SXSW EDU 2019 PanelPicker

The Christensen Institute

This year, learn more about the proposed SXSWEDU 2019 panels featuring the latest research from Thomas Arnett, Julia Freeland Fisher, Alana Dunagan, and Richard Price. The post SXSW EDU 2019 PanelPicker appeared first on Christensen Institute. The SXSW EDU PanelPicker is back again!

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2019 SXSW EDU PanelPicker!

Digital Promise

With that in mind, we invite you to help us tell our stories at SXSW EDU 2019 to spread the word on topics like learner variability, educator micro-credentials, immersive storytelling with 360° technology, maker learning, edtech pilots, data interoperability, and more.

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Skyward Appoints Scott Glinski as CEO Beginning in 2019

techlearning

August 7, 2018) ­– Skyward announced the appointments of a new chief executive officer (CEO) and president effective January 1, 2019. STEVENS POINT, Wis. The company’s board of directors have selected Scott Glinski, current president, as Skyward’s next CEO.

Future of Education Technology Conference invites edtech startups to apply for 2019 Pitchfest competition

FETC Converge

The National Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) has announced that the application process is now open for the 2019 FETC Pitchfest, a competition that will allow 15 trailblazing startups to present their products and services to the conference’s educator attendees and a panel of judges, who will combine to determine the hottest tools and resources coming to the edtech market.

12 Back To School Teaching Resources For The Best Year Ever

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Back To School Teaching Resources For The Best Year Ever by TeachThought Staff What are the best back to school teaching resources for 2019? Well, it will take us another 12 months to establish that, but we thought we’d get a head start by looking back.

Free Resources From All My Books

Larry Ferlazzo

Look for a fourth book in my student motivation series (out in 2019) and a second edition of The ESL/ELL Teachers Survival Guide (out in 2020): teacher resourcesEvery few months, I reprint this post so that new subscribers learn about these resources.

Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

WizIQ Education & Technology

The number of smartphones is projected to reach the 5 billion dollar mark in 2019, which means that 67% of the world’s population will own a mobile phone.

Are We On Track? Part 2

Doug Levin

Published in 2008, “Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns” predicted that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet.

Are We On Track?

Doug Levin

Published in 2008, "Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns" predicted that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet.

Kahoot! Completes $17 Million Funding Round

techlearning

s premium subscription services to all customer segments is the foundation for delivering positive financial results in 2019. Kahoot, the game-based learning platform, today announced completion of a $17 million share issue funding.

More Books On The Way!

Larry Ferlazzo

And, then, in 2019, Katie Hull and I plan on writing and revising a whole new second edition of our popular The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide: Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools, and Activities for Teaching English Language Learners of All Levels.

Launching a Maker Learning Leadership Cohort in the Pittsburgh Region

Digital Promise

The work that these 10 schools began at Monday’s convening will continue through the upcoming school year via ongoing meet-ups (online and in person) and will culminate at the Digital Promise Challenge Institute in Monterey, California in July, 2019.

What’s In Store for New Teachers This August? #NTChat Updates! Baby Savvy’s #ISTE18 Interview with Lisa Dabbs

techlearning

Lisa is also part of my new EdShero series of books coming in 2019 and 2020. At the ISTE Conference, baby Savvy and I got to catch up with our dear friend, Lisa Dabbs ( @TeachWithSoul ), who has mentored and supported so many teachers, especially new teachers.

Pearson’s Latest Financial Report Card: Another 3,000 Jobs To Be Cut

Marketplace K-12

More jobs are on the chopping block through 2019 as Pearson plans changes to improve its financial results. The post Pearson’s Latest Financial Report Card: Another 3,000 Jobs To Be Cut appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Assessments/Testing Business Strategy Curriculum/Digital Curriculum Online/Virtual Learning Pearson

K-12 National Standards for Quality Online Courses, Teaching and Program to be Revised

techlearning

Work will begin in February of 2018, with a goal of completing the National Standards for Quality Online Teaching and Online Programs revision in fall of 2018, and the National Standards for Quality Online Courses in the fall of 2019.

Reasoning Mind Joins Renaissance Growth Alliance

techlearning

The organizations plan to integrate their complementary solutions by August 2019.

The Squeaky Wheel

Doug Levin

The bulk of this work will take place over the summer months during a broader program-review process, and will be reflected in our materials for the 2019 program year, which launches in September 2018. Sometimes it pays to be a squeaky wheel.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Introduces Into Learning Core Solutions

techlearning

The Into Learning programs will be available for implementation in 2019.

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Best Websites and Best Apps, my faves and a brief reflection on when it really needs to be an app

NeverEndingSearch

Help enrich our 2019 list! Nominate your favorite apps and websites at www.ala.org/aasl/best by March 1, 2019. Greetings from ALAC18 in New Orleans, friends! Here’s a partial tech awards update from yesterday.

