8 fun digital learning tools for the new school year

eSchool News

And because schools may move to hybrid or virtual learning despite starting in person, digital learning tools that work in the physical or virtual classroom can prove invaluable. In fact, 90 percent of teachers say they plan to use edtech tools this upcoming school year.

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.

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How To Sustain Powerful Digital Learning for the Future

Digital Promise

As school districts look ahead to post-pandemic classrooms, they must also continue to invest in refining digital and hybrid learning experiences. Despite its challenges, remote learning is here to stay. Teaching & Learning.

6 engaging digital learning tools

eSchool News

Digital learning tools have proved themselves invaluable as classrooms across the globe made the abrupt change to online learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Related content: Digital teaching for students in special education.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

7 under-the-radar digital learning tools to try this fall

eSchool News

During pandemic learning, educators have seen a plethora of digital learning tools and resources, and they’re figuring out what does and doesn’t work for their instructional methods. Feedback is a huge driver of student learning.

Open Standards in the Education 4.0 Digital Learning Ecosystem

EdNews Daily

By Robert Iskander The current rate of change in digital learning offers great opportunities and introduces great challenges. Digital learning technologies and methods must produce quantifiable results and must quickly adapt to new requirements and opportunities.

How to Center Equity in Undergraduate Digital Learning

Digital Promise

The COVID-19 pandemic caused postsecondary institutions to abruptly transition many of their spring 2020 courses to digital learning. course leads, department chairs, and other higher education leaders) to respond by creating more equitable digital learning opportunities.

5 digital learning trends for 2020

eSchool News

Digital learning puts the best edtech tools and strategies into the hands of highly-qualified and trained educators who know how to transform learning for students. Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators.

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10 findings about K-12 digital learning

eSchool News

Digital learning itself is expanding in schools, but access to classroom and home technology still remains a major obstacle, according to a new study from Schoology. The State of Digital Learning report is based on responses from more than 9,200 education professionals and covers challenges, priorities, and student achievement as they relate to digital learning and edtech tools. Featured on eSchool News IT Management digital learning

16 educators share their digital learning strategies

eSchool News

Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement.

5 Digital Learning Day activities you can’t miss

eSchool News

Digital learning is key to helping students build the skills they’ll need to succeed in college and the workforce. This year, Digital Learning Day is on February 27, and we’ve gathered some tools and resources to help you celebrate.

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. Digital Learning Day celebrates educators who create and implement strong instructional practices that use technology and tech tools to connect students with meaningful learning experiences.

5 ways this district prioritizes digital learning

eSchool News

It’s one thing to realize that you need more digital learning in your classroom, but it’s quite another thing to do the research and put in the time to learn how to effectively incorporate digital tools in a way that improves student success.

Speak Up 2020: A look at digital learning and transformation

eSchool News

For the last seven months of 2020, school districts have gone through extreme changes regarding how learning is happening in pandemic-induced hybrid and digital learning environments. Digital learning during the pandemic.

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.

Curation for Digital Learning

BYOT Network

Schools and districts are now utilizing an influx of digital tools, content, and platforms with several hopeful intentions. With the use of these resources, educators are planning to better engage student learning, increase academic performance; and prepare students for an ever-changing digital world. In a professional learning session, a teacher once complained to me that her district was technology rich, but resource poor. Protecting digital rights.

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. I’ve seen the staff sharing ideas, working on projects collaboratively, showing interest in what others are doing, and teaching one another how to use new tech tools and devices. Learning something new involves risk—and the possibility of making mistakes.

Digital Tools for Preventing the Summer Slide

Kajeet

Digital Learning Tools and Tips SmartSpot MDMIt’s the end of the school year, and as students get ready for fun and relaxation, many educators across the nation are worried about one thing – the summer slide.

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4 key digital learning developments

eSchool News

Annual survey finds that students say digital learning supports self-directed learning and collaboration. Fifty-eight percent of high school students in a national survey said they use their own mobile devices for learning in school, and 47 percent of teachers in the survey reported that their students have regular access to mobile devices in their classrooms. “There isn’t one recipe for implementing digital learning, particularly personalized learning.

