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

NeverEndingSearch

Jen describes the thinking behind the workshop: As a social studies teacher, students’ plagiarism was always an issue for me. I am usually pretty darn proud of my MLIS students’ work.

What life before edtech can teach us about personalized learning

The Christensen Institute

Before building, trying, or buying new technology tools, we should start by asking, “In an analog world, how would we personalize learning to drive student outcomes?”. In many circles, edtech and the future of learning have become synonymous.

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.

Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Neo LMS

Another beneficial outcome is the consistent finding that teaching SEL improves a teacher’s own social-emotional skills. Brain Power have developed EmpoweredBrain, a Google Glass adaptation that shows students a different perspective on their own world.

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Why new technologies often don’t help students

The Christensen Institute

But edtech innovations hold real promise for improving student learning outcomes if education leaders use them to redesign classroom and school models in ways that transform teachers’ instructional practices. It’s easy to get caught up in the allure of new technologies.

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

Edsurge

New research coming out of the University of Roehampton in London shows that there’s critical work to be done to support administrators in attaining deeper student engagement with devices, which is essential in driving meaningful outcomes with subsequent new initiatives.

Teachers are managers—so let’s give them the tools to manage

The Christensen Institute

The project, led by Mallory Dwinal, David Richards, and Jennifer Wu, looked systematically at the structures and processes that high-performing managers at cutting-edge companies like Google, Zappos, and Geico have put into place to create their dynamic cultures. Good management is hard.

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What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Pupils can continue their studies away from the classroom using the environment too. In this type of strategy both participants are present in physical space, with an element of student flexibility and control over time, place, path and pace of study.

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 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!) But there is very little focus on outcomes and there is danger of focusing on business models that go after ‘loss-making’ market share. I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

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Real Questions About Artificial Intelligence in Education

Edsurge

It’s how Google solved the AlphaGo challenge. Now, say you have a neural network or some machine learning program that’s better at predicting student outcomes. Benemann: Vendors should talk about student outcomes and teacher practice. You’re better off going to the district and saying: Because you use this product I can do a case study and show an increase in efficiency and less wasted time in the classroom.

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!) But there is very little focus on outcomes and there is danger of focusing on business models that go after ‘loss-making’ market share. I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

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In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

eSchool News

There are certification tracks on Google, Microsoft, Apple, SMART, among other topics, like online assessment, STEM, ELA, Math, Social Studies, and PBL.

From Personalized Math to Micro-Schools, This NewSchools Cohort Is Reimagining Learning

Edsurge

Today, NewSchools and Transcend released a case study that looks at the first Collaborative. EdSurge talked to Benson about some of the findings in that study. More often it was the case that people were inspired by different elements of different schools. Tell us about some of the outcomes that most excited you. What would be the probable outcome for students in their schools? Google’s Moonshot Summit.

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

Edsurge

Companies need PMs who can anticipate outcomes of product adjustments to communicate it to users and the design team. You can’t promise certain types of market reception or outcomes. For Agnitti, most observation happens on Google analytics in conjunction with EdLab’s own tracking tool. For qualitative data, she looks for unexpected and creative use cases. “I

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.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Perrier - High School Specialist, Social Studies; Adjunct Professor SPOTLIGHT - Implementing BYOD—Instructional Strategies and Apps that Work - Susan Brooks-Young TICAL Cadre Member Utilizing Electronic Portfolios in the Hiring, Mentoring, and Evaluation Processes - Ann Gaudino, Ed.D.

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

Wired Campus

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. And if you’re using maps, we want you to use Google Maps or GIS and those kinds of things. Patrick Jones: Our classic use case is, for example, when I’m on campus and I’ll talk to someone and I’ll say, What’s your major?, And interacting with faculty members, again based on student-learning outcome and pedagogy.

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