The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

In another room, children rotate through learning stations, sometimes at screens, sometimes putting pencils to paper. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. If every child had a computer or iPad, she could log into a customized cyberclassroom and learn at her own pace.

Creativity for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. When teachers nurture the building block of Creativity for every student, they provide greater opportunities for personalized learning.

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Creativity for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. When teachers nurture the building block of Creativity for every student, they provide greater opportunities for personalized learning.

10 Ways to Personalize Learning for Students

The CoolCatTeacher

No, I’m not talking about cheating, I’m talking about understanding the technology tools that can help you earn a better grade. All those pictures on your smartphone’s camera roll just get lost.). Learn to Voice Type. Learn to Screencast. Your Smartphone.

For Students, the Convenience of Smartphones ‘Comes at a Steep Price’

Edsurge

This article is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. Now retired, he’s devoted to education philanthropy, and supporting schools that reimagine teaching and learning. EdSurge : What technology has been the most disappointing?

Permanently Disrupting Education. With Smartphones.

TeachThought - Learn better.

With Smartphones. In response to the counterculture movement of the 1960s and 1970s, it’s not surprising to see that trend continue now that technology has caught up with our inherently rebellious ways. Modern smartphones have the chance to change all of this. With Smartphones.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment. Today’s students are studying and learning differently – a change confirmed by the widespread adoption of digital studying. Further, research validates the use of mobile technology in education.

Must-Have iPad and Smartphone Apps for Educators: Revised Edition

The 21st Century Principal

Next week, I will be presenting to a group of educators in my district on the subject of "Must-Have iPad and Smartphone Apps." I did a blog post a short time ago, and that list hasn''t change much, but there have been a few additions and deletions, mostly due to suggestions of those in my Personal Learning Network. Only those general apps that I find myself using as a part of my job and in my professional learning. Must-Have iPad and Smartphone Apps Presentation.

How Primary Students Can Use Technology Effectively

EdTech Magazine

How Primary Students Can Use Technology Effectively. Like any classroom tool, the youngest learners need good guidance and examples when it comes to engaging with technology in the classroom. It’s well-established that educational technology has a place in the lowest grades.

Dealing with digital distraction

The Hechinger Report

Since the fall of 2016, the communications department at Dominguez Hills has banned smartphones, laptops and other personal technology in every classroom — with grade deductions for violations — except for teacher-guided use and “tech breaks” during longer classes such as Eames’s.

Disruptive technologies in Education industry

EdSense

Globalization and Technology advances over the last decade have significantly altered the landscape of the education sector. Across the globe, some key disruptive technology trends which are impacting education are: Artificial Intelligence. Immersive Experiential Learning.

Study: One-to-One Laptop Programs Improve Student Learning

Doug Levin

Learning in one-to-one laptop environments: A meta-analysis and research synthesis. My congratulations to Dr. Zheng and colleagues for a solid contribution to the emerging research base on the impact of technology in K-12 schools on student academic achievement.

The learning experience is different in schools that assign laptops, a survey finds

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. But technology can help facilitate these classroom experiences, Evans said.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

The Hechinger Report

Their changed view — and that of others who shunned Rogers and now want in — is driven by what seems to be a magic educational elixir: personalized learning. Philanthropists, state education officials, reform advocates — even charter school leaders — are examining personalized learning.

Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!

CUE

Covina-Valley Unified School District teachers having way too much fun learning about Quizizz at a CUE Launch event. Professional learning can and should be fun! If you are still waiting for your personal invitation to join Twitter, consider this it!

How one high-poverty district is adding virtual reality to its classrooms

The Hechinger Report

Sign up for the Future of Learning newsletter. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. Jada said she learned facts about wolves and monarch butterflies in the hunt. When you’re doing cool new technology, you want to try it and learn it all,” she said.

How transparent is school data when parents can’t find it or understand it?

The Hechinger Report

When Mosi Zuberi learned that his 18-year-old son, Kaja, might not graduate from McClymonds High School in Oakland, he anguished over his parenting missteps, wondering where he had gone wrong. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning.

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Is sharing caring? #OpenBlog19

Learning with 'e's

I attended an event in Utrecht, in the Netherlands way back in 2007, at around the time that social media was emerging as a serious learning technology. Together for two days, we discussed how digital technologies and networks could support learning.

