Did you miss yesterday’s webinar with EdWeb.net?
No worries, watch the full webinar recording on Edweb’s website: http://home.edweb.net/new-research-digital-tools-personalized-learning/
About the Webinar:
How is learning and teaching being transformed by digital tools? How do administrators, teachers, parents, and students really use technology right now? And what does the future of personalized learning look like? In this webinar for the edWeb.net Blended Learning community, Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow, shared survey findings from the Speak Up National Research Project and discussed learning and teaching with technology, 21st Century Skills, and STEM instruction. She was joined by Christie Gibson, Principal of Crull Elementary School, who shared insights from her Board of Education Report on state reporting, as well as comparisons of student growth with the amount of time digital tools are used in each classroom. View the webinar to hear the latest on digital tools and personalized learning, today and tomorrow.
There’s still time to schedule in a Speak Up Session at ISTE! If you are attending the ISTE Conference in Atlanta, please be sure to stop by and see Julie at one of the following sessions:
Sunday, 06/29/14, 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
GWCC Murphy Ballroom 1/2
June 30th at 7:30am
Omni CNN Center International Ballroom AB
(Birds of a feather session)
Monday, 06/30/14, 5:15 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 07/01/14, 1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m.
GWCC Murphy Ballroom ½
Technology is critical in today’s world by giving students access to invaluable resources right at their fingertips. Our friends at Kajeet® want to contribute towards your technology program to inspire and prepare students for a successful future.
If you are planning to attend ISTE in Atlanta, enter before June 30, 2014, 11:59 p.m. ET to win a $5,000 donation to your school’s technology program. (#FundYourTech). You can also stop by their booth #3378 for a second chance to enter.
Note: The winning name will be chosen at random on July 1, 2014, at approximately 12 pm ET. You do not need to be present at ISTE when the selection takes place.The winner will be contacted via email and/or Twitter immediately following the drawing. Kajeet will use #FundYourTech to notify the winner on site. Please be sure to follow @Kajeet4Edu. If the name chosen does not respond within 24 hours, another name will be chosen. No purchase of any kind is necessary to enter or win the drawing. Valid only for residents in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia for publicly funded K-12 schools. A check will be issued to the winner’s designated publicly funded K-12 schools within 6-8 weeks from the time of the selection.The check will be made out to the selected winner’s school of choice.
Hosted by Blackboard and Project Tomorrow
When: Monday, June 30th
Time: 7:30am to 8:30am
Where: Omni CNN Center International Ballroom AB
190 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Join us for breakfast and the launch of the latest Project Tomorrow and Blackboard report on Online and Blended Learning. During this special executive breakfast, Julie will discuss the online learning trends from the Speak Up 2013 national data and moderate a panel discussion with K-12 students. Be the first to learn about this new data on online and blended learning and receive a free copy of the report!
Please visit Blackboard’s website athttp://bbbb.blackboard.com/PTBreakfast2014 to RSVP or reply to this email to confirm your attendance. We also encourage you to share this invite with any additional colleagues that may be interested in attending.
If you are not attending ISTE this year and would like to sign up to receive a copy of the 2014 Online and Blended Learning Trends Report, please click here.
- One out of six math and science teachers are implementing a flipped learning model using videos that they have created or sourced online.
- 16 percent of teachers say they are regularly creating videos of their lessons or lectures to students to watch.
- 45 percent of librarians and media specialists are regularly creating videos and similar rich media as part of their professional practice.
- 37 percent of librarians are helping to build teacher capacity by supporting teachers’ skills in using and creating video and rich media for classroom use.
- While, almost one-fifth of current teachers have “learning how to flip my classroom” on their wish list for professional development this year, 41 percent of administrators say pre-service teachers should learn how to set up a flipped learning class model before getting a teaching credential.
- 66 percent of principals said pre-service teachers should learn how to create and use videos and other digital media within their teacher preparation programs.
- 75 percent of middle and high school students agree that flipped learning would be a good way for them to learn, with 32 percent of those students strongly agreeing with that idea.
It’s not too late to stop by CEO of Project Tomorrow, Julie Evans’s panel session Tomorrow (3/21) at 10:30AM with Chris Dede!
New Strategies for Transformational Learning: Building Professional Development Capacity through Mobile Technologies
|Presenters||Julie Evans, CEO, Project Tomorrow with Chris Dede
Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies
|Description||Mobile learning for both students and educators is expanding and evolving rapidly. This session highlights insights from several mobile learning initiatives that span the range of new tools, media, and instructional strategies. Its focus is how mobile devices enable novel, effective forms of professional development that increase engagement and learning by both educators and students. Descriptions of exemplary projects across the country will provide you with strategies for leveraging mobile technologies to address key professional development challenges as well as enhance student instruction.|
|Focus Area||Vision & Leadership|
|Essential Skill 1||Instructional Focus & Professional Development|
|Essential Skill 2||Leadership and Vision|
|Audience||School System Administrators|