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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ?

The future of classrooms

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What will be the future of school classrooms? It is unlikely that we will see the demise of the classroom in the next decade. Those who study the future of education often suggest that the demise of traditional classrooms is not only inevitable, but imminent.

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8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

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In fact, a study on Forbes found that global education technology (EdTech) is one of the fastest-growing segments today, and is expected to be worth $252 billion by the end of this year. Gone are the days when teachers had to drag TVs into classrooms to let students watch films. MOOCs.

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An Index Of Online Courses For Teachers: Summer 2015

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A Beginner’s Guide to Writing in English for University Study. Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom. Tinkering Fundamentals: A Constructionist Approach to STEM Learning. Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom.

A Case For Flipping Learning—Without Videos

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When professor Lorena Barba talks to other educators about flipping their classrooms, the approach she hears is often similar. In most cases, what professors ask students to do outside the classrooms is watch video lectures, and Barba thinks that part of the flipped approach needs to go, and that professors are relying too much on such videos as a crutch. They come primed to discuss those things and learn in classroom,” says Barba. “We

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Millennials: The Straw That Will Stir Higher Education’s Next Disruption

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Internship and work-study programs have a long history and are common at many institutions. Another is the rise of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) or online instructional platforms like edX, Coursera, or Udacity. Article Written By: Hossein Rahnama.

“I may be one teacher but I’m no longer going to stay silent about the things important to my country and world of education. I love my students and as I look at children everywhere, I want them to have teachers who love teaching and who love them.” – Vicki Davis, USA

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“We started with 23 students studying the trends in Thomas Friedman ‘s book, The World is Flat , and now have thousands of students across six projects – from kindergarten to college – collaborating every semester,” says Davis. Flatten your classroom.

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

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Incorporating technology in the classroom has paved the way for a myriad of innovative methods and practices that are aimed at improving upon teaching structures of the past. Blended learning enables me to effectively bring technology into the classroom.

Makerspace Educators Need Professional Development, Too

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I decided to base my doctoral thesis on them: “ Tinkering in K–12: An Exploratory Mixed Methods Study of Makerspaces in Schools as an Application of Constructivist Learning.”. Offer a book study on Invent to Learn (the authors have created a study guide).

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14 Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education

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Video Streaming/ Flipped Classroom/eLearning Trends. The flipped classroom movement seems to, in pockets, be threatening the college lecture. MOOCs are great ideas, but assessment and feedback loops and certification are among the many issues holding them back.

How ‘Learning Engineering’ Hopes to Speed Up Education

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He also knew that the notion of introducing what he called “learning engineers” would face resistance from faculty convinced they already knew perfectly well what they were doing in their classrooms. “A That was the finding of a study by CMU anthropologist Lauren Herckis.

The Learning Revolution - Global Ed Declaration - Connected Cafe Videos - ISTE Unplugged News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Calendar The Classroom 2.0 Featured Conference Recordings Eric Sheninger from the 2013 School Leadership Summit - on "Leadership 2.0" [link] Dr. Sandra Hirsh from the Library 2.013 Conference - on "The Global Transformation of Libraries, LIS Education, and LIS Professionals" [link] Al Byers from the 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference - on "Developing Large Scale Effective STEM Teacher Learning Communities" [link] Conversations Classroom 2.0 Educator and Classroom 2.0

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STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Paloma Garcia-Lopez - Executive Director, Maker Education Initiative - "Maker Movement: Making More Makers" Jeanne Century - Director of Research and Evaluation and Science Education, Outlier Research and Evaluation, CEMSE, University of Chicago - "Is it STEM or Just Good Practice?"

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Building Skills, Inspiring Students through Hands-on Technology – Troy Smith, New Zealand

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With the focus put on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) today, teaching these subjects can be a bit overwhelming. Why do you feel passionately about innovation and technology in the classroom?

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Susan Hildreth will reflect on how the DIY and maker movements—particularly as they relate to STEM education (with badges to certify skill development)—place libraries as central learning hubs for their communities. Do you co-learn with a classroom across the globe?

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The Flipped Classroom". It was probably Sal Khan’s 2011 TED Talk “Let’s Use Video to Reinvent Education” and the flurry of media he received over the course of the following year or so that introduced the idea of the “flipped classroom” to most people.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! Franks, PhD Using downloadable audiobooks to improve student literacy outside the classroom - Sue Toms, Head of Libraries WLMA - Reach Out and Teach Someone - Terri Grief, President-Elect.

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The Free, Amazing, Library 2.014 Online Events This Week

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Visible Thinking in Library Instruction - Erika Behling, Library Faculty Reality & Virtuality: Research expectations, responsibilities, and technologies in the dissemination phase of a 4-year study. This is a GREAT week for library learning and conversations! Forward this post to friends and colleagues.)

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). It’s baaaaack: “Return of the MOOC ,” The City Journal tells us. There’s some (sorta) MOOC-related news in the venture funding section below. ” Via the AP : “Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student believed to be 12 years old, authorities said.”

