10 findings about K-12 digital learning

eSchool News

Digital learning itself is expanding in schools, but access to classroom and home technology still remains a major obstacle, according to a new study from Schoology. The study breaks down obstacles to student learning by rural, suburban, and urban.

Digital Learning Day

Education Elements

While this may give away my age, this was in 1999, when computers in classrooms weren’t as much of a “thing” as they are today. Personalized Learning Digital Content Digital Learning Digital Learning Day EdTech

Fact or Fallacy: What’s the State of Digital Learning in Schools?

EdTech Magazine

Fact or Fallacy: What’s the State of Digital Learning in Schools? What is the current state of digital learning in schools? At the same time, even the most tech-savvy of us have f aced challenges with integrating digital learning experiences into classrooms. .

6 things to prepare teachers for Digital Learning Day

eSchool News

Digital learning plays an integral part in helping students build the skills they need for academic and personal success. In fact, it’s so important that it has its own day, and this year, Digital Learning Day is on February 28.

3 Key Findings on the State of Digital Learning in K–12

EdTech Magazine

3 Key Findings on the State of Digital Learning in K–12. But what is the actual state of digital learning when it comes to accessibility, implementation and effectiveness? . Schoology recently released a report on the 2018-2019 state of digital learning in K–12 schools.

How K–12 Schools Should Define and Act on Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

How K–12 Schools Should Define and Act on Digital Learning. To be honest, I hate the term blended learning. Let me explain why: In today’s world of education, blended learning gets thrown around for any type of new education involving technology. .

Digital Learning Day Reflections

Tech Helpful

Therefore, when I told them about digital learning day I didn't ask for anything special to happen, I just asked them to allow visitors when they normally used technology in the classrooms. Our visitors were amazed with how seamless the integration was in the classroom settings.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. FC – Flipped Classroom ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ).

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Your Educational Digital DNA - Get Ready for EdTech Innovation

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Getting an accurate view of where your school is in terms of readiness for EdTech innovation is important. Understanding your school’s Digital DNA will help you identify the technology you need today and for tomorrow. Is your school ready for the EdTech revolution?

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E-rate Sparks Low-Cost Connectivity, Better Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff Once schools receive E-rate funding, innovating learning can develop. Access Points Classroom Digital Content Funding Management Networking Personalized Learning

Hoping to Spur 'Learning Engineering,' Carnegie Mellon Will Open-Source Its Digital-Learning Software

Edsurge

In an unusual move intended to shake up how college teaching is done around the world, Carnegie Mellon University today announced that it will give away dozens of the digital-learning software tools it has built over more than a decade—and make their underlying code available for anyone to see and modify. The goal of the software giveaway is to jump-start “learning engineering,” the practice of applying findings from learning science to college classrooms.

edWeb.net and Square Panda™ Host PreK-3 Digital Learning Community

edWeb.net

edWeb.net is excited to announce that Square Panda will host PreK-3 Digital Learning , a free professional learning community on edWeb. Research shows that quality early learning can prevent achievement gaps and help every student reach his or her potential.

Organizing the Edtech Toolbox

edWeb.net

Teachers have many edtech resources in their toolbox now. During the edWebinar, “ Transform Learning: Track Results for Chromebooks, Google Suite, and Every Application,” presenters Kyle Berger, Chief Technology Officer at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, TX, and Matthew X.

Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

techlearning

Curriculum is the what, education technology (aka edtech) is the how. They have to be developed together in order for a student's learning experience to be engaging, effective, and relevant. Edtech Defined Recently I was asked to define edtech.

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Tech for 2018: 10 things worth trying this year

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech 1:1 classroom blended learning chromebooks digital learning edtech educational technology elearning g suite gafe Google Apps googleedu laptopsTech tool options continue to grow. There's a lot out there. Here are some new -- and familiar -- ones to try in 2018.

6 steps to transition to digital

Ditch That Textbook

The “paperless classroom” is a buzzword that flies around education and edtech discussions a lot. A paperless classroom can … promote discussions at any time in any place. give classrooms great efficiency.

Survey: Daily classroom edtech use on the rise

eSchool News

Sixty-three percent of K-12 educators use edtech in their classrooms each day–an increase from the 55 percent reporting the same in 2016, according to an annual survey from the College of Education at the University of Phoenix.

What Actually Works in EdTech? with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

Murray @thomascmurray is the 2017 US “Thought Leader of the Year” and shares what actually works in edtech. In this podcast, Tom shares the research and highlights, some of which are included in the book Learning Transformed that he co-authored with Eric Sheninger.

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Nontraditional but More Collaborative: Edtech Trends for 2019

Edsurge

As we look ahead to the future in edtech, we see an industry marked by significant change and stubborn challenges. 2018: A Lesson Review One frustration frequently expressed by Top Hat customers has to do with a lack of coordination among edtech solutions. 2019: Reading Ahead At education conferences, we often hear discussions about new teaching models and faculty who are engaging students in experiential learning, authentic assessment and team-based approaches.

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Inside Our Digital Learning Implementation Phase 2

RafranzDavis.com

In my school district, our professional and digital learning department is barely around 7 months old. Classrooms were skyping with classes all over the country. We held professional development for teachers and shared learning via twitter and blogs.

