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.

How to Improve Student Learning Outcomes with Digital Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

In this age of digital content consumption, students are likely to get easily distracted if they do not find their curriculum interesting enough. Educators have noticed that when technology is integrated into the curriculum, students tend to demonstrate an eagerness to learn.

4 Ways to Leverage Tablets Beyond the Classroom

Tom Murray

With the explosion of digital learning over the past decade, school districts are starting to tackle access and connectivity issues, as well as providing anytime, anywhere learning experiences for kids.

What Devices are Used in the K-12 Classroom?


Today’s classroom is filled with technology, from more common tools like interactive white boards to emerging tech like augmented reality, not to mention tablets and laptops. Digital Learning Technology Insight MDM

Students want more digital learning outside of the classroom

eSchool News

The need for digital learning content in classrooms is nothing new, but teachers, parents, and students are becoming more vocal in their desire to provide or have access to such materials outside of the school day or school year. Tablets (51 percent).

Are Classrooms Becoming Too Dependent On Technology?

EdNews Daily

Many educators have asked the question, “Are today’s classrooms too dependent on technology?” Some of these inquiries include where the money comes from for classroom technology, to using different equipment–and if we even need more technology in schools. and Square Panda™ Host PreK-3 Digital Learning Community 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.

What is digital learning?

Learning with 'e's

Over the next two weeks I''m in New Zealand, doing a series of keynote presentations to teachers on the future of education and technology supported learning. It''s the huge potential and great possibilities to move learning beyond the traditional walls of the classroom.

How Students Respond to Digital Media in the Classroom


In an increasingly digital age, adults aren’t the only ones affected by technology. Digital media has a tremendous impact on young minds — in fact, it’s transforming the education system itself. Gone are the chalkboards and allergy-inducing erasers of old classrooms.

Platform will beam lessons to rural schools via tablet

eSchool News

Mobiliya Edvelop, a digital classroom platform , is delivering remote lectures to rural schools in some corners of the world — providing tablets that help rural students tap into lessons taught in urban areas. Digital Learning and Tools IT Newsletter News Top News

What does digital learning actually look like?

Education Superhighway

Today we celebrate Digital Learning Day across the country by taking time to highlight the impact of technology on teaching and learning. . Any educator will tell you digital learning includes: Frozen screens. My appreciation for digital learning took time.

Teachers: How Will You Approach Digital Learning This School Year?

Education Superhighway

As teachers kick off the back-to-school season, we’d like to hear your thoughts about the role technology plays in your classrooms and how you empower your students to navigate digital learning. What does Digital Learning mean to you?

3 Reasons to Use Bing in the Classroom


image credit: @rosscoops31 - click to check out Bing in the Classroom - 3 Reasons to Use Bing in the Classroom Helping students to be more independent learners is important in today's classrooms. Educators need to teach students what it means to be digitally responsible as well.

Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here! Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Blog: Learning and Sharing with Ms.

Digital learning futures

Learning with 'e's

Digital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare. Here's to all the possible futures of learning!

Is All the Technology in Modern Classrooms a Good Thing?

EdNews Daily

Companies are creating technology-based products specifically for the classroom, and many schools and institutions are requiring students to use tablets or computers for their assignments. The inclusion of technology in classrooms is constantly increasing.

Teachers: How Will You Approach Digital Learning This School Year?

Education Superhighway

As teachers kick off the back-to-school season, we’d like to hear your thoughts about the role technology plays in your classrooms and how you empower your students to navigate digital learning. To get the conversation started, we asked three former teachers on our team about the benefits and challenges of digital learning, as well as the impact digital literacy can have on today’s students. What does Digital Learning mean to you?

Pains and Gains – A VR Story in the Classroom


VR in the classroom is a hot topic these days, fresh on the lips of enthusiastic instructors and neophyte teachers alike. However, this new-ish device is fraught with a painful and potentially expensive learning curve, and an industry pointing teachers in one direction. Is that direction, a teacher-centric, teacher-lead model of classroom usage, the right way to go? Different learning styles within the same class. Interactive STEM modules promote such learning.