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Walden University researcher, Rose Arnell, is looking for survey participants : I am a doctoral student at Walden University and am conducting a study called, Teacher Beliefs on Self-Learning, Collaboration, and Participation in Virtual Communities of Practice. Classroom 2.0

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” From the Department of Education press release : “Secretary DeVos Accepts President Trump’s Q2 Salary as a Donation for STEM-Focused Camp.” Bloomberg reports that “ Trump Administration Tapping Tech CEOs for STEM Policy Approach.” ” Those involved: investor Laurene Powell Jobs , Apple’s Tim Cook , and representatives from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – so all the country’s best experts on STEM education clearly.

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“ Ivanka Trump , Apple’s Tim Cook Push STEM, Computer Science Education,” says Education Week. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” “Stop Asking About Completion Rates: Better Questions to Ask About MOOCs in 2019,” says Edsurge. Buzzfeed on the Parkland school shooting survivors : “‘It was like a war in the classroom.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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I first read an article by Seymour Papert in a Women’s Studies class in the mid 1990s – “ Epistemological Pluralism ,” which he co-wrote with Sherry Turkle. ” Microsoft acquired Minecraft in 2015 – which probably speaks volumes right there about its progressive potential – and in January of this year, Microsoft bought TeacherGaming, the maker of a Minecraft version aimed at classroom usage. We’ve seen this before in the MOOC world.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOCs are back in the headlines again. Via Edsurge : “The Second Wave of MOOC Hype Is Here, and It’s Online Degrees.” Via Education Week : “Is STEM Oversold as a Path to Better Jobs? Which STEM jobs are in demand and pay well? ” “The One-Teacher, One-Classroom Model Needs an Upgrade,” says Edsurge.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” ” Udacity has updated its online "classroom." " It’s lovely to see the big innovation from the MOOC startups in 2017 involves the learning management system. In other STEM news, Pornhub awards a “women in tech” scholarship. Education Politics.

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” That’s Dallas Dance , who was the subject of another story the NYT’s Natasha Singer wrote last year , “ How Silicon Valley Plans to Conquer the Classroom.” ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” It’s a story on ECOT , the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, the online charter school in Ohio which lost its sponsor and was shut down last week after a long string of scandals and lawsuits.

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Department of Education Announces STEM , Computer Science Education Grant Opportunities.” ’” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Reminder: a lot of MOOC news is now job training news, so you’ll find some updates in that section below.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ TU Delft Students Can Earn Credit For MOOCs From Other Universities.” ” From the Lenovo website : “Lenovo™ Introduces Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom.” “Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom headsets come pre-loaded with more than 700 available Google Expeditions VR field trips and exclusive Wild Immersion content, created with the support of Jane Goodall.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” These headlines just kill me. ” More MOOC data in the “research” section below. Via Edsurge : “New Company Says by Using Its Service, Students Can Test Classroom Tech Before Arriving on Campus.” Via CNBC : “This start-up raised millions to sell ‘brain hacking’ pills , but its own study found coffee works better.” (National) Education Politics.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ XuetangX : A Look at China’s First and Biggest MOOC Platform.” Study says too early to tell.” Presidential Campaign Politics. There was a Presidential debate this week.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. Here’s the headline from Inside Higher Ed : “For-Credit MOOC: Best of Both Worlds at MIT ?” ” But if you look closer, it’s not a MOOC; it’s just an online class at MIT. ” “More Than Half of School Expenditures Spent on Classroom Instruction ,” says the Census Bureau. (National) Education Politics.

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” Via CNET : “ Trump signs laws to promote women in STEM.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Inside Higher Ed on online education at Simmons College. More on MOOC and online education research in the research section below. “ Apple ’s Devices Lose Luster in American Classrooms,” according to The New York Times. Via The Atlantic : “The STEM Superhero of Sesame Street.” Education Politics.

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Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

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Not just the loss of Seymour Papert and Prince and David Bowie and Phife Dawg and Harper Lee and Gwen Ifill and Alan Rickman and Gene Wilder and Ursula Franklin and Scott Erik Kaufman and Jerome Bruner and Elie Wiesel and Alvin Toffler and Leonard Cohen (and many more), but the grief and the pain that stems from these and so many other losses. Indeed, she’s quite methodical with her study – her inspection, introspection – of grief. Or the flipped classroom.

Education Technology's Inequalities

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Charter schools, according to a study based on this OCR data, have an even higher rate of suspending Black students and students with disabilities. ” The idea that preferred admission equals payment stems from the American ideology that opportunity, especially educational opportunity, is a “fair” form of recompense. ” The material involved MOOCs that it had produced with edX as well as videos posted to iTunes and YouTube. MOOCs.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “ Coursera now offers free trials for most Specializations.” ” “Have Silicon Valley Teachers Using Technology Daily Altered Their Classroom Practice?” ” Get them started on for-profit STEM education early, amirite. “It’s Important for Us to Be Critical of STEM Education Efforts,” says The Pacific Standard. Remember MOOCs?