Is the one-size-fits-all, top-down classroom a misfit for the Digital Age?
Standards-based education is ruining the way educators teach and children learn. Education should not be about teaching to the next level in education and vocation and yet, that is exactly what our current school system is designed to do.
Our goal should be to foster a love of learning for learning sake. Learning is not something that we should force onto our children to ensure they go to college and get a good job. True learning is intrinsically motivated and the reward is knowledge.
Have you ever gone to an event that you wished you could live blog? Here are some great live blogging tips to make the process as easy as pie! The post 5 Great Live Blogging Tips For Teachers appeared first on Edudemic.
This year I was teaching the advanced iPad class, even within that class there was a tremendous range of abilities ranging from your early adopters to your skeptics. However, thanks to iTunes U, I was able to differentiate activities.
En dicho curso se proponía una definición de eficacia docente del profesorado universitario en el marco de los nuevos planes de grado orientados por el desarrollo de competencias en nuestros alumnos y el nuevo contexto de la naturaleza...
Learn what's new in the latest release of the open source Moodle learning platform (RT @moodleman: An overview of the new #moodle 2.6 features are now also online in this heat video from @moodlehq http://t.co/DozUprFb9X)...
Distance learning, e-learning, mobile learning, blended learning. There are a slew of educational learning trends that have been happening for years now. A The post What Is Social Learning (And Does It Work)?
Implementing technology in schools can yield great results. Often times, teachers have technology wish lists that include laptops, tablets, software, and apps. The post The 12 Rules of Smart Edtech Procurement appeared first on Edudemic.
These are just a few of the best creative tools to help you improve teaching, student feedback, and a whole lot more. The post 3 Creative Tools to Encourage Student Feedback and Improve Teaching Skills appeared first on Edudemic.
We have a good friend who is known for breaking every iDevice he has ever had. He is an early adopter and bought the very first iPhone on the first day it was available. The post Is Putting Expensive Technology In Classrooms A Recipe For Disaster?
Videofile is a Moodle 2.5+ resource plugin intended to provide teachers with easy handling of cross-browser compatible videos using Video.js. In most cases it should be enough to add .mp4 video files which will then play in an html5 player on most browsers and in a flash player in older browsers.
Videofile and Video.js also supports WebVTT captions as well as a poster image that displays before the video is started.