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SAMR in 120 Seconds

This is a quick introduction to the SAMR Model, developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura. It is not meant to be an in-depth view of the model. For more information,...
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A framework to tech integration in the classroom. We worked with Dr. Puentedura three years ago. 

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Great way to have teachers assess their own use.

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Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements - Vermont Agency of Education

Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements - Vermont Agency of Education | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
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Our future path. 

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Proficiency

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The Great Schools Partnership created Proficiency-Based Learning Simplified to help schools develop efficient standards-based systems [...]
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Top 10 Ways iPads Are Key to Teaching Kids With Learning Disabilities | Edudemic

Top 10 Ways iPads Are Key to Teaching Kids With Learning Disabilities | Edudemic | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
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25 Signs You Might Be A 21st Century Teacher

25 Signs You Might Be A 21st Century Teacher | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
25 Signs You Might Be A 21st Century Teacher
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In the Digital Age, How to Get Students Excited About Going Outdoors

In the Digital Age, How to Get Students Excited About Going Outdoors | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
For educators who want to get students interested in nature, here are some ideas, both big and small, to help them fall in love with the great outdoors.
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The 4 Stages Of Edtech Disruption

The 4 Stages Of Edtech Disruption | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
What are the stages of technology in learning, and how can these stages be used as a framework for improving learning?
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Measuring What Matters

Measuring What Matters | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
People for Education is embarking on a five-year project to broaden the Canadian definition of school success by expanding the indicators used to measure progress.
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Realizing the Promise of Technology:Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow: What We've Learned

Realizing the Promise of Technology:Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow: What We've Learned | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
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An "oldy" but a "goody."  I was part of the ACOT study back in the 1990's when I was working at Peoples Academy. 

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How Google Harnesses The Entire Company To Stay Innovative

How Google Harnesses The Entire Company To Stay Innovative | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
How does a company that's predictably innovative stay that way?
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Secretary Holcombe's VSBA Presentation

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This presentation was shared by Secretary Holcombe during a series of regional school board meetings in late fall 2014. It uses data to articulate the current challenges facing school boards, and what choices they may make to impact those challenges.

 
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How Do Schools Get Tech R.I.G.H.T.? | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer

How Do Schools Get Tech R.I.G.H.T.? | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
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Consortium Points the Way on Proficiency-Based Learning

Consortium Points the Way on Proficiency-Based Learning | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
David Ruff is the executive director of the Great Schools Partnership and coordinates the New England Secondary School Consortium (NESSC), a project of the Great Schools Partnership in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. He favors a proficiency-based education model.
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Vermont Breakaway on Proficiency-based Policy « Competency Works

Vermont Breakaway on Proficiency-based Policy « Competency Works | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
a href=”http://www.competencyworks.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/fischer.jpg”>; John Fischer, Deputy Commissioner, VT Agency of Educatio David Ruff from the…
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8 Exciting Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning Approaches That Teachers are Embracing in 2014

8 Exciting Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning Approaches That Teachers are Embracing in 2014 | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
The Future of Technology Integration in Instruction Lies in Engaging and Empowering Teaching Methods Like These. As we head into this new year I'm excited
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Schools Need Redemption, Not Innovation

Schools Need Redemption, Not Innovation | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Are our school systems really in need of innovation? The reformers say so. This is the story told by the media and at education conferences. The most common narrative argues that schools are stuck in an outdated paradigm--the ‘factory model’ of education may have been useful in the 20th Century, [...]
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Is Your School #FutureReady?

Is Your School #FutureReady? | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Two recent events have the potential to help schools nationwide get up to speed when it comes to Internet access and equity.
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Time to redesign curriculum for the digital age

Time to redesign curriculum for the digital age | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Educators are heading back to the drawing board and refocusing curricula to reflect the true demands of a digital world.
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Growth Mindset: GoBrain and Making a Splash

Growth Mindset: GoBrain and Making a Splash | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
A recent interest of mine has been the Growth Mindset.  I have blogged and presented on this topic: The Educator and the Growth Mindset The Educator with a Growth Mindset: A Staff Workshop Growth M...
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4 surprising lessons about education learned from data collected around the world

4 surprising lessons about education learned from data collected around the world | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Education is generally thought of as a domestic policy issue. But what can we learn by looking at education on the global scale? In today’s talk, given at TEDGlobal 2012, Andreas Schleicher introdu...
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The 10 Skills Employers Most Want In 2015 Graduates

The 10 Skills Employers Most Want In 2015 Graduates | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Can you work well on a team, make decisions and solve problems? Those are the skills employers most want when they are deciding which new college graduates to hire. The next-most-important skill: ability to communicate verbally with people inside and outside an organization. Employers also want new hires to have [...]
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Ways to use social media to pass bond issues

Ways to use social media to pass bond issues | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Here are 10 ways educators can use social media to support district bond issues.
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No One Right Answers Anywhere

No One Right Answers Anywhere | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Today I’m announcing a game-changer. And once you let it sink in you won’t be able to look back. Ready? Here it is: there is no one right answer. And I'm not just talking about in classroom instruc...
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