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HE trends: How do students decide to study?


Attracting prospects from a variety of different countries and regions stops higher education institutions from becoming overly dependent on a single market, and thus less vulnerable to economic fluctuations and student mobility trends.

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3 Ways to Thank Administrators

The CoolCatTeacher

Frank Buck on Episode 389 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Thankfulness is modeled and shown by how we appreciate those around us. In today’s show, Dr. Frank Buck gives some creative ways to thank administrators.

Getting Creative with Your Title I Funds


Do you have unused Title I funds sitting there at the end of the school year? You’re not alone. An estimated $15.8 billion goes out to schools and districts across the country as part of the Title I program.

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Every Person Counts: How the 2020 U.S. Census Could Impact Adult Education

Digital Promise

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States. The next census in 2020 will require counting a population of around 330 million people in more than 140 million housing units.

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.

College Credit Class in Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class.

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12 Ideas and Resources to Inspire Students to Show Kindness

Teacher Reboot Camp

“There’s no such things as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” ” – Scott Adams. This Wednesday, November 13th, is World Kindness Day!

Breaking Out of the Habit Loop of Working Inertia

Education Elements

Have you ever caught yourself working deadline to deadline without coming up for air? I have and I’ve sworn to myself it would be the last time, only to return to that place and wonder, how did I get here again?

Riding the Wave of Complexity: Planning for Concept-Based Teaching and Learning

Digital Promise

Making sense of the world today is like trying to surf that monster wave we see in the ocean. It’s complex and changes rapidly. While it may seem daunting and a bit precarious, we can learn to ride it with a shift in focus.

16 Sites, 3 Aps, 7 Projects for Thanksgiving

Ask a Tech Teacher

Need a few websites and apps to fill in sponge time? Here are Thanksgiving websites that will keep students busy and still teach them: Berenstein Bears Give Thanks (app). Canadian Thanksgiving. Online/Offline Thanksgiving activities. Plimoth Plantation. Thanksgiving edu-websites–CybraryMan.

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.

How to Improve Checks for Understanding

A Principal's Reflections

A great deal of time is spent developing and providing feedback on lessons with the goal being student learning. Regardless of the terminology that is used, virtually every plan follows a format to help achieve this outcome.

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Enduring prosperity requires jobs that stay put. Here’s how to create them.

The Christensen Institute

In a tweet on November 1st President Trump hailed the projection-beating creation of jobs in the United States’ economy during recent months. Americans have good reason to celebrate; the economy added 128,000 jobs during October, well more than the 75,000 that economists projected. .

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How Can Tech Coaches Help Teachers Embrace Technology Integration Challenges?


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Hey Tech Coaches! Do your teachers have Technology Integration Challenges? Learn the best solution for helping your school district today! The post How Can Tech Coaches Help Teachers Embrace Technology Integration Challenges?

The Role of the School Administrator in Classroom Coaching

Digital Promise

Research on instructional coaching shows that when defined, understood, and implemented as a principal-coach-teacher partnership, teacher coaching programs can be more effective. Engaged principals are key to a successful coaching program.

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.

Integrate OUR Curricula into Your Kiddom Digital Platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m a big believer in online web-based curricula that can be accessed from any browser, any digital device, any location. It makes learning organic, part of life rather than something that must happen from a certain book or room.

Policy Watch: Educators Can Teach Lawmakers What Our Students Need

EdNews Daily

School leaders can help lawmakers create better education legislation by keeping them informed of current challenges and offering pragmatic solutions. By Glen Miller. It’s no secret to educators that students are not meeting literacy benchmarks.

Why lazy rivers have their place on college campuses—and yet still might just be lazy

The Christensen Institute

At a time when college tuition list prices are higher than ever before, CBS News recently spotlighted how some colleges are spending more on lavish perks like lazy rivers in an effort to lure students to their campuses often at the expense of core academic facilities like libraries.

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Squid Notes - Take digital handwritten notes for class, work, or fun! Markup PDFs, sign documents, & more

Educational Technology Guy

Squid is an inking app that works on Android (and Chromebooks as an Android app) and allows you to take handwritten notes, create drawings, markup PDF files and more.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

The Sick Teacher’s Tech Toolkit


As fall gets into full swing, teachers know that it’s also time for another season to start hitting hard: the flu. We know our students are sick, coughing, blowing noses, or calling in absent, and inevitably, we’ll be sick right along with them.

Encouraging Students To Take Responsibility For Their Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

This topic is a hot button for me. So many parents think education is the school’s job and student think it’s SUD–Some Other Dude’s responsibility but not them.

Why Your School Should Stick to Core Principles Instead of Market Trends

EdNews Daily

By Steve Halliwell and Cheryl Miller. What’s hot in education technology? A better question might be, what’s hot in EdTech this year ? It’s no surprise that the sector is growing – and quickly. In 2017, EdTech industry investments rose to a record-breaking $9.5 billion.

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Innovators Worth Watching: Care Management Plus

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players across a spectrum of industries. The United States spends $3.5 trillion on healthcare per year, of which 90% goes towards the care of patients with chronic and mental health conditions.

EdTech at School

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

PleIQ: the early-years interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through an Augmented Reality experience

Educational Technology Guy

PleIQ: the early-years interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through an Augmented Reality experience PleIQ (Play-Q) is the best new educational toy that beautifully merges the physical and digital worlds to provide our children with an immersive learning experience.

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The Importance of Tech Coaches Focusing on Function and NOT on Application


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff sits down with New Jersey Tech Coach Eric Guise to talk about the importance of Tech Coaches focusing on the function rather than the application.

The Gift of Kindness – CUE Member Spotlight


World Kindness Day dominated social media on Wednesday, November 13. One CUE member and 2019 CUE Bold faculty, 5th-grade teacher Kimberly Voge, invited her students to spread kindness in a clever way. “As

How Schools and Universities Can Thwart Cyberattackers

EdTech Magazine

How Schools and Universities Can Thwart Cyberattackers. shailaja.neela…. Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:43. In July, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency for almost a month after cyberattacks infiltrated four school districts’ IT systems , reported the Center for Digital Education. .

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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.