The holiday break was very well needed and appreciated, and allowed
for me to personally and professionally take a break from my education
strategist job and relax with some amazing educational research articles to
read- as they have been sitting on the back burner for a few months. Some
topics of interest that have caught my interest and full attention is the most
recent case studies on our student learning population of Generation Z. Yes,
these are the kiddos born from 1995 -2010, and these are the young adults now
entering the majestic years of college for the first time or are deeply engaged
in a full-time job as their new career.
Did you now
that these Gen Z students are completely different than Gen Y? Yet many of our
k12 educators, and university professors are still teaching to the knowledge
base of Gen Y, and have not caught up to the new learning needs and student
interest of this dynamic population. Everything they are learning is through a
multi-sensory and multi touch inte…
This week I will be offering Smartboard trainings to our local universities. I have put together a link list of "adult learner" content sites that professors and instructional trainers can easily use with their college students to enrich their curriculum offerings. This is just a "starter list" and I will continue to add to this list as resources are found and shared from others from around the world. Thanks to my social network of Twitter friends for the development of the Smartboard resources as a true global team!
We have a winner! Please view the following video clip to see who our luck winner if of the Adobe Digital School Collection Suite!
Congratulations to all of our entries through their thoughtful blog reflections of how they are or are planning to use ADSC. More contests will be around the corner with our other members of the Adobe Influencer team members, and I will keep you posted on those contests too.I hope you continue to look to Adobe products to enhance your student digital projects and creation in your classrooms, school libraries or workplace environments.
The winner of the ADSC suite is Kristel- she has noted in her blog post reflection on January 13th that she is just starting her student teaching practice on Tuesday. She plans
plan to use ADSC suite to create digital lessons and digital projects within her
classroom with students. I hope to have Kristel provide a guest blog post to keep us updated on her new discoveries and provide examples of how she is infusing the …