5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

So, for example, I know that 20% of the time, they’re surfing and on social media, while 10% of the time they’re actually playing online games. Mike Daugherty is a husband, father, author, technology director, Google Innovator, and possible Starbucks addict.

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Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

In the Guide to Capstone Education from the National Capstone Consortium there are a series of questions posed about technology and the role it should, could or might possibly play in a capstone course. How will technology enhance the structure and requirements of the program?

The role of technology in the PYP

EdTech4Beginners

This post will outline the aims of the PYP (the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate) and the role that technology plays in helping teachers and students to achieve those goals. What does the PYP say about technology? How does technology support inquiry?

What has been and what is yet to come

Learning with 'e's

In the meantime, here's the title and abstract of my keynote: Technology Supported Learning: What has been, and what is yet to come In recent years education has been assailed by waves of new technologies, theories and practises.

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Back to #EDEN

Learning with 'e's

It's a professional community of educators interested in technology supported learning. In that year I was just starting out in the world of educational technology, and I presented some of my research at the EDEN summer conference in Poitiers, France.

Why schools shouldn't ban smartphones

Learning with 'e's

I was asked to write an opinion piece for the Western Morning News earlier this week as a response to the comments from Ofsted and their advisers on the use of technology in schools. But why is technology still a bone of contention? Many children have a natural affinity with technology.

It's complicated

Learning with 'e's

We discussed the evolution of social media in higher education and also how institutional virtual learning environments (learning management systems) are being developed to cope with new demands of new learners. It's not easy integrating technology into education.

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10Q: Steven Anderson

Learning with 'e's

Anderson is known to many in the world of education as a passionate and knowledgeable promoter of social media and technology for learning. He has been a prime mover in some of the most innovative projects for technology supported learning in the past few years.

10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with 'e's

In today's 10Q interview, Helen answers questions about her philosophy on learning, social media and her current projects in higher education, including alternate reality games: Who are you? What does social media mean to you?

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Support Struggling Readers District Wide with Assistive Tech

edWeb.net

Two assistive technology teachers shared their experiences and recommendations during a recent edWebinar led by Terrie Noland, Vice President of Educator Initiatives at Learning Ally. A district-wide approach to assistive technology. Using assistive technologies effectively.

Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: Today we are talking with Mike Daugherty @MoreThanATech , Director of Technology in Ohio. He also won 2016 Outstanding Technology’s Administrator of the Year for Ohio. And what I’m trying to avoid is not being so centric around technology in terms of tools.

EDENTube

Learning with 'e's

The result is a 6-7 minute interview in which I talk about the EDEN community of academics and professionals, mobile learning and games in education, and digital badges, as well as some elaboration on the way EDEN has been leveraging the potential of social media over the last few years.

How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture

A Principal's Reflections

I remember the days when I was not a very big believer in educational technology. As I moved from the classroom to administration, I still saw technology from a mere delivery aspect. Social media was my savior and helped me to develop a growth mindset.

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It’s late 2015 and we’re still overblocking the Internet

Dangerously Irrelevant

One of my doctoral students’ dissertations at the University of Minnesota , for instance, found that overzealous school filtering prohibited student access to online content essential for satisfying state Social Studies and Health curricular standards. Our technology messages are important.

We Asked Teachers What They Want From Edtech. Here’s What They Said.

Edsurge

From IBM’s test scoring machines in the 1930s to the Speak & Spells of the 70s, innovators and educators have been trying to improve education with technology for decades. When districts invest in new instructional technology, many teachers find that at first their students are quiet and focused, clicking away on activities aligned to their instructional needs. It’s no wonder that only 58% of teachers are comfortable using technology in class.

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Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura

Shake Up Learning

Episode 2 Show Notes: Karly Moura is a Teacher On Special Assignment (Instructional Coach & Educational Technology Support Teacher) at Sun Terrace Elementary School, MDUSD. Follow Us on Social Media.

Join our global #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

Contact me if you're interested in hosting and have a technology supported education theme you would like to propose for #EDENchat. edenchat competency EDEN education learning literacy Technology university

#EDEN15 BCN

Learning with 'e's

Now in its 24th year, the event grows from strength to strength, with two annual events every year, an individual membership of over 1200 worldwide practitioners in all sectors of education and training, and a well-oiled mechanism in support.

What is digital learning?

Learning with 'e's

Over the next two weeks I''m in New Zealand, doing a series of keynote presentations to teachers on the future of education and technology supported learning. We live in unprecedented times where everything technology touches grows exponentially.

What are Good Tech Goals for Students?

Ask a Tech Teacher

A frequent question from readers revolves around technology goals for students. But that’s not what technology is about. Technology supports a curriculum. The metric for measuring technology skills isn’t a rubric with a list of skills (i.e.,

A future

Learning with 'e's

They are a part of a larger group of digital literacy specialists - primary school teachers who specialise in technology supported learning. digital literacy education graduation learning Plymouth University teaching Technology

Dazzling Classroom Creations with Google Draw!

EdTechTeam

With a few quick steps, you can easily create sharp looking visuals that are professional in appearance, high resolution, and compatible with any other application of Google or Social Media platform. Middle School Teacher & Technology Support. The artistic flare and graphic design capacity of Google Draw are largely underrated by educators and students.

The persistence of distance (learning)

Learning with 'e's

By comparison, in its technology supported multiple formats, contemporary distance education is much more sophisticated. Does it require a new term to describe what we see and experience when we engage in learning using technology?

#ICE18: Redesigning a Classroom Is Not About Being “Pretty for Pinterest”

EdTech Magazine

Simply adding technology to a classroom doesn’t make it an innovative space. How does the technology actually improve on what we’ve done in the past?” SHENINGER: The modern learning environment is the combination of digital pedagogy, the latest technology and a changing learning environment. Social media is like a giant search engine that we can tap any time. I had to adjust my mindset about how technology fit into the lives of my students and in the classroom.

Ambient learning

Learning with 'e's

Ambient learning also relates to people adapting their technologies and environments to suit their working practices. One clear example of technology supported ambient learning can be seen in the increasing use of Augmented Reality (AR) tools in the workplace.

Are we more intelligent?

Learning with 'e's

This is part 2 of the series on technological futures. When discussing the future, especially the future of technology, there are some writers who almost always seem to be quoted. So the future of technology supported learning is uncertain and contested.

The hottest posts everyone is reading

The Innovative Educator

Jul 15, 2010, 24 comments 933 The 6 Cs for using social media during times of grief. Apr 2, 2013, 2 comments 921 10 Ways Technology Supports 21st Century Learners. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog this week. Below you’ll see the top weekly posts along with the number of pageviews. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired, share it with others and/or leave a comment.

Barefoot keynote

Learning with 'e's

The Marae on the Unitec campus in Auckland is an intricately carved structure which is used for social and sacred purposes - it's walls and pillars tell the story of the Maori people and their journey through history. ICELF Aotearoa learning technology Unitec

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. M y key premise is that l earning technology is just about everywhere in education. We have the technology.

The 2 Biggest Barriers To Learning in Modern Schools - Consideration 7

The Innovative Educator

It used to be that 1:1 technology access was a novelty. Furthermore with companies like Neverware which can turn most any old device into a high-speed Chromebook, cost and tech support are no longer the barriers they once were.

Innovative Educators named Bammy Awards finalists!

The Innovative Educator

I am thrilled to share that many of the nominees from "The Innovative Educator" here (for their work with student-centered learning) and here (for use of social media in education) made the cut. Chris helps to keep them in the know with the PS 10 social media platforms.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report.