Teaching & Learning

Teaching & Learning

Questions to Guide Technology Integration

By Steven W. Anderson, MAEd.

Recently, I spent some time talking with the administrators in a school system nearby about technology, their vision for where they want to go and how the administrators play a key role in the development of technology practices that can have a huge impact on student learning. I asked them...

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Student Focused Learning

By Darby Carr

Today’s education system was built to standardize the way we teach and test. This worked well when most students would progress from school to an industrial job. However, students are expected to perform more complex tasks in today’s workplace, when the current education system does not...

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Portable Records and Learner Profiles

By John Bailey, Samuel Casey Carter, Carri Schneider, Ed.D. and Tom Vander Ark

This article is a summary of Data Backpacks: Portable Records & Learner Profiles, one of the papers in the DLN Smart Series produced by Digital Learning Now! in partnership with ExcelinEd and Getting Smart. The series was created to provide specific guidance regarding adoption of...

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Student-centered Learning Powered by Technology

By Tim Hudson, Ph.D.

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of teaching is effectively reaching all learners. With 20, 30 or even 40 students in their classrooms, elementary teachers have the daunting task of meeting every student right where they are, supporting progress toward grade-level standards and cultivating...

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SE2R Can Revolutionize How We Assess Learning

By Mark Barnes

A student and teacher huddle around a laptop computer. The student clicks an Internet tab, and her classroom website fills the monitor. She opens one page that contains a reading project and another with embedded media, including a narrated slide show. Another click and she introduces her...

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