise

The Edcamp Community supports educators to organize and participate in participant-driven professional learning designed by and for educators. Care for educators themselves, whether through mental and emotional self-care or by creating space for professional development and learning.

Students Are Slipping Through the Cracks of Special Education. Schools Must Do Better.

Edsurge

After some investigating on my part, I learned that Jason had been with the school district since second grade. Serve the needs of students who required more instruction to succeed but did not necessarily display a learning disability.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091

Shake Up Learning

The post Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Student Portfolios are the epitome of Dynamic Blended Learning and going beyond the due date because they are never “done.”. Watch this video to learn how! Shake Up Learning 2020.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Are You Ready for Generation Z

The Game Agency

They’re adept at using technology and are “always on.” They want to learn and master strong leadership skills and care deeply about their careers and finding a path to success. Technology. What about company information- organization charts, handbooks, compliance information, etc. Training and Learning. Gen Zers know that they have to constantly be learning to stay on top of fast moving technology. 8 Second Attention Span / Micro Learning.

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

Learning analytics has been a hot topic for a while in the education industry. Not by chance, learning analytics and all its related technologies (measuring learning, artificial intelligence, adaptive learning, personalized learning, etc.) Being so hot also means that the industry uses the term “learning analytics” in a variety of ways. Some reflect neither the spirit nor the current state of this technology. Technology

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Lisa Highfill

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Lisa Highfill , a mother, educator, instructional coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook. She was a classroom teacher for over twenty years and is currently a technology integration coach in the Pleasanton Unified School District.

How an LMS Can Solve Professional Learning's Challenges—and Keep Master Teachers Engaged

Edsurge

The idea of using a learning management system (LMS) to deliver professional learning and development to K-12 educators is not new—but it’s not quite mainstream, either. Ken Dirkin Dirkin is the Director of Online Professional Learning at Michigan Virtual , a nonprofit provider of digital learning solutions for the state’s K-12 schools. The organization has been providing LMS-based professional learning for the state’s educators since 2004. “We

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Holiday Reading: 6 Books That Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS042

Shake Up Learning

The post Holiday Reading: 6 Books That Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS042 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In every book on this list, the main focus is on the four C’s and putting student learning first. Hint: It’s NOT about the technology!

How Co-Teaching Helped Our New Teachers Support Students, In-Person and Online

Edsurge

At the time, technology in the classroom was limited to two Macintosh computers that ran programs on floppy disks. There were no iPads, no online assessments and no Zoom. We reopened our schools last August and allowed families the option to continue learning remotely.

Five Best Practices Teachers Can Learn from Dungeon Masters

MindShift

This series has looked at how Dungeons & Dragons and similar role-playing games (RPGs) have been used for learning. In all of these cases, teachers and professors channeled their inner Dungeon Master to reimagine how learning takes place in their classes and schools.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Leveling Up Language Learners’ 21st-Century Skills with Minecraft

Edsurge

How could a game featuring so little language drive this much language learning? In my experience creating projects in Minecraft and running after-school clubs, expert players are always keen to help their novice peers learn the essential skills. We then paired up, and the newbies learned gameplay tips and tricks, most of which was conducted in English. Playing in survival mode, a new player is quickly required to learn the basics. Language Learning and Minecraft.

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The Pandemic Will Leave More Students Unprepared For College. Developmental Education Must Help.

Edsurge

It is important to note that there are many co-req models for consideration, including those that offer paired courses, extended instructional time, accelerated learning programs, academic support services, and technology-mediated supports.

Why a 21st Century Teacher Isn’t Just a “Guide on the Side”

EdNews Daily

The great fiction that a teacher today has become a “guide on the side” is now hardwired into nearly every conversation about the future of teaching and learning. The truth is that in the emerging era of project based learning, personalization, 21 st century skills training, commitment to social emotional growth, and attention to equity and social challenges, the complexities of teaching can’t be captured by a simple ‘You’re now a guide on the side’ mandate. By Thom Markham.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–can include a teacher handbook, student workbooks, and a special package for homeschoolers. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos–and help for homeschoolers. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Overview.

