Wed.Jun 05, 2019

How to Let Students Guide Science Learning with Challenge Based Learning

Digital Promise

Science teachers juggle myriad responsibilities—fostering inquiry skills, addressing state instructional standards, supporting math and literacy, and the list goes on.

How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Tom Loud on episode 509 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tom Loud dropped out of high school because he didn’t connect with his teachers. Somehow, he connected with books though and became a high school and college graduate.

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Exploring Micro-credentials and Education Policy in the United States

Digital Promise

In this series, we take a closer look inside our new paper, “ Micro-credentials and Education Policy in the United States: Recognizing Learning and Leadership for Our Nation’s Teachers.”.

How Do You Shift the Role of the Teacher?

Education Elements

During the last 100 years in the workforce, we needed farmers and factory workers; which is why our classrooms replicated the workforce, designed to have a teacher at the front of the room and desks in rows.

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.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Covering the 6 key elements in creating the right foundation for modern education with the arrival of the 4 th industrial revolution and the changing educational environment.

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Keep Your School Buses Running with Remote Telematics


On average, school bus technicians are responsible for maintaining 21 school buses , including the maintenance, repairs, and inspection of each part of the school bus, according to the School Bus Fleet 2019 Maintenance Survey. Yet 51 percent of school districts do not use a maintenance software.

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Awesome Teacher Summer: 10 ways to grow in summer 2019

Ditch That Textbook

Before I became a teacher, I worked outside of education as a full-time newspaper journalist. Of the many differences between being a reporter and being in the school setting, there was one that was clearer than all … The hard reset at the end of the school year. One year ends. There’s a break. Then […]. Ed Tech Lesson planning Teaching professional development ideas summer professional development summer teacher growth top education books

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Lego WeDo 2.0 – Project Ideas for Key Stage 1


I recently made a handy graphic to give Key Stage 1 teachers some ideas for successful projects with their classes. Click here to download the HQ PDF. education coding edtech Lego programming robotics teaching WeDo WeDo 2.0

30 K–12 EdTech IT Influencers Worth a Follow 2019 Cover Photo

EdTech Magazine

30 K–12 EdTech IT Influencers Worth a Follow 2019 Cover Photo. Are you one of EdTech magazine's 30 K–12 IT Influencers Worth a Follow in 2019 ? Congratulations! You can share this honor on your social page with our official K–12 IT Influencer Twitter cover photo: . eli.zimmerman_9856.

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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.

The Inconvenient Truth about Class Size

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: UK schools like schools around the world are facing a shortage of teachers and growing class sizes. Take a look at the reasons and effects of larger class sizes on teacher and students. How class size is affected if you are missing 30,000 teachers ?

The 2019 Honor Roll: EdTech’s 30 Must-Read K–12 Education IT Influencers

EdTech Magazine

The 2019 Honor Roll: EdTech’s 30 Must-Read K–12 Education IT Influencers. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 06/05/2019 - 10:51. Educational technology is changing rapidly for K–12 school districts, which can make it difficult for even the savviest educators to keep up. Social media influencers can help update K–12 IT leaders with timely, digestible tweets, blog posts and podcasts.

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One Step at a Time: A Traditional School’s Journey Into Personalized Learning


As a novice teacher educated in the digital age, I entered education, and specifically Saint Cornelius Catholic School, at a time of whirlwind change.

Guest Post: 4 Proven Tips to Study for GRE


How long should you study for a Test day? It’s an important question. When it comes to GRE, we are going to help you understand how long you should study for it and some tips to excel. Schedule Your Time to Study. What requirements are needed to get into medical school ? This is an important question most students ask when making their preparations. Every expert has a different saying on how much time you need to type for GRE. The fact is, no one size fits everyone.

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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.

Lessons for Teachers about The World's Largest Minority Group


Don't know what the largest minority group is

School’s Out for Summer. For AT&T’s Latest Edtech Cohort, Classes Have Just Begun


An attendance system to fight absenteeism. A platform for students to create and run revenue-earning companies. A service for 24-hour tutoring for underserved high-school students.

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Free Google Forms Workshop

Teacher Tech

Join Intro to Google Forms Go Slow Workshop™ Yesterday in my newsletter I offered free access to “Teaching Math with Desmos” and “Introduction to Google Forms” online workshops.

Students Size Up Edtech’s Dark Side


This semester I’m teaching a graduate seminar on education and technology for Georgetown University. Over the next few months, I’ll share the experience and highlights in a series of columns for EdSurge with highlights from the course. This is part 5.

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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.

3 ways our school is fighting back against trauma

eSchool News

The impact of trauma poses a substantial risk to students–something that is recognized more now than ever before.

OPINION: Is this minority group too small to have a voice on campus?

The Hechinger Report

. Can members of the ethnic minority that comprises the largest Asian-American group in Wisconsin feel truly included on the state’s flagship campus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison? Perhaps.

Coding Bootcamp Lender, Skills Fund Acquired by Goal Structured Solutions


Coding bootcamps promise a speedy vocational education tailored to helping students land high-paying jobs. But cheap they are not: most programs cost upwards of $10,000, and because many are privately operated and unaccredited, they are not eligible for federal loans.

‘It’s OK to not be OK:’ How One High School Saved Lives with a 34-Question Survey


It was 10:30 a.m. on a Monday in April. Nine counselors, psychologists, and therapists sat around a table in a conference room at Cañon City High School in southern Colorado.

EdTech at School

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

CDI Technologies Partners with ClassVR to Offer Classroom-Ready AR/VR Kits


“ClassVR addresses this challenge by providing teachers with easy-to-use, affordable AR/VR kits that come with everything needed to get started," said Erez Pikar, CEO of CDI

#AskExcelinEd: How do credentials meet the market in Florida, Indiana and Kentucky?


States can—and should—graduate students from high school prepared for the challenges of college and careers.

Ozobot Rolls Out New Learning Management System


The platform will bring coding into lessons on any subject and at any grade level

For All Of Their Flaws, Charter Schools Fight The McDonaldization Of Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

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.

Avoiding the pitfalls of social media in school

eSchool News

The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy—and social media in school is no different.

Summer Course for Educators Committed to Improving Civic Learning

Educator Innovator

Schools were designed to prepare youth to be thoughtful and active participants in democracy. But many schools and educators today are reticent to bring civic and political learning and discussion into their classrooms out of fear of being labeled partisan or politically manipulative. Even before the 2016 election, only 28% of social studies teachers reported that they thought parents would strongly support teaching about elections (Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge, 2013).

June’s Top Books on Education: See What’s Coming Out This Month!

Where Learning Clicks

With so many great books to choose from, we picked a few of June’s top books on education that you won't want to miss! The post June’s Top Books on Education: See What’s Coming Out This Month! appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Outside the Classroom Top books on education