10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

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Some, like social-emotional learning and digital citizenship, have long been important—and they may require even more focus this year. Digital Citizenship. Gamification. Play As You Learn: Gamification as a Technique for Motivating Learners.

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Google Extends Digital Literacy Training to Teachers

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Classroom Digital Citizenship Game-based Learning Gamification Internet Management Software TrainingBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez The tech giant’s Be Internet Awesome campaign now includes a free course for teachers.

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New Ways to Gamify Learning

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But those webtools exemplify where the gamification of education started. Student digital badges show knowledge they’ve acquired that can then be posted to their personal webpage, blogs, LMSs, or anywhere else that takes digital input. More on SAMR and Gamification.

How data privacy lessons in alternative reality games can help kids in real life

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Educating youth about data security can fall under the larger umbrella of digital citizenship , such as social media uses and misuses and learning how not to embarrass or endanger oneself while using the internet. Uncategorized data privacy digital citizenship gamification virtual reality

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Close to 40 presentations in four different strands: Stories for Learning, Games and Gamification, Passion-Driven Learning and STEAM. Digital Citizenship Week. We’re proud to be in partnership with Common Sense Education to celebrate the Second Annual Digital Citizenship Week – October 19th -25th. Join us to shine a spotlight on the importance of helping kids learn how to create safe, responsible digital lives.

Make your LMS a social learning platform

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Gamification and Virtual Reality. Gamification is a pedagogical approach embedding the elements of gaming within eLearning modules to impart learning through competitive game-like activities. Games/Simulations Social media gamification LMS virtual reality

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information?

Subscribers: Your February Special is Available

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Digital citizenship I. Digital citizenship II. Digital note-taking. Gamification of education. Every month, subscribers to Ask a Tech Teacher get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. This month: 18+ webinars on tech ed pedagogy.

Microsoft Education Announces Updates to Minecraft: Education Edition

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How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

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Gamification in a virtual classroom. Gamification in a virtual classroom. Gamification is one of the best methods to increase online peer connectivity and social learning. It’s becoming more common to take online classes or blend traditional with online learning.

What’s Changed in Lesson Planning

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Students are digital natives, in the habit of learning via technology. Digital citizenship is taught, modeled and enforced in every lesson, every day, and every class. Play is the new teaching though it’s beenrelabeled ‘gamification’.

8 Practical Ways to Use AI in Learning

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After all, this is the age of digital content and interactive mediums. 3. Gamification. Gamification seems to be one of the most effective approaches we could find, but it wasn’t until AI that we could unlock its full potential. 5. Digital Mentorship.

5 Resources to Gamify Student Writing

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Educade gives you gamification resources for science, math, social studies, language arts, business, health and wellness, engineering, and more. This is your doorway to gamification. As a bonus, there’s an integrated digital library of 600+ books.

Enhancing Civic Education with Game-Based Learning

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There is also increasing interest and promising research around the impact that gamification can play in instructional design. Therefore, how might we leverage the power of gamification and game-based learning to enhance civic education?

Kid-created Games That Teach

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Wikipedia defines “gamification” as: “an educational approach to motivate students to learn by using video game design and game elements in learning environments. Gamification lesson plan. It’s discouraging to all stakeholders that annually, about 1.2

Your Device Rollout Isn’t About Hardware—It’s About Engagement

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Without one, schools and districts run the risk of missing out on many of the potential benefits that having devices in the classroom can unlock, such as introducing personalized learning, teaching digital citizenship and giving students access to the myriad of apps and tools available online.

35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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We experimented with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom such as Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, digital citizenship, and formative assessment options.

5 Tech Tools That Motivate Every Reader

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Luckily, technology not only comes as second nature to the digital citizens in your classroom, but engages readers of every level, motivating them to read. Harness the power of peer-to-peer book recommendations and gamification to motivate your students to read more every day.

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10 Virtual Teaching Tips For Beginners

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Thus, it’s important to educate them on the digital tools needed for success. Furthermore, make sure each student has access to a digital device. Use gamification/contests. Encourage collaboration and digital citizenship.

8 Websites that Explain Elections

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The first five explain elections in general and the next three teach the process through gamification. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Purpose Driven Learning: Myths, Problems, and Education Applications

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Gamification of learning — The Internet is filled with a spectrum of educational games that support academic goals. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

17 Take-aways from Summer PD

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Some had been teaching for thirty years and still enthusiastically embraced everything from twitter to the gamification of education. Teaching digital citizenship remains a challenge–as much because it needs to be organically blended into all learning as that it is not well-understood.

12 Websites that Explain Elections

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The first five explain elections in general and the next three teach the process through gamification. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

What is the 21st Century Lesson Plan?

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Students are digital natives, already in the habit of learning via technology. Digital citizenship is taught, modeled and enforced in every lesson, every day, every class.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

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Digital Assessments How can we effectively assess learning in a digital classroom? Digital assessments aren’t new, but it’s important to have a knowledge of best practices in place.

Preparing High Schoolers For A Career In Cybersecurity

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Rather, when teaching such a complicated subject such as cybersecurity, it only helps students for them to be learning in an interactive digital environment. Education Through Gamification. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. No one who even glances at the news can deny the importance of cybersecurity experts.

Website Review: Prodigy Game

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Your students are assigned user names and passwords which they then use to log in from their digital device. I’m a big believer in the gamification of education; Prodigy makes that work brilliantly for math.

3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class

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More on gamification of education: 29 Online Educational Activities Kids Will Love This Summer. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

3 Apps Disguised as Games to Help Bolster Learning

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S/he invites students to join with a game pin, which they enter into pretty much any digital device used in the classroom (smart phones, Chromebooks, iPads, or another). More on gamification of education: 3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class. Education has changed.

14 Education Advancements in a Year

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Chromebooks and iPads have become the two most popular digital devices in classrooms (with laptops, 2-in-1 devices like Surface Pro, and Macs next). Using technology in teaching has long been delegated to the digitally-adept teachers. Gamification of classes.

Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the NEO Blog

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From gamification to digital citizenship to PD for teachers to classroom robots and everything in between, the 102 posts that have been published on the NEO Blog in the last 12 months covered oh so many subjects related to education technology and e-learning for educational institutions.

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7 Educational Transformations for Any Classroom

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While it’s not listed in the 7 transformations, the overarching goal will be to help students navigate their digital world and build a positive digital footprint. The first month of school will be focused on lessons on digital citizenship and leadership.

Transforming and Personalize PD in Your Own District

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What about our Digital Age educators? Create, Collaborate, and Connect, Advocate, model, and teach digital citizenship, Facilitate blended learning experiences, Engage in professional learning opportunities. Gamification relates to applying game thinking into a non-game context.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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Blended learning is a learning model that combines digital and face-to-face learning experiences. There is some thought that a certain percentage of instruction must be digital to qualify as “blended learning,” but there is no clear industry standard. Digital Citizenship.

BEST OF SHOW AT TCEA 2018

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HOVERCAM, HOVERCAM PILOT DIGITAL PODIUM The HoverCam Pilot is the world’s first fully-integrated, mobile, digital podium. This allows them to address issues of concern, promote good digital citizenship and create counter-narratives.