Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Technology impacts every aspect of our students’ lives and will continue to play an important role in their lives. They inspire their students to innovate, create, collaborate, and problem-solve with technology.

Domains of Digital Learning

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Post by Jed Stefanowicz , Digital Learning Coach. As a digital learning coach, my primary goal has always been to support and enhance the instructional capacity of educators. Conceptualizing digital learning across domains can lighten the load.

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4 Digital learning trends for Higher Education

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Higher Education (HE) has significantly lagged behind other industries on the road to digitization. Despite the growing demand for edtech and online learning, face-to-face lectures and on-campus activities remained the core part of how students accessed their education.

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Podcast: Heritage Relevant Digital Learning Design

EdNews Daily

In this episode of the EduJedi Report podcast, Host and Learning Counsel CEO LeiLani Cauthen talks with Kristie Shelley, Senior Director of Emergent Bilingual Curriculum at Lexia Learning about digital learning design that is heritage-relevant.

How to Achieve Powerful Digital Learning

Digital Promise

The abrupt transition to remote learning was a shock to our national education system. Districts, schools, educators, and families scrambled to get plans in place for distance learning. Verizon Innovative Learning Schools were prepared for the shift to distance learning.

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. Education researchers and neuroscientists are learning more about how people learn. Entrepreneurs are building on this knowledge to build breakthrough innovations that improve learning. Extend the Learning Day.

Safely embracing digital learning with managed network security

eSchool News

Digital learning surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it isn’t going away with the return to in-person classrooms. However, as K-12 schools increase their reliance on technology and more devices connect to their networks, cybersecurity threats are also rising.

9 new digital learning resources from TCEA

eSchool News

Here’s a sampling of new digital learning tools and innovations from edtech solution providers. Avantis Education also demonstrated its ClassVR Premium Headset, designed for classrooms and available in sets of 8 or 30.

6 engaging digital learning tools

eSchool News

Digital learning tools have proved themselves invaluable as classrooms across the globe made the abrupt change to online learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Related content: Digital teaching for students in special education.

How Can We Close the Digital Learning Gap This School Year?

Digital Promise

Last year, my predecessor, Karen Cator outlined ways in which we can finally close the Digital Learning Gap. Digital learning also strengthens each teacher’s ability to meet the needs of each student, regardless of whether they are in the classroom or at home.”

Technology Review: Classroom 2.0 Tutorial for Teaching Online

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Classroom 2.0 The post Technology Review: Classroom 2.0 Digital Learning Featured professional development Technology Back to School Classroom 2.0 virtual learningBy Christy S. Martin, Ed.D.

Classroom Communication Strategy: A Guide for Modern Classrooms

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The post Classroom Communication Strategy: A Guide for Modern Classrooms first appeared on EdNews Daily. Digital Learning Featured Technology education communication

Efficacy in Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

However, when we began moving forward with our digital transformation one particular superintendent asked me point blank what evidence I had that actually supported our claims that new equated to better. As a supporter of the purposeful use of technology and innovative practices, I had to illustrate how effective these strategies were at improving learning. Adding technology or new ideas without this in place will more than likely not result in achieving efficacy.

6 Great Ways to Integrate Technology into the Classroom

EdNews Daily

By integrating technology into the classroom, you can actually find new resources for imparting lessons on your students, and boost engagement at the same time. Thanks to a global pandemic, educators relied more on technological tools in 2020 than ever before.

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. One of the most common criticisms of modern education revolves around the idea that there is already too much nonhuman influence in classrooms, particularly in grade-schools.

EdisonLearning Joins with Digital Learning Collaborative to Improve Online Education

eSchool News

Online and blended learning have become powerful solutions to improve students’ access to a high-quality education, regardless of their life circumstances, socioeconomic status or zip code,” said Thom Jackson, President and CEO of EdisonLearning. “As Learn more at www.edisonlearning.com.

16 educators share their digital learning strategies

eSchool News

Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement.

Digital Learning Prospers With the Right Culture

A Principal's Reflections

As of late I have been doing a great deal of work with schools and districts on how to effectively implement digital learning across the curriculum. When it comes to technology in general, the overall goal is to support learning, not drive instruction. Where digital learning initiatives miss the point is a focus on how technology actually accomplishments. The key is being able to assess learning, not knowing how to use thousands of tools.

What are the Most Popular Classroom Technologies in 2020?

EdNews Daily

The way of teaching and learning is changing every day. In today’s classrooms, keeping children focused on the content they are studying is a big challenge. Digital learning tools are the pen and paper of our time. By Monica Gill.

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

Digital Promise

But in our powered-by-technology world, we can harness technology to augment teacher capacity and ensure students acquire the skills needed for a productive and fulfilling future. There are pockets of inspiration and excellence where students and teachers are leveraging technology to solve complex problems, work with big data sets, connect across borders, access experts, collaborate with peers, and engage in compelling projects. Blog Dynamic Learning Project

5 ways this district prioritizes digital learning

eSchool News

It’s one thing to realize that you need more digital learning in your classroom, but it’s quite another thing to do the research and put in the time to learn how to effectively incorporate digital tools in a way that improves student success.

