Forecasting K 12 Edtech Adoption Trends (EdSurge News)

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Trends change with the season. And in education technology, no one does a more persistent job of tracking these shifting patterns than theNew Media Consortium. Last week, the Austin, TX-based organization gave a sneak peek at the 2014 K-12 Horizon Report, which projects fast, mid-range and long-range edtech adoption […]

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Syllabus tool integration with Moodle

See on Scoop.it – Moodlicious We would like to introduce the Moodle developer community to an open source syllabus project at Utah State University (USU): http://salsa.usu.edu/.   Our project is focused on helping instructors create syllabi that are web accessible, based on best practices and targeted to distance education courses in higher ed. See on moodle.org

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Social Media Literacy: The Five Key Concepts

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency Online digital technology has empowered users in ways that were unimaginable twenty years ago. Social media sites have given us the ability to reach a global audience, and have increased the average user’s means to persuade and influence. We are no longer just consumers of media, but content creators […]

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A Two-Gear Construct for Envisioning Blended Learning

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Envision these cycles as gears that are interlocked and running as one to drive student achievement and student ownership of learning. Neither of these cycles requires technology, but both are greatly enhanced by using technology. See on www.edutopia.org

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10 Blended Learning Trends – Edudemic

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Blended learning can tick a lot of boxes for a lot of different teachers who teach in potentially quite different scenarios. From 1:1 classrooms and schools with plenty of iPads to BYOD classes filled with different types (and amounts) of technology, blended learning can help nearly every teacher […]

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Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab At first the #edtech skepticism seemed to be formed around the utility and effectiveness of these new learning tools, the same way we might question a new assessment form or academic standards. It seemed to be more singular—this learning tool or that learning tool. Now “technology” seems all […]

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How Do We Teach Digital Literacy to Digital Natives? – Edudemic

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency Is it possible for our students to be both digital natives and digitally unaware? Young people today are instant messengers, gamers, photo sharers and supreme multitaskers. But while they use the technology tools available to them 24/7, they are struggling to sort fact from fiction, think critically, decipher cultural […]

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