How MakerBot is Helping Teachers Become Maker Pros

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith The 3D printing company’s new education outreach initiative includes a handbook on adopting the technology in the classroom. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Hardware

4 Ways to Use Improv to Teach

The CoolCatTeacher

Mel Paradis on Episode 553 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mel Paradis, author of Teaching Improv: The Essential Handbook , shares four ways to use Improv to teach in the classroom.

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

He is currently co-authoring a new ISTE book with Marty Park titled The Digital Citizenship Handbook for School Leaders: Fostering Positive Interactions Online. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

15 Ways to Get More Motivated This Week

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, he is the co-author of The New Science Teacher’s Handbook: What You Didn’t Learn From Student Teaching , and was a featured columnist in English Journal.

Geo-Inquiry in Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Contributor to Handbook of Prosocial Education. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

A Bored Student Hacked His School’s Systems. Will the Edtech Industry Pay Attention?

Edsurge

EdSurge: The student reported the security holes to both companies. I think schools could use this to add useful links, like the student handbook or the school calendar. At some point, Demirkapi went to his school administration and they set up calls with the companies.

The Streisand Effect: What’s Your School District Reputation Worth?

Gaggle Speaks

The logic behind this claim makes some sense if you consider that one of the greatest struggles for rising companies is marketplace awareness. K-12 Website Success Handbook.

Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018

techlearning

The company will showcase the new features of its award-winning product this week at ISTE 2018 in booth #630. “We It also released an Online Safety Handbook in 2017 which provides resources and best practices for schools that are using Impero Education Pro.

Impero Software Names Richard Fuller as New CEO and Announces its New Austin, TX Headquarters in the U.S.

techlearning

19, 2018 – Impero Software has announced the appointment of Richard Fuller as its new CEO to drive the company’s next phase of growth as it bolsters its global business plan. Fuller took over for Sam Pemberton, who moved to a non-executive board position with the company.

Interactive Whiteboard Resources - use, lessons, and more - a whole lot!

Educational Technology Guy

SMART Resources Smart Company Website: [link] Smart Exchange Online Community with resources, tips, and more [link] Beginner SmartBoard Training Handbook: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0ByiLpemn0GSzcWZxWk96VUJHUHc/edit?usp=sharing

Impero Software Announces Philip Walters as its New Chairman

techlearning

These are important tasks and I look forward to working with the company as we move forward with this work both in the UK, and the U.S.” It also released an Online Safety Handbook in 2017 which provides resources and best practices for schools that are using Impero Education Pro.

How Automated Speech Recognition Could Change Studying Forever

Edsurge

Tech entrepreneur Fred Singer is the CEO and founder of Echo360 , a company which he launched after a visit to his son’s classroom. Singer has funded and led a wide range of digital companies over the past twenty years, and the list of business and charitable boards on which he serves is long.

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Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Handbook of Research on Serious Games for Educational Applications , 19. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to edit and post it.

Benchmark Education announces new early learning literacy intervention program

eSchool News

Literacy publisher Benchmark Education Company (BEC) announced a new literacy intervention program for grades K–2 in print format with online support. Additional components to help accelerate student growth in literacy include a Progress Monitoring Handbook, an Oral Reading Records Handbook, more than 60 Take-Home Books in downloadable PDF-format to extend students’ learning and support family engagement, 100 Picture Cards, and 26 Letter Cards per grade.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

a statistical-services company based in Rockville, Maryland. “It’s Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013. From a press release.

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Shifting into 8th (On MLA’s new edition)

NeverEndingSearch

MLA just rele ased the 8th Edition of its Handbook. Publishers’ names are now given in full, with businessy words like Company ( Co. Buy the MLA Handbook.

Fighting FAKE NEWS: Recommended Reading and Resources for Teachers

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Fast Company, Nov. Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Fake News Edition. FAKE NEWS! It's time for all of us to step up our efforts to fight fake news. Yes, all of us , not just social science teachers and librarians.

How Speech Recognition Could Change Studying Forever

Edsurge

Tech entrepreneur Fred Singer is the CEO and founder of Echo360 , a company which he launched after a visit to his son’s classroom. Singer has funded and led a wide range of digital companies over the past twenty years, and the list of business and charitable boards on which he serves is long.

