Fri.Jan 25, 2019

5 Ways to Design Your Teacher-led Station

Catlin Tucker

5TeacherLed. In my work as a blended learning coach, I observe a lot of teachers facilitating blended lessons. The Station Rotation Model is particularly popular because teachers do not need a device for every student to make it work. Instead, students rotate between offline and online stations.

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events.

How Is Cloud Computing Revolutionizing the Education Industry?

Ask a Tech Teacher

When I started teaching, syncing work between school and home was impossible. Completing homework required either printing it and bringing it in as paper or–well, nothing. There was no way to get it into a student school drive from home. Thanks to cloud computing, that nightmare is over.

K–12 Schools Overlook a Few Common Cyberthreats

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Schools Overlook a Few Common Cyberthreats. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 01/25/2019 - 13:12.

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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.

Curating content in the classroom: 30+ ideas for getting started

Ditch That Textbook

In our role as educators, we curate content for our students and share it with them to give them access to multiple sources of information. We want to curate with a purpose and share meaningful content. It’s easier said than done. Information is everywhere. And the ability to organize that information in meaningful ways […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech curating content curation curation in the classroom edtech educational technology wakelet

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FETC Future of Educational Technology… Orlando Florida… Please Join Me!

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

First… I hope you enjoyed the over 150 STEM Resources in the last few posts. Thanks for learning with me. I have the URL’s below. I am really hoping you make your way to FETC in Florida this next week. January 27 – 30.

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Great Tool for Supporting Kids' Real-World Music Study

techlearning

BandBlast is an app for supporting beginning music students' developing music skills

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Small Liberal Arts Colleges Are Sharing Online Courses

Edsurge

When Nathan Schertz, a 21-year old student at Eureka College, hit some relationship troubles last year that distracted him from his studies, his grades slipped. And he found himself needing to make up credits fast to stay on track academically. So the college offered him the chance to retake one of the course subjects online over the summer—even though Eureka doesn’t teach any online courses.

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Getting familiar with Bloom’s Taxonomy

Linways Technologies

Why is Bloom’s taxonomy important. Bloom’s taxonomy is a widely popular instructional strategy across the various levels of education. It’s used from K-12 to higher education and has been around since 1956. Bloom’s taxonomy revolves around learning outcomes.

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.

Higher Ed’s Biggest Pressure Cookers in 2019

Edsurge

Last year my colleagues at Entangled Solutions offered their predictions for what would unfold in higher education in 2018. We talked about financial challenges facing schools, mergers and closures, cutting-edge technology, personalization and more. So how did their predictions fare? And what do they foresee for 2019? Here’s what Paul Freedman, Terah Crews, Jeff Selingo and Mike Berlin had to say. What are the three topics or trends that will dominate higher education in 2019?

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Setting Goals You’re Sure to Finish: 3 Steps Towards Setting Achievable Goals

EdTechTeam

It’s that time again. Yes, it’s time for a fresh start toward becoming a better you. It’s a chance to become a better leader, a better teacher, a better parent, a better runner, and/or a better cook. Humans have been setting goals at the start of the new calendar year for thousands of years.

Messaging App Remind and Verizon Resolve Dispute Over Fee, Free Texting Service to Continue

Marketplace K-12

Verizon announced Thursday that the company would not charge any additional fees to Remind for text messages sent over its platform. The post Messaging App Remind and Verizon Resolve Dispute Over Fee, Free Texting Service to Continue appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Mobile Devices Pricing

Owl Ventures Just Closed a $315M Edtech Fund. Here’s What It Sees From Its Perch.

Edsurge

It’s been a record-setting year for venture capital investments in U.S. education technology, and early signs in 2019 suggest the industry is poised for another cash infusion. Already, one New York-based edtech company has raised $100 million. Expect more dollars to flow. Owl Ventures , a San Francisco-based education technology investment firm, has closed $315 million for its third fund. Owl has been on a streak, having closed on a new fund every other year since its start.

