Transition to Digital: Improving Access, Affordability and Achievement in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

With the increasing cost of a post-secondary education, many students opt to delay or completely forego purchase of required. Future of Education Technology Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources Open Educational Resources OER _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics digital textbook best practices making transition to digital textbooks successful transition to etexts tips for transition to digital learning materials

Wisconsin launches online CTE school

eSchool News

Online learning provider K12 Inc. ” K12’s career readiness offering uses an end-to-end approach, designed to prepare students to enter the workforce or pursue other post-secondary options. ” Online and blended learning models can help high schools enhance or expand their CTE programs quickly, affordably, and thoroughly. Online CTE model will provide hands on training and dual credit opportunities for middle and high school students.

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Create Short Animated Videos for Learning With the Tellagami App

EdTechSandyK

I was able to learn the app very quickly this weekend in preparation for introducing it to secondary fine arts teachers from my school district this morning. then scroll down to learn more about what I like about the app and some ways I think it could potentially be used in teaching and learning. What I Like About Tellagami The app is free for both iOS and Android mobile devices, which makes it ideal for both 1:1 and BYOD learning environments.

Innovation & tech: Africa’s only hope in educating hundreds of millions of children

The Christensen Institute

Today, there are more than 750 million mobile phones in operation in Africa. Looking back, it is easy to under-appreciate the proliferation of mobile telephony and the attendant benefits that come with it. But even then, only one in three children will have access to secondary school. . This does not include secondary schools or universities. In addition to all this, over the past few years just around 50% of students pass the secondary school exit exam.

Devices Need to Support Learning

A Principal's Reflections

It really puts into perspective why we make many of the decisions that we do at New Milford High School as to why we decided to implement a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative and don''t mandate the use of one specific tool to support learning. Let it support learning." When it comes to educational technology I often get the feeling that the learning is often secondary.

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Learn Why Edsby Is A Great Learning Management System For Your School | @Edsby

TeacherCast

Edsby is a robust, cloud-based, mobile learning management system that incorporates social learning, course planning, assessment management, and much more into a simple, easy to use package for the entire school community. Edsby is a modern, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) for K-12 school districts that uses latest web and mobile technologies to connect teachers, students and parents in exciting new ways.

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The 32 million disruptive adult learning opportunity

The Christensen Institute

These two factors are part of what makes the market for helping adults learn basic skills or develop workforce skills so intriguing. As Vinod Lobo, CEO of Learning Upgrade, a company that serves the adult learning market with online courses, says in the report: The best part of the adult learning market right now is a lack of a leading company. That’s where a secondary channel enters—serving the independent learner directly.

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Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality

Edsurge

Alignment of Data Standards for Describing Learning Objectives When applying the Google Maps metaphor to learner navigation, the points of interest on the map are competencies—the things that a person can learn, such as skills, knowledge, dispositions, and habits of practice. The IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) plans to update its existing standards based on this work.

Reinventing The School Desk: Tip Tap Tap And The Internet of Things

Fractus Learning

Classrooms are embracing interactive whiteboards and mobile devices with enthusiasm. And as many of these technologies do not monitor student performance, learning difficulties are not tracked or identified early; preventing intervention with supplementary and personalised supports. Tip Tap Tap (TTT) provides early years educators with interactive school desks combined with a Learning Content Management System. Tip Tap Tap Learning Analytics. Gamification for Learning.

Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Design creative ways to advocate and implement global learning initiatives. This professional learning event includes thought-provoking practitioner and expert panelists, student speakers, and an interactive design thinking challenge on "How can schools cultivate a culture of changemaking?" From Singapore to Seattle, Australia to Alberta, Godwaldt helps educators integrate authentic, globally minded learning experiences into their classrooms.

Saturday is the Online Global Student Conference - "STEM + Entrepreneurship" (plus we make our call for volunteers!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

THE CONFERENCE The 2017 STEM + Entrepreneurship Conference provides an international forum for the presentation, discussion, and sharing of best practices in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and entrepreneurship in schools and other academic settings, including: Fostering a better understanding of how STEM and entrepreneurship engage students, teachers, and administrators in a conversation about learning.

What's on the Horizon (Still, Again, Always) for Ed-Tech

Hack Education

The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released the latest NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education. The topic names have been modified “for consistency,” the report’s authors say (although I’m a little unclear about some of these choices – how are “mobile learning,” “tablet computing,” and “bring your own device” separate technological developments? Adaptive Learning Technologies.

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