By Definition: Real K12 Leadership Now

EdNews Daily

By the numbers, over 32,000 schools and districts interacted with the survey, and some of the nationwide trends we are seeing need to be addressed immediately (if not sooner). The post By Definition: Real K12 Leadership Now first appeared on EdNews Daily.

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2020 vs. 2021: Notable trends in innovative school practice nationwide

The Christensen Institute

At first glance, the most common core practices in the new Canopy schools mirror some of the trends described above: SEL appeared as the most common core practice, followed by competency-based education and designing for equity.

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The EdTech Trends You Might Be Missing

Doug Levin

Most mornings, over a cup of coffee, I do my daily reading of news about trends and issues related to education and technology – a practice I have more or less followed for at least the past 20 years. I most definitely do not feel obligated to read everything that comes my way (or that I come across), which is important because it’d be impossible to do. The post The EdTech Trends You Might Be Missing appeared first on Doug Levin | EdTech Strategies.

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INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech

Neo LMS

Phill and Graham had a wonderful conversation on the topic of e-learning and explored six key digital learning trends that are reshaping the EdTech landscape. Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech. One of the things that we do have a benefit of is seeing the trends in schools and universities, because our product suite covers both these areas. There does seem to be a big trend in general towards learner centric education process.

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New data show some colleges are definitively unaffordable for many

The Hechinger Report

And many of these students are priced out,” said Mark Huelsman, who studies education trends as a senior analyst at the left-leaning policy organization D?mos. The post New data show some colleges are definitively unaffordable for many appeared first on The Hechinger Report. Aboubacar Konate graduated second in his class from high school, took Advanced Placement classes, speaks four languages and played three sports. College was my dream and my goal,” he says.

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Education innovation in 2017: 4 personalized learning trends to watch

The Christensen Institute

Here are four trends in personalized learning we’ll be watching unfold in the coming year: 1. The assessment instruments states ultimately choose will offer clues as to what emerging definitions of 21st-century “success” will look like; these decisions will also have major implications for content providers and publishers in the short term. The post Education innovation in 2017: 4 personalized learning trends to watch appeared first on Christensen Institute.

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Chinese Edtech Sees $1.86B in Q1 2019, Bucking Plummeting Venture Trend

Edsurge

Source: JMDedu On the Rise: ‘Big Chinese Learning’ & Kids Coding One of the most significant factors contributing to the growth of deals in competency-based education is a new trend dubbed “Big Chinese learning (???).” Industry leaders are bullish about the trend. The ‘Big Chinese’ field will definitely breed the next unicorn,” said Yu Minghong, the founder of New Oriental. Education Technology Startups Financing Market Trends

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NEWS & TRENDS: 6 Things Schools Need to Know about Interoperability

techlearning

Interoperability has had different definitions and standards. Figure out what yours is

Is the hottest trend in chronic care all it’s cracked up to be?

The Christensen Institute

And patients’ own aspirations for their health and healthcare will evolve over time, changing a critical definition of care success, hence the way numerous and interrelated aspects of care must be aligned to attain it. The post Is the hottest trend in chronic care all it’s cracked up to be?

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Why making, coding, and online learning are the real trends to watch

eSchool News

Take a casual flip through this year’s trend-predicting Horizon Report, released today, and you’ll find plenty to get excited about. Each year, a panel of education experts, convened by the New Media Consortium and CoSN, takes a deep dive into the trends driving ed-tech in every quarter, from Silicon Valley testing grounds to policy circles to actual classroom use.

Tired Edtech Trends That Teachers Wish Would Retire: From the Floor of ISTE 2017

Edsurge

But while EdSurge paced the ISTE floor on June 25-28 in San Antonio, Texas, we decided to ask a slightly different question: What edtech trends, products, and buzzwords do you wish would retire—for good? Tara Linney: The piece of tech is definitely different apps that exist for the sole purpose of replacing a quiz. Stew Greenberg Stew Greenberg: Definitely digital scantrons.

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Is the hottest trend in chronic care all it’s cracked up to be?

