30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015 05/19/2014, Terry Heick

30 Trends In Education Technology For The 2015 School Year

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Trending Up

  1. Teacherpreneurs
  2. Decentralizing academic standards
  3. Rethinking data in the classroom
  4. Adaptive learning algorithms
  5. Digital Citizenship
  6. Focus on non-fiction, digital media
  7. Depth of content
  8. Experimentation with new learning models (including flipped classroom, sync learning, blended learning, etc.)
  9. Teacher self-directed PD, webinars, streams, etc.
  10. College as a choice
  11. Collaborative learning
  12. Digital Literacy
  13. Focus on learning spaces
  14. Design thinking
  15. Mindfulness, meditation, downtime
  16. Teacher as guide-on-the-side
  17. Gamification of content
  18. Genius hour, maker hour, collaboration time
  19. Workflows
  20. Cloud-based word processing
  21. Mainstreaming + co-teaching
  22. Platform Agnosticism
  23. Librarian as digital media specialist
  24. YouTube channels, Google Chromecast, AppleTV
  25. Apps like Storehouse
  26. 1:1 tablets/devices
  27. Project-Based Learning
  28. Mobile-first #edtech design
  29. The innovation of apps
  30. Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive

CODING SUMMER CAMP

CODING SUMMER CAMP

Discovery!  VeroMom loves to share her eduventures=)

Finally, a local Hacker Dojo!! The new Codecraft Lab in Melbourne offers kids coding for a fraction of the cost of IDTech and DMA-Digital Media Academy(both of which we have attended). Plus, they have year round weekly class and MUG -Minecraft User Group! Coding should be a second language for our kids, empowering them to be creators and makers.  Check out the revolution at code.org.