7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

Teacher Reboot Camp

While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. These are skills I outline in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions.

Closing the Digital Learning Gap

Digital Promise

At the same time, innovative education leaders and classroom teachers are engaging, motivating, and nurturing students to develop mindsets for college and career readiness and lifelong learning, and they are supporting social and emotional development. Extend the Learning Day.

Digital Learning Day with Book Creator and EdTechTeacher


We are excited to be apart of Digital Learning Day , an annual event organized by the Alliance for Excellent Education. We will be teaming up with Book Creator for a LIVE after-school professional development event.

This Research-Backed Toolkit Helps Youth Organizations Integrate Digital Learning


But perhaps the most important skills kids learn at Beam are empathy, communication and self-expression. One resource in the toolkit, for example, explains how to incorporate digital tools that align with an organization's specific goals. Video: Learning, Interest, and Voice.

Teaching digital citizenship with picture story books

Ditch That Textbook

Teaching digital citizenship in a meaningful way can be daunting. These picture books illustrate important concepts beautifully. This post is written by Eleni Kyritsis, a Year 3 teacher and Leader of Digital Learning and Innovation from Melbourne, Australia. Teaching digital citizenship books digital citizenship picture books picture books for the classroom social media picture books technology picture books

A Commitment to Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

New Milford High School proudly joined 37 states, 15,000 teachers, and over 2 million students on February 1 for the inaugural Digital Learning Day. Using Mac Books: one student recorded and shared their comments on a Google Doc while the other searched for and viewed the paintings.

Digital Learning Program From @snaplearning Can Boost Your Class Library!


Print PDFs, Read Digital Books, and Graph Progress Snap! has over 133 engaging books and lesson plans offering instruction and practice in phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension covering K-6 content in history, science, and language arts.

Remix It! 27 Resources for Finding Free Digital Content to Use for Digital Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Millions of artists, musicians, and creators upload their own photos, songs, videos, fonts, templates, and digital content to the web and allow people around the world to use it for presentations, books, and other digital projects. Our digital learners enjoy building off of and adapting the work of others. Below are additional websites to discover CC licensed and public domain content your learners can remix in their own digital projects.

New book explores safe digital learning environments

eSchool News

New ISTE book can help educators make effective tech decisions. In their second book on the subject, authors Abbie H. outline a new process for education leaders to follow to develop a secure environment for learning with technology.

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies #Bookreview

Learning with 'e's

It is a delight to see her new book has been published, and it was a joy to receive a copy for review recently. Its also one in a series of 'Hacking' titles published by the Hack Learning Organisation. This book is not about technology.

Digital learning in organisations

Learning with 'e's

I have been busy writing a new book, and the last month has involved a lot of research and writing, completing, editing and polishing of my manuscript for final submission later this month. My new book will be published by Kogan Page in both paperback and ebook formats in April 2019.

Digital Learning in Action: TECH 2018 Showcase

Education Superhighway

If you have any doubts that digital learning is transforming education, look no further than these presentations from students at Illinois’ TECH 2018 event this year: Robots in the Art Room. VBC: Virtual Book Clubs. Digital Learning

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know


While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. These are skills I outline in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions.

Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques


In my work as a digital learning specialist, I’m charged with helping teachers try new classroom strategies and learn to use the technology tools that make those strategies possible. Improving teaching and learning practices with technology is not about replacing traditional teaching. As mentioned in this previous EdSurge piece , lectures that are dynamic, evoke emotion, and engage the audience are worthwhile learning experiences.

How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning


He printed the first major book, using movable metal type. Books became the gold standard of information storage because they could finally be easily reproduced and shared. From that day forward, the printed book became the foundation of the educational publishing industry. Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. Create Courseware Using Learning Objects Seth's Reading List.

Summer SuperHighway: Monique Marcantonio on Digital Learning and Special Education

Education Superhighway

Our Summer SuperHighway blog series celebrates the educators that inspire us and showcases the ways that digital learning impacts their students. Do you think of your students as digital natives? How comfortable are they using technology as a learning tool?

8 Essential Books Every Tech-Minded Teacher Should Read

Ask a Tech Teacher

I love reading, but there are so many books out there, it’s challenging to pick the right one for my education needs. She curated a great list of essential tech-minded books for today’s teachers. Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times.

Top New Books for Educators

Where Learning Clicks

The post Top New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Outside the Classroom Be the Change: Reinventing School for Student Success Donna Wilson education books Eric M.

What you’ll find in my new book, Ditch That Textbook

Ditch That Textbook

Ditch That Textbook Book creative teaching digital learning DTT Book edtech educational technology These are exciting times in education. Never before have we had so many tools, access to so much information and connections to so many quality educators. That’s my biggest excitement about being a teacher. It’s also my biggest challenge. For more than two years, I’ve written the Ditch That Textbook blog twice a week trying [.].

Selfies, ISTE Book Signing, Presentations, Poetry Slamming & Giveaways! #ISTE18 Oh My!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you’re at ISTE or #NotatISTE on Monday and Tuesday, then you can catch my live presentations, get a book signed by me, and win some awesome prizes by visiting the Buncee Booth 2136!

