Wed.Jul 10, 2019

Never Yell and Other Classroom Management Secrets of a Pro [Top Episode]

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Classroom management is a challenge for many teachers. Stacey Corrigan talks about how she manages her classroom. From transitions to handling disruptions, Stacey talks about the 20+ year classroom journey.

How Belonging and Productive Struggle Can Motivate Students in Math

Digital Promise

While parts of the education system have incorporated tailored methods to keep students engaged, mathematics is often still taught in traditional, non-differentiated ways. For example, many math lessons focus on teaching the one correct path to reach the one right answer to a problem.

Avoid the 49 Degree Rule: 4 Ways to Put People Before Policies

Education Elements

Sometimes, the really thought-provoking stuff just lands in your lap.or in the seat next to you.

To solve workforce problems, first solve the student loan crisis

The Christensen Institute

In a beautifully generous gesture, billionaire alum Robert Smith announced in May that he would repay the student loans of Morehouse College’s entire graduating class.

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.

3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning

EdTech Magazine

3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:53.

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The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

By LeiLani Cauthen. Technology dominates the education landscape discussion.

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Open Organ Resources? Lessons from Sharing

iterating toward openness

You should read this post by Cable Green before proceeding below. In 2001, MIT President Charles Vest’s annual report was titled Disturbing the Educational Universe: Universities in the Digital Age — Dinosaurs or Prometheans?

Five Things You Don’t Know About Cloud Computing and Education

Edsurge

Over the last decade, we’ve seen educational institutions—from K-12 schools to colleges and universities—make tremendous strides in seizing the opportunities that modern technologies provide.

Create a Google Forms Question Bank

Teacher Tech

Use Google Forms for a Question Bank A new feature in Google Forms is the ability to import questions from another Form. This feature is well designed and easy to use. Take advantage of this to create a question bank for creating new Forms.

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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.

Colleges Should Build Online Programs, Not New Gyms and Climbing Walls

Edsurge

As college leaders scroll through their perilous spreadsheets this summer, anxiously looking for the most productive way to spend their meager resources, this may be the time for them to rethink their usual approach—and aggressively invest in online education.

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The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

In tiny Foster, Rhode Island, teachers at Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School use high-tech methods to teach a largely rural, off-the-grid population. Photo: E. Tammy Kim, for The Hechinger Report. PROVIDENCE, R.I.

Instructure’s Age of Adolescence: A Conversation With CEO Dan Goldsmith

Edsurge

When Instructure was a fledgling at the turn of this decade, it proudly branded itself as a rebel with a cause—to become the anti-Blackboard by building a better learning management system. Now, as a publicly traded company with more than 1,200 employees, things are different.

Preschool for children with disabilities works, but federal funding for it is plummeting

The Hechinger Report

A student in Ashley Navarette’s preschool class plays with a puzzle after eating breakfast. Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. SURPRISE, Ariz. Lindsey Eakin’s son Corbin was only six months old when she started to suspect something was wrong.

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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.

A Different Approach to Conferences

Edsurge

Why go to a conference? That’s the question I try to remind myself of these days, as like other educators and leaders, I have the sometimes tortuous pleasure of choosing from so many gatherings--ranging from local events to massive industry confabs like this year’s 40th anniversary of ISTE.

‘They just saw me as a dollar sign’: How some certificate schools profit from vulnerable students

The Hechinger Report

Jessica Evers is one of the tens of thousands of students who have enrolled in Premier Education Group schools over the last decade, bringing with them hundreds of millions in federal funding. Photo: Gretchen Ertl for The Hechinger Report. OAKHAM, Mass. – The timing seemed fortuitous.

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

Edsurge

As principal at Chula Vista School District’s Salt Creek Elementary, Lalaine Perez saw the need to better support a growth mindset around math in the years following the transition to California’s new Common Core standards.

Create a Google Forms Question Bank

Teacher Tech

Use Google Forms for a Question Bank A new feature in Google Forms is the ability to import questions from another Form. This feature is well designed and easy to use. Take advantage of this to create a question bank for creating new Forms.

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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.

An Interesting Game To Teach Students To Think Critically About Fake News

TeachThought - Learn better.

An Interesting Game To Teach Students To Think Critically About Fake News by Terry Heick Want to help students learn to think critically about ‘fake news’? A simple, browser-based game could help. What is Bad News? Bad News is a simple tool to help students understand ‘fake news,’ the (modern?) phenomenon of misinformation and ‘content […]. The post An Interesting Game To Teach Students To Think Critically About Fake News appeared first on TeachThought.

Better Together: 9 Benefits of Team Learning

techlearning

"I loved being part of our team. It made ISTE 100 times better

An Experiment in Flexible Seating – Summer Edition

CUE

There’s been a lot of talk about classroom design lately and more specifically, how classroom design ultimately affects student learning. Rebecca Hare recently wrote a blog post for OnCUE about learning spaces and even showcased a redesigned classroom at CUE BOLD.

OPINION: Online homework tools trade ‘busy work’ for feedback to help end inequities in schools

The Hechinger Report

The use of technology is growing in schools, but we’re missing critical opportunities if technology isn’t being used to close the pernicious achievement gaps between students of color and their white peers and between low-income students and their more affluent peers.

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EdTech at School

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

Modernizing student evaluation in 3 steps

eSchool News

The Algoma District School Board (ADSB), located in Ontario, Canada, serves a diverse group of 9,400 students across 39 elementary and 10 secondary schools. Through our strategic priorities of achievement, well-being and engagement, we seek to graduate confident learners, caring citizens.

Create Amazing Activities for any Subject With GooseChase EDU

techlearning

GooseChase EDU is a web-based platform that creates scavenger hunts for an app of the same name on mobile (iOS and Android) devices

Digital Technology in the Elementary Music Classroom

Tech Helpful

This is a guest blog post by Elizabeth Lawrensen, who serves as the lower school music teacher at Chattanooga Christian School. Elizabeth is a tech-savvy teacher and I knew she would have good tools to share!

Surprise Sub Lesson: Generic Legos & Google Docs

Cycles of Learning

About three months ago I did something I often dob but I am embarrassed to admit: I assigned a "sub lesson" when absent, asked students to submit evidence of completion, and then.wait for it. DIDN'T EVER LOOK at the document!

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.