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EdTech in the United States Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

EdTech in the United States Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
The EdTech in the United States Infographic presents interesting stats & facts about the usage of digital devices & educational technology in U.S. schools.
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Steps to Help Schools Transform to Competency-Based Learning

Steps to Help Schools Transform to Competency-Based Learning | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Some best practices around implementing competency-based learning are beginning to emerge, especially for schools looking to make the leap from traditional structures.
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Inspirational Lessons From the Failures of 4 Great Leaders

Inspirational Lessons From the Failures of 4 Great Leaders | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Failure can be devastating, but only if you let it be. Here are some of the lessons you can learn from the failures of four great leaders.
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Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015

Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015 | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | 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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What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?

What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child? | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help students better understand and retain information.
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Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning

Modern classrooms are teeming with students of varying interests, backgrounds, abilities and learning needs. As educators, it’s important to understand the nuanced differences between the terms personalized, differentiated and individualized learning in order to best meet their needs.
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It Takes Courage to Make Schools Better

It Takes Courage to Make Schools Better | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Making one's school better requires honest conversation, and that requires courage. Check out these questions and conversation starters that can be used in faculty meetings or as a professional development activity.
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4 key digital learning developments

4 key digital learning developments | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
The 2014 Speak Up survey reveals four areas that are changing as a result of digital tools and resources.
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Mean What You Say Defining and Integrating Personalized Blended and Competency Education

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Transformation - Student Centered Learning

We envision an education system where learning transcends the traditional school calendar and setting. We envision a system where students progress based upo...
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Stanford’s spin on the college application

Stanford’s spin on the college application | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Stanford University has a different take on what currently consumes high schoolers' lives: the college application. The prestigious, highly selective private Ivy League university in Palo Alto, California is known for its low acceptance rates--this year hit a record low 5.05% of applicants admitted (42,487 applicants applied, 1,402 seniors were accepted for the class of 2019). On a campus tour over spring break, an admissions officer gave us the low-down of the components the university is looki
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Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children

Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development.
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The How (and Why) It's Time to Create Digital Portfolios

The How (and Why) It's Time to Create Digital Portfolios | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
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Digital portfolios are a built in feature of our LMS

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Design to Personalize: How to Help Teachers and Students Succeed (EdSurge News)

Design to Personalize: How to Help Teachers and Students Succeed (EdSurge News) | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
In the pursuit of helping all students reach their fullest human potential, schools are increasingly seeing the need to personalize learning to meet each student's distinct learning needs. The challenge though is implementing personalized learning at scale in a school. In the absence of having a tut
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Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy

Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
I think the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy is wrong. I agree that the taxonomy accurately classifies various types of cognitive thinking skills. It certainly identifies the different levels of complexity. But its organizing framework is dead wrong. Here's what I propose. In the 21st century, we flip Bloom's taxonomy. Rather than starting with knowledge, we start with creating, and eventually discern the knowledge that we need from it.
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LMS enhances K12 instruction

LMS enhances K12 instruction | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Widespread use of digital learning materials, an intensifying focus on achievement and the influx of digital devices into classrooms are increasing districts’ need to have some form of learning manage
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FWSU has chosen Schoology (schoology.com)

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Ellucian's Acquisition and the New LMS Wars

Ellucian's Acquisition and the New LMS Wars | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
If you want to get drunk, go to a higher education conference and take a shot every time someone says competency-based education (CBE). It is one of the most discussed concepts in the industry today, but what is more impressive is that CBE isn't just the buzzword du jour in “edtech” circles. This dr
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