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.

Adding Transitions in Google Slides

Teacher Tech

Animate Your Slide Show in Google Slides Posted by Erin Whalen Often we build slides to share information and don’t need them to be “fancy” but when we do want to jazz them up, we can add transitions. This is especially helpful when you want your slide show to be more like a video – […]. The post Adding Transitions in Google Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Intermediate Slides Animations slides

3 Takes on Virtual and Augmented Reality in Schools, From the Bett Show

Marketplace K-12

Virtual and augmented reality developers will need to produce more content, if the tech is to take off in K-12 education, three industry observers said. The post 3 Takes on Virtual and Augmented Reality in Schools, From the Bett Show appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Augmented / Virtual Reality BETT Hardware/Software

#UndergroundBookClub Book Study Starting February 5th

Adjusting Course

In approximately ten days we’re kicking off something special. It’s special because of the meaning behind the work, and the people committed to that work (including you!). I could not be more excited to get this party started!! It’s not too late to join us if you’d like to be part of the conversation. A couple things are happening right now: 1.)

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Important Chrome Tips for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Chrome is a powerful web browser to use for navigating the net. It is also popular among the education community as is evident from the huge interaction we receive each time we write about it. Chrome.read more

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.

What Is Google Science Journal?

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Is Google Science Journal? by TeachThought Staff In short, Google Science Journal is a cloud-based platform for K-12 science education. In Google’s own words, Science Journal ‘transforms your device into a pocket-size science tool that encourages students to explore their world. As they conduct eye-opening experiments, they’ll record observations and make new, exciting discoveries.’ ’ […]. The post What Is Google Science Journal? appeared first on TeachThought.

#FlashbackFriday: Our favorite stories from National #SchoolChoice Week

ExcelinEd

Millions of students benefit from the opportunity to select the best educational fit for their unique needs.

A Perfectionist with Paralysis NO MORE!

Shake Up Learning

The post A Perfectionist with Paralysis NO MORE! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s been five years since I started the Shake Up Learning blog! I can’t believe it. In some ways, I thought time was moving so slowly as I tried to grow and improve.

New Feature: Uploading Custom Templates

Buncee

Our newest feature gives you more creative freedom than ever before. By now you’ve probably realized that Buncee Templates are a great way to jumpstart your creations. With over 700+ customizable templates to choose from, your options are endless.

EdTech at School

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

Adding Transitions in Google Slides

Teacher Tech

Animate Your Slide Show in Google Slides Posted by Erin Whalen Often we build slides to share information and don’t need them to be “fancy” but when we do want to jazz them up, we can add transitions. This is especially helpful when you want your slide show to be more like a video – […]. The post Adding Transitions in Google Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech. Intermediate Slides Animations slides

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Sharing Our Reading Lives Through Book Snaps

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I’ve been working with a group of 3rd graders to find books that interest them. I recently wrote about how we took a survey to help me find books that might match the students as readers. Now that this group of students have been reading their books and moving on to others for a few weeks, we are talking more about what readers do while they are reading. We’ve explored how some people like to have a journal where they write down questions and thoughts that come up as they read.

Keeping Texas Students Safe

Gaggle Speaks

In today’s society, it’s imperative that student safety concerns be addressed not just in the physical sense, but also in the digital world. In 2017, Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 179, putting David’s Law into effect in Texas. This law helps prevent cyberbullying in the state, helping to provide a safe, supportive school climate for all students. But how exactly can schools keep their students safe in cyberspace, and how will they know when to take action?

Book Creator

Technology Tidbits

Book Creator is a fantastic (iOS/Chrome) app that educators are everywhere to create and share eBooks. This is done using a very user-friendly interface that makes it easy to creating stunning presentations, digital stories w/ the ability to record audio, projects, and 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.

Some Good Templates to Use in Your Presentations

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A few weeks ago, we shared with you two video tutorials to help you set up your classroom newsletter and today we are introducing you to this excellent resource of templates to use not only for.read more

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