Goal statement 2018

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In 2018 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 the opportunity… 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 »

Microsoft’s training for 21st Century Learning Design

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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 »

Syndicated Education in Distributed Learning Environments

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In education schools create coherence based on ‘Conceptual Orientation’ (i.e. sense making) illustrating how theories and knowledge are related.  Following the emerging trend of Distributed Learning Environments used in Networked Learning, teachers also need to include ‘Spatial Orientation’ (i.e. way finding) to answer questions like: Where do I find useful Learning Resources (i.e. salience)?  How… Read more »

The Use of Web Tools for Networked Learning [#CNT12]

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Our first online course “Teachers Open Online Learning for Professional Development” [#TOOL12] investigated what new skills and capacities teachers need to develop in ‘Networked Literacy & Fluency’.  We then shared some thoughts on some criteria for badges/certification as a ‘Networked Teacher’.  This was a peer to peer course at P2PU and resulted in our community badges… Read more »

Teaching Tools

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In the introduction to my thesis with the working title “Navigating Distributed Knowledge with the use of Web Tools” I wrote:“A major change in education has been the emergence of a distributed knowledge and the use of Internet in teaching practices. Humans have throughout history used tools to increase our understanding of the world. Social… Read more »