Closing the Digital Learning Gap

Digital Promise

Yet, despite efforts over the last 20 years to improve the performance of our schools, the U.S. They are connecting across cultural and national borders to promote global awareness and tolerance. Education researchers and neuroscientists are learning more about how people learn.

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.

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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.

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. One of the things we’ve communicated to staff.is

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.

How to Increase Confidence About Digital Learning in Schools

EdTech Magazine

By Laura Williams Ray Technology can make teachers’ lives easier, but only if they feel capable of using it effectively. Innovation Leadership Management

How to Engage More Girls in Coding

EdNews Daily

When Sheena Vaidyanathan teaches computer science to middle school students, she draws upon her experience as an art teacher. Tapping into students’ creativity is one of the keys to engaging more girls in what continues to be a male-dominated discipline. By Dennis Pierce.

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10 Different Approaches to Creating Digital Learning Content

EmergingEdTech

Over the past few months, I’ve written a series of posts over on the Flipped Learning Network web site that offer a wealth of different tools and techniques that can be used to create digital. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Curation for Digital Learning

BYOT Network

Schools and districts are now utilizing an influx of digital tools, content, and platforms with several hopeful intentions. There are many possible reasons why teachers are still struggling to use technology to transform instruction. Providing greater access to content.

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

The CoolCatTeacher

Digital Learning Collection has over 150 apps for kindergarten to second-grade classrooms. Perhaps you’re wondering how more than 150 apps can be inside one? Plus, I’ll tell you how to get your free 30-day trial. Digital Learning Collection.

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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. Best practices for hashtag maintenance and open learning. The lessons learned from effective social media PD. Are we welcoming to beginners?

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. Hive NYC Learning Network.

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.

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.

How to Prepare for End of the School Year and Summer Time Staff Pd Days

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Are you a Technology Coach working on extensive summertime professional development for teachers who don't want to attend your sessions and if they do, aren't fully involved in the activities?

How to Gamify Professional Development

EdTech Magazine

How to Gamify Professional Development. Nearly a third (29 percent) left due to relocation or health issues. Digital breakouts in conjunction with badging are a few of the best — and easiest — to implement. How K–12 School Leaders Can Help Incorporate Gamification.

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How to Help Students Make Real World Connections from Digital Learning

Where Learning Clicks

Our back to school reading list for educators covers topics such as classroom management and planning for and using technology in the classroom. The post How to Help Students Make Real World Connections from Digital Learning appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Googling "How to be a Director of Digital Learning Initiatives"

Leadership Lounge

Googling "how to be a director of digital learning initiatives". When I first got my current gig a couple of years ago, I may not literally have Googled , “ How to be a director of digital learning initiatives?

How to Engage Students and Support Learning in Large Classes

Edsurge

Dear Bonni, You have shared often about active learning strategies and the impact they have on student learning. Anonymous In my experience, it’s true that small classes provide greater opportunities for student engagement and for professor/mentor relationships to occur.

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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. They then had to use their “Origin Perspective Value Limitation” handout to answer and dissect the source in classic IB format.

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. .

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 to Design Online Courses That Are Full of Surprises

Edsurge

In our teaching, we want to be consistent enough so students can easily navigate our courses and not be confused about where to find things. On the other hand, we want to surprise students and ignite their curiosity. The goal is to evoke emotions and get learners thinking.

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Content Curation Strategies for Digital Learning

BYOT Network

In our digitally connected world, most of us have become curators of content as we utilize the technology tools in our pockets to interact with each other. I also listed the activities that are involved in content curation, specifically within K-12 learning environments.

20+ Ideas to Supercharge Classroom Creativity

The CoolCatTeacher

Ideas to help you spark creativity in your classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Creativity is something that we have to nurture as teachers. Encourage your students to create Toyota Dream Car artworks today.

How to Incorporate Digital Learning for Increased Student Success

techlearning

Blended learning is driving student success in schools across the U.S., Blended learning combines online learn. and education leaders in school districts far and wide are taking notice of the results. Techlearning T-L Partner Post

4 key digital learning developments

eSchool News

Annual survey finds that students say digital learning supports self-directed learning and collaboration. “There isn’t one recipe for implementing digital learning, particularly personalized learning.

Trends in Digital Learning: The New Learning Leader

techlearning

A new cohort of school principals is emerging across the country, according to a report released today by Blackboard and Project Tomorrow. Key findings from this year’s Digital Learning Trends Report : 1. Funds For Learning Trends Report Reveals Demand for Reliable Internet ].

Snow Days Don't Stop Digital Learning at #NMHS

A Principal's Reflections

The now annual Digital Learning Day was set for Wednesday February 5, 2014. Image credit: [link] Many of my teachers had specific activities planned for Digital Learning Day. Students often are not willing to learn the same concept twice thinking that they already know it.

Digital Learning in Organizations

Learning with 'e's

The book is aimed at those working as learning and development professionals in industry, but will also be of interest to any, and all, those working in the world of learning technology, knowledge and education. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

How to navigate the new device-agnostic classroom

eSchool News

Technology in the classroom is nothing new; most of today’s educators have embraced the ability to draw upon an increasingly diverse array of digital tools and programs to enrich their lessons. How can I ensure my digital learning ecosystem will support my students?

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How to drive a successful digital transformation in urban districts

eSchool News

And when you look at larger, more densely populated school districts–in urban markets like Los Angeles, Philadelphia, or Chicago–district leaders often face added pressures and challenges to do digital right, and often with little support.

How to Enhance Any Curriculum With Short, Engaging, Accurate Videos

Edsurge

Jadrian Wooten remembers professors instructing him to check out DVD clips from the library when he was an undergrad. And they like to use video to get foundational information super fast.” So we decided to help them with video production and distribution.”

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3 Takeaways from the Inaugural Digital Learning Annual Conference

Education Superhighway

Seven years ago, a wide-scale digital learning conference was unheard of because the majority of school districts across the country weren’t equipped with the infrastructure or technology to implement a robust digital curriculum.

The K-12 Business Model: How to Innovate in an Ever-Changing Learning Environment

EdNews Daily

And with that type of model in mind, it leads us to wonder what effect annual student influx has on technology adoption in the classroom and the cultural effect on the ability to experiment and personalize. Low Barrier to Entry. By Steve Halliwell and Cheryl Miller.