6 Tips for Successful Mobile Video Assignments in the Classroom - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog

6 Tips for Successful Mobile Video Assignments in the Classroom - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education : However, in the three years I’ve been teaching mobile video in a course titled “Information 3.0,” even those students who initially say they are very familiar with video later admit that they learned a lot from repeated practice and application of video production skills.

Teaching with Tech: The Incredible—and Inevitable—Evolution of the Digital Classroom

Byte Technology

Consider some of these facts: • In 1996 only 14 percent of classrooms had Internet access; 13 years later 93 percent were wired into the World Wide Web. Taken in a whole, it’s now possible to earn most any degree without ever having to step into a traditional classroom.

Back to School: New Tech for the Classroom of the Future

Byte Technology

Or teachers can turn learning into playtime with games for math and science that educate as they entertain. Samsung and Google has proven they’re on the cutting edge of the new possibilities of the technology in educational arenas with such gadgets as Gear VR and Cardboard.

Infographic: Technology And Education

TechImpact

Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”. This quote demonstrates the state of technology and education currently. However, many argue the future of tech education is in the cloud.

December #4Change Chat: Education

Amy Sample Ward

Education and it’s discontents are being changed by new ways of learning – much of it by new ways of creating, sharing and validating information and knowledge online. Tools and methods are being customized, adapted and remixed for various educational contexts. Classrooms are no longer bound by geography. Topic: Education: How is social/new media affecting the future of education? Tags: events 4change education twitter

MathAndCoding Turns the Library into a Coding Classroom (Part 2)

Tech Soup Blog

"The library is a place for lifelong education, and needs to resonate with the community. In part 1 of this series, we introduced MathAndCoding , a nonprofit that offers teen-led programming classes for children in public libraries in the Silicon Valley area.

Games for Change Keynote: James Shelton, US Department of Education

Amy Sample Ward

James Shelton, US Department of Education: Education is probably the area where we have failed to innovate the most. I want to frame first the opportunity: we often talk about the competitiveness frame in education, that the US used to be number one, and now we are “falling behind.&# It has to happen outside this country because so many countries realized that education is the way to economic prosperity. Young people should enjoy the educational process.

Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

Mobile Commons

Ten years ago, text messaging’s role in the classroom was a head scratcher. All of these methods have helped keep classrooms full at a time when college admissions have dropped for the first time in 15 years. Higher Ed higher education summer melt

The Internet, Social Media and the Democratization of Education

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Zach Buckley, a recent college graduate who is interested in the intersection of technology, education and online learning. The Internet as a Leveler for Education. In fact, Sir Ken Robinson argues that we need to completely redefine the way we view education.

New Models for Children's Museums: Wired Classrooms?

Museum 2.0

But last year, over Thanksgiving, I sat next to a man who was working on his laptop (not an activity that invites conversation), creating a presentation on elementary education and technology. To many of these folks, Bob's wired classrooms seem threatening.

Digital Video in the Classroom

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One area we're looking at is digital video, so have been madly reviewing educational resources and options. I'm working with a newly established community technology center that is housed in an after-school program on an instructional technology plan for lab. I found a great resource, [link] which had exactly what I was searching for - a piece on strategies for multi-level projects

After Frustrations in Second Life, Colleges Look to New Virtual Worlds - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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After Frustrations in Second Life, Colleges Look to New Virtual Worlds - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Some colleges that have built virtual classrooms in Second Life—the online environment where people walk around as avatars in a cartoonlike world—have started looking for an exit strategy.".

The Triple Bottom Line in India: Software, Quality Education, and Early Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is being beta tested as part of a new model of high quality education in schools called: Sujaya : India’s 1st K-12 Hybrid CBSE Schools www.sujayaschools.com. The school’s curriculum is based on Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences theory.

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PowerMyLearning: Free Online Education Games and Videos for Nonprofits and Libraries

Tech Soup Blog

It often surprises people when I mention that education accounts for fully one-fifth of nonprofit activity , second only to human services. Of course libraries are all about education in its various forms.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE) / Fort Meyers, FL/ $445. USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / TBD. Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE) / Indianapolis, IN / $695. It's finally here!

