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Glossary

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Glossary

 

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Term  Definition  Learn More
1-to-1 technology 

One device per student in the classroom with the goal of making learning more individualized and to extend academics beyond the four-walled classroom.

 
1 to 1 Example 
adaptive learning  Software that adapts its content and pacing to the current knowledge level and skill needs of the user. 

Other Resources:

How It Works: Adaptive Testing 

asynchronous learning  A teaching method that leverages online resources in such a way that students and instructors do not need to be in the same place at the same time. 

Other Resources:

Asychronous vs. Sychronous

 

blended learning 

A combination of online and on-site learning and supports some element of student control over the time, place, path, and or/pace of their learning experience .

 

MSDE defines a blended course as 'one in which less than 80 percent of the instruction is conducted online.  Such a course is also referred to as a "hybrid" course.

Wiki Links:

Learn more by registering for DLU Workshops:

 

Other Resources:

What is Blended Learning?

blog  Short for "Web Log," this term refers to a list of journal entries about personal opinions, activities, or experiences posted on a web page 

Wiki Links:

Kidblog ((from the Toolbox Index)

Learn more by registering for DLU Workshop - Kidblog

cloud computing 

Storing and accessing data and programs over the Internet instead of your computer's hard drive

Wiki Links:

Microsoft Office 365 

digital citizen Someone who navigates the possibilities and pitfalls of the digital world safely, responsibly, and respectfully.

Wiki LInks:

Digital Citizenship

 

Other Resources:

Digital Citizen Poster

 

digital citizenship The practice of navigating the digital world safely, responsibly, and ethically.

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Digital Citizenship  

digital curation The selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital resources.

Wiki Links:

Learn more by registering for DLU Workshop - Curating Digital Resources

 

Teacher Tools: LessonPathsScoop itSymbalooMicrosoft OneNote

Student Tools: EdmodoLiveBindersPadletClasstools: Brainy BoxVoiceThreadPBWorksMicrosoft OneNote

flipped learning A model in which students access the directed teaching, usually at home, through videos or other media. Classroom time is then spent applying skills through inquiry-based learning with teacher having more personalized guidance and interaction with students by facilitating rather than lecturing.

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Learn more by registering for DLU Workshops:

 

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What is the flipped classroom? 

The Flipped Classroom Model

hashtag

A word or phrase preceded by the symbol # that classifies or categorizes the accompanying text (such as a tweet).

Hashtag Example

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Twitter,(from the Toolbox Index

individualized learning Personalized and customized learning strategies and goals that target an individual’s strengths and weaknesses, often thereby encouraging more learner ownership over the learning process/experience.

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Learn more by registering for DLU Workshops:

 

Other Resources:

BCPS One Support Manual

infographic A graphic, visual representation of information, data, or knowledge

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interactive notebook

A notebook students use to organize information. 

 Image result for interactive notebook diagram

from https://sites.google.com/a/leanderisd.org/the-art-of-teaching/interactive-notebooks 

Wiki Links:

Learn more by registering for DLU Workshop - Interactive Notebooks

inquiry-based learning

A process that students engage in to learn more about a topic. Students often have choice in the what and how of learning. Students must create, investigate, and pose possible answers to their own questions.

 

5 Steps of Inquiry-based Learning:

  • Ask questions
  • Probe into various situations
  • Conduct analyses and provide descriptions
  • Communicate findings, verbally or in writing
  • Think about the information and knowledge obtained 

Wiki Links:

Learn more by registering for DLU Workshop - Deepening Student Understanding with Inquiry-Based and Project-Based Learning 

learning management system (LMS) A platform for the administration, documentation, delivery, tracking, and reporting of online learning activities.

Wiki Links:

Learn more by registering for DLU Workshops:

 

Other Resources:

BCPS One Support Manual

maker learning

Hands-on learning that allows for students to authentically collaborate, problem solve, and innovate while also applying skills and concepts learned across all subject areas.  

Maker learning is about the process through which students go: determining a purpose for their project, researching, prototyping, testing, and completing multiple iterations as they discover things that don’t work and/or can be improved. 

Wiki LInks:

Learn more by registering for DLU Workshop - Maker Learning 

online learning an Internet-based course in which 80 percent or more of the instruction is conducted online, the teacher and student are separated by distance or time or both and two-way communication is required between teacher and student  
project-based learning

Project-based learning begins with inquiry. Teachers and students create driving questions that lead to conducting research. The research helps inform possible solutions for the students to present and share. Students create something as a result of their learning. 

 

Wiki Links:

Learn more by registering for DLU Workshop - Deepening Student Understanding with Inquiry-Based and Project-Based Learning 

 
QR (Quick Response) Code a type of bardcode that when scanned takes the user to a URL, displays text, or contains other information

Wiki Links:  

QR Codes

RSS feed (Really Simple Syndication)

allows user to subscribe to a variety of content (blogs, news headlines, audio, video) and then receive new content automatically in your feed reader

RSS Icon

Other Resources: 

RSS in Plain English

social media Forms of electronic communication through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content

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Learn more by registering for DLU Workshops:

 

Twitter, and  Edmodo (from the Toolbox Index)

spam Electronic junk mail or junk newsgroup postings

Other Resources:

What is Spam? 

sketchnote Visual representations of notes taken during a lecture, video, while reading a text, brainstorming, or reflecting. 

Wiki Links:

Learn more by registering for DLU Workshop -  Visual Thinking with Sketchnotes

 

Other Resources:

Sketchnoting for Beginners by Sylvia Duckworth

Kathy Schrock's Guide to Sketchnoting in the Classroom

synchronous online learning real-time learning where instructors and learners participate in instant two-way communication 

Other Resources:

Asychronous vs. Sychronous

tweet

a post made on the Twitter online message service

 

Example Tweet

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Twitter (from the Toolbox Index)

URL (Uniform Resource Locator)

The letters and symbols that are the address of a website.

URL Example

Wiki Links:

Learn more by registering for DLU Workshop - Device 101 

wiki a website that allows anyone to add, modify, or delete information from it

Wiki Links:

Learn more through a self-paced tutorial

 

PBWorks   (from the Toolbox Index)

 

 

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