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How to Engage Kids in Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter The last few weeks of school can be the hardest – even in a face to face classroom. Today, Mary Howard, a sixth-grade science teacher in New York, talks about how we can engage kids in distance learning. These are not easy times to teach but they are important times to teach. I’m here with you as you work to engage your students. We have to persist and finish well.

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Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn more about how Laura’s classroom has become more modern and simplified with these valuable tools. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. Link to show: www.coolcatteacher.com/e317. Laura: Hyperdocs are basically links that we provide for children to access different websites and articles that we want them to read. See Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers. Okay, so how do literacy task boards work in hyperdocs?

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How to create beautiful online courses: colors

Neo LMS

Have you ever bought something not because you really needed it, not because it offered much value to you, but simply because it had a nice packaging? The company allegedly melted other commercial chocolate, while claiming they were making bean-to-bar chocolate. I invite you to read this Quartz article and be amazed by the power of visuals in a business and marketing strategy. And you want your students to devour it.

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How to Engage More Girls in Coding

EdNews Daily

When Sheena Vaidyanathan teaches computer science to middle school students, she draws upon her experience as an art teacher. Vaidyanathan has her students learn the basics of coding by creating clever art and animations—works that would be nearly impossible to create with a pencil and paper but can be done with just a few lines of code. Tapping into students’ creativity is one of the keys to engaging more girls in what continues to be a male-dominated discipline.

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Lesson Planning with the Classroom Chef Model

The CoolCatTeacher

John Stevens talks about a method of lesson planning to help teachers “serve up” more exciting lessons to students. Sponsor: Read my review of the Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset at www.coolcatteacher.com/vr and learn how to enter to win a STEAM Lab Makeover from Acer and Microsoft, who are giving away 10 Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headsets and 10 Acer Aspire 7 laptops. Listen to the Show. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

23+ Tips to Help Kids Organize by Learning Styles

The CoolCatTeacher

As I organize my tenth grader for back-to-school, I’m realizing that we’re still missing some important items. I’m glad all of the products I mention here are in stock all year long at Staples because kids will need them to get organized. And here’s an important point: while the items discussed here will help kids succeed all year long, your ongoing job is to be a consultant of sorts and help students know how to use them. Take Home to Mom – audience.

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Building a Classroom Community by Having Parent Parties

The CoolCatTeacher

Engage parents any time of the year with these strategies. Parent parties are fun, exciting ways to help parents and improve relationships. Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the code COOL20 at checkout for 20% off any course. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. Link to show: www.coolcatteacher.com/e299. Vicki: Today we’re talking to Dr. Tisha Shipley from Ashford University about building family relationships and having parent parties.

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How to Retain Students in a Post-Pandemic World

Omega Notes

Lost income negatively impacts a university’s ability to carry out its mission, but even worse is the tragedy that many of these lost students will never realize their full potential without a complete education. In 2019, on average 26 percent of students postponed or stopped their education according to the NSC Research Center. How can you stop this inferno from consuming your university’s future? Here is what to look for in a retention solution.

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Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

100+ Game Based Learning Resources to Get Started in Your Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We can use them to teach. Not only do they battle the monsters of ignorance in quiz battle-games but when they type faster, they earn gold coins to buy awesome outfits for their avatar. And despite what some may think, the game is not required to motivate great behavior because I don’t even try to reward everything.

Coronavirus FAQ: Everything Schools and Companies Need and Want to Know

Edsurge

Over the past weeks, readers have asked us many questions about the impact of the coronavirus on education in many different areas, from admissions to advice for young children, from salaries to student privacy and whether school closures actually work. The EdSurge newsroom is working to answer these questions and direct readers to appropriate resources, where they exist. Instructors who have questions or concerns should feel free to contact such offices themselves.

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

EdNews Daily

And with that type of model in mind, it leads us to wonder what effect annual student influx has on technology adoption in the classroom and the cultural effect on the ability to experiment and personalize. Meeting this year’s students “where they are” is going to look different than it did for last year’s class. And therein lies the challenge for both educators and EdTech leaders – how can we best serve an industry that’s constantly evolving every nine months?

Sean O’Sullivan, Founder And Managing Partner Of SOSV – A Global Venture Capital Firm With 1000+ Portfolio Companies And $800M+ Assets Under Management

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Sean began his entrepreneurial journey as president and founder of MapInfo, bringing street mapping technology to personal computers. MapInfo went on to become a public company with over 1,000 employees. Strategy.

