Character Analysis with Book Creator

iTeach with iPads

A favorite activity was creating a character analysis book featuring a character in a recent story. For a different spin on book analysis, read my post here on Book Snaps. Many of you may know I have left the classroom and am now the project manager for a school improvement grant for two priority schools in my district. Part of my work includes providing embedded professional learning for teachers integrating the iPad into instruction in meaningful ways.

Analysis: hundreds of colleges and universities show financial warning signs

The Hechinger Report

A total of 2,662 schools were included in the analysis, and 2,264 had enough data to be evaluated in every category. Our analysis of the stress test results found: Nationwide, more than 500 colleges and universities show warning signs in two or more metrics.

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Character Analysis with Book Creator

iTeach with iPads

A favorite activity was creating a character analysis book featuring a character in a recent story. For a different spin on book analysis, read my post here on Book Snaps. Many of you may know I have left the classroom and am now the project manager for a school improvement grant for two priority schools in my district. Part of my work includes providing embedded professional learning for teachers integrating the iPad into instruction in meaningful ways.

DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

Teacher Reboot Camp

First, we analyze the four basics of good process analysis and the organization details from the book, Real Essays Interactive, by Susan Anker. Effective Technology Integration Mobile Learning diy videos explainer videos mobile learning process analysis STEM student videos video creation video creation apps and web tools video projectsMy students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester.

Social Network Analysis Toolkit: Building Stronger Networks for EdClusters

Digital Promise

To aid EdClusters in developing this understanding, Digital Promise has created a new toolkit that delivers a crash course in Social Network Analysis (SNA). In addition, our toolkit links to several free and paid tools that can be used to enhance learning about social network analysis, conduct surveys, and visualize network data and connections. The post Social Network Analysis Toolkit: Building Stronger Networks for EdClusters appeared first on Digital Promise.

Drive Deeper Thinking in Math: Designing an Error Analysis Station

Catlin Tucker

However, during a station rotation lesson, my offline error analysis station typically follows my kinesthetic station. My students learn the value of reading the entire question as they engage in this error analysis station, which helps them when they sit down to take the SAT in spring. The error analysis station ties the application and assessment together. Too many students view mistakes as a bad thing to be avoided. The truth is that mistakes are inevitable.

More Than a Million Students Disengaged from School at End of Academic Year, Analysis Suggests

Marketplace K-12

An analysis by the parent-school communication platform Remind seek to gauge the number of students who disengaged from school when districts were forced to go to remote learning at the end of last academic year.

When to SCHEDULE a WIFI ANALYSIS [VIDEO]

SecurEdge

In this Wi-Fi Minute, Danny describes when you should consider scheduling a Wi-Fi analysis for your business. Having issues with your current wireless network or looking to upgrade for the future? Wireless Performance Wi-Fi Minute Awareness Stage

Data analysis reveals keys to student success

The Hechinger Report

With the right analysis, teachers and administrators can discover similar correlations between things like student support and course completion. The post Data analysis reveals keys to student success appeared first on The Hechinger Report. Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

Vernier Software & Technology Launches New Vernier Graphical Analysis™ Pro App for Science Instructors and Students

eSchool News

Expanding upon its award-winning Vernier Graphical Analysis app, Vernier Software & Technology is launching the Vernier Graphical Analysis Pro app to engage students—either remotely or in the lab—in more advanced analysis of data from biology, chemistry, and physics experiments.

Using Task Analysis to Guide IEP Goals and Instruction

N2Y

Many educators find task analysis a useful strategy for teaching students to complete multi-step tasks or skills. Essentially, task analysis is used to break down complex skills into manageable, discrete steps. Task Analysis as an Assessment Tool. Task Analysis in Instruction.

Vernier releases free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Vernier, makers of very popular sensors and data collection systems, have just released their free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks. The app can then be used to create graphs, create annotations, and perform analysis with statistics. Graphical Analysis for Chrome and its support of Vernier sensors provides schools with an easy-to-use and cost-effective way to further utilize Chromebooks and engage students in hands-on learning in science and STEM classrooms.”

