If you're in the learning design business or working with game based learning, then you've probably come across the term Agile a lot recently, so we're going to try and make sense of it.
Nice introduction to the AGILE design method. Agile is borrowed from software development and focused much more on fast prototyping and immediate feedback rather than the distinct, uni-directional development phases that define something like ADDIE. In reality though, I see a mix of both in most people's design and development approaches.
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of learning, teaching, and technology that combines the strands of critical pedagogy and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
A quick list of 7 learning styles. Of course, there seems to be as many learning styles as there are experts to define them and recently I've noticed the whole idea has come under scrutiny. However, I think they're still helpful in reminding designers/developers to cover all the bases and keep things diverse. Not every tool is a hammer as they say.
In the United States, 90% of two-year-olds already have an online history. By age five, more than 50% are regularly interacting with a computer or a tablet device. By age seven, most kids are
A call to action to get actively and positively involved with the technology that is radically transforming children as we speak. Although I work with educating adults, as a parent of two young kids just now being exposed to technology this is an important issue for me.
A series of TED talks regarding the percieved need to re-imagine school. Is this in response to a geniune need or simply neoliberal thinking looking to profit from previously inaccessible markets under the guise of a "crisis in education"?
A list of open academic journals available from Taylor & Francis. They have semi-open/metered access to some journals as well. Nice resource for those of us who don't have access to those (expensive) scholarly databases at home.
When caught up in rapid development tools and other technological trends and wizardry its easy to forget how much of our work still depends on those 'boring' basic like simple, strong, and effective writing.
Over this last year I have been fortunate to have been sent to many education conferences on behalf of SmartBrief in pursuit of content and guest bloggers for SmartBlog on Education. It is a dream job for a retired educator and an education blogger.
Increasingly, curation is becoming an important participation/collaboration skill for digital citizens. I interviewed Robert Scoble, one of the most prolific...
Practical advice on effective content curation and building a reputable following from Super-Curator Robert Scoble in an interview with Howard Rheingold. I feel like I'm learning so much all of the sudden!
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.