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Zaption - Interact & Learn with Video Lessons. PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations. Welcome to a new kind of training platform. Pricing for K-12 Products.

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Advanced technology to accelerate language development of children 0-5 and for research and treatment of language delays and disorders. North Star: Self-Directed Learning for Teens Part 2. North Star: Self-Directed Learning For Teens Part 1. Ccnmtl.columbia.edu/projects/pl3p/Self-Directed Learning.pdf. North Star : Self-Directed Learning for Teens - Overview. 5 Ways You Can Benefit From Teaching Channel Website. Mindblown Labs. Fishtree A Good Learning Platform That Provides Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources to Teachers. June 5, 2014 Lesson planning and student engagement are two things that should be easier and better.

Fishtree A Good Learning Platform That Provides Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources to Teachers

Sometimes all we need is more time, sometimes – a smart platform that helps us to do more with less time. Fishtree is an example of such a platform. Easily Find Teaching Resources For Your LessonsFishtree is a place where teachers can find resources for their lesson plans in seconds. Resources from textbooks, Open Education Resources, teacher lesson plans and even news from recently published, trusted sources, accessible at the touch of the button. You no longer need to go to several different sites to find what you need. Excite Your Students With Personalized Lessons With Fishtree you’re able to make a lesson, and then adapt the lesson for individual students, in a way that is easy to manage in the classroom.

Increase Student Confidence And Performance Getting every student to participate in the classroom can be a challenge. Start Teaching With Fishtree P.S. Forecasting K 12 Edtech Adoption Trends. Trends change with the season.

Forecasting K 12 Edtech Adoption Trends

And in education technology, no one does a more persistent job of tracking these shifting patterns than the New Media Consortium. Last week, the Austin, TX-based organization gave a sneak peek at the 2014 K-12 Horizon Report, which projects fast, mid-range and long-range edtech adoption trends. Here are this year's forecasts--and the first thing that came to our mind, based on what we've been reporting on: Google Announces New 'Classroom' Tools. Over 30 million teachers and students use Google Apps for Education when it comes to writing assignments, crafting presentations, and doing just about any kind of learning activity that includes the web.

Google Announces New 'Classroom' Tools

Today, the Internet search giant hopes to become an even bigger presence in schools with the pre-release announcement of Classroom, a free tool built on Google Apps for Education designed to help teachers organize, assign, and collect work done across Google Docs (which also includes Sheets and Slides) and Google Drive. Already, many teachers are using Google’s productivity apps to organize their students’ work, says Zach Yeskel, a product manager on Google’s Apps for Education team and a former high school math teacher in Oakland. “We’ve heard a lot of teachers that use Google Apps as a LMS,” he says. With Classroom, Yeskel says managing classroom assignments will be even easier.

Habitat - Scalable digital publishing for professionals. No More Passwords: Clever Shows Off 'Instant Login' Most people would agree that having more learning resources and tools available on the Internet is a good thing.

No More Passwords: Clever Shows Off 'Instant Login'

But with great options come great responsibility--and great work, especially for schools. At a basic level, two things need to be done before students can access online learning products. Memory Lab, Washington University in St. Louis. The State of Digital Education Infographic - #edtech #edutech #edu11. Heroic learning, come play! A-Z list of Web 2.0 tools. Volume 1, Issue P. The First Adaptive MOOC: A Case Study on Pedagogy Framework and Scalable Cloud Architecture—Part I. About This Journal...

The First Adaptive MOOC: A Case Study on Pedagogy Framework and Scalable Cloud Architecture—Part I

To cite this article:Nishikant (Nish) Sonwalkar. MOOCs FORUM. September 2013, 1(P): 22-29. doi:10.1089/mooc.2013.0007. Published in Volume: 1 Issue P: September 5, 2013 Nishikant (Nish) Sonwalkar Founder and Managing Director, Synaptic Global Learning, LLC, and Adjunct Professor of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts. Address correspondence to: Free Trial. Big Data Tools. Quest to Learn.

Big Thinkers on Education. Www.tabletsforschools.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/FKY-The-Importance-of-Content.pdf. Key Findings: Stage 2 Research. The Tablets for Schools Stage 2 Research Report (January 2013 – April 2013) has been released.

Key Findings: Stage 2 Research

The full report is now available for download! Click here to get your free copy. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or a student advocating tablets in your school, or you would just like to read the details of our most recent research, this report provides valuable information about how tablets can benefit your school. Family, Kids and Youth Abstract The report summarises findings from an evaluation study that is looking at the feasibility and educational impact of giving one-to-one Tablets to every child in school.

The research included an evaluation of four secondary schools that had chosen to give pupils one-to-one Tablets in September 2011, two schools that had introduced Tablets in autumn 2012, and three schools that were given Tablets by Tablets for Schools for Year 7s between 2012 and 2013. The Tablets for Schools team has summarised the key research findings below. E-Learning Bookmarking Service - e-Learning Tags - Your Source for Social News and Networking. Google Apps for Education: Learnings from a Classroom Teacher.

