Wed.Jun 26, 2019

Augmented Reality Ideas from Mary Howard’s #ISTE19 Session

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mary Howard’s sixth-grade class is doing amazing things with augmented reality.

The Future of Micro-credentialing Policy

Digital Promise

In this series, we take a closer look inside our new paper, “ Micro-credentials and Education Policy in the United States: Recognizing Learning and Leadership for Our Nation’s Teachers.”.

Putting the patient first: The missing link to patient-centered care

The Christensen Institute

Last November, University of Utah Health published survey results in which 80% of respondents admitted to lying to their doctor about health information.

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Maker Learning is Powerful Learning

Digital Promise

At Digital Promise, we believe all learners should have the opportunity to engage in Powerful Learning.

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.

The “It” Factor with Running Team Meetings

Education Elements

Think back to a recent meeting you were in when you pondered why you were a part of the conversation.

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Here’s a Preview of July

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in July: Curriculum-based Assessments–a Powerful Diagnostic Tool. Innovative Ways to Co-Author a Book. Great New Reading App: Word Zoo. Upcoming online college-credit classes. Constructivism and How it fits your class.

Top Microsoft Education News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

For the past couple of years I’ve been a live reporter at ISTE and for 2 years interviewed folks with my toddler, Savvy. This year I am attending the ISTE conference virtually!

ISTE 2019: How K–12 Leaders Can Use G Suite for Professional Development

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019: How K–12 Leaders Can Use G Suite for Professional Development. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 06/26/2019 - 11:41.

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Alexa Goes to ISTE: Edtech Companies—and Teachers—Debut New Skills for Learning


Four-and-a-half years after Amazon first released Alexa, its voice-activated virtual assistant, the technology is finding its footing in education.

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.

20 Of The Best Free Science Apps For iOS

TeachThought - Learn better.

20 Of The Best Free Science Apps For iOS by TeachThought Staff The ease-of-use and engagement factor of an iPad can really liven up a lesson.

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Do Schools Really Kill Creativity? Jonny Sun on What Schools Get Right


As an architect, comedian and playwright, with a loyal following across the arts and social media, Jonny Sun knows what it takes to nurture a creative mindset.

OPINION: Fixing hiring practices to increase faculty diversity

The Hechinger Report

While institutions continue to work toward improving the diversity of their students, another aspect of diversity work receives precious little attention: faculty. More than three-quarters of full-time faculty members are white , according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

Get Link to This Cell

Teacher Tech

In Google Sheets Direct People to a Specific Cell I have a spreadsheet (no kidding right) that has multiple tabs. I noticed one of the cells on the 13th tab had some information that needed to be updated.

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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.

All ninth graders study at the local 4-H center in this Maine district

The Hechinger Report

At the Telstar Freshman Academy in Maine, service learning is included as part of the curriculum. Bailey Fraser, 15 (left), and her stepsister Leah Kimball, 15, volunteer with Edible Bethel during their service learning block. Emily Kaplan for The Hechinger Report.

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The Next Big Trends in #EdTech from @ISTE CEO Richard Culatta at #ISTE19


Innovative educators understand the importance of being in touch with the latest trends in ed tech. Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) helps us by sharing what the organization sees as the next big trends.

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ISTE 2019: Airtame Screencasting Adds Engagement to K-12 Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019: Airtame Screencasting Adds Engagement to K-12 Classrooms. When Parkland School District in Philadelphia learned of the Airtame screencasting solution, it ran a pilot in its 200-classroom high school.

To boost black students, we should give free college to students who don’t need it

The Hechinger Report

A graduating student wears a money lei, a necklace made of US dollar bills, at the Pasadena City College graduation ceremony, June 14, in Pasadena, California. With 45 million borrowers owing $1.5

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.

Here’s How Engaging Digital Tools Level the Playing Field


Six years ago, my school, Ames High School went one-to-one and handed every student a laptop. This was a major shift for many of our teachers, and school administrators wanted to be sure they had the. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Effective Integration of Technology in Teaching- Important Tips for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Using technology in class should always be motivated by a real need to optimize students' learning and to enhance your teaching. Every time you want to digitize a teaching task ask yourself more

3 things to consider when introducing a K-12 coding or robotics program

eSchool News

K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction in U.S. schools for years. And the evidence they cite is compelling. For instance…. Global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.

Strengthen Digital Citizenship This Summer With These Tips

Whether it’s summer or not, digital citizenship skills are something that adults and children alike should be practicing every day as citizens of the world.

EdTech at School

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

#ISTE19: What's Your 6 Word Story?

The Innovative Educator

I came across a laptop at the International Society for Technology for Education conference that had a sticker on a Discovery Education laptop asking: What's your six word story ? I spoke to the Discovery reps about what it meant. They shared that you can use it for anything really.

Using Educational Innovation to Catalyze Change

The Big Picture. The industrial education model was massively successful, with high school graduation rates and student achievement increasing decade after decade.

Get Link to This Cell

Teacher Tech

In Google Sheets Direct People to a Specific Cell I have a spreadsheet (no kidding right) that has multiple tabs. I noticed one of the cells on the 13th tab had some information that needed to be updated.

edWeb and CoSN Partner to Help Leaders in Rural School Districts is delighted to announce a partnership with CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) to help leaders in rural school districts who are dedicated to taking the Digital Leap. edWeb and CoSN will be launching an online community and series of edWebinars titled “ Tech for Rural Districts.”

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.