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Educational Technology

The use of physical hardware and education theoretics. Educational Technology includes learning theory, computer-based training, online learning, and mobile learning.

digital citizenship

Feb 03, 2020

Entry

Global Movement to Redefine Digital Citizenship

Educators and students are invited to join members of the DigCitCommit Coalition and education communities worldwide on February 11 and 12, 2020, for a free Virtual Congress that will connect them with other students and educators who are successfully modeling the five competences of digital citizenship—inclusive, informed, engaged, balanced, alert.

Assistive Technology

Feb 03, 2020

Entry

SPOTLIGHT! On Using Assistive Technology to Build Independence

Every student, regardless of ability, can communicate, engage in learning, and show measurable progress. Creating a classroom environment that offers a variety of accessible classroom-ready solutions will provide opportunities to increase communication, social skills, and problem-solving skills while building independence. To help in that effort, AbleNet invites teachers to sign up online for a free, downloadable assistive technology ideas guide.

Jan 31, 2020

Blog

Train, Observe, Collaborate

As an educator of many years, change has always been an influential companion on this exciting journey of teaching students. Lately, change seems to be the driving force of everything. This became very evident when I asked my students what careers they would like to have in the future. Their answers were very different from the usual pro ball players and nurses—they said they wanted to be YouTubers! This shows just how prevalent technology is in their everyday lives, both in and out of school.

Jan 15, 2020

Entry

NPR Student Podcast Challenge

NPR invites students around the country to create a podcast and then—with the help of a teacher—compete for a chance to win NPR’s grand prize and have their work featured on national public radio. This contest is for teachers with students between grades 5 and 12.

Jan 15, 2020

Entry

Sets of Standards for Virtual Education

To address concerns about quality and improve online learning, the Virtual Learning Leadership and Alliance Quality Matters recently released revised standards for virtual education—one set each for online teachingonline programs, and online courses. The revised standards are the first update since 2011.

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