There are plenty of reasons teachers do not use education technology. It’s expensive. It’s hard to always find a reason to implement edtech into a particular lesson. That’s all true and valid, really. But what are the other big reasons that teachers don’t use technology in the classroom? We did a little digging through surveys, […]
E sempre haverá um professor buscando razões para não usar as tecnologias digitais em sala de aula por uma única razão: não querem sair de sua zona de conforto. Nada mais confortável do que repetir as velhas aulas expositivas.
Last month my colleagues and I completed a pilot of what well may be the most interesting project of my life. It was the pilot of a new type of MOOC that pushes the MOOC design envelope by blending a globally transformative platform with an eco-syste...
This section looks at the various aspects and principles relating to digital literacy and the many skills and competencies that fall under the digital literacy umbrella. The relationship between digital literacy and digital citizenship is also explored and tips are provided for teaching these skills in the classroom.
Novos pensares, talvez com mais sentido. E o D me fez lembrar quando introduzi a sigla TDIC. Inseri o D no antigo acrônimo TIC para demarcar um território. Eu dizia: Estudo, pesquiso tecnologias digitais, não qualquer tecnologia de informação e comunicação. E a sigla TDIC pegou de verdade aqui no Brasil.
Here is an interesting infographic from university of Phoenix featuring 10 essential skills for the successful worker.Going through the list we remarked that these skills are important not only for a successful work for successful learners as well. In fact, these skills represent the ethos of the 21st century epoch, an era where knowledge economy and the social capital are so interdependently connected that it becomes extremely hard to decipher the dividing line between the two.
The top 10 skills for the 21st century worker, according this visual, include:
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That’s why something as simple as a PowerPoint presentation with accompanying background music and an element of user input has been shown to encourage learning. It strategically engages students in the learning process and lets teachers appeal to multiple learning styles at the same time.
Similarly, in the office a clear and well-presented chart has become a tool to elicit specific emotional reactions in employees, with the consequence of making them become more committed to a certain project.
So, without further ado, here are some of the best chart making tools out there....
Have you ever dreamed of making your own video game, but gotten stuck with every tool you've looked at? Here are five you can start with that aim to make the process as simple as possible – no programming necessary. We've shown you development tools you should learn to make your own games, but that…
The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (www.irrodl.org) is a refereed e-journal that aims to advance research, theory and best practice in open and distance education research.
Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings. We are what we app!
Check out these great, brief videos that offer quick introductions to getting started with numerous different tech tools and resources for teaching and learning. Be sure to share these great resources with your friends and colleagues! To access all
Looking for some powerful EdTech tools to try out in your class or probably use for your professional development? This Symbaloo web mix created by Amy has you covered. The collection has around 50 wonderful educational tools and except for Knowable, an application we didn’t know before, all of the rest have been already reviewed here in the past. And if you ask us about our top 10 from this collection we would mention the following :
El interés educativo y comunicacional de los relatos digitales se deriva de varios aspectos que coinciden de forma simultánea. Por un lado, son un formidable medio de expresión que vehiculiza la construcción de la identidad individual y colectiva cuando apela a la emoción. Por el otro, hay en esta técnica otras ventajas relacionadas con la capacidad de desarrollar competencias.
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