How to Build a Successful Instructional Coaching Program

Insight Education Group

Atul Gawande, an acclaimed surgeon and research scientist, wrote in a 2011 New Yorker article , “Coaching done well may be the most effective intervention designed for human performance.”. But before launching a coaching initiative as a principal, you need to have a thoughtful implementation plan in place. How to Build a Plan. An ILT can provide the process and quality control to ensure your coaching program succeeds. Article from Getting Smart).

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Vetting Social Studies Resources Is Important. And Hard. Here’s How to Do It Well.

Edsurge

This article is part of our upcoming guide, Social Studies: It's Time to Reinvest. There’s a long history of political disagreement about what social studies classes should study – and even whether to use the term “social studies” at all – as well as what knowledge and skills constitute a high-quality social studies education. How do we select and vet resources that foster engagement and deeper learning? How do AP US History students use this resource?

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Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

edWeb.net

Presenters in the recent edWebinar, “ Cyber Security: Concerns, Strategies and Solutions for Schools, ” warned that with the increasing variety and strength of cyber attacks, most schools will face incursions. They offered key strategies for going on the offensive against hackers. Education programs need to be more comprehensive and ongoing throughout the year. Filter information coming into buildings and to school email addresses.

School Leaders: How to Achieve Instructional Breakthrough in Your Schools

Insight Education Group

If you’re like most district and school leaders, you started the school year with an excited staff of educators in place, a solid school improvement plan ready to be implemented, various professional development programs set up for the year, and maybe even new curricula that promised to deliver greater student achievement results. The strategies and techniques that used to work, even just a couple years ago, just aren’t working anymore. Do we need to add people?

How to Use the Vaping and Juuling Trend to Teach Media Literacy

Graphite Blog

It's estimated that 3 million students vape , a shocking stat to many but not to teachers, who have seen it take over school campuses firsthand. Juul, like other vaping products, has been marketed as a safer alternative to tobacco, lacking smoke and tar. So how did Juul and other e-cig products get to the point where 20.9% Some point to the clever, social media-friendly ad campaigns and marketing efforts of Juul in the early 2010s. How can you tell?

How to transition out of teaching and into your next career

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Daphne Williams is a former teacher who became a consultant working for a large educational company and currently works full time as an Instructional Designer. During her speaking engagements for the company at educational conferences, teachers often asked her how she got out of teaching. Listen to the interview in the podcast player or read the abbreviated transcript below. No time to read now? You do not have to sacrifice everything to be a good person.

Empathy, Strategy, and Edupreneurship: Fostering a Culture of Innovation – From Beth

EdTechTeacher

Even though the topics of these conversations ranged from iPads to learning commons to student data, at some point, I came to the same revelation: what is the problem that we’re trying to solve? Too often, we start with the solution – a technology, a space, a system – and then look for a problem to solve with it. It represents one more thing to do or one more thing to learn. This is Blue Ocean Strategy.

How to Champion the Four C’s in the Classroom

Kyle Pace

This article is a guest post cross-posted at Edsurge for their “Fifty States Project: Stories from the 2015-2015 Edtech Classroom” The flood of edtech tools that teachers are presented with has been staggering over the last several years, and continues to be this way. In my experience, edtech tools tend to revolve around the 4Cs of 21st century skills: Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, and Critical Thinking. What Companies Should Do.

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School Leaders: How to Achieve Instructional Breakthrough in Your Schools

Insight Education Group

If you’re like most district and school leaders, you started the school year with an excited staff of educators in place, a solid school improvement plan ready to be implemented, various professional development programs set up for the year, and maybe even new curricula that promised to deliver greater student achievement results. The strategies and techniques that used to work, even just a couple years ago, just aren’t working anymore. Do we need to add people?

5 Reasons Why Teachers Hate Interactive Whiteboards and How to Avoid Them

myViewBoard

But there are many advantages to interactive whiteboards, and there is value in using them in the modern classroom. Like any new technology, there are challenges to adoption and how to?overcome?them. So once you check out 5 reasons teachers dislike interactive whiteboard, make sure to check out 3 simple ways to integrate the technology into a classroom the right way. It is hard to miss?in in recent visits to educational technology?trade

How to Champion the Four C’s in the Classroom

Kyle Pace

This article is a guest post cross-posted at Edsurge for their “Fifty States Project: Stories from the 2015-2015 Edtech Classroom” The flood of edtech tools that teachers are presented with has been staggering over the last several years, and continues to be this way. In my experience, edtech tools tend to revolve around the 4Cs of 21st century skills: Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, and Critical Thinking. What Companies Should Do.

