How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

The CoolCatTeacher

Mark Wise on episode 223 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Our middle school, like many other middle schools, have teams made up of Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Math. Twitter: @wisemancometh.

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.

Google Updates and Improves its Learning Center for Teacher Training

Educational Technology Guy

Google has updated and improved its Learning Center for Teacher Training with new use cases and best practices, making it even more useful and easier to learn about Google apps. There are lessons, case studies, examples and best practices, and ways to connect with other educators.

8 Approaches That Are Making a Difference in Public Education

Digital Promise

Challenge: Personalized Learning | Solution: Personalized Learning Case Studies in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. The district selected an initial cohort of three schools to participate in the pilot and document their learnings in case studies.

League Districts Take on Major Challenges Together

Digital Promise

Members of the League also began work at the fall meeting on “innovation portfolios,” multimedia-rich case studies that will surface innovative practices and launch in spring 2019.

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Get out your color pencils, crayons, markers: #colorourcollections comes back.


The social media campaign raised awareness of these collections by sharing color sheets and books based on content in these special collections on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, using the hashtags #ColorOurCollections, and #ColourOurCollections.

7 Ideas for Student Genius Hour and Passion Projects

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Genius hour and passion projects are transformational. Now, I strive to have personal interest projects for just about everything.

Talking Data Interoperability with the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

David Miyashiro and Jonathon Guertin of Cajon Valley Union School District, two leaders heavily featured in our recent case study that dug into the pain points in advancing data interoperability in districts across the country, hosted our most recent #DPLIS Twitter chat on this very topic.

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Education Galaxy–Personalized Learning That’s Fun

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get so many recommendations from colleagues, trusted forums, and my Twitter feed. Education Galaxy provides many case studies and testimonials showing stunning performance and results. The Case for Positive Reinforcement in Classrooms.

Education Eye - mapping innovations - find some cool new things

Educational Technology Guy

It tracks educational websites, blogs, forums, case studies and more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Education Eye is a unique site that curates new innovations and ideas to make it easier to find them. There are articles, links, resources, and much more.

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

How DC Public Schools Uses Student Data to Support Mental Health


He also shares how the district uses case management technology to track these interventions, support clinicians and help assess when students need help—and when they don't. Twitter: Child Mind Institute. Why did you decide to adopt special education case management technology?

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We're better connected

Learning with 'e's

Oliver presented some case studies of how students have successfully harnessed the power of social media tools to gain a foothold in the teaching profession and promote learning. Oliver Quinlan communities of learning connection Peter Yeomans blogging Twitter Plymouth University PLN

Here’s what they’re saying about Credentials Matter


Where Credentials Meet the Market , a second report examining state case studies on the effect of high school industry credentials on educational and labor market outcomes. On Twitter.

Learning Transformed Course

A Principal's Reflections

Tom Murray and I have watched many book studies and Twitter chats unfold since the release of the book in June of 2017. The content is aligned to well over 100 research studies in addition to what successfully implemented innovative practices actually look like in action.

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Turn any exisiting PC or Mac into fully functional Chromebook - for free!

Educational Technology Guy

Product images, case studies, company bios and additional quotes are available at: Related: Google Apps and Chromebooks Resources -. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

An Onboarding Course to Help Your New Edtech Hires Empathize With Educators


But that isn’t always the case for some of my colleagues, who didn’t have that perspective or prior experience working in education. Knee: A set of case studies about some of the biggest edtech failures, with amazing lessons for current companies.

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K-12 Blueprint site updated - resources for planning and implementing EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

The site has resources about one-to-one programs, BYOD, digital content, reviews about technology, success stories and case studies, tips and ideas, webinars, educational technology news, and much more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Beat Boredom: Engaging Tired-Out Teenagers in Critical Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

Martha Rush on episode 251 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. One way that I was able to overcome that with that particular lesson was that I came up with four really small case studies about four actual people.

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

Selected as one of Business Week’s Best Books on Innovation in 2008, Disrupting Class is filled with fascinating case studies, scientific findings, and insights into how managed innovation can unleash education.

