The Definition Of Asynchronous Learning

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The post The Definition Of Asynchronous Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Technology eLearningSynchronous learning is like network television while asynchronous learning is like Netflix.

ECM 147: App Smashing Definition and Examples

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Pushing the Limits of Education Technology- Greg Kulowiec App smashing is when you use two or more apps on a device to do something which one could not do alone. The post ECM 147: App Smashing Definition and Examples appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog.

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The Definition Of Bullying

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The Definition Of Bullying: A Timeless Behavior With New Tools & Technology by Terry Heick Preventing bullying is just as likely as preventing poverty, racism, or violence. The post The Definition Of Bullying appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Definitions Digital Citizenship Parents Social Media In The Classroom Terry Heick

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EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 1


EdTech definitions every teacher should know. Best Online Definition – The Virtual Reality Society : “A three-dimensional, computer generated environment which can be explored and interacted with by a person. A while ago we received a comment on a post about Augmented Reality.

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EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 2


Welcome to Part 2 of our EdTech terminology post — where we hope to give you a relatively simple roadmap to help navigate the thickets of education technology buzzwords and phrases that tend to appear in discussions and debates. However, definitions are not agreed upon.

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In 2019, What’s REALLY the Definition of a Teacher?

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Maybe, we need to look at educators in a new context of what teaching really is in most schools, and whether it should be given cultural, economic and technological change. Definition #1 – Causing to Know. Definition #2 – Guiding the Studies. By LeiLani Cauthen.

Education Technology Duality: Nouns, Verbs, and “Everything Just Works”

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I write a lot about a learning-focused approach to education technology, including a Learning Technology Framework , an exploration of whether we are talking learning or talking technology , or imploring education technology leaders to focus on learning.

How Are Educators Broadening Their Definitions of Evidence?


According to our editors, it was a combination of broadening their definitions of evidence, paired with a dose of confidence and validation that what they’re doing matters—even if it’s not traditional, quantitative assessment. Education Technology Education Research

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Chromebooks - definitely awesome for education

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Back in May of 2012, I wrote about Google Chromebooks and how they were great for education. Two and a half years and 11,000 Chromebooks later, I stand by this even more. Our district has over 11,000 Chromebooks deployed in grades 3-12. We also have a high school using Windows laptops. Here''s why I recommend Chromebooks: inexpensive - average cost, with laser etching, Chrome management and setup is around $310 per device.

What’s A Twitter Chat? An Example And Definition For 2018

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An Example And Definition For 2018 appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Definitions Social Media In The ClassroomThe post What’s A Twitter Chat?

A New Definition For Equity In Education

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A New Definition For Equity In Education. When discussing equity, there are so many convenient handles–race, gender, language, poverty, access to technology, but there may be a larger view that we’re missing when we do so. As for a definition for equity in education?

Maine Learning Technology Framework

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The Maine Learning Technology Framework describes the key elements and components needed to achieve the greatest learning benefit from a district’s technology investment. Note: this is not intended to be a vision for technology, nor a general vision for school.

Chromebox and Chromebase - definite contenders for desktop replacements

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This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. I''m currently testing out the LG Chromebase and Asus Chromebox for potential use in our district (and for me at home). So far, I''m very impressed.

The Case for Expanding the Definition of 'Personalization' to Meet the Needs of the Whole Child


Technology plays a critical role in this process; not just in how students experience learning, but also in how educators access and use tools and information to leverage and enrich the time they have with their students. This definition is a reflection of what great educators have always done. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

A Definition Of Web Literacy (And How Students Can Benefit)

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A Definition Of Web Literacy (And How Students Can Benefit). Chris Lawrence is Mozilla’s VP of Learning, where he builds networks of web literacy leaders; image attribution pixabay ; A Definition Of Web Literacy (And How Students Can Benefit).

Opening the definition dialog: Personalization, individualization and differentiation

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This struggle for a definition poses a larger question: If we cannot clearly and succinctly define our approaches, what chance do we have for successful implementation? Much of the article squares with some of the most widely accepted and agreed upon definitions around personalization.

How Should Colleges Approach Student Success When Different Definitions Abound?


Because these different definitions of student success abound, Stout says conversations with an academic advisor that “span beyond just building a schedule” are important. As for advising technology tools, she believes that if they’re well-designed, they give students a real-time picture of how they’re progressing against their stated goals. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

Maine Announces Learning Technology Framework

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The true value of laptops and tablets in schools is not learning to use the technology, but rather using the technology to learn. The Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI ) have been in place since 2002 and has certainly helped close the Digital Access Divide in Maine.

