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Digital Competence Framework for Educators (DigCompEdu)

Digital Competence Framework for Educators (DigCompEdu)
The teaching professions face rapidly changing demands, which require a new, broader and more sophisticated set of competences than before. The ubiquity of digital devices and applications, in particular, requires educators to develop their digital competence. Download your copy of the framework here! The European Framework for the Digital Competence of Educators (DigCompEdu) is a scientifically sound framework describing what it means for educators to be digitally competent. It provides a general reference frame to support the development of educator-specific digital competences in Europe. DigCompEdu is directed towards educators at all levels of education, from early childhood to higher and adult education, including general and vocational education and training, special needs education, and non-formal learning contexts. DigCompEdu details 22 competences organised in six Areas.


Learning a language makes you more tolerant, so why aren't more universities encouraging it? There are many benefits to knowing more than one language. For example, it has been shown that aging adults who speak more than one language have less likelihood of developing dementia. Additionally, the bilingual brain becomes better at filtering out distractions, and learning multiple languages improves creativity. Evidence also shows that learning subsequent languages is easier than learning the first foreign language.

10 Content Curation Tools Every Marketer Needs The beauty of Next Draft is the personal touch and context Dave Pell gives to each story. If I wanted a bunch of browsable links, I’d go to an aggregator like or AllTop. And sure, I still use aggregator sites, but my brand loyalty to them is almost as low as my brand loyalty to Spirit Airlines. I’d be the first to drop one if a better aggregator came along. Digital competence: the vital 21st century skill for teachers and students Digital competence is essential for learning, work and active participation in society. For school education, as important as understanding the competence itself is knowing how to help develop it. Find out more in this tutorial! What is digital competence? Digital competence is one of the eight key competences and refers to the confident and critical usage of the full range of digital technologies for information, communication and basic problem-solving in all aspects of life. This may sound simple to many of us but, according to the Digital Agenda Scoreboard 2015, 40% of the EU population has an insufficient level of digital competence, including 22% who do not use the Internet.

5 Popular Note Taking Strategies - GoConqr Take note of what I’m about to tell you. You have spent years taking notes in class, right? But have you ever stopped and thought, “is this note taking strategy the right one for me”? Take a moment to reflect on your note taking strategies and figure out whether there are improvements that can be made. Make your note taking more effective. After all, having good notes will play a very important role in your final grades. What is Content Curation? What is Content Curation? Content Curation is the act of discovering, gathering, and presenting digital content that surrounds specific subject matter. Though it is still considered a "buzz word" by many in the content world, content curation is now becoming a marketing staple for many companies with a successful online presence. Unlike content marketing, content curation does not include generating content, but instead, amassing content from a variety of sources, and delivering it in an organized fashion. For instance, a content curator is not necessarily responsible for creating new content, but instead, for finding relevant content pertaining to a specific category and funneling this information to readers in a mash-up style. Who Are the Content Curators?

Students Want Better Relationships With Their Teachers, This Is Why That Matters Nearly half of students want better relationships with their teachers. At least, that’s what HundrED’s research report, ‘Every Child To Flourish’, found. The Global Youth survey revealed 46% of students voted that they wanted better relationships with their educators. What Is Content Curation - Content Curation Official Guide - Medium Is content curation an expedient, a marketing tactic, a strategy to achieve something, or is it a solution to a problem, a complement to a necessity or a natural evolution of the way we are learning to manage information? If you were to listen to what content marketers have been screaming out loud for the last few years, content curation is a marvelous new tactic to do miraculous things with the minimum effort. Getting more authority, gaining prestige and reputation, welcoming more readers and visitors on the site, increasing visibility inside search engine page results and working less to achieve all of the above, are just some of the unique benefits heralded by content marketers promoting content curation.

Opettaja tulevaisuuden taitojen edistäjänä : "jos haluat opettaa noita taitoja, sinun on ensin hallittava ne itse" Opettaja tulevaisuuden taitojen edistäjänä : "jos haluat opettaa noita taitoja, sinun on ensin hallittava ne itse" DSpace/Manakin Repository University of Jyväskylä | University Library | SherpaRomeo | JYKDOK Login | Contact | Help | About JYX | en | fi WBT Basics – Whole Brain Teaching Teach-Okay is WBT's version of Collaborative Learning. Simple as pie ... speak briefly, not much more than 2-4 sentences; clap twice and exclaim "Teach!" Your kids clap twice and exclaim, "Okay!" Then, they turn to their neighbors, use big gestures, and paraphrase what you said. Paraphrasing, of course, is a key intellectual skill. Kids don’t truly understand lessons until they can translate what they’ve heard into their own words.

10 Innovative Learning Strategies For Modern Pedagogy - 10 Innovative Learning Strategies For Modern Pedagogy by TeachThought Staff This is an excerpt from a report, produced by The Open University in collaboration with SRI International, that proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have not yet had a profound influence on education. Gartner's 2016 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Identifies Three Key Trends That Organizations Must Track to Gain Competitive Advantage STAMFORD, Conn., August 16, 2016 View All Press Releases 2016 Hype Cycle Special Report Distills Insight From More Than 2,000 Technologies The technologies on Gartner Inc.'s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2016 reveal three distinct technology trends that are poised to be of the highest priority for organizations facing rapidly accelerating digital business innovation. Transparently immersive experiences, the perceptual smart machine age, and the platform revolution are the three overarching technology trends that profoundly create new experiences with unrivaled intelligence and offer platforms that allow organizations to connect with new business ecosystems.

BL-102: Rolling Out Blended (K-12) Description Now that you’re effectively blending/personalizing your own classroom, it’s time for you to take the next step to become a blended leader and share your work with your school, district, and community. This course provides tools to help you begin that process, including: Case studies featuring schools that have started to extend their blending. Resources to start building your skill set as a blended leader. Tips to focus your future goals and build action steps today. 9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning The label of “21st Century learning” is vague, and is an idea that we here at TeachThought like to take a swing at as often as possible, including: –weighing the magic of technology with its incredible cost and complexity –underscoring the potential for well thought-out instructional design

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