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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.

It’s Time To Unlearn & Relearn Learning

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This article was originally written and published by Rich Carr of Carr Knowledge. You can read more at Brain-centric Design. Our innate capacity to learn, to think, to create, and adapt endowed us with the evolutionary advantages necessary to become one of the most successful organisms on the planet.

It’s Time for PBL to Change the World

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By Thom Markham. Is there any educator in the world who wouldn’t want his or her students to demonstrate the following qualities: Committed, Creative, Confident, Courageous, and Curious ?

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.

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 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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The Hows And Whys Of Learning Keyboarding Skills

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With the rapid advancement of technology, keyboarding has become one of the most important skills in our modern world today. People who can communicate easily and quickly using modern tools will be a step ahead of the crowd in the future. .

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.

The Human EdTech for Diversity

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By LeiLani Cauthen. Technology dominates the education landscape discussion.

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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.”.

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.

Want to Save Public Education? The Answers are Simple

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By Charles Sosnik. Recently, I wrote a piece for the Grit Daily website entitled “Technology is Overwhelming Education and That’s Why We Need More of It.” The premise for the column was that using more, sophisticated technology could take the pressure off teachers and give them more time to teach.

Technology is Overwhelming Education: That’s Why We Need More

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By Charles Sosnik. Whether you have kids in school, work for a school or simply watch the news, you know schools are dealing with a lot. They are going through a very difficult time, trying to modernize and keep up with the technological world around them.

How Data Science Can Help You Create Better Customer Experiences

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By Samuel Alfie. Ocean’s 13 is more than just a heist movie in a casino. It showed how using a high-tech artificial intelligence system precisely predicts the genuineness of a player’s win, by analyzing factors like – surprise, shock, hysteria, reaction, and change in the heart rate.

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Targeted Teaching: Ensuring Lessons Hit the Mark

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By Jamie Bricker. Targeted teaching is all about setting students up for success. Rather than hoping a certain topic hits the mark, it provides a progressive framework to ensure chosen tasks are purposeful, practical, and personal for the given learner.

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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.

What Are My Options After High School?

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When high school is finally over, what should you do next? Typically, most will respond and say that going to a traditional university is the next logical step, but many students are finding this isn’t the right choice for them.

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What’s Wrong with Kids Today?

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By Ryan L. Schaaf. Many educators share great concern about their students’ lack of ability to learn the way others did in the past. Oftentimes, these concerns are expressed by teachers who have been in the classroom for a long period of time.

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Does Child Privacy Even Matter?

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By Charles Sosnik. I’ve written quite a bit about children’s privacy, including what I thought was a scathing piece on Google and Education. The simple fact is every bit of information you can possibly imagine is being collected from your kids. And it never goes away. Click to tweet.

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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.

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.

The K-12 Business Model: How to Innovate in an Ever-Changing Learning Environment

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By Steve Halliwell and Cheryl Miller. Each fall, teachers will get a new sea of smiling faces in their classrooms. Almost no other industry operates under this unique business model, where each year your audience is replaced with a completely new one.

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.

Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

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By Paul Erickson and Paul Gigliotti. A 2019 Common Sense survey found that only four out of every 10 teachers consider the professional development that they received on the use of technology in the classroom to be effective.

Closing the Achievement Gap by Closing the Cognitive Gap

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By Betsy Hill. The most recent release of the Nation’s Report Card had everyone from the U.S.

EdTech at School

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

10 Top Companies That Love To Hire Teachers

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If you won’t have (or want) a teaching job in August, March is a great time to start looking for work. But where can you go that will appreciate your skills and help pay the bills? Read on, and open your mind to the possibilities. VIPKID.

Leadership Equity: Q and A with Superintendent Dr. A. Katrise Perera, Gresham-Barlow Schools

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Katrise Perera is a self-proclaimed life-long learner with nearly 25 years of service to learning communities and almost 19 in an education leadership capacity. She is an innovative and visionary public education leader in a progressively global and ever-changing learning environment.

Tech Solving the Intolerable Motionlessness of Reading

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By LeiLani Cauthen. Written words are motionless and unremarkable when approached by human eyes. They lie on paper in black and white, unmoving. It’s terribly boring for children, honestly, and that’s why we have picture books.

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This Is How You Teach A Group Of Students Online

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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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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.

Achieving Collectively What We Can’t Do Alone

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By Katherine Prince. Schools, districts and other education organizations face daily stumbling blocks to success, including limited funding, political stasis and complacency from portions of the public.

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Overcoming a “That’s The Way We Have Always Done It” Mindset in Schools

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By Ryan L. Schaaf. It is truly astounding how people can embrace doing things the way they have always been done without contemplating where and when the original decisions were made. We just accept a pre-existing mindset because it is the path of least resistance.

Why Education Entrepreneurs Need To Move With Education—Not Disrupt It

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Edtech investments reached an incredibly high number in 2018, with $1.45 billion raised—the same amount that hit the market in 2015. However, raising venture capital, regardless of the industry, is not a guaranteed measure of success in any business.

Learning in the Age of Disruption

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By Ryan L. Schaaf. Editor’s Note: This is Part Two of a New Monthly Series, The Brief History of the Future of Education. If You Missed Part One, You Can Read it Here. Change: Nothing Stays the Same (Van Halen). Change of any kind is a hard pill to swallow for the human condition.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.