Assessment Case Study Idea

The Electric Educator

After the quiz, the SRS software can generate several different reports including customized study guides and instructor summaries. I print the study guides for my students and they use them to study for their tests.

Passwords, Permissions and Student Data—How One District Got Account Provisioning Right

Edsurge

One of the things that appealed to the district is that the platform is based on OneRoster , an open standard that governs the sharing of student data among different educational systems, such as an LMS or digital content platform. Case Study: Clay County School District. Education Technology School Infrastructure Policy Data and Research

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4 NEW Google Certifications! Plus a NEW Google Training Center!

Shake Up Learning

4 NEW Google Certifications! Plus a NEW Google Training Center! New and Updated Google Educator Certifications! I spend a lot of time helping other educators prepare for Google Certifications, and I am happy to share some new information today.

We used these Google tools in our schools and saw tangible results soar

eSchool News

Authors’ Note: We’re often asked by educators, “what impact do you see with Google technology in schools?” These case studies demonstrate the success with Google for Education through the lens of teachers, students and administrators.

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So You Want to Be a Google Certified Trainer? FAQ Answers!

Shake Up Learning

The post So You Want to Be a Google Certified Trainer? Are you ready to take your career to the next level and become a Google Certified Trainer? I am a Google Certified Trainer, Google Certified Innovator, and Google Educator Group Leader.

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Here's How Single Sign-On Saved One District 2,500 Hours of Instructional Time Per Month

Edsurge

And that is a very conservative number, based only on time saved using the top six critical core web applications from Pearson, McGraw-Hill, PowerSchool, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Google Classroom. Case Study: Pickens School District enjoys instant access. Increased security has been a huge benefit of SSO; it secures all of our critical data in one fell swoop. Case in point: We had some significant spam attacks this spring, where accounts were compromised.

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Offering School Districts a Better View of Blind Spots

Gaggle Speaks

We had this incredible blind spot; we couldn’t see what was in our students’ Google Drive folders or what they were doing on email and with other Google apps,” said Dr. Teresa M. Read the case study to learn more about how this small district uses Gaggle to keep students safe.

7 Ideas for Student Genius Hour and Passion Projects

The CoolCatTeacher

She’s helped the students find books in the library, and she has also helped them learn some ways to navigate ways to share their knowledge through Google Slides or Wixie.

Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

While in some cases, technology is used in powerful ways to support students in developing critical thinking and collaboration skills, and to develop a sense of agency, in other situations it is used in things like drill and practice exercises, test prep, and reading online content.

Teaching Computational Thinking: In practice

Neo LMS

An ISTE blog recently described a specific school project from an Oregon middle school, designed by teachers to show students the power of data. As Sue Wilson, the district’s curriculum director framed it, Data is a tool to get people to hear you.

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GoGuardian Develops a New AI-Enabled Cloud Filter for K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

For the School District of Lee County in Florida, administrators used GoGuardian’s cloud infrastructure to manage over 22,000 Chromebooks across 93 schools, according to a case study. . GoGuardian Develops a New AI-Enabled Cloud Filter for K–12 Schools. eli.zimmerman_9856.

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

Digital Promise

There are pockets of inspiration and excellence where students and teachers are leveraging technology to solve complex problems, work with big data sets, connect across borders, access experts, collaborate with peers, and engage in compelling projects. And, while there is limited research on coaching specifically for supporting powerful use of technology, early research studies point to the positive impact of educator coaching(1) on teacher practices and student achievement.

Try LearnBoost: Free Amazing Gradebook Software for Teachers!

Kleinspiration

Educators can track grades online, create and manage lesson plans, generate beautiful reports and analytics, share progress with parents and students, and much more while integrating with Google Apps.

Twelve Years Later: What’s Really Changed in the K-12 Sector? (Part 1)

Edsurge

In fall 2007, Larry Berger, CEO of Wireless Generation (now Amplify) was invited to submit a paper to an “Entrepreneurship in Education” working group led by Rick Hess, the director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. At the time, Wireless Generation was expanding from its roots in K-3 reading assessment into new areas: intervention, professional development, and data systems.

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

Edsurge

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.

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

Doug Levin

Students selling notes online a legal gray area, schools say | ArkansasOnline → University of Arkansas faculty members are debating how to best deal with the selling of lecture notes by students, spurred on by the practices of online study resource companies known for aggressive recruiting tactics. It incorporates case studies to demonstrate how the framework and its dimensions could be operationalized, and how the gaps identified in the self-assessment exercise could be addressed.

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A Single Sign-On Platform Revolutionized How This District Uses Tech—and Saved $120,000

Edsurge

So her district turned to Classlink’s platform to give students—and staff—access to all the district’s available software apps and resources with just one set of login details, along with usage data to support district purchasing decisions. Now students are using Google Classroom.

What life before edtech can teach us about personalized learning

The Christensen Institute

My colleague Thomas Arnett’s new case study, “ Connecting ed & tech: Partnering to drive student outcomes , ” highlights an example of a school, and one particularly innovative teacher, that took this order of operations to heart.

U.S. Dept. of Ed. Unveils Free Online Tool for Rapid Evaluation of Edtech Products

Edsurge

The RCE Coach takes users through the following steps: First, a school or district selects an edtech tool—from Google Apps to DreamBox to a completely new tool that’s fresh on the market—that they want to evaluate. Those “resources” include case studies about districts who’ve used particular products, a page for comparing student data, and a space where users formulate a research question about a tool and its potential outcomes, shown below. “Procurement.”

