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Anne-Marie Fiore Digital Learning Technology

Kickin It Old School…Tech in 2009

Teachers’ Use of Educational Technology in U. S. Public Schools, 2009: First Look provides national data on the availability and use of educational technology among teachers in public elementary and secondary schools.  The purpose is two-fold: (a) to determine the availability of technology and (b) to determine how often technology is used.  The teacher survey […]

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Anne-Marie Fiore Curriculum Curriculum Development Higher Education Technology Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Can Technology Make Curriculum Cool?

Over the past few months, you may have heard some talk about Curriculum, Instruction and Technology (CIT) as one of the new specializations for the old Masters of Education (M.Ed.) degree.  Not surprising. Tech is cool. Curriculum is anything but.  Technology has been a part of the social fabric for about 20 years, or so. […]

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Anne-Marie Fiore Curriculum Digital Learning Social Media Technology Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

7 Tips for Making Technology Integration More Human

Recently, I was speaking with a technology integration specialist (TIS) whose position is new for her district.  Her goal is to make it the norm for “teachers to be able to request TIS services for 1:1 coaching with any device or app or curriculum activity”.  She  is working to make both herself and the purpose […]

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Anne-Marie Fiore Augmented Reality Curriculum Curriculum Development Digital Learning Instructional Design Technology Virtual Reality

Exploring Virtual and Augmented Technologies

In this blog post, we will explore how virtual and augmented technologies have found their way into classroom enhancing traditional learning by blurring the physical and digital world. Reducing the gap between the real and digital world makes the learning environment more flexible and adaptive. Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have the potential […]