A Beautiful Timeline On The Evolution of Learning Technologies. February 16, 2015 "Human beings have always been seekers of knowledge.
The minute we discover something new, we want to share it with others and move onto the next achievement. Since the beginning of recorded history (and probably before) we have always strived to discover the mysteries of the planet, of Earth and of ourselves. Setting a Goal When You Feel Overwhelmed With Technology Options. When I visit schools to facilitate workshops there is usually a mix of folks who are off and running with technology use in their classrooms and folks who are just getting started.
When mixed together with those who are off and running, the folks who are just getting started can sometimes feel like they have so much to do to get caught up to their colleagues. In those situations I remind folks that they don’t have to learn it all on their own today. I encourage setting a small goal of getting comfortable with one new thing per full month of the school year. If you can work toward that goal, by the end of the school year you will have eight to ten new things in your teaching playbook.
Learning to use Google Apps for Education is a good example of employing this “one thing per month” goal. And always remember this, even if you feel like the kids know more about the technology than you do, you are still the expert on teaching in your classroom. A Typology of Web 2.0 Learning Technologies. Here’s the First Step When Building Interactive E-Learning Coursse. On past projects, many of my customers would ask for interactive elearning courses.
When I asked them how they defined interactive elearning courses they’d usually list things like fancy mouseovers, drag-and-drop interactions, and a host of other ways to interact with the screen. They rarely described making decisions or using the content. Many times we dismiss this type of interactivity as novel and superfluous. I’ve heard other presenters deride those things as a waste of time and not being much more than lipstick on a pig. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with a good looking pig. Seriously, I can understand their perspective but I don’t agree with their derision. The 8 Digital Literacy Practices Required for 21st Century Learners. New Bloom's Taxonomy Sheet with Over 80 Web Tools to Try Out.
New Bloom's Taxonomy Sheet with Over 80 Web Tools to Try Out. Social Learning – mehr als eine Vision. Nach Dan Pontefract ist betriebliches Lernen allgegenwärtig (pervasive) und umfasst ein kollaboratives, andauerndes, verknüpftes und community-basiertes Handeln. Damit ist sein Lernmodell des “pervasive learning” eine Alternative zum bekannten “70:20:10″-Modell.
Dabei stützen sich die Lernprozesse in etwa gleichem Maße auf formelle, informelle und soziale Aktivitäten. Social Learning umfasst nach dem üblichen, klassischen Verständnis ein breites Spektrum, vom gezielten Erlernen sozialen Handelns, z.B. in Rollenspielen oder in Praxisanwendungen, bis zu kooperativem Lernen in der Learning Community mit Blogs, Wikis oder in virtuellen Klassenräumen.
Gleichzeitig ist „Social Learning aber immer mehr die Basis selbstorganisierter Kompetenzentwicklungs-Prozesse. Damit bekommt dieser Ansatz gegenüber den formellen Lernarrangements einen grundlegend veränderten Charakter. Nach unserem Verständnis ist Social Learning im betrieblichen Kontext durch folgende Merkmale gekennzeichnet:  vgl. Socratic Smackdown - A Game for Learning and Practicing Discussion Strategies.
A Great Checklist for Developing A 1:1 Program. Comparing Apples to Apples: 5 Components of LMS Selection. As principal of Talent Seed Consulting, Stacy leverages more than 15 years of experience in identifying opportunities and implementing large-scale learning solutions for associates at all organizational levels.
She has developed and delivered blended learning approaches, led learning and development teams, selected and implemented learning technology initiatives, and designed and managed leadership and succession planning and development programs. Stacy is a past president of the Midlands Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD), and served on ATD’s National CORE committee. She served on the advisory board of the 2013 International Conference on e-Learning in the Workplace.
She blogs for ATD’s Learning Technologies community and has written articles and publications for ATD as well as Learning Solutions magazine. Stacy is certified to facilitate Achieve Global, GROW Coaching, and ProMax training, regularly speaks at local and national training conferences. Ed Tech Terminology and Concepts Teachers Should Know About. September 1, 2014 Educational technology is a dynamic field of research and study.
This dynamism stems mainly from the constant flow of new educational web technologies and the emergence of novel Ed Tech concepts that provide theoretical underpinnings for these technologies. The challenge for teachers is not only in keeping up with this fast moving trend but also with understanding the basic foundational concepts without which any talk about Ed Tech integration in class would be futile.
As a new teacher keen on understanding and using educational technology effectively in the classroom, you need, first, to make sure you understand some of the key Ed Tech terminology that you will be repeatedly coming across. To this end, I am sharing with you two excellent resources where you can have access to a glossary of useful Ed Tech terms and concepts: 1-Ed Tech Glossary This is a great list of popular Ed Tech terms compiled and featured in Classflow. Browse more data visualizations.