Fidelis Education

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.

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.

#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.

10 ways Google tools can make the end of the year ROCK

Ditch That Textbook

When the end of the school year is in sight, it’s a time of excitement coupled with the importance of finishing the year STRONG. The end of the year is a time unlike any other. State tests are behind us. Many students are working on big projects or papers. It can be a great time […].

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Why feedback is SO time consuming — and how to fix it

Ditch That Textbook

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’re chained to your desk grading papers. It’s getting monotonous, but you feel like you need to do it because it’s important. You hand those papers back to the students, and where do they end up? Yep, the trash. Even if you make them keep that homework in a […]. Teaching effective feedback in the classroom how to make auto-graded quizzes providing digital feedback save time feedback to students

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5 ways to teach students to be future-ready

Ditch That Textbook

Today’s students face a technology-infused, innovation-filled world in their future. We’re already looking at the possibility of widespread smart houses, autonomous cars and artificial intelligence that can talk to us and work on our behalf.

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.

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).

This is What Powerful Learning Looks Like, Students Share Their Stories

Digital Promise

Last week, Digital Promise co-hosted the EdSurge Fusion conference. As part of the opening session, I wanted to show examples of what it looks like when students use technology in powerful ways.

5 Lies I Used to Believe About Teaching But I Don’t Anymore

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki Davis on episode 205 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. When I first started teaching, I used to believe some things about the profession that I just don’t believe any more.

Ditch That Marking: 5+ ways to improve grading

Ditch That Textbook

I had a pile of assessments to mark (grade). I knew was going to take the best part of four hours to get done. I seemed to be writing the same comments as feedback: “Use a quotation to support your argument.” ” “Include a religious view as an alternative.” (I

Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Voglesang on episode 209 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Karen Voglesang @NBCTchr teaches children to use thinking routines in her classroom.

5 Easy Ways To Make Your Digital Content Accessible To Everyone

The Web20Classroom

Reaghan is my oldest daughter and about to start third grade. At 2 years of age I noticed she wasn’t talking much and when she did talk you couldn’t really understand what she was trying to say. After talking to her pediatrician it was decided to have her evaluated for her speech.

The benefits of active learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

10 MORE digital bell-ringer activities to kickstart class (Part 2)

Ditch That Textbook

We have a golden window of time at the beginning of any class. For these first five or ten minutes of class (OK, probably more the five than the ten), we have our students’ most attention. It’s the most focused they’ll likely be for us all day. If we squander that time, the rest of […]. Ed Tech bell ringers edtech educational technology flipgrid formative padlet prior knowledge screencastify

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Rethinking Teacher Candidate Training with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

The College of Education and Human Performance at the University of Central Florida strives to be at the forefront of innovation in teacher training and development. We know a key component of that is constant collaboration with our many district partners.

Suspended for a tweet?

Dangerously Irrelevant

In Michigan, a student was suspended for using ‘profanity’ in a tweet that encouraged his district superintendent to clear the snow in the school parking lot.

Fighting the battle of copy/paste cheating

Ditch That Textbook

It was a simple activity. One that I thought my students would have no trouble completing. In my Spanish 3 class, I had asked them to find some facts about an artist from the Hispanic world and write a paragraph about that person. One paragraph. In Spanish. No big deal, right?

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Make easy-to-understand visualizations for your classroom in seconds

EdTech4Beginners

Everybody gets exposed to about 174-newspapers-worth of data on a daily basis*, but how much of that actually catches our attention? Adults and children alike have to be able to read and present data effectively nowadays.

What To Do When Someone Hates You

The CoolCatTeacher

You Can Overcome From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. “There is one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing. Say nothing. Be nothing.” ” says Aristotle. Criticism comes with breaking new ground. Criticism comes with putting yourself out there.

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5 things you might not know about Kahoot!

Ditch That Textbook

When I do presentations and workshops with teachers all over the United States and beyond, hands go up all over the room when I ask if they’re familiar with Kahoot! It launched in August 2013 and has taken off like a rocket. In May 2017, it had 50 million monthly active users.