Multimedia content personalizes learning

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Josemaria and I share the belief that “…[technology] must be transparent, like a lens; otherwise, it hinders learning.” ” Here’s his take on the use of videos in education: Multimedia content as a way to learning process personalization.

Differentiating with Personalized Learning

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Personalized learning is the latest buzzword in an education environment bursting with new ideas but this one is impressive. In a sentence, personalized learning: “tailors instruction, expression of learning, and assessment to each student’s unique needs and preferences.”

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Education Galaxy–Personalized Learning That’s Fun

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As most of us know, when students are engaged, their capacity for learning is greatly increased. This bilingual (English and Spanish) program motivates and rewards students to achieve full standards mastery and prepare for their state tests without distracting from the learning process.

Spotlight: How One Teacher Taught Digital Citizenship Via Student-driven Websites

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Sheila Slawek teaches digital literacy & computer science. I’ve known Sheila a long time and am profoundly impressed by how she passionately and energetically blends technology authentically into the learning lives of her students.

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.

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.

Citizenship for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post, written in collaboration with Diana Ryan , is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. It is necessary to construct the building block of Citizenship within a classroom to better facilitate personalized learning.

Citizenship for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post, written in collaboration with Diana Ryan , is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. It is necessary to construct the building block of Citizenship within a classroom to better facilitate personalized learning.

To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media

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They say that though the Children’s Internet Protection Act (a law put in place by the federal government 2000) requires schools to filter content such as pornography or other explicit subjects, districts have gone too far, filtering websites with valuable learning opportunities using the law as justification. How can we have an impact on developing digital citizenship skills?”. We truly believe that educating on the digital citizenship is a really big responsibility for us.

Announcing Digital Citizenship on Nearpod!

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Today we're thrilled to announce the perfect combination for your classroom: Common Sense Education and Nearpod have partnered to offer educators the chance to harness the full potential of technology for learning. Our partnership with Nearpod offers educators a new and engaging way to experience Common Sense's award winning Digital Citizenship Curriculum on a platform that is just as enticing as a perfect pb&j.

Last Chance: Building Digital Citizens and Personalized Learning–Grad-level Classes

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MTI 557: Building Digital Citizens. 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. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Inspiring Digital Leaders During Personal Learning Device (PLD) Rollout

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Our 3rd-5th graders all have their own personal learning device assigned to them at the beginning of the year. Should I just check it out and do digital citizenship lessons later? Ready to talk about being a changemaker as we pass out personal learning devices.

Connected Classrooms. Engaged Students. Personalized Learning.

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GoGuardian gives the district full visibility into how students use their devices, along with a host of tools to make learning safer, more personalized, and productive. Teach kids valuable digital habits, while keeping them safe inside and outside of the classroom.

Learning to Connect, or Connecting to Learn?

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The post Learning to Connect, or Connecting to Learn? Learn connected educator Creativity and Imagination Digital Citizenship edumatch Personal Learning Network (PLN) PLN Uncategorized voxer

Amplify Awesome and Boost Brilliance

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Connected Educator Digital Citizenship Google Sheets Personal Learning Network (PLN) positivity twitterSend me one name of a teacher you know with a small following but big, interesting ideas, please.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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And I think really good global collaborations happen when you have a relationship with another person professionally. People felt like they were up close and personal with Howard and his son. You can take them and travel digitally to other places.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t “get” why technology is important, or know people who don’t, take a listen to understand and learn about transformative practices that work in education. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Learn about AR and VR.

Subscriber Special: July

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Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. delivered digitally to your school or District. digital commerce.

How our school is personalizing learning through co-teaching

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Schools looking to personalize learning generally aim to increase interactions between the student and teacher. Did you know that it’s Digital Citizenship Week? Click here to learn more!

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

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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.

Differentiation Simplified with Study.com

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Study.com is an online distance learning portal that provides over 70,000 lessons in fifteen subjects (including algebra, calculus, chemistry, macro- and microeconomics, and physics) aligned with many popular textbooks. Learn to differentiate the easy way.

Fostering Digital Leadership: A Next Step

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

During this orientation, I talked with students about digital leadership. The third grade teachers chatted with me about digital leadership and digital citizenship and we thought about what would be the most important thing to explore next.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Michael Stephens Live Keynote - Follett Challenge - Digital Citizenship Week - K12 Online Starts

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 14th, 2014 In some cases we learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself. Lloyd Alexander 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. Digital Citizenship Week.

Building a PBL Environment

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This article will be published in the next edition Digital Learning Magazine. Building a PBL Environment: 5 Tools to Support Project Based Learning and the Future of Work. The skills presented on the WEF list are best learned through experience. by Shawn McCusker.

How Differentiation Helps Learning Stick

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Now Gillner says new coding, concept mapping and video-creation tools make it easy for her to differentiate learning—something she’s been doing for the last five years. Cathie Gillner: Say I’m teaching a digital citizenship concept. Coding: Learn More.

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.

Social Media in the Library: 4 Top Ways to Promote Digital Literacy

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Nor can the value of social media as a teaching, learning, and publishing tool. Two principles inform why I engage with my students around social media: Digital literacy doesn’t just naturally develop any more than print literacy does, and. All learning happens through reflection and revision. And I have discovered that to effectively accomplish these goals, I must co-exist as digital neighbors with my students, inhabiting and interacting in shared social media spaces.

How We Empowered and Engaged Latino Parents—by Building a Tech Community

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However, our school’s digital culture and my own lack of awareness meant that a significant number of families were being frozen out of critical and empowering information. First, we needed to notify parents about the event without relying on email or any other digital communication tool. Finally, we identified the most critical elements of digital connectivity and planned speakers and activities to highlight how parents can be more attuned to what is happening at school.

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

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In formal centers of learning, old habits die hard. The tension between open, social learning and the formal, enclosed variety is becoming untenable. There are (at least) six powerful motivations fueling learning socially. Getty By David Price.

My PLN: Eye See You.

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People and collaborative places make up my Personal Learning Network. njed digital citizenship edmodo edtech education flipclass flipped flipping teaching Randomized Word Cloud created using an uploaded picture of my eye on Tagxedo.

The Value of Googleable Questions?

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It was a moment to teach good digital citizenship at my house but it also led me to start thinking deeper about what we ask of students. I find myself seeing this from several different angles: Students becoming positive Digital Citizens.

10 Things to Think About Before You Post

The Daring Librarian

So, when I heard that they were teaming up with the awesome Common Sense Media people, to put out a music video about Digital Citizenship, - I was SO excited! common sense media digital citizenship facebook flocabulary twitter vine week in rap

Getting schooled in social media

The Hechinger Report

This nonstop digital pep rally is about more than school spirit. Sharing student learning with frazzled parents was also the motivation behind the social-media app Seesaw , launched in 2015. Read more about Blended Learning.

Framework: ISTE Standards, a Roadmap

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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.