An Updated Digital Differentiation Model This is part of a Digital Differentiation model, my way i of weaving a web of flexible tools together for teaching and learning. To keep the model relevant, frequent updates are required, as new tools and trends emerge. To access the most current resources, please click on the tab at the top of this blog: Digital Differentiation - Current Updating Ten months ago I published a Digital Differentiation model on this blog. The EdTech Cheat Sheet for Teachers Infographic Educational Technology Infographics Teacher Infographics Trying to understand new educational technology trends with all of the new buzzwords in the booming education technology sector can leave you feel overwhelmed. Boundless created this great edtech infographic that I highly encourage you to share it with fellow educators and teachers or even better print it out.
CITE Journal Article Volume 1, Issue 1 ISSN 1528-5804 Print Version Follow Strand Submit A Commentary Mason, C., Berson, M., Diem, R., Hicks, D., Lee, J., & Dralle, T.(2000). Guidelines for using technology to prepare social studies teachers. Dialogic Teaching In Pursuit Of 21st Century Learning By Rosa Fattahi Out with the Old The teaching paradigm of the traditional lecture is not only (mostly) outdated, but it is also ineffective in promoting the ideal learning atmosphere in today’s 21st-century world. A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the following is most likely to be true? Teachers of the Year: Online Assessments Improvement over Previous State Tests Assessment Teachers of the Year: Online Assessments Improvement over Previous State Tests By Dian Schaffhauser11/30/15
5 Priorities For Transformative Schools 5 Priorities For Transformative Schools by Thom Markham Imagine this scenario. Future Work Skills 2020 In the 1990s, IBM’s Deep Blue beat grandmaster Gary Kasparov in chess; today IBM’sWatson supercomputer is beating contestants on Jeopardy. A decade ago, workersworried about jobs being outsourced overseas; today companies such as ODesk and LiveOps can assemble teams “in the cloud” to do sales, customer support, and many other tasks. Five years ago, it would have taken years for NASA to tag millions of photo-graphs taken by its telescope, but with the power of its collaborative platforms, the task can be accomplished in a few months with the help of thousands of human volunteers. Global connectivity, smart machines, and new media are just some of the drivers reshaping how we think about work, what constitutes work, and the skills we will need to be productive contributors in the future. This is the introduction to the report from the Institute for the Future (IFTF) for the University of Phoenix Research Institute : Future Work Skills 2020. 6.
The Anytime, Anywhere Learning Foundation The 21 Steps to 21st Century Learning framework is a guide for schools and school districts as they envision, plan, implement, evaluate and expand 1:1 learning in their schools. It has been more than two decades since the first 1:1 initiative began. In that time, thousands of schools and millions of students have been involved in 1:1 pilots or full-scale implementations. Training materials At this page you can find several recourse for teachers' professional development. Some of them can be used as a self-study material or by teacher trainers who wish to these materials as part of their courses for teachers. Learning Snacks - do it yourself! In the following links you find resources and self-learning materials on different topics. It includes videos, recorded webinar sessions, publications, etc.