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Using your LMS for teaching and professional learning

eSchool News

Picture this: You roll out a new learning management system (LMS) for students, but all of your professional learning is either hosted on a different platform or conducted in person with notes shared via email afterward.

Paperless Please

Hansen's Link to Tech

Sick of picking up paper handouts scattered throughout the school or classroom? Start creating a paperless classroom environment. Even if your classroom isn't a full blown 1:1 you still can limit your paper usage in a variety of ways.

3 Key Findings on the State of Digital Learning in K–12

EdTech Magazine

3 Key Findings on the State of Digital Learning in K–12. It should not be news that technology plays a major role in modern education because it is used in almost every school across the United States. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how schools should define and act on digital learning.

This is how you make PD engaging for teachers

eSchool News

Teachers constantly juggle a number of different national, state, and district initiatives in today’s fast-paced and complex educational environment. Our teachers choose their specific learning topics at their own pace with their preferred instructional model.

New Year, New Adventures

A Principal's Reflections

Each September I am excited like most educators to get back to business doing everything I can to help students succeed. Many of the initiatives that I am about to pursue either came directly or indirectly from my Personal Learning Network (PLN). Many of the initiatives I am about to briefly discuss are not new to the field of education, but they are to NMHS. The more I learn about the power of PLC''s the more excited I get!

The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts

Edsurge

In Massachusetts, an emerging partnership between private funders and the state department of education aims to help teachers across the Commonwealth learn, share and spread best practices when it comes to leveraging new instructional models and technologies. Formed in December 2016 by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MESE) and the. Moodle, Schoology, Blackboard and Summit round out the top five.)

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

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.

Five ways to continue growing as a teacher

Kairos EdTech

Originally published on SmartBlog on Education [link] One of the noblest jobs in the world is that of a teacher. However, on the other side of things, I’ve been in the education field long enough to realize that a lot of others get stagnate, grow weary and even become bitter. What’s the secret behind highly motivated and successful educators? The minute we stop learning, we begin dying. Never stop learning. PD PLN professional development teacher Twitter

Google Classroom Tips

Learning in Hand

Google Classroom is a free web service that makes it easy for learners and teachers to connect. Google Classroom may not have as many features as Edmodo or Schoology , but it does work incredibly well with the Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Drawings suite of free online software. As I teach classes with Google Classroom , I’m discovering tricks and inventing workarounds to make it work better for my students and me. Learn more about Google Classroom.