Classroom collaboration: Learning together

Neo LMS

In most classrooms today, students are seen working together in small groups, perhaps in learning stations in the classroom, and taking a more active role in learning. When I was in elementary school, we often were paired with a classmate for different activities and it was a great way to develop our social skills as well as develop new perspectives in learning. Social learning works. We have to think about what will work in our classrooms and with our students.

How an LMS can help teachers keep older students engaged

Neo LMS

So let’s explore how teachers can harness edtech resources, with a focus on school learning management systems, to maximize their limited time and supplies, while also delivering a more engaging, personalized experience for middle school students. Self-paced learning.

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AR, VR and MR Driven Student Engagement

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Quick Take: Introduces how to integrate AR, VR and MR technologies and applications to increase student engagement. Student engagement is a ‘hot’ topic in education, if we could only engage young people they would thrive! . So how does one engage a millennial about the periodic table and Pythagoras? Could adding interactivity to the classroom enhance student engagement? Let’s bring AR, VR, and MR into student and teachers hands.

5 Tips for Student Engagement and Concept Retention

Securly

In today’s world, students need even less than 8 seconds to access information or find an answer to their question with search engines and online databases. This reliance poses a threat to the actual retention of knowledge learned in the classroom. But how can we keep students learning and engaged amidst so many other distractions of 2016? First, consider that all students learn in different ways. Do Collaborative Projects/Group work.

4 Ways to Discover the Best Edtech

Digital Promise

This resulted in a frenzy to find an app or a website to use in the classroom with students. But we now know that a website or an app is only as powerful as its effectiveness in instruction and engagement. While we’ve come a long way from the “grasping at straws” syndrome, educators continue to ponder the worth of many educational technology (edtech) products and struggle with the best and most efficient means of choosing these products. Read edtech-focused blogs.

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4 Critical Characteristics of High-Quality Instructional Content

Edsurge

K-12 educators are increasingly turning to digital resources to enhance instruction and address student needs. K-12 educators are increasingly turning to digital resources to enhance instruction and address student needs. Quality Is Key Educators seek engaging, hands-on, interactive content that allows students to participate fully and think critically throughout the learning process. We asked teachers what they want from edtech. To Meet Students’ Needs!

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How To Elevate Case-Based Teaching Strategies

Omega Notes

Case-based learning provides several important benefits to students. In addition to making stronger connections between theory and practice, students also develop greater interpersonal skills through working with peers. It does require significant preparation on the part of the teacher and the students and it can be hard to encourage, let alone assess, student participation and performance. Ease Prep for Students and Faculty. Boost Student Participation.

Five Ways Teachers Can Use—and Create—Augmented Reality Experiences

Edsurge

A fourth-grade student at Mendez Elementary in San Marcos, Texas, held an iPad out in front of her. Zombies had taken over the school library, and she and her fellow students had to work together to answer various questions about books—such as identifying where the index is located. If your students ever played Pokemon GO, they experienced AR when they roamed the streets looking for tiny monsters that appeared on their screens. Learn how teachers are using the app.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

When I started Gaggle back in 1999, we were free email for students. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Lesson learned #1: Eyeballs are not a business model. Lesson learned #2: Show up prepared, or you are doomed to fail. More lessons learned.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

When I started Gaggle back in 1999, we were free email for students. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Lesson learned #1: Eyeballs are not a business model. Lesson learned #2: Show up prepared, or you are doomed to fail. More lessons learned.

15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017. Stephen Downes works in the Learning and Performance Support Systems program at the National Research Council, a multi-year effort to develop personal learning technology and learning analytics.

4 Challenges of Hybrid Learning (and How to Overcome Them)

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Hybrid learning is helping to transform the way education is delivered, but it is important to understand some of the key challenges of hybrid learning too. Keep reading for a breakdown of four challenges associated with hybrid learning and their solutions.

4 Ways to promote collaboration in digital spaces

Neo LMS

As we prepare for spring, it is always good to have some new ideas to promote student engagement and foster more collaboration in the classroom. Read more: The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom. 4 Ways to promote collaboration in digital spaces.

12 Practical Tips for Remote Learning During School Closures – SULS057

Shake Up Learning

The post 12 Practical Tips for Remote Learning During School Closures – SULS057 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. While the world is battling the coronavirus, teachers and schools are scrambling to figure out what this home learning thing looks like. I’ve put together 12 practical tips for remote learning during school closures. Let’s share and collaborate to make the best of this situation. Record a good morning video for your students.

Developing Academic Language Supports Equity

Digital Promise

Students whose parents have not attended college, or even high school, can also be at a disadvantage in school due to the lack of recognition of academic language. To help teachers support all of their students in mastering this academic language, we at Digital Promise Global’s LPS initiative have partnered with edtech product company Speak Agent , whose goal is to ensure that each child, regardless of her or his learner variability, knows and understands academic language.

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Former Pearson, edX Exec Raises $7.5M to Build AI-Powered Digital Courseware

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The demand for innovative digital learning technology has never been higher. And investment continues to flow into the edtech space. million Series A that will expand its range of intensive executive-level courses and digital learning tools.

Tips & Tools to Enhance Collaboration Between Tech & Curriculum

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These include: More engaged studentsStudents are often more engaged when material is presented with digital tools. Technologies actively engage the students through problem-solving games, quicker study methods, and unlimited potential for research. Simplified materials – Too often backpacks weigh almost 15 percent of a student’s body weight. Technology can put a wealth of material literally into the palm of a student’s hand.

K–12 Professional Development Is Critical, So Make It Count

EdTech Magazine

While most teachers believe district leaders view professional development as a priority, some say the instruction they’re offered could be more effective, according to a survey from Corwin, Learning Forward and the National Education Association. With one estimate indicating as many as 77 percent of jobs will require some degree of technological skill by 2020, it’s critical that students are comfortable using technology. K–12 Professional Development Is Critical, So Make It Count.

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Innovative Schools Find Lessons — and Opportunities — in Remote Learning

Edsurge

I am an edtech consultant and student of experience design at the University of the Arts, London. Instead, I asked to video conference with my interviewees, which gave me the chance to understand how schools’ closure is shaping learning for the long term. We have to take care of the staff if we want to take care of our students John Bosselman The rhythm and rituals of learning depend on people, not tech.

10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

Many find that more than one display is ideal for flexible classrooms that maximize active learning. Supporting Active Learning. Interactive touch screen displays have an inherent ability to bolster active learning. As the name implies, active learning is learning through engaging with content. By becoming involved in the learning process. Countless activities facilitate active learning. Collaboration. Or engage with a learning game.

4 Tips for Hybrid Teaching

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The concept of hybrid learning is still relatively new and teachers are still very much in the process of getting to grips with it – which is why tips for hybrid teaching can be so useful. This helps to highlight the potential engagement issue. Encourage Collaborative Learning.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Dr. Baluku Daniel Masindi, CEO Masindi Health Development Program (MHDP) | Baluku Hannington Gift, Vice Chairperson (MHDP) Earth as an exoplanet, or the benefits of space science perspective for young students , Julia Brodsky, Art of Inquiry LLC Education 21.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Karen Blumberg Technology Integrator The School at Columbia University BIO : Karen Blumberg is an educational technologist at The School at Columbia University working with faculty and students to integrate technology academically, respectfully, and responsibly. Our students are children of technology and the web.