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.,

5 Digital Tools That can Help Educators Manage the Workload

EmergingEdTech

Guest writer Nancy Lin offers 5 free web apps with phone based counterparts, that can be a huge help in classroom. Not so long ago, teachers had to rely largely on an extensive knowledge base, [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Administrative Solutions Assessment Free Tools & Resources Mobile Learning Resources

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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. Digital Learning and Tools IT Management IT Newsletter Mobile Learning News Top News

The Purpose of Content

A Principal's Reflections

Day in and day out a repetitive cycle ensued in most classes where my classmates and I were given information and then tasked with demonstrating what we learned, or in a few cases, constructing new knowledge. It goes without saying that a certain amount of content is required like learning letters and numbers to be able to move to different levels of knowledge construction in language arts and mathematics respectively.

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.

The Purpose of Content

A Principal's Reflections

Day in and day out a repetitive cycle ensued in most classes where my classmates and I were given information and then tasked with demonstrating what we learned, or in a few cases, constructing new knowledge. It goes without saying that a certain amount of content is required like learning letters and numbers to be able to move to different levels of knowledge construction in language arts and mathematics respectively.

Friday 5 — 3.3.2017

Perry Hewitt

But Nick Babich explains three valid use cases for animation in mobile user interface design. A wiki can be a terrific tool for collaboratively creating and updating an organization’s knowledge base, but not without challenges. aims to surface knowledge in wikis by making it accessible through Slack’s conversational interface. Friday Five AI animation content design email Friday5 mobile slack strategy UI ux

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10 tips for teaching critical thinking + information literacy

The Cornerstone for Teachers

We have to build mental models, like inquiry-based learning routines, that can help students compare and contrast defining current events like a civil or social justice or cultural revolution with similar events that happened in the past. We make decisions based on information.

5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you have students who still hunt-and-peck, who fall behind on homework because they’re searching for the F key (or any of the other 25 letter keys), or try to “thumb” the keyboard as they do a mobile device, you know this often doesn’t work (see this article from the Washington Post on keyboarding in the classroom). These are game-based learning where students strive to type fast so they can beat an opponent.

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. This type of coordination is usually found in game-based or video-based pre-k learning applications. When reading online – e-books, videos, stories, or picture-based learning – children improve their language skills. Using technology in pre-k learning delivers knowledge in an enjoyable and fun way.

Benefits of STEM Education and Publishing

Kitaboo on EdTech

STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—is a curriculum based on these four ideas. Instead of segregating these four disciplines in separate and discrete subjects, STEM interlinks them together into a cohesive learning paradigm, which is based on real-world applications. To succeed in this new information-based and highly technological society, students need to develop their capabilities in STEM to levels much beyond what was considered acceptable in the past.”

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How colleges are adapting to the future of education

Linways Technologies

If that seems too far fetched, just think about the number of jobs that was created in the last few decades, like social media manager, drone operator, mobile app developer, system admin etc. We are not sure what skills or knowledge might prove relevant and what jobs, opportunities, and system will be outdated as AI, VR, and many other technologies becomes mainstream. So as a result, we are now seeing more skill based educational practises in colleges.

This Company is Using AI to Change the World

EdNews Daily

Expanding the knowledge base for more conversation is problematic because you need to increase the static responses and link them to new requests and questions. In the same way, the 9-dimensional make-up of the e nterpriseMind platform gives our AI understanding, or meaning, and has two major benefits: first, it can learn facts automatically at minimal cost and second, it can scale this knowledge into human level functionality. By Charles Sosnik.

Considering OpenClass to Manage Your Classes? Check out these Resources (and the P.S.)

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Adrian Sannier - Photo by Ida von Hanno Bast If you''re ready to try OpenClass , check out these tutorials: Getting Started gives an overall view of the Help Knowledge Base. These are direct links to some of the sections within the Base: How to Use OpenClass Help How to Create a Course Course Gradebook Course Tools Threaded Discussions Social Tools Also check out the OpenClass Mobile app, downloadable at CNET Download.com.

The history of training in US companies

Connecting 2 the World

Knowledge of work practices were passed down from expert to novice through the apprenticeship. In addition, technology and the depression made business more mobile and workers were expected to leave their home towns to work in massive manufacturing plants. In the 1990's knowledge based companies began to take over the economy, with companies requiring more efficiency and cross training.

Content as curriculum?

Learning with 'e's

and was it really worth all those hours learning how to conjugate amo, amas, amat simply to be able to one day identify a strange fish, when all you need to do in the digital mobile age is Google it? How much do children now need to learn in school that is knowledge based? We call this type of learning declarative knowledge, because it is 'knowing that' - in other words, the learning of facts. education inquiry based learning curriculum wikipedia.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The Internet has “replaced the importance of libraries as a repository for knowledge. And digital distribution has replaced the role of a library as a central hub for obtaining the containers of such knowledge: books.