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5 Ways to Curate Texts That Inspire Readers

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie Wright on episode 550 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students need to be surrounded by books that inspire them to read and rejoice in books. But how do we curate those texts to inspire our readers?

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169 Tech Tip #37 — Basics of Internet Safety

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.

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10 ways to build a growth mindset in your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

The term “growth mindset” was coined by Carol Dweck over 30 years ago to describe the beliefs that people have about intelligence and learning. She describes a “fixed mindset” as one that believes the intelligence is fixed and can’t be changed. Those who have a growth mindset, however, believe that they can get smarter and […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Feedback feedback feedback in the classroom growth mindset growth mindset in the classroom teaching

Welcome back to school - resources for every teacher

Educational Technology Guy

Welcome back to school! I hope everyone had a great summer and was able to relax and recharge. Most schools around here start next week, with new teachers starting this week. The beginning of the year is always a little crazy for all teachers.

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

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!

16 Podcasts for the Classroom


Developing two podcasts this year for educators with TNT EdTech Podcast with my buddy Scott Nunes and The Ed Tech Coach’s Corner sharing educator stories of integrating technology in their classroom, I started to think about having students create their podcasts as a way to reflect and show understanding. As I ventured into this area […]. The post 16 Podcasts for the Classroom appeared first on OnCUE. Learn audio learner listening skills podcast

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Using Book Creator for Differentiated Learning


As educators, we understand that our students bring different learner profiles, strengths, challenges, and interests to learning. Meeting student variability and planning differing approaches can be a challenge.

20 Sites/Apps Every Teacher Should Try for Back to School


With school right around the corner, here are a few outstanding tools to consider

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The hidden risk in off-campus housing costs

The Hechinger Report

Expenses have been rising for college students across the board — costs for tuition, fees, campus housing, even dining are growing faster than inflation.

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The Power of Google Sites & Audio


I’ve always enjoyed just sitting and talking to my students. Conversation is such a neat way to get to know and understand a student’s mind and heart. I love hearing their perspective on life, on our classroom, and on the concepts that we are exploring.

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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.

Sphero Announces Acquisition of LittleBits to Expand K–12 Robotics Tools

EdTech Magazine

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How to Check Student Submissions for Plagiarism in Google Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

With the growing open access to information, cases of plagiarism became much more frequent. Moreover, cheating methods students resort to have matured into more sophisticated more. sponsored posts

Vernier Partners With Google, Microsoft and Education Technology Companies


Vernier announces its recent partnerships with these top education technology-related companies

Challenges Facing School Principals

In May 2019, 150 principals from across the country participated in an edWeb survey on the topics, challenges, and accomplishments they experienced this year as the educational leaders in their buildings.

EdTech at School

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

Enhancing Print-Based Learning: 4 Things Education and IT Leaders Should Know



Why our teachers are multitasking geniuses

Linways Technologies

And how does that affect the classroom instruction. Teachers multitask. They have to. We know teachers have one of the most important jobs in the world.

Epistory - Typing Chronicles, Ideal for Typing or Computer Skills Class


In Epistory - Typing Chronicles, players control a woman with amnesia riding a three-tailed fox across a colorful, papercraft landscape


Educational Apple Resources for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Over the last few years Apple Education has released a number of interesting free interactive guides designed specifically for teachers and students. We have already featured some of these guides more

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.

10 tips for new teachers

eSchool News

There are many questions that new teachers ask before walking into their classrooms, and tips for new teachers can be invaluable come the first day of school.

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#Fact Friday: Back to School with Choice


Believe it or not, nearly 25% of the U.S. population is enrolled in K-12 or postsecondary education – that’s 76.4 million people! Of that, 56.6 million are enrolled in a K-12 public or private school and approximately 1.7 million are homeschool students. .

One student at a time: Reaching an English learner

eSchool News

English was the third language my student, who primarily spoke Dutch, would learn by second grade. She knew how to read in Dutch, but it was laborious and slow. She didn’t enjoy reading, so she wasn’t enthusiastic when it was time for her to learn how to speak and read in English.

Canva does graphs, charts, and diagrams!


I only recently discovered that Canva , one of our favorite design tools, extends its design magic to support graphing and data visualization. .

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.

Infographic: ISAs could redefine the value of college

The Christensen Institute

One million borrowers default on their student loans every year—a terrible testament to a financing model that is inadequate for our increasingly complex higher education system.

How E-Rate Benefits Schools [An Infographic]


With the education system in the U.S. facing a financial crisis, how can schools implement the required Wi-Fi infrastructure to support their digital transformation goals? Since many K-12 schools have little to no budget for Wi-Fi upgrades, it can be difficult to find an affordable solution.