NY Times article discusses engagement and gamification

Ascend Math

Last week, the New York Times ran an article on Kahoot, an online quiz system from Norway being played in some schools. The article is well worth reading for its smart discussion of “engagement” and “gamification.”.

DEN Trend Report: 8/16/17

Discovery Education

In this article, we’ll discuss three movements in ed-tech that are not to be missed and offer advice on how to incorporate them into your curriculum with minimal fuss and maximum results. Administration District Administrators DEN Trend Report

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Search, Link and Report

N2Y

News‑2‑You users will find the new search functionality for Breaking News articles to be an easy way to return to those articles and use them anytime you’d like. We have some time-saving improvements to share, plus a major update to one of our solutions!

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

A few weeks ago, EdSurge published an article that echoed many of those same sentiments, most specifically that the overreliance on “gold standard” RCT studies is the wrong approach for edtech.

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Why ‘Poor’ Should Never Be a Report Card Grade

Edsurge

Common grading scale for a typical report card Which is why I find it striking that on progress updates and report cards, many K-12 schools still use “poor” in one of the most potentially destructive ways—to imply that a child isn’t meeting expectations. “Grandma, are we poor?”

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EdTechTeam Impact Report- Google PD Partner

EdTechTeam

The post EdTechTeam Impact Report- Google PD Partner appeared first on EdTechTeam. Article Community Google for Education Impact Report #GoogleEdu #gsuiteedu #ImpactStoryEdTechTeam is a Google for Education Professional Development Partner and the global leader in Google for Education Certification.

Innovating Pedagogy Report released - some great information included

Educational Technology Guy

The Open University''s annual ''Innovating Pedagogy'' report has just been published. 2014 is the third year they have published the report, exploring innovations in teaching, learning and assessment. Take a look at here: [link] news/news/2014-innovating- pedagogy-report.

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Recent Articles On Homelessness + Libraries | Next Week's Webinar - "Interacting With The Homeless"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

More information on the webinar is below the articles. RECENT ARTICLES ON HOMELESSNESS AND LIBRARIES: As the welfare state decays, public libraries become sites of social trauma [link] With no commons anymore, many homeless and struggling people find refuge at public libraries. (6

Working with an originality report: false positive and false negative results

PlagiarismCheck

Apparently, it is not flagged as a false result, so the conclusion of the report may draw accusations on the student, even though he or she was the one who wrote the composition. As well as the previous error, it may distort the conclusion of the report and, consequently, the educator.

Working with an originality report: false positive and false negative results

PlagiarismCheck

Apparently, it is not flagged as a false result, so the conclusion of the report may draw accusations on the student, even though he or she was the one who wrote the composition. As well as the previous error, it may distort the conclusion of the report and, consequently, the educator.

Students Experiencing Distress Need Early Intervention: Secret Service Report on Reducing School Violence

Gaggle Speaks

As noted in this article from EdWeek , “effective prevention efforts and cooperation between schools and law enforcement are best practices for school safety.”. Are there steps schools can take to intervene and help prevent violence? The answer to this question is yes.

Defining the Skills for Success: New Report Signals the Difference Between Executive Function and Other Regulation-Related Skills

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. According to a new report from Jones, Rebecca Bailey, Sophie P. This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The post Defining the Skills for Success: New Report Signals the Difference Between Executive Function and Other Regulation-Related Skills appeared first on Digital Promise.

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Data Interoperability: Beyond Accountability and Reporting

edWeb.net

While teachers may understand the need to collect the information, they resent inputting the same data over and over again in every learning management system, educational application, and state and federal accountability report. This article was modified and published by EdScoop.

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How & Why to Report a Post on Social Media

Indiana Jen

JSTOR recently posted an article highlighting “ What Parkland Tells us About Teens and Social Media.” Therefore, as a means to help amplify their voices and support legitimate, challenging conversations on social media, I report bots and harassers.

Hidden Scholarship: Achievements Academics Don’t Report

ProfHacker

Have you ever thought of all the really important effort and work we do as academics that we actually never get an opportunity to report on as achievements?

An article and a powerful conversation: two updates on code name FOEcast

Bryan Alexander

First, EdSurge published an article about FOEcast. I do like one of Tom’s quotes: “One of the criticisms of the Horizon Report was it was a little bit too tech-focused and it was a little bit too schlocky about how it portrayed the impact of technology,” he says.

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Update from readingbyexample.com: An article, a post, an opportunity, and a reading celebration

Reading By Example

Check out an article I wrote for EdTech K-12 , on how to use this social media tool for better professional learning: How Twitter Can Power Your Professional Learning. Write book reports. Having trouble navigating Twitter?

‘What Kids Are Reading’ Report Details Vocabulary Exposure

K-12 Schools - Education News

A new report takes an in-depth look at what children are reading across all grade levels, finding that the average student has not met any college and career readiness reading standards. The students read over 334 million books and nonfiction articles in the 2014-15 school year.

