31 Days of Digital Goodies

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Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar. One way to engage students is to create interactive digital calendars. December is the month for advent calendars, so I’ve created the Digital Ideas 2014 Advent Calendar to give you a hands-on example of how this works. Keep reading to find out how to make your own interactive digital calendar. Check out the 2013 Digital Ideas Advent Calendar for more great ideas !

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. This example illustrates the power of our digital acts and choices. Below are slides, resources, and bookmarks to help you get your students to reflect effectively on their digital acts. GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO , WHICH HAS DIGITAL AND MOBILE ACTIVITIES AND HANDOUTS. Some Digital Icebreakers.

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31 Days of Digital Goodies

Teacher Reboot Camp

Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar. One way to engage students is to create interactive digital calendars. December is the month for advent calendars, so I’ve created the Digital Ideas 2014 Advent Calendar to give you a hands-on example of how this works. Keep reading to find out how to make your own interactive digital calendar. Check out the 2013 Digital Ideas Advent Calendar for more great ideas !

Inspire Learning Beyond Your Classroom Walls by Setting Up a Virtual Learning Community

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! These platforms are online and accessible 24 hours, 7 days a week on multiple devices (computers, tablets, mobile devices and Chromebooks).

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Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality

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In his latest EdSurge column , Michael Horn laid out how Google Maps offers an aspirational metaphor for what the future of educational tools could look like. Today, Google Maps is an open ecosystem for accurate, real-time geospatial and navigation data. The LTSC is also working on related standards for mobile learning platforms, adaptive instructional systems and augmented reality learning environments.

More Employers Are Awarding Credentials. Is A Parallel Higher Education System Emerging?

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It’s not hard to find prominent examples: • Google recently announced an expansion of the company’s popular Google Career Certificates portfolio. IBM runs a digital badging program , now in its seventh year, that has awarded 3.7

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Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Time to do away with the traditional syllabus and make it more engaging for your digital learners. Find out more about mission minded learning in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom. Give digital badges or set it up to where students can level up on a leaderboard ! Start with this free Google Syllabus Template , then include links to resources, tools, and assessments related to the assignment.

How to Assess Digital Literacy

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Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” How do I assess faculty digital literacy so I can teach them what they don’t know?” Online options that assess digital literacy. Digital Literacy–What is it?

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. This example illustrates the power of our digital acts and choices. Find the Google Doc handout with digital icebreakers, like Digital Bingo, here. Does your VLE have forums, offer badges, or allow you to embed? Get a foundation in pedagogy and instructional practices that support digital collaboration and literacy.

StudyBlue announces annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.”

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Mobile and social study platform, StudyBlue today announced the launch of its annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.” As the largest digital library of peer-sourced study materials, StudyBlue is inviting students, parents and industry leaders nationwide to join in building a virtual Wall of Thanks to give back to the educators who have made a difference in their lives. With one click, a digital thank-you card is created and displayed as a keepsake.

Spark Creativity! Remix! 15+ Resources

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Get students to engage with this content and learn hands-on by remixing the content into videos, presentations, podcasts, poster projects, or digital stories! This may be useful for designing presentation title slides, digital badges, logos, or book covers. To learn more about remixing, join Amy Burvall’s RemixED Google Community. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

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Coxsackie-Athens Central Schools is currently ranked first in the nation by the National School Boards Association for its digital conversion that includes providing a mobile device for every student in K-12 as well as shifting most back-office storage functions to the cloud.

Spark Creativity! Remix! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get students to engage with this content and learn hands-on by remixing the content into videos, presentations, podcasts, poster projects, or digital stories! This may be useful for designing presentation title slides, digital badges, logos, or book covers. To learn more about remixing, join Amy Burvall’s RemixED Google Community. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Millennials: The Straw That Will Stir Higher Education’s Next Disruption

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To match the changing, unpredictable nature of today’s economy and digital landscape, these programs should aim for flexibility and innovative paradigms. One example of this is the newest trend of “ digital badges.” Because of this, six years ago, Ryerson commissioned a new program, the Digital Media Zone , located in downtown Toronto. His research explores artificial intelligence, mobile human-computer interaction and the effective design of contextual services.

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

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With adaptive digital curriculum now on the scene, imparting whole sequences of study, teachers are guiding students to take the next module in the software – or not, if it’s self-guide courses like those found on Khan Academy and hundreds of other publicly available sites. It’s the adaptive digital curriculum arena that tends to scare teachers because it is doing the teaching – and here teaching is defined narrowly. Giving students gold stars or digital badges.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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For example, while Linson’s district avoided grants for most of their initiative, they knew that many teachers would need assistance using the new digital tools. During Ann’s leadership at East Noble School Corporation, the district received the Indiana Chapter of CoSN’s Excellence in Vision Team Award, was selected as a Project Red Signature District and selected to the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools.

2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you reach a total of 300 points, you will be eligible for a special digital badge and a personalized certificate of participation from the GEC! Follow the Twitter conversation with #globaled16 Peggy George ‏ @ pgeorge 1h 1 hour ago # globaled16 Loving presentation by Kathy Beck on Global Google Mapping! link] globaleducationconference.com/forum/topics/g lobal-mapping-using-google-webtools-and-apps … The list of today's sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below.

2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you reach a total of 300 points, you will be eligible for a special digital badge and a personalized certificate of participation from the GEC! Follow the Twitter conversation with #globaled16 Peggy George ‏ @ pgeorge 1h 1 hour ago # globaled16 Loving presentation by Kathy Beck on Global Google Mapping! link] globaleducationconference.com/forum/topics/g lobal-mapping-using-google-webtools-and-apps … The list of today's sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below.

WHAT’S NEW

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Software & Online ACCELERATE LEARNING STEMSCOPES SCIENCE ( www.stemscopes.com ) Accelerate Learning announced a new platform using the best of CNN’s digital content to create a new science education product. MyMantl’s verified digital badging provides a way for learners, as early as high school, to chronicle their skill development and demonstrate proven credentials. This release will also now include support for Google Drive.

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Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In her consulting life, she has led CoSN’s Leadership for Mobile Learning initiative, developed strategic plans and content for companies, provided professional Gray is the recipient of ISTE’s Making It Happen award and the Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Innovator distinctions. A regular contributor to Education Week , PBS, Share My Lesson, and TED Ed, Cleary documents ways digital storytelling can be used in the classroom, highlighting teacher and student voices.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. Participants will first learn about teaching students digital citizenship using a free K-12 curriculum aligned to Common Core Standards, available online or on iPads. How does your library manage digital collections? Is your library mobile friendly? CEET Meet: Disrupting Assessment with Digital Badges.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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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, Badges.