4 Digital learning trends for Higher Education

Neo LMS

Higher Education (HE) has significantly lagged behind other industries on the road to digitization. Despite the growing demand for edtech and online learning, face-to-face lectures and on-campus activities remained the core part of how students accessed their education.

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Special Education (SPED) and Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

In a previous post , I shared some ideas as well as strategies that districts could embrace to establish a realistic remote learning plan taking into consideration both digital and non-digital pathways. Thus, I decided to reach out to some educators in my home state of New Jersey.

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Learning How to Educate

EdNews Daily

The post Learning How to Educate first appeared on EdNews Daily. Featured How Learning Works Technology virtual learning

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Why Music Education is Important for Children To Learn

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor Nicole McCray, has some thoughts on music and education. Yet, many benefits stem from a musical education. In addition, education in music is a way to take student learning to new levels and higher performance.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

How to Make Hybrid Learning Work in Higher Education

EdNews Daily

Many schools are still working in a remote or hybrid learning and teaching situation. Universities such as The University of Central Florida have been experimenting with this learning mode since the 1990s. What is hybrid learning, and how does it work?

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The Role of Kits in Maker Education and STEM Learning

User Generated Education

Think about learning how to cook or play an instrument. There are several benefits for learners in making from a kit: I discussed stages of being a maker learner in my book Learning in the Making: How to Plan, Execute, and Assess Powerful Makerspace Lessons.

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Learning and growing as educators

Neo LMS

Finding time to engage in professional learning can present a challenge for educators. So how can educators engage in professional learning and find time to connect with other educators, when schedules and responsibilities make finding extra time difficult?

Watching Them Learn

User Generated Education

First I was a PE teacher, now I am a gifted education teacher. I chose these jobs because I believe in active, hands-on, and joyful learning. I love watching how fully engaged they become in their learning, how they get into a flow, and how nothing else exists in the world.

Universal Design for Learning: What Educators Need to Know

Waterford

As a teacher, one of the best ways to help students is by reducing barriers to learning. One approach that can help you achieve this is the Universal Design for Learning. What is the Universal Design for Learning? Representation (the “what” of learning).

What’s Next for Teaching and Learning? 6 Key Trends in K-12 Education

Speaker: Trenton Goble, Chris Giles, and Cat Flippen

The last year and a half has challenged teachers, students, and families to adapt to unprecedented changes to teaching and learning. While we’ve examined the challenges of the pandemic, questions remain: What does the future of education look like? And, how will the last year impact teaching and learning moving forward?

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

Education in Kosovo

Ask a Tech Teacher

I had an opportunity to chat with Doruntina Alshiqi about the education system in Kosova. I love hearing how learning is accomplished around the world. Primary education is provided for students here. It provides education through grade nine. Higher Education in Kosovo.

Universally Designed Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

There are two things I am certain of in education. So, how do we design and facilitate learning experiences to remove barriers and allow all students to succeed? However, the events of the last year have made it clear that educational landscapes can shift at any time.

Modeling Hybrid Learning to Support Educators

A Principal's Reflections

Hybrid learning continues to be on the minds of schools and districts. Either they are beginning to get ready to shift from remote learning, or challenges have arisen after meticulously planning for a smooth rollout. Educators desperately want and need support with hybrid learning.

How Formative Assessment Supports the Learning Journey

Speaker: Todd Theobald, Noel Gomez, Marcus Painter

Join educators and assessment experts as they discuss the role of formative assessment in student learning, how formative practices can guide the teaching and learning cycle, and the positive impact assessment can make on your classroom.

The Covid-19 Education Question: Is this Really Learning?

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter On this show, the topic is — what are kids really learning? Here’s the thing, every situation is a learning opportunity. Use this time to level up learning.

Creative Options for Remote Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

With schools closed for in-person learning and many children being educated at home, parents are scrambling for quality alternatives that work in a home environment. Special needs children receive a significantly higher level of education on average. Online Learning Portals.

6 Essential educational trends to look out for in 2022

Neo LMS

While there were some disruptions in the educational sector, technology managed to keep many boats afloat. Edtech tools have become a great asset for schools and universities worldwide, providing a delightful learning experience. Asynchronous learning for more freedom.

