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Does transmedia storytelling provide an effective educational experience?

Does transmedia storytelling provide an effective educational experience? | Web 2.0 and Social Media | Scoop.it

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Pamela Koefoed's curator insight, August 26, 2013 1:37 PM

It makes a lot of sense to use a variety of mediums to impart information and to teach with technology.

Hans Heesterbeek's curator insight, August 27, 2013 1:46 AM

Nice project 

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What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"?

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Recently, I've been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully integrating technology, when in fact they are simply using technology. Although this might...

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Rebecca Ferlazzo's curator insight, May 12, 2013 9:27 PM

An important point to remember when we are considering using technology in the classroom. The integration of technology can be a help in the classroom while simply using technology can become a hinderance. So where do we make that distinction? 

James Buchanan's curator insight, June 5, 2013 11:47 PM

This article is about digital technology and how it is used and integrated. Are we truly USING technology when it is not integrated? When we ask for assessment that is presented with powerpoint, for example, we could just as easily ask them to write it in a book or make a poster. Digital technology should be used to facilitate collaboration and build high level thinking skills, that is how learning occurs.

 

Rebecca Wilkins's curator insight, July 17, 2015 9:18 PM

Technology use is the first step.  Technology integration is the opportunity to combine technology with pedagogy.  Technology infusion is the process of using technology as a tool for learning, thinking, and problem solving.

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Morphing into a 21st Century Teacher

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This is the new buzz world this year in our schools. But, is it really new or is it just integrating the computer lab into the classroom? Or is it doing what some of the best teachers already do? T...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, April 8, 2013 8:46 PM

What do we need to do to become a 21st century teacher? This infographic provides "27 ways to become a better 21st century teacher." Each one has a short description.For example:

* Question - Let students question what they are learning.

* Design - Design alternative assessments that use the whole brain.

Twenty-five additional ideas are on this image. Check it out and see if there are some new ones you might want to try.

Keisha Lewis's curator insight, August 24, 2013 9:57 AM

A process I am going through presently.