5 big ideas for education innovation in 2018

The Christensen Institute

Last year saw a flurry of activity in support of personalized learning, new school designs, and new approaches to K-12 education policy. Looking ahead, education innovators have their work cut out for them in 2018. Here are five ways I’m hoping the K-12 education innovation agenda moves forward in 2018: (1) Unpack “just-in-time supports.”. And when should educators scaffold them in? 5) Look internationally for disruptive plays in education.

Top 5 Shows of 2018 – 10 Minute Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

The star of the show is really this awesome profession and the common bond we share as we strive to be remarkable educators for our students. The volume of incredible educators out there is overwhelming.

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Top Posts of 2018

A Principal's Reflections

During the past year, I attempted to connect more research to either further validate my thoughts or illustrate how educators were implementing proven strategies with an innovative angle into practice. Here are my top posts of 2018. Education remains the key to the future.

Awesome Atlanta Education Conference: STLinATL – July 26-27, 2018

The CoolCatTeacher

Join me and other education speakers at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. STLinATL is an exciting education conference hosted at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer July 26-27.

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

While VPs of HR in higher education share many of the same challenges as their corporate peers, they are a “different animal”, with unique issues and far fewer resources. August 29th 2018, 11 AM PDT, 2 PM ET, 7 PM GMT

2018 Education Innovation Clusters Convening: Looking to the Future

Digital Promise

On July 16-18, Digital Promise held the fifth annual Education Innovation Clusters Convening (#EdClusters18) in Philadelphia, with our co-host the ExCITe Center at Drexel University. EdClusters18 focused on clarifying the future vision, tools, and action steps for education innovation.

Ditch That Textbook’s Best of 2018

Ditch That Textbook

That’s a wrap on 2018! Educators seem to have the […]. Ed Tech Teaching best of 2018 ditch that textbook ditchbook best postsAs technology in the classroom continues to settle into the mainstream, we continue to see new players enter the space (like Wakelet, one I’m keeping my eye on). All the while, other mainstays like Google Classroom and Kahoot! continue to add new features and grow.

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My List of Top Ten Videos of 2018

User Generated Education

I have selected some of my favorites from 2018. There are very few mentions of traditional schooling and education; yet, they all have connections to what school and education should aspire to be.

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Beginning the School Year With Connections: 2018

User Generated Education

To have the learners get to know me as an educator. These are the activities I used on the first day of school with my 2018 gifted classes of 2nd to 6th grade students (some similar to past beginning of the year activities and some new ones): Thumball Ice Breaker.

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Educational technology survey 2018

EdTech4Beginners

Please spare a moment to complete my ‘Educational technology survey 2018’ – it will only take a few minutes (I promise!). education edtech edtech survey educational technology teachers teachingClick here to participate!

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November 2018

techlearning

SAFETY FIRST By Tara Smith Whether virtual or physical, the safety of students is every educator’s first priority. HOUR OF CODE PRODUCTS By Shannon Mersand Here are some of the many options available for educators to bring Hour of Code activities into their classrooms this December.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

ISTE 2018 is here again. This post is full of resources to get the most of your ISTE 2018 experience whether you are there (or not.). ISTE 2018 hashtags. The folks over at Edublogger have created an epic remote participation guide for ISTE 2018.

Tech That Won’t Survive 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

I think you’ll enjoy his thoughts: Technology has permeated every pore of our lives today, and education has been no exception. There are so many useful educational tools and apps out there which can help teachers connect with their students in a much better way.

Meet NEO at ISTE 2018!

Neo LMS

ISTE — or the International Society for Technology in Education — is just around the corner. The ISTE Conference & Expo is recognized globally as the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world. NEO will be exhibiting at ISTE 2018, between June 25-27.

Rewiring Education: Lessons Learned from Apple’s First VP of Education

The CoolCatTeacher

John Couch was hired by Steve Jobs as Apple’s first VP of Education. Couch is an Executive Advisor to, and former Vice President of Education, at Apple, Inc. Episode 391 with John Couch From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Join us at iNACOL 2018!

The Christensen Institute

Come join the Christensen Institute at the iNACOL Symposium, October 21-24, as we engage in some of the most pertinent topics in education today: equity and personalized learning. When: 4:00 PM–5:00 PM Oct 23, 2018. When: 6:30 PM–8:30 PM Oct 23, 2018. Education Blog

We are participating in EDUWEEK 2018

Veative

In order to exhibit our immersive and interactive VR modules, we are attending the EDUWEEK 2018 which will take place on the 15th & 16th June at The Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg. The post We are participating in EDUWEEK 2018 appeared first on Veative. Digital Learning EduWeek 2018

Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

Education has come a long way since its inception. Considering how fast education technology is evolving, this could remain true when today’s students become grandfathers themselves. Bett Show 2018: Creating a better future by transforming education.

