Plagiarism search tools comparison


To show the difference between the three options, we have put up a comparison list to spotlight the main differences. We often hear from teachers who are exploring possibilities of using PlagiarismCheck for their schools, that they are currently searching for plagiarism manually or use some free software that is available online. While doing a manual search for plagiarism is better than no search at all, it is extremely time consuming.

“Deficit Comparisons” To “Abundance Introspection”

The Principal of Change

This is a critical shift from “deficit comparisons” (why don’t I have that?) Understanding and Responding to the Larger Societal Context abundance introspections Dean Shareski deficit comparisons digital footprints ken shelton Madison HolleranThere is so much “grey” here but I am trying to write to understand my own learning, so hopefully this is not too disjointed.

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Free School Broadband Comparison Tool


Updates to the school broadband comparison tool make finding what neighboring and similar school districts are paying for broadband services even easier. Although the window has closed to submit e-rate applications, districts can still use the free resource, Compare & Connect K–12, by the nonprofit EducationSuperHighway, as they consider their needs over the next three to five years.

A great comparison of Chromebooks vs Windows

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge believer and user of Chromebooks in education. Even with the huge popularity of Chromebooks, there are still a lot of people who don''t understand them or think that they can''t do a lot of things. I found a great article that compares Chromebooks vs Windows, explores the claims and misconceptions and is a great resource for anyone thinking about Chromebooks. Many people don''t realize how powerful Chromebooks are and how much they can really do.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Cost comparison of Windows PC and Mac

Jamf on EdTech

Strictly looking at the upfront cost of a Windows PC and Mac can be deceiving. This blog post examines the true value of each platform and covers: Hardware and operating system costs Enterprise device management costs Support and help desk costs Hiring, training and retention costs

Comparisons Among Siblings And The Effect It Has On Children


If you grew up with a sibling, chances are, you’re not privy to comparisons in the house. Comparison among siblings is so naturally practiced in households, that it isn’t even given a second thought, or pondered over. In a competitive world where parents often compare their own children with others’, the comparison is bound to make its way home too. The Unhealthy Comparison Parents Make. Parents must make a conscious decision to avoid unhealthy comparisons.

Comparison of Teachers vs. Students

Tech Helpful

Oftentimes I hear teachers complain that they don't have time to learn a new software platform, research new techniques, create lesson plans to meet the needs of a wider variety of students. I hear it and I respect it but I started thinking about the differences between a teacher's school year and a students. Are we as educators respecting our students concerns? Bear with me.

Interactive whiteboards: A Comparison + Some Alternatives

The Innovative Educator

Budget conscious decision-makers should evaluate all available options before moving forward with a purchase. Comparison : SMART Boards Promethean interactive whiteboards Apple TV/iPad combination with AirPlay Document Cameras Chromebook with Chromecast I want more ». Guest Post By Matt Shufro Editor's Note: Too many schools are not smart when it comes to interactive whiteboards and other projection devices.

Growth Mindset Comparison for Educators

Think Through Math

Most educators have heard the cliché, “look before you leap.” This is pretty sage advice for anyone preparing for a journey or a new project, but how many people really take a solid look at their current situation before committing to establishing a growth mindset in their school? Many of us have been guilty of this error of omission more times than we would like to admit.

Your classroom does not have to be Pinterest-worthy: Stay reflective on the WHY & avoid comparison

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I did it already, but mine looks amateurish in comparison. Oh hey, I have a set-up similar to that…but my handwriting is atrocious, and it’s not colorful, and basically my version looks like total crap in comparison. So we hand wrote and handmade everything and it all looked pretty awful in comparison to today’s standards. We are the ones looking at all the different ideas and allowing ourselves to fall into the comparison trap. Can I make a confession?

K-12 District Spending Analysis Raises Red Flag About ESSA School Comparisons

Marketplace K-12

The study of how districts track spending for each school found that it is difficult to make "apples-to-apples" comparisons of expenditures among schools in a system. The post K-12 District Spending Analysis Raises Red Flag About ESSA School Comparisons appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Every Student Succeeds Act Funding/Budgets

The 7 Best Video Hosting Platforms You Need to Know (2020 Guide)

Sell Courses Online

Tips and Strategies Comparisons Create Videos Video Creation ToolsThe post The 7 Best Video Hosting Platforms You Need to Know (2020 Guide) appeared first on Sell Courses Online. … The 7 Best Video Hosting Platforms You Need to Know (2020 Guide) Read the Post.

