Digital Learning Day: Social Media PD Best Practices #DLDay

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Today is Digital Learning Day. This is a day for leaders and learners to level up digital learning. For Thought Leader Thursday , social media researcher Laura Pasquini explains three defining aspects of effective social media powered professional development.In

Social Media Use & Our Students: Guest Host @JKDNCN #EdtechMissions

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Many educators, administrators, and parents would prefer to leave social media out of the curriculum. Social media is scary! Yes, our learners do very scary things on social media which can and have ruined lives. The reason our students continue to make bad choices on social media is because adults are not continually making them reflect on how to do better.

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Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

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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.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

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The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. In addition to negative commentary, Knowles acknowledged other challenges to adopting social media for education.

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

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While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. These are skills I outline in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions.

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

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Among the newer aspects of these kinds of complaints is whether college social media communication meets accessibility standards. Courts are saying you need to procure digital goods and services that are accessible for everybody.”

Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

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For many of our students, technology is just another aspect of their lives. They grew up with the Internet, social media, and mobile devices. Educators have experienced life without the Internet and social media. 12+ Learning Missions created by teachers worldwide.

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

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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. .

Engaging Students in Critical Social Media Analysis Through Debate

Educator Innovator

As part of the national celebration of Digital Learning Day last month, I had the opportunity to moderate an online debate between two teams of high school students from opposite ends of California about the merits and risks of social media as a communication tool.

Content Curation Strategies for Digital Learning

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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. In turn, we usually share this curated content with each other through social media, email, text messages, etc.

Celebrate Digital Learning Day & Get Your School #FutureReady with @All4Ed & @OfficeofEdTech! #DLDay

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Future Ready Schools Preparing Students for Success I''m honored to be a part of this year''s annual Digital Learning Day held in Washington D.C. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology and The Alliance for Excellent Education on Future Ready Schools.

Leadership Requires Relationship Technology

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The industrial revolutions—mid 18 th century, again in the early 19 th century— arrived on waves of new technology. The invention of the steam engine and the sewing machine transformed work, but that’s not all—the technological bounce affected everything. Technology is the answer.

Teaching digital citizenship with picture story books

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Teaching digital citizenship in a meaningful way can be daunting. This post is written by Eleni Kyritsis, a Year 3 teacher and Leader of Digital Learning and Innovation from Melbourne, Australia. Teaching digital citizenship books digital citizenship picture books picture books for the classroom social media picture books technology picture booksThese picture books illustrate important concepts beautifully.

9 Web Tools and Apps for Communicating More Effectively with Parents

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Find more tips for engaging parents in my presentation, Engaging Parents with Technology and Social Media. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Engaging Parents with Technology from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

Teleology, Technology and Learning

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Some things on sailboats haven’t changed much in thousands of years, others are recent, and every new technology gets tested by the same strict rule about purpose. A sextant was revolutionary analog technology. Technology and Learning. By Mac Bogert.

Reality Checks of Digital Learning

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A few days later, I received an email from her that while her kids were enjoying this new way of learning, they could barely stay online, but were being such great sports trying. And then I re-learned some lessons…. Professional Growth digital learning

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

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While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. These are skills I outline in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions.

Tap into the Power of the Crowd

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Our students have access to a worldwide audience through their social networks. Our digital learners need to understand the role crowdsourcing and crowdfunding plays in promoting causes, startups, and innovation.

What Digital Skills Do Students Need to Make a Meaningful Impact? #EdtechMissions

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Today was the first official #EdtechMissions chat on Twitter to celebrate the launch of my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom. Every Sunday we will meet from 8amET to 8:30amET to share ideas on how to motivate our students to make a meaningful impact on the world with technology. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

How Technology will Alter the Teaching Profession

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And Technology changes everything. In education like everywhere else, the way that products are delivered (in this case, learning) is undergoing a seismic shift. Approximately 50 percent of teaching jobs will go into prep and analytics to provide totally personalized learning pathways.

Remix It! 27 Resources for Finding Free Digital Content to Use for Digital Learning

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Technology and social media have ignited an artistic share revolution. Millions of artists, musicians, and creators upload their own photos, songs, videos, fonts, templates, and digital content to the web and allow people around the world to use it for presentations, books, and other digital projects. Our digital learners enjoy building off of and adapting the work of others. Creative Commons and Copyright for Digital Learners.

Digital learning futures

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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!

Want More Tech-Savvy Kids: Stop fighting Technology

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What if we stopped fighting technology? “His point was that they wouldn’t listen and learn. Yes, so what if they were allowed to have their phones and encouraged to offer solutions for their classwork with their technology? How can they learn to use them properly?”

What is digital learning?

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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.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Create Digital Learning Spaces

The Playground Advocate

Great classrooms have always been the fertile earth for creative work, but in the Digital Age, we have the responsibility to adapt to new opportunities and new environments. Online learning experiences can be both transformative and restrictive.

Tenn. district partners with Discovery to transition to digital learning

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Tennessee’s Wilson County Schools and Discovery Education announced a new six-year partnership supporting the creation of authentic digital learning environments in classrooms district-wide. Digital Learning and Tools News

Integrate Technology Effectively! Tip: Inspire with Student Examples

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“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” – Steve Ballmer. Students own their learning and acquire important digital skills when given the opportunity to create, produce, and problem-solve with technology. Examples of Learners Creating and Problem Solving With Technology .

12 Incredible Ideas for Using Technology to Teach English Language Learners

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I’ve seen how technology motivates learners of all ages to find their voice, connect with language learners around the world, and have access to knowledge and resources in multiple languages. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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

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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?

Is All the Technology in Modern Classrooms a Good Thing?

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In recent years, the way we communicate, order food, exchange money, and more has all been reimagined to include technological advances. And, technology has reached the education sector. The inclusion of technology in classrooms is constantly increasing.

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

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What does it mean to be human in a digital age? Some people researching education technology might not spend their days wondering how their work fits into this existential question—but George Siemens isn’t "some people." A researcher, theorist, educator, Siemens is the digital learning guy. Siemens’ work is on the cutting edge of what’s possible in digital learning, but he doesn’t want to discuss the latest fads in education technology.

Teachers: How Will You Approach Digital Learning This School Year?

Education Superhighway

As teachers kick off the back-to-school season, we’d like to hear your thoughts about the role technology plays in your classrooms and how you empower your students to navigate digital learning. What does Digital Learning mean to you?

Don’t Let Your Students’ Education Die from Embarrassment

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Now multiply that feeling by 1000 and you may begin to know the way your students feel in the age of social media. Digital Learning Featured Technology Charles Sosnik Covid-19 Learning CounselBy Charles Sosnik Do you remember how it felt to be a teenager?

Introducing EdSurge's Digital Learning Network for Higher Ed

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Open, personalized and adaptive—the latest trends in digital learning promise to help more students get to and through college. At EdSurge we’ve heard inspiring stories of faculty developing digital learning environments that take students to virtual medical labs and outer space and into the inner workings of cells. Still others are pioneering wearable technologies to blend physical and virtual classrooms. This site is a pilot in digital learning exploration.

Why Teachers and Students Need to Learn about Their Brains in the Digital Age

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For good and bad, technology changes our brains. So what are our brains doing and becoming in the digital age? We don’t learn deeply from what we skim. We can learn deeply from what we spend mental effort on in the reading process. By Betsy Hill.