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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. If you have developed good study habits for your traditional coursework, you should not have difficulty completing assignments on time and mastering the key concepts and skills of the course.

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. Depending on the tasks that students may need to complete, and the skills that you may want them to gain, a variety of options might be required. Choosing the best options can seem daunting.

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. Author information Kristin Decarr | The post ACT Results Show Majority Not Prepared for College Coursework appeared first on Education News. (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

Alabama Schools Now Required to Offer Virtual Courses

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith State legislators are recognizing the potential for online coursework. Classroom Curriculum Internet Management Online Learning Online Video Policies

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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

Get the Mac Advantage: Why Mac is an Ideal Choice for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

That’s why there are many factors to consider when choosing a laptop to help with your coursework. A laptop is a convenient and essential tool for most students. Now, Macs are an ideal choice for.read more. 2020 sponsored posts

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. With school buildings closed, we are particularly concerned about ensuring that all teacher candidates complete coursework and field-based learning experiences, then demonstrate the adopted performance expectations in order to stay on their pathways for becoming credentialed teachers.

Helping students overcome ‘social media speak’

eSchool News

As an English teacher, my students’ use of social media shorthand has become a bigger and bigger challenge with every new school year–especially as I see it carrying over into their coursework.

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. And while those courses are essential, staying on top of the cutting edge of educational development is important as well. Through Twitter discussions, teachers can […]. The post The 20 Most Useful #hashtags In Education appeared first on TeachThought.

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? The College of Education and Human Performance at the University of Central Florida strives to be at the forefront of innovation in teacher training and development.

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  

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.

Tech Startup Debuts Revolutionary Distance Learning Platform in Partnership with NYC School

eSchool News

With AuraNexus, students can directly engage with an “experience” of Mr. Walters to ask questions related to their current physics coursework and receive answers in real-time.

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. Only a quarter of teacher prep programs (27 percent) require sufficient coursework in mathematics.

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. Powerful Pedagogies for Every Teaching Professional From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Star Trek script writer and professional game author Lee Sheldon has designed his entire college course as a game.

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. In Flipped Classroom setups, students learn at home via online coursework and video-recorded lectures, and teachers use class time for teacher-guided practice or projects. As educators start considering their options for the fall, the future is full of uncertainty.

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. In Flipped Classroom setups, students learn at home via online coursework and video-recorded lectures, and teachers use class time for teacher-guided practice or projects. As educators start considering their options for the fall, the future is full of uncertainty.

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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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.

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. Powered by adaptive software, taught by instructors halfway around the world, or uploaded by teachers building their own coursework, online learning is shattering the boundaries of traditional, monolithic approaches to K-12 instruction.

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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. Digital tools make it easier for instructors to engage students before class begins , setting a tone for what will happen in the classroom. Why do we care? We care because this is a big opportunity.

Blended learning models can help schools reopen–here’s how

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.

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. I received permission from my faculty colleagues and Dean this summer to launch a new Leadership for School Innovation (LSI) graduate certificate. I’ve done this twice before.

Breaking the cycle of educational inequity

eSchool News

In the 2019 report, the authors examined three “levers” that could break the predictive outcomes and lead to higher achievement for all students: great teachers, time (instructional hours), and access to advanced coursework.

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5 Fun Science Experiments Kids Do at Home

Ask a Tech Teacher

Virtual schooling is clearly not an effective solution, according to a study done by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS), which looked at schools specifically designed to teach coursework online with significant budgets invested in research and planning. “If

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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.

Now Is the Time to Redefine Learning — Not Recreate Traditional School Online

Edsurge

If they are working from home, parents may still not be available to help their children with coursework during the school day; if they are working outside the home, students are often attending class from a grandparent or other caregiver’s house.

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. Rural students still face a staggering number of uphill battles when it comes to securing the same educational opportunities as their suburban and urban peers, according to a new report.

With the Pandemic Shining New Light on Early Childhood Educators, Proponents Look to ‘Radical’ Changes

Edsurge

Early childhood educators who have already earned CDAs would, theoretically, do additional training and/or coursework to earn their CDPs.

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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 MakerBot Certification™ Program trains educators on operating MakerBot 3D printers as well as on how to create their own 3D printing curriculum. [

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. Now we cannot imagine schools without computers and other AI technology, or teaching and learning without the help of AI online tools. It really makes the education process easier and more convenient.

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How to Center Equity in Undergraduate Digital Learning

Digital Promise

The COVID-19 pandemic caused postsecondary institutions to abruptly transition many of their spring 2020 courses to digital learning. While we know the seemingly overnight shift from in-person to remote classes was unplanned and unprecedented, it was also unequal.