Making Time vs Finding Time

A Principal's Reflections

While online consider making some time to learn and then apply a new skill while earning a digital badge to acknowledge your informal learning. Consider flipping your faculty meetings. This concept is based on the popular flipped classroom model. When flipping a faculty meeting teachers are given informational items to read and view in advance. To learn more about flipped leadership check out the latest book by Peter DeWitt.

Socrates for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Teachers can control the learning remotely or just allow Socrates to adjust automatically - making it a perfect tool for teachers with closed classrooms. flipped classroom game based learning


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Change is a Mindset

A Principal's Reflections

Flipped classroom and instructional model implemented in 2012. Creation of a digital badge platform to acknowledge the informal learning of teachers implemented in 2013 by Laura Fleming. Change Digital Leadership educational leadership Innovation New Milford High School Opinion

Uncommon Learning

A Principal's Reflections

They have embraced this digital world as it provides consistent relevance and meaning through an array of interactive experiences. These initiatives allow students to use real-world tools to do real-world work, focus on developing skills sets that society demands, respond to student interests, empower students to be owners of their learning, and focus on ways to create an environment that is more reflective of the current digital world. The world today is changing at a fast pace.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mancenido (Undergraduate, Bachelor of Elementary Education - Special Education) 2:00am Connecting Education to the Cloud for Digital Citizenship - Chryssanthe Sotiriou, High School EFL Coordinator 3:00am Democratization: Stuctural Change of Regimen and of the Living Experience at Schools - Olek Netzer, Ph.D. Wednesday, November 19th, is day three of the fifth annual Global Education Conference.

OZeLive Starts Today - "Ed Tech Down Under"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, February 21 4:00pm KEYNOTE - Steve Hargadon on The Learning Revolution 5:00pm Recipe to flatten your classroom - simple steps to go global - Julie Lindsay Using mobile devices to support teaching and learning - Tara Fagan, Facilitator 6:00pm KEYNOTE - Nancy White: Engage and Ignite with Liberating Structures 7:00pm Open For Learning: Exploring How To Find, Use and Publish Open Educational Resources - Penny Bentley PLN, PLE or CoP - what’s in a name?

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A Strong Case for Uncommon Learning

Fractus Learning

Every school and every classroom can explore these ideas in order to build uncommon learning opportunities for all students in our schools. Digital Learning Across the Curriculum. Sheninger begins with the most important aspect of uncommon learning – strong instruction infused with digital tools. In addition to these frameworks, he also shares steps on how educators and schools can build digital communities with the rigor and relevance framework.


Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Also via NPR : “From YouTube Pioneer Sal Khan , A School With Real Classrooms.” Conference of Mayors Resolves to Support Digital Badging ,” says Edsurge. There’s some more research on badges and alternative credentials in the research section below. Fees to join the Flipped Learning Global Initiative are $5000/year. But oh look, Pearson – which wants you to buy its proprietary badge system, Acclaim. Education Politics.


The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, The Flipped Classroom".