Reasons and Research – Why Schools Need Collaborative Learning Spaces

EmergingEdTech

Creative Commons license image source There are Many Reasons Why Flexible, Active Learning Classrooms Should be Widely Adopted We’ve converted a few classrooms to more collaborative spaces over the. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Mapping mobile learning

Learning with 'e's

Mobile technology is a game changer. I have previously written on this blog about how mobile technology can give the edge and also about some of the social implications of learning on the move. We see this happening on a global scale through increasing mobile phone subscriptions. The Mobile World Congress predicts that as early as 2014, mobile phone subscriptions will outstrip the global population (~7.9 Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

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Mobile Learning Experience 2012 - April 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona

The Mobile Native

Cross Post From Tony Vincent''s Learning in Hand Interested in iPad, iPod touch, tablets, netbooks, laptops, phones, apps, podcasting, Android, iOS, and web-based tools? Excited about mobile technology for learning and teaching? Want to connect with other educators and learn from their successes and challenges? Then join me for Mobile Learning Experience 2012 April 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona. Registration for Mobile Learning Experience 2012 is open.

School district invents custom charging solution for all schools

eSchool News

As Denton Independent School District (ISD) prepares for future ready classrooms with technology and builds new schools, the Texas district is partnering with LocknCharge to create a new mobile device charging cabinet – the Carrier 15 Charging Station™. When we looked to roll out new technology for our schools, we wanted to create collaborative learning environments,” said Dwight Goodwin, director of instructional technology at Denton ISD.

5 Tech Tools to Improve Collaboration

Brilliant or Insane

The benefits of collaborative learning with tech tools are many. What our collaborative learning style empowers and enables is a student’s resilience—how do you look to your neighbor as a resource, how do you test your own theories, how do you understand if you’re on the right track or the wrong track?” The post 5 Tech Tools to Improve Collaboration appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Mobile Learning Technology collaboration edtech

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Chromebook takeover signals major shift in education…but not in the way you may think

eSchool News

classrooms (accounting for more than half the mobile devices shipped to schools) is signaling a “profound shift in American education;” and they’re calling it the “Googlification of the classroom.” Digital Learning and Tools eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News IT Newsletter Mobile Learning News One-to-oneAccording to the New York Times , the massive adoption of Google and its Chromebooks in U.S.

At the end of our tether

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What does mobile technology have to do with academic freedom? A person's freedom of learning is part of his freedom of thought, even more basic that his freedom of speech.' Holt could easily have gone on to argue that freedom of learning should also include choice of location. He died in 1985, before the era of the Web and mobile technology, but the thought was undoubtedly already there. Being able to choose when and where to learn is part of the freedom to learn.

Personal devices in higher education

Learning with 'e's

Here are some of my recent thoughts on learning spaces at universities, and the impact of student owned personal technologies: As the shift from location specific learning to untethered learning gathers pace, so the personal device gains increasing importance. Distributed forms of learning are burgeoning, and geographical distance between learners and their parent institutions is less of a problem. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

ISTE Launches ISTE U to Help Teachers, Leaders Build Digital Competencies

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The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is beginning enrollment today for ISTE U , an online professional learning hub for teachers and leaders to build critical skills for teaching and learning in a digital world. What’s New: New Tools for Schools ] ISTE partnered with D2L to use the BrightSpace learning management system (LMS) to power ISTE U. Taking Mobile Learning to the Next Level. ?

The Internet of Things smart school is coming

eSchool News

Close to half (46 percent) of K-12 and higher-ed IT leaders in a recent survey said they believe an Internet of Things smart school — a school using Internet of Things devices to transform learning environments — will have a major impact in the next one to two years. As the Internet of Things impacts education, IT leaders are envisioning uber-connected schools and campuses.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

We recorded micro-teaches - usually a 10 minute lesson - and then played back the footage to the students so they could see and hear themselves and learn from the experience. Alternative modes Today, education has expanded beyond traditional learning spaces into distance education , blended learning, flipped classrooms , mobile learning, and online delivery through technologies such as MOOCs ( Massive Open Online Courses ).

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Global Leadership Week Starting! Event List + Join Us in Boston on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

GLW is an opportunity for education leaders to learn from one another and share effective principles in leadership, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age. The focus is driven by the following essential question: how do we cultivate global citizens through digital learning? Many Thanks to Our Global Ed Events Sponsors At Participate , we believe learning has no limits.

Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development

Nik Peachey

Learning technology teacher development blog. To find out more read: Subtitling your video clips LangoLab LangoLab is a video sharing website designed for anyone who want to learn or teach any language. To learn more about this site go to: Language Learning through Communal Video Yappr Yappr is another community site that allows users to upload and transcribe videos. Microsoft's free Learning Content Development Syst. Top tools for e-learning.

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What's on the Horizon (Still, Again, Always) for Ed-Tech

Hack Education

The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released the latest NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education. The topic names have been modified “for consistency,” the report’s authors say (although I’m a little unclear about some of these choices – how are “mobile learning,” “tablet computing,” and “bring your own device” separate technological developments? Adaptive Learning Technologies.

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