Learning to learn: A skill set for the 21st century student

Neo LMS

In today’s knowledge-based economy, employees are challenged by new situations at work every day, so they need to constantly learn and improve their skills in order to be successful.

5 Digital Tools That can Help Educators Manage the Workload

EmergingEdTech

Guest writer Nancy Lin offers 5 free web apps with phone based counterparts, that can be a huge help in classroom. Not so long ago, teachers had to rely largely on an extensive knowledge base, [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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Education Needs to Push the Hard-Reset Button

EdNews Daily

The current public education system has stagnated. Are sequential and upon completion provide a complete set of knowledge applicable to a career or higher education study pathway. This will ensure highest and best practices for an ever-evolving knowledge base.

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Challenges in Curation: Successfully Integrating Open Educational Resources in the Classroom

Digital Promise

As the teacher leading my SXSWedu classroom, I made a wrongful assumption my entire class entered the room with the same knowledge base. So I explained to my class that Open Educational Resources (OER) could be most easily defined as “free stuff on the Web.” The post Challenges in Curation: Successfully Integrating Open Educational Resources in the Classroom appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog EducatorsStart the Facebook live broadcast. Check.

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What is Constructivism and How Does it Fit Your Class?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Because new information is blended into prior knowledge, the result is – of course – subjective, heavily dependent upon the personal lens of each learner. That, in turn, is dependent upon their society, culture, past knowledge, personal experiences, and more. Education applications.

Benefits of STEM Education and Publishing

Kitaboo on EdTech

STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—is a curriculum based on these four ideas. Instead of segregating these four disciplines in separate and discrete subjects, STEM interlinks them together into a cohesive learning paradigm, which is based on real-world applications.

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Educators as Learning Catalyst Facilitators

Tech Helpful

Facilitator- Educators facilitate learning with technology to support student achievement of the ISTE Standards for Students. Educators: Foster a culture where students take ownership of their learning goals and outcomes in both independent and group settings.

Is a virtual education the future for K-12 students?

eSchool News

Virtual education leverages these connections to provide everyone, regardless of geographic location, access to experts and high quality learning experiences. As technology has improved, virtual education has evolved to become a tool that helps close gaps in high schools and colleges.

How teachers, academicians, and education enthusiasts helped Linways to build a world-class product.

Linways Technologies

Transforming Linways AMS for the betterment of the educational system was possible to a greater extent based on customer feedback and ideas. So we worked on that case and deployed a Course Dairy that contained multiple reports based on the requirement given.

Why Flipped Learning should be standard for Higher Education

Neo LMS

Flipped Learning and Higher Education are rarely found together in the same sentence. Terminology aside, flipped learning should be standard for Higher Education if we want our universities to deliver successful graduates into the world of tomorrow. Higher Education is different.

How teachers, academicians, and education enthusiasts helped Linways to build a world-class product.

Linways Technologies

Transforming Linways AMS for the betterment of the educational system was possible to a greater extent based on customer feedback and ideas. So we worked on that case and deployed a Course Dairy that contained multiple reports based on the requirement given.

The Importance of IT Asset Management in the Education Sector

Vizor

Reading Time: 4 minutes The use of technology in the education sector is becoming a top priority for most schools in North America and Europe. Education establishments are spending millions of dollars into having technology in their curriculum.

How colleges are adapting to the future of education

Linways Technologies

Institutions and educators are trying to prepare students for a future that is still taking form. We are not sure what skills or knowledge might prove relevant and what jobs, opportunities, and system will be outdated as AI, VR, and many other technologies becomes mainstream.

Pre-K Learning: Enhancing Education with Digital Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

Research confirms that the quality of education and learning received by children in their early years of childhood is essential for their overall development. Children who received high-quality, practical knowledge-based learning in their formative years are less likely to fail in high-school. When that window is closed, the opportunities decrease, and educational success becomes harder. Related: 8 Trends in Education Technology That Will Have A Major Impact | 2019.

5 ways tech + education can change the world

eSchool News

Twenty years ago, Cisco recognized a shift toward a knowledge-based economy. We felt it was important that everyone have an opportunity to participate in this economy—and that education, combined with technology, would have the power to achieve that.

What does it mean to be a teacher in higher education for the next decade

Linways Technologies

Education is changing and we have to address these changes in order to adapt and choose the right path. There are some major shifts happening in the way perceive education and the mechanisms we use for teaching and learning. Sadly the adaptation has been slow in education.

Five Steps to Empowering Educators with Evidence

edWeb.net

Congress passed ESSA in 2015, but one area still challenging schools is the tiers for evidence-based interventions and materials. Step 1 – Understand the value of evidence-based strategies for students and schools. has 34 years’ experience in education.

We Are Rockstar Educators

Improving Education Environments

Billy Joel is not a pedagogue per se, but his knowledge base as well as the passion for his discipline are both evident and infectious. Rockstar as a term is problematic in education. Siemens is right about the Waiting for Superman problem in regards to solutionism in education.

