Goal statement 2024

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In 2024 eduToolkit will focus on skills intelligence with microcredentials to provide insights for decision making. The data comes from occupations or sectors that can be used as indicators which feed thematic dashboards and predict future jobs trends. Source: https://www.cedefop.europa.eu/en/tools/skills-intelligence

Goal statement 2023

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In 2023 eduToolkit will focus on micro-credentials for lifelong learning and employability. In this credential ecology, micro-credentials are different from other types of credentials since they are unbundled, credit-bearing, and stackable. A micro-credential is a proof of the learning outcomes that a learner has acquired following a short learning experience. These learning outcomes have been… Read more »

Goal statement 2022

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In 2022 eduToolkit will focus on students meta-cognitive strategies to develop capacity for higher level executive function skills. The Universal Design for Learning framework promote a student-centred approach with guidelines for how knowledge is internalized when students are provided with options for Executive Functions (CAST 2018). Checkpoint 6.2 in the UDL framework address “Support planning… Read more »

Goal statement 2021

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In 2021 eduToolkit will focus on decision-making in ambiguous situations and analyse how competence is transferred when participants increase their level of disciplinary discernment. Urban Eriksson defines disciplinary discernment as “noticing something, reflecting on it, and constructing new meaning from a disciplinary perspective” and the learning process involve “what to focus on in a given… Read more »

Goal statement 2020

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In 2020 eduToolkit will focus on ‘The multiliteracies pedagogical approach’ and aspects of Situated Practice, Critical Framing, Overt Instruction, and Transformed Practice. The application in educational data mining creates a peer-to-peer “social knowledge” technology for learning communities. The research of Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis has managed to apply artificial intelligence and big data analytics… Read more »

Goal statement 2019

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In 2019 eduToolkit will focus on Innovative Teaching and Learning to redesign learning activities. ICT can help learners collaborate in ways that were not possible before and allows young people to share their views with an audience that is outside their own school environment.Students need to design their communication for a particular audience and have… Read more »

The Power of Storytelling

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As we introduce ‘hands on learning’ and Design thinking in education there is often a need to documnt what occur BEFORE, DURING and AFTER producing an representation. This can be refered to as digital storytelling and in this post I will explore three tools for editing photos and cretationg a collage. #1: PIXLR Express Chose collage to… Read more »

Goal statement 2015

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During 2015 eduToolkit will offer Microsoft’s training for 21st Century Learning Design (21CLD). The educational resources shared by eduToolkit will model and demonstrate 21st Century Learning Design in education. Teachers Open Online Learning for professional development is based on P2P review, where teachers develop skills from practice and reflection. Digital badges are used as micro-credential… Read more »

OneNote Class Notebook vs. Google Classroom with add-ons

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This Office Mix presentation will look at assessment and lessonplans in two different LMS. As an “Advanced Networked Teacher” you can use ICT to assess students’ acquisition of knowledge, and to provide students with feedback on their progress using both formative and summative assessment. There is also a requirement to incorporate appropriate ICT activities into… Read more »

Distributed Learning Environment

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This post aggregated by the the Microsoft Innovative Educators news radar. In Connectivism, knowing where to find information is more important than what is already known. My Learning Activiy on the Microsoft in Education Network investigates “What does 21st Century Learning look like and where is it happen?” and focus on how to select tools to create PLEs… Read more »