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What Happened When I Deleted All My Social Media Apps

The CoolCatTeacher

Productivity and Living an Epic Life When is the last time you watched the sunrise? It is such an amazing experience to watch the Master Artisan spray His graffiti of joy upon the sky and reveal to our heart His vast horizon of hope! How about you?

Choice Boards, Playlists, Pathways.Oh My!

Education Elements

For many districts and schools, choice boards, playlists, and pathways are used interchangeably to describe instructional designs that provide students with a menu of options to guide and own their learning. Yet we ask educators to use these design practices very differently.

Tap Into You Full Potential

A Principal's Reflections

" Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions. Your actions become your habits. Your habits become your values. Your values become your destiny. " - Mahatma Gandhi There are many elements to change.

Teacher PD training: Should self-care be part of it?

Neo LMS

Like therapists, nurses, doctors and priests, teachers fall into a special category of professionals whose work is to help others.

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.

Foreign Language Classes are Becoming More Scarce

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Of all the skills that a person could have in today’s globalized world, few serve individuals – and the larger society – as well as knowing how to speak another language.

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3G, 4G, 5G: What the Ever-Evolving Wireless Networks Mean for K-12 Education

Kajeet

Ninety-two percent of school districts currently meet the FCC’s E-Rate Modernization Order of providing 100 Mbps (megabits per second) per 1,000 students for all of their schools, according to the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN) 2018-2019 Annual Infrastructure Report.

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10 steps to create a student-driven classroom

Ditch That Textbook

One day back in 2005, my student Malin walked in looking for me. She just wanted to tell me that she used to hate English before I became her teacher. The reason for the change, she said, was that she got to decide a little more herself and that she could learn more because she […]. Guest Blog creative teaching relationships student engagement student voice student-driven classroom

Meeting the needs of introverted students with e-learning

Neo LMS

Introversion can be easily misunderstood, especially in social settings that favor the extrovert ideal. Schools are a great example of such a setting, with group papers, oral presentations and participation points being the norm.

Using Micro-credentials for Personalized Professional Development

Digital Promise

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) is an educational service agency in rural southeastern Kentucky that serves 22 school districts, 134 schools, over 3,000 teachers, and more than 50,000 students.

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.

5 Ideas for Helping Parents Read with their Kids (No Matter Their Age)

The CoolCatTeacher

Amy Mascott on episode 475 Frederick Douglass said, “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” ” Reading is important. Today, the show features reading expert, Amy Mascott, about how parents and teachers can help older children develop a love of reading.

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Dear Otto: Help With Classroom Management Problems

Ask a Tech Teacher

Dear Otto is an occasional column where I answer questions I get from readers about teaching tech. If you have a question, please contact me at askatechteacher at gmail dot com and I’ll answer it here. .

Where We Belong

The Jose Vilson

When I first attended the annual National Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference, it took place in Salt Lake City, Utah. I’d never been to SLC, but the burgers were good, the company was cool, and Malcolm Gladwell was the opening keynote speaker.

Striking a balance: SEL skills and access to relationships

The Christensen Institute

Last week Checker Finn and Rick Hess published the first in a series of reports at American Enterprise Institute on the promise and pitfalls of social emotional learning (SEL) in both policy and practice. I’m slated to contribute to the series later this year.

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Yes, kids love technology, but they also love Legos, scented markers, handstands, books, and mud puddles. It’s all about balance.” ” by K.G., 1st Grade Teacher. One of the best things about teaching very young learners is that they are super excited to learn!

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Improve Student Behavior Now!

The CoolCatTeacher

Darrian Tanner on Episode 471 of the 10-Minute Teacher I talked to my son, and he says that when a teacher has excellent classroom management, it means he can learn, and when they don’t, it means chaos and stress for everybody.

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What to do when you lose a digital document

Ask a Tech Teacher

With classwork and homework now heavily digital, the days of “the dog ate my homework” are gone. It’s simple to track, isn’t it? It’s right on the student’s LMS account or in their digital portfolio, somewhere in the cloud. Maybe.

