Gale Aligns PD eBook Collections to Danielson Framework for Teaching

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Gale, a Cengage company, has aligned its PD eBook collections on GVRL with The Danielson Framework for Teaching.

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8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Download a free ebook with the Lead Forward authors and get inspired. In addition to his work in schools, Richard has been a consultant to some of the largest companies in the educational technology industry.

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5 Ideas for Teaching Fire Prevention and Safety

The CoolCatTeacher

The single most practical fire safety strategy for families is having parents and children agree on a place outside the house where they would meet in case of a fire. Help him find a safe way out so he can get to the outside meeting place.

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11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Download a free ebook with the Lead Forward authors and get inspired. Excellence can’t be for some; it must be for all, and in order for it to be for all, we have to look at our practices in our schools and to make sure that we’re meeting the needs of every single child.

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5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

So you’ve got the writing standard, but they may actually meet the standard without written expression? Once they have the basics of writing — say middle school or high school — is to take the class and write an eBook. Tip #4: Authoring eBooks.

IES Selects ST Math for Replication Studies

MIND Research Institute

Unfortunately most of the studies that have found impact contribute little to helping us meet that goal. As outlined in MIND’s free ebook, “ Demanding More from Edtech Evaluations ,” the traditional approach to edtech evaluation has been broken for quite some time now.

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IES Selects ST Math for Replication Studies

MIND Research Institute

Unfortunately most of the studies that have found impact contribute little to helping us meet that goal. As outlined in MIND’s free ebook, “ Demanding More from Edtech Evaluations ,” the traditional approach to edtech evaluation has been broken for quite some time now.

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Why Kids Can’t Stop Moving: The Neuroscience Behind a Student’s Need to Move

The CoolCatTeacher

The emphasis in my book Unique Learner Solutions , is that these students learn differently — not incorrectly, necessarily, but it’s a difficult thing sometimes to capture in our general education classroom, where we’re focus on the curriculum and the standards and meeting certain timeframes.

Partnering with STEMconnector to Leverage Research More Effectively

MIND Research Institute

Companies cannot hire or retain enough STEM workers.”. Four years ago, I joined MIND Research Institute after meeting some of the most brilliant and mission-driven people I had ever known. Free Ebook: Demanding More from Edtech Evaluations. “We are in a STEM talent crisis.

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Fuel Education Expands Reading Literacy Platform for Schools and Districts

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It now offers more than 13,000 high-quality, leveled eBooks to help schools boost their balanced literacy program for students in grades K–12 to improve reading skills. Of the eBooks in Big Universe’s expanded library, most are designed for the third-grade reading level.

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Higher ed conference survival guide – 13 tips to make your time count

Nureva

It might be seeing the tech advancements on display every year, from companies large and small. For example, if you’re heading to Denver this month for EDUCAUSE, the EDUCAUSE app lets you schedule meetings and message other conference attendees.

Guardians of History: Britannica’s new choice-driven historical adventures

NeverEndingSearch

Players will also meet BRITT, a Backpack Robotic Informational Temporal Technician, who functions as a trusty sidekick who can translate languages, provide critical information and is a personal hologram that wraps around and disguises players to ensure they blend in.

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PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

PASCO offers curricula in Chemistry and Physics, complete with textbooks, eBooks, and their own award-winning equipment. They meet NGSS standards and work within Google Classroom and most LMSs. Know that I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. . Data collection and analysis are cornerstones for many STEM and STEAM programs but they’re not just about math.

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How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

Edsurge

Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. These small chunks of information are concise and targeted to meet any learning objective imaginable. Some companies have elected to offer new subscription options much like Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify.

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

The article goes on to provide guidance about where an edtech company might focus their efficacy measurement efforts based on the maturity of their product and organization.

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How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

Edsurge

I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. I’ve spent 16 years serving on and chairing the board of the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) and 25 years leading companies that serve schools and students of all kinds. I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. Customizable delivery options to meet school- and district-specific requirements for success.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL SUPPLY COMPANY BUILDING BLOCKS OF SCIENCE 3D ( www.carolina.com/help/pressreleases/2018/building-blocks-of-science-3d ) Carolina Biological Supply Company launched the new Building Blocks of Science 3D hands-on unit kits for students in grades K to 5.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

It’s also looking at the potential changes, said Dr. Gabe Soumakian, CEO and Founder, Sup Du Jour Consulting Group, like what happens when a software or hardware company goes out of business. In addition, they’ve transitioned to ebooks to save more dollars.

