Collaborative Learning in the Age of Social-Distancing

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As schools rapidly shift instruction to a learn-from-home situation, we’re thinking about how to integrate core learning sciences principles in this new context: What do we know improves learning? Collaborative learning can also be effective across different age groups.

Reasons and Research – Why Schools Need Collaborative Learning Spaces

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Guide offers collaborative learning insight

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Mimio’s new guide, Collaborate to the Core! A new resource aims to share tips on how to establish a collaborative environment in classrooms, and it also provides relevant and engaging lessons, organized by subject matter and grade level. Digital Learning and Tools News Top News

Using Google Drive Apps for Real Time Collaborative Learning

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Digital tools have given us an exponential number of ways to collaborate with our students, colleagues, peers and community. Collaboration that can help us build, communicate and learn together. Compatibility : Desktop/Tablet/Mobile. Collaborative problem solving.

Installing Network Infrastructure for Mobile-First Learning

techlearning

Pre-K–12 schools and districts are shifting toward personalized learning through blended learning, project-based learning, design thinking, STEM/STEAM, and other inquiry-based learning models, whether or not they are 1:1.

The Post-LMS World: Social, Simple, Modern, Mobile and Student-centric

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Despite its name, the Learning Management System (LMS) is not about learning. While it’s great for instructor workflows, it has always been a course management tool, not a learning tool. Learning doesn’t happen within the digital space of the LMS; it happens beyond its borders.

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Mapping mobile learning

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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.

School district invents custom charging solution for all schools

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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™.

MIT’s Scratch Program Is Evolving For Greater, More Mobile Creativity

MindShift

In additional to sharing her artwork she was also beginning to share the things she was learning about programming.” As kids work on projects, they learn core ideas in a meaningful context.”. The project reflects kids’ passions, but also what they are learning.

Free Range Teaching and the Technology Teachers ‘Beg For’

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We literally threw out our teachers’ desks,” says Damon Cooper, an English teacher and the director of teaching and learning at CCGS, in New South Wales. Cooper calls wireless screen mirroring a game changer, and he likens it to the introduction of the mobile phone. “It

CUE and Touchjet partner for STEAMpunk Mobile Labs

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The Touchjet Pond Projector , which turns any wall or table surface into an 80-inch interactive touchscreen, is now available as a five-pack technology kit as a part of CUE’s STEAMpunk Mobile Labs. Digital Learning and Tools News

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.

Wireless Display Technology Gives Teachers the Freedom to Roam the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

By Steve Zurier School districts use wireless displays to enable collaborative learning and engage students. . Displays Hardware Mobility Notebooks

5 Tech Tools to Improve Collaboration

Brilliant or Insane

The benefits of collaborative learning with tech tools are many. The post 5 Tech Tools to Improve Collaboration appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Mobile Learning Technology collaboration edtech Brilliant or Insane.

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False frontiers

Learning with 'e's

Collaboration is where two or more people work together to achieve a common objective. In education, the common objective is usually to learn specific content, skills or competencies within defined areas. We refer to this as personalised learning ( a video explains ).

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

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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.” According to the New York Times , the massive adoption of Google and its Chromebooks in U.S.

Mimio unveils MimioMobile for browsers

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The MimioMobile app will now be compatible with any device with a supported web browser, so educators and students can access and use the application’s assessment and collaboration features from nearly any device, including Chromebooks and Windows surface tablets.

Impero Education Pro, SMART partner on classroom management

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Students are learning on iPads, Chromebooks, SMART Boards, smartphones – whatever device is available and fits the activity,” said Greg Estell, president, Education Solutions, SMART Technologies. “As Curriculum Mobile and Handheld Technologies News Top News

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.

Opening the box

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It has created a binary, he argued, between experience and product based learning; the former is situated, authentic, whilst the latter is in danger of becoming irrelevant in a fast paced, ever changing world. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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.

