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Our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning, was released today!

Dangerously Irrelevant

After 4+ years of piloting our 4 Shifts discussion protocol with thousands of educators, I am delighted to announce that our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning , is now available! Over the past few years the protocol has really started to take off.

How to Make a Yearbook with Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Jennifer Scott on episode 367 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Jennifer Scott saves her school tens of thousands as they make their yearbook with Google Slides.

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Meet the New 2018-2019 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

This year, Digital Promise is excited to announce 12 new districts will join the ranks of the League of Innovative Schools. The League is a powerful network of forward-thinking school district leaders.

How Clear Communication and Defined Career Pathways Can Boost Teacher Retention

Education Elements

Teachers love their jobs.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

14 Million People Read Her Classroom Tweet About 1 Question She Asks Students

The CoolCatTeacher

André Sasser on episode 364 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. André Sasser, a 9-year math teacher, tweeted something that has been viewed by 14 million people.

Google Slides icon boards for low-prep, visual thinking

Ditch That Textbook

I’m a huge fan of infographics. They let students create a great verbal/visual mix with the content they’ve learned. Plus, they’re lots of fun to look at and share, too. I’ve written about creating infographics in the classroom with Google Drawings. I’ve made my own infographics, ranging in topics from teaching frameworks to the ripple […]. Ed Tech google drawings google infographics google slides visual thinking activities

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Strengthening EdClusters: Asset Mapping to Improve Our Networks

Digital Promise

The national network of Education Innovation Clusters (EdClusters) has grown substantially in the past few years. Today, the network includes 25 clusters in as many cities, stretching from New York to San Diego.

The Pivotal Role Movement Plays in Learning

A Principal's Reflections

“ More blood means more energy and oxygen, which makes our brain perform better.” – Justin Rhodes Spending time in schools as a leadership and learning coach has been some of the most gratifying work I have done.

Keyboard shortcuts to save you time

Ditch That Textbook

Time is precious. As educators we need all the time we can get. With keyboard shortcuts, you can increase your efficiency and decrease the time. It’s a win-win! In this episode, I discuss some of the more commonly known shortcuts and dig into some of the lesser-known, yet incredibly helpful ones. This week’s episodes of […]. DTT podcast #DitchPod edtech educational technology keyboard shortcuts

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If you can’t see it, you can’t be it: Edtech that connects students to role models

The Christensen Institute

As the New York Times UpShot column recently highlighted, there is mounting evidence that students benefit from teachers who hail from a similar background and gender—and yet the teaching profession remains largely white and female.

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Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

Sharing the First MY World 360° Playlist at the UN General Assembly

Digital Promise

8 Strategies To Make Learning Visual In Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

8 Strategies To Make Learning Visual In Your Classroom by TeachThought Staff & Jackie Gerstein, TeachThought PD Facilitator How about some strategies for visual learning?

MasterMind Educator Groups: Build Safe Spaces for Innovation

The CoolCatTeacher

Rebecca Mieliwocki on episode 366 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Mastermind groups are innovative ways to create safe spaces for teachers to grow and learn together.

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35 ways to get your classroom connected

Ditch That Textbook

Our classrooms can be as big as we want them to be. If we can get our students connected then the world becomes their classroom. Connecting our students can be as simple as having a buddy class at your school. Or it can be as big as participating in the Global Read Aloud Project. By […]. DitchBook Twitter chat classroom connection connected educator google hangouts google hangouts in the classroom gridpals skype skype in the classroom

How automakers can successfully compete in the mobility game

The Christensen Institute

The century-old business model of manufacturing and selling cars may increasingly be challenged by the growing popularity of shared mobility services. These services include car-sharing (e.g. Zipcar), ride-sharing (e.g. Uber), and peer-to-peer sharing (e.g. Turo).

Creating Impact and Art Through Partnerships

Digital Promise

William Penn, founder of the colony of Pennsylvania, named Philadelphia in 1681 after the Greek words philo (beloved, dear) and delfo (brother)—hence, the City of Brotherly Love.