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5 Ideas for Fantastic Professional Development

The CoolCatTeacher

FlexPath – only at Capella University – lets teachers work at their own pace to earn their MEd in a competency-based learning format. This subscription-based tuition model doesn’t limit the number of courses you can complete during each 12-week period, enrolling in up to two courses at once, for one flat tuition rate. Go to coolcatteacher.com/flexpath to get your free FlexPath guide and see if Capella’s FlexPath option is right for you. They’re reading to us.

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How to Monetize Your Education Technology Product (Hint: Positioning Is Paramount)

Edsurge

Lately I’ve seen quite a few edtech companies that hope to graduate from offering a free product to actually monetizing it. Perhaps that’s a sign of their business’ growing maturity, or maybe it’s because in today’s tighter investment climate, their investors are urgently demanding to know how they will make money. How do your customers see you? But I ask you to be honest with yourself in this matter. then your product lends itself best to a.

PR Campaign Tips: 10 Harmful Myths You Need to Avoid

CUE

A solid PR campaign has the power to bolster your brand. If PR can do so much for a brand, why don’t more brands use public relations to begin with? The truth comes down to misinformation. We’d like to take this opportunity to set the record straight -- to debunk some of the most popular myths about public relations. There are many choices when it comes to PR, and at all price points. How to Pick the Right B2B PR Agency For You.

Collaboration for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

Although it may seem unusual to connect collaboration to the practice of personalized learning, it is important to remember that students don’t learn within a vacuum. According to The National Association of Colleges and Employers in 2013, the number one skill employers are looking for in their employees is the ability to work in a team. Review the top ten qualities in this Forbes article. Strategies for Facilitating Collaboration.

Collaboration for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

Although it may seem unusual to connect collaboration to the practice of personalized learning, it is important to remember that students don’t learn within a vacuum. According to The National Association of Colleges and Employers in 2013, the number one skill employers are looking for in their employees is the ability to work in a team. Review the top ten qualities in this Forbes article. Strategies for Facilitating Collaboration.

Corona Virus & Remote Learning

EdTechTeacher

schools and districts are looking for ways to administer remote learning in an effort to keep their community safe. To that end, we at EdTechTeacher have compiled a brief list of resources below: General information : Resources for K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). General EdTech: EdTech companies offering FREE support and/or access to schools affected by COVID19 closures. by Tom Daccord.

5 Ideas for Teaching Students the Most Important Skill They’ll Need

Ask a Tech Teacher

No, it’s something more basic, more intuitive, and happens to be the holy grail of teacher goals for students. . Learn how to learn. That means it won’t be long before even college-educated employees will need to upskill or retrain to remain employable.

Six Game-Based Training Models To Achieve Your Performance Objectives

The Game Agency

Furthermore, a survey of 101 individuals, with the majority of participants between the ages of 25 to 54, found that 79% thought they would be more productive if their work was more game-like. While these are impressive statistics, it’s important to remember that not all video games are created equal. and each one maps to a set of performance objectives. Managers want to measure where employees’ skill sets lie and where there is room for improvement.

Friday 5 — 12.2.2016

Perry Hewitt

Thanks to the 200+ readers who filled in the survey. Great feedback on areas of digital to cover, and I am equally impressed that the most common write-in entry was for NYC food and drink recommendations — see below. Your experience of email is starting to look a lot like your experience of the web. Animation and interactivity are providing rich new email functionality for communications ranging from standard retail to product education.

Friday 5 — 7.24.2015

Perry Hewitt

Quartz reports how NASA developed a smart social media strategy that fueled its global reach. Strategy, not technology, drives business transformation, according to this recent report from MIT Sloan. The study also found that a company’s digital depth is a hiring and retention differentiator; the vast majority of respondents of all ages reported wanting to work for digitally enabled organizations.

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.

What Would Happen If Learning in School Became More Like Working at a Startup?

Edsurge

At its most basic level, a startup is a learning machine—one that helps its founders understand and serve the real world in a manner that enables itself to continuously gather information and grow. We’re not surprised, then, to see a proliferation of startup and entrepreneurial programs springing up in and around K-12 schools. What follows is a tour through some programs that offer students the chance to engage in entrepreneurial thinking before they enter college.