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Chronic absences, poverty impacting outcomes for Mississippi’s children, report says

The Hechinger Report

Graduation rates are up, teen births are down and the percentage of children with health insurance coverage has increased in recent years, according to a new report from KIDS COUNT, a project of the nonprofit Annie E.

Curriculum Matters When it Comes to Kindergarten Friendships

Digital Promise

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

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A Report on the BETT Show in London

techlearning

I explore VR headsets, such as Microsoft’s Hololens, in an article about robots and artificial intelligence. WHAT’S THAT? Each year in January, London hosts the edtech extravaganza known as Bett. Like a mini ISTE, it’s huge, vibrant, exciting, exhausting and, to an extent, disappointing.

An article and a powerful conversation: two updates on code name FOEcast

Bryan Alexander

First, EdSurge published an article about FOEcast. I do like one of Tom’s quotes: “One of the criticisms of the Horizon Report was it was a little bit too tech-focused and it was a little bit too schlocky about how it portrayed the impact of technology,” he says.

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Online Learning - Myths and Realities -- an article, an interactive report card, and the full report

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Came across this fascinating article by Edudemic this morning: The Biggest Myths (And Realities) Of Online Learning Here''s the extremely cool interactive Report Card (which might take a little while to load) Check out the full report: 2012 Digital Learning Report Card.

S'Cool Tools, Teacher Voice Edition: Torsh TALENT, Teacher Impact Reports, Listenwise

Edsurge

Teacher Impact Reports Patrick is a Math, Science, STEM & Assessment Coordinator at an Illinois district. EdSurge: What was the problem in your classroom or school that you were trying to solve when you implemented Teacher Impact Reports? This has enabled Teacher Impact Reports to generate locally normed reports as well as set locally normed student growth targets based upon regression analysis applied to our historical data.

New Report Reveals Inconsistent Privacy and Security Practices in EdTech

Graphite Blog

The 2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report represents the culmination of a three-year examination into how student information is collected, used, and disclosed. Download the report. Want articles like this delivered directly to your inbox? When determining whether an edtech tool is safe or secure to use with students, many school administrators and educators turn to the tool's privacy policy to help inform their decision.

New Report Reveals Inconsistent Privacy and Security Practices in EdTech

Graphite Blog

The 2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report represents the culmination of a three-year examination into how student information is collected, used, and disclosed. Download the report. Want articles like this delivered directly to your inbox? When determining whether an edtech tool is safe or secure to use with students, many school administrators and educators turn to the tool's privacy policy to help inform their decision.

On capturing evidence in a few new containers

NeverEndingSearch

Around this time each year we share the year and we report on accomplishments. Back in the January/February issue of Knowledge Quest I shared a rather lengthy article on evidence-based practice. It also generates spreadsheet-based reports.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. Comparing Articles : Students determine whether a news story or a sponsored post is more reliable.

Classroom Podcasting for the Middle Grades

MiddleWeb

Former NPR reporter Monica Brady-Myerov shares the whys and hows of engaging kids in their own projects, with examples and resources. Articles Podcasts Listenwise Monica Brady-Myerov podcasting students’ podcasts

Chromebooks: The Key to Successful Management

Vizor

It also enters the data into a comprehensible solution that enables notifications, email alerts, reporting and integration with the ticketing system, which we’ll discuss later. Reporting.

Want Authentic Data? Try Shadowing Students

MiddleWeb

To move beyond the usual data reports that crowd admin inboxes, Ronald Williamson and Barbara Blackburn recommend shadow studies that gather insights into how students experience daily school life in and out of class.

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5 Tips for Developing VR Content Creators by Smart Report on EdTech

EdTechnocation.com

Kanoe Namahoe, editor of SmartBrief on EdTech , attended our session and also interviewed us for a great article in their SmartReport on Edtech Back-to-School Issue. Read on for access to the article and a handy downloadable companion infographic! She does some great reporting!

Against the 3A’s of EdTech: AI, Analytics, and Adaptive Technologies in Education

ProfHacker

I’ve had/have the privilege of being a member of the expert panel working on the NMC Horizon Report (the one that’s still in progress, the process of which I plan to write/co-write about soon, inshallah).

Learning Revolution Free PD - GlobalEdCon News - Awaken Young Inventors - Library Horizon Report "Deep Dive"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

One way to accomplish this might be to have students write news articles about various sessions. Individual students can attend sessions and write articles about these sessions. Individual students from other schools could submit articles to this team for review as well."

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - RSCON5 - The Wonderment - ISTE Reports - Genius Hour for Teachers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This Sunday, the New York Times published an article called Math Under Common Core Has Even Parents Stumbling by Motoko Rich. The article talks about one Louisiana family who is choosing to homeschool their children next year based on their experience of trying to help their children with their homework, under the Common Core standards. Check out this article by Phil Taylor from 3DPrint.com, exploring the applications of 3D printing in today''s learning environments.