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.”

Personalized Learning: A 3-Step Plan

Gaggle Speaks

Many school leaders and education professionals tout personalized learning as the future of learning. If your school already uses a learning management system (LMS) , this is an excellent tool for gathering student-specific information.

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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)

Shake Up Learning

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!

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eBook details key strategies to manage digital curriculum

eSchool News

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. Universal Design for Learning.

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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.

Top Trends Higher Education Textbook Publishers Must Follow

Kitaboo on EdTech

Students have welcomed this change as they now have a multitude of choice in the digital learning space. A few innovative digital publishers are offering eBooks at a fraction of the cost charged by print publishers. This led higher education textbook publishers to shift towards digital publishing , albeit reluctantly as they learned that digital is the only way forward. But they soon found out that competing with already existing eBook publishers is quite a challenge.

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.

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. education and technology future of education

“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.

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.

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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. Assess student technology use organically.

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).

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. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Professional Learning Network. 2 tech ed eBooks.

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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.

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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.

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

Edsurge

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.

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. As an EdTech consultant, I help educators leverage the power of technology in the classroom — strategically and with purpose. Kasey Bell’s Shake Up Learning.

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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

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.

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. Access Now>> Safe Learning Management

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

Edsurge

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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Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

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

Shake Up Learning

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. Want to Learn More?

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. Universal Design for Learning® (UDL).

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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. Once the plan is in place, the next step is implementation.

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. Personalized learning.

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.

Dynamic Learning with G Suite

Shake Up Learning

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?

The Most Epic Digital Library For Kids and Educators

Kleinspiration

Yet, we can hardly imagine our life without technology and it implies increased screen time. Technology has a profound impact on education as well. One of my favorite educational apps that I personally use and recommend is Epic! While eBooks are the main content on Epic!

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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.

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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.

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. Personalized learning.