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7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance


More and more schools strive to move away from standardized educational models in favor of student-centered approaches. It is no secret that teachers also need better ways to evaluate student learning, including qualitative assessment methods. Portfolios have been around for quite some time.

Happy July 4th (and Happy Canada Day)

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It’s America’s birthday and I’m celebrating. My Army Sergeant son is in Japan–Okinawa. My Navy LT CDR daughter’s in the DC area. I thank both of them and all those soldiers who fought for America’s uncertain future so long ago. God be with all of us.

A Reason to Celebrate: Import Questions to Google Forms

Teacher Tech

Import from Other Google Forms How awesome is Google Forms. Can’t live without it. And as usual, the Google peeps are always working to add new features to make it even better. Now you can easily grab questions from other Google Forms you have. Choose Which Form This really could not be easier.

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A Better Alternative To Grading Student Writing

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A Better Alternative To Grading Student Writing by Terry Heick This is a quick post that just occurred to me while writing about–well, writing about writing.

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.

Taking You Higher: Don’t Miss These 40+ Higher-Ed Events Happening in 2019-2020


Summertime is here, offering a much-needed respite to relax, reflect and maybe even read a book. And once you’re recharged, get set—there’s a world of learning opportunities on the horizon. Many college students travel to study and grow. So why shouldn’t you?

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How To Improve Engagement In The Language Learning Classroom

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How To Improve Engagement In The Language Learning Classroom contributed by Aziz Ghannaj, Teacher of English, Morocco. Overview: Low student Participation in EFL classrooms: causes and suggested solutions.

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Students Guide to Citing Online Sources (APA Style)

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Following the publication of our MLA poster, we have received several requests from our readers asking for a similar poster for APA style. We went ahead and created the visual below to help more


With the Support of Others

The Principal of Change

From Wikipedia : Derek Anthony Redmond (born 3 September 1965) is a retired British athlete. During his career, he held the British record for the 400 metres sprint, and won gold medals in the 4×400 metres relay at the World Championships and European Championships.[1].

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The coolest K-12 robotics programs we saw at ISTE

eSchool News

Efforts to get kids coding have exploded in recent years, but sometimes kids need a push to discover the “why” behind learning how to code. At ISTE 2019, that push to learn coding was clear as new K-12 robotics solutions emerged.

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.

Bookshare Digital Library Offers Expansive Selection


Bookshare offers an expansive online library of digital books for people with print disabilities

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How Google Chromebooks Compare to Traditional Laptop Computers


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14 Questions Educators Should Ask About AI-Based Products

Marketplace K-12

As AI's role in education becomes more pervasive, educators need to know what questions to ask about products that use the technology, argued Andreas Oranje, an ETS official. The post 14 Questions Educators Should Ask About AI-Based Products appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Artificial Intelligence Assessments / Testing Product Research

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.

“Reflection is a must with teaching. I have to shift constantly…in my practice, pedagogy, roles, and content.”

Daily Edventures

When #MIEExpert Michelle Singh was a rookie teacher – still learning the ropes and figuring out how to balance pedagogy, content, and discipline – she quickly understood that technology would play a big role in her approach. “As

Zombie Raisins

Fractus Learning

Create zombie raisins with household items or a bottle of soda within minutes. A quick, science experiment that will teach preschool and elementary school kids a little about buoyancy. Supplies Needed 6-8 Zombies aka fresh raisins Clear can or bottle […]. Science Projects STEM

Educational Technology- the future of Higher education.

Mark Smithers

Technology has created a new phase for higher education over the past few years as more and more educational institutions adopted emerging technology into their curriculums and systems. 1) Redrawing the boundaries of space and time.

8 Good Android Apps to Enhance Students Critical Thinking Skills

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After posting about iPad critical thinking apps, here is another list for Android users. We have included what we think are 8 of the popular Android apps in Google Play App Store based 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.