Online Learning for Children: Tips For Parents

MIND Research Institute

Our students need supportive adults in their lives who can challenge, mentor, and push them to meet and exceed their potential. My goal is to provide you with Do’s and Don’ts regarding online learning programs that will help guide you in how to best assist the students in your life.

The digital-first district where OER meets iPads

eSchool News

Instead, they power up glowing iPad screens and swipe and tap their way through math problems, the day’s reading or interactive content. Openly licensed educational resources are free online learning materials that can be used for teaching, learning and assessing students’ knowledge.

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The FREE education browser for your iPad via @TheRoverApp to view Flash Content!

Kleinspiration

Can''t access flash on your iPad? Rover is the free to download education app that streams educational Flash content to your iPad! Rover is an education app and the only education browser for your iPad designed for teachers and students of all ages.

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Dealing with digital distraction

The Hechinger Report

The policy was spearheaded by the department chair, Nancy Cheever, who is part of a team at the university investigating digital distraction, an issue that, for many teachers, has graduated from a nuisance into a serious threat to learning. Related: Do classroom clickers improve learning?

Stop pitting technology against quality, in-person time

The Christensen Institute

But even as she acknowledged toward the end that technology has a role to play, she missed spotlighting how technology can help us redesign schools to allow students to achieve what appears most important in her mind: the chance for students to have far more meaningful face-to-face interactions with teachers and peers—a counterintuitive yet important part of blended learning’s promise for many students.

Come for the computers, stay for the books

The Hechinger Report

In fact, the busier it is, the better—whether it’s kids experimenting with the Makey Makey circuitry or uploading designs to a 3D printer, or a class learning media literacy or a student seeking advice on a video she’s editing at one of the computer workstations.

Tablets and disruptive innovation

The Christensen Institute

It used to be that most devices in schools were desktop machines of either the Windows or Apple varieties, but recently many schools have been switching to mobile devices like the iPad or web-based devices like the Chromebook. When technologies are new, they often underperform at meeting customers’ needs. Sustaining innovations are innovations that improve an established technology to meet the needs of its established customer base.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers

Neo LMS

How to power through a difficult parent-teacher meeting comes to mind, but there are many challenges that teachers learn how to handle in time. Making more use of online PD can be the solution to a more efficient program. building a personal learning network online.

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MLTI is not a Tech Buy or Commodity. It’s a Learning Initiative.

More Verbs

The Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) has been around since 2001, providing 7th & 8th Grade students and teachers with devices and more. I have been involved in learning through technology initiatives for more than 20 years. MLTI has always been about learning.

5 Reasons Why School Computer Labs Still Matter

ViewSonic Education

Why take time from core subjects to teach computing when students have this everywhere learning tool? Portable computing power offers learning advantages in virtually any educational environment. Yet, iPads and Chromebooks have their limitations. Learning lab.

5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Tips and Tricks I've Learned from Experience From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Online and face-to-face spaces blend to create a today’s classroom. ” Also, schools also have online spaces where students work and collaborate.

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

In today’s K-12 education ecosystem, most classroom management tools have moved online. If your school uses Word, PowerPoint, or Excel on iPads or PCs, this might be a better choice. a flexible curriculum planner that allows teachers to modify individual student learning pathways.

How Can Online Instructors Get Students to Talk to Each Other?

Edsurge

Dear Bonni: How can we make student-to-student interaction more personable and engaging in online learning? Andrea Fuentes, Director of Online Learning, Doral College Cultivating an engaging environment can be a challenge when teaching online. All of these tools can be embedded into the learning management system your school uses, so students never have to leave their familiar environment in order to participate. Education Technology Digital Learning

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Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I especially appreciated the following quote, “On his blog, Gorman shares what he has learned with a focus on how tech enables project-based learning.” Learn more at the conference master classes page. This allows learning to go beyond Bloom’s basic level of remembering.

5 Goals for the School Year

The Electric Educator

iPad Coaching This year my school, Southfield Christian is implementing a 1:1 iPad program in the high school. Staff were given three days of training in the spring before summer vacation and were instructed to play with and use their iPads throughout the summer months.

