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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A digital quest: Inside the connected world of 13-year-olds

A digital quest: Inside the connected world of 13-year-olds | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
While most possess phones and use Facebook, they use them differently to pursue different interests, sometimes deployed to connect with others and sometimes to tune them out.
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Perceptions from a social scientist on how teenagers use digital tools for a sense of agency and control. 
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ISTE Identifies 7 Traits of Digital Learners

ISTE Identifies 7 Traits of Digital Learners | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
Student learning standards developed by the International Society for Technology in Education challenge schools to prepare learners for future jobs.
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Article outlining ISTE revised standards based on input from students. 
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Article outlining ISTE revised standards based on input from students. 
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8 ways digital media will evolve for the future

8 ways digital media will evolve for the future | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it
A new study evaluating the Ready To Learn initiative outlines how educational digital media will change to influence children and content producers.
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The study highlights the role of digital media in learning with an emphasis of the social importance of interactions with parents and peers.
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Americas Promise Alliance - Digital Learning Day to focus on personalized learning and effective teaching

Americas Promise Alliance - Digital Learning Day to focus on personalized learning and effective teaching | Using Technology to Transform Learning | Scoop.it

"Building upon a growing movement, the Alliance for Excellent Education and its partners are calling on teachers, schools, principals, community leaders, parents and students to participate in the first-ever national Digital Learning Day on February 1, 2012. Digital Learning Day will celebrate innovative teaching practices that make learning more personalized and engaging and encourage exploration of how digital learning can provide more students with more opportunities to get the skills they need to succeed in college, a career and life."


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