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Integrating Knowledge Across Virtual Worlds | Concord Consortium

Integrating Knowledge Across Virtual Worlds | Concord Consortium | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
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Under what conditions will students remember something learned from an experience so that they can use it to solve a new challenge?

 "When students grappled with an engaging problem, they remembered their explanations . . . When they put a lot of effort into figuring out an answer, they came to understand the relationship between evidence and explanation."
 
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How To Design To Help Working Memory, Part 1 - eLearning Industry

How To Design To Help Working Memory, Part 1 - eLearning Industry | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Want to know how to Design To Help Working Memory? Check how to assist memory during instruction in the first part of this article about working memory.
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Determining Success of Technology Integration in Classrooms, Schools, and Districts (Part 4)

Determining Success of Technology Integration in Classrooms, Schools, and Districts (Part 4) | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
  I ended my last post by writing that attaining the top stage of popular models of technology integration was often equated with "success." I stated that it was "unfortunate." Why? The top stage in each model (and similar ones) implies that when the teacher has reached this apex of implementation, students are thoroughly engaged…
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Defining Technology Integration (Part 2)

Defining Technology Integration (Part 2) | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Current definitions of technology integration are a conceptual swamp. Some definitions focus on the technology itself and student access to the devices and software. Some concentrate on the technologies as tools to help teachers and students reach curricular and instructional goals. Some mix a definition with what constitutes success or effective use of devices and…
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Getting Real? Google Cardboard And Virtual Reality In Education by Ronnie Burt

Getting Real? Google Cardboard And Virtual Reality In Education by Ronnie Burt | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
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Radically rethinking education | Harvard Gazette

Radically rethinking education | Harvard Gazette | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
New models are being tested and used to harness potential of digital age, speaker says | Higher education in the digital age is radically remaking the models by which it delivers its content, the leader of a higher education technology association said.
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Top 10 eLearning Design Traps To Avoid - eLearning Industry

Top 10 eLearning Design Traps To Avoid - eLearning Industry | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
How to avoid the Top eLearning Design Traps. Check the Top 10 eLearning Design Traps To Avoid!
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No Instructional Design. Content simply published online is not eLearning and won’t yield positive results. Sound Instructional Design is the foundation of success for your eLearning. You wouldn’t build a house without plans, right?

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5 Steps To Address Micro Learning Moments: The New Learning Journey - Part 1 - eLearning Industry

5 Steps To Address Micro Learning Moments: The New Learning Journey - Part 1 - eLearning Industry | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Micro Learning Moments: How to develop new Learning Strategies that engage learners along a new real-time learning journey made of Micro Learning Moments!
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An iPad Alone Does Not Make an Instructional Program

An iPad Alone Does Not Make an Instructional Program | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
A good instructional program needs more than just iPads. It needs good curriculum that includes explicit instruction, rigorous assignments, and more.
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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis, in the first half of a pro-and-con discussion about social media in the classroom, positions it as a vital life skill and provides 12 positive examples of classroom use.

Via Becky Roehrs, Suvi Salo, Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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Suvi Salo's curator insight, February 21, 2015 4:02 PM

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This shows how social media affects the society such as in school classrooms and how it is important to have some life in social media. I feel that social media has become a big part in this world that social media can bring quite a number of positive impacts and how it can impact a community, or rather a class. I think social media's impact on societies and people will increase both positively and negatively and there is no sign of decrease in usage social media.

Natali L's curator insight, May 30, 2015 5:30 PM

Selles artiklis on esitatud 12 sotsiaalmeedia kasutamisvõimalust õppetöös. 

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What’s missing from mobile learning

What’s missing from mobile learning | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Before mobile learning can make an impact on student achievement, teachers need to learn new instrutional strategies.
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Lessons Worth Sharing | TED-Ed

Lessons Worth Sharing | TED-Ed | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it

Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.

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What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it

Via Educatorstechnology, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Jim Lerman, Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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Clarification de deux types pensées, tous les deux aussi nécessaires l'un que l'autre. Puis le lien est fait avec l'apprentissage et le mobile.

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Understanding the differences between critical thinking, creative thinking and the intersection of both

Manú Iñaki's curator insight, April 7, 2015 9:08 AM

Muchas personas piensan que el pensamiento crítico y el pensamiento creativo son similares o iguales, sin embargo aunque hay áreas comunes, existen diferencias sustanciales, en este post se analiza la diferencia y coincidencia entre estas formas de pensar

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Machine Learning And The Future Of Education

Machine Learning And The Future Of Education | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
A look at how machine learning and big data is improving the education processes at McGraw-Hill.
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Stages of Technology Integration in Classrooms (Part 3)

Stages of Technology Integration in Classrooms (Part 3) | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Technology integration is not a binary choice: you either do it or you don’t. Anyone who has taught, observed classrooms and thought about what it means to include electronic devices and software into daily lessons knows that technology integration, like raising a child, learning to drive or cultivating a garden, is a process--not an either/or…
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How I Am Researching Technology Integration in Classrooms and Schools (Part 1)

How I Am Researching Technology Integration in Classrooms and Schools (Part 1) | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Beginning last spring, I began publishing posts of classrooms  in which I observed lessons (see here and here). These posts were one part of a larger  research project on technology integration (see here).  Two questions have guided the case study design of the project: How have classroom, school, and district exemplars of technology integration been fully…
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Massive study on MOOCs | Harvard Gazette

Massive study on MOOCs | Harvard Gazette | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Harvard, MIT report provides new insights on an evolving space | A Harvard and MIT study’s findings suggest that teachers often constitute a significant portion of the participants in MOOCs; that learner intentions matter; and that those with financial stakes have higher completion rates.
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Key Findings:

Participation in HarvardX and MITx open online courses has grown steadily, while participation in repeated courses has declined and then stabilized.


A slight majority of MOOC students are seeking certification, and many participants are teachers.


Academic areas matter when it comes to participation, certification, and course networks.


Those opting for fee-based, ID-verified certificates certify at higher rates.


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Google Classroom Launches Chrome Extension So Teachers Can Instantly Share Links With The Entire Class

Google Classroom Launches Chrome Extension So Teachers Can Instantly Share Links With The Entire Class | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Google calls Classroom a "mission control for teachers," allowing them to access all of Google Apps for Education within one central place. Teachers can use..
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Much needed tool to send URLs to every student in the class!

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Why Video is the Best Medium for Microlearning

Why Video is the Best Medium for Microlearning | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Wondering which is the best medium for Microlearning? Check 3 reasons Why Video Is The Best Medium For Microlearning.
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Personalize Learning: 10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015

Personalize Learning: 10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015 | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Check out the 10 Trends to Personalize Learning around Learning Culture, Learning Environments, Deeper Learning and Partnerships in Learning.
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25 Ways To Use The iPad In The Classroom By Complexity -

25 Ways To Use The iPad In The Classroom By Complexity - | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
iPad use in formal learning environments, by all accounts, is soaring. Due to the almost magical ways it promotes interaction, that makes sense. But when learners are using the iPad, what are they doing? What exactly?...

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Digital Storytelling and Authentic Assessments

Digital Storytelling and Authentic Assessments | E-Learning and Educational Reform | Scoop.it
Children love telling stories, and these apps will keep them creatively engaged, as well as providing means for assessing and sharing their products.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, December 8, 2014 2:27 PM

According to the article: "Digital storytelling can be used to connect students to local and global audiences, and provide a sense of purpose for their work."


The article provides links to lots of apps and tools you can use to create your digital stories.