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  1. Mar 2020
    1. Forward-thinking teachers are using technology to promote teamwork and collaborative projects, linking their students to classrooms across the globe. Yet building students’ collaborative skills is tough in traditional classrooms, where a teacher stands at the front of rows of students isolated by desks.

      this is a workplace requirement

    1. Students are digital natives. They’ve grown up with technology; it’s woven into their lives. In fact, it’s one of the basic 21st century skills that they’ll need in school and the workplace.

      this is something that has been around since the children were born

    1. Construction is the building or assembling of an infrastructure. Construction is equal parts inspiration and perspiration. Construction calls on creativity as well as persistence, flexibility, and revision. Construction asks our students and teachers to focus on the power and patience employed during work process…and not just the final resultant work pr

      the active process of learning. it includes trial and error leading to the finished product

    1. Our dream is that DE will be a digital hangout for our young people—a place where they play, learn, create, problem-solve, and inspire.  We wonder about the possibilities.

      with the world on lockdown this is how we are interacting. students arent just having lessons taught but they are connecting with their classmates

    1. I’ve seen Boomer stop a child’s tears in record time, help a school-phobic kindergartner walk into school with enthusiasm, reset an anxious student’s day, ease test-taking tension, and bring smiles and laughter to everyone he encounters.

      use of therapy dog

    1. Although Yahoo!, Alta Vista, and Excite were all in the market, Gruener felt Ask Jeeves set itself apart with its interface. His team had spent months building a library of "knowledge capsules," snapshots of answers to questions they felt would be most commonplace. If a question wasn’t addressed in their content, the site would default to a more general search

      it was snapshots of info which would lead to further searching if it wasnt answered right away.

  2. Feb 2020
    1. The three child-outcome measurement areas include: 1. positive social-emotional skills (including social relationships); 2. acquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early language/communication and early literacy); and 3. use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs.

      sc sped

    1. By individualizing content and allowing students to “go at their own pace,” the learning experience is modified significantly, allowing children to scamper off on their own paces, and in theory, getting what they need in any given moment.

      allowing students who have different strengths or interests to work in a way that suits them

    1. SEL consists of five key skills: Self-awareness – recognition of one’s own emotions, personal goals, and values Self-management – regulation of one’s own emotions and behaviors Social awareness – understanding of and compassion for others’ backgrounds or cultures Relationship skills – ability to establish and maintain healthy relationships Responsible decision-making – making positive choices involving one’s own behavior

      important skills for every human being

    1. Unlike previous years, where Lee was pulled out of the classroom for tutoring or to complete worksheets that focused on isolated skills, she is now able to work alone, with a partner, or with a small group, or engage in whole‐group conversations that support her emerging ideas and give her space to consider other perspectives and the context surrounding the information

      Key to providing the least restrictive enviorment

    2. we promote constructing learning experiences based on the fluctuating needs of students that attend to the social, political, and economic realities of being labeled as special education, bilingual, at‐risk, struggling, or below grade level

      providing what the student needs

    1. Teachers interviewed by MediaSmarts identified several key factors that limit the ability of educators to help students build digital literacy skills. They also offered some solutions to these problems, including the need to: provide students with authentic learning opportunities that are enhanced through technological tools; position teachers as facilitators and co-learners, instead of “drill and kill” experts; focus teacher training on how to use technology to enhance learning and meet curricular outcomes; and create reasonable policies and less restrictive filters in schools so that teachers can better help students develop and exercise good judgement.[12]

      ways to add technology to traditional education

    2. 3. Digital media have unknown and unexpected audiences.

      the ability to share and receive data with people from around the world.

    3. The networked nature of digital media also makes it possible for formal and informal communities to develop online, whose norms and values are created by their members.

      what you chose to share can be used. the difference in setting and public audience is not always defined

    4. using the terminology digitally literate and using technology and resources to learn and solve problems is important. sometimes people can say that technology is used as a crutch and does the thinking or work for you. when you integrate it into your life as a learner it is a powerful tool