Thursday, April 6, 2017

Technology Trends and Education

Iowa Department of Education - Educational Technology Plan 2009-2013
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Are you ready to write your lesson plan for the next 10 years? I hope this blog post changes your mind if you said yes!

What are the technologies that are affecting K-12 education? This infographic by Corey Murray,  from Envisioning Tech shows that many grade school kids will have jobs that have not been created yet. It also shows 40 ways that education and technology are moving towards in the next 30 years.

How will you intertwine your Content knowledge, Pedagogical knowledge, and Technological knowledge, to best engage the students with what they are learning?

Resources:

What is STEM:




Drones in Education 

Examples of Drone Usage in Education: The Washington Times (http://tinyurl.com/jzb55n4)

7 things you should know about Makerspaces


Transformative Learning Approach

http://www.uni.edu/coe/TransformativeLearning




Additional Resources:

This blog introduces 50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know. Those tools includes social learning, learning tools, lesson planing, and some other useful tools. This blog post is 2 years old now and there are additional tools that you can add to each category. How many of those tools are you familiar with, and how many of them sound educational to you?
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3D Printing:
3D Printing at the Rod Library!

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Watch some of the following to know more about some technologies that you might find at your school.

Augmented Reality


Magic Books (Augmented Reality)


There are more videos available in the EmergingEdTech  about the new technologies and their application in education.

How do you think these technologies will impact your future classroom?

1 comment:

  1. I thought that this was very interesting to learn about all the new technologies being used in the classrooms now, especially because my teachers used overhead projectors when I was in middle school. Augmented 3D might be a little too much for me right now!

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