What is Accessible Education? Equality vs Equity in Inclusive Learning

ViewSonic Education

Equality vs equity: which one is more important in achieving accessible education? The two concepts sound similar but mean two different things and you can’t have inclusive learning if you’re lacking one of them. What is Accessible Education? .

Model Teaching–How Today’s Educators Learn

Ask a Tech Teacher

Thousands of teachers every year take education classes to renew their license, move up to the next salary range at their school (I did that–often), or learn teaching skills they didn’t get in their degree program (like remote teaching or in-depth technology).

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Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Activities

User Generated Education

The machine learning activities I describe below are part of their larger Artificial Intelligence elective. Introduction to Machine Learning Via Videos. This project uses Google’s Teachable Machine (images), the Machine Learning for Kids website, and Scratch 3.0

4 Trends to Watch in Education

Catlin Tucker

Last month, I delivered a keynote on the future of education. It’s a vast topic, so I focused on four trends likely to impact our work as educators. Continued growth in blended and online learning. Students continue to struggle with trauma and learning loss.

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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.

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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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.

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.

Cultivating Digital Literacy through Real World Learning

Digital Promise

The post Cultivating Digital Literacy through Real World Learning appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Educators Learning Experience Design

How 7 educators are accelerating summer learning

eSchool News

The pandemic has augmented concerns about learning loss, leading many schools and districts to examine their summer learning programs and help students strengthen progress in various academic areas. Accelerating Learning Through Fun.

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

Education’s future? Blended and hybrid learning

eSchool News

Blended and hybrid learning models are life-changing for many students, extending personalized and flexible learning options to select individuals or groups.

Five ways that project based learning empowers educators and elevates equity

Hapara

This year’s ISTELive 22 conference theme is “Empowering Educators. One of the most inspiring ways to do this is using project based learning (PBL). Let’s take a look at how this teaching methodology can empower educators and elevate equity. . Learn how H?para

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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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The future of education is blended and hybrid learning

eSchool News

Blended and hybrid learning models were first introduced to extend personalized and flexible learning options to selected individuals or groups of students.

Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

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.

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?

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Educators Use Technology to Expand Learning Opportunities

EdTech Magazine

Education should give students more options, not fewer. Many educators agree. They believe technology can be a key tool for learning that helps students develop critical skills for the future.

12 Ways to Use Videos for Learning in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Using video for learning in the classroom has been around for decades, but with the growth of digital technology in recent years, the range of opportunities is now greater than ever before. It makes sense, therefore, to incorporate digital video into their formal learning programs as well.

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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?

My Educational Learning Plan for the Coronavirus-Induced Hiatus

User Generated Education

I am sharing my plan of activities, which are almost all free, as it may give other educators some ideas. Obviously most of the teachers didn’t have time to develop lesson plans and learning activities. It’ll give me an opportunity to learn some advanced code.

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

Stop Motion Animations: A Fun and Engaging Language Arts-Educational Technology Integration

User Generated Education

One of my favorite things to do as an educator is to create lessons plans that help students address content standards through authentic learning activities and develop transferrable skills.

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.

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.

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.

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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How to make competency-based education possible through an intelligent learning platform

Neo LMS

All educational acts should and usually do revolve around them. The purpose of education is no longer to pass on theoretical knowledge. Competency-based education plays an essential role in this endeavor. An intelligent learning platform (ILP) is the ideal option.

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11 educator perspectives on post-COVID learning

eSchool News

And in those two years, educators and students have learned to make virtual learning work for them, they’ve shared how equity gaps impact their ability to teach and learn, and they’ve proven how resilient they are despite ongoing struggles.

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.

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.

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).

Facilitating Next Generation Learning Research with SEERNet

Digital Promise

The post Facilitating Next Generation Learning Research with SEERNet appeared first on Digital Promise. Developers Educators Entrepreneurs Learning Experience Design Learning Sciences Researchers Uncategorized

Five Ways To Improve Learning Standards In Education

EdTech4Beginners

The education system changes constantly. It never stays in one place because of new technologies and innovative learning techniques that move it forward. The two most important questions that have always been around are: What must-have skills should educators teach students? What are the ways of improving learning standards in education? However, we fail to understand that a high-quality education is all about outcomes.

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.

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.

Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

User Generated Education

I have been working with ASCD for the past few years to publish my book, Learning in the Making: How to Plan, Execute, and Assess Powerful Makerspace Lessons. Below is an except – Chapter 5: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator. The process of bringing maker education into formal and informal educational settings involves different approaches and strategies than in a more traditional educational setting. Maker Educator as a Lead Learner.

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.

What is Blended Learning?

ViewSonic Education

What is blended learning? It’s an approach of education in which digital technology blends in with traditional analog teaching methods. But blended learning actually encompasses multiple pedagogies and learning methods, some of which you probably already experienced or used.

Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.