Mon.Nov 26, 2018

Metaverse–Education Game-changer

Ask a Tech Teacher

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are buzzwords that every educator wants to know more about. They are two distinct functions.

Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 392 with Amy Burns on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Master music teacher Amy Burns shares how her music students use Seesaw as a place for performance and sharing with parents and grandparents.

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Digital Skills Make a Difference for Adult Learners

Digital Promise

The number of middle-skill jobs that require digital skills continues to grow. Often, though, adult workers lack this skill set.

Announcing the Kajeet Connect Suite: Reliable Internet Access Moves onto K-12 Campuses

Kajeet

Kajeet has historically focused on closing the Homework Gap outside the classroom, but digital equity begins in school with reliable, safe Internet access. Kajeet is excited to announce a new suite of products, Kajeet Connect, bringing our Education Broadband™ expertise onto school grounds.

GameSalad Turns Game Players Into Game Makers!

GameSalad lets students build their own web & mobile video games! Students learn anywhere with our Chromebook friendly creation tools and step-by-step tutorials. Our PBL lessons teach the fundamentals of Computer Science & Game Design as students create.

Healthy Children, Better Learning

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.

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Part 1: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Science

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to another STEM related series of four posts bringing you over 150 amazing resources. I hope you enjoyed my thoughts of STEM being a Verb in the last post. In this series of posts my goal is to provide you with practical resources in each of the STEM areas.

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How Intelligent Tutoring Systems Make Deep Learning Possible

Edsurge

For 30 years, the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education has been one of the most prestigious awards in the field, honoring outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving education through innovative and successful approaches.

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7 ways Minecraft can make learning exciting again

eSchool News

Minecraft has pretty amazing potential as a teaching tool. In general, it promotes creativity and problem-solving as it boosts engagement. But it also can improve achievement when confident teachers incorporate it into instruction.

The number of public school students could fall by more than 8% in a decade

The Hechinger Report

What does the declining birthrate mean for elementary, middle and high schools across the country? According to one set of projections, it could mean 8.5 percent fewer public school students a decade from now.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

7 tips for making your principal your ally

eSchool News

Librarians, you cannot afford to have an adversarial relationship with your principal. You cannot even afford a principal who is an “agent of benevolent neglect.” You need an administrator who actively supports you and your program.

Augmented And Virtual Reality: An Incredible List Of Over 900 Google Expeditions!

TeachThought - Learn better.

Augmented And Virtual Reality: An Incredible List Of Over 900 Google Expeditions by TeachThought Staff Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are two tools that, for whatever reason, don’t seem to generate the kind of buzz they deserve.

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Learn 5 Of the Most Important Topics Facing Tech Coaches Today!

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” we host our November Tech Coach RoundTable where we bring on other Tech Coaches to discuss recent topics from our podcast. The post Learn 5 Of the Most Important Topics Facing Tech Coaches Today! appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

3 Ways the Windows Autopilot Program Can Speed Up PC Deployment

EdTech Magazine

3 Ways the Windows Autopilot Program Can Speed Up PC Deployment. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:04. With Windows Autopilot, Microsoft tackles the traditional complexities in deploying and managing Windows 10 machines.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Learn 5 Of the Most Important Topics Facing Tech Coaches Today!

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” we host our November Tech Coach RoundTable where we bring on other Tech Coaches to discuss recent topics from our podcast. The post Learn 5 Of the Most Important Topics Facing Tech Coaches Today! appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

Making higher education more relevant and worthwhile

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today!

What Does Computer Science Professional Development Look Like?

Edsurge

Computer Science Education Week is once again on the horizon, taking place this year on Dec. 3-10, 2018. Many students and teachers will sign up for the Hour of Code , a global movement that invites pupils and educators to try programming exercises—many for the first time. But what happens after those 60 minutes are over?

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How Do I Keep Students from Giving Up on Math?

MiddleWeb

Michelle Russell wants students to leave her class with more math confidence, not defeated and thinking “it’s just too hard.” She shares plans to implement spiraling, expand test retakes, share her own stories of struggle, and concentrate more on prerequisite knowledge.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Global Problem Solvers: Authentic problems, engaging content, free resources. What’s not to like?

techlearning

The Global Problem Solvers is designed to introduce middle-to-high-school students to social innovation with a particular focus on how they can use technology to create effective solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Hour of Code is coming! Are you ready? Here’s your Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code! This post was originally published on Edsurge.com.).

OPINION: Universities around the world must do more to help refugees

The Hechinger Report

. Maria Alhakim has traveled a long road to get to the Bachelor in International Business in English track at Grenoble Ecole de Management in France. Her home country is Syria. Along with her family, she spent a year moving around, from Egypt to Lebanon and back to Syria.

Chrome Can: Mathematical Equations, Formulas, Manipulatives and More

Dr. Shannon Doak

ISTE standards for students require that “Students develop and employ strategies for understanding and solving problems in ways that leverage the power of technological methods to develop and test solutions.”

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

ABCmouse Launches New Reading App

techlearning

ABCmouse has launched a digital library to help parents, teachers and kids gain access to thousands of books. The library be free for teachers to use in the classroom, and will also offer students free digital books to access at home

10 New Teaching Ideas That Surface Over Thanksgiving Break!

Cycles of Learning

I am obsessed with the craft of teaching. I think about it constantly.

National Geographic: Explore Mars

techlearning

On November 28th we celebrate the Red Planet - Mars

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A Similarity Report to be Proud Of

Turnitin

Discover Turnitin settings that will change your Similarity Reports for the better

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.