Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

Digital vs Digitized Learning

BYOT Network

As teachers begin to shift toward greater personalized learning experiences for students, their initial steps build upon what they already know from face-to-face instruction. A Model for Redefining Learning. Digitized Learning. Digital Learning.

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Digital vs Digitized Learning

BYOT Network

As teachers begin to shift toward greater personalized learning experiences for students, their initial steps build upon what they already know from face-to-face instruction. A Model for Redefining Learning. Digitized Learning. Digital Learning.

Merritt Public Schools: How a Rural Oklahoma District Developed its Digital Learning Program

Education Superhighway

As a result of their efforts, teachers have seen far greater opportunities to marry critical thinking with digital learning in their classrooms. Students learn through interactive courses that involve video, active creativity, and real-time feedback from their teachers.

Colleges Face Investigations Over Whether Their Use of Social Media Follows Accessibility Regulations

Edsurge

While some institutions have tried to punt responsibility for the accessibility of digital tools to the companies that produce them, that reasoning hasn’t persuaded federal agencies or judges. Courts are saying you need to procure digital goods and services that are accessible for everybody.”

The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

Edsurge

Marie Cini is the president of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. But today, edtech is commonly understood to mean digital technology. Learning analytics. Digital badges.

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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.

Communication for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. Consider the following forms of communication: reading, writing, speaking, and listening and their importance in the digital age when information is so readily accessible.

Communication for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. Consider the following forms of communication: reading, writing, speaking, and listening and their importance in the digital age when information is so readily accessible.

Don’t miss the latest STEM, policy and ed-tech news

eSchool News

Follow these guidelines to create a technology infrastructure that support teachers and students. While traditional field trips continue to offer opportunities to create memorable learning environments for students of all ages, a new wave of technologies have created new, virtual field trip experiences. The Dremel 3D Idea Builder empowers students to master key STEM concepts through hands-on learning and creativity. Digital Learning and Tools News STEM Top News

eBook details key strategies to manage digital curriculum

eSchool News

Guide provides case studies on how districts successfully adopted integrated digital curriculum systems. The eBook provides educators with digital curriculum strategies, case studies and insights for connecting courses, resources and assessments with common standards and learning objects.

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The 2016 Student Technology Conference

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve realized how great our digital model was for the conference because the barriers to entry didn’t exist on such a rigid level.” More information on conference strands and guidelines for submitting proposals may be found at: studenttechnologyconference.com.

5 new developments in physical and network safety

eSchool News

Balancing access to educational resources with security needs remains a top challenge for school district IT leaders, according to new findings from the Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning.

20+ Ideas to Supercharge Classroom Creativity

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today. Ideas to Promote Creativity in Your Classroom – Show Notes 1 – Make a Digital Learning Launchpad Hyperdocs.co

Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

The USDOE’s Office of Educational Technology places emphasis on students and educators having access to a robust and comprehensive infrastructure when and where they need it for learning. Powerful learning devices. High-quality digital learning content.

1st Grade digital PBL: Does it work?

Neo LMS

Project-based learning , as we have often examined in this blog, is a powerful way to not only impart information, by exploration, but has the added advantage of stimulating and developing a range of other skills and habits such as communication, creativity, curiosity, confidence and collaboration.

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?A Playbook to Go Open: 5 Steps to Adopting OER

Edsurge

Adoption of digital learning resources is taking hold in schools and districts across the United States. Public schools now provide at least one computer for every five students and spend more than $3 billion per year on digital content, according to Education Week. Advocates of OER boast that in addition to being more affordable, these resources can provide more up-to-date content because digital OER can be updated more frequently than traditional textbooks.

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A ‘Learning Ecosystem’ Approach to Ed-Tech Acquisition

Digital Promise

Susan Adelmann is vice president of strategic partnerships at Follett School & Library Group, a corporate supporter of Digital Promise. This blog post is part of a series that highlight different stakeholders' perspectives on purchasing practices for K-12 personalized learning tools.

