edWeb.net and Learning.com have started a new, free professional learning community geared toward helping educators prepare students with the skills they need to excel in today’s increasingly digital world. By 2020, it is estimated that nearly 80% of jobs will require some level of technology proficiency. Students must be given the opportunity to learn and develop digital literacy skills, and Learning.com makes it easy for educators to teach students these critical skills with online tools and lessons.
Common Sense examines the latest scientific research about problematic media use in their new report, Technology Addiction: Concern, Controversy, and Finding Balance.
From starting the conversation, to role modeling, to supporting authentic learning experiences around digital citizenship, you’ll learn seven essential ways you can build a positive culture around media and technology in your school or district.
Looking for terrific tools to kick off 2016? Want to expand your “digital toolkit” this year? This live, interactive webinar will cover many teacher favorites!
Presenters will share trends from the Navigating the Digital Shift research paper, provide an overview of the Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States (DMAPS) online database, and explain how their state or district has transitioned to digital instructional materials. After the presentation there will be a questions and answers session.
In this webinar we will explore students’ evolving vision for learning and addresses questions from School Library Connection Editorial Experts.
In this webinar, Eric Sheninger will explore how to cultivate shared ownership, respect, and trust – creating a school learning culture that students value and to which they want to belong in the digital age.
In this edWeb webinar hosted by the Digital Learning community, Jeff Mao and Steve Garton, leaders of the Maine Learning Technology Initiative program, explored the increasingly diverse technology landscape to help educators make good decisions about devices, software, and digital content. Attendees learned how Graphite.org can help them find the next great learning app.
In our small school district, over a dozen teachers and 200 students participated in a project-based learning activity that allowed students to become self-published authors.
In this edWeb.net webinar hosted by the Essential Elements for Digital Learning community, Steve Garton, leader of the Maine Learning Technology Initiative program for a decade, showed us how to define your own success in a meaningful way through data, digital citizenship, and the national PTA standards. We also learned how to utilize these tools to reach out to parents, students, teachers, businesses, and taxpayers.