Wed.Apr 03, 2019

Neuroscience Research: 5 Ways to Superior Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Jared Cooney Horvath on episode 465 of the 10-Minute Teacher Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath, author of Stop Talking, Start Influencing:12 Insights from Brain Science to Make Your Message Stick gives us five ways that recent neuroscience research can help us improve our classroom teaching.

Mapping Out-of-School-Time Opportunities: Why It Matters

Digital Promise

If you want to plan strategically for the future, you have to know where you’re starting from in the present.

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How a Little Graphic Novel is Inspiring Teachers to Think

The CoolCatTeacher

Josh Stumpenhorst on Episode 464 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Josh Stumpenhorst has written a graphic novel, Drawn to Teach. Illustrated by, Trevor Guthke, these two educators have worked to simply explain some of the problems and challenges of teaching.

Cutting-Edge Tech To Improve Music Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Music is arguably one of the most important subjects taught in school, yet is often the first to be cut away when budgets fail. Thank you, Jane Sandwood, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, for discussing some of the online options to make teaching music easier, more effective.

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.

10 ideas for digital end-of-semester final projects

Ditch That Textbook

After months and months of learning, it all comes down to this. The end of the semester project. How can your students encapsulate the most important parts of the semester to demonstrate learning? At the end of the semester, it’s easy to slip into “review for the test” mode. Projects let students take what they’ve […]. Ed Tech digital project ideas edtech educational technology end of semester project ideas final project ideas

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4 Things to Understand About Education Consulting

Education Elements

As Education Elements continues to grow, I’ve been privy to the hiring process. I think it would be helpful to explain what exactly Design Principals do.after all, a job description can only tell so much.

How The Brain Works And Why Fatigue Stimulates Creative Thinking


While this is not a traditional ‘ed tech' topic, regular readers know that I like to consider the understanding how our brain learns and works to be a branch on the tree of education. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

CoSN 2019: New Analytics Dashboard Measures Education Technology ROI

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2019: New Analytics Dashboard Measures Education Technology ROI. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:24.

Increase Screen Time to Increase Literacy Proficiency


While click-bate headlines love to scare parents and educators about the risks of screen time, it’s not that simple

EdTech at School

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

To the survivors of school shootings

The Hechinger Report

Dear survivors of the Parkland school shooting, I’m thinking of you, unsure of what to say, fearful that I will say the wrong thing. The last three weeks have been hard: Two of your Parkland classmates, maybe your friends, ended their lives. I don’t want to lose you, too.

CatchOn’s Advanced Agent Technology. Provides Districts with Data on All Devices


“In today’s connected world, it’s essential that districts have 24x7 access to the data being generated on all school devices inside AND outside of the classroom

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CoSN 2019: Complexity and Logistics Remain E-Rate Challenges

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2019: Complexity and Logistics Remain E-Rate Challenges. The E-rate program can be a challenge for K–12 districts to navigate, even as it allows many schools to achieve technology initiatives that otherwise might not be possible.

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After years of neglect, Mississippi takes baby steps to boost school readiness

The Hechinger Report

?. QUITMAN, Miss. — On a muggy fall morning, pre-K teacher Ruth Shows inspected the work of students in her classroom, stepping over a cluster of little learners sprawled on the carpet.

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.

Can Mentorships Get More Girls Into STEM Subjects?


As Saneeya Khan looks around at her workplace, she doesn’t see many people who look like her. Khan works as a UX designer, and says her industry is male-dominated—a fact that hasn’t changed much since she switched over from graphic design for the new challenges and opportunities that UX presented. “I

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OPINION: “They said I only got in because I ‘checked the black box’ ”

The Hechinger Report

“Dream big, work hard and you can do anything.” This is what students often hear about what it takes to get into college and pursue their dreams.

Twelve Years Later: What’s Really Changed in the K-12 Sector? (Part 1)


In fall 2007, Larry Berger, CEO of Wireless Generation (now Amplify) was invited to submit a paper to an “Entrepreneurship in Education” working group led by Rick Hess, the director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. I’d recently moved to Washington, D.C. and he asked me to co-author the piece. At the time, Wireless Generation was expanding from its roots in K-3 reading assessment into new areas: intervention, professional development, and data systems.

Build Emotional Intelligence With Top-Rated Mood Meter


Mood Meter offers a visually appealing, engaging tool for tracking emotions. Exploring the grid of words is surprisingly fun as dots expand and contract with a tap

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Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

‘Homeschooling with Jetpacks’: Inside a First-of-Its-Kind Co-Learning Community


BETHEL, Conn. Henry was not thriving in his public elementary school. His grades were high, but apart from that, little else seemed to be going right for him. “He He wasn’t excelling, and everybody knew it,” his mother, Margaret Genden, explains. And there were behavioral problems because of it. He wasn't acting out, but he didn't fit in.” When Henry was in third and fourth grade, he would come home from school anxious, unhappy and complaining of migraines.

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Pitsco Education Giving Away 7 Robotics Sets for #roboweek


The sets represent the new K-12 coding and robotics continuum developed and assembled by Pitsco Education to teach children how to design, think critically and problem-solve

Hackathon Series Aims to Build Support for ‘Learning Engineering’ Tools


When Carnegie Mellon University officials announced last week that they will open up the source code on their digital tools for improving college teaching, they admitted that the tough part will be getting professors and learning centers at other colleges to actually use and improve upon them. Today, officials shared more details on how they hope to build a culture around developing and adopting the software tools.

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Study Examines Effective Ways to Help Low-Income Students Make Reading Gains


To identify the instruction most effective at advancing literacy skills for students from low socioeconomic (SES) backgrounds, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone® (NYSE: RST) company, conducted a three-year longitudinal study with students in early elementary grades

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

How can educators support the parents of students with anxiety?

eSchool News

As educators struggle to understand anxiety and its implications for student success in schools, so too do the parents of these students.

Google Slides: Add a Placeholder

Teacher Tech

Create a Student Response Box in Google Slides Google Slides Templates Alice Keeler Google Apps Templates Google Slides allows you to create your own templates for students to interact with. Try my Google Slides Ask and Respond template to see how you can modify the Slides template to allow students to respond in certain boxes […]. The post Google Slides: Add a Placeholder appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Slides G Suite google slides

#AskExcelinEd: How Can States Promote Next Generation Learning?


Excel in Ed’s strategy to advance mastery-based, personalized learning expanded in 2018 to encompass a broader range of innovative models and strategies comprehensively described as next generation learning. What Is Next Generation Learning? .


Fractus Learning

In boxing, it’s called The Walk-Away. As a kid, I was attracted to this easy stunt. It required a little under-stated showmanship on my part, and I immersed myself into the role. After the ref […]. Classroom Psychology

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.