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Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

While in some cases, technology is used in powerful ways to support students in developing critical thinking and collaboration skills, and to develop a sense of agency, in other situations it is used in things like drill and practice exercises, test prep, and reading online content. 2018).

3 Ways AR works in real-life classrooms

Neo LMS

To look at these critiques from a real-world perspective, I went hunting for case studies (one of my favorite things to do). Here’s what I found: Google Expeditions AR. As with its quite successful VR Expeditions program, driven by Google Cardboard etc.

Gaming, VR Exploring, and App Building: The Ellis Island Hack-A-Thon

techlearning

Introduction In my social studies classes we are learning about historical content in the United States from post-Civil War to the Present. We began by focusing on European Immigration since it related to the most immigrants during our time period of study (3). Accessed 3 Oct.

A rural Montana district goes all in on makerspaces

The Hechinger Report

Related: Teachers share tips on making makerspaces accessible to all. Teachers who already knew how to use Google tools sharpened their skills and those who had never opened certain programs like Google Sheets received introductory lessons.

New, SIMPLIFIED, Student Portfolio System (or "feeling the fear of not being 'innovative' enough this year")

techlearning

I remembered another comment from one student specifically: "Can we just put everything we did in this topic in a Google Slide presentation. Nobody is going to look at your Google Slides! Yes, not as beautiful as Weebly , SquareSpace , WIX , or even the NEW Google Sites.

Here's How Single Sign-On Saved One District 2,500 Hours of Instructional Time Per Month

Edsurge

This technology allows students and staff to access multiple applications and resources with a single username and password. And that is a very conservative number, based only on time saved using the top six critical core web applications from Pearson, McGraw-Hill, PowerSchool, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Google Classroom. Case Study: Pickens School District enjoys instant access.

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AV that Makes the Grade

techlearning

Here is a sample of case studies that illustrate how AV can turn K-12 spaces into student-driven hubs. Interactive display solutions like the Microsoft Surface Hub and Google Jamboard are popular on the enterprise level; in K-12, affordability and scale are critically important.

New, SIMPLIFIED, Student Portfolio System (or "feeling the fear of not being 'innovative' enough this year")

Cycles of Learning

I remembered another comment from one student specifically: "Can we just put everything we did in this topic in a Google Slide presentation. Nobody is going to look at your Google Slides! Yes, not as beautiful as Weebly , SquareSpace , WIX , or even the NEW Google Sites.

Schools and Colleges Try Virtual Reality Science Labs. But Can VR Replace a Cadaver?

Edsurge

When Case Western Reserve University launches a new health education campus with the Cleveland Clinic next year, one feature will be conspicuously absent. Google has partnered with science education company Labster to create an online biology degree program with virtual reality labs. Case Western Reserve and Cleveland Clinic created HoloAnatomy with Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality technology. Students will use Google’s Daydream VR technology.

Passwords, Permissions and Student Data—How One District Got Account Provisioning Right

Edsurge

As the number of students and teachers who must log on, sign in, or register to access those materials grows, so does the challenge faced by the IT departments charged with managing that access. Indeed, keeping digital resources front and center requires behind-the-scenes coordination when creating, managing, and provisioning access for all. But the seams really start to show when access to online resources is stalled by cumbersome sign-on systems, Valenzisi says.

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Weekend Reading: Allez Allez Allez Edition

ProfHacker

The web’s problems seem far more existential and complex ten years later, but tributary of resistance in edtech might be found in that short-lived fervor around a divisive term would be a breif glimpse into the issues that would come to define the field in 2018.

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Pupils can continue their studies away from the classroom using the environment too. If blended learning activities are to continue beyond the classroom, consideration needs to be given as to whether pupils are going to have access to technology at home.

From Personalized Math to Micro-Schools, This NewSchools Cohort Is Reimagining Learning

Edsurge

Today, NewSchools and Transcend released a case study that looks at the first Collaborative. EdSurge talked to Benson about some of the findings in that study. They invited all of these stakeholders to be a part of a large team that came together to design a new middle school to be opened in 2018. More often it was the case that people were inspired by different elements of different schools. Google’s Moonshot Summit.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” And the latest on the court case/Trump University scandal: Via NPR : “ Texas Governor Linked To Trump University Fraud Case.” ” Via the AP : “ Florida AG asked Trump for donation before nixing fraud case.” “ Light Sentence for Brock Turner in Stanford Rape Case Draws Outrage.” ” Also via The New York Times : “Judge Aaron Persky Under Fire for Sentencing in Stanford Rape Case.”

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