This is a place for me to share some of my work. On this site you will find many examples of micro lessons. Many of them will take the form of 1 to 10 minutes video clips or short to the point articles. I believe that micro lessons could be a powerful tool that we can use with students. I hope that you enjoy this Blog site. This site will discuss educational technology as a tool for student learning. Site Publisher Fred Sharpsteen
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
10 Technology Trends in Education and Two Big Questions.
Key Trends as reported in the NMC Horizon Report:
2012 K-12 Edition
1 Education paradigms are shifting to include online learning, hybrid learning and collaborative models.
2 The abundance of resources and relationships made easily accessible via the Internet is increasingly challenging us to revisit our roles as educators.
3 As the cost of technology drops and school districts revise and open up their access policies, it is becoming increasingly common for students to bring their own mobile devices.
4 People expect to be able to work, learn, and study whenever and wherever they want.
5 Technology continues to profoundly affect the way we work, collaborate, communicate, and succeed.
6 There is a new emphasis in the classroom on more challenge-based, active learning. i.e. Common Core style questions