Extron SMP Systems Enable Online Learning

eSchool News

Extron is committed to helping educational institutions of all sizes respond to the recent dramatic shift toward online learning. As part of this commitment, Extron is offering education customers special pricing and grants for its online learning solutions, including the SMP Series.

The Effectiveness of Online Learning Depends on Design

Catlin Tucker

As students of all ages spend more time learning online, it’s worth asking, “How effective is online learning?” ” The answer varies dramatically and depends entirely on the design of the online learning experience.

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Hundreds of thousands of students still can’t access online learning

The Hechinger Report

After schools switched from physical instruction to remote learning in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, districts and state leaders assured families they would get devices for students and the technology resources needed to do schoolwork at home.

Coronavirus Closures? Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China]

Shake Up Learning

Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Are you prepared for online learning if your school is closed for an extended period of time? Online Learning Doctrine.

A free online conference to inspire and equip you

Ditch That Textbook

I’m excited to tell you about a great conference you can attend in your pajamas from the comfort of your own couch! It’s an online conference that features nine presentations from educators who are doing amazing things in technology, pedagogy, inquiry and more. [.].

Transforming online learning experiences

Learning with 'e's

Content is still king in their minds, and everything relies on their knowledge, and the ' delivery ' of learning. I used that quote this morning when I presented online at a conference hosted by Near East University in Turkey. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

10 Must-Attend EdTech Conferences in 2016

Where Learning Clicks

This year promises to be an exciting one, with some of our favorite annual edtech conferences and summits coming back bigger and better than ever. The post 10 Must-Attend EdTech Conferences in 2016 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Online Learning: The Importance of Proper Implementation

Where Learning Clicks

While preparing for my presentation at the Software Test Professionals Conference in New Orleans, I decided to look up the origin of the word “technology.” The post Online Learning: The Importance of Proper Implementation appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. EdTech blended learning implementing online learning online learning

Teacher Zen During Distance Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Distance learning has transformed the routines and lives of all stakeholders- students, families, and educators. I recently presented for the Minnesota Distance Learning Summit, Teacher Zen During Distance Learning.

Make a Deeper Connection with Virtual Student Check-ins!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Connection is a key factor to student success in an online environment. Do your students feel connected to you, the instructor, the learning material, and their peers? Below are several options to meet several types of learning situations and requirements.

‘He Had No Pants on.’ 10 Awkward, Human Moments in the Move to Online Learning

Edsurge

With the swift shift to remote learning, educators and education entrepreneurs alike are quickly learning that trying to replicate what happens in classrooms on an online conference call comes with a lot of ups and downs. I have video conferences with my fourth graders.

Ten EdTech Conferences to Attend before the End of 2015

Where Learning Clicks

Attending a conference is a great way to network and learn about what’s going on in the education industry, especially when it comes to edtech. Conferences give educators the opportunity to speak […].

The Case for Online Learning

Leadership Lounge

Online learning has been a part of higher education since the late 1990s. In fact, universities have utilized distance learning for decades, beginning with correspondence and then moving videoconferencing in the late 1980s. As the Internet improved, so did the opportunity to move from point-to-point video-conference delivery of instruction to asynchronous online learning. Now, online learning has become a required element in university program offerings.

Digital Writing Month: Striving for Inclusion in Open Online Learning

ProfHacker

I’ve been working for some time on ideas of inclusion & ( in)equality in open education, and of the possibility of a postcolonial MOOC (with Shyam Sharma ), and gathering ideas from others on how to envision a more inclusive, diverse and equitable open online learning experience.

Teachers: Online learning goes 2.0 with new technology

eSchool News

Video tutorials in the style made famous by Sal Khan of the Khan Academy changed the face of education, empowering anywhere, anytime learning. A Giant Leap Forward to More “Human” Online Learning. All are available online.

Top EdTech Conferences for 2018

Where Learning Clicks

With the transformation from traditional, lecture-led instruction to more blended and online learning, many educators have unanswered questions and/or ideas brewing about these changes. What better way to learn the latest ideas and gain knowledge than to attend.

Blended Learning Reflections and Notes from the #NAISToF Conference

Kleinspiration

This summer I was selected, along with 34 other educators across the country, to attend the National Association of Independent Schools Teachers of the Future Conference to be held in Alexandria, VA on the beautiful campus of Episcopal High School.

ISTE 2020 Conference Rescheduled for November

Edsurge

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the parent organization of EdSurge, has announced new dates for its annual conference. Like many other conferences across every industry, ISTE 2020 was impacted by the coronavirus and measures enacted to curb its spread.

Online Learning Platform, NovoEd Acquired by Boston Private Equity Firm

Edsurge

Boston-based private equity firm Devonshire Investors has acquired NovoEd , a San Francisco-based provider of an online learning platform. NovoEd traces its roots to Stanford University, where engineering professor Amin Saberi and Farnaz Ronaghi, then a PhD student, launched their first online course in 2012. These online courses are easy to sign up for, yet few students actually stick through and finish them.

