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How Online Learning Works

Edudemic

Online learning is an accessible, practical education option. Students of all ages are learning through distance courses instead of in a physical classroom. The post How Online Learning Works appeared first on Edudemic.

Online Learning's 'Greatest Hits'

Edsurge

From the very start of digital education, the big question has always been: ”How can students learn effectively, if they’re not face-to-face with their instructors?” Clever techies have stepped up to the challenge with their ingenious gadgets, transforming remote students into tangible beings with a heartbeat, devising uncanny innovations, most now surprisingly part of mainstream education, right on campus. Education Technology Higher Education

7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

Neo LMS

Educators around the world either discovered or got better at using technology in their instruction, for both K-12 and higher ed students. Education technology won’t cease to evolve, that’s for sure, but how exactly will it evolve? Personalized learning. E-learning

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Why making, coding, and online learning are the real trends to watch

eSchool News

Take a casual flip through this year’s trend-predicting Horizon Report, released today, and you’ll find plenty to get excited about. By contrast, the report’s short-term developments, online learning and makerspaces, have a distinct yesterday’s news vibe about them.

10 K12 education trends to look for this year

eSchool News

We may technically be in the middle of a school year, but starting a new calendar year has us looking at and forecasting the new K12 education trends we expect to see in 2019. K12 trends in education. Growth of integrated learning. Expansion of blended learning.

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5 Biggest Barriers to Education Technology

Edudemic

Technology has been integrated in almost every other aspect of our lives today, so why is there a lag in some classrooms and districts? The post 5 Biggest Barriers to Education Technology appeared first on Edudemic.

A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

How to improve learning and listening in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Listening skills and learning can be improved with podcasting. Welcome to episode 298 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast.

Flipped Classroom Trends: A Survey of #HigherEd Faculty

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

Flipping the classroom might not be easy, but it puts higher ed students at the center of learning to promote better results. Blended Learning Higher Education Online Learning #flipclass #flippedclass #higheredFacultyFocus.com released the… Read more.

Can online learning level the AP playing field for rural kids?

The Hechinger Report

With textbooks open, they watched a lecture about Newton’s Laws on a giant screen, while their classroom teacher simultaneously offered examples of those laws in action. based education company that is part of a nonprofit consortium in the state. million online courses in 2014-15.

5 trends for seeding CBE growth

The Christensen Institute

As more and more school systems across the country explore competency-based education (CBE), we need to be attentive to the processes that will actually allow such innovations to thrive. Current time- and age-based accountability measures have a stronghold on schools, even those trying to break away from the factory model of education. As a result, we would predict that time-based metrics and incentives could thwart many efforts to reinvent learning in a competency-based manner.

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Cursive in the Classroom: What Else is Becoming Obsolete?

Edudemic

Determining which concepts will be permanently left by the wayside is a challenge for many educators. What is becoming obsolete in the classroom? The post Cursive in the Classroom: What Else is Becoming Obsolete?

Will AI really transform education?

The Hechinger Report

For all the talk about how artificial intelligence could transform what happens in the classroom, AI hasn’t yet lived up the hype. Sign up for the Future of Learning newsletter. Future of Learning. Higher Education. Mississippi Learning.

15 Top Educators to Follow on Twitter in 2017

Edudemic

Teachers and educators can follow these 15 inspirational educators on Twitter to learn about the best and latest teaching trends directly from a source who knows what they're talking about. The post 15 Top Educators to Follow on Twitter in 2017 appeared first on Edudemic.

School of Me: Letting students study what they want, when they want is the latest education trend

The Hechinger Report

A fifth grader works on a digital lesson as part of a blended learning program. We have proven the fact that all children can learn — and can learn well — under the right instructional circumstances,” said Kenneth W. What is personalized learning?

?The Future of Online Learning Is Offline: What Strava Can Teach Digital Course Designers

Edsurge

I became a Strava user in 2013, around the same time I became an online course designer. Why was the fitness app so “sticky” as opposed to the online learning platforms? How could we apply the same practices to learning? I’ve come to believe that one of the biggest misunderstandings about online learning is that it has to be limited to things that can be done in front of a computer screen. This trend holds true across other online courses.

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Spotting Trends and Delivering Data to Connect Edtech Tools With Educator Needs

Edsurge

Data’s influence on modern education is immense; it drives policies, impacts funding—it even affects decisions about which tools and services edtech companies create for educators. And when it comes to helping edtech entrepreneurs understand those educators, Amy Rambo believes she has just the data that can help. Below, Rambo shares her thoughts on education innovation, including her newest tool for edtech companies. Department of Education.

