10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

Waterford

Some, like social-emotional learning and digital citizenship, have long been important—and they may require even more focus this year. Others, like genius hour and bite-sized learning, are recently arrived educational trends that may have a helpful place in your classroom. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other world events, teachers and families may all be more overwhelmed than ever. Blended Learning. Personalized Learning. Bite-Sized Learning.

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Innovative Science Teaching in Grades 6-12

The CoolCatTeacher

From augmented reality to game-based learning and online portfolios, she has a variety of ideas to share about how she amps up her science teaching with technology. SPONSOR: Join a Free Personalized Learning Session with Me and TextHelp! This Thursday, December 6 from 1-3 pm Eastern Time, Edweek is hosting an event about personalized learning. Get ready to talk about Personalized Learning. gamification, VR/AR/MR, coding) to enrich my science curriculum.

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Catching Up After Fall CUE – An Alludo Learning Perspective

CUE

Whether you participated in-person or joined from afar, we were honored to be a part of this event that encourages all to LEARN, INSPIRE, and INNOVATE! 3-month Alludo trial – PD gamification for your district. ” Ed Note- Thi s post originally appeared on th e Alludo Learning Blog on November 2, 2017. The post Catching Up After Fall CUE – An Alludo Learning Perspective appeared first on CUE Blog.

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

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Webpage Comparison : Students examine two websites and select the one that they would use to begin research on gun control, assessing their ability to identify the strengths and limitations of websites for learning about political topics. Among the learning experiences on ten pages packed with lessons are: Civil Rights Movement in Context. and world history events.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 29th, 2014 Teaching is not just a job. Dr. Ralph Tyler 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. The great majority of these events are free to attend. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution.

Why We Need To Embrace eSports In Education

techlearning

Last year, the second most watched sporting event in America after the Superbowl was the League of Legends finals. Three of the top ten most watched sporting events last year were esports events. The professional esports scene has never had more players, events, prize money, or a bigger audience. All the social/emotional learning and soft skills I developed in football, wrestling, track, and rugby can be developed through esports.

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30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. YouTube = Learning at Your Fingertips! There are so many ways to learn with YouTube channels for teachers and students! When you want to learn something new these days, most of us head over to YouTube. You can learn just about anything on YouTube: how to fix your dryer, how to create a blog, or how to use Google Docs. Learn French with Alexa. Shake Up Learning.

Diary of a Techy Teacher: Why I’m Taking a One-Year Sabbatical with BetterLesson

Edsurge

As a matter of fact, the first time I ever heard these terms happened back when I was in college, where I also learned that taking a sabbatical is a requirement at some universities. As a result, after each event, I'd return to my classroom with a confining feeling in the back of my mind. It’s Improving My Instructional Coaching This year, I will be working as a Blended Learning Instructional Coach with BetterLesson. A “sabbatical.” A “one-year leave.”

Transforming and Personalize PD in Your Own District

MSEDTechie

Differentiation and personalized learning opportunities are just as important for teachers--creating empowering learning communities is key. Instead of ”professional development,” we need authentic, personalized “professional learning opportunities” that improve workflow and foster creativity. Here are few of the unique ways educators are given opportunities to expand their learning environment through creative measures.

K-12 is the Key to Workforce Development

Mindspark Learning

Work-based Learning Is Imperative Leverage Community Voice in Your Learning Environment. Furthermore, as much as gamification, project-based learning and blended learning strategies support student engagement, not enough is being said about the benefits of work-based learning experiences for students. Check Out Our Upcoming Events and Institutes. Real-World Authentic Learning Scenarios Problem-solving that Matters.

What schools should know before launching an LMS [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

Launching a learning management system within an educational institution comes with some challenges. Do you want to offer blended learning classes? Learn everything about the LMS. Don’t forget that you can also add custom badges to reward students for completing tasks in the platform if gamification is enabled. Read more: Is a learning portal different from an LMS? Read more: Should parents also know how to use e-learning platforms?

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Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

The event became much more dramatic than expected, once the hosting city, Washington DC, was clobbered by the great snowpocalyspe of 2016. A quick round of introductions revealed some interesting trends: a growing number of liberal arts institutions are launched or growing online learning programs; many sought to find the distinct ways liberal arts institutions, and campuses pursuing liberal education, can use technology. Online learning is on the rise.

What Student Passion Looks Like

techlearning

I’ve asked them to share their team name, what they’re making, why they’re making it, and what they’ve learned so far, and why they like class. What you’ve learned: How to use gravit so we can make models of our frames. What you like most about class: The constant feeling of learning something new. We have learned that running a business is very hard and takes a lot of work. I have learned that it’s not super easy to run a business.

The 2013 Reform Symposium This Week - Online, Free, and with Amazing Speakers and Presenters

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It''s an online global event highlighting “wow” moments in teaching and learning , and the entire conference will be held online using the Blackboard Collaborate webinar platform, running out of my FutureofEducation.com community. The fourth annual Reform Symposium Free Online Conference (RSCON) starts this Friday, October 11th, running for three days and in conjunction with Connected Educator Month.