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Wainhouse Research Presents New Findings on LRM

Fidelis Education

By Alan Greenberg. Ending the Expectation of Average while Getting Back to Basics. Many educational technological tools have been designed to solve a specific functional requirement, whether meant to support institution, educator / learner, or classroom needs.

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Wainhouse Research Presents New Findings on LRM

Fidelis Education

By Alan Greenberg. Ending the Expectation of Average while Getting Back to Basics. Many educational technological tools have been designed to solve a specific functional requirement, whether meant to support institution, educator / learner, or classroom needs.

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Robots as Coaches?

Fidelis Education

University of Michigan and IBM launch a new project that will in essence replace an advisor’s role with technology: “ Called Project Sapphire , the multiyear partnership combines IBM’s resources with scientists and students at the University of Michigan’s Artificial Intelligence Lab.

The Top 5 Skills to Become a Great Coach

Fidelis Education

By Caroline Roma. Recently we teamed up with Craig Forman, coaching expert with 10+ years of experience, to present on coaching best practices [click for the recording].

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.

The Top 5 Skills to Become a Great Coach

Fidelis Education

By Caroline Roma. Recently we teamed up with Craig Forman, coaching expert with 10+ years of experience, to present on coaching best practices. The reason being that, coaching is crucial to student success, but rarely do organizations have a coaching program in place or have mastered it.

Relationships deal with purpose, people and pathways [podcast]

Fidelis Education

A stack of books with a red apple on top in front of an out of focus chalkboard. Back to school or education concept. Vintage effect with vignette added. Recently, our CEO and Co-Founder Gunnar Counselman was featured in Epiphany Learning’s podcast #iamME.

LRM Transforms Teaching & Learning [via Edvocate]

Fidelis Education

By Matthew Lynch via Edvocate. Behind every successful adult is at least one person who pushed him or her to greatness.

Announcing Partnership with iDesignEDU [press release]

Fidelis Education

“ Fidelis Education has enlisted instructional design firm iDesignEDU to enhance its Learning Relationship Management offering.

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Announcing Partnership with iDesignEDU [press release]

Fidelis Education

“ Fidelis Education has enlisted instructional design firm iDesignEDU to enhance its Learning Relationship Management offering.

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#Relate2016 – Learning & Development Series

Fidelis Education

If you’ve started to think about your New Year’s Resolution, you might want to add one more to your list. Do not miss out on Relate 2016, a progressive new Learning & Development Series that showcases expert guest speakers giving insights into the hottest topics in education.

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.

#Relate2016 – Learning & Development Series

Fidelis Education

If you’ve started to think about your New Year’s Resolution, you might want to add one more to your list. Do not miss out on Relate 2016, a progressive new Learning & Development Series that showcases expert guest speakers giving insights into the hottest topics in education.

Taking a Tutoring Relationship Beyond Content: 3 Things Your Students Need to Succeed

Fidelis Education

By Gunnar Counselman, CEO of Fidelis Education, Featured in the November issue of eCampus News. “Analysts in higher education are overcomplicating retention and graduation problems.

Keep it Simple with the 3P’s

Fidelis Education

By Gunnar Counselman, CEO of Fidelis Education, Featured in the November issue of eCampus News. “Analysts in higher education are overcomplicating retention and graduation problems.

#CRM4Sales #LRM4Learning

Fidelis Education

When good ideas jump from business to education, they often miss the subtle differences that make education such a unique endeavor. Like an organ transplant that’s not quite compatible, these ideas can end up doing damage until they’re rejected. One idea that has made the leap is that relationship management is critical to organizational success – and that technology is the only way to manage these relationships at scale. . We LOVE this idea.

ICYMI: Game-Changing Coaching [video]

Fidelis Education

We recently hosted a webinar with Josh Cage, EVP of Greenwood Hall, to talk about jumpstarting a game-changing coaching program, all the way from acquisition of coaches, to best practices in coaching. Check out what he has to say: Uncategorized edtech edtechupdate

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ICYMI: Game-Changing Coaching [video]

Fidelis Education

We recently hosted a webinar with Josh Cage, EVP of Greenwood Hall, to talk about jumpstarting a game-changing coaching program, all the way from acquisition of coaches, to best practices in coaching. Check out what he has to say: Uncategorized edtech edtechupdate

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Relationships Key in Future of Education

Fidelis Education

By Tom Vander Ark on February 16, 2016 6:20 AM. Tom Vander Ark wrote an important piece in EdWeek this week on five megatrends we should expect to see in the future: “Tech : We’re living on an exponential curve but our brains make linear projections. When it comes to new technology, almost everything is closer than it appears.

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Relationships key for Future of Learning

Fidelis Education

By Tom Vander Ark on February 16, 2016 6:20 AM. Tom Vander Ark wrote an important piece in EdWeek this week on five megatrends we should expect to see in the future: “Tech : We’re living on an exponential curve but our brains make linear projections. When it comes to new technology, almost everything is closer than it appears.

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#Relate2016: Sign Up for the Latest!

Fidelis Education

Join Fidelis and EVP of Greenwood Hall, Josh Cage, for a 60-minute interactive webinar on how to start a coaching program. During the last learning and development session of the #Relate2016 series, we presented the top skills needed to be a great coach. During this presentation, we’ll be talking to Josh about what it takes to create an amazing coaching program. We’ll be providing concrete and easy ways to get started… today. When: March 2, 2016, noon-1PM PST.

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#Relate2016: Sign Up for the Latest!

Fidelis Education

Join Fidelis and EVP of Greenwood Hall, Josh Cage, for a 60-minute interactive webinar on how to start a coaching program. During the last learning and development session of the #Relate2016 series, we presented the top skills needed to be a great coach. During this presentation, we’ll be talking to Josh about what it takes to create an amazing coaching program. We’ll be providing concrete and easy ways to get started… today. When: March 2, 2016, noon-1PM PST.

