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What does the literature tell us about learning styles? By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Ph.D....
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In the world of social media research, danah boyd is a star. She says most adults misread and overreact to the online lives of teenagers. But as the title of her new book suggests, It's Complicated.
eSchool News (registration) 10 questions to ask when choosing education technology eSchool News (registration) choosing-technology-questions Put a child in front of an iPad and they'll be learning, right?
One principal in an affluent Bay Area School is striving to do more than just "enhance" classroom learning with iPads. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!
All 870 students at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, Calif. will soon have school-issued iPads that they can use both at school and at home. The school has
Aardige bijdrage waarin een aantal leerlingen letterlijk aan het woord komen over hun ervaringen met de iPad. De bijdrage laat een divers beeld zijn, al zijn leerlingen over het algemeen wel te spreken over de iPad.
It is not simply about using more technology in education, but using it in a way that brings out the heart of education that is important.
Docenten die technologie op een goede manier tbv leren inzetten, doen er wellicht het meeste toe....
"Steve Moss looks at what the educational research says about how to maximise the impact of ICT on learning."
To review witht he LEC team at Paris.
There are many ways to use a smartphone in the classroom, but it continues to be a touchy subject.
Privacy, equity, bandwidth, lesson design, classroom management, theft, bullying, and scores of other legitimate concerns continue to cloud education’s thinking about how to meaningfully integrate technology in the learning process.
To be clear–learning can happen in the absence of technology. Integrated poorly, technology can subdue, distract, stifle, and obscure the kind of personal interactions between learner, content, peer, and performance that lead to learning results.
Every generation has its shiny new technology that’s supposed to change education forever. In the 1920s it was radio books. In the 1930s it was ...
This is the third post in my series looking at what I've learned in 2013. In this post I'm going to write about personalized learning and whether BYOD or BYOM can help to give students more voice and choice.
If you’re in the market to buy a product or service to enhance the educational technolog...
How do students typically use a smartphone? Do they just Instagram, Tweet, Post, Poke, Like, Snapchat, and Circle their friends all day long? Is it just text messaging or something more?
iPads are great at a lot of things, but engaging kids in a narrative is not one of them.
daily edventures | The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology
I’m always amazed at all the different systems teachers create to help their students organize materials. I see so many great ideas passed around in the Encouraging Teachers Facebook group that I asked to share a few of them here.
Being Aware of These Possible Problems Will Help Position Tablet Programs in your Classroom and School for Success. The use of tablets in today’s classrooms has opened a world of possibilities...
I was contacted to have an interview with a CNN reporter about Glass use in the classroom. I knew I could not participate in the interview because of some family events, so I just wrote a lengthy email with my thoughts. The article came out on February 10, 2014, included a a bit of what I wrote about, but I wanted to share the full text of my thoughts.
The New 2012 HD version on the progression of information technology researched by Karl Fisch, and modified by me! Globalization & The Information Age.
Great for beginning the development topic
If you haven't seen this classic, don't wait one more minute! Creates a paradigm shift!
Did you Know? Shift Happens, and it is happening at an exponential rate. Half of this 2012 version maybe obsolete. Time, and technology, does not stand still.
Two Princeton University psychological scientists wondered if laptops, despite their plusses, might lead to a shallower kind of cognitive processing, and to lower quality learning. They decided to test the old and the new in a head-to-head contest.
Here's some links to help and advice to get the most from your Interactive Whiteboard.
Individual response devices or “clickers” are now being used in many classrooms as an active-learning component of courses. Educators may wonder whether clickers are truly beneficial to learning. This study was designed to examine whether clickers increase retention of lecture material over two days in a more controlled situation than the live classroom.
It's common to see students bringing along their tablets when they go to school. These devices have become powerful that they are now preferred over the good ol' laptop and netbook.
We should be aware of these considertions.
iPad mobility means that students can move about taking photographs, recording audio, and shooting video, in any number of places. They can make multimedia stories, demonstrate how to solve math problems, create and simulate virtual experiences of virtually anything, and on and on. The skill of learning to edit media to enhance a project will be essential for the future. Active creativity and personalized learning are some of the main assets of any tablet.
A lot of good points - espcially not realizing the power of these devices.
Ipads zijn zijn ontworpen als persoonlijke hulpmiddelen en niet bedoeld om te delen met medeleerlingen, andere klassen en wat je nog meer aan zuinigheid kunt bedenken.
A few months ago PBS Learning released the findings of a national survey polling pre-K-12 US teachers on their technology practices in classrooms. The survey focused particularly on the following areas : How teachers are utilizing technology in America’s classrooms, and the types of technology teachers have access to and their attitudes toward technology. Here is a snapshot of these findings :