What’s In Store for New Teachers This August? #NTChat Updates! Baby Savvy’s #ISTE18 Interview with Lisa Dabbs

Teacher Reboot Camp

Lisa is also part of my new EdShero series of books coming in 2019 and 2020. At the ISTE Conference, baby Savvy and I got to catch up with our dear friend, Lisa Dabbs ( @TeachWithSoul ), who has mentored and supported so many teachers, especially new teachers. She shared some exciting news about her movement, #NTChat. She will be collaborating with Chuck Poole for some exciting changes. Discover more in our interview below.

These Are Projects I’ll Be Working On Over The Next Few Months

Larry Ferlazzo

And, of course, we’ll be working on the second edition of The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide , which we need to complete by September 1st, 2019. *

Three Tips for winning a Tech&Learning Award of Excellence

techlearning

These winners will be recognized in the May 2019 issue of Tech and Learning. To win a Tech&Learning Award of Excellence (AOE) isn't just a badge of participation.

Organizations Partner to Deliver STEM-Computer Science Educator Prep Program

techlearning

STEMpath will launch in Colorado in January 2019, with an eye toward nationwide expansion later next year. A public-private-social partnership formed earlier this year to bring STEMpath, a graduate-level educator preparation program that’s the first of its kind - to educators.

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ISTE, TED Announce Partnership to Help Educators Share Best Ideas

techlearning

Some educators will have an opportunity to have their TED Talk featured in the TED Masterclass app, which is set to launch later this year, and others will be showcased at ISTE’s 2019 Conference & Expo in Philadelphia. The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and TED announced a partnership that will encourage educators to spread innovative ideas and powerful stories of teacher impact.

Iditarod Teacher: How to Connect and Learn from the Iditarod Race

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: So when do applications open to apply for 2019? Heidi: They have actually selected some finalists for 2019, so the next up would be 2020. Heidi Sloan on episode 258 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Digital Mappa 1.0: A New, User-Friendly Platform for Digital Scholarship

ProfHacker

will be launching sometime in 2019. April is a busy month, so things tend to get lost in the innumerable number of tabs I have open on my browser, meaning to get to later.

Are We On Track? Part 2

Doug Levin

I revisited the central prediction of the first edition of Disrupting Class (2008), which was that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet.

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techlearning

These winners will be recognized in the May 2019 issue of Tech and Learning. To win a Tech&Learning Award of Excellence (AOE) isn't just a badge of participation. It is an endorsement that your product or service meets the standards of the most innovative edtech educators working in classrooms today. Since 1982, T&L has sought out and celebrated the best in education technology through the AOE. It used to be a simple review of speeds and feeds. Going forward, it won't be that easy.

Designing a school for next-century learning

eSchool News

Cuningham Group Architecture , in collaboration with engineering and architecture firm IIW-Minnesota, is designing a new 1,350-student high school that is scheduled to open in the fall of 2019. Sartell-St.

Celebrating Adult Literacy and Technology

Digital Promise

When the final phase of the XPRIZE—the Communities competition—launches in January 2019, cities and counties nationwide will be incentivized to encourage use of the finalist apps among their low-literate populations. As we celebrate Adult Education and Family Literacy this week, we find ourselves reflecting on the progress happening across the country on behalf of the 36 million low-skilled adults in the U.S. These adults face several challenges.

Instructional Designers Connect for Career Development in ID2ID Program

Leadership Lounge

The school levy in Greenbrier County will expire in June of 2019, and now administrators are asking the public to 'vote yes' on May 8th. Instructional designers connect for career development in ID2ID program.

KidZania: Hands-On Kid Sized Cities Coming To America

EdNews Daily

are expected to open in 2018 and 2019. The world’s fastest growing experiential learning center for children is coming to the U.S., promising to bring unique educational experiences to American children.

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Trump’s Proposed K-12 Budget: Six Funding Themes

Leadership Lounge

The Trump administration released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2019. (As The Department of Education also states that, “consistent with the Presidential Memorandum on STEM education, the FY 2019 Budget includes $200 million in new grants to improve STEM education.”

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DQC Announces New President & CEO

Leadership Lounge

More money for teachers, technology and assessing in Sioux Falls school 2019 budget. DQC announces new President & CEO. The Data Quality Campaign is excited to introduce their new President and CEO, Jennifer Bell-Ellwanger.

ISTE 2018: New Standards for Leaders Focus on Equity, Digital Citizenship

EdTech Magazine

The 2019 conference will be held in Philadelphia June 23–26. ISTE 2018: New Standards for Leaders Focus on Equity, Digital Citizenship. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 06/25/2018 - 16:33. The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has released new standards for education leaders , which focus on equity, digital citizenship, team and systems building, continuous improvement and professional growth, the organization announced.

IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces 2018 Award Winners

techlearning

Nominations for the 2019 competition will open in January. IMS Global Learning Consortium announced the winners of its annual awards during the Learning Impact Leadership Institute in Baltimore, Maryland.

New York’s free tuition plan won’t help the neediest students. Should it?

The Hechinger Report

Students whose families earn less than $125,000 would qualify for the Excelsior Scholarship, which would cost an estimated $163 million annually by 2019, when it fully phases in. Moises Urena’s college loans from the University of Albany add up to $7,000 annually.