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Wainhouse Research 2016 Predictions

Fidelis Education

Wainhouse Research analysts lay out their predictions for 2016 in this article found here. One prediction in particular is that relationships and Learning Relationship Management will become more critical this year. Alan Greenberg writes: “At least one new category of products or use cases are going to begin to gain greater visibility in educational technology circles.

Wainhouse Research 2016 Predictions

Fidelis Education

Wainhouse Research analysts lay out their predictions for 2016 in this article found here. One prediction in particular is that relationships and Learning Relationship Management will become more critical this year. Alan Greenberg writes: “At least one new category of products or use cases are going to begin to gain greater visibility in educational technology circles.

Quieten down your class with this website!

EdTech4Beginners

CLASSCRAFT is a brilliant website which has a variety of features. My favourite is the ‘ Classroom Noise Volume Meter ‘! It has certainly quietened my pupils down. It is really simple to set up: Set the timer.

40 Ways to Celebrate Teachers and Impact Teacher Retention

Education Elements

Do you ever have trouble falling asleep because you can’t stop thinking about what you need to accomplish the next day? Maybe you’re one of those people that has your best ideas for solving a problem while washing your hair?

Four quick thoughts for higher education faculty

Dangerously Irrelevant

I had the privilege of participating in a conversation today at my university about how (and whether) the digital work done by faculty should count for promotion and tenure. (I I also had the opportunity to speak for a few minutes; here are my slides ).

Gingerbread House Making: A Fun and Engaging Cross-Curricular Lesson

User Generated Education

I believe that educators can be intentional in setting up environments where learners’ propensity to create flourishes. Some elements that can assist with this kind of unbridled making and creating include: Open ended projects that promote self-directed differentiation and personalization.

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Addressing the Five Key Areas of Professional Development through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

Last year, Digital Promise, with generous support from Google, launched the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP) to continue its effort to close the Digital Learning Gap. The DLP utilizes instructional coaching to increase powerful and impactful use of technology in 100 middle schools across the country.

Coaching For Innovation: 10 Competencies to Maximize the Impact of a Coach

Education Elements

“I don’t think I would have made it through that year without her.” “His His support and confidence in me helped me grow and achieve in ways I never had before.” “She She pushed me to change the way I think about my work and my life, and I am a better person for it.”.

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Both Humans and Technology Are Noisy: How Do We Move Forward?

Digital Promise

Over the years, I’ve been involved in developing research programs and projects in education technology, games, and virtual reality. As I’ve developed my thinking around funding and conducting research in learning technologies, I always come back to an unpublished technical report written by one of my early mentors in the Navy. Norm Lane was a brilliant behavioral scientist who was commissioned as a Navy Aerospace Experimental Psychologist in 1963 and had retired when I first met him in 1994.

How 18 School Districts Are Working To Achieve Data Interoperability

Digital Promise

Eighteen district teams from the League of Innovative Schools recently gathered in Austin, Texas for a Data Interoperability Bootcamp.

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Trapped

Dangerously Irrelevant

Administrators: We want to be more innovative but we feel trapped by our schedule. Administrators: We want to do things differently but we feel trapped by our curriculum. Administrators: We want to go in new directions but we feel trapped by our PD model.

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How Educators Can Build Student Agency and Help Students Advocate for Themselves

Digital Promise

As a first year teacher, I struggled to figure out how I could best meet the needs of my students. It was quickly apparent to me that each student had unique strengths and weaknesses, and I made it my mission to figure them out.

Why personalized learning is hard to study

The Christensen Institute

This week saw the release of the third in a series of personalized learning studies conducted by the RAND Foundation. The research analyzed implementation, survey, and efficacy data in a sample of schools that are part of the Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) portfolio, and compared that data to a national sample of schools. The findings? NGLC schools yielded some positive academic results, but educators and administrators reported numerous challenges.

18 things that leaders of innovative schools do differently

Dangerously Irrelevant

I had a wonderful time this past week at the TIES conference in Minneapolis. Having worked at the University of Minnesota for six years, it was super fun to connect with old educator friends and new (including a lot of goofiness with Shelly Terrell while at Flipgrid headquarters).

Why we don’t recommend using the 4 Shifts Protocol as a classroom observation tool

Dangerously Irrelevant

Julie Graber and I often get asked if the 4 Shifts Protocol can be used as a comprehensive walkthrough or observation tool. While the protocol is open source and people can do whatever they want with it, we do NOT recommend using it in this manner.

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Leading Blended Learning from the Front Row

Education Elements

Many people enjoy sitting in the front row while attending a movie they have not seen before. This is exactly how I would describe the experience of leading Blended Learning from the district-level.

Games and Play Based Learning in Middle and High School

The CoolCatTeacher

Ross Flatt in Episode 399 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Play can be used to teach. Ross Flatt from the Institute of Play, talks about exemplars and best practices for play in the middle and high school classrooms.

Leadership challenges for Tony Sinanis

Dangerously Irrelevant

Tony Sinanis asked a few of us to send him some (relatively quick) leadership challenges for his district’s school administrators. Here are the three I came up with today: What three would you submit? No related posts. Leadership and Vision leadership

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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.

Beyond the Hour of Code: 20+ free lessons for teaching computer science

Ditch That Textbook

Computer Science Education Week is the first week of December. Have you heard of, participated in, or seen images of the Hour of Code on social media? If so, you probably know how engaged students are and how creatively they solve problems when learning computer science. If you have wondered how to harness that excitement […]. Guest Blog Uncategorized code coding computer science computer science education csedweek hour of code

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.