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Join #TeachDoNow Summer MOOC

Educator Innovator

TeachDoNow is a free, collaborative learning experience offered by KQED this summer in partnership with Educator Innovator and the National Writing Project. This online opportunity is open to anyone interested in learning how to use Twitter and other media sharing applications to promote social and civic discourse with students and will take place this summer from July 7 – August 17. using social media tools. MOOC Ends August 17.

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Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

They grew up with the Internet, social media, and mobile devices. Educators have experienced life without the Internet and social media. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Parabolic learning

Learning with 'e's

We have previously explored a number of learning theories, new learning technologies, concepts around crowdsourcing, wisdom of crowds, folksonomies and user generated content, Web 2.0, mobile learning and a whole host of other themes during the course.

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Back to #EDEN

Learning with 'e's

Image from Pixabay EDEN - the European Distance and E-learning Network - is my spiritual home. It's a professional community of educators interested in technology supported learning. MOOCs; and a whole host of other innovations have been birthed during this time.

How complex is learning?

Learning with 'e's

Learning is highly complex. Consequently, any attempts to teach, or to provide formal environments within which learning can occur, yield complex problems. How do you cater for the learning needs of every child in a class of 30? Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

In recent years, education has evolved to the point where learning can take place anywhere and at any time, usually beyond the walls of the traditional learning space. What are the challenges of these new learning environments? Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

The future of classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is the fourth blog post in my series on the future of learning and technology. Automated assessment of learning through computer adaptive testing is another trend he predicts, where students are given grades based on their performance on multiple choice questions.

Any colour you like: Learner autonomy and choice

Learning with 'e's

In the wider educational sense, autonomy has connotations of choice, including decisions about what one learns, where one learns it, and at what pace it is learnt. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

#EDEN15 BCN

Learning with 'e's

This year we continue with a high profile social media coverage, including a dedicated Twitter channel (follow @edenconference on Twitter and also the #EDEN15 hashtag) and liveblogging from the plenary sessions. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

#LearningIs connected

Learning with 'e's

Learning in the digital age means being connected. True, many people in the world are still unconnected, but with mobile phones subscriptions rising exponentially, more people now have access to digital content than ever before. What would learning be like without these connections?

Inspire to learn

Learning with 'e's

The conference is themed around excellence in teaching of the social sciences, which reflects my own professional and academic background. The title of my keynote is ' Learning in the Digital Age: Theoretical Perspectives. ' My passion is learning - in all its possible forms.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

We recorded micro-teaches - usually a 10 minute lesson - and then played back the footage to the students so they could see and hear themselves and learn from the experience. Game based learning is another area of development that has already impacted positively on education.

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The persistence of distance (learning)

Learning with 'e's

In a formal sense, distance learning has been a familiar concept since at least 1837, when Sir Isaac Pitman began teaching his shorthand system using typed instruction cards mailed through the universal Penny Postal service to his students across England.

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Learning Revolution Conference Schedule - Online and Free NEXT WEEK

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first-ever Learning Revolution Conference kicks off this coming Monday, April 20th, online and free, with a terrific set of keynote and distinguished speakers and a full day of conference sessions on Thursday, April 24th. D What is Project-Based Learning (PBL)?

Not Your Grandfather's Corporate Training: 5 Trends Changing Workforce Learning

Edsurge

The corporate learning environment has been experiencing a great deal of development over recent years. Gone are the days when the organization dictated what should be learned and how. The teams usually responsible for corporate learning within companies, human resources, are also undergoing a period of change as they identify areas where they need to come up to speed to deliver the most tangible results for their companies.

The future of education in 2016, from the sharing economy to BYOD: my Future Trends Forum recording and materials

Bryan Alexander

Technology topics included social media, video, 3d printing, VR, internet of things, automation, and privacy. In discussion we touched on cognitive computing, “quick” (live or easily published) video (Kat’s term), video growing on mobile devices.

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Our thinking creates the solutions, but technology provides many new opportunities.

