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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ECM 147: App Smashing Definition and Examples

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

An Expanded Definition of Student Success

Digital Promise

Erin Mote and Eric Tucker lead Brooklyn Lab Schools , a group of charter schools in downtown Brooklyn, and are focused on building systems that support an expanded definition of student success. Their approach leverages technology and focuses on the development of relationships between students and with teachers and other adults. The post An Expanded Definition of Student Success appeared first on Digital Promise.

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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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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.

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).

Chromebox and Chromebase - definite contenders for desktop replacements

Educational Technology Guy

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

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

Opening the definition dialog: Personalization, individualization and differentiation

eSchool News

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.

5 Ideas for Technology Stations

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

Jumpstart Engagement with Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

ViewSonic Education

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

ViewSonic Education

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.

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.

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?

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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Technology and Capstone Courses

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In the Guide to Capstone Education from the National Capstone Consortium there are a series of questions posed about technology and the role it should, could or might possibly play in a capstone course. How will technology enhance the structure and requirements of the program?

Technologically Blind or Technologically Conscious

Fractus Learning

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

The Christensen Institute

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

Using Technology to Support English Learners in the Classroom


The integration of technology allows for great possibilities in meeting the needs of this diverse group of students while providing options for personalizing the user experience. Yet, technology integration can provide valuable multimodal resources for instruction, learning, and engagement.

3 stories of how educational technology can improve relationships

The Christensen Institute

Although some poorly-designed classrooms that resemble the setting described above technically fit within the formal definition of Blended Learning, this image should not define the popular conception of the term. Recently I’ve witnessed inspiring examples in which teachers use technology to empower, rather than diminish, their relationships with their students. Roshan turned to technology.

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.

Is MLTI Impacting Student Learning?

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When a district (or a state) expends large sums of money on education technology, it is fair to expect that there would be a return on the investment, especially in improved student learning. There are those that think, for example, that Maine should stop paying for the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) since, after 15 years, there has been no improvement in test scores. Definition of Success and Measure Focus on the Learning MLTI

5 Technology tools that will keep your students engaged in the classroom


Students are obsessed with technology and gadgets nowadays, so why can’t we use technology to keep them engaged while learning? The traditional methods of education are being replaced by more interactive methods which are influenced by technology.

The Missing Tech Giant in Education Technology


This article is part of a collection of op-eds from thought leaders, educators and entrepreneurs who reflect on the state of education technology in 2018, and share where it’s headed next year. But now I can definitively answer yes. As someone who lives in Seattle and has both worked in education technology as an executive and analyst, and observed the tech sector as a columnist, Amazon is inescapable. Education Technology Enterprises Edtech Business

How Technology Unlocks Personalized Learning

Where Learning Clicks

In the same classroom, Calvin has deeply ingrained misconceptions about the definitions of shapes and measurements that impede his learning geometry. The post How Technology Unlocks Personalized Learning appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology

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A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology. Keeping up with technology is impossible, even for blogs like Mashable, Engadget, and Techcrunch that do it for a living. 1:1 Technology. The post A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology appeared first on TeachThought.

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