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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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Badging partnership to offer teachers college credit for PD

Badging partnership to offer teachers college credit for PD | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
K-12 educators can earn university professional development units through micro-credentialing.
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Designing a School Makerspace

Designing a School Makerspace | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Jennifer Cooper, designer, maker and gardening teacher, presents a practical approach to defining and designing the right makerspace for your school.
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Educator Micro-credentials

Educator Micro-credentials | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it

Educators earn credentials at the beginning of their careers, but they learn new skills every day.

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Five Habits of Creative People

Five Habits of Creative People | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Whether it's getting into a routine or knowing when to give up, here are the habits creative people have cultivated.
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It’s time to demystify computational thinking

It’s time to demystify computational thinking | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
In the universe of computer science, the definition and application of computational thinking is widely acknowledged as a pathway to problem solving, easily transferable to other academic subjects and even everyday life.
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Why I Am Teaching a Course Called “Wasting Time on the Internet” - The New Yorker

Why I Am Teaching a Course Called “Wasting Time on the Internet” - The New Yorker | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
The vast amount of the Web’s language is perfect raw material for literature.
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What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future?

Technology and rapidly evolving student needs are influencing how schools can think about trust, autonomy and collaboration.
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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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What is a Fab Lab?

What is a Fab Lab? | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Fab Lab is the educational outreach component of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA), an extension of its research into digital fabrication and computation. A Fab Lab is a technical prototyping p...
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Proficiency-Based Learning | New England Secondary School Consortium

Proficiency-Based Learning | New England Secondary School Consortium | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
The Great Schools Partnership created the Proficiency-Based Learning Simplified website to help schools develop efficient standards-based systems that will prepare all students for success in the colleges, careers, and communities of the 21st century. For this reason, the Great Schools Partnership (GSP) model is focused on prioritizing and assessing the most vitally important knowledge and skills, while also balancing these high academic expectations with the need for flexibility, responsiveness, and creativity in the classroom. We know that learning standards are powerful instructional assets that can bring... Read more »
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The President Wants Every Student To Learn Computer Science. How Would That Work?

The President Wants Every Student To Learn Computer Science. How Would That Work? | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
Adding a new, complex, technical subject to the curriculum won't be easy. We hear from students, teachers, entrepreneurs and educators about the challenges.
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P21 Research Series Offers Advice on 21st Century '4Cs' -- THE Journal

P21 Research Series Offers Advice on 21st Century '4Cs' -- THE Journal | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
P21 Research Series Offers Advice on 21st Century '4Cs'
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Rethinking Data: How to Create a Holistic View of Students

Rethinking Data: How to Create a Holistic View of Students | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
By gathering personal interests of students and keeping details handy, educators can use that info to seed ideas for meaningful assignments, connect with students and offer encouragement.
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Getting Smart on Next-Gen Learning Platforms

Getting Smart on Next-Gen Learning Platforms | Digital Age Learning @ FWSU | Scoop.it
A Getting Smart bundle providing an overview of current next-gen learning platforms, published in partnership with Gates Foundation.
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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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