Multimedia content personalizes learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Josemaria and I share the belief that “…[technology] must be transparent, like a lens; otherwise, it hinders learning.” ” Here’s his take on the use of videos in education: Multimedia content as a way to learning process personalization.

Inspiring Digital Leaders During Personal Learning Device (PLD) Rollout

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Our 3rd-5th graders all have their own personal learning device assigned to them at the beginning of the year. Should I go over the list of rules from the student handbook? Ready to talk about being a changemaker as we pass out personal learning devices.

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The Histories of Personalized Learning

Hack Education

I recognize that the theme of this conference is “shaping the future of learning” but I want to talk a little bit about the past. They do so in order to make a particular point about their vision for what learning should be like. “The personal computer” and such.

Leveling Up Language Learners’ 21st-Century Skills with Minecraft

Edsurge

How could a game featuring so little language drive this much language learning? In my experience creating projects in Minecraft and running after-school clubs, expert players are always keen to help their novice peers learn the essential skills. We then paired up, and the newbies learned gameplay tips and tricks, most of which was conducted in English. Playing in survival mode, a new player is quickly required to learn the basics. Language Learning and Minecraft.

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Pandemic May (Finally) Push Online Education Into Teacher Prep Programs

Edsurge

It’s an opportunity for the future teachers who are enrolled at the college to apply what they learn in class in a practical setting, testing out lesson plans with real elementary students. But there’s another factor that’s impeding remote learning.

15 Non-librarian blog(ger)s too good to miss!

NeverEndingSearch

In no particular order, here’s a very personal selection of blogs/bloggers I couldn’t live without. As an EdTech consultant, I help educators leverage the power of technology in the classroom — strategically and with purpose. Kasey Bell’s Shake Up Learning.

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Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

Learning analytics has been a hot topic for a while in the education industry. Not by chance, learning analytics and all its related technologies (measuring learning, artificial intelligence, adaptive learning, personalized learning, etc.) Technology

Five Best Practices Teachers Can Learn from Dungeon Masters

MindShift

This series has looked at how Dungeons & Dragons and similar role-playing games (RPGs) have been used for learning. In all of these cases, teachers and professors channeled their inner Dungeon Master to reimagine how learning takes place in their classes and schools.