Use DataClassroom to Teach Graphing, Data Analysis and Statistics

techlearning

DataClassroom helps teachers store, manipulate, and analyze data sets

What is Item Analysis? And Other Important Exam Design Principles

Turnitin

In this blog post, we define and explore exam design principles--how can we use item analysis to increase teaching efficacy and assessment accuracy

Introducing Discourse Analysis Books for Research Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In response to a request we received a few days ago from one of our readers, here is a collection of some of the best texts written on ‘Discourse Analysis’. These works are particularly useful for.read more

Emerging technologies: a more detailed Gartner analysis

Bryan Alexander

Gartner focuses on the internet of things, security concerns, and information/data analysis. This month Gartner Research offered a top-level forecast of where technologies are going over the next five years. At the same time they explored technologies in greater detail with this report , which I’ll summarize here. It’s a pretty solid list, not offering any wild surprises. Much will be familiar to FTTE readers.

Using DataBasic for Simple Data Analysis

ProfHacker

However, a lot of the tools for next-level data analysis aren’t particularly easy to use and can be overkill for simple lessons. Have you tried DataBasic, or do you have a favorite tool for classroom data analysis? Reviews Software Teaching data analysis database visualization

10 Tools That Can Help Students With Case Study Analysis

EmergingEdTech

Image Source A Range of Tools to Lend Efficiencies to Case Study Assignments Case study analysis is a serious work that often demands a lot of time and effort. Students need to go through a lot of. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Free Tools & Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics apps to aid in case study case study tools free case study tools

Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?

Edsurge

One overused catchphrase in education is that learning should be “student-centered.” But what if we took that to its logical conclusion and also made it the goal of our education technology predictions? We’d need to consider not just what technology products students are exposed to in the classroom, but also across the rest of their lives. Especially if those students are teens, within sight of leaving K-12 and moving into higher education. Yes, teens.

For Research Students- 14 Seminal Works on Discourse Analysis

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Discourse analysis is an interdisciplinary area of study that combines a multitude of theories, methods, and analytical procedures. Approaches to discourses analysis vary according to ones analytical.read more

Using Text Analysis to Discover Work in JSTOR

ProfHacker

Software Teaching databases jstor research text analysis who knew JSTOR had a lab JSTOR have just announced the JSTOR Labs Text Analyzer , a clever tool–still in Beta–that will analyze any document you upload (or text that you copy and paste) and find suggested matches in the JSTOR archives. It’s an interesting proposition–if you click that link on a phone, you can even take a picture of text and the Analyzer will process that.

Using Task Analysis to Teach Daily Living Skills

N2Y

Task analysis (TA) is a practice often used in the classroom to teach multi-step skills or behaviors related to academics, communication and social skills. Task analysis is used to break down complex skills into manageable, discrete steps. Task analysis can be easy to use as it often requires few materials, can be inexpensive and can be used in a variety of settings. Planning for Task Analysis. Tips for Implementing Task Analysis.

An analysis of achievement gaps in every school in America shows that poverty is the biggest hurdle

The Hechinger Report

The post An analysis of achievement gaps in every school in America shows that poverty is the biggest hurdle appeared first on The Hechinger Report. This screenshot from the Opportunity Explorer shows test score growth for students at each school from 2009 to 2016. The darker the green dot, the more that students learn in each grade above the national average. Blue dots are where students learn less in each grade than the national average.

