Fri.May 10, 2019

Why The High Achievers Have Moved to Shop Class


A new breed of students has flooded into career-technical education, and they’re transforming a slice of the K-12 world that’s long suffered from stigma and disrespect.

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10 Google Sheets tricks you (probably) don’t know about

Ditch That Textbook

Google Sheets might look a little scary and a bit threatening at first glance but once you take the time to unlock its secrets you’ll discover that it can do so much more than just crunch numbers. So how can we get started using Google Sheets ourselves? And what are some great Google Sheets activities […]. DitchBook Twitter chat G Suite g suite google google for edu google sheets google sheets in the classroom

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This Neuroscientist Wants to Know Your Brain On Art—and How It Improves Learning


Research around the way humans learn is booming these days. Consider viral brain-based teaching trends and explorations of how the act of teaching shapes kids’ brains.

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How one middle school is closing the technology achievement gap

eSchool News

There’s a widening technology achievement gap for minorities, despite blacks and Hispanics having more interest in learning computer science. So why is the field so dominated by whites? eSchool News recently spoke with Mashea Ashton , who founded Washington, D.C.’s

12 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints contributed by Justin Boyle If you’ve scratched your head over suggestions to manage your ‘digital footprint,’ you aren’t the only one. A surprisingly large percentage of people have never even heard the phrase, let alone thought about how to manage theirs responsibly. Among students, the percentage […]. The post 12 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints appeared first on TeachThought.

5 fun presentation tools for end-of-year projects

eSchool News

As the school year winds down, tests and final projects are looming. Class presentations can be a great way for students to synthesize knowledge, practice public speaking, and interact with their classmates.

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Enterprise Vs. Residential Grade Wi-Fi Networks [Video]


What is the difference between enterprise and residential grade Wi-Fi networks? In this video, Erik breaks down those differences and what they mean for you as a customer. Consideration Stage Wi-Fi as a Service Wi-Fi Design

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#DBCBookBlogs: Tech with Heart


I am incredibly honored by this blog post Alicia Ray (@iluveducating) has written about my book, Tech with Heart , and how she personally connected with the story I’ve written. Educational Hindsight. I’ve been a fan of educational technology for some time now.

Common Sense Releases New Research on 21st-Century Classroom


The report aims to shed light on the state of educational technology with a goal of helping educators make smart decisions on what is most effective for students

Chrome Can: Drawing and Painting on a Chromebook

Dr. Shannon Doak

I am a hobby artist and enjoy painting using various media. However, back in 2006, I discovered an awesome painting application that I downloaded onto my Sony VAIO. It was called ArtRage (see examples below). I loved it so much I ended up purchasing it.

Districts Still Have Money to Spend at End of the 2018-19 School Year

Marketplace K-12

Right now many districts are facing "use it or lose it" decisions about funds that need to be spent before the school year ends. The post Districts Still Have Money to Spend at End of the 2018-19 School Year appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Business Strategy Funding / Budgets

#FactFriday: Only 19% of credentials earned by K-12 students are demanded by employers


Credentials Matter , a first-of-its-kind analysis by Excel in Ed and Burning Glass Technologies, examines whether the credentials students earn align with real-world employer demand.

Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom, Part 4: Exploring Search Engines and Databases


In this post, I'll describe seven types of search engines all students and teachers should be aware of

3 Handy Apple Guides to Help Teachers Integrate Coding in Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below are three important guides from Apple Education to help teachers integrate coding into their instruction. The guides feature a plethora of educational resources designed specifically more. 2019 Coding resources

Teachers Give Top Ratings to Common Core Math Resource


TI Math provides a wide range of math activities from algebra on up

Thank You Teachers from Edgenuity CEO Sari Factor

Where Learning Clicks

Teachers, we couldn’t help students without you, so as Teacher Appreciation Week comes to an end, we’d like to extend our gratitude for all that you do. The post Thank You Teachers from Edgenuity CEO Sari Factor appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Video Tutorials to Help You Make The Best of Book Creator In Your Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Book Creator is one of the best book apps out there. We have been repeatedly recommending it to teachers over the last few years. Book Creator can be used in a variety of educational tasks to more. 2019 book creator tools

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Introducing Quillionz Pro: Smarter and Easier Question-Creation


Engaging learners to your lessons is hard enough; you shouldn’t be spending time figuring out the right questions to assess their knowledge. With an aim to turn question-creation into a breeze, we are thrilled to announce the launch of Quillionz Pro – the premium version of Quillionz. Quillionz was launched last year with a vision … Continue reading "Introducing Quillionz Pro: Smarter and Easier Question-Creation".

Sometimes politicians’ lofty promises of free college are too good to be true

The Hechinger Report

Students at San Diego City College in California. That state has begun a free-tuition program for community college students, but it’s limited to students who attend full time, are ineligible for other kinds of financial aid and have not previously enrolled in college. AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi.