Mon.May 13, 2019

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. While I won’t claim to ever be perfect, I have learned so much over the last seventeen years.

How to Create Authentic Connections for Learners with Virtual Exchange

Digital Promise

When students participate in learning experiences where they can engage with authentic audiences and purposes , they see that their academic work has meaning beyond the walls of the classroom.

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Dr. Alec Couros on Spearfishing, Citizenship, and Lateral Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 491 Schools are being targeted with “spearfishing” attacks – a new form of phishing that is quite deceptive.

For Ed-Tech Companies to Help Students, They Must First Understand Teachers

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Newcomers to the ed-tech space must learn an important lesson: If you're not helping teachers, you have little chance of reaching students. The post For Ed-Tech Companies to Help Students, They Must First Understand Teachers appeared first on Market Brief.

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 is Active Learning? And Why it Matters

ViewSonic Education

Active learning is a teaching method that works wonders. Think about some things you’ve learned. How to drive, change a tire or prepare a meal. You may have first been instructed by a parent. Or watched a how-to video.

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K–12 Professional Development Is Critical, So Make It Count

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Professional Development Is Critical, So Make It Count. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 05/13/2019 - 09:35.

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Low-end, yes, but India’s shared two-wheelers are unlikely to disrupt Uber & Ola

The Christensen Institute

Uber’s meteoric rise has had its fair share of hurdles, between fighting with Lyft and responding to incoming threats from other startups. But as both companies continue to dominate US headlines, there’s another battle Americans may be less familiar with: car-based ride-hailing vs. two-wheelers. It was this subject that led to my conversation with New York Times reporter Vindu Goel earlier this month.

Creating Mosaic Art with Google Drawings

Ditch That Textbook

Let me just get this out of the way. I am in love with Google Drawings. I know it is often overlooked by many in favor of Slides, Docs or Forms but Google Drawings is my number one go-to for pretty much anything – especially when it involves creativity. I am always looking for new […]. G Suite Google Drawings Guest Blog art with google drawings art with gsuite google drawings gsuite mosaic art with google drawings

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The All-Black and Latino School Where Every Kid Can Code


WASHINGTON, D.C. — It was Spirit Week at the Digital Pioneers Academy , and in fitting with the day’s “sports” theme, Mashea Ashton, the school’s founder and principal, had arrived wearing a red-and-white Devante Smith-Pelly jersey.

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.

DELETE Google Classroom Classes

Teacher Tech

Delete Old Google Classroom Classes Before you delete old Google Classroom classes remember you can reuse assignments from old classes. One trick I do is have a class with no students; Assignment Repository.

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OPINION: U.S. colleges and universities say they want to be global, but do they really?

The Hechinger Report

. Top U.S. colleges pride themselves on building global communities. Admissions officers travel the world to tout the diverse international perspectives on campus; college brochures enumerate the countries that students hail from. But restrictive financial-aid policies at U.S.

Let's Get Personal


One educator explains how she makes it work

How Do We Inspire Innovation In The Classroom as Tech Coaches?


Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff welcomes Dr. Sam Patterson and Joe Benvenga onto the podcast to discuss how Tech Coaches can help not only support technology integration but foster a culture of classroom innovation in the process.

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.

Best EdTech Links from April 2019


Each month I come across lots of interesting educational technology resources from the blogs I read, podcasts I listen to, videos I watch, or trainings I attend

5 ways to create spaces that unlock creativity & encourage collaboration

eSchool News

It’s easy to focus on what we teach and how we teach, but where we teach is often overlooked. We need to prepare students for jobs that don’t yet exist and for a world that is rapidly evolving.

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The 13.3-inch Dell Latitude 3300 for Education laptop

How To Use Locked Mode In Google Chromebook

TeachThought - Learn better.

How To Use Locked Mode In Google Chromebook by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about ways to use Google Classroom. Today, we’re going to take a look at a simple feature that might come in handy in your classroom while students are taking quizzes and tests in Google Forms.

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.

#OhMyGAAD - Are You Ready for Global #Accessibility Awareness Day? May 16, 2019


Innovative educators can prepare for Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) which takes place on Thursday, May 16th. GADD was launched in 2012 to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different abilities.

Good news for charters is good news for students and teachers


This is National Charter Schools Week and there is good news. Charter schools are in high demand, they serve students well and they empower teachers and parents to be more actively involved in education. A few quick reminders about charter schools.

#TechWithHeart made it to the Best New Education Books! @BookAuthority #DBCIncBooks


An Important Science Resource for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Science Friday (SciFri) is a great website for science teachers and students. SciFri is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of educational materials to help make science more. 2019 Science resources

EdTech at School

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

Getting Started with Digital Storytelling In The Classroom

Fractus Learning

Everybody remembers a good story. When a teacher tells a story, they immediately have the attention of their students. Storytelling can change learning dull linear topics into a positive experience. In the 21st century, this art […]. Classroom Resources

Hidden Ireland


This year, May 13th marks Leprachaun Day


How Dungeons & Dragons Can Help Kids Develop Social-Emotional Learning Skills


For many of the kids who arrive at LiHigh School in Vermont, it’s their last chance at school. They have serious behavioral challenges that are difficult to address in traditional settings. LiHigh is a democratic school and emphasizes a therapeutic approach to student learning.

Why we love our PD tools

eSchool News

Ask most teachers what they think of their district’s professional development (PD) and you’ll most likely get a grimace or an outright groan. But PD tools don’t have to be unproductive. With the right products, such as one of the ones below, your teachers will be grinning instead of groaning.

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.