Wed.Nov 13, 2019

3 Ways to Thank Administrators

The CoolCatTeacher

Frank Buck on Episode 389 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Thankfulness is modeled and shown by how we appreciate those around us. In today’s show, Dr. Frank Buck gives some creative ways to thank administrators.

Getting Creative with Your Title I Funds

Kajeet

Do you have unused Title I funds sitting there at the end of the school year? You’re not alone. An estimated $15.8 billion goes out to schools and districts across the country as part of the Title I program.

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Breaking Out of the Habit Loop of Working Inertia

Education Elements

Have you ever caught yourself working deadline to deadline without coming up for air? I have and I’ve sworn to myself it would be the last time, only to return to that place and wonder, how did I get here again?

Riding the Wave of Complexity: Planning for Concept-Based Teaching and Learning

Digital Promise

Making sense of the world today is like trying to surf that monster wave we see in the ocean. It’s complex and changes rapidly. While it may seem daunting and a bit precarious, we can learn to ride it with a shift in focus.

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.

Integrate OUR Curricula into Your Kiddom Digital Platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m a big believer in online web-based curricula that can be accessed from any browser, any digital device, any location. It makes learning organic, part of life rather than something that must happen from a certain book or room.

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Too few parents talk to their kids about race and identity, report finds

The Hechinger Report

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How to Talk Tech with Your Superintendent

EdTech Magazine

How to Talk Tech with Your Superintendent. marquita.brown_tC0Z. Wed, 11/13/2019 - 15:28. Running a district IT department becomes increasingly challenging as more technology enters the schools, classrooms and students’ hands.

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Amazon Starts Marketplace for Teachers to Sell Online Educational Resources

Edsurge

Tech giant Amazon is making an attempt to profit from the growing number of teachers who sell lesson plans and other classroom-related materials to colleagues and parents online.

Burn the Ships

Adjusting Course

One of the challenges we face as educators is knowing what to hold onto and what to let go of. This tension applies as much to ideas as it does to curriculum, budget codes, and pedagogy.

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.

Students take their future into their own hands on climate change activism

The Hechinger Report

Students participate in a global walkout for Climate Change in downtown Los Angeles, California on March 15, 2019. Young people, inspired by Greta Thunberg, are calling on politicians to act on climate change. Photo: Frederic J Brown/AFP via Getty Images.

A $157M Fundraise for Guild Education Births Edtech’s Newest Unicorn

Edsurge

The education technology industry has given birth to its newest unicorn, one that wants to connect employees at Fortune 1000 corporations to educational programs and further their careers—all while helping higher-ed institutions stay in business.

12 Ideas and Resources to Inspire Students to Show Kindness

techlearning

Today is World Kindness Day

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After posting about Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs we received a number of emails from teachers inquiring about iPad apps aligned with this taxonomy. The Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Cheat sheet we.read more

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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.

CoSpaces Edu: Excellent Learning Tool for Advanced Students

techlearning

CoSpaces Edu makes coding 3D virtual reality worlds engaging and accessible

Profile of a technologically literate graduate

eSchool News

When school leaders set out to create a profile of their ideal graduate , many trip up on defining technological literacy and subsequently struggle to select the right edtech to get students there.

Why MDM is fundamental to support Apple at SAP

Jamf on EdTech

Rich Trouton of SAP talks at JNUC 2019 about how MDM is no longer a 'nice-to-have.' ' It's a necessity

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Some Must Reads for School Librarians

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In this week's Books for Teachers series, we are sharing with you this collection of some of the most popular books for librarians. These works cover some state of the art topics in library science.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.

Why MDM is fundamental to support Apple at SAP

Jamf on EdTech

Rich Trouton of SAP talks at JNUC 2019 about how MDM is no longer a 'nice-to-have.' ' It's a necessity

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How Digital is Your District? [Survey]

Edsurge

Is your school one-to-one or none-at-all? Is digital personalized instruction or CTE in your roadmap? Let us know how ready you think your district is for a digital future! Having trouble viewing? Click here to see the survey full screen.

How 2 districts tackle the digital equity gap

eSchool News

Students expect easy and immediate access to technology tools and high-speed internet in schools, and recent research shows that 99 percent of school districts are offering enough bandwidth to support digital and mobile learning in classrooms. But the digital equity gap isn’t so easily solved.

Cybrary Lands $15 Million Series B Round to Train Cybersecurity Workforce

Edsurge

Ryan Corey remembers when his business plan would get him and his team laughed out of a room with potential investors. Back in 2015, when the Cybrary platform for cybersecurity learning was founded, it didn’t matter that Corey had amassed over 175,000 signups in six months.

EdTech at School

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

How to Create Your First Google Classroom

EdTechTeam

. Wouldn’t it be great if you could organize assignments, resources, and grades for your students in a single location? Fortunately, Google for EDU listened intently to teacher needs and designed Google Classroom to do just that.

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Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

edWeb.net

As schools and districts strive to meet their existing technology needs and prepare for the future, access to federal and state funding, along with other grants, is making a major difference in whether students engage in 21 st century learning or are left behind.

10 Must-Have Features of an Online Education Platform

Kitaboo on EdTech

An online education platform is meant for delivery of educational content to students. The platform, unlike a textbook is an interactive medium where students can engage with the content. And therefore, these platforms are in high demand in schools and universities across the globe.

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CoSpaces Edu: Excellent Learning Tool for Advanced Students

techlearning

CoSpaces Edu makes coding 3D virtual reality worlds engaging and accessible

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.