Making student data more usable: What innovation theory tells us about interoperability

The Christensen Institute

As schools adopt blended learning, many are eager to use the floods of student learning data gathered by their various software systems to make better instructional decisions. We are accustomed to the ease with which we can use data from multiple systems in other domains of life—such as when we use GPS apps on our smartphones to search for dinner options, check operating hours and customer ratings, and then get traffic-optimized driving directions.

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This STEM-focused district hands out paychecks along with report cards

The Hechinger Report

In one back room at Skyline High School, you can learn all you need to know about St. For that biomedical project, students had to create a probe and learn to maneuver it sight unseen from behind a curtain on the box’s opening to procure a sample from the intestine/bike tire. “We

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10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Overall, educators need to understand some basics about technology and that it is not a be-all-end-all solution to everything in a classroom. Technology can help teachers differentiate and provide new experiences for their students. This goes along with number 3 - self learning.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large.

Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

Hack Education

This is part ten of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Perhaps it’s no surprise that there was so much talk this year about education, technology, and emotional health. ” Of course, when all these narratives about “social emotional learning” get picked up by education technologists and education entrepreneurs, they don’t just turn policy mandates or even into TED Talks. ” Personalized Learning and the Nudge.

Just for me learning

Learning with 'e's

I took part in a very interesting panel discussion with several other keynote speakers during the Adult Learning Symposium last week, in Singapore. The theme of the conference was 'Future of Work, Future of Learning', which sent a clear message to delegates that the two are inseparable.

Florida Virtual School mirgrates to Brightspace

eSchool News

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide public school district in the state of Florida and international provider of education products and services, has selected D2L , a global learning technology provider, to deploy its Brightspace platform as the district’s new learning management system (LMS). Additionally, Brightspace includes real-time learning analytics to provide teachers with engagement data that can help them improve student outcomes.

Learners as producers

Learning with 'e's

They have the tools, they own the technology, and they have the confidence to use them, not only informally, but increasingly in formal learning contexts. They can do it all using the simple smartphone in their pocket. That gives them personal ownership of their learning.

How m-learning is transforming online education

Neo LMS

The use of technology in an educational environment is certainly nothing new – teachers have been relying on computers and similar devices for decades now. That trend is called m-learning , otherwise known as Mobile Learning. E-learning

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t “get” why technology is important, or know people who don’t, take a listen to understand and learn about transformative practices that work in education. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Learn about AR and VR.

PleIQ: the interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through Augmented Reality

Ask a Tech Teacher

Augmented Reality takes students into bold new worlds where they become part of the learning, not passive viewers. PleIQ is the perfect complement to high-quality classroom instruction—a hands-on, 21 st Century, augmented reality toy that appeals to all learning styles.

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How to take a student-centered approach to classroom AV

eSchool News

Schools are increasingly moving toward personalized and adaptive learning programs. Technology plays a leading role in making personalized learning possible. Today’s typical student is adept at a wide variety of devices, from smartphones to wearable technology.

Google Assistant and Edwin Want To Be Your Next English Tutor

Edsurge

Google is investing in the education startup Edwin , an AI-powered English tutor that was one of eight education technology companies to come out of Y Combinator’s latest demo day. To use the tool, a student signs into Facebook Messenger, where they are connected with an AI chatbot that gauges the learner’s English proficiency level and learning goals in order to make a personal learning plan. Edwin is currently the only education technology company involved.

Top 5 LMS benefits for K-12 Students

Neo LMS

With smartphones in our hands, virtual assistants in our homes and various ed-tech tools in our classrooms, we all rely on technology to make our lives easier during this stressful period. Technology does help; this month, next month and next year as well.

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To Disconnect or Not

A Principal's Reflections

We did take our smartphones and allowed our kids to each pack their iPod touches. From a parent''s point of view technology really did enhance our vacation experience. Each park was jam packed every day, but our technology helped us make the best of it.

Can audiobooks be the great equalizer for students with learning differences?

eSchool News

Low reading ability is a major contributor to learning inequality in our schools. An estimated 26 million students have learning differences, including tens of thousands of students with dyslexia, a neurological condition that affects reading and related language-based processing skills.

Disruptive Innovation

A Principal's Reflections

Education is ripe for disruptive change leading to innovative practices that improve learning outcomes for our students. Netflix was willing to innovate and change the way they learned. They also aligned nicely with the technological changes that were occurring.