Mon.Jun 03, 2019

Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Lisa Scumpieru, 10th-grade Literature Teacher, gives us a crash course in Hyperdocs. She shares lesson plans, ideas, and tips for getting started quickly without hassle.

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How Childhood Experiences Contribute to the Education-Health Link

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The interconnection between education and health is well established. Take, for example, smoking. Smoking continues to be the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the U.S.

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How Kids Really Learn

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How do kids learn and remember? Teacher Andrew Stadel, @ mr_stadel founder of the popular site estimation180.com , talks about this pursuit of learning in the classroom. This topic is his summer research topic.

Celebrating World Oceans Day with a 360° View of the Surfrider Foundation

Digital Promise

Each year on June 8, aquariums, research organizations, NGOs, governments, and communities around the world mobilize for World Oceans Day to raise awareness about the critical role that oceans play in our biosphere. Students raise awareness of ocean pollution with 360° film.

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.

Wonderful Southeast Asia Trip!

Ask a Tech Teacher

I am finally back from my international trip where I visited three areas, four hotels, and took a gazillion trains.

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#EdPins: Putting learning on the map

Ditch That Textbook

We’ve all been there. Maybe it was when you were looking for a website login, an exact address or a coworker’s blog. At some point, every educator googles their own school. And no matter your school’s mission, socio-economic status or geographical location, we are all on the same page when those search results come back. […]. Ed Tech G Suite Guest Blog edpins edtech educational technology google maps gsuite school reviews

FAQ 5: What to Ask Before Starting Your Classroom Redesign

EdTech Magazine

FAQ 5: What to Ask Before Starting Your Classroom Redesign. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 06/03/2019 - 14:43. For K–12 schools interested in upgrading their classrooms to fit a modern pedagogy, it is important to take an intentional approach that keeps academic success at the forefront of any decision. .

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Make Summer School More Like Summer Camp

Edsurge

Each summer, students can lose up to three months of learning, according to research collected by the nonprofit think tank, RAND Corporation.

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OPINION: The dangerous message in telling low-income students to skip college

The Hechinger Report

Karoline Jimenez track downs a student to persuade him to take the SAT in the 2019 documentary Personal Statement. Photo: Juliane Dressner. When I was a teenager, I made a deal with my dad: I could join his paint crew, painting houses part-time, but only if I promised to go to college.

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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.

5 Examples Of Project-Based Learning Protocols

TeachThought - Learn better.

5 Examples Of Project-Based Learning Protocols by Michele Mattoon, Director of the National School Reform Faculty Have you worked with project-based learning protocols?

A scholar revives the argument for racial integration in schools

The Hechinger Report

Berkeley economist Rucker Johnson, center, spoke at a May 2019 conference of the Education Writers Association in Baltimore. Jim Burger for Education Writers Association. Rucker Johnson, an economist, sees himself as a poster child for school integration.

Control Robots, Drones and More With Impressive Coding App

techlearning

Tickle lets students control a variety of robots, drones, Arduino boards, and other smart devices

Infusing VR with Traditional ELA Lessons

EdTechTeam

As the Dynamic Learning Project Technology Coach in the McGuffey Middle School, I’m always excited to help teachers with building innovative and creative lessons for their 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.

SlideShot Math with Desmos

Teacher Tech

Use the SlideShot Chrome Extension with Desmos Desmos is so much more than an online graphing calculator. Demos helps shift the math classroom from students doing math to exploring math. “Math is about pattern finding.”

Quick Classroom Activity for Making Math Memes with Spark Post

techlearning

Creating memes with students is a great classroom activity

The many flavors of plagiarism

PlagiarismCheck

Plagiarism seems to be simple, right? Well, you might not know, but there are eight common types of plagiarism. Some are more serious than others. For instance, there is: Accidental plagiarism. Mosaic plagiarism. Inaccurate authorship. Paraphrasing plagiarism. Self-plagiarism. Direct plagiarism.

An Excellent Google Drive Feature to Help You Voice Type your Documents

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Voice typing is an excellent feature built in Google Docs and Slides that allow you to type and edit by speaking. You don't need to install a third-party add-on to help you with voice typing this.read more.

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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.

Connecting with ELL Parents One Step at a Time

edWeb.net

There’s no secret formula for parent engagement. And when English isn’t their first language, the obstacles seem more daunting.

12 tools for courage and SEL in the classroom

eSchool News

Building SEL in the classroom requires face-to-face interaction, meaningful discussion, and reflection. Edtech is no complete substitute for that, but there are tools that can supplement the development of character and SEL in the classroom and at home.

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How to implement Outcome Based Education (OBE) using Linways AMS

Linways Technologies

How can institutions simplify and streamline OBE workflow. We have previously writer a couple of blogs about Outcome Based Education. So if you want to know more about the details, you are welcome to check it out here.

6 summer tips for teachers, from teachers

eSchool News

Test prep and antsy kids–the sounds and feelings of summer are fast approaching. As a result, teachers are flooded with last-minute to-dos while working to ensure their students are well-prepared for their next year of classes, all which can feel overwhelming.

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The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

5 Ways That Tech Coaches Can Keep Up With Their Professional Learning Over The Summer

TeacherCast

Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff welcomes Claudio Zavala Jr on the show to discuss 5 Things a Tech Coach can do to develop their own personalized professional development strategy. The post 5 Ways That Tech Coaches Can Keep Up With Their Professional Learning Over The Summer appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

#AccessibilityFirst Call to Action: @Google @Microsoft @Apple

techlearning

Why not make accessible the default, rather than a technique that content creators must be trained in and work to access

A Summer’s Worth of STEM PD/Prep Ideas!

MiddleWeb

As you relax into summer break, keep an eye on what’s up with STEM learning. Expert Anne Jolly shares resources for keeping up with STEM news and lesson ideas as you reflect on what worked (and didn't) last year and consider how to amp things up for next fall’s students.

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The many flavors of plagiarism

PlagiarismCheck

Plagiarism seems to be simple, right? Well, you might not know, but there are eight common types of plagiarism. Some are more serious than others. For instance, there is: Accidental plagiarism. Mosaic plagiarism. Inaccurate authorship. Paraphrasing plagiarism. Self-plagiarism. Direct plagiarism.

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.