Happy 9th birthday! (a few thoughts on blogging and online learning)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Over the past nine years I’ve learned some things about blogging specifically and about social media generally. So I was sympathetic to Shelly Sanchez Terrell’s recent post calling out a prominent online educational leader for improper attribution (and Doug Peterson’s excellent concurrence ).

The Reinventing The Classroom Virtual Conference #reinvent14

The Web20Classroom

tools to students connecting across oceans, there are some pretty incredible things happening with learning. The new Reinventing The Classroom Virtual Conference aims to discover and share the most innovative, long-lasting and creative projects and share in a global conversation about what is right with education, world-wide. The conference is looking for presenters willing to share for a hour what they are doing, thinking, seeing or making.

7 Highlights from Google’s First Online Education Conference

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Cloud Curriculum Internet Leadership Management Online Learning Online Video Software as a ServiceFrank Smith Those who missed Google Education on Air when it was streaming last week can still catch all of the sessions.

FlipCon15, the Flipped Learning Conference, Expands in 8th Year

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Internet Online Learning Online VideoFrank Smith More teachers and school administrators are catching on to the power of flipped classrooms. .

CUE BOLD 2020: A Review

CUE

This year’s BOLD Symposium was kicked off on Monday, May 18th by CUE’s Chief Learning Officer Jon Corippo and Hyperdocs co-founder Lisa Highfill. Learn Blended Learning BOLD conference cue bold edtech flipped learning online learning Review

Virtual Spring CUE 2020 Continues This Week!

CUE

Not only is it remarkable to think that this annual conference (that boasts bringing roughly 5,000 educators together) managed to take it online – but did so in a matter of weeks. Uncategorized Blended Learning conference edtech flipped learning online learning spring cue virtual conferenceSpring CUE went virtual this past week – the first time in its 42-year career.

Can online learning level the AP playing field for rural kids?

The Hechinger Report

When the lecture ended, they had yet another to chance to learn: A physics video chat with their tutor, a sophomore physics major at Yale. Holmes County Central High School is one of eight rural schools participating in a new, blended learning AP Physics program.

A #DitchSummit encore! The Digital Summit is back in January!

Ditch That Textbook

DTT Digital Summit conferences ditch that textbook digital summit ditchsummit edtech educational technology online learning professional developmentDid you love the Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit? Get more of it from Jan. 12-18, 2018!

Digital Writing Month: Striving for Inclusion in Open Online Learning

ProfHacker

I’ve been working for some time on ideas of inclusion & ( in)equality in open education, and of the possibility of a postcolonial MOOC (with Shyam Sharma ), and gathering ideas from others on how to envision a more inclusive, diverse and equitable open online learning experience.

Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at Conferences

ProfHacker

Professionally, she helps develop and produce self-published eBooks, teaches Emerging Technologies and Instructional Design online, and programs eLearning modules (Articulate Storyline). Her research and innovation interests are in the areas of online collaboration, social media, and blogging.

10+ Ways to Recharge Your Batteries Over the Summer

Teacher Reboot Camp

Now you need to take time for yourself and go on some learning adventures of your own! Discover more ways to design engaging distance learning experiences by taking my new accredited graduate course , Online Learning: Best Practices to Leverage the Power of Distance Learning.

What Should Tech Coaches Be Doing During Large Professional Development Conferences?

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff welcomes Tech Coaches Susan Vincentz and Claudio Zavala Jr to discuss the role of the Tech Coach at professional development conferences, the creation and impimention of online learning modules, and our favorite Chrome Extensions.

A FREE online conference for teachers: #DitchSummit!

Ditch That Textbook

DTT Digital Summit conferences ditch that textbook digital summit ditchsummit edtech educational technology online learning professional developmentGain ideas and inspiration for the new year with the Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit in December.

IUT Conference 2018 – Holistic approaches to online collaborative learning design

Learning Confluence

Last week I attended the 43rd Improving University Teaching Conference held on the Charles Sturt University Port Macquarie campus. Here are some essential artefacts to learn from in the meantime. New digital learning environments using the affordances of Web 2.0

Blended learning up close—really close

The Christensen Institute

Next-gen learning has fallen into this trap. But to date, there is little data that captures the intricate, hidden details like the photograph above—data on the actual day-to-day tactics unfolding in blended-learning schools across the country.

Two Don't-Miss Events - Our Online Learning Revolution Conference in April and Our Deep Dive at Black Mountain in May

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We want to explore and bridge the conversations about teaching and learning that are common to these worlds--this includes: learning theory, learning practice, learning science, learning space design, and technology for learning.