What to Identify Before Personalizing Learning

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iNACOL defines personalized learning as “tailoring learning for each student’s strength, needs, and interests—including enabling student’s voice and choice in what, how, when and where they learn—to provide flexibility and supports to ensure mastery of the highest standards possible.” Dr. Monica Burns, Curriculum and Educational Technology Consultant, and Founder of ClassTechTips.com, in a recent edWebinar , echoed this iNACOL concept.

Personalized Learning: A 3-Step Plan

Gaggle Speaks

Many school leaders and education professionals tout personalized learning as the future of learning. While personalized learning, in which students engage with educational content based on their needs and preferences, can be integrated into any classroom, with or without technology, here’s a three-step plan for implementing personalized learning with technology by your side. Step 2: Prepare Your Learning Formats.

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The End of the Promise of Personalized Learning?

EdNews Daily

Here’s the thing: schools profile students as a core function to cause learning, and they definitely promote their service and not only their own lesson-plan products, but those of thousands of publishers. Thousands of applications used by schools right now have innate function that tests and sorts students (profiling) and then uses the same sort of algorithms that advertising systems do to auto-recommend paths of learning, content, and intersection with teachers.

How to Become a Google Certified Trainer (FREE eBook Download)

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The post How to Become a Google Certified Trainer (FREE eBook Download) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Download the FREE eBook: How to Become a Google Certified Trainer. I have put together a new eBook to help explain the entire process and answer all of your questions! This certification boosted my career, my learning, and my personal learning network. SEND ME THE FREE PDF EBOOK Powered by ConvertKit. What’s in the eBook?

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eBook details key strategies to manage digital curriculum

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itslearning, maker of the personalized learning management platform of the same name, released “ Going Digital: A Curriculum Management Playbook ,” a guide to creating a fully integrated curriculum management system using the cloud-based platform. The eBook provides educators with digital curriculum strategies, case studies and insights for connecting courses, resources and assessments with common standards and learning objects. Universal Design for Learning.

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How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

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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.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

In the Guide to Capstone Education from the National Capstone Consortium there are a series of questions posed about technology and the role it should, could or might possibly play in a capstone course. It is important to note that capstone courses intrinsically vary from school to school, however, capstone as an inquiry-based process or one that is driven by student passions often rely on or use technology as a part of planning, design, and implementation.

5 Reasons Students Want Technology in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

Conversations about technology in education always seem to be focused on the reasons why students need this or that technology. It’s rare when anyone considers the other—and perhaps more important—angle: Students want to learn with technology. By empowering student learning with more opportunities for them to communicate with classmates, you’ll soon realize how important technology is in the classroom. They want to learn at a comfortable speed.

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Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

What can we expect in 2016 from the intersection of technology and education? I’m building on previous posts about trends in technology and educational contexts , plus my FTTE report, naturally. Educational technology trends. Online learning, or the teaching formerly knows as “distance learning” Will this keep growing? Skepticism about the quality of online learning could migrate to the general population.

“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. How are those resources being used to engage student learning? At the beginning of a lesson, questions can set the stage for new learning and help students focus on the core components of a concept or process.

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

A year ago, I created a technology course on Moodle for Spanish teachers as part of the Ministry of Education of Spain. The teachers are very new to web tools, developing Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and are currently teaching full time. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown.

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

A year ago, I created a technology course on Moodle for Spanish teachers as part of the Ministry of Education of Spain. The teachers are very new to web tools, developing Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and are currently teaching full time. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown.

Last Chance: The Tech-infused Teacher (MTI 562)

Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. tech ed eBooks and articles. Learn to use tech collaboratively, purposefully, and as good digital citizens. Develop the core of a Personal Learning Network. Google account (can be your school account or a personal one).

How to Eteach in a Covid-19 Pandemic

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If your teaching has been moved online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, learn which webtools make online learning exciting for kids and easy for you in this class–starts March 23rd! The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. tech ed eBooks and articles.

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Last Chance: The Tech-infused Teacher (MTI 562)

Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. tech ed Lesson plans, ebook, articles. Learn to use tech collaboratively, purposefully, and as good digital citizens. Assess student technology use organically. Google account (can be your school account or a personal one).

Digital Ways to Celebrate December Holidays

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get them learning and celebrating with digital devices, web tools and apps. Holiday Apps for Creating Gifts & Learning 2014 from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Students can create personalized learning games for peers or family members. Students can send a special greeting either through video, with personalized pictures, or with a holiday e-card. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration Christmas gifts Hanukkah holidays Kwanzaa

Digital Ways to Celebrate December Holidays

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get them learning and celebrating with digital devices, web tools and apps. Holiday Apps for Creating Gifts & Learning 2014 from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Students can create personalized learning games for peers or family members. Students can send a special greeting either through video, with personalized pictures, or with a holiday e-card. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration Christmas gifts Hanukkah holidays Kwanzaa

Starting This Week: MTI 562

Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. tech ed eBooks. Learn to use tech collaboratively, purposefully, and as good digital citizens. Assess student technology use organically. Develop the core of a Personal Learning Network. Keyboarding as part of learning.

Online Class Starts Aug. 12th–Tech-infused Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

tech ed eBooks. Learn to use tech collaboratively, purposefully, and as good digital citizens. Assess student technology use organically. Develop the core of a Personal Learning Network. Google account (can be your school account or a personal one). Ready and eager to commit 5 weeks to learning tech. Risk-takers attitude, inquiry-driven mentality, passion to optimize learning and differentiate instruction. Keyboarding as part of learning.

Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

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The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. This three-week course (July 10-July 30) digs into the digital ideas and tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Professional Learning Network. Blend technology smoothly into your curriculum making it a tool, not a distraction.

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Subscriber Special: July

Ask a Tech Teacher

Digs deeper into digital tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. 2 tech ed eBooks. The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. This three-week course (July 10-July 30) digs into the digital ideas and tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. 2 tech ed eBooks. Your Personal Learning Network.

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When His Roster Outgrew His Classroom, This Prof Mastered Modular Online Curriculum

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Right before the start of the Fall semester in 2002, Robertson learned that the 400-seat movie theater that held his Principles of Marketing class at San Francisco State University would no longer be available. The only way to overcome the seating limitation was to turn to technology. Join the Club: Educators interested in learning more about Faculty Club opportunities, or being featured in an interview, are invited to reach out to us at educators@coursehero.com.

Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. This three-week course (July 11-July 31) is a follow-on to the introductory class, Tech-infused Teacher , digging into the digital ideas and tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Professional Learning Network. 2 tech ed eBooks.

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Going Back to (Brooklyn LAB) School With the White House and Department of Education

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Their goal: to celebrate the progress in making technology more accessible in our nation’s schools over the last several years through the efforts of the ConnectED and Future Ready Schools initiatives. One of their first stops was Brooklyn Laboratory Schools (LAB), in Brooklyn, New York, founded in 2014 on the premise of creating online personalized learning platforms, forging teacher pathways and building community partnerships. “If Personalized Learning Through Cortex.

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College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Assess student technology use organically.

Tips for Successful Blended Learning (Phase 2: Implementation)

Gaggle Speaks

Blended learning starts with a strategic plan. Here are some tips to ensure your plan is successful when you’re ready to implement blended learning inside your classrooms. Incorporate personalized learning. Give students opportunities to follow a personalized learning path. How students perform on the assessment will help determine their individual learning paths. In a blended learning model, the goal is to keep students engaged.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Use technology to drive authentic writing activities and project-based learning. Assess student technology use organically.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class. In this class, you’ll learn what topics to introduce, how to unpack them, and how to make them authentic to student lives. Assess student technology use organically.

15 Non-librarian blog(ger)s too good to miss!

NeverEndingSearch

In no particular order, here’s a very personal selection of blogs/bloggers I couldn’t live without. In addition to her solo posts, sharing thoughts and discoveries, Jennifer’s podcasts feature interviews with teachers, learning experts, parents, and other people who make things happen in education. As an EdTech consultant, I help educators leverage the power of technology in the classroom — strategically and with purpose. technology

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Tips for Successful Blended Learning (Phase 2: Implementation)

Gaggle Speaks

Blended learning starts with a strategic plan. Here are some tips to ensure your plan is successful when you’re ready to implement blended learning inside your classrooms. Incorporate personalized learning. Give students opportunities to follow a personalized learning path. How students perform on the assessment will help determine their individual learning paths. In a blended learning model, the goal is to keep students engaged.

Still Confused About Blended Learning? Here’s Some Help.

Gaggle Speaks

For some, getting a clear definition of blended learning still can be a challenge. While there’s some debate over the correct ratio, blended learning is a combination of online instruction and face-to-face instruction. In order to be considered a blended learning environment, there has to be a balance of both modalities. Learning Management Systems (LMS) play an integral role in assuring that this integration isn’t disjointed. Personalized learning.

Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

In deciding what resources you need based on the learners you have, you may first need to determine how your learners learn best, what projects you plan to do, how you can set up a makerspace in your classroom, and much more. This is why we decided to create a planning tool for makerspaces in the classroom for you using the Design Thinking Process and Universal Design for Learning®. Share Out: A goal of the design thinking process is sharing learning out to a broader public.

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Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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In the edWebinar, “ Strategic Technology Planning and Investment,” which is part of CoSN’s Empowered Superintendent series for edWeb, three superintendents who’ve been in the trenches for all aspects of district edtech plans discussed effective financial planning for technology. Student outcomes and budget management: Basically, this means schools need to balance their learning goals and desired impact on the students and teachers with a realistic budget.

Student “Play of the Week” with Google Slides (FREE Template)

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The post Student “Play of the Week” with Google Slides (FREE Template) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Part of Kasey’s Dynamic Learning Framework is to go BEYOND the Walls of the classroom, giving students a global audience for their work. You can learn more about Dynamic Learning and the framework in Kasey’s book, Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning From Static to Dynamic.). Now go shake up learning!

Dynamic Learning with G Suite

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The post Dynamic Learning with G Suite appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Dynamic Learning with G Suite. Ready to move the learning in your classroom from static, one-and-done activities, to more dynamic learning—Dynamic Learning with G Suite? This post will show you how you can use G Suite tools to support dynamic learning experiences for your students! The learning needs to live, grow, connect, and go beyond traditional ideas.

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