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. Where digital learning initiatives miss the point is a focus on how technology actually accomplishments. Attempt to model at a basic level the expectations that you have when it comes to digital learning.

10 things to know about digital learning

eSchool News

Digital learning itself is expanding in schools, but access to classroom and home technology still remains a major obstacle, according to a new study from Schoology. Related content: 30+ digital learning tools and services.

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. Districts usually provide teachers with easy to use Learning Management Systems (LMS) that can facilitate new learning opportunities with technology. Just providing teachers with an organizational tool, such as an LMS, will not lead to transformative practices. A Model for Redefining 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. Districts usually provide teachers with easy to use Learning Management Systems (LMS) that can facilitate new learning opportunities with technology. Just providing teachers with an organizational tool, such as an LMS, will not lead to transformative practices. A Model for Redefining Learning.

It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?

Edsurge

In early 2017, organizations that have focused on digital learning came together to better leverage their strengths and capacities for a common goal: improving student success.

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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. Early learning brand Teaching Strategies announced the launch of its new The Creative Curriculum for Kindergarten. Next page: More digital technologies and STEM resources). Technology changes at a rapid pace, and educators have to keep up.

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Students want more digital learning outside of the classroom

eSchool News

The need for digital learning content in classrooms is nothing new, but teachers, parents, and students are becoming more vocal in their desire to provide or have access to such materials outside of the school day or school year. Deloitte‘s inaugural 2016 Digital Education Survey surveyed teachers, students and parents to uncover how technology is changing the concept of the classroom. Digital Learning and Tools IT Newsletter News Web 2.0

New report highlights digital learning models

eSchool News

States’ digital learning programs, efforts are profiles in a report from SETDA and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. State’s College of Education have co-released a national report highlighting examples of digital learning across various states. Digital Learning and Tools News Top NewsThe State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at N.C.

TED-Ed as a Teaching Tool

Kajeet

Sometimes teachers need additional tools in the classroom. Digital Learning Tools and Tips MDM ChromebooksSomething to elevate the conversation among students, to spark a new perspective on the world, or to enhance the real-world importance of a particular lesson plan.

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A new tool for putting the learning in digital learning

The Christensen Institute

Today marks the sixth annual Digital Learning Day. It’s a day to step back and look at the enormous progress and promise that technology brings to instruction and to look ahead at where digital learning stands to grow. Like the light bulb, building a successful blended-learning environment for students is a process of innovation, not an event. Over time, digital learning came to include more than just stand-alone online courses.

How We’re Celebrating Digital Learning Day

Education Superhighway

so that every student has the opportunity to take advantage of the promise of digital learning. But what does that digital learning look like now that 99% of public school classrooms are equipped with reliable technology? The map features one snapshot of digital learning in each state and Washington, DC. One recurring theme in these stories is that technology is a means to an end: Learning. Digital Learning

Digital Learning Resources for March 2020

techlearning

Explore the digital tools to get the most out of March 2020's learning opportunities

New book explores safe digital learning environments

eSchool News

outline a new process for education leaders to follow to develop a secure environment for learning with technology. Digital Learning and Tools Featured CUE News Top News New ISTE book can help educators make effective tech decisions. At CUE 2015, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) unveiled Securing the Connected Classroom: Technology Planning to Keep Students Safe. In their second book on the subject, authors Abbie H. Brown, Ph.D., and Tim D.

Smithsonian will study digital learning practices

eSchool News

Carnegie Grant funding supports research on digitized museum resources, digital learning in K–12 education. The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access was awarded a $500,000 grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to fund a two-year research project on digital learning. Through the Learning Lab, we are bringing the world to learners everywhere in ways that were never before possible to expand their horizons.”. “By

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. Below I outline six strategic steps that will point school leaders as well as classroom teachers toward digital learning success: 1. Determine your education goals Keep in mind that when you’re developing an inventory of goals to be addressed via digital learning, less is more.