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Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education. Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education by Terry Heick Some educators are upset.

Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education

Recently I’ve noticed an increasing number of ed folks enthusiastically question education technology—and do so with enough sarcasm and bitterness and choice language to embarrass their mothers. If you’re not making some people angry, you’re probably not trying hard enough, but being “for” or “against” technology is a crude sentiment. I’ve been trying to understand it–and note, this isn’t even about whether or not #edtech is good or bad. This has a few net negative effects, among them a kind of permanent momentum where change comes and change goes.

Face-to-Face vs. Online Learning: Why Is It Either/Or? In the film The Intern, a 70-year-old senior citizen named Ben Whittaker (Robert DeNiro), applies for a "senior" internship with a fashion tech start-up experiencing explosive growth.

Face-to-Face vs. Online Learning: Why Is It Either/Or?

The interview process requires him to submit a video. Uncertain how to make a video, Ben enlists his nine-year-old grandson and wows the company with his warmth and personality. Ben gets the job. Media-Making Toolkit : KQED Education. Are you interested in integrating media making into your classroom?

Media-Making Toolkit : KQED Education

Making media, such as videos, narrated slideshows and online maps, can be an engaging way for students to demonstrate knowledge and build critical thinking skills. Find instructions, videos, worksheets and rubrics for implementing media-making projects with students. We also have self-paced professional development courses that you can take to learn media production! Media Making in the Science Classroom An overview of the intersection between skills needed in science and media production. Introduction to the Media-Making for Science Education Toolkit An overview of the resources in the Toolkit.

Choosing Content What makes a quality piece of science media? Choosing Your Media Format What type of media format is best suited to tell your story? How social media is ruining our self esteem—and how to make it stop. At college, I did my homework in the library on weekends, invariably procrastinating by clicking through Facebook photos.

How social media is ruining our self esteem—and how to make it stop

I’d start by stalking a classmate from Intro to Italian, who seemed to jet-set to exotic destinations every week. Next, my friends; images of parties, group dinners, status updates about new relationships, and dream internships. How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom. Part 12 of MindShift’s Guide to Games and Learning.

How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom

We often think about game-based learning as if video games can become robotic teachers. In the same way that software file systems have created more flexible and efficient file cabinets, we imagine that video games can make great instruction more scalable and accessible. In the same way that email, text messages, and social media have provided more efficient methods of communication, we imagine that digital analytic systems will streamline assessment. These things are true. While digital games will certainly never replace a great teacher, they are tools that can help teachers do their jobs more effectively. Web Tools Smackdown - Edcamp North Carolina. 5 cool OneNote features you're probably not using. OneNote is one of the two titans of note-taking apps (the other being Evernote), but most users barely scratch the surface of its capabilities.

5 cool OneNote features you're probably not using

More than a digital notepad, OneNote is a flexible tool for capturing, organizing, and contextualizing data. We pull back the curtain on five features you should be using to get the most out of this productivity powerhouse. Embed anything If your idea of “notes” is a bulleted list of text, you’re missing out on one of OneNote’s best features. You can embed almost any file into a OneNote page—screen clips, pictures, scanned documents or images, audio and video files, Excel spreadsheets, and even Visio flowcharts. Manage meeting details. The Death Of Conversation: I Photograph People Obsessed With Their Smartphones. I don’t have a problem with portable tech specifically, because our devices facilitate our lives, but I believe it is making people seriously dull… I started to photograph people in company on their phones as there was a certain symmetry to them and it appealed on a visual level, but as I continued I noticed an inherent sadness to the proceedings.

The Death Of Conversation: I Photograph People Obsessed With Their Smartphones

Before mobile phones were invented, people would have had no choice but to interact. The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have. By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below.

The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have

The 21st century teacher should be able to : Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List. For content marketers, content curation is integral to online strategy.

Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List

Effective curation helps position you as a thought leader in your space, and is an economical way to maintain a consistent publishing schedule of quality content. But manually trying to find the most relevant content in a given industry and then publishing it across multiple channels can be time-consuming. To curate effectively thus requires automation. This ultimate list of content curation software includes both business-grade and personal curation tools for hobbyist or organizational purposes. Curata defines content curation as when an individual (or team) consistently finds, organizes, annotates, and shares the most relevant and highest quality digital content on a specific topic for their target market.

This map was constructed to help you or your organization navigate the growing world of curation and find a tool that best fits your content needs. Addict-o-matic – Search the best live sites on the web.