Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Technology impacts every aspect of our students’ lives and will continue to play an important role in their lives. They inspire their students to innovate, create, collaborate, and problem-solve with technology.

How to Achieve Powerful Digital Learning

Digital Promise

The abrupt transition to remote learning was a shock to our national education system. Districts, schools, educators, and families scrambled to get plans in place for distance learning. Verizon Innovative Learning Schools were prepared for the shift to distance learning.

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Closing the Digital Learning Gap

Digital Promise

Most Americans agree that education is a national priority. public education system falls in the middle of international quality rankings. But let’s be clear: the problem with education in America is not lack of excellence. At the same time, innovative education leaders and classroom teachers are engaging, motivating, and nurturing students to develop mindsets for college and career readiness and lifelong learning, and they are supporting social and emotional development.

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.

Efficacy in Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

However, when we began moving forward with our digital transformation one particular superintendent asked me point blank what evidence I had that actually supported our claims that new equated to better. As a supporter of the purposeful use of technology and innovative practices, I had to illustrate how effective these strategies were at improving learning. Adding technology or new ideas without this in place will more than likely not result in achieving efficacy.

6 engaging digital learning tools

eSchool News

Digital learning tools have proved themselves invaluable as classrooms across the globe made the abrupt change to online learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Related content: Digital teaching for students in special education.

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

Digital Promise

In 2014, I wrote – The problem with education in America is not the lack of excellence. Although we’ve made progress, inequities with regard to education opportunities remain a pressing issue. But in our powered-by-technology world, we can harness technology to augment teacher capacity and ensure students acquire the skills needed for a productive and fulfilling future. You can learn more about the Dynamic Learning Project here.

Digital Learning Prospers With the Right Culture

A Principal's Reflections

As of late I have been doing a great deal of work with schools and districts on how to effectively implement digital learning across the curriculum. When it comes to technology in general, the overall goal is to support learning, not drive instruction. Where digital learning initiatives miss the point is a focus on how technology actually accomplishments. The key is being able to assess learning, not knowing how to use thousands of tools.

How Digital Learning Coaching is Changing School Culture

Digital Promise

Seeking to increase educational equity and powerful use of technology through digital learning coaching, Digital Promise launched the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP) in 2017, with generous support from Google. The DLP seems to have taken hold and has been embraced by everyone,” said Teresa Engler, technology coach at McGuffey Middle School in Pennsylvania. “I’ve Learning something new involves risk—and the possibility of making mistakes.

It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?

Edsurge

In early 2017, organizations that have focused on digital learning came together to better leverage their strengths and capacities for a common goal: improving student success. Education Technology Technology Trends Instructional Trends Student Success

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INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech

Neo LMS

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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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

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.

5 Digital Learning Day activities you can’t miss

eSchool News

Digital learning is key to helping students build the skills they’ll need to succeed in college and the workforce. This year, Digital Learning Day is on February 27, and we’ve gathered some tools and resources to help you celebrate.

Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

Wisewire

(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities. Underlying a range of new trends, experts say, is a growing recognition that designing learning resources from the beginning with students with disabilities in mind can benefit all students. As a technology lover who is blind, Luis F.

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The Role of Digital Learning Platforms in the Academic Growth of Students

Kitaboo on EdTech

What are digital learning platforms? Gone are the days when learning was restricted to the classroom, with the instructor being the primary source of knowledge. A digital learning platform can be a learning management system (LMS) or learning content management systems (LCMS).

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Curation for Digital Learning

BYOT Network

Schools and districts are now utilizing an influx of digital tools, content, and platforms with several hopeful intentions. With the use of these resources, educators are planning to better engage student learning, increase academic performance; and prepare students for an ever-changing digital world. There are many possible reasons why teachers are still struggling to use technology to transform instruction. Protecting digital rights. Education Week.

What Is Digital Learning Day 2016

CUE

The post What Is Digital Learning Day 2016 appeared first on OnCUE. News connected educator Digital Citizenship digital learning day Education Technology equity Future Ready innovation technology Technology in EducationIn 1999, I sat eagerly in front of a computer, for the first time, waiting to get on the internet with the glorious sound of AOL dialup ringing in my ear.

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. The goal is to merge engineering and design research happening at the city’s universities with resources and opportunities from the media and technology industry—to develop new prototypes, explore applied R&D projects, launch new companies and encourage the latest thinking.

This Research-Backed Toolkit Helps Youth Organizations Integrate Digital Learning

Edsurge

But perhaps the most important skills kids learn at Beam are empathy, communication and self-expression. We have the opportunity to establish a community where youth feel safe to be around one another, to talk about things that are challenging them, to talk about being from another country or struggling to learn English or being gay or trans.” One resource in the toolkit, for example, explains how to incorporate digital tools that align with an organization's specific goals.