Digital Citizenship Week 2018

CUE

The dates are October 15-19, 2018. On the CDE website, educators will find links to lesson plans and information to share with parents. The post Digital Citizenship Week 2018 appeared first on OnCUE.

What We Talked About in 2018 - The Top 10 Blog Posts from Education Elements

Education Elements

Here at the Bring Your Own Thoughts blog, it’s always been our goal to create space for a wide range of perspectives and experiences so that as many educators as possible can find content which is useful and relatable to their own challenges and goals.

SXSWEDU 2018 Wrap-up: Systems Change for Adult Learners?

Digital Promise

SXSWEDU 2018 wrapped up last week and once again I was struck by the wealth of information, experience, and innovation being shared across so many sessions. for Higher Education & Workforce Development , during which each panelist pointed to one key thing they thought should characterize future philanthropic funding: systems change. Public and private sector efforts in education, health care, and workforce placement are the result of the partnerships forged by this systems view.

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October 2018

techlearning

SOME VITAL STATISTICS FOR EDUCATORS By Steve Baule Globally, only about 20 percent of the $9.52 Joseph One of the latest buzzwords in education is “active learning,” but what does this really look like in the classroom?

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10 Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

EdTech4Beginners

These edtech products are available to educators and school administrators. educators, students, families, and organizations in more than 150 countries! Edmodo is a platform where parents, students, and teachers, where they can all be involved in education. Edmodo is a great way to connect all the stakeholders in a child’s education.#. Educators can pick grade specific games and content, ensuring that their students are on par with standards set by the NCTM.

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The EDTECH Survey 2018 – Results Are In!

EdTech4Beginners

What is your favourite educational app? What is your favourite educational website? Do you think educational technology accelerates learning? Do you worry about using educational technology in lessons?

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It’s 2018, not 1918. Basic skills are not enough.

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here is a quote from Kentucky Education Commissioner, Dr. Wayne Lewis (who is a friend of mine). The context is a statewide conversation about higher education standards for Kentucky high school graduates.

Veative at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018

Veative

Veative showcased its K-12 VR solution to various ITI representatives, academicians, school children as well as parents at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018. About India Skills Event – Bihar 2018. The post Veative at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018 appeared first on Veative.

Apply For Google For Education Certified Innovator 2018 Program Here

TeachThought - Learn better.

What is the Google for Education Certified Innovator program? The post Apply For Google For Education Certified Innovator 2018 Program Here appeared first on TeachThought. News The Very Best Google Education Tools For The Classroom

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EdTech Trends and Challenges in 2018

WizIQ Education & Technology

According to a recent news release[1], the fast-paced growth of education technology industry is expected to further flourish at a rate of 17% per annum, amounting to a whopping 252 billion dollars.

Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

The CoolCatTeacher

Helen Kardiasmenos is an Innovative classroom and online educator located in Sydney, Australia. The post Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Tech for 2018: 10 things worth trying this year

Ditch That Textbook

Here are some new -- and familiar -- ones to try in 2018. Ed Tech 1:1 classroom blended learning chromebooks digital learning edtech educational technology elearning g suite gafe Google Apps googleedu laptopsTech tool options continue to grow. There's a lot out there. Icons via TheNounProject.com)The joy of teaching in the 21st century is that there's so much available for teachers and students to use.Sadly, that's also the frightening, crippling thing about it.There's so […].

The Future of Education Technology

Wisewire

Despite this proliferation of education technology, however, the number one goal of today’s educators is to inspire students to learn. Using technology, educators are sharing invaluable lessons in persistence, curiosity and passion in high-tech style.

Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Jennifer Gonzalez has released her 2018 Teachers Guide to Technology with over 200 education technology tools including tools for assessment, flipped learning, presentations, parent engagement, video engagement and more.

Educators as Active Listeners

User Generated Education

I have a few sayings I often use in my teacher education courses and PD workshops for teachers related to active listening. One of the biggest gifts we, as educators, can give to our learners is to be truly present for them; to deeply listen to what they have to say.

Education Galaxy–Personalized Learning That’s Fun

Ask a Tech Teacher

New students, new parents, new rules at school–but there’s one more piece that shakes up my education ecosystem: new webtools. I recently previewed one I think you’ll like called Education Galaxy. We are very happy that we found Education Galaxy!”

Calling All Educators: Applications for the 2018 @MicrosoftEDU #MIEE Program are now open!

TeacherCast

In this episode of the Microsoft Innovative Expert: Spotlight Series Podcast, we welcome Sonja and Robyn back on the podcast to discuss the 2018 MIE Program. The post Calling All Educators: Applications for the 2018 @MicrosoftEDU #MIEE Program are now open!