How Can Personalized Learning Support Educational Equity?

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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.

Scaffolding Maker Education Learning Experiences

User Generated Education

My blog post is called User-Generated Education for a reason. I also believe one of the roles of an educator, in the context of maker education, is to scaffold learning experiences so the end result is students becoming self-determined learning.

Learning and Earning In This Era of Education Justice

The Jose Vilson

Learning and earning in education has so many implications for our students and their schools, but we’re reluctant to use over-abused words like status quo. . In education, this has been even more unsettling. Education educational justice

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

While VPs of HR in higher education share many of the same challenges as their corporate peers, they are a “different animal”, with unique issues and far fewer resources.

The Importance of Civics Education

User Generated Education

This type of learning reflects only remembering, the lowest level of Bloom’s Taxonomy. Now that I am a teacher of gifted education, I believe it is important for my students, for all students to participate in civics education. The Center on American Progress stated in The State of Civics Education : Civic knowledge and public engagement is at an all-time low. I believe that this is due, in part, to a lack of education in civics.

Timeless Learning: Progressive Education Based in How Humans Have Always Learned

Digital Promise

What does learning look like? How does a five-year-old learn? And… if a child had never seen or heard of a school, what would his or her learning experiences be as they move from age four to age 18? Blog Educators League of Innovative SchoolsWhat does it sound like?

Teachers Explore Innovative Education in South Korea

Digital Promise

What happens when educators go beyond school walls to gain a global perspective on teaching and learning? Four teachers from across the United States were invited to join Digital Promise at the e-Learning 2018 Korea International Conference in Seoul, South Korea.

Designing Inclusive Learning Spaces

Tom Murray

” – Jonathan Swift Over the past few years, learning space redesign has become one of the trendiest topics in education. Yet, it’s imperative to remember that redesigning learning spaces is about how design impacts the brain and learning; NOT about being pretty for Pinterest. Simply put, there’s no connection between decorations and learning. A “campfire” is a space where people gather to learn from an expert.

Educator as Lead Learner: Learning LittleBits

User Generated Education

I have discussed educators as model learners before: The educator’s role has or should change in this age of information abundance or Education 2.0-3.0. Educator as Model Learner ). It is a mistaken assumption that educators know how to do so. How I Am Learning.

Assessing Maker Education Projects

User Generated Education

Institutionalized education has given assessment a bad reputation; often leaves a sour taste in the mouths of many teachers, students, and laypeople. Educators should be clear about why they include assessment in their instruction; be strategic and intentional in its use.

Documenting Learning

User Generated Education

As I’ve discussed in numerous posts, I am an experiential educator. I believe in and promote learning-by-doing and hands-on learning. https://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2016/01/13/a-natural-and-experiential-cycle-of-learning/.

Freedom to Learn

User Generated Education

I was painfully bored during my K-12 education. During my freshman year, I thought that if I had one wish, it would be to change the educational system (which has stayed with me ever since). Much significant learning is acquired through doing.

How Cloud-Based Learning is Changing Education

Brilliant or Insane

Technology cannot replace teachers, but teachers who use technology and cloud-based learning will replace those who do not. The post How Cloud-Based Learning is Changing Education appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Social Media Technology cloud-based learning edtech

Minecraft for Education: Powerful Tool for Learning Across the Curriculum

techlearning

Minecraft: Education Edition adds new collaboration tools, classroom controls, and more (now also available on the iPad

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Personalizing Student and Educator Learning through Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) has prioritized a culture of technology-enriched student learning through its Students and Teachers Advancing Tomorrow Initiative (S.T.A.T.). is to transform BCPS into a student-centered, personalized learning environment.

Educators and Learning Catalyst Designers

Tech Helpful

Designer- Educators design authentic, learner-driven activities and environments that recognize and accommodate learner variability. Educators: Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.

Learning Is Different Than Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Is Different Than Education by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated from an early 2013 post. “…all our problems tend to gather under two questions about knowledge: Having the ability and desire to know, how and what should we learn? And, having learned, how and for what should we use what […]. The post Learning Is Different Than Education appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Terry Heick Wendell Berry

Educators as Learning Catalyst Analysts

Tech Helpful

A nalyst- Educators understand and use data to drive their instruction and support students in achieving their learning goals. Educators: Provide alternative ways for students to demonstrate competency and reflect on their learning using technology.

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The Educator as a Maker Educator: the eBook

User Generated Education

I compiled all of my blog posts about Maker Education into an ebook that I published via Amazon Kindle. The Perfect Storm for Maker Education. Is It Project-Based Learning, Maker Education or Just Projects? Maker Education and Experiential Education.

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Maker Education: Pedagogy, Andragogy, Heutagogy

User Generated Education

Maker education is currently a major trend in education. But just saying that one is doing Maker Education really doesn’t define the teaching practices that an educator is using to facilitate it. Maker education takes on many forms. Role of the Educator.

