Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! They also encourage students to reflect on the ethical issues that arise, such as fake news, proper attribution, bias in artificial intelligence, data and privacy issues, cyberbullying, and digital wellness. The learning theories and frameworks below help us reflect on the way student learning is impacted by technology so that our curriculum and use of technology in the classroom helps students thrive.

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

Teacher Reboot Camp

While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Although understanding these theories is still important, we also need to become familiar with theories, models, and approaches, which provide us insight on how technology, social media, and the Internet impact our learning. These are skills I outline in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions.

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Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks to Elevate Instruction

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Many teachers are feeling overwhelmed with the sudden transition to digital lessons and online teaching. I also have discovered tips to support all students and diversify my curriculum to meet their various learning needs.

INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech

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Graham Glass, CEO of CYPHER LEARNING, participated to a live event for Digital Learning Day 2019. The event was hosted by Phill Bevan, Community Advisor at VETR , a digital learning community for the Australian vocational education and training sector. Phill and Graham had a wonderful conversation on the topic of e-learning and explored six key digital learning trends that are reshaping the EdTech landscape. Competency-based learning.

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Digital Learning Day

Education Elements

The computers, however, were pushed to the side and if I remember correctly of the 20 only half of them had fully functioning keyboards, only a few of them turned, on and none of them had any sort of digital content nor were any connected to the internet. Personalized Learning Digital Content Digital Learning Digital Learning Day EdTechMy first year of teaching I was in a room with around 20 computers and 40 students.

New Report Released by Schoology on Digital Learning

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In a new report released by Schoology, researchers made three key findings that have significant implications for digital learning. In a report released by the EdTech company that looked at the 2018-2019 digital state of learning (based off responses from 9,279 teachers and administrators), researchers identified three major findings […]. The post New Report Released by Schoology on Digital Learning appeared first on OnCUE.

6 things to prepare teachers for Digital Learning Day

eSchool News

Digital learning plays an integral part in helping students build the skills they need for academic and personal success. In fact, it’s so important that it has its own day, and this year, Digital Learning Day is on February 28. Digital Learning Day celebrates educators who create and implement strong instructional practices that use technology and tech tools to connect students with meaningful learning experiences.

10 findings about K-12 digital learning

eSchool News

Digital learning itself is expanding in schools, but access to classroom and home technology still remains a major obstacle, according to a new study from Schoology. The State of Digital Learning report is based on responses from more than 9,200 education professionals and covers challenges, priorities, and student achievement as they relate to digital learning and edtech tools. Featured on eSchool News IT Management digital learning

5 digital learning trends for 2020

eSchool News

Digital learning puts the best edtech tools and strategies into the hands of highly-qualified and trained educators who know how to transform learning for students. Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement. Related content: 10 things to know about digital learning.

16 educators share their digital learning strategies

eSchool News

Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement. Here, 13 educators share snapshots of the digital learning tools they’re using in their classrooms. I use edtech in my classroom to differentiate instruction and take my literacy curriculum to the next level.

Digital Learning Day, Every Day

Where Learning Clicks

Digital Learning Day, March 13, is next month. It is a day when everyone invested and interested in #EdTech can come together to celebrate the importance of how technology is transforming education. EdTech blended learning Digital learning day Ed Tech Education Reform ninety-nine in five teacher resources

The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

It can bridge language-learning gaps and increase access with automation so fine that it can literally speak to a student and correct pronunciation and context, while removing any sense of embarrassment because it can be done privately anywhere. Uber-like language apps can even connect anyone to a native language speaker anywhere for immersive learning. Language learning has never had the wealth of digital assistance that it has now, but can it aid with diversity goals?

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10 things to know about digital learning

eSchool News

Digital learning itself is expanding in schools, but access to classroom and home technology still remains a major obstacle, according to a new study from Schoology. The State of Digital Learning report is based on responses from more than 9,200 education professionals and covers challenges, priorities, and student achievement as they relate to digital learning and edtech tools. Related content: 30+ digital learning tools and services.

