20 Inspirational Quotes to Start off 2019

The Principal of Change

Have an amazing 2019! Have a wonderful 2019! For the last two years, I have shared some of my favourite quotes from the past year that have inspired me or made me think deeper about a subject. I wanted to provide some for this year as well. 2017 . 2018 .

5 big ideas for education innovation in 2019

The Christensen Institute

Looking ahead, here are five big ideas I’ll be watching for in 2019: 1. In that vein, in 2019 I’m most excited to watch emerging SEL point solutions targeted at specific, narrow skills or dispositions.

Not So Typical Personalized Learning Predictions for 2019

Education Elements

Every 4-5 years, I try to pick up a new activity and focus on it until I get to a level of intermediate competency. It started with scuba diving in 2003, snowboarding in 2008, swimming in 2013, and this year was surfing.

In the News…2019

Tom Murray

January K12 Education Paves Its Own Path, District Administration Magazine, Link.

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

Stop Celebrating Low-Level Learning

Tom Murray

In the spring of 2002, I was teaching 4th grade in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. As a teacher in my second year, my classroom had a 1:1 student-to-device ratio. That’s right, in 2002, 17 years ago, we were 1:1. Palm Pilots. Yes, Palm Pilots. Remember those things?

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Bridging the Gap in Rural Putnam County, Tennessee Through Personalized Learning

Education Elements

In Putnam County, Tenn.,

If you want deeper learning…

Dangerously Irrelevant

… you must have deeper teaching. You can’t get to deeper learning with worksheets and end-of-chapter review questions. You can’t get to deeper learning with self-paced adaptive learning modules that emphasize facts and procedures.

All Lessons Should Be Interdisciplinary

User Generated Education

I am not a fan of worksheets. In fact, I hate most of them. They don’t teach real world skills. How often does someone do worksheets outside of school? How often when they become adults?

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

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics.

TOP 10 TECH PREDICTIONS FOR 2019 AND BEYOND

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As technology advances, costs are decreasing and access is increasing

2019: Year of human renaissance?

Learning with 'e's

A key message I'm seeing already at the start of 2019 is that the 'next industrial revolution' will be about people. 2019: Year of human renaissance?

Unthoughtful consumption

Dangerously Irrelevant

We spent the last 200+ years (at least) pushing consumption models of learning on most of our students. We asked them to be passive recipients of whatever information came from the teacher or textbook.

#InnovatorsMindset Instagram Book Study (January 27, 2019 – February 9, 2019)

The Principal of Change

Because of the success of the first book study, we are going to lead another book study on” The Innovator’s Mindset ,” starting on January 27th, 2019. January 27, 2019. January 28, 2019. January 29, 2019. January 30, 2019. January 31, 2019.

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Top 5 Resolutions for Teachers in 2019

Teacher Tech

The post Top 5 Resolutions for Teachers in 2019 appeared first on Teacher Tech. 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Teachers A Guest Post by Erin Whalen At this time of year, resolutions are a topic of conversation almost everywhere you go. Here are five recommendations of worthwhile resolutions for teachers. Whether you choose one or choose them all, be realistic and take on a goal or goals that you […]. Guest Post pedagogy ditchhw resolutions

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3 Cybersecurity Threats K–12 Schools Should Prepare for in 2019

EdTech Magazine

3 Cybersecurity Threats K–12 Schools Should Prepare for in 2019. Moreover, while school districts are falling behind on their security plans, the cyber underworld is evolving and consolidating, according to the McAfee Labs 2019 Threats Predictions Report. “We

How Powerful Use of Technology Can Increase Student Engagement

Digital Promise

Rather than taking a traditional multiple choice test at the end of their unit on weather, sixth grade students at Gilbert Middle School in South Carolina created their own live weather reports—complete with green screens and fake snow.

Top 10 Edtech Conferences in 2019

Where Learning Clicks

Here are our recommendations for top 10 edtech conferences in 2019. The post Top 10 Edtech Conferences in 2019 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. EdTech Conferences edtech trends Professional Development Top 10 edtech conferences in 2019 top edtech conferencesAttending conferences is a great way to build knowledge and network with other educators.

Never Yell and Other Classroom Management Secrets of a Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

This is a refreshing way to start 2019 with perspective on the struggles all of us teachers face. Stacey is a member of SCBWI, a 12 x 12 participant, and a Storystorm 2018 and 2019 participant.