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Literacies for the digital age: Financial literacy

Kathy Schrock

This post originally appeared in September of 2014 on my Discovery Educator Network blog, Kathy''s Katch , where I pen a monthly blog post. Please take a look at the blog when you get a a chance. The new posts go up the first day of each month! _

Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

Taking action is a matter of leadership and culture : Leadership because analytics triggered actions need to be fully supported by the leadership team of your institution, school, company, etc. Learning analytics has been a hot topic for a while in the education industry.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

The Verification Handbooks are a wonderful lens into this complicated process.). We were guaranteed a free press, We were not guaranteed a neutral or a true press. We can celebrate the journalistic freedom to publish without interference from the state.

The Consensus Around “Open”

iterating toward openness

The Open Data Handbook defines open data as: Open data is data that can be freely used, re-used and redistributed by anyone – subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and sharealike. Members of the open community immediately recognize such behavior and call it out as openwashing : “to spin a product or company as open, although it is not.”

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LinkedIn: an underused K12 search tool?

NeverEndingSearch

Beyond learning about people, LinkedIn offers information on companies, schools, and organizations. Exploring career options: Combined with more traditional tools like the Occupational Outlook Handbook for career explorations, LinkedIn allows students to discover personas, to explore what a person in a particular career really look likes, does and writes and how he or she networks. For a variety of reasons, filters included, social search tools are underused in schools.

Bloom and bust

Learning with 'e's

Handbook I: Cognitive Domain. Handbook II: Affective Domain. New York: David McKay Company. Bloom's Taxonomy has been hailed as a template for best practice in course design.

Students are enlisted to help flailing classmates deal with money matters

The Hechinger Report

In yet another survey , by the education technology company Everfi, students reported being less knowledgeable about how to manage money than almost anything else they’re called upon to do in college.

Migrating to Cloud-Based Online Tool Suites Is a No-Brainer for School Districts

The 21st Century Principal

Also, it has meant being able to collaborate online in the creation of other documents like school improvement plans and handbooks. However, if the truth be known, companies like Google have much better resources for maintaining the security of data than school districts. It just makes sense to allow a larger company who make it their business to keep data secure and store it.

The Histories of Personalized Learning

Hack Education

How much of “personalized learning” as imagined and built and sold by tech companies is precisely this: metrics, marketing, conversion rates, customer satisfaction? I delivered this talk today at the OEB MidSummit conference in Reykjavik, Iceland.

What’s the Easiest-to-Use Cloud Storage Solution for Administrators and Educators?

The 21st Century Principal

If I were employed at a company that manufactures these devices, I would be looking for a job. This means I do not have to keep sending an updated copy of my Parent-Student Handbook to my teachers. My flash drives, and I have at least 10 of them, haven''t been out of my laptop bag in over a year. Cloud storage. Lots of cloud storage. I have found myself with Dropbox, Google Drive, Windows Skydrive, and Amazon Cloud Drive accounts. I also have an iCloud account.

May 31 - Interview with James Bosco on Digital Media and Participatory Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He wrote the article in the last edition (1996) of the Handbook of Research on Teacher Education dealing with “Alternatives to Public Education.”

The Never-Ending Story: Procedures vs. Understanding in Math

K-12 Schools - Education News

Ginn and Company. The Neuropsychology of Learning Disorders: A Handbook for the Multi-disciplinary Team , New York: Springer. Finding the Balance between Procedural Fluency and Conceptual Understanding in Teaching Early Grade Mathematics to Students with Learning Disabilities.

10Q: David White

Learning with 'e's

Do you know of any companies that can claim such longevity or successful market development? Language learning begs for interactive handbooks. David White is Honourary Director General at the European Commission, and is a passionate believer in lifelong learning.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

For example, a graduate with an associate’s degree in accounting may be competent for recording inventory, but not creating a company’s tax return. The handbook of competency mapping: Understanding, designing and implementing competency models in organizations, 2nd edition. Unfortunately, I still haven't figured out how to include my word graphics into blogger and since I don't have a lot of time to figure it out, it will just have to be left out of this post.