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Roland Gesthuizen

New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model - Edudemic - Edudemic - 185 views

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    "Sometimes a visual guide comes along and it just makes total sense. That's how I felt about Allan Carrington's clever 'Padagogy Wheel' which we featured on Edudemic last week. Check out the previous version then view the one below to see the differences. From what I can tell, putting the wheel on this site has generated a bit of buzz and I'm glad we could help spread the knowledge.

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Roland Gesthuizen

9 Wrong And 8 Right Ways Students Should Use Technology | Edudemic - 134 views

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    "Technology is a tool. It's not a learning outcome. Too often do we get distracted by all the activities and action we can perform with an iPad or some other device. We can post to Edmodo! Make a Prezi! Post to Facebook! All exciting things, to be sure. But these are not actually learning outcomes .. But they're not really learning. They're using a device."
Roland Gesthuizen

The 7 Habits Of Effective Connected Educators | Edudemic - 115 views

  • Whether you’re using technology a lot or just dipping your proverbial toes in the digital water, this quick set of tips is perfect for you.For starters, you should know that effective connected educators always “start with the why” and don’t immediately adopt and deploy technology as soon as possible. They try to figure out “why” that particular piece of tech should have a lofty place in the classroom and where it would help.

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    "Are you integrating technology or hoping to become a more effective teacher? If you circled one or both of those options, then listen up. Also, go grab a damp towel before that marker stays permanent on your computer monitor! Okay, all cleaned off? Let's learn about some of the must-know habits of effective connected educators."
Roland Gesthuizen

How Online Learning Is Being Used To Enhance Education - Edudemic - 1 views

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    "Online learning is downright difficult for many and you have to really want to do it. Aside from that, it's still a big time commitment and you're going to want to know exactly what you're going to get out of any online program before starting. Knowing that there are these challenges, what are some of the benefits?"
Elizabeth Resnick

The Early Results Of An iPad Classroom Are In. - Edudemic - 80 views

  • I’ve never observed anything else that has had the impact on teacher personal learning like the introduction of the iPad.

  • students having their own highly engaging and personalized learning device and their own space to learn in. They share better, problem solve better and most importantly learn that there is more than one way to solve a problem
  • The best examples to depict these points would be in the areas of math and writing
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  • I believe that the most successful of the students we are educating today will be those that can find information the fastest and know best what to do with that information.
  • formerly reluctant writers flourish when given the opportunity to work in apps like Book Creator
  • maximized student learning time and extended the learning day for all of our students
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    "Our school has been working with iPads for three years now and I can easily say that these have been the most exciting years of my educational career. While the decision to share these positive results is a direct result of the positive impact on student learning, it is also important to realize the impact this initiative is having with teachers"
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    A change in teaching style
    Direct impact
    Maximizing Student Learning Time
    The Journey Continues...
Roland Gesthuizen

6 Simple Ways To Use Video In Education - Edudemic - 82 views

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    "For those looking to increase their use of video in education, there are almost as many ways to use video as there are videos available for use. Whether creating your own videos or using those available to you, here are a few ideas to get you started."
Roland Gesthuizen

25 Ways Teachers Can Connect More With Their Colleagues | Edudemic - 20 views

  • A growing criticism of the American education system is that teachers spend too much of their time distanced from their colleagues (a recent survey found that teachers spend just 3% of their school day collaborating with other teachers), encouraging competition rather than collaboration, and making it difficult for teachers to work together to solve educational and institutional issues.
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    "..there are many ways that teachers can reach out and connect with their colleagues and build a more collaborative atmosphere in their schools. We've come up with just a few here.."
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3 Ways the Internet Is Changing Education Right Now | Edudemic - 86 views

  • The world has shrunk considerably and the speed of life has increased dramatically.
  • Democratizing Education
  • a single laptop and a satellite internet connection can provide a classroom, school, or village with access to any content they wish
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  • Lowered Costs
  • Online education means that one teacher can instruct countless students
  • Improved Learning
  • Knowledge can be transferred over time and space endlessly
  • Not only can the internet provide education to more people at a lower cost, it can also offer better quality.
  • Interactive learning is more effective for retention that lectures.
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    A quick overview of how the Internet is changing education, and how educators can take advantage of it.
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Online Education: Is It Right For You? [Infographic] - Edudemic - 86 views

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    The popularity of online education is growing at a steady clip. Whether it's due to the weak economy, quality of online tools, or the price difference… online schools can't (and shouldn't) be ignored. Heck, Bill Gates thinks online education tools like Khan Academy are the wave of the future.
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