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 Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! They also encourage students to reflect on the ethical issues that arise, such as fake news, proper attribution, bias in artificial intelligence, data and privacy issues, cyberbullying, and digital wellness.

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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.

Digital Learning Day with Book Creator and EdTechTeacher

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.

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

This Research-Backed Toolkit Helps Youth Organizations Integrate Digital Learning

Edsurge

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.

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.

Hype, Hope and Humblepie for Predictions About Digital Learning

Edsurge

That forecast was rooted in a sense of optimism—that as digital learning tools and opportunities proliferated in schools, educators would increasingly be able to tailor their instruction to meet students’ different needs.

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.

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

Kleinspiration

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.

How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

Edsurge

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.

Digital Learning in Organizations

Learning with 'e's

Cover design by Kogan Page My new book will be published on April 3 by Kogan Page. The book is aimed at those working as learning and development professionals in industry, but will also be of interest to any, and all, those working in the world of learning technology, knowledge and education.

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

techlearning

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.

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.

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.

Bringing Books to Life with Flipgrid

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

What happens after the cover of a library book has been closed? These are the questions that a group of 3rd and 4th graders asked as we continued to think about how we share books with one another and build a reading community in our school.

Close the Digital Learning Gap: How One District Tackled Tech Disparity in the Classroom

Edsurge

In 2014, Palmdale School District was experiencing a major digital divide. In 2014, Palmdale School District was experiencing a major digital divide. Promethean: How did Palmdale Schools double down on digital for its students?

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

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.

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 [.].

The Shake Up Learning Book Study for School Leaders!

Shake Up Learning

The post The Shake Up Learning Book Study for School Leaders! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. YOU are invited to join this special Shake Up Learning Book Study for school leaders! The Shake Up Learning book was designed for book studies!

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

Edsurge

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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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?

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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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! 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.

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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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.

Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques

Edsurge

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.

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.

Shifting to a Digital Teaching Model? Here’s Some Advice

Edsurge

The transition to a digital teaching environment is a great opportunity to be reminded of a simple fact: You don’t have to do this alone. It required me to really rethink teaching, and how best to do it in a digital environment. What can you learn to do without?

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?

Here’s the Syllabus for Your Summer Crash Course in Online Education

Edsurge

You learned how to Zoom, or Hangout, or Team up. So this summer might be the right time to learn a little more about online pedagogy. Or maybe you’re actually kind of intrigued by this whole online learning thing. Ana Donaldson (book), gives practical guidance.

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

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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

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.