Sony’s KOOV Educator Kit for STEAM Learning

Kleinspiration

STEAM learning has never been as important as it is today. As an educator, I am always thrilled to test new STEAM learning tools and solutions to implement in my elementary classrooms. Luckily, there is an ultimate STEAM learning package that both kids and teachers will love.

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Integrating Maker Education into the Curriculum

User Generated Education

As noted in USC Rossier Online, “ In order for your school and students to be fully invested in maker education, it has to be integrated into your curriculum, not squeezed in” ( [link] ). To do this, though, the educator needs to approach his or her curriculum and lessons with a maker mindset.

Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

WizIQ Education & Technology

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Unpacking our educators’ belief systems

Dangerously Irrelevant

Recently I shared some stories of youth using technology in amazing, empowered ways with a group of educators. But it was a good reminder that when we’re having conversations or working with educators in professional learning settings, what we say to them may not be what they hear.

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The benefits of active learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

But in this twisted time, young children starting public pre-K at the age of 4 are expected to learn through “rigorous instruction.”. Of course the benefits of active learning are apparent beyond the kindergarten sector. The question isn’t whether active learning techniques work.

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.

Educators as Lead Learners

User Generated Education

I have discussed educators as model learners before: The educator’s role has or should change in this age of information abundance or Education 2.0-3.0. Educator as Model Learner ). It is a mistaken assumption that educators know how to do so.

Learning About Young Makers

User Generated Education

I am a huge proponent of using hands-on, interactive learning activities to explore ill-defined problems as a way of teaching for all age groups. With half the kids under 7, I learned a bunch about young makers. This is not the norm for kids in mainstream education environments.

Educators as Purveyors of Hope

User Generated Education

One of the most powerful learnings from my training as a counselor was a comment I heard at a conference, Counselors need to be purveyors of hope since many clients get in trouble and/or seek counseling due to a lack of hope. My advanced degree is in counseling.

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

Digital Promise

In 2014, I wrote – The problem with education in America is not the lack of excellence. Although we’ve made progress, inequities with regard to education opportunities remain a pressing issue. These learning scenarios support the development of skills such as critical thinking, inquiry and research, creativity, problem solving, designing and collaboration. Most known in athletics and business, coaching can be a promising educator professional development strategy.

8 lessons ANY educator can learn from the science classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Teaching collaboration creative teaching edtech educational technology failure scienceToday’s guest post is written by Matt Johnson, a third grade teacher at Boiling Springs Elementary School in Boiling Springs, S.C.

This Is Why Education Begets Education

EdNews Daily

Welcome back to our “Teacher Feature Series,” where we chat with educators who work online across borders. I’m a former certified EMT, with an extensive non-degree college-level educational background in biology, human physiology, chemistry, microbiology, physics, and computer science.

Maker Education Card Game

User Generated Education

One of my current educational interests is maker education. As such, I have begun creating games for maker education – see my first one, a board game, at Reflecting on the Making Process. I like and have always used games in my classrooms.

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. We are very happy that we found Education Galaxy!”

How Education Hackers Are Transforming Teaching and Learning

Brilliant or Insane

In an effort to learn more from what I call Education Hackers, I launched a new Voxer group, called #HackLearning. Thousands of teachers, parents and thought leaders from more than 60 countries were using the Hack Learning mobile app. Featured Mobile Learning HackLearning Voxer

Design Parameters for Personalized Learning

Education Elements

As I meet with education leaders across the country, I am often asked questions about the best way to roll-out personalized learning within a district. Personalized Learning

Extending Computer Science Education Week with Computational Thinking

Digital Promise

This week is Computer Science Education Week, and millions of students across the United States will participate in an Hour of Code. The goal isn’t only to teach 21st century skills—it’s about leveraging those skills to enrich all learning opportunities.

Lecturing v. active learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

The partiality of the lecture format has been made visible by studies that compare it with a different style of instruction, called active learning. ‘Rock star’ professor lectures + Lower-cost instructional facilitators = The future of higher education?

Want to learn more about Augmented Reality in Education? Follow These Great Educators!

Two Guys and Some iPads

Augmented reality(AR) has continued to gain momentum in the educational landscape over the past couple of years. These educators featured below have dove in head first using AR in their classrooms and schools. and Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement.

Healthy Children, Better Learning

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Is it any wonder, then, that children from these families routinely learn at higher levels, on average, than children who lack adequate access to health care?

Leveling Up: How Digital Game-Based Learning Is Altering Education

EdNews Daily

At the turn of the 21st century, public interest in games as learning tools took hold. In the eyes of digital game-based learning proponents, the general public and today’s teachers finally understood something that students and educational researchers knew all along.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Today he reflects on the implications for educators and how he’s talking about the Cambridge Analytica scandal with other educators. The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators. What can we, as K-12 teachers, learn about it? What can we learn from this?