Technology in the classroom keeps students engaged Sun-Sentinel But along with the traditional school supplies, many educators are also urging parents to make sure their children are up to date on the technology front.
An infographic released by the Internet Innovation Alliance on Wednesday highlights the benefits from making broadband internet accessible in educational settings.
Entitled “Not Just Generation Text,” the infographic aims to dispel the view that young people use Internet technology solely for social activities such as texting. High-speed broadband internet services can also perform a number of functions to enhance and improve students’ education.
Benefits discussed include the use of calendar apps, blended class environments, virtual labs for science classes, sharing and discussion through social networks, and video communication to practice foreign language, and utilization of school issued technology in various educational activities outside of class.
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The Center for Digital Education is on a quest again to find the top technology innovators that are transforming education for our 3rd-annual YEARBOOK...
Too often these unique individuals must toil long hours and combat skepticism at every turn to see their ideas reach fruition. Once implemented, their efforts become best practices for others to model and follow. The 2013 YEARBOOK is about getting these thought leaders the recognition they deserve by celebrating their efforts and impact.
We want to hear from you! Who are the digital education pioneers? Who is driving change that is impacting educational outcomes where you live?
This video is an introduction to the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning. The standards define what students should know and be able to do in foreign language education. Through classroom examples and interviews with teachers, students, and experts in the field, this program begins to show how a range of teachers are using the standards to advance their students' foreign language skills and engage them in lifelong learning.
"Students of the University of Marburg have created a collection of 24 teaching ideeas for the use of the new media in English lessons. The seminar "New Media in Foreign Language Education (2010/11)" was the starting point for the students to work on six topics such as "Learning Vocabulary", "Digital Storytelling" and "Listening Comprehension". All teaching ideas include tasks that can be used right aways, variations for different age groups and hints for a hassle-free use of the tools in class. A great inspiration for English language teachers!"
The Guardian Drop in number of A-level students studying foreign languages The Guardian "We can't sort how languages are taught in schools. What we can do is provide information to others to find out how the education system can be improved.
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