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Across America, Hispanic and Latino organizations are leading the way in every realm, including advocacy, education, healthcare, and social services. The Hispanic Institute is a nonprofit organization that provides an effective education forum for an informed and empowered Hispanic America.

Accessible eBooks for Equal Opportunity

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

He could no longer keep up with his peers in the classroom. One of their main challenges is that they do not have adequate access to educational materials that are necessary to learn and succeed in school. The good news is that major changes in technology are reforming education.

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Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

Mobile Commons

Ten years ago, text messaging’s role in the classroom was a head scratcher. All of these methods have helped keep classrooms full at a time when college admissions have dropped for the first time in 15 years. College enrollment, grade improvements, and staying connected with student services are just a few of the advantages of higher education texting. These days, however, it is a no brainer.

826 Valencia: Education! Humor! Pirates!

Museum 2.0

And so today we look at an educational facility (not a museum) that swabs the deck with these barriers. By doing so, it doesn't just widen the audience for a specific educational experience--it also offers a new model for how we might design and deliver interactive, varied content experiences.

Games for Change Keynote: James Shelton, US Department of Education

NTEN

James Shelton, US Department of Education: Education is probably the area where we have failed to innovate the most. I want to frame first the opportunity: we often talk about the competitiveness frame in education, that the US used to be number one, and now we are "falling behind." It has to happen outside this country because so many countries realized that education is the way to economic prosperity. Young people should enjoy the educational process.

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4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement

Everyaction

In this blog series, we'll be focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. For most college students, their cellphone never leaves their side - 94% even want to use mobile phones as an educational device in classrooms.

What is the Current State of Grantseeking? Education

Tech Soup Blog

Educational Institutions vs. Education-Focused. Education organizations, both institutions and those organizations focused on education, comprise a little over 15% of nonprofit organizations in the United States and represented over 13% of participants in the State of Grantseeking survey published by GrantStation and PhilanTech in November 2011. So the overall pursuit of grants by education organizations did not change dramatically this past year.

From Prospective Student to Active Alumni: Engagement Fosters Lifelong Support

Connection Cafe

of donors who were students or graduating seniors (Source: 2017 donorCentrics® Annual Report on Higher Education Alumni Giving ). . Higher Education alumni giving student and alumni engagement university recruitmentStart Early and Never Stop Engaging .

Educating To Mobilize the Masses

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Educating to Mobilize the Masses David Williamson Shaffer (UW-Madison), Doug Nelson (Doorknocker Simulation/ Kinnection), Nelson Layag (CompassPoint Nonprofit Services) How can organizations educate their masses for door-to-door canvassing, fundraising, or advocacy? The games let us think about the process of education of being a citizen in the world in a different way.

2009 DonorsChoose.org Social Media Challenge

Amy Sample Ward

The challenge runs throughout October, with hundreds of bloggers and Twitterers rallying to support classroom requests on DonorsChoose.org. All told, they raised over $275,000 for classroom projects reaching 67,000 students in low-income neighborhoods around the country. Public school teachers post project requests that range from a $100 classroom library, to a $600 digital projector, to a $1,000 trip to the zoo. The DonorsChoose.org Social Media Challenge is back again!

Some Really Insightful Writing About Virtual Environments and Education

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Stephen Downes points me to a post from the brilliant Vicky Davis: The Frontier of 3D Education. She gives the context of 3d Web, the standards, describes the drawbacks to second life for education and provides some examples of the possibilities, including videos from YouTube for those whose computers can't handle the Second Life client. Meanwhile, many educators haven't even come to grips with the social web, Web 2.0. This morning, Bertie , sent me a pointer to this article.

Educational Uses of Back Channels for Conferences, Museums, and Informal Learning Spaces

Museum 2.0

For some educators and curators, this may sound like a nightmare. Many museums are experimenting with “back channel” platforms that allow visitors and staff to chat and share content while onsite at the museum. Visitors texting amongst themselves while you are trying to conduct a tour?

