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.

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.

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.

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

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

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Flexible, Collaborative Software Supports Engaging Curriculum and Student Success

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Tech&Learning's Content Director Kevin Hogan gets a close look at one of this year's Best of ISTE winner: Gale in Context for Educators.

What is the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program?

TeacherCast

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.

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

TeacherCast

This week at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, I had the opportunity to meet Mike Tholfsen from the Microsoft Education team who gave me the inside scoop on all of the new features that are launching this summer for Office365. What's New For Educators This Summer? Office 365.

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

TeacherCast

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! Microsoft Eduation ISTE 2019 Microsoft

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.

Why Should You Join the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program?

TeacherCast

This week at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, I had the opportunity to catch up with #MIEExpert and New Jersey educator Toney Jackson.

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.

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

TeacherCast

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.

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

SecurEdge

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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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.

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.

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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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

#MyISTE19: Trending Now: 06/28/19

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ISTE Standards, Cardboard and Cat Memes, Esports Info

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

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!

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.

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

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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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

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.