Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education (Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: educational posters http://t.co/RZS9sIkE...
Using video-recordings of interactions in a London school and a hospital I will show how a multimodal theory and method of analysis might cast a different light on this question. The focus will be on excerpts from interactions ...
The teachers who instruct the most advanced American secondary school students render mixed verdicts about students’ research habits and the impact of technology on their studies.
Some 77% of advanced placement (AP) and National Writing Project (NWP) teachers surveyed say that the internet and digital search tools have had a “mostly positive” impact on their students’ research work. But 87% say these technologies are creating an “easily distracted generation with short attention spans” and 64% say today’s digital technologies “do more to distract students than to help them academically.”
According to this survey of teachers, conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project in collaboration with the College Board and the National Writing Project, the internet has opened up a vast world of information for today’s students, yet students’ digital literacy skills have yet to catch up:
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The New Cloud Academia: What If Future Graduates Never Saw A Classroom?CloudTweaks NewsCloud computing has helped initiate learning programs that are heading to a brave new world where classrooms may be a thing to be remembered.
What are the components of a digital classroom? From eBooks to smartboards, iTunesU implementation to online learning, the classroom as we know it is changing.… (What is a Modern Learning Environment ?
Kids are growing up on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter -- spending hours every day creating, communicating, and connecting in digital spaces. Whether you’re a tech-savvy parent or a technophobic one, you’re probably looking for tools to help your family navigate the many issues that come along with our media- and technology-saturated society.
This digital world, which can bring young people incredible resources and learning opportunities, also opens up the very real parenting challenges of managing non-stop screen time, preventing cyberbullying, finding age-appropriate content, and more.
Common Sense Media is an organization that provides essential resources for families to manage the impact of challenges like this. We've asked their editors to compile a list of their most popular articles and tip sheets to guide parents as they raise responsible and thoughtful digital citizens.
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If we are going to use digital media in the composition classroom, then we need to know why these new technologies are becoming a component of new curriculums across the United States. My research suggests that digital ...
If you were asked to name the most important innovation in transportation over the last 200 years, you might say the combustion engine, air travel, Henry Ford’s Model-T production line or even (#oltd #ceetopen MOOCs considered the most educational...
Did you know that Google offers a sortable library of lesson plansthat are free to download and use? It’s part of the company’s big push into education (seems to be quite the trend these days) and involves thousands of free lesson plans just waiting for you to try out.
Most incorporate Google products but then again so do most high-tech lesson plans these days. You can sort the listings by the type of Google product you want or, if that’s not your cup of tea, view the plans organized by subject. That’s probably the best way to go for most Edudemic readers.
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