4 Stages: The Integration Of Technology In Learning The 4 Stages Of The Integration Of Technology In Learning by Terry Heick For professional development around this idea or others you read about on TeachThought, contact us. Technology can be used in the learning process in a variety of ways. Some are supplementary, serving the original design of the classroom and usually automate some previously by-human task or process–grading multiple choice assessments, searching for a source of information, or sharing messages and other data across large groups. But fully integrated and embedded in the learning process, technology can be transformative–and disruptive.
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8 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios by Jennifer Rita Nichols, TeachThought Intern Digital portfolios are becoming increasingly popular in classrooms across North America. School administration, teachers, parents, and students are all recognizing the benefits of this amazing tool. Digital portfolios have the ability to impact education and student learning in ways that we simply have not been able to do before technology evolved to the level it is at today.
50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today 6 Time-Saving Writing Apps For Students 8.22K Views 0 Likes For anyone who has ever had to write a paper, you know that getting the ideas down when they come to you is important. These mobile apps will get you started and keep you going. 5 Useful iPhone Apps For Student Bloggers Cooperative Learning: Assigning Individual Tasks to Group Members Introduction When I first started using cooperative learning in my classroom, it was truly on a trial and error basis. And I'm here to tell you, I made LOTS of errors. I finally figured out that I was not giving my students sufficient directions and organizational tools. As you can imagine, the results were catastrophic. On their own, my kids determined who was going to talk (everyone), when the talking was to occur (constantly), and just exactly WHO was going to do WHAT (no one).
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What Adobe’s Move to the Creative Cloud Means for Schools Software maker Adobe surprised the tech world last week when it announced that it would stop selling box sets of its popular Creative Suite design software , including Acrobat and Photoshop, in favor of a subscription-based service available through its Creative Cloud . The announcement was big news for magazine publishers and graphic artist types. But it also stands to have significant implications for K–12 schools. Thousands of K–12 teachers and students use Adobe’s Creative Suite products — the vast majority of whom own licenses for traditional off-the-shelf software boxes. What does the decision mean for schools? 4 Ways To Bring PowerPoint Presentations Online Every day in offices, schools and cafeterias all around the globe, zillions of PowerPoint presentations are built to present, convince, inform and sell. Most of these presentations are presented live to an audience and then… Then what? Most of the time, nothing. So much of the intelligence, knowledge and expertise embedded in these presentations is lost and never reused.
Involving learners - Involving the school community - The curriculum in Scotland Pupils at Westray Junior High School in the Orkney Islands made this eight-minute film to explain that involving them in making choices about how, where and when they learn will make their learning more memorable. They use images and examples from their community life to illustrate the skills and capabilities they want to develop and highlight the responsibilities they would like to take on. They'd like to have a role in choosing staff, to offer feedback on lessons and to sit exams when they feel ready, as well as having a happy, safe and secure environment.
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