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Increasing Student Participation During Zoom Synchronous Teaching Meetings

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Due to Coronavirus, many schools are moving online, and teaching through Zoom meetings. The value of Zoom meetings is that the educator can create synchronous interactive conversations and activities. My goal is to have all my students actively engaged throughout the meeting.

Give me some credit, please! (Exploring plagiarism through a series of clever case studies by Jen)

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Jen describes the thinking behind the workshop: As a social studies teacher, students’ plagiarism was always an issue for me. Second, pedagogically, it prevents teachers from being able to properly assess what students know and the depth of that understanding.

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Your Device Rollout Isn’t About Hardware—It’s About Engagement

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In this University of Roehampton London study , one school saw dramatic improvements by incorporating Classcraft ’s collaborative game and personalized learning tools into their one-to-one and Google Classroom implementation.

Personalizing Learning for All Students With OpenCourseWare

A Principal's Reflections

During our first meeting Julie explained to me what my responsibilities were as a mentor. This is where the idea for incorporating OpenCourseWare (OCW) into Julie’s project arose, and the Independent OpenCourseWare Study (IOCS) was born. Cross-posted at SmartBlog on Education.

How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company

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A study by the International Workplace Group estimates that 50 percent of people globally work outside their headquarters for at least 2.5 Eastern and Central time zones, since that worked well for our meetings, sales operations and customer support times for schools.

S’Cool Tools, Teacher Voice Edition: FreshGrade, ScreenCastify, Quizlet Live

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If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study. I've exclusively used the mastery scale for student work and assess with language like fully meeting, exceeding and meeting expectations. However, I liked the idea of broadcasting myself along with my PowerPoint/Google Slides presentations. Many of the options I found were for pay only, but Screencastify is a Google Chrome add-on.

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

Doug Levin

"In these cases, boards need to provide access to a school device. Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Google to Symantec: We don't trust you anymore | InfoWorld → Admins need to consider whether they still want to use Symantec (the cybersecurity firm!) I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

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Learning Revolution Free Events - ISTE Unplugged + Hack Education - AERO - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Students Driving Change

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, May 22nd at 11am Fifth Graders Meet Author Grace Lin , During the winter/spring of 2014, fifth graders at three elementary schools in Illinois and Massachusetts read the novel by Grace Lin entitled Where the Mountain Meets the Moon ( [link] and participated in online discussions about the book using Edmodo. On May 22, these students will have the opportunity to "meet" Ms. Lin via a Google Hangout on Air event.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Rod Federwisch & Karen Goss Assessing and Developing Modern Language Fluency For Global Communication - Harry Tuttle, Ed.D.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via NPR on Sunday : “ President Trump Set To Meet With Presidents Of Historically Black Colleges And Universities.” ” Via NPR on Tuesday : “ Trump, And Most Black College Presidents, Absent From Annual Meeting.” The non-speakers: James Damore, the fired Google engineer, and Lucian Wintrich, a journalist with Gateway Pundit. ” Via Times Higher Education : “ Online courses ‘more time-consuming’ to prepare for , study says.”

The Business of Education Technology

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Moreover, per this ideology, without the aid of algorithms and “personalization” technology, human educators and traditional institutions have historically failed to meet the needs of individuals as individuals. In part, their struggles are a result of controversies surrounding the Common Core State Standards, which were supposed to streamline and procurement the development of curriculum and assessment. This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Two debt collectors said in separate statements this week that they will not assess collection fees on defaulted student loan borrowers who quickly enter repayment, despite new guidance from the Department of Education.” Via The Atlantic : “An Israeli American Teen Has Been Arrested in the JCC Bomb Threats Case.” Via Google’s blog : “ Howard University opens a new campus at the Googleplex.”

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We had so much fun at this year''s ISTE Unplugged events, and it was great to meet and reconnect with so many of you! The XXI International Conference features 4 conferences, 3 case study panels, 2 iEARN project panels, 1 media festival, 30 workshops, and 17 posters. The professional development offered in the Summer Institute 2014 will provide you with resources, strategies, curriculum design, assessments and more!

Hack Education Weekly News

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” And the latest on the court case/Trump University scandal: Via NPR : “ Texas Governor Linked To Trump University Fraud Case.” ” Via the AP : “ Florida AG asked Trump for donation before nixing fraud case.” “ Light Sentence for Brock Turner in Stanford Rape Case Draws Outrage.” ” Also via The New York Times : “Judge Aaron Persky Under Fire for Sentencing in Stanford Rape Case.”

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5 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle’s Version of ‘Shark Tank’

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And then lastly a lot of these Learning Gadgets allow you to bring in third-party content — so almost anything that exists on the web you can bring right into a Versal course, organize it, organize it in lessons, put assessments in between, and so on. So, for example, if you’re building timelines, we want you to do that with assembly tools that articulate well with WordPress, Google, and other kinds of platforms. The textbook in many cases becomes more of a reference point.

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