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5 Considerations for Buying Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

5 Considerations for Buying Classroom Technology. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:13. As the vast selection of technology solutions for education continues to grow, K–12 schools find it harder to decide on which products to invest in. .

8 easy brain boosts for state testing time

Ditch That Textbook

State testing is an expected part of life in many states across the U.S. and in lots of countries). At the end of the year, as mandated by law, students endure hours of testing to measure their progress. There’s a lot on the line — for teachers, for students, and for school districts. Much of […]. Assessment Teaching standardized testing strategies standardized testing tips state testing strategies state testing tips

Lessons From the Education Conference Floor: Listen and Learn

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Even after many years of hitting the educational conference circuit, manning the booth gives startups a direct connection to product users. The post Lessons From the Education Conference Floor: Listen and Learn appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Conferences edtech

Girls and STEM: The Google 20% Project That Encourages Girls to go Into STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Komal Singh on episode 474 on the 10-Minute Teacher Girls and people of color need role models who look like them. Today’s show is a team of people at Google who have done just that.

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12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

Wrapping up your school technology for the summer is as complicated as setting it up in September. There are endless backups, shares, cleanings, changed settings, and vacation messages that — if not done right — can mean big problems when you return from summer vacation.

Digital Literacy Programs Prepare Students for a Tech-Enabled Future

EdTech Magazine

Digital Literacy Programs Prepare Students for a Tech-Enabled Future. eli.zimmerman_9856. Sun, 04/14/2019 - 10:28. K–12 students have more access to the internet than ever, thanks to the multitude of personal devices at their fingertips. .

50+ awesome end-of-year ideas, activities and projects

Ditch That Textbook

The end of the school year is upon us. It’s time to reflect on the growth we’ve made and showcase our learning. We get to pull out our favorite end-of-year projects and activities. It’s also the perfect time to try something brand new. If you are looking for: ways to keep motivation high as you review […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Assessment Student engagement assessment review end of year ideas end of year projects fun end of year activities review student engagement

Innovators Worth Watching: Bootcamps

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players across a spectrum of industries.

Will AI Ruin Education or Help It? The Pitfalls and Possibilities of AI

The CoolCatTeacher

Joe Fatheree on episode 472 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Artificial Intelligence (AI) is only as moral and as good as those who create it. Today, AI ethics thought-leader Joe Fatheree and I discuss this topic.

169 Tech Tip #12 Wrap Text Around a Picture

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

4 Steps to Create an Effective K–12 Drone Curriculum

EdTech Magazine

4 Steps to Create an Effective K–12 Drone Curriculum. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:43.

Girls Who Code Helps Draft ‘Landmark’ Legislation Aimed at Closing the Gender Gap

Edsurge

In the 10 months since Girls Who Code announced a set of policy recommendations aimed at closing the gender gap in K-12 computer science, the national nonprofit has been working with states to promote legislation that would help measure the extent of the gender disparity in U.S. classrooms.

Cultivating Empathy In Learning

The Web20Classroom

Empathy: the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner. Merriam-Webster Dictionary ) As a father and an educator, an important aspect of learning that is difficult to teach is empathy. I taught middle school for my entire classroom career.

The Crossroads of Design Thinking & 3D Printing

EdTechTeacher

Why Design Thinking ? How Might We Create meaningful learning environments for students? A huge question to tackle and one with countless reasonable answers.

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Have Google Takeout at Your End-of-Year Party

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the most difficult chores teachers perform at the end of the school year is not final grades, saying goodbye to students, or wondering how to fill their summer free time. It’s preserving the digital files that made up their school year.

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‘No Faking It in Education’: CEO With Silicon Valley Roots Did a Deep Dive for Educational Gaming Startup

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

What happens when a startup pivots into the education space, but the founder isn't from the K-12 world? Two years of self-education, iteration and relationship-building. The post ‘No Faking It in Education’: CEO With Silicon Valley Roots Did a Deep Dive for Educational Gaming Startup appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Uncategorized Business Strategy Entrepreneurship Games / Apps Startups