In this article we emphasize the importance of sharing resources in open educationalcommunities (OEC), analysing the role of OERs and OEC in teachers' lifelonglearning. Investigating their current usage, we aim to discover whether their interweavings could be an effective approach to support sharing of resources among teachers and to promote new educational practices.
We spend so much time in education trying to make things better. Better policies. Better technology. Better standards. Better curriculum. Better instruction. Better assessment. Better response to assessment data.
Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 The WICHE Cooperative for Education Technologies (WCET) has announced that they will co-host a massive open online course (MOOC) to examine the growing interest in using badges to document knowledge, skills and...
Thomas Salmon's insight:
This new MOOC will cover the brave new world of badges for assessment with Mozilla and WCET
Meg Tufano is co-Founder of SynaptIQ+ (think tank for social era knowledge) and leader of McDermott MultiMedia Group (an education consulting group focused on Google Apps EDU). We have been checking out Google Classroom – with her as the teacher and me … Continue reading →
I still don't quite understand where this one is going..Google tries to create an LMS platfrom. But it is not likely that institutions will choose to use it, seeing as they can use all the other Google products and their own LMS instead quite easily..
“ Infographics, when used correctly, appropriately, are powerful tools for conveying a lot of pertinent information plus they support visual learning and thinking. I curate a Scoopit on Infographics...”
Via Beth Dichter
What 'Connected Education' Looks Like: 28 Examples From Teachers All Over New York Times (blog) In fact, a number of people have already remixed Chad's project to create their own learning pathway London Tube maps.
How can teachers use digital and media to support academic achievement in all subjects and content areas? The answer to that question is essentially what Renee Hobbs tackles in her book Digital and Media Literacy: Connecting Culture and Classroom.
Time is one of the most important elements of life that we have or, better said, don’t have enough of. That means that any tool that has the function of reducing your workload should be considered a blessing.