Gaming Builds Valuable Life Skills

EdNews Daily

Like you, I have guidelines for my classes and my home about screen use. However, what I continually explore is the connection between technology and Social Emotional Learning (SEL). What life skills can be taught and learned in a gaming environment? Digital Featured Technology

New Cyberbullying Resource Available for Educators, Parents and Students

Gaggle Speaks

” — Carl Hooker, Director of Innovation & Digital Learning, Eanes Independent School District. ” — Dr. Mike Ribble, Digital Citizenship Advocate & Author; Director of Technology, Manhattan-Ogden School District.

Improving Accessibility Often Falls to Faculty. Here’s What They Can Do.

Edsurge

I think the onus is still placed on the student with a disability” to ensure they have learning materials that they can benefit and learn from, says Kwong. Rules and regulations have evolved over the years to try to prevent the kind of experience Kwong had, and to require that all students have equal access to learning materials. It’s often up to faculty themselves to ensure all students can access their learning materials.

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.

How to Make an Impact as a Tech Coach

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Make an Impact as a Tech Coach appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Alison Jalufka is a Learning Coach at an elementary school in her Central Texas school district. Are you ready to make an impact as a technology and learning coach? Shake Up Learning 2019.

Why all screen time isn’t created equally

The Hechinger Report

She’s also come up with guidelines based on what a scant – but growing – body of research is finding. Guernsey calls her guidelines the three C’s — for media consumption: content, context, and your child; they come with a series of questions that can be tailored to each child.

What 7 Factors Should Educators Consider When Choosing Digital Tools for Underserved Students?

Edsurge

In the report published last week by the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education , Professor Linda Darling-Hammond and I summarized research findings about the conditions and practices that support positive outcomes of technology use and digital learning experiences for underserved, under-resourced, and underprepared students. This is needed to prevent user issues when implementing digital learning. The specific features of the digital resource being used.

How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Virtual Reality has the power to transform the future of learning. 360 videos can be shared by two or three students on one compatible device or part of a learning station.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

edWeb.net

How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? Life Schools Charter School’s digital citizenship initiative began when they started to notice that many students were posting on social media about their location and other personal details.

Tools for Driving Your Ed Tech Instruction #GPS

techlearning

We have around 180 days each year to drive our students’ learning. A solid lesson plan should provide you, the teacher, the direction and the ability to visualize the path of learning that consists of the “what, why, and how” of the teaching-learning activities.

Edtech Still Doesn’t Get Diversity and We’re Tired

RafranzDavis.com

I could talk all day about my new obsession with the NY Times T Brand Studios and what digital storytelling should be in schools. …and digital learning with math??? I’m passionate about digital equity.

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Report: 41 percent of schools are under-connected

eSchool News

This kind of connectivity is necessary, the authors note, to help connect students to high-quality digital learning opportunities. It also highlights state leaders who have helped their states put these digital learning opportunities directly in front of teachers and students.

Collaboration for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

It is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. Although it may seem unusual to connect collaboration to the practice of personalized learning, it is important to remember that students don’t learn within a vacuum.

Collaboration for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

It is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. Although it may seem unusual to connect collaboration to the practice of personalized learning, it is important to remember that students don’t learn within a vacuum.

Reducing Online Security and Privacy Risk in Your School

edWeb.net

” Along with the possibility of negative headlines, consequences for inadequate protection in schools can include an impact on family and student trust, which affects learning and also the quality of work environment.

Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Meaningful Innovation

MindShift

In schools that succeed in implementing real instructional improvements, teachers figure out how to improve teaching and learning by journeying through multiple passes of a cycle of experiment, reflection and adjustment. Helping Teams Learn from Experiments.

3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

Graphite Blog

In my first-grade classroom, a third of my students were learning English as a second language. My students loved having subtitles on during short videos because it gave them more opportunities to interact with and learn from the content. All my students were learning how to read, and the captions helped them connect the audio to the visual representation of text. Can the learner log into the digital learning tool interface independently?

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