Closing the Digital Learning Gap

Digital Promise

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. Extend the Learning Day.

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

“You can see an evident shift from formal curriculum-based learning to informal just-in-time learning, and this is just the beginning!” ~ Pooja Jaisingh. Integrating technology in the classroom does not mean you need an Internet connection. Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Students carry these powerful learning tools in their pockets and can capture the learning all around them.

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. In math, Mrs. Chellani began the lesson with mobile learning devices and Poll Everywhere to review prior learning.

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.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

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.

Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

For many of our students, technology is just another aspect of their lives. They grew up with the Internet, social media, and mobile devices. Students are presented with a choice of digital missions with real world impact. Mission-Minded Learning Makes the World a Better Place.

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. As a technology lover who is blind, Luis F.

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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. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds. Mobile AR, Voice and Future Interfaces.

The Post-LMS World: Social, Simple, Modern, Mobile and Student-centric

Edsurge

Despite its name, the Learning Management System (LMS) is not about learning. While it’s great for instructor workflows, it has always been a course management tool, not a learning tool. Learning doesn’t happen within the digital space of the LMS; it happens beyond its borders.

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What is digital learning?

Learning with 'e's

Over the next two weeks I''m in New Zealand, doing a series of keynote presentations to teachers on the future of education and technology supported learning. It''s the huge potential and great possibilities to move learning beyond the traditional walls of the classroom.

How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

Edsurge

Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. As the financial viability of printed textbooks declines little by little, the demand for alternatives like online learning content continues to grow. Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. Create Courseware Using Learning Objects Seth's Reading List.

How One District Is Transforming Digital Learning

Leadership Lounge

While pedagogies, learning tools and technology have evolved over the 20 years I’ve worked in the industry and 14 years as a leader in educational technology, the belief in digital equity has remained a constant for me. Building the Digital Dream.

Building the Right Infrastructure to Support Mobile Learning

techlearning

As they go “all-in” on digital learning, schools are demanding more from their networks. The shift to personalized and inquiry-based learning not only engages students more effectively, it depends on efficient technology.

#DLNchat: Where the Digital Learning Network Connects

Edsurge

How can digital learning help improve graduation rates? How might adaptive learning courseware change the work of faculty? How do you learn about new edtech products? It’s the Twitter chat for the Digital Learning Network. Join the Digital Learning Network to get updates about all upcoming chats. Keep up to date with all the #DLNchats, join the Digital Learning Network !

Digital learning futures

Learning with 'e's

Digital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare. Here's to all the possible futures of learning!

Integrate Technology Effectively! Tip: Brainstorm

Teacher Reboot Camp

Brainstorming is an important process students need to learn to do when innovating, creating, and problem-solving with technology. In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions , I have provided several templates, handouts and activities to motivate students to brainstorm in different ways for each digital mission. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

A new recipe for digital, mobile learning

eSchool News

CoSN resource highlights how leaders can best position their schools for digital and mobile success. The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) on March 6 unveiled two new resources for education leaders to take the digital leap in their schools.

Virtual Reality Headsets in the Classroom – All-In-One or Mobile?

Veative

Traditionally, the learning and teaching environment has been constrained by physical space and time. We will make a quick examination of both devices and see which one may be best suited for providing an immersive learning within classrooms. Digital Learning AIO VR headset VR Headset

Empower Your Teachers with Classroom Management Controls They Need

Kajeet

Mobile device management (MDM) is just for IT teams to handle and understand, right? Read how an MDM can empower teachers to provide better learning experiences for their students, and not bog teachers down with additional technology to juggle in the classroom.

Managing Student Devices in K-12

Kajeet

market experienced a 10 percent year-over-year growth in mobile devices sold to K-12 schools, according to THE Journal. From tablets to laptops to smartphones, mobile devices have taken over education. Digital Learning Technology Insight 1 to 1 BYOD MDM

Social, mobile, and personal learning futures

Learning with 'e's

Many of my public presentations have the prefix: Digital Learning Futures, because for me, the future of education and learning will be greatly influenced by digital technologies. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

Pre-K Learning: Enhancing Education with Digital Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

This is the digital age. Although this isn’t really a game, but rather, it’s a digital learning session. The child smiles and moves to the next learning chapter. Research confirms that the quality of education and learning received by children in their early years of childhood is essential for their overall development. Children who received high-quality, practical knowledge-based learning in their formative years are less likely to fail in high-school.

