Connection for Personalized Learning

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This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. By engaging in opportunities to make connections beyond the classroom to real-world learning activities and situations, students are better able to experience personalized learning.

Connection for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. By engaging in opportunities to make connections beyond the classroom to real-world learning activities and situations, students are better able to experience personalized learning.

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Community for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. It is necessary for teachers to nurture the development of a Community within their classrooms in order to facilitate personalized learning.

Community for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. It is necessary for teachers to nurture the development of a Community within their classrooms in order to facilitate personalized learning.

4 tips for developing effective professional development for blended learning

The Christensen Institute

With the growing prevalence of blended learning in classrooms across the country, the need for teacher training for effective implementation is more critical than ever. Allow teachers to experience blended learning as a learner.

Are You R.E.A.D.Y. as a School to be Good Digital Citizens

techlearning

Today's students are using technology to collaborate, learn, research, and communicate while at school. Blended and personalized learning with digital tools has flooded classrooms, but most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship as requirements for teacher certification.

Buncee and Immersive Reader: A Winning Combination for Assistive Learning

A Principal's Reflections

For several years, Buncee has been one of my favorite creation tools; both for personal use and for classroom instruction. There are many ways Immersive Reader can enhance learning opportunities for students. Buncee digital learning edtech Immersive Reader Microsoft

ISTE Partners with D2L

techlearning

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has chosen D2L’s Brightspace as the Learning Management System (LMS) for ISTE U , which offers online courses on digital citizenship, computational thinking, artificial intelligence, personalized learning and more.

Framework: ISTE Standards, a Roadmap

Edsurge

According to the nonprofit: “It’s not about using digital tools to support outdated education strategies and models; it’s about tapping into technology’s potential to amplify human capacity for collaboration, creativity and communication. It’s about leveling the playing field and providing young people worldwide with equitable access to powerful learning opportunities.” The ISTE Standards provide a framework for creating or improving digital learning models and environments.

15 Take-aways from Online Grad School Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

How to embed materials into digital portfolios. How to create a vibrant, healthy Personal Learning Network. Because this was an online class, learning broke out everywhere. That is today’s learning–taking it to students. Lisa’s Learning Journey.

Top Edtech Classroom Tools

edWeb.net

And to help teachers navigate the plethora of materials for the digital classroom, Tanner Higgin, Director of Education Editorial Strategy at Common Sense Education, presented “ 50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom.” At Common Sense Education, the edtech reviewers have seen it all.

Esports Emerge as Learning and Social Catalyst in Schools

edWeb.net

They can sit with people who are equal to or maybe a bit better at gaming to learn from them, putting ego aside. She is responsible for helping school districts build a culture of digital citizenship among educators, students, and their families. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Inquiry Hub Secondary School – Confluence and Influence

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

As a team we started a learning journey that continues today. Before we even got started, a team of us designed two Board Authority Authorized (BAA) courses for the school: Foundations of Inquiry and Digital Learning (digital literacy). Learning and Failure.

What Separates a Good Blended Learning Program From a Bad One?

Edsurge

These days many schools tout blended learning programs when marketing their school to potential students. Blended learning can combine the flexibility of online instruction with the benefits of in-person teaching. But much like nutritional claims, such as “all-natural” and “healthy,” the term “blended learning” can mean just about anything depending on how you define it. The Good The best blended learning programs seem to have some common threads.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

Edsurge

And it lacks the enthusiasm—as well as the desire to help kids own and engage in their learning—that defines us as innovative educators. With transformative digital changes happening in classrooms today, basic learning management systems now deliver the answers to most of those well worn questions on parent portals. Give parents resources that will help them support the process of learning and motivation. Understanding the school’s learning management system (LMS).

4 Terrific Teacher Communities for Summer PD

Graphite Blog

Common Sense Educators is our Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts. Formerly Digital Is, The Current is an open publishing media literacy website created and curated by a community of educators. Educators can get support and feedback from peers while staying current in the digital landscape.

4 Terrific Teacher Communities for Summer PD

Graphite Blog

Common Sense Educators is our new Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts. Digital Is. Educators can get support and feedback from peers while staying current in the digital landscape. A community of classroom-teaching videos, this website provides teachers with an opportunity to learn from peers.

Tech & Learning Leadership Summit: Winds of Change in the Windy City

techlearning

Nestled in the heart of downtown Chicago, Tech & Learning hosted its annual pre-ISTE Tech & Learning Leadership Summit at the W Chicago—Lakeshore hotel. For more information about upcoming Tech & Learning Leadership Summits, go to www.techlearningleadersummit.com.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

The 2018 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K-12 IT Blogs

EdTech Magazine

In the digital age, using your voice has taken on a whole new meaning. He's a writer, technology enthusiast, social media lover and all-around digital guy. The tech team at Fayette County Public Schools in Kentucky offer what they call “tech snacks,” or bite-sized pieces of advice to help transform learning and teaching. The organization’s blog offers useful insights and advice on classroom technologies, digital citizenship, personalized learning and more.

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Kick Off the School Year Right with These 14 Back to School Tips and Tons of Resources!

techlearning

Check out my post, Back to School Student Goal-Setting and Motivation with Digital Vision Boards. Keep them focused on their goals and get them to check on the progress of their goals regularly with digital portfolios.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 10th, 2014 Children want the same things we want. Dr. Seuss The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. 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.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. million in venture capital from high profile names like LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and from firms active in ed-tech investing such as Learn Capital.

Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 15th The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners.

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