Digital Tools to Connect Local Schools

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab While the schools in our district are not far apart in terms of distance, it is often difficult for them to make connections with each other even though we have the best intentions and we all realize See on www.edutopia.org

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Outlook for online learning in 2013: online learning comes of age

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab In a previous post, I talked about the difficulties in making predictions in online learning. Bearing in mind the hazardous nature of this endeavour, here are my predictions – or perhaps better, I should say ‘forecasts’ – for online learning in 2013. The percentages are not probabilities in a statistical […]

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The Future of Learning, Networked Society

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Can ICT redefine the way we learn in the Networked Society? Technology has enabled us to interact, innovate and share in whole new ways. This dynamic shift in mindset is creating profound change throughout our society. The Future of Learning looks at one part of that change, the […]

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Why Digital Writing Matters in Education

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency Writing teachers like me (and perhaps like you) have been caught in a tight spot for some time now. On the one hand, computing technologies have radically transformed the meaning of “writing.” On the other hand, high stakes assessments and their impact on teaching have limited what counts as […]

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Debunking 4 Myths of Social Learning

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab You’ve heard of “safety in numbers.” You may not have heard of “learning in numbers”…though you’ve probably already done it. Working together has been part of the educational process since ancient Greece, if not before. But in today’s increasingly collaborative world, where answers to information are mere seconds […]

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An Oasis of Blended Learning in Dubai

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Recently, I visited the Dubai Women’s College High School (DWCHS), in the United Arab Emirates, to produce a content management system that will become an “eYearbook” for the students. The high school is on the grounds of the Dubai Women’s College/Higher Colleges of Technology; a strikingly-designed modern learning […]

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Technology Doesn’t Teach, Teachers Teach

See on Scoop.it – EdTech 2.0 Education is experiencing a seismic change. The chalkboard and print-based textbook classroom of yesterday is fast becoming the digital-whiteboard and e-book classroom of tomorrow. But as students across the country head back to school this month, the companies charged with helping to implement these changes cannot forget the golden […]

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