Coronavirus Closures? Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China]

Shake Up Learning

Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Are you prepared for online learning if your school is closed for an extended period of time? Online Learning Doctrine.

Few preschool apps are developmentally appropriate, report finds

The Hechinger Report

The iPhone App store offers dozens of apps aimed at preschool students. But few of these apps are developmentally appropriate and most fail to teach in ways preschoolers need to learn. Related: Thousands of parents are enrolling their children in online preschool.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

5 to 6 Hours of Basic Training on iPads? What?

EdTechSandyK

As iPads began making their way into our school district through different avenues last year, we felt it was important to make sure our teachers had a basic understanding of how to use the iPad before we even began to talk with them about using the iPad for teaching and learning.

Fun Math Practice For Grades 1 - 5 from @SplashMath that is Common Core Aligned!

Kleinspiration

Splash Math apps for iPhones/iPods and iPads and web-based system that cater to Grades 1 to 5 - 10 Download Give-Aways for the App: Enter Below! Their latest launch is Splash Math grades 1 to 5 app – an iPad app that is also accessible online ( splashmath.com ).

With Weeks of E-learning Ahead, Be Flexible and Forget Perfection

Edsurge

As educators across the United States grapple with the new reality facing them and their students as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, many are being advised to implement digital learning—some for the first time. The school’s learning management system?

Easy, painless ways to help your kids with their homework

Neo LMS

Educational technology and e-learning, or the act of using the Internet as a teaching tool, are gaining popularity. A quick Google search will provide many websites and companies, such as Tech Rocket , which specialize in online learning for kids.

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.

When Education Giants Stumbled and Data Ruled

Edsurge

He is currently the chief product officer of Renaissance Learning, which acquired myON in 2018. Ten years ago, the iPhone was already out, but the iPad had not been released yet. Predictions about online learning didn’t really hit the mark, either.

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Virtual School Tips and Recommendations

The Thinking Stick

NCCE (Northwest Council For Computer Education) being our regional ISTE sponsored conference with somewhere around 1500 participants coming together each year to share and learn. For example, the iPhone was only 3 years old and smartphones were just taking off in 2010.

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Does proposed federal policy leave room for disruptive innovation?

The Christensen Institute

Think, for example, of each successive version of the iPhone that has come out with new features and functions to delight Apple’s loyal customer base. Encouragingly, the current ESSA draft mentions blended learning as one such innovation, if schools manage to effectively integrate technology into their instructional core. Online learning is penetrating school systems nationwide by providing course options and learning experiences where students lack any alternative.

Ex Google Play Marketing Chief Hired to Help Students Enter "Workplace of the Future"

Educational Technology Guy

Consider this: Bill Gates has poured billions of dollars into what he calls the “future of learning” - and Mark Zuckerberg just announced a new $50M ed-tech investment. Both with a big push towards personalized learning. By tackling the “The 4 Ls” - crucial problems that students and educators face today - this college student favorite wants to change the way students learn, study, and succeed in the “workplace of the future”.

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How Education is Becoming the Front Lines for Debating the Role of Algorithms

Edsurge

Among them are concerns over what happens to data in learning management systems like Canvas , to questions over whether campuses should ban facial-recognition software. They were learning from each other how to use VPNs, ad blockers, and a lot of other things.

Google Document URL Tricks

Learning in Hand

iPhones and iPads are a little quirky when it comes to Template links. If you'd like the PDF to display in the browser, you can use Google's online document viewer. Read more about this unique online learning opportunity for educators

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10 Tools for Increasing Engagement in Online Courses

Nik Peachey

Over the last few years I've done a lot of work developing writing and redeveloping online courses and course materials. It's no surprise then that drop out rates for online learning courses have been so high. can help you create online presentations from your PowerPoint slides.

A school where you can’t fail — it just takes you longer to learn

The Hechinger Report

The only goal is to learn the material, sooner or later. But, in general, students work at their own pace through worksheets, online lessons and small-group discussions with teachers. They get frequent updates on which skills they’ve learned and which ones they need to acquire.

What the flip?

Learning with 'e's

What 'flipping the classroom' boils down to it seems, is the creation of online content including videos that offsets the need for students to physically attend class. Wired does report that to cope with such a massive programme as the Stanford course, online assignments were 'auto-graded'.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Edsurge : “The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts.” Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Launches Online School to Teach Software Development.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via The GW Hatchet : “Oversight of online learning programs lacking in some schools, report finds.” (National) Education Politics.

Mobile Technology: An instructor's viewpoint

Connecting 2 the World

1) One of the first speakers was a project manager for an online syllabus developer, Itellidemia. droid, blackberry, iphone). Our discussion at CDETG concluded that not all students like to use technology to learn, nor do they have access to mobile technologies that will interact with the material. One affordance that mobile technology allows is different means of access depending on student preference for learning.

9 Ways to Use Google Wave

The Electric Educator

Mrs. Davis : Our school district (in New Hampshire) is piloting a program for the state this year where three of our snow days will become online learning days (and will not have to be made up in June). Wave has great potential as a continuation of learning tool.

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