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

Getting the Most Out of Your District Technology Support Staff

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Integrating technology into your classroom can be overwhelming at first—especially navigating the different resources and district technology support staff that are available to you. Below, we dive into three potential resources and their intended purpose, so you can keep classroom devices working and redefine the way you approach your curriculum with the use of technology. Ask for one-on-one support. Education Technology Technology Tips Technology in School

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Starting a Student Technology Support Team

Gaggle Speaks

Whether you choose a BYOD policy or your school or district provides devices through a 1:1 initiative, there will be some aspect of support required. If tech support is not a line item in a budget, the technology plunge might be a scary one.

Storytelling with technology

Learning with 'e's

Before they left the university for the last time, I persuaded three - Kate, Becca and Ryan - to speak out one more time about their views on technology supported learning. learning narrative education storytelling student voice teaching Technology video

New and emerging technologies

Learning with 'e's

The video below is the result of that interview, in which I answer questions such as: what emerging technology trends have the greatest potential for learning? What tips you you have for people wanting to invest in emerging technology?

21 education technology recommendations for 2016

eSchool News

The new National Education Technology Plan offers a vision and roadmap for technology-supported learning. A new federal National Education Technology Plan reveals 21 recommendations for policymakers, administrators, teachers and teacher preparation professionals. The principles and examples provided in the plan align to the Innovative Technology Expands Children’s Horizons (ITECH) program as authorized by Congress in December 2015 through the Every Child Achieves Act.

21 education technology recommendations for 2016

eSchool News

The new National Education Technology Plan offers a vision and roadmap for technology-supported learning. A new federal National Education Technology Plan reveals 21 recommendations for policymakers, administrators, teachers and teacher preparation professionals.

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. Keep the focus on students and educators… not the technology.

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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. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS.

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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?

#40years of educational technology: The moving image

Learning with 'e's

When I first started working in educational technology 40 years ago , the discipline was very new and none of us really knew where we were headed with it, but it was advancing rapidly. You could say we were pioneers in the field of technology supported learning.

“My school’s efforts to integrate technology into instruction have led to significant increases in student achievement.” – Darren Clay, USA

Daily Edventures

Ultimately following his dad’s career path, Clay has dedicated his own career to integrating technology into learning. I completed a program evaluation that has helped to change the landscape of our technology support.”. – Instructional Technology, B.S.E.-Education,

3 Principles for School Leaders Who Want to Foster Technologically Innovative Schools

The 21st Century Principal

According to the 2011 K-12 Horizon Report released this past week “cloud computing” and “mobiles” are the technologies likely to be adopted in the next 12 months by mainstream education. Our district began using both of these technologies during the past year. For school leaders who want to foster the kind of environment in their schools that support teachers’ engagement and experimentation with technology, I offer these three simple principles.

Technology’s Role in Putting Learning Science Research To Work

Digital Promise

When used appropriately, these tools can help educators create learning environments that incorporate key research-backed principles shown to underlie effective learning in the following ways: Supporting personalized, differentiated and self-paced learning. Today’s technology allows teachers to generate and monitor personalized learning plans for their students. Digital curriculum offers videos, games, and simulations that support multiple ways to learn new material.

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

Dangerously Irrelevant

There are a lot myths out there and even our best technology support personnel may lack understandings of what must be blocked versus what does not. Focusing on superintendents: 5 technology leadership articles from AASA. Our technology messages are important.

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.

The EDEN Interviews: Bates, Daniel and Moore

Learning with 'e's

You could say I was still very new to the idea of distance education , even though I had been working in technology supported education for almost 2 decades, and had also obtained my first degree from the British Open University.

The EDEN Interviews: Leslie Wilson

Learning with 'e's

I wanted to find out her views on a host of digital learning strategies, including the digitisation of content, open academic publishing and the integration of technology into higher education. What needs to be done next to ensure a successful future for technology supported learning?

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. The post Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

A New Year of #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

In each one hour session, we discuss a topic related to technology supported learning, distance education or innovative approaches to education. Moderated by Steve Wheeler 10 February: Critical thinking and technology. edenchat Distance Education EDEN learning Storify Technolog

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.

#40years of educational technology: The moving image

Learning with 'e's

When I first started working in educational technology 40 years ago , the discipline was very new and none of us really knew where we were headed with it, but it was advancing rapidly. You could say we were pioneers in the field of technology supported learning.

A National Call for Awareness: Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

Digital Promise

How can technology support adult learners? Educators are getting more and more excited as they see growing evidence of technology’s potential for improving learning for adults. Explore how experimenting and iterating can lead to successful technology implementation in adult learning communities. Approximately 36 million adults in the U.S. have low literacy skills.

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

Digital Learning Day Reflections

Tech Helpful

Last Thursday Chattanooga Christian Lower School opened our doors for observations of technology integration. I believe our teachers do a great job on a regular basis at integrating technology into the curriculum of our lower school. It was more a stand alone class for technology.

Lingua Tweeta and other ideas

Learning with 'e's

I spend a lot of my time thinking through issues and challenges around technology supported learning. I try to come up with new ways to use technology that take learning into another place, or into new directions.

We Are All Teachers Of Literacy

The Web20Classroom

Danny Glover At ISTE 2016 I had the pleasure of sitting on a panel, sponsored by Samsung Education , with other educators and industry experts, spending an hour talking about literacy in the age of technology. Or will the technology just get in the way?

It's complicated

Learning with 'e's

It's not easy integrating technology into education. I think this discussion highlights many of these factors and reveals some of the complexities of technology supported learning in higher education.

The interview

Learning with 'e's

We talked about the latest developments in technology supported education and discussed the contents of my new book. education learning podcast Technology Twitter I''ve been doing a lot of interviews recently, live at conferences, by text, and on video and audio.

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

#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.

Making sense of digital

Learning with 'e's

Some might be aware that I established a chat for the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) a couple of years ago, which is dedicated to discussions around technology supported learning in all sectors. I learn a lot from discussions on social media channels such as Twitter.

Blended Learning - what is it, pros/cons, tips and resources

Educational Technology Guy

By having online materials available, students have access to support when out of the classroom. students need to be self-directed to work at home Ways technology supports the strategy resources are posted online via class website, LMS (Edmodo, Google Classroom, Schoology, etc).

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?

Versatility of Google Slides

EdTechTeam

Emma Cottier Certified Google Trainer Middle School Teacher & Technology Support Saanich School District 63 Twitter: @EmmaCottierNot only does Google Slides allow you to work in real time, collaborate with others, but it allows for an endless amount of creativity and originality.

It’s About the Learning, Not the Technology … Until It Breaks

Graphite Blog

Providing technical support for a large fleet of devices that travel between school and home is no simple task. Management and support of technology is a lot like managing and caring for people. Technology is much the same. The advantage with technology is that it’s easier to uninstall/reinstall or swap out parts! So, how do we deal with the challenge of managing the “health” of our school’s or district’s technology?

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.

3 Questions That Still Boggle Educators, Technologists and Researchers

Edsurge

That was one of many questions posed at CRESST CON , an annual conference for those working at the intersection of education, technology and research. billion in 2014, but the proportion of total dollars allocated to technology reached only $2.9 Will technology replace human engagement in student learning? Games, online instruction and other technologies implemented in the classroom address personalized learning and enhance student success.

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. Integrating technology and innovating just for the sake of it will never pay off in the long run.

EducationSuperHighway and E-rate Consultants: How We Collaborate

Education Superhighway

However, while we collaborate with E-rate consultants frequently, we actually support school districts in different ways. Support Type. The majority of E-rate consultants help their clients with the full application process, including direct support for reviews and appeals.