Notes from Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November - Day 2

EdTechSandyK

Notes from the Discussion We no longer have to go to school if we want to learn. More info on Harvard online degree programs and certificates. Students can graduate from high school with dual credit then get the rest of their college experience entirely online.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

Steve Jobs wouldn’t let his kids have iPads. Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning. The] literature [on online education] was preoccupied with what I call ‘roaming autodidacts’. Online Grade Portals.

Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

Online learning, or the teaching formerly knows as “distance learning” Will this keep growing? There’s now a movement to teach humanities seminars online. Skepticism about the quality of online learning could migrate to the general population.

In It Together: Student Led Program Implementation #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Students also presented at faculty meetings. Snipit of faculty meeting training at 9th grade campus shown.) At the end of the meeting, the principal announced students could bring their own devices to use Project Share. After initial trainings, here were monthly meetings to follow up. McDonald checked up on students in between meetings. His own work on an online masters degree made a connection for him.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The two were visiting a rural school in Idaho that has a 1-to–1 iPad program. ” Via NPR : “Meet Jin Park , The First DACA Recipient Awarded A Rhodes Scholarship.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Chalkbeat : “After flying under the radar, school districts’ online programs attract attention – and scrutiny.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” edX is offering an online master’s degree with Georgia Tech : an OMS (online master’s in science) in Analytics. Via Zion Market Research : “ Massive Open Online Course Market : Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016-2024.” “ The growth of online learning : How universities must adjust to the new norm” is sponsored content on Education Dive.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Politico : “Meet Trump’s Cabinet-in-waiting.” “Websites that offer students online study guides and tutoring services grow, but faculty members find they raise copyright and academic integrity issues – as case at U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign shows.” “The Failure of the iPad Classroom” by David Sax. ” Some of New Markets Venture Partner’s investments include BetterLesson, Credly, Civitas Learning, and Mashable.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via ProPublica : “Meet the Hundreds of Officials Trump Has Quietly Installed Across the Government.” ” Via Education Week : “The Ohio education department could seek repayment of more than $80 million from nine full-time online schools , based on audits of software-login records that led state officials to determine the schools had overstated their student enrollment.” More on the politics of online education in the politics section above.

Flipped Classroom: How many hours does an instructor REALLY put into teaching

Connecting 2 the World

Likewise, while on paper the "flipped classroom" may look like it is less work for the instructor because the "students are teaching themselves", like online learning, in fact, the instructor's role requires a lot more time commitment, often outside of anyone else's view. As mentioned before, I am using two new technologies: clickers and an ipad. In addition, I often meet with students when they can't make my office hours.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Also, this week, thanks to my invited participation in the National Governors Association regional summit, Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge , I published a new post “ How Should We Address the Cybersecurity Threats Facing K-12 Schools? " Tagged on: March 19, 2017 Technology switch leaves some upset | Columbia Daily Tribune → Battle High School students and teachers have had iPads since the school opened in 2013.

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Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. Andrew Carnegie The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners. Learn more at www.geo-education.org. Learn more here.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). UC Berkeley says it will remove online course content in response to a Department of Justice assertion that the materials violate the ADA as they are not fully accessible to those with disabilities. Remind me: who’s keeping track of the b t associated with words like “open online education”? But oh yes, kids, “everyone should learn to code” for job security. Education Politics.

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 21st, 2014 In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Do you co-learn with a classroom across the globe? See you online!

Week of December 6, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Thanks for your attention, and see you online! link] TECH TALK TUESDAYS: IPADS - QUESTIONS, APPS, RESOURCES & DISCUSSION (AUSTRALIA SERIES) Mon 6 Dec 11:45PM New York / Tue 6 Dec 04:45AM GMT / Tue 6 Dec 02:45PM Sydney Anne Mirtschin. What do you know about the iPad?

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s live, interactive, and free public Webinars through LearnCentral.org, the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Thanks for your attention, and see you online! Monday, October 4th 10am PDT (US) / 1pm EDT (US) / 5pm GMT/UTC ( intl times ): ELLUMINATE LIVE EVENTS "Monitoring Task Completion Without Inhumane Status Meetings,” with presenter Lou Russell. “P

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Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 8th Play is the highest form of research. Albert Einstein The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. Learn more at geo-education.org.