Welcome to the last blog in our series about using video in your school. We hope you have enjoyed and found value in the strategies provided.
In this last blog, David Solomon describes how video can play a pivotal role in supporting all types of learners with professional development: learning from observing.
Research shows that collaborative learning empowers students to take control of their learning and facilitates higher-level thinking, but with new models come new challenges.
After years of working in the education technology field, I had a little revelation this week about technology and our uneasiness about trying new things that might be really good for us and good for our schools. I have to preface things by saying that for years, whenever I’ve heard a teacher say that she or he was surprised how valuable classroom sound systems are for helping kids hear better, manage classrooms and even reduce the strain of raising their voice, I used to think, “But that’s obvious. It’s in our marketing tools, on our website, and the sales force tell customers all about audio in classrooms.”
by Carolyn Hollowell
Our economy's current needs center on building individuals who can think systemically, creatively, and critically. Preparing students for these competencies is going to take a fresh way of thinking about how they acquire this knowledge and skills. It is also going to take a new way of assessing students' knowledge.
It’s been said that research shows people remember 10% of what they hear, 20% of what they read, and 80% of what they see. We took that advice to heart and, made registering our Access Technology products even easier for educators with a series of short videos.
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