Thu.Mar 07, 2019

INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech


Graham Glass, CEO of CYPHER LEARNING, participated to a live event for Digital Learning Day 2019. The event was hosted by Phill Bevan, Community Advisor at VETR , a digital learning community for the Australian vocational education and training sector.

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5 Ways to Achieve Balance for Tired Teachers Everywhere

The CoolCatTeacher

Mandy Froehlich of episode 455 of the 10-Minute Teacher Mandy Froehlich gives teachers advice on how to achieve a balance between their classroom and personal life. It is difficult but these ideas can help. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

Are you really personalizing learning?

The Christensen Institute

5 Reasons Why School Computer Labs Still Matter

ViewSonic Education

Not long ago, school computer labs were a mainstay of the education environment. Today, not so much. In fact, they’ve become downright controversial. Their very existence is at the root of the controversy. Many schools provide a computing device for every student.

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.

What You Might Have Missed in February

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the most-read posts for the month of February: My Favorite 5 Tech Tools for Teacher-Authors. Questions Parents Ask. 18 Valentine Sites For Students. How Wearable Technology is Changing Education and Easing Disabilities. The Easy Way to Teach Internet Skills.

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Fotor - online photo editor and design maker

Educational Technology Guy

Fotor is an online photo editor and design maker with some very impressive features. There is a free version and pro upgrade available.

Podcasts Are Lit


In an effort to help my students craft a clear dialogue, or writing a message, I decided to try podcasting


Get Ready for the CUE Sleuth Adventure at Spring #CUE19


Discover, investigate, and solve as you play CUE Sleuth, our online, self-directed #CUE19 Conference game – from keynote sessions and panels to affiliate meet-ups and power playgrounds. CUE Sleuth will encourage you to engage, learn, and explore! ?Log

What Poor Kids Want Rich Colleges to Know About Their Experiences


When Zuri Gordon received several thick envelopes in the mail saying she got into highly-selective colleges, she hoped her family would be thrilled. But that’s not how it played out. “My My mother would not care—she would say, ‘You’re not going to go there, we can’t afford that,’” Gordon told an audience at SXSW EDU this week, adding that "now I can see she was trying to protect me from getting my hopes up because they knew that they couldn't afford that."

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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.

How to be a Lead Learner in Your Building When it Comes to Data

MIND Research Institute

In my first experience at a data meeting I was working with my grade level team and we were challenged to identify deficiencies in our instruction by analyzing our students summative data.

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How 60 Minutes Oversimplified the Gender Gap and Overlooked Women in Tech


When Americans tuned in to watch last Sunday’s segment of 60 Minutes, they learned that the vast gender gap in the tech industry is shrinking, thanks to “one group that may have a chance to finally crack the code,” as the correspondent put it. The group heralded throughout the 12-minute piece as the one equipped to correct the long-standing gender disparity in computing was , a nonprofit organization that has introduced tens of millions of students nationwide to coding.

What Does It Take To Create A Successful Educational Brand For Yourself?


In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we sit down with Richard Byrne, Jarrod Bormann, and Super Joe Pardo to about how they have built successful educational brands. . The post What Does It Take To Create A Successful Educational Brand For Yourself?

UMass Will Build a National Online College. But What About Its Previous Online Offshoot?


University of Massachusetts president Marty Meehan made a splash this week by announcing plans to build a large-scale online college for adult learners that aims to compete with giants like Arizona State University and Southern New Hampshire University. But the announcement fails to mention that the University of Massachusetts already runs an extensive online-learning operation, known as UMassOnline , which was started in 2001 and currently serves more than 20,000 students.

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.

How A Simple Checklist Can Improve Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

How A Simple Checklist Can Improve Learning by TeachThought Staff From reminding us of what to pack for a trip to helping doctors perform surgery, checklists are crucial for projects that require sequential steps or a series of tasks. As Atul Gawande points out in his book ‘Checklist Manifesto‘ (affiliate link), checklists break down complex […]. The post How A Simple Checklist Can Improve Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching New Teacher Resources

The Wisdom of Those Closest To Students

The Principal of Change

Recently, I wrote this post on “ Personalized Learning Opportunities For Students is a Team Effort ,” and asked for feedback and thoughts from educators on how to best empower educators to serve the individual needs of their students.

Be a Citizen Scientist With Project Noah


Contribute kid research to stellar crowdsourced field guide


The 2019 Student Book Budget Orders Have Arrived!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

After surveying our entire school, analyzing data, setting goals, meeting with vendors, creating consideration lists, and narrowing down orders to meet their budget, the hard work of our student book budget team has paid off.

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.

HoverCam Digital Classroom Solutions at the Spring CUE 2019 National Conference


Company to Demonstrate Classroom Management Software, Digital Podiums, and Document Camera Family

Helping ALL students feel like they belong

eSchool News

When students don’t perform well in a subject, the typical responses relate to student motivation, e.g., they need more grit, they don’t have the right growth mindset, or they just need to work more effectively. In other words, the student gets the blame.

PBS Announces Free Media Literacy Micro-Credentials for PreK-12 Educators


PreK-12 educators who are interested in recognition for their media literacy skills can earn certification by completing 8 free micro-credentials

Take a peek at the research behind educator micro-credentials

eSchool News

Educator micro-credentials are gaining more mainstream acceptance, but it’s important to ensure the process surrounding micro-credentials is grounded in rigorous research, according to a new whitepaper from Digital Promise.

EdTech at School

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

A Handy Sketching and Annotating Tool for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Clarisketch is an interesting app that enables you to create animated sketches by combining speech, drawing and photos. As a teacher, you can use Clarisketch to create flipped classroom videos,read more

Encouraging Appropriate Student Behavior in the Digital World

Gaggle Speaks

Students don’t always fully understand the impact of their digital footprint, so it’s vital that educators set boundaries—especially when dealing with school-issued devices.

How Technology Improves Teacher-Student Relationships

Where Learning Clicks

Personalized blended learning betters student outcomes in Rhode Island because the technology improves teacher-student relationships. The post How Technology Improves Teacher-Student Relationships appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Pitsco Education Launches K-12 Coding Solutions


Provider of hands-on STEM solutions partners with top edtech brands


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.