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Tips for Teacher Motivation, Goal-Setting, and PLNs!

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The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

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I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. But today, edtech is commonly understood to mean digital technology. MOOCs. Digital badges. Three types of edtech joined the “filmstrip” category in this decade: Learning Management Systems , MOOC s, and digital badges. The real power of digital technology to increase learning remains untapped. Employers don’t know what to do with digital badges.

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

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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 because of social distancing, we find ourselves living in world that is even more digital–and the evidence of that shift is all around us. Restaurants have rapidly shifted to online and mobile ordering, and are speeding up the deployment of digital kiosks that replace human workers.

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

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Their attention is also captured by an intense entertainment milieu of movies, TV, video games, comics, and the internet (with more students in the grip of internet addiction , even to mostly text-based sites such as Reddit). 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.”

Online PD Courses Help Educators Understand Ed-Tech, Classroom Management, Study Finds

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The three biggest reasons pre-K-12 educators took online professional development courses in the past year were to learn how to use digital devices, how to use the educational software that goes on them, or to find out more about classroom behavior or management, according to a new study. Training for education software, digital applications, digital program, other digital product: 34 percent. Training for electronic/digital devices: 33 percent.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via NPR : “ Texas High Schools To Require Police Interaction Education Video.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news down in the “labor and management” section below. “ The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected ,” writes Nellie Bowles in The New York Times. Video streaming site Cheddar has acquired Rate My Professors.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). “Free MOOCs Face the Music,” writes Inside Higher Ed on edX ’s decision to start charging fees. More “MOOC” news under the job training section below. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Fraternity Members Suspended for Racist, Homophobic Video.” million for its MOOC platform.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Education Dive makes claims about “ MOOCs as tools for equity in under-resourced high schools.” ” Elsewhere, more claims about “the global poor” and MOOCs (and other ed-tech companies) in Edsurge. Remember when the World Economic Forum was super-into MOOCs? The video platform has raised $165.1 Education Politics.

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3 Big Issues We Heard About at SXSWedu

Wired Campus

Student privacy, easier-to-use digital tools for instructors, and efforts to offer alternative credentials were some of the most-talked-about topics this week at the South by Southwest Edu conference, an offshoot of the popular South by Southwest music festival. But the rules and norms for handling digital information generated by students are far from clear. Few were predicting, however, that new certifications or badges would eliminate the value of a college degree.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” If you can’t create revenue, raise venture capital. Via Edsurge : “As LinkedIn ’s Video Library Grows, Company Says It Has No Plans to Compete With Colleges.” “ Digital Badges Are Gaining Traction,” according to MIndwire Consulting’s Michael Feldstein. Related, via Doug Belshaw : “Some thoughts on the future of the Open Badges backpack.”

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “That Hilarious Tweet About an Instructor’s Big Mistake? ” Inside Higher Ed looks at a change this year to Harvard ’s CS50, which last year had encouraged students to watch video lectures instead of coming to class. Salesforce has filed a patent for “ Digital badging for facilitating virtual recognition of an achievement.”

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, Affluent students get to digital tools for creative exploration; poor students get to use theirs for test prep. Why are video-taped lectures so “revolutionary” if lectures themselves are supposedly not? (As Badges.