Using Technology to Transform Learning
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Articles, ideas, references showcasing ways that educational technologies change teaching and learning
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Leveraging Technology to Promote Culture on Maui

Leveraging Technology to Promote Culture on Maui | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
Accelerating Innovation in Education
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Using iPads with an app called Movie Trailer students in Hawaii are connecting to their culture both in school and at home
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The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom | Edudemic

The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom | Edudemic | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
Educational technology has its pluses and minuses. It’s up to teachers, administrators, and district personnel to decide whether the good outweighs the bad.
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Balanced look at the pros and cons for edtech in the classroom
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Millennials Who Blaze Trails in the Innovation Economy

Millennials Who Blaze Trails in the Innovation Economy | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
A new project highlights how some young people are paving unique career paths in an unstable, unpredictable era.
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In this Remake Learning article a group of Texans are profiled who are using technology to make a difference in their community.
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Listen up, schools! Technology helps with parent participation

Listen up, schools! Technology helps with parent participation | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
A new survey reveals that though most parents want to participate in their child’s school or district, not enough technology options exist to help them communicate with educators and school leaders.
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Parents schedule limits time, but through technology new opportunities are possible. Page 2 includes an infographic with great stats. 

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Reaching Beyond the Adult Education Classroom with Technology

Reaching Beyond the Adult Education Classroom with Technology | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
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Innovative programs around the country reaching out to adult learners especially ELL needs.
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Is Your District Future Ready? -- THE Journal

Is Your District Future Ready? -- THE Journal | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
Encouraging school leaders to think deeply about equity, agency and leadership when actualizing or revisioning technology integration plans.
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T.H.E. Journal looks at the National Education Technology Plan as a tool to make school systems future ready.
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 21, 2016 9:43 AM
Are we listening to classroom teachers? My experience suggests we are not. Change is just done to them.
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Idea to retire: Technology alone can improve student learning

Idea to retire: Technology alone can improve student learning | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
Ellen Lettvin, Joseph South, and Katrina Stevens emphasize the importance of pedagogy when using technology in the classroom to improve learning outcomes. Without proper instruction, technology can be an obstacle to learning even for students that grew up with it. This blog was first publish as an essay in TechTank's Ideas to Retire series.
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Brookings Institute Report highlights how technology can impact student learning and pedagogy. Learners need active experiences and teachers need just-in-time training. 
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Online Learning as a Disruptive Technology

Online Learning as a Disruptive Technology | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
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