"Graphics can often make or beak an online course. Rarely today do you see a course that doesn’t contain any relevant images – although I have unfortunately come across some. Luckily most elearning will make use of graphics, but sometimes they are not implemented properly."
As we consider different types of platforms of writing and communicating, infographics are a form that should consistently be modeled and created by students. If we are preparing our students with the ability for future success infographics will be one of the main ways information will be shared and conveyed.
A common joke among college teachers is that our students “get younger every year.” This fall we will marvel that our students were born in the year Bill Clinton ran for a second term, Madeleine Albright was appointed the first female secretary of state, the Unabomber was arrested and Dolly the cloned sheep was born. …
Understanding our students and the world they live in is imperative. As we are using technology as a platform to deliver content it is more important than ever we be able to empathize with the students who utilize the courses we provide.
Quakertown school getting technological The Intelligencer At Strayer, the school has incorporated a “blended” model of learning, using an equal amount of technology and books in the classroom, said Chris Deily, a cyberteacher for social studies and...
"Like many other technological approaches, video games have also proved their worth in contributing towards educational enhancement. As we know, educational video games are an effective way to improve one’s critical thinking and problem solving nature.
This infographic covers both pros and cons of usage of video games in school."
After recently completing an online MOOC: Video Games for Learning I am seeing more and more benefit to a blended approach in education with video games and classroom instruction. This infographic briefly addresses both the pros and cons of this approach to education.
The Art of a 1: 1 Classroom Alison Smithwick Shawnea’ Jackson Lovejoy ISD TCEA 2015 http:// goo. gl/ zeG6dF What is a 1: 1 classroom? Every student has his/ her own device http:// www. conres. com/ byod-in-education-the-classroom-of-tomorrow Why? http:// rtschuetz. blogspot. com/ 2013/ 02/ c...
Kirsten Wilson's insight:
Great resource to utilize as a district is moving to 1:1 or is in a 1:1 environment to reflect and continually improve to enhance student learning optimally.
This time-lapse video has never been more relevant. As the eyes of the world are fixed on events in Ukraine and Crimea, its good to have a little perspective on the ever-changing flux of borders throughout time. Very cool!
"ViewPure is a service that allows you to watch and project YouTube videos without seeing the related sidebar content typically seen on YouTube.com. ViewPure offers a free browser bookmarklet that you can use to clear the sidebar content while viewing a video on YouTube."
IT, higher ed leaders aim to bridge awareness gap Austin American-Statesman Gaining access to those 1,200 occupations may need a fundamental shift in education, which may have to start with parents before children even step into a classroom.
We must lead the shift to a way that maximizes opportunities for investigation, problem solving, and collaboration while maintaining assurance that each child is gaining knowledge, and is able to apply it both alone and with others.
Excellent argument and validation for Instructional Leaders to be at the forefront of the cutting edge in instruction. That involves conceptual learning, instructional technology that redefines the learning, and quality instructional implementation both in classrooms and in professional development.
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