What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

MindShift

districts have also tried to reimagine how school would look with movements toward competency-based models that don’t rely on time in class as the constant variable. Access to mobile technology especially has helped students feel comfortable in the role of digital creator. Some problems are already being solved in creative ways by educators setting an example of the way forward, while others are more difficult and haven’t yet been solved.

Educators Make, Play, and Connect This Summer

Educator Innovator

In Dallas, it might mean exploring community action with digital storytelling. In Pittsburgh, kids might join the growing Maker Movement or pick up some engineering skills while making robots. Connecting all these activities are digital badges. Designed by the Mozilla Foundation, open digital badges are a new form of credentialing for the digital age. Join kids and adults in Mozilla’s Maker Party (July 15th to September 15th).

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A Strong Case for Uncommon Learning

Fractus Learning

Throughout his book, Sheninger provides concrete examples from his former school, New Milford High School, as well as others from throughout the country. Each chapter provides rationale, research, and/or models for change, with comprehensive examples and resource links sprinkled throughout to highlight how these change have been done by today’s educators. Digital Learning Across the Curriculum. Digital Badges and Micro-credentials.

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A Strong Case for Uncommon Learning

Fractus Learning

Throughout his book, Sheninger provides concrete examples from his former school, New Milford High School, as well as others from throughout the country. Each chapter provides rationale, research, and/or models for change, with comprehensive examples and resource links sprinkled throughout to highlight how these change have been done by today’s educators. Digital Learning Across the Curriculum. Digital Badges and Micro-credentials.

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