9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying. The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center estimates that nearly 30 percent of American youth are either a bully or a target of bullying.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying. The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center estimates that nearly 30 percent of American youth are either a bully or a target of bullying.

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Amazon Starts Marketplace for Teachers to Sell Online Educational Resources


On Tuesday, the company announced a program called Amazon Ignite , which will let a select group of educators sell their online teaching resources via Amazon. Amazon will take 30 percent of the sales of teacher-made resources, plus a transaction fee of 30 cents for items under $2.99.

Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

Wesley Fryer takes us deep into the world of deep fakes in this resource-full lesson in a trend that is dangerous and threatening, particularly for a gullible population. This is a special extended episode of the 10 minute teacher and includes resources in the show notes.

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2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

Ask a Tech Teacher

Since its start in 2006 by a former teacher, it’s grown to over 3.4 She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Teacher resources conference

How to Use Alexa Devices in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been collaborating globally since 2006 and have seen the power it has to help children be more accepting of people different from themselves. Brian S.

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2020 Vision (revisited)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Since it’s now 2020, I thought it would be fun to revisit Karl Fisch’s video from 2006, titled 2020 Vision. It was fascinating to see some of Karl’s projections from 2006. Today we also see greater skepticism toward Google than many of us had back in 2006.

5 Ways to Create Relevant Cultures of Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Utility value is purely academic and emphasizes the importance that content has for the students’ future goals — both short-term and long-term goals (Ormrod, 2006). 2006).

Live Tuesday August 16th with Gary Lopez on HippoCampus.org and Teaching with the Power of Open, Digital Resources

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In 2006 Lopez created and produced the television special, Voyage to Kure , the inaugural episode of the PBS series, Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Adventures. Bush as his inspiration for the establishment of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands National Monument (Los Angeles Time, June 15, 2006).

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying. The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center estimates that nearly 30 percent of American youth are either a bully or a target of bullying.

How to Turn off Blue Light on Your iPhone/ Ipad at Night

The CoolCatTeacher

” We’ve known this since 2006 , This Psychology Today article can help explain why your teenager may be awake ALL NIGHT. Keep Your Phone from Waking You Up From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Not sleeping?

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OER is Growing at Religious Colleges, But Raises Unique Challenges


One popular draw to open educational resources is that these openly-licensed learning materials can—and are often encouraged to—be tailored for a particular professor or course. Hoffman recently brought her question to the gathering of open education resource users and advocates at the OpenEd conference in Niagara Falls, NY earlier this month. From January 2006 to July 2016, the price of college textbooks increased 88 percent , according to the U.S.

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4 Ways to Teach With Play

The CoolCatTeacher

is a District Technology Resource Teacher for Fayette County Public Schools in Lexington, KY where she conducts professional development and provides supports to educators in instructional technology.

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How to Keep Kids Safe

The CoolCatTeacher

She is an educational consultant for Mackin Educational Resources and Cantata Learning, and Executive Director of Library & Educational Services for Biblionasium. (and prevent problems online) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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How to Podcast with Your Students – SULS014

Shake Up Learning

Back in 2006, my students created a podcast, “Miss Bell’s Chime Time!” Links and Resources Mentioned in this Episode : The Shake Up Learning Show. Check out all of the FREE Google Certification Resources from Shake Up Learning !

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

The CoolCatTeacher

For guests and hyperlinks to resources, scroll down. The first big project was the Flat Classroom Project, which went on to win ISTE’s award in 2006 for the best online learning project, that I co-created with Julie Lindsey, who at the time had been in Bangladesh.

Innovators Creating Prosperity: Safe Water Network

The Christensen Institute

Founded in 2006, Safe Water Network is committed to solving the access to safe water problem in poor communities, sustainably. or unreliable and/or overpriced sources supplied by vendors charging a premium for this essential resource.

Can a For-Profit, Venture-Backed Company Keep OER Free—and Be Financially Sustainable?


From 2006 to 2016, the cost of textbooks increased by 88 percent, more than than nearly any other college student expense—including tuition and fees (63 percent) or on-campus housing (51 percent)—according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. New and traditional publishers are trying to offer alternatives such as open educational resources (OER), or freely downloadable and adaptable learning materials. Education Technology Open Educational Resources Technology in School

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ISTE 2018: Where I’ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been going most years since 2006 and while it overwhelms me, it is truly an awesome learning experience. This post is full of resources to get the most of your ISTE 2018 experience whether you are there (or not.). NotatISTE18 Livebinder with all of the resources .