10 fantastic Google tips from the Google Teacher Tribe

Ditch That Textbook

Google is so deep and so broad and so wide. It’s constantly updating and adding — and sometimes removing — features and services. It’s almost impossible to keep up. And even if you do, there’s no way to know all the best ways to use G Suite and all of the Google tools. It helps […]. Ed Tech Google Teacher Tribe google classroom google drawings google education tips google forms google slides google teacher tribe google tips

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Powerful Learning is Personal and Accessible

Digital Promise

In this series we explore Powerful Learning, a set of principles to guide educators designing learning experiences that engage the hearts and minds of learners, and incorporate technology in ways that contribute to closing the digital learning gap.

40 innovative ideas for using Google Forms in your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

We know that Google Forms give us the ability to easily create quizzes or surveys. We can even create self-grading exams or include video or image in our forms. But that is just scratching the surface. Google Forms can do SO much more! How can we use this G Suite app in different and creative ways? […]. DitchBook Twitter chat edtech g suite Google Apps google forms ideas for using google forms in the classroom using google forms in the classroom

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This Is How You Teach A Group Of Students Online

EdNews Daily

Welcome back to our “Teacher Feature Series,” where we chat with educators who work online across borders. Today, our guest is teacher Lynette, who teaches English online to groups of students at HAWO American Academy. Lynette, please tell us a little bit about your background.

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Defining personalized learning and blended learning: Is there a difference?

The Christensen Institute

Virtual Reality Protocols for the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Virtual reality (VR) in the classroom isn’t just a headset you grab and start using.

Podcast – Moving from digital substitution to deeper learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

Betsy Corcoran , CEO of EdSurge , asked me to do two podcast interviews with her while I was at the EdSurge Fusion conference in San Francisco in October. The second recording is now available.

Telling our Student’s Stories

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students have stories to tell. As educators, we can impact our profession by sharing the stories of student successes (and perhaps struggles.)

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3 Awesome Minutes: Question Formulation Techniques (QFT)’s

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Chris Fancher talks about how to use question formulation techniques (QFT)’s in your classroom by sharing what he does in his. This simple 3 minute technique can change your classroom.

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College Students with Disabilities are Too Often Excluded

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. AnnCatherine Heigl, a sophomore at George Mason University, recently attempted to join all eight sororities at her school. All eight turned her down.

Closing the Digital Learning Gap

Digital Promise

Most Americans agree that education is a national priority. Yet, despite efforts over the last 20 years to improve the performance of our schools, the U.S. public education system falls in the middle of international quality rankings.

Helping Teachers Be Their Best

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.

Social-Emotional Learning: Making time for mindfulness and building a practice of gratitude

Ditch That Textbook

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is a concept that is getting a lot of attention at the moment. With little time for the many things competing for a teacher’s attention, it might feel like one more piece of jargon in a cup of acronym soup! But before you dismiss these buzzwords, pause to consider their importance and a […]. Teaching SEL SEL in the classroom social emotional learning social emotional learning in the classroom

5 Questions We Ask While Using Rubrics

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Rubrics can be helpful. But when are they not helpful? What mistakes do we make when using rubrics? English teacher, Dr. Scott N. Forrest shares the five questions they ask at his school when working with rubrics.

7 Great Educational Podcasts to Subscribe to in 2019!

TeacherCast

The post 7 Great Educational Podcasts to Subscribe to in 2019! There are dozens of educational podcasts and podcasters popping up in the educational field. Here is a list of some of the tried and true, and fully tested podcasts that are great for you and your ride to work.

Happy 2019!

SpeechTechie

Hi Folks- hope all had a wonderful holiday and I wish you Happy New Year. Just wanted to recap here some of the most popular (viewed/shared) posts of 2018. I look forward to sharing new ideas in the new year!

The Why Is Everything

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here. Everyone loves a dark horse story: Albert Einstein struggled as a student. Rowling was on welfare before selling her Harry Potter manuscript.

Get Your Free “Healthy Kids” Poster From Lysol

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Now is the time to prepare and plan ahead for cold and flu season. Helping children know how to stay safe from germs is part of our responsibility as teachers.

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Sam Fecich runs a virtual co-op program for her preservice teachers. This program not only helps her preservice teachers learn while doing authentic work, but it helps teachers get help for their classrooms.

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BETT19 Preview—Vivitek’s Solutions Support BYOD at Bett 2019

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Vivitek will showcase its BYOD solutions with the NovoConnect range

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