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Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce you to way that you can ensure the standards are amplified, and not ignored, by the integration of educational technology. They include; One-Half Day PBL Splash, Full Day PBL Starter; and a One-Half Day Technology Workshop dedicated to amplifying standards and process using Technology. Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards. “We

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On the Relationship Between OER Adoption Initiatives and Libraries

Iterating Toward Openness

And as the copyright holders we are free to openly license our explanations, thereby creating OER alternatives to the All Rights Reserved explanations published and controlled by commercial publishers. And no matter how much we want to save students money and increase pedagogical flexibility by using OER, it simply isn’t possible for you or I to create an openly licensed equivalent of Catcher in the Rye. Why Use OER at All – Why Not Just Use Library Resources?

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An Obstacle to the Ubiquitous Adoption of OER in US Higher Education

Iterating Toward Openness

I now have no doubt that the overwhelming majority of general education courses and some specific degree programs will transition entirely to OER in US higher ed. I spent most of my thinking time last week wondering about obstacles in the way of the ubiquitous adoption of OER in US higher education and how we might overcome them. Observation 1: We Need Dramatically More OER, and Current Approaches Won’t Get Us There.

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Technology Integration, 1 to 1, and Student Centered Learning: Five Ideas to Consider

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this first in a series of posts devoted to student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1, or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. I have five powerful ideas on facilitating student centered learning with technology in this post. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Textbooks and OER.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series of posts that are dedicated to going beyond the shine of technology by examining ways to use digital tools to engage students in real learning. In this fifth post you will discover how careful examination of the verbs in a standard can help you find resources to assist in proper technology integration. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS.

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Access State-Reviewed Instructional Materials with SETDA’s Dashboard

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A pilot program of the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has made 12 states’ reviews of secondary math and language arts materials available, with a wide range of K-12 resources from these and other states to follow. The reviewers look at three key aspects of the material—the content and especially its alignment to core standards, accessibility of the content for all students, and the pedagogy, including teacher support and assessments.

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Digital Higher Ed Content & The Long Tail (2012)

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The focus of digital higher education during the previous decade was overwhelmingly on the technology itself - learning management systems, bandwidth, faculty literacy with technology, student technology support, and so forth. Digital content is where people, culture, technology, organizations and markets meet. 2012 is offering us OER (as well as OER with credentials), new authoring platforms, content-friendly devices (e.g.

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"Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference - Registrations and Call for Proposals Open

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Her current research involves the deployment and study of emerging information technologies supportive of digital inclusion and resiliency. founded the SHLB Coalition in 2009 with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Call for Proposals Now Open - "Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Her current research involves the deployment and study of emerging information technologies supportive of digital inclusion and resiliency. founded the SHLB Coalition in 2009 with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Announcing October 21st Mini-Conference: "Libraries as Community Anchors"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Her current research involves the deployment and study of emerging information technologies supportive of digital inclusion and resiliency. founded the SHLB Coalition in 2009 with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Schedule for Thursday's "Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference (Library 2.0) - Register Now

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Her current research involves the deployment and study of emerging information technologies supportive of digital inclusion and resiliency. founded the SHLB Coalition in 2009 with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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TODAY: "Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference (Library 2.0)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Her current research involves the deployment and study of emerging information technologies supportive of digital inclusion and resiliency. founded the SHLB Coalition in 2009 with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Sessions Announced for "Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference (Library 2.0)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Her current research involves the deployment and study of emerging information technologies supportive of digital inclusion and resiliency. founded the SHLB Coalition in 2009 with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.