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U.S. Adults Outperformed by Rest of Developed World in Numeracy, New Comparison Finds

Marketplace K-12

By comparison, the international averages at each level of education attainment were 237, 268, and 296 points, respectively. Adults Outperformed by Rest of Developed World in Numeracy, New Comparison Finds appeared first on Market Brief. Regarding numeracy, U.S. adults at each of the three recorded levels of education attainment had lower results than averages for the rest of the developed world.

The Big 3's War Over EDU: A Comparison of Apple, Google, and Microsoft


Apple had an event focused on education on March 27, and if anything it clarified Apple's place in the EDU market. With that, I think it's worth taking a look at where each of the three big companies stands in regards to Ed.

Portal Looks to Help Districts Comparison Shop for Ed-Tech Devices

Marketplace K-12

The Learning Accelerator has worked with between 25-30 companies to create the "pricing database.'. Ed-tech Online Learning Procurement mobile devices digitaleducation edtech hardware learningaccelerator procurement

25 Best Sales Funnel Software: The Complete List (2020)

Sell Courses Online

Sales Funnel Tools ComparisonsThe post 25 Best Sales Funnel Software: The Complete List (2020) appeared first on Sell Courses Online. … 25 Best Sales Funnel Software: The Complete List (2020) Read the Post. The post 25 Best Sales Funnel Software: The Complete List (2020) appeared first on Sell Courses Online.

The U.S. has more memorizers

Dangerously Irrelevant

Learning and Teaching Mind Dump international comparisons learning math PISAJo Boaler said: data from the 13 million students who took PISA [math] tests showed that the lowest-achieving students worldwide were those who used a memorization strategy – those who thought of math as a set of methods to remember and who approached math by trying to memorize steps. The highest-achieving students were those who thought of math as a set of connected, big ideas. … [wait for it…].

Try Fun and Games with Formative Assessment


Assessment It's Not Easy Being Tween 25 word summary Cheryl Mizerny comparisons creativity formative assessment Incredible Shrinking Text Quizizz Socrative word cloudsFormative assessment can be fun. Yes, FUN, writes teacher Cheryl Mizerny. How to turn all those frequent checks for understanding into activities students can enjoy? Cheryl shares her go-to's, both tech enhanced and tech free. Why not give Incredible Shrinking Text a try?

Great collection of charts comparing EdTech tools

Educational Technology Guy

charts comparison free resources free technology for teachers Richard Byrne has created some great charts comparing EdTech tools over at his blog, He has charts comparing: Alternatives to Google Image Search Backchannel and informal assessment tools Building classroom websites Building classroom blogs Creating multimedia textbooks Creating multimedia quizzes Audio editing tools Multimedia timeline tools Mind-mapping tools Mobile video creation apps Head on over and take a look.

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Supporting online learners

Learning with 'e's

These include an explanation and application of Lave and Wenger's Communities of Practice , Bruner's Instructional Scaffolding , Moore and Kearsley's Four Types of Interaction model, Festinger's Social Comparison Theory, and Moore's Transactional Distance Theory , among others. communities of practice comparison learning online pedagogy Scaffolding social students support teaching Technology transactional distance theory

Put your transcripts to work for you with Parchment


It also will help a student draw comparisons between colleges, and provide the student with a projection of what their chances of getting in are, compared against other applicants. College Comparisons College Credentials Transcripts Growing up as a military child, I moved around quite a bit. My family moved from Ohio to Michigan to the Philippines to Mississippi to Louisiana , then to Alabama , and finally back to Michigan , where I’ve stayed.

West Meets East: Expert Teachers’ Best Practices


Book Reviews Chinese & American Teaching ASCD Catherine Little Chinese teachers James Stronge Leslie Grant Patricia Popp pedagogy comparisons Susan Schwartz US teachers Xianxuan Xu Yaling Sun

In the market for a 360° camera? Look no further!