Inside Our Digital Learning Implementation Phase 2

RafranzDavis.com

In my school district, our professional and digital learning department is barely around 7 months old. We held professional development for teachers and shared learning via twitter and blogs. Minecraft Teach and Learn (with students and teachers).

1:1 iPads and Digital Learning in Belton ISD

EdTechSandyK

The first session I attended at iPadpalooza was presented by Instructional Technology Coordinators Terice Schneider and Vicki Ventura of Belton Independent School District. Lessons Learned from and Tips for 1:1 Implementations Staff Development is KEY!!!

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The 3 Secrets That Online Courses Can Teach Traditional Schools

Brilliant or Insane

Brilliant or Insane When I first started learning to code using courses, I stayed up nights finishing lessons and working on building an app. I had no looming deadline for when I needed to learn the information. Innovation Mobile Learning Technology digital learning online courses

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HP launches new technology and immersive computing

eSchool News

New technology offerings include convertible laptops, immersive computing. During ISTE 2015, HP announced new technology solutions for education that are aimed to enhance student and teacher experiences. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile and Handheld Technologies News STEM Top News

Confessions of A Digital Leader: 6 Things I Learned While Implementing Digital Learning

RafranzDavis.com

Through the course of our implementation and relaunch of Google Apps, I’ve definitely learned that the word “free” is such a myth. I learned that kids will type terrible things and change ink to white in order to make pages appear blank. Google Apps Aren’t Really “Free” .

Teaching handwriting more effectively using technology

eSchool News

New technology is helping teachers model handwriting in a more natural way. Usually a whiteboard marker is used; modern technology has sometimes replaced a whiteboard marker with a digital pen that uses an interactive white board (IWB) or, more recently, an interactive projector.

The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Technology dominates the education landscape discussion. 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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8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the most important skills for our digital learners is inspecting the information they consume with a critical eye. Many free mobile apps and web tools allow students to digitally markup, highlight, and jot down quick thoughts about what they are reading.

7 things Gen Z students say about educational technology

eSchool News

Student-teacher interaction is one of the most important things when creating a positive and effective classroom environment–in fact, it ranked higher than educational technology use, according to both teachers and students in a new survey.

These 8 schools have A+ mobile device programs—here’s why

eSchool News

Technology continues to raise the bar of what is possible in education. As more schools discover the power and benefits of education technology, mobile devices such as Chromebooks, Macs and iPads in the classroom are becoming commonplace.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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With technology, schools try to level the economic playing field

eSchool News

Is access to computers and the web enough to solve the digital divide? In the middle of one of Miami’s poorest and toughest neighborhoods, there is a computer lab with free wireless internet for Liberty City residents who would otherwise go without the technology.

Smartphones-in-School, Brain Mush, Teaching Deep Reading…and Apples & Bicycles!

EdNews Daily

The Learning Counsel also authored a recent paper entitled “ Digital vs. Paper Books: Let’s Do the Math! ”. Digital content access is the new norm, a cultural influence so pervasive that one quarter of U.S. Digital reading is better. By LeiLani Cauthen.

Digital Learning Day - Take the Challenge!

EdTechnocation.com

[link] Digital Learning Day is about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with th e goal of success in college and a career. We urge you to make a difference with digital learning in America''s schools and take the pledge to support the effective use of technology to improve education for all students. What can educators do to support and participate in Digital Learning Day?

CUE and Touchjet partner for STEAMpunk Mobile Labs

eSchool News

The Touchjet Pond Projector , which turns any wall or table surface into an 80-inch interactive touchscreen, is now available as a five-pack technology kit as a part of CUE’s STEAMpunk Mobile Labs. Digital Learning and Tools News

Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

Teacher Reboot Camp

In a previous post I outlined my 6 step process for implementing digital projects (1. Find out more about mission minded learning in my book, Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions.

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Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms

eSchool News

Chromebooks continued their steady growth in education, securing 58 percent of K-12 market share in 2016, according to a new report examining technology trends in the K-12 education market. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News