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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn. On a very fast schedule, we''re announcing OZeLive -- the free, Australia time-zone friendly educational technology virtual conference. Student Liberation Handbook: Volume I. The Student Liberation Handbook Volume I is almost here! The Learning Revolution Weekly Update January 28th It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

New Research Compendium Addresses Productivity & Transformation When Applying Technology in Learning Math

Digital Promise

Recently, the 60,000-member National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) released a new “Research Compendium,” a handbook with 38 chapters , each summarizing the best research on an important aspect of teaching and learning mathematics. For the past three years, I was honored to work on the team that developed the chapter on “Technology for Mathematics Learning.” Drijvers identified three main purposes for technology in mathematics learning: Doing Mathematics.

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Assistive Technology in Special Education

MiddleWeb

In the 3rd edition of Assistive Technology in Special Education, author Joan Green helps readers navigate the complex topic with a straight forward, organized approach to understanding and effectively implementing AT. Green's handbook is the resource Carol Willard has long sought. Book Reviews Special Needs assistive technology AT Carol Willard communication Joan L.

Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks to Elevate Instruction

Teacher Reboot Camp

The theories below will also transform your lessons so that students are thinking critically, problem solving, creating, and collaborating with their use of technology. Handbook of Research for Educational Communications and Technology.

How MakerBot is Helping Teachers Become Maker Pros

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith The 3D printing company’s new education outreach initiative includes a handbook on adopting the technology in the classroom. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Hardware

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

Teacher Reboot Camp

Although understanding these theories is still important, we also need to become familiar with theories, models, and approaches, which provide us insight on how technology, social media, and the Internet impact our learning. The Peeragogy Handbook with founder Howard Rheingold. Challenge: Explore one of these digital learning theories to see how you can make at least one change enhance the way you integrate technology.

Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology impacts every aspect of our students’ lives and will continue to play an important role in their lives. Teachers who integrate technology effectively help their students realize the potential we have to transform the world with our use of technology.

Education’s Top Chief Technology Officers Look Ahead

Edsurge

Amidst a sea of suits, Melissa Dodd, Chief Technology Officer of San Francisco Unified School District, became the second woman named as the top CTO of the year by CoSN, the Consortium for School Networking. Keith Krueger, the chief executive of the professional association, said that the group is shifting from a pure focus on technology to putting more spotlight on the learner. Education Technology Events Community

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. He is currently co-authoring a new ISTE book with Marty Park titled The Digital Citizenship Handbook for School Leaders: Fostering Positive Interactions Online. Mike Ribble on episode 460 of the 10-Minute Teacher Mike Ribble, a digital citizenship expert, shares five important things every educator should know about digital citizenship.

Distributed groups and mobile technology

Connecting 2 the World

If technology or even a vital member of the group was missing, the work of the group could be delayed for days or even weeks. While some work could be distributed, the technology still required some central coordination. How has mobile technology affected distributed groups? In a recent chapter I wrote about mobile technology, researchers (Ladner, 2008; Julsrud & Bakke, 2009) found that there is a blurring of the lines between work and home life.

How Co-Teaching Helped Our New Teachers Support Students, In-Person and Online

Edsurge

At the time, technology in the classroom was limited to two Macintosh computers that ran programs on floppy disks. If there was an issue with technology, Tonja could continue teaching the in-person students while I worked to resolve whatever issue was occurring with their online peers.

Self-Regulation in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

Handbook of self-regulation (pp. Education and Information Technologies , 22 (4), 1395-1454. “Students don’t do the asynchronous work.” ” “Students don’t work unless I am monitoring them.”

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Adding a Computational Boost to Your K-8 Lessons

Digital Promise

We also wanted to center each districts’ CS mission and vision and integrate the Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Computer Science and the KAS for Technology. How can K-8 teachers integrate computer science (CS) and computational thinking (CT) into classrooms?

Is Your EdTech Enhancing Your School's Mission?

Chalkup

If your school has a mission and vision, now is the time to scurry to your school website or unearth the handbook they gave you on your first day and see what it is. This is possibly one of the best questions educators can ask while purchasing new technology. Got it? Have you ever taken a few steps back and asked yourself how the tech tools you’re using daily at school are helping to further that mission? Honestly.

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

The Pandemic Will Leave More Students Unprepared For College. Developmental Education Must Help.