Second Life Education Programs in NY Times, Goes Open Source, and other tidbits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the weekend, the New York Times ran an article about education programs in Second Life. I attended a lecture on the use of technology in the legal classroom last month in Second Life, facilitated by Rebecca Nesson.

Visit Zambia with LearnAsOne!

Amy Sample Ward

Just listening to the communities real educational needs and helping to provide the funds and training so they can meet them themselves. It could be teacher training, classrooms, a feeding programme, sanitation and clean water, books, school fees or teacher’s accommodation. Tags: community digital learning africa education Steve Heyes, a colleague and founder of LearnAsOne , has just embarked on a great journey to Zambia and you’re invited!

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday by Teaching About Giving

Connection Cafe

The teachers are the real heroes here (as they often are), the inspirational inflection points that take this well-thought-out, well crafted curriculum to the kids who gather in their classrooms. They do this by educating kids, giving them the knowledge to engage, and then encouraging action.

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New on SSIR: A New Tool for Digital Storytelling

Amy Sample Ward

My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review is now posted – you can read the post and join the conversation on the SSIR opinion blog , or in full below. —– I’m really excited by tools that enable digital or transmedia storytelling.

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing

SocialFish

——— How are trade and professional associations using technology to enable or enhance their education programs? Clearly technology is now an integral part of association education.

DonorsChoose.org Moving money into SC schools like TySheoma Betheas!

Network-Centric Advocacy

Donor’s Choose is opening a money pipeline into the classrooms in SC. Teacher requests directly from SC classrooms. Education in the spotlight: Support classrooms like Ty’Sheoma Bethea’s!

What We Can Learn from Finnish NGOS About Resilience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The latter may be due how children are taught in the Finnish educational system. Before I left for Finland, I read Timothy Walker’s Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms.

The Best Adult Learning is Social Learning

SocialFish

Aaron Wolowiec (who’s recently launched EventGarde LLC , a brand new consulting firm for meetings and educational strategy) has a MUST READ post on adult learning principles and andragogy (which “places value on the process of learning. Read the full post for a LOT more info on these key principles, including tips on what content leaders (education staff or or subject matter experts) can do to foster good adult learning in your educational courses.

What Does it Take to Go Viral Nowadays?

SocialFish

With the advent of social media networks, content is now shared thousands of times faster than the common cold spreads through our elementary school classrooms. EDUCATE YOURSELF.

Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Peer Instruction and the flipped classroom is a research-based, interactive teaching method developed by Eric Mazur at Harvard University in the 1990s.

When Data Gets Personal

Idealware

At DonorsChoose.org, any public school teacher in America can ask for funding for a particular classroom need and any individual can donate to support that project. The numbers, added to a teacher’s reasoned and heartfelt plea, equal solutions in classrooms.

University Business Magazines Ranks Mobile Commons as a Top Product

Mobile Commons

The magazine, which covers news and advances in higher education management, draws their annual ranking from nominations that come directly from educators and administrators. The list covers useful products and tools for universities to use in the classroom and beyond. University Business Magazine has named Mobile Commons as one of their Readers’ Choice Top Products in 2013 , alongside the iPad.

What Does it Take to Go Viral Nowadays?

SocialFish

With the advent of social media networks, content is now shared thousands of times faster than the common cold spreads through our elementary school classrooms. EDUCATE YOURSELF.

The Best Adult Learning is Social Learning

SocialFish

Aaron Wolowiec (who’s recently launched EventGarde LLC , a brand new consulting firm for meetings and educational strategy) has a MUST READ post on adult learning principles and andragogy (which “places value on the process of learning.

Augmented Reality and Social Good: The Art of Creating Meaningful AR

Connection Cafe

Imagine asking a question and being able to experience the answer in 3D or, using augmented reality to let an archaeology student participate in a dig in the classroom. AR has a host of applications for the nonprofit and education sectors.

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Embracing a More Diverse Audience in Arts and Culture

Connection Cafe

Upon graduation, she hopes to secure a position at an institution committed to diversity, access and education. . Translations and multilingual educators eliminate language as a barrier to participation, and bring art and cultural understanding to a larger audience.

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