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.
ForAllRubrics is another cool web tool for easily creating rubrics, checklists, and badges. The site provides a wide variety of interesting features for teachers including: the ability to score across different mobile devices, issue digital badges with evidence, view the status of your whole class at a glance, access assessment results on ForAllRubrics website, one click sharing of assessment results by email with students and parents and many more.
ForAllRubrics enables students to view their assessment results on the website and provides them with a variety of tools to support capturing reflections and learning artifacts. ForAllRubrics also seamlessly integrates with Edmodo classrooms. Teachers can save and share their Rubrics as PDF file or print them to complete on paper.
This Technology Will be a Boon to Mobile Device Users in All Walks of Life (Education Included)! Last week I had the pleasure of enjoying a presentation by the very entertaining (and informative) David Pogue, our opening speaker at the
Uma tecnologia para mudar em muito a vida dos usuários de dispositivos móveis.
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....
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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.
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