Tag Archives: Authentic Learning

Katie Ann Wilson Talks Augmented Reality in Education

  Katie Ann Wilson Talks Augmented Reality in Education Augmented reality when used as a tool in education, can make a huge impact in the learning process. AR a.k.a. augmented reality captures the user's attention and maintains it longer than plain text ever could. Depending on the augmented experience the user could interact with 3D models,…
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Is having access to technology enough for student achievement?

Is having access to technology enough for student achievement? The access to technology is just one part of the learning process in today’s classrooms. In the modern classroom, teachers must possess digital skills beyond that of a functional use. Having the ability to use technology in a meaningful way to facilitate exploration and collaboration is…
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Epic Possibilities – Mystery Skype

I had to go to ISTE to learn about Mystery Skype. You can never be up on all the tech happening in the classroom; now I've added another great engaging learning activity to my bag of tricks! This cool tool gives anyone the capability of experiencing some serious authentic learning in the classroom setting. Learn by taking risks,…
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The Goal of Education in the 21st Century

Guest Blog by Shawn Stone The goal of education in the 21st century is the mastery of information, embedded knowledge and understanding and the advanced use of technology in society. It should allow our students to also master the learning process, to engage with their curriculum, own and direct their learning in their own individual and…
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Kids Pick the News With News-O-Matic – Now that’s Authentic Learning!

Recently, I have found myself explaining what some of the customary, current terms in education are right now... authentic learning seems to be one of them. Although the term has been around for quite some time, there seems to be a lack of understanding of what it really entails. A simple definition of authentic learning…
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