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Investigating Risks and Opportunities for Children in a Digital World

2021-02-22T06:57:28+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Tags: , , |

Children’s lives are increasingly mediated by digital technologies. Yet, when it comes to understanding the long-term effects of internet use and online experiences on their well-being, mental health or resilience, the best we can do is make an educated guess. Our need for this knowledge has become even more acute as internet use rises during COVID-19. This report explores what has been learned from the latest research about children’s experiences and outcomes relating to the internet and digital technologies. It aims to inform policy-makers, educators, child-protection specialists, industry and parents on the best evidence, and it proposes a future research agenda. [...]

Informe 2018 “School, District, and Regional Transformation”

2021-02-08T22:06:10+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

El objetivo de este reporte es destacar el trabajo de diferentes colaboradores de la Fundación “Education Elements” y compartir su trabajo de cambio e innovación educativa. Las actividades que son descritas en este reporte son interesantes ejemplos de personalización del aprendizaje escolar. Además, muestran con claridad aquellos principios que ayudan a amplificar y sostener estas innovaciones a lo largo del tiempo. El reporte está disponible en inglés. Descarga el PDF Referencia: Education Elements. (2018). Focus on School, District, and Regional Transformation. California: Education Elements

Should we include more digital technologies in teaching?

2020-10-12T08:36:38+00:00October 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

    UNICEF Montenegro recently launched the findings from a nationally representative survey with a sample of 911 primary and secondary school teachers. The survey was conducted as part of the Digital Literacy for Every Child initiative organized by UNICEF and Telenor and follows an earlier survey conducted with children and parents in 2016 using the same methodology. The teachers’ survey is a response to initial findings that one in two parents want their children’s school to provide them with information on how best to support children’s digital and media literacy. Montenegro is the first Global Kids Online country to produce [...]

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2019

2021-02-08T23:34:23+00:00October 1st, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

This study presents important conclusions from EDUCAUSE's 2019 research on students and information technology. It also provides recommendations on giving students technology support and solution needs, in order to improve students learning experiences on campus and helping them to reach success. Drawing on survey data from more than 40,000 students across 118 US institutions, this report highlights a number of important findings related to students' technology preferences, supports, and experiences. While the majority of students (70%) prefer mostly or completely face-to-face learning environments, specific demographic factors influence their preferences. Labs and demonstrations, faculty/student conferences, and lectures were rated as the most preferred activities [...]

Learning Across Boundaries: How Parents and Teachers are Bridging Learning Across Settings

2020-09-14T08:02:28+00:00September 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Researchers at the Cooney Center and UC Irvine have conducted separate surveys with 1,550 U.S. parents and 600 pre-K—8 teachers to paint a more comprehensive picture of whether, to what extent, and how children ages 3-12 are linking their learning experiences across three locales of interest: home, school, and community. This research illuminates: Where children are learning and with whom; How children are using technology to extend their learning beyond a single setting; What roles parents and teachers are playing in bridging children’s learning across settings, and the extent to which they are working together to do so; Which attitudes, beliefs, [...]

ECAR Study of the Technology Needs of Students with Disabilities, 2020

2020-08-24T08:04:02+00:00August 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

The ECAR Study of the Technology Needs of Students with Disabilities 2020, written by Dana C. Gierdowski and Joseph Galanek from Educause, presents findings on the technology needs of students with disabilities. To better understand the academic technology needs of this student population, ECAR researchers examined nearly 2,000 open-ended responses collected in 2019 student study from individuals who identified as having a physical and/or a learning disability that required accessible technologies or accommodations for their coursework. Students with disabilities are a vulnerable population in higher education and experience barriers to education that many other students do not, and they can have both [...]

What Is Competency-Based Education? An Updated Definition

2020-08-17T08:00:33+00:00August 17th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

The report is an update on the 2011 working definition of competency-based education. Implementing education at deeper levels is becoming a great shift in school culture, structure, and pedagogy. Feedback received during 8 years after the original definition reflected a need for updating key issues. This actual report presents a new definition, developed by many experts on the field. It also includes context for understanding the definition and extra resources for additional exploration. Reference Levine, E. & Patrick, S. (2019). What is competency-based education? An updated definition. Vienna, VA: Aurora Institute.

Seminario: “¿Qué se espera que aprendan las y los estudiantes de América Latina y el Caribe? Entrega de resultados del Análisis curricular del Estudio Regional Comparativo y Explicativo (ERCE 2019).”

2020-07-25T15:58:21+00:00July 25th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

El Laboratorio Latinoamericano de Evaluación de la Calidad de la Educación (LLECE), de la Oficina Regional de Educación para América Latina y el Caribe organiza el Seminario Web “¿Qué se espera que aprendan las y los estudiantes de América Latina y el Caribe?” que busca dar a conocer los resultados del Análisis curricular del Estudio Regional Comparativo y Explicativo (ERCE 2019). Su interés radica en que a partir de este informe cada país pueda reflexionar sobre qué están aprendiendo sus estudiantes en clases y si estos aprendizajes responden a lo que necesitan saber como ciudadanos del SXII. La actividad se llevará [...]

Teachers: Connecting family learning across settings

2020-07-20T07:51:37+00:00July 13th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Teachers: Connecting family learning across settings is a two-page tip sheet that provides some research-based suggestions that will help teachers foster their students’ natural interests and help families to find opportunities to engage in. This report is part of the Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) project that surveyed 407 library professionals, 1,550 parents, and 600 pre-K-8 teachers in the United States to learn how they support children's learning. from 3 to 12 years old in their communities. Teachers do much more than instruct children in the classroom. They also play an important role in supporting learning across settings: at school, home, [...]

2020 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report. Teaching and Learning Edition

2020-07-01T13:01:15+00:00April 30th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

The 2020 Horizon Report was published by EDUCAUSE*, a global nonprofit organization whose members include US and international higher education institutions, corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and K–12 institutions. In the report, they have sought to retain the elements that higher education professionals and leaders have come to value over many years—its focus on the trends, technologies, and practices shaping the future of teaching and learning, based on a methodology that grounds the findings in the perspectives and expertise of a panel of leaders in higher education. Also, they have sought to innovate and improve upon the report this year, moving the focus away from forecasts [...]