Category Archive: Digital Learning Environments

Jul
10

Digital dawn: open online learning is just beginning

A great article discussing the how open courseware is changing higher education.    Discussing the MOOC Quote – “Around 7,000 online students recently earned the first certificates awarded by MIT and Harvard through their Edx partnership. That’s more than twice the number of degrees that MIT awarded at this year’s commencement.” via Digital dawn: open …

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Apr
20

Digital Content Management in BC – YouTube

Digital Content Management – YouTube.   A great video explaining how  BC has created a provincial system to share and create digital learning resources. Visit:  2learn.ca

Apr
13

A Parent’s Guide to 21st-Century Learning

From the People at Mindshift. Key questions answered in this comprehensive guide, a downloadable PDF created by Edutopia: What should collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking look like in a modern classroom? How can parents help educators accomplish their goals? via Quick Look: A Parent’s Guide to 21st-Century Learning | MindShift.

Apr
13

28 Hashtags to Follow Education Reform

From Online Universities.com.    If you are interested in learning more about educational reform thoughts and ideas check out these twitter hashtags. 28 Hashtags to Follow Education Reform | Online Universities.

Mar
16

Has Ontario taught its high-school students not to think?

From University Affairs Elementary and high schools spend so much time on the content-laden curriculum that students are unprepared for the analytic and conceptual thinking they’ll need at university via Has Ontario taught its high-school students not to think? | University Affairs.

Feb
27

What’s Blended Learning?

What’s Blended Learning? Ask Salman Khan | MindShift.   Salman Khan describes blended learning.    

Feb
08

Digital Learning: What Kids Really Want

Digital Learning: What Kids Really Want — THE Journal.   This article from THE Journal discusses finding from the Speak Up Survey.   Included is a link to the Project Tomorrow site.

Jan
19

My View: Flipped classrooms – CNN.com Blogs

My View: Flipped classrooms give every student a chance to succeed – Schools of Thought – CNN.com Blogs. Video of a flipped classroom.

Jan
17

21 Things That Will be Obsolete in 2020

21 Things That Will be Obsolete in 2020 | MindShift.   This article found at Mindshift was written back in 2009.    Some of the items deemed obsolete in 2009 are already occuring.

Jan
13

MOOC

Observations about learning, knowledge and technology: Research publications on Massive Open Online Courses and Personal Learning Environments.

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