Fri.Apr 12, 2019

Remembering Ned Kirsch

Digital Promise

We are devastated to share the news that our dear friend Ned Kirsch, superintendent of Franklin West Supervisory Union, has passed away suddenly.

5 Writing Strategies and Tools to Reach Every Learner

The CoolCatTeacher

Michele Haiken on Episode 470 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Do your students hate to write? If you need quick ideas to help reach reluctant and struggling writers, Michele Haiken will help us learn more!

TED-Ed as a Teaching Tool

Kajeet

Sometimes teachers need additional tools in the classroom. Something to elevate the conversation among students, to spark a new perspective on the world, or to enhance the real-world importance of a particular lesson plan. Digital Learning Tools and Tips MDM Chromebooks

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35 creative Google Drawings activities for classes

Ditch That Textbook

If you are looking for a tool that can be integrated into any content area and at any grade level then you have hit paydirt. Google Drawings is like a big digital sheet of paper. You can add text, images, shapes, and lines. The simplicity of it makes Google Drawings easy to use for students of […].

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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.

Kindergartners need Technology too!

Ask a Tech Teacher

Hi all! I’m off to visit good efriend Norah Colvin over at ReadiLearn to discuss how important technology is even for kindergartners. If you’ve ever wondered about that, come check out my short article on this subject. And leave comments so we can chat!

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9 Questions To Reflect Critically On Your Own Teaching

TeachThought - Learn better.

9 Questions To Reflect Critically On Your Own Teaching contributed by Paul Moss This post has been updated and republished Video your teaching, and see what really happens in your classroom. That is my exhortation to you, from a recently converted disciple of such professional development. I don’t mean for the sake of observing student […]. The post 9 Questions To Reflect Critically On Your Own Teaching appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching New Teacher

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Space and the 'Breath of Art': How Out-of-This-World STEM Education Is Transforming Schools

techlearning

Students can now take what they have learned in the classroom and conduct experiments aboard the International Space Station (ISS

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Coding Bootcamps Eye Universities to Extend Their Reach

Edsurge

The coding bootcamp market has seen major swings. Some of the largest programs have shut their doors in the past couple of years. Others have latched on to university brands and the students they attract.

CUE Legislative Update – April 2019

CUE

Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

Is The SAT Secure? What the College Board Is Doing to Respond to the Admissions Scandal

Edsurge

The details of the admissions-fraud scheme revealed by federal prosecutors last month sound like something out of a heist movie.

Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom, Part 3: Questions, Process, Metacognition, and 15 Pre-Search Tools

techlearning

What are the strategies that are important to research before a student enters that first keyword in the search box

#FactFriday: Students in urban public charter schools learn more in less time

ExcelinEd

Charter schools offer high-quality public school options for students. To learn more about how public charter schools are meeting the unique needs of individual students, families and communities, visit our Public Charter Schools policy page. What Others Are Saying.

Some experts have a new idea to help students afford college: more federal loans

The Hechinger Report

Tillman Hall at Clemson University. Education Images/UIG via Getty Images. Tatum Johnson was hooked on the view from Clemson University’s North Green soon after she set foot on the South Carolina institution’s campus for a tour while she was still a high school senior.

Free Digital Library Provides Millions of Primary Sources for U.S. History

techlearning

The layers of rich documents, images, and videos are carefully organized and curated, and can be accessed through topical browsing, searching and filtering, or in pre-made exhibition collections and primary source sets

What happens when students are given a say in school budgets?

The Hechinger Report

Students at Veritas Academy will have a chance to construct a campus greenhouse with $2,000 from the school’s participatory budgeting process. Caroline Preston/The Hechinger Report.

Reframing the term ’screen time’

Fractus Learning

It is time to reframe the term ‘screen time’ and how this temporal unit is interpreted. Technology, in all its forms, will continue to present challenges to the individual and to society as a whole. With […]. Miscellaneous

8 reasons why my students lead their own conferences

eSchool News

I can clearly picture my eight-year-old self staring out the large window, waiting for my parents to come home from my parent-teacher conference. I wanted to know what my teacher said, how I was doing, and what was wrong with me.

Why Should Your Avatar Determine The Content Strategy For Your Blog or Podcast?

TeacherCast

Learn why it's important for your designated Avatar to help you choose the content strategy for your blog or podcast. The post Why Should Your Avatar Determine The Content Strategy For Your Blog or Podcast? appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

Teaching financial literacy: The bottom line

eSchool News

April is Financial Literacy Month, and while it’s always a great time to talk about financial literacy, April shines a big spotlight on my favorite topic! Not everyone will geek out about it like I do—and I’m okay with that—but we need to face some hard truths.

How To Define Your Avatar: Tips for Bloggers and Podcasters

TeacherCast

Are you a blogger, podcaster, or content creator? In this post, we will take a look at how you define your avatar to help you build your content strategy. The post How To Define Your Avatar: Tips for Bloggers and Podcasters appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

Two Educational Tools to Enhance Students Reading Skills

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below are two resources we are sharing for the first time here in EdTech & mLearning. These are basically two web-based tools to use with your kids and young learners to help them learn to read.read more

Pearson Launches New Investment Fund, With Focus on Tech and Workforce Skills

Marketplace K-12

Pearson Ventures will focus primarily on supporting early-stage startups through Series A and Series B rounds. The post Pearson Launches New Investment Fund, With Focus on Tech and Workforce Skills appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Investment / Venture Capital Workforce Training

4 Good Apps to Help Students Learn New Skills

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a collection of some useful iPad apps that provide access to a wealth of educational content. Students can use them to learn almost anything they want from photography to web-designing and.read more

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