Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as picking up an iPhone and tweeting. You need to be a good digital citizen, understand privacy, and more. In an effort to clarify and explain some of the most important characteristics that a digitally competent teacher must have, we whipped up this fun visual. [...]
UNCTAD releases model ICT policy review framework UNCTAD In an increasingly inter-connected world economy, government policies which effectively leverage information and communications technologies (ICTs) to promote economic growth and...
Wall Street Journal (blog)UK Universities Embrace Digital DisruptionWall Street Journal (blog)The usual response for an industry faced by the sort of disruption that digital technologies bring is to circle the wagons ever tighter.
The new system will replace the existing Ittdms (initial teacher training data management system) and Ebittdms (Employment-based routes data management system). Register · Subscribe to Newsletters · DfE spent £13k on ...
A new survey of K-12 teachers found that 88 percent of respondents said they and their students use technology in class but only 24 percent said they believe it has a strong positive effect on student achievement and a mere 13 percent said it has a strong positive effect on standardized test scores.
Teaching is both craft and profession -- and more.
Thus teaching is a deeply social and emotional activity. You have to know your students and be able to read them quickly, and from that reading make decisions to slow down or speed up, stay with a point or return to it later, connect one student’s comment to another’s.
Simultaneously, you are assessing on the fly Susie’s silence, Pedro’s slump, Janelle’s uncharacteristic aggressiveness. Students are, to varying degrees, also learning from each other, learning all kinds of things, from how to carry oneself to how to multiply mixed numbers.
How teachers draw on this dynamic interaction varies depending on their personal style, the way they organize their rooms, and so on—but it is an ever-present part of the work they do.
Education technology, otherwise known as edutech, has taken off in recent years. Check out the changing face in this industry of education. (For years, I have patiently waited for innovation in educational technologies.
The Information DailyThe proof, promise and potential of digital educationThe Information DailyDigital technologies have opened the door for the range of things which can be constructed, and there are numerous teacher-led innovations are...
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