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What does the literature tell us about learning styles? By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Ph.D....
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I just come across this resource in my Twitter feeds and found it extremely useful. The Technology Integration Matrix created by Arizona K-12 centre is designed to help teachers make informed decisions about their technology practices in their teaching. TIM is viewed like a roadmap ,or better, a guide to teachers when deciding upon and using technology in their instruction.
Interesting matrix on how teachers can best integrate technology in their classrooms!
The guide below outlines the biggest edtech trends that you should know about. It touches on the 4 big ones of this year plus 6 more trends that we should expect to see next year.
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Classrooms have had computers for decades, but in the past few years the buzz about “education technology” (or edtech) has become persistent, especially in America. This is because of new generations of learning software, free online tutorials and better connectivity.
Students are also getting ever more gadgets, as iPads and other tablets are handed out in schools. Adaptive learning software is starting to show great promise. These tools offer personalised education for every child, so that they can learn at their own pace.
Free online courses such as the KhanAcademy’s mathematics classes are allowing schools to take a more selective approach in acquiring learning resources. (Why buy a digital maths textbook when you can use an online course free?)
Presentations are more than just Powerpoint or Keynote. While those presentation tools will get the presentation-making job done, there are definitely better options out there.
In the middle of October, we invited educators to tell us about the "apps, games, and websites that are helping to tranform their classrooms this year." We asked that you submit your responses in the form of Field Notes and we received more than...
The advancement of digital media and the emergence of new communication modes have changed some of our literacy practices and consequently reshaped the way we learn . The learning resources available...
If you only have access to one or two mobile devices in your classroom, you're going to love these ideas for how to really make the most of them! Karen Sabados
As more schools incorporate personal learning devices in the classroom, teachers are coming up with solutions to the accompanying management and logistical issues.
Teaching with technology doesn't have to be scary. It can be quite hard so here's a handy survival guide that should save you at least one headache! The post A Survival Guide To Teaching With Technology appeared first on Edudemic.
I'd recommend using this chart as a jumping off point to new adventures in learning in BYOD classrooms and beyond!
The Interactive Capabilities in iBooks are Taking Digital Text Books to the Next Level Tablet technology has permanently changed the way people consume and create content. As a result, a number of...
Schools with iPads Programs are Flipping the Classroom too! The Flipped Classroom doesn’t necessarily require any special technology in the classroom – but it does require students to be...
It would seem Robert J. Moreau, a computer animation teacher who struggled for grants to set up a lab, would be among the first to applaud the $1-billion iPad program in the Los Angeles Unified School District. But he's not.
Here is another awesome infographic I have recently stumbled upon on Learndash. The graphic outlines 5 ways to prepare students for future. It also features some interesting stats concerning the...
SAMR was developed by Dr. Ruben Puentadura as a model for technology integration into the classroom. It is presumed to help teachers make a better leverage of technology in their teaching. I outlined below a basic definition of what each stage represents. I have also compiled a list of some good videos to help you learn more about SAMR.
In an effort to keep everyone using them as effectively as possible, the wonderful Lisa Johnson (of TechChef4U fame) assembled this David Letterman-esque Top Ten list of iPad tips for teachers.
Inc.com 6 Ways Tech Will Change Education Forever Inc.com Sexton pointed to NYU's own partnership with University of the People, a nonprofit that offers tuition-free online education to students in the developing world, as a prime example of...
More than 500 college students participated in the survey, which sought to better understand students study habits and the influence of learning technologies on studying.
From flipped classrooms to self-directed learning, even for the most traditional higher education institutions, everything is moving increasingly online with a focus towards mobile.
According to recent Pew Research, 83% of Millennials now sleep with their smartphones next to them.
The ubiquity of mobile devices in our lives today and the accelerating pace of digital interconnectivity is both exhilarating and frightening all at once. Monitoring usage to avoid dangerous habits is going to be increasingly important.
BYOD and/or BYOT are (a) trend that is making the news in different sectors including education. Bring Your Own Device/Technology is an initiative meant to increase students learning opportunities...
To help students hack their learning paths, we will need to help them build a learning infrastructure and teach them how to manage their own learning.
Crowdmark CEO James Colliander, Edtech Incubator director Ian Fordham and MaRS Senior Advisor Aron Solomon discuss the ten themes that will define the next decade of education technology.
Part 2 of our Look at the Intersection of Flipped Instruction and iPad Programs in our Schools In response to growing interest and inquiries regarding flipping the iPad equipped classroom, I have...