Maximizing Competency Education and Blended Learning: Insights from Experts

In May 2014, CompetencyWorks brought together twenty-three technical assistance providers to examine their catalytic role in implementing next generation learning models, share each other’s knowledge and expertise about blended learning and competency education, and discuss next steps to move the field forward with a focus on equity and quality. Our strategy maintains that by building […]

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10 Ways to socialise your Mahara ePortfolio

10 Ways to socialise your Mahara ePortfolio from Mahara Hui Pascale Hyboud-Peron at Mahara Hui in Auckland on 10 April 2015 https://maharahui.org.nz/course/view.php?id=3 Sourced through Scoop.it from: fr.slideshare.net See on Scoop.it – 21st Century Assessment

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Digital game-based learning levels up digital literacies

Digital literacies and digital game-based learning (DGBL) are both concepts that have emerged in the educational arena since digital technologies have become all pervasive in every aspect of society. With mobile technologies continuing to develop, games are being used more and more by people of all generations and schools are realising that there is some […]

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Blended Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

Blended Learning is one of the major learning concepts that came about as a direct result of the impact of technology integration in education.In blended learning students and teachers get to experiment with a multimodal teaching method in which the digital and virtual learning is blended with the face-to-face one. However, one of the misconceptions […]

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Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning

The development of formal thinking and logical reasoning skills is necessary to achieving deeper learning. Educators should first immerse themselves in professional development focused on building inquiry skills, possibly within the field of philosophy. Learning to think deeply is a prerequisite to planning lessons with flexibility and creativity, both of which are critical aspects to […]

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How Teachers Will Change the Future of Tech

Imagine for moment if all teachers were technophobic. What would that mean for technology development in the long term? Sure, we’d have some self-taught geniuses, like Bill Gates, who would figure out computer programming all on their own. But they would be outliers, and the majority of students would grow up with the same fear […]

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