8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Wally Clipper, has a great run-down on 8 trends you’ll want to watch in 2020: 8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020. Moreover, research on Business Insider shows that the more skills you have, the more likely you’ll get hired in 2020.

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Announcing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

We’re excited to announce the 2020 cohort of HP Teaching Fellows! Introducing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows. Here is the full list of the 2020 cohort of the HP Teaching Fellows: Joseph Archer, grades 5-6 teacher at Grand Erie District School Board, Ontario.

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15 Websites to Teach Financial Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

Rather than introduce one game from this collection during a class unit on personal economics, have students play throughout the school year, reinforcing prior learning, scaffolding knowledge, and self-reporting their progress.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

Come up with a system for when students report broken devices.

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Here’s the information you need to help you make the better choice in 2020

The Hechinger Report

We’re less than a year away from the 2020 presidential election; last week we saw seven Democratic presidential candidates participate in a forum dedicated to education issues held in Pittsburgh. I look forward to continuing to write for a better democracy in 2020.

Special Education (SPED) and Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Below are some specific pieces from the report I have pulled where I also add my thoughts. In a previous post , I shared some ideas as well as strategies that districts could embrace to establish a realistic remote learning plan taking into consideration both digital and non-digital pathways.

edWeb 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey


The 2020 survey was sent to 100,000 teachers and received 1,144 replies, a 1.04% response rate, with no incentive. Download the edWeb 2020 Survey. Results for our 2020 survey are stronger than ever. For the full survey report, click the button below.

MIND Blog Rewind: February 2020

MIND Research Institute

Here is a recap of important news, content, and resources that came out of MIND and our community in February 2020. Entries are open through June 30, 2020. Additional Highlights: MIND Blog Rewind: January 2020.

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What are the Most Popular Classroom Technologies in 2020?

EdNews Daily

It also monitors students’ topic-wise test performance and reports their progress to the teachers. . By Monica Gill. The way of teaching and learning is changing every day. In today’s classrooms, keeping children focused on the content they are studying is a big challenge.

New Book: Inquiry and PBL

Ask a Tech Teacher

Projects include T alking Pictures, Shape Stroll, Picture the Details, Brainstorming, Life Cycle Reports, Digital Citizenship, Venn Diagrams, Landforms, Cyberbullying, Tessellations, Twitter in Education, and more.

Education Leaders Find Red-Hot Success in the Valley of the Sun

EdNews Daily

But perhaps the most under-reported reason for the Phoenix area’s success is its incredible education systems. Digital Learning Featured How Learning Works Technology Learning Counsel Phoenix 2020

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Plagiarism Checkers: The Benefits Students Fail to See

Ask a Tech Teacher

Is the report it gives all that accurate? Ask a Tech Teacher contributor Serhii Tkachecnko, CEO at Unicheck, shares his thoughts on how educators can teach students about the benefits of plagiarism checking. Students experience an array of emotions toward education: from excitement to boredom.

TCEA 2020 Wrap Up


TCEA 2020 was a blast! Let’s take a closer look at some of the highlights from TCEA 2020: Making Connections. Buncee Presentations at TCEA 2020. We had such a great time at TCEA 2020! You might also be interested in reading: Buncee Highlights from BETT 2020.

How Will Coronavirus Impact Education Technology Investments in 2020?


Axios reported that venture firms have cumulatively raised $100 billion over the past two years, and many are “ open for business ” and actively investing. With coronavirus cooping people up in their homes and disrupting businesses across every industry, buckle down for leaner times.

Our fragile child care ‘system’ may be about to shatter

The Hechinger Report

Credit: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. This story about child care services was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. K-12 News 2020 Election Funding Parents poverty

Travel the Globe With These 50 International Education Technology Events in 2020


Last year EdSurge crisscrossed the globe reporting on education—both in person and in our stories. For more events, check out our 2020 U.S. Download the 2020 International Conference Calendar In case you’re wondering… Gold, red, blue: What do these colors mean?

MIND Blog Rewind: January 2020

MIND Research Institute

Already we've announced the new ST Math, moved corporate headquarters, and traveled with JiJi to Miami, Florida to attend FETC 2020. Here is a recap of important news, content, and resources that came out of MIND and our community in January 2020.


