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5 Ways Digital Tools Are Transforming the Education Space

5 Ways Digital Tools Are Transforming the Education Space | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
Schools must use a dynamic combination of mindset, behaviors and skills to become places where social media and digital tools are integral and beneficial parts of a rigorous program and where they work symbiotically with active, engaged and applicable learning.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 3, 11:58 PM

Useful article.

Danielarv's curator insight, November 4, 8:44 PM
This article explain how digital tools are affecting teaching and learning in the education space. One of the aspect in which online tools are influence the education is in the collaborative work, due to the fact that Platforms for Web-based, discussion threads and creation of course or class wikis allows students to change ideas and also promote and enhance other essential skill sets, such as communication, creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, digital literacy and others. There are others aspects in which online tools are affecting teaching and learning such as Innovate assessment, Enable learning about information and research, Transform time frames around learning, Incentivize the ownership of learning. If you want to know more about this, just click in the article.
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Screen Video Recording - Screencastify

Screen Video Recording - Screencastify | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
Screencastify is a simple video screen capture software for Chrome. Just press record and the content of your tab, webcam or desktop is recorded. Easily create screencasts for video tutorials, record presentations etc.
Screencastify does not depend on any plugins (like Java, Flash or others), so runs on all platforms that run Chrome (Linux, Windows, OS X) or ChromeOS (Chromebooks and Chromeboxes).

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 26, 1:20 AM

A useful tool for Chrome users.

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A Model for Teacher Development: Precursors to Change

A Model for Teacher Development: Precursors to Change | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
Teachers need to receive training on models of change. Teachers should be trained in identifying their own professional development needs based on their classroom performance, areas that they aren’t performing up to par based on their own personal self-assessments as well as feedback from students, colleagues, and supervisors followed by intentional processes to help make positive changes in their work environments.

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Readiness to ICT driven learning tools and services is very important, I must add.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 13, 1:31 AM

An interesting perspective. Stage 2 is the difficult one.

António Leça Domingues's curator insight, August 13, 4:06 AM
Um possível modelo de desenvolvimento pessoal dos docentes.
GwynethJones's curator insight, August 13, 12:00 PM

Interesting!

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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Sites and Apps for Vocabulary and Spelling Practice

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Sites and Apps for Vocabulary and Spelling Practice | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
Last night I watched the conclusion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. A recap of the finals is available on the Associated Press YouTube channel. Like many others who watched the finals, I have to admit that there were some new-to-me words in the final rounds. That reminded me that I have a bunch of sites and apps in my archives that can help students learn new vocabulary words and practice spelling new words.

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8 Skills for Future-Proofed Teachers

8 Skills for Future-Proofed Teachers | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
Determining what kind of technology teachers should be familiar with matters less than ensuring they have skills to adapt to whatever gadgets come along.

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Some good points here.

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Mary Samilova's curator insight, April 4, 9:14 PM

Some good points here.

Alfonso Gonzalez's curator insight, April 5, 1:17 AM

Some good points here.

Cinta's curator insight, April 5, 2:27 AM

Some good points here.

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Sugata Mitra appeals to education decision makers to allow use of the Internet during exams

Sugata Mitra appeals to education decision makers to allow use of the Internet during exams | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it

The future of pedagogy has got to allow spontaneous order as a new method in children’s education in the presence of the Internet. Internet must permeate the education system.



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This is inevitable. The education systems need to prepare accordingly and be ready to embrace the concept. The way we assess needs to change dramatically. 

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Edgar Mata's curator insight, February 15, 12:08 AM

Uso de internet durante los exámenes?

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, February 20, 7:35 AM

Use of Internet during exams

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, September 21, 6:12 AM
Is this an argument we need to seriously consider?
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The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy -

The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy - | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
The Padagogy Wheel is designed to help educators think – systematically, coherently, and with a view to long term, big-picture outcomes – about how they use mobile apps in their teaching. The Padagogy Wheel is all about mindsets; it’s a way of thinking about digital-age education that meshes together concerns about mobile app features, learning transformation, motivation, cognitive development and long-term learning objectives.

