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

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For anyone involved in education, the importance of engagement is clear. And the need for both student engagement and buy-in cannot be overstated when it comes to device rollout. Engagement in the classroom matters. Focus on the students.

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At CORE we believe that new technologies are the most exciting way to engage 21st century learners across all education and training sectors. Students engage in content creation , with the mantra "Earning your learning", by a variety of iPad apps and accessibility features.

3 Favorite Webtools for students (and teachers)

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Using a game-based format, students receive repeated exposure to high-utility words in multiple contexts and authentic ways that seem natural and age-appropriate. They are introduced via themes to spark interest and keep students engaged.

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Education Galaxy–Personalized Learning That’s Fun

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New students, new parents, new rules at school–but there’s one more piece that shakes up my education ecosystem: new webtools. It’s online assessment, practice, and instruction for K-6 students with a tagline: Curiously fun, amazingly effective, refreshingly affordable.

Integrate OUR Curricula into Your Kiddom Digital Platform

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I’m a big believer in online web-based curricula that can be accessed from any browser, any digital device, any location. Its pages are visual and easy-to-understand, enabling teachers to quickly create lesson plans, find targeted resources, and determine how students are doing.

11 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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You want to shake things up so students are excited and motivated and feel interested again. Provide some games, simulations, student presentations–whatever you don’t normally do in your classroom. Give students a list of 10-15 webtools that are age-appropriate.

How Is Cloud Computing Revolutionizing the Education Industry?

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There was no way to get it into a student school drive from home. Implementing a cloud storage platform at a school is a great way to gather all this knowledge into one unified place that can be accessed by students.

10 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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You want to shake things up so students are excited and motivated and feel interested again. Provide some games, simulations, student presentations–whatever you don’t normally do in your classroom. Give students a list of 10-15 webtools that are age-appropriate.

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

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Yes, there is a lot wrong with education around the world but I wanted a selection of books that would send me — and you — back to teaching in the fall with a can-do attitude for how to accomplish miracles with your next class of students.

6 Exciting Ways to Use Technology to Engage Your Students

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Engaging students of any age is often easier said than done. Still, when you engage students, it’s much simpler for them to carve out their learning paths towards knowledge retention. Here are six ways to keep your students engaged: Track digital footprints.

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5 Tech Tools to Inspire Reading

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Teachers and parents know all this and still, the Literacy Company reports that most teachers in classes of twenty+ students spend only five minutes a day reading, and 46% of American adults cannot understand the label on their prescription medicine. 3 Apps That Encourage Students to Read.

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Learning.com Joins Google for Education Technology Partner Program

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PORTLAND, Oregon – (September 21, 2018) Learning.com, a leader in providing digital literacy solutions for grades K-8, announced today that it joined the Google for Education Technology Partner Program. school districts and serves more than 4 million students each year.

Online & Virtual Whiteboards - Thoughts from 3 Bett Speakers

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Over the past few decades, the average classroom has seen a shift from analog to digital technologies. What’s more is that not only do these technologies keep students to par, but they also have the potential offer more opportunities than were ever possible previously.

21st Century School — How Technology Is Changing Education

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Today’s students have access to far more knowledge than their parents once found in encyclopedias and on maps. But that’s not the only way technology is making it easier for students to learn. Increase student engagement and collaboration through social media, simulations, and games.

6 Stand-alone Lesson Plans for Subs

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As a tech educator, it’s difficult to find a substitute teacher who is comfortable delivering my tech-infused lesson plans to students. Nor does she know my organic expectations of students such as the level of independence and self-direction I expect during class.

Wikispaces Classroom - A Flexible Tool for Teaching & Learning

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Wikispaces is well-suited for engaging students in creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking. Discussions can be monitored for student engagement in real time through the Assessment tab.

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Kiddom Planner: A Highly-effective Tool for your Classes

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Most don’t survive the first five minutes in front of my students but still I go through this preparatory exercise. Scholastic has eight questions to help teachers plan their lessons : Students: What are the academic, social, physical, personal, and emotional needs of students?

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Part 5: 12 Tech Ideas and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Online Discussions

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I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Did you know that discussion forums can put all students on a new kind of equal footing? A divergent tool – Students do not reply with answers… but new questions.

How to Build Lifelong Learners

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If there is a trait above all others that I want to imbue into my students, it is curiosity. Teachers get tangled in a web of standards, mission statements, and assessments, and spend too much time on what their institution considers essential. Make a trade-off with students.

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What Separates a Good Blended Learning Program From a Bad One?

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These days many schools tout blended learning programs when marketing their school to potential students. Whether creating digital resources and activities or planning a large purchase of student devices, the technology should support the learning, not the other way around. Mindful pairing of digital resources to learning outcomes is an excellent way to ensure that any blended learning program will produce the desired learning outcomes.

Inquiry Hub Secondary School – Confluence and Influence

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The school has developed considerably since its inception and our current teaching staff, as well as our student body, continue to guide the school through improvements in course development and the implementation and delivery of our program. and Created Entirely By Students.

Favorite Portals for Pedagogical Planning (and a new curation tool)

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Take a look if you and your partner teachers seek a little inspiration for engaging learners in meaningful conversations and a few new activities. Videos are divided into two playlists Instructional Strategies and Assessment Strategies. Get Students Thinking Critically About Video.

Part 4: 20 Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Engagement

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I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Part 4: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Engagement. In this post, I wish to extend DI and writing in the area of student engagement.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

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Common Sense Education provides many valuable resources focused on helping teachers identify how they can use tools and technology to assess learning in the classroom. When you're comfortable using digital tools, add to the community by creating your own Lesson Plan.

Buncee is headed to FETC19

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We’re psyched to be attending FETC, getting to see all our old friends and make new ones as well who all share the same passion for student success. Buncee is such a versatile tool that makes it easy for educators to address the ISTE standards and promote student choice.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

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Common Sense Education provides many valuable resources focused on helping teachers identify how they can use tools and technology to assess learning in the classroom. From polls to digital tools, the articles, resources, and videos can help reshape or clarify the role technology plays in everyday assessment. When you're comfortable using digital tools, add to the community by creating your own Lesson Plan.

7 Shifts to Closing the Digital Divide

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The debate really centers around the how and why implementing technology can help our students. How do we use, integrate, and engage learning with the newest technology? How can we close this digital divide? According to the US Department of Education , there are seven ways to help close the digital divide. These lessons have encouraged students to collaborate, communicate, create, and think critically in ways that were not available to us just 10 years ago.

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We offer a dual diploma program for students globally, allowing them to earn a high school diploma from private schools in the United States in addition to a diploma from their native country. How have you involved students, faculty, staff, leadership, and parents?

Join #TeachDoNow Summer MOOC

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This online opportunity is open to anyone interested in learning how to use Twitter and other media sharing applications to promote social and civic discourse with students and will take place this summer from July 7 – August 17. Weekly activities will center around KQED’s Do Now, a program that allows students to engage and respond to current issues in science, news and the arts. Week 3: July 21 — What media making and social learning tools are best at engaging learners?

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2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

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Mancenido (Undergraduate, Bachelor of Elementary Education - Special Education) 2:00am Connecting Education to the Cloud for Digital Citizenship - Chryssanthe Sotiriou, High School EFL Coordinator 3:00am Democratization: Stuctural Change of Regimen and of the Living Experience at Schools - Olek Netzer, Ph.D. en Psicología ACCESS Program''s Enhancement activities: honing students'' collaboration, leadership, and communication skills. -