Wed.Oct 16, 2019

Student Agency: What Do Students Want to Create to Demonstrate Their Learning?

Catlin Tucker

In my blog post titled “ 3 Ways to Build Student Agency into Your Lessons ,” I encouraged teachers to design lessons that allow students to make key decisions about their learning. Student agency is one of the easiest ways that teachers can begin to personalize learning.

Unique Teacher Appreciation Ideas

The CoolCatTeacher

André Sasser on episode 574 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter “Room service” door hangers are one of the unique ideas that André Sasser shares on the show.

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Digital Assistants in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s been a couple of years since my tech teacher advice column “Dear Otto” got its first question about classroom digital assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa.

How 1% Change Adds Up to a Big Impact for Schools and Districts

Education Elements

I was on a phone call with two principals earlier this week who shared a concern I hear often in working with school districts through large change management initiatives.

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 Quickly Email Parents in Multiple Languages

Teacher Reboot Camp

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” ” – Nelson Mandela.

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Better book reports: 10 techy alternatives

Ditch That Textbook

Books are amazing. They transport students to a different time and place. They boost vocabulary and improve achievement. Book reports, however, can be a drag. They can suck the fun out of reading. They can turn it into a chore. There has to be a better way, right? Use technology to your advantage! Here are […

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Students With Dyslexia Aren’t Dumb. Teachers Can Help Them See That.

Edsurge

As a kid, I used to sneak into my sister’s bedroom, pull out each of her “Baby-Sitters Club” books, look at the covers, and wonder what each one was about. I’d make up stories to what I thought was going to happen, but never once cracked the books open to attempt to read the print.

Digital Citizenship Alert: Do NOT Click Between the Parentheses

Teacher Tech

Do Not Encourage Bad Habits I was on Facebook today and saw multiple people sharing “Touch the sentence inside the parentheses.” ” If that statement doesnt send blood cuddling chills down your spine this blog post is for you.

The TNT Edtech Podcast Episode 18

CUE

TNT EdTech Podcast – we are now powered by CUE! In Episode 18 Scott interviews Tara Martin – the BookSnaps creator! Tara shares her philosophy of taking risks and what it means to cannonball in.

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.

Blind Spots

Adjusting Course

Last week I had the chance to facilitate a couple workshops at a conference center in Ohio. Over the course of the conference, two different employees shared something fascinating.

The TNT Edtech Podcast Episode 18

CUE

TNT EdTech Podcast – we are now powered by CUE! In Episode 18 Scott interviews Tara Martin – the BookSnaps creator! Tara shares her philosophy of taking risks and what it means to cannonball in.

Better book reports: 10 techy alternatives

Ditch That Textbook

Books are amazing. They transport students to a different time and place. They boost vocabulary and improve achievement. Book reports, however, can be a drag. They can suck the fun out of reading. They can turn it into a chore. There has to be a better way, right? Use technology to your advantage! Here are […]. The post Better book reports: 10 techy alternatives appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech

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Where to Find Incredible Student Templates for Google Docs, Slides, Sheets and Drawings!

techlearning

Just copy, edit and tweak the template as you like, then share the template url with your students so they copy it and complete the work

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.

Stellic Raises $3.1 Million to Help Students Navigate Course Scheduling

Edsurge

As a new college student in 2012, Sabih Bin Wasi found his excitement over his many course options tempered by his confusion at scheduling them. He spent a weekend logging in a spreadsheet course prerequisites and planning semesters ahead for classes in computer science and business.

Engage Students with Interactive Quizzes and Polls Using Slido

techlearning

Polling options include multiple choice, word cloud, rating scales, and short answer, and teachers choose the length of time sessions will remain active

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Implementing an Effective Learner-Centered Approach

edWeb.net

The latest K-12 digital content trends & strategies that make a difference

techlearning

Digital content is here and in our classrooms. The real opportunity to unlock the opportunity that digital content provides comes from understanding what is working now and how to make the learning experience even better as needs evolve.

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.

OPINION: Why are schools that predominately serve black and brown students consistently underfunded?

The Hechinger Report

Over my 25 years as an educator, I have worked as a teacher and principal, and I have also worked in philanthropy. I have seen how our nation’s public education system is not serving its students equitably, especially students of color and students from low-income backgrounds.

300 Higher Education Customers Use Modo No-Code App Building Platform

techlearning

The Modo Campus® solution helps to build and deploy a campus app unifying all aspects of the student experience into a single mobile app

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 180 Rethinking Academic Credits For Digital Natives

TeachThought - Learn better.

Drew Perkins talks with Nadav Zeimer about his idea to offer digital natives a set crowdsourced standards and academic credits. The post The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 180 Rethinking Academic Credits For Digital Natives appeared first on TeachThought. Podcast

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What to Look Forward to at the iNACOL 2019 Symposium

Where Learning Clicks

The iNACOL Symposium offers great opportunities for networking and professional development. Find out what this year’s iNACOL Symposium has in store for you! The post What to Look Forward to at the iNACOL 2019 Symposium appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

EdTech at School

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

75 Questions Students Can Ask Themselves Before, During, And After Teaching

TeachThought - Learn better.

Are there questions students can ask themselves while you're teaching? Questions that can guide their thinking before, during, and after your teaching? The post 75 Questions Students Can Ask Themselves Before, During, And After Teaching appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Questioning

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5 takeaways about the state of edtech today

eSchool News

Using the right edtech tools, combined with knowledgeable and confident teaching, can help accelerate student learning, according to Promethean’s 2019 U.S. State of Technology report.

Honor Noah Webster’s Birthday by Celebrating Vocabulary and Learning on National Dictionary Day.

ExcelinEd

To honor pioneering lexicographer Noah Webster , National Dictionary Day is celebrated on October 16, the date of his birth in 1758. National Dictionary Day emphasizes the importance of learning, using dictionary skills and increasing one’s vocabulary.

We need to put robotics in rural schools

eSchool News

Rural schools in the United States face challenges many of their suburban counterparts couldn’t fathom. For example, access to challenging and engaging STEM courses such as robotics and coding is not as prevalent in rural schools as it is in larger districts.

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.