This topic is all about new technologies and resources which are of particular use to teachers and those involved in education or eLearning. It is an amalgamation of our previous topics on 'Ed Tech' and 'e-Learning and e-Teaching', the content of which often crossed over.
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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then perhaps a lesson that engages a student's visual perception is worth a thousand lectures. Here are some tools to help craft visuals to augment your next lesson.
Education’s continuing use of technology in the classroom is generally celebrated as a great thing, but how can schools ensure that it’s used correctly? Discovery Education’s James Massey looks back on his own tactics.
Flipped learning is more than just having students do homework during the school day. It’s more than just putting the onus on students to teach themselves. In fact, it’s neither of those things. Don’t be fooled by simple explanations of flipped classrooms that simplify a highly complex undertaking.
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"An education blog whose authors believe there’s too much hype around “personalized learning” technology has posted a series of video case studies about the trend, hoping to help get beyond overheated rhetoric."
By Meris Stansbury, eCampus News According to over 70 education IT specialists, current LMS functionality is great for administrative tasks, but doesn’t provide support for the new learning approaches in today’s schools. The next generation digital learning environment (NGDLE), says a new EDU... http://elearningfeeds.com/5-core-functions-of-the-lms-of-the-future/
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