The EduJedi Report Podcast – EdTech Chaos

EdNews Daily

In this episode of the EduJedi Report Podcast, Host and Learning Counsel CEO LeiLani Cauthen discusses the general education tech chaos with Tricia Kennedy, Executive Director of Instructional Development and Support at Gwinnett County Public Schools in Atlanta.

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E-rate Sparks Low-Cost Connectivity, Better Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff Once schools receive E-rate funding, innovating learning can develop. Access Points Classroom Digital Content Funding Management Networking Personalized Learning

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US Edtech Policy Conversations Amidst Coronavirus Concerns with Tom Murray

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Advancement Courses has a free micro-course – Launching Online Learning. He has testified before the United States Congress and has worked alongside that body, the US Senate, the White House, the US Department of Education and state departments of education, corporations, and school districts throughout the country to implement student-centered learning while helping to lead Future Ready Schools® and Digital Learning Day.

3 Key Findings on the State of Digital Learning in K–12

EdTech Magazine

3 Key Findings on the State of Digital Learning in K–12. But what is the actual state of digital learning when it comes to accessibility, implementation and effectiveness? . Schoology recently released a report on the 2018-2019 state of digital learning in K–12 schools. Using the responses from 9,279 teachers and administrators , Schoology identified three major steps for moving forward with digital learning.

Fact or Fallacy: What’s the State of Digital Learning in Schools?

EdTech Magazine

Fact or Fallacy: What’s the State of Digital Learning in Schools? What is the current state of digital learning in schools? At the same time, even the most tech-savvy of us have f aced challenges with integrating digital learning experiences into classrooms. . We’ve all had days when the Wi-Fi is down — or moments when students push the boundaries by responding to a learning prompt with emojis.

Hype, Hope and Humblepie for Predictions About Digital Learning

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That forecast was rooted in a sense of optimism—that as digital learning tools and opportunities proliferated in schools, educators would increasingly be able to tailor their instruction to meet students’ different needs. Digital Promise, an education research nonprofit, boasts an entire center devoted to understanding the meaningful differences between learners (aptly called the Learner Variability Project).

Which Edtech Tool Should I Choose?

Digital Promise

How can educators feel confident that an edtech tool supports learning? As an educator, I struggled to find reliable information about edtech tools as nearly every product I looked at claimed that it was based on research. The process of trying to vet edtech claims to find a tool that would actually support my students was time-consuming and often frustrating. At Digital Promise, we worked alongside educators to develop the Research-Based Design product certification.

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How a Wi-Fi network upgrade can pave the way for digital learning

Education Superhighway

In addition, teachers were adding more devices and the instructional technologists were planning to integrate new technology for digital learning. Digital learning in every classroom, every day. Teachers gain on-demand professional development through the EdTech team. Moreover, the school community can rest assured that the network will no longer interfere with learning. Digital LearningTime for a Wi-Fi network upgrade.

How K–12 Schools Should Define and Act on Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

How K–12 Schools Should Define and Act on Digital Learning. To be honest, I hate the term blended learning. Let me explain why: In today’s world of education, blended learning gets thrown around for any type of new education involving technology. . We could go around any room of educators, ask what they think blended learning means , and get hundreds of different answers. What Does Blended Learning Mean for K–12?

Digital Learning Day 2018: Celebrating Successes While Advocating for Accessibility

Where Learning Clicks

As we again recognize Digital Learning Day, it’s important to remember there’s work to do to increase internet and device accessibility for all students. The post Digital Learning Day 2018: Celebrating Successes While Advocating for Accessibility appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. EdTech accessibility digital learning Digital Learning Day digital literacy Education Reform Student Success technology in the classroom

How Effective Is Your Edtech Tool? Five Questions to Ask

Digital Promise

We all want to help students learn. When it comes to education technology (edtech), school leaders and developers alike want to provide the best tools—ones that truly make a difference. To support this goal, Digital Promise’s Marketplace initiative is dedicated to identifying “effective, engaging, tech-enabled learning environments.” To identify effective digital learning tools, we have to know what kind of impact we are looking for.

