Fri.Jul 12, 2019

Looking for Ways to Improve Data Privacy in Schools? Start Here

EdTech Magazine

Looking for Ways to Improve Data Privacy in Schools? Start Here. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 07/12/2019 - 09:41.

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

Wisewire

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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169 Tech Tip #4 My Webpage Froze

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

Microcredentials Could Be a Game Changer for Educators. But Hard Questions Remain.

Edsurge

Online credentialing programs might not be new.

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.

Propelling prisoners to bachelor’s degrees in California

The Hechinger Report

Tehachapi students working to create oral reports on how various communities in California enforce the three strikes law. Wayne D’Orio for The Hechinger Report. LOS ANGELES — The first time someone in jail tried to give Bradley Arrowood a textbook, he laughed at him.

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20 Questions To Help Students Think Critically About News

TeachThought - Learn better.

20 Questions To Help Students Think Critically About News by TeachThought Staff 1. Exactly who is saying who exactly what about what? That is, what other and publication are making what kind of claim about what topic or ideas? Is what’s being said fact or opinion? Does this headline seem true? This is […]. The post 20 Questions To Help Students Think Critically About News appeared first on TeachThought. Critical Thinking

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Top Astronomy App Invites Kids to Explore Universe

techlearning

Sky Guide is a beautiful app filled with easy-to-understand reference material on astronomy and the night sky

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How To Create A Forward-Leaning Curriculum

TeachThought - Learn better.

How To Create A Forward-Leaning Curriculum contributed by Thom Markham, Educator This post has been updated from a 2013 post. To learn more about professional development around these ideas, contact us. It’s a cliché to say that change comes too rapidly now for us to keep up, but clichés exist for one good reason: They’re […]. The post How To Create A Forward-Leaning Curriculum appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching How-To Veteran Teacher

Becoming an EDUpreneur

CUE

Dear #WeAreCUE, As a 17 year educator, I have had the advantage of working in vulnerable and privileged environments, urban and rural communities, and district and county levels.

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.

Arkansas Leads the Way in School Broadband

Education Superhighway

In 2014, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law his ambitious plan to make computer programming available in every high school across the state. In order to make this and other digital learning opportunities a reality for students, the state needed to increase broadband connectivity in classrooms.

Why cybersecurity training programs are critical

eSchool News

As more and more schools are implementing cybersecurity training programs, the role of IT leaders in the K-12 environment is changing from a technology focus to a more strategic focus on the enablement of digital learning and digital transformation.

Some of The Best Android Apps for Learning A New Language

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Learning a new language on Android? The apps below have you covered. These are some of the most popular language learning apps in Google Play App Store. They support several languages including.read more

Robotics and Coding in the Classroom

CUE

Who knew robots in classroom would turn into the next big thing? Give students hands-on tools (cool devices like robots!) to learn – and excel – in 21st century computational thinking and coding is a no brainer in schools across the country.

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.

The checklist to choose the right Academic Management System for your academic institution

Linways Technologies

Finding value in education technology. This blog is about finding value in education technology. In this first part, we will discuss about the key points that you should keep in mind while choosing an edtech solution or product for your college/academic institution.

Quick Guide to Accessible Social Media

The Innovative Educator

Responsible social media use means being a good digital citizen. Good digital citizens know the importance of sharing inclusively. When you share inclusively, what you share is accessible to everyone. Not sure what that means? Mindy Johnson , Director of Digital Communications & Outreach for AEM Center & CAST , created a useful graphic that explains how to share accessibly. You can learn the specifics and find resources for each by visiting " Best Practices for Accessible Social Media

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A Handy Google Drive Tool to Convert Various Files Formats

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

CloudConvert is an excellent converter to use for converting almost anything you want. We have tried several converting utilities in the past and this one stands out from the crowd. It is fast.read more

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3 Common WiFi Problems and How to Avoid Them Using Performance Monitoring

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

What network performance challenges prevent your IT team from providing end users with an optimal experience? In this Wi-Fi Minute, Danny explains a few common problems and how performance monitoring could be the solution that puts your company back on track.

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.

#FactFriday: Celebrate National Summer Learning Week!

ExcelinEd

We’re celebrating National Summer Learning Week ! Check out the tweets below to learn how you can combat summer learning loss and improve learning opportunities for the children in your life. What Others Are Saying. It's #SummerLearningWeek and today's focus is on the arts!

Happy accidents

Learning with 'e's

Background image by Rob Cullen on unsplash.com Serendipity. The happy accident. Things you didn't plan to happen, but when they do, in a random kind of way, it actually turns out a lot better. Serendipity has happened to me professionally on numerous occasions, usually during teaching sessions.

The History of the Future of the 'Learning Engineer'

Hack Education

A couple of years ago, MIT released a report titled “ Online Education: A Catalyst for Higher Education Reforms.”

Answerables

Technology Tidbits

Answerables the innovative educational tool that combines the best features of game based learning w/ a learning management system has just released their free iPad app.

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EdTech at School

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

Kami

Technology Tidbits

Kami is a very handy learning tool that acts as a digital pen/paper to let students annotate on assignments, PDFs, ebooks, and more to interact w/ their peers and teachers. Also, there are a lot of tools that lets students, draw, comment, etc. to help them retain information.

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