Edsurge

It is important to note that there are many co-req models for consideration, including those that offer paired courses, extended instructional time, accelerated learning programs, academic support services, and technology-mediated supports.

What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter?

Digital Promise

Designs innovative approaches to learning and assessment, often taking into account a social, collaborative view of learning and using technology creatively. The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences.

15 Ways to Get More Motivated This Week

The CoolCatTeacher

Join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. Finally, he is the co-author of The New Science Teacher’s Handbook: What You Didn’t Learn From Student Teaching , and was a featured columnist in English Journal. Mike Roberts on episode 461 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast If you’re struggling and need some encouragement, today’s show is for you.

Students Are Slipping Through the Cracks of Special Education. Schools Must Do Better.

Edsurge

A key challenge facing RTI implementation is there is no guide or handbook. To provide additional reading support, we were able to enroll him in a reading course in school and focus some instruction on technology tools that can help him independently read text that may be too difficult.

Contact Tracing? Sports? Experts Explain School Reopening Research and Recommendations

Edsurge

Department of Education launched the first volume of its COVID-19 handbook , which focuses on the parameters of school reopenings but also on equity concerns for reaching all learners. Education Technology Policy & Government Coronavirus School Safety

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 20 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

University Scholars Plant Seeds In a New Field of Study: Early Childhood Policy

Edsurge

They’ve made 12 modules, four syllabi for upper-level bachelor’s or master’s courses, and several handbooks for guiding faculty and creating internship programs. Education Technology Policy & Government Early Learning Higher Education Open Educational Resources (OER

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Lisa Highfill

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Lisa Highfill , a mother, educator, instructional coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook. She was a classroom teacher for over twenty years and is currently a technology integration coach in the Pleasanton Unified School District.

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

Edsurge

For proof, check out the “ Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning.” There’s a lot left to learn about how to teach kids and teens online, the handbook acknowledges. Department of Education’s 2017 National Education Technology Plan. (A

Building Skills, Inspiring Students through Hands-on Technology – Troy Smith, New Zealand

Daily Edventures

With the focus put on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) today, teaching these subjects can be a bit overwhelming. Whether that’s with robotics, Minecraft , or Lego MindStorms, Smith makes sure his students work with real-world technology. I also wanted to give students opportunities that I didn’t have, through the emergence of technology like robotics, programming and online learning. Head of Digital Technology, Te Aroha College.

How Are Educators Continuing Powerful Professional Learning Online?

Digital Promise

Edcamp Edtech , meanwhile, created an open-to-all event focused on using technology for assessments, learner variability, and equity and inclusion, and EdcampRL hosted their entire event asynchronously on Twitter. Our Organizer Handbook is updated to include more planning tips and resources.

Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091

Shake Up Learning

Get Mike’s Pear Deck How-To Handbook. The post Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Student portfolios with Google Sites is a no-brainer!

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.” The Cambridge handbook of multimedia learning, (pp. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Holiday Reading: 6 Books That Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS042

Shake Up Learning

Hint: It’s NOT about the technology! The Hyperdoc Handbook by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton, and Sarah Landis. [14:14] 14:14] – Book number three is The Hyperdoc Handbook by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton, Sarah Landis.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Lisa Highfill

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Lisa Highfill , a mother, educator, instructional coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook. She was a classroom teacher for over twenty years and is currently a technology integration coach in the Pleasanton Unified School District.

5 Reasons to Love Hyperdocs and Digital Lesson Design

EdTechTeam

From Hyperdoc Handbook co-author Lisa Highfill: Be My Valentine Text Set. Check out the Hyperdoc Handbook: Digital Lesson Design using Google Apps by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton and Sarah Landis. Gail Moore is an experienced educator with a passion for meaningful technology integration that promotes student voice and inspired change. She is inspired by teachers & students designing their own learning experiences through technology.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos–and help for homeschoolers. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Overview.

It’s Time for PBL to Change the World

EdNews Daily

Featured How Learning Works Technology PBL Thom MarkhamBy Thom Markham. Is there any educator in the world who wouldn’t want his or her students to demonstrate the following qualities: Committed, Creative, Confident, Courageous, and Curious ? Or to see students leave school at the end of the term and describe themselves as Skillful , Passionate , and Humble ? Or have students working hard to make communities happier ?

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–can include a teacher handbook, student workbooks, and a special package for homeschoolers. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.