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.

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?

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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.

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.

Getting Creative with Your Title I Funds


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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Getting Creative with Your Title I Funds


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

The Hechinger Report

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Amazon Starts Marketplace for Teachers to Sell Online Educational Resources


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.

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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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.

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


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.

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.

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


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.

12 Ideas and Resources to Inspire Students to Show Kindness


Today is World Kindness Day

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 Digital is Your District? [Survey]


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.

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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.

CoSpaces Edu: Excellent Learning Tool for Advanced Students


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

Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

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.

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.

How to Create Your First Google Classroom


. 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.

Three Simple Tech Tools to Make Math Thinking Visible


Stacey Roshan has always loved math. It was her favorite subject in school and she went on to study applied economics in her postsecondary education. But despite her love of the subject, Roshan remembers being terrified of math class itself.

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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 more

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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.

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!

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


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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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


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 more

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.