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Schools and Communities Together

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.

5 Myths About Video Learning

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Explore some of the myths surrounding the use of video learning in school and the truth behind the benefits of educational videos. Myth #1: Video is passive learning. Myth #2: Video is time-consuming. Myth #3: Video require steep learning curves. Myth #4: Video vs intellectual property.

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What’s Changed in Lesson Planning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology and the connected world put a fork in the old model of teaching–instructor in front of the class, sage on the stage, students madly taking notes, textbooks opened, homework as worksheets, and tests regurgitating facts. Did I miss anything?

Why You Should Care About Stupid Edtech Ideas! #ISTE19 Panel Reflection

Teacher Reboot Camp

For the past couple of years I’ve been a live reporter at ISTE and for 2 years interviewed folks with my toddler, Savvy. This year I am attending the amazing ISTE conference virtually thanks to #PasstheScopeEDU and the #NOTatISTE19 team! Below I have embedded F.

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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.

ISTE 2019: How Superintendents Can Lead Digital Transformation

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019: How Superintendents Can Lead Digital Transformation. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 06/24/2019 - 16:56.

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ISTE 2019: Adobe Spark Makes It Easy to Create and Collaborate

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019: Adobe Spark Makes It Easy to Create and Collaborate. Adobe Spark gives students and teachers user-friendly tools to make and share videos, web pages and social media posts.

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Talent Analytics, Skills-Based Hiring and the Potential Disruption of the Degree


It’s commencement season, and a new crop of college grads is entering the workforce.

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E-Rate Improvements Support Easier and Faster IT Upgrades

EdTech Magazine

E-Rate Improvements Support Easier and Faster IT Upgrades. lora.strum_r7w0. Mon, 06/24/2019 - 13:57. When Tulare City School District officials wanted to provide Google Chromebooks to every student, they knew the wireless network wasn’t up to the job.

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Four Ways to Turn Online Exploration Into Lifelong Learning [Infographic]


Educators play a pivotal role in encouraging student curiosity and fueling the momentum necessary to cultivate passionate, lifelong learners. Here are four key ways that schools—equipped with the right tools—can guide students along their learning journeys. Click here to see the full infographic.

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.

Google Docs: Before Alice Messed it Up

Teacher Tech

Use Version History to Name Your Versions I met a teacher at a pool party this week and he is working on his masters degree for education. The tech class he is taking was asking him to find and share resources. I of course have many so I volunteered to help. One of the presentation […].

Game Changers: Tech & Learning’s Most Inspiring in EdTech in 2019


A review of this year’s innovators and inspiring edtech leaders doing extraordinary work

Calculating faculty bias against conservative students

The Hechinger Report

Conservative college students take a photo with a University of Colorado regent before a Turning Point USA rally on the Boulder campus in 2018.

ISTE NEWS: New Discovery Education Experience Available for Preview July 1


“Discovery Education Experience is now my go-to resource for the unique and engaging digital assets I need to create real-world learning environments for my students,” said Laura Mitchley, an Elementary Instructional Coach in the Ephrata Area School District

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.

ISTE 2019: Proactive Surveillance Solutions Keep Students Safe

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019: Proactive Surveillance Solutions Keep Students Safe. Keeping students, teachers and staff safe is the top priority of every K–12 district. Yet many rely on reactive responses and after-the-fact analysis.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools


Boclips launched its new solution, Boclips for Teachers, a video platform that offers an extensive library of material to bring academic topics to life for all ages

Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech


There are at least two truisms when it comes to education technology: 1. Teachers don’t always use what their district purchase. And 2: Many scour the web to find tools to use on their own—often without the knowledge or approval of school leaders. That gung-ho initiative is something that Mark Racine, director of technology at Boston Public Schools, applauds. But it also gives him pause.

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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.

5 ways augmented reality apps are changing the game

eSchool News

Augmented reality has been one of higher ed’s big buzzwords for a number of years, but it’s not until just fairly recently that institutions have used the technology in practical ways.

Edsby Deploying Country Wide in New Zealand


Edsby® K!2 2 digital learning and data platform is being deployed across New Zealand. &  

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How technology can amplify the effects of good teaching

Education Superhighway

ISTE NEWS: FreshGrade Launches ‘FreshGrade Next’


FreshGrade Next combines elements of lesson planners, portfolios, communication systems and gradebooks into a unified experience

EdTech at School

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

Leveraging Social Media in Higher Education to Connect Students and Give them Voice and Choice


Social media can be a powerful enabler for students as long as you follow good practices I recently sat with Ken Bauer and had a great chat about using social media in courses to achieve numerous. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

ISTE NEWS: Achieve3000 Introduces Original Differentiated Fiction Collection


Studies show that reading fiction is an effective method of improving vocabulary and language skills while boosting emotional intelligence and social skills

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OPINION: How educators can raise awareness of ‘daily indignities’ that disenfranchised communities endure

The Hechinger Report

Photo by Thomas Barwick/Getty Images. Educators have a responsibility to prepare the next generation, find common ground with a diverse group of people and successfully shape the future. When it comes to diversity education, schools have options.

Ensuring accessible content for all students

eSchool News

This summer, many faculty will work on developing or revising curricular content for their courses. One of the keys in developing new digital materials is verifying that those materials offer accessible content for all students.

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.