Closing the Familiarity Gap Through Global Education

P21 Blogazine

I recently attended a China Now forum hosted by the 1990 Institute. P21 Blog

3 Interesting Trends in Online Education Content (That You May Not Know)

The CoolCatTeacher

Andrew Pass on episode 362 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Online content should be riveting, interesting, and should educate students.

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The ripple effect of a teacher: How far does it reach?

Ditch That Textbook

As teachers, we make microdecisions in our classrooms constantly. We’re always analyzing and trying to do what’s right for our students. In a short period of time, we might think … Is she having a hard day? Maybe she needs a pat on the back and some encouragement. He really seems to gravitate toward that […]. Teaching impact of a teacher teacher inspiration teacher motivation

Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

techlearning

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Why do Fewer Black Students Get Identified as Gifted?

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

The Connection Between Innovation and Time

The Principal of Change

A common thing I hear from educators is, “I don’t have time to be innovative.” ” I get it. The demands of teachers are seemingly going up while the time frame of our days stays the same.

Get Your Donors Choose Project sponsored by Advancement Courses

The CoolCatTeacher

A sponsored Post From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Lessons from 100 podcast episodes

Ditch That Textbook

After 100 episodes, I have learned a thing or two or three. Along the way, three things have stuck with me as I continue on this podcasting journey. THANK YOU for being a listener and being on this journey with me. In this episode, I reflect on the problem with perfection, where to find inspiration, […]. DTT podcast #DitchPod

The learning experience is different in schools that assign laptops, a survey finds

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

It Appears That The Exceptional Science Site “Legends Of Learning” Is Now Really Free

Larry Ferlazzo

Legends of Learning offers a ton of cool science games for students, and the ability to create a virtual classroom and track student progress.

Check Out the Google Slides Yearbook Online Course with @jentechnology

Teacher Tech

Learn How to Make Your School Yearbook in Google Slides A Guest Blog Post by Jennifer Scott, @jentechnology Register for the Online Course Register with EdTech Team The Problem with Traditional Yearbooks Are your school hallways plastered with posters screaming “BUY YOUR YEARBOOK”?

Geo-Inquiry in Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Jim Bentley on episode 363 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Geo-inquiry helps students learn through geographic based explorations.

Top 10 Tools for Self-Paced Learning

techlearning

"Self-paced instruction or learning is any kind of instruction that proceeds based on learner response. The content itself can be curriculum, corporate training, technical tutorials, or any other subject that does not require the immediate response of an instructor.

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5 Ways To Manage Behavior In An Online Classroom

EdNews Daily

Times have changed in education. Albeit slow, we’re beginning to see some transformations on the horizon. Today, students can attend school in a brick and mortar building, online, or in a hybrid environment. Education can span vast distances to reach areas once considered remote and isolated.

Three Good Resources For Infographics

Larry Ferlazzo

JuralMin / Pixabay. I have a ton of resources related to infographics, and you can see them all at “BEST” LISTS OF THE WEEK: INFOGRAPHICS. Here are some new additions to those lists: The Pudding has an impressive collection of cool infographics.

One Important Question That Leads to Student Empowerment in Schools

The Principal of Change

I walked into Jasper Place High School in Edmonton, Alberta , as a basketball referee for the game, but as a principal at another school at the time.

Meet The Inspiring Elementary Spanish Teacher #GiveGreatness

The CoolCatTeacher

Meet Evelyn Hamlin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So many teachers never get the credit they deserve. Evelyn Hamlin is a teacher who teaches her whole elementary curriculum in Spanish.

Happy 90th Birthday, OED. (And thank YOU for bringing the gift.)

NeverEndingSearch

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the publication of the First Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford University Press is offering UK, Canadian and US non-subscribing public schools free online access for the 2018/19 calendar year.

Working in a group might be the best way to help kids meet individual goals, study says

The Hechinger Report

More group work was associated with greater individual gains in a new study. Photo: Tara García Mathewson.