Wed.Nov 27, 2019

Learning Comes to Life in Verizon Innovative Learning Labs

Digital Promise

It’s not every day that a top executive from a Fortune 500 company visits a middle school located more than 600 miles from the company’s headquarters.

Giving Thanks To Teams

Education Elements

As Thanksgiving approaches and 2019 nears an end, I’m taking some time to reflect on what I’m grateful for this year. When I zoom out and think about the past 11 months, I realize that I am especially grateful for all the ways that teams have shown up in my life this year. Team Habits

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3 ways to support your students with Immersive Reader

Ditch That Textbook

Immersive Reader supports students who struggle to read in a non-stigmatizing way. Students can use it for free in several ways.Picture your classroom full of students. Now, realize that, on average, one out of every five of them has some form of reading disorder. Now, imagine being one of those students. You need help, but you […]. The post 3 ways to support your students with Immersive Reader appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning. shailaja.neela…. Wed, 11/27/2019 - 11:27. Project-based learning isn’t a new concept for K–12 education.

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.

We must not allow bigots on campus to hide behind free speech

The Hechinger Report

Indiana University in Bloomington Indiana. Students at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana demanded that officials fire professor Eric Rasmusen, after he posted racist, sexist and homophobic opinions to social media earlier this month.

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How to Integrate Entrepreneurship into the Classroom

techlearning

Like Amazon, FH Gizmos is a marketplace

What is it like to be a male teacher in early ed?

The Hechinger Report

A male educator works with students at a pre-K center in the Bronx. Nationwide, male teachers are rare in early education programs. Photo: The Hechinger Report. One early childhood educator said he wanted to be a male role model for children. Others were drawn to teaching after becoming fathers.

PowerSchool Completes Schoology Purchase in March Toward ‘Unified’ K-12 Data Ecosystem

Edsurge

Four years ago, when Hardeep Gulati took over as CEO of PowerSchool, the company numbered around 400 employees. Today, the headcount has ballooned six-fold, thanks to a steady stream of acquisitions.

Beyond PLN

Adjusting Course

We live in connected times. Sometimes it’s hard to believe how powerful the devices we casually tuck in our pockets really are. I joined Twitter in 2012, and since that time I’ve had the chance to experience the power of a Professional Learning Network (PLN) firsthand.

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.

Scribble Press, A Kid-Friendly Book Creation and Publication App

techlearning

In the classroom, this app is an excellent tool for kids of widely varying levels of writing enthusiasm and skill

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6 Helpful Google Scholar Tips for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Scholar is one of the top academic search engines out there. It provides research community with a host of useful features that facilitate their work and enhance their productivity. We have.read more

Four ways to transform your school culture

eSchool News

An effective school culture is a positive environment that supports learning for each and every student. In a healthy school culture, there’s a belief that every student holds unique gifts and talents, and has the innate ability to be successful.

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OPINION: Better Thanksgiving questions than ‘What are you going to do with that major?’

The Hechinger Report

As the spoon enters the cranberry sauce, every college student at your Thanksgiving table is dreading one inevitable question: “What are you going to do with that major?”. As a well-meaning parent, relative or family friend, it’s almost impossible not to ask. What we really mean is, “What work are you going to do with that major?” Yet the truth is, a college major rarely leads to a specific job.

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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.

16 educators share their digital learning strategies

eSchool News

Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement.

5 Reasons We Are Thankful for Our Partners

MIND Research Institute

I’m no athlete, but I’ve gotten really good at trekking through airports in search of my next gate or a relatively healthy meal.

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Open Education Resources Get International Backing With UNESCO Vote

Marketplace K-12

The international organization UNESCO, which has more than 190 member countries, has approved a resolution meant to support the development of the free, shareable educational materials. The post Open Education Resources Get International Backing With UNESCO Vote appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Curriculum / Digital Curriculum Global / International Markets Open Educational Resources

Self regulation on the road this holiday

SpeechTechie

At ASHA Convention this past week (some recaps to come), I was happy to record another podcast conversation with JD Gray of ASHA Voices , this time on self-regulation.

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.

3 Things Journalism Writing Can Teach Students

Turnitin

ways teaching the fundamentals of journalism writing can help to improve students' academic writing and beyond

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Why Understanding Dyslexia Matters

MindShift

This is the introduction of the MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia. You can find the remaining chapters and a complete printable PDF of the entire guide by clicking here. Stubborn. Not working to potential. Unintelligent.

How Dyslexia is a Different Brain, Not a Disease

MindShift

This is chapter one of the MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia. You can find the remaining chapters and a complete printable PDF of the entire guide by clicking here. As a frame of reference, the act of reading is a human invention that’s only a few thousand years old.

How to Recognize Dyslexia in Children, Including English Language Learners

MindShift

This is chapter two of the MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia. You can find the remaining chapters and a complete printable PDF of the entire guide by clicking here. THE CHALLENGE OF DETECTION.

EdTech at School

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

How Schools Can Help Dyslexic Students with Reading

MindShift

This is chapter three of the MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia. You can find the remaining chapters and a complete printable PDF of the entire guide by clicking here. Children who cannot read and can’t figure out why can face unbearable difficulty in classrooms.

How Parents Can Help Their Dyslexic Child Get Needed Support

MindShift

This is chapter four of the MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia. You can find the remaining chapters and a complete printable PDF of the entire guide by clicking here.

Technology Tools That Can Help Dyslexic Students

MindShift

This is chapter five of the MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia. You can find the remaining chapters and a complete printable PDF of the entire guide by clicking here. TECHNOLOGY HELPS—BUT ONLY IF IT CAN BE USED.

Learning with Dyslexia and Creating a Path to Success

MindShift

This is chapter six of the MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia. You can find the remaining chapters and a complete printable PDF of the entire guide by clicking here.

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.