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20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I want to challenge your thinking about your summer. So, I’ve collected twenty of the best ways to make this summer one of learning. We have to think differently about summer.

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5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Here are five things to consider as you plan your summer. Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the code COOL20 at checkout for 20% off any course. Listen to this blog post. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. Secondly, we need to disconnect and hang it up.

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How to Use Tech to Help Graduating Students Find Jobs

Ask a Tech Teacher

If they aren’t going to college, they’re job hunting. Sara Stringer, Ask a Tech Teacher guest blogger, has several ideas on how to make that more efficient: As a teacher, you’re fully aware of how much the world is advancing through technology.

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Use this checklist and infographic to make sure you’ve included the edtech essentials in your workflow this year.

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The Best E-Book Yet: 40Must-know Web 2.0 Edutools

Kleinspiration

Tools in Education Series created by our friend Dr. Mohamed Amin Embi , as we have been publishing articles about his different works for over a year. Dr. Amin has created some great guides to using Web 2.0 If you''d like quick access to his Web 2.0 how to web 2.0

Internet Safety and Information - what data do the big companies collect?

Educational Technology Guy

However, there are some drawbacks and everyone is concerned about their data and what the big tech companies collect about them. This infographic shows some of the data and information that Google, Facebook and Apple have and collect about their users. It is a good resource to use when teaching digital literacy and internet safety. Google Good to Know - online safety and data info Google Family Safety Center - help promote safety online.

Making a Pitch for Social Entrepreneurship

User Generated Education

The purpose of this post is to expand on this notion of social entrepreneurship in assisting learners in developing a pitch as if they were promoting their product or service to potential funders on a show like Shark Tank for kids. Know how to make appropriate personal economic choices.

ISTE 2018: Where I’ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

This post is full of resources to get the most of your ISTE 2018 experience whether you are there (or not.). Remember to follow (and use) the official hashtag of #ISTE18 and #NotAtISTE18 so you can see what needs to be seen! Places to Join: Free LiveStreamed Events for ISTE.

The Work You Do Has Power

Tom Murray

Facebook. Take a moment to consider the digital disruption that has already occurred in the following industries (Goodwin, 2015). The largest taxi company owns no (human driven) taxis (Uber) The largest accommodations provider owns no real estate. Blockbuster.

5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Here are five things to consider as you plan your summer. Check out Jennifer Gonzalez’s 2019 Teacher’s Guide to Technology. It is a great teacher PD tool which includes videos and resources to help you learn new techniques and technologies for your classroom.

Does Child Privacy Even Matter?

EdNews Daily

Click to tweet. The last time I spoke with a college admissions director, she told me that decisions to admit were based on the public (and maybe not so public) information available, and then high school grades, activities, and SAT or ACT scores. See how well that works?

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

EdNews Daily

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. workforce will be freelancers according to Nasdaq.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

Two news stories this week have turned my attention (again) to the issue of conflict of interest in education, technology, and public policy. No need to dig far to discern what I think about it as I am quoted in the article. How to make sense of the new eRate gift rules ).

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Pearson Research and Innovation Network | TeacherCast App Spotlight

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Brad Ermiling to discuss his work at the Pearson Research and Innovation Network. Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning.

Build A University Grounded In Intrapreneurship To Spur The Change You Seek

EdNews Daily

Guest article written by Dan Lauer, the founding executive director of UMSL Accelerate. With the explosion of startups and the success of game changers like Google and Facebook, it’s no wonder entrepreneurship is more relevant than ever.

When an Online Teaching Job Becomes a Window into Child Abuse

Edsurge

Around 6 o’clock on a fall morning in 2018, Jordan sat down at her desk, donned her headset, and logged in to her account with VIPKid , a Beijing-based company that connects native English-speaking teachers like her with children in China for live, online video lessons.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

Two news stories this week have turned my attention (again) to the issue of conflict of interest in education, technology, and public policy. No need to dig far to discern what I think about it as I am quoted in the article. How to make sense of the new eRate gift rules ).

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Samepage - app to get more done with contextual collaboration

Educational Technology Guy

It has an intuitive, well designed, user interface and it only takes minutes to get started. Samepage allows users to create content, including text, multimedia, Office Files, PDFs, Dropbox files, attachments, Google Drive, Google Maps and more. For more details, go to www.samepage.io/business.

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons. This is one to share with your history department. Go to www.coolcatteacher.com/edtech and plan your professional development for 2018. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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Year in Review: Our Top Edtech Business Stories of 2018

Edsurge

First, let’s get down to business. Apple and Google continue to up the ante in their quest to win adoption in classrooms. Startups jostle to win market share and sell their wares—or themselves, if their financial runway is getting short. From new curriculum to new ethical challenges, here are the top 10 most popular business stories (in reverse order) based on your clicks. A Clever Way to Measure How Students Actually Use Edtech (and Whether It Works).