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New book! Different Schools for a Different World

Dangerously Irrelevant

As some of you may have realized by now, Dean Shareski and I have a new book out. If schools are to genuinely prepare graduates to compete in a technology-infused information landscape, they must stop acting as they did when learning and teaching primarily occurred in analog formats.

8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

My book, The Relevant Educator ships today. Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an earful about using digital tools as a means to connect with educators and students worldwide.

#DLNchat: What Is the Role of Libraries in Digital Learning Innovation?


Those were just a couple of the questions raised on Tuesday, February 27 when the #DLNchat community got together to discuss: What Is the Role of Libraries in Digital Learning Innovation? The conversation was guided by special guest Steven Bell , Associate Librarian at Temple University Libraries, where he works with colleagues on a number of digital learning initiatives. But why stop with faculty and digital media experts?

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What’s Wrong with Kids Today?

EdNews Daily

Many educators share great concern about their students’ lack of ability to learn the way others did in the past. All of this is creating quite the debate about current teaching methods and the ability of the digital generations to learn. A New Digital Reality. By Ryan L.

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Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions , I introduce mission minded learning to help students reflect on the power they have to make a positive difference with their use of technology. Mission-Minded Learning Makes the World a Better Place.

Superhero Activities to Empower Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Every student can find a superhero to admire and learn from. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Students of all ages will enjoy reading about various superheroes in a comic book or graphic novel.

A Pedagogical Shift Needed for Digital Success

A Principal's Reflections

In a previous post I discussed in detail strategies to help ensure the effective use of technology to improve learning outcomes. I get the fact that technology can increase engagement, but if that engagement does not lead to evidence of learning then what’s the point?

Seymour Papert, Ed-Tech Pioneer Who Shaped Views of Digital Learning, Dies at 88

Marketplace K-12

Seymour Papert, an education technology and artificial intelligence research pioneer whose theories augured both today’s digital learning and maker-education movements, died this week at his home in Maine. Resnick holds an MIT professorship in learning research, named for Papert.

Who is keeping student data safe in the era of digital learning?

The Hechinger Report

As students spend more time on digital devices in school, data security becomes increasingly important. When Baltimore County Public Schools started giving every student a computer for daily use in the classroom, teachers sought out more online learning materials to go with them.

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The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

It can bridge language-learning gaps and increase access with automation so fine that it can literally speak to a student and correct pronunciation and context, while removing any sense of embarrassment because it can be done privately anywhere. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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The Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic Schools Partners with Discovery Education to Accelerate the Creation of Digital Learning Environments


A comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K-12 curricular areas, Discovery Education Streaming Plus helps build students’ mastery in interpreting, understanding, and evaluating information. Digital STEM k12 education edtech The Wire

Smartphones-in-School, Brain Mush, Teaching Deep Reading…and Apples & Bicycles!

EdNews Daily

According to a 2018 report by Pew Research , one in four Americans didn’t read a single book in the last year, and bookstore chains are in decline. The Learning Counsel also authored a recent paper entitled “ Digital vs. Paper Books: Let’s Do the Math! ”.

MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 6 Reflection


In the final unit of the Coaching Digital Learning MOOC-Ed , we learned about the importance of and practiced evaluating EdTech tools and resources, such as iPad Apps and websites with the use of rubrics and evaluation tools.


Why Today’s Math Textbooks Just Don’t Add Up

EdNews Daily

The educational world has pretty much come to accept textbooks as necessary for teaching math, understanding how rigid and cumbersome these books are, but lacking alternatives. Digital Learning Featured Technology Al Noyes math education The Learning CounselBy Al Noyes.

Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools

eSchool News

A big move into education, Amazon edges out OverDrive to capture NYC e-book contract. Under the terms, Amazon would have the right to sell e-books and other content but not devices like Kindles through an internal marketplace site.

Contrary to Popular Belief: A Mid-Year Review of Books

iterating toward openness

I’ve read some really interesting books this year. The books that are affecting me the most professionally are those that are giving me language and frameworks for making progress on ideas that have been stagnating in the back of my mind for a while. If this literature is new to you (as it was to me), I would recommend (in this order) The Book of Why , Causal Inference in Statistics: A Primer , and.

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Measuring Impact with the Digital Practice Assessment (DPA)

A Principal's Reflections

When I think back to the successful digital transformation and implementation of innovative practices at my former school when I was a principal the key driver for us was the ability to show, not just talk about, evidence of improvement.

Want to Organize Your Digital Assets?

EdNews Daily

When it comes to digital assets, I have found almost universally that schools do not know what they have. Inventory controls are minimal when it comes to digital curriculum for a very good reason. Lesson plans of any digital flavor. Learning Management Systems (LMS).

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Education’s Moonshot: Doubling Student Achievement

EdNews Daily

Over the past 35 years, I’ve published numerous research studies, scholarly articles, and books on the subject of disruptive innovation in education. The evidence indicates that we have developed learning systems that are digitally rich, but impactfully poor. By Sonny Magana.

?Resource: McLeod-Shareski Book on Changing Schools


Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Colorado Denver Scott McLeod, and author, speaker and 2010 ISTE Outstanding Leader of the Year Dean Shareski released a book in September that describes six gaps between what most of today’s schools teach and what students and society need from them. Learning: Schools must use mobile devices, digital environments and online communities to foster learning.