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The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

Every year for the past 15 years the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) have been taking the pulse of where …

Learning

To Develop Future-Ready Students, Project-Based Lessons Teach Real World Skills

Learning Strategies<p>To Develop Future-Ready Students, Project-Based Lessons Teach Real World Skills<p>sponsored content from TeacherVision<p>By Stephen …

Teaching

Design thinking has to keep up with the future of human-machine interactions

As devices, technologies and new UI paradigms emerge and converge, consumers’ reliance on screens as the primary interface will shift, and websites and screen-based interactions will move to a more peripheral function. This will be a challenge to digital-experience providers, who for the past 20 …

Design Thinking

A Growth Mindset Could Buffer Kids From Negative Academic Effects of Poverty

Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, along with other education researchers interested in growth mindset, have done numerous studies showing that when …

Education

Is Design Thinking Missing From ADDIE?

261 Shares<p>Even though a crucial part of our jobs involve design, the prevailing instructional design models are based on systems thinking. Systems …

Design Thinking

11 Books To Further an #InnovatorsMindset

<i>Innovation is more about mindset, than skill set. This is something that I truly believe and focus on in my book, “The Innovator’s Mindset” (Which I</i> …

Innovation

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

Design Thinking

Resources for Teaching Growth Mindset

Understanding Growth Mindset<p>Developing a Growth Mindset: Watch Carol Dweck speak about the power of yet versus the tyranny of now and her research on …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Developing students' digital literacy

The issue<p>Even today’s students need support with some areas of digital practice, particularly in an academic context, so it’s important to make sure …

Digital Literacy

The Principal’s Pet: A Cautionary Tale

No one likes it when an administrator plays favorites. But what if the favorite is you?<p><b>One of the most painful experiences of my teaching career had</b> …

Education

Station Rotation Model: Student Designed & Led Stations

One of the benefits of the Station Rotation Model is how easy it is to design activities at different levels to meet the diverse needs of a group of …

Education

The Beginner’s Guide to Design Thinking in the Classroom

In the first post of this series, I shared my biggest fear as an educator (being ineffective and my students not caring about learning). We looked at …

Design Thinking

Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Statements Of Affirmation - TeachThought PD

<b>Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Statements Of Affirmation</b><p><i>*this blog was originally published at TeachThought.com</i><p>The ability to change …

Education

HyperDocs - Add the 4 C's - Teacher Tech

HyperDocs Are More Than A Digital Worksheet<p>Guest blog post by Lisa Highfill<p>HyperDocs are digital lessons that you give to students for engaging, …

Pedagogy

5 Radically Different Approaches to Technology in Schools

Not long ago, I was checking email when a Google doc notification popped up. It was from my son Will, who was then in second grade. The document he was sharing was a school project about the ancient Romans. I had no idea my 7-year-old knew how to research bygone civilizations, let alone use and …

Education

How to create and maintain a strategic approach to design thinking

Design has evolved beyond making objects – organizations now want to learn how to think like designers, and apply design principles to the workplace itself.<p>One company at the forefront of this methodology is Philips.<p>Few globally reaching product companies have a 126-year history, and even fewer …

Design Thinking

How To Cultivate A Growth Mindset In Your Classroom

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Teaching

Tech Coaching is about Relationships not Tech

Most tech coaches end up in the role of tech coach or Tech TOSA (Teacher On Special Assignment) because they are good at using tech and integrating …

Professional Development

Department of Education Creates New Evaluation Tool for K–12 Administrators

By Meghan Bogardus CortezA simplified ed tech evaluation process is on the horizon.

K-12

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How Technology Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs - TeachThought PD

<b>How Thoughtful Technology Integration Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs</b><p>by <b>Jackie Gerstein</b><p><i>Looking for specific training and professional</i> …

Learning

Ten Tips for Creating a Culture of Innovation

Recently it seems that innovation is a buzzword on the tip of everyone’s tongue. Need happier employees? Innovate! Need bigger profits? Innovate! …

Innovation

The SAMR Model and The 4 C’s: Communicating Redefinition

For several years the SAMR model has provided us with a way to identify the level in which teachers are implementing lessons using technology. As it …

Pedagogy

Put pedagogy before tech

Technology provides a powerful way to engage students, inform individual and group instruction, differentiate instruction, document work and empower …

Education

Connectivism – the knowledge of the connected individual

What is the parallel universe theory and is it true? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are an...<p>…

3 Areas Where Having “The Innovator’s Mindset” is Crucial

As I have contended for years, “Innovation” is about mindset, not skill set. How we look at the world, is how we move forward, learn, and create. In …