The Right & Wrong Way To Use Technology For Learning. So much in learning is subjective, which makes sense because so much in life itself is also subjective, and we learn in order to live.

The Right & Wrong Way To Use Technology For Learning

So it’s natural. Grey areas abound–the usefulness and quality of the Common Core Standards. The importance of curiosity in learning. The evaluation of technology in learning. Is eLearning Content King, Queen or a Slave? Vanu - Home. 99 Best Online College Resources on Open Courseware & MOOCs. With the increasing popularity of online education has come a profusion of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Open Courseware (OCW), Open Educational Resources (OER), and other general educational resources that can be accessed online.

99 Best Online College Resources on Open Courseware & MOOCs

MOOCs are usually full courses with actual assignments and a similar structure to a traditional college class, whereas OCW and OER are simply resources, such as textbooks, class rubrics, and other corollary materials that students can use to guide their independent learning. This collection isn’t intended as an ordered ranking comparing the quality of these sites, but a repository of great resources for anyone who wants to learn more about MOOCs and OCW.

Many companies have set up platforms that anyone can use to create and promote MOOCs, and as the MOOC format gets more popular, there will doubtlessly be heavy competition to create the best course creation and hosting service. Hybrid Pedagogy: A Digital Journal of Learning, Teaching, and Technology. eLearning Africa 2013 / International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training. An Annual Event for Building eLearning Capacities in Africa. As many African economies continue to experience unprecedented economic growth, access to mobile devices, Internet connectivity and social media are major catalysts for change, transforming learning and skills development.

eLearning Africa 2013 / International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training. An Annual Event for Building eLearning Capacities in Africa.

The eLearning Africa Report 2013 is a comprehensive survey of the experience and opinions of professionals and practitioners from 42 African countries. EduTECH 2013 – Creativity in the classroom. AFTER a jam-packed opening day at EduTECH 2013, day two got underway with keynote presentations from Europe’s leading online education expert Stephen Heppell and international leader in educational technology Alan November.

EduTECH 2013 – Creativity in the classroom

Heppell told the audience at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre about how schools can embrace teaching technologies on the cusp, while November presented Fostering a Culture that Supports the Flipped Classroom. Stream B delegates then heard from Queenland University of Technology’s Dr Margaret Lloyd, pictured, who said in the last few years ICT educators have been granted everything they’ve wanted in policy and curriculum, particularly recognition of ICT as a general capability. While Lloyd celebrated this fact, she also warned that ICT as a general capability has the potential to become mind numbingly dull.

Tata CLASSEDGE: Engage. Explore. Experience. About. Moodle is a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalised learning environments. You can download the software onto your own web server or ask one of our knowledgable Moodle Partners to assist you. Moodle is built by the Moodle project which is led and coordinated by Moodle HQ, an Australian company of 30 developers which is financially supported by a network of 60 Moodle Partner service companies worldwide.  SCORM Explained. What is SCORM? SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-learning software products. SCORM tells programmers how to write their code so that it can “play well” with other e-learning software.

It is the de facto industry standard for e-learning interoperability. Specifically, SCORM governs how online learning content and Learning Management Systems (LMSs) communicate with each other. SCORM does not speak to instructional design or any other pedagogical concern, it is purely a technical standard. SPHS Learner's Opinions. Holistic eLearning Solution. Www.ippr.org/images/media/files/publication/2013/04/avalanche-is-coming_Mar2013_10432.pdf. Engage Me! Robin Hood pupils, Birmingham. Africa’s e-Learning revenues to hit $512.7m by 2016. Self-paced electronic learning revenues may hit $512.7m by 2016, according to the latest forecast. Pearson to take on Amazon by buying stake in e-reader venture Nook.

Pearson has taken a 5% stake in Nook, Barnes & Noble’s digital books venture, in a deal that values the business at $1.79bn Photograph: Richard Drew/AP Financial Times-owner Pearson is to take on Amazon with a move into the e-reader market by purchasing a 5% stake in Nook, Barnes & Noble's digital books venture, in a deal that values the business at $1.79bn (£1.1bn). Pearson has acquired a 5% stake in Nook Media – a new company that houses Barnes & Noble's e-reader and tablet operations, digital bookstore and 674 college bookstores in the USA – for $89.5m. The deal, which includes the option for Pearson to up its stake in Nook to 10% in the future, values the business at $1.79bn. Following the deal, Barnes & Noble will hold a 78.2% stake in Nook Media, with Microsoft holding 16.8%. The deal will put Pearson in competition with Amazon's market-dominating Kindle e-reader –Jeff Bezos's company enjoys 95% of sales in the market – with the Nook currently only available in the US.