10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

Edtech is always changing. Edtech trends come and go. But any of what currently happens in edtech couldn’t be possible without the driving passion for education and technology of people. Top 10 edtech people to watch in 2018. E-learning

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Google Aquires Baltimore-Based Educational Technology Firm Workbench

Wisewire

Interactive learning technology from Workbench, founded in 2013 as cwist and later rebranded, was being used in 10,000 schools around the world as of October 2017, when the company raised $1.7 Learning Approaches digital learning tools ed tech edtech news education technology news workbench

Seeking Integrity in EdTech Research – Again

ProfHacker

Inside Higher Ed (IHE) recently issued their 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology and we were excited about the big initial finding that more faculty are teaching online and that more are finding that online learning can meet the same outcomes.

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Transforming Classrooms into Communities Builds a Better Future

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our students are joining digital communities at very young ages and not reflecting on their roles as community members. The problem is our digital communities consist of millions and several members do not ever reflect on their roles and responsibilities as members of the community or care much about the people or value of their digital communities. Community begins in the classroom. and Resources for Creating a Safe Classroom Environment.

6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

Regardless of which region of the country the conversations take place, a number of concerns arise regarding a district’s digital transformation. These concerns are real and often become roadblocks for student learning. As school leaders work to implement digital learning practices, they must commit to navigating roadblocks, problem solving, and planning for sustainable, systemic transformation. Commit to Personalized Professional Learning.

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EdTech Update

WJU EdTech

The State Educational Technology Director’s Association (SETDA) recently created a new website called EdTech Update and the name says it all – it keeps you informed and updated on all the latest EdTech articles and trends. The site features content from Steve Anderson, Scott McLeod, Digital Learning Now, and WJU EdTech ! Yes, I am excited to participate in this association of EdTech blogs. EdTech Ideas classroom EdTech EdTech Update

Introducing EdSurge's Digital Learning Network for Higher Ed

Edsurge

Open, personalized and adaptive—the latest trends in digital learning promise to help more students get to and through college. At EdSurge we’ve heard inspiring stories of faculty developing digital learning environments that take students to virtual medical labs and outer space and into the inner workings of cells. Still others are pioneering wearable technologies to blend physical and virtual classrooms. This site is a pilot in digital learning exploration.

Confessions of A Digital Leader: 6 Things I Learned While Implementing Digital Learning

RafranzDavis.com

Through the course of our implementation and relaunch of Google Apps, I’ve definitely learned that the word “free” is such a myth. I learned that kids will type terrible things and change ink to white in order to make pages appear blank. Google Apps Aren’t Really “Free” .

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

This post is the first of a short series meant to highlight the great work of many nonprofit organizations that are working diligently to support students’ learning on a daily basis. Creators of Blended Learning Universe (www.blendedlearning.org), the organization provides a directory of innovative schools and a myriad of models and case studies to support district transformation. Organization: International Association of K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL).

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The Chilean Ministry of Education Launches New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Presidential EdTech Initiative

techlearning

-New Collaboration Introduces Unique Combination of Dynamic Digital Content and Targeted Professional Learning to Chilean Schools- Silver Spring, Md. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries around the globe.

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

techlearning

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

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

Of the many emerging technologies NYC Media Lab explores, a few in particular stand out as keys to building the classroom of the future. Mobile AR, VR, and voice technologies are creating more interactive learning experiences.

How Do You Build a Successful Classroom-based Coaching Program?

Digital Promise

In the classroom, coaches can provide one-on-one support, help teachers tackle classroom challenges, and identify strategies to best support student learning. What Does a Strong Classroom-based Coaching Program Look Like? It’s Situated Within the School and Classroom.

MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 3 Reflection

EdTechnocation.com

For Unit 3 of the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change , we explored the TPACK and SAMR frameworks. Follow Michael''s board Coaching Digital Learning, #CDL_MOOCed on Pinterest. Digital edtech Learning mooc MOOC-Ed

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Digital Learning Day - Take the Challenge!

EdTechnocation.com

[link] Digital Learning Day is about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with th e goal of success in college and a career. We urge you to make a difference with digital learning in America''s schools and take the pledge to support the effective use of technology to improve education for all students. What can educators do to support and participate in Digital Learning Day?

Hack the Textbook

Teacher Reboot Camp

Often, textbooks are the main way students learn the course content. Outside of school, students learn via video, interactive images, games, virtual reality, augmented reality, apps, curated boards, infographics, gifs, annotated stories, tweets, posts, snaps, and podcasts.

5 Higher-Ed Innovators Share Challenges, Ideas for the Future of Digital Learning

Edsurge

17, more than 100 people gathered to hear speakers present how their organizations are embracing the future of digital learning. She referenced three examples of creative uses by IDEO U students, from Jess in Melbourne, who formed her own in-person local learning circle to employees at an architecture firm in Italy who used a prototyping leader’s guide to help them work on a common project during their weekly happy hours. In a Meetup hosted by EdSurge on Aug.

The 7 coolest edtech products I saw at FETC

eSchool News

I saw many interesting products at FETC 2019 in Orlando last week, but here are the ones that resonated most strongly because of their uniqueness and immediate classroom application. Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 33 Edition)

Doug Levin

(Mostly) back from my August hiatus, I’m pleased to offer up the next edition of A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 33 Edition). Tagged on: August 18, 2017 Is classroom technology good for learning or wasting time?

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Edtech Still Doesn’t Get Diversity and We’re Tired

RafranzDavis.com

I could talk all day about my new obsession with the NY Times T Brand Studios and what digital storytelling should be in schools. …and digital learning with math??? I’m passionate about digital equity. Welcome to the world of being black in edtech!

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