The Principal of Change

The number of times I have seen it shared on social media, or brought up in conferences has been staggering. Hampton, now a junior, is attending a different school and is thriving socially. September 8, 2016 The #InnovatorsMindset MOOC Starting Soon!

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10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

Learning with 'e's

blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. I think many MOOCs (and MOOC providers) will struggle to find a sustainable financial model in their current guise. 5) What is your response to the criticism of MOOCs (e.g.

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The Free Learning 2.0 Conference: Great Keynotes and Sessions and YOU!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning 2.0 Learning 2.0 It is a unique chance to participate in a global conversation on rethinking teaching and learning in the age of the Internet. PRESENTING: The Learning 2.0 There are opportunities for commercial sponsorship of Learning 2.0,

Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

Online learning, or the teaching formerly knows as “distance learning” Will this keep growing? Skepticism about the quality of online learning could migrate to the general population. MOOCs? And the MOOC numbers look like they’re rising.

Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

But I’ve purposefully called this series “trends” because I like to imagine it helps defang some of the bulleted list of crap that other publications churn out, claiming that this or that product is going to “change everything” about how we teach and learn. Beyond the MOOC. Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. School and “Skills” MOOCS, Outsourcing, and Online Education. Social Justice. MOOCs.

International ed tech and pedagogical projects: notes from INTED 2017

Bryan Alexander

Gaming: many examples of people using games for learning, or gamification for public good (public health, for one). MOOCs: simply present in the ed tech space, without the hype crash America experienced. This past week I attended the INTED conference in Valencia, Spain.

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

This post is actually intended to supplement the “Cycle of Learning Innovation” model that will be publishing tomorrow (7.7.2015), which means this is less about analysis and context and more about the examples. Planned obsolescence of mobile technology.

Learning Revolution Free Events - The Conference - Next Up #Reinvent14 - Appreciative Inquiry and AERO

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 22nd The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn.and change. Carl Rogers 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 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

This series is meant to serve in-depth exploration of the events of the past year and an analysis of how these events shape the way in which we imagine and prepare for the future of teaching and learning. Beyond the MOOC. Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. School and “Skills” MOOCS, Outsourcing, and Online Education. Social Justice. MOOCs and Anti-MOOCs. Learning to Code. MOOCs. Online Learning.

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PD in your PJs with #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

NAP is the membership wing of the European Distance and E-Learning Network ( EDEN ) which is a prestigious, global co-operative of education professionals, representing all sectors and aspects of technology enhanced learning. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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Next Week - The Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - All Keynotes and Sessions Posted!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow’s technologies are shaping our world today, revolutionizing the way we live and learn. Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Drones, Personalization, the Quantified Self.

Three GREAT (and Free) Virtual Conferences Where You Can Attend, Present, or Volunteer!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Learning 2.0 ( [link] ) August 20 - 24, 2012 Just announced! Learning 2.0 is a unique chance to participate in a global conversation on rethinking teaching and learning in the age of the Internet.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

A quick round of introductions revealed some interesting trends: a growing number of liberal arts institutions are launched or growing online learning programs; many sought to find the distinct ways liberal arts institutions, and campuses pursuing liberal education, can use technology.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). In related MOOC news, there's more on “ nanodegrees ” in the “credentialing” section below. “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.”

The new age of inequality and what it means for education: my January talk

Bryan Alexander

Face-to-face instruction was the privilege of the 1%, while the middle class made do with distance learning, and everyone else had versions of MOOCs. Political unrest will be a possibility, stirred and/or sapped by media.

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Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

We would argue our students read and write more now than they ever have before—between texting, social media, gaming, and everything else they do in their digitally fueled, online lives. Our vision must evolve to incorporate a new approach to literacy instruction, one in which technology becomes an accelerator to personalize and create meaningful learning contexts. as part of a flipped learning model.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOCs are back in the headlines again. Via Edsurge : “The Second Wave of MOOC Hype Is Here, and It’s Online Degrees.” “Education recoded: policy mobilities in the international ‘ learning to code ’ agenda” by Ben Williamson, Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt, Catarina Player-Koro, and Neil Selwyn. Via Common Sense Media : “2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report.”

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