I thought it might be helpful to others if there existed a comparison chart of all the affordable 360° cameras out there. Read further for my top pick and a handy (and constantly updated) comparison chart! Ricoh Theta S 360° Camera Comparison Chart: Click to access the 360° Camera Comparison Chart I'll continue to add to this list as more cameras become available. 360 camera Cardboard chart comparison Virtual Reality VR

Go compare

Learning with 'e's

In this post, we explore the work of Leon Festinger , namely social comparison theory. This is social comparison, and influences the way we behave and think, the clothes we wear and even the way we speak. At the heart of social comparison theory is the concept of self evaluation - each person has different personal goals in life, and the level of their engagement in social comparison depends on this. 1954) A theory of social comparison processes.

Programming Game Explores the Role of Humans in the Future


7 Billion Humans includes many programming concepts such as basic movement and operations, if/then/else conditional statements, memory, comparisons, loops, and more

Planet Earth App Ideal for Structured or Open-Ended Learning


World habitat app full of intriguing visual comparisons, useful data. Techlearning Resources App of the Day

Reciprocity learning

Learning with 'e's

The psychologist Leon Festinger developed social comparison theory - a theory that attempted to explain how people relate to each other psychologically. Social comparison, in Festinger's terms, is not considered to be a form of competition, but more likely will be to elicit a feeling of belonging within our chosen community. Mark Curtis self disclosure George Mead Grainne Conole reciprocity learning #pleconf Charles Cooley PLE VLE learning PLN social comparison Leon Festinger

Top Education Technology Trends in 2020!

Think Exam

All the education technology trends mentioned in this blog have proven to be highly useful (especially online exam software) in comparison to the conventional academic system; hence it should be continued even if things go back to normal.

A great lesson, exploring how websites have changed over time


I have made a simple comparison sheet for you: To extend the children, ask them WHY it has changed. Who remembers the film Space Jam? Believe it or not, the original website, which was created in 1996, still exists! Have a look at it with your class (click here for the link) and discuss the differences. This could lead to research about technological change/advancements i.e. HTML5. Let me know how the lesson goes.

The Best Edtech for Students Is Backed by Research. Here’s What to Look For.


Does the study design provide a compelling comparison group? It is essential to understand the comparison group (sometimes called the control group) because the strength of a research claim hinges on the extent to which there is a plausible comparison group. A comparison group represents what would have happened without the intervention. Thus, the difference between the treatment and comparison groups is the impact.

Which Video Conferencing Platform is Right for Your School?

The Innovative Educator

Tech educator Clay Smith and I needed to answer this question for the schools we support so we came up with a handy dandy comparison chart of video conferencing platforms. Access the video conferencing comparison chartGraduations, celebrations, and dances, oh my! When it comes to planning virtual events for your school, you need to select the right video conferencing platform. But how do you know which one is right for your needs?

Some Thoughts about OER Research

Iterating Toward Openness

We would also discuss people’s uncontrollable urge to conduct media comparison studies – studies comparing student learning in the context of iPads versus printed books, or online classes versus face to face classes, or interactive video disc versus televised courses, or some other setup in which the medium du jour is compared with the medium of yesteryear. I read an article back in June (reference below) that prompted some memories and catalyzed some additional thoughts.

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Why Bloomz is the Best Parent-Teacher Communication System for Me (and Probably You)

The CoolCatTeacher

In this blog post, I’m going to share three things: Comparison with Other Apps – How does Bloomz compare to other tools? See a full comparison of every feature. The best resource with a side-by-side comparison of Remind, Bloomz, Class Messenger and other tools is the comparison chart from Jessica Meacham. Jessica Meacham has a comparison of all of the parent-teacher communication systems.

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From FDR to Donald Trump: A Jump Too Far?


FDR’s “Four Freedoms” speech in 1941 versus Donald Trump’s debate performances this year: meaningful connection or unfair comparison? Future of History History & Current Events 2015 Republican debates comparisons connections current events Donald Trump FDR Four Freedoms Speech middle school Sarah CooperSarah Cooper describes her recent lesson and presents her new ground rules for history and current event mashups.