The Padagogy Wheel, though, is not rocket science. It is an everyday device that can be readily used by everyday teachers; it can be applied to everything from curriculum planning and development, to writing learning objectives and designing centered activities. The idea is for the users to respond to the challenges that the Wheel presents for their teaching practices, and to ask themselves the tough questions about their choices and methods.

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I am sure the teachers will find this interesting and useful. 

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Paula Lauria's curator insight, February 14, 11:05 AM

Really thought-provoking. Full of great resources to put into practice when planning our teaching objectives.. 

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Martin Debattista's curator insight, February 19, 2:01 AM

Same like cars. Not about wheels, engines and fuel but all about the freedom of moving around.

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LEGO’s WeDo 2.0 teaches science, coding

LEGO’s WeDo 2.0 teaches science, coding | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
At the International Consumer Electronics Show, LEGO Education launched LEGO Education WeDo 2.0, a hands-on science solution designed for elementary classrooms using a robot-based learning system.

The solution combines the LEGO brick, classroom-friendly software and engaging, standards-based projects to teach elementary students essential science practices and skills.

With WeDo 2.0, students explore, create and share their scientific discoveries as they build, program and modify projects. Through a series of collaborative challenges, they deeply engage with science, engineering, technology, and coding, sparking a love for experimentation and investigation.

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FAA Advisory Group Endorses “Moon Village” Concept | SpaceNews.com

FAA Advisory Group Endorses “Moon Village” Concept | SpaceNews.com | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it


WASHINGTON — A Federal Aviation Administration advisory committee has recommended that the FAA start discussions with the European Space Agency about commercial participation in an international lunar base concept promoted by the agency’s leader.

The FAA’s Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) unanimously approved a recommendation that the FAA’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation begin discussions with ESA on ways American companies could participate in what’s known as “Moon Village.” The vote was conducted by email after COMSTAC held a meeting via teleconference on the topic Dec. 10, committee chairman Mike Gold said Dec. 15.



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Creating online learning with Riddle

Creating online learning with Riddle | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it

On the surface Riddle is a great free tool for creating a variety of quizzes and polls that can have rich media embedded into them, but when you look below the surface it's actually a pretty sophisticated tool for quickly authoring engaging elearning.


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learn foreign language skills's curator insight, November 8, 2015 4:25 AM

potential for language learning, assessment

Lee Hall's curator insight, November 10, 2015 10:23 AM

This helps with formative assessment too.

Luis Otero's curator insight, November 13, 2015 1:13 PM

Excelente instrumento para interactuar con el alumando y entre el alumnado. Espero que dure mucho la versión "free"

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Some Benefits and Drawbacks of Blended Learning

Some Benefits and Drawbacks of Blended Learning | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
When a computer runs a classroom, is it more efficient? Do kids learn more? A middle school in New York is finding out.

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June Rumiko Klein's curator insight, September 5, 2015 7:16 PM

In all new technology, a successful implementation in the organization is the key ingredient to success.  A poor implementation does not mean the technology doesn't work.  A systems approach, with many adjustments for why "something failed" or didn't in all cases, will help to fine tune implementations.  Root cause analysis is key to avoiding reacting only to symptoms.  To do this type of analysis during and after implementation requires resources and leadership at the top.

Julie Jackson's curator insight, September 28, 2015 8:36 PM

This is a very controversial issue within our school district between the district and parents.  I hope this article will help our parents and staff have a better understanding of what blended learning incorporates into the classroom.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 2, 2015 8:37 AM

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Guide: Using the SAMR Model to Guide Learning

Guide: Using the SAMR Model to Guide Learning | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it

Technology is an immense tool that can transform the way students learn. One of my favourite quotes which demonstrates this comes from Steve Jobs:
 “What a computer is to me is it’s the most remarkable tool that we’ve ever come up with, and it’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds.“



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Useful guide to help you think about how to effectively use tech in learning.

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Ann Middlemiss's curator insight, August 14, 2015 4:55 AM

Interesting and intuitive way of looking at how technology can enhance learning.

Maria Bañeres's curator insight, September 19, 2015 12:17 PM

Just technology!