The Christensen Institute

And patients’ own aspirations for their health and healthcare will evolve over time, changing a critical definition of care success, hence the way numerous and interrelated aspects of care must be aligned to attain it. The post Is the hottest trend in chronic care all it’s cracked up to be?

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Some powerful trends in higher education that you should know about.

Linways Technologies

Defining popular trend in education is tricky. Or more specifically, a highly research-driven listicle that features some of the most powerful trends to watch in higher education. . But these are some of the most popular trends, driving more educators and stakeholders to listen to what these have to say. We figured this article might benefit teachers and educational institutions to keep up with the trends of the 21st century education.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report. Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. And it raises a number of questions, I think: how good is Mary Meeker at actually identifying and analyzing Internet trends? Is this really a trend?

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

On March 30 we had Jim Groom as our Future Trends Forum guest. A: Short answer: no, it’s definitely possible. Future Trends Forum Bava FTTEDiscussion was very rapid, so watch and listen to the recording below, and/or read my notes, with a pile of links therein. Twitter activity during the hour was also very energetic, so I Storified it. And Jim blogged about it. Here’s the full recording, hosted at YouTube , and embedded here: I. THE DOMAIN OF ONE’S OWN.

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

On March 30 we had Jim Groom as our Future Trends Forum guest. A: Short answer: no, it’s definitely possible. Future Trends Forum Bava FTTEDiscussion was very rapid, so watch and listen to the recording below, and/or read my notes, with a pile of links therein. Twitter activity during the hour was also very energetic, so I Storified it. And Jim blogged about it. Here’s the full recording, hosted at YouTube , and embedded here: I. THE DOMAIN OF ONE’S OWN.

10 Inspired Tech Trends Every Teacher Should Know About

Edsurge

The bevy of tech tips and trends brightening their classrooms—including 360-degree video, thoughtful ways to use Alexa, and the sleeper Google tool for improving note-taking and research. They're working with Alexa Skill Blueprints to create new assessments and letting kids ask for word definitions or simply to play soothing background music. It’s back to school season, and these teachers are excited.

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3 Reasons to Bring Music into the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Studies show a definite link between music and academic success. Education Every Classroom Matters Podcast News & Trends Students(Besides Improving Test Scores) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Why does music seem to rewire the brain for learning? Then, why is music often one of the first things cut when budgets shrink ? Let’s dive into why music is so important to a child’s education.

The Hot New Education Trend That No One is Talking About

Philly Teacher

Definition from Oxford Dictionaries. This past week I have been spending a lot of time with some really smart educators from all over the country. While the premise of this convening was the enormous edtech conference, ISTE , I spent less time talking about tech tools and awesome apps and more time talking about equity, school funding, current events and the trajectory of education in the US.

Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Imagine putting a high definition 3D television set inside cool goggles. Innovation News & Trends Technology ToolsAn Epic Guide to Wearables From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Wearables are in education. Without us noticing, many of them walked through the front door. Since wearables are here, let’s understand and use them today. This post is sponsored by Samsung. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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Revisiting #ALATTT: Trend #1: AR/VR/MR and a touch of AI

NeverEndingSearch

Back at ALA Midwinter, I was honored to present on LITA’s Top Tech Trends panel , with fellow panelists Kate Tkacik, Suzanne Wulf, Becky Yoose, James Neal and Cynthia Dudenhoffer. Each of us was initially assigned two trends to explore and discuss. I thought I’d break my own two ish trends and resources into two posts. Here’s the definitive answer in the form of a tweet from Springshare itself : Now, back to the session.

Surveys Find Districts Are Using More Edtech Tools — and Teachers Are Bearing the Costs

Edsurge

and definitely increases costs for districts.” Education Technology Technology Trends Workforce Training Virtual Reality Surveys“Virtual” learning may be on the upswing—corporate VR learning, that is. Teachers are paying out of pocket for edtech tools while using more of them.

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8 Types of Blended Learning According to Research

The CoolCatTeacher

Blended Learning Definitions via the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation. Every Classroom Matters Podcast Innovation News & Trends Research TeachingDesign Your Classroom for Maximum Learning From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Blended learning happens when you mix the face to face classroom with online learning. While flipped classroom is a form of blended learning, it is not the only one.