5 Ideas for Technology Stations

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Leslie Swanson-Anaya @InspiredLeslie elementary teacher of the year for Texas region 15 has ideas for awesome technology stations. Learn how she helps students learn and progress using technology. Five Ideas for Technology Stations.

Sharing Tools for Measuring Impactful Technology Use

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As access to technology becomes increasingly commonplace in schools, discrepancies continue to emerge concerning not whether technology is being used, but how it is being used. New rubric guides classroom technology use. Indicators of impactful technology use.

Instructure CEO to Step Down; Definitive Agreement for Company’s Acquisition Revised Again

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MLTI is a Massive Failure: What We Can Do

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On Friday, October 14, 2016, Maine’s Governor Paul LePage announced that he believes the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) has been a massive failure. Resources: Are We Talking Technology or Are We Talking Learning.

Technology Sparks Growth Mindset and Innovation in the Classroom

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We’d look at another school that has technology, and we’re like, ‘Wow … I wish we had those possibilities.’”. It was definitely one piece of the puzzle to our success because it helped foster a growth mindset among our teachers and students.”.

Teachers at ISTE Share Their Definitions of Personalized Learning.and They’re All Different


Was this perception shared by teachers at one of the biggest education technology conferences in the world? I think personalized learning is going to be what students do in the future because technology actually allows you to do that now. It's anything really; technology can help support that in a bunch of different ways. Director of Technology at Sequoyah School in Pasadena, California. Technology and Business teacher at Paoli Community School in Mitchell, Indiana.

Different Definitions of Personalized Learning Conflict, Cause Confusion


One teacher, many students: It’s basically the definition of school as we know it, going back to the earliest days of the Republic. ” It’s a concept grounded in the psychology of motivation, learning science and growing technologies like artificial intelligence (AI).

Jumpstart Engagement with Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

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The advent of interactive large format displays further expands the options for achieving the documented benefits delivered by this transformative classroom technology. Classroom display board technology is a powerful thing. Improvements in Interactive Whiteboard Technology.

Digital Transformation in the Education Sector - A Guide to Education Technology

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Can you think of an aspect of life that has not yet been influenced by modern technology? In that regard, from interactive whiteboards to front-facing projectors, the digital transformation in the education sector has yielded its own technological industry - EdTech.

What Is G Suite for Education? [Updated]

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Technology Definitions Google Education Tools For The ClassroomG Suite for Education is a set of tools from Google designed to host and distribute digital documents, communication, and collaboration through the cloud. The post What Is G Suite for Education?

The role of technology in the PYP


This post will outline the aims of the PYP (the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate) and the role that technology plays in helping teachers and students to achieve those goals. What does the PYP say about technology? How does technology support inquiry?

Losing STEAM: When Technology and Curriculum Collide

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Educational approaches that use Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) are pushing the learning capacity of students by focusing on inquiry, problem-solving, and innovation. . Featured How Learning Works Technology Curriculum EdTech STEAM

MLTI Fall 2016 Update Notes

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We are excited to have added Amanda Nguyen and Sean Malone to the Learning Through Technology Team. Each is a Maine native, a veteran educator, and a leader in learning technology. District Tech Plans, the Maine Learning Technology Framework, and BrightBytes.

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Technologically Blind or Technologically Conscious

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How do we define the difference between being technologically blind and technologically conscious? Perhaps the real question is not whether they are better off if we don’t use technology, but why we choose not to make use of it? Discussion School Technology

Lessons plans: A technological wonder

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When most people picture world-changing technologies, they immediately conjure mental images of automobiles, airplanes, computers, and smartphones. Education Blog lesson plans teaching Technology

New Research Compendium Addresses Productivity & Transformation When Applying Technology in Learning Math

Digital Promise

For the past three years, I was honored to work on the team that developed the chapter on “Technology for Mathematics Learning.” Writing the technology chapter gave my team the opportunity (and challenge) to comprehensively organize the vast research knowledge about technology in learning mathematics. Drijvers identified three main purposes for technology in mathematics learning: Doing Mathematics.

MLTI Fall 2016 Update Notes

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We are excited to have added Amanda Nguyen and Sean Malone to the Learning Through Technology Team. Each is a Maine native, a veteran educator, and a leader in learning technology. Focusing on using technology for purposeful learning experiences (not on the tools and devices themselves). We must do a better job of leveraging technology to improve student outcomes. Maine Announces Learning Technology Framework.