Fri.Jun 28, 2019

The #ISTE19 Recap Show

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today is a recap of #ISTE19 from 4-time attendee Matt Miller and first-time attendees Angie Ridgeway and Nate Ridgeway. They share what people were talking about and their observations about what was missing.

4 Innovative Ways to Co-Author a Book

Ask a Tech Teacher

Everyone wants to write a book — right? Studies show that 74% of people think they have a book in them. Teens are no exception.

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Rocket Mortgage Classic: Students Use Ed Tech to Further Their STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Students Use Ed Tech to Further Their STEM Education. marquita.brown_tC0Z. Fri, 06/28/2019 - 16:58.

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PBL and Content: 15 Ideas To Make Sure Project Based Learning Supports The Standards

techlearning

In true Project Based Learning the project uncovers and facilitates the learning of significant content

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.

AltSchool Gets an Alt-Name and New Leadership

Edsurge

AltSchool, a developer of personalized learning software that once operated a chain of “microschools,” is getting a major makeover. This morning, the San Francisco-based company announced a series of “sweeping changes” that includes a new name—Altitude Learning—and new leadership.

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Emma Boettcher Unseated a Jeopardy Mega-Champion. Here’s the Next-Generation Library System She’s Working On.

Edsurge

When Emma Boettcher returned to her job as a librarian at the University of Chicago after appearing on Jeopardy, her colleagues brought in a cake decorated like the iconic game show’s board to celebrate. The 27-year-old librarian had unseated James Holzhauer, one of the highest-grossing Jeopardy contestants of all time, and won nearly $100,000.

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STUDENT REPORT: Using 3D Printing & LEGO to Build Personalized Designs

techlearning

LEGO inspires creativity and that allows kids of all ages to build, be innovative, and even make new friends. For example, my friend Declan and I always build LEGO and hang out now because of how much we like LEGO. Before we started building together, we didn't play nearly as much.

What Makes the ISTE Conference So Special? A Conversation with Richard Culatta, ISTE CEO

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. This week at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, I had the opportunity to sit down 1:1 with Richard Culatta, the CEO of ISTE to talk about what it takes to put on an amazing event featuring 20,000 educators, students, and edtech companies.

ISTE 2019

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019. phil.goldstein_6191. Fri, 06/28/2019 - 12:18

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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.

Here Is A Great App to Generate Word Clouds out of Tweets and Hashtags

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Tweetroot is an interesting app that is free today and only for a limited period of time. Tweetroot allows you to easily generate word clouds from tweets. Source data of your word clouds can be based.read more

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Resilience: A critical protective factor in life

eSchool News

Life today takes a toll on our emotional, psychological, and physical well-being. People do not have the mental framework to adequately meet the overwhelming demands of modern life.

What is the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program?

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. This year at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, I had the opportunity to speak with Robyn Hrivnatz and Josh Sawyer from the Microsoft Education team to discuss the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program. Also known as #MIEExperts, this outstanding family of educators is comprised of THOUSANDS of amazing educators from around the world. The post What is the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program? appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Networ

Managing Wi-Fi & Networking Performance: The CHANGING Roll of IT in 2019 & BEYOND

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

When it comes to the IT profession, expectations can be high usually accomplished by a low number of dedicated staff members. What is the best way for IT teams to overcome the many obstacles and challenges they face daily?

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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.

What’s New This Summer for Office365, Flipgrid, Microsoft Teams, and PowerPoint?

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Learn about exciting Office 365 Updates to PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams, Flipgrid, and more! The post What’s New This Summer for Office365, Flipgrid, Microsoft Teams, and PowerPoint? appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

#MyISTE19: Trending Now: 06/28/19

techlearning

ISTE Standards, Cardboard and Cat Memes, Esports Info

Microsoft Education and NASA Team Up To Bring STEM Activities into Classrooms that are Out Of This World!

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. This week at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, I spoke with Karon Weber from the Microsoft Education team and Matthew Wallace from NASA to discuss an amazing new partnership that is sending students into SPACE! The post Microsoft Education and NASA Team Up To Bring STEM Activities into Classrooms that are Out Of This World! appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

Let Me Tell You What to Do: An Instructional Coach Reflects on Facilitating Teacher Growth

Reading By Example

“ By learning to pose the right questions at the right time, you will open up cognitive windows to new learning. Shane Safir.

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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.

Why Should You Join the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program?

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. Learn how you can become a Microsoft Innovative Educator today by visiting aka.ms/mienomination mienomination today! The post Why Should You Join the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program? appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

Chromebook or Tablet for the Classroom? Finding the Best of Both Worlds

EdTechTeam

This blog post is sponsored by Acer Education, a partner of EdTechTeam. As educational technology has become a common staple in classrooms around the world, many educators find themselves in the difficult position of deciding which type of device will serve their students best.

UBTECH Education Launches Early Innovator Grant for Robotics,Coding

techlearning

UBTECH Education has launched a competitive grant to provide free robotics kits, curriculum, and professional development to schools systems integrating robotics into STEM programs

Time savings you can expect with Jamf

Jamf on EdTech

To ensure you’re getting the most out of your Apple device management tool — or to ensure you’re using the right management tool — let’s take a close look at the time savings you get with Jamf Pro

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EdTech at School

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

Exploring Messenger Kids – a Fun, Safe Messaging App Parents can Control with Ease

EmergingEdTech

Free New Video Messaging App for Kids is Safe and Fun The folks over at WeAreTeachers asked me to check out this new offering from Facebook. As a fan of Facetime, I was intrigued from the get go, [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Facebook (classroom and instructional uses) iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social Learning

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Trends and blends

Learning with 'e's

Image captured by Angeles Sánchez-Elvira Paniagua Earlier this week I took part in two online webinars. The first was a presentation of my thoughts on the state of play of blended learning methods in universities.

Five Star AAC App Enables Kids' Voices

techlearning

Proloquo2Go is an app designed to help teachers and therapists empower kids who have limited or no speech with an alternative way to communicate

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Fun facts from Britannica: Why do tennis players wear white at Wimbledon?

eSchool News

For 250 years, Encyclopaedia Britannica has provided the world with researched, verified information. A global leader in education whose flagship products serve the needs of students and consumers on multiple platforms and devices, Britannica has been a pioneer in digital learning since the 1980s.

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.

#FactFriday: 90% of parents want their children to study computer science

ExcelinEd

America’s unmet need for top talent in information technology (IT) and computer science (CS) is a longstanding problem.

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Ozobot Classroom to Launch Fall 2019

techlearning

The new platform, launching this fall, introduces coding skills to students and creates opportunity for collaboration in the classroom

Handy Guidelines to Help You Make The Best of YouTube in Your Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a handy chart we have prepared for teachers using YouTube in their instruction and for anyone else interested in learning more about how to use YouTube effectively. The chart is based on.read more