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LIVE: Access All Of Your Files On All Of Your Devices Using @Microsoft_EDU OneNote | @MSOneNote

TeacherCast

Thought the last 6 months, I have had the privilege of working closely with Microsoft Education to create some pretty awesome podcasts and promotional videos. I hope you have the opportunity to check out our video above to see exactly how awesome these capes really are.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 9 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories covered by popular edtech outlets – such as edSurge, eSchoolNews, Tech & Learning, and THE Journal – get selected? A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 9 Edition). Tagged on: March 5, 2017 Global Evolution of EdTech | Navitas Ventures → A look at over 20 years of edtech company evolution through $16b of investment around the world. The article puts a positive spin on it, but this is not ok.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Thanks to those who helped spread the word of its release and for offering feedback. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Why are colleges and universities handing over more than half of their tuition to online program managers? |

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Thanks to those who helped spread the word of its release and for offering feedback. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Why are colleges and universities handing over more than half of their tuition to online program managers? |

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Fighting FAKE NEWS: Recommended Reading and Resources for Teachers

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

It's time for all of us to step up our efforts to fight fake news. I've created a reading and resource list to help battle fake news at our school. Feel free to share these resources with your teachers! Brief, selected history of fake news from 1807 to the present.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast. While there are inconveniences to air travel, the upside for me is that I use these long haul flights as a chance to catch up on my long-form reading list. While it may seem quaint or old fashioned to some (when accessing WiFi and on-demand videos seem de rigueur), it has been part of my travel routine for too many years to casually cast it aside. Take it and see how you do!

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Using the Tools Appropriately: Unpacking ISTE Standard #2

Tech Helpful

Helping students to develop appropriate digital citizenship skills is an imperative part of the educational process not only for their own safety and legal obligations but for the care of others as well. Have students google themselves or their parents to see what they find.

Introducing Edji: A Technology Coach’s Go-To Resource

TeacherCast

Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar … You are working with a teacher, or perhaps in a meeting with your administrators and a question comes your way that you might not have the answer to. Today, we are going to look at a fantastic application called Edji. Click To Tweet.

AI and Personalized Learning That Goes Beyond Tech: The Latest Camelback Ventures Cohort

Edsurge

That’s why his organization doesn’t make entrepreneurs accepted to its fellowship move anywhere. They can stay where they are, and continue to build their business. He added that he thinks it’s better for organizations to continue growing in the communities they’re already rooted in. Participants in the venture’s fourth cohort did come together in person on Thursday, though, to present their work at a theater in Oakland. Quartolio wants to go beyond an internet search.

Becoming Digital Citizens in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Teaching students how to become digital citizens is essential as technology assumes a greater place in their lives. Using non-permanent markers, students “tattoo” their arms or hands in response to a prompt and then share what their design says about their digital imprint.

What Summer Slide Actually Means—and 5 Ways to Fight it

Edsurge

Last September, a friend from graduate school forwarded me a Brookings Institute article written by David M. The article begins with a series of disappointing—but unsurprising—statistics about the summer slide, a term used to describe the academic regression experienced by students over the summer. The impact of the summer slide contributes to a more pronounced achievement gap. Get ‘em to the library. Additionally, direct families to Epic! ,

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast. While there are inconveniences to air travel, the upside for me is that I use these long haul flights as a chance to catch up on my long-form reading list. While it may seem quaint or old fashioned to some (when accessing WiFi and on-demand videos seem de rigueur), it has been part of my travel routine for too many years to casually cast it aside. Take it and see how you do!

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What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

High School seniors (left to right) Hayley Striegel, Olivia Poplawski, Cheri Zheng-Fredericks and Julie Pignataro look for ways to verify information they’ve encountered on social media. Can high-school kids check the authenticity of an alarming image posted on Facebook?

Creating More Value Than You Capture

EmergingEdTech

As an aspiring consultant, it is easy to see what you stand to gain from this career choice: high salary, high status, strong networking opportunities, and attractive exit options. But a more productive question might be, what do you plan to contribute? With the arrival of the internet, we entered an age of hyper competition where firms (and individuals) are able to provide much more value than ever before. How to Create a Winning Résumé.

The Four Questions You Must Ask If You Want to Teach ESL Online

Edsurge

Teachers across grade levels are finding themselves being actively recruited by ESL tutoring companies, many of which are foreign owned and have little brand recognition in the U.S. At the same time, video calling platforms have matured over the last decade, allowing educators to teach pupils around the world independent of these larger online ESL schools. Whether considering a full-time position or part-time side-gig, you’ll first need to determine the financial potential.