Mon.May 27, 2019

12 Fundamentals of Success – Write Your Own Story

The CoolCatTeacher

Jon Barth on episode 501 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Jon Barth, author of the 1% Journal: 366 Challenges for Your Journey to Success encourages us teachers to write our own story.

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4 Ways to Apply Interactive Whiteboards to the SAMR Model

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Discuss and understand the SAMR Model of educational technology integration. Explore: Different examples of the SAMR Model applied. Draw conclusions of the usefulness of the SAMR Model in Education.

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16 Fast, Fun Things to End on An Up Note – ??

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We’re working towards the end of the school year, teachers! You’re going to make it! In this newsletter, I’ve got 16 fun, quick ideas to make the end of the school year more exciting.

Ditch The Lists: Digital vocabulary instruction that works

Ditch That Textbook

Write and highlight the word, write the definition, give an example… YAWN! Vocabulary is critical to learning, yet it is often done in drill and kill fashion. I was guilty of this myself. I’ve been out of the classroom for 4 years now, and one of my biggest regrets is the way I did vocabulary […]. Ed Tech Guest Blog Student engagement Teaching digital vocabulary instruction edtech eduprotocols nearpod pear deck vocabulary

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.

OPINION: How to get girls into science

The Hechinger Report

few nights ago, I took my 7-year-old daughter out for dinner at our favorite Mediterranean restaurant. After examining the menu, we decided to order a whole sea bass to split among us. It’s become something of a tradition to order an entire fish when we go to this restaurant.

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Teachers Have to Follow Copyright Too

Teacher Tech

It’s For the Kids is Not a Justification Materials for our classroom can be expensive. I’ve oftentimes thought the price of an online tool or math activity book or … were completely overpriced.

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Inside the Reardon-Hanushek clash over 50 years of achievement gaps

The Hechinger Report

Measuring achievement gaps between rich and poor might seem like a straightforward exercise for education experts. Simply look up the test scores for rich kids and subtract the tests scores for poor kids.

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

Edsurge

In China, the edtech industry appears to be immune to the whiplash that has hit venture investing across other sectors. Education investments showed modest growth in the first quarter of 2019, even as venture investing in China in all other sectors dropped sharply.

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5 Tech Resources for the Blind or Visually Impaired

techlearning

There are low-to-no-cost technologies that provide support to the visually impaired and blind population

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.

Podcasting Microphones For Mobile Recording

TeacherCast

In this post, we are going to take a look at the Best Travel Microphones for Podcasting and share with you some tips & tricks of what to look for in a good Podcasting Microphone.

Enhance Flipped Video Content With EDpuzzle

techlearning

Edpuzzle is a web-based interactive video and formative assessment tool that lets users crop existing online videos and add content to target specific learning objectives

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USB vs XLR & Dynamic vs Condenser: Choosing the Microphone that is best for your podcast

TeacherCast

In this post, we will take a look at the differences between an XLR vs USB Microphone and share with you reasons why you might purchase one over the other to record your podcast. For more information, please tweet to us @PodcastingToday or read our Ultimate Guide to Podcasting.

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4 ways to improve digital equity in your classroom

eSchool News

As a former middle school teacher who taught in a lower-income, majority-minority school equipped with lots of “high tech” tools, I often wondered about digital equity. For me, students’ access to tech at school wasn’t the issue.

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.

Podcasting Microphones For Mobile Recording

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this post, we take a look at our favorite portable microphones that work great in classrooms or on the road when attending educational conferences.

7 things supporting broadband best practices

eSchool News

State leadership can have a powerful impact on broadband best practices in K-12 schools–and a new report highlights success stories and strong policies supporting broadband connectivity.

Telestream Screenflow: An Podcasters Guide to Creating Professional Screencasts and Tutorials

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this post, we learn how Telestream ScreenFlow can be used to record, edit and produce your Educational Podcast so it can look and sound professional!

6 Good Tools to Clip, Annotate, and Save Online Content

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of some good Chrome extensions that can help you maximize your productivity and make the best of your online browsing experience. These are web clippers you can use to save.read more. 2019 bookmarking tools Chromebook annotating tools

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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.

6 Things To Think About When Creating A Content Strategy For Your Blog Or Podcast

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Learn the 6 most important steps that you need to take when planning out your new website or podcast. Download your FREE content template today!

This Memorial Day Remember Our Fallen Heroes

techlearning

Memorial Day (5/27): From a nation divided came the idea to observe and remember fallen heroes - a unifying opportunity to pay tribute to those who have helped shape the history of the whole world.

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6 Things To Think About When Creating A Content Strategy For Your Blog Or Podcast

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Learn the 6 most important steps that you need to take when planning out your new website or podcast. Download your FREE content template today!

#AccessibilityFirst Call to Action: @Google @Microsoft @Apple

The Innovative Educator

Accessibility options exist with each of the big three tech companies, Google , Microsoft , Apple. That’s a move in the right direction, but it is not enough. Currently, creating accessible content requires content creators, rather than platform providers, to do the heavy lifting.

The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

Telestream Screenflow: An Podcasters Guide to Creating Professional Screencasts and Tutorials

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this post, we learn how Telestream ScreenFlow can be used to record, edit and produce your Educational Podcast so it can look and sound professional!

Going for Depth: How Schools and Teachers Can Foster Meaningful Learning Experiences

MindShift

There are no magic solutions in education.

USB vs XLR & Dynamic vs Condenser: Choosing the Microphone that is best for your podcast

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this guide to podcasting microphones, we take a look at the most common questions to help you make the best decisions for your podcast. The post USB vs XLR & Dynamic vs Condenser: Choosing the Microphone that is best for your podcast appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

How to Get Your Students to Ask More Questions

MiddleWeb

Student-generated questions put kids in the driver’s seat, advancing learning and engagement, writes expert Jackie Walsh. To encourage students to ask more questions, teachers need to grow a classroom culture where questioning is valued. Walsh shares five strategies that can help.

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.