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.

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Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

Digital Promise

However, in other scenarios, students are engaged with lower-level uses of technology such as test preparation, reading static online content, and seemingly endless drill and practice exercises. 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.

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

Edsurge

A study by the International Workplace Group estimates that 50 percent of people globally work outside their headquarters for at least 2.5 We screened them using a pre-interview questionnaire built in Google Form. Meeting your peers on a periodic basis can be an invaluable exercise.

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Investing in leadership capacity: The amazing, wonderful District 59

Dangerously Irrelevant

both positive and negative) – Organizational self-assessment – Getting set up with our new Google+ community. The Whereas… Therefore exercise was difficult for me until the very end. So powerful to work collaboratively with table mates to plan a unit of study.

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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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Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

EdTechTeam

However, in other scenarios, students are engaged with lower-level uses of technology such as test preparation, reading static online content, and seemingly endless drill and practice exercises.

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EduStar Platform Promises Quick, Randomized Ed-Tech Trials

Marketplace K-12

The academics highlighted two of the trials, and made a case for EduStar to be used to evaluate K-12 apps, videos, and games using Consumer Reports-like ratings. “We do what Google and Amazon do every day, when they do something called A/B testing,” he said.

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participatory, hyperlinked library services; DIY and maker movements; emerging technology in academic and research libraries; Google Glass—our Library 2.014 conference covered a broad range of topics and these were among the most notable.

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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

Lin via a Google Hangout on Air event. Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. UCI School of Medicine first to integrate Google Glass into curriculum Stop Lumping All Charter Schools Together Missing the Mark: Where Higher Education and Technology Don’t Meet (But Should) Is 8th Grade Too Early to Pick a Career? Education Revolution Google+ Community Homework: Have We Had Enough?

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The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

“It’s an exercise of power aimed at the public, and in a democratic society, power deserves attention and scrutiny, not gratitude.” ” “Taking action,” in this case, meant releasing some case studies and posting a notice on the Federal Register about how a competitive grant program could provide a more “innovative” way to build assessments. This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

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