Sebastián Vásquez's curator insight, September 21, 7:13 PM
In my opinion, substitution, argumentation, modification and redefinition (SAMR) model is a very useful tool to have into account as a starting point, or as a reference one, to start thinking about the way teachers can design lessons and the role they want technology to play into the classroom. It could also be used as a way to make students reflect upon the way they normally use technology and to make them aware of other possibilities and different ways in which they could do it. Furthermore, we can use this method as a pretext to discover others and to explore other ways in which technology could help us all to enhance teaching-learning processes.
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Building Cities Like Forests: When Biomimicry Meets Urban Design

Building Cities Like Forests: When Biomimicry Meets Urban Design | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it

"During the last century and a half, humans have created cities that ignore natural cycles such as the weather and surrounding conditions, and have developed urban areas that have little to do with life in the natural world. The control of resources and mastery of energy sources has allowed us to become carelessly independent from our natural environment—which has led to a downward unsustainable path, currently incapable of supporting the massive population growth predicted for the world’s biggest cities. [...] Nature is holding sustainable solutions to numerous city design and development problems we are currently facing—we just have to look deeper to see where the solutions are already being applied in the natural world."


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Units of measure are getting a fundamental upgrade

Units of measure are getting a fundamental upgrade | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it

If scientists had sacred objects, this would be one of them: a single, closely guarded 137-year-old cylinder of metal, housed in a vault outside of Paris. It is a prototype that precisely defines a kilogram of mass everywhere in the universe. A kilogram of ground beef at the grocery store has the same mass as this one special hunk of metal, an alloy of platinum and iridium. A 60-kilogram woman has a mass 60 times as much. Even far-flung astronomical objects such as comets are measured relative to this all-important cylinder: Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, which was recently visited by the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft (SN: 2/21/15, p. 6), has a mass of about 10 trillion such cylinders.

 

But there’s nothing special about that piece of metal, and its mass isn’t even perfectly constant — scratches or gunk collecting on its surface could change its size subtly (SN: 11/20/10, p. 12). And then a kilogram of beef would be slightly more or less meat than it was before. That difference would be too small to matter when flipping burgers, but for precise scientific measurements, a tiny shift in the definition of the kilogram could cause big problems.

 

That issue nags at some researchers. They would prefer to define important units — including kilograms, meters and seconds — using immutable properties of nature, rather than arbitrary lengths, masses and other quantities dreamed up by scientists. If humans were to make contact with aliens and compare systems of units, says physicist Stephan Schlamminger, “we’d be the laughingstock of the galaxy.”

 

To set things right, metrologists — a rare breed of scientist obsessed with precise measurements — are revamping the system. Soon, they will use fundamental constants of nature — unchanging numbers such as the speed of light, the charge of an electron and the quantum mechanical Planck constant — to calibrate their rulers, scales and thermometers. They’ve already gotten rid of an artificial standard that used to define the meter — an engraved platinum-iridium bar. In 2018, they plan to jettison the Parisian kilogram cylinder, too.


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A Chart Featuring Some of The Best Augmented Reality Apps to Use With Students

A Chart Featuring Some of The Best Augmented Reality Apps to Use With Students | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
Augmented reality is making some huge inroads in the field of education. More and more teachers are incorporating this relatively new technology in their classrooms. Augmented reality is also redefining the notion of learning by adding a layer of interactivity, engagement and vividness to students learning experiences. Teachers have been using augmented reality in many varied ways and across different school subjects, this post from Edutopia provides some good examples in this regard. The success of AR in education is attributed to the increasing availability of mobile apps designed specifically to help learners leverage the power of AR in their learning.  Below are some very good AR apps to try out with your students. This is a work in progress and we will be adding more to the list in the future. Enjoy

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Learning has to be interactive, engaging and personalized. AR apps will be one of the preferred tools.

