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Free toolkit "How to Identify Effective STEM Activities for Children”

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Baylor University recently published the toolkit "How to Identify Effective STEM Activities for Children” that helps parents and teachers know what to look for in a STEM lesson and offers 9 examples of quality online resources.

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The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through

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The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through by Kate Began With our world becoming increasingly technology-driven, there is growing demand for workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Girl Power(ed): 5 STEM Activities and Lessons for Girls

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Girl Power(ed): 5 STEM Activities and Lessons for Girls By Kate Began Empowering girls through STEM activities not only prepares them for a bright future, it’s also a fun way to keep them engaged while they learn.

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US Education Department Launches School Safety Resource Site

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The U.S. Department of Education this week launched SchoolSafety.gov , a website intended to serve as a one-stop clearinghouse of resources for K-12 administrators, educators, parents and law enforcement officials to address safety and security in schools.

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.

CK-12 Certified Educator Program - free resources and free PD

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CK-12 is one of my favorite resources for educators. It contains a wide variety of materials, lesson plans, virtual labs, interactive lesson activities, digital-multimedia "flexbooks" and much more. CK-12 also has a certified educator program for teachers.

ClipSafari - thousands of free clip art images

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ClipSafari is a free online resource for clip art. It has thousands of images, free to use at any time. Most people don't realize that you can't just use any image you find on the internet without crediting it or paying for it. This site makes it easy to find free images.

Artificial Intelligence in EdTech

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New and creative uses of artificial intelligence are being developed every day. EdTech is an area where the use of AI has flown largely under the radar thus far but has the potential to reimagine the student/teacher relationship and improve student outcomes across the board.

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Character Tree - online resource that helps teachers and parents teach character development

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The Character Tree , a new character development online resource for first and second grade students that provides appealing online video lessons to teach children about positive character traits.

Ozobot launches new learning management system

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After being voted Best of Show at ISTE 2019, Ozobot Classroom (patent pending) officially launched at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference.

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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.

PleIQ: the early-years interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through an Augmented Reality experience

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PleIQ: the early-years interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through an Augmented Reality experience PleIQ (Play-Q) is the best new educational toy that beautifully merges the physical and digital worlds to provide our children with an immersive learning experience.

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Welcome back to school - resources for every teacher

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Welcome back to school! I hope everyone had a great summer and was able to relax and recharge. Most schools around here start next week, with new teachers starting this week. The beginning of the year is always a little crazy for all teachers.

Ozobot Classroom - STEAM learning management system coming this Fall

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Ozobot , makers of robots that empower coding and STEAM education for grades K–12, recently unveiled its new Ozobot Classroom learning management system.

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America’s Education is Under Threat, Canon USA - How to be Cyberstrong (Free tips and resources)

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The education sector has become one of the most sought after targets for cybercriminals. Long imagined to target banks or high-tech facilities, cyberattacks are beginning to now focus on schools and education centers.

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.

How VR and AR Will Change How Art is Experienced

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Virtual and augmented reality have become a trend more recently due to advances in artificial intelligence. They’ve grown to be more commonly utilized tools for interpretation of ideas in a variety of fields. VR is an immersive technology experience.

Otus - LMS, Data Management and Assessment Management, all in one easy-to-use product

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Otus is an interesting product, created by educators. It is integrated classroom tools for students and teachers and powerful transparency for families and school leaders. It combines the best features of a learning management system, assessment management and data management into one.

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FlexClip - new powerful video maker to develop quality videos for any purpose

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FlexClip is a new powerful video maker to develop quality videos for any purpose and they have a specific education page at [link] FlexClip's education video maker will help you create a custom video or presentation in no time for its ease of use.

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Etude - advanced document reader that helps students comprehend what they are reading

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Etude is an advanced document reader, the first of its kind that incorporates the use of artificial intelligence into textual analysis.

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.

"Don't be a Troll" meme contest - calls on students to help combat internet trolling

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The “Don’t be a Troll” meme contest calls on students for help to combat the insidious and out-of-control trend of internet “trolling.” Students are tasked with creating original memes about why people shouldn’t troll.

9-11-2001 - 18 years later - please don't forget

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I was in EMS for 22 years before retiring due to a back injury. One of my most memorable experiences was responding to New York City as a Paramedic in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. I will never forget that experience.

Squid Notes - Take digital handwritten notes for class, work, or fun! Markup PDFs, sign documents, & more

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Squid is an inking app that works on Android (and Chromebooks as an Android app) and allows you to take handwritten notes, create drawings, markup PDF files and more.

CleverPDF - 27 Powerful and Free Online PDF Tools

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PDF files are extremely useful and ubiquitous. There are ways to view them on any device and any platform. Sometimes you need to convert a PDF file to another format or you want to convert another file to a PDF file. There are a lot of resources out there to do this. CleverPDF is one of them.

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The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

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!

Cyberpatriot - national youth cyber education program

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? CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future. ?At

Chromebook Getter - Free Replacement for Chromebook Inventory Tool

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The Chromebook Inventory Tool is/was an extremely useful tool for G Suite Admins to make managing and updated their Chromebooks easier. However, it will not work after July 16th due to changes to Google's Sheets API.

Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Environment

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Accessibility is an important topic in education and encompasses the classroom space, digital tools and resources and much more.

September is National Preparedness Month - get yourself, family, home, school and business ready

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September is National Preparedness Month , which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit. The 2019 theme is "Prepared, Not Scared."

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

LG announces new UltraFine LED Monitors - specifically for macOS users

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LG Business Solutions USA announced the immediate availability of two new UltraFine™ IPS LED monitors offering significantly enhanced performance capabilities for macOS users.

Google for Education Best Practices Resources and Tips

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Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks are very popular with education for many reasons, one of which is the ease of management and deployment. The Admin Console allows staff to manage apps, user settings, devices settings and much more.

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Live Total Solar Eclipse Coverage from the Exploratorium on July 2

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On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, from 12:23 to 2:46 p.m. PDT, the Exploratorium , in partnership with NASA , will broadcast a total solar eclipse from the NSF’s Cerro Tololo Observatory in Chile.

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Scholarship opportunity for high school students graduating in 2019

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The Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship was created by Adrian Rubin to help the future entrepreneurs of the world with the cost of going to college, this is the second year that Mr. Rubin has funded this project and he looks forward to continuing it years into the future.

EdTech at School

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