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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.

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.

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

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 Makes a Big Acquisition in littleBits to Bring Hands-On STEAM Learning to Life

Edsurge

When Sphero laid off 45 employees in early 2018, the Boulder, Co.-based based company explained the difficult decision as an effort to return its focus to the education market following a foray into creating consumer toys.

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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.

Using Book Creator for Differentiated Learning

EdTechTeacher

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.

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

EdTech Magazine

Sphero Announces Acquisition of LittleBits to Expand K–12 Robotics Tools. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:51.

The Power of Google Sites & Audio

EdTechTeacher

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.

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.

16 Podcasts for the Classroom

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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 and.read more. sponsored posts

Vernier Partners With Google, Microsoft and Education Technology Companies

techlearning

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

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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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.

Challenges Facing School Principals

edWeb.net

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.

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

techlearning

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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

techlearning

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

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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.

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 in.read more

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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How E-Rate Benefits Schools [An Infographic]

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

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.

#Fact Friday: Back to School with Choice

ExcelinEd

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. .

EdTech at School

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

Canva does graphs, charts, and diagrams!

NeverEndingSearch

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

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.