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30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028

30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028
30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028 by Terry Heick Technology is changing at a rapid pace, so much so that it’s challenging to grasp. While there is little uniformity in technology, there are some trends worth noting that have spurred tangent innovation, including speed (a shift from dial-up top broad band), size (from huge computers to small handheld devices), and connectivity (through always-on apps and social media). In fact, we have some to expect nearly instant obsolescence—smartphone contracts that last a mere 24 months seem like ages. Whether this is a matter of trend or function is a matter of perspective, but it’s true that technology is changing—and not just as a matter of power, but tone. In 2013, technology has become not just a tool, but a standard and matter of credibility. Fifteen years ago, a current high school sophomore was born. So was Google. It’s hard to recall what life was life before Google. In 15 years.

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5 Priorities For Transformative Schools 5 Priorities For Transformative Schools by Thom Markham Imagine this scenario. All 50 states approve the Common Core State Standards and, in an unprecedented burst of transnational cooperation, 50 other countries adopt the same standards. Miraculously, the world now operates according to a single set of learning outcomes. What Kinds of Apps Will Be Popular in 10 Years? Justin Sullivan/Getty Images If you’re like most smartphone owners, you probably spend a lot of time using apps. (And if you’re like most tech blog readers or writers, you probably also spend a lot of time reading about them, writing about them, or figuring out how to organize them on your phone’s home screen, too.) And while you likely have a well-curated handful of apps that you rely on to organize your schedule, stay connected to friends and family, and get through your day at work, you probably have no idea of which of those apps, if any, you’ll still be using a year or 10 from now. Which leads us to an interesting question: what kinds of apps are we going to be downloading from our app stores of choice a decade from now?

13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years 13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years by Terry Heick Ed note: 2 Pieces for Context–30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education by 2028 and Curriculum is More Important Than Learning Technology Crowdsourcing teaching I’ve just finished re-reading Jeff Howe’s 2008 book Crowdsourcing. It struck me as I reached the end of the book that many of today’s digital natives will become tomorrow’s teachers. The question then becomes what impact or influence will digital natives have on shaping the role of teachers and the nature of teaching.

Education Week Published Online: June 10, 2015 Published in Print: June 11, 2015, as Why Ed Tech Is Not Transforming Teaching Students in a classroom at Mount Pleasant High School in Wilmington, Del., listen to a social studies lecture from their teacher. —Charles Mostoller for Education Week The 13 most innovative schools in the world Mathias Eis Schultz Ørestad Gymnasium is one giant classroom, where more than 1,100 high school students spend half their time learning in an expansive glass cube — a "gymnasium," as parts of Europe still call secondary schools — to avoid traditional instruction. By encouraging students to collaborate in wide-open settings, the school hopes kids will be equipped to think flexibly on diverse topics later in life. "We want to have teaching where the students make research and work together in solving real problems," headmaster Allan Kjær Andersen tells Tech Insider. "So we want to be an open school that is in connection with the outside world."

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. Before books were readily available to the masses—primarily due to cost of production and the amount of time needed to manually transcribe educational materials— monologue-style lectures were instructors’ only option for transmitting the necessary textual information to their students. Today, however, students have access to their own copies of course materials, and, in addition, teachers now have a wealth of additional, effective pedagogical tools available for their use.

Agency and Opportunities for Future Educational Technologies With all the excitement in the air about big data, analytics, and adaptive instruction, it is easy to imagine a future of complete automation. In this future, algorithms will choose what we will learn next, which specific resources we will interact with in order to learn it, and the order in which we will experience these resources. All the guesswork will be taken out of the process – instruction will be “optimized” for each learner. 36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do What should every teacher in the 21st century know and be able to do? That’s an interesting question. After just now seeing this excellent post on educatorstechnology.com, I thought I’d contribute to the conversation. I added the twist of ranking them from least complex to most complex, so novices can start at the bottom, and you veterans out there can skip right to 36. 36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do

Is Flipped Learning Really that Effective? You Might Be Surprised - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - 21stedchat, edchat, flipchat, flipclass, flippedlearning The results on flipped learning are in. And regardless of who you ask, the response you will most likely get is an overwhelmingly positive endorsement of this time-shifted approach to classroom instruction and learning. This finding results from Speak Up 2013 National Research Project Findings: A second year review of flipped learning, a white paper recently released by Project Tomorrow in conjunction with the Flipped Learning Network. In the fall of 2013, over 403,000 students, parents, teachers, and administrators were administered the 11th annual Speak Up online surveys asking them questions about their feelings on flipped learning and the use of videos in the classroom. The general consensus among all groups of participants is that flipped learning can be a valuable and innovative instructional strategy.

6 Steps to Choosing the Best eLearning Authoring Tool The mere thought of choosing a new e-Learning authoring tool may make some eLearning professionals cringe, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful and time-consuming task. In this article, I’ll walk you through the process of choosing the best eLearning authoring tool for you. The Steps to Follow When Choosing an eLearning Authoring Tool Choosing an eLearning authoring tool that you can use to create engaging eLearning experiences is often a challenge in and of itself.

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