Archive | October, 2012

Instructional Technology: Meeting the needs of 21st Century Learners

10 Oct

Instructional Technology: Meeting the needs of 21st Century Learners

Read chapter 10 from the book 21st Century Skills Rethinking How Students Learn by clicking here:

Chapter 10 Reading from 21st Century Skills Rethinking How Students Learn

Visit these web links to become familiar with national standards, research and information relevant to instructional technology.

Share your reflections of these readings by clicking Leave a Comment in relation to your professional role in instructional technology.

Consider these Guiding Questions when leaving your comment:

  • How does Instructional Technology impact education today?
  • How do we meet the needs of today’s adult and student learners?

Happy Learning!

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Blogging Resources

10 Oct

DIGITAL LEARNING CADRE

The Delaware Digital Learning Cadre envisions all teachers capably and appropriately utilizing digital learning so that Delaware students graduating from high school demonstrate technology literacy.

Educational Blogging: A Community Resource Created by the DLC

Educational Blogging
General Information and Resources
Support Blogging – Blogging as an educational tool Educational Blogging – Educause Review online
Articles
How to Blog with Young Students, Education World 2012 Hooked on Classroom Blogging – ISTE, Learning  and Leading Magazine Blogging in Education Today – Emerging EdTech Using Blogs to Integrate Technology in the Classroom – Teaching Today
Blogs Worth Following
Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Wesley Fryer Learning in Hand – Tony Vincent Kaffeeklatsch – Kathy Schrock 2CentsWorth –David Warlick The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom – Steven Anderson Weblogg-ed –Will Richardson Cool Cat Teacher – Vicki Davis The Innovative Educator –  Lisa Velmer Nielsen The Organized Classroom Blog (tips for primary-grade management and effectiveness)) Flipped Learning (new ways of teaching) Free Technology for Teachers (free tech resources and tech reviews)
 MindShift (research, policy, and cultural issues)
Free Blogging Services
Blogger
Edublogs WordPress
ClassPress 21 Publish Journalscape (great for very young bloggers)
Free Readers to Aggregate Blog Feeds
Bloglines Google Reader Feed Reader

Welcome

8 Oct

We are so excited to get started with our blog to share our reflections on Instructional Technology.

Be sure to read http://www.albion.com/netiquette/corerules.html for some great tips on Netiquette.

DLC Leadership Team