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The Microlearning Moment in Workplace Learning

Edsurge

Just as formal education systems made a dramatic shift to digital since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, on-the-job training is changing as well. The changing market also sets the stage for the emergence of new types of technology solutions and partnerships.

How to Assess Digital Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

On my blog, Ask a Tech Teacher , I run a column called Dear Otto where I answer teacher questions about how to integrate technology into their classes. Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” Digital Literacy–What is it?

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COVID-19 Is Accelerating the Digital Blending of Working and Learning

Edsurge

Even before this crisis, concerns were rising about a potential loss of jobs and the rising demand for digital skills due to technologies such as automation and AI. And workers who are not at desk jobs may be more likely to consume learning in short bites of mobile microlearning.

Spark Creativity! Remix! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Additionally, many libraries and organizations have released historical images and content into the public domain. 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. “Every new idea is just a mashup or a remix of one or more previous ideas.”

Awareness, Assessment, and Access: Improving Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

Every Tuesday and Thursday morning, the Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) , one of Digital Promise’s Beacon Project communities , holds computer classes for adult English as a Second Language (ESL) students. The classes are a product of RIFLI’s plan to create a 1:1 classroom computing model that, according to RIFLI’s Director Karisa Tashjian, “blurs the lines between language/content learning and using technology.”

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

Educational Technology Guy

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.

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

During ClassLink and CoSN’s edWebinar, “ Accessibility for All: Creating an Equitable Learning Ecosystem, ” the presenters discussed the lessons they’ve learned, especially regarding technology as an instrument for accessibility. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

In the edWebinar, “ Strategic Technology Planning and Investment,” which is part of CoSN’s Empowered Superintendent series for edWeb, three superintendents who’ve been in the trenches for all aspects of district edtech plans discussed effective financial planning for technology. 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.

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! Dr. Rachel Clarke, Principal 9:00am (iEARN) International Book Club: Getting Readers Connected - Fay Stump, Library Media Specialist Global Invaders and How We Can Stop Them - Lauren Miles Human Rights Colonialism and Globalization. Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.

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! Dr. Rachel Clarke, Principal 9:00am (iEARN) International Book Club: Getting Readers Connected - Fay Stump, Library Media Specialist Global Invaders and How We Can Stop Them - Lauren Miles Human Rights Colonialism and Globalization. Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh 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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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. ALMA START ( www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies launched an enrollment and admissions management tool called Alma Start. New features include a web-based teacher console, automatic keyword library updates, GDPR compliance support, and more.

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Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Albert Einstein The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. How does your library manage digital collections? Is your library mobile friendly?

Learning Revolution Free PD - OZeLive - We're Nominated for an Eddie - Games for Change

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Monday, December 15th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Top 5 Digital Tools of 2014 , What are the top apps, websites, and games for learning of 2014? How do we help them think not only of themselves, but also about the impact of their actions in the digital world on others?

Is the college degree outdated?

The Hechinger Report

His computer science courses covered topics like programming, machine learning and artificial intelligence; Chibwe even did a project on recommendation algorithms for an online library. In January, he was hired to develop apps at the National Center for Telehealth and Technology near Tacoma, Washington. Within the credential universe, you find badges and certificates (earned for completing a course) as well as licenses and certifications (which require an exam and must be renewed).

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. It’s not that paying for a piece of technology will treat you any better, mind you.). Badges. Siegler: “ The End of the Library.”