eLearning

How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher

The post How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher appeared first on TeachThought. Terry Heick Trends & Shifts …

Teaching

OBi200 VoIP Phone Adapter w/ Google Voice support for $40 (Reg. $48)

Obihai Technology via Amazon offers its OBi200 1-Port VoIP Phone Adapter with Google Voice and Fax Support for <b>$38.98 shipped</b> when promo code <b>OBIDEAL7</b> is applied at checkout. For comparison, Newegg has it for $48 and this is the best we can find. This product is a best-seller at Amazon and is rated …

BYOD

How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher

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Pedagogy

Part Four: Beyond SAMR… Technology, Deeper Learning, and Rigor

<i>Welcome to the fourth in this series of posts promoting the idea of going to SAMR and beyond. In this post I would like to introduce you to way that</i> …

Pedagogy

7 Reasons and Resources for EdTech Gamification in Education

With the proliferation of the wide range of EdTech tools that we have seen in recent years and the widespread popularity of games (whether video, …

Education Technology

Eight Keys for Transformative School Design

Gearing Up for Change<br>July 27, 2017 | Volume <b>12</b> | Issue <b>22</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Eight Keys for Transformative School Design<p>Eric Sheninger and Thomas …

Pedagogy

Coming to Your Child’s School, Very, Very Soon: A Christensen-Style Disruption!

Teachers, materials, students — the big 3 of K–12. Materials (1-to-1, OER-based textbooks) are changing dramatically, but teachers and teaching is …

K-12

3 Ways To Transform An LMS Into An Intelligent Performance Engine

How Can You Transform Your LMS Into An Intelligent Performance Engine<p>The world is not flat. And neither is learning. Your Learning Management System, …

Learning

How to Add to Your Day That Extra Hour You Really, Really Need: 15 Apps That Can Help

Your food, wardrobe, commute and household needs are generating lots of apps. Are you up on what's available?<p>Entrepreneurs are always running short of time for various reasons. From the moment they wake up until they hit the sack, their to-do list is never ending. Owing to their busy schedules, …

Interactive Whiteboard

The Future of Learning: Personalized and Curiosity-led

Imagine that you only learned how to swim 75 percent? Or that you only learned how to ride your bike 75 percent? Or as a pilot, you only learned how …

Learning

The Evolution of Predictive Coding

Sometimes change hits an industry like a thunderbolt. More often it comes gradually, until the tipping point when everything changes.<p>That’s how it’s …

Law

PPP Massive Open Online Course: How can PPPs deliver better services? | Public private partnership

Governments around the world, and especially in developing countries, struggle to develop and maintain infrastructure that supports national economic …

MOOCs

Negativity, Be Gone: This New UVA Online Tool Can Retrain Your Brain

Anxiety and depression can have devastating effects on people’s lives. In some cases, the mental disorders lead to isolation, poverty and poor …

Psychology

How this ED-tech firm is leveraging AI and ML to revolutionize online education

<b>Education is one of the most promising and lucrative industry for artificial intelligence. Students nowadays</b> want modern classroom to become more and …

Learning

Training instructors to use tech tools

Many people have a negative view of training, which can be evident if you search for #ihatetraining on Twitter. Training can be especially …

Instructional Design

ej4 Named A 2017 Top Online Learning Library Company

<b>ej4 - One Of The Selected 2017 Top Online Learning Library Companies</b><p><b>SAINT LOUIS, MO (July 27th, 2017)</b> - ej4, a leading provider of online video …

Learning

Eine Kleine Kindermusik: Children's Songs from Germany | Smithsonian Folkways

Summary<br>Students are invited to sight-read (solfege), play recorder, listen critically, and create, all in exploration of traditional German …

Pedagogy

Three Theories of Educational Change

« Why Dewey Needs Freire, But Not Vice Versa; Critical Consciousness-Raising as a Form of Deeper Learning | Main<p>| No comments<p><i>This post is by Santiago</i> …

Pedagogy

10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking

<b>10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Social media is here to stay.<p>No matter how much we lament a loss of …

Pedagogy

Google Partners with ISTE and Others to Create Digital Citizenship Game

With a growing number of digital tools entering the classroom, it is now <b>more important than ever to make sure kids know how to navigate the internet</b>. …

Education Technology

10 Edtech Companies With Huge Funding Rounds in 2017

Tech companies of all shapes and sizes always claim to be making the world a better place. Whether it’s a company building artificially intelligent …

Education Technology

The research's clues to what works in blended learning

BALTIMORE – If any of the academic administrators who attended a session entitled “When Does Blended Learning Move the Needle?” at a conference here …

Flipped Classroom

Random Name Picker

Random Name Picker is a free tool from Classtools.net. This game can be used to select students for class discussions, presentations, or group …

Education Technology

TAL Education Group: Upside Remains

Education is a top priority for Chinese families and the market for K-12 education has been growing rapidly in China.<p>TAL Education Group is a leader …

Education

BestColleges.com Assesses Top Online Programs for Educators Across Multiple Degree and Subject Levels

Continued education directly ties to salary increases and advancement for most educators, which makes online programs appealing; they are minimally …

Education

Quorum Learning Institute Unveils New Online Education System for Hospital Leaders

“We are excited to offer a new platform that allows hospital leaders to engage and immerse themselves into the learning experience—an important …

Learning

Helping Learners Move Beyond “I Can’t Do This”

Helping Learners Move Beyond “I Can’t Do This”<p>I work part-time with elementary learners – with gifted learners during the school year and teaching …

Pedagogy

Butchers, Bakers, Instructional Designers, and Learning Engineers

Should instructional design services and teams prepare for a reboot? Is it time to recast the ubiquitous instructional designer as a “learning …

Instructional Design

New report highlights importance of interaction in online learning

Over 50% of respondents in a survey from The Learning House and Aslanian Market Research said interaction is important, while around 25% said more …

Learning

Cross-Talk #2: Pedagogy — Introduction

pedagogy<p>|ˈpedəˌɡäjē|<p>noun (plural <b>pedagogies</b>) the method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept: <i>the</i> …

Pedagogy