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The Surprising Impact of Student Led Learning

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By Amy Howell. TechEd is a hot topic in education right now, but what we really need to be discussing is student led learning. Students leading other students in learning is one of the most amazing things you can see.

Make the Most Out of Your Distance Learning Degree Program

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With a large number of people at home avoiding the spread of the Coronavirus, millions of students working towards a degree have suddenly become part of online distance learning programs.

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How Technology Can Help Deepen Students’ Learning

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By Kelly Bielefeld. One of our primary responsibilities as modern educators is to develop students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills so they’ll be able to adapt to the future labor market, which will include jobs that haven’t even been conceived of yet.

Advice for the Newly Remote

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By Charles Sosnik About a week ago, the world changed. It’s a new reality for everyone, especially those of you who are working from home for the first time. The most important thing you can do is to establish an office.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

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

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One hundred years ago, Phoenix, Arizona was a sleepy little desert city of 29,000 residents. But not anymore. Now America’s fasting growing city and our fifth largest, Phoenix is anything but sleepy.

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Are Classrooms Becoming Too Dependent On Technology?

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Many educators have asked the question, “Are today’s classrooms too dependent on technology?” ” The underlying assumptions involve several complex political and economic challenges.

What is Hip? Portland Education is Now Defining the Education Experience

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“Maybe hipper than hip, but what’s hip today might become passé” – Emilio Castillo,John David Garibaldi and Stephen M Kupka, Tower of Power Portland Oregon is arguably one of America’s hippest cities.

Learning Impact: The Facilities Manager as an Extension of the Educator

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By Dan Ringo In today’s educational setting facility managers should be seen as an extension of the primary educator.

Smartphones-in-School, Brain Mush, Teaching Deep Reading…and Apples & Bicycles!

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By LeiLani Cauthen. According to a 2018 report by Pew Research , one in four Americans didn’t read a single book in the last year, and bookstore chains are in decline.

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.

How to implement STEAM curriculum that makes an impact

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By Jamie Turner. More than 75 percent of all jobs will require some expertise in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering Arts Math) within the next decade. But there’s a problem. Only 10 percent of US teachers feel confident in teaching high-level technology skills.

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Smart Technologies Could Benefit Education – or Could Make Our Problems Worse

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By Katherine Prince. Editor’s note: This is part three in a series. If you missed them, you can read part one and part two. Not long ago, states and school districts were implementing one-to-one initiatives designed to make a computer or iPad available to every child.

How Education Can Thrive in the Age of Innovation

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By Dr. John Kao. Worldwide, it is becoming abundantly clear that members of Generation Z — the generation born around the millennium — are more socially engaged and concerned about the condition of the world than previous generations.

6 Things Every High School Senior Should Have Access To Before Graduation

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In Gary Vaynerchuk’s recent video , My Reaction to the 2019 College Admissions Scandal , he states, “If a parent thinks a kid’s accomplishment is a reflection of them, now you have a disconnect. Now you’re not a parent and a child. You’re a person with a product.”.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

How to Engage More Girls in Coding

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By Dennis Pierce. When Sheena Vaidyanathan teaches computer science to middle school students, she draws upon her experience as an art teacher.

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In San Antonio, Education’s Stars are Shining Brightly

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By the Learning Counsel. The stars at night, are big and bright, Deep in the heart of Texas, The prairie sky is wide and high, Deep in the heart of Texas. The sage in bloom is like perfume, Deep in the heart of Texas, Reminds me of, the one I love, Deep in the heart of Texas.

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Driving Test Score Increase with Comedy

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Educator Profile: Kalyan Ray-Mazumder is Acting the Part of a Lifetime. When Kalyan Ray-Mazumder graduated from Yale in 2012, he wanted to work in two career paths: acting and education.

Who Will Teach the Children? The 3 Keys to Building Globally Competitive, World Class Schools

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By Franklin P. Schargel. Schools cannot prepare, highly successful graduates if there are not sufficient highly effective educators in school classrooms and in school front offices. I am a lifelong professional educator. But we are a disappearing breed.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

The Human EdTech for Diversity

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By LeiLani Cauthen. Technology dominates the education landscape discussion.

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Why I Became A Teacher

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Guest article by Jill Drum. A few years ago, I began planning my retirement for when I reached the end of 31 years of teaching. This June will be it, and as the date rapidly approaches, panic is setting in. My whole identity is that of a teacher.

How To Know If A Career In Education Is Right for You

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By Brian Soika. Are you thinking about becoming a teacher? Are you wondering if an administrative role in education is a good fit for you?

Why Teachers and Students Need to Learn about Their Brains in the Digital Age

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By Betsy Hill. For good and bad, technology changes our brains. But then again, so does every experience we have. Our brains develop (throughout life) in interaction with our environment. As one neuroscientist puts it, our brains become what our brains do.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

The Digital Transformation of Literacy Education

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By Tyson Smith. Companies that have been in the game for a while have been courtside in watching EdTech explode over the past 35 years.

The Power of Rubrics—Students Take Control of Their Own Learning and Achievement

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By Lynda Van Kuren. Summary: Patti West-Smith, an expert in pedagogy from Turnitin, explains that with a bit of up-front guidance, rubrics help students become self-directed learners who see exactly how to improve before turning in their paper or assignment.

Arizona’s Buckeye Union High School District Takes Fun and Excitement to the Nth Degree

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If excitement and enthusiasm can rev up learning, then the students at Buckeye Union High School District are learning in overdrive. By any measure, this Arizona district is driving learning as well as any district in the country.

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Infusing Social Emotional Learning into CTE

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By Edgar Blunt . . When am I EVER going to use this?” is the classic question that drives teachers crazy.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

Learning Counsel to Present Emergency National Virtual Discussions

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Nation’s education leaders to convene virtually to discuss challenges and create a sense of continuity for America’s learners Beginning April 2nd, the Learning Counsel is hosting a series of eight emergency national virtual discussions, featuring many of our nation’s top experts in the areas of virtual learning and digital transition. Registration is free to educators.

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What Are Kids Reading? A Surprising Amount of Nonfiction

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By Gene Kerns Over the last several years, good news about student literacy trends has been hard to come by. Nevertheless, in this year’s What Kids Are Reading report, the largest annual survey of student reading habits, we find cause for hope when it comes to nonfiction reading—along with some useful insights to help educators encourage reading among their students. With a dataset of more than 271 million books read by 7.6

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Throwing the CEO a Lifeline

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By Edgar Blunt Earlier today I saw an email asking CEOs what they are doing to throw their employees a lifeline. As a CEO, this topic warms my heart, but if I’m honest it’s only halfway heartwarming for me. I pride myself on taking care of my team and for the first time in seven years, right now, I can’t. Instead, today my team threw me a lifeline that will save our company.

New Survey Findings: Student Perceptions on Skilled Trades Education

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By Mary Kelly The skilled trades industry offers lucrative and meaningful careers, however there is a growing skilled trades labor shortage in the U.S. that is severely impacting the economy and a number of high school seniors across the country who are unaware of their options post-high school graduation. According to a 2018 Deloitte study, the skilled trades gap could leave an estimated 2.4

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Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.