New resources aim to demostrate K-12 video collaboration

eSchool News

Education Networks of America (ENA), in collaboration with Wainhouse Research, today released a rich suite of resources that illustrate how school districts are advancing the use of today’s video conferencing technology to connect, collaborate, educate, and optimize learning experiences.

Utterli appropriate: tools for a new gen of citizen journalists

Connecting 2 the World

I’m impressed by the growing slew of portable device apps that make it possible for bloggers and social commentators to post their reports across platforms online or via their mobile phones. Seesmic Launches Mobile Cell Phone Video - Exclusive CEO Demo Enter Utterli (formerly Utterz) and now Seesmic for the Nokia N95.

Celebrating a School-Wide Commitment to Powerful Learning

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In collaboration with HP and Microsoft’s Reinvent the Classroom Initiative, Digital Promise Global is launching two new programs that celebrate teachers and schools who demonstrate powerful teaching and learning with technology. HP Spotlight Schools Exemplify Powerful Learning.

Hello, my name is Dramagirl, and I’m a webaholic …

Connecting 2 the World

As you can tell from the title, it was about learning more about the art and craft of blog commenting, and sharing the conversation around. Posts and comments from services like Twitter, Pownce , Facebook, Tumblr and Jaiku sent from desktop, laptop or mobile phones now appear on aggregated sites like the mighty FriendFeed , where I daresay they are far more visible and engaging of diverse opinion and comment than here on the humble but still unbowed traditional blog post.

Smart learning

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I'm in a dream job now, talking about technology and learning, and how we can optimise one from the other. I spoke of Learning 3.0, and speculated on what learning might look like in a few years. Learning 3.0 Learning 3.0 Technology mobile ICL2012 web x.0

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2019 SXSW EDU PanelPicker!

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With that in mind, we invite you to help us tell our stories at SXSW EDU 2019 to spread the word on topics like learner variability, educator micro-credentials, immersive storytelling with 360° technology, maker learning, edtech pilots, data interoperability, and more.

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6 Tips for How to Build an Online College Degree from Scratch #DLNchat

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This approach improves access and learning as well when students play a role in the design of content, said some of the chat participants. Focus on how (not how much) to blend & synchronize Should tomorrow’s degrees move entirely online, or blend in-person learning with an online environment? And how much learning should occur synchronously or asynchronously? She also tweeted, “Synchronous vs. asynchronous would be based on each learning outcome.”

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. ?

Technology’s Role in Putting Learning Science Research To Work

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Since the days of writing on wooden shingles with charcoal in one-room school houses, an increasing array of objects – pencils, paper, scissors, paste, books, and microscopes, to name a few – have been routinely used in classrooms to help students deepen understanding and record and communicate what they learned. Digital tools, such as mobile apps and educational games, are the newest additions to the teacher’s toolbox. Supporting authentic, real-world learning.

7 discoveries from an active learning classroom

eSchool News

There is a fair amount of research into the impact of classroom design on student learning. Active learning applies a similar principle, including minimizing institutional barriers like teacher lecterns, fixed and stagnant furniture, and limited student exposure to real-world experiences.

Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

By incorporating technology into K-12 education model, institutes are aiming to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities. With the flipped approach, teachers aim to make the learning process more engaging.

Wayne Township Metropolitan School District and itslearning Take Bronze Medal in Learning Impact Awards

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Wayne Township Metropolitan School District and itslearning have been awarded a bronze medal in the 2018 IMS Global Consortium’s Learning Impact Awards program.

Let’s Hang! 10+ Ways to Spark Collaboration with Google Hangouts

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google has many free incredible apps and tools that work on any device to support and promote collaboration. Hangouts allows you to record and easily make screen video tutorials or just have a video of group collaboration. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Collaborative Learning with Google Hangouts from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. However, these features are best using the browser version versus the mobile app.

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Making a Global Impact in Education: An Interview with Karl Mehta, CEO of EdCast

EdNews Daily

EdCast is a social knowledge network built in an effort to enhance our ability to collaborate and learn. The open source network provides learners with the opportunity to garner knowledge in both formal and informal learning settings. Robyn Shulman.