All Blog Posts Tagged 'long' (5)

Virtual Learning Environments

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Virtual Learning Environments




In today’s society it is increasingly evident that education and in particular students are using more digital platforms and technologies as tools for learning. In order for educational systems to adapt to these differing learning styles and modern trends it is necessary for these systems to look at different teaching pedagogies. Over the past few years… Continue

Added by Steven David Pearce on December 4, 2010 at 4:42am — No Comments

Benefits of a 1:1 Laptop Scheme

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Recently, our school board asked me - how can I provide evidence that having a 1:1 scheme benefits our learners and school. If any of you already have a 1:1 laptop scheme running in your school you will realize that this is quite a difficult question to answer.



Some of the benefits listed here are unique to my school (a private profit making international school), which has totally different funding,… Continue

Added by Steven David Pearce on December 4, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments

Creating Life Long Learners

So we went to the computer lab today for 1/2 an hour and I gave them this assignment.



Visit http://www.scholastic.com/kids/stacks and check out any book or author page you'd like. Then write down at least FIVE new things you learned from visiting those pages.



The kids were like, "We can visit ANY author on this page?" and, "We can look at ANY book site on… Continue

Added by Michelle TeGrootenhuis on February 17, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Global Awareness, Collaboration, and Conversation

I had the privilege last month of traveling across the country to speak to teachers, administrators, and technology trainers. The "light bulb" of awareness for the need to empower teachers and student to collaborate globally is definitely shining brightly! Whether you are a second grade general education teacher or a high school foreign language teacher, our field of education gets it! In order to prepare our students to be competitive, analytical, and successful, we need to arm them with an… Continue

Added by Dr. Kari Stubbs on August 2, 2008 at 5:21pm — 2 Comments

Barriers to Personalized Learning in Schools

At the CoSN conference in March 2008, I led a birds of a feather discussion about Long Tail Learning. Our discussion hit on trust, student privacy, and school district liability. We came up with a list of barriers/challenges:

# The classroom model of traditional education: 1 teacher, 25-30 students

# The Carnegie units system of measuring learning by time and place

# The ability for students to self… Continue

Added by Karen Henke on April 6, 2008 at 4:53pm — No Comments

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