Thu.Nov 14, 2019

Every Person Counts: How the 2020 U.S. Census Could Impact Adult Education

Digital Promise

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States. The next census in 2020 will require counting a population of around 330 million people in more than 140 million housing units.

HE trends: How do students decide to study?


Attracting prospects from a variety of different countries and regions stops higher education institutions from becoming overly dependent on a single market, and thus less vulnerable to economic fluctuations and student mobility trends.

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Enduring prosperity requires jobs that stay put. Here’s how to create them.

The Christensen Institute

In a tweet on November 1st President Trump hailed the projection-beating creation of jobs in the United States’ economy during recent months. Americans have good reason to celebrate; the economy added 128,000 jobs during October, well more than the 75,000 that economists projected. .

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Catch the Flipgrid fever! 30+ ways to use Flipgrid in your class

Ditch That Textbook

Bring the back row in class to the FRONT row! Flipgrid, a FREE video discussion platform, gives all students a voice. Here are more than 30 ideas on how to use it in class. This post is by Karly Moura, a teacher on special assignment (TOSA) in Mount Diablo USD in Concord, California. You can follow […]. The post Catch the Flipgrid fever! 30+ ways to use Flipgrid in your class appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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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.

Why lazy rivers have their place on college campuses—and yet still might just be lazy

The Christensen Institute

At a time when college tuition list prices are higher than ever before, CBS News recently spotlighted how some colleges are spending more on lavish perks like lazy rivers in an effort to lure students to their campuses often at the expense of core academic facilities like libraries.

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I’m a Peace Teacher. Here’s How Brain Science Helps My Kids Handle Conflict.


I had been teaching conflict resolution to elementary school children in Washington, D.C., for five years when I suddenly realized I was doing it all wrong. My peace classes were engaging and fun and many of the kids were using the conflict resolution skills in real conflicts.

How Schools and Universities Can Thwart Cyberattackers

EdTech Magazine

How Schools and Universities Can Thwart Cyberattackers. shailaja.neela…. Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:43. In July, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency for almost a month after cyberattacks infiltrated four school districts’ IT systems , reported the Center for Digital Education. .

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Creating Libraries for Online Students Is Harder Than You Think.


Students who take online college courses may not realize it, but they are the beneficiaries of a special bill of rights. Its goal? To ensure students can access books and other academic resources even if they’re nowhere near a campus.

Use DataClassroom to Teach Graphing, Data Analysis and Statistics


DataClassroom helps teachers store, manipulate, and analyze data sets

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.

New Blockchain Effort Will Let Employers Search for Candidates With Proven Skills


For students at Central New Mexico Community College, putting academic transcripts on the blockchain may soon replace creating a traditional resume.

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 184 Nurturing Curiosity And Inquiry In Academia

TeachThought - Learn better.

Drew Perkins talks with Megan Gafford, adjunct professor at the University of Colorado Denver, about how she engages teaching, writing, and art through inquiry and curiosity on some of the most controversial topics. The post The TeachThought Podcast Ep.


Trace by @stickermule

Teacher Tech

Remove Background Images with Trace I must confess I LOVE Sticker Mule. They don’t just have the best sticker website, they have the best website. If you want to see what really good website design looks like, check out Sticker Mule.

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Using Gamification Elements to Create More Engaging Employee Training


While I rarely venture into corporate training content, I found this piece interesting and believe that some of these tips and ideas can also be applied in more traditional education settings. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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.

How Can Tech Coaches Help Teachers Embrace Technology Integration Challenges?


Hey there Tech Coaches, I have a question for you. Are your teachers struggling with Technology Integration? If the answer to this question is YES then guess what … you are not alone.

Extension for Google Chrome is released


As the 2019-2020 academic year progresses, is keeping up with its pace. After the release of the Google Docs add-on, we have immediately started to work on an extension for Google Chrome. What is it and how does it work?

How Can Tech Coaches Help Teachers Embrace Technology Integration Challenges?


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Hey Tech Coaches! Do your teachers have Technology Integration Challenges? Learn the best solution for helping your school district today! The post How Can Tech Coaches Help Teachers Embrace Technology Integration Challenges?

A Great Question to Ask Students Every Day

The Principal of Change

I recently read this great post from David Truss , who I have followed and connected with for several years. This portion resonated: I used to ask my kids, “what was your favourite part of the day”, then I added “Who did you help today?”

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.

The Gift of Kindness – CUE Member Spotlight


World Kindness Day dominated social media on Wednesday, November 13. One CUE member and 2019 CUE Bold faculty, 5th-grade teacher Kimberly Voge, invited her students to spread kindness in a clever way. “As

Website Platforms Share Accessibility Support with Schools at #NYCSchoolsDigIn Summit


All public schools or schools who receive federal funding must have accessible websites

How can academic management systems improve daily classroom activities

Linways Technologies

Recruitment agency, applicants and job interview. Personnel, hr, employment concept, presentation slide template. Can be used for topics like business, recruitment, human resources. Education technology is on the rise.

2019 Annual Report: Advancing the Mission

MIND Research Institute

Another year is in the books for MIND Research Institute, and what a year it was! We advanced our mission, strengthened our voice, and grew our partnerships. Here, we'll share just a few of the highlights from 2019.

The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

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!

Epson Announces Availability for New BrightLink Interactive Ultra Short-Throw Laser Displays


These 3LCD interactive laser displays provide 5,000 lumens of color and white brightness and a virtually maintenance-free 20,000-hour laser light source with no lamps

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And that’s a wrap for JNUC 2019

Jamf on EdTech

So long Jamf Nation friends! As you safely make your way home, we want to offer a heartfelt thanks for making our 10th Jamf Nation User Conference one to truly remember

3 Fun Ways to Teach Media Balance with #DeviceFreeDinner

Graphite Blog

#DeviceFreeDinner sends a simple but powerful message home to students and families: Part of being a good digital citizen is knowing when to take a break from media and technology to spend time with the people we love.

And that’s a wrap for JNUC 2019

Jamf on EdTech

So long Jamf Nation friends! As you safely make your way home, we want to offer a heartfelt thanks for making our 10th Jamf Nation User Conference one to truly remember

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.