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What’s New in Digital Leadership version 2 with Eric Sheninger

The CoolCatTeacher

Eric Sheninger on episode 496 Eric Sheninger has rewritten his popular book Digital Leadership. In this show, learn what he added and what has changed.

The Relationship Between Failure and Success

A Principal's Reflections

In life, there are certain truths. One of these is that to succeed, many times, you must first fail. Obviously, this is not always the case, but if you are like me and many others, success doesn’t come easily or on the first try.

How to Set Goals for Your Library This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Amanda Johnson on Episode 493 While we have to finish well, those of us who are returning to another year as an educator have to look forward to plan.

25 professional learning conversation stations

Dangerously Irrelevant

This past Thursday I created 25 professional learning ‘conversation stations’ for my principal licensure students. I printed them all out and spread them around our classroom (which is a school library).

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.

Using news and entertainment media in the classroom

Neo LMS

“Media” is a funny word these days, it refers to both the medium of communication (digital media, print media etc.) as well as the content (news media etc.). For this blog we will be lensing in on the value of using news and entertainment media in the classroom, and how to go about that.

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5 Ways to Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Connie Hamilton on Episode 495 To create a classroom culture of inquiry, we can follow these five techniques. Connie Hamilton, author of Hacking Questions: 11 Answers That Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom. SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging.

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4 Easy Ways To Improve Professional Learning

The Web20Classroom

Is the purpose of school really low-level content and procedures?

Dangerously Irrelevant

In The Genius Myth , Michael Meade said: If each person has natural gifts and innate talents, then the true nature of education must involve the awakening, inviting, and blessing of the inner genius and unique life spirit of each young person. Kindle location 371].

Digital security and safeguarding student and staff data

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published on April 9th, 2019, in Education Technology , as the first part in a series regarding safeguarding data in educational institutions. Check out the following parts of the roundtable managed by Steve Wright here , here and here.

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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.

Innovative Examples of Community Involvement in Schools

Digital Promise

No matter which perspective you consider it from, creating opportunities for community involvement in schools is difficult. While educators, families, and community partners genuinely care about student success and well-being, they often approach both with different ideas and methodologies.

12 Awesome Ideas for Ending the School Year

Teacher Reboot Camp

The end of the school year is approaching fast! Before the year ends I aim to get students to review, reflect, and connect. Some of your students are probably super excited to begin their summers or might be restless from testing.

Innovators Creating Prosperity: EarthEnable

The Christensen Institute

Welcome to our Innovators Creating Prosperity series, spotlighting organizations across the globe that are positively impacting economic development. More than half of Africa’s 1.2

What is Gamification in Education? 6 Ways to Gamify Your Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Do you want to play a game? As long as it’s not in the context of a certain horror film franchise, but rather in regards to gamification in education, then the answer is probably, “sure!”

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.

Testing Literacy Today Requires more than a Pencil and Paper

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Large-scale testing, or what many know as standardized testing, often carries important consequences for students.

How to Talk to Kids About Poverty

The CoolCatTeacher

Jaime Casap on Episode 494 Jaime Casap, Google’s Education Evangelist, grew up in poverty. Today, he shares his story and encouragement to help teachers reach children from a variety of backgrounds. You’ll want to listen to this encouraging show!

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Enhancing Civic Education with Game-Based Learning

EdTechTeacher

We are experiencing a rising tide of advocacy for high quality civic education across the nation. There is also increasing interest and promising research around the impact that gamification can play in instructional design.

How Education Companies Can Thrive in the Most Volatile Month of the K-12 Sales Cycle

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

For K-12 districts, June 30 marks the end of the fiscal years. Here are 6 strategies to land new business and position your company for the future. The post How Education Companies Can Thrive in the Most Volatile Month of the K-12 Sales Cycle appeared first on Market Brief.

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.

New book chapter in Multimedia Learning Theory!

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am pleased to announce that my book chapter in Multimedia Learning Theory: Preparing for the New Generation of Students is now available! My chapter is titled Multimedia Learning and the Educational Leader.

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Talking Race and Ethnicity

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here. Every year, the United States grows more racially and ethnically diverse, making the term “racial minority” soon a thing of the past.

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Martians in Your Classroom, STEM, and Making Makerspaces Accessible

The CoolCatTeacher

Rachael Mann on Episode 492 The first person to walk on Mars has already been born and is in our classrooms today, so the experts tell us. He or she could be in your classroom or mine.

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Becoming An Innovative Teacher Leader With Innovative Leader Competencies

Education Elements

In 2018, the Wall Street Journal reported that educators were leaving the teaching profession at the highest rate on record. As teacher protests about fair wages and adequate resources are on the climb, districts aim to staunch the flow of the teaching exodus.

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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.

The disruptive playbook for bootcamps to upend higher education

The Christensen Institute

Will bootcamps and other last-mile providers disrupt higher education? Ryan Craig, an investor and writer thinks so. His most recent book, A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College , makes a compelling case that the disruption is already underway.

Time, place, path, and pace

Dangerously Irrelevant

Can you say… adaptive learning software? Download this slide: jpg.key.pptx. See also my other slides , my Pinterest collection , and the Great Quotes About Learning and Change Flickr pool. Related Posts. Education in a digital world [VIDEO]. 5 great slides about technology, learning, and change.

Smartphones-in-School, Brain Mush, Teaching Deep Reading…and Apples & Bicycles!

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen. According to a 2018 report by Pew Research , one in four Americans didn’t read a single book in the last year, and bookstore chains are in decline.

The Future of 5G in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

A Video Shot by CBS Interactive and T-Mobile in my classroom What kind of impact will 5G have on education? Recently a film crew from CBS Interactive for T-Mobile came to my campus to film my predictions on just that topic. Take a look at the full video here or view a short 30-second clip below.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Soundtrap for Storytellers, New Podcast Creation Tool Launches Globally- Classroom-appropriate Version to Be Made Available to Schools

Educational Technology Guy

Soundtrap , a favorite online audio editing tool, has announced that an education version of its new Soundtrap for Storytellers podcast creation tool introduced today will be available to teachers and students for use in the classroom.

The start-up using tech to foster students’ connections across the globe

The Christensen Institute

As students of Disruptive Innovation we’re often looking to new models emerging at the edges of traditional school and after-school systems.

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Congratulations, Drs. Linenberger, Burns, and Brown!

Dangerously Irrelevant

I graduated 3 more doctoral advisees this Saturday. Woo hoo! A hearty congratulations to Drs. Linenberger, Burns, and Brown (and Kapushion)! Go forth and (continue to) do amazing things! No related posts. Miscellaneous graduation

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