Six Strategic Steps to Digital Learning Success

Edsurge

Shiny new technologies can capture well-meaning educators like insects in amber, but the evidence is clear that digital learning can improve student opportunities and outcomes. Below I outline six strategic steps that will point school leaders as well as classroom teachers toward digital learning success: 1. Determine your education goals Keep in mind that when you’re developing an inventory of goals to be addressed via digital learning, less is more.

4 key digital learning developments

eSchool News

Annual survey finds that students say digital learning supports self-directed learning and collaboration. Fifty-eight percent of high school students in a national survey said they use their own mobile devices for learning in school, and 47 percent of teachers in the survey reported that their students have regular access to mobile devices in their classrooms. “There isn’t one recipe for implementing digital learning, particularly personalized learning.

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. Related content: 30+ digital learning tools and services.

Future of School and Digital Learning Collaborative Announce 10 Member Districts of the Resilient Schools Project

eSchool News

Future of School (FoS) and the Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC), two national organizations leading the way toward effective district transformation, today announced the Resilient Schools Project (RSP). Learn more at [link]. About The Digital Learning Collaborative.

Google Aquires Baltimore-Based Educational Technology Firm Workbench

Wisewire

Workbench, a Baltimore-based education technology firm, has been acquired by Google , the companies announced. Our core mission has always been to engage learners and educators through shared, meaningful lessons and tools that they can make their own,” Workbench founder and CEO Chris Sleat said in a company blog post. “As On the blog post, Sleat said Google shared the firm’s vision for helping educators find and rework lessons for use in their classrooms.

How Innovations in Voice Technology Are Reshaping Education

Edsurge

We are just getting started with voice technology in education. From simple commands that retrieve stored information to a future where voice-activated AI coaches help us set and reach educational goals across a lifetime, the potential for growth is undeniable.

How to Improve Student Learning Outcomes with Digital Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

In this age of digital content consumption, students are likely to get easily distracted if they do not find their curriculum interesting enough. Educators have noticed that when technology is integrated into the curriculum, students tend to demonstrate an eagerness to learn. So, is blending technology with traditional teaching models the best solution to get students geared up for learning? 74% of teachers say education technology is a student motivator.

A Commitment to Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

New Milford High School proudly joined 37 states, 15,000 teachers, and over 2 million students on February 1 for the inaugural Digital Learning Day. This day, however, was not really much different than any other day at NMHS as we have made a commitment to integrate digital learning into school culture for some time now. Below I have summarized some of the pre-planned activities that my teachers planned and had their students engaged in on Digital Learning Day.

Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

For many of our students, technology is just another aspect of their lives. Educators have experienced life without the Internet and social media. In my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions , I introduce mission minded learning to help students reflect on the power they have to make a positive difference with their use of technology. Students are presented with a choice of digital missions with real world impact.

Digital Learning Day: Social Media PD Best Practices #DLDay

The CoolCatTeacher

Today is Digital Learning Day. This is a day for leaders and learners to level up digital learning. These truisms are valid for the flowers and the fruit trees and also for the fragrant pollination of ideas happening at the digital water coolers satiating the learning thirst of digital scholars tap tap tapping at keys and pressing send on their smartphones. Best practices for hashtag maintenance and open learning.

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

Education Superhighway

One of the sites badly damaged was Moore Public Schools’ (MPS) technology center – the technology hub for 24,000 students and 36 instructional buildings across the district. Kim built relationships with other district technology leaders and vendors. Digital Learning

Digital Learning in the News

Education Superhighway

From personalized curriculum to virtual reality, digital learning is changing the education landscape. The following stories of digital learning in the news highlight some of the exciting ways teachers and students are using technology to succeed at school and beyond. How One Middle School is Closing the Technology Achievement Gap. Ashton previously worked with Senator Cory Booker to create more educational options in Newark, N.J.

A Resource-Packed Guide on How Digital Learning Can Connect Youth to Opportunity

Edsurge

When kids first join the Maker Foundations program at Digital Harbor Foundation , a technology-focused out-of-school organization in Baltimore, they are given a pile of everyday items such as an electric toothbrush, a plastic cup, a few markers and some rubber bands. It’s sort of sad to see the panic on their faces when they realize that’s all the direction you’re giving them,” says Shawn Grimes, the Center of Excellence Managing Director at Digital Harbor.

How We’re Celebrating Digital Learning Day

Education Superhighway

so that every student has the opportunity to take advantage of the promise of digital learning. But what does that digital learning look like now that 99% of public school classrooms are equipped with reliable technology? We’re sharing our findings on this interactive map , developed in partnership with the Alliance for Excellent Education. The map features one snapshot of digital learning in each state and Washington, DC.

5 Keys to Effective Digital Learning Implementation

Tom Murray

Each year, billions of dollars are spent on educational technology in the United States. Over the past few years, I’ve had the opportunity to work alongside a large number of districts related to their digital conversion; in essence