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Happy July 4th (and Happy Canada Day)

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s America’s birthday and I’m celebrating. My Army Sergeant son is in Japan–Okinawa. My Navy LT CDR daughter’s in the DC area. I thank both of them and all those soldiers who fought for America’s uncertain future so long ago. God be with all of us.

Edcamp Finds a New Home at Digital Promise

Digital Promise

Digital Promise is incredibly excited to welcome the Edcamp Foundation to our family of projects and programs. As we grew our partnership over the last several years, it became clear that the mission and vision of both organizations are incredibly aligned.

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Subscriber Special: July

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. July–10% Discount. Subscribe to our newsletter– sign up here. Get 10% off your next purchase! Questions? Email askatechteacher@gmail.com.

Leading in Uncertain Times

A Principal's Reflections

The concept of leadership hasn’t changed, although the conditions under which leaders work and learn sure have. Prior to COVID19, the vast amount of uncertainty in education lay in societal changes resulting from the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

AI and Algorithms Can Be Biased… So What We Should Do About It?

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Artificial Intelligence sounds fantastic and far off, but it underlies so many things we do today.

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Virtual Team Building Activities

User Generated Education

I, like many others, was forced to move a face-to-face college class to virtual synchronous meetings in Zoom. This term I am teaching a group dynamics course. One of my goals is to have my students experience similar dynamics and processes as they would face-to-face.

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Why getting the world back to normal is not enough

The Christensen Institute

When will the world get back to normal? It’s a question many have asked since the COVID-19 global pandemic began upending economic, social, and health systems across the world.

CARES Act for Remote or Distance Learning

Kajeet

As part of the government’s efforts to ease some of the burden brought on by the pandemic, the CARES Act funding bill was passed, which, in total, made approximately $30.75 billion available to provide relief for educational institutions under the Education Stabilization Fund (ESF).

A Cross-sector Business Incubator in Taos, New Mexico: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

In a honey bee hive, each bee performs a uniquely indispensable role that contributes to the overall health of the colony.

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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.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Helping teachers and admins see the value of edtech

Neo LMS

The fact that education needs to change isn’t something new. Thinkers, authors, teachers, and school leaders have been saying it for many years, citing areas such as curriculum, pedagogy, school restructuring, and of course, technology.

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How a School Psychologist Is Supporting Students From a Distance During COVID-19

Education Elements

As we look toward reimagining schools, we encourage leaders to keep in mind that communities and families have been impacted by an unprecedented time and will continue to feel the impact into the next school year, and perhaps beyond.

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Higher ed is bad at handoffs—and it’s crippling student achievement

The Christensen Institute

In May 2019, the Christensen Institute interviewed members of the Presidents Forum to identify challenges in higher education that require collaborative efforts and systemic change.

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Rural Healthcare Preparation Pipeline in Pennsylvania: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

“We all compete sometimes for the same funding. We’re all trying to show that we can do good work.

Teachers Are Living in a Tinderbox of Stressful Conditions. These Scientific Approaches Can Help.

Edsurge

America is suffering through two insidious and deadly pandemics , one brought forth by a novel virus and the other by a long-overdue reckoning of the intransigent racial and ethnic disparity at every level within all of our systems.

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How online teaching improves inclusivity in education

Neo LMS

The promise of education in the 21st century is for no child to be left behind.

Last Chance: Differentiated Instruction Online Class (MTI 563)

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 563: The Differentiated Teacher. MTI 563 starts Monday, July 6, 2020! Last chance to sign up. Click this link ; scroll down to MTI 563 and click for more information and to sign up. Differentiation in the classroom means meeting students where they are most capable of learning.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Making sense of school innovation: Five categories of practice revealed

The Christensen Institute

This post is the first in a series of four sharing new insights from the Canopy project using data published in fall 2019.

Economic Mobility Pathways in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

It takes less than five minutes to drive from Covington, Kentucky, to Cincinnati, Ohio, and yet, when it comes to serving adult learners in the region, the cities have historically operated independently and offered duplicative services.

Are History Textbooks Worth Using Anymore? Maybe Not, Some Teachers Say

Edsurge

Among contemporary education critics, the textbook is a classic and perennial foil—perhaps because its very construction is essentially a compromise between experts and politicians, groups with sometimes competing agendas.

Project-based learning gets its moment during the coronavirus

The Hechinger Report

Shelby County Public Schools, a district serving about 7,000 students halfway between Louisville and Lexington, has had state approval for “nontraditional instruction” for several years.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Coronavirus Chronicles 039 – Immaculate Conception School

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of check-ins with educators all over. Episode 039 is below.

Author @MelSideB Shows How Visual Medium Increases Student Engagement!

Teacher Tech

Not all students best express their knowledge of a concept through writing or best learn a concept through strictly reading about it. Some students like to demonstrate their learning through pictures, some through demonstration, and others still through writing.

Urban Adult Literacy Collaboration in Nashville: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

In early 2020, Nashville boasted unprecedented job growth and low unemployment—good news for residents of Tennessee’s largest city.

How Districts Can Develop a Comprehensive Plan for Remote Learning Come Fall

Edsurge

I used to wake up at 5:30 in the morning to teach a preschooler in China how to read, write and speak English. Through a headset and webcam, I learned that he loved space. He showed off solar systems made of foam and sticks and I shared a stuffed rocket from Kennedy Space Center.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.