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Spotting the 2017 Trends That Fuel Edtech Innovation and Investments

Edsurge

We’re pleased to share this year’s Edtech Outlook, a data-rich dive into the state of education technology with case studies into emerging-frontier innovations. Education technology spans a broad category of classroom tools, spanning corporate learning, language learning, digital learning content and more. We focus here on Reach Capital’s sweet spot: school-based education technology. Here are some of the trends from 2017 we’re excited to share: 1.

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#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

We discuss what going to the next level in the classroom and in online learning means both at the secondary and college level. AND, if you are in need of PD, 10-Minute Teacher listeners get 20% off any online courses with code COOL20.

The Enduring Power of Print for Learning in a Digital World

Digital Promise

We’ve seen more investment in classroom technologies , with students now equipped with school-issued iPads and access to e-textbooks. As researchers in learning and text comprehension, our recent work has focused on the differences between reading print and digital media.

Vendors Must Hone in on Successful Models for Educator PD

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Not working in education, I didn’t know how much value (and money) is placed on PD. I want to deliver professional development to educators around listening, so our users to understand the value of teaching good listening skills. But there is a booming business in online PD.

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Bringing Art Back With Technology

Edudemic

Cuts to arts programs have shown a detrimental effect on learning motivation. With the use of technology, educators can bring arts back to the classroom. The post Bringing Art Back With Technology appeared first on Edudemic.

Is Technology Holding Students Back?

Edudemic

Using technology in the classroom comes with a host of benefits. Articles Featured For Students Trends classroom classroom technology educational tools featured helping students online learning student engagement tips for teachers

Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

What can we expect in 2016 from the intersection of technology and education? Here I’d like to identify trends from 2015 which seem likely to persist or grow over the next year. Educational technology trends. From non-edutech trends.

Educational choice, not school choice, making moves in Florida

The Christensen Institute

While Florida garners national attention as the site of tax credit scholarships captivating Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, a lesser-known example of choice in education in the state could be turning into a movement. In other words, a student might take her core academics online at home, come in to the local elementary school for arts and physical education, and then enroll in a music academy for private piano lessons.

5 online education trends to watch in 2017

FETC Converge

In the past few years, more students enrolled in online courses, more organizations offered alternative credentials such as digital badges and nanodegrees and more employers accepted online degrees from job candidates. Uncategorized 1:1 programs artificial intelligence effective teaching Online Learning technology in the classroom

A 17-year-old wants to spice up science classes and, eventually, democratize education

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Neither of these labs would be possible in high school classrooms.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

The Hechinger Report

When it comes to their children’s education, parents are like drug-sniffing dogs. Their changed view — and that of others who shunned Rogers and now want in — is driven by what seems to be a magic educational elixir: personalized learning. Future of Learning. Dan D.

Revolutions in higher education: Future Trends Forum #2 notes and full recording

Bryan Alexander

On February 16th we held the second Future Trends Forum. Richard DeMillio and I, along with some thoughtful participants, explored several major forces shaping education. 1: Revolution in Higher Education.

Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

It’s time once again for my annual review of “the year in education technology,” something I’ve done since 2010. Things feel quite uncertain moving forward, despite all the certainty one can supposedly muster from looking back – from looking at the near-term or long-term history and trends. Has education technology, or digital technology more broadly, simply become banal as it has become ubiquitous? Education Technology Criticism.

Can Online Learning Level the AP Playing Field for Rural Students?

MindShift

With textbooks open, they watched a lecture about Newton’s Laws on a giant screen, while their classroom teacher simultaneously offered examples of those laws in action. based education company that is part of a nonprofit consortium in the state. million online courses in 2014-15.

The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

MindShift

Every year for the past 15 years the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) have been taking the pulse of where education technology stands among K-12 educators. Trends affecting the adoption of technology in schools. TRENDS.

4 Ways to Teach With Play

The CoolCatTeacher

Welcome to episode 295 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast. In this episode, Leanna Prater and I discuss how to use play in the classroom to teach. ” These students might have ADHD or just aren’t engaged through typical classroom experiences.

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New trends for new teaching strategies

eSchool News

As education evolves, so do trends and strategies to deliver instruction in the best possible way. When educators are aware of ways to improve instruction, students benefit and can show increased achievement.

Innovate Like a Turtle

The CoolCatTeacher

I realized that I didn’t have much time, but I could take 15 minutes just two or three times a week to learn and try new things. Since then, my classroom has changed. Welcome to episode 297 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast. I’m using Bloomz in my classroom.

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Top TED Talks for educators

Neo LMS

It all depends on relevancy of the information and the way we learn it. They have a strong instinct to discover the surrounding world and they want to learn about it through all their senses. I come to realize that students don’t learn because they have a strong desire to know more.