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7 Tips for Students to Be Successful in Online Coursework

TeacherCast

Students need to understand that getting used to online coursework will take some time and that they should not be discouraged if they struggle at first.

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Single Mothers Balance Care And Coursework; New High School Rankings

NPR Learning and Tech

New research on measuring teacher prep programs and Starbucks' partnership with Arizona State University, all part of this week's education news roundup. Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR

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The Best App for Your Coursework Isn’t a Single App – from Beth

EdTechTeacher

This post first appeared on Edutopia. At EdTechTeacher, we have a philosophy that All the Good Apps Fit on One Screen. These days, many of the teachers that we work with would rather just find ONE app! However, that single solution may not exist.

ACT Results Show Majority Not Prepared for College Coursework

K-12 Schools - Education News

Close to two-thirds of students across the country who graduated high school this year took the ACT college entrance exam, earning scores that suggest a majority of them are unprepared for the coursework they will encounter in college. (Photo: Creative Commons).

How to Power Curricula with AV

techlearning

The key components of an AV system that supports innovative coursework

What is Programming Plagiarism? Why Is It on the Rise?

Turnitin

examining academic programming coursework, the reasons behind it, and what educators can do to mitigate programming plagiarism

The Power of the iPad: Using Tablet Tech to Improve Student Performance

Battelle for Kids

Statistics show that from as early as kindergarten all the way up to medical school , utilizing iPads for coursework and lessons make students more efficient learners. Integrating iPad tablets into the classroom is becoming commonplace in schools all across the country. P21 Blog

How to certify teachers when schools are closed

eSchool News

Even before the crisis, Alliant’s teaching credential programs were composed of online coursework paired with hands-on practice. During the COVID-19 impact, many aspects of student life have come to a grinding halt.

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Google for Education Introduces Originality Reports

techlearning

Today, Google for Education announced the launch of originality reports, a new feature that helps ensure the authenticity of coursework by flagging any text that has missed citations and has high similarity with text on the web or in books

Rethinking Teacher Candidate Training with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Grades and assignments may differ of course, but how can a teacher candidate show they have gone beyond the required curriculum to deepen skills learned through coursework and hone better classroom practice and potentially increase their marketability to principals and schools?

Do teacher prep programs need an overhaul?

eSchool News

A new analysis from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) reveals that few teacher preparation programs either conduct any sort of screening or require specific coursework in the subject area knowledge traditionally taught in elementary grades.

The blended learning models that can help schools reopen

The Christensen Institute

In an Enriched Virtual arrangement, students complete the majority of coursework online at home or outside of school, but attend school for required face-to-face learning sessions with a teacher a few times a week.

The blended learning models that can help schools reopen

eSchool News

In an Enriched Virtual arrangement, students complete the majority of coursework online at home or outside of school, but attend school for required face-to-face learning sessions with a teacher a few times a week.

How Any Teacher Can Use Lee Sheldon’s Multiplayer Classroom Model

The CoolCatTeacher

His book The Multiplayer Classroom: Designing Coursework as a Game is a favorite of many game based learning experts. Lee Sheldon author of The Multiplayer Classroom: Designing Coursework as a Game.

The 20 Most Useful #hashtags In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

As a teacher, continuing education is so important that most school districts require that teachers enroll in some form of coursework on a regular basis to keep their knowledge and skills fresh.

Apply For Google For Education Certified Innovator 2018 Program Here

TeachThought - Learn better.

Apply For Google For Education Certified Innovator 2018 Program Here by TeachThought Staff This information has been compiled from a press release See our own Professional Development workshops and upcoming TeachThought University courses for additional training, development, and coursework for innovation in education.

The next decade of disruption in education? Unlocking networks

The Christensen Institute

What began with coursework in hard-to-offer courses like Advanced Placement and credit recovery has now migrated into the mainstream classroom.

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Leadership for School Innovation graduate certificate 001: The launch

Dangerously Irrelevant

million School Technology Leadership Initiative at the University of Minnesota created 15 credits of new coursework that was given away – with accompanying pedagogical supports – to ten other university educational leadership programs across the country.

How to Engage and Excite Students Before They Set Foot in the Classroom

Chalkup

More than ever before, instructors are able to spark curiosity and excitement - or communicate expectations - prior to assigning any coursework or delivering a single lecture.