Inspired goals for 2020 with ST Math

MIND Research Institute

Some of my favorite resources are: A guide to reading your ST Math Progress Report. All of us at MIND wish you a great start to 2020! Happy New Year! I hope you had a restful holiday and you’re returning from break feeling renewed and ready for the roaring twenties.

Students Remember Experiences, Rarely Grades

A Principal's Reflections

For grades to really mean something, there has to be a deeper, more emotional connection beyond what is just seen on a report card or transcript. As a kid, my parents used to take me to professional baseball and hockey games all the time.

edWeb Releases 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey Results


edWeb.net has just released its 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey. Download the complete 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey. The post edWeb Releases 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey Results appeared first on edWeb.

New Computational Thinking Resources for Powerful Learning

Digital Promise

We have designed resources for additional practices including working with data, creating computational models and understanding systems, all of which will be published in summer 2020.

Meaningful Technology Integration in Math: Ideas for Designing Online Stations

Catlin Tucker

In science class, students may use a computer to write a lab report after conducting an experiment. In this post, Sarah Dunn , a high school math teacher, shares her favorite technology tools and online activities.

Remote Learning Playbook: Free Special Report From Tech & Learning


Tech & Learning's new Remote Learning Playbook offers a free detailed remote learning plan for schools and districts

Nurturing a media literate next generation


Relationships and Health Education will now (finally) be statutory in all British primary schools from September 2020.

What’s New in Google Classroom? [2020 Updates]


Previously only available in beta, Originality Reports and Rubrics are Google Classroom features that are now available to all users. . Originality Reports. Google Classroom’s Originality Reports function as a tool to correct un-cited content and potential plagiarism.

Knowing Where We Are Paves the Way for Change: The Impact of Coaching

A Principal's Reflections

At the conclusion of each day, I submit a detailed report that contains general commendations and recommendations for growth to each school. If I am there for an extended period of time, the district receives a comprehensive report within 24 hours of completing my last school visit.

Universal Skills for Learners: Increasing School Relevancy

User Generated Education

Engagement is strong at the end of elementary school, with nearly three-quarters of fifth-graders (74%) reporting high levels of engagement. Kids are learning – but for way too many it occurs outside of the school environment rather than during school.

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Will election 2020 be the working moms’ moment?

The Hechinger Report

Photo: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. Photo: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. Women have been having fewer children year over year for about the same amount of time , even though many report wanting more children than they have. appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

Increasing Student Participation During Zoom Synchronous Teaching Meetings

User Generated Education

In this case, I inform the Breakout Groups to decide on a spokesperson or two to report to the whole group. Individual or small groups are asked to take a slide of a shared Google Slide presentation to report on a given topic.

Michael Bloomberg unveils ‘progressive’ higher education plan

The Hechinger Report

Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg delivers remarks during a campaign rally on February 12, 2020, in Nashville, Tennessee. The post Michael Bloomberg unveils ‘progressive’ higher education plan appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

Removing the Stigma of Observations

A Principal's Reflections

Many of my staff routinely commented on how diligent I was in the write-up of each report to capture all aspects of the lesson while offering tangible strategies for improvement. As a teacher, I always dreaded observations early in my career.

Improve Student Engagement and Learning with Technology Coaching

Digital Promise

Students reported that they enjoyed using technology to transform abstract ideas into something more tangible, and to search for information to help fill gaps in understanding.

No son, war is not necessary

The Hechinger Report

Consulate on January 5, 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey. Like many people, I perched on my sofa to watch cable news after reports rolled out last week about the U.S. Related: Here’s the information you need to help you make the better choice in 2020.

Introducing the Challenge Based Science Learning Toolkit

Digital Promise

Read the Challenge Based Science Learning Project Research Report.

What Two National Studies Say About Successful Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

Read the full report on the national coaching survey. Instructional coaching is increasingly attracting the interest of education practitioners and researchers. Empirical studies suggest that instructional coaching can provide a critical form of teacher professional development (PD).

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