Tue.Jun 04, 2019

How to Create a Summer Writing Notebook

The CoolCatTeacher

Angela Stockman on Episode 508 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Angela Stockman @AngelaStockman challenges teachers and students to create a summer writing notebook with the #flaneur challenge. This is going to be fun! Let’s do this.

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4 Ways to make sure the teachers in your school are properly trained


If you want good results, then you need to make the proper investments. These investments can be in the form of you placing your time and energy into a project. It can also be a simple cash injection into a project or activity. However, sometimes, it’s about investing in people.

Innovation Portfolios Offer Fresh Ideas, Told by District Leaders

Digital Promise

We at Digital Promise recently launched Innovation Portfolios , rich multimedia accounts of the innovation happening within school districts, authored by district leaders themselves, to widely share ideas and best practices.

How This Social-Emotional Learning Startup Raised $1.1 Million in Investment

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The CEO of Move This World talks about what this new investment will mean for the future of her company. The post How This Social-Emotional Learning Startup Raised $1.1 Million in Investment appeared first on Market Brief.

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 smaller dosage work-based learning can mean bigger professional networks

The Christensen Institute

Students need relationships to get by and to get ahead. But all too often in our education system, relationships are treated as inputs to learning, rather than outcomes in their own right.

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To crack the chronic disease epidemic, tap into consumers’ priorities

The Christensen Institute

Spiraling healthcare costs have been of grave concern to the healthcare industry, government, and public for at least 50 years.

What Is Critical Digital Pedagogy, and Why Does Higher Ed Need It?


A growing movement in higher education seeks to bring “critical digital pedagogy” to college classrooms. But the idea can seem a bit abstract and, well, academic. So we invited two proponents of the approach to explain what it is and how to put it into practice.

6 Factors Of Classroom Gamification

TeachThought - Learn better.

6 Factors Of Classroom Gamification contributed by Nellie Mitchell I was 11 the year my summer camp director transformed the regular schedule, procedures, and lingo that we were used to—into the most memorable, enriching experience I had ever encountered at that point in my life.

Transgender Students Are Still at Risk, But Schools Can Help


In 2015, Vanessa Ford’s 4-year-old came out as transgender. Ford says she was lucky to have a strong support network and an understanding school, but she was still a little overwhelmed. Even though she had spent 14 years as an educator at D.C.

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.

Universities try to catch up to their growing Latinx populations

The Hechinger Report

Hsiulien Perez, a senior at IU Northwest, jots down notes in Hawthorn Hall just before heading to an afternoon class. Aaron Cantú, for The Hechinger Report. GARY, Ind. —

Bullis Middle School Students Make “Math Clocks” Using @Texthelp’s #EquatIO, Old CD’s, & the Laser Engraver #Edtech #Makered #STEAM #STEM #mathchat #mtbos


Last May, my colleague — middle school math teacher Caitlin Zolet — was looking to bring some fun and creative expression to exam review for her pre-algebra students.

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Keep Adaptive Technology Top of Mind in MLE Planning

EdTech Magazine

Keep Adaptive Technology Top of Mind in MLE Planning. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 06/04/2019 - 15:39. K–12 teachers desiring to create a classroom where all students have an equal opportunity to learn, may overlook certain physical and digital barriers impede students with disabilities to fully engage.

The late New Orleans chef Leah Chase was a teacher at heart

The Hechinger Report

Leah Chase and columnist Andre Perry at her 90th birthday celebration in New Orleans. Photo courtesy of Andre Perry. Professional educators vigorously defend the title of teacher and rightly so. Teachers perfect their craft through their daily interactions with children.

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.



CYPHER LEARNING has announced it will be showcasing NEO, its learning management system (LMS) for schools and universities at ISTE 2019, in Philadelphia, between June 23-26

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Live, Learn, Launch: How a Radical Live-Work Space Is Igniting Campus Innovation


Student engagement is key to energizing learning outcomes, and universities have been investing heavily in building multi-purpose spaces that provide opportunities for students to imagine, prototype, fail and retool their way to profound learning experiences. But the University of Utah has gone a step further, intentionally blending learning, making and living spaces.

Google Slides Short and Long Vowel Sounds Audio Activity


In my most recent post I shared a collection of web-based audio recording tools that you and your students can use to record and add your voice to Google Slides, or any project. There are many fun and engaging ways this new feature for Slides could be used for teaching and learning

Educational Podcasts: Empowering Students through the Power of Creation


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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.

Interactive 3D Models Teach Biology, Geometry, and More


Lifeliqe, pronounced "Lifelike," is a learning and productivity platform using over 1,100 interactive 3D models, incorporating elements of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR

The Creative Engine and Intentional Iteration

MIND Research Institute

In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

Project Chimera: a Live Virtual Classroom Mixing Face to Face and Distance Learning


Combining Virtual and Face-to-Face Learning is the Ultimate ‘Blended Learning' Imagine teaching in a face to face classroom that includes a few monitors that display students connected. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives


Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software.

EdTech at School

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

What does “better” mean to you and your students?

The Principal of Change

I have been re-reading the book “ Empower ” by AJ Juliani and John Spencer , and I loved this portion from John: Here’s a quick confession: I (John) used to hate the word “innovative.” See those quotation marks right there around the word?

3 strategies to reduce school avoidance

eSchool News

Procrastination is something we all experience. Whether it’s studying for an exam, completing a college essay, or finishing a social studies project, all students will inevitably find themselves procrastinating at some point in their academic careers.

Global Artificial Intelligence Boom Predicted in Education, Particularly in China

Marketplace K-12

By 2025, $6 billion will be spent on AI in education, according to the researchers, who identified six areas to watch where the technology could generate value in K-12 and beyond.

Project Based Learning Tips that Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS015

Shake Up Learning

The post Project Based Learning Tips that Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS015 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. One of my favorite EdTech gurus is the Cool Cat Teacher herself, Vicki Davis.

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.