Users and creators react to Dartmouth's first MOOC The Dartmouth By engaging with students through the virtual screen during the College's first massive online open course, “Introduction to Environmental Science,” environmental studies professor...
Given the ubiquity of mobile devices being used by students in their university, a group of lecturers formed an action-learning group to learn collaboratively about enhancing their teaching with mobile pedagogies. The community of learners developed a process for setting goals for themselves, and for implementing action plans to do with integrating mobile technologies in teaching. The article discusses the processes used and the lessons learned through this project. These findings have informed work done with schools that are trying to integrate mobile learning into their classrooms.
Qualifications: Proven success in an online teaching and learning environment Earned doctorate preferred, in education or related field (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) Professional on-ground experience as an educator, preferably at the middle and / or high school level. Knowledge base and experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: assessment, child development, differentiation of instruction and assessment, instructional methodologies, classroom management, collaborative teaching, inclusive classrooms, educational technology, and teaching reading across content areas Experience with CAEP/NCATE accreditation preferred. Ability and willingness to meet standards-based, data-driven accreditation / accountability requirements related to pedagogical standards.
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Shutterfly Photo Story is an awesome free app for iPads that is great for creating authentic learning experiences for students. It lets students in all grade levels create customized self-published photo books that apply what they have learned in the classroom through a hands-on, project-based learning experience. Shutterfly Photo Story allows students to tell stories through text, photos, audio and Doodle, a feature that enables writing and drawing on any page/photo in the book
Mobile tech is revolutionizing banking and farming in Africa. But when it comes to education, it's increasing the gap between rural and urban communities. The solution to this dilemma may surprise you.
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