Learning Should Be Fun: Gaming for Adult Learners

Digital Promise

Play, by definition, is fun. Adult Learning Blog Developers Educators Entrepreneurs Research Researchers Tools and Best Practices Trends and Thought LeadershipTwenty English language learners, gathered at an East Boston community-based organization, are playing a storytelling game on their mobile phones. After beating the game and receiving a check mark for a successful mission, the players return to a virtual world where they, as their avatars, mingle with players in Florida.

Preparing Students for Emerging Careers in an Immersive World

Edsurge

When you take that 3D content into a real-time engine such as Unreal Engine , those frames can be rendered in the same time it takes to play them back, or even faster—that’s the definition of real time.

8 Great Ways to Level Up Game Based Learning in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Hour of Code is definitely leveling up in their teaching of coding. Games News & Trends TeachingPlay Good Games, Get Great Results Game based learning in the classroom should not be worksheets with points. It should be engaging and exciting. Here are eight ways to level up game based learning. Because, face it, many educational “games” fall short. Chocolate on broccoli. That is what many educators call these games that fall short of what great gaming can be.

10 Top Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas (and a Way to Save Money on Them)

The CoolCatTeacher

For others of you who get into the diy-planner trend made possible by this system, check out all of the templates that you can customize and tweak to your liking. This is definitely the week to plan to shop with other teachers! News & Trends Tools office supplies productivityI have a thing for office supplies! I think it comes from being a teacher. This week (May 3-9) is Teacher Appreciation Week.

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The One Present I Wish Parents Would Give My Students

The CoolCatTeacher

” By definition, this is supposed to be a physical gift, because of course love and support and good character are all things we hope parents will give their kids every year. . Education News & Trends StudentsFrom the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The gifts that change your life are the ones you didn’t know you wanted in the first place. I can tell the kids who get this kind of gift. They are different. Let me tell you how.

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Improving the Education of Kids in Poverty and Other Helpful News

The CoolCatTeacher

Hot Research, Trends, and Teacher Resources Today I’m going to be experimenting again with a news feature that I ran a few years back. I’ll summarize some of interesting research, trends, and helpful resources. From what I’ve read the “jury is still out” but still, there are definitely times you must have a physical book. Trends About Today’s Students. Free Resources Innovation News & Trends Teaching

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Inventionland: A Transformational Design Course

The CoolCatTeacher

That would be definitely the way I would describe our student. So that’s something that we’re definitely looking at for next year because it’s difficult in one-semester course to go through that innovative process and go through the design cycle and also want the students to gain competency with those high tech tools. Mandi Figlioli on episode 163 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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What 41 Years of Teaching Taught Me with Karen Van Duyn

The CoolCatTeacher

KAREN: Definitely. Definitely. All Subjects Education Trends and Topics Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Monday Motivation Policy Makers TeachersEpisode 121 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Karen Van Duyn @ksvanduyn Karen Van Duyn has taught for 41 years.

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Top Education Tweets of November 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Trends and topics on Twitter November was a busy month. If you’re traveling this November, you definitely want to download this one and listen. Again, transparency and authenticity surround the comments that tend to trend on Twitter and educator circles. News & Trends Teaching top education tweetsOut of 758 tweets, these are the top 10 based on your retweets, shares, and click-throughs on Twitter Analytics.

How to Build a Better, More Equitable Job Hunting Platform

Edsurge

Suddenly there were a lot of people who definitely would have kept their jobs—whether or not they were satisfied or had a good fit—that were forced out. I don’t think it’s easy, but it’s definitely possible. Be better—twice, or just way, way better—than anyone else.

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How to Keep Students at the Center of Your Digital Transformation

Edsurge

Student agency is a top priority at Frederick County Public Schools in Virginia, and it definitely shows in their approach to technology implementation. School district leaders are inundated with proposals and pitches for the hottest new trends in edtech on a regular basis—all promising to revolutionize learning and make it more student-friendly.

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10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game

TeachThought - Learn better.

The definition of. Teaching Trends & Shifts Elementary School Experienced Teacher video games10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than game-based learning, if you’ll recall. The post 10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game appeared first on TeachThought.