5 Bad Technology Habits Teachers Can Fall Into

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Computer-based testing. Flipped classrooms. eLearning and online courses. Mobile learning. Personalized learning algorithms. Technology has revolutionized learning – and teaching. It doesn’t always work as planned, but when it does, technology can promote student engagement, boost efficiency and help tomorrow’s workers develop the tech skills employers so desperately want. That is, […]

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5 Instructional Design Traps to Avoid

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Excellent e-Learning is built on solid instructional design decisions. But for those of us without the budgetary luxury of an in-house instructional designer, tackling instructional design is sometimes easier said than done.  See on elearningindustry.com

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4 Big EdTech Trends Spotted At BETT 2014 – Edudemic

See on Scoop.it – EdTech 2.0 This years’ BETT show (British Education and Training Technology – the UK equivalent of ISTE or TCEA) presented a dizzying range speakers and exhibitors, and it was set against some interesting changes in UK education… To name a few, the national curriculum now includes coding, schools should now be […]

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Hey, Teacher Trainers: Get a Geek!

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Hey kid, I sympathize with you. You just got a batch of freshly minted teachers in your school and some are geeky, but some don’t have a clue. You need teachers who know how to direct your passion for technology and media from consumption to literacy. You need […]

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Lubricating The Wheels Of Technology In Education

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab My perception is that over the past decade, technology adoption in the classroom has been a case of the “shiny new thing” where teachers and schools have looked at technology as an end state, rather than a tool to use in the broader educational arsenal. Teachers looks at […]

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The Power of Performance Assessments

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Education is, of course, about so much more than filling minds with facts and figures. Teachers everywhere know that education is about developing minds for all kinds of future experiences: college, careers that will evolve over time, and community and civic life. So how can we know if […]

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