New techniques in teaching and learning, which take full advantage of the digital possibilities, and, as with other digital economies, a focus on the learner (‘user’) rather than the teacher of the school.
Deborah Welsh's insight:
Interesting ideas on the impact of digital learning, especially the centrality of the visual.
The right image may be just the added touch your blog post or social media update needs to get noticed, but finding free, high-quality photos that you can use is challenging. You'll want to bookmark all of these resources to use time and again.
Searching and citing usable images is easy once students learn the basics. Teaching students to respect the intellectual property of others is important in this digital “cut and paste” world we live in. One great project to share with students that can better help them understand how and when they may use images created by others is the Creative Commons project.
It's almost the new year, and to celebrate, we're going to try starting a new section on photography tips. Former iMore editor Leanna Lofte used to run a regular column back in the day, and we've had multiple requests to start it up again, so here goes. I'll be covering both iPhoneography and DSLR tips here, though we're going to start off with some how-tos for the portable camera most of you have in your pocket right now: The iPhone.
As we continue to look for ways to bridge the gap between assessing student learning and effective use of time and technology, several options that currently exist could be used in new ways to streamline your quick formative assessment of individual student progress in a given lesson.
The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning explains key ideas in game-based learning, pedagogy, implementation, and assessment. This guide makes sense of the available research and provides suggestions for practical use.
Edutopia blogger Ben Johnson, in the second half of a pro-and-con discussion about social media in the classroom, suggests that U.S. students are losing ground because educators put access and resources ahead of knowledge and learning.
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