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How immersive learning will revolutionize education

eSchool News

Immersive learning experiences are a new type of educational experience that can be used in place of traditional lectures and classrooms. Immersive learning is meant to mimic the real world by providing students with an environment that is as close to reality as possible.

2021 Online Education Trends Report

Higher education embraced widespread online learning over the past year, discovering benefits and challenges along the way. Gain insight from this annual report from BestColleges.com which surveyed online and remote (due to COVID-19) students, and program administrators.

10 Ways to Use Defined Learning for Project-Based Learning Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Defined Learning is a fantastic way to bring project-based learning to every grade level and subject area. Some teachers (and students) are great at coming up with meaningful project ideas that align with standards and learning objectives. Relate learning to the real world.

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Learning Continuity, Education's Biggest Challenge and Opportunity

Education Elements

The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear the need to redesign school to ensure that meaningful learning can continue even if our brick and mortar school buildings close. Most schools and districts had only days to prepare to close school buildings and move learning to students’ homes.

Rewiring Education: Lessons Learned from Apple’s First VP of Education

The CoolCatTeacher

John Couch was hired by Steve Jobs as Apple’s first VP of Education. Learn about the journey to improve classrooms, the early research on classroom improvement and why improvement is happening but not everywhere. Couch is an Executive Advisor to, and former Vice President of Education, at Apple, Inc. In 2018, Couch published Rewiring Education, which shares the professional lessons he’s learned during his 50-plus years in education and technology.

Redesign Learning Experiences by Rethinking Time with Competency-Based Education

Education Elements

Regardless of how we perceive time or how much time has actually elapsed since school days shifted from 3D to 2D learning, we know that our students have coped with this complex time in a myriad of ways. Competency-Based Education School LeadershipTime is weird right now.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

3 Considerations for Managing Remote Learning Data in Higher Education

Kajeet

As remote learning becomes a go-to method of instruction in colleges and institutions of higher education across the world for the foreseeable future, connectivity has become a key topic of discussion.

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Why e-learning is key to building disaster-proof education

Neo LMS

Being an educator in a country that is affected by typhoons almost twenty times a year is no laughing matter. And class suspension is a day without learning. We are seeing how the education process is disrupted and brought to a standstill in many countries right now. E-learning

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Using edtech to personalize education for all students

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published in Education Today , on August 31, 2021. The global pandemic has required many teachers, students, and parents to adjust to many changes in the education system — and do so quickly. E-learning education technology learning experience

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Battling Blended Learning Burnout and Finding Balance

The CoolCatTeacher

Tiffany Wycoff, the co-author of the bestselling book, Blended Learning in Action , talks about the state of blended learning today. She shares how some teachers are battling blended learning burnout but that it is necessary for learning today and how we move forward.

Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

Education Galaxy–Personalized Learning That’s Fun

Ask a Tech Teacher

New students, new parents, new rules at school–but there’s one more piece that shakes up my education ecosystem: new webtools. I recently previewed one I think you’ll like called Education Galaxy. Stipulating that I haven’t yet used this one, here’s what teachers say about Education Galaxy that kept me reading: “…95% of my students passed the state test and I feel I owe it to Education Galaxy.”

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Anecdotal Evidence

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s an article from Hechinger Report , a national nonprofit newsroom that reports only on education, that’s pretty interesting: Can an AI tutor teach your child to read? 8 Practical Ways to use AI in Learning. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

3 Things Educators Should Debate As We Return to In Person Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

As we return to in-person learning, we should not return to business as usual. Listen to David Bott talk about Three Things Schools Should Debate As We Return to In-Person Learning. 5 Things We Need to Get Right As We Return to In-Person Learning with Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath.

International Education During the Pandemic

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Christian Miraglia, a passionate educational consultant for T4Edtech, traveled to Italy and surrounding areas and has some interesting insights into their education efforts during the pandemic: From An Italian Train: Education during the Pandemic.

Asynchronous Learning Gains Popularity Following Pandemic Education Adjustments

EdTech Magazine

A year and a half of online and hybrid learning showed the nation that there is more than one way to learn. Many students found that online education suited their learning style and opted to stick with it even after classrooms reopened their doors.