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L Computer Terms. 8 digital skills we must teach our children. The social and economic impact of technology is widespread and accelerating. The speed and volume of information have increased exponentially. Experts are predicting that 90% of the entire population will be connected to the internet within 10 years. With the internet of things, the digital and physical worlds will soon be merged.

These changes herald exciting possibilities. The e5 Instructional Model. Page Content The e5 Instructional Model is a reference point for school leaders and teachers to develop a deeper understanding of what constitutes high quality teacher practice in the classroom. 1.

The e5 Instructional Model

Engage Develops shared normsDetermines readiness for learningEstablishes learning goalsDevelops metacognitive capacity. TPACK.ORG. Technology Integration Matrix. The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students.

Technology Integration Matrix

The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, constructive, goal directed (i.e., reflective), authentic, and collaborative (Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, and transformation) with each of the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments. More Than English: Teaching Language & Content to ELLs. What is Bloom’s Taxonomy?

More Than English: Teaching Language & Content to ELLs

Bloom’s Taxonomy in its various forms represents the process of learning. It was developed in 1956 by Benjamin Bloom and modified during the 1990’s by a new group of cognitive psychologists, led by Lorin Anderson (a former student of Bloom’s) to make it relevant to the 21st century. The Research Behind Choice and Inquiry-Based Education - A.J. JULIANI. Updated: I’ve updated this post and page since publishing my most recent book about student choice– Learning By Choice.

The Research Behind Choice and Inquiry-Based Education - A.J. JULIANI

I’d love for you to add resources you’ve found in the comments section of this post so I can add them to the list! Since experimenting with “20% Time” in my class a few years ago, I’ve been fascinated by the research and history of this practice in education and the business world. 10 Reasons Today’s Students NEED Technology in the Classroom. Technology is everywhere, entwined in almost every part of our lives.

10 Reasons Today’s Students NEED Technology in the Classroom

It affects how we shop, socialize, connect, play, and most importantly learn. With their great and increasing presence in our lives it only makes sense to have mobile technology in the classroom. Yet there are some schools that are delaying this imminent future of using technology in the classroom as the valuable learning tool it is. Here is a list of ten reasons your school should implement technology in the classroom. El200512 prensky. BBC Radio 4 - My Teacher Is an App, The Classroom of the Future. Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers? The third episode of the BBC Radio 4 series, My Teacher is an App, offered a provocative glimpse into the ways that technology is now being used to meet current educational needs.

Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers?

I attended the debate at The Great Hall of King's College London, where a respected panel and an energetic audience discussed the future of online technology and education. While students in the audience didn't think it was a big deal, not all of the educators saw technology and education flowing together so smoothly. There was some anxiety in the room about what would happen to "authentic teaching", whether online learning could really offer "meaningful activity" and "true engagement", and if social media could provide "real interaction".

Then, of course, there was concern about what would become of "the human element" in a virtual classroom.