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. Digital Learning Day celebrates educators who create and implement strong instructional practices that use technology and tech tools to connect students with meaningful learning experiences.

5 Digital Learning Day activities you can’t miss

eSchool News

Digital learning is key to helping students build the skills they’ll need to succeed in college and the workforce. This year, Digital Learning Day is on February 27, and we’ve gathered some tools and resources to help you celebrate.

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 State of Digital Learning report is based on responses from more than 9,200 education professionals and covers challenges, priorities, and student achievement as they relate to digital learning and edtech tools. Featured on eSchool News IT Management digital learning

Curation for Digital Learning

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Schools and districts are now utilizing an influx of digital tools, content, and platforms with several hopeful intentions. With the use of these resources, educators are planning to better engage student learning, increase academic performance; and prepare students for an ever-changing digital world. There are many possible reasons why teachers are still struggling to use technology to transform instruction. Protecting digital rights.

How Digital Learning Coaching is Changing School Culture

Digital Promise

Seeking to increase educational equity and powerful use of technology through digital learning coaching, Digital Promise launched the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP) in 2017, with generous support from Google. After just one year, research suggests the DLP is changing school culture, as teachers are more collaborative and more open to trying new things in their classrooms. Learning something new involves risk—and the possibility of making mistakes.

How to Improve Student Learning Outcomes with Digital Learning

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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.

10 things to know about 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. Related content: 30+ digital learning tools and services.

4 key digital learning developments

eSchool News

Annual survey finds that students say digital learning supports self-directed learning and collaboration. Fifty-eight percent of high school students in a national survey said they use their own mobile devices for learning in school, and 47 percent of teachers in the survey reported that their students have regular access to mobile devices in their classrooms. …As part of that, we’re seeing more and more use of digital content,” she said.

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. Deloitte‘s inaugural 2016 Digital Education Survey surveyed teachers, students and parents to uncover how technology is changing the concept of the classroom. Digital Learning and Tools IT Newsletter News Web 2.0

Digital vs Digitized Learning

BYOT Network

As teachers begin to shift toward greater personalized learning experiences for students, their initial steps build upon what they already know from face-to-face instruction. Districts usually provide teachers with easy to use Learning Management Systems (LMS) that can facilitate new learning opportunities with technology. Teachers need on-going support if they are to truly transform their classrooms into ecosystems for digital age learning.

Digital vs Digitized Learning

BYOT Network

As teachers begin to shift toward greater personalized learning experiences for students, their initial steps build upon what they already know from face-to-face instruction. Districts usually provide teachers with easy to use Learning Management Systems (LMS) that can facilitate new learning opportunities with technology. Teachers need on-going support if they are to truly transform their classrooms into ecosystems for digital age learning.

How To Create Your Final EdTech Integration Plan to Support Digital Learning for Staff and Students

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Most importantly, you have a very clear answer to the question “What do you want to see when you walk into a classroom?”. Build a Professional Learning Roadmap. It is the document that supports the question “How do we meet the goals of our district in the classroom?”

Is it time to fire up gaming consoles in classrooms?

eSchool News

Digital learning has become a significant part of education as a result of the pandemic, and schools are continually finding innovative ways to engage and motivate students online. One thing that is clear is that students enjoy this approach to learning.

Digital Learning Success Is About More Than the Technology

EdTech Magazine

By Matt Renwick A principal offers insights from his teachers on Digital Learning Day. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Internet Online Learning

#BackToSchool | @FOXBaltimore TV News Segment: Navigating digital learning #edtech @PearDeck @wacom @wacomedu @MicrosoftFlip @KamiApp

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I had a chance to join FOX Baltimore to talk about the importance of continuing to use digital tools even though most students are now in-person as well as some tech tools that can help students as we gear up for a new school year. The One by Wacom puts a digital pen in students’ hands.

Future of School and Digital Learning Collaborative Announce 10 Member Districts of the Resilient Schools Project

eSchool News

Future of School (FoS) and the Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC), two national organizations leading the way toward effective district transformation, today announced the Resilient Schools Project (RSP). Learn more at [link]. About The Digital Learning Collaborative.

Digital Learning Day 2019 Announced

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The eighth annual celebration of great teaching paired with technology will feature events in classrooms, libraries, schools, and districts across the country. Learn more at digitallearningday.org/about-dlday. Digital Learning News Ed Tech TickerTeachers, principals, librarians, and other educators are invited to start planning for DLDay 2019 on February 28, 2019.

Leadership Requires Relationship Technology

EdNews Daily

The industrial revolutions—mid 18 th century, again in the early 19 th century— arrived on waves of new technology. The invention of the steam engine and the sewing machine transformed work, but that’s not all—the technological bounce affected everything. Technology is the answer.

How Technology Can Help Deepen Students’ Learning

EdNews Daily

In order to do that, we need to ensure that students regularly operate at the deepest levels of learning: analyzing, breaking things down, making connections, evaluating different situations, etc. Deep learning constitutes the three top levels of Bloom’s taxonomy: analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. At these levels, students have fully “owned” the knowledge or skills they have been learning and so can solve new and complex problems. Technology-Supported Transfer of Learning.