Critical Analysis and Information Literacy

Edutopia

Judy Willis MD Brain-Based Learning Teach students to evaluate what data needs to be gathered, what characterizes fact versus opinion, and where to find the most current and useful information

Unused Educational Software Is Major Source of Wasted K-12 Spending, New Analysis Finds

Marketplace K-12

The post Unused Educational Software Is Major Source of Wasted K-12 Spending, New Analysis Finds appeared first on Market Brief. A study that looked at ed-tech usage in schools found that on average, 67 percent of educational software licenses go unused. Marketplace K-12 Business Strategy edtech Market Research Software / Hardware

Kialo: Versatile Free Platform for Student Debate & Analysis

techlearning

Kialo is a free website designed to foster thoughtful debate and discussion of complex issues

Education Research Meta Analysis from Hattie and Yates

Hapara

The Hapara team is reading Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn by John Hattie and Gregory Yates. The book is an easy to read distillation of Hattie’s work synthesizing the results from education research around the world. Edtech Blended Learning Hattie Edtech Update

App of the Week: Video analysis of performance

eSchool News

Coach’s Eye-Video Analysis. It allows detailed, visual feedback thanks to powerful analysis tools and superior playback ability. Find exact moments in a performance, tap Analyze to open a variety of analysis tools, and then tap Record to capture your analysis. Bottom line : Cool video-analysis tool is great for the sports field and beyond, but prepare for an onslaught of hidden costs to access all features.

Text Analysis With Voyant 2.0

ProfHacker

A few weeks ago, coincidentally during Day of DH 2016 , it was brought to my attention that Voyant , a web-based text analysis tool, had upgraded to Version 2.0. It works great for getting students started in large-scale text analysis. This follows the reboot of TAPoR in Version 3 , which is a larger portal for discovering tools to do large-scale text analysis.

Teaching undergrads how to write an analysis.

Connecting 2 the World

While many are able to string together content in a grammatically correct manner, over the last five years I have noticed their perplexed looks when I ask them to write an analysis. So this year, I decided I would teach all my classes how to write an analysis. After reading Deanna Mascle''s lastest blog post asking what we as teachers are doing to teach writing, I decided to share the document I created to help explain to my students how to write an analysis.

Examine Sports, Physics and More With Video Analysis App

techlearning

Robust video analysis for sports, science, fine arts performances. Techlearning Resources App of the Day

States Stepping Up Role in Reviewing Digital Resources, Analysis Finds

Marketplace K-12

The post States Stepping Up Role in Reviewing Digital Resources, Analysis Finds appeared first on Market Brief. Twenty one states today have a process for reviewing districts' choices of instructional materials, compared with just 14 two years ago, according to the State Educational Technology Directors Association. Marketplace K-12 Curriculum / Digital Curriculum Federal / State Policy Open Educational Resources Procurement / Purchasing / RFPs

Open Source Tools for Learning Data Analysis, Continuous Improvement, and Machine Learning

Iterating Toward Openness

I’m a huge fan of R and R Studio and use them regularly for data extraction, cleaning, and analysis. I love these tools because they make doing reproducible research so much easier – instead of trying to remember how I changed that Excel file and which menus I clicked on in SPSS, I can write R scripts that repeat the entire process from extraction to cleaning to analysis to reporting, so I can always repeat (or audit) my work.

Spatial Thinking & Critical Analysis: Teaching With Portal 2

TeachThought - Learn better.

Spatial Thinking & Critical Analysis: Teaching With Portal 2. Ideas & Resources For Teaching With Portal 2; Spatial Thinking & Critical Analysis: Teaching With Portal 2. The post Spatial Thinking & Critical Analysis: Teaching With Portal 2 appeared first on TeachThought. by Michael Catelli. Educators know that students need hands on, engaging activities to help enhance their learning and the right video games are the best way offer this opportunity.

Basic Twitter Analysis With twXplorer

ProfHacker

But, there may be a situation when you want a quick analysis of activity around a certain hashtag or term (trending or otherwise) without the trouble of setting up a permanent archive. Their most recent tool is twXplorer , which allows you search for a specific hashtag or term, giving you the most recent 500 tweets along with some basic analysis of the content found therein. Are there other Twitter analysis tools you’ve found helpful?