5 Reasons to Love Hyperdocs and Digital Lesson Design

EdTechTeam

Hyperdoc digital lesson design allow teachers the opportunity to develop, design, curate and create content and assessment that is authentic to your classroom and audience. Learning Styles are celebrated. Students can experience a lesson and show what they know in their learning style and strengths. Want to learn more about Hyperdocs? From Hyperdoc Handbook co-author Lisa Highfill: Be My Valentine Text Set.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

How ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Primes Students for Interdisciplinary Learning, Including STEM

MindShift

Studies have shown that the highly social and collaborative nature of the popular fantasy role-playing game cultivates a range of social-emotional skills, which can lay the foundation for improved learning. David Simkins, a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, is an expert on games and learning. His research indicates that role-playing games (RPGs) can boost learning and stimulate intellectual curiosity and growth.

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10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

It takes into account recent changes such as connectivity, open-source technology, mobile devices, and personalization of learning to dramatically shift how schools have been run for over a century. Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns. For more on how innovation is changing education, see also Disrupting Class, Expanded Edition: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Microsoft Education Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Microsoft Education Resources Microsoft for Education Site "Empower students today to be the creators of tomorrow and to achieve more" Microsoft Education Transformation Framework Flexible platform for education transformation Microsoft K-12 Education Transformation Framework: Modern teaching and learning Course Microsoft Education Resource Center implement the Education Transformation Framework in your school or district. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

A Culture Of Inquiry Through A Forward-Leaning Curriculum

TeachThought - Learn better.

To learn more about professional development around these ideas, contact us. How do we develop a system of learning at a time when everything we know about learning is in flux? But here’s my wonder: How can any standards survive in a world in which technology, the changing nature of knowledge, a high level of chaos , and an acute need to solve global problems have cohered into one massive disruption of schooling? 6 Strategies To Create A Forward-Learning Curriculum.

How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies

eSchool News

Avoid blanket opt-outs that generalize all technology or obfuscate how specific social media platforms will be used. Most important: As with any technology, attach social media use to clearly articulated goals for student learning. Emphasize in your guidelines that teachers should audit any potential use of social media in terms of student-centered pedagogy: (1) Does it forward student learning in a way impossible through other means?

HyperDocs in Math

EdTechTeam

As a high school math teacher for 29 years, I have watched my students change so much with how they learn and what they are exposed to in their school years. Now my students look at their mistakes and learn from them before the assessment is given. They are able to complete interactive materials with instant feedback and built in self assessments. HyperSlides is based on the strategy coined in the HyperDoc Handbook: Intentional Lesson Design Using Google Apps.

Does your district need this innovative App Approval Tool?

eSchool News

Evans was brought in as Superintendent of Omaha Public Schools (OPS) to institute change processes that resulted from a needs assessment. Technology was set as a priority because the district hadn’t focused in this area previously. To help make the change as smooth as possible, OPS placed an emphasis on digital citizenship through professional learning, as well as the development of a new device deployment strategy and an innovative App Approval Tool.

Today’s regulatory framework is ineffective. Deleting it won’t solve the problem.

The Christensen Institute

For instance, the Federal Student Aid Handbook , which lists the rules with which US colleges must comply in order to be eligible to participate in Title IV programs, runs to nearly 1,500 pages and is available for download in six different volumes (appendices come separately). CBE has the potential to lower costs, enhance learning, and align higher education to workforce needs.

Bloom and bust

Learning with 'e's

It has been a part of the bedrock of teacher education courses for over half a century, and is a model just about every learning professional is aware of, and has used at some point in their teaching career. Bloom's Cognitive Taxonomy is probably the best known and most used, and is organised into six levels of learning rising from simple to complex. Veronica Alexander talks about how the taxonomy has been successfully used as a template for learning programmes.

May 31 - Interview with James Bosco on Digital Media and Participatory Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

For the past 3 years CoSN has been involved in a project which is called " Participatory Learning in Schools: Leadership and Policy." MacArthur Foundation and is included in the Foundation''s digital media and learning program. Jim asks if "participatory learning" is just another set of buzzwords that will be here today and gone tomorrow? What does "participatory learning" actually mean, and how does it intersect with digital media?

The Histories of Personalized Learning

Hack Education

I recognize that the theme of this conference is “shaping the future of learning” but I want to talk a little bit about the past. I want us to think about the ways in which the history of learning – how we tell that story – shapes the future of learning, and how the history of technology (education technology and otherwise) – and how we tell that story – shapes the future of technology.