Thu.Dec 27, 2018

Our favorite teacher memes for 2018


For our final post of the year we decided to have a bit of fun. So kick back and enjoy our collection of the best teacher memes of 2018. Full disclosure: Some of these are not from 2018, but we love them anyway. When you think about hurricanes… Courtesy of Bored Teachers.

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Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

Classroom Design Then and Now. Rows of seats. Instructor front and center. Student eyes trained on the teacher. This classroom model worked well for centuries. Efficient and easy to set up. Old-school classroom design supported the idea that teachers impart knowledge to students.

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Top 25 Sites & Apps of 2018


This year's list sees a lot of tools for STEM that focus on programming and coding

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Jumpstart Engagement with Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

ViewSonic Education

Nearly a hundred years ago, celebrated educational reformer John Dewey admonished: If we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow. Never before have there been so many tech tools at our disposal for educating in entirely new, exciting, and promising ways.

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.

Your Child Doesn’t Want to be a Programmer? That’s Fine — But They Still Need STEM


Image Source If you’re a parent of a student, or an educator, or even a student or recent graduate yourself, you’ve likely been hearing a steady drumbeat of “STEM education” for the past 10 years, if. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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Learning to Breathe: Educators Use Yoga and Meditation to Reduce Burnout


SAN FRANCISCO — Kimberley Rose knew that breathing exercises could help kids calm down. Yet she never would have incorporated them into her classroom if she hadn’t experienced the power of these exercises herself. Rose picked up a couple of breathing strategies as a student in Breathe for Change, a 200-hour wellness and yoga teacher certification program for educators.

A Flipped Classroom Approach: Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Have you ever felt that the traditional classroom structure we’ve all grown used to is a bit too limiting for the today’s day and age?

Got Winter Cabin Fever? Sweat It Out At These Higher-Ed Technology Conferences in 2019


The holidays are a time for celebration. But if shorter hours of sunlight and the stress of gift-giving has you ready to welcome in the new year, we’ve got one more thing to look forward to: a year’s worth of events with educators and edtech entrepreneurs sharing the latest trends and ideas around the future of learning. We’ve rounded up some of the most widely-attended edtech conferences in the U.S.,

Atlas Obscura: Explore the World's Wonders Digitally


Atlas Obscura is a website that features stories and images from remarkable, off-the-beaten-path places around the world


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.

EdSurge’s Year in Review: The Top 10 K-12 Stories of 2018


We’re getting ready to count down to the new year with a countdown of our own: EdSurge’s annual look at the year’s top K-12 stories as chosen by your clicks and shares. This year, readers turned to stories that helped them make sense of technology’s evolving role in our classrooms and our lives. Every year has its trends, fads and buzzwords—computational thinking, social-emotional learning, Google. But what, if anything, can we learn from them?

Google Slides App is Magical

Teacher Tech

One of my favorite phone apps is Google Slides. If you don’t have it installed on your phone app I highly recommend getting it. Slides are multimedia and collaborative. With an open canvas what can you not do? Anytime Anywhere Learning Years ago, before Google Apps, this was the push in my district. Students could […]. The post Google Slides App is Magical appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Intermediate Slides Mobile App slides

Teaching Students How to Cope


As a step-parent to a 13-year-old boy, I am all too familiar with the slew of emotional responses that teenagers are prone to giving their parents (and teachers!)

5 Unplugged Holiday Game Recommendations from Innovative Educators

The Innovative Educator

Even innovative educators recognize the value of unplugging a bit during the holidays for family games. Here are some recommendations that may not be on your list.

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.

#2: 10 education trends for 2018

eSchool News

[ Editor’s note : This story, originally published on January 5th of this year, was our #2 most popular story of the year. Happy holidays, and thank you for tuning into our 2018 countdown!].

3 Good Vocabulary Apps for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Building a rich and diverse vocabulary is an essential component in language learning. It helps students verbalize and communicate their thoughts in lucid and expressive ways. Constructing a more

Top EdTech Picks of 2018

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

My most popular EdTech Picks of 2018: choice boards, pineapple charts, backchannels, virtual field trips, great Google slides templates. Here’s a look back at my top picks.

9 Great Tools for BYOD Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

With the advance of technology and mobile gadgetry there emerged a wide variety of learning trends endemic to 21st century classroom environment. One of these trends is what is more


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.



One of my favorite games at a fair or amusement park is the one that involves shooting water straight at a balloon target. That target helps the horse move up the pole. It takes a laser focus and unwavering aim to win that game and watch your horse slide to the top.

ClassDojo Portfolios

Technology Tidbits

*ClassDojo Portfolios is live and FREE for all teachers!!! ClassDojo the widely used (free) tool for behavior management and communication for education now offers digital portfolios. ClassDojo Portfolios is a great and safe way for students to share digital stories, projects, classwork, etc.

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