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, September 19, 12:24 PM
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Lee Hall's curator insight, September 20, 9:47 AM
The apps are divided by category and is being added to as new apps appear. 
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The success of AR in education is attributed to the increasing availability of mobile apps designed specifically to help learners leverage the power of AR in their learning. This chart provides some very good AR apps to try out with your students.
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The Next Wearable Technology Could Be Your Skin

The Next Wearable Technology Could Be Your Skin | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
Technology can be awkward. Our pockets are weighed down with ever-larger smartphones that are a pain to pull out when we’re in a rush. And... read more

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How cool is this
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Technology can be awkward. Our pockets are weighed down with ever-larger smartphones that are a pain to pull out when we’re in a rush. And... read more

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-innovative-technologies-and-developments/?tag=wearables

 

 

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Blended Learning and Student Agency | NextGen Learning

Blended Learning and Student Agency | NextGen Learning | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
Student agency is one of the reasons why next gen learning looks and feels different from traditional instructional practices.

Despite the best of intentions, whole group instruction that is teacher-centered or curriculum-centered tends to ignore the agency of individual students to own their learning and direct their own path through it. When student agency is embraced, the instructional model shifts to a student-centered learning model.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 4, 11:55 AM

I like the term used in this article: "student agency".  I see it as self directed learning a dispostion that fuels well designed online learning experiences.  This blended learaning oriented piece shows the (chaotic and essential ) way to educating kids as learners in a 21st century environment. 

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Introduction to the SAMR Model

I'vDr. Ruben Puentedura developed the SAMR model as a way for teachers to evaluate how they are incorporating technology into their instructional practice. You ...


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How can you teach critical thinking skills by integrating technology?  The SAMR Modle will help you understand how to enhance your classroom with technology. 

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How can you teach critical thinking skills by integrating technology?  The SAMR Modle will help you understand how to enhance your classroom with technology. 

Konstantinos Kalemis's curator insight, March 17, 1:27 AM

How can you teach critical thinking skills by integrating technology?  The SAMR Modle will help you understand how to enhance your classroom with technology. 

Teresa Maceira's curator insight, March 18, 9:05 AM

How can you teach critical thinking skills by integrating technology?  The SAMR Modle will help you understand how to enhance your classroom with technology. 

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Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration?

Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration? | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it

Perhaps instead of focusing our concerns on technology as a wonderful aid to plagiarizers, we should focus on its ability to foster creativity and collaboration, and then ask ourselves (we are the clever adults here) how we can incorporate those elements into our formalized assessments.


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There is a very thin line between plagiarism and collaboration where group assessments are concerned. I also feel that in this digital age, the type of assessments, activities and questions should be re-defined and reworked. I also try to provide "wrappers" in the class especially on ethics. 

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Which is the best Plagiarism software.
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Thought-provoking and offering each of us a challenge...

#MIEExpert #MIEExperts

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Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration?
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11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios

11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it

An electronic portfolio can helping students reflect on their learning, organize and share their products, and maintain a record of their accomplishments for the future.


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Excellent article. I must add that in employers in the future will want to see the ePortfolios of their potential employees. Students can have a definite headstart with their skills and knowledge detailed and practiced in their ePortfolios. 

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Kate Carbaugh's curator insight, February 11, 2:26 PM

The benefits of portfolios have been touted for decades. E-Portfolios are better alternative to the old paper ones and they allow for the inclusion of a variety of media--video, images, links. This article has suggestions for getting started.

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Thanks for sharing! Great article1
Maggie Rouman's curator insight, February 14, 11:10 PM
Our students create portfolios for their culminating project for our E-Learning for Educators course. This excellent article by Vicki Davis provides good food for thought about how to create "excellent" portfolios.
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Far more plastics floating in oceans than thought

Far more plastics floating in oceans than thought | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it

Plastic pollution in the ocean frequently appears as seabird guts filled with cigarette lighters and bottle caps, marine mammals entangled in fishing gear and drifting plastic bags mimicking a gelatinous meal. Last year, a study estimated that around eight million metric tons of our plastic waste enter the oceans from land each year.


But where this plastic ends up and what form it takes is a mystery. Most of our waste consists of everyday items such as bottles, wrappers, straws or bags. Yet the vast majority of debris found floating far offshore is much smaller: it’s broken-down fragments smaller than your pinky fingernail, termed microplastic.


