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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: google docs. Educational Technology and the Sources of Innovation. Cross-posted from e-Literate.

Educational Technology and the Sources of Innovation

After reading an an excellent post by tech-blogger Jon Udell on innovation, I spent the weekend getting reacquainted with work of Eric von Hippel, the researcher who pioneered the study of user-driven innovation. What's interesting about von Hippel is that his research hits on the common themes of the open education movement, but does so in a slightly different key. Briefly, there are a number of intersecting debates about MOOCs (and by extension, other online learning). There is what Reich frames as the Dewey/Thorndike debate about what learning is. There is the centralized/de-centralized debate about what the web does best.

321 FREE Educational Technology Tools for Teachers. K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work. Tom Murray. K12 educational transformation through technology.  learning leadership technology. Blogs of School Librarians/Educators Resource Descriptions. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - Home Page. Ipads in class. Ten Great Apps for Students. SAMR is not a ladder, a word of warning. Published on May 26th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson I’m as guilty as the next person for singing the praises of Puentedura’s SAMR model.

SAMR is not a ladder, a word of warning

I’ve blogged about it many many times, it’s included in my book ‘Perfect ICT Every Lesson’ too. Quite rightly so I believe. The problem I have with it, and others find this problem too, is that it is seen as being a taxonomy, a ladder upon which to be climbed. Redefinition is seen as being the creativity to Blooms or the sharing of Vygotsky’s Zones of Proximal Development – the top rung of a difficult ladder to climb. 10 ways to reach SAMR’s redefinition level.

Redefinition is at the top of the SAMR model, and most educators want to know how the can reach it.

10 ways to reach SAMR’s redefinition level

Here are several ideas for redefining learning with technology. (Image via Dr. Ruben Puentedura via When I saw Dr. SAMR in 120 Seconds. New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model. Sometimes a visual guide comes along and it just makes total sense.

New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model

That’s how I felt about Allan Carrington’s clever ‘Padagogy Wheel‘ which we featured on Edudemic last week. Check out the previous version then view the one below to see the differences. Issues, ideas, and discussion in English Education and Technology. Educational-Blogging - How To Teach Commenting Skills. Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach.

Educational-Blogging - How To Teach Commenting Skills

Get it on the web or iPad! Guest Join | Help | Sign In Educational-Blogging Home. Free Technology for Teachers. K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work. My upside down view of happenings in my classroom and in education. Always learning. Note: this is the first in a series around my professional learning goal at YIS (more below) At most international schools (and probably most schools in general), each year teachers are asked to create one (or several) goals for the year.

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In some cases, I’ve had to create three: a personal goal, a team or department goal, and a goal related to a school-wide initiative. Although I always have many ideas for things I want to improve or explore each year, I often find the creation of these types of goals a little artificial. Edtech VISION - edtech VISION. TeachPaperless. Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom. TeacherCast: Educational Professional Development Network. Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners. Weblog of Wesley Fryer. A Case for Curiosity. Every year, five million children enter kindergarten armed with one word: "Why?

A Case for Curiosity

" They continuously ask questions in what seems like an unending loop. On the other side, parents, caretakers, and teachers do their best to come up with answers to manage this kiddie-inquisition. Yet there's no allaying it. Behind that question hides another.