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Digital Learning Day Reflections

Tech Helpful

Therefore, when I told them about digital learning day I didn't ask for anything special to happen, I just asked them to allow visitors when they normally used technology in the classrooms. 5th Graders writing in Google Docs and uploading to www.turnitin.com 1st Graders learning about Digital Citizenship with visitors observing Math Interventionist sharing about Moby Max 2nd Graders doing creative writing in www.storybird.com 5th Grade Paperless Math Classroom.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

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BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). LMS – Learning Management System (software that runs and manages educational programs). MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. NGDLE – Next-generation Digital Learning Environment. PBL – Project Based Learning ( click here for my guide ).

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Achieving Equity in EdTech: It’s a Family Thing

EdNews Daily

By Tamara Fyke The sudden shift to distance learning this Spring, due to the coronavirus, highlighted the gap in access to Wi-Fi and devices for our nation’s students. Since public education is charged with teaching ALL students, when one group of students in a district does not have what they need to continue learning, then learning essentially stops for everyone. Digital Learning Featured Technology EdTech equity

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New Certification for Edtech Products has Unique Learners in Mind

Digital Promise

With many schools undergoing distance learning or operating in hybrid environments due to COVID-19, edtech tools are being used more broadly as a fundamental part of teaching and learning. Are the edtech tools designed to support learning differences? Are they designed to engage, motivate, and help each learner learn best? Because learning is complex.

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Recommended Hashtags to Discover Top Edtech Tools and Apps

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Edtech. To thank you for your sharing, friendship and support over the years I am sharing free tips, learning resources, web tools and apps for 25 days in my Digital December STEM Advent Calendar. If you enjoy these resources, then take one of my fully accredited continuing education and graduate online courses or check out my latest book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions !

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Tapping Tech-Savvy Students for IT Support and Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

But there are options for districts that want to foster students’ digital skills and steer them away from more mischievous or devious outlets for their hacking. There are a growing number of ways to help students push their technology interests further by earning industry-recognized certifications or using their digital schools for community service projects. Administrators should learn more about original equipment manufacturers’ certifications and self-maintainer policies.

Tapping Tech-Savvy Students for IT Support and Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

But there are options for districts that want to foster students’ digital skills and steer them away from more mischievous or devious outlets for their hacking. There are a growing number of ways to help students push their technology interests further by earning industry-recognized certifications or using their digital schools for community service projects. Administrators should learn more about original equipment manufacturers’ certifications and self-maintainer policies.

Leading a digital learning transformation

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Superintendent Randy Ziegenfuss, who will present at the 2018 National Future of Education Technology Conference , offers unique insights on how to lead, support, and evaluate an effective digital learning shift in your district. Read more at edTech Digest. Uncategorized digital learning FETC leadership school administrators training teachers

Tapping Tech-Savvy Students for IT Support and Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

But there are options for districts that want to foster students’ digital skills and steer them away from more mischievous or devious outlets for their hacking. There are a growing number of ways to help students push their technology interests further by earning industry-recognized certifications or using their digital schools for community service projects. Administrators should learn more about original equipment manufacturers’ certifications and self-maintainer policies.

29 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021

eSchool News

Abrupt shifts to virtual and hybrid learning laid bare the vast inequities that exist in the U.S. The move to online learning also made people wonder: Are there practices we can continue when the pandemic abates? This may assist with mitigating learning loss.

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The digital learning challenge that still vexes schools

eSchool News

The latest Speak Up survey findings from Project Tomorrow reveal how far schools have come in making digital learning available to every student — and how far they still have to go to realize the full value of their edtech investment. Although the survey indicates that students in a majority of schools are now given a mobile device to use in class, there are mixed signals about the value this adds to their learning.