Learning to learn: A skill set for the 21st century student

Neo LMS

In today’s knowledge-based economy, employees are challenged by new situations at work every day, so they need to constantly learn and improve their skills in order to be successful. Desktop computers, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, speakers, TVs, video projectors, recording cameras, online conference devices, presentation boards, printers, etc.,

How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

EdTech Magazine

Here are a few emerging approaches: Project-Based Learning: PBL focuses on giving students real-world challenges that help them develop problem-solving skills. Tech integration — from laptops and mobile apps to robots — aligns with students’ everyday experience and helps them connect with critical concepts. Here, social interaction and STEM education go hand in hand; kids experience robots at a personal, physical level and unwittingly expand their knowledge base.

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The Importance of IT Asset Management in the Education Sector

Vizor

It’s difficult enough to get approval of buying new laptops, tablets, and projectors. An asset management tool will not only track which student borrowed which laptop, but also how many have been distributed and how many are still available. The asset management tool detects the installed software on each laptop, making sure they can prepare every student for their classes. A knowledge base portal is a series of potential problems and related solutions.

Chromebooks: The Key to Successful Management

Vizor

Will a student not have a laptop for a few days? You’ll know if laptops are switched between classrooms with VIZOR’s Inventory Audit feature by scanning the laptops to identify if they belong in the room.

What is the 21st Century Lesson Plan?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology and the connected world put a fork in the old model of teaching–instructor in front of the class, sage on the stage, students madly taking notes, textbooks opened to the chapter being reviewed, homework as worksheets based on the text, tests regurgitating important facts. Transfer of knowledge is critical. Students use habits of mind like critical thinking, deep learning, and evidence-based decisions to decide on the right answers.

3 ways to be a better digital citizen, online and IRL

eSchool News

In my book Digital Citizenship in Schools , I define a digital citizen as someone who shares ideas, makes purchases, plans activities, asks for answers, interacts both at work and in play and much more on digital devices (computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.). These tools have increased our productivity and knowledge base in many ways (checking the weather, looking up facts), but these advantages come with a price.

Pre-K Learning: Enhancing Education with Digital Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

Children who received high-quality, practical knowledge-based learning in their formative years are less likely to fail in high-school. For a generation that started using tablets, smartphones, and laptops before joining the school, the digital method is the best pre-k learning technique. This type of coordination is usually found in game-based or video-based pre-k learning applications. This is the digital age.

Bringing Literature to Life in Open Sim

The CoolCatTeacher

Then of course, the curriculum is gamified, so they have different levels of challenges that they have to engage in — which are knowledge based — in order to learn the curriculum, but also succeed in the virtual world. We sat there on laptops in a classroom, and I tried to get all 25 students online at the exact same time. Mary Howard on episode 293 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

What does it mean to be a teacher in higher education for the next decade

Linways Technologies

Everyone are already using smartphones and laptops in their everyday lives, both adults and children alike. So as a teacher, you at least need to have a working knowledge about technology, internet, social networking etc. So be current and accurate on what you teach and try refreshing your knowledge base every now and then so that you won’t miss out on important advancements and new discoveries.

Novel Ideas for Writing Instruction

techlearning

All of our teachers have had ample professional development in writing process and pedagogy, which helps to provide a strong knowledge base around the most effective practices,” says Gale. The district is seeing great results from its investment in technology-based tools and in training teachers to use them. MORE BETTER WRITING Third Grade Students at Milton Public Schools use FlipGrid to record book reviews.

SMART, Samsung offer a boost for collaboration

eSchool News

SMART amp is a cloud-based solution, available on virtually any browser-enabled device. It is the ‘glue’ that connects interactive displays, PCs, laptops, and tablets while enabling teachers and students to collaborate and co-create in real time, do in-class assessment, connect to shared digital workspaces and interact with Web-based learning materials regardless of location or device.

Hyperconnected

Learning with 'e's

The exponential rise in these online activities tells us that many people in the western world live in an 'always on' hyperconnected culture, where we seem to be wedded to our smartphones and laptops. The entire point about this post is that when we can do this, the world of knowledge opens up before us. The caveat is that we need to know where to click to access these interactions and knowledge bases.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

As Karim Ani, founder of Mathalicious pointed out in a Washington Post op-ed , “Experienced educators are concerned that when bad teaching happens in the classroom, it’s a crisis; but that when it happens on YouTube, it’s a ‘revolution.’”) And how much of the whole “flipped classroom” model is based on the practice of homework — a practice that is dubious at best and onerous at worst? Ban Laptops" Op-Eds.