Social media is becoming increasingly important in teaching and research work but tutors must remember, it's a conversation not a lecture, says Ernesto Priego (How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching
Getting kids to really focus on what exactly they are searching for, and then be able to further distill idea into a few key specific search terms is a skill that we must teach students, and we have to do it over and over again.
Online assessment are at the heart of the promise of digital learning. Online assessments provide real time diagnostics that identify learning levels and gaps. Online assessment provides instant feedback in reading, writing, math and other subjects.
Two looks at Bloom's - one is a verb wheel and the other is a web2.0 wheel. The Verb Wheel shows the domains as well as appropriate verbs and possible student projects. The Web 2.0 Wheel also includes suggestions of Web 2.0 tools you might use.
Most importantly, technology is changing the face of education and revolutionizing the way human intelligence is understood. Instead of working on a computer to do homework, the trusty old time number two pencil and lined ...
Roger Schank says that mastering the periodic table of elements and Shakespeare are useless. Could more project based learning boost engagement? (Is Every Single Subject Taught in High School a Mistake?
In the 21st century, technology has changed the ways in which we communicate and go about our lives. Very few educators would disagree with the notion that technology has dramatically changed the teaching and learning process.
"Practical tips and tutorials about using web2.0 tools and mobile apps in education .The best free web, adnroid, smartphone,iPhone, and samsung applications to help you better enhance your mobile learning." (10 Free Text to Speech Tools for Educators:...
Summary: In this online seminar Charles Leadbeater will discuss the conditions that make structured innovation possible in DEECD, particularly reflec… (RT @innovatehere: Innovation expert Charles Leadbeater is coming to Victoria!
New research from the Games and Learning Publishing Council initiative... Teacher Attitudes About Digital Games in the Classroom, a survey which sampled teachers from across the country, reports some important baseline findings about overall usage of digital games, and delves into teacher's observations about the beneficial types of learning and social behaviors using games can promote.