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

Doug Levin

And, given the scope of privacy and security issues dominating the news (with experts now arguing that we’ve lost control of our personal data , allegations of nation states weaponizing informatics , and ISPs clawing back consumer privacy protections ), we ignore the implications of these ethical dilemmas on schools and students not at our own risk but at their own risk. "In these cases, boards need to provide access to a school device.

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

Doug Levin

And, given the scope of privacy and security issues dominating the news (with experts now arguing that we’ve lost control of our personal data , allegations of nation states weaponizing informatics , and ISPs clawing back consumer privacy protections ), we ignore the implications of these ethical dilemmas on schools and students not at our own risk but at their own risk. "In these cases, boards need to provide access to a school device.

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Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

EdTechTeam

There are pockets of inspiration and excellence where students and teachers are leveraging technology to solve complex problems, work with big data sets, connect across borders, access experts, collaborate with peers, and engage in compelling projects.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And whether you are personally concerned about issues of privacy (perhaps because you believe you have nothing to hide ), you should be concerned about the ability of even the most sophisticated technology company to keep the data collected about you secure. Data breaches happen with alarming frequency. There is little choice provided to students or families about what data are collected and shared and even less knowledge about how those data are used.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And whether you are personally concerned about issues of privacy (perhaps because you believe you have nothing to hide ), you should be concerned about the ability of even the most sophisticated technology company to keep the data collected about you secure. Data breaches happen with alarming frequency. There is little choice provided to students or families about what data are collected and shared and even less knowledge about how those data are used.

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Real Questions About Artificial Intelligence in Education

Edsurge

Benemann: There’s so much more data than ever before. For us at EruditeAI, data is more precious than revenue. With better data, we can better train our algorithms. Kireyev: We’re seeing a data explosion in education content—both data for and from students. Transparent data collection is incredibly valuable. Okay, we’ve heard about the data explosion and about the need to change school models. It’s how Google solved the AlphaGo challenge.

The 5 Best STEM Animations For 2016

The ASIDE Blog

It Shouldn't Always Start At Zero ," the clip reminds math students that context is key in both reading and creating data graphics. This beautiful stop-motion animation offers a moving case study about the effects of urbanization on pollution.

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Personalizing Learning for All Students With OpenCourseWare

A Principal's Reflections

This is where the idea for incorporating OpenCourseWare (OCW) into Julie’s project arose, and the Independent OpenCourseWare Study (IOCS) was born. Over the course of the marking period, students identified courses, registered through our Google form, and went to work.

Schools and Colleges Try Virtual Reality Science Labs. But Can VR Replace a Cadaver?

Edsurge

When Case Western Reserve University launches a new health education campus with the Cleveland Clinic next year, one feature will be conspicuously absent. Google has partnered with science education company Labster to create an online biology degree program with virtual reality labs. Case Western Reserve and Cleveland Clinic created HoloAnatomy with Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality technology. Students will use Google’s Daydream VR technology.

Tips from the pros: Making an Enriched Virtual program work for your students

The Christensen Institute

In the case of the Enriched Virtual, online learning is the backbone of learning, enhanced by a brick-and-mortar component that is distinct from the traditional classroom. On days when there is not a face-to-face class, students can see their blended teacher for extra help, go to the library, work in the cafeteria [renovated with flexible study and collaborative spaces] or the school’s cyber cafe.

#flipgridfever: New features for fall

NeverEndingSearch

I’ve used Flipgrid for class threaded discussion, for simulations and case studies, for storytelling, for gathering voices for research and presentations and so much more.

Do You Have What It Takes to be a Successful Edtech Product Manager?

Edsurge

For Agnitti, most observation happens on Google analytics in conjunction with EdLab’s own tracking tool. For quantitative user data, she checks things like the bounce rate, numbers of sign-ups and comments. For qualitative data, she looks for unexpected and creative use cases. “I Though Nichols believes both numerical and case study data is relevant, he sees more value in studying users face-to-face.

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

Edsurge

If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study. 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. Quizlet Live also does not provide data or statistics for the instructor.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” More on how the IER, the Department of Education’s research arm, fails to protect student data in the infosec section below. Via The Atlantic : “An Israeli American Teen Has Been Arrested in the JCC Bomb Threats Case.” ” “How to Con Black Law Students: A Case Study” – Elie Mystal in The New York Times on a partnership between the HBCU Bethune-Cookman and the for-profit Arizona Summit Law School. Education Politics.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Free Synchronous Meeting Tools to Deliver Faculty Professional Development - Dr. Rochelle Franklin, Director of Faculty Training and Development Providing follow-up support to village school teachers for improved teaching and learning processes - Mr. Asher Javaid Who Has Time for Data?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The non-speakers: James Damore, the fired Google engineer, and Lucian Wintrich, a journalist with Gateway Pundit. Via Campus Technology : “ Education Data Breaches Double in First Half of 2017.” ” “Why the State of Surveillance in Schools Might Lead to the Next Equifax Disaster,” according to Edsurge , with a strange selection of products that might expose students’ data – none of which share any investors with Edsurge.