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Curriculum theory and practice. Curriculum theory and practice.The organization of schooling and further education has long been associated with the idea of a curriculum.

Curriculum theory and practice

But what actually is curriculum, and how might it be conceptualized? We explore curriculum theory and practice and its relation to informal education. Contents: introduction · curriculum as transmission · curriculum as product · curriculum as process · curriculum as praxis · curriculum and context · curriculum and informal education · further reading · links · how to cite this article The idea of curriculum is hardly new – but the way we understand and theorize it has altered over the years – and there remains considerable dispute as to meaning.

It has its origins in the running/chariot tracks of Greece. Learning is planned and guided. The definition refers to schooling. In what follows we are going to look at four ways of approaching curriculum theory and practice: 1. Curriculum as a syllabus to be transmitted Curriculum as product 1. 2. 3. 4. Links. National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) Teaching Online 3: Online teacher skills. Friday 1 October 2010 by Nicky Hockly What makes a good online teacher?

Teaching Online 3: Online teacher skills

What are some of the key skills needed? Earlier this year, I asked our own team of very experienced online moderators what they thought. This is the list of top ten skills that we came up with: You can read more about each skill in my original blog post here. There are also a number of checklists out there which can be used for (self) evaluation by online teachers. QualificationsSubject matter knowledgeTechnical SkillsOnline task/materials design skillsSoft skills I notice that the original list of skills we came up with focused almost exclusively on soft skills.

What do you think? Nicky. Connexions - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities. Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching. Return to MERLOT II Home Page Search all MERLOT Select to go to your profile Click to expand login or register menu.

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12 Ways To Integrate (Not Just Use) Technology In Education. There are a couple dozen ways to ‘use’ technology in education. There are also a couple dozen ways to integrate technology in education. Think those two things are the same? Think that throwing a few iPads and a few Edudemic blog posts into a classroom is the best way to launch a 1:1 initiative? In case you couldn’t guess, it’s not. So here’s a hypothetical to clear up my rhetorical questions even more: Situation 1 You’re a school principal and decide to make the Apple iPad a cornerstone of your school’s curriculum.

Situation 2. Francetv éducation - la plateforme des parents, élèves et enseignants. The Use of Mobile Devices in Social Work/Pedagogy based on Bloom’s Taxonomy – The Padagogy Wheel [Video] In Europe there is an overlap between Social Work and Social Pedagogy.

The Use of Mobile Devices in Social Work/Pedagogy based on Bloom’s Taxonomy – The Padagogy Wheel [Video]

For example in Germany there is no strict distinction between these both professions. Positions are often offered for both Social Workers and/or Social Pedagogs. Social Pedagogy can be described as „more holistic and group-oriented than dominant forms of social work and schooling. Social Pedagogy (Sozialpädagogik) has its roots in German progressive education – and is sometimes translated as ‘community education’ or ‘education for sociality’“(source).Social Pedagogy leans on social learning theory, where learning takes place on a societal level. As Social Pedagogy includes learning theory a look at Bloom’s Taxonomy of learning – especially in the use of actual technology – can be interesting. Click the image to download the interactive PDF with links to all apps! You may also like to see the Introduction to the Padagogy Wheel by Allan Carrington: Like this: Like Loading... Technology Integration Research Review. Editor's Note: This article was originally written by Vanessa Vega, with subsequent updates made by the Edutopia staff.

Technology Integration Research Review

Technology integration can be one of the most challenging topics to find quality research on. The term itself is a broad umbrella for numerous practices that may have little in common with each other. In addition, technology tools change rapidly, and outcomes can vary depending on implementation. Edutopia's tech integration review explores some of the vast body of research out there and helps you navigate useful results. In this series of five articles, learn about three key elements of successful technology integration, discover some of the possible learning outcomes, get our recommendations on specific practices and programs by academic subject and promising tools for additional topics, find tips for avoiding pitfalls when adopting new technologies, and dig into a comprehensive annotated bibliography with links to all the studies and reports cited in these pages.

Active Learning. Objectives Students will learn to use Pages for publishing a magazine.

Active Learning

Students will learn to use a shared file. Students will learn to use a digital camera to load pictures, crop pictures and drop into a shared file. Students will learn to use a scanner to scan student art into a shared file for magazine publication. Students will engage in creative writing while taking the responsibility to publish the work in a magazine. Procedure Each student applies for and is offered a job at the magazine: Pre-AP CLASS. Sunshine State Standards.

The shock of the new. K-12 Education & Learning Innovations with Proven Strategies that Work. Technology-chart.png (PNG Image, 573 × 641 pixels)