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8 Time Management Tips For Dissertation Writing

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s that time of hear when a lot of college students are writing dissertations as part of academic requirements. This is a daunting task but there are rules–suggestions–that will make it easier. The Ask a Tech Teacher team has a short list: 8 Time Management Tips For Dissertation Writing Embarking on the journey of writing a dissertation is a significant academic undertaking.

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Support Summer Network Upgrades with Configuration and Deployment Services

EdTech Magazine

Networks are the technology backbone of teaching, learning and running a K–12 school. With so many functions relying on this connectivity, it can be difficult to find the time to shut down the network for necessary upgrades. Many schools target summer break to make these changes, but the reality is that “summer break” is a period of only six weeks and is often even shorter than that at the secondary level.

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Is Student Absenteeism a Growing Problem at Colleges, Too?

Edsurge

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of children regularly miss elementary, middle and high school. Is the same pattern of absenteeism playing out at colleges, too? If so, what’s driving the trend? And what can professors and higher ed leaders do about it? To find out, EdSurge interviewed Terri Hasseler, a professor in the Department of History, Literature, and the Arts at Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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Tackling Tech Pathway Challenges: AERA Debut Ignites Fresh Opportunities

Digital Promise

The post Tackling Tech Pathway Challenges: AERA Debut Ignites Fresh Opportunities appeared first on Digital Promise.

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Enhancing School Device Management for Improved Learning

Schools face increasing challenges as technology becomes integral to education. Efficient device management is essential for maximizing technology use and safeguarding investments. Our article discusses the importance of tracking devices, outlines current challenges, and suggests modern solutions that go beyond traditional methods like Excel. Learn how advanced tracking systems can streamline operations, improve maintenance, and offer real-time updates for better resource allocation.

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Strategies To Help Students Retain What You Taught Them

TeachThought - Learn better.

15 Reflection Strategies To Help Students Retain What You Just Taught Them by Terry Heick Reflection is a natural part of learning. We all think about new experiences–the camping on the car ride home, the mistakes made in a game, or the emotions felt while finishing a long-term project that’s taken months to complete. Below I’ve shared 15 strategies for students to reflect on their learning.

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The Power of Our Words: Building a Better World by Leading with Influence, and Nurturing Relationships Across Generations

American Consortium for Equity in Education

In a world too often measured by tangible achievements, we frequently underestimate the impact of the intangible – our words. Yet, words possess a power to uplift spirits and inspire greatness. This reality encompasses every relationship in our lives, with Keep Reading The Power of Our Words: Building a Better World by Leading with Influence, and Nurturing Relationships Across Generations The post The Power of Our Words: Building a Better World by Leading with Influence, and Nurturing Relationsh

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Unsure about a career? Try one, in a job simulation program

The Hechinger Report

Tom Brunskill thought he wanted to be a corporate lawyer. Now, looking back, he thinks it may have had less to do with his actual skills and interests, and more to do with his devoted consumption of television dramas like Suits and Boston Legal. “I used that as my proxy for choosing a career in corporate law, which – shocker – is not a great reason to choose a career,” Brunskill said.

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Crunch the numbers—The latest and greatest data on edtech

eSchool News

Alongside , a clinician-powered and AI-enabled mental health solution, recently announced its first annual Pulling Back the Curtain on Youth Mental Health Report. The inaugural report aims to uncover timely factors contributing to the current teen mental health crisis as described by the app’s users—middle and high school students. The study utilizes anonymized data from over 30,000 confidential sessions teens held on the AI-powered app during the 2023-24 school year.

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Toward a Definition of Open Source AI

Iterating Toward Openness

The Open Source Initiative , which has been the steward of the Open Source Definition since 1998, is leading a multi-stakeholder initiative to define Open Source AI. The definition is currently in its eighth draft , with the goal of finalizing the definition by October, 2024. There are only a few families of models that would qualify under the current draft definition.

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College Uncovered, Season Two, Episode 6

The Hechinger Report

Student loans aren’t the only kind of university debt. Colleges and universities themselves have borrowed billions, mostly to keep building facilities they may or may not actually need as enrollment declines. Today, nearly 10 cents of every dollar in university budgets goes to pay the interest on institutional debt. Colleges and universities now collectively owe around a quarter of a trillion dollars, according to the Moody’s bond-rating agency.

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Quickly Create Personalized Learning Experiences that Work

How can we actively engage learners 24/7, on their level and according to their interests, while respecting their learning styles? It’s not impossible. In this guide: Explore how to transform traditional, one-way videos into two-way interactive learning experiences Understand different types of artificial intelligence (AI), including - Generative vs.

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K-12 Dealmaking: ETS Acquires Mastery Transcript Consortium; Elevate K-12 Secures $25M From Trinity Capital

Marketplace K-12

ETS' acquisition comes as it works with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to shift the K-12 and higher education systems from time-based to skill-based learning. The post K-12 Dealmaking: ETS Acquires Mastery Transcript Consortium; Elevate K-12 Secures $25M From Trinity Capital appeared first on Market Brief.

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Hatch Early Learning Unveils IgnitePanel

eSchool News

Winston-Salem, NC — Hatch Early Learning, the leading provider of comprehensive early childhood education solutions, introduces a newly enhanced IgnitePanel, an interactive touch screen display designed specifically for young learners paired with innovative, device-agnostic software. Featuring thousands of standards-aligned activities, teachers can seamlessly create and deliver fun, engaging small-group and whole-class instruction.

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Why is the Electronic Book Reader a Must-Have in 2024?

Kitaboo on EdTech

The eReader has become a convenient symbol for avid readers with the growing incorporation of technology in our everyday lives. This compact and elegant portable gadget possesses the ability to house an extensive collection of books, magazines, newspapers, and documents despite its lightweight design. The worldwide user base within the ‘eBooks’ sector of the digital media industry is projected to hit 1.1 billion users, marking a new record by 2027. eReaders act as a gateway to a vast

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Taking stock of student mental health

eSchool News

Key points: Students need mental health literacy for personal and professional success Using universal screening to improve student well-being Science-backed scalable tools improve student mental health For more news on student mental health, visit eSN’s SEL & Well-Being hub After the COVID-19 pandemic shone a spotlight on youth mental health, much attention continues to be paid to the topic, with everyone from mental health experts and educators to parents and policymakers pointing to

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Many ‘informal’ child care providers are entitled to pay. Most don’t know it

The Hechinger Report

Jolene Hunt-Fleming did not hesitate nearly 13 years ago when her daughter asked for help with her newborn baby son. She knew her daughter, a single parent, needed full-time child care to finish school and work. Hunt-Fleming, who has worked for years as a mortgage funder and is certified in human services, also stepped in when the next three grandchildren – now ages 2, 6, and 9 – came along.

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How AI tutoring personalizes learning for students

eSchool News

Key points: AI offers a customized approach to learning, depending on individual needs Google, MIT RAISE launch no-cost AI training course for teachers How digital tools and AI can enhance social studies For more news on AI in education, visit eSN’s Digital Learning hub Emerging artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a powerful driving force behind educational technology, fundamentally shifting educational dynamics and how students learn and receive support.

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AI Survey Results | "ChatGPT + AI Bootcamp for Libraries and Librarians"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Last month (April 2024) I sent out a survey to my library and education audiences on AI for personal and professional growth. If you want to see the survey itself (you can still take it if you'd like), you can go to [link]. I received over 1400 responses, and here are primary results. QUESTION: Are you feeling or being told that you need to be knowledgeable in the use of AI to succeed in your job or career?