Thu.Jul 18, 2019

The inconvenient truth about transferring resources to poor countries

The Christensen Institute

Last month I was invited to speak about the ideas in The Prosperity Paradox at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

5 Key elements of personalized learning

Neo LMS

Along with concepts like blended learning, adaptive learning and virtual learning, the need to focus on the main character in the learning process came about. This is how personalized learning became the key to every new approach to learning and teaching.

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The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through

Educational Technology Guy

The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through by Kate Began With our world becoming increasingly technology-driven, there is growing demand for workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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4 Ways to Improve Academic Writing Skills

EdTech4Beginners

As a student, there’s no denying that writing is one of the most important skills you have. Sure, you know how to write; but do you know how to write well, especially in an academic setting? Regardless of what field you major in, you’ll almost always be required to write an academic paper at some point, but academic writing isn’t quite the same as other types of writing.

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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.

FlexClip - new powerful video maker to develop quality videos for any purpose

Educational Technology Guy

FlexClip is a new powerful video maker to develop quality videos for any purpose and they have a specific education page at [link] FlexClip's education video maker will help you create a custom video or presentation in no time for its ease of use.

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How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education

EdTech Magazine

How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:31.

We Live in a Diverse World. The Books Kids Read Should Reflect That.

Edsurge

I’m white. I’m middle class. My outer body matches my inner gender. I’ve read dozens and dozens of books filled with characters I can relate to: white, middle class females.

FCC changes its rules, puts educational spectrum up for open auction

The Hechinger Report

In Albemarle County, Virginia, where school officials estimate up to 20 percent of students lack home broadband, radio towers rise above an apple orchard on Carters Mountain, outside Charlottesville.

Engage Learning with Student Created Tours

Teacher Tech

Have Students use Tour Creator for their Next Project Tour Creator is a FREE product by Google to allow YOU (or your students) to create a virtual reality tour. Students can upload their own content or use Google Street view to build a tour.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

The changing geography of work: a new report

Bryan Alexander

How will a changing economy redistribute jobs and economic growth in the United States?

What’s New in ST Math for the 19/20 School Year

MIND Research Institute

JiJi is so excited to welcome educators and students across the country back to school and to ST Math® ! What’s new for the 19/20 school year? Optimized ST Math Content. New Feature: ST Math Chats (Grades 3-5 Beta). New Resources for Teachers and Coaches. A Growing ST Math Community of Educators.

Workbench Learning Platform a One Stop Shop for STEAM Projects

techlearning

Workbench is a PBL platform where students can complete STEAM tasks using everything from basic art supplies to technologies such as Sphero, Makey Makey, Raspberry Pi, and more

12 Good Web Tools to Help You Create Learning Games

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

As we have stated elsewhere, 'designing learning games is a great way to develop students analytic thinking and foster self-expression. It is also an effective way to introduce students to basic.read more

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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.

21st Century Learning and Why It’s Still Important

CUE

For more than two decades now, education experts, policymakers, and business leaders have been calling the education community to action with this startling revelation – rote memorization and automated learning experiences are not going to prepare students for an ever-changing, information-driven society and work place.

Immersive Reader: A powerful tool to support schoolwide literacy

NeverEndingSearch

Krause Center for Innovation Seeks New Recruits for Chief Innovation Officer Program

CUE

The Krause Center for Innovation’s Chief Innovation Officer program gives shape to what has been an amorphous, but increasingly necessary, position in forward thinking school districts.

10 Insightful TED Talks for Teachers and Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are like us you probably spend a decent amount of time watching inspirational TED talks. Besides being a source of enlightenment and inspiration, TED talks are also great for enhancing your.read more

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

So, you want to evaluate a tech tool?

eSchool News

In the world of instructional technology, evaluating a tech tool is widely misunderstood. School districts are under pressure to quantify the impact of technology integration on student achievement.

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How to Choose a Managed Wi-Fi Solution: [Requirements Checklist]

SecurEdge

With all the dynamics of professional environments and the complexity of wireless connectivity, a lot of businesses are beginning to move towards innovative solutions to deliver mission-critical Wi-Fi to its daily operations. Strategy Wi-Fi as a Service Managed WiFi

What Does ‘Fair Use’ Mean When Talking About Copyrighted Material?

EmergingEdTech

Image Source Working with fellow educators regularly, I know that we can all use an occasional refresher on Fair Use! – KW Copyright law bestows exclusive rights on content creators. The fair. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Digital Literacy _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics

Reflections on Equity

Reading By Example

I am white, undeniably. Blond hair, blue eyes, fair skin. Born and raised a U.S. citizen. I went to a predominantly white school, the same in college. At present, I reside in a small rural northern community that is also predominantly white.

EdTech at School

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

What’s Wrong with Kids Today?

EdNews Daily

By Ryan L. Schaaf. Many educators share great concern about their students’ lack of ability to learn the way others did in the past. Oftentimes, these concerns are expressed by teachers who have been in the classroom for a long period of time.

My #BLC19 Presentation Resources — Making Thinking Visible: Embracing #EdTech to Give All Students an Equal Voice @PearDeck @Flipgrid @SutoriApp #TechWithHeart

techieMusings

Session Description. Metacognition – “thinking about one’s thinking” – has been linked to improved learning outcomes. Research has shown that metacognition promotes deeper learning and affects whether students can transfer and apply their knowledge to new scenarios.

Don’t tell kids the sky is the limit!

ExcelinEd

Don’t tell kids the sky is the limit. We busted that myth 50 years ago when Apollo 11 landed on the moon!

You Are Loved.

Tech Helpful

Before I started having children and before I went to school to become an educator, I worked with teenagers at my church. I wasn't much older than they were but I was their counselor, leader, listener, and controlled chaos maker.

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.