Collaborative Learning in the Age of Social-Distancing

Digital Promise

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.

Guide offers collaborative learning insight

eSchool News

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

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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)!].

Free Range Teaching and the Technology Teachers ‘Beg For’

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When Central Coast Grammar School (CCGS) refurbished a block of classrooms recently, it installed wireless screen mirroring technology in every room. Cooper calls wireless screen mirroring a game changer, and he likens it to the introduction of the mobile phone. “It

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

Edsurge

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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The Benefits Of Using Technology In Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Benefits Of Using Technology In Learning. While technology opens new horizons for education at home, adapting to this is more challenging. What are the pros and cons of remote teaching technology? Challenges Of Using Technology In Learning. Technology

Peer editing in digital and mobile environments

Nik Peachey

For years now I have been happily using EtherPad based services like [link] and [link] to get participants on the training courses I deliver to work collaboratively to create and peer edit texts. apps collaborative learning mobile learning process writing web 2.0

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™.

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. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

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

Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

Which means course creators have to create a diverse learning program. In order to make this possible, they need a learning platform that they can explore on their own. A platform that is so engaging that it will compel them to take control of their own learning.

CUE and Touchjet partner for STEAMpunk Mobile Labs

eSchool News

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

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

MindShift

You can almost see her here dipping her toe in the water of something new,” said Resnick during a presentation at the International Society for Technology in Education conference. As kids work on projects, they learn core ideas in a meaningful context.”.

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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Technology’s Role in Putting Learning Science Research To Work

Digital Promise

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.

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.

South Carolina School District Converts To Boxlight Interactive Teaching Technologies

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Howard Technology Solutions, a highly regarded reseller, will spearhead the installations. The decision by the district to replace existing interactive technologies with Boxlight’s interactive solutions followed a rigorous, formal evaluations where as many as 16 vendors were evaluated.

Mimio unveils MimioMobile for browsers

eSchool News

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

eSchool News

Impero and SMART Technologies Inc. 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

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

MindShift

In a fast-moving field like education technology, it’s worth taking a moment to take stock of new developments, persistent trends and the challenges to effective tech implementation in real classrooms.

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

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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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. Quick Shout Technology News. Top tools for e-learning.

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At the end of our tether

Learning with 'e's

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.

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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Here’s the Syllabus for Your Summer Crash Course in Online Education

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You learned how to Zoom, or Hangout, or Team up. So this summer might be the right time to learn a little more about online pedagogy. Or maybe you’re actually kind of intrigued by this whole online learning thing. Is your course mobile-phone friendly?

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On the Horizon: Harnessing Emerging Technologies in Education #SXSWedu

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The world of work is increasingly global and increasingly collaborative. People expect to work learn socialize and play wherever they are. The technologies we use are increasingly cloud based. The internet is becoming a global mobile network and already is at its edges. Reflections of what has been learned by Horizon Reports over the past 10 years: Larry''s Big Takeaway after 10 years: Our strategic thinking is increasingly based on world that no longer exists.

Opening the box

Learning with 'e's

I had been invited to speak at the American Research Society's International Conference on Education and Information Technology ( ICEIT 2016 ). Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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.

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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.

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

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Crisp continued, “I would design for today's working adult who hasn't had opportunity to keep up with the pace of technological change. dlnchat I would design for today's working adult who hasn't had opportunity to keep up with the pace of technological change. This approach improves access and learning as well when students play a role in the design of content, said some of the chat participants. And how much learning should occur synchronously or asynchronously?

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

EdNews Daily

Thousands of new education technology platforms have emerged in the past decade. As education technology continues to grow, it is important to identify services with purpose and meaning. Technology that makes a difference in the world is the focus and mission of EdCast.

Celebrating a School-Wide Commitment to Powerful Learning

Digital Promise

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.

Smart learning

Learning with 'e's

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

Empower Your Students with The 4 C’s Learning Menu

Shake Up Learning

The post Empower Your Students with The 4 C’s Learning Menu appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Empower Your Students with The 4 C’s Learning Menu. YOU can empower your students with this 4 C’s learning menu! What is a Learning Menu?