5 policies to help rural students get ahead

eSchool News

Limited access to advanced coursework, medical care, food and employment opportunities continue to daunt students in many rural communities, according to the report released from AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and The Rural School and Community Trust.

Coronavirus accelerates higher education’s trend toward distance learning

The Hechinger Report

If it does go that way, CSU-Fullerton would benefit from the fact that it already offers a significant amount of online coursework. On the other end of the digital divide are more than 1,000 colleges where 95 percent of students or more do no online coursework.

MakerBot Launches Teacher Certification Program for 3D Printing Curriculum

techlearning

The second covers the same material as a blended workshop that combines online coursework with an additional 5 hour hands-on training session, led by 3D printing experts at MakerBot HQ. MakerBot announces its 3D printing certification program for educators,available now.

The Benefits of Adaptive Learning Technology

Edudemic

The basic concept is simple: Coursework should be adapted to meet the individual needs of each student. Adaptive learning has long been a part of education. Every teacher has experience modifying curriculum in some way to help students access information. Nowadays technology can help make the adaptations easier and more streamlined. Adaptive learning technology seeks […]. The post The Benefits of Adaptive Learning Technology appeared first on Edudemic.

Will the decline of AP course offerings spur the rise of Course Access?

The Christensen Institute

It’s also worth noting that because many of these schools serve far smaller numbers of students, the decline in percentage of schools offering AP classes does not represent a proportionate decline in the number of overall students able to access AP coursework. Still, the findings raise a much more fundamental question that states must grapple with: should the public school that a student attends dictate (and in this case, limit) the coursework that he can access?

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5 blended-learning trends to watch

The Christensen Institute

Other top specific practices cited concurrently with blended learning were multiple opportunities to demonstrate mastery , rigorous coursework for all students , commitment to whole child or social-emotional learning in a strategic plan , and relevant and contextualized learning assignments.

Blending Online and Offline Learning: Exploring Hybrid Schedules

Catlin Tucker

In the past, schools have offered online courses to help students pursue credit recovery or take advanced coursework not available on campus. School districts are grappling with how to resume school safely in the fall.

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The Point of a Lesson

A Principal's Reflections

I know when I went through my coursework and teaching certification process this was emphasized in any lesson plan. I am not a huge fan of collecting lesson plans and have not been for years. It is my opinion that you can learn a great deal more by collecting and looking at assessments.

Guest post: Impact of AI in Education for Teachers and Students

EdTech4Beginners

It can grade projects, worksheets, exams, essays, and other types of coursework. Artificial Intelligence is part of the education, being incorporated in the classrooms as a way of leaching and learning.

Can hands-on career and tech programs go online during school shutdowns?

The Hechinger Report

Putting lectures online is doable, but that’s not necessarily true of coursework in fields like welding. For seniors, whose coursework is more dependent on student teaching, the impact is even greater, she said.

5 blended-learning myths to bust in 2019

The Christensen Institute

Flipped Classroom: Students learn at home via online coursework and lectures, and teachers use class time for teacher-guided practice or projects.

MS Career Planning: Moving in the Right Direction

Ask a Tech Teacher

Standard high school coursework. Advanced/honors high school coursework. I really like the recent trend away from presenting college as the goal for all graduating seniors, opening that up to include a wide variety of careers.

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20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Choose your coursework based upon your need to either support students or to help special needs students in an inclusive classroom. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We educators need to rest and recover this summer. So many of us are exhausted.

After running a poverty alleviation organization for 10 years, here’s what I’ve learned

The Christensen Institute

Through my coursework I was able to see PSH, and other organizations that sought to alleviate poverty, through a different lens. On a cold night in February 2008, I read about Amaretch, an Ethiopian girl who had to wake up every morning at 3 a.m. to walk miles, fetch firewood, and sell it.

The beginning of the end of snow days

FETC Converge

Beginning on December 1, for example, the schools around Camden, Maine , will replace two snow days per year with so-called Remote School Days, when students will complete coursework at home using internet-connected devices. In districts across the country, snow days—those giddily unexpected days off—are becoming relics of the past.

With ‘Hybrid’ Campuses, Online Course Providers Offer In-Person Services

Edsurge

But she calls combining online coursework with in-person support services “innovative.” The benefits for students in having more opportunities to interact while completing coursework may include improved peer-to-peer learning and stronger career networks.

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