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. Oftentimes, these concerns are expressed by teachers who have been in the classroom for a long period of time. A New Digital Reality. Schaaf The Learning Counsel

Can public schools replicate the Mooresville model for digital learning success? Former superintendent Mark Edwards says they can

The Hechinger Report

Mooresville Graded School District, near Charlotte, North Carolina, has become a national leader over the last decade in using digital learning tools to improve student achievement. But actually, it really became the cornerstone of our work and aligned with our digital conversion.

Learning for the Always-On Generation (Part 2)

EdNews Daily

Today’s Kids Learn Differently. In the previous article, Learning for the Always-On Generation (Part 1) , readers were introduced to the observation that today’s kids are different. Many educators are observing that the students of today prefer to learn differently. By Ryan L.

The Future of Digital Learning in Tennessee and Beyond

Fractus Learning

With the widespread introduction of laptops and tablets into the classroom, the digitization of primary education is rapidly expanding across the United States, making access to quality education materials easier and more flexible than ever before.

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What to Expect from VR in the Classroom


What should teachers expect from Virtual Reality in the classroom? In today’s classrooms and those of the future, VR can serve as the ideal technological conduit for disseminating ideas, inciting the curiosity of young learners, and facilitating autonomous and lifelong learning.

7 collaboration tools for the modern classroom

eSchool News

Smartphones, tablets and other technology tools have tons of potential to help students learn–if they’re used properly. Most 21st-century learning models include collaboration as a necessary educational outcome.

The Benefits of Video in the Digital Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Digital-based learning benefits students. Blended learning and flipped classrooms. When teachers leverage technology, learning outcomes improve. From virtual labs and games to digital textbooks and online curriculum, digital classrooms rely on video.

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The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

Flipping the classroom has become a hot topic in educational circles in recent times. The idea is that students first learn course content online, usually at home, and the time in the classroom is devoted to what used to be traditionally homework, with the teacher’s assistance.

In DC, Teachers Run the Jail. It’s Turning Inmates Into Students.


He reads e-books and takes courses using a tablet computer. She purchased tablets to offer short-term learning opportunities to transient inmates. A pilot program would test the use of tablets in combining online education with classroom teaching in a prison setting.

Digital Learning Day - Take the Challenge!

[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?

Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

EdNews Daily

A 2019 Common Sense survey found that only four out of every 10 teachers consider the professional development that they received on the use of technology in the classroom to be effective. Plus, as you get more comfortable, you’ll see how integrating technology benefits your classroom.

Infographic: How lower-income parents view classroom technology

eSchool News

Lower-income parents generally see classroom technology as beneficial to their children’s education, according to a survey from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop. Digital Learning and Tools eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News News

Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

The CoolCatTeacher

Helen Kardiasmenos uses games to teach almost every subject in her early elementary classroom in Australia. In today’s episode, she shares what she’s doing and how her students are learning. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection.

This is what Google Expeditions can do in a classroom

eSchool News

To get started, educators need a teacher tablet; virtual reality viewers; student devices; and a peer-to-peer enabled wi-fi network, hotspot, or closed network, said Julie Brem, a librarian at Colleyville Heritage High School in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD.

MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 3 Reflection

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


Looking into the Crystal Ball: The Future of VR in Education


What VR facilitates in the classroom is a synergistic confluence between our experience of reality and the fertile creativity of our imagination. We’ll start with just a few of the benefits that VR can bring to a classroom. Greater depth in conceptual learning.

Why Your School Should Stick to Core Principles Instead of Market Trends

EdNews Daily

And this means that more classroom solutions are entering the market than ever before. Rather than attempting to outpace neighboring school districts by purchasing new technology, it’s crucial to focus more on what new solutions can do to support teaching and learning.

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