How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

Started in 2006, it aims to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention around the world and is supported by hundreds of schools, corporations, and celebrities. Cyberbullying— from BrainPop; a good overview; also included is a quiz and extended resources.

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Discipline Outdoes Talent—Here’s How

Fractus Learning

For school performance, “discipline outdoes talent,” concluded researchers Angela Duckworth and Martin Seligman (2005, 2006).” College How To Psychology Resources School Strategy Techniques Tips discipline high school responsibility successOne simple letter.

ADHD in the Classroom: How to Teach and Support Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder


For issues that are beyond your expertise, you can always refer the student to your school counselor or an in-school ADHD specialist, depending on the resources available. Exceptionality: A Special Education Journal, 2006, 14(1), pp.

3 tips to make inquiry a part of your IB lesson plan


Chin, 2006). In fact, pedagogies that immerse students “in a learning environment that values questions” makes all the difference in their ability to ask “good quality questions” (Chin, 2006). Teacher Tip: Resources: Purpose of a Question & A Guide to Questioning.

MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam

The CoolCatTeacher

A toolkit for teachers will be made available at the end of the 2015-2016 school year as an OER (open education resources), allowing other teachers across the world to follow this method of quad engineering. “So

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Why Failure Is Good for Learning, and How It Applies to Your Struggling Students


Differentiated instruction is a strategy that gives students individualized resources, depending on their needs.[11] Look out for struggling students, and provide them with resources that help them feel more prepared to learn. Physics Education, 2006, 41(6), pp.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

Dear Colleague Letter: Resource Comparability , which emphases technology-related equity issues (October 2014). FY 2006 $272,300,000 (President Bush’s request: $0). Rationale: “ The Congress eliminated much of the program in 2006; the request would complete the process.

Are Free Educational Videos Worth It?


Quick take: Find out how most teachers are finding their educational videos for their lessons and the 5 problems that come from using free resources: Advertisements. Could using free resources from the internet be detrimental to education?

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Grading for Mastery and Redesigning My Gradebook

Catlin Tucker

A student who earns a 1 only demonstrates a partial understanding of simpler concepts taught (Marzano 2006). If you have resources or experiences with standards-based grading or grading with mastery in mind, please post a comment and share!

Success and Failure: How Growth Mindset Can Change Education

MIND Research Institute

Additional Resources: Podcast: The Creative Engine and Intentional Iteration. Productive Struggle and Math Rigor Resources. 2006). Growth mindset is a term we hear a lot, but what does it actually mean?

LIVE: @Microsoft_EDU @SWAY is an Awesome New Presentation Tool for your Classroom


Educational Resources. She won the 2010 eInstruction $75,000 Classroom Makeover Video Contest, wrote a successful Enhancing Education Through Technology grant for Manteca Unified School District in 2008, and was Teacher of the Year in MUSD in 2006.

How Apps Can Help with Student Anxiety

Graphite Blog

Anxiety disorders are some of the most common disorders to affect children (McLoone, Hudson, & Rapee, 2006). 2006, p. 2006), classrooms teachers are left to use their own resourcefulness and basic classroom accommodations to support anxious children. 2006).

From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam: I think that one of the things that particularly — in states like Virginia where the resources that localities have access to can be wildly different. We have districts that have all the resources in the world, and we have districts that are really challenged.

High school graduation rates for one important group are starting to get better

The Hechinger Report

Since 2006, the share of California Hispanic 19-year-olds with a high school diploma has increased from 74 percent to 86 percent, according to the Campaign for College Opportunity, a California advocacy group.

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Course Hero Joins the Edtech Unicorn Stable


I am careful about that term being the focus,” says Andrew Grauer, who co-founded Course Hero in 2006. If anything, Course Hero has doubled down on its model by replicating its resource-sharing platform for instructors and faculty members. Another U.S.

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, since I started teaching moviemaking with my students in 2006, I have used a Storyboard Dictionary of shots that I originally adapted from the American Film Institute. We did it and it has been a fantastic resource for creativity for our students and faculty.

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