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K-12 digital tools

Posted on 17 Jul 2014 with 0 comments
21st century skills Digital literacy ICT in education Mobile learning Pedagogy Social Media

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A recently released report, The new digital learning playbook: understanding the spectrum of students’ activities and aspirations points out that there is a myriad of different ways K-12 students are using technology to support their learning. The report highlights the views of 325,279 K-12 representing over 9,000 schools across the United States.


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MOOCs for K-12

Posted on 10 Jul 2014 with 0 comments
Blended learning Engagement and performance Learning environment Pedagogy

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A recently released report, commissioned by the UK Department for Education, describes the findings of a study into the opportunities from MOOCs for UK secondary-age learners (11-19 years old) drawing on three resources –a literature review, primary interviews, and a survey of teachers. A wide range of aspects are covered including terminology and origins of MOOCs, benefits afforded by MOOCs, how MOOCs can contribute to school-age learning as well as barriers and obstacles that hold back the deployment of MOOCs.


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