In a newly published study, we showed that this floating microplastic accounts for only about 1% of the plastic waste entering the ocean from land in a single year. To get this number – estimated to be between 93,000 and 236,000 metric tons – we used all available measurements of floating microplastic together with three different numerical ocean circulation models.


Our new estimate of floating microplastic is up to 37 times higher than previous estimates. That’s equivalent to the mass of more than 1,300 blue whales.


The increased estimate is due in part to the larger data set – we assembled more than 11,000 measurements of microplastics collected in plankton nets since the 1970s. In addition, the data were standardized to account for differences in sampling conditions. For example, it has been shown that trawls carried out during strong winds tend to capture fewer floating microplastics than during calm conditions. That’s because winds blowing on the sea surface create turbulence that pushes plastics down to tens of meters depth, out of reach of surface-trawling nets. Our statistical model takes such differences into account.


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Edorble Virtual World for Classrooms

Edorble Virtual World for Classrooms | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it

Today we released the first beta of Edorble, a 3D virtual world where teachers and students can come together to talk, browse the web, and explore. We couldn’t be more excited. Go ahead and claim a world at www.edorble.com


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Ressources pour les cours d'anglais's curator insight, December 2, 2015 12:29 PM

Je vais tester un monde !

Barbara Goebel's curator insight, December 2, 2015 4:13 PM

Funny this turned up in my Scoop.it! feed in the week I'm learning about virtual worlds for education!

 

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, December 3, 2015 3:46 AM

Second Life's second wind?

Let's see... SL looked very promising. I'll give it a look.

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Google Classroom Essentials Infographic : Teacher Tech :: Alice Keeler

Google Classroom Essentials Infographic : Teacher Tech :: Alice Keeler | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
This Google Classroom essentials infographic shows some of the key items in Google Classroom. There is a lot more features this does not cover, including the student perspective. Check out the student guide to Google Classroom. I also have over 90 blog posts on Google Classroom at http://alicekeeler.com/googleclassroom.


CLICK IMAGE OR HEADLINE TO SEE THE INFOGRAPHIC -JL


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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, November 1, 2015 1:10 AM

I totally need to read this entire post, especially to get to understand Google Classroom. As I scanned the blog, I read several entries that cleared my understanding of Google Classroom and other places like Edmodo, Schoology, and more.

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How to Minimize Digital Classroom Distractions

How to Minimize Digital Classroom Distractions | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
Classroom technologies such as smartphones, tablets, computers, and wireless internet access offer exciting opportunities to enhance and deepen the learning process. However, using technology in the classroom can also bring multiple distractions to students. Without your proactive supervision, students might access games, web pages, and social networking sites as you deliver instruction.

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, September 2, 2015 9:10 AM

Here are some tips just in time for back to school regarding electronic devices.

Gert Nilsson's curator insight, September 3, 2015 5:13 AM

Lite goda råd om hur du undviker att eleverna blir

Santos Arturo Gamez's curator insight, October 11, 2015 2:04 AM

Rules and regulations are crucial for having a focused classroom which is surrounded by technology.  Keeping the learners focused on the material is a way of delivering content obtaining an optimal response from the students.  This article shows some good ways of implementing this in the classroom scene.  Following ethical options that have the instructor focused on facilitating the delivery of content using technology, and less worried about always having challenges with learners not engaged. 

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Extroverts and Introverts in learning | Online Learning Insights

Extroverts and Introverts in learning | Online Learning Insights | self-directed_learning | Scoop.it
As online learning becomes a viable modality for learning, determining how to engage all students in meaningful learning activities, whether it be discussion, group work or other, will require further research and exploration. The starting point I believe, is viewing quiet online students in a different light, not as a passive, unresponsive individual but as a students with something to say and contribute even in a world that can’t stop talking.

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Quite true. However, a host of other contributing factors need to be scrutinized as well.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 20, 2015 5:02 PM

Don't miss the insights of Curtis Bonk referred to in this solid book review. The "Quiet Online student" is well worth researching.


~ Time for a shift in perception?

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