Children at Our Lady of Dolours School live and work in a high tech world. More importantly, they will become the leaders of tomorrow. They will work in jobs that have not been invented yet. They will make their contribution to the world through a multitude of different technologies.
Karen Bonanno's insight:
Links ICT capabilities to digital literacy components and Australian Curriculum.
Larry Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of the NMC and co-principal investigator for the project. “Finally we have been able to produce a report aimed directly at the needs of academic and research libraries — and what we have found is that academic and research libraries are leveraging new technology in some very important and creative ways
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"In Mike FIsher and my keynote/workshop last week at the Wildly Excited Conference at the Grand Rapids State University in Michigan, I shared the following blended sketchnote (blended= self-drawn doodles/sketches combined with a photograph). Participants were asked to take a look at the image and use the Visible Thinking Routine I see, I think, I wonder from Project Zero. They shared their thinking in a backchannel in a Today’s Meet room.
Before looking at my image annotations and reading the examples/ excerpt of the backchannel below with teachers’ responses, consider going through the exercise yourself. Take a few minutes to intensely look at the image above and follow the thinking routine: I see…, I think…, I wonder… Share your responses in the comment section below, adding your thoughts…sharing and making your thinking visible to other."
E-books bring opportunities and issues for your school, its library, and your students. Making sound decisions on e-books will require you to keep up to date with developments around copyright, devices, delivery, availability and sources.
This year’s “The Learning Curve” report (2014) from Pearson takes a look at education across the globe. One of the main things the report does is rank the world’s educational systems What is interesting is the focus on what skills current students need to meet the ever changing needs of the global market, and some potential ways to address shortcomings in our collective educational systems.
Currently there is a critical need for developing 21st century skills in students. As educators we must understand that our teaching must reflect how our students are currently learning,” the Year 5/6 teacher from Fairfield West Public School in Sydney’s southwest, says.
“My classroom pedagogy represents this current demand. For the last two years I’ve been incorporating inquiry-based learning projects within my classroom pedagogy.”
Ozark schools building tech skills for the future Springfield News-Leader They're already on board,” said Amanda Smith, the junior high's library media specialist and instructional technology coach. “They've never been without technology.
At the once-second-to-last ranked school in Illinois, Chicago's Wendell Phillips Academy High School, librarian K.C. Boyd has helped turn around the reading culture. (RT @sljournal: Chicago Public School Librarian K.C.
Yahoo News Canada (blog) Elementary kids turn to Indiegogo for money to re-open their school library Yahoo News Canada (blog) Due to changes in their district, what was once the school library at Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, California, is...
In May of last year, Ken Robinson–he of “Is School Killing Creativity”/TED Talk legend status–gave a brief talk on the idea of contrast, specifically the difference between who we are and how we teach.
His general message was that we, as human beings, are wired for certain tendencies. Three of those most immediate to education, Robinson explains, are our diversity, curiosity, and creativity, calling children “natural learners.”
He contrasted these hallmarks of being human with the tone in which public education in the United States currently operates–a tone that promotes conformity, compliance, and standardization.
15 Examples of Student-Centered Teaching by Terry Heick 15 Examples of Student-Centered Teaching–And 15 That Are Not So Much On Sunday, we’re going to release a basic framework to begin to make sense of what “student-centered learning” mean in...