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What education inspiration looks like on a global basis

eSchool News

Dr. Rod Berger, our lead correspondent and one of the world’s top education news personalities, along with Producer/Director Jessi Scherr, brought back some amazing footage.

Does the Word ‘Teacher’ Still Describe What Educators Do in the Classroom?

Edsurge

So how do we elevate the status of teaching and educating in this country so that people really understand what we do? So how do we elevate the status of teaching and educating in this country so that people really understand what we do?” Today, schools require educators to perform many roles outside the traditional understanding of teaching. Still, Fuhrman doesn’t believe that the institution or educators should do away with the word “teacher.”

Julia Steiny: The Long Overdue Death of 19th-Century Education

K-12 Schools - Education News

The recent Greg Whiteley film Most Likely to Succeed looks deeply into the workings of a school that has turned its back on traditional education. It’s a refreshing welcome departure from education that seems more interested in teaching compliance and obedience than a love of learning.

Apple’s Longtime Education VP Shares Frustrations With Slow Pace of Change

Edsurge

People love to try guess what Apple is up to—that’s true for the company’s education strategy as well. So when Apple’s longtime vice-president of education, John Couch, published a book this year with his thoughts on the future of education and accounts of his work at Apple, it opened a rare window into the company’s views on education. The book is called Rewiring Education: How Technology Can Unlock Every Student's Potential. Why are we in education?

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How Can School Leaders Personalize Learning? New Book Offers a Guide

Wisewire

Personalized learning has been an education buzzword for several years. A recent survey of by the state education technology directors association, or SETDA, put personalized learning at the top of the list of state priorities.

4 Tips for Facilitating Powerful Student Collaboration

Digital Promise

In this culminating project-based unit, students design prototypes for real users that address issues related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Building their skillset and their knowledge base makes them eager to solve authentic problems.

Clippy and the History of the Future of Educational Chatbots

Hack Education

And yet, despite our loathing and mockery of Clippy, pedagogical agents have been a mainstay in education technology for at least the past forty years – before the infamous Microsoft Office Assistant and since. ” It referred them to the software’s knowledge base.

“The Microsoft Educator Community wouldn’t be what it is today without us educators.” – Bisera Ristikj, Macedonia

Daily Edventures

I felt that I could provide so much encouragement to all the educators, so that they too can change education with their work,” she tells us. “I I also felt it was important to add that the Microsoft Educator Community wouldn’t be what it is today without us educators.

Digital Learning Day: Social Media PD Best Practices #DLDay

The CoolCatTeacher

If we can upgrade our knowledge based on current research, we can not only create better professional development opportunities for teachers, but we can become better online participants. There is no doubt that community organizing has moved online in the education world.

Racism, Consumerism, and a Conversation With My Son About the Future of Diversity

Edsurge

As educators, it is imperative that as we are drawn into conversations with our family, loved ones, colleagues and the community, that we share the truths surrounding these issues and challenge others to reflect inwardly about their views regarding these facts.

How to Blend DoK into Lesson Plans without a Comprehensive Rewrite

Ask a Tech Teacher

I recently got a question from a reader asking how the lessons in my K-8 curriculum supported Dr. Norman Webb’s Depth of Knowledge philosophy — an integral concept to her school’s mission. Rather, it itemizes ways students interact with knowledge.

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Teaching critical thinking skills in the online classroom

eSchool News

As educators, we often hear about the importance of teaching critical thinking skills to our students. At Laurel Springs School , an online K-12 education provider, we have mastered the art of teaching in an online classroom.

5 reasons to integrate digital storytelling into your teaching

eSchool News

How do we best bridge this divide and bring education into the digital learning space where students reside? But the bottom line is that digital storytelling is a critical bridge from an educators’ curricular knowledge-base to the digital learning sphere of the students.

169 Tech Tip #151: 8 Popular Year-long Assessments

Ask a Tech Teacher

Effort —assess student tech knowledge based on process not product. Teaching others —expect students to share their knowledge with classmates. ‘ Quizzes/tests taken in tech class—occasionally, quiz students on their knowledge through rubrics or summative assessments.

8 Non-Digital Remote Learning Ideas

A Principal's Reflections

Throughout this ordeal, we must be patient, understanding, and flexible as teachers and administrators, with little to no training in this area, do their best to provide an education to students. As such, educators are in need of ideas that can be implemented without the use of technology. Scaffolded questions and tasks : Piling on low-level questions that are recall and knowledge-based don’t constitute learning.

When Pushing Boundaries in Math Education, Where Can Teachers Turn For Help and Camaraderie?

MindShift

Earlier this year, math educator and Demos executive Dan Meyer published a piece entitled “Lonely Math Teachers” in which he raised the shortcomings of social media and the need for innovative math teachers to connect online.

The COPPA Rule, FERPA, and the Security of Student Data

Doug Levin

Department of Education have recently announced their intent to host a joint workshop on ‘Student Privacy and Ed Tech.’ While these technologies have tremendous potential, this transformation in Ed Tech has raised questions about how the Rule implementing the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA Rule”) applies in the school context, and how it intersects with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”).

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