How Genius Hour Helps Kids Connect What They’re Learning in School to Their Future Goals

Edsurge

Ava started out by reading ebooks and exploring online tutorials by photographers she liked. One of my 9th graders who is an animal lover with an entrepreneurial spirit is using Genius Hour to develop her own dog biscuit bakery company. If a student can meet the standards by taking photos, writing a musical ballad or creating a website, give them the opportunity to do it. “It bothers me that I am not learning things in school that will help me become what I want to be.”

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How to Build a Successful Instructional Coaching Program

Insight Education Group

Dig deeper: Coaching for Change: Creating the Context (eBook). Our colleagues at Insight ADVANCE , a company dedicated to providing feedback to educators through the power of video, often talk about how video allows for “any time, any place, any pace” collaboration.

Looking Back on Three Years of the ConnectED Initiative: Did It Deliver?

Edsurge

As EdSurge reported, to be part of the initiative, companies “had to commit to providing goods or services worth at least $100 million.” But as Betsy Corcoran outlined in her July 2014 article , some companies had yet to deliver on their promise of clearly outlining how educators could apply for those products and services. “If Did companies fully deliver on their ConnectED promises?

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4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

If you think of all the ways a classroom gets used every day – or a gym, or even a principal’s office – it’s easy to see how every space must meet many needs. Free learning space design eBook. Do you remember your high school library? It’s been 25 years, but I still remember mine.

Science Education Leaders Smithsonian and Carolina Biological Launch New Engineering Program for Elementary

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28, 2018 – Carolina Biological Supply Company, the leading school science supplier, and the Smithsonian Science Education Center recently launched the new Smithsonian Science for the Classroom™ Engineering modules for students in grades 1 to 5.

TONS of #RightDevice Tech Resources from @IntelEDU 's New Learning Community to Support Teachers!

Kleinspiration

I was recently contacted by Intel, a technology company that hopes to assist educators all over the world with their newest technological advancements and devices.

Google Certification FAQ – All Your Questions Answered!

Shake Up Learning

You can learn all the details of each program in my free ebook: The Complete Guide to Google Certifications. To learn more about the exam and get insider tips, download my free ebook: How to Pass the Google Certified Educator Exams. No meeting dates!

4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

If you think of all the ways a classroom gets used every day – or a gym, or even a principal’s office – it’s easy to see how every space must meet many needs. Though the specifics vary, the important thing is to consider the many different needs your space must meet and innovative ways to make it happen. Free eBook. In this eBook, you’ll find advice from other educators on how to create the collaborative spaces your students need.

Navigating the ‘Wild West’ of Digital Collections in Schools

MindShift

To help meet their needs, librarians are scrambling to curate effective digital collections accessible through a variety of devices, but it’s a complicated and often expensive task. My administrators have no idea that we don’t pay the same for an ebook as they do on Amazon,” Luhtala said. A book that costs a consumer $39 might cost a school $150, in part because if the school will own the ebook in perpetuity, many more people will read it than one consumer.

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What’s New

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Teachers and administrators are empowered with tools that meet the needs of everyone for any sized school.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

In addition, Alma will continue to provide its own set of robust reporting tools to meet many needs and budgets. This follows the company’s recent integrations with Canvas and Schoology and its OneRoster alignment. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Top 20 Tech Tips for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

I could talk about these tips all day with in-depth detail, but to keep this from growing into another accidental eBook, I will just give you a brief description. Just because you are using technology doesn’t ensure you are meeting any objectives or learning outcomes.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

And this prompted me to update my list of education / technology companies that are ALEC members.). His rather disastrous business history in ed-tech includes SoftKey and The Learning Company. The Department of Justice , 21 states, and the District of Columbia have reached a $864 million settlement with Moody’s Investors Service over the company’s role in faulty credit ratings that led to the financial crisis of 2008. The company has raised $14.75

Can US Higher Education Publishers Leverage a Subscription Model

Kitaboo on EdTech

This change is the result of overpriced textbooks which drove students towards less expensive sources like eBooks, used textbooks, rental books etc. A lot of media, telecom, eCommerce, software companies use this model, where customers pay for the service or product for a specific time period.

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7 Kinds of Thinking Keeping Your School or District from Transformation

The 21st Century Principal

In Out of Our Minds: Learning to Be Creative , Ken Robinson writes: “Organizations that stand still are likely to be swept aside, and corporate history is littered with the wreckage of companies and whole industries, that have been resistant to change. They become stuck in old habits and missed the wave of change that carried more innovative companies forward.” If you glance back four of five years, the names of companies like Circuit City, Blockbuster, and Borders come to mind.

What Can Be Gained When We Lose Our Connection With Technology

Reading By Example

Our family headed out to the Pocono Mountains to meet my brothers, parents, and cousins for a weeklong vacation. Before we left, I loaded it up with a bunch of eBooks from our public library via Overdrive for my son, daughter, and myself.