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Cyber Surf Island is a playable, web-based game world for school children from grades 3 to 8. By playing simple games, the children learn about online threats ranging from malware to internet predators to cyber bullies. Schools can compete against each other for points and winning schools get a visit from a real FBI agent!
In this post I will present you The Ultimate list of Open Source Learning Management Systems. If anyone of you have used one or more of the above open source LMS I will very much appreciate if he/she share with us his experience!
"In the corner of Jason Steele's classroom at Oblock Junior High School in Plum, Pa., two 3-D printers whirred softly as they slowly created two objects out of blue plastic thread. Mr. Steele is using the four printers in his eighth-grade technology education classes to allow students to develop a three-dimensional object on a computer and turn it into a physical product."
Yes, every day should be Digital Learning Day as our students are citizens of the digital world. I couldn't help feel sorry for the students whose teacher says that her students do not need technology, and I wonder about their job prospects in a few years, when they enter the workforce being digitally illiterate.
So, yes, every day should be Digital Learning Day!
Educators don’t have to alter lessons for each device, argues BYOD expert Ron Milliner.
This is quite interesting as it is a challenge that I face when designing online courses for students.What I have found is the kids really like to come up with an alternative program - when I have specified , for example, a Microsoft program. I really like the way they innovate, accomodate and work around issues like this.
In all the discussion about learning management systems, open educational resources (OERs), massive open online courses (MOOCs), and the benefits and challenges of online learning, perhaps the most important issues concern how technology is changing the way we teach, and - more importantly - the way students learn. For want of a better term, we call this “pedagogy.”
Kevin McLaughlin writes a great post sharing: What is Digital Literacy
Futurelab, an organisation ‘committed to developing creative and innovative approaches to education, teaching and learning’, gives the following definition in its publication Digital Literacy across the curriculum:
To be digitally literate is to have access to a broad range of practices and cultural resources that you are able to apply to digital tools. It is the ability to make and share meaning in different modes and formats; to create, collaborate and communicate effectively and to understand how and when digital technologies can best be used to support these processes.