The latest news and information about startups and innovations in education.
Read this week’s articles to discover why the digital natives don’t exist, how to empower superintendents, what can we learn from kids, or how to improve students experience at the university.
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“The world needs "childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams deserve high expectations, starting with grownups’ willingness to learn from children as much as to teach.“
To help universities create the best online learning experience they can, the Online Learning Consortium, along with the State University System of Florida and the Florida College System, created a student support checklist. It covers key areas such as: admissions, financial aid, pre-enrollment advising, veteran’s services, career counseling, orientation, post-enrollment services, library, students with disabilities services, technology support, and graduate student support.
The Empowered Superintendent initiative is dedicated to helping superintendents, aspiring superintendents and district leadership teams build their knowledge, skills and confidence as technology leaders. It explored how they have shifted their approaches to integrating edtech into the classroom:
1. Strengthen district leadership and communication
2. Raise the bar with rigorous, transformative and innovative learning and skills
3. Transform pedagogy with compelling learning environments
4. Support professional development (PD) and communities of practice
Growing up with technology does not mean that children know how it works.
We do not have to teach them specific technologies, but instead, they must learn the necessary skills to manage themselves in a technological environment. Technology must be transversal in the education system.
The growing trend of the “teacherpreneur” is timely, and a potential solution to the impasse afflicting educational technology – edtech – in its current state. Teacher involvement is crucial, in part because one of the main reasons that many edtech initiatives fail is a lack of grounding in the real experience of students and teachers. Now, trailblazing teachers are taking innovation into their own hands, bringing the knowledge and insight gleaned in the classroom to the world of edtech.
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