63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

by Terry Heick It could be argued-and probably argued well-that what a student fundamentally needs to know today isn’t much different than what Tom Sawyer or Joan of Arc or Alexander the Great needed to know. Communication. Resourcefulness. Creativity. Persistence. How true this turns out to be depends on how macro you want to get.

How Students’ Digital Footprints Can Affect Them Long After They Leave Your School

How Students’ Digital Footprints Can Affect Them Long After They Leave Your School –

Digital citizenship lessons often focus on Internet safety, online predators and cyberbullying. While those conversations are vital, students need always to be aware of what they do online and how their posts, photos and comments can impact them beyond their K-12 years.

New technologies are revolutionizing education – or are they?

New technologies are revolutionizing education – or are they?

While some experts -like disruptive innovation guru Clayton Christensen-believe that new technologies will profoundly transform educational models, others are taking a more skeptical stance, arguing that the advent of radio or television had raised similar speculations. The jury is still out.

Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration?

Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration?

It’s an open secret in the education community. As we go about integrating technology into our schools, we are increasing the risk and potential for plagiarism in our tradition-minded classrooms. In fact, a recent PEW research study found that while educators find technology beneficial in teaching writing skills, they feel it has also led to a direct increase in rates of plagiarism and infringement of intellectual property rights.

The real digital divide in educational technology

The real digital divide in educational technology

The supply and demand sides for U.S. educational technology deserve closer scrutiny in light of the release of the 2016 National Education Technology Plan by the Department of Education. That plan, the fifth in a series, was preceded by the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) 2014 comprehensive reform of its E-rate program.

What Teachers That Use Technology Believe

What Teachers That Use Technology Believe –

What Teachers That Use Technology Believe by Terry Heick What do teachers that use technology believe (as it pertains to teaching with technology)? This will read a lot like a pro-education technology post because it (more or less) is. I tried to get in the head of both teachers skeptical of “edtech” and teachers that have embraced it full-on.

Welcome to the “Choose Your Own Adventure” Future of Learning

Welcome to the “Choose Your Own Adventure” Future of Learning – Bright

What will school look like in 2050? Teachers from six countries respond. What will school look like in 2050? I asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators from six countries to share their ideas about the future of learning. Their answers were contradictory, fascinating, and thought provoking. Here’s what they told me: Schools won’t change much.