Meet The Inspiring Elementary Spanish Teacher #GiveGreatness

The CoolCatTeacher

Meet Evelyn Hamlin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Felicia Durden shares methods behind having a powerful morning meeting in special education classrooms. 5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms. So Felicia, give us our first idea for adding Morning Meetings to the Special Ed Classroom.

How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company

Edsurge

Employees report higher productivity , greater efficiency and less stress , while companies can benefit from lower real estate costs and an expanded talent pool. My former company, Big Universe ( now acquired ) was a fully-virtual operation.

Meet Two Leaders Trying to Reinvent College

Edsurge

But then he pursued a career in business, first at a strategy consulting firm, and later working his way up to CEO of a tech company called Snapfish, which did photo sharing and hosting and printing and that kind of thing before Instagram existed. In fact, it is so large that we wrote a book about it, that effectively references every piece of research that we've used and, to my knowledge, is really the only manual on how to build a university from scratch that's out there.

Old Ways Meet New Tech (and New Students) at Meeting of Library and Academic Leaders

Edsurge

Next Wave 2017 was the latest in an annual, invitation-only meeting series run by Ithaka , the nonprofit group behind JSTOR, ArtStor, the PORTICO digital archiving and preservation service, and Ithaka S&R, which conducts research on higher ed and technology. One secret to the partnership’s success: clear boundaries between the for-profit company and the nonprofit educational institution. “We’re With edtech, specialized isn’t always better.

MIT Moves Beyond the MOOC to Court Companies, Professional Learners

Edsurge

Providing courses to companies, and adults not enrolled in a full-time degree program, has long been a way for universities to extend their reach (and pockets) beyond the physical lecture hall. In 2013, MIT began offering online programs for working professionals to meet learners across the globe. Now, as MOOCs have evolved to court professional audiences , so too have MIT’s efforts to harness companies and organizations.

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Meet Caliper, the Data Standard That May Help Us (Finally) Measure Edtech Efficacy

Edsurge

Over 500 education technologists from companies and districts gathered last week in Denver for the IMS Learning Impact meeting , hosted by the IMS Global Consortium. Today, a growing number of edtech companies are also signing on to use Caliper, which offers improved data architecture and ease of implementation. Today, most teachers simply Google around to find videos or PDFs, usually referring to search result rankings to find out which resources are the best.

Agile Development, Meet Online Learning

The Electric Educator

My brother-in-law and I have had many discussion regarding the merits of Agile development versus traditional requirements based development (frequently referred to as " waterfall " development). The company we hired provided the curriculum designer and technical programming expertise.

Output or compliance?

The Principal of Change

The basic premise (I suggest you read the whole article ) is that a 17 year old working at BlackBoard (a technology company), is ridiculed for using their phone during a meeting by some older adults, because it looks like he is texting, while he is actually taking notes.

Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

How to Give Teachers Choice in Professional Development

The CoolCatTeacher

In this episode, she talks about the revolutionary way she recently held teacher PD (using video instruction and face to face meetings) and what she learned. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

5 Ways to Battle Burnout

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

In addition to his work in schools, Richard has been a consultant to some of the largest companies in the educational technology industry. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Telling our Student’s Stories

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

Neo LMS

It is typical that every fall, parents and their children’s kindergarten teacher meet to design and discuss an individualized learning map for their children. There are around 80 education development companies in Finland, and 22 of them participated in EDUDigi.

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3 Awesome Minutes: Question Formulation Techniques (QFT)’s

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

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Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

No matter the approach, schools often struggle to find the perfect technology that will meet the needs of their students and help them achieve their academic goals. This meant I attended occasional meetings with my regional technology specialist and other regional TTLs. At one of these meetings, myself and 15 TTLs were given a surprise “gift” of an iPod Touch. Is there an issue with the software or device that should be communicated directly to the company?

Innovators Worth Watching: Thriving on an upmarket trajectory, part 2

The Christensen Institute

In our Innovators Worth Watching series in higher education, we have profiled nine innovative companies to date, to investigate the extent to which they are disruptive to traditional college and university offerings.

5 Creative Ways to Connect Young Adults to Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

Boosting Digital Literacies for a Purpose

Digital Promise

Community providers, such as the University AME Zion Church (UAMEZ) in Palo Alto, California, understand that digital literacy development, like any learning, starts with building trust in the community and meeting learners where they are.

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

How We Disenfranchise Students of Color

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

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Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

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150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

The CoolCatTeacher

Once you have everything in place, there will be times when you want students to play certain apps based upon their needs and the standards that you’re trying to meet.

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Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

4 Reasons to Use Kids Discover Online for Inquiry-Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve found a tool that can help with inquiry-based learning, nonfiction reading, and meeting standards: Kids Discover Online. Those of you wanting to quickly meet a standard will be thankful for this approach.

How to Use Tech to Help Graduating Students Find Jobs

Ask a Tech Teacher

If for example, you’re a math teacher, you may refer students struggling to grasp the Pythagorean Theorem to view Khan Academy videos so that they can catch up with the rest of the class. Companies are just as likely to examine social media to learn about you.”.

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A Bootcamp Down Under: Trilogy Education Extends University Tech Training Globally

Edsurge

As technology companies from Google to Salesforce plant roots in Australia, government and business leaders down under are trying to figure out ways to train students and workers to keep up with a changing workforce. company thinks it can help prepare the country’s future programmers. Melbourne city officials also launched a Startup Action Plan in 2017, with the goals of drawing more tech companies to the region and luring local students with the opportunities that would follow.

Debunking the ‘Gold Standard’ Myths in Edtech Efficacy

Edsurge

But when it comes to demonstrating that products “work,” too many companies fall back on testimonials. In fact, we’d argue that the best way to ramp and grow a company is to create a compelling portfolio of efficacy. A logic-model literally captures the DNA of a company.

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Trevor MacKenzie: 5 Ideas to Bring the Inquiry Mindset into Your Classroom Today

The CoolCatTeacher

You referred to the hashtag earlier. It could look like provocations, as I referred to earlier. And that to me is just so inspiring to see teachers re-jig what it is that they have in front of them to better meet the needs of their students.

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11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Sanée: This is where the rubber meets the road.

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Research Schools: What are they and how do they work?

The CoolCatTeacher

How a “Kids Deserve It T-Shirt” at ISTE 2017 caused a chance meeting. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Aaron Marvel @AaronMarvelEDU , and this is an example of an awesome meeting. Meet the “Educational Engineer”.

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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5 Ways to Customize Your Teacher Professional Development This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

She worked with her principal to have all educators create that stress journal and they found that they actually had control to change many of those pieces that were causing that stress; things like: their meeting schedule, their PD structure, policies around structures for attendance.

How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

The quote was by Charles “Tremendous” Jones , and the quote said, “The difference between who we are as a person today, and who we will be in five years is determined by the books we read and the people we meet.”

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XplorLabs Fire Forensics: A Free STEM Module for Middle School Science

The CoolCatTeacher

This unit teaches about fire while meeting Next Generation Science Standards. As it has been noted, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), the creator of Xplorlabs, is a global safety science company.

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Why gamification works [Part 1]

Neo LMS

Candy Crush, a mobile gaming phenomenon, earns its makers, Swedish-based King Games, big money: $250 million in the company’s last declared quarter alone.