EdTech Pedagogy

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The Futile Resistance Against Classroom Tech

Critics of laptops in schools aren’t prepared for the future of technology.<p>Imagine a classroom in the not-too-distant future. Textbooks, slideshows, and notes all interface neatly with devices that once called “phones” and “laptops”—but now those learning materials proliferate through desks, walls, …

Bruce Schneier

Childhood surroundings matter more than genes for would-be inventors

ARE inventors born or bred? Using tax, patent and academic records, a new study by a quintet of economists follows the lives of 1m American inventors …

Economics

In a time of robots, educators must invest in emotional labour

Technology critics and defenders alike argue that human jobs are being eliminatinated by workplace automation, minimizing the need for human …

Emotions

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The Three-Step System For Getting Students to Do the Talking

I remember the first time I heard the phrase “student-centered classroom” and I almost chuckled.<p>I had always believed my classroom was about the …

Teaching

Flipboard

How Design Thinking Builds Empathy, Gives Purpose and Honors Educators

In her early teaching years, Wanny Hersey learned how hands-on projects—which would eventually become known as “making”— could engage and motivate …

Design Thinking

Big Ideas of Maker Centered Education - Seymour Papert #TTPlay #MakerEd #STEM #aussieED @garystager https://t.co/y1nPwXna0I

Crafting a Vision for Empowered Learning and Teaching: Beyond the $1,000 Pencil

<i>Article produced in partnership with Cisco Education</i><p>High-speed networks, digital devices, and creative applications are revolutionizing education. …

Flipped Teaching is NOT about making videos

I was chatting with a History teacher this week, who like most history teachers, was discussing how much content he had to get through and how some …

Pedagogy

How Has Google Affected The Way Students Learn?

Take a look at this question: How do modern novels represent the characteristics of humanity?If you were tasked with answering it, what would your …

Teaching

6 Reasons to Try a Single-Point Rubric

As educators, we know the power of a good rubric. Well-crafted rubrics facilitate clear and meaningful communication with our students and help keep …

Teaching

Teaching Art, Or Teaching To Think Like An Artist?

Teaching

10 Factors That Affect 21st Century Education’s Longevity

Today, technology is having a great impact in every domain of education. Read more...

Learning

8 digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them

A generation ago, IT and digital media were niche skills. Today, they are a core competency necessary to succeed in most careers.<p>That’s why digital …

How to Push the Boundaries of School with Dynamic Learning

Pinterest<p>Dynamic Learning<p>Does your classroom offer one-and-done types of learning activities, or does the learning grow, inspire, and evolve …

Teaching

For Ed Tech to Be Successful, 'It Has to Come From Teachers'

« Teachers Share Resources for Addressing Charlottesville Hate Rally in the Classroom | Main | Helping Students, Guzzling Coffee: Teachers Tell Us …

Education Technology

Top Apps that Promote Higher Order Thinking

The concept Higher Order Thinking (HOT) is fast gaining importance in modern education as it can bring in a reform in education based on learning …

Pedagogy

A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry

Few middle schoolers are as clued in to their mathematical strengths and weakness as Moheeb Kaied. Now a seventh grader at Brooklyn’s Middle School 442, he can easily rattle off his computational profile.<p>“Let’s see,” he said one morning this spring. “I can find the area and perimeter of a polygon. …

There's a teaching method tech billionaires love — here's how teachers are learning it

Over the past few years, Bill Gates, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings have all endorsed a teaching method known as "personalized learning."<p>It involves students guiding their own lessons with the help of technology, while teachers take on more of a coaching role if …

Education

Make Formative Assessment More Student-Centered

Formative Assessment Teaching Strategies<p>Try these strategies & tips to evaluate student comprehension<p>Looking for more resources for formative …

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 …

K-12

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

Higher test scores. Better graduation rates. Increased lifetime earning potential. Incorporating social-emotional learning and character education …

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 …

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