3 Common Student Data Sharing Solutions — and How to Overcome Them

EdTech Magazine

At Cajon Valley Union School in southern California, CTO Jonathan Guertin and his team took on the task of constructing a system that would unify the different data coming in, according to a Digital Promise case study. . However, while some of the fixes in this case were simple, overall, schools creating their own systems are walking a very thin line. . Twitter. 3 Common Student Data Sharing Solutions — and How to Overcome Them. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Try getting your students instead to learn about the topic with podcasts , infographics ( Piktochart , , Visme , and Canva ), games , scavenger hunts, interactives ( ReadWriteThink ), tutorials or how to manuals ( Howtoons ), simulations, case studies, digital scrapbooks , mindmaps ( Mind42 , Wiki Mindmap ), virtual trips , interactive timelines ( Timetoast , MyHistro ), ezines ( Issuu ), or curated boards (Pinterest board, Educlipper board, or Blendspace).

Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers

EdTech Magazine

We’ve been siphoning off the better computers from those programs as they phase them out, just to keep our regular high school labs running,” explained Matt Hoffman, the district’s executive director of technology, in a VMware case study. Twitter.

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Quick List Of iPad Resources For The Classroom

The Web20Classroom

One question that comes into my inbox or on Twitter a lot lately is one dealing with iPads. In keeping with the "My Favorite Resources" theme ( last week I listed my favorite resources for talking about Twitter ) here are my go-to resources when people ask me about iPads in the Classroom.

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Mixed Reality Brings New Life to K–12 Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

With the Titanic, the kids did a lot of research on the boats first,” Weaver said in an AMD case study. Students studying information technology took advantage of the VR headsets to create computer programs and troubleshoot technology issues. Twitter.

Does Ownership of Instructional Materials Matter?

Doug Levin

When a book fell apart (a classic case of planned obsolescence), the district didn’t purchase the right to photocopy another student’s book to replace it. If technology doesn’t disrupt the very notion of the textbook first, its future is surely digital.

How to Engage Students and Support Learning in Large Classes


A study was published by IDEA, a non-profit organization that focuses on academic success in a higher education context, which explored whether class size is a factor in perceived learning. Employing prediction as a means of deepening learning through a series of interrupted case studies.

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Incorporating Social Media and Digital Citizenship in the First-Year Experience Course

Of course, we can’t dictate how the faculty teach their course but it’s likely that most faculty would use and build on well-constructed, useful materials (handouts, case studies, example exercises, etc.) First, students and faculty will discuss social media using (a) properties of social media identified by researchers and (b) case studies. Students will then write their own case study.

Naviance Wields Much ‘Power and Influence’ in College Admissions, Harvard Researcher Finds


So, how did Naviance change the district Mulhern studied? For decades, the college-admissions process has been shrouded in mystery. But these days, big data, and a popular college planning tool, are taking much of the guesswork out of applying to college.

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K–12 IT Teams Use Artificial Intelligence to Help with Wi-Fi Upkeep

EdTech Magazine

Students were dissatisfied they couldn’t use personal devices and faculty were frustrated with poor Wi-Fi,” John Fano, a system administrator for the district, says as part of a case study. Twitter. K–12 IT Teams Use Artificial Intelligence to Help with Wi-Fi Upkeep. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 07/27/2018 - 12:17.


Resources, stories, and connections with those who use social media in today’s k-12 classrooms

The Innovative Educator

In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” In the webinar, I shared case studies of amazing students, parents, and teachers. Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. You can view the webinar here [link] com/edwebnet/EA59D688824C.

This Professor Uses Video to Show—Not Tell—Student Teachers How to Hone Their Craft


Twitter: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Study: Using Video to Develop Skills in Reflection in Student Teachers. Case Study - University of West Alabama (Video Credit: GoReact) What surprised you about using video with your students?

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3 Ways to Achieve a Successful School Improvement Initiative

EdTech Magazine

After one year, students who participated in the program scored on average 97 percent higher on the STAR assessment than those who did not, according to a case study. In some cases they saw a 31 percent increase in passing science scores and an 18 percent increase in English scores on state standardized tests. Twitter. 3 Ways to Achieve a Successful School Improvement Initiative. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:27.

Resources for Using Edmodo in the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Edmodo is a learning management system. Edmodo is a great resource for teachers, students, and parents, allowing communication, collaboration and sharing. It has forums, messages, files, calendar, and more to create an online presence for your class.

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Ensuring Access and Opportunity; Supporting At Home Connectivity

Tom Murray

Also supporting the effort are businesses such as Samsung who have been leaders in the field by sharing relevant case studies, success stories, and the need for student connectivity. For more content like this, follow Samsung on Insights , EDU Twitter , EDU LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare. This post is sponsored by Samsung. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.