The 5 Main Fluencies of The 21st Century Learning

Today I want to share with you this awesome read I came across in Global Citizen Education. The article is entitled ” 21st Century Fluencies” and is basically based on Crockett et al.’s book Literacy is Not Enough. The main argument in this paper is that 21st century fluencies are process skills that students need […]

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Ten Steps to Plan & Communicate Your xAPI Design to a Web Developer

If you are an instructional designer beginning to work with the Experience API (xAPI), you may be wondering how to go about designing and developing an xAPI solution. Some of the authoringtools you use may support the xAPI. But the only activities some of these tools track are the same bookmarking, scoring, and completion data that SCORM handles.   To […]

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Scitent Blog – The Promise and Realities of Tin Can

Share this post Have you heard about Tin Can? As you know, the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is a set of technical standards for e-learning software products, and it governs how online learning content and learning management systems (LMSs) communicate with each other. The Tin Can API (sometimes known as the Experience API or xAPI) […]

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A Guide to Game-Based Learning

Is Game-Based Learning the Same as Gamification? Not exactly. Gamification is “applying typical elements of game playing (e.g., point scoring, competition with others, rules of play) to other areas of activity.” Great classrooms often use both. . Source: www.edutopia.org See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab

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Leading and Learning for a Successful Digital Transformation

Education, like so many other aspects of our society, has been undergoing a digital transformation. Accepting this reality is inevitable. Embracing it would be wise. But my district has chosen to go a step beyond that as we strive to lead the transformation.   Digital transformation in Vancouver Public Schools (VPS) began with our second-generation strategic planning […]

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Blended Learning Is for Teachers, Too

Innovative professional development initiatives infuse technology with in-person learning to enhance learning experiences for teachers.   Technology can’t replace the very best of in-person learning. Great teachers remain essential to creating and shepherding student learning through discussion, debate, coaching, advising, encouraging collaboration, and, yes, even using technology as a tool for instruction.   The question […]

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Using Learning Activities to Optimize Blended Learning

How To Optimize Blended Learning Through Learning Activities. Using Learning Activities to Optimize Blended Learning. Blended Learning pros and cons.   Blended courses come with their own benefits and challenges. In this article, you will find invaluable tips and strategies on how to map the class activities with the online materials to achieve the best […]

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Developing students’ digital literacy | Jisc

Even today’s students need support with some areas of digital practice, particularly in an academic context, so it’s important to make sure that these needs are met.   While employability is an obvious driver, developing students who can learn and thrive in a digital society is a key role for universities and colleges.   We define digital […]

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