Everything Old is New Again: Textbooks, The Printing Press, The Internet, and OER

Iterating Toward Openness

Leonhardt calls these “lecture texts” and further describes them as “an inexpensive copy of the text under study, mass-produced, as it were, with the ‘blanks’ to be filled in” (p. I have an activity that I do with people in face to face workshops in order to demonstrate the importance of immediate, diagnostic feedback. But – particularly when it comes to OER – we aren’t. There’s certainly no one funding next gen OER.

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Ten Engaging Digital Education Sites For Any Social Studies Classroom

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I took some time to look over my past posts and decided I needed to provide Social Studies Teachers with some great resources for their classroom. Rather than get into any one specific Social Studies area, I thought best to find some resources that might work in just about any Social Studies Classroom. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? s of workshops and presentations.

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Showing #OpenGratitude for: Open Textbook Network

Iterating Toward Openness

They estimate that OER adoptions on their 600 member campuses have saved students over $8.5 Much of this savings is attributable to the workshops their incredible team of presenters offer. 45% of faculty who attend one of these workshops adopt OER for their course. Their Adaptable OER Publishing Agreement is a model agreement for institutions that want to contract with their faculty to create OER.

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Happy Holidays & a Look Back on the Best of 2012 from @KleinErin at Kleinspiration

Kleinspiration

I get so excited connecting with you all though comments, contests, give-aways, conferences, workshops, webinars, Twitter chats, Linky parties, Facebook groups, Pinterest boards, emails, and more. OER ( click here ) Open Educational Resources on Web 2.0 ABCya Beth Newingham character profile dry erase pom markers free smart board games genre posters Kleinspiration organize anchor charts Remind 101 summarize poster Teacher Bloggers word study

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Interview with André Spang, @Tastenspieler: Remix the Textbook!

Teacher Reboot Camp

André Spang studied classical and jazz piano at the Colleges of Saarbrücken and Cologne, Germany and film scoring and arranging at Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. André is a #DigitalLeadLearner, using web media and iPads in the classroom, an OER maker and a founder of the German Twitter chat, #EDchatDE. André is also a national and international speaker who has conducted many workshops, talks and webinars.

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School of Open: Copyright & Creative Commons for Educators Courses Now Open for Sign-Up

Educator Innovator

It will also introduce Open Educational Resources (OER) and teach you how to find and adapt free, useful resources for your classes. The course is open to all educators around the world, but it is specifically targeted to Australian teachers, teacher-librarians from K-12, TAFE teachers, University lecturers/tutors, and University students studying to become teachers. Creative Commons Educator Innovator Blog course creative commons fair use OER p2pU school of open

Part 1: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Science

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I will be providing workshops and featured sessions on STEM, PBL, Inquiry, Maker Space, and Computational Thinking! New York Hall of Science – Wonderful site presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and participatory activities that explain science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Must-Have EdTech Tools for a First-Year Teacher

Graphite Blog

OER Commons. Every teacher should become familiar with open educational resources, or OERs. Through the OER Commons platform, teachers can search for thousands of lessons or create and share their own. Yes, it's geared more toward ELA and social studies classes, but this site tackles tough topics like bullying and racism that all teachers need to address.

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Improving the OpenEd Conference – Survey and Interview Highlights and Data

Iterating Toward Openness

I’ve studied all the survey responses now, and it is becoming clear that the conversations will be ongoing. Include longer “Workshops” as a new presentation type. Bring back the conference track on Accessibility and OER. Have more concrete sessions on how to find OER and how to put together a course using OER. Two months ago I invited people to respond to a survey regarding the Open Education Conference and how it can be improved.

PBL… Blended and eLearning – Part 1: Important Questions for the New School Year

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Booking Info – Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations.

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G is for Grounded in Standards: The ABC’s of PBL … Building Blocks, Elements, & Compounds of Deeper Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Also, remember you can book me for a conference or your school district with workshops that are informative, engaging, and practical. Perhaps you might even attend my session or workshops. Study must focus on these along with deeper learning and 21st century skill acquisition. OER Commons – A great place for open and free content aligned to the standards. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference?

The 2018 Horizon Report has appeared, thanks to EDUCAUSE

Bryan Alexander

I’ve led many presentations and workshops on Horizon, including for NERCOMP. I’ve used Horizon as an example of the Delphi forecasting method in my scholarship and workshops about futures work. For “Mid-Term Trends: (three to five years)” the report found “Proliferation of Open Educational Resources” and “The Rise of New Forms of Interdisciplinary Studies.”

What Would Dewey Do? Quotes…Ideas…Resources for Genuine Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Making Learning Happen…New York PBL – Join me in Syracuse, New York in August for some exciting PBL workshops. This conference will be filled with amazing speakers and workshops. West Virginia PBL Project Data Base – This is a wonderful site where teachers can search through the subjects of reading, language arts, math, science, social studies, dance, visual arts, theater, and music. PBL Social Studies Project Ideas by grade level.

The 2018 Horizon Report has appeared, thanks to EDUCAUSE

Bryan Alexander

I’ve led many presentations and workshops on Horizon, including for NERCOMP. I’ve used Horizon as an example of the Delphi forecasting method in my scholarship and workshops about futures work. For “Mid-Term Trends: (three to five years)” the report found “Proliferation of Open Educational Resources” and “The Rise of New Forms of Interdisciplinary Studies.”

Part 5…Beyond the Shine : Supporting Technology with the SAMR Model plus Ten Great Resource Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Link: Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources. A word cloud might be employed to study the meaning of an article or author’s writing.

Next Week's "Sustainability in Libraries" Mini-Conference and Schedule #library20 #sustainabilityinlibraries

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the schedule for our third Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Sustainability in Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 14th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

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SXSWedu 2017: Ones to Watch and What to Know

Edsurge

Now in its seventh year, the annual gathering brings together thousands of entrepreneurs, educators and industry experts from around the world for four days stacked with panel discussions , workshops , an expo hall , meetups , film screenings —plus plenty of after-hours shindigs. One recent study found “widespread acceptance of alternative credentialing programs at American colleges and universities.” It’s that time of year again.

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"Sustainability in Libraries" - Accepted Sessions Announced for Library 2.0 Mini-Conference #library20 #sustainabilityinlibraries

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the full list of accepted sessions for our third Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Sustainability in Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 14th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Final Call - Wednesday's "Sustainability in Libraries" Mini-Conference and Schedule #library20 #sustainabilityinlibraries

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to be holding our third Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Sustainability in Libraries ," online (and for free) this Wednesday, October 14th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Motherboard : “ New York City Passes Bill to Study Biases in Algorithms Used by the City.” From the MacArthur Foundation press release : “ Sesame Workshop & International Rescue Committee Awarded $100 Million for Early Childhood Education of Syrian Refugees.” The Chronicle of Higher Education on the latest report from the Babson Survey Research Group on OER adoption: “Use of Free Textbooks Is Rising, but Barriers Remain.”

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Institute of Advanced Studies in Artificial Interagency- Chukyo University A Usable Past: Teaching World History to Nurture Global Citizenship and Cultural Responsive Pedagogy , Craig Perrier, Curriculum and Instruction Specialist, Adjunct, Fairfax County Public Schools, Framingham State University A Whole Word Reading is a pragmatic shift from Phonetic method of teaching reading to babies in the 21st Century Education system. Social Studies Teacher Licensure to become an educator.

March 13th Library 2.0 Mini-Conference "Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] Michael Flierl Assistant Professor of Library Science, Purdue University Michael Flierl is an Assistant Professor of Library Science and Learning Design Specialist at Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies. He has given hundreds of presentations at conferences, meetings, webinars, and workshops.

Week of January 24, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Social studies? The workshop will conclude with tips and tricks for using Digital Storytelling in more demanding classrooms such as those with only 1 computer, limited technology, large class sizes, etc. This workshop will be presented in a ‘blended’ format where there will be f2f participants (pre-service teachers) in North Bay, Ontario, Canada mixing with online guests from around the world. In this workshop we will examine web 2.0

Week of February 7th, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join Catherine Martin and others worldwide for the Chapter 12 Discussion For A Woman''s Walk In Grace Study. This study is open to all who want to discover the magnificence of God''s extravagant grace and experience it for themselves. This workshop by Community Connect will highlight Photo story 3 and how it can be used in the classroom. Steve Hargadon interviews Wayne Mackintosh about WikiEducator and the formation of an OER University.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Chalkbeat : “ Trump education nominee pleads ignorance about high-profile voucher studies showing negative results.” ” “Professors from around the world say they won’t advise students to study or work at Rochester in light of institution’s alleged attempts to downplay serious harassment case. Stephen Downes and David Wiley debate OER : “The Cost Trap, Part 3” by David Wiley. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Monitor : “Less than a year after classes formally began at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley , a ‘culture of fear is pervasive’ on campus that is exacerbated by poor communication by the administration, concludes a recent white paper study produced by the university’s faculty senate.” Wonder Workshop has raised $20 million from WI Harper Group, Idea Bulb Ventures, Learn Capital, Charles River Ventures, Madrona Venture Group, and TCL.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

" The majors include sociology, media studies, and political science. The company is co-founded by Nick Ducoff, formerly of the OER textbook startup Boundless. Wonder Workshop has raised $41 million in Series C funding from CRV, Madrona Venture Group, Tencent Holdings, Sinovation Ventures, WI Harper Group, Softbank Ventures Korea, MindWorks Ventures, TAL Education Group, TCL Capital, and Bright Success Capital. (National) Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via NBC : “ Arizona : Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination In Mexican American Studies Ban Back in Court.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” The LA Times asks , “ In this digital self-help age, just how effective are MasterClass ’s A-list celebrity workshops?” His wife is the co-founder of OER organization CK–12.). (National) Education Politics. US Secretary of Education spoke to ALEC this week.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

At the time, David Wiley expressed his concern that the lawsuit could jeopardize the larger OER movement, if nothing else, by associating open educational materials with piracy. For their part, critics of laptop bans claimed the studies the op-eds frequently cite were flawed, reductive, and out-of-date. In 2013, Intel acquired Kno for $15 million — for “ pennies on the dollar ,” said one analyst — and rebranded the software as the Intel Education Study App.