How digital badges are shaking up teacher PD

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Digital badging has arrived on the scene as a leading contender to close this gap and help provide teachers with a clear path to professional growth, and the micro-credentials to prove it. This is an important breakthrough for a profession in which a lack of career mobility too often leads to top talent leaving for administration roles or private sector jobs. The Badging Benefit. Badges are earned based on learning evidence rather than just seat time.

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! The teachers are very new to web tools, developing Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and are currently teaching full time. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown. Reflective Learning with Student Digital Portfolios from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! The teachers are very new to web tools, developing Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and are currently teaching full time. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown. Reflective Learning with Student Digital Portfolios from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

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Deeper Learning: The expert panel identified several long-term trends that will greatly influence the adoption of technology in classrooms over the next five years and beyond. They see worldwide educators focusing on “ deeper learning ” outcomes that try to connect what happens in the classroom to experts and experiences beyond school as an important trend. Access to mobile technology especially has helped students feel comfortable in the role of digital creator.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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Student outcomes and budget management: Basically, this means schools need to balance their learning goals and desired impact on the students and teachers with a realistic budget. 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. The district was one of three schools recognized nationally by ISTE for its digital badge program.

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! Wendy Milette, Director of Media Arts Education & Film Festival Meaningful Learning through the Access Program - Nadina Carmen Nicolici, Head of Department Responding to the Need for Religious Literacy in Education - Timothy Hall, Ph.D., 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! Wendy Milette, Director of Media Arts Education & Film Festival Meaningful Learning through the Access Program - Nadina Carmen Nicolici, Head of Department Responding to the Need for Religious Literacy in Education - Timothy Hall, Ph.D., Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.

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. The cloud-based software automates and streamlines the registration, enrollment and admissions workflow to give time and money back to school and district administrative staff to spend on supporting teaching and learning.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update December 9th, 2014 The test and the use of man''s education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind. Jacques Barzun The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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That being said, if you’re using a piece of technology that’s free, it’s likely that your personal data is being sold to advertisers or at the very least hoarded as a potential asset (and used, for example, to develop some sort of feature or algorithm). Badges.