# To collaborate and find best practices on how to mentor and support teachers in the K-12 and higher education institutes of learning worldwide for online and offline learning. # To encourage and promote full and blended e-learning initiatives # To improve instruction and learning # To reform the public school systems around the world # To make learning fun and meaningful for the teachers and students # To encourage lifelong learners
A valuable VoiceThread resource! Beginning with email and instant messages and stretching to texting and synchronous video web conferencing, digital dialogue has gradually become a common element of everyday life for today's students—another opportunity to “gather.” The kinds of personal relationships shaped on the playground in an earlier era are now developed in MySpace and Facebook. While the format may be different, the purpose remains the same: Our students are crafting identities and are driven to connect.
Slowmation (abbreviated from ‘Slow Animation’) is a new and simplified form of stop-motion animation that uses technology to engage university and school students in creating their own animations of science concepts. These learner-generated animations can be enhanced with narration, labels and real-life photos.