Open House May 22 – 24
Plus the New Report on The Evolution of Digital Curricula
Special Report: Digital Curricula Evolving
Read the full report online, or download the complete digital edition FREE!
This special report is the latest installment in an ongoing series about how online education is changing teaching and learning and the development of curricula. It examines how technological trends are transforming the role of the teacher, pressuring education schools to modernize, putting a greater emphasis on quality content, and reimagining K-12 learning environments. This report was produced with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Read it today, along with everything else on edweek.org.
FEATURES IN THIS SPECIAL REPORT:
Digital Trends Shifting the Role of Teachers
Interactive tools and multimedia content are prompting teachers to take on more of a coaching or guiding role in the classroom.
Ed. Schools Lag Behind Digital Content Trends
Teacher education institutions risk becoming obsolete if they do not do a better job preparing future teachers to use digital curricula, experts say.
Digital Video Transforms Teaching Practices
The growing availability of digital video sparked the ‘flipped classroom’ movement, but identifying quality video content is still a challenge.
Video Content Provider Market Expanding
As digital video becomes a more popular educational tool, the companies and organizations that provide such content are becoming more diverse.
Plus, during the open house you can view prior E-Learning special reports on topics including Blended Learning, Virtual PD, E-Learning for Special Populations, E-Curriculum, and more!
WEB-ONLY EXTRAS YOU’LL FIND AT EDWEEK.ORG
Click here to read Digital Curricula Evolving as a free digital edition-online or on your mobile device.
FREE Webinar: Making Digital Curricula Meaningful
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 1 to 2 p.m. ET. Using digital curricula effectively is much more complicated than just firing up a laptop in class. As more schools and districts turn to digital materials for education, experts say it’s important to emphasize teacher training and professional development and to be deliberate in how it is used. School and district leaders also need to determine how to organize and evaluate materials and integrate them into the curriculum appropriately. Our guests will help educators find and implement digital curricula in the most effective ways possible. Click here for more.
FREE Webinar: The Evolution of Digital Curricula
Friday, May 31, 2013, 2 to 3 p.m. ET. The proliferation of digital devices such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets is changing the way many teachers are delivering instruction in their classrooms. Many are trading in textbooks for interactive digital tools such as videos, multimedia lessons, and games that they are using to engage and motivate students. That digital shift has prompted teachers to re-evaluate their roles in the classroom, changing from being simply knowledge experts to learning guides. And technology advocates contend that digital curricula can help put students at the center of their learning, connect what they’re doing in school to real-world applications, and better prepare them for college and the workforce. Click here for more.
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