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.

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

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. How are we making learning relevant for our students?

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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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.

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. Student Jemar Lee explains why blended learning was ideal for him. The Digital Learning Collaborative.

Strategies to Plan a District Digital Learning Day

techlearning

Recently, Milford and East Bridgewater School Districts collaborated on district-wide digital learning days that provided successful and impactful learning experiences for staff. Here are some strategies that came out of that experience. How do they learn?

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.

Pass That Test! 18 Test Taking Resources and Strategies!

Teacher Reboot Camp

You might feel like me that they are detrimental to learning and a plague on the education system. Therefore, teachers need to help students learn strategies and tips to help them pass tests. These strategies are also included in a slide presentation you can download as a pdf.

The Pen is NOT Mightier than the Keyboard – Strategies to Embrace and Scaffold Digital Learning

EdTechTeacher

However, neither mentions any instruction to help students capitalize on digital tools! Too often, educators project their own learning habits onto their students, applying paper-based strategies to digital contexts. However, what if we considered digital note taking as a completely new task? Beth Holland Blog Digital LearningBy Beth Holland.

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

Digital Promise

These learning scenarios support the development of skills such as critical thinking, inquiry and research, creativity, problem solving, designing and collaboration. They help students develop a sense of agency, the ability to harness technology, and support learning lifelong and lifewide. This is leading to an emerging “second level digital divide” in US schools, fueled by differences in how technology is utilized to advance teaching and learning.

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.

STRATEGIES TO PLAN A DISTRICT DIGITAL LEARNING DAY

techlearning

Recently, Milford and East Bridgewater School Districts collaborated on district-wide digital learning days that provided successful and impactful learning experiences for staff. Here are some strategies that came out of that experience. How do they learn?

Curation for Digital Learning

BYOT Network

Schools and districts are now utilizing an influx of digital tools, content, and platforms with several hopeful intentions. In a professional learning session, a teacher once complained to me that her district was technology rich, but resource poor. Protecting digital rights.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Below are additional websites to discover CC licensed and public domain content your learners can remix in their own digital projects.

The Pen is NOT Mightier than the Keyboard – Strategies to Embrace and Scaffold Digital Learning

EdTechTeacher

However, neither mentions any instruction to help students capitalize on digital tools! Too often, educators project their own learning habits onto their students, applying paper-based strategies to digital contexts. However, what if we considered digital note taking as a completely new task? Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally ( Edutopia, 8 March 2016). Beth Holland Blog #masscue18 Digital Notetaking OneNote

Researchers Hunt for ‘Secret Sauce’ of Digital Learning Success

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith A new report studies what worked and didn''t for five districts'' digital learning strategies. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Internet Online Learning Online Video

E-learning Engagement: Persuasive Design Strategies

The CoolCatTeacher

Elearning design needs to engage and persuade the learner to know how to engage with the content and learning. Dr. Laurie Korte talks about e-learning design that engages learners and common mistakes of e-learning and blended learning classrooms.

“Just Right” Content for Digital Learning

BYOT Network

Likewise, as teachers design digital learning experiences based on their students’ personal strengths and interests, they need to search for the “just right” instructional resources to meet their students’ varied needs.

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

techlearning

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.

Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques

Edsurge

In my work as a digital learning specialist, I’m charged with helping teachers try new classroom strategies and learn to use the technology tools that make those strategies possible. Improving teaching and learning practices with technology is not about replacing traditional teaching. As mentioned in this previous EdSurge piece , lectures that are dynamic, evoke emotion, and engage the audience are worthwhile learning experiences.

Loop Learnings: A Year of Insights from Digital Learning Leaders

Edsurge

Paper is the traditional first-year anniversary gift, but our EdSurge Loop members have been exchanging digital gifts since the networking experiment started just over a year ago. Each week, available members opt in for a video call with a peer in their cohort of instructional designers or cohort of deans, directors and provosts of digital learning. So what have Loop members learned in a year of exchanging knowledge? adaptive learning.

Smithsonian will study digital learning practices

eSchool News

Carnegie Grant funding supports research on digitized museum resources, digital learning in K–12 education. Through the Learning Lab, we are bringing the world to learners everywhere in ways that were never before possible to expand their horizons.”. “By

Tenn. district partners with Discovery to transition to digital learning

eSchool News

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

“Our Kids Are Worth It”: How A Florida District Amplified its Digital Learning Opportunities

Education Superhighway

Both have had long careers at Brevard and have worked closely to implement technology into the schools’ digital learning programs. Overcoming Obstacles to Digital Access. Shifting Their Strategy. In their view, Brevard has “been successful because of past lessons learned.”

A major report on digital learning from Arizona State University

Bryan Alexander

What are the best ways to support and structure digital learning? One text described it as looking into institutional return on investment (ROI) for digital learning. They save money, expand access, and offer the same or better quality as face-to-face learning.

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

EdTechTeam

Cross-posted from Digital Promise Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching JULY 26, 2017 | BY KAREN CATOR In 2014, I wrote – The problem with education in America is not the lack of excellence. Karen Cator is President & CEO of Digital Promise.

Creative Strategies for Redesigning Today's Classrooms via @All4Ed & @edwebnet!

Kleinspiration

Project 24 is a systemic planning framework around the effective use of technology and digital learning to achieve the goal of “career and college readiness” for all students.

Blended learning 101: Strategies, resources and tips for getting started

Ditch That Textbook

Blended learning provides a combination of in-person, face-to-face activities and digital learning. By leveraging the power of technology tools and resources, a blended learning classroom allows for more individualized instruction. What does a blended learning classroom look like? And what activities are best for a blended learning classroom?

Digital Learning Day? How About Digital Teaching Day

EdTechTeam

February 22, 2018, marked the seventh annual Digital Learning Day. Digital Learning Day celebrates the use of technology and innovative practices in student learning. Many teachers, myself included, incorporate digital learning strategies on a regular basis. The focus in my class is definitely on making music, but we use technology to enhance and personalize student learning. The post Digital Learning Day?

5 strategies to improve the learning experience for K12 students

eSchool News

The learner’s experience can transform teaching and learning. This shift draws upon principles from learning science and practices borrowed from UX in other fields to create educational journeys that are not only effective, relevant, and informative—but enjoyable too.

5 Critical Issues In Digital Learning - Best Practices + Lessons Learned

The Innovative Educator

Today I will be at Google’s New York office speaking on a panel hosted by Google and HMH where I will share insights and best practices for school district leadership teams to use when developing digital learning strategies. I will be discussing five critical issues. Below are some of the insights I plan to share. I want more

23 amazing STEM and digital learning tools

eSchool News

Check below for the latest marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education. Digital Curriculum and Tools. Next page: More digital technologies and STEM resources).

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Media Literacy Strategies for Tackling Fake News

edWeb.net

This edWeb broadcast was sponsored by Britannica Digital Learning. Britannica Digital Learning’s mission is simple: to ignite curiosity and spread the joy of discovery. The post Media Literacy Strategies for Tackling Fake News appeared first on edWeb.

Five strategies for using classroom technology

eSchool News

Our research findings illustrate how carefully planned and implemented digital learning initiatives can powerfully impact how students learn,” said Jonathan Zaff, executive director, Center for Promise.

How to Launch an Instructional Technology Strategy

techlearning

Join us to learn how to plan and execute an instructional technology strategy that supports your digital learning needs.

12 districts honored for their innovative digital curriculum transition strategies

eSchool News

At the Learning Counsel’s Annual Gathering and National Awards event, twelve leading districts were recognized for their vision and innovation in integrating digital curriculum and technology into their teaching and learning process.

EducationPlus Extends Relationship with Discovery Education, Reaffirming 10-Year Commitment to Dynamic Digital Learning Environments

techlearning

–Renewal of Long-Term Partnership Ensures 58 Member Districts Continued Access to Award-Winning Digital Content from Discovery Education- Silver Spring, Md.

5 strategies for supporting students with autism

eSchool News

Transitioning to a new school year often is challenging for students with autism, but technology can help support those students as they become more independent in their learning. The student has a bit of control when choosing learning activities pertaining to certain subjects.

How Digital Resources Transform Teaching and Learning

Kajeet

Teachers, those on the front lines of this ed tech revolution, see the direct impact of technology on how their students learn. Digital Learning Tools and Tips