Technology Enhanced Learning

By TheBillSteele | Technology enhanced learning. Anything technology but especially if used in education or could be used in education

Optimizing Edtech for Collaborative, Personalized Learning and Enhanced Student Outcomes | The Spark

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Personalized Learning

AI is Changing Everything – Even Science Itself

AI Particle Physics<p>Many might associate current artificial intelligence (AI) abilities with advanced gameplay, medical developments, and even …

The Future

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

The post 8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century appeared first on TeachThought. Project-Based Learning Terry Heick The Future Of …

Pedagogy

Google’s stunning Blocks app lets anyone create a world in VR

Google launched a new tool today that will make it easy for anyone to create 3D objects for virtual reality.<p>Blocks is a free VR app for the HTC Vive …

Virtual Reality

The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators

https://issuu.com/richardbyrne/docs/super_book_of_web_tools_for_educators<p>article<p>A guide to educational technology for teachers, administrators, and …

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

Makerspaces, Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM are gaining lots of traction in Kindergarten though college level education. Articles, resources on …

Education

Why Microsoft (And Even Apple) Are Threatened By Google Chromebooks' Popularity

Chromebooks easily surpassed Windows and Mac OS computers in the U.S. K-12 education market.<p>Alphabet’s cakewalk victory in the education market …

Microsoft

The futuristic school where computers teach the class

A look inside the futuristic AltSchool.<p>A film by Simon Platts for BBC World Hacks. Like, Share, Engage.

Hacking

Do social media networks enhance the smart fashion industry?

Veronica scuotto<p>June 30, 2017 $^Future Teaching Tech, digital revolution, fashion industry, Future Teaching Tech, social media networks<p>In the …

Apple may have already lost the battle to Google for a new generation of students

Chromebooks accounted for 58 percent of the 12.6 million mobile computing devices shipped to primary and secondary schools in the U.S. in 2016 — up from 50 percent in 2015.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and</i> …

Barnes & Noble

​How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset

In the gaming world, perseverance, problem solving, and creativity are the keys to success. Players start out expecting to struggle and make …

Mathematics

Teachers Use Flipped Classroom Tech to Make the Most of Student-Teacher Time

Brian Gervase’s perspective on flipped learning has evolved since he first tried the model in his ­precalculus classes in 2009.<p>“At first I sent home …

From Formative to Transformative to Immersive Education: Higher Education is taking its time...

Theofilos Tzanidis<p>April 11, 2017 $^Teaching Applications, $^Teaching Approach, Blackboard, Education, Google, Google ED. GSuite, Immersive, Moodle, …

Transformational Technologies for Teaching and Learning

AlanMurray<p>May 31, 2017 ^Teaching Approach, $^Teaching Applications, 360 Video, Education, Flipboard, Google Sites, IMovie, Prezi, Ricoh Theta, …

The Branded Academic in Higher Education: a new performativity

Matt Frew<p>June 29, 2017 $^Teaching Approach, $^Teaching Philosophy, augmented reality, branded academic, digital social and transformational …

Storyboard to Plan Your Video

Last week I attended a webinar hosted by Lee LeFever from Common Craft. The webinar was about the process that Common Craft uses to produce their …

Education Technology

Meet Caliper, the Data Standard That May Help Us (Finally) Measure Edtech Efficacy

Over 500 education technologists from companies and districts gathered last week in Denver for the IMS Learning Impact meeting, hosted by the IMS …

Research Reveals Large Interactive Displays are Vital to the Classroom

SMART Technologies Inc. a leading provider of education and collaboration solutions, today reveals the findings of an international research study of …

Tech Hype: Emerging Technologies are Our Future

The Commodore 64 was a magical device. When I was a kid, the “C64” was my initial experience with a computer. I typed papers for class (printing them …

Innovation

University of Canberra using technology to redefine student engagement

With help from Microsoft, the university has undertaken a transformation that centres on the student and the overarching goal of seeing them complete …

Education Technology Vendors in Higher Ed: Friends or Foes?

During recent interviews with education technology decision-makers at institutions of higher education, I was struck by the sometimes extreme views …

Higher Education

4 Good Formative Assessment Tools for Classrooms That Aren't 1:1

Earlier today Kahoot announced that they now have 50 million users. That prompted one person to email me asking if there was something similar that …

5 Apps That’ll Remember Anything for You

Advertisement<p>Much like a computer, your brain also has a limited amount of memory. You can’t possibly remember everything you come across. But when …

An Excellent App to Remotely Access Your Computer Through iPad or iPhone

June 11, 2017 Splashtop Personal (retail $19.99 USD) is free today and only for a limited period of time. Splashtop Personal allows you to remotely …

M-learning

Diigo vs. Google Keep - A Comparison of Bookmarking Tools

During Practical Ed Tech Live last Thursday afternoon I answered a request for a comparison of Diigo and Google Keep as alternatives to Delicious. …

New Creative Commons image search in beta

I am a little late to the table in discovering Creative Commons’ new search tool. But if you are late like me, you’ll want to update your links to …

Creative Commons

Google Drive will soon back up your entire computer

Google is turning Drive into a much more robust backup tool. Soon, instead of files having to live inside of the Drive folder, Google will be able to monitor and backup files inside of any folder you point it to. That can include your desktop, your entire documents folder, or other more specific …

Google Drive

Up and Coming Technologies For the K-12 Classroom

Rapidly changing technology continues to make its mark on K-12 learning. In this post, I will profile six up-and-coming technologies for K-12 …

Here Is An Interesting Tool for Creating Animated Visuals to Use in Your Class

June 6, 2017 Genial.ly is a good web tool you can use to create engaging visual content. It is somewhat similar to Thinglink we reviewed before. You …

M-learning