Inspire Learning Beyond Your Classroom Walls by Setting Up a Virtual Learning Community

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you enjoy these resources, then take one of my fully accredited continuing education and graduate online courses or check out my latest book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions ! Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

VLE – Virtual Learning Environment. Tagged: acronym , acronyms , edtech , education , exxample , learning , tech , technology , terms. education acronym acronyms edtech exxample learning tech technology termsThe amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. In fact, this list will be up to date for a few hours and then more acronyms and terms will come along!

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Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Check out your VLE and see what tools and features already support collaboration and creativity. Does your VLE have forums, offer badges, or allow you to embed? If you are deciding on a VLE, consider the following. It is frustrating to only have a Learning Management System (LMS) or VLE accessible only when you are on campus. You, your students and their parents should be able to access the VLE outside of school.

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

This summer I will be publishing my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , which describes the process of teaching with learning missions in more detail. When they are connected to the Internet they can add to a Padlet or the class virtual learning environment (VLE). If you are working with no Internet connection, then students upload the images to a class laptop when they have time and you can upload it to the class VLE.

From Tech Newbie to Ninja to Sensei

Teacher Reboot Camp

You will need ninja learning community (a VLE/LMS ). Effective Technology Integration Tech Tips edtech education technology tech ninja technology“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” – Bill Gates. Recently, I conducted a webinar for SimpleK12’s technology day, Technophobe to Technoninja.

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How Malaysian schools are tackling blended-learning challenges

The Christensen Institute

Malaysia has a very unique education system: over the past two decades, the government has invested millions of dollars in equipping all 10,000 public schools with not only computer labs, but also the Frog Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Our partners at the edtech nonprofit FrogAsia were instrumental in helping us to gather data and understand the landscape of the Malaysian education system.

From EDUPUNK to ds106. 10Q: Jim Groom

Learning with 'e's

It''s a mishmash of edtech, 80s pop culture, animated GIFs, retro toys, ds106 art, and all things cinema. I''ve played the role of evangelist at UMW for almost a decade, and I always hated the term evangelist when used outside of its religious context, so I made a point of reframing edtech as a faith system akin to Cotton Mather''s Puritanism. That''s why it is so crucial we don''t sellout all the the R and D around edtech to corporations making products.

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