4 Ways teachers can use edtech to create personalized learning experiences for students

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published on April 13, 2021, in Independent Education Today. Education technology (edtech) is on the path to conquering every classroom. Learning is a profoundly unique process. Mastery-based learning. Adaptive learning.

Flipped Classroom Vs. Flipped Learning: What’s The Difference?

WizIQ Education & Technology

As K-12 education moves into the ageing technology and personalized learning, educators have turned to new ways of teaching. Education & Technology 24X7 WizIQ Support Flipped Classroom Flipped learning

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3 ways the flipped classroom leads to better subject mastery

eSchool News

Now that the buzz about flipped learning is calming and the novelty is wearing off, the time has come to dig a little deeper into the natural outcomes of flipping. Specifically, flipping can change the type of work students complete and the way in which class time will be used; it can modify the nature of assessment, and it can alter the way in which teachers will report student work. Truly personalized learning.

The Best Flipped Classroom Software Tools For Flipped Learning In 2021

Fractus Learning

What are the best-flipped learning apps for K-12 grades in flipped classrooms? The best-flipped classroom tools can transform and remodel classroom teaching, allowing in-depth learning and personalized attention that can help learners improve their grades.

The Must-Have Tools in My Flipped Classroom

Edsurge

When I first began flipping my math class in 2010, the ability to screencast, upload video to the web and have students watch lectures at their own pace was exciting and innovative. Though it was a step in the right direction toward a more personalized and student-centered classroom, a couple of tech tools that have emerged during the past few years have truly changed my thinking about what is possible for the flipped classroom.

Bending the rules of flipped classrooms

Neo LMS

Flipped classrooms are the bread and butter of e-learning and have defined the education landscape in the past few years or so. But sometimes we still feel there is that sorely-lacking element which could increase student engagement practices or even augment different learning techniques to enhance the learning experience. Learning after all, is a continuum. I’ll share my insights on extending flipped classes.

Finding Balance in Today's Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Maybe the 45-minute commute had a little to do with it, but the main culprit was how I used available time in the classroom. It took some self-reflection and honest feedback from my students to move away from being the sage on the stage and more of a facilitator of learning.

How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

Edsurge

From that day forward, the printed book became the foundation of the educational publishing industry. 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. In order to succeed in a rapidly changing market, educators, students, and publishers need to evolve.

The Sync Teaching Model.

Linways Technologies

A Blended Approach for 21st-century education. Blended learning. Blended learning , by definition, is a pedagogical strategy where the students learn with a combination of face-to-face interactions and digital communication. Synchronous learning.

Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

Edsurge

Nearly ten years ago, I started my career in education as a math teacher at a new alternative high school serving over-age, under-credited youth in New York City. If we, the educators, were going to serve our students well, we were going to have to get pedagogically creative. If we, the educators, were going to serve our students well, we were going to have to get pedagogically creative. Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) Learn more about Kiddom Academy.

Cash Awards Honor Faculty and Institutions for Innovative Use of Digital Tools

Edsurge

The awards recognize educators’ and institutions’ innovative use of digital courseware to improve outcomes for students, especially underrepresented ones. Digital Learning Innovation Awards (DLIAwards) from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) last November. The awards recognize educators’ and institutions’ innovative use of digital courseware to improve outcomes for students, especially underrepresented ones.

Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

The education sector has undergone significant changes in the last decade. Today, you would find most of the schools and universities using digital aids in classrooms. By incorporating technology into K-12 education model, institutes are aiming to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities. In order to empower them to do so, we need more engaging teaching aids than just an instructor-led classroom.

How Technology Can Help Build Relationships, Ease Anxiety, and Empower Learners! – SULS0126

Shake Up Learning

– SULS0126 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey chats with Stacey Roshan about how she transformed her classroom using the power of technology. Stacey reminds educators that implementing any technology should always begin with the why.

5 Benefits of online learning for educators

Neo LMS

Online learning utilizes technology to connect students and educators. Research and Markets predicted that the online education market will reach $230 billion by 2025 , and it’s possible that COVID-19 will further increase the popularity of online learning. E-learning

Autonomy Breeds Change

A Principal's Reflections

They desperately sought time during the school day to engage in professional growth opportunities, learn how to integrate Web 2.0 tools, and develop their own Personal Learning Networks (PLN’s). The inspiration for this idea came from Google’s 80/20 Innovation Model where engineers are encouraged to take 20 percent of their time to work on something company-related that interests them personally. A great deal was learned after I reflected on year one of the PGP.

Socrates for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Many schools are now realizing they do not have the tools in place so kids can continue to learn while schools are closed. Socrates personalized learning for the students so they are progressing automatically, and provides teachers with tools to monitor progress and assign topics.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

Edsurge

After a Master’s degree, 120-plus credits, and 30 years in education, I now understand that whatever I do and wherever I go, I am happiest when I’m learning. And if I can find an opportunity that allows me to further my learning without sacrificing my summer vacation—or better yet, enhances it—you can bet I’m going to be the first to sign up. The nice thing about summer learning is choice. Personalized Learning Through Gaming. Classroom Device Management.

Five New Year's Resolutions Every Teacher Should Make

Edsurge

Even after decades in the classroom, I still get butterflies in anticipation of the first day of school. The back-to-school season is a perfect time for educators to make new year’s resolutions. The back-to-school season is a perfect time for educators to make new year’s resolutions, before our plates become full with the busyness of teaching. Facebook’s education groups have something for everyone. Budding activists in your classroom?

BombBomb is hands down the best way to upgrade your email game

iLearn Technology

How to integrate BombBomb into the classroom: During the pandemic, BombBomb has been an incredible way for us to communicate and keep connected to our students and their families. We are currently back to in-person learning, but I’m still using BombBomb to send my weekly newsletter.

Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

eSpark

Edtech is being used in classrooms more than ever before. This means that there are more concepts, terms, and trends in education that teachers need to be aware of - but how do you keep track of them all? MOOC refers to a massive online open course, a type of distance learning.

The role of the LMS in enhancing the education experience

Neo LMS

The global pandemic has changed the education experience as we continue to live in an extraordinary age of mass school closures and distance learning. Despite this growth, however, the pandemic has not been smooth sailing for schools and online education providers.

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BombBomb is hands down the best way to upgrade your email game

iLearn Technology

How to integrate BombBomb into the classroom: During the pandemic, BombBomb has been an incredible way for us to communicate and keep connected to our students and their families. We are currently back to in-person learning, but I’m still using BombBomb to send my weekly newsletter.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

Edsurge

And it lacks the enthusiasm—as well as the desire to help kids own and engage in their learning—that defines us as innovative educators. With transformative digital changes happening in classrooms today, basic learning management systems now deliver the answers to most of those well worn questions on parent portals. Give parents resources that will help them support the process of learning and motivation. Personalized Learning Through Gaming.

Making Time vs Finding Time

A Principal's Reflections

One of the most utilized excuses in education when it comes to change is lack of time. Regardless of your respective role in education, time will always be your enemy if you look at it with a fixed as opposed to a growth mindset. First and foremost, make the time to learn, grown, and get better as opposed to finding the time. There is nothing more important to an educator, outside of working with kids, than professional learning.

Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

eSpark

Edtech is being used in classrooms more than ever before. This means that there are more concepts, terms, and trends in education that teachers need to be aware of - but how do you keep track of them all? MOOC refers to a massive online open course, a type of distance learning.

10 ways to foster deeper learning in the classroom with technology

Hapara

In order to prepare students to become successful future global citizens, they need to engage in deeper learning. This form of education helps teach students the critical collaboration and analytical skills they will need to succeed in the future workplace and society.

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7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

Neo LMS

Educators around the world either discovered or got better at using technology in their instruction, for both K-12 and higher ed students. Whether they used online courses as a stand-alone teaching technique – or as part of a blended learning environment – teachers did their best in delivering the best education they could. Education technology won’t cease to evolve, that’s for sure, but how exactly will it evolve? Personalized learning.

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Why Giving Kids a Roadmap to Their Brain Can Make Learning Easier

Edsurge

From that day forward, she voraciously educated herself and, as of today, has started her own plastic recycling project (building eco bricks), and began an environmental awareness club at her school. At Imagine Scholar, a youth and educational development initiative in South Africa, I get to work with curious, ignited, conscientious youth who boast an array of curiosities and passions, which we channel into projects they care about. Learning, Down to a Science Metacognition.

Smart Technologies Could Benefit Education – or Could Make Our Problems Worse

EdNews Daily

Then, flipped classrooms and blended learning introduced compelling ways of leveraging digital tools to maximize instructional time and student-teacher interactions. Your personal digital information is a commodity. Digital Learning Featured Technology

My #HackEd2014 Summary and Reflections

wwwatanabe

One of my favorite conferences is ISTE Unplugged / Hack Education. What is appealing to me about Hack Education is the small group setting that fosters deep discussions, and the organic nature of the conversations that are completely based on the group''s expertise and ability to ask probing questions. How do you reclaim learning? All of the other sessions I attended: Personalized Learning, One-to-One, and Global Collaborations are not the silver bullets for success.

How to Find the Middle Ground Between Data-Driven and Student-Driven Learning in Your Classroom

Edsurge

No doubt, as classroom teachers, we have all experienced those feelings of hopelessness and frustration at one time or another as we exert ourselves to reach the seemingly “unreachable.” We begin to question if our time might be better spent on another student who does seem to care about his/her learning. Hence, the question remains: How do we personalize? I often looked for opportunities to connect content and learning goals to real-world situations.

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Blended Learning: A Bridge to Personalization

Catlin Tucker

Blended learning is the combination of active engaged learning online and active engaged learning offline with the goal of giving students more control over the time, place, pace, and path of their learning. Blended learning can take many different forms and the various models give students different degrees of control over their learning. Some educators use blended learning and personalized learning synonymously. Learning

Blended Learning: What It Is and What It Is Not

Catlin Tucker

The pandemic has elevated the phrase “blended learning.” ” When schools closed or shifted to hybrid schedules, many institutions turned to blended learning to navigate the new demands placed on teachers and educational institutions. What Blended Learning Is.

False frontiers

Learning with 'e's

In education, the common objective is usually to learn specific content, skills or competencies within defined areas. Ostensibly, learning is an individual goal, and each student does tend to learn in their own way, using their own favoured approaches and tools. We refer to this as personalised learning ( a video explains ). Collaborative learning does not undermine or contradict personalised learning. Learning is learning.

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Educator Perspectives: Leading in a Pandemic

MIND Research Institute

In each installment of our Educator Perspectives series, we interview teachers and administrators across the country who are engaging, motivating, and challenging their students in unique ways. How is your school or district teaching this year (in-person, distance, hybrid)?

Learning Strategies for your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

New teachers quickly realize that one size doesn’t fit all in the classroom. Students are wonderfully different in the way they learn, listen, and absorb. The popularity of personalized learning makes it abundantly clear that those numbers just aren’t good enough anymore. Over the past months, I’ve cataloged many of those for you in short articles that provide an overview, pedagogic characteristics, and educational applications.

Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

EdSense

Keeping up with this ideology, Indian education system has also spread its periphery, in order to accommodate widespread technology. Students often show more interest in learning from mobile phones, palmtops, tablets and personal digital assistants. Blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor learning environment, mobile devices have become a prominent learning tool. Mobile learning brings both quantitative and qualitative difference to the education system.

The Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make When Flipping Their Classrooms

Gaggle Speaks

Flipped classrooms can help students reach towards the higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy and personalized learning goals. But there’s more to flipping a classroom than having students watch videos at home and expecting them to participate in thoughtful conversations the next day. If you aren’t careful, your flipped classroom won’t add any more value to you, your students or the learning process.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. CREATE – Collaboartion, Resources, Educate, Apps, Technology